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Old 06-16-2013, 03:03 PM   #16801
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@stevho Where is cederburg? Gorgeous country! Great bike to bond with too.

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Old 06-16-2013, 04:10 PM   #16802
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I love this thing!

We don't have the breathtaking views that some of you do here in SW Ohio, but we make do with some adventuring.



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Old 06-16-2013, 06:23 PM   #16803
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Just picked up this 08 a week and a half ago and put on the new luggage a few days ago.

Had to test it properly.


Just don't test it like you did your last bike
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Old 06-17-2013, 01:34 AM   #16804
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:52 PM   #16805
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Just brought her home 2 days ago. The wifes a little short for it though..

Can we have a few less pics of the bike and a few more of the wife.
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:55 PM   #16806
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This is what happens to your back wheel




After a few weeks of this





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Old 06-17-2013, 01:09 PM   #16807
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Can we have a few less pics of the bike and a few more of the wife.
Don't know you, lacofdfireman, but me... I wouldn't do it... not the wife...
It can be hell here in the asylum

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Old 06-17-2013, 01:12 PM   #16808
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This is what happens to your back wheel

Great pic, froggy...!
(also it describes me in the sand more than the others... )

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Old 06-17-2013, 01:26 PM   #16809
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Great pic, froggy...!
(also it describes me in the sand more than the others... )

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The pic is thanks to my lack of riding ability and Terry's(Chubbythumpers) excellent photographic skills.

Oh, and the scenery helps a bit as well.
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Old 06-17-2013, 01:54 PM   #16810
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The pic is thanks to my lack of riding ability and Terry's(Chubbythumpers) excellent photographic skills.

Oh, and the scenery helps a bit as well.
At least take the credit for breaking the spokes
great pics indeed
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:14 PM   #16811
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Would that be lack of tightening the spokes or did they just explode?
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:27 PM   #16812
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Frog Uk

Would that be lack of tightening the spokes or did they just explode?
I think it was because the original wheel builder did'nt angle the spoke holes properly, stressing the spokes at the nipples.

If you look closely you should be able to see it here.



When I rebuilt the wheel I re-drilled the spoke holes to get rid of the stress on the spokes like this.



The rebuilt wheel came out like this, and has been fine ever since.

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Old 06-17-2013, 09:01 PM   #16813
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Awsome. Nice build
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Old 06-18-2013, 12:08 AM   #16814
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Hi All

I had an itch to scratch and wanted to own a 990 before it was too late to get one without too much milage.
Picked up this baby a few days ago. Cool extras include wider footpegs, Akro's,Scotts Damper,and coolest of all extra range tanks.


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Old 06-18-2013, 12:11 AM   #16815
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Hi All

I had an itch to scratch and wanted to own a 990 before it was too late to get one without too much milage.
Picked up this baby a few days ago. Cool extras include wider footpegs, Akro's,Scotts Damper,and coolest of all extra range tanks.


Mean looking bike!

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