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    So in about 2 weeks we are doing the iron butt challenge. I’m thinking about getting a drink holder for my bars as I get pretty thirsty. Any suggestions on what will fit on the stock bars if any and any suggestions overall

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    • #3
      Use it everyday!

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      • #4
        Have you ridden it

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        • #5
          A 2 liter Camelback with a bite valve might be more functional than a drink holder. Less stopping to replace the bottle!
          Peace,
          Baron Wilhelm Gustav von Schmidt III
          (But you can call me Joe)

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          • #6
            Drink 2 beers and eat a hot dog at every gas stop. It’ll go by really quick that way. And you won’t feel all the soreness

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            • #7
              That would be about quite a few beers lol

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              • #8
                i did it 2 years ago. We brought breakfast bars and peanuts to eat while we were getting gas so we didn't have to stop for food... we stayed on the interstate and it took us from 4:30 am until 9-9:30 pm..(Dayton Ohio to Shamrock Texas).. good luck
                owning a motorcycle is not a matter of life or death, it is much more important than that

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                • #9
                  leaving early makes it feel like you are getting a fresh start after a couple hours when the sun comes up.. makes it a lot easier than spending a lot of time riding after it gets late and the body says it is time to stop
                  owning a motorcycle is not a matter of life or death, it is much more important than that

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                  • fanaticx
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                    We are leaving from an Indian dealer here in Indiana. They have us leaving out starting at midnight. Thanks for the idea

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                  Where are you going?

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                  • #11
                    I believe we are riding from Elkhart, IN up into Michigan around the lake

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                    • #12
                      In preparation I put a roadwing in today. I’m still waiting for the rap to show up in the mail but I took her out for a ride today and holy crap what a difference!

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                      • #13
                        It's amazing how many people won't/don't/can't believe what we've been trying to proclaim. Welcome to the clan of true believers!!
                        Peace,
                        Baron Wilhelm Gustav von Schmidt III
                        (But you can call me Joe)

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                        • #14
                          I wish I would’ve known sooner

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                          • #15
                            Now you'll find out how bad the front forks are!! That'll be next on your to do list.
                            Peace,
                            Baron Wilhelm Gustav von Schmidt III
                            (But you can call me Joe)

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                            • #16
                              Yeah the 20 mile ride I did they were pretty rough. I’ve read to use racetechs but their website only has 04 and up

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                              • roadiemort
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                                All the same, order by weight.

                            • #17
                              Good to know! Thanks Mort

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                              • #18
                                Yep, Roadwing in the rear and Racetech with heavier oil up front and it's a whole new bike!






                                "There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer."
                                Chris, 2004 Roadstar Silverado

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                                • #19
                                  Are the emulators worth buying

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                                  • Jaybo
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                                    I regret not getting them when I did my RT Springs. Next winter.

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                                  Got the rap done today. Also since I’ve bought the bike I’ve always had a problem keeping the left side highway peg mount from slipping. I believe them to be kuryakyn but I’m not positive, anyhow so I take them apart and look at them and the left side had 2 different size hinges. One says 1 1/4 and the other 1.35. The previous owner ditched the spacer and wrap Teflon tape on the crash bar and tightened it up.

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