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post #11 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 05:58 PM
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Love the blue. Is that non-metallic, what color?
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post #12 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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It's actually really metallic and almost translucent looking. I can't seem to get a good pic of it. It shifts from dark blue to purple depending on light.
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post #13 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 01:51 AM
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I vote for the single headlight...
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post #14 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 02:54 PM
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looking great man. Love those wheels! Are the powdercoated? Presume So.... What prep was required?
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post #15 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-18-2012, 11:22 AM
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I think the twin headlights are a big part of the bikes unique character. When you see them coming at you you know immediately what it is but with the single you lose that. Again, just my opinion. I'm right there with you in your love of this machine. It's comfortable, fast, nimble and unique. Character in spades and I don't know about you but I always get tons of compliments on it.
Personally I love when people are constantly asking what mine is lol even with the bug eyes nobody knew. Here in fort worth if it's not a full fairing bike nobody knows what it is.

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post #16 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-18-2012, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
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post #17 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 03:27 PM
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What clip on's did you go for? Did you have to get new bearings for the rims after the powdercoating?
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post #18 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 05:11 PM
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I REALLY Dig the black forkes on the 08's
keep the bug eyes , I blacked mine out with plasti dip paint just to see if I liked them ( it peels off real easy ) and I Luv them more now , going to get them powder coated over the winter .........

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post #19 of 36 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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I did opt for new bearings. As for clip ons, they are woodcrafts.
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post #20 of 36 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 07:42 PM
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Slates, nice job, blue wheels look fab...could you post a couple better pics of the tail, I want to see where you cut that, considering the same..
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