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Old 01-11-2012, 02:34 PM   #16
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I love my center stand.

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Old 01-11-2012, 04:06 PM   #17
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Yup, just put that little extra "ahhh crap" into the day...



Later.
What sort of bike is this?
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Old 01-11-2012, 04:10 PM   #18
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What sort of bike is this?
Yamaha MT01, guessing from his sig.
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Old 01-11-2012, 04:41 PM   #19
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Yep, MT-01

Frame, suspension, brakes & bits are based on the '05 R1, the engine and trans are out of the Warrior...it's a cruiser that can turn and stop quite well...unless I'm riding it and I find gravel...then I find a ditch and blow the tire, bend the forks, break the shift lever, crush the heat shield...you know, cheap stuff...

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Old 01-17-2012, 10:59 PM   #20
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Old 01-18-2012, 10:10 PM   #21
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Old 01-18-2012, 10:41 PM   #22
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my picture not my bike... front tubeless on a 12GS... PINCH FLAT.
Added a tube... rode it 1500mi home, over a decent amount of rough terrain.




last years winter dual sport ride... 300 miles in 3 days, camping off the bikes... 10-15deg weather... and he was running a tubeliss system. Found the leak about 60 miles later and plugged it.




Usually we try to get about 4 or 5 people telling each other how to change a tire... I stood back and took pictures, and provided the baby powder and soap :O

we managed to pinch the tube not once, but TWICE before getting it to hold air.

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Old 01-27-2012, 05:47 PM   #23
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Here are some of my flat tire pics.

My wife's first flat tire at the Central ADV rally last year.

Luckily she has roadside assistants

A Flat front tire on my KTM


Caused by this semi-outta control jump


And a buddies flat on our trip around Lake Michigan last year.
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Old 05-17-2012, 03:26 PM   #24
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Old 05-17-2012, 07:50 PM   #25
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I posted this before but...

a 70mph blowout recently got my attention!

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Old 05-17-2012, 08:12 PM   #26
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:02 AM   #27
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Sidling lookout, Northeaster Tasmania, Australia, at least the view was nice.



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Old 05-18-2012, 05:52 AM   #28
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It was so hot here when this happened that the stand actually sank into the tar about 45 degrees celcius
The water in the topbox was so hot we could make coffee with it
And then also my compressor packed up
Luckily my cousin came to the rescue with a compressor

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Old 05-18-2012, 06:11 AM   #29
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12 psi, apparently it went flat for 2.3 nano seconds. just long enough to slip a kudzu leaf between the bead and rim.





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Old 05-18-2012, 06:30 AM   #30
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Whats happening here?
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