kubiaks tw650

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by kubiak, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. kubiak

    kubiak Long timer

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    side view with new stickers
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  2. Bad Company

    Bad Company Don't call me Shirley

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    I'm thinking that you need to try an ATV tire on the back of that thing.
  3. kubiak

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    yea i wish i could but i only have about a half inch of tire clearance from hitting the chain. some of those atv tires are mean looking!
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    got a low seat for the bike, i didnt think it would look good but not bad. 32 inch seat height with the seat. redoing my high seat at the moment, will have pics soon.
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  6. AtlasExp

    AtlasExp beer me

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    Hello there! Can you explain how you make stickers? Process or printer number and shtaff! I own TW200 and Dakar, so now I need to make it together:D!
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    AtlasExp beer me

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    You are a sticker freak! Like me!!! :rofl:rofl:rofl
  8. kubiak

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    yes i love stickers, about the cheapest way to change the looks of my bike! i get them all kinds of ways, some i get by buying the product, some i get off ebay and most of them i get from my buddy that has a sticker machine at his home. he has a die-cut machine and a special printer machine so he can make any sticker pretty much. there are tons of sticker making stores around where i live too but my buddy can do them pretty quick and cheap for me.
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    had my seat recovered by a shop this time,
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    i had them recover it in a carbon fiber side and black suede top.
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    i saw alot of the dakar rally race bikes with this combo of materials so i thought i would try it out. i sure like the looks of it!
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    Nice :super
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    So, how do you find the anti butt sliding qualities with the suede top?
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    thanks Kawidad!
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    i havent tried it yet, i rode about 160 miles today but used the low seat. the other seat to so nice im scared to use it lol!
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    i have a bunch of miles with the suede seat now and like it. i think i will really like it this summer when its over 100 degrees out too.
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    i put a 1 inch lowering link on yesterday, its hard to tell in the pic but i can flat foot both feet with the high seat now. rear tire hit 6,000 miles too and still going!
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    I just can't help it.......Every time I see this bike it literally brings a smile to my face! Thanks for the update on the tire milage, I'm keeping an eye on that.
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    im seeing if i can maybe get 7,000 out of the tire. its almost out of knobbies but still has that raised section in the middle to wear lol! yea whenever i see a tw200 it makes me smile too, thats one of the reasons i tried building my big tw. it just looks non threatening and like its ready to go on a fun adventure with those big tires!
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    here we go again, im trying a new muffler its off a 08 yamaha wr450f, i did the internal mods to it and it sounds quiet but has some thump to it. my last muffler was too quiet for me, all i could hear was the motor and not the exhaust.got to test ride today.