Finances were tight but I had to find something reliable easy to clean and which could turn a... Finances were tight, but I had to find something reliable, easy to clean, and which could turn a... I found some sunstar sprockets (stock gearing) on eBay and a new Renthal Z-Ring chain on Amazon. In... I found some sunstar sprockets (stock gearing) on eBay and a new Renthal Z-Ring chain on Amazon. In... The tire I planned to put on the bike was the Shinko 700. I’ve run them on my Suzuki DR650 for the... The tire I planned to put on the bike was the Shinko 700. I’ve run them on my Suzuki DR650 for the... That's it for this installment. Next time I will cover refreshing the front forks. I'm a bit behind... That's it for this installment. Next time I will cover refreshing the front forks. I'm a bit behind... Here’s the required hover bike photo. Here’s the required hover bike photo. The rubber rim tape (I’m not really sure what the correct term is for this) was also in poor shape... The rubber rim tape (I’m not really sure what the correct term is for this) was also in poor shape... The old rotten tires were more of a pain in the ass to remove than I expected. As I dug in with tire... The old rotten tires were more of a pain in the ass to remove than I expected. As I dug in with tire... While the grips were off it was a great opportunity to use the Mothers Back-to-Black product and... While the grips were off, it was a great opportunity to use the Mothers Back-to-Black product and... Even the spring was looking nearly new. Even the spring was looking nearly new. After a three day soak and some light scrubbing the tensioner ended up looking pretty damn good.... After a three day soak and some light scrubbing, the tensioner ended up looking pretty damn good.... The Pine-Sol cleaning method is pretty simple. I first read about it on Advrider but it has been... The Pine-Sol cleaning method is pretty simple. I first read about it on Advrider but it has been... After a bit of cleaning re-greasing and the new sprocket installed the rear wheel was looking good... After a bit of cleaning, re-greasing and the new sprocket installed, the rear wheel was looking good... SCOX-1 is a 1980 Yamaha XT500. I sold this one in 2006. SCOX-1 is a 1980 Yamaha XT500. I sold this one in 2006. After owning an older Ducati Monster with a dented tank and the nightmare related to trying to find... After owning an older Ducati Monster with a dented tank and the nightmare related to trying to find... After owning an older Ducati Monster with a dented tank and the nightmare related to trying to find... After owning an older Ducati Monster with a dented tank and the nightmare related to trying to find... There was a fair bit of Utah dirt and clay crusted on the engine and anything on the lower portion... There was a fair bit of Utah dirt and clay crusted on the engine and anything on the lower portion... I once had a 1979 Yamaha XT 500 (but I think this shows a 1978). Great bike for wheelies and hiking... I once had a 1979 Yamaha XT 500 (but I think this shows a 1978). Great bike for wheelies and hiking,... Please e-mail the webmaster if you have a picture worth adding to our database e-mail:... Please e-mail the webmaster if you have a picture worth adding to our database, e-mail:... Ahh look at that freshly mounted tire. I was actually having some issues with the Windex method of... Ahh, look at that freshly mounted tire. I was actually having some issues with the Windex method of... In the future I’m going to use an actual tire mounting grease and lubricate the inner tube with... In the future, I’m going to use an actual tire mounting grease and lubricate the inner tube with... It took me a little while to dig and find a YouTube video that showed how to correctly deal with... It took me a little while to dig and find a YouTube video that showed how to correctly deal with... 1979 Yamaha XT500 1979 Yamaha XT500 The more I work on the XT500 the more I’m really loving the slightly smaller size (compared to my... The more I work on the XT500, the more I’m really loving the slightly smaller size (compared to my... Air cooled four stroke single cylinder SOHC 2 valves per cylinder 30bhp @ 5800rpm 5 speed Single... Air cooled, four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder 30bhp @ 5800rpm 5 speed Single... In my opinion the Yamaha XT500 seems to have paved the way for today’s single cylinder adventure... In my opinion, the Yamaha XT500 seems to have paved the way for today’s single cylinder adventure... Yamaha TX650 Yamaha TX650 [Home] [Exhaust parts & prices] [Contact us] [Motorcycle stands] [Honda] [Suzuki] [Yamaha]... [Home] [Exhaust parts & prices] [Contact us] [Motorcycle stands] [Honda] [Suzuki] [Yamaha]... This was actually the first time I had ever dealt with bead locks before. I was unsure with how it... This was actually the first time I had ever dealt with bead locks before. I was unsure with how it... It's not a true definition survivor but considering the life that these bikes usually end up... It's not a true definition survivor, but considering the life that these bikes usually end up... Not So Mellow Yellow: North East’s XT500 resto-mod Not So Mellow Yellow: North East’s XT500 resto-mod
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