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Old 05-19-2010, 05:44 AM   #5836
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Now that the house that was full of relatives is finally back to normal, I got a chance to finish the new handlebar install on the Connie, so she is back in business. Happened to lose the choke cable bracket somewhere along the way so I have use a screwdriver to hold the choke on for a minute before going (thankfully winter is over!) Part is 10 bucks or so, so no biggie, just pissed that I can't find it. Oh well, she is back together and running great and is soooooo much more comfortable now. Much more Tour and less Sport lean, and my back appreciates it. Now that I have highway pegs on her too, I think I'll start calling her my Blue'Wing.

Mike,

I did the same thing to my 03 Concours six years ago, I added a backrest to the seat, cruise and highway pegs, makes for a very "cheap" wing.
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Old 05-19-2010, 09:32 AM   #5837
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Just noticed this, is it Connie SOP to have the fork tubes so far below the top of the triple tree?
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Old 05-19-2010, 09:50 AM   #5838
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Just noticed this, is it Connie SOP to have the fork tubes so far below the top of the triple tree?
What you are seeing is actually the adapter(s) for the handlebars. They bolt on to the top of the triple-tree. The top of the tubes are probably pretty flush with the top of the clamp areas in the tree.
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Old 05-19-2010, 09:56 AM   #5839
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You all are right...that was NOT me in the pic but that is MY bike ;)
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Old 05-19-2010, 01:20 PM   #5840
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Click the link in my sig, and go to "contact." That will get you to the office for info you need. I think you'll find that our prices are comparable.

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Old 05-19-2010, 01:21 PM   #5841
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It ain't done yet. Just might take a year. NOT!!

BTW - I love the diversity of "occupations" in your sig line. You ain't ever gonna retire with that much going on.
Yeah, I know. I'm only looking to retire from one though.



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Old 05-19-2010, 04:57 PM   #5842
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What you are seeing is actually the adapter(s) for the handlebars. They bolt on to the top of the triple-tree. The top of the tubes are probably pretty flush with the top of the clamp areas in the tree.

I see it now.
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Old 05-19-2010, 05:46 PM   #5843
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Yeah, I know. I'm only looking to retire from one though.



(There are actually two other jobs not listed in my sig line too!)
Hmmm? Lemme see. Pole dancer, and what's the other one??
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Old 05-19-2010, 06:11 PM   #5844
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Hmmm? Lemme see. Pole dancer, and what's the other one??




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Old 05-20-2010, 05:15 PM   #5845
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Today, and a hellava lotta nails later...........

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Old 05-20-2010, 06:30 PM   #5846
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wow real plywood... don't c that 2 much for sheathing any more
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Old 05-21-2010, 08:28 AM   #5847
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Thanks again to Jeff Munn for his expertise and fellowship helping me change my tire on my bike ..... He is a good guy
Chris, you are too kind. But thanks again for my friend Sam and his friends..... I enjoyed several of them last night!

Met Cycletech this week down here in Pburg. He was out riding with a friends and they happened to park their KLRs across the street from us. What a small world.

Guy, you are a constructing machine. I will hire you when we decide to expand in WV. Anything worth doing, is worth OVER-doing has seemed to be a motto I've lived by. You look like it is your motto too. Or is that just being type A?

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Old 05-21-2010, 11:46 AM   #5848
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Guy, you are a constructing machine. I will hire you when we decide to expand in WV. Anything worth doing, is worth OVER-doing has seemed to be a motto I've lived by. You look like it is your motto too. Or is that just being type A?

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engineer = type A

sorry guy I have to deal with ya'll all the time...lol
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Old 05-21-2010, 01:59 PM   #5849
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Thanks again to Jeff Munn for his expertise and fellowship helping me change my tire on my bike ..... He is a good guy
Yep, great guy! Taught me well enough so it was no trouble at the next tire change. There's a parable in there somewhere. Something about fishing IIRC. Jimmy?
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sorry guy I have to deal with ya'll all the time...lol
Yea, me too. Engineers make the worse patients, think they know how to fix everything..
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Old 05-21-2010, 02:08 PM   #5850
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Yep, great guy! Taught me well enough so it was no trouble at the next tire change. There's a parable in there somewhere. Something about fishing IIRC. Jimmy?
Different source for the parable, but still good.

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