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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: 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
  3. 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
  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... 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
  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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  1. Skateboarder Them Street 750

    Barnes Harley-Davidson built a custom Harley with the skateboarderin mind. Now you can ride in style to the park and bring your board with you. View the bike at www.barneshd.com and Text 2975 to 587-409-6630 to vote for this bike so that we can take it to the Canadian finals. You could even win the...

    Started by harleyhutch‎, 04-15-2015 11:32 AM
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    04-15-2015 04:16 PM Go to last post
  2. Rowe PDM60 Fuse Block - Anyone Use?

    Anyone have personal experience, intimate relationship, or extra marital affairs with this little piece of pie? http://www.twistedthrottle.com/rowe-electronics-pdm60-power-distribution-module-with-user-programmable-cable

    Started by CoolDaddyGroove‎, 12-09-2013 08:49 AM
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  3. New fairings with tank cover??

    Hey there guys. Was wondering if you can help point me in the right direction. I'm starting to collect parts for a rebuild/clean up of my 2005 gsxr 600, of which I'm planning on getting all new fairings.I'm planning to order a "rizla" replica race fairings for the bike, but since it's a full colour...

    Started by 320icar‎, 03-28-2015 11:31 AM
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    04-12-2015 06:32 PM Go to last post
  4. Scorpio SR-I900 alarm system

    I just installed the system yesterday at work. install time was 30 minutes. And then a hour of reading and testing. Setting it off if people bump the front or rear wheel sort of deal. Was wondering if people have had any miscommunications between the remote and the alarm itself or false alarms....

    Started by 125cbr rider‎, 03-04-2015 09:30 PM
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  5. Best local shop for Honda sportbike parts?

    I had a Suzuki for 7 years, but now I have a Honda. Where (other than Carter, whom I have had bad experiences with and will never return) is a good local shop for simple mods like a tank pad, tank bag, windscreen etc? Or, is online the only way to go?

    Started by trademark‎, 03-14-2015 01:03 PM
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    04-11-2015 07:10 PM Go to last post
  6. Dynojet PCprog

    A bit of a shot in the dark, however does anyone have a pcprog for the PCIII's or know of a shop that might have it? The power commander on a bike I recently purchased wont connect with the pc software and apparently it needs to be reflashed using pcprog. (has really old firmware) Thanks.

    Started by foxrace‎, 04-06-2015 12:57 PM
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    04-09-2015 03:21 PM Go to last post
  7. Helmet lighting.

    http://www.lightmodehelmets.com/kits-products/ Repost. Gimmick or worth the bother.

    Started by CanadianBird‎, 03-17-2015 02:37 AM
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    04-02-2015 03:56 PM Go to last post
  8. Painting chromed parts

    Do you need to strip the chrome or can chrome be painted over with no issues (assuming you do the prep work like you do on a conventionally painted part)? TIA!

    Started by bababoy‎, 03-27-2015 10:43 AM
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    03-31-2015 12:57 AM Go to last post
  9. Battery Life And Long Term Storage

    I have a battery that has been stored indoors hooked up to a Battery Tender Plus uninterrupted for 6 years now. I am finally ready to install it back into the bike. Does anyone have any idea if a battery can last this long or would it have exceeded its life despite being maintained by a Battery...

    Started by kamen rider‎, 03-07-2015 03:00 PM
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    battery, battery tender, storage
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    03-27-2015 11:24 AM Go to last post
  10. Voltage Metre.

    http://www.koso.com.tw/products-detail.php?id=493 I just purchased this voltage metre to keep an eye on the voltage, of course. I do not know if they are oem on new bikes but since Honda tend to have electrical issues and I run extra draws, I thought it would be a good idea. Do you all use one on...

    Started by CanadianBird‎, 03-18-2015 04:05 AM
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    03-25-2015 01:58 PM Go to last post

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