Went on a long ride today and crossed 100K miles. I had to pull over and memorialize it.
Snapped a few pics after the ride. I am amazed at how well this "parts bin" bike has held up.
Especially the candy red paint.
After 10 years...on the 9th set of tires, 6th set of spark plugs, 3rd battery, 3rd chain/ sprockets, 3rd set of rear wheel bearings, 2nd set of front bearings, 2nd seat cover, 3rd set of brake pads...
The only real thing that has broken was the rear brake switch and lost the clutch lever pin
One slow motion drop the first weekend that I owned the bike. Scratched the alternator cover (still scratched).
Mods that I can remember:
Frame Sliders and Tank Slapper paint film around 1K miles.
Gel/ Memory Foam seat insert at about 15K miles
Honda 599 Givi Windscreen around 15K miles
900RR exhaust with Scorpion Can (no PCIII) installed at about 16K miles- mainly to move the stink
Stainless Steel Brake Lines around 20K miles
Hydraulic rear brake switch at around 30K miles (to replace stock broken switch)
Hotter thermostat (195 degree) at around 40K miles- further stink reduction
LED Headlight around 75K miles
This has been a great forum and I have learned a ton about bikes, riding, and had a lot of laughs.
Still love this bike. Gonna do a little maintenance and start on the second 100K!