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Old 04-07-2012, 10:13 AM   #13756
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Someone else did a pic like this on here before and I thought it looked cool, so I did my own. Yes, I know my fender is not on straight.

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Old 04-07-2012, 10:32 AM   #13757
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Looks ready for the task. Is that the Touratech twin light setup?
right, incl. Xenon
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Old 04-07-2012, 11:24 AM   #13758
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Had I won that big super lotto last week, I could have maybe (maybe...) put a deposit down on one of those Touratech rally lights. They are very nice and clean looking. But I'd have to win that lottory twice to pay for one.
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Old 04-07-2012, 11:54 AM   #13759
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Had I won that big super lotto last week, I could have maybe (maybe...) put a deposit down on one of those Touratech rally lights. They are very nice and clean looking. But I'd have to win that lottory twice to pay for one.
I've never seen the US-lights but even the EU-lights were to weak for me because I ride a lot at night.
WIth the TT setup now I'm really happy
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Old 04-07-2012, 01:26 PM   #13760
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I've never seen the US-lights but even the EU-lights were to weak for me because I ride a lot at night.
WIth the TT setup now I'm really happy

WOW, mighty bright!!!
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Old 04-07-2012, 04:53 PM   #13761
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A pretty picture of Muffin's bike



...and a not-as-pretty photo

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Old 04-07-2012, 04:54 PM   #13762
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I've never seen the US-lights but even the EU-lights were to weak for me because I ride a lot at night.
WIth the TT setup now I'm really happy
WOW!

Can you post a photo of the front of your bike? What lights are you using exactly?
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Old 04-07-2012, 04:57 PM   #13763
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WOW!

Can you post a photo of the front of your bike? What lights are you using exactly?
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...&postcount=115

Looks like that Geek
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Old 04-07-2012, 05:05 PM   #13764
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So all that light is just those two touratech lights?

If you notice in his photo.. there is some smoke in the air about 100 feet in front of his bike. That's the smoke from the deer he just vaporized.
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Old 04-07-2012, 05:11 PM   #13765
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...and a not-as-pretty photo

Now that is a pretty tall suspension:) Or a short man
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Old 04-07-2012, 05:13 PM   #13766
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I've never seen the US-lights but even the EU-lights were to weak for me because I ride a lot at night.
WIth the TT setup now I'm really happy
That is amazing! Is there a HID in the low beam as well? Or just the high beam as it comes from TT?
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Old 04-07-2012, 08:38 PM   #13767
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Well, if you are around the Denver area I'd be happy to weld one on for you! They cost about $0.74 at Lowes
Xtremjeepn- Thanks for the offer, I will take care of it before I head to Denver next- that way we can just go out and ride
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Old 04-08-2012, 03:50 AM   #13768
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Gav:

Mine have been extended front and rear.. 55mm more in the forks and here's the difference in spring length (amplify whatever this is by the length of the swingarm axle arc):




The bike sits significantly higher. I'm 6' and I'm tippy toes (or if one foot is on the ground, the other is 8 inches in the air)



Hope this helps
Hey Ed I'm like like with my 05 standard with the Renazco seat
I was thinking of maybe putting stiffer springs up front for my Moroccan adventure, but not sure if it would upset the balance of the bike leaving the rear spring as standard??

Looks sweet though
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Old 04-08-2012, 06:47 AM   #13769
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So all that light is just those two touratech lights?

If you notice in his photo.. there is some smoke in the air about 100 feet in front of his bike. That's the smoke from the deer he just vaporized.
I'm not sure it's just those two lights. Has to be more than that I think.
Two Mag lights duct taped to each fork maybe?
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Old 04-08-2012, 07:36 AM   #13770
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Hello From France !

After A long way from Paris to Cantal (France)...



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