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    Did you apply the anti-squeal lube? (No, not on...

    Did you apply the anti-squeal lube? (No, not on the face of the pads!!)
  2. I find it a bit unnerving that something like...

    I find it a bit unnerving that something like this gets a service bulletin - i.e. it's a known issue - but not a recall.
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    I know a guy who has managed to buy an ex-pro...

    I know a guy who has managed to buy an ex-pro racing bicycle (like, actually used in the Tour de France). He says it's like being able to drive an F1 car to breakfast on the weekends. :2thumbs:
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    I believe the Ryker has this feature....

    I believe the Ryker has this feature....
  5. Thread: Changes for 2020?

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    Interestingly enough, now that the 2020s have...

    Interestingly enough, now that the 2020s have been brought out - the F3 accessories are back on the web site. ;)
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    I was wearing a silver-gray suit on an overcast...

    I was wearing a silver-gray suit on an overcast day last spring and almost got killed. Guy driving over the limit came flying up on me and locked up his brakes, going off into the ditch. (Nothing I...
  7. Thread: Wrong oil???

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    It sounds like a case of "Don't worry about it...

    It sounds like a case of "Don't worry about it now, but go ahead and change it out for the right stuff ASAP."
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    Well, that's one way to do it!! ;) On a...

    Well, that's one way to do it!! ;)

    On a related note, I was in the local HD dealership a while back and noticed that they sell a low-profile drain pan. Doublewalled,with the top making a funnel. I...
  9. Thread: Trip to Europe

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    There was a thread a while back (on ADV Rider?)...

    There was a thread a while back (on ADV Rider?) about riding in the various countries in Europe. Apparently there are some obscure rules and regulations to follow. Carrying hazard flags, wearing...
  10. Anybody use the F4 on an F3 (not F3T or F3L)?

    Anybody use the F4 on an F3 (not F3T or F3L)?
  11. Thread: Changes for 2020?

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    Changes for 2020?

    Nothing terribly specific here.
    But I will note that I wanted to see how the Shad cases look on an F3; I went to the configure-your-Spyder page on BRPs web site and I notice a LOT of accessories...
  12. I use a Shoei with decent venting. When I've been...

    I use a Shoei with decent venting. When I've been riding for a while I can't feel the vents doing anything; stop at a light or something, and I can really feel the cool when I take off again (after...
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    Looks like nice fabrication. I would be a bit...

    Looks like nice fabrication.
    I would be a bit concerned with having the weight so high and far to the rear. If you carry a passenger it changes the calibration of the VSS, have you engaged that...
  14. Thread: F3 Hand Guards

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    I would have thought that, if the guards blocked...

    I would have thought that, if the guards blocked the mirrors - so would your hands....
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    I like the Hyper-LItes

    I like the Hyper-LItes
  16. Thread: Handlebars

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    Makes me think that they should be a fitting tool...

    Makes me think that they should be a fitting tool - go to the dealer, sit on a Spyder, adjust the tri-axis bars to the right position, and buy a plain-'ol handlebar to mimic that position.
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    Try Grip Puppies or something similar - a foam...

    Try Grip Puppies or something similar - a foam wrap which slides over your grips. Easy on easy off, much easier than installing new grips and you can see if the diameter increase / vibration damping...
  18. Thread: F3 Hand Guards

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    I put some handguards on my V-Strom, they were...

    I put some handguards on my V-Strom, they were SUzuki OEM accessories so they fit like they were purpose-built (ha). As noted earlier, they are wonderful in cold weather, and they keep bugs and...
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    Back in the wayback days I had a Fiat car, the...

    Back in the wayback days I had a Fiat car, the shop machines wouldn't fit the small center hole on the Fiat rims so I had to mount my new tires by hand with tire irons. I don't remember it being that...
  20. Thread: Squealing Brakes

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    +1 for pad lube, especially considering it's at...

    +1 for pad lube, especially considering it's at light load slowing to a stop.
  21. Thread: Help

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    I was thinking about fuel starvation too, but I...

    I was thinking about fuel starvation too, but I keep going back to "LEFT-handed sweepers". Is there anything that could account for that? Swinging pickup in the fuel tank maybe?
    Unless somehow the...
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    I have talked to the local dealer in Tucson, they...

    I have talked to the local dealer in Tucson, they told me they've sold at least a dozen Rykers. Phoenix isn't that far away, and they've probably sold several times as many. I *might* have seen one...
  23. Thread: Free runnin Dogs!

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    "Eddie's my training partner."

    "Eddie's my training partner."
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    I had a part in designing a local car dealer's...

    I had a part in designing a local car dealer's shiny new facilities. The car manufacturer that they rep told every dealer in the country that they were going to have to give every facility a matching...
  25. That sounds about right. :gaah:

    That sounds about right. :gaah:
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    Hooo-boy! I saw a local dealer had an...

    Hooo-boy! I saw a local dealer had an optioned-out 900 Ryker tagged at $13,000... but that $3,500 profit markup takes my breath away!
  27. Thread: Free runnin Dogs!

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    Even ordinary pepper spray can blind a dog (or a...

    Even ordinary pepper spray can blind a dog (or a human) if not washed out of the eyes promptly. If the dog can't see to get home and/or the owners don't figure out what you did... the dog could be...
  28. Thread: Free runnin Dogs!

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    True story. Years ago I was bicycling on a...

    True story.
    Years ago I was bicycling on a country road with some friends. As we passed a house, a boy and a dog charged out the front door. The boy yelled something to the effect of, "Go get 'em,...
  29. Thread: Free runnin Dogs!

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    If you tell the police this, they may well do...

    If you tell the police this, they may well do something serious. It may not involve a dog.
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    If it meets other requirements I'd suggest...

    If it meets other requirements I'd suggest looking for PROPYLENE GLYCOL coolant. It is non-toxic, whereas ethylene glycol is poisonous and tends to kill things.
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