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Old 04-24-2019, 10:05 AM   #10141
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Changed the airfilter after unscrewing 23 fasteners and retightening all 23 again.
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Old 04-24-2019, 01:50 PM   #10142
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Changed the airfilter after unscrewing 23 fasteners and retightening all 23 again.
I did that dance this weekend too. The thought was that I might get a better look at the clutch cable if I took the airbox off.

It really didn't help much.

I've heard/seen that you've been riding with Barrys' old bike lately too.
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Old 04-24-2019, 07:11 PM   #10143
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That's what I'm going to do tonight. There's a local DIY shop that's a mile away from my house with a tire machine. It's their late night (open til 11pm) tonight so going to try to get 'er ready for the weekend
When you say local DIY shop, in what regards do you mean? It sounds like something I would like to be at every day.
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Old 04-24-2019, 08:34 PM   #10144
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There are several shops like this in the inner city part of Richmond and also DC. It's common to find them where garage space is basically for the ultra rich.
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Old 04-25-2019, 05:49 AM   #10145
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I've heard/seen that you've been riding with Barrys' old bike lately too.
Yep, a couple times now. Dan's a nice guy and good riding companion. We should try to get together one day.
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Old 04-25-2019, 05:52 AM   #10146
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When you say local DIY shop, in what regards do you mean? It sounds like something I would like to be at every day.
It's a coffee shop that has a garage area in the back with lifts, tools, and a tire machine. Unfortunately, the garage is open only when the coffee shop is open with the exception of Thursday nights (members late night). It usually caters to the cafe racer/old bike crowd but I go there to use the tire machine and chain breaker tool. Basically stuff I don't have at home.

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Old 04-25-2019, 11:03 AM   #10147
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Yep, a couple times now. Dan's a nice guy and good riding companion. We should try to get together one day.
I'd like that. I'll PM you my info. Thanks.
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Old 04-26-2019, 02:45 PM   #10148
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Replaced the throttle and clutch cables. Throttle cables were bad because I messed them up while installing them last, and the clutch cable was old. At almost 29k miles, figured I can spare the $45 for all the cables and have the peace of mind.

Thinking of buying Rizoma rearsets to try out on the track. If you have experience with them, I'd appreciate insight/info.
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Old 04-28-2019, 03:59 PM   #10149
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Thinking of buying Rizoma rearsets to try out on the track. If you have experience with them, I'd appreciate insight/info.
Have them and love them. There is a thread on this forum somewhere where I have written my review. I upgraded the pegs from fixed to the folding ones to avoid some buzz.
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Old 04-28-2019, 04:08 PM   #10150
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I've pulled the trigger, waiting on PJ who's waiting on his supplier. Hope I get them before my next track day on May 12th. Anyone want to join me at Barber on May 12th?
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Old 05-11-2019, 11:41 AM   #10151
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Added ADVMonster LED light kit, Model 30 Floods. The kit is reduced from $160 to $70 right now, includes 2 lights with the entire wiring harness with switch and relay. This is the 4th set of lights I've purchased from this guy, good quality stuff and is responsive to questions. Ordered Sunday night and received Wednesday. 5% off coupon code is INMATE(from ADV Rider forums).
Also added Sato Racing bar end weights to the Rizoma bars, it moves the mirrors farther out so my big paws don't hit the mirrors. They aren't super heavy, but they are 160mm long, so the outer diameter is 30mm and perfect for mounting bar end mirrors.
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I just ordered some of these. They look to get really good reviews with good longevity. Maybe now people will see me.
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Old 05-12-2019, 04:43 AM   #10152
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Dislocated right shoulder again. No riding for a couple weeks.
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Old 05-12-2019, 07:33 AM   #10153
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Dislocated right shoulder again. No riding for a couple weeks.

Sheesh man, hope you heal up.
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Old 05-12-2019, 03:29 PM   #10154
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Went to start it to ride to work, flat battery FTU^T%^%. Did a quick car , car bike shuffle and got the Enfield with sidecar out and rode that instead. the battery is well due for replacement, will sort that out this week.
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Old 05-12-2019, 03:51 PM   #10155
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Pulled the front wheel and balanced it. I got so excited tye last tire went on without tools and I installed it with no weights!
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Old 05-12-2019, 04:17 PM   #10156
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Dreamed about it being picked up by the shipping company tomorrow. Just my luck they will delay again. The wait is killing me. Good thing I still have the Harley to ride or I would be going crazy. lol
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