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Old 06-24-2013, 11:52 AM   #31
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How I stay comfortable on my ....

Pull over, stretch and smell some flowers :)
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:55 AM   #32
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Pull over, stretch and smell some flowers :)
Wouldn't that technically be off the scooter?
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:23 PM   #33
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How I stay comfortable on my ....

Pull over, stretch and smell some flowers :)
i like your style!

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Old 06-25-2013, 03:37 AM   #34
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/2982116...n/photostream/ Found my coat for bad weather. Comfortable down to any temperature I would consider riding, and rainproof.
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:02 PM   #35
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My Kymco GTi300 and I have traveled 5,500 miles in the last 30 days. Almost exclusively 70 to 75 mph on the Interstate. I fuel at 110 to 120 miles adding 1.5 to 1.8 gallons of fuel. It holds 2.5 gallons so plenty of reserve. The seat has been reworked by Sargent in Jacksonville and I added a GIVI 443A touring windshield cut by about 5 inches or so so as to look over it.

As one of the other posters said, a quick fuel stop and a small cup of coffee and away I go. My average day is about 500 miles and that is perfect for me on that bike.

I use the bike to commute to AMA Pro Road Races and AMA Pro Flat Track events too.

Looking forward to riding it from Daytona to Pomona, Ca for the flat track finals in October. 6 days at 500 miles per day and I will be there.

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Old 06-27-2013, 03:33 PM   #36
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Today I traveled 163 miles on my Silverwing, think the last fuel gauge bar started blinking around 155. Made it to a gas station at 163 miles. Gas tank took 3.2 gallons. A good gallon left in the tank. That's way better than my R1150R of past that was dead in the water around 175. That Honda tank was combined city and highway.

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Old 07-11-2013, 04:24 PM   #37
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Andouilli that is good around 50 mpg +-

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Old 07-11-2013, 07:52 PM   #38
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On my Scarabeo 500 or Vespa GTS stock seat is comfortable enough for me. With the BV 500 or Burgman 400 (traded for a BV 500 since neither my husband nor I liked to ride it) require an Airhawk for multiday rides or more than 300 miles per day.
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Old 07-18-2013, 07:59 AM   #39
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My Helix came with the spanish inquisition/torture rack

stock oem Helix handlebars (imagine that?).

sitting on the thing with that weird bar bend made me wonder how much i looked like Ralph machio standing on a pier piling, but it also gave me a sharp cramp between the shoulder blades after 30-45 minutes of riding, my nomination for the worst bar bend ever (ever worse than those buckhorn bends you would see on 70's street bikes).

out came the dremel to cut the screen down (wanted the bars to turn fully without hitting the screen ) and the to cut a circle in the dash. Then chopper 6 inch bar risers off of ebay and finally an old k&n "superbike" handlebar from the rafters. I had tried drag bike bars first, but couldn't turn to full lock.

yeah baby, its all good.






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