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Old 02-02-2013, 10:19 PM   #976
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Just under 89,000km on mine - not for sale!
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:48 AM   #977
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I've had my C14 for just over 4 years now. I've put about 13,000 miles on it, and am looking to sell it this sping. Looking to get about 9k out of it.

Then, I take it out for a ride. Dang it.. I love this bike.

Have you guys ever sold a bike then regretted it?

Who hasn't? There are two for me - my '83 GPz-550 and the '79 RD-400F.

If you were to sell your C14, what would you get?
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:48 AM   #978
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Who hasn't? There are two for me - my '83 GPz-550 and the '79 RD-400F.

If you were to sell your C14, what would you get?
Looking at the Yamaha Raider or a Kaw Vulcan. My knees can't take the posture on long rides any more. I have a 34" inseam.
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:10 AM   #979
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Thanks for the flies replies I have the JIS screwdrivers and tried but they were super tight so I let it be for now Maye I'll do the reflash.
I have a ZX14 and have removed the flies. Thers alot of post for ZX14 fly removing and as i can understand its exactly the same on the C14.
I used a soldering iron directly on the screws, whent out whit no problem, also important to have a screwdriver that is not worn down. If thers is need to warm the screws or not, i dont know. But since it didnt cost me anything to warm the screws first i didit.
But i think i whould rather get a ECU flash.
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:40 AM   #980
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Looking at the Yamaha Raider or a Kaw Vulcan. My knees can't take the posture on long rides any more. I have a 34" inseam.
My lower back can't take the posture on cruisers.
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:59 PM   #981
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But i think i whould rather get a ECU flash.
I may have to do that. I read some but what is the procedure? Send cpu or some such part off? Is there a good link, cost?
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:09 PM   #982
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I may have to do that. I read some but what is the procedure? Send cpu or some such part off? Is there a good link, cost?
Ther are probebly good tips on www.bikeland.org, either under the C14 section or the ZX14
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:03 PM   #983
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My lower back can't take the posture on cruisers.
I'm with you, can't do 100's of miles day after day on a cruiser....not that there's anything wrong with it.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:09 PM   #984
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Looking at the Yamaha Raider or a Kaw Vulcan. My knees can't take the posture on long rides any more. I have a 34" inseam.
Yep, I rode to Estes Park Colorado from Tulsa Oklahoma this past summer. I had a ball on my 2010 C14, but man oh man, my knees ached at the end of the day. I sold it at the end of the summer, but had I kept it, highway pegs would have been purchased. A Baldwin seat isn't a bad idea either.

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Old 02-03-2013, 06:50 PM   #985
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Hmmm. My back is fine. My damn knees kill me after about 300 miles. My wife can do way longer days. I need something I can ride on long days.
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:12 PM   #986
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I have two trashed knees and never have a knee issue with the 14. 2010 with 25,000 miles. Rode the old DL1000 for 50,000 miles; the knees did not like the V-Strom.
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:26 PM   #987
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I have two trashed knees and never have a knee issue with the 14. 2010 with 25,000 miles. Rode the old DL1000 for 50,000 miles; the knees did not like the V-Strom.
Just out of curiosity, what is your inseam?
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:24 PM   #988
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I'm 6'3 with a 32/33 inseam, and the C14 is killing my knees as well. Especially since there's nowhere to go, except the rear pegs, which puts an even more aggressive angle onto my knees = useless.

Next step; selling the C14 (we have 2) and get into the ADV touring market; arguably of interest, the DL1000; seems to make the most sense to me price vs value.

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Old 02-04-2013, 04:53 AM   #989
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I may have to do that. I read some but what is the procedure? Send cpu or some such part off? Is there a good link, cost?

http://forum.cog-online.org/index.ph...c,27950.0.html
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:54 AM   #990
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