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Old 11-11-2012, 07:26 PM   #31472
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Location: Anaheim, CA
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Originally Posted by Crawdaddy View Post
Took a few years but I finally managed to break off one of those big/fugly front turn signals yesterday......"looped it" on a step up........decided to go right rather than use the rocks like one of those pussies.......I think the rocks would've been a better choice.......the bike landed there .......time to upgrade the turn signals


I ain't saying WHY I'm laughing. All I'm saying is it's nice to walk away even if the bike can't!

I spent the day breaking in a new set of MT16's. Brand new - just a couple round the block street rides (maybe 10 miles) to rough 'em up a tad.

Tore one knob completely off, two knobs chunked, and three knobs split at the base.

For the record, MT16's can't quite handle 140 miles of pinned 80mph SoCal freeways...

On the other hand it felt really good for the the 40 miles of dirt I played in!

I'm going to try the Scorpion XC Mid-Hard Dots next.

If they fail I'm going to cave to the MT43 Trials Tires...I haven't quite made that leap yet.
2010 F800GS Anniversary - a return to Eden
2011 Yamaha WR250R, 2012 Ducati Monster
2007 R1200GS (Sold)

IBA # 20880. STFU and Ride.
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