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Old 09-02-2013, 11:24 AM   #3939
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Location: Everett WA
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Originally Posted by Hughlysses View Post

Broken belt! Fortunately I was only about 20 miles from home. The belt had about 37,000 miles on it, so I'm not complaining. I'd just pulled onto a highway and was accelerating moderately hard in first. About the time the engine hit the torque peak (maybe 4000 RPM?), it let go.
Ouch. Mine let go about 1300 miles from home in June. Thankfully Erik made it easy to change.

Also - sorry to hear about your disappeared Buell, Roostre. Thieves suck. Hopefully your next ride is even half as fun as the Ulysses :)
2006 Buell Ulysses
1976 Yamaha DT175
1978 Honda XL175
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