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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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  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...

    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. 20x1.5 flywheel puller

    Need to borrow for engine I am recasing. Tried a 20x1.5 bolt but it was not up to the task. Common for Suzuki. Someone have one in their toolbox?

    Started by Svensken‎, 12-13-2014 07:33 PM
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    12-13-2014 07:33 PM Go to last post
  2. wielder ?

    Recommendations for a Welder ? ~ need to reattach swingarm spool to the the swingarm...

    Started by Human‎, 12-08-2014 09:25 PM
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    12-10-2014 05:10 PM Go to last post
  3. Rapid Fuel Pump Priming - Ninja 300

    I changed the oil on my Ninja 300 today. Never had a problem of any sort with the bike, and it started up perfectly while warming it up before dumping the oil. After filling, I started the bike and noticed the check engine light came on (blinking). After the fuel pump finished it's normal prime...

    Started by oilcountry‎, 11-27-2014 05:01 PM
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    11-30-2014 09:01 AM Go to last post
  4. FYI I shaved my squared off rear tire yesterday and it worked out well!

    If anybody wants to try this out it worked out well for me. My rear tire was becoming distinctly square from all my highway commuting so I decided to do something about it. I found a thread online detailing the process and gave it a try. In a nutshell, I put my bike up on the rear stand and used...

    Started by Porschenut‎, 11-24-2014 04:37 PM
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  5. ECU Reflashing

    Is there a tuner local who can do what Nels does at TwoWheelDyno? I can't cross the line at this time even in the Spring/Summer. Insurance issues.

    Started by CanadianBird‎, 11-23-2014 02:52 PM
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    11-24-2014 10:43 AM Go to last post
  6. DRZ tires

    Just posting for a friend, Hes riding a drz and was hoping for some suggestions for tires that will be better in the cold and pn wet roads during the next few months. Any suggestions on brand and model?

    Started by dexter302‎, 11-20-2014 12:15 AM
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    11-22-2014 11:02 PM Go to last post
  7. Sprocket and Chain install, anyone have chain tool for rent?

    Got my parts but not willing to drop $90 on a chain tool for a single afternoon use, does anyone have one I could rent or borrow? Would be much appreciated. Located in Langley.

    Started by rrennert‎, 07-10-2014 11:08 AM
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    11-21-2014 07:35 PM Go to last post
  8. Sparkplug, stripped or just the gasket?

    So I was tightening down a sparkplug and I felt it slip after some tension. I stopped tightening. Did I strip it or is that simply the gasket sealing? Used a faulty Cambodian tire torque wrench... I don't really want to take it out as it seems to be tight and holding... it's not moving. It felt...

    Started by Penguin‎, 11-20-2014 01:33 PM
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    11-20-2014 08:28 PM Go to last post

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