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What did you do to your bike today??

belrix

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Managed to get stuck in a rut in Southeastern Nebraska a couple days ago!

I forget to take a picture but here is one with my foot in the rut. There Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR's thrown more dirt than you'd think. I'm liking these tires. :)


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egary1974

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Managed to get stuck in a rut in Southeastern Nebraska a couple days ago!

I forget to take a picture but here is one with my foot in the rut. There Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR's thrown more dirt than you'd think. I'm liking these tires. :)


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ugh, that hole with a little bit of mud would be impossible. get tired just looking at it.
 

egary1974

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changed the oil. used 10-30 mobile one. went almost 8000 on the DCT like the manual said. I don't think I will go over 5 or 6k miles between oil changes again. the gear changes where sounding a little rough. I think I sheared the oil. 8000 is too far between oil changeI I don't care what the book says. Im only a 10000 mile a year rider anyway so that's only two changes a year. I can handle that.
 

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You’ll never hurt an engine by changing oil too often, but can destroy one by not changing often enough.

changed the oil. used 10-30 mobile one. went almost 8000 on the DCT like the manual said. I don't think I will go over 5 or 6k miles between oil changes again. the gear changes where sounding a little rough. I think I sheared the oil. 8000 is too far between oil changeI I don't care what the book says. Im only a 10000 mile a year rider anyway so that's only two changes a year. I can handle that.
 
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I crashed the AT again... need another left body panel and hand guard. Guess that’s the price for riding a fully loaded ADV bike up a knarly Jeep trail. LaSal Pass into Moab was a cinch In comparison.
 
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belrix

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Dang! We're you able to ride it out?

Honda plastic ain't cheap
I crashed the AT again... need another left body panel and hand guard. Guess that’s the price for riding a fully loaded ADV bike up a knarly Jeep trail. LaSal Pass into Moab was a cinch In comparison.
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Yea, crashed on day one of what was supposed to be a ten day Utah Back Country Discovery Route ride, my buddy had a medical condition that cut it short. Both of us made it home safely. Moab to So Cal non-stop is a B.

Dang! We're you able to ride it out?

Honda plastic ain't cheap

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egary1974

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that's a lot of riding! Im at 8,000 in about 15 months. no commuting. all punishing recreation in the Ouachita and Ozark mountains and the highways to get there.
 

belrix

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Went out and played in the mud!

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First time riding in this heavy of mud, I only feel once at the very end! :)

The Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR's did pretty good pushing the bike through, did have to spin the tire fairly fast in a few places

Glad I raised the front fender!

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