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  1. Fire-medic

    1985 VMax claimed 3900 mi $5K Chicago IL

    Not mine, no one I know. https://southbend.craigslist.org/mcy/d/1985-yamaha-vmax-1200/6648504233.html It is the first year of the vmax, 1200cc, It is in excellent condition, has 2001 rims and tires on it, also comes with the original rims and seat. Have brand new handle bar, grips, side...
  2. Fire-medic

    Don't get your car confiscated in Chicago

    You may not get it back! Quite a story, Chicago, because of IL 'home rule,' their laws 'trump' (yes, I really said that) state law. The individual described here probably owes far-more in storage fees than the 1996 Cadillac is worth...
  3. Traumahawk

    Nothing to see here......move along

    Yep, this really isnt covered this year. CHICAGO (CBS) — Susie Sallee was buried in 1998. Yet records show she voted in Chicago 12 years later. Victor Crosswell died in 1994, but records show he’s voted six times since then. And then there’s Floyd Stevens. Records show he’s voted 11...
  4. Fire-medic

    U of Chicago Freshmen: No safe spaces or trigger warnings!

    If your 'snowflake' beginning college student was expecting to be protected from anything that he, she, "xe" or whatever pronoun they want to be referred to as, in the college environment where they could be "upset," heed this sent to U of Chicago freshmen...
  5. old timer

    Chicago shooting

    Seeing we jump on these other shootings this one should be in the conversation . When you're right you're right , BUT , when you're wrong you're wrong...:no no no: https://youtu.be/Ix2N6_jLAgA?t=311 Just not fucking right...
  6. J

    trucker shot at in Chicago

    I was planning on writing a rant on this subject for some time now. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-northbound-lanes-on-i94-near-south-loop-partially-closed-after-shooting-20150317-story.html Why are so many truckers assholes? ! I'm sure Mr Driver didn't do...
  7. M

    Any Chicago area Vmaxxers available Saturday?

    Not sure if this is the right section for this or if it should be in the Chit chat section but the motorcycle mechanic friend of mine backed out of the roadtrip I am making tomorrow evening from S. Illinois to the Mount Prospect area. I will be looking at and hopefully purchasing a Vmax located...
  8. K

    Seeking Vmax Guru in Chicago

    Hello Vmaxers! so after recovering from a 2" rotator cuff detachment repair, it turns out I CAN still ride a max! So snagged my 3rd Max. I picked up a 2005 anniversary edition with less than 3k miles....well the previous owner F'd with the "tamper proof" a/f screws and may have damaged the...
  9. zxjim

    shipping a bike from canada to chicago

    I was curious as to whether anyone has any suggestions...bike is in New Brunswick and going to Chicago...can get bike to windsor fairly cheap but getting it across border is the trick...was thinking of bringing back myself but not sure...bike is an 82 Katana bought for next to nothing...thanks...
  10. Traumahawk

    Chicago 'boss' declares economic warfare on gun makers, tells banks to deny loans

    You know this is going too far. Someone that is trying to push an agenda, instead of trying to change the law. http://www.naturalnews.com/038960_Chicago_economic_warfare_gun_makers.html http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/01/25/emanuel-to-banks-stop-supporting-gun-makers/...
  11. ZackDaniels

    2012 Chicago Toys For Tots Parade

    65,000 other bikes and I did not see a single other V-Max there. Not another Gen-1, and not even a Gen-2. You guys need to get your butts to Chicago and represent! This is the single biggest 1-day rally in the country. My Max all holiday'd up. In downtown Chicago a fair few of...
  12. SpecOps13

    Marilyn Monroe Statue in Chicago

    Wow, is this Awesome or What.......:clapping:
  13. CaptainKyle

    Chicago craigslist call quick

    http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/mcy/2381992903.html
  14. CaptainKyle

    any one in Chicago

    I was seeing if there is any one near champaign urbana that might could help me out.
  15. kozy

    The Chicago Bears

    How about them Chicago Bears? :biglaugh: Now?
  16. D

    Trouble with front brake light

    Noob here with a simple question. I've recently replaced the rear brake pads and adjusted the rear brake pedal light switch to accomodate. While checking out the brake light functions, I noticed the brake light does not come on when applying the front brake lever. It worked occasionally when I...
  17. D

    New V-Max owner needs advice/help

    I met Shawn Kloker on another forum and he suggested I post here since this is such an active site. I've searched this site using Stage 7, Chicago, Illinois, etc but did not find any prior topics that helped me with my current problem. I live in Elmhurst, Il. I just purchased a 2001 V-Max from...
  18. R

    Chicago area?

    How-D Anybody in the Chicago area?
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