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  1. Wallkeeper

    Paint code

    Assuming you are in the US, try these guys https://touchupdirect.com/touch-up-paint/yamaha I have never used them. I normally take painted part to local aftermarket and have them match it. Original paint is Nippon Paint and not readily available aftermarket in US Good Luck
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    BMW GS Update

    interesting comment about Babylon on the Bay. One of my BRC's last summer had a young lady who would be attending Cal across the Bay from SF. All up and down like SF. Dad had purchased a scooter with an automatic for her to get around on. He also insisted she take the BRC with standard...
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    Bike pull left, cruise control hand off.

    I agree with the Camber, wind, drag etc issues. is it the bike itself? If so and it is in good repair (like 500 on the ODO) I doubt it would be significant. Consider, the motorcycle has 2 wheels and an engine acting like gyroscopes and they will tend to keep the bike upright and straight...
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    V-Strom 1000 is dead. No longer being made.

    there is cruise control on the XT and Adventure versions. Cruise control was a hot button for me when I bought the Tenere I owned an 02 V-Strom. Stupid quick. Much quicker than my Super T. The 02 Strom had nothing below 3300 RPM though. I really do not think Suzuki needed to add more...
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    AltRider Sucks

    Agreed on Aerostich. Awesome products. $$$ but WOW!! They will also repair Clothing that has hit the pavement They have a cool plant in a older part of Duluth, MN. If you pass thru there it is worth your time to stop and get the tour along with some "Minnesota Nice" Fortunately...
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    Red Wing

    Today at approximately 13:30. Red 2015 East Bound on MN 50 towards Red Wing
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    RE: PPG paint code needed for 12 S10

    The paint was supplied to Yamaha by Nippon Paint. I do not have the color code. The PPG or Sherwin Williams refinishing stores may have a cross reference by year/model/description. Even it they do, it may not match. Your best bet is to take a painted part into one of the refinishing...
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    What is going on with this Givi rack?

    GIVI makes solid products but their instructions really suck.
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    Cat removal on my '17 ST " how to"

    what kind of wire did you use to fill the weld?
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    Watch out for lying ads on Craigslist. Haha

    called the mattress guy and got a priority time slot at a great price!! he even through in a "spectator discount"...not sure what that is about but what a great bargain!!!
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    New Owner From Minnesota

    Greetings from a fellow Twinkie!!
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    Crossing Beartooth Pass on a (rented) Royal Enfield Himalayan

    heading there in 2 weeks. AWESOME write up
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    16 Super Tenere 4 Sale - SOLD

    Actually, activated carbon but it will still work as emergency grill fuel in any state BUT California *S*S*S*S*
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    Had a lowside, no help from TCS?

    last week I attended a "basics" class for Adventure Touring riders. Much of the instruction was done on grassy surfaces. With road tires I was very grateful for having TCS engaged. Even engaged, the rear would briefly break loose. OTOH, part of the class was without TCS and I greatly...
  15. Wallkeeper

    Free - Yamaha Tank Bag for Super 10

    wow.......you can take the boy out of Minnesota but the Nice sticks;)
  16. Wallkeeper

    Folding camping cots

    OOPS! links show as currently "unavailable" and "out of business"
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    Rostra cruise control problem. Need help

    lots of folks use silicone to seal joints because it is very durable and you can take the sealed surfaces apart. The problem is it is also a non stick material and will eventually release from any surface. An early sign it is releasing is when it begins "wicking" moisture between the sealant...
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    Good bye VStrom , hello Super Tenere !

    greetings from another Ex-Stromie! The Stroms are great but the Super T's are a definite step up :p
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    Anyone else had enough winter?

    Party pooper!! I was just starting to enjoy this @#%$! OTOH, I enjoy other forms of self abuse... I am still wondering how I missed the offramp in Vegas 30 years ago
  20. Wallkeeper

    Minneapolis motorcycle show

    Annual roving Trade shows in general are dying. Even commercial Trade shows are way down. The ones that are stable seem to be unique (Fab-Tech) or occur on a semi or tri-annual basis (IDDBA). I have seen multiple trade shows shrink to the point where they end up combining with other...
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