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  • Tekime's Avatar
    06-23-18, 06:59 PM
    Hard to call this an either/or situation, especially in New England, especially if you're a parent... hard to get by with *just* a motorcycle. I...
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    06-23-18, 06:42 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread Best used MTBs? in Off-Topic
    Found a 2012 GT Avalanche for $150 practically next door - aluminum frame, disc brakes, Deore components. Weighs a fraction of my old steelie....
    25 replies | 626 view(s)
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    06-21-18, 08:53 AM
    Should have a gear position sensor under the sprocket cover with two bolts. Try removing it, cleaning it, and adding a bit of dielectric grease. Also...
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    06-20-18, 10:10 PM
    Been waiting for a Canaan auction... and it's directly on family reunion weekend. :mecry:
    6 replies | 196 view(s)
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    06-19-18, 02:28 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread Best used MTBs? in Off-Topic
    For lowkey pedaling I don't see the need to spend big bucks. I've been punishing cheap bikes my entire life and making do. If you fall in love with...
    25 replies | 626 view(s)
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    06-12-18, 01:28 PM
    Lightly used. Hatched them up with a sanding sponge, then new HH pads with some lowing speed breakin to bed them. Haven’t gotten them real hot yet...
    6 replies | 223 view(s)
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    06-12-18, 09:56 AM
    Yes - running EBC HH pads. Haven't tried anything else with these rotors, but so far I love them. Really tons of stopping power. Different bike, but...
    6 replies | 223 view(s)
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    06-12-18, 12:11 AM
    Even if I trusted velcro, there is almost zero clearance from the caliper. Few hundred miles and the donuts have held up though.
    6 replies | 223 view(s)
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    06-12-18, 12:07 AM
    No real point to this post except to celebrate the fact that this crusty old bitch is running again and I'm finally back in the woods. Got a few...
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    06-11-18, 11:45 PM
    Badass, go uncle! Make that scooter shine for him! Yeah, I know nothing about beemers but that mileage alone makes this pretty special. I don't...
    20 replies | 487 view(s)
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    06-11-18, 11:39 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread Anthony Bourdain in Off-Topic
    I didn't watch Bourdain but he apparently had quite a following, and it sucks to see good people go out like that. Depression isn't just something...
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    06-10-18, 10:49 AM
    Tekime replied to a thread For Sale - Parts & Tools | Woodcraft Rearsets Gen 2 $220 in For Sale
    Ah, my bad. Feel free to delete
    2 replies | 153 view(s)
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    06-09-18, 12:45 PM
    Tekime started a thread For Sale - Parts & Tools | Woodcraft Rearsets Gen 2 $220 in For Sale
    Not mine, just spotted them. Iím THIS close to buying them but after much thought I think Iíll end up with SV Racing or Vortex for the...
    2 replies | 153 view(s)
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    06-07-18, 09:34 AM
    Thanks to the most excellent wiggey I finally have a straight front w/ EBC rotors - awesome feel with fresh HH pads on. I'm using a magnet-type...
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    06-07-18, 08:31 AM
    Not familiar with this tank, but also my first thought. Maybe just loosen the cap a bit after stopping?
    13 replies | 255 view(s)
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    06-05-18, 09:21 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread 1996 RM125 Build in Off-Topic
    If you aren't in a rush to sell you might fetch more for it, I'd get it on FB classifieds seems like everyone is on there now. Value-wise I've had...
    37 replies | 611 view(s)
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    06-05-18, 07:33 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread 1996 RM125 Build in Off-Topic
    Nice! Looks great. I tried so hard to pick up a two stroke project this last winter but had three deals flake out on me and finally gave up...
    37 replies | 611 view(s)
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    06-05-18, 03:48 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread RIP MikeBike in Off-Topic
    Didn't know Mike but that SV build says a lot, it's impeccable. Sorry to his fam and those who knew him. It sure does. Close family member...
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    06-05-18, 03:33 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread Best used MTBs? in Off-Topic
    I think I went through this same process for several years now, wanting a slight upgrade from my crap bike and realizing it's pretty much throwing...
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    06-04-18, 09:39 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread Best used MTBs? in Off-Topic
    That S works looks sexy Spotted a clean 2004 S Works with XTR hardware for $800 on FB. The price jump from shitty bike to good bike seems...
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    06-04-18, 06:56 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread Best used MTBs? in Off-Topic
    Good stuff guys, I'll be checking out pinbike too. Just kind of looking for any guidance as I barely touched my mtb last year and haven't been...
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    06-04-18, 01:47 PM
    Tekime started a thread Best used MTBs? in Off-Topic
    I'm reluctantly looking to replace my Nishiki so I can some trail riding in this year. For a $200 box store bike I loved the Nishiki but the forks...
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    06-04-18, 10:48 AM
    Don't usually like seeing anybody go down, but after the crap Marquez pulled on Petrucci in the first lap I didn't feel too bad for him. Not a...
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    05-29-18, 10:00 PM
    I commute about 30 feet to my desk so take this with a grain of salt, but... If your career is everything then you do whatever it takes. For years...
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    05-29-18, 09:45 PM
    Not completely obvious but that little blank rectangle was driving me nuts before!
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    05-29-18, 09:40 PM
    The badges on the K5 GSXR forks on my SV were faded/missing, leaving behind an ugly faded rectangle, and being unable to find an OEM replacement I...
    1 replies | 141 view(s)
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    05-29-18, 09:21 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread For Sale - Motorcycles | 2009 KTM 300 XC-W in For Sale
    Congrats on the sale and purchase... so envious!
    19 replies | 945 view(s)
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    05-29-18, 09:18 PM
    Having a way to support the bike without wheels seems like a good purchase either way. Spare set of wheels can come in handy too.
    13 replies | 395 view(s)
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    05-29-18, 09:15 PM
    Tekime replied to a thread Wanted - Parts & Tools | 2nd Gen SV Woodcraft New Style Rearsets, Standard Shift in Wanted
    Well damn I thought this was in For Sale section, way to mess with my emotions.
    9 replies | 495 view(s)
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