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post #1 of 6 Old 04-22-2015, 10:11 PM Thread Starter
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First 500 mile trip

Gearing up for a long 2 week trip this summer. Couple of thoughts. Just put on a Terry Adcox seat (bought used). World of difference. I am 5'10"175 lbs. The OEM seat never bothered me that much but anything after 150 miles and I was sore. This made it a non issue period. Also a $10 plastic cramp buster on the throttle was great. Can cover brake while riding if needed and just let my hand relax more. Have a throttle lock but on roads where you can not use it this is the way to go. These 2 things made a longer ride much more comfortable.
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500 miles in 2 weeks, heck I can do that in one day?

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I believe that he did a 500 miles "test ride" in preparation to a upcoming 2 week trip..?

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Yes 500 miles in a day and a half.
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"500 miles in 2 weeks, heck I can do that in one day?

Piker, I'll see you 500 and raise you another 500!

With a comfy seat long distance isn't scary.
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Yes 500 miles in a day and a half.
Ah I see, your post was deceptive. Enjoy your trip and have fun!!!!

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