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Old 08-05-2012, 01:17 PM   #106
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I must have missed something, but did you try/consider lacing up a different rim onto the stock hub to accommodate the fat tires?
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Old 08-05-2012, 04:03 PM   #107
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I must have missed something, but did you try/consider lacing up a different rim onto the stock hub to accommodate the fat tires?
yea i wanted to lace the tw 14 inch wheel to the bmw hub but the tw has 32 spokes and the bmw has 36 spokes.i couldnt find any aftermarket wide 14 inch rims either.
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Old 08-13-2012, 06:28 PM   #108
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upgraded my rear brake linkage. i used a rod and brake arm first but it had the wrong leverage ratio so i had to press on the brake pedal pretty hard to get it to lock up on the street. now i set up a cable so i could get a good leverage ratio on the brake pedal and the thing works way better. now i can lock up the rear tire on the road with way less pressure. no disc setup needed now.
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Old 08-13-2012, 06:30 PM   #109
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heres the brake pedal setup side. this time i used the stock brake pedal and with the cable i dont need to use the shaft going across to the other side.
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:04 PM   #110
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this weekend at courtright dam california.
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:05 PM   #111
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other side of the dam.
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:05 PM   #112
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on my way to the dam.
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:07 PM   #113
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on the way back home i stopped at the big redwoods in the sierra mountains.
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:08 PM   #114
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more mountains near wishon lake.
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:11 PM   #115
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i rode a wheelie over this dam so all the boaters could see my front wheel over the rail and get angry.
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:28 PM   #116
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Kubiak,
How do the fatties handle on the pavement?

Righteous looking scooter... by the way!
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Old 08-14-2012, 10:15 AM   #117
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Kubiak,
How do the fatties handle on the pavement?

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ThumpnRed, the bike handles like a dream on the pavement. with the super big contact patch in the corners its like being on rails, no twitchy handling or slipping at all. its like having my supermoto back on the road but also having more traction offroad than ever before too! also it is super stable ripping down the freeway at 80mph.no more catching grooves in the road, it rides right over them. i have to say it is way better than i expected. very happy kubiak these days!
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:47 PM   #118
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im trying to think of a good name for the bike to replace the f650gs decal. any good names you guys can think of that would fit in the space? i came up with a few, explorer, trail 650, dune cat, trailway 650, tw 650, kubiaks, kubiaks 650.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:42 PM   #119
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im trying to think of a good name for the bike to replace the f650gs decal. any good names you guys can think of that would fit in the space? i came up with a few, explorer, trail 650, dune cat, trailway 650, tw 650, kubiaks, kubiaks 650.

My first thought was FTW 650. Depending on your age the letters FTW can have a different meaning.

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Old 08-26-2012, 06:11 AM   #120
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Very nice work!

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i rode a wheelie over this dam so all the boaters could see my front wheel over the rail and get angry.
You are my hero!!!! Can I have your picture? I want to put it on the wall.
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