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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 06:06 PM
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    11-11-2014 06:18 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 10:43 AM
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    10-28-2014 11:50 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, 01-21-2003 12:50 AM
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    07-23-2013 10:17 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 11:17 AM
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    03-26-2012 10:54 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 02:00 PM
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    12-20-2011 09:40 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 02:30 AM
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    08-15-2011 04:07 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 02:11 AM
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    09-19-2010 10:22 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 11:54 AM
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    09-19-2009 04:36 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 11:03 AM
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    07-14-2009 10:38 PM Go to last post
  1. Broken front disc bolt

    Hello. Can anyone recommend a shop that can remove a broken disc bolt? Preferably around the Langley area. The bolt extractors at can tire are around 50 bucks and if I'm going to use it only once that's pretty steep. Thanks.

    Started by bababoy‎, Today 12:47 PM
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  2. Old ABS

    How does older (10 years or so) ABS compare to current? There's some pretty amazing stuff coming out on adventure bikes that works on all kinds of surfaces, but how about for general street use? I know this stuff evolves; early air bags sometimes did more harm that good, the ABS on my 1993 truck...

    Started by Squint‎, Yesterday 08:26 PM
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    Today 12:15 PM Go to last post
  3. ISR controls..

    anyone run them? or any does any local shops carry them? kind of an obscure brand over here it seems.. looking for some input on em, before grabbing a set over brembo/crg etc.

    Started by mongoose‎, 02-25-2015 02:48 PM
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    02-26-2015 08:21 PM Go to last post
  4. "Tamper Proof Torx Bit"

    Hi, Best place to purchase a "Tamper Proof Torx Bit" - part of the tools required to install an R77 slip on onto my wife's 09 ZX6R...

    Started by Human‎, 02-08-2015 11:15 PM
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    02-18-2015 01:24 PM Go to last post
  5. High pitch buzz noise from under gas tank after spark plug change

    Hi guys - looking for your expertise again. Just did a oil change, filter change and coolant changed (did it many times before) and just changed my spark plugs (stock plugs). After reassembling everything (no extra screws of bits left over) - when I start my bike (2008 Ninja zx 6r) - I hear a...

    Started by Ninjaboy8‎, 02-15-2015 11:46 AM
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    02-16-2015 10:49 PM Go to last post
  6. HID install

    Well I decided to give myself a weekend project and retrofit some Bi-xenon HID projectors. Pulling apart the 50$ china headlights: China ones came apart so easily. Out with the old, in with the new: Test fitting the adapter plate:

    Started by foxrace‎, 02-14-2015 07:35 PM
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    02-15-2015 02:13 PM Go to last post
  7. Required 12,000km maintenance/replacement - absolutely necessary?

    Hi gang hope to pick your expertise. I have a 2008 Ninja zx6r with 12,000km on it (yeah, I don't ride it much, mainly around town). I am doing the 12,000km recommended maintenance myself as recommended by the repair manual. So I am doing the usual (yearly oil & filter, yearly brake fluid and...

    Started by Ninjaboy8‎, 02-10-2015 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-11-2015 07:14 PM Go to last post

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