here she is.....

15 replies to this topic
  • GIANTac1

Posted April 26, 2005 - 08:10 PM


I just got my brand new piggy this weekend. http://i5.photobucke...tAC1/NEWPIG.jpg

  • targetdrone

Posted April 26, 2005 - 08:44 PM


That's great. Welcome to the pigpen. What was your previous bike?

  • justicedone

Posted April 26, 2005 - 10:25 PM


right on dude, call me so we can get a ride in


  • TimBrp

Posted April 27, 2005 - 03:25 AM


Nice bike man! New bikes, I'm jealous.

  • frankstr

Posted April 27, 2005 - 03:55 AM


Nice ride.. :naughty: so shiney.......... :naughty:

  • GIANTac1

Posted April 27, 2005 - 05:41 AM


I had a '82 cr 80 and sold it when my family moved to california from montana in '85. :naughty: I have been riding family members and friends dirtbikes ever since. This is my first on road riding stuff!

  • mountainrider

Posted April 27, 2005 - 06:22 AM


Nothing like owning a BRP.You should enjoy her for a long time.

  • XR-Det

Posted April 27, 2005 - 02:16 PM


Looks soooo pretty when it is new :naughty: :naughty: :D

Enjoy it, I'm already jealous


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  • crfdude86

Posted April 27, 2005 - 03:50 PM



  • swells454

Posted April 30, 2005 - 02:21 PM


Nice Bike! :naughty:
I acn almost remember when mine was that shiny....then I went and laid it down on the first ride and scratched the fender. I like to think of it as getting character! :naughty:

  • mikefish

Posted April 30, 2005 - 04:44 PM


I remember when mine was pristine & didn't have any scratches. That lasted for about 2 hours. After I pulled my back out of shape lifting the monster I became more aware of how easily the front end washes out. Now I've got 15,000 on it & it's just as reliable as ever.... Come to Ridgecrest some time & we'll break it in properly. ..Congrats!

  • GIANTac1

Posted April 30, 2005 - 08:33 PM


Thanks guys. I have a few questions about the bike.
1. Have you noticed the welds? Im not a expert on welding but some of them look like spray painted bird $h1t! Does yours look the same?
2. I understand its aircooled but my bike gets Hot after 15 minutes of riding. "Uncorking" it will help this right?
3. My rear shock has a little play when I grab it and twist :naughty:
Alright I am done for now......Thanks guys :naughty:

  • crfdude86

Posted April 30, 2005 - 08:37 PM


nice bike

  • smashinz2002

Posted April 30, 2005 - 08:40 PM


Cool man!! Sure do love the feeling of a brand new bike! Have fun!

  • sagester00

Posted May 01, 2005 - 03:53 AM


Looks awesome!! Have fun riding this weekend if you go. There is'nt a better feeling than walking out the next morning after getting a new bike and lookin at her......I guess excpet riding it. Have a good one.

  • swells454

Posted May 01, 2005 - 04:22 AM


2. I understand its aircooled but my bike gets Hot after 15 minutes of riding. "Uncorking" it will help this right?
3. My rear shock has a little play when I grab it and twist :naughty:

Uncorking will help. If you do a lot of slow (first gear) riding or idling at stops for extended will boil over. I ride with my kids a lot and it always happened...also in the tight woods after about 20 minutes. I used red line water wetter...same results. Then I tried engine ice...same results (maybe lasted a few minutes longer). I finally switched out to Evans NPG+. That cured the problem. Now it can idle for an hour w/o overheating and as I understand it the oil temps are staying in an acceptable level.
If you do a search on Evans you will find opinions on both ends of the spectrum. A lot of guys here run it with good results. It works great for me. It is about $27 bucks a gallon but you never have to change it. I got mine from mooneyes.
Good luck, Steve.

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