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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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    03-23-2017 11:49 PM 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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    11-11-2014 05:18 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. Galfer SS Brake Lines

    what is everyones opnion on these brand of Brake Lines... :coffee

    Started by Stargaze, 11-23-2008 12:09 PM
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    Today 08:31 AM Go to last post
  2. F4i owners cam chain tensioner

    Hi F4i owners. I'd like to hear your experiences with the CCT. did you get it replaced? what mileage did the noise start to happen? what rpms does it happen to you? please describe your experiences,.. thanks :) my bike has started to rattle in that tiny bit of powerband between 5500-6000...

    Started by Kamui, 07-31-2003 11:20 PM
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    08-01-2019 07:23 PM Go to last post
  3. Suspension tuning.

    I'm going to be going through my new to me f4i this winter and one of the things I'm really wanting to dial in for maintenance and tuning is the suspension. Anyone have any good resources/tips?

    Started by Squisher, 10-16-2018 07:39 PM
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    07-21-2019 02:40 PM Go to last post
  4. Fork disassembly issue

    So I'm puttering away on that 2002 R1 I snagged. Forks pulled and seal replacement time. One leg came apart as easy as pie, no problems at all. Second leg, not so much. That 10 mm internal hex bolt at the bottom of the leg just refuses to let go. It will turn, and turn the entire guts of the...

    Started by Sikorsky, 06-16-2019 01:59 PM
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    06-17-2019 12:16 PM Go to last post
  5. Exhaust replacement help

    Hi all, I'm trying to replace the exhaust on my '05 Z750 and am wondering if anyone has any ideas on how to remove the old pipe that is sealed and clamped to the catalytic converter outlet side. It is sealed up pretty tight. I can remove the clamp without issue but the pipe doesn't budge....

    Started by speedbump68, 05-18-2019 07:04 PM
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    05-24-2019 01:23 PM Go to last post
  6. Anybody upgraded their forks?

    I have a set of Ohlins NIX 30 cartridges coming and I'm going to pair them with a set of Ohlins springs. How did you go about selecting your spring rate and what kind of difference did you feel compared to your stock suspension? I have Showa BPF forks and they're already pretty good in stock...

    Started by Porschenut, 03-08-2019 04:06 PM
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    04-30-2019 11:18 PM Go to last post
  7. 3d printing..

    anyone do or have a hook up? wanting to make a new dash thinking printing it would be easiest.

    Started by HighZoot, 02-10-2019 06:36 PM
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    02-19-2019 04:26 PM Go to last post
  8. Bike transport

    I have to move 3 bikes between 6 and 8 hrs east of the LMD in the next couple months. The wee CB350/4, the beefy VFR1200 and the new-to-me and non-running NS400R. In addition I have 2 cars and a truck to move ........ I know, I know, first world problems. The biggest concern is the bikes. My...

    Started by Sikorsky, 02-14-2019 06:25 AM
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    02-16-2019 09:03 PM Go to last post
  9. Shout out to Bent Bike

    I had asked around about car issues and shops that could help out a while back. I ended up taking my CB350/4 to Jim Coma and his lad at Bent Bike in Langley. I picked it up a couple weeks ago and couldn't be happier. They balanced and synced the carbs, adjusted float levels and jetting,...

    Started by Sikorsky, 02-04-2019 01:25 PM
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    02-05-2019 03:48 PM Go to last post
  10. Two-stroke rebuilder.

    Anyone in the LMD that has experience in rebuilding mid-eighties 2 strokes? Multi-cylinder stuff, not singles. I have located a few in the UK, but I would prefer to ship an engine overseas as a last resort.

    Started by Sikorsky, 01-24-2019 07:38 AM
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    01-24-2019 08:06 PM Go to last post
  11. Ebay bodywork vs Airtech & paint.

    Looking at a couple of older, small displacement Hondas that both need work, one item of which is bodywork. Airtech is the old tried and true stuff. Then there is the pre-painted Ebay stuff. Planning for the finished product is to be not show quality but top notch. Anyone have experience...

    Started by Sikorsky, 01-24-2019 07:35 AM
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    01-24-2019 07:35 AM Go to last post
  12. Carb/throttle body sync tool

    I'm starting to research and compile what I'll need to check and adjust my valve clearances as well as sync the throttle bodies on my f4i. Curious what brand/make of sync tool anyone here uses? Any suggestions where to pick one up? Homemade anyone?

    Started by Squisher, 09-29-2018 08:01 PM
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    10-02-2018 05:28 PM Go to last post
  13. 2017 Ninja 1000 Flash, Tune, and Dyno Results

    I owned a 2012 Ninja 1000 for 5 seasons, switched to a 2014 ZX-14R for one season, then switched back to a 2017 Ninja 1000. I had my 2012 flashed by Ivan's in NY and added a bunch of go-fast bits such as an Arrow header and Akro cans, block off plates, and a host of other tasty bits. I wanted...

    Started by CoolDaddyGroove, 09-18-2018 09:55 AM
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    09-25-2018 10:40 AM Go to last post

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