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Old 01-28-2013, 08:36 PM   #16
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Seems like you are content with you bike. I want to get there with mine.
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:01 PM   #17
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This is the first bike that I have ever owned, that has ever reached motorcycle nirvana. I am 100% satisfied My best advice, assuming that your bike is paid for, is to keep it and buy another that serves a different purpose
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:57 PM   #18
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Start a project to lose those three hindenburgs hovering around the rear of that otherwise awesome bike... That, or just go ahead and repaint it in Uhaul orange and start renting it out with furniture dollies and cardboard boxes. The 919 is my favorite bike, and that picture makes me want to cry.
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:47 AM   #19
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:23 PM   #20
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That has got to be a photoshop job
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:28 PM   #21
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:53 PM   #22
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Read the thread written by the guy who farkled that GL1800. It's real, and his fabrication/electric work is simply brilliant.
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:56 PM   #23
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Start a project to lose those three hindenburgs hovering around the rear of that otherwise awesome bike... That, or just go ahead and repaint it in Uhaul orange and start renting it out with furniture dollies and cardboard boxes. The 919 is my favorite bike, and that picture makes me want to cry.
LOL.. they don't stay on all the time, and with the SW-Motec racks I am only left with four little tabs when they are off. I have them because I ride 15-20k a year and need to haul my clothes and gear. I have used a set of soft bags but those were a major pain in the ass, so I got the Givi's and couldn't be happier. Since I have to travel around the State of Florida for work it saves me a ton on fuel taking the bike over my Tundra.

So you can continue to cry, I'll continue to save a ton in fuel ;-)




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Old 01-29-2013, 06:03 PM   #24
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Read the thread written by the guy who farkled that GL1800. It's real, and his fabrication/electric work is simply brilliant.
I spent two hours reading that last night... that man is beyond brilliant, he's also wealthy, and has limitless spare time...haha. Really, his thought process and fabrication skills are insane.


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My best advice, assuming that your bike is paid for, is to keep it and buy another that serves a different purpose
Oh, I have the title in hand... wanted to frame it at one point....lol. I wanted to get a second bike, not for a different purpose, rather because I was running out of practical things to do with my bike and was getting bored...lol.



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Seems like you are content with you bike. I want to get there with mine.
I can honestly say, this is the first thing with wheels and a motor that i have ever gotten to a point where I can say "well, now what...lol."
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:04 PM   #25
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Spend the money on a track school and improve your riding skills. The farkle that keeps on giving even after you sell the bike.
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:49 AM   #26
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Spend the money on a track school and improve your riding skills. The farkle that keeps on giving even after you sell the bike.

Oh, now that's a good plan! I did a few track days on it years ago. Now it has sport touring tires and I spend most of my time flat spotting them in Orlando traffic.... The only down side I can see to a track day (other than the cost) is they are extremely addictive... more so than a good old fashion crack habit ;-)
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:07 AM   #27
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Cool! Start saving for a new bike/repair costs. Right about the time you get it to where you like it will be when it gets totaled, needs a new engine, etc. Seriously, that's awesome that you've got your bike just the way you like it. I still have a ways to go on mine.

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Ok, so I have been tinkering with my 919 for about 6 years and for about 40,000 miles.
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I have them because I ride 15-20k a year and need to haul my clothes and gear.
Shouldn't you have 90,000-120,000 miles on that bike???
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:39 AM   #28
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Shouldn't you have 90,000-120,000 miles on that bike???

Naaa.. only at 60k. It spent two years sitting while I was deployed and during the train up. Before that I used my Vulcan rather than this one.
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:41 AM   #29
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What, no wavy rotors or Termignoni rims? No Ohlins suspension? You're just getting started!
Ohlins only makes rear suspension, and its 900.00.. so that will wait until I either win the lotto or the stock shock goes tits up. The "wave rotors" look look slick, but I'll run the stock rotors until they need to be replaced... then its wave rotor time...lol. I want to swap the rims to a set of the 5 spoke directional CBR rims. Just waiting for the tires to wear out...lol.
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:27 AM   #30
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Myself, I would see a doctor about too much farkling. I believe it is a medical condition that needs to be professionally treated.

Or, you can just ride it till the wheels fall off. Then start all over again.
Ummm.... I hate to break the news, but Farkle Virus never, ever ends. Lack of money has no effect at all. There is always something else to trigger an attack. we are all are doomed.

Have some Cool Aid...
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