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post #1 of 5 Old 06-11-2018, 03:27 AM Thread Starter
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Hi everybody,
I thought Iíd introduce myself. 54 years old. Been riding since I was 10. However, itís been 3 1/2 years since Iíve owned a bike. Last bike was a Hyabusa with the usual upgrades, full yosh pipe, chip, zero gravity windscreen, various other stuff. Iíve also owned a KLR 650 (thumper), a bunch of older bikes; V65 Magna, V65 Sabre, Shadow, Vriago, the jewel was a Yamaha RD 350 p. It was a twin 2 stroke street bike.
I have 420 miles on the bike now, as of 6/10/18. Waiting on the first service. Iím adding a rear cargo bracket, hard case, crash sliders, case savers, fender eliminator, NO windscreen though. I ordered a full windscreen and cancelled it. Iíll wait two months and decide what I want. Smaller one if I can live with it. I have a small 20L tank bag also.
Some advice?
Mirrors? They protrude a few inches past the grips. I like to at least pull up to the red lights. I hate clipping mirrors.
I regretted doing remapping of the fuel injection on my Hyabusa. It ran a little rough between 80-110. Came alive after that. I never opened it all the way up but I went 185 at night. Bike did great.
Sorry for the book. I wonít post so long normally.
I live in So. Ca.
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Welcome! I'm glad you like the bike. I'm still waiting for delivery, planning the add-ons. What kind of rear cargo bracket and hard case are you adding? Could you post some pics of them when you're done?
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Welcome, I'm glad you're back on a nice gsx s 1000 and you feel comfortable.

Gassssssss........................
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Welcome! Nice bike choice. No real advice on aftermarket. Just ride that sucker.
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Good on you mate, one my last bikes was a Hayabusa, you will find this bike a little more nimble but nowhere near as fast and powerful as the old Busa. Good moderate power/speed but surprisingly easy to manoeuvre and ride.
Good luck with your new bike!
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