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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The BIG OIL thread....all inclusive

    There are way too many oil threads started in a year, and most lead down a similar path of debate and frustration. So, ALL oil related threads/posts will be contained within this area going forward. Feel free to discuss the exciting merits of syn for not? Fantastic winter oil options? All...

    Started by CHIA‎, 10-08-2012 09:43 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tire reviews.

    I'm going to try a little experiment and set this up as a resource for you guys to post YOUR thoughts about the tires you buy and any links to sites with reviews that are online for general access. To help make it easier for folks to find the stuff I'd like you to follow the format I've shown...

    Started by TeeTee‎, 01-20-2003 11:50 PM
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    07-23-2013 09:17 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Supplies and Services Contacts

    Another useful sticky for you folks to help me populate. I'm looking for a one stop list of services and supplies that are helpful to our biking efforts. The usual non regular shop outlets like racing suppliers, wreckers, accessory places other than the regular bike shops (I'll fill in the...

    Started by TeeTee‎, 02-02-2003 05:06 PM
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    04-28-2013 03:39 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Anyone need a manual for their bike?

    I nearly shat myself when I saw this, I think every bike is on there... if it's a repost cry about it...

    Started by skid-mark‎, 06-17-2005 10:17 AM
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    03-26-2012 09:54 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: VFR VTEC Must Read Throttle Problems

    Anyone who owns a Honda VFR 800 VTEC really should read the following. I have been dealing with this saga for a year and it finally appears the answer is at hand. The starter valves are not synced properly at either the factory or the dealer, plus the service manual is very misleading! The...

    Started by Chumly‎, 04-13-2005 01:00 PM
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    12-20-2011 08:40 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Motorcycle luggage and touring accessories reviews

    Tankbags, saddle bags, tailbags combo bags. Hard or soft, magnetic or bubblegum hold downs. Let's hear about them all. Please use the following headings to keep it consistent for easier browsing by the others. You can either "quote" this message and delete the quote controls and this text or...

    Started by TeeTee‎, 01-27-2003 01:30 AM
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    08-15-2011 03:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Suspension 101

    Found this somewhere else and thought it was a great read. Enjoy. :thumbup _________________________________________________________________ Suspension 101. Introduction Unfortunately there is no literature that can give you the perfect machine setup. Also suspension setup is...

    Started by gixxstar‎, 10-10-2005 01:11 AM
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    09-19-2010 09:22 PM Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Race Tires Reviews

    Kinda like the tire review with the sticky, but this thread is strictly for race / track-day only tires. I'm going to jack Bruce's format, hope he doesn't mind, cause it worked purdy good... Here's the format... -------------------------------------- Maker- Model- Size- Front- Rear- (if you...

    Started by lowprofile‎, 07-09-2003 10:54 AM
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    09-19-2009 03:36 AM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: A call for Simple Servicing Procedures

    OK kiddies. Time to help me write another Article Forum item. I'm looking for definitive procedures for the simple regular or annual servicing for the backyard mechanics or wannabe's among us. I got the idea for this while writing up the procedure I use for cleaning throttle cable and...

    Started by TeeTee‎, 04-03-2003 10:03 AM
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    07-14-2009 09:38 PM Go to last post
  1. Rim width VS tire size

    Trying to find a guide to which rim widths support which tire sizes. I have looked at a couple of tire sites but they do not break out that info. Want to change my sweetie's zzr250 to radial but want to keep the handling 'normal'. I can ride that thing no matter WHAT tire is on it, but she needs to...

    Started by Svensken‎, 10-25-2014 01:22 PM
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  2. Ceramic coatings for exhaust

    I have some new pipes for my Street Tracker project that I'd like to get coated. It looks like ceramic is going to be the way to go. There is a place in Abbotsford - Rocket Ceramcoat and the prices look quite reasonable. Anyone use their services ? Good or bad experience ? Any other ceramic...

    Started by David Morrow‎, 11-10-2010 10:52 AM
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  3. Which Givi Case? Monokey or Monolock?

    I am looking into getting a topcase. My needs for the case are that it needs to hold atleast either a helmet or a 12 case of beer in bottles. Anything too big may look ridiculous on the little 300. Which case will be the best bang for my buck? seems the mono-key are the only ones capable...

    Started by oilcountry‎, 09-27-2014 12:53 PM
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    10-19-2014 09:08 AM Go to last post
  4. bad coils and missing..

    how likely is it if the coils check out good on ohm's, the idle is fine and it runs fine that they or at least one i suppose start breaking up once it hits 8 grand.. the thing falls flat on it's face as if it's on the limiter.

    Started by mongoose‎, 10-09-2014 11:43 PM
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    10-12-2014 12:22 PM Go to last post
  5. exhaust can..

    who if anyone makes a carbon can that's 3ish inches OD? the rest of the bit and bobs on it doesn't exactly matter..

    Started by mongoose‎, 10-04-2014 12:16 AM
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    10-08-2014 01:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Modding a BlackBird The ultimate mod, imo, of a CBR1100XX BlackBird.

    Started by CanadianBird‎, 10-03-2014 12:05 AM
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    10-03-2014 09:15 PM Go to last post
  7. RMR Suspensions reviews?

    Hey Guys, I've never had any of my bikes' suspensions properly 'setup', other than some subtle tweaks myself. I have been considering having RMR do a setup on my K7 gixxer...seems reasonable for what they charge. I'd imagine that it' money well spent. Thoughts or reviews on these guys? Too...

    Started by Stewy‎, 09-25-2014 10:00 AM
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    10-02-2014 01:04 PM Go to last post

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