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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. Who's plugging tires these days

    Picked up a screw right in the middle of a tread block on a two week old Dunlop Q3. What shops out there will still do a proper mushroom plug on the inside of the tire?

    Started by Commuter Boy, 07-21-2016 06:57 PM
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    07-26-2016 01:24 PM Go to last post
  2. 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, 06-27-2016 03:20 PM
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    07-25-2016 12:00 AM Go to last post
  3. Pitting on rear tire

    Hello, I have some Pilot Power 2CT's on my bike and I noticed the other day that there's some pitting going on down the center of the tire. These tires are old but have lots of life left in them. I'm just wondering if there's anything I should be concerned about or if the tire is telling...

    Started by sp0oon, 07-12-2016 04:37 PM
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    07-20-2016 04:22 PM Go to last post
  4. Front Brake issues...

    2001 ZX 6R - oem everything except for ss brake lines (installed 11+ years ago), no leaks, bends, kinks, bulging in lines etc... Work I have done so far: 1 - Replaced brake discs (2014) 2 - Taken apart and cleaned brake calipers (2015) 3 - Bleed brakes lines twice (2016) 4 - New Brake pads...

    Started by Human, 06-29-2016 03:59 PM
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    07-05-2016 10:54 PM 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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    07-03-2016 02:26 PM Go to last post

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