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Polished my rocker boxes on my 2009 Nightster winter project, all the stains came out from previous owner.

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Painted the horn mounts. Wire brushed the rocker box bolts. Ran out of paint
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I rode it around Daytona Beach and I filled it up with Sunoco Ultra.
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As for what I did for my own Sporty; I went and made some fun for myself and had a proper hoon. The Queen's Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games is in town, so all the local cops were busily engaged with that. I took the opportunity to head in the opposite direction and find the red line a few times.
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Good for you Trace, redline is a good thing. I’ve used a tank of gas between yesterday and today trying to make up for lost time. Now if we could get a wee bit more temperature.
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Rode mine around the Snowy Mountains in NSW Australia. Didn't have a chance to run it to the redline though, just rode in the middle of the rev range.
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Rode mine around the Snowy Mountains in NSW Australia. Didn't have a chance to run it to the redline though, just rode in the middle of the rev range.
Bike loved the mountains with jacked up suspension and a Hammer 1275 in it.
Yep, that would be my preferred riding. Love me some mountain curves. Flat and straight in all directions here for a few hours, so I take my fun where (and when) I can get it Glad you are enjoying being hammered
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That run from Khancoban to Thredbo is bliss. Tight, blind corners for so many km's.
Had to swap from 10" Bourbons to the stock 48 bars before the trip due to slipping in my garage and bending them. So also had to get used to a very different riding position.
Got a boring ride home tomorrow, then I fly out for work for the week.
Next bike I get will be getting Hammered very early in it's life. Go crazy with it, not the relatively mild kit I have.
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Went to Test Fit a Skid Plate today...





...it was looking good until...






...it wasn't.






Too close to the exhaust.






Back to the drawing board.


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