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  1. 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
  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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    04-28-2013 03:39 PM 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. Tire sizing for the ninja 300

    Stock tires are 110/70/17 and 140/70/17 There are only 2 tires available in these sizes that are any good (the Diablo Rosso II & Michelin Pilot Street) I would love to have more options (Michelin Pilot Road 3/4 etc.), but they only come in sizes such as 120/60/17, 120/70/17 and 150/70/17...

    Started by oilcountry‎, 09-13-2014 01:46 PM
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    09-14-2014 12:03 PM Go to last post
  2. Ninja 300 steering bearing. Which shop?

    I need my steering head bearings done on my ninja 300. Im in surrey. Where would you go? Burnaby kawi, EMS, or...? Is this something that is easy to mess up?

    Started by oilcountry‎, 09-10-2014 08:48 PM
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    09-12-2014 06:34 PM Go to last post
  3. 2010 gsxr start up issue

    Hey all, long time lurker seldom poster.Recently just shortly after start up my bike began to idle low and eventually died. Something that has happened in the past only this time when I tried to start it up again all i got is a clicking from behind the battery. The battery is brand new, ive checked...

    Started by brewed in bc‎, 09-10-2014 11:30 AM
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    09-11-2014 10:03 AM Go to last post
  4. Michelin PP 3

    Anyone know of any current deals on these around the Lower Mainland? Cheers!

    Started by UWish‎, 09-08-2014 04:04 PM
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    09-09-2014 08:46 PM Go to last post
  5. 1/5 throttle insert

    has anyone here had this mod done on their zx10r ?

    Started by maninblack‎, 08-25-2014 01:53 AM
    1/5 throttle insert
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    09-08-2014 01:09 AM Go to last post
  6. lowering links

    anyone know where can I get lowering links locally ? thanks

    Started by maninblack‎, 08-30-2014 11:40 PM
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    09-03-2014 08:34 PM Go to last post
  7. For all you techies out there ...

    So as I'm looking around for a bike to purchase, I find a really sweet, minty-mint 2000 R-1 for a really good price, and after a test-ride (I read about the 2nd gear issues that year/model sometimes has) I find the engine/drive train to be in perfect order, but when I got up to a moderate speed and...

    Started by K-rod‎, 08-30-2014 08:48 AM
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    08-31-2014 10:42 PM Go to last post
  8. wheel cleaners..

    painted my wheels a pretty obnoxious colour and wondering what's the best or a good cleaner that will take off all the tar/dirt/etc without eating all the paint off and leaving a non obnoxious wheel..

    Started by mongoose‎, 08-26-2014 06:48 PM
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    08-28-2014 03:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Horn bracket broken

    Hello, the horn bracket on my Honda 919 broke. Could someone point me to a place where I could buy another bracket? I checked ebay and found brackets, but not this one. I guess there are shops around that might be selling brackets (not specifically this one)? Ordering a 'part' for this seems...

    Started by swoop81‎, 08-24-2014 10:00 AM
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    08-25-2014 05:11 PM Go to last post
  10. Neede Fairings for a Honda CBR 125 2008

    I am needing headlights, the little light under the windshield and top & front fairings for 2008 CBR 125, Pink would be nice but any will work, I have looked for them but can't find any, any good help would be nice.

    Started by CN rider‎, 08-04-2014 09:38 PM
    fairings
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    08-18-2014 08:03 PM Go to last post
  11. 02 Yamaha R6 startup problem

    Hey guys, been awhile! My bikes been sitting in the garage for 5 years, now trying to get it started again. I've put in new tank of gas, new battery and when I try to start the bike it'll fire/sputter for 2 secs and die. I noticed that the down pipes 2 & 4 get hot but 1 & 3 is cold. So I...

    Started by hoking‎, 08-16-2014 04:00 PM
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    08-18-2014 12:32 PM Go to last post
  12. Bent rim repair

    so... fixing my 2006 GSXR 750 after crash, and noticed last night that my front rim is bent. and quite noticably. Its a stock rim - can be repaired at all? or am i looking at new replacement (or used)?

    Started by dbmemphis‎, 08-09-2014 09:05 PM
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    08-18-2014 11:22 AM Go to last post

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