had a small leak on the fork seal area. Oil seeping down on to the garage floor.
I cut out a small plastic container and made a small hand tool out of it.
I inserted the tip of the tool onto the chrome fork and worked my way around it.
cleaned it off and did it again. Then i compress the forks...
I had to replace my chain and sprockets after my alaska trip last season. I had close to 20,000 miles on them. Yes, I babied my chain.
I just installed a chain oiler (scott oiler) will see if i can squeeze more miles out of my new chain.
Just wanted to let you guys know that I upgraded my seat to the Russell day long.
The seat sits higher about 1".
what a difference this seat makes while riding all day.
The stock honda seat was a pain in my rear and I had to stop frequently.
The russell day long seat is very comfortable and I...
I don't follow the crowd (masses), If i wanted a motorcycle with the DCT, then i will get it.
I have the DCT and i love it.
Yeah, I know how to ride with a clutch. So.... whats the big deal.
This is what i want (dct) and i have no regrets.
second long distance trip will be in JUNE 2019, heading to fairbanks, alaska from san francisco bay area.
first long trip was from san francisco bay area to whisler, british columbia canada back in 2017
same exact bike and color as drdubb except its a 2013 model.
Good to know. I rode from san francisco to whisler, bc (canada) on my nc700x back in 2017 on pilot road 4 tires. however it was all pavement. Planning a trip this year from san francisco to fairbanks, alaska. Reading this thread to find out if i really need to get tires shinko's or tk's. So...
I just installed them.
I read the instructions that koako had and the bar weight did not come out.
Used the so called GODZILLA method. Big hammer and a pair of big pliers.
About 2 to 4 whacks and it popped out.
Installation of the koako was easy. Just a matter of a few minutes.
well, I do the best I can when riding.
I wear a high-vis helmet, my riding jacket has hi-vis green on it.
My jacket and pants has armour.
My top box has day light running lites on and is connected to my turn signals.
Ride smart meaning choose the lane, watch the vehicles, speed, position.