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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60158

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Looks great Pierre. Is the rear suspension raised?

Yes. Dogbones and bigger spring.
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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60160

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PierreA wrote:
czekveld wrote:
Looks great Pierre. Is the rear suspension raised?

Yes. Dogbones and bigger spring.

Thought so. Any guidance on how much tension to put on the chain? My Fugly also has the dogbone mod (being over 2 meter tall this helps). I find if I pile some weight on the bike to simulate the rear almost bottoming out that the chain pulls real tight. As result I put some more slack on the chain but then under normal conditions it is rather loose. Do you experience the same?
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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60161

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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60197

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Fugly Hybrid, out for a mud ride - next thing is T63's and then black swing arm and gear and brake levers

Remember yesterdays braai, look forward to todays braai, and hope for tomorrows braai.
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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60233

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czekveld wrote:
PierreA wrote:
czekveld wrote:
Looks great Pierre. Is the rear suspension raised?

Yes. Dogbones and bigger spring.

Thought so. Any guidance on how much tension to put on the chain? My Fugly also has the dogbone mod (being over 2 meter tall this helps). I find if I pile some weight on the bike to simulate the rear almost bottoming out that the chain pulls real tight. As result I put some more slack on the chain but then under normal conditions it is rather loose. Do you experience the same?

When you sit on the bike and lift the chain towards the swingarm it should be about 1cm from the swingarm. If i'm not correct the experts should fill in.
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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60236

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Normally adjust mine in the same way but allow Chain to just touch swingarm rubber chain slider
I like to drink lots of beer??
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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60268

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Best way is to sit on the bike and get someone to check the chain - the heavier you are, the looser the chain must be when no-one is on the bike, that chain can pull as tight as a steel rod if its not adjusted correctly.
I always set mine precisely according to the manual until I found out that it is for an "average" rider of 65kg!!
(maybe when I was 14yrs old - not any more :sick: )
Remember yesterdays braai, look forward to todays braai, and hope for tomorrows braai.
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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60381

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My therapist...2005 Fugly, 27000k's, takes me places! Fun factor - HIGH!

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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60391

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"The Brave do not Live Forever, but the Cautious do not Live at all"
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Show me your Fugly 6 years 2 months ago #60414

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Mine at the NW Braai held on the banks of the Vaal near Parys
2008 Green KLR - Sold
2007 Black and Red BMW GS1200
2005 Black and Red KLR
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