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Old 08-16-2013, 07:04 AM   #8356
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Changed my post so the 950 is the main topic instead of the sidebar. Happy?

And I'd say "your mom's a n00b", but I know my windshield would end up looking like yours. :p
Good work.
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Old 08-16-2013, 01:16 PM   #8357
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Rally Raid screen. Painted the back last night with Plasti-Dip. Such a quality screen, not sure why they leave the back so half-assed looking. Looks great on the bike. Wind test tomorrow.
(Plasti-Dipped and mounted a Dart screen on the bonneville too)
You have fantastic taste in motorcycles. Just got to ride a scrambler for a week while my 950 was on the boat and it's a great bike. I think I'd like the bonny even more! :

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Old 08-16-2013, 04:40 PM   #8358
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Changed my post so the 950 is the main topic instead of the sidebar. Happy?

And I'd say "your mom's a n00b", but I know my windshield would end up looking like yours. :p
re: my mom- as long as i get my cut, say what you want.

and no way you could get close enough for me to hit you with rocks....
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Old 08-17-2013, 12:30 AM   #8359
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So I've had her a little over a year now, and put 25k miles of street, fire roads, dirt trails and even a little MX track action on her. I decided it was time to give her a little suspension love. So i jacked her up...


Locked the jack in place and used a few tie-downs to help stabilize her...


Then popped off the forks and shock, tossed 'em in the truck and drove them over to SF to have the forks re-valved and serviced and the shock serviced.


Can't wait to test out her new legs.
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:33 AM   #8360
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Threw my new garmin 350LM on the big girl.
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Old 08-17-2013, 02:07 AM   #8361
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So I've had her a little over a year now, and put 25k miles of street, fire roads, dirt trails and even a little MX track action on her. I decided it was time to give her a little suspension love. So i jacked her up...


Locked the jack in place and used a few tie-downs to help stabilize her...


Then popped off the forks and shock, tossed 'em in the truck and drove them over to SF to have the forks re-valved and serviced and the shock serviced.


Can't wait to test out her new legs.
Upgrade the fork springs while you're at it - you won't regret it!
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Old 08-17-2013, 12:14 PM   #8362
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:13 PM   #8363
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Not mine, but thought you'd like to see my mate Tim's SMR, just had new paint..

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Old 08-17-2013, 04:39 PM   #8364
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Rox risers and a bigfoot for the kick stand. The first of many! The rox risers are a big benefit, especially when standing.
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Old 08-17-2013, 07:35 PM   #8365
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This bike has been in EVERY country in North, South and Central America (23 in all) so it deserved a little love:

High Fender Modification, fork rebuild, new fork springs and valves.


Rebuilt Shock and heaver spring.


New exhaust gaskets.


More to come ...
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Old 08-17-2013, 07:41 PM   #8366
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Then put the cheapo Chinese "genuine" side stand foot on, gave it a bath and cleaned and lubed the chain. Ooh and bought two spare tubes and ordered an E-09 Dakar rear for the upcoming desert trip.
If you don't mind me asking what windshield is that you have? Thanks!
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Old 08-18-2013, 01:26 AM   #8367
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:13 AM   #8368
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Upgrade the fork springs while you're at it - you won't regret it!
Yep, the shock is fine, but beefier springs are on order for the front.
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:55 AM   #8369
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Bought scorps, took it off road for the first time and made me smile xD.
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Old 08-18-2013, 01:48 PM   #8370
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