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  1. +1 on conti motion. I'm at about 6,000 on one....

    +1 on conti motion. I'm at about 6,000 on one. seems like I'll get at least 9,000, and it's one of the cheapest options.
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    Yeah, this thread picked up where the "NC shock...

    Yeah, this thread picked up where the "NC shock measurements please" thread left off.

    I hose clamped mine to the frame with some rubber to pad things. I put it near the right passenger peg....
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    Drive chain maintenance

    Yeah, I can attest to the dry threads varying wildly in torque. Bicycle spokes are easy to measure tension in, and the torque can really vary for a given tension.

    And as far the torque specs for...
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    Yeah, I think they may have improved it since....

    Yeah, I think they may have improved it since. Not sure if they ever added springs though. I added my own.
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    I got a second hand Corbin set, it has the very...

    I got a second hand Corbin set, it has the very non-slip 'asphalt' texture. I have it slope modded, and am very happy. Had to do quite a bit of fiddling to get the pillion seat latch working...
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    I've used other beads, and ride on sealant on...

    I've used other beads, and ride on sealant on self mounted and roughly balanced tires. No undue vibrations up to 90mph.

    I think this video from Centramatic wheel balancers demonstrates the...
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    Yeah, love the fuelly app! I also use the note...

    Yeah, love the fuelly app! I also use the note function for maintenance and whether I checked oil/air. My worst mileage is good enough for me, but I enjoy keeping track for some reason.
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    Yeah, that one is just a bit bulky. I'm very...

    Yeah, that one is just a bit bulky. I'm very happy with the speed metal LED bulb. https://nc700-forum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7699

    On sale half the time at cycle gear for $70. There's a link...
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    +1 on Conti motions. Holding up better than the...

    +1 on Conti motions. Holding up better than the z8's after ~4000mi for half the price.
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    Yeah, I'd have to agree that geometry has far...

    Yeah, I'd have to agree that geometry has far more to do with it than weight distribution, and I'd think that low CG would actually make turning easier at high speeds, all else being equal....
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    Even more espensivo, but for more ideas at least,...

    Even more espensivo, but for more ideas at least, There's the trail tail.

    Trail Tail

    Their older KLR650 mount looks interesting, very similar axle and swingarm.

    Looking again at the motomule...
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    Yeah, i've only done real off-road riding on...

    Yeah, i've only done real off-road riding on pedal bikes, but as there probably aren't too many people with slick/knobby mullet experience, figured i'd add my two cents anyway. I always run the more...
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    Sorry to be such a buzzkill, but I wouldn't trust...

    Sorry to be such a buzzkill, but I wouldn't trust 3/4"conduit for much of anything:(. Even the stuff the BOB is made out of is much heavier and stronger, probably Cro-mo. It's really just a few weak...
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    I really wouldn't trust a BOB trailer at highway...

    I really wouldn't trust a BOB trailer at highway speeds. They're pretty lightly constructed.
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    To me, this video, Is a perfect example of one...

    To me, this video, Is a perfect example of one person lanesplitting right, and one wrong. The rider with the camera is doing it right, overtaking just fast enough to not linger in blind spots,...
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    I also have the 90 with battery. I can't recall...

    I also have the 90 with battery. I can't recall specifics, but remember reading unfavorable reviews of the capacitor version. Field of view is a little narrow with the 90 lens, but more detail. I...
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    Yeah, thick wall tubes are generally more...

    Yeah, thick wall tubes are generally more expensive than rods. Forging the hex head on a rod should be simpler than putting one on a hollow tube as well. I think the solid axle is economical, as...
  18. I'm happy with my Conti motion in back. Not too...

    I'm happy with my Conti motion in back. Not too much wear after about 4 thousand miles.
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    Yeah, my stock seat never moved like that either....

    Yeah, my stock seat never moved like that either. I have an airbag vest tether running up from under the seat that would make that kind of play noticeable.

    Are the bushings there where the bolts...
  20. Thread: Oil Change

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    Good idea on the aluminum foil. I gotta try that...

    Good idea on the aluminum foil. I gotta try that next time I change oil on our CR-V, oil filter is horizontal above the right axle. Usually makes quite a mess.
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    I'd guess some kind of loose connection on...

    I'd guess some kind of loose connection on something that prevents starting. I'd check if the problem still happens starting in neutral. If not, I'd check the connections of the clutch switch,...
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    Only issue I've had is accidentally flipping the...

    Only issue I've had is accidentally flipping the switch off of loop mode, some gaffer's tape took care of that.
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    https://nc700-forum.com/forum/nc700-technical/8197-...

    https://nc700-forum.com/forum/nc700-technical/8197-torque-specs.html

    I made a google doc with the more commonly needed torque specs, handy to pull up on a phone or tablet.
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    On a recent trip to San Luis Obispo I got very...

    On a recent trip to San Luis Obispo I got very different MPG under different Conditions.

    On the way up, WFO into a head winds and hills, riding perhaps faster than I should have, 45mpg.

    On the...
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    I mounted my C3 under the beak, and was a bit...

    I mounted my C3 under the beak, and was a bit worried about flying debris putting a chip in the lens, turns out the protective lens cover for a gopro is a perfect fit
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