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Old 01-11-2013, 04:07 PM   #2116
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What are you guys doing for security that don't have garages? I just signed for one and will be picking it up tomorrow, however being in an apartment there's very little to secure it with. I have ordered a cover and was going to order a disc lock alarm however I'm unsure of whether the bigger disc locks will fit (15 mm pins). Anybody else using a disc lock?

As far as attaching it to a hard object (since two guys and a truck could just lift it and drive away), the only option would be a lamp post that is in some bushes but that would require like a 15 ft cable. 15 ft of quality chain would be way too expensive for such a bike in my opinion, and I doubt the apartment owner would appreciate it. The other option would be to ask to install a sunken link, but doubt they would go for me drilling into their concrete or call it a trip hazard. I could also walk it to my patio every day but with all the rain that would quickly rut the grass, haha, let alone be obnoxious as a commuting standard.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:13 PM   #2117
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Bent one of my stock footpegs (they suck), replaced it with DRC Wide Footpegs - the extra width increased confidence and feels much nicer when standing up. Thanks to srmoto.com


DRC Wide Footpegs VS. OEM by Guerillah, on Flickr

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Old 01-11-2013, 04:31 PM   #2118
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What are you guys doing for security that don't have garages? I just signed for one and will be picking it up tomorrow, however being in an apartment there's very little to secure it with. I have ordered a cover and was going to order a disc lock alarm however I'm unsure of whether the bigger disc locks will fit (15 mm pins). Anybody else using a disc lock?

As far as attaching it to a hard object (since two guys and a truck could just lift it and drive away), the only option would be a lamp post that is in some bushes but that would require like a 15 ft cable. 15 ft of quality chain would be way too expensive for such a bike in my opinion, and I doubt the apartment owner would appreciate it. The other option would be to ask to install a sunken link, but doubt they would go for me drilling into their concrete or call it a trip hazard. I could also walk it to my patio every day but with all the rain that would quickly rut the grass, haha, let alone be obnoxious as a commuting standard.
Do you have an dedicate parking spot? Maybe put an tote above ground and fill with concrete and a cable. Even a trash can. Won't be a trip hazard either.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:34 PM   #2119
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I'm 5'4" and I slid the forks up about 3/4" and set the sag all the way down (it was about 8 full turns of the spring nut) and I can come close to almost flat footing with my left leg in my comp five's. I'm sure it will be better once I put a seat concepts seat on it.

What is her inseam?
She said she thinks its 28". She's about 160ish, so the bike will sag a bit when she sits on it. Don't tell her I said that.

All typos and misspellings blamed on my phone.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:49 PM   #2120
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Stalling, octane, ethanol, etc........

OK, here is what I found out today. As I stated earlier, the fuel I have been using is 91 octane and I got an engine stall the other day. I went around town and checked all the gas stations and only two places sold a grade of gasoline with no ethanol, both 91 octane. One of them was the Valero where I had been purchasing my 91 octane fuel for the 250L and there is a sticker on the pump that said the premium grade contains no ethanol. So I guess I can rule out ethanol in the fuel as a cause of my stall the other day. So much for that idea! So my choices are 87 and 89 octane unleaded with ethanol or 91 octane unleaded with no ethanol. That's it locally. Would you just stick with the 91 solely for the reason that it doesn't contain any ethanol? I may have to adjust the EJK programmer and see if it makes a difference. But it's going to have to wait for warmer weather now.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:02 PM   #2121
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Seat

Hey I was trying to figure out how to take the seat off my bike and could not figure it out? Can someone tell me how to take it off?
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:07 PM   #2122
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Hey I was trying to figure out how to take the seat off my bike and could not figure it out? Can someone tell me how to take it off?
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2 long allen bolts on either side, pull back and lift
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:25 PM   #2123
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2 long allen bolts on either side, pull back and lift

Are those the two bolts underneath the Honda logo on the seat?
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:40 PM   #2124
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Are those the two bolts underneath the Honda logo on the seat?
yeah....., the hook bolts with the allen head, ones that catch your pants when ya get on and off
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:32 PM   #2125
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Are those the two bolts underneath the Honda logo on the seat?
Yep. The extended bolts double as attachment hooks. Back those out, grasp the seat and lift up and back. Your owners manual has an illustration and description.
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:49 PM   #2126
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Mount for Easton 1 3/8" EXP bars

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I bent it as needed... I have had to bend every handguard/barkbuster I have had to get the fit perfect.
I've found two options for mounting handguards on the Easton EXP 1 3/8" bars.

http://cruxstudio.com/portfolio/east...ard-mounts.php

http://www.birdsofpreymotorsports.co...uard+Mount.htm
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Old 01-11-2013, 08:40 PM   #2127
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Yep. The extended bolts double as attachment hooks. Back those out, grasp the seat and lift up and back. Your owners manual has an illustration and description.
But........the owners manual is under the seat....
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Old 01-11-2013, 09:02 PM   #2128
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That is one Catch-22 there.
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Old 01-11-2013, 09:06 PM   #2129
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She said she thinks its 28". She's about 160ish, so the bike will sag a bit when she sits on it. Don't tell her I said that.

All typos and misspellings blamed on my phone.
Lol,

She should be fine. Have her go sit on one, even stock it was ok for me
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Old 01-11-2013, 09:09 PM   #2130
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I've found two options for mounting handguards on the Easton EXP 1 3/8" bars.

http://cruxstudio.com/portfolio/east...ard-mounts.php

http://www.birdsofpreymotorsports.co...uard+Mount.htm
Where can you get the one shown on cruxstudio?
The first one shown that mounts on the triple clamp
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