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Old 12-02-2005, 06:36 PM   #11
"Monster Truck Bike"
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Joined: Jan 2005
Location: Northern California
Oddometer: 13,972
Congrats on the bike, and not to open up another can of worms
for you, but dont worry about a soft break in, ride that sucker.
I really wish the 400 had a 6 speed, must be nice to have it.

Originally Posted by bmwhd

The most pleasant surprise is the over-drive 6th gear (0.904 according to the owners manual). It will have no problem on the highway even with my fat butt loading it down. What will be a problem is keeping under 4K RPM for the 500 mile breakin period. That's just not going to be possible. This bike begs to be revved.
Give big space to the festive dog that makes sport in roadway.
Avoid entanglement of dog with wheel spokes. - Old Honda Manual
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies,
jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears. -- Glenn Clark
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