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Jameshambleton
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by trevor machine on Mon 23 Apr 2018, 5:43 pm


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)
49,000  - 1997 - 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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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by skyerae on Wed 25 Apr 2018, 7:50 pm

mileage: 35463 year:1994 username:skyerae

Used every weekday and sometimes on the weekend as well. Bought it in April 2013 at just over 12000 miles and hammering it since then.
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Jameshambleton
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by Jameshambleton on Sun 29 Apr 2018, 1:08 pm

Updated
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Daftdave
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by Daftdave on Tue 01 May 2018, 7:03 pm

I bought my Cb500 in February as a project I didn't realise how fantastic these bikes are. Mine has 59,600 miles on the clock and rides like new. It's moody blue in colour and I've started on a major refurbishment of this wee cracker cheers Daftdave.
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by davecb5002 on Tue 01 May 2018, 7:52 pm

Well Done,Daft Dave.Many people do not realize how good these CB500 really are, as you say after nearly 60,000 miles,rides like new. Very underated and reliable machines they are. No bias involved. Smile Smile
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by liverpool_f_ on Fri 15 Jun 2018, 5:32 pm

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

68,500  - 1997 - JamesHambleton 
76,341  - 1998 - Stelladragon
82,000  - 2002 - liverpool_f_
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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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by liverpool_f_ on Fri 15 Jun 2018, 5:34 pm

No idea why mine keeps changing the font, it looks correct in the text box. The old Honda is piling on the miles. I was hoping to get it to 100k before the London emissions kicks in next year but I think I will only get it to 90 something by then. Still running strong!
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by Jameshambleton on Fri 15 Jun 2018, 5:53 pm

Just post your updated mileage individually makes easier for me to keep the OP updated

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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by sullivj on Sat 16 Jun 2018, 9:14 pm

Tango ticked over 20,000 miles on Thursday. Still looking great and riding really well.
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High Milers

Post by Daftdave on Sun 29 Jul 2018, 1:53 pm

59,700 2003 in moody blue
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by Jameshambleton on Sun 29 Jul 2018, 2:36 pm

Updated OP post - added a few I've missed and reformatted
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by wornsprokets on Sun 29 Jul 2018, 9:30 pm

55000 cb 500v 1997, 23000 cb500s 2001
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by burudis on Sun 29 Jul 2018, 9:57 pm

not oil or another jhonny be good ideas.
yours Unknow japan factory mind
not more
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Re: High milage bikes on the forum

Post by trevor machine on Tue 31 Jul 2018, 5:57 pm

My sentiments entirely!

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