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Old 12-27-2012, 06:53 PM   #1276
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Groovers are pretty common in other forms of motorsports. The local dirt track stocker / sprint car guys use them frequently to tweak tires to track conditions. Some sand car paddle tires come with two different size paddles and are designed to have either the big ones or the smaller ones removed before use.

I'm really tempted to try grooving a 180/55/17 street tire to see how it works. Someday maybe.
Well it took me long enough but I finally did it. Nothing so radical but I think it's an improvement. What do ya think?







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Old 12-27-2012, 07:49 PM   #1277
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That's cool.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:48 PM   #1278
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I want a bike with an AIRBAG....that would make my wife happier.
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:13 AM   #1279
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I want a bike with an AIRBAG....that would make my wife happier.
Patent pending...
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:35 PM   #1280
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Patent pending...
No, patent granted. Goldwings have had an air bag option for several years now. Last I heard, which was a couple of years ago, it had been credited with saving three lives. All were similar incidents, a cage pulled right out in front of the bike. The air bag deployed and stopped the rider from impacting with the cage.
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Old 01-03-2013, 01:22 PM   #1281
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Old 01-03-2013, 02:20 PM   #1282
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Not so much a conversion as a mild modification...

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Old 01-03-2013, 04:59 PM   #1283
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:01 PM   #1284
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:03 PM   #1285
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Old 01-04-2013, 01:48 AM   #1286
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What do you think? Is my old TDM850 Muscle Mule a BEAST ADV bike?







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Old 01-04-2013, 02:15 AM   #1287
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:06 AM   #1288
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What bikes are those Automatic? I like the 2nd the best.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:01 AM   #1289
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#1 is a 1970 R60/5 , #2 is a Kz400 with Knight body, #3 is ...uhh well it started as a 1978 cb400. Now its a 450 with Marzocchis front and rear, etc, etc etc
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Old 01-04-2013, 02:13 PM   #1290
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What do you think? Is my old TDM850 Muscle Mule a BEAST ADV bike?







That's exactly what it's supposed to be. Something that will go wherever you want, but still fun to ride when you get there. It's shows how far ahead of the market those bikes were when they came out originally.

What tire is that on the front? It looks like a Kenda Big Block, but what size?
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