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Old 06-12-2014, 06:46 AM   #28966
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If you can't find the mud road now... This morning would be a great time for the mud road.
There is some good gravel in the area and another muddy road. I have not added it up by at peace 20 mile. Phenomenal for the east coast. The washed out bridge is on rt 604. If I can just get my act together and not get diverted I can ride with people.
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:38 AM   #28967
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I was wondering who Matt was... I should have guessed it would be the only Matt I know that rides......
and he rides that beautiful red white and blue GS. Hey Matt
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:05 AM   #28968
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Non-paid spokesman for Motion Pro

Guys, a lot of you might already have one of these, but I wanted to share it anyway. We all dig cool tools, right? If you have a lot of dirt bikes, especially Hondas, this Motion Pro tool is wonderful. It is called the Combo Y-drive wrench and replaces 7 different tool pieces you'd have to carry in your trail/bike tool kit. (3 sockets, socket wrench, 3 allen wrenches)



It's only about $16 at Commonwealth Powersports. Has an 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm socket, and when you remove the sockets, it has 4mm, 5mm, and 6mm hex heads underneath.



I now have one in Petersburg, and also keep one here in WV. You would be amazed at how many times I use it, on just about everything, including string trimmers and other tools.

Okay, shameless plug over. I'm a sucker for good multi-tasking tools. This one is great. I love it.

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Old 06-12-2014, 12:16 PM   #28969
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Where is this at???


Red square is entrance of CC Road off of 14



Looking 14 West


After 2nd set of guard rails CC Rd will be on immediate right. Easy to miss.
Thanks for the details!
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Old 06-12-2014, 12:59 PM   #28970
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Rt 14, or "The Trail" is a really nice road to ride. I took Falconz from Durham, NC out there last week. We did not hit the CC road since he was not on a DS.
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Old 06-12-2014, 03:10 PM   #28971
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That is a little far for me this weekend. Let me know when yall do something a little closer. Would really like to meet up with yall.
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Old 06-12-2014, 03:29 PM   #28972
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and he rides that beautiful red white and blue GS. Hey Matt

Hey Jeff

I think this weekend might be the last on my first Heidenau K60 rear. I've gotten almost 9k miles off it thus far and probably have another 12-1800 left before its down to bald in the center but I'm not that brave.

Anyone know a good source on wheels for a GS other than Woody's? I'm considering ebay but thats kinda a crapshoot. Jeff - didnt you post a while back about your favorite multi-Craigslist sorter.

I'd like to find a set of forged wheels that I could put road tires on and puts some TKC's on my spoked wheels.

First world problems but I'm happy for any suggestions
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Old 06-12-2014, 03:47 PM   #28973
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. Jeff - didnt you post a while back about your favorite multi-Craigslist sorter.
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:50 PM   #28974
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I brought it home. Not sure if I'll still be part of the club having sold my dual sport and bought a sport tourer.

Here is the beige bomber. I know it is missing a trim piece on the left side.




I don't see what all the whining is about on the VFR forums about the abruptness of the VTEC engagement. It isn't that bad and is pretty fun.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:06 PM   #28975
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Have fun! It looks fast standing still.

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Old 06-12-2014, 06:13 PM   #28976
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That paint scheme would be camouflage out here seriously, who would do that....
Don't think it would have helped in this particular situation...
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:22 PM   #28977
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That paint scheme would be camouflage out here seriously, who would do that....
Dumb kid in the army. Personally I overlooked the paint because it seamed like a pretty darn good deal considering I didn't spend much above what I sold the WR for. That and I've always had a thing for 6th gen VFRs after seeing a 25th anniversary edition one for sale up at Ken's Cycle center a couple years back.

So this is my first bike with more than 2 cylinders and now makes it so I've owned one each of the big four.

If I can get the paint off, I'd like to paint it white or white and blue. So that it will match my helmet and roadcrafter. Maybe sanding it all off will be a project for next winter.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:35 PM   #28978
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I'll give you my 2 cents worth....get some fine grade 3M wet sand paper(800 grit or better) and go mess up the kitchen sink...I repainted an '85 900 Ninja in Porsche Alpine White and to save money I had a painter buddy do the spray....his comment was, "the better the prep, the better the outcome"....came out great.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:37 PM   #28979
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Other issue with the paint is the PO did it with all the panels on the bike and didn't do the best at masking. Plenty of overspray on different parts.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:43 PM   #28980
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Ok so this might be a dumb question on painting a bike. What about this wrap business. How do they wrap a car or whatever? Is that a viable alternative to painting? I have no idea of the durability or cost. I just thought about it the other day when I passed a wrap place going to the Midnight Brewery. Good place to check out if you like beer.
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