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Old 11-15-2012, 12:06 PM   #1
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Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Whats your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike? whether its cosmetics, performance, safety, ect

Im just trying to get some ideas what to buy next for my bike.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:20 PM   #2
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Spend money on full leather gear, boots and quality gloves if you haven't already. Fuck jeans and work boots. Other than that, frame sliders, brake up grades (Lines, pads, rotors, MC etc) and lastly tools and equipment to perform your own maintenance. After buying your leathers, spend the left over money on track days. IMO all the other bolt on accessories that are marketed to make your bike faster but really don't (or that you'll never notice the gains on the street) are a waste of money.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:33 PM   #3
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

+1 for everything above.

Sub$100
But my undertail has been my fav mod so far. Losing the back bumper on the bike makes it look so much nicer.

HID's were also nice made riding at night a little better.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:38 PM   #4
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

For street: frame sliders, it's not necessarily the sexist mod, but they'll keep your bike sexy.

Track/race: brakes and bodywork.

The cheapest, best thing that I've done so far is to change my throttle tube for an r6 one.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:41 PM   #5
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^ +1 on the frame sliders
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:54 PM   #6
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

GP shift. That combined with a quick shifter is awesome.
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:51 PM   #7
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

R6 throttle mod was a game changer for the $15 it costs
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:23 PM   #8
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Do you have good quality gear?

Probably the best bang-for-the-buck performance mod is a -1 front sprocket.

If nothing else, just go here, pick your bike on the menu and start looking....
http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/StoreFront.bok
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:44 PM   #9
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

I also like running over apples.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:49 PM   #10
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

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R6 throttle mod was a game changer for the $15 it costs
what exactly what does that do??

my fav mod that cost me nothing was switching to gp pattern
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:51 PM   #11
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what exactly what does that do??

my fav mod that cost me nothing was switching to gp pattern
It makes your throttle shorter. You turn it less distance and get WOT.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:29 PM   #12
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

wheelstripes. +10% horsepower, easy.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:32 PM   #13
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It makes your throttle shorter. You turn it less distance and get WOT.
ooooo for $15 im assuming fairly easy to install?
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:41 PM   #14
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ooooo for $15 im assuming fairly easy to install?
yup. you will probably have to slack the throttle adjuster to get it to fit, and if the one by the throttle tube won't give enough play, the one on the throttle body may give you trouble. do a thread search.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:23 PM   #15
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

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R6 throttle mod was a game changer for the $15 it costs
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ooooo for $15 im assuming fairly easy to install?
I would have to agree, for as cheap as it is, the throttle tube was a noticable improvement. It felt like that's how it should have come from the factory. I had done the R1 tube.

Blitz, very easy install. There's several how to threads on it in here.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:43 PM   #16
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Define Inexpensive?

My Custom BigEar molded earplugs. Best $50 ever spent on my riding bang for the buck
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:52 PM   #17
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Best cheap mod?

Leaving the rear seat on all the time so when a chick asks for a ride, you're prepared. Lol.


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Old 11-15-2012, 11:30 PM   #18
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Best cheap mod?

Leaving the rear seat on all the time so when a chick asks for a ride, you're prepared. Lol.


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Old 11-16-2012, 12:10 AM   #19
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Favorite mod so far-galfer lines. one finger stopping kicks ass

Favorite cheap mod-seat cover. Local upholstery shop has sample squares for $1, and they are just big enough to do a motorcycle seat. I change seats every few months for a new look, and not a lot of ppl have custom seats, so it stands out

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Old 11-16-2012, 05:47 AM   #20
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

90-degree valve stems

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