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Over here there has been quite few have had the stator cable rub on the crankcase. Just something not right with how the cable is routed or supported.
Thanks!

I just got a new stator and when I replace it I will be sure to zip tie extend the protective cover so it covers the entire length of the wires to keep this from happening again
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Thanks again Chris for so eloquently sharing your adventure. And thank the lovely Michelle, she’s a definite keeper.

We spoke the other day, are you good with the charging system now? Head back on the motor?
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Thanks again Chris for so eloquently sharing your adventure. And thank the lovely Michelle, she’s a definite keeper.

We spoke the other day, are you good with the charging system now? Head back on the motor?
Thanks Paul, head is back on and just picked up a new stator. Hope to have that replaced next week.
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That's a lot of miles.

Thanks for posting your report (with the pics). You need a video camera on the bike so that you can have pics without stopping.

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BUT, that long haul from Kitty Hawk NC to Huntsville AL with no stops was tough. I really didn’t enjoy that part and was thinking “when will this end”. I don’t have those thoughts when I am riding the same distance but stopping every few hours to collect a bonus or two.
That's the way I felt riding only 200 miles to the WV meet in 2019. I would never be able to ride those distances.

Glad you made it back safe.

You have a great wife who is willing to (let) help you enjoy yourself in this way - Very unselfish of her. I'm sure you put effort into making & keeping her happy the other 11 months of the year.

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A few years ago I took a drive from the UK to Italy. I set a GoPro to take a picture every couple of minutes.

A lot less memory use than video but then no way of knowing if it captured a particular moment.

Voice activation would be pretty cool to turn on a video for a short sequence as you spot something.
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