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    When I had my rear wheel removed I banged on the...

    When I had my rear wheel removed I banged on the plastic located in front of rear wheel area with my fist. It was like getting a jackpot in Las Vegas! Got all my missing washers, nuts and bolts back.
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    I used a little clear silicon sealant to glue it...

    I used a little clear silicon sealant to glue it in place.
  3. Thread: Close Call

    by Chabon
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    I make it a point never to follow someone with a...

    I make it a point never to follow someone with a surfboard, ladder, etc on top of their vehicle. That being said, things happen fast!


    https://youtu.be/n_o8yJ-n4uM
  4. I put in an Anti-Gravity Lithium, not cheap. Had...

    I put in an Anti-Gravity Lithium, not cheap. Had same problem with hole not lining up. Ended up grinding 2 or 3 mm from bottom of connector, took a couple hours to put in new battery! Contacted...
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    I can nurse it into Jesus Maria, first gas...

    I can nurse it into Jesus Maria, first gas stationjust a few miles north of Guerra Negro if I fill up at El Rosario (after eating at mama espinoza’s). New gas pumps have been setup in Catavina for 2...
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    Never had a problem. #1 Cover the bike if going...

    Never had a problem. #1 Cover the bike if going to be away from it. Put electronics in frunk. Hard bags get broken into also, screwdriver to latch takes about 5 seconds!
  7. Just took ferry from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy...

    Just took ferry from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy (inside passage=fantastic) and then rode down to Nanaimo and ferried over to mainland a couple weeks ago on my return from Alaska. Vancouver island...
  8. Thread: fork boots

    by Chabon
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    Here are the ones I got, fit fine, work good....

    Here are the ones I got, fit fine, work good. Shock Sox Street Fork Covers for V-Twin 6C-BLACK-BSM https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06X3WX8XP/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_mtHuDbG5VBD7S
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    I have SW Motec bars and used them a couple...

    I have SW Motec bars and used them a couple times. Had to bend them back into shape when I hit hard, but only needed to replace handlebars and saved it from more expensive repairs. I think I posted...
  10. Just back from Yukon and Alaska. Saw lots of...

    Just back from Yukon and Alaska. Saw lots of pesky black bears. Thought this was another one and just followed it up the road until it turned off. Only after the fact did my buddy let me know I was...
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    Sticky: Made it to Carmacks, Yukon Territory, NC700X DCT...

    Made it to Carmacks, Yukon Territory, NC700X DCT flawless.

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    Sticky: Without reading your post I saw you were in Santa...

    Without reading your post I saw you were in Santa Barbara (trolley in background of photo), me too. Sorry, bike is all packed and ready for run to Alaska tomorrow. Good riding here, but lots of...
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    Was just getting ready to pull all the plastic,...

    Was just getting ready to pull all the plastic, this looks easier! Will give it a shot, thanks (belated).
  14. Thanks for the synopsis. Was following the Three...

    Thanks for the synopsis. Was following the Three Old Guys thread on ADV. I leave in a week for Dawson City and Top of the World Highway. Toyed with the idea of going on to Inuvik and Tuk but think I...
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    Sticky: Iíve had a few oilers and this one works better...

    Iíve had a few oilers and this one works better than any of the more expensive ones Iíve had. Easy to use, simple design. The trick is to fill it properly and maintain the seal/vacuum on the...
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    Sticky: This one on Amazon is about 1/2 the price of a...

    This one on Amazon is about 1/2 the price of a Nemo
    GIDIBI Universal Motorcycle Bike Motorcycle Chain Lubricator Oiler Auto Hand Control Motorbike Oil Cup Part...
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    Sticky: Busy day: New Avon Trailriders, front and rear...

    Busy day:
    New Avon Trailriders, front and rear
    New front brake pads
    New dampers for cush drive
    New chain (22,000 miles on old one)
    New front and rear sprockets (38,000 miles on originals, still...
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    I have 40,000 miles on stock sprockets. Replacing...

    I have 40,000 miles on stock sprockets. Replacing chain (20,000 miles on old one) and figured I would replace both sprockets and cush drive as long as I had things apart. Spent a long time online and...
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    Yes, make sure she mimics your leaning. Had a...

    Yes, make sure she mimics your leaning. Had a friend take a passenger, when he leaned/turned right she leaned left. Net result - bike went straight!
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    Todays update. Fiddled with the setup a little,...

    Todays update. Fiddled with the setup a little, getting close. Might think about removing tongue from seat pan, or cutting off top of metal bracket and putting a flexible rubber strap there so I can...
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    I was thinking Puff Daddy, but that was taken!...

    I was thinking Puff Daddy, but that was taken! CPA is good, guess I better go get some supplies. Maybe I should just license it with Mr. Wonderful on Sharktank. Or better yet just place it in the...
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    Just back from 500 mile ride. Works pretty good...

    Just back from 500 mile ride. Works pretty good as a prototype. Does give you a softer ‘cush’ ride when fully inflated. Bleeds off a little bit (cheap one way valve) just have to re-pump every 50-75...
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    As Rapturee said, rubber bulb. I used some safety...

    As Rapturee said, rubber bulb. I used some safety wire to make the hose to bulb connection stronger. Back 2 bolts are tight, the plastic tongue on the seat sits above the factory hole. Will add a...
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    [ Havenít ridden it yet, will be going on an...

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    Havenít ridden it yet, will be going on an overnighter tomorrow. Pretty easy to setup. I just placed one of these under the front of the seat. I may sandwich it between some stiff plastic to...
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    Pneumatic Seat Adjustment

    Trying something out. Still in beta stages.


    https://youtu.be/WNany1si3_E
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