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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #885 on: March 11, 2015, 08:06:55 pm »
I put on the "Fenda Extenda" modified the Tech Spec "Snake skin" tank protectors. The new "Miss Connie" is complete.  Who hoo hoo and few pints of Guinness to celebrate, too My new two wheeled mistress is looking, mighty fine.  IMHO
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #886 on: March 12, 2015, 05:47:33 am »
I put on the "Fenda Extenda" modified the Tech Spec "Snake skin" tank protectors. The new "Miss Connie" is complete.  Who hoo hoo and few pints of Guinness to celebrate, too My new two wheeled mistress is looking, mighty fine.  IMHO

Complete is a seldom and misused word around here.  I believe that you meant to say that it was complete for that day.  I'm sure that you will find something to do to your bike in a few days. 
If not, here's a few thoughts to ponder...
Laam seat
Rostra cruise
GPS
Trunk
Auxiliary lighting
Stebel airhorn

By the time your done with that list, you will need new tires.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #887 on: March 12, 2015, 06:05:22 am »
Complete is a seldom and misused word around here.  I believe that you meant to say that it was complete for that day.  I'm sure that you will find something to do to your bike in a few days. 
If not, here's a few thoughts to ponder...
Laam seat
Rostra cruise
GPS
Trunk
Auxiliary lighting
Stebel airhorn

By the time your done with that list, you will need new tires.

lol, ......and an oil change, (dino or syn?) maybe swap the wind screen, tip over protection, etc.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #888 on: March 12, 2015, 09:19:58 am »
What did I do today?  Rode to work!  Too bad I had to stop at the office.  This is the earliest in the year I have been on a bike- ever.  Usually more like early April here in SE Minnesota. 

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #889 on: March 12, 2015, 09:45:58 am »
Point well taken on the "Completed"  In turn, a work in progress, but a momentary pause. As Connie is a demanding two wheel mistress.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #890 on: March 12, 2015, 09:59:45 am »
Supposed to hit 70 this weekend. I'm torn between riding and maintenance. Really ought to do some maintenance but I sure want to ride. Decisions decisions....

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #891 on: March 12, 2015, 05:01:05 pm »
Supposed to hit 70 this weekend. I'm torn between riding and maintenance. Really ought to do some maintenance but I sure want to ride. Decisions decisions....
Maintenance, we don't need no stinking maintenance.  Get out and hit those Hills.   tomp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #892 on: March 13, 2015, 05:01:56 am »
Supposed to hit 70 this weekend. I'm torn between riding and maintenance. Really ought to do some maintenance but I sure want to ride. Decisions decisions....

That's why I do all my maintenance in the fall before I put Connie to bed for her long winter's nap.    :)
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #893 on: March 13, 2015, 05:05:31 am »
  My new Corbin seat showed up yesterday. Installed last night and went out for little ride.  No more sliding forward all the time. I think I am becoming a happy biker again.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #894 on: March 13, 2015, 07:00:13 am »
Change Oil and Filter. I had already purchased the Rotella T6 5-40 before reading about some forum members claiming they were less than happy with the shifting characteristics. So I stock for Milk run( don't laugh I you everyone has used a milk run as a ride excuse )
Shifting was crisp and smooth.

 How ever I need to update my opinion of the Dyna Beads.
Disclaimer: the speeds I am about to talk about may or may not have actually been my own :-X
Speeds below 160km the bike seems fine with only a slight hint that there could be an out of balance issue. However when you venture into the 200km there is a very disappointing vibration. I am planning on removing them and having them speed balanced at the local Kawi dealer. I will post the results.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #895 on: March 13, 2015, 01:01:23 pm »
Supposed to hit 70 this weekend.

I know the C14 is supposed to be slower than my ZX14 .... but it takes 2 days to hit 70 mph on one of these?  :o




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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #896 on: March 13, 2015, 01:08:38 pm »
I know the C14 is supposed to be slower than my ZX14 .... but it takes 2 days to hit 70 mph on one of these?  :o




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 :rotflmao: My 1978, 48 HP diesel Rabbit would take 2 days to get to 70 mph.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #897 on: March 13, 2015, 01:29:42 pm »
:rotflmao: My 1978, 48 HP diesel Rabbit would take 2 days to get to 70 mph.

The '81 Ram Power Wagon I drove never hit 70.  Gutless 318ci and 44" tires without gearing it down...
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #898 on: March 13, 2015, 02:41:50 pm »
:rotflmao: My 1978, 48 HP diesel Rabbit would take 2 days to get to 70 mph.
My ex's '88 Hyundai Sonata, wouldn't hardly get up to 70, but was still quicker than my old '84 Chevy Chevette wagon.  Had bicycle riders pass me on the road.   tp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #899 on: March 13, 2015, 02:53:50 pm »
The '81 Ram Power Wagon I drove never hit 70.  Gutless 318ci and 44" tires without gearing it down...
Was that one of the 'always engaged' four wheel drives?
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