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Old 02-15-2012, 07:01 AM   #121
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thank you

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Great Job...!!!!

Amazing.
the bike has been fantastic on dirt and gravel surfaces, handling is outstanding.
paved roads are just as fun, cornering is precise even with the knob-like tire tread.
sustained highway speeds to 65 mph are tolerable and necessary to get to where the fun is.
rear tire lasted 3800 miles (mostly paved), front tire still has useful tread.

still hoping to make a trip to Prudue Bay, AK as soon as I can get away from the rest of my life for a month or so.
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Old 09-23-2013, 06:15 PM   #122
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I used POR-15 Black Velvet
http://www.por15.com/BLACK-VELVET/productinfo/BVG/
inside and out, baked on.
Hope it is half as good as they say it is.

The tear-down pictures date from Sept to Dec 09.
I'm actually in the reassembly stage right now.

More to come
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It is good to 450 degrees F. Average MC exhaust tempo is 600+ degrees F.

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Old 09-24-2013, 05:34 AM   #123
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[QUOTE=old2wheeler;22398763]It is good to 450 degrees F. Average MC exhaust tempo is 600+ degrees F.

Actually, the manufacturer claims temps to 1200 F
http://www.por15.com/BLACK-VELVET_p_50.html

but it did not hold up as well as expected.
I'll be recoating the pipes this year with something else.
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Old 11-28-2013, 06:51 AM   #124
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ready to ride with some new tires

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Old 11-28-2013, 11:04 PM   #125
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Dude, I SO want to see this bike in person! I love it! Let's ride sometime.
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Old 11-29-2013, 06:22 AM   #126
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I am around

Just getting over being sick. Need to get into shape to ride. Hope to ride soon. I like to ride either GP east of Sunset or Tillamook Forest. Let me know.
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