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  1. Thread: C109R Weight

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    pre-darkside my C is 940lbs without me. I did a...

    pre-darkside my C is 940lbs without me. I did a trip in the rockies, C, me, trailer, and gear I was close to 1600lbs rolling. We took some twisties and other cruisers couldn't keep up :P Maybe they...
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    Keep in mind I'm on a C.. I can't lean as much as...

    Keep in mind I'm on a C.. I can't lean as much as an M.. and dude was following me... which is why I wanted to do a go pro vid.. I'm still running 41psi, not sure if I want to try dropping it to 38..
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    I can't find my go-pro, I want to take a video to...

    I can't find my go-pro, I want to take a video to show it behaves, a co worker followed me through some twisties and said I was keeping about 1/2 the tread on the ground. after a few more miles I'm...
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    Oh the other thing is when riding straight down a...

    Oh the other thing is when riding straight down a road with a high crown.. the bike like to lean with the crown, so I find myself leaning the bike against the crown so it's traveling straight up and...
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    My Darkside review... thus far

    Well I've got my cookies from the Dark Side. Had tires mounted up last Thursday.

    I went from Exedras front and rear to an Exedra Maxx on the front... they look identical.. only difference is it...
  6. Welll the 235/60-16 fits.. so far.. it's tight...

    Welll the 235/60-16 fits.. so far.. it's tight going towards the front.. there's maybe 1/2" space to the swing arm. I just kinda slapped it on, still need to tighten all the bolts and check again,...
  7. I pick up my new tires tomorrow.. WEEEEEE

    I pick up my new tires tomorrow.. WEEEEEE
  8. *sigh* No altimax HP.. looks like there's only 2...

    *sigh* No altimax HP.. looks like there's only 2 in Canada in the size I want.. and they're in Quebec...

    Interesting to note... look at the Yokohama Prada brochure... look at the part about...
  9. Ya the goodyear is most popular for what I've...

    Ya the goodyear is most popular for what I've seen on the c's. On other cruisers (albeit somewhat lighter) they say the altimax handles better in a direct comparision (I ran altimax last time and...
  10. lol.. look is minor on my C with a hitch.. you...

    lol.. look is minor on my C with a hitch.. you gotta practically lay on the ground to see it anyhow.

    The Altimax has a 440 wear rating
    The tripletred has a 740. but only has a temp rating of B......
  11. Anybody have opinion on these tires?...

    Anybody have opinion on these tires?
    http://www.gtradial-us.com/en/CHAMPIRO_UHP_AS.html

    The altimax HP is hard to find in a v-rated locally.. I can get some H rated Altimax's...
    I can get the...
  12. I know the diff between H and V speedwise... the...

    I know the diff between H and V speedwise... the shorter rated life span makes me think the V would be "stickier" thus better on abike There's a darkside database listing a ton of tires people have...
  13. That 595 looks good, just I want a larger OD as I...

    That 595 looks good, just I want a larger OD as I do mainly highway.

    I'm looking at the General Tire Altimax HP right now, I can get them in an H or a V rated... the difference is V would be...
  14. I'm looking and I think 235/60-16 are a closer...

    I'm looking and I think 235/60-16 are a closer fit to stock width , a little taller, so speedometer would be more accurate.

    I'm contemplating the Yoko Avid Envigor, but the reviews are a little...
  15. I have a trailer and the swivel hitch is on the...

    I have a trailer and the swivel hitch is on the trailer. Dunno if I'd want it on the ball.. the ball would flop around while riding trailerless, and the swivel on my trailer is a lot beefier than...
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    Ditto, had my C to the same, tons of throttle...

    Ditto, had my C to the same, tons of throttle left, and it felt planted...
  17. Thread: hid vs led??

    by Gold5th
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    I did a projector retrofit on my C, I did a stage...

    I did a projector retrofit on my C, I did a stage II mini from retrofitsource. My single 1 3" projector outshines the 6 stock halogen bulbs on my ram combined. I can light up traffic signs about a...
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    If I hold the brake, and release the clutch a...

    If I hold the brake, and release the clutch a little, there's no noticeable play in the neck bearings.

    I was wondering about motor mounts.. the motor's not hanging low and if I really goose the...
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    it's driving me nuts.. there is no noise...

    it's driving me nuts.. there is no noise associated with the vibration, so I can't narrow it down that way.. it sounds and rides 100% like normal.

    I am getting close to oil change time, about...
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    I store my bike on a jack in the winter and the...

    I store my bike on a jack in the winter and the handles almost always flop has since new.. I bungee them in place while taking the tank off, just in case.

    Late last night I was able to feel it in...
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    Funny vibration

    So I just started noticing a funny vibration on my C. So far I can only feel it in the handle bars while stopped. Yesterday it was just while at idle, didn't matter if not in gear clutch out or in...
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    tempting... but shipping to Canada would be ouch...

    tempting... but shipping to Canada would be ouch :P
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    those of you running a 245 how close are you to...

    those of you running a 245 how close are you to the fender bolts?

    I'm so torn.. my tires have a decent amount of tread left, but I have a 1500 ride here at the end of july hauling my trailer.....
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    The local post office is closed now til Monday,...

    The local post office is closed now til Monday, I'll get you a price then.

    The straps, I can make you 2 custom ones for a C and send the adjustable one that I have.
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    I have 1 of the original straps, but I can easily...

    I have 1 of the original straps, but I can easily make 2 new custom length ones.. you wouldn't be able to tell the difference.
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    Patrick, let me double check that I have both...

    Patrick, let me double check that I have both straps, what postal code and I'll also check shipping $


    Kazimodo, I was in a bind when I bought mine 1 day in on a 6 day ride.. I think I paid...
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    I think I have a large.. just need to find the...

    I think I have a large.. just need to find the other strap that holds it on.. and I'll sell it cheap + shipping ;P
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    Sticky: where's it heading next? I'm heading from 'berta...

    where's it heading next? I'm heading from 'berta to Revy/Fernie end of July.

    *edit - lol just looked at the last page, it just came from BC.
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    Mine has backfired since new and since 100%...

    Mine has backfired since new and since 100% stock. I just put new crush washers on mine with the factory exhaust still does it, and I can feel it through the left air cleaners when it back fires, so...
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    I bought 2 "water proof" breathable covers from...

    I bought 2 "water proof" breathable covers from e-bay ($40/ea), so far the seem pretty water proof. I only use them during winter to keep the dust off. I used to cover every day, but it sucked...
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