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Yokel last won the day on August 12

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    2010 VFR 1200 F
    2015 Subaru WRX

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  1. I think that highest bar height and pullback allowed without cutting plastics is from Speigler/LSL. Peg lowering through Buell pegs (HispanicSlammer topic from 2010 OR 2011?) Personally, I had a seat made. Factory seat wasn't bad for me, but cover tore, so re foamed when I had that redone. (See Yokels 2010 refresh thread for LSL and seat pics.) Stock screen works for me, but many use a double bubble or fit factory laminar lip. Hope you enjoy it!
  2. New Owner

    Seat, suspension, and exhaust made the biggest difference to me. All that is totally subjective, though. The OEM tires were garbage. YMMV. Welcome to the site... and let's see the bike! :-)
  3. Chassis

    Thanks for the info. Looking at tinkering and producing a 1-off prototype bike for possible manufacture. There is a LOT to learn before I start welding frames together, so thought I should start now. May reach out to you in the future! I have a fully equipped machine and welding/fab shop at my disposal, so prototyping should be pretty cheap. Just need to draft it up. But, education is step one. Thanks!
  4. Chassis

    Hey all, Figured I'd pick the collective nerd brain here... looking for a textbook on motorcycle chassis design. Any direction those who tinker can point to? Thanks!
  5. Hog tie 5.5

    A bit, yeah... Will fill you in when I see ya. :-)
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    See you all in couple days.
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    Tentative forecast for next weekend: Upper 70's and sunny. Epic.
  8. Hog tie 5.5

    1 more week, ya'll. Will be arriving mid-day Thursday. Friday is game-day... unless my Michelin's are cashed on the 800+ mile ride in.
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    My friend Steve, who's coming, called Bud Pelsor, the fella that owns Dogpatch USA. Bud says he's happy to let us tour the place if we connect with him while we are in town. You know... rain plans. Could be fun!
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    That sounds fun!
  12. Hog tie 5.5

    Also, tentatively planning a bbq Saturday evening as per usual, provided Randalls grill still works. :)
  13. Hog tie 5.5

    I'm hoping to get in Thursday mid day. Staying through Tuesday and bringing a tent. Glroyracing says the mid-south sport riders and sport touring guys are in town as well... I'd love to chase them around Friday morning/afternoon. Saturday will be leisurely with my Dad. Planning on hanging around the Hub Friday evening to welcome folks and hand out maps. 00Yeller from St. Louis is staying through tuesday, I think. I think the OKC contingent of my friends are leaving OKC at 8 or 9AM, so they should arrive at the Hub Friday around 2. I'll be coming in on 412 from Stillwater Thursday morning if you want to meet up. You still have my #?
  14. Hog tie 5.5

    There are a bunch of people who aren't on the forum coming. My friends Erik and Steve, (triumphs), a coworker of Steve's is coming. Erik is bringing 2 friends as well., so that's 5... My old neighbor and a buddy of his on harleys I think... 7, then my Dad... 8. Mark will be busy on Saturday, but I'm pretty sure he and Ellen will drop by. They have a big event that weekend.