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lazyeye last won the day on December 19 2020

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    2014 VFR800FD

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  1. 47,633 miles. I'm the original owner, I bought it in 2016. The 36k service was performed at Cycletune in Portland as well as replacing the shock and refreshing the forks. It has the Honda quickshifter (up only), Akrapovic slip on, and Power Commander 5. Solo cowl included along with back seat and passenger grab handles. The OEM hard bags which clip into the subframe are keyed to the ignition (bag liners included). It has all the typical scratches and flaws of a 47k mile bike that's been around. $4,000 obo
  2. Sports Touring is dead, replaced by adventure touring. /DoomandGloom
  3. I'd suspect this is so they can appear to be controlling the people-density in the grandstands.
  4. Good to know. Last I hit CA36 was in 2018 and it was still pretty tore apart in multiple places.
  5. My local dealer more or less refused to check the valves at 16k miles. I had an independent shop check and adjust the valves at 38k miles and only two valves needed to be adjusted. YMMV.
  6. The second week of December I went down to the Southwest to see a bunch of big rocks. Read all about it on my blog: https://crotchrocketeer.blogspot.com/2020/12/snowbird-december-2020.html (I'm really too lazy to copy it all and pictures and stuff into a post here)
  7. May 2017 at Thunderhill Raceway Park, Willows, CA. Second time back on track after a pretty bad wreck in 2015. Don't mind the watermark, Keigwins (now Carter's) was giving us watermarked JPGs with the logos to share on social media as part of their marketing that year.
  8. Near Long Creek, OR. Dodging a rain storm. Spent the next day getting dumped on.
  9. is a burst oil filter what happened here or are you merely joking?
  10. Hi lazyeye, Thank you for your donation of 5.00 USD. We look forward to improving the forums with your donation. Thanks VFRDiscussion
  11. YMMV? That 6500 miles was with worn out suspension so the tires were eating themselves, and it was mostly straight up and down. If you find something that grips well and will last 7k, let us know for sure.
  12. Beginning of June I changed my tires. I had a set of Pilot Road 5s on my 800 that I'd mounted in September. After 6500 miles the rear was past the wear bars and handling like crap. The front had reached the wear bars. Since this was a Autumn/Winter/Spring set I'm not surprised I burned out the center, also because my suspension was worn out (got it refreshed in May). I put on a set of S21 takeoffs to hold me over until I decide what to try next. The plan is to do a lot of mileage so I need something that'll handle the miles without getting out of shape really fast.
  13. Mounted new tires. My PR5s that I mounted in September and rode all fall/winter/spring on were shot (6100miles). Burned out the center of course, but that's what happens when you live in a valley and have to ride straight roads to get to the fun roads.
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