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Old 01-14-2014, 01:52 PM   #60
Beastly Adventurer
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Denver
Oddometer: 1,545
Originally Posted by VxZeroKnots View Post
I think the whole "wheelie" machine stuff might be for sea level or 990's. The front wheel does not come up easy at all on mine with 34,000 miles and 16/42. I just checked my valves last night and two intakes are tight. The rest are in spec, if just, and the rear plug looks a little rich. I plan on addressing all those issues and putting in a new set of plugs but it sounds like your bike runs pretty similar to mine; 100mph easy and pulls hard and steady, but I think my carbs could use some fine tuning and a 45t in the rear for sure.
Thanks Drew, that helps knowing your riding style. I may look into a 45, but really like how its runs down the highway right now with the 16/42. Hopefully you're getting some riding in this winter.

Probably a good thing its hard to wheelie, Im not sure I need to be trying to stand a 500lb bike on its rear tire and charging across some whoopers, and if it could I would But the result would be.................
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