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Old 03-13-2017, 01:56 PM
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Nice to hear you are in for sure!
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Sold! '80SG ("Old") Showa shocks, 750 FD, 25,220 miles 6/2/17, 7,200' elev, 107.5 mains, 2.25 turns, 39 mpg all around, auto CCT, Plexifairing III.
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'01 Kawasaki ZRX 1200.

'80SG ("New") 28,857 miles 5/31/17, original shocks, factory hard side cases, engine guard/highway pegs, throttle lock, stock jetting, K&N air filter, stock FD, hard top case, Slipstreamer windscreen, ME880 tires, stainless front lines, 36 mpg so far.
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Old 03-20-2017, 02:19 PM
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JAT for those attending the Kremmling rally, elevation is some 7,300ft. Makes evenings on the cool side and afternoon spotty rain showers are not uncommon this time of year. Outdoor evenings are cool enough that light wind-breaker style jackets may be of preference for many. Be safe riding to and from, and ATGATT!
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Old 03-20-2017, 09:14 PM
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Hey Bonz,

Is Joe going to transport firewood again this year? If so, I'll start cutting it up.

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Old 03-20-2017, 09:34 PM
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Good reminder, Brant. Rain gear is a great thing to have but never need... And layers of clothing to add or take off is always the way to go under riding gear. Better to have stuff and not need it...

CZ, haven't asked Joe on the firewood. The campground manager did say we could bring our own but they sell it as well.

Joe, how are you doing? Hope all is well. You able to pick up the wood from CZ? If not, I can trailer my bike(s) and bring wood from CZ with me. Or I could trailer my bike and yours too if you don't wanna mess with that. You have gone above and beyond with helping out the past two Rally's. But I know you like to bring multiple bikes for variety and spares.
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Sold! '80SG ("Old") Showa shocks, 750 FD, 25,220 miles 6/2/17, 7,200' elev, 107.5 mains, 2.25 turns, 39 mpg all around, auto CCT, Plexifairing III.
Sold!

'01 Kawasaki ZRX 1200.

'80SG ("New") 28,857 miles 5/31/17, original shocks, factory hard side cases, engine guard/highway pegs, throttle lock, stock jetting, K&N air filter, stock FD, hard top case, Slipstreamer windscreen, ME880 tires, stainless front lines, 36 mpg so far.
Still needs 750/850 FD mod and ACCT mod.

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Old 03-29-2017, 05:46 PM
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Ok, I've been reading through here and it looks like you've set the date for July 15 - 16. Is that correct?

Gotta put in for VaCa time and I gotta get it right.
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Old 03-29-2017, 06:38 PM
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Ok, I've been reading through here and it looks like you've set the date for July 15 - 16. Is that correct?

Gotta put in for VaCa time and I gotta get it right.
Yup......actually 14-16 July......but close enough for that scoot to get ya' here.....and back of course.
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Old 03-29-2017, 06:51 PM
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Talking about the weekend, we'll be there Friday afternoon.
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Old 03-29-2017, 11:02 PM
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That is correct, fine young sir. Arrive Friday the 14th, ride days are Saturday and Sunday, head out Monday the 17th or whenever your heart desires.

Who all is gonna be riding in with you?
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Sold! '80SG ("Old") Showa shocks, 750 FD, 25,220 miles 6/2/17, 7,200' elev, 107.5 mains, 2.25 turns, 39 mpg all around, auto CCT, Plexifairing III.
Sold!

'01 Kawasaki ZRX 1200.

'80SG ("New") 28,857 miles 5/31/17, original shocks, factory hard side cases, engine guard/highway pegs, throttle lock, stock jetting, K&N air filter, stock FD, hard top case, Slipstreamer windscreen, ME880 tires, stainless front lines, 36 mpg so far.
Still needs 750/850 FD mod and ACCT mod.

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Old 03-30-2017, 07:19 AM
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Harry is the only "for sure" so far.
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80 SG Ol' Okie;79 engine & carbs w/pods, 45 pilots, 140 mains, Custom Mac 4 into 2 exhaust, ACCT,XS850 final drive,110/90/19 front tire,TKat fork brace, XS750 140 MPH speedometer, Vetter IV fairing, aftermarket hard bags and trunk, LG high back seat, XJ rear shocks.

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Old 03-30-2017, 02:25 PM
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Talking about the weekend, we'll be there Friday afternoon.
Glad to hear your gonna' be able to make the rally buddy! Myself, wouldn't miss the opportunity to visit with ya' a bit....again.
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Old 03-31-2017, 08:38 AM
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Harry, you gonna be riding your new bike?
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Sold! '80SG ("Old") Showa shocks, 750 FD, 25,220 miles 6/2/17, 7,200' elev, 107.5 mains, 2.25 turns, 39 mpg all around, auto CCT, Plexifairing III.
Sold!

'01 Kawasaki ZRX 1200.

'80SG ("New") 28,857 miles 5/31/17, original shocks, factory hard side cases, engine guard/highway pegs, throttle lock, stock jetting, K&N air filter, stock FD, hard top case, Slipstreamer windscreen, ME880 tires, stainless front lines, 36 mpg so far.
Still needs 750/850 FD mod and ACCT mod.
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Old 04-01-2017, 08:49 PM
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Harry, you gonna be riding your new bike?
Yes, thats the plan. Should be a fun ride. I have been getting to ride a bit, when it hasn't been raining. It is pretty damn quick.

I am thinking about heading out to my parents in Idaho after the rally, since I will already be halfway out there.
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Old 04-01-2017, 09:02 PM
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Awesome! The big in-line 4 sport tourers are some nice bikes. Plus the FJR is one of the few that looks good when you take the bags off.
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Sold! '80SG ("Old") Showa shocks, 750 FD, 25,220 miles 6/2/17, 7,200' elev, 107.5 mains, 2.25 turns, 39 mpg all around, auto CCT, Plexifairing III.
Sold!

'01 Kawasaki ZRX 1200.

'80SG ("New") 28,857 miles 5/31/17, original shocks, factory hard side cases, engine guard/highway pegs, throttle lock, stock jetting, K&N air filter, stock FD, hard top case, Slipstreamer windscreen, ME880 tires, stainless front lines, 36 mpg so far.
Still needs 750/850 FD mod and ACCT mod.
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Old 04-02-2017, 08:21 PM
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I am loving it so far. Not sure how it matches up to that zrx of yours. Pretty sure the FJR is quite a bit heavier.
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Old 04-02-2017, 08:44 PM
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The ZRX is a quick bike, but absolutely no aero compared to the FJR or C14, especially with my tall profile... My weight equalizes that difference somewhat. With the ZRX, I have done things to lose weight and gain function or not lose function. It came in right around 500 lbs last I checked. Definitely gained back a few pounds when I put the Rifle Superbike Fairing on it. May have helped aero a little bit, but definitely better wind protection and smoother air vs stock.

Since adding the ZZR1200 pistons in January of this year, I went to a Muzzy 4-2-1 header vs the 4-1 Holeshot Performance header I was running. Going back to last spring when I put in ZZR1200 cams, the bike developed a flat spot between 2800-3400 rpm that was felt in 4th and 5th gears. With a good bit more overlap, reversion is what I think was going on. Could not tune it out, and learned to ride around it for the past year. On a whim I mounted a Muzzy header my ZRX buddy had picked up on a good deal, the thing is flawless now. Don't know that it has more power over all however not having to ride around a flat spot in the top 2 gears is awesome.

Where I cannot overcome in performance is at changing elevation vs a fuel injected bike like the FJR.
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Sold! '80SG ("Old") Showa shocks, 750 FD, 25,220 miles 6/2/17, 7,200' elev, 107.5 mains, 2.25 turns, 39 mpg all around, auto CCT, Plexifairing III.
Sold!

'01 Kawasaki ZRX 1200.

'80SG ("New") 28,857 miles 5/31/17, original shocks, factory hard side cases, engine guard/highway pegs, throttle lock, stock jetting, K&N air filter, stock FD, hard top case, Slipstreamer windscreen, ME880 tires, stainless front lines, 36 mpg so far.
Still needs 750/850 FD mod and ACCT mod.
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