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by trsahli
Tue Jun 12, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: Replacing the front tire
Replies: 8
Views: 3365

Ok sounds good. But is this something that I can do. I think I have all the things I need, but is it something I can do myself? I have a buddy who can help me with it, but I want to make sure I am not in over my head. Any other words of advice folks?
by trsahli
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: Replacing the front tire
Replies: 8
Views: 3365

Replacing the front tire

Ok all, I am about to embark on replacing the front tire this weekend. I would imagine it is duable, nothing crazy hard but I would like some advice. What is the easiest way to get a tire off, and what is the easiest way to get the new tire on without wrecking or mangling anything on the bike?? :?
by trsahli
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:34 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: Just moisture, glazed breaks, or replace the back pad?
Replies: 2
Views: 1890

I got the brake pads off today and they were all gross and black as coal. I was told by a biking buddy to take fine sand paper and rub them out and see what that does. I did, and it made a huge difference. They didn't squeak anymore and they actually did what they were suppose to do without all the ...
by trsahli
Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: Just moisture, glazed breaks, or replace the back pad?
Replies: 2
Views: 1890

Just moisture, glazed breaks, or replace the back pad?

The other day I bought myself a 1981 Honda CB900 custom. It ran wonderfully and nothing was wrong with it that I could find. Nothing so far has been wrong to any degree, minus one minor thing. I washed up the bike and after I did so, I noticed that my breaks started to squeak a lot when I started to...
by trsahli
Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Gooday from Sartell, MN
Replies: 4
Views: 1413

Gooday from Sartell, MN

Hello all, I am just another rider in this world but I ride out of Minnesota, so only about 5 months of riding. I just bought a bike the other day, a 1981 Honda CB900 Custom. It is in wonderful condition, looks good, and rides great. Look forward to talking and getting info, and giving info as much ...