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    It's been a few weeks, but I figured I'd share a...

    It's been a few weeks, but I figured I'd share a short trip I enjoyed. I have a local friend fairly new to riding who bought an 07 F800ST. He and a friend of his went up to Road America for a track...
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    Last summer me and a buddy rode from Connecticut...

    Last summer me and a buddy rode from Connecticut (I shipped it there) up through Maine, across New Brunswick, over through Nova Scotia onto the ferry up to channel port aux basques, Newfoundland. We...
  3. I just threw one away last year when I switched...

    I just threw one away last year when I switched to a shindengen. Sorry.

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    Royce, I completely agree. My ST won't keep up at...

    Royce, I completely agree. My ST won't keep up at idle with my heated gear going. I installed a volt meter which has been very helpful. I'm constantly turning down and switching off stuff while...
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    Richard and Andrew are both correct. The system...

    Richard and Andrew are both correct. The system will put out as much as it can based on rpm (speed of rotor around stator). The R/R converts it to DC and controls how much gets put into to system.
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  6. Well now you got me wanting an LED headlight. I...

    Well now you got me wanting an LED headlight. I could use another 30 watts in wintertime.

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  7. If you switch your halogen bulb to LED, you will...

    If you switch your halogen bulb to LED, you will need a resistor (most come as a unit with the bulb) which will use the same wattage as the original halogen so that you don't get a lamp error....
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    My first new car was a truck. 2004 Chevy Colorado...

    My first new car was a truck. 2004 Chevy Colorado LS Extreme. I special ordered it built to my specs. Took over 3 months to deliver. 5 cylinder with a 5 speed linked to a 3.42 locking differential....
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    I use a different version of Mack's, but they are...

    I use a different version of Mack's, but they are great for me. I can hear all the calls, Google assistant,Google maps, and music from my Sena just fine, up to, and including freeway speeds under my...
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    The whole thing? I'd have to figure out the...

    The whole thing? I'd have to figure out the shipping situation. What zip code?

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    I guess I should have included mileage. It was...

    I guess I should have included mileage. It was right at 50,000 miles when I swapped out the engine.

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    Engine partss

    I have a spare engine that came out of my 08' f800ST just sitting in my garage. It has a crack in the crankcase from me messing up while working on it, bit otherwise all the parts are still good....
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    Yes, this virus can only live outside an animal...

    Yes, this virus can only live outside an animal while its thin fat layer can protect it. Soap and hot water is the best way to kill it. Steam, UV radiation, ozone, bleach and other chemicals will...
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    Coronavirus molecules are up to .125 microns....

    Coronavirus molecules are up to .125 microns. That's crazy small and can easily get through any normal mask, N95, or even a surgical mask. Thankfully it doesn't get out or hang out by itself very...
  15. Thread: Test Ride?

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    Maybe my experiences are odd, but I've NEVER...

    Maybe my experiences are odd, but I've NEVER taken a test ride of any bike I've ever bought. Granted, I've only bought 3 bikes over 20 years of riding. One was brand new from a dealer (Suzuki...
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    I'll be at the 7 year mark on a couple months,...

    I'll be at the 7 year mark on a couple months, but unless something really bad happens, I'll hit 10. That's because my wife regularly tells me that I'm never buying another bike again...

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    In my experience, a small part of it was the fun...

    In my experience, a small part of it was the fun while riding. Most of it is not enjoyable. But that's what makes it so great. Most of the enjoyment was the fun and anticipation that comes with...
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    I got certified on my f800ST back in 2015 and...

    I got certified on my f800ST back in 2015 and have also done at least 5 more 800+ mile days. I have a Russell Day-Long seat and highway pegs. My limiting factor is my wrists and hands. 2" risers and...
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    A booster plug essentially tricks the computer...

    A booster plug essentially tricks the computer into thinking the air temp in the air box is very cold. That results in the engine running richer as if the engine was cold. It also significantly...
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    I live in Wisconsin, USA only a few hundred miles...

    I live in Wisconsin, USA only a few hundred miles below Canada. Up here the mosquitos are huge, but their numbers very dramatically based on weather. 2-3 weeks of dry weather means much fewer. But...
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    You would be looking at about $4000 USD round...

    You would be looking at about $4000 USD round trip plus a month each way. I don't know what year and model you have, but my 08 ST is only worth about 4 grand. You'd be better off buying a bike when...
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    My 08'ST had the stalling problem for about a...

    My 08'ST had the stalling problem for about a year. I did a bunch of things to try to fix it, sometimes several things at a time, so I'm not sure what exactly fixed it, but it's been fine for a few...
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    I love roundabouts! Thankfully they are finally...

    I love roundabouts! Thankfully they are finally showing up in the upper Midwest. In the past 5 years, 4 have been added in the 4 miles between my house and the freeway. They have saved me an average...
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    Sticky: It got up to 12F today (-11C). Thankfully it's...

    It got up to 12F today (-11C). Thankfully it's supposed to get into the 40's (7C) this weekend. I'll get out and make sure the bike still works this weekend. It's not often we can ride in February...
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    I know it's not exactly the same thing, but I...

    I know it's not exactly the same thing, but I mounted my "dash cam" under the headlight. I drilled a couple holes in the black plastic and bolted it on upside-down. Seems to work well for me.
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