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Old 04-23-2013, 06:50 PM   #34981
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Lower Brake Pedal?

Loving the WR but need to lower the brake pedal. Google found several options but want to hear from the pros here..
What do you suggest?
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:03 PM   #34982
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Loving the WR but need to lower the brake pedal. Google found several options but want to hear from the pros here..
What do you suggest?
Use the factory adjustment on the master?
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:02 PM   #34983
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:14 AM   #34984
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A tale of two motorcycles....

Yesterday I finally had new tires put on my nighthawk and finished buttoning up the WRX from its winter tear down and was able to ride them back to back for the first time. The Honda is more powerful no doubt, but the difference in town isn't all that great unless I want to get arrested. Of course, I'm barely using the throttle vs wringing the neck of the wr. It's only when I got on the expressway did I remember why I wanted a street bike after all this time...

Is there room in my life for two bikes? I'll find out next week when I take the Honda on a 2000 mile road trip around a
Alaska, because right now after riding both I'm having a hard time seeing why I need both...
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:29 AM   #34985
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Yesterday I finally had new tires put on my nighthawk and finished buttoning up the WRX from its winter tear down and was able to ride them back to back for the first time. The Honda is more powerful no doubt, but the difference in town isn't all that great unless I want to get arrested. Of course, I'm barely using the throttle vs wringing the neck of the wr. It's only when I got on the expressway did I remember why I wanted a street bike after all this time...

Is there room in my life for two bikes? I'll find out next week when I take the Honda on a 2000 mile road trip around a
Alaska, because right now after riding both I'm having a hard time seeing why I need both...
If you only need one, which would you keep?
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:36 AM   #34986
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With the WRR I just picked up I'm up to five bikes. I'll probably unload the KDX although I'm the type that has trouble getting rid of bikes.
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:39 PM   #34987
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I'll bet once you own both concurrently you will keep the kdx. Two different tools, imo.
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:57 PM   #34988
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Wr250r street tire

Can someone suggest a tire (brand and size) for a Wr250R to take a 2000 mile road trip on (all pavement).

Links are always appreciated

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Old 04-24-2013, 03:11 PM   #34989
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Can someone suggest a tire (brand and size) for a Wr250R to take a 2000 mile road trip on (all pavement).

Links are always appreciated

Thanks
Avon Distanzias are a great tire. Reagular dualsport road tire. They handle street very well and dirt too if you decide to take a dirt road or two...
I'd go with the stock sizes, 120/80-18 rear and 90/90-21 front.

Front: http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...ront-Tire.aspx

Rear: http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...Rear-Tire.aspx

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Old 04-24-2013, 03:17 PM   #34990
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Shinko 705 maybe
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:17 PM   #34991
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I think I'm going to go with SM wheels laced up to R hubs for easy swap on my WRR.

Do I just go with the R sprocket on the SM wheels or, given the smaller size of these wheels, is there a recommended alternative sprocket size to use?
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:36 PM   #34992
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Well, my bike is basically done, and the weather has taken a turn for the awesome - so off I go. Going to put about 1500 miles on over the next week or so, much of which will be remote dirt roads in southern Utah & northern Arizona. I'm prepared for anything, but hopefully 'anything' will be having an uneventful yet great time. Huzzah!
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:37 PM   #34993
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X fork guards

I took my white R fork guards and heated/shaped them like a lot of the rest of you but I'm still not super happy with the result.

I just picked up black X fork guards and am thinking about using these. The only thing that looks different to me is that the attachment points for the front brake line is lower.

For anyone that has done this do I just reattach everything on the new guards or do I need to touch anything else?

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Old 04-24-2013, 04:47 PM   #34994
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Fork gouge

What are the odds of something like this buffing out with emery cloth/fine sand paper? The right fork just started showing signs of fork oil residue rings, its not a fast leak but in time im sure this gouge will take a toll on the seal.

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Old 04-24-2013, 04:58 PM   #34995
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