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Old 07-28-2011, 09:37 AM   #1
Fab418 OP
Pig ridin'
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Saguenay, Quebec, Canada
Oddometer: 176
R1100GS fork swap & more or my HPF build

I know (and I'm glad) it's been done but here's my go at it.

The project:
Getting Miss Piggy here on a diet and improve her nimbleness so that this thing rides a little bit more like a proper dirt bike.

So far:
Twobrothers exhaust cat-elim: -18lbs,
ABS removal: -11lbs,
SS brake hoses: like I'm gonna tell if something add weigth!(although they probably don't)
Elkas front and back: same as above

In near future:
Front frame mods and fork swap
21inch ktm wheel
Front brake swap

Trimming the absurd Corbin sofa
Trimming the rear fender,ligths, etc.
Rear frame reinforcements
Headlights replacement

Beware as this may take a while. I view this bike as a work in progress. Basically, I looked all over for a perfect bike and could not find it. So instead of buying something else and modify it, I decided to keep what I had and pimp it until I am satisfied or fed up and take up knitting.

Mind you, I'm a fan of the shaft drive and boxer engine, both for feel and extended intervals of maintenance.

The bike is old and has some solid mileage so it's no garage queen. I also happen to ride it more than I wash it and it shows. Please forgive me or look in another direction.

TCAT traveler: If ever in need near Saguenay, Quebec; have tools, will help. PM me.
My HPF: 21 inch-mx forks R11GS conversion

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