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Old 12-09-2013, 05:06 PM   #16
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Hey there Nuggets. I may be interested in swinging by. I've recently done a major suspension swap on my Versys (went with a set of DRZ forks up front, and a different shock in the rear), but I must admit that I'm a complete noob when it comes to "dialing in" a suspension. If the weather allows it, I'd love to swing by and have you show me the ins and outs of set the sag, rebound, dampning, etc...

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PS. What's your address or coordinates for this event?
Hey!

That would be awesome. I have been lurking over in your Versys build thread, so it would be awesome if you brought it by.

I'll send directions in a PM later this week.
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Old 12-09-2013, 06:47 PM   #17
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that would be awesome. I have been lurking over in your versys build thread, so it would be awesome if you brought it by.
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Old 12-13-2013, 10:39 AM   #18
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Is Zero-9 to early for a Guinness?

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Old 12-13-2013, 12:14 PM   #19
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Is Zero-9 to early for a Guinness?

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Old 12-13-2013, 03:08 PM   #20
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Weather forecast is still not looking great for tomorrow. I'll have to make a judgement call in the morning as to whether or not to take my chances on the road. If I lived less than an hour from you, it probably wouldn't matter, but 2 & a half hours is a long time to be cold, wet, and miserable. Not to mention the possibility of slick road conditions.

I'll post up in the AM with what I decide to do.
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:03 PM   #21
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I've been watching the weather like a hawk and it looks like the rain should hold off until 12 +/- from the several casts I frequent.

I'm hoping for a few hours of dry in the AM and then maybe a wet ride home.

But I need some moto therapy something bad...looking forward to seeing everyone and some different bikes.
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:57 PM   #22
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I am between grills at the moment (DOH! new one next week), so I will be cooking up some burgers on the stove using my wife's sick burger mix (secret ingredient: Bacon).

Hey Nuggets, I've got a small camp type grill that can do 8 burgers at a time, it fits on the bike, and if it gets completely greased up, I'm not worried about it.

Would you like me to bring it?



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Old 12-13-2013, 06:03 PM   #23
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Is Zero-9 to early for a Guinness?

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I picked up some refreshments .
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Old 12-13-2013, 06:35 PM   #24
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Hey Nuggets, I've got a small camp type grill that can do 8 burgers at a time, it fits on the bike, and if it gets completely greased up, I'm not worried about it.

Would you like me to bring it?
You are welcome to bring it if it isn't too much trouble. I can easily cook some burgers on the stove.

I'll have my bike parked in the driveway in front of the garage in the morning.
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Old 12-14-2013, 03:15 AM   #25
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Currently 33 degrees at my place, with some freezing rain coming down. Been looking at the radar, and it looks like the tail end of one cell system is just about to push through, but then there's another cell system about 5 times the size following behind this one by a couple of hours. Thanks a lot for the invite Nuggets, but I'm gonna have to bail out on this one.

Hope the weather holds out a little longer for you down there, or that the temps stay up above freezing. Y'all have fun, and stay safe if you get out on the road.
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Old 12-14-2013, 01:46 PM   #26
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Thanks!

Nuggets,

Thanks for organizing this and playing host (along with your wife who was cooking up a storm!). It was good to learn more about the suspension settings and even better to meet everyone who showed up.

Hope to see you guys again on the road.

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Old 12-14-2013, 02:14 PM   #27
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yeah, +1
sorry I missed the morning session!
def good hangin' and meeting you guys.
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Nugs! Big thanks for the assist with the fork love. Nice to finally meet Patrick and Steve. Tom, good to see you again man. And always a pleasure to hang with the one armed bandit.
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Old 12-14-2013, 02:47 PM   #29
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Thanks Mr. and Mrs Nuggets for hosting a day of bike work for some Adv inmates.

It is always good putting some faces with screen names.
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Old 12-14-2013, 03:24 PM   #30
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Thanks a bunch Nuggets for hosting the tech day today, it was great to meet some folks and put some faces with the screen names.

Many thanks to Mrs. Nuggets for an awesome burger and the hospitality.

After watching you guys drain the fluid out of Patrick's (I think) forks, I was thinking that why wouldn't there be a drain plug like I had on my old bike. I was sure the Strom would have one, Nope, no such luxury on the Wee.

So now after watching you guys do that, I feel reasonably confident that I could remove the forks and change the fluid on my own.

So I learned a good bit, thanks for that!
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