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Pretty even. what did you use to hit the adjusters?
I have this tool that's been used to sync carbs since about 1980. Got it from Snap-On. I believe it is a distributor adjuster. It has a 1/4" socket head at the end. Then, I used a skinny, external flat tip to get a bite. Didn't take much to adjust.
 

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For the bump and fresh material. :ignore:


Cool. Was there in '12. Son and DIL were there last week so I got to relive the area through their photos on Sunday. Utah was my favorite state to tour because it is so different from the southeast where I live.
 

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No C14 riders here?
Haven't seen a post from Rasmith in a while. Sold mine 18 months ago, and Daddyflip recently sold his.
 

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Hey there Twowheel! I recall you moving on to the Triumph. How many miles have you put on it? Last I heard from Rasmith his mid-drive or transmission was sounding off or something like that.

Last week I surpassed 50k miles. Not the most, but the most I've put on any one bike.

 

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Hey there Twowheel! I recall you moving on to the Triumph. How many miles have you put on it? Last I heard from Rasmith his mid-drive or transmission was sounding off or something like that.

Last week I surpassed 50k miles. Not the most, but the most I've put on any one bike.

I traded the connie at 30,000 miles. Only kept the Triumph one year and 10,000 miles. It was a great bike, but too much weather protection for my liking. I could wear a mesh jacket when it was in the 50s on that bike. Unbearable to ride it here in the southeast most of the year. I did get in a couple nice tours on it. Ended up getting a great offer on it from the new owner of the Harley dealership. Traded for a '17 Road King.
I put 60,000 miles on my '10 Vulcan Voyager which is the most on one bike.
 

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Yep; sold mine to a guy from Houston who had 152k on an Eddie Lawson replica. He was thrilled to get it with only 6k on the ODO. Just got bored with it and the weight; ended up being too much for how much and what kind of riding I'm doing now... just knocking around. It was a beast on my attempt to ride to Denver though, can't fault the bike.

I'm ZR7 only now and happy. Was about to choose between an aprilia Tuono Factory and BMW S1000R; either would have been perfect for how I'm riding. But the ZR7 beats 'em both for me right now cause I just don't have the time to think about riding that much. And I like getting 250 miles from a tank of gas too.
 

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Yep; sold mine to a guy from Houston who had 152k on an Eddie Lawson replica. He was thrilled to get it with only 6k on the ODO. Just got bored with it and the weight; ended up being too much for how much and what kind of riding I'm doing now... just knocking around. It was a beast on my attempt to ride to Denver though, can't fault the bike.

I'm ZR7 only now and happy. Was about to choose between an aprilia Tuono Factory and BMW S1000R; either would have been perfect for how I'm riding. But the ZR7 beats 'em both for me right now cause I just don't have the time to think about riding that much. And I like getting 250 miles from a tank of gas too.
It's unfortunate how often people forget "doing nothing" is an alternative, even often the actual best choice.
 

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I recall you were pretty satisfied with Triumph. Road King, huh? Back in '08 I was year from the sale of the 750turbo and was only riding off-road with the WR400F. While traveled out on a former job up in Watertown, NY, I stopped at the local H-D store to satisfy a curiosity of the Street Glide as I was getting the itch to ride on the road again. A couple of months later I picked up the Z1000. Still like the Street Glide, but probably won't ever get one.

Now I have a bad itch to ride off-road!

I traded the connie at 30,000 miles. Only kept the Triumph one year and 10,000 miles. It was a great bike, but too much weather protection for my liking. I could wear a mesh jacket when it was in the 50s on that bike. Unbearable to ride it here in the southeast most of the year. I did get in a couple nice tours on it. Ended up getting a great offer on it from the new owner of the Harley dealership. Traded for a '17 Road King.
I put 60,000 miles on my '10 Vulcan Voyager which is the most on one bike.
 

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The KLX250S is my exploring bike. Light enough for the tough stuff, and easy to load in my truck to take with me. Not quite enough bike for sustained highway speeds, especially if a hill is involved.
The FZ07 is what I haul on work trips where I know twisties are involved. Need to upgrade the suspension eventually. It is a light bike compared to others in its class.

The M8 Rushmore Road King is a nice machine. Feels Japanese, but with superior fit and finish. I like how it is easily converted from touring to Boulevard bike.
 

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I like the KLX250S and the possibility of adding the 350cc kit, pipe, and pumper carb, but then the DRZ keeps popping in. Oh heck, Suzi has the DR650 too. I had a KLX650C back in 90's. Looking for more technology. The 690 and 701 models are at the top. I need to get something in the next 60 days.

I'll be out on the Concours in a couple of hours. Want to get in a few hours of riding after the roads drain some more.
 
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