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Old 10-29-2013, 06:02 AM   #2296
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Fellow dub guys, anyone know if I can run heated jacket and gloves on the 2000 w ? Thanks !
I run them both on my '01, never failed to start with the magic button. I do hook up the maintainer in between rides in the winter though.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:16 AM   #2297
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I run them both on my '01, never failed to start with the magic button. I do hook up the maintainer in between rides in the winter though.
Same for me. Gerbing jacket and gloves. Battery tender in between rides.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:24 AM   #2298
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Old 10-29-2013, 02:37 PM   #2299
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Nice ride today on the Dragon. Very little traffic.

Here I am stopped at the way out of Cade's Cove for a quick photo.
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Old 10-29-2013, 02:50 PM   #2300
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Thanks for the replies guys, anyone else I'm interested . Was hoping this would be the case, this way one set up for multiple bikes. The others can definitely handle the draw.
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:33 PM   #2301
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I ran a heated Kanetsu vest the other day on mine with no issues. I'd like to run some Oxford heated grip wraps I have as well. These draw a less than a jacket and gloves, so I hope they are within the limit.
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:36 PM   #2302
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Believe you'll be fine.

I do think its a good idea to use a battery tender over the winter.
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Old 11-03-2013, 01:39 AM   #2303
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Old 11-03-2013, 03:13 PM   #2304
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Replaced my triumph-esque tank badges with some simple vinyl decals--I'm pretty happy with the look.

Removing the original badges was rather labor intensive--that adhesive foam is really stuck on there. Not too difficult or tricky, just takes a lot of time carefully scrapping off the goo.
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Old 11-03-2013, 03:39 PM   #2305
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Deal's Gap aka the Dragon is now a nice ride because the crowds are gone.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:15 AM   #2306
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Hagon Shocks

I'm ready to order some new rear shocks and was looking for a little input.

Sounds like most people who ordered Hagon shocks found the recommended spring rate to be too stiff.
What's your spring rate (and rider weight) and do you think it's too stiff?
Thanks!
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Old 11-06-2013, 04:18 PM   #2307
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I'm ready to order some new rear shocks and was looking for a little input.

Sounds like most people who ordered Hagon shocks found the recommended spring rate to be too stiff.
What's your spring rate (and rider weight) and do you think it's too stiff?
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Mine came with Progressive 412 HD shocks that the previous 280lbs owner put on.. I weigh 190lbs and there is about a 0.5" of movement when I sit down.
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Old 11-06-2013, 05:41 PM   #2308
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I'm ready to order some new rear shocks and was looking for a little input.

Sounds like most people who ordered Hagon shocks found the recommended spring rate to be too stiff.
What's your spring rate (and rider weight) and do you think it's too stiff?
Thanks!
My Hagons from Dave Quinn is just right...if I can recall I wanted them firmer/sportier. He'll ask you about passenger weight and percentage of time solo vs w/passenger.
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Old 11-07-2013, 04:49 PM   #2309
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I'm OK with the recommended spring rate on mine. They are a hair stiff when I'm solo but two-up they are right on.

From a style recommendation, I would suggest you not opt for the spring shrouds. They squeak.
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Old 11-07-2013, 04:57 PM   #2310
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Hagon Shocks

Thanks guys, I'll just make sure I talk over my intended use with Dave Quinn.
My two-up riding is mainly for short jaunts around town--going out to eat or dropping the missus off at work (Mrs. orsurf76 has her Ducati for real rides).
Even my touring setup, with soft bags, doesn't add that much weight--just don't want to end up too stiff.
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