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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-01-2014, 07:50 PM Thread Starter
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First post, new owner 2010 T100 :D

Howdy all, I've lurked awhile but since I've taken the plunge I decided I should post! I just bought my 2010 t100 last month and the biggest problem I've had is that I put 1200+ miles on her riding all over the Midwest! Came with a center stand, grab bar/rack, and a quick release windshield. I LOVE this bike

I'm not sure how much I like the shield, it seems to put all the bugs on my face and rattles at low speed, although it helped easy highway miles and I can crouch for rain. I bought a new rear tire, a shinko 705 dual sport because I had some wheel wobble but that still hasn't cleared completely. I was told the Dunlop Harley Davidson front tire is junk, so I'll get that replaced with the matching shinko soon.

I'm wanting to mod for style/comfort/touring. Thinking about Flanders wide clubman bars I'm 6'1" and we can't split lanes in Illinois anyway. I'd like to fashion a sissy bar for the girlfriend that I can just clamp onto the grab bar. Need to get mounts and hard bags...

Since my girl and I are both decently sized (over 350lbs combined) and with gear I've been curious if suspension modification would increase my effective payload? Boosting the preloaded rear shocks to max helped a lot IMO, but I'm wondering if I'm a bit ambitious for this bike... Maybe she needs one too

I'd welcome any suggestions, here are some pics:

Just after a bath, st Louis to Chi and dark




New shinko tire
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-01-2014, 08:08 PM
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Howdy all, I've lurked awhile but since I've taken the plunge I decided I should post! I just bought my 2010 t100 last month and the biggest problem I've had is that I put 1200+ miles on her riding all over the Midwest! Came with a center stand, grab bar/rack, and a quick release windshield. I LOVE this bike

I'm not sure how much I like the shield, it seems to put all the bugs on my face and rattles at low speed, although it helped easy highway miles and I can crouch for rain. I bought a new rear tire, a shinko 705 dual sport because I had some wheel wobble but that still hasn't cleared completely. I was told the Dunlop Harley Davidson front tire is junk, so I'll get that replaced with the matching shinko soon.

I'm wanting to mod for style/comfort/touring. Thinking about Flanders wide clubman bars I'm 6'1" and we can't split lanes in Illinois anyway. I'd like to fashion a sissy bar for the girlfriend that I can just clamp onto the grab bar. Need to get mounts and hard bags...

Since my girl and I are both decently sized (over 350lbs combined) and with gear I've been curious if suspension modification would increase my effective payload? Boosting the preloaded rear shocks to max helped a lot IMO, but I'm wondering if I'm a bit ambitious for this bike... Maybe she needs one too

I'd welcome any suggestions, here are some pics:

Just after a bath, st Louis to Chi and dark




New shinko tire

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Thanks! I'll work on figuring that out
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No problem Andy, it does take a while.

Here's my Bonnie with a Metzler Tourance rear tire, I'm really liking the dual-sport tire concept, still running a Lasertek on the front.

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I have Shinko dual sport tires on a non Triumph bike, terrible quality. Shedding knobs like a leppur....get rid of them if you see cracks appear.
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Ugh, maybe I'll wait a bit for the front tire.

Blkbny, what crash bar is that? Is it worth the weight?
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SW-Motech Engine Bars, haven't used them on this bike yet.

Sooner or later though, they all go down.

http://www.twistedthrottle.ca/shop-b...xton-900-04-13



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new user of Polish welcome

hello all holders of this beautiful brand motorcycles.
I have recently with the 2010 version for 15 years.
some bury with him, I'm at the stage of change arrow exhaust system, air filter K & N
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