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Old 01-06-2012, 06:10 PM   #466
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Yep, using the stock ST subframe, same as the G/S. The seat and rear rack are G/S pattern parts from Boxxerparts.de


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^ I remember this pic ^
that seat/rack combo is looking good.

Did you manage that with the ST subframe?
It appears too short for a GS subframe, near as I can tell.

I picked up a GS subframe but find I'm reluctant to make the change due to its length & weight...

also thinking I go 21" front before I need to replace my 19" tire.
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Old 01-07-2012, 05:09 AM   #467
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I've had both on my ST and I can say definitely YES. The 21" wheel makes for slower heavier steering. The 19" is noticably more light and nimble on the street. If you never stray off of pavement I'd say switch to a 19". That said, I had the heavier GS tubeless 21" rim. The G/S rim might not be as bad.
Switching from 19" ST wheel to 21" G/S wheel didn't make that much of a difference on my bike (actually /6 with G/S fork.) Maybe the weight difference between G/S and GS wheels has more infuence then one would think? According to MaxBMW: G/S is 9.26lb, GS adds about half to that (13.36lb.)
That fact that the 21" lifted the front an inch impressed me a lot more, felt like falling backwards the first few rides. This will be leveled with longer rear shocks as soon as the postman delivers them. Man, waiting for new -used- goodies always seems to take forever.
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Old 01-15-2012, 09:42 AM   #468
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looking forward to getting a 21" front on this

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Old 01-15-2012, 12:32 PM   #469
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yes.. went with a G/S length Ohlins. This pic was before the G/S front end, center stand, sump, and 24L gas tank.

I love the look at this stage, but need more range and better off road manners of the 21" front.. I still have all my ST parts tucked away in a few boxes.
What is this side stand ? Surefoot ?
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Old 01-16-2012, 06:27 AM   #470
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Like that ST Renner! Something else I need.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:57 AM   #471
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thank man, I'm wondering how your tire search will play out.
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:40 AM   #472
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What is this side stand ? Surefoot ?
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Old 01-16-2012, 01:50 PM   #473
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Thank's hardwaregrrl
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Old 01-21-2012, 06:03 PM   #474
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Cool2 Refresh is complete

The refresh work is complete on my '83 R80ST. It had been sitting for about 20 years. I bought it in July. It has finally been freshened up. All fluids, cables, and hoses replaced. Fuel tank repaired and repainted. Other body panels repainted. I added the stock fairing. I gave it a paint scheme with a nod to McLaren F1 cars.





It's the middle of January and I'm in a very snowy New England USA. I may have to wait a couple of months before I can enjoy the bike out on the road.
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Old 01-21-2012, 06:18 PM   #475
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excellent

more pics please
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Old 01-21-2012, 06:31 PM   #476
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excellent

more pics please
Thanks! Just click on either pictures in my post above. Your browser will go to the photo gallery.

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Old 01-21-2012, 08:26 PM   #477
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Yes, more pictures please I was thinking about getting the same fairing, but had never seen it on a bike. Does it come unpainted or silver/red?

How about a picture of the fairing showing the speedo/tach?

Edit: never mind, went to your smugmug page and found the picture I was looking for.
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Old 01-29-2012, 03:10 PM   #478
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So....

another look at my ST!

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Old 01-29-2012, 03:23 PM   #479
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looking uber-capable

maybe a bit on the 'clean' side, though
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Old 01-29-2012, 09:23 PM   #480
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