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What do you do?

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With the bike falling there are some repairs to make i.e. repainting. I can't match his flames so the guy who did it originally is going to do it- at the end of the season.

I was thinking about it yesterday, I have the luggage rack to modify/ put on and then I'm done. It's just minor things from there on out- get the lowers painted (when the tank is repainted) and put on, figure out how to modify the speaker box/ install on the fairing once it comes in.

Basically I see the end in sight. My bike will be just the way I want it and there are no mechanical issues. Riding isn't a question, I was riding it into work when the tank was being stripped of its paint, etc.....

But what else do you do when you get to the point where you only gotta ride the bike???!?!?!??
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One of your options is to turn it into a cafe machine.


I wouldn't subject my poor bike to that abuse!!
Unless we get a garage with his/ hers sides (or I get a garage to myself...) the bits n pieces idea isn't gonna fly. I can't even get a second motorcycle- and my argument becomes a moot point because he can already point out that my bike will take up more room than his.... and the other ones my eyes are on are a fury (longest wheelbase Honda has come out with) or a spyder....

IDK, when I started thinking about it yesterday it was almost a sad moment that my bike will be EXACTLY how I'd like it- so no more changes etc
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Red? you wild man Linny.

Dakota - maybe I missed it, but did you find a solution for the rear under seat gap?

post 61 is where the latest and greatest pics were taken... lol.. late in the afternoon the day the diamond plating was completed
I picked up another few hobbies to go along with wrenching on my bike. My forced breaks are more do to monetary reasons, being in college and all, but I pass the time by producing tracks and DJing.

I know it hurts to thing about not working on the bike, but until you have something else to work on, and the weather or whatever is keeping you from riding look into other hobbies to do. It makes working on your bike that much better when you actually do it.

I was talking more along the lines of what do you do bike related once you no longer have to do work on it? I'd tend to go overboard and hook up lights, etc....

I'm a full time psychology major, I work full time, am the photog for the local youth football league and enjoy spending time at the local state parks..... but taking the bike from where it was to where it is took almost a year and the thought of not having any more to do is just kinda..... unsettling.

and for the record, there's NO WAY I have the patience to polish my bike til it's as shiny as RB's
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