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Old 06-16-2013, 10:08 AM   #4831
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combination, between a simple throttle lock and throttle rocker.
i have tried single spring and double spring, but never found much difference, so i just have both.

the only real noticeable problem that i have for long hours in the saddle, is that i find that the handle bars (grips), the end angle is such that i develop a pain inside my wrist from holding the throttle open. as if the bars need to be more straight, rather then the bent/ turned angle that they are, so much, that i am going to find a straighter set of handle bars
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Old 06-16-2013, 04:42 PM   #4832
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Bashplate toolbox

I'm hoping to hear from folks who have installed a bashplate toolbox (pros, cons, type, etc.). It's doubtful I'd be able to get one before my Trans Lab adventure kicks off next Saturday, but it could be a good long-term storage solution for my tool roll and flat repair kit. Thanks.

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Old 06-16-2013, 05:15 PM   #4833
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I'm hoping to hear from folks who have installed a bashplate toolbox (pros, cons, type, etc.). It's doubtful I'd be able to get one before my Trans Lab adventure kicks off next Saturday, but it could be a good long-term storage solution for my tool roll and flat repair kit. Thanks.

Michael
I put one of the DIY KLR tool tubes up front. It works great! Just remember to add a tether to the tube caps.
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Old 06-16-2013, 07:47 PM   #4834
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Any tips for mounting it?
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Old 06-16-2013, 08:24 PM   #4835
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Any tips for mounting it?
I just use long hose clamps to attach it to the bashplate. I would use 2 test plugs instead of gluing one end cap on if I made another one.
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Old 06-16-2013, 09:21 PM   #4836
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New front rim

Hello
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I'm in need of a new front wheel rim.
I looked at Woodys site and they recommend a 1.85 wide rim instead of the standard 2.25 (?).
I ride 50 street/ 50 dirt with a Great Divide Ride coming up.

What is your experience with that set up?
Also is this a common tire size or will I be limited in my choices?

Thank you

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Old 06-16-2013, 11:03 PM   #4837
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Actually, OEM front is 1.60. I think same tyre sizes cover 1.60 and 1.85...
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Old 06-17-2013, 01:43 AM   #4838
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Anyone here who did the wp conversion have the rest of the legs laying around that dont need.

set i sent look to have gotten dented in post so he is looking for the chrome leg in top condition

or even the full forks without the lower cast section

PM me please if have some laying around as like get the issue sorted as fast as i can

ideally set in Europe region be better to save postage costs
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:35 AM   #4839
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What are you guys using for a throttle rocker type device for long rides? I am going to remove the one return spring but would still like to find something so I can rest my hand a bit while on the hwy.
Suggestions and how you like it would be good
I fitted a Kaoko Throttle lock, together with OEM handguards, and it works brilliantly.
Have a look at http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/inde...topic=125234.0
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:10 AM   #4840
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Hello
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I'm in need of a new front wheel rim.
I looked at Woodys site and they recommend a 1.85 wide rim instead of the standard 2.25 (?).
I ride 50 street/ 50 dirt with a Great Divide Ride coming up.

What is your experience with that set up?
Also is this a common tire size or will I be limited in my choices?

Thank you

M
Use the Woody's recommendations. This setup works great. Go for the superspokes as well. I've had a Woody's wheel on my front for years now.

You won't be limited in your tire choices.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:38 AM   #4841
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Use the Woody's recommendations. This setup works great. Go for the superspokes as well. I've had a Woody's wheel on my front for years now.

You won't be limited in your tire choices.
yup ^^^ that. I live down the street from them, listened to their choices and haven't looked back.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:56 PM   #4842
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New front Rim

Thank you guys,
the rim sizes were from Woodys website, since then someone from Woodys contacted me and recommended the 1.60x21 Excel with larger spokes and superlaced.
I m a little concerned if ithat will change the way it handles on the Highway>

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Old 06-18-2013, 05:02 AM   #4843
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Thank you guys,
the rim sizes were from Woodys website, since then someone from Woodys contacted me and recommended the 1.60x21 Excel with larger spokes and superlaced.
I m a little concerned if ithat will change the way it handles on the Highway>

M
I run a 1.6 inch Excel A60 front rim and have no issues. Changing from the stock 1.85 size to 1.60 doesnt change the handling.

Are they selling you the A60 or the regular "signature series" rim?
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Old 06-18-2013, 09:25 PM   #4844
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New Front Rim

Thanks for your reply on the 1.60 rim vs. the 1.85.

The guy at Woodys did not specify which Excel rim, only that it cost $ 139 and allready has the larger nipple holes for the larger spokes and is ready for their superlace pattern.

I will follow up on that!

Can I still use the 90/90x21 tire size with the narrower 1.60 rim?



Getting ready for ten days on the continental Divide Trail !!!

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Old 06-18-2013, 09:33 PM   #4845
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Thanks for your reply on the 1.60 rim vs. the 1.85.

The guy at Woodys did not specify which Excel rim, only that it cost $ 139 and allready has the larger nipple holes for the larger spokes and is ready for their superlace pattern.

I will follow up on that!

Can I still use the 90/90x21 tire size with the narrower 1.60 rim?



Getting ready for ten days on the continental Divide Trail !!!

M
Your tire sizes don't change.
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