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  1. 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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    11-11-2014 05:18 PM Go to last post
  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: 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... http://www.bikechatforums.com/viewtopic.php?p=420640

    Started by skid-mark‎, 06-17-2005 10:17 AM
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    03-26-2012 09:54 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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. Bmw dealer alternative?

    Hi all, new to the forum & to the LM. Im looking for any thoughts on the issue Im having with my 07 K1200r. After a 3 hour ride last weekend, I stopped to get gas in Mission on my way home. By Coquitlam, it would take 3-4 seconds to return to normal idle(1100 rpm). It feels like a sticking throttle...

    Started by starchild‎, Yesterday 03:20 PM
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    Today 03:52 PM Go to last post
  2. Powder Coating - Wheels

    Searched but only got info from 3ish years ago. Anyone have any recent positive experience getting wheels powdercoated in the lower mainland? What should i be expecting to pay? Thanks

    Started by thrills‎, 06-20-2016 01:28 PM
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    06-26-2016 11:36 AM Go to last post
  3. So.. thinking some exhuast upgrades on 2013 zx14r

    So. I've had a few months to break in my bike.. just rolled 6200km *and there are a few things I hate. * The bike doesnt like low speeds idle.. I know I don't like low speeds either..lol it tends to get real choppy chain starts to buck a bit unless I use the clutch a bit to chill it out.. I'm told...

    Started by motorfreak‎, 06-25-2016 08:44 AM
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    06-26-2016 07:43 AM Go to last post
  4. Looking for a good machine shop in the LMD.

    Any recommendations for a decent machine shop in the LMD? I've got a friend rebuilding the engine in his GR650 -- needs a cylinder hone for new rings and a non-performance head rebuild (skim, guides, and valves lapped).

    Started by kmoney‎, 06-20-2016 11:26 AM
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    06-23-2016 07:37 AM Go to last post
  5. Looking for a mechanic

    I have recently bought an 03 R1 at 30k. Needs a few things and wanna tweak it so she quicker. Looking for a mechanic that specializes in sportbike and knows how to setup and tweak this soulless beast to my likings. I don't want someone that has a widerange of bike knowledge but someone who knows...

    Started by iconic‎, 06-22-2016 07:10 PM
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    06-23-2016 06:28 AM Go to last post
  6. Panel & Hard Bag Repairs

    Hi, Iím doing some repair and maintenance on the body panels and hard case covers for my BMW 2003 K1200GT. Does anyone know of a source for the dark blue metallic paint used on this series and year of bike? BMW is very thorough, so I can probably find a paint code if necessary. Also, I may need...

    Started by rmack‎, 06-06-2016 07:31 PM
    bmw k1200gt, fiberglass work, paint
    • Replies: 9
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    06-20-2016 07:32 PM Go to last post

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