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    New guy here

    New guy here. Just picked up a 2016 with only 41 miles on it here in Ca. . Let the fun begin ! Any and all info/tricks that I need to know about would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance guys
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpyty View Post
    New guy here. Just picked up a 2016 with only 41 miles on it here in Ca. . Let the fun begin ! Any and all info/tricks that I need to know about would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance guys
    Yep , if your going out in the canyon's GET a KICK STARTER or at least a lithium Battery , Tire patch kit and tools with a LEATHER tool bag. Water . signal mirror .GPS or ELT signal mirror . .If you Ride alone . Yes i WAS from California. WAS is the keyword .
    I always rode with my friends . Smith & Weston
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    Look at the bottom of this page under SIMILAR THREADS
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    Welcome from eastern CA. NEVADA
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    Thank guys looking forward to it!!👍🏻
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    Brand new. Congrats.

    Read up on tires here and decide for yourself if you’re ok with what you got.
    Put bigger pegs on. Don’t have to spend much to get rid of those kiddie pegs.

    Beyond that, ride it as much as you can. You’ll figure out what else you need. Cheers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpyty View Post
    ! Any and all info/tricks that I need to know about would be greatly appreciated.
    The more air you put in the tires, the faster it will go !!
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    welcome!

    where in california are you? there's a lot of dub riders both north and south.

    you can click on the links in my signature to see what mods others have done, both small and large.
    your bike is your canvas, ride on maestro!

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    The less air you put in the tires, the more places it will go
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