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Old 07-19-2013, 08:47 AM   #48
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Joined: May 2002
Location: NW of Philly, Hoboken, Brooklyn, Jamaica NY.
Oddometer: 5,560

Put about 37 miles on the Super cub clone, I grounded the left foot peg in corners, twice.
It's plenty of get up and go to leave cars behind from a stoplight.
It cruises nicely between 35-42 mph without feel of labored. 45-50 mph seems pretty easy, but the suspension really is the limiting factor to sustain that speed.

In efforts to reduce the exhaust heat and removing all the nuts and bolts to make sure they are greased properly;
I removed the exhaust from the SuperCub clone, sanded down the faux-chrome that is already peeling and gave it a coat of BBQ paint :

Maybe I will dig up some old ceramic wrap for the header later on.
I'd assume that this thing gets carb-icing pretty bad in the cold, maybe the header wrap would need to be removed.

Oh, I ditched the sidestand safety switch for another 1/4 lb. of weight saving.
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