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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-18-2020, 11:47 AM Thread Starter
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Well, Howdy.

Greetings and Salutations fellow SCR950 enthusiasts.

Im Heady. I live in the heart of good ol' Pennsyltuckey. Been riding about 20ish years now, Been slanging motorcycles for Honda, BMW, Triumph, The Bar and Shield, and briefly the ridiculous Big Dog Motorcycles, for about 15 years. This is my 3rd Yamaha. Im pretty smitten with the old girl. I bought her with a salvage title. She was in rough shape when I found her. Put some band-aids on her tank and strapped a new head light to her forks and shes legalish. Shell be a work in progress as I slowly prep to do an East Coast BDR run. Or at least the leg south of me. I've only had her since November and haven't had too many decent rides on her yet. But we'll get there.
Thanks for having me. I look forward to mixing it up on here with you fellas. It already seems much more of a mellow place than the FB groups. Anyways. See ya out there.



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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-18-2020, 06:05 PM
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Welcome to the forum! It's great to see a banged up bike get a little TLC.

Get some leather for your SCR950!
Clutch-side Pony Express Bag - $175
Airbox-side Pony Express Bag - $175
Set of 2 Pony Express Bags - $345
Or Get shorty - $125
Need under-seat storage? I've got you covered - $50
How about a forkbag? - $40
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post #3 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-18-2020, 06:54 PM
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Welcome aboard.
I'm thinking all of that probably happened because the front fender was backwards.
But you might be onto something there with the strap on headlight.

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Yeah, I was super stoked to find it. Threw a 9k Lumen LED bulb in it. I had to space it out with a mini Bic to aim the headlight so I wasn't just illuminating the trees. But now it's working out. I'd like to replace the rubber straps with some tasteful leather at some point. But for $80 bucks I can't complain. It's the most expensive thing I've had to add/replace yet. The stock turn signal is going to cost me that alone...

Replaced the bent handlebars and put new grips on. Cheap steal high dirt bike bars. Put a mirror from a Grom on them. A pair of Vans Grips and good as new.

Also on the hunt for the right bags. I'll be getting one of Krixtoph's most likely. Not the exact look I want to go for, but the practicality of it is tipping the scale to it a good bit. I have seen a few other inexpensive options I would have to modify a bit. I'm still way up in the air on it.

Then there's the seat conundrum. So many choices.

That's a sweet bike.
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post #5 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-20-2020, 12:55 AM
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You didn’t also get the R Nine T in the truck at the side of it then??
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post #6 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-20-2020, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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If I could afford an R nine T I wouldn't be in this Yamaha mess...

So to answer your question, no. Unfortunately.
They just shared a ride home from the same shop in the back of a truck.

The 9T is my dream EDR. Its the most fun motorcycle I have ever ridden.

Also...this...


That's a sweet bike.

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If I could afford an R nine T I wouldn't be in this Yamaha mess...

So to answer your question, no. Unfortunately.
They just shared a ride home from the same shop in the back of a truck.

The 9T is my dream EDR. Its the most fun motorcycle I have ever ridden.

Also...this...

My god - that looks like an @srinath home-brew special!!
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post #8 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-20-2020, 02:25 PM Thread Starter
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Its from El Solitario.

That's a sweet bike.
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post #9 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-20-2020, 04:47 PM
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...on the hunt for the right bags. I'll be getting one of Krixtoph's most likely. Not the exact look I want to go for, but the practicality of it is tipping the scale to it a good bit.
I do all sorts of custom work, and would be happy to work with you on modifying one of the bags I've created for the SCR950 (the halfbag also fits a Bonneville T-100... sorta). Hit me up through my shop if you're ever interested.
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Get some leather for your SCR950!
Clutch-side Pony Express Bag - $175
Airbox-side Pony Express Bag - $175
Set of 2 Pony Express Bags - $345
Or Get shorty - $125
Need under-seat storage? I've got you covered - $50
How about a forkbag? - $40
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post #10 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-20-2020, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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That's good to know Krixtoph. I'll keep that in mind for sure.
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