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Old 05-08-2012, 05:57 PM   #1831
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look's interesting, any spec's on it, ??
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:58 PM   #1832
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Wow, just wow.

I'd never own something like that. It's too nice for me.

I'm not into naked bikes because of the wind at speed but that digital speedo in the headlight is sweet.
I am looking for a small flyscreen for her but don't see a need for much more. She's just going to be a local bike getting me to the office.

The digital guage was one of many challenges for Larry. These are primarily used on Harleys and are wired differently (don't ask me how ). It took Larry 3 attempts to get the guage to sit in the bucket the way he wanted and multiple tries to get the chroming done. The wiring took on a life of it's own. While the bike is different then I originally mapped out in my head, I am grateful Larry wanted to experiement a little. I will not ride this as a primary motorcycle but will ride enough to enjoy her. My dual sport will carry the load. I must say it's been 5 years since I sat over a K and was reminded how beautiful the gas tank is. Very nice motorcycle.
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:18 PM   #1833
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Sorry, couldn't help myself.....
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:21 PM   #1834
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LMAO
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Old 05-08-2012, 08:05 PM   #1835
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Suggestion: Take the headers down to Performance Coatings in Auburn and get them ceramic coated in ChromeX. $75


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Old 05-08-2012, 09:00 PM   #1836
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Wink

Will do.....but I gotta take her for a ride first.
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Old 05-09-2012, 12:16 PM   #1837
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That looks killer. Anyone ever ridden a turbo K?
I had a K100RS turbo - made about 132rwhp but since this was in the 90's that was a lot of hp back then. I loved the way the turbo spun up and the boost came on - it would sort of gather itself up and then it was like the had of god would come down and shove you down the road. It was terrifying on the track if you didn't plan your corner and the boost came on when leaned over.

Really fun bike.
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:06 AM   #1838
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:21 AM   #1839
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Whoever did that put the "LT" on the wrong side.



And you'd want it on the left side anyhow to help offset the weight of the hack.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:24 AM   #1840
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Another K100 sidecar. This one has 12 gallon aux tank in the sidecar... A bit hard on the eyes.


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Old 05-10-2012, 08:37 AM   #1841
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Another K100 sidecar. This one has 12 gallon aux tank in the sidecar... A bit hard on the eyes.


Hard on the eyes...you weren't kidding.
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:19 AM   #1842
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:27 AM   #1843
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Hard on the eyes...you weren't kidding.
Can the headlight be considered a bumper on this bike?
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:51 PM   #1844
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Managed a short ride yesterday.I found the riding position to be outstanding. Larry's modification to the seat and touring handlebars gives it a scrambler like feel. It does not throw you to the front of the seat which allows for adjustment of positioning. The custom mirrors were outstanding with no vibe at 60 mph. I even used the trick heated grips which made it comfortable for the 10 mile ride with no gear. Will do a 50 mile ride on Sunday. Will give full report.

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Old 05-11-2012, 08:43 PM   #1845
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Good to hear that you've finally gotten to ride it.

I'm pretty busy until early June but we should hook up some day and take a little spin together.

Talked to Larry on the phone the other day and he told me that he's coming up in July to visit. I invited Carol and him up to my cabin for some fresh Dungee. You're welcome to come too.
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