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Old 01-11-2013, 03:34 PM   #2116
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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, 03:49 PM   #2117
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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, 04:02 PM   #2118
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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, 04:07 PM   #2119
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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, 04:25 PM   #2120
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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, 04:40 PM   #2121
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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, 06:32 PM   #2122
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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, 06:49 PM   #2123
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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, 07:40 PM   #2124
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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, 08:02 PM   #2125
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That is one Catch-22 there.
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Old 01-11-2013, 08:06 PM   #2126
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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, 08:09 PM   #2127
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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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Old 01-11-2013, 09:01 PM   #2128
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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
Yeah talked to the owner of crux those mounts are no longer available anywhere
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Old 01-11-2013, 10:29 PM   #2129
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Thanks. I found it at Wheelingcycle (great store) but it's too expensive for what it is.

Here are a few pictures of the skid plate. I bumped (intentionally) a few rocks to see how it holds up and it seems very sturdy.
http://imgur.com/a/KByeP

Yeah, look at the cycra ones for about half and they are the same thing hahahaha

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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

Thanks, good find on the bar mount ones. I couldn't find them anywhere before.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:59 AM   #2130
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Yeah, look at the cycra ones for about half and they are the same thing hahahaha




Thanks, good find on the bar mount ones. I couldn't find them anywhere before.
You can't get the EXP mounts either. I called the shop. Discontinued.
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