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I'm going to be ordering some stuff just to have on hand. Seals for brake, valve covers, oil filter and orings, probably a spark plug.
What else do you keep on hand?
Bike only has 3k on it but I like to be prepared.
For instance I was doing an oil change when I noticed an o-ring was missing. It would have been nice to already have that seal on hand.
 

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If you ever have new tires and tubes installed, make sure you ask the tech to save your old tubes. Even if they need to be patched/repaired they can usually become spares. For those of us that don’t mount our own.

Spare oil filter is a good idea. But if you have the metal mesh type it can be cleaned and reused.
 

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If you plan on doing any serious off-road riding you may want spare brake and clutch levers
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At some point I will. At first I didn't think it was a problem if you have guards but now I've seen a few videos of people breaking levers on moderate trails with guards.

So far we have 2 dubs in our group. A set of levers would be a good idea. Thanks!
 

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...or quality handguards, they tend to prevent broken brake and clutch levers.
Motor oil, filter oil and chain lube are expendable maintenance items good to keep on hand.
 

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What else do you keep on hand?
Bike only has 3k on it but I like to be prepared. ...
I found that the valve cover O-rings last about 6,000 miles; the exhaust is the first to get compressed to the point of weeping. The little O-ring on the Allen bolt on the filter cover got mangled at 5,000 miles but the replacement lasted 10,000 or more. I do look at it every filter cleaning. I replaced the oil filter cover O-ring at about 10,000 miles. Brake seals? Do you mean the caliper piston seals? I never touched them in 16,000 miles. Spark plug? I put an Iridium plug in when new and it was still fine at 16,000 miles. I re-used the original oil filter for the same 16,000 miles and would think it would go to 30,000 miles.

The only other spare part I bought was a replacement gear shift lever and I still haven't used it 7 years later. :p Of course, brush guards were the first thing I added and I've never bent a clutch or brake lever.
 

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Rocky I was referring to the brake master diaphragm. I need to flush the system and I would prefer to have one in case i find it has a knick in it or something.

The oil filter bolt o-ring was completely missing. However I did reassemble it without it and have seen no leaks.

I will eventually adjust the valves and for reasons above I'd like to have the seals handy.

Thanks for giving me a timeline of sorts as to when they likely need replacing
 
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