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Needs Training Wheels
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 Post subject: Re: New Brunswick ruckus riders
PostPosted: Tue Mar 08, 2016 7:20 pm 
Current to-do/to-buy are:
    -Removing the turn signals/reflectors and brackets, then come up with something clever for the signals, maybe flush.
    -Stiffen the forks and find a heavier duty rear shock.
    -Relocate/remove Speedo?
    -Bar-end mirror
    -Powder-coat/paint the controls and upper rack black
    -Moto-cross hand guards
    -Headlight stone guards... or maybe googly eyes.
    -GPS mount and 12V/USB charger
    -Underseat bag/storage

I've got plans for some of it, and no sweet clue for most of it. But I guess that's why I'm here.


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 Post subject: Re: New Brunswick ruckus riders
PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:21 am 
^^^Hey, i have a daytona Showa rear shock. used but in good shape.
Its slightly longer than stock but is much stiffer and rides great. Let me know if you are interested.
tallMike.


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 Post subject: Re: New Brunswick ruckus riders
PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:04 am 
takenotes wrote:
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few of the Moncton Rucks


Whole squad's looking good. You guys do many group rides?

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 Post subject: Re: New Brunswick ruckus riders
PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:10 am 
asteeves46 wrote:
Whole squad's looking good. You guys do many group rides?


Maybe every other week last summer.. Should be more this summer, since everybody got new stuff done lol.
If you could, you should trailer yours down here for a couple days or something.

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 Post subject: Re: New Brunswick ruckus riders
PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:31 pm 
independent77 wrote:
^^^Hey, i have a daytona Showa rear shock. used but in good shape.
Its slightly longer than stock but is much stiffer and rides great. Let me know if you are interested.
tallMike.


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 Post subject: Re: New Brunswick ruckus riders
PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2016 4:45 am 
Old guy here in Rothesay, just picked up a new Ruckus yesterday. Love the damn thing. The Moto Guzzi might be taking an extended break for awhile. No plans on modding it too much, other than turning it into a mini ADV touring scoot. Small windshield, hand guards, luggage for multi-day trips.

Anyone know if mounting a disc brake on the front is a big job? The drum sucks.

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 Post subject: Re: New Brunswick ruckus riders
PostPosted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:55 pm 
novaboy wrote:
Old guy here in Rothesay, just picked up a new Ruckus yesterday. Love the damn thing. The Moto Guzzi might be taking an extended break for awhile. No plans on modding it too much, other than turning it into a mini ADV touring scoot. Small windshield, hand guards, luggage for multi-day trips.

Anyone know if mounting a disc brake on the front is a big job? The drum sucks.


Doesn't look like an easy job!

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