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post #1 of 4 Old 04-28-2016, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
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I have about 2K on the clock and am headed off for a Bun Burner (1500) mile Saturday. I have fresh oil in, tires look good and right PSI, fluids look OK. Any other V2 specific checks or suggestions before I leave?
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-28-2016, 09:51 PM
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Chain lube and tension. Water and snacks. Have fun!
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post #3 of 4 Old 04-29-2016, 09:56 AM
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A throttle lock sure helps.

I did the SaddleSore 1000 on the V2 last year, and although the seat worked well for me, I'm glad I had my rain seat - a cannibalized "cabbie" bead seat that attaches with bungies. After 700 miles, it literally saved my ass.

My legs got a little stiff also, so for this year's 48 Plus!, I rigged up some highway pegs which should make a difference.

Other than that, bring a good selection of music and don't forget the rain gear and chain lube.

Good luck and let us know how it went for you.
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post #4 of 4 Old 04-29-2016, 11:02 PM
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Yousa, have fun. I've done 1375 in 22 hours and only to get home.
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