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Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #11895 on: May 19, 2020, 07:44:25 am »
Finished the luggage rack I built to match the QR backrest I made a few years back. I gave it a powdercoat finish for now. Maybe I'll have it chromed in the future.
Are those turn signals in the backrest?

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    Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
    « Reply #11896 on: May 19, 2020, 07:51:01 am »
    Nice work Marc!  Back rest and luggage rack look amazing!

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    Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
    « Reply #11897 on: May 19, 2020, 11:07:15 am »
     :goodjob:
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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11898 on: May 19, 2020, 07:22:40 pm »
      Finished the luggage rack I built to match the QR backrest I made a few years back. I gave it a powdercoat finish for now. Maybe I'll have it chromed in the future.
      Are those turn signals in the backrest?

      No they're just reflectors. I thought of adding lights when I built the backrest in 2015, but figured it would complicate the quick release nature of the project.

      Nice work Marc!  Back rest and luggage rack look amazing!
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      I've had that backrest every time I attended SERR. You guys need to pay better attention  :poke: :poke:
      In all fairness, I remove it when I get there and reinstall it before leaving. It supports my sissybar bag.
      I'd rather die on a motorcycle than live without one.

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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11899 on: May 20, 2020, 06:02:21 am »
      Hat to cover up a nick in the paint, as I don’t have lots of $$ to repaint. I came up with this option.

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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11900 on: May 20, 2020, 07:40:27 am »
      Finished the luggage rack I built to match the QR backrest I made a few years back. I gave it a powdercoat finish for now. Maybe I'll have it chromed in the future.
      Are those turn signals in the backrest?
      No they're just reflectors. I thought of adding lights when I built the backrest in 2015, but figured it would complicate the quick release nature of the project.

      They look great!

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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11901 on: May 20, 2020, 09:50:16 pm »
      Hat to cover up a nick in the paint, as I don’t have lots of $$ to repaint. I came up with this option.

      Pretty cool lookin'

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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11902 on: May 21, 2020, 03:10:26 pm »
      That paint looks gorgeous ! Love it
      Added some fresh snake skin today. 320 $ for a new rear tire all in.
      Old one lasted  more than 11k. The huge flat center spot made turning and cornering painful.

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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11903 on: May 22, 2020, 03:11:22 pm »
      Well finally slapped my 240 on and swapped exhausts so out went the Cobra Sweeps and on went the Freedom Combat 2 into 1.
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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11904 on: May 22, 2020, 04:30:11 pm »
      Tire and exhaust look good!!!!  Is that 2 into 1 loud??
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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11905 on: May 22, 2020, 04:43:26 pm »
      Surprisingly deeper than my Cobra.  It comes with a nice louvered baffle as well that is wrapped with sort sound deadening.  So far I have only run with it baffled and it is pretty deep and loud enough I will say.  You can definitely hear me coming around the block.
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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11906 on: May 23, 2020, 05:29:05 am »
      Looks good, I personally like the deep sound you get with the 2-1 exhaust
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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11907 on: May 23, 2020, 07:19:14 am »
      :thumbs:
      The Star Cruiser “Dark Matter”; named in recognition of the attractive force theorized to exist as an explanation of balance in the universe.

      “…if you can make beer in space, life in space will be possible… it is a shortage of beer in space that is holding back further space exploration.”  Dr Walsh 2009

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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11908 on: May 25, 2020, 05:30:34 pm »
      Raining 3 days straight down here in Miami.  Sucks
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      Re: What did you do to your Raider today................
      « Reply #11909 on: May 25, 2020, 06:52:13 pm »
      Plugged in the battery tender LOL rain today and probably tomorrow.
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