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Old 05-14-2013, 07:08 AM   #8026
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Thanks for the kind words. That is the 'breathable comfort' high seat combo from TT/Kahedo (scored on Craigslist for $500; a steal compared to $1200+ new). Took around 2500 miles for the foam to really settle in, but now it's truly all-day comfortable. My wife says she loves the passenger seat, though she hasn't done a daylong trip on it yet. She likes the rise in the front which holds her in place under braking, unlike the stock seat that was like sliding down a ramp.
Wow..................you did indeed score a "deal"!!!!! Congrats and thanks for the info
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:18 PM   #8027
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I'm curious. How do you guys get your bikes so clean? Do you spend hours on a stool, with a toothbrush? Or do you take it to a car wash and blast it?
We have dusty gravel roads with lots of steam crossings. (Mud)
I can't get mine that clean.. (Ha, should I start a how do you clean your GSA thread?)
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:25 PM   #8028
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I'm curious. How do you guys get your bikes so clean? Do you spend hours on a stool, with a toothbrush? Or do you take it to a car wash and blast it?
We have dusty gravel roads with lots of steam crossings. (Mud)
I can't get mine that clean.. (Ha, should I start a how do you clean your GSA thread?)
Yea good question. My bike always looks dirty...well i suppose it is always dirty!
Is there a particular soap that works? I wouldn't mind my bike being clean now and again.
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:29 PM   #8029
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The dirt helps them running better and keeps all parts where they belong

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Old 05-14-2013, 07:38 PM   #8030
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Yea good question. My bike always looks dirty...well i suppose it is always is dirty!
Is there a particular soap type you find that works? I wouldn't mind my bike being clean now and again.
I use Simple green. Spray it on liberally, use a soft brush on the tough stuff, and rinse thoroughly. It cleans it all, but do not do it in the sun and never let it dry on the bike.



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Old 05-14-2013, 08:45 PM   #8031
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I use Simple green. Spray it on liberally, use a soft brush on the tought sruff, and rinse thoroughly. It cleans it all, but do not do it in the sun and never let it dry on the bike

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Well Jim that bike looks very clean. I'm sold. I will order some tomorrow. I have a ton of respect for anything you have to say on this site. Thanks for posting.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:17 PM   #8032
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I'm curious. How do you guys get your bikes so clean? Do you spend hours on a stool, with a toothbrush? Or do you take it to a car wash and blast it?
We have dusty gravel roads with lots of steam crossings. (Mud)
I can't get mine that clean.. (Ha, should I start a how do you clean your GSA thread?)
I ride mine through an hour of heavy rain, which is exactly what I did prior to taking the two pics above. The crazy thing about those pics is that my driveway was totally smooth with no cracks before I parked the bike and put the sidestand down. Man, GSAs are heavy.
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Old 05-15-2013, 05:11 AM   #8033
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Well Jim that bike looks very clean. I'm sold. I will order some tomorrow. I have a ton of respect for anything you have to say on this site. Thanks for posting.
It would be easier to understand if I paid more attention to my typing!

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Old 05-19-2013, 07:28 AM   #8034
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Well, first real pix of my GS, after a day trip almost 300miles:

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Old 05-19-2013, 10:10 AM   #8035
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Just after my first try at some single track.........to bad you can't see the huge GRIN!

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Old 05-19-2013, 02:16 PM   #8036
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Well, first real pix of my GS, after a day trip almost 300miles:

WOW ... I like the color! Assume that is not a stock color?
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Old 05-19-2013, 07:04 PM   #8037
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WOW ... I like the color! Assume that is not a stock color?
Yes, it's stock color, of other bike .

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Old 05-24-2013, 08:48 AM   #8038
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, hope this works ,this is my second gsa and my 11th gs hope to keep this one a while and rack up some miles
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Old 05-24-2013, 04:19 PM   #8039
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heres another one i had
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Old 05-24-2013, 05:16 PM   #8040
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Yes, it's stock color, of other bike .


That's not fair. I painted my bike Metallic orange because no one else did. ha ha oh well. At least it looks good.
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