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  • #46
    Many Thanks.......Well thought out.

    Da Bikers Bible.......
    98 Katana 750 89 Katana 600
    Corbin Gunfighter & Scorpion Pipe


    • #47
      This really is a great refresher!
      I think it should be read every spring

      1994 GSX750F Katana with:

      Michelin Pilot Road 2's, 120/70, 150/70,
      Race Tech 1.0kg springs with 25mm preload,
      R6 rear shock w/14.3kg Eibach spring,
      1" Soupys bar risers, Zero Gravity windshield,
      RK GXW Gold Chain, My own fender eliminator,
      3BBB turn signal mirrors,
      Black painted seat and rear trim,
      Nelson-Rigg CL-135, CL-150, CL-950.


      • #48
        Brilliant. The only addition I would suggest would be to load the gear and do a series of day trips before the main event. Get used to the bike being different and also, more importantly, build up your road fitness. We do a lot of 2 up touring on a 750F Kat. The first year we found really hard physically and found we were better having shorter days but more consistent miles the doing big miles day 1 and 2.
        If you are doing long trips (3 weeks) plan for some "non-bike" days. We got caught in some really bad weather one trip so holed up in a motel for a day and just sat in the room watching movies. Next day clear weather and we were dry, sorted, and back on the road. Felt a lot better after a full day out of the saddle.
        G n R


        • #49
          So sorry to hear of CP's passing. This is an indispensable repository of information and wisdom. Ride hard and carry this friend in your hearts, fellow KR's.
          1988 GSX1100FJ
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          1976 Dodge Aspen 225 slant six
          2013 Chevy Equinox 2.3 EcoTec (plans for turbo system)