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It’s just 3 short weeks to the Not Superman Rally – Coney Island to the Golden Gate Bridge in 50 hours or less.  The weekend is done, work beckons, but the VStrom is ready.  I’ve done everything I know to make it reliable for the trip. My front Shinko 705 had 13,000 miles on it […]

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A prerequisite of the Not Superman Rally I’m riding in this September is to have at least one Bun Burner Gold completed and on the books.  The BBG is an Iron Butt Extreme ride.  It is 1500 miles within a single 24 hour period. The entry level ride to the Iron Butt Association is the […]

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Took a short break from the maintenance issues to watch the Packers.  Yeah, they won – Wildcard game.  Time to put everything back together again.  It’s a refreshingly easy bike to work on.  Most everything is in the open and easy to get to  or at least under easy to remove stuff.  It does take […]

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Another short ride today, enough to get some errands run and warm up the bike for an oil change. I dumped the oil.  Pretty black.   The PO mumbled something about it being time for an oil change.  This was a used engine in a relatively new bike, so there is no real knowledge of […]

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