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    Re: FTR1200S update

    The new to me Versys I picked up for cheeep at a Harley dealer last fall had 1-1/2" chicken strips and was getting flat in the middle at 4k miles. Took off the strips and got them round again in...
  2. Thread: Dunlop Q3+

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    Re: Dunlop Q3+

    I dont have the ability, cajunes or roads to turn a tire into this in 1500 miles, but I like the fact they stick. It gets driven maybe 1k a year, so durability is a non-factor. Now Im having second...
  3. Thread: Dunlop Q3+

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    Re: Dunlop Q3+

    These will be for street use. I use the Speed Triple for a track bike. Bike is a fair weather bike, probably only see rain if I didn't check the radar. The Michelin's don't give me much confidence...
  4. Thread: Dunlop Q3+

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    Dunlop Q3+

    Have a set of new Michelin pr4's sport/tour on now. Dont like the looks, and with the mileage I put on per year I will probably die before they are wore out. Who has used Dunlop Q3+ ? Good write ups,...
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    Re: AV80R's BMW R1200RTP "Poncherello"

    Minnesota drivers can't even figure out a zipper merge in a construction zone let alone lane splitting. They go single file a mile before the merge then go NASCAR on you when you try to merge in at...
  6. Thread: Gopher Murder

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    Re: Gopher Murder

    Only in Wi....:drinkup:
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    Nice price on 108 link chains

    Nice price on RK O-ring chains. It's 108 link though. Fyi https://www.ebay.com/itm/RK-530SO-PRO-O-Ring-Chain-530SO110-MADE-IN-JAPAN-MSRP-106/261982645688?hash=item3cff61edb8:g:4WwAAOSwu4BVsqYU
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    Re: Speed Triple clutch adjustments

    Thanks gentlemen, kind of what I had in mind, but thought I would ask before I started monkeying around with it.
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    Speed Triple clutch adjustments

    2000 Triumph Speed Triple. Went into a local "suspension guru". This was before my ZRX forum days. Came back among other things with a new clutch that had went out while in for suspension work. With...
  10. Thread: V-strom

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    Re: V-strom

    Ive been thinking of a smaller bike thats good on dirt also. Will probably have to wait till I retire( 4 yrs?) So many beautiful places to go/see when you get off the tar. A wee-strom, 650 Versys or...
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    Re: Trimming the Fender

    I used a sharpie and a string like a compass for the large curves, and a compass for the small ones to get some roundness to it. Used a dremmel and progressively lighter sand paper on the cut edges....
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    Re: Forks upgrade??

    Way back, 1 of our tech's was race prepping a bike and would "blue print " the forks. He would use a appropriate sized feeler gauge under the bushing for a shim to take up excessive clearance at the...
  13. Re: ATTN: Kenny- The 2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE LT+ Goes High Tech

    I plan on using it for long distance riding and keeping it for awhile. Had my Sprint for almost 20 years. If I ride to the REALLY good stuff its 12 hrs + east, west or south. Most of those roads are...
  14. Re: ATTN: Kenny- The 2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE LT+ Goes High Tech

    In Oct. I picked up a nice '15 model with 4k, trunk, heated grips, 1.5" chicken strips for under $7k. Local Kaw dealer claimed Kawasaki was afraid of lawsuits associated with cruise control. I'm...
  15. Re: Time to start thinking about the 2020 ZRX International Rally

    Most anywhere you go, if its before Memorial day and after Labor day weeks ends, most of the tourists are gone and the weather is decent.
  16. Thread: 230 hp V Max

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    Re: 230 hp V Max

    He should race this guy. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/372510890282?ul_noapp=true
  17. Thread: The ultimate

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    Re: The ultimate

    I couldn't find the horn...:LawnBoy
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    After my divorce, I got rid of a lot of crap. Then you start collecting all over. When I had to move my dad from his place of 35 years to an assisted living place it was a nightmare. Now when I see...
  19. Re: Time to start thinking about the 2020 ZRX International Rally

    :thumbs:
  20. Re: Time to start thinking about the 2020 ZRX International Rally

    The driftless area of Wisconsin is very nice. I'm computer illiterate so I'll try to describe it. Its an area thats between the Mississippi river and I-94 on the west and east sides and Prairie Du...
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    Re: Crated 1981 CBX- B

    Yamaha had 10's of thousands of 82-83's and I'm not exagerating. Everyone of them needed a carb cleaning and tank clean. Our Tech's made great money doing carb job's and to this day I can smell stale...
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    Re: Crated 1981 CBX- B

    I worked in a dealership from 1980-1999. Our parts Mgr bought a 82? Non-current White version. Still in the crate as of last year. In the early 80's there were LOTS of non-current models that went...
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    Re: source for nuts and bolts on a restore

    Cool. Thanks for links guys. My brother in law can help me get started on the zinc plating for the one of fastners that are hard to find aftermarket.
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    source for nuts and bolts on a restore

    I am in the process of restoring 2 elderly GS Suzuki's. Where's a good source for fastners? My selection from my dealer days is shot. I'm a little apprehensive about the Chinese versions on E-bay,...
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    Re: A little more room!

    Not if the wife can still get out of the car in the garage.

    It would be easy to waterproof the roof with rubber or steel roofing, same with venting. Hard to break into....
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