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Jameshambleton
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Location : Bedale, North Yorkshire

Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by Jameshambleton on Sun 15 Oct 2017, 6:50 pm

Back to the topic, if posts could be kept to miles, year and your username without including others that would be great!
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Hcb
Godly
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Posts : 60

Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by Hcb on Sun 15 Oct 2017, 7:38 pm

Hi.

Sorry. I change km to miles, and the mileage is 80778 miles. (129.000 km)

Year 1997, username HCB.
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trevor machine
the 900
the 900

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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by trevor machine on Sun 15 Oct 2017, 8:37 pm

@skyerae wrote:Try and bleed the dual combined braking system of the VFR800 - I resorted to a vacuum type brake bleeder in the end and that made it a lot better  Rolling Eyes That said it only had 9 pistons, and sets of seals, and seven bleed screws which have to be bled in a certain sequence (as per usual)

Eek! That's pretty elaborate, I must admit.
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trevor machine
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the 900

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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by trevor machine on Sun 15 Oct 2017, 8:44 pm

@Beresford wrote:

@trevor machine wrote:An entire world of pain.



I've seen it said elsewhere that 6 pot calipers (like 5 valve heads) are a technical dead end and best binned and replaced with 4 pots.

I absolutely and emphatically have yet to rule out switching to fours - several Nissin callipers bolt straight on and are happy even to use the same master cylinder. However, it would be cool to get  the Tokicos up and running, so I'll see if I can rebuild them first.

I came across some guy on youtube who was showing how to refurb the Tokico sixes - very useful vid. However, he'd put them on his Bandit 12 in a bid to find some better brakes than the Nissin fours. Precisely the opposite of what many zx9r owners on the Kawasaki forum are doing!!

Maybe the grass is always greener in big bike brake world.
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Jameshambleton
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by Jameshambleton on Wed 07 Mar 2018, 2:57 pm

Post your updated mileages and I'll update the original post !
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ZekeVal
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Location : Auxerre, France.

Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by ZekeVal on Wed 07 Mar 2018, 6:40 pm

59,000 miles 1998 ZekeVal
(bought at 40,000)
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mikethebike
Squiddy
Squiddy

Posts : 14
Location : Kent

Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by mikethebike on Thu 08 Mar 2018, 8:58 pm

2000 Tango orange 500SX 58,000 miles. (bought at 19,000)  Mikethebike
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r1ncew1nd
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Location : Bedlington, Northumberland

Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by r1ncew1nd on Fri 09 Mar 2018, 6:31 pm

r1ncew1nd  1997  34142 (bought at 33624)

Might take a while to become a high miler  Very Happy

Steve
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TonyC
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lets update everyone

Post by TonyC on Sun 08 Apr 2018, 9:04 pm

My CB bought June 2016 33,000 miles now 47,200. nice to see what our CB's can do

5,059 - 1994 - GollyGosh
10,192 - 1994 - Lammydave
17,317  - 2000 - Sullivj
18,000  - 2002 - Wornsprockets
18,705  - 2001 - Manos1757
25,273  - 1999 - Magicman-Alex's girlfriend (Sherri)
29,000  - ---- - trevor machine 
29,500  - 1999 - Ceejay
31,000 - ---- - TheWizardofOdds
34,142  - 1997 - r1ncew1nd
36,219  - 1997 - wornsprokets
38,635  - 1998 - Grarea
38,970  - 1998 - Freeride
42,500  - 1994 - rob75 (105,000 miles if it's been round the clock)
44,000  - 1997 - Wornsprockets
44,518  - 2002 - Jerryfudd
45,000  - 1994 - Al-91
47,200  - 1999 - TonyC
48,997  - 1999 - Freeride
49,603  - ---- - Stooby2
50,564  - 1995 - Munky205
52.000  - 2000 - Stormbringer
56,000  - ---- - trevor machine
57,189  - 1998 - pendleton_j
58,000  - 2000 - mikethebike
59,000  - 1998 - zekeVal
59,471  - 1997 - eternally_troubled
60,002  - 1997 - Burning_rubber
65,000  - ---- - jchesshyre, current bike
66,000  - ---- - Badseeds
66,600  - 1999 - skyrider
68,000  - 2002 - liverpool_f_
68,500  - 1997 - JamesHambleton
76,341  - 1998 - Stelladragon
92,000  - 1997 - teamster1975 - had it since new
106,992 - 1994 - Crash- Elmit
124,000 - ---- - Badseeds
145,000 - 1996 - jchesshyre, now retired!
250,000 - ---- - Andy C

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