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Old 12-08-2008, 01:51 PM   #211
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Just wait till a CV joint goes... Oh, did you ever consider getting that beast of a rear tire balanced?

Just to rub it i...a valve adjustment on my TW is only one hour labor TOTAL. Thats it! I love this thing...
The Ninja was only an hour and half job to adjust the 8 valves. How many valves does yours have?

I'm just glad I sold the Ducati before I had to do a valve adjustment--although the procedure for that was actually simplier than the Vstrom! Only half the valves, too!.

...I had to look up what a CV joint was. I think if I ever build a custom chopper, it will be shaft driven and use a CV joint. It will have insanely long suspension travel just so I can justify the CV joint.
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Old 12-08-2008, 01:57 PM   #212
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Hey theres an idea for your Ninja. Chopper like Leons with a CV joint in the rear
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Old 12-08-2008, 02:03 PM   #213
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Or maybe one of these...
http://www.thompsoncouplings.com/ind...d=36&Itemid=58
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Old 12-08-2008, 03:47 PM   #214
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Valve adjustments on a 2-valve air-cooled Duc are not as bad as people think. While not cheap I find the maintenance to be less than expected and in line with other bikes, except for air cooled Buells with there belt drives and no valve adjustments. If you can't tell I am partial to Ducatis, .
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Old 12-09-2008, 05:55 AM   #215
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That reminds me of a swashplate from a helicopter or something. Neat.
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Old 12-09-2008, 09:27 AM   #216
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Not sure about lunch tomorrow. I think I can do it--we'll see.
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:12 AM   #217
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Rain and Pizza +1

Alright. I can bring the pizza as usual. Thinking about leaving TW in the rain and using a brush to clean off some mud while I'm there. Just let us know. Anyone else game for pizza at skippii's (if he can)
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:49 AM   #218
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Alright. I can bring the pizza as usual. Thinking about leaving TW in the rain and using a brush to clean off some mud while I'm there. Just let us know. Anyone else game for pizza at skippii's (if he can)
I think they'll all be searching for the tag before they go to work. (If they're not doing it now...)
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If they're not doing it now
Something tells me they've already put an ADV made out of sticks on that trail...
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:57 AM   #220
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Something tells me they've already put an ADV made out of dead, skinned racoons and used condoms on that trail...
Fixed.
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Old 12-09-2008, 11:04 AM   #221
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Yeah! Em suckers ain't frozen no mo'
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Pizza Pizza

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just a neat video - french motorcycle training
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Old 12-10-2008, 11:34 AM   #223
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?

just a neat video - french motorcycle training
I had my alarm set at 11:30 for pizza.
When it went off, I thought to myself, Why the hell would I get up at 11:30? I don't work until 3!
When I got up at 2:00, I remembered the Pizza.
For my next step in Tech work, I actually need the pizza box!
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Old 12-10-2008, 11:40 AM   #224
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For my next step in Tech work, I actually need the pizza box!
I will be taking this the next tech day:

Got a Bad Ass Pizza Cutter to slice?

So I can't think up a job that requires a pizza box. Enlighten me...

I ordered this little guy. Should be here by the end of the week:
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Old 12-10-2008, 12:11 PM   #225
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