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Old 06-03-2021, 07:26 AM   #1
mickey_7106
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Got this bike from my boy. He went down with it somewhere around 2015 and its sat in the garage ever since. Plans are to bring it back up to safe riding conditions just to ride around town.

So far I've replaced a broken/missing shifter and new battery. Bike starts and idles fine even with 6 year old gas .

up next is rebuild the front end.
-Lower Triple is on its way. i'm gonna attempt to straighten the upper clamp
-Tapered bearings
-Fork seals and possibly replace the springs for my weight.
-oil change for steering damper at minimum. possible rebuild

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Old 06-03-2021, 12:27 PM   #2
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I love those bikes (user name, big surprise )
This will be a fun thread to follow.
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Old 06-03-2021, 01:32 PM   #3
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I'd suspect your forks are bent. If it could bend the lower triple it most likely bent the forks. The front wheel shouldn't be jammed into the radiator like that. Also, take a REALLY good look at the frame near the headstock. Very common to have bends or cracks there.

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