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Cool exhaust but if you hit a big bump and come off that seat on to the rear tire you won't ever need what will be left of your testicles.
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Replaced the rear master cylinder, finished the install of the rear wiring harness and fender, and swapped out the rear wheel for one with a fresh Dunlop American Elite.

Did a 250 mile test ride to check everything out and found that my tail light and brake light were not working. This time it was due to a broken ground wire in the LED tail light and fortunately I had thought to toss my spare one in the tour pak
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Not much....... just rode it to town and got a big old sub sandwich, with the dust all over it and love bugs caked on every forward surface.
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Put in the new pivot pin and bushing on the rear brake linkage,( still think whomever designed that mess should be shot), shimmed the couple pivot sites as well, much better and most of the slop is gone. Also, modified the exhaust mounting bracket, shimmed it out, and ground some off the mount face of the drivers peg support bracket so now have decent clearance between the brake linkage and exhaust. These are little things you deal with when mounting an exhaust for a “rigid “, onto a “Rubbermount”. Managed to slip into the bench grinder during this and ripped the callous off the end of my thumb. Did I tell you I do stupid stuff? Bled like a stuck pig, did lay down before I passed out, got up stemmed the flow and put a pressure bandage wrap on it. Next day I did manage to hang the exhaust without breaking the wound site open, but it was fun to say the least.
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A sub sandwich with dust and love bugs caked on it?

Uh; none for me, thanks.
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Rode to Preston HD to test a 1200 Roadster, great engine but not as comfy as mine. You're right Nigel i want a 1200 sporty! Rode it to Southport then rode my 883 to radcliffe for open night at clubhouse. Back home
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