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on how to prepare for long rides and tours. Whether you're a true iron butt
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Old 06-02-2017, 11:38 AM   #801
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Old 09-17-2017, 09:41 PM   #802
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I had the same problem with my /93 750. I ran my bike into the Suzuki dealer and got my valves adjusted... problem solved!
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Old 09-18-2017, 01:26 AM   #803
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Just got one off the break-in !!

A 1989 750k with 7810 on the clock when I bought
and began resurrecting it from severe hibernation sickness.
Runs and drives great after all new rubber pieces and a swim
or two in Berryman's n' Seafoam.

I like to ride fast-ish but don't beat up bikes so total miles
will be hopefully high as I do 3-6k miles per season and stay
in the bottom 2/3 of the tachometer. (This makes the "detuned"
Kat the perfect ride for me!) Lotsa good stuff going on from 5-9,000 rpms.
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Old 09-18-2017, 03:18 PM   #804
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600 ended it's run at 130k when it was taken out by a car.

98 750 - bought a month ago with 20480 on it, up to 20800 with most major issues worked out. Should be getting 8k a year, shorter commute now.
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Old 09-19-2017, 10:40 AM   #805
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