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Old 01-04-2014, 10:29 AM   #5941
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you're right, 7.9 was some bad info. i checked the tag on the R1 spring that Cannon ran through their test equipment, and it's tagged 8.9kg/mm. memory fog.

still too light, you're right on that too.
When is very very light weight...

Rode the V into the shop today to get the valves done, and racetech .80 springs installed. Put all my tools in storage (headed to Colorado for 2 months) and then a fork seal blows... Well, might as well get new springs dropped in while the seals get done. I couldn't store the bike for that long with it leaking! The stock suspension is far too still, it sucks being skinny hahaha.

I think the bike sits now at 38k currently, and will be doing a few long rides this spring and summer!
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Old 01-05-2014, 11:02 AM   #5942
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Edit: Not getting the springs done... wtf was I thinking the stock springs are .78 I don't need to go stiffer!

But I did a ton of research last night, and I just won a Roadstar spring (about 13kg/mm) on ebay for 20 bucks. Gonna pop off the R1 spring and swap it over. Should be much better than the 9kg/mm spring that comes stock

And!

Just picked up a Scorpion Exhaust. Now I can get rid of this horrible Jardine pipe......
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Old 01-08-2014, 01:05 PM   #5943
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That 2008 ADVersys Build

Does anyone know of a build thread for the ADVersys based on the 2008 Build in 'ADVMoto Mag' ?

Curious if anyone actually built something similar, possibly even recently. Or if anyone actually rides that setup

http://new.adventuremotorcycle.com/r...t#.Us28h7Tyako
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Old 01-08-2014, 01:53 PM   #5944
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Does anyone know of a build thread for the ADVersys based on the 2008 Build in 'ADVMoto Mag' ?

Curious if anyone actually built something similar, possibly even recently. Or if anyone actually rides that setup

http://new.adventuremotorcycle.com/r...t#.Us28h7Tyako
These are more than a few people that have a similar set up.
But as far as a build thread goes, I doubt SW Motech made one. But all of those are just bolt on parts!

If you have the $$$ go for it... I'll just keep the Versys as is. A fire road slaying wonder pig.
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:43 PM   #5945
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Does anyone know of a build thread for the ADVersys based on the 2008 Build in 'ADVMoto Mag' ?

Curious if anyone actually built something similar, possibly even recently. Or if anyone actually rides that setup

http://new.adventuremotorcycle.com/r...t#.Us28h7Tyako
I know they still have and ride that bike. They really love it. I'm sure if you had any questions they would be happy to answer them. Send them a message: http://new.adventuremotorcycle.com/contact/contact

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Old 01-08-2014, 03:14 PM   #5946
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Southern end of Death Valley area. Green V makes a nice contrast with the salt flats of "Lake Tecopa."

Beautiful picture and composition right there!
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Old 01-08-2014, 03:17 PM   #5947
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Does anyone know of a build thread for the ADVersys based on the 2008 Build in 'ADVMoto Mag' ?

Curious if anyone actually built something similar, possibly even recently. Or if anyone actually rides that setup

http://new.adventuremotorcycle.com/r...t#.Us28h7Tyako
This may interest you. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=644390

jdrocks was very helpful with my 19" front conversion.
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Old 01-09-2014, 08:33 AM   #5948
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These are more than a few people that have a similar set up...
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I know they still have and ride that bike...
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This may interest you...
Thanks for the replies guys. I like that the JD built thread specifically pokes fun at the project bike I mentioned around post 890. lol

Moved from out to country and sold me Zx bike, so I'm always tossing around possibility's for a light duty DS
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Old 01-09-2014, 12:37 PM   #5949
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I have one, but did not do it myself.



A guy here in the UK wanted to sell last summer it so I grabbed it with both hands. I havn't used it much yet due to other commitments.
At the moment I also have a standard V (shortly to be sold) and the AdvV dwarfs it, but am currently planning a trip to Europe in the spring
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Old 01-09-2014, 02:01 PM   #5950
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If you have the $$$ go for it... I'll just keep the Versys as is. A fire road slaying wonder pig.
I believe my V will be known from here on out as the Wonder Pig.
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Old 01-09-2014, 03:18 PM   #5951
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That is a kick-ass, 650 twin ADV bike
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Old 01-09-2014, 03:35 PM   #5952
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Thanks for the replies guys. I like that the JD built thread specifically pokes fun at the project bike I mentioned around post 890. lol

Moved from out to country and sold me Zx bike, so I'm always tossing around possibility's for a light duty DS
There is one for sale here.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=937171
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Old 01-09-2014, 03:53 PM   #5953
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I have one, but did not do it myself.



A guy here in the UK wanted to sell last summer it so I grabbed it with both hands. I havn't used it much yet due to other commitments.
At the moment I also have a standard V (shortly to be sold) and the AdvV dwarfs it, but am currently planning a trip to Europe in the spring
Any details on the parts used?
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:55 AM   #5954
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That is a kick-ass, 650 twin ADV bike
+1 That is a great lookin' ride

That trip thru Europe should be a blast on that bike
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:41 AM   #5955
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Cheers for the comments guys, it looks even better in the flesh.

When this came up for sale I already had a V which I had done a few mods to like the 19" front wheel, R1 shock and extended fork travel, this taken in Morocco in 2012.



but this one was too good a opportunity to miss, the spec sheet as I bought it was

MRA Vario screen
Sargent low seat
Two Brothers Racing alloy slip on exhaust can (with lambda sensor boss welded on)
Hepco & Becker Lock It side racks
Caribou Cases 35L panniers (Pelican 1550s)
SW Motech Crash Bars
SW Motech wider footpegs on lower setting
R&G fork crash spools
Pyramid Fenda Extenda
RomaTech rad guard
Renthal handlebars (similar rise and sweep to stock)
Motorwerk (Speedy's) anti vibe handlebar riser
Barkbuster Storm hand guards
Kawasaki Z1000 mirrors (genuine)
Motowerk (Speedy's) Garmin Zumo 660 sat nav mount
Garmin Zumo 660 sat nav
Symtec Heat Demon heated grips
Gerbing permanent dual channel heated clothing controller
12v BMW/Hella power outlet on dash (ciggy lighter adapter stored under seat)
Bags Connection electric tank ring
Bags Connection "City" electrified tank bag with optional map holder
Kawasaki Versys clear tank protector
Motorwerk (Speedy's) wider side stand foot
Dash mounted digital voltage gauge
Palmer Products rear fender flap
HID 6,000k dipped beam conversion
HID 4,300k main beam conversion
White LED front sidelights
Fuzeblock aux fuse box under seat (all accessories wired through it)
Dash mounted LED temperature display with 0-120degC probe (engine oil temp)
SW Motech skid plate
Rear aluminium rack for Caribou Cases 34L top box
Elka stage 5 custom extended rear shock for more rear travel, valved for adventure riding
Traxxion Dynamics AK20 front fork cartridge for more fork travel, valved for adventure riding
Neoprene fork seal savers
19" wire spoked front and 17" wire spoked rear wheels on Excel rims and Radd billet hubs
Michelin Anakee 2 tyres (less than 1,000 miles on them)
Front fender raised (allows full fork compression and easily removed if I ever go through really nasty clay)
Side stand extended
Chain guide fitted to swing arm
HEL extended braided brake lines, front and rear
Scottoiler with touring reservoir behind the rear number plate
Stebel horn (not yet fitted, in box)
Twin tool tubes mounted behind panniers

Also stock wheels and exhaust and loads of other bits and bobs.

So far I have refitted the stock exhaust as the 2B was just tooooo much for me, but this ment fitting a new longer chain so that it cleared the bigger rear wheel.

The weather has been "a little damp" here of late so have still got to test the new chain/exhaust etc.
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