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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:05 pm

beetle wrote:
The heaviest, ugliest rack becomes functional:

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It might be more functional but sure as hell isn't any prettier!
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:18 am

Just fitted a Scotoiler. Perhaps.
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Sun Jun 12, 2016 11:21 am

Papa Lazarou wrote:
Just fitted a Scotoiler. Perhaps.


WTF? Suspect Perhaps not.





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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Tue Jun 14, 2016 5:36 pm

Just fitted my Matris forks. Big improvement even before I start fiddling. Money well spent.

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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:44 pm

What brand of forks are used in the GRiSO?


I was about to order a set of Matris cartridges for the Multistrada 1000DS forks.
Scotty (susp guru) says no need, the Showa 43mm forks are brilliant to work with and very easy to achieve big results. Will endeavor to find out more in the near future.
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:54 pm

ghezzi wrote:
What brand of forks are used in the GRiSO?


Showa


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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:35 pm

Yup, and despite the hangover 'Jap' bigotry they are very good. Thing is they are generally a 'One size fits all' solution and there are ways of doing things that are better and, in the long run, cheaper, than busting arse getting the Showa's perfect.

To my mind suspension is the most important thing if you want to get the best out of your road bike! Especially as you get older. Brakes? At my stage of life the stock set up with 244HH pads is more than adequate. The suspension though? Well you can improve it a lot.

I've just bought a set of Sachs off an APRC Tuono-V4 and will get some Adreani cartridges for them simply because I want to compare them to the Ohlins and Matris. Great road holding AND comfort are really important to me now.

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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:25 am

beetle wrote:
ghezzi wrote:
What brand of forks are used in the GRiSO?


Showa



If you live in a temperate environment-watch them rot. If you live in a dry place, fine. Fecking Showa.
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:49 pm

My Geegaws so far:
- KD Knight lower Pegs
- Bar Risers
- MG rear rack & Bag
- Dart Screen (small one)
- USB/Cig Lighter power outlet (tucked between gauge cluster & Dart)
- Norge Style Plastic Mirrors

I want to add bar end mirrors, but that's about all I want to do.
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Sun Jul 17, 2016 6:41 pm

Bulldog9 wrote:
My Geegaws so far:
- KD Knight lower Pegs
- Bar Risers
- MG rear rack & Bag
- Dart Screen (small one)
- USB/Cig Lighter power outlet (tucked between gauge cluster & Dart)
- Norge Style Plastic Mirrors

I want to add bar end mirrors, but that's about all I want to do.

That's pretty well the same set up I have now, Bulldog, except tank bag when needed.

Look at the Hind sight / Blind side combo when and if you do go barend with your mirrors. I love em.

My Matris forks are on order. Almost done tinkering....he says, knowing he's probably full of shit..... Smile
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws   Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:51 am

Still chasing right fuelling so refitted wideband kit and mounted gauge up front so I can see it while I'm experimenting on the road. Think that counts as geegaw now that its visible.
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