Creation of a race bike Part II

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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby photomike666 » Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:20 pm

Rear sets are on.

Fired up nice with the Werks exhaust. It's raucous, loud and spits flame. Seems to be running a little rich, so may have to invest in a Power Commander at some point.

Took her for a quick run and accidentally spun up the rear in first gear. Tyres were cold, but still gave me a giggle.

Tomorrow I'll modify the lower fairing & it's all done
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby z900/zx9 » Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:27 pm

I have a set of wet tyres that I am going to list on E-bay or gumtree,if your interested let me know. Secondhand Michelin pilot wet front , brand new conti race rain attack rear.
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby z900/zx9 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:55 pm

Ok conti race rain attack new is $400.00 if you want you can have rear Conti as well as s/hand michelin front wet for $300.00,i think i even have an old michelin s/hand wet rear as well that you can have.If your not interested let me know so i can list them on gumtree.I alo have a set of Kaneg italian warmers as well as a rear tyre tie down(Steel/alloy wrap around type)
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby photomike666 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:10 pm

All good Mal, but thanks for the offer
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby photomike666 » Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:39 am

z900/zx9 wrote:Ok conti race rain attack new is $400.00 if you want you can have rear Conti as well as s/hand michelin front wet for $300.00,i think i even have an old michelin s/hand wet rear as well that you can have.If your not interested let me know so i can list them on gumtree.I alo have a set of Kaneg italian warmers as well as a rear tyre tie down(Steel/alloy wrap around type)
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I might be interested in the tyre tie down, how much do you want for that?
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby photomike666 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:35 am

Amazing day at Broadford yesterday. Sun shone all day, bike performed flawlessly. Pipe sounded great & suspension worked perfectly.

Steering dampener could do with improvement,as could the rider!

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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby Wattie » Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:41 pm

Stock damper is shit. Get it rebuilt with new needle.

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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby photomike666 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:46 pm

Wattie wrote:Stock damper is shit. Get it rebuilt with new needle.

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Yeah it sure gave me a couple of tank slappers over the crest on the back straight, it's on the must do list.
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby photomike666 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:49 pm

couple of on track pics...

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After a couple of years away from the track and a new bike it took me ages to get into the swing again. Body position is all wrong, so I've got something to work on next time :D. Have to say the bike is awesome and the suspension set up near on perfect, just need to tune the rider. Having said that I had an absolute ball and can't wait to take the bike back to the track.
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby deswoodaunec » Thu May 26, 2016 9:32 am

I like what you've done with with it. It looks great and I'm sure it'll ride beautifully.

More than anything I love the security guards, they look 110% committed to their duties!! :)
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby deswoodaunec » Thu May 26, 2016 9:33 am

I like what you've done with with it. It looks great and I'm sure it'll ride beautifully.

More than anything I love the security guards, they look 110% committed to their duties!! :)
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby photomike666 » Thu May 26, 2016 2:59 pm

Thanks, bike is awesome & the dogs do a great job.

News outing will be Suoerbike School at Phillip Island
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Re: Creation of a race bike Part II

Postby Burky » Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:06 am

Bike looking Great Mike!! glad to see it on the track :kuda:
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