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Old 09-28-2006, 03:00 PM   #1
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Default Re: 100,000 Miles!

There are plenty of brands and models of bikes that can go 100k and beyond. What is uncommon are the ones that get to demonstrate it. Most bikes sit idle most of the time.
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Old 09-28-2006, 03:35 PM   #2
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There is nothing remarkable about a motorcycle going 100,000+ miles.

With the solid engineering and highly refined lubricants available why shouldn't a motorcycle go the distance?

Neglect and abuse will shorten the life of any vehicle; those who care will most likely see that figure irregardless of the marque.

That is if they hang on to their ride long enough.
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Old 09-28-2006, 03:45 PM   #3
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The above comments nowithstanding, congratz on your 100k. It is a milestone, a bit for the bike, but more for you.

Even more than the miles though, are the memories you've gathered in those miles.



Enjoy the next 100k!



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Old 09-28-2006, 04:24 PM   #4
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It is still a bit of a thrill to watch the odometer reset - well, come to think of it, some newer bikes (my BMW comes to mind) have million mile odometers. Now rolling one of those over would be a REAL accomplishment!



I recall quite vividly the day my Suzuki GSX 1100G rolled over (replacements up to that point were steering head bearings, new carburetors, and new fork seals - and the usual lubricants, tires, etc.). The odo was mostly 9's when I left for work - 65 miles one way. Just as the odo reset, I happened to see a California State Patrolman sitting on his Kawasaki on an overpass, watching traffic. I felt a burning need to tell SOMEBODY, so I pulled off the freeway, pulled up beside him, and pointed to the odometer. He said something to the effect that he doubted his Kawi would go that far.
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Old 09-28-2006, 04:31 PM   #5
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That's like 1000 Kpaul weekends!
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Old 09-28-2006, 04:44 PM   #6
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Congratulations on 100,000 miles. I've met a lot of motorcyclists in 35 years of riding but none of them have racked up 100,000 miles on the same bike. Of course, I'm from the prairies of the Great White North (Canada) and we do have a shorter riding season.



I believe you're one a very small group of people. Hope you're having fun!
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Old 09-28-2006, 04:50 PM   #7
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That's funny. I mean, you're a d1ck. But funny.
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Old 09-28-2006, 05:30 PM   #8
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My name is Nomad...
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Old 09-28-2006, 06:37 PM   #9
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Shaken...not stirred.
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Old 09-28-2006, 07:22 PM   #10
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Both of those guys rent our dyno for mileage runs, don't let them fool you guys. They strap the bike to the dyno and head to the local Hooters; Mike's in here weekly w/ that Kawi... for the wings of course. -fonz
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