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Old 07-31-2014, 04:16 PM
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enduro.. hawk.. i understand im a idiot..

so i want to make my superhawk into a enduro. Get around in the dirt and gravel fire trails ... heli bars {or somthing more upright} are going to happen and i was wondering if anyone knows of anyone that makes crank case savers for this bike? what is a good brand of lever protectors .. the whole nine yards .. and sure tell me how this is totally the wrong bike i get it. however its paid for its what i have and selling it all street fightered out wouldnt get me what i want.. so there is that...want to be really mad.. oh i live in northern Ca right in wine country and the twisty roads are endless..my thing is with all the idiots on phones even in curves i rather do it in the dirt and i dont wanna buy another bike ...even with most mods i would say throwing a set of street tires would pretty much set it back to a road beast anyhow..
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Old 07-31-2014, 04:40 PM
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a company called carbonadi in germany makes awesome carbon fiber / kevlar case savers. about $110 for both sides. guys name is Adi. make sure and ask him to cut the holes on the flywheel side for the timing caps.

just picked up a set about a month ago and they are awesome.
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Old 07-31-2014, 04:55 PM
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On a practical side it will be way cheaper to buy a Vstrom 1000 and sell the superhawk. But the tinkerer in me says you should attempt this project

btw Honda sold an ADV bike based on the VTR engine in Europe.

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Originally Posted by rick View Post
On a practical side it will be way cheaper to buy a Vstrom 1000 and sell the superhawk. But the tinkerer in me says you should attempt this project

btw Honda sold an ADV bike based on the VTR engine in Europe.


and its injected
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Old 08-01-2014, 01:01 AM
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Originally Posted by rick View Post
On a practical side it will be way cheaper to buy a Vstrom 1000 and sell the superhawk. But the tinkerer in me says you should attempt this project

btw Honda sold an ADV bike based on the VTR engine in Europe.

We get them here. I may look at one sometime.
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Very cool project, someone on here has case savers (made out of tubular steel) and with the weight of this bike may want to try dirt bike handle bars (cr 250 bend) with Superbike mounts. I would go with aluminum bark busters.
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Originally Posted by sjscicluna View Post
and its injected
and ABS.
Anyone know if the front geometry has been relaxed compared to a SH?
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and ABS.
Anyone know if the front geometry has been relaxed compared to a SH?
Linked brakes too.

Most likely relaxed geometry
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6pot calipers too it appears.
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Old 08-01-2014, 06:08 PM
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Very cool project, someone on here has case savers (made out of tubular steel) and with the weight of this bike may want to try dirt bike handle bars (cr 250 bend) with Superbike mounts. I would go with aluminum bark busters.



most of the bike is aluminum though where would you mount tubular steel? i definitly want dirtbike handlebar set up.. i was thinking even forks.. go all the way.. its a matter of which ones fit...
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xrv 1000

My version of an Africa twin
It's a lot of work
Multisrada forks
FJR tank and seat
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Old 08-12-2014, 07:14 AM
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Originally Posted by rwjr14 View Post
My version of an Africa twin
It's a lot of work
Multisrada forks
FJR tank and seat
Any close up pictures? That's pretty awesome!
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