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    Holding my own

    I've needed my TW as a commuter lately. I geared it tall as I could and pinned it. Surprisingly the little 200 can keep with Garden Parkway traffic. It's a thrill and need to ride extra vigilant. 90 miles of wringing it's neck and it drops to a quiet purr at idle. And I got 65 mpg on my last tank.
    I probably should get a jimbo shield to get in a tuck behind on big headwinds and cold air
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    Make sure to check the oil regularly, the TW is known to burn a bit of oil when running balls out.

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    87 model? How many miles and what tires and sprockets? The right tires make em fun street/road bikes. Cheers
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    "87 model? How many miles and what tires and sprockets? The right tires make em fun street/road bikes. Cheers"

    Yep the 203/204s and high gearing make these bikes smooth and effortless on the highway.

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    man when I lived in Jersey I didn't drive my big bikes out there, and I hated using the turnpike
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuber View Post
    man when I lived in Jersey I didn't drive my big bikes out there, and I hated using the turnpike
    When I'm riding I can't let it bother me, but when I get in I reflect on the ride and think about how sick it was riding the TW at speed.
    I have a Shinko trials tire on the front. Not loving it on the road.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Badgerflorida View Post
    87 model? How many miles and what tires and sprockets? The right tires make em fun street/road bikes. Cheers
    Only 3000 miles. It say for years with a bad cdi. It looks like it sat for years. I have 15/42 sprockets. I just got a 16t counter. I'm debating if I am going to mount it.
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