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Old 07-17-2013, 07:57 PM   #12271
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SC makes a great seat, I think you'll like it.
I've had them on three bikes and will be putting their tall version on the TR650


I've had them on three bikes as well and they're very comfortable.
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:48 PM   #12272
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SC has had some pretty good reviews and doesn't cost a fortune.

So my IMS tank has the radiator fins built in. It is the 4 gallon (pic below). The 3.2 gallon tank uses stock shrouds. I took another look at the web and getting the 3.9 gallon tank that allows you to install your existing radiator guards is a special order. Not sure what I think about the big ass clear tank. Second, if I return it, should I get white and go with the 3.2 gallon? I have white front disc guards, white hand guards, black Moose bars/bark busters and black pegs. The Casper bike may look like hell with the clear tank? Return tank and exchange for the white and down size to 3.2 or keep the clear big ass tank with built in radiator guards?


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Old 07-17-2013, 10:43 PM   #12273
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Clarke makes a 3.9 gal that uses the stock shrouds.

Justgastanks.com. Check it out in the vendor forum.
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:23 PM   #12274
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On another note:

Barry Strang, Wyoming Man, Buys Motorcycle After 38 Years, Dies Three Miles Later Posted: 07/17/2013 10:48 am EDT | Updated: 07/17/2013 12:00 pm EDT




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Barry Strang had wanted a motorcylce his entire life. The day he finally purchasing one, Strang got into a collisison with a tractor trailer and died.



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There's irony, and then there's tragedy -- and this story has a little of both.
For nearly four decades, Barry Strang asked his wife, Pam, for a motorcycle, and each time for 38 years, she said no because she thought they were too dangerous, according to the Casper Star-Tribune.
But Pam's objections became fainter after Strang retired. He told his wife he had found the perfect bike -- a 2013 Harley-Davidson -- at a store near the couple's home in the Casper, Wyo., area. He said the bike was "on his bucket list," according to the Star-Tribune.
On June 27, Strang finally purchased the bike. The proud new owner posted a picture of the hog on Facebook with the caption, "44 years finally got one :)." (Strang's Facebook page has since been taken down.)
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Sadly, Strang would never be able to show off his new bike to Pam. About three miles from the bike shop, Strang collided with a tractor trailer on on Highway 789.
“Both vehicles were in the process of negotiating a right hand curve in the roadway when for unknown reasons, Strang’s motorcycle turned to the right colliding with the drive axles of [a] truck tractor," the Wyoming Highway Patrol said in a report. "Upon impact Strang was totally ejected from the motorcycle and went under [the] tractor trailer combination."
The report lists "unfamiliarity with the motorcycle" as a possible contributing factor.
According to a post on the Wyoming Highway Patrol's Facebook page, a portion of the highway was closed following the fatal crash.



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Old 07-18-2013, 05:45 AM   #12275
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"Clarke makes a 3.9 gal that uses the stock shrouds.

Justgastanks.com. Check it out in the vendor forum."


sounds familiar......(the Clarke tank with the SC seat is the hot setup)...
Jest sayin'-----
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:29 AM   #12276
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not so easy to drag a knee on one of these beasts......
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:38 AM   #12277
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[QUOTE=burque magoo;21902751]not so easy to drag a knee on one of these beasts......

Actually you could drag two at the same time
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Old 07-19-2013, 06:03 AM   #12278
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DRZ farkles arrived today. Pegs, front disc protector, bars, bark busters, bigger bar clamps (not risers Uncle Gordy), pet cock, longer shifter and IMS 4 gallon clear. Not sure if Casper the DRZ will look right with a clear tank versus white? I know the advantage is the fuel can be observed. Oh, the seat sucks. Likely go with Seat Concepts. Opinions.

Pictures below are current, I have not modified the bike yet less Wolfy stuff and pannier racks.




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Old 07-19-2013, 07:48 AM   #12279
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I love my SeatConcepts seat. And they give a discount to ADV members. Jjustj has one, too. Not too expensive, and what a difference.
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Old 07-19-2013, 04:37 PM   #12280
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My son got his learners permit and we finally got a chance now that haying is over to go for a ride. I think I am going to like this. He already is planning the next trip.
Top of Cedar Mtn looking south


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Nice HOT day here in NW Colo.
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:11 PM   #12281
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My son got his learners permit and we finally got a chance now that haying is over to go for a ride. I think I am going to like this. He already is planning the next trip.
Top of Cedar Mtn looking south
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:14 PM   #12282
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:55 AM   #12283
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This should be in the category, "What's the worst that could happen?" (We should start one here )

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I just decided to pursue a new career path. I have no formal training and zero experience as an architect, but I think I can do it. Good timing, my first design will be free of charge. I'm looking to do unique/unconventional projects. Yours could be the first.
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Old 07-21-2013, 10:01 AM   #12284
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:34 AM   #12285
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Next one might be "live from the ambulance".......
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