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Old 06-30-2011, 07:11 PM   #3031
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The mirrors are ever so slightly convex, so you get a good wide view, but not so much that you can't see very far or there's distortion. IMO, they are the perfect mix of wide view vs. distance view. I can take a quick peek and see my girlfriend behind me (as well as approaching cars at a light) and she rides about one to two car lengths behind me. I only have one mirror on, but I just sent out for another one, because I don't think one is enough for people that ride a lot on the road (or maybe I just feel more comfy with two mirrors). I noticed if I was riding with my hand off the bar, there was enough vibration to make it a little difficult to see, but with my hand on the bar, it was perfectly still even at 75mph. The mirror stayed exactly put the entire day of off road and highway riding. Over all, I'm extremely happy with the setup. With the threaded inserts, the hand guards are firmly planted and I just think they look so good on the bike.
Could not agree more. Mine should be on my doorstep tonight or tomorrow and I can't wait to install them. Paul's great to deal with, very accomodating and patient.

BTW, I think Paul also sells a set of bar weights if vibration is still an issue at, oh say 100MPH through the woops!

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Old 06-30-2011, 09:44 PM   #3032
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Boom!

Just finished my nightshift ready for the ride home and I thought the rear looked a bit low I gave the tyre a kick and the softness confirmed my thoughts!









That's the third puncture in as many weeks! I think I've finally caught Pyndon up with the puncture count now!
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:49 PM   #3033
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UPS dropped yesterday mounted them up today. EVO rack with Pelican 1550's. Parted out for less than Caribou system, took 2 days to get the cases and 3 weeks for the racks to arrive.
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:40 PM   #3034
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I painted the 950se... sort of



Well, it matches the HDB guards, eh?



I mentioned over in the 950se "quick questions" thread that I reckon I can solve the subframe cracking problem.... by using a replacement carbon fibre part to replace the plastic shield. I can't do that without a mould... so this is the start. Well, removing the stickers and lots of polishing, etc was the start. The damn mould release was playing up and I did it four damn times before I was happy.

... and in a repost from the quick questions thread... this is where the modifications will start. The circled part will have to take all the load from the rack when I finish this.



and I want it on these parts of the subframe... not the pissy extension at the back (the bits that crack... it was designed to take the passenger grab rail, not a load)



In the short term I'm pissing off the grab rails (woo hoo another 650 grams of weight gone)... and for my SE Asia trip on this bike, I'll probably hack off the rear section of the fairing piece and go for strength over looks.

Oh yeah....

Here's the new dash / light mounts, which is why the wiring is everywhere

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Old 07-01-2011, 01:20 PM   #3035
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Old 07-01-2011, 07:31 PM   #3036
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Got a Wolf Tail bag yesterday. Looks like it'll be a good addition.

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Old 07-01-2011, 09:52 PM   #3037
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New chain and sprockets went on today
26800km on originals so I'm fairly happy with that
Went with a 17 45 combo from KTM Twins and I've really noticed a difference in the torque. And it now launches off the line like a cat with a cracker up it's arse
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:55 PM   #3038
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Oh yeah....

Here's the new dash / light mounts, which is why the wiring is everywhere

Nice work there Ian
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:12 PM   #3039
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New chain and sprockets went on today
26800km on originals so I'm fairly happy with that
Went with a 17 45 combo from KTM Twins and I've really noticed a difference in the torque. And it now launches off the line like a cat with a cracker up it's arse
Geez mate... I've just gone from a 17/45 setup to a 16/47 in the vain hope that I can keep up with you. Mine haven't arrived yet.... got mine being made by Chaingang.
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:29 PM   #3040
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I drag mine frequently. Much more with the Conti's than I did with the Scorps.

1 up front is equal to 2.87 in back

i was waiting for someone to post the exact ratio
i knew what the correct ratio was but i was trying not to get to technical & confusing.
it's easier just to say +1 = 3T rear because it's close enough to 3T.

maybe i should try order a 15.13T dive sprocket
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:53 PM   #3041
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950 SE Super Moto !!!!!

I just added these wheels to my 950 SE
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:55 PM   #3042
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:59 PM   #3043
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Old 07-02-2011, 12:07 AM   #3044
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Old 07-02-2011, 04:52 AM   #3045
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Just finished the clutch switch bypass. Spent more time taking fairings off and on than the actual bypass lol.
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