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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:05 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    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:18 pm

Just fitted a Scotoiler. Perhaps.
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sun Jun 12, 2016 3:21 pm

Papa Lazarou wrote:
Just fitted a Scotoiler. Perhaps.


WTF? Suspect Perhaps not.





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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:36 pm

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

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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:44 am

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    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:54 am

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


Showa


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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:35 am

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    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Thu Jun 16, 2016 1:25 pm

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    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:49 am

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    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:41 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    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:51 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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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:38 am

That's to lean mate, since that was months ago, your valves are shot now Laughing
A new GeeGaw showed up today

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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:33 am

Can't you freakin count to six?
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PostSubject: Re: GRiSO Geegaws    GRiSO Geegaws - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:01 am

waterbottle wrote:
That's to lean mate, since that was months ago, your valves are shot now  Laughing



Yep but its ok as its an 8v so have a few running spares... Cool
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