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Tried to get creative with that title but ah, what can you do. How much miles does everyone have on their SCR950 ?? What was the longest trip you took on it so far ??

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I'd lose that contest, for sure. I barely have 1,500 on mine.
Longest ride's been in the 120-150 mile range.
 

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230 mile trip yesterday. 400 total on bike. Bought it about 2-3 weeks ago
 
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Picked up my SCR on Saturday in Illinois and drove it 530 miles back home in Wisconsin.
New bike, I presume? If so, That’s half-run-in already then! Did you pay much heed to the guidance in the manual for the first 1000, or just ride it. I admit I found it hard without a rev counter, so my approach probably fell between the two. You're ready for the 1st oil change now too.

There a lot of you northern guys on here - Chicago, Illinois, Detroit sort of areas. Just an observation.....
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I'm at about 7,800 now and still have the original tires on it.

The best thing about the original tires: They last a lot longer than you'd think.

The worst thing about the original tires: They last a lot longer than you'd think.

I can't wait to get s set of Michelin Anakee IIIs on this thing!
 

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Just hit 600 miles. Bought mine in January and started riding it in April. Wish I had more opportunities to get out and ride at this point... I was hoping to hit 1,000 by now. Oh well, time for the first oil change.
 

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The best thing about the original tires: They last a lot longer than you'd think.

The worst thing about the original tires: They last a lot longer than you'd think.
Ha ha. Eddie you just topped my previous favorite comment of yours. Only an SCR owner can appreciate this one. These tires probably sing a different tune on other bikes.

My previous favorite comment was the airplane / hangar analogy.
 

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The best thing about the original tires: They last a lot longer than you'd think.

The worst thing about the original tires: They last a lot longer than you'd think.

Ha ha. Eddie you just topped my previous favorite comment of yours. Only an SCR owner can appreciate this one. These tires probably sing a different tune on other bikes.

My previous favorite comment was the airplane / hangar analogy.
Yeah, that Eddie is pretty sharp for a guy that is as bow-legged as a donut with a bite out of it!🤣🤠
 

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Just reached 8000 miles, time for service number three!
When you say time for service number three, are you taking it to a shop and having it done? Or are you grabbing the manual and going thru the items listed at certain intervals?

Just curious, because I am at 2,500 miles and I haven't done squat to mine. I wouldn't trust the mechanics at the dealership where I bought my bike. Although they seemed to have done a fine job on the initial prep of the bike.
 

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Ditto
 

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When you say time for service number three, are you taking it to a shop and having it done? Or are you grabbing the manual and going thru the items listed at certain intervals?

Just curious, because I am at 2,500 miles and I haven't done squat to mine. I wouldn't trust the mechanics at the dealership where I bought my bike. Although they seemed to have done a fine job on the initial prep of the bike.
I am, in fact, taking it to a shop. I am a man who knows the limits of his skills and isn't afraid to admit it. So far the only things I've done on my own are wash my bike and do some simple mods.
 

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I am, in fact, taking it to a shop. I am a man who knows the limits of his skills and isn't afraid to admit it. So far the only things I've done on my own are wash my bike and do some simple mods.
You're a wise man. I am comfortable with most but not all of the maintenance items. I have never sync'd carbs or adjusted valve lash on a V-twin. And I too have learned that some things are best left to the experts.
 

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You're a wise man. I am comfortable with most but not all of the maintenance items. I have never sync'd carbs or adjusted valve lash on a V-twin. And I too have learned that some things are best left to the experts.
I'll get there eventually, but I learned the lesson not to bite off more than I can chew with the bike I had before my SCR - I figured since it was a piece of crap to start with, that I couldn't make things that much worse. I was wrong. And I can't even find the time to take the now-worth-less-than-crap bike someplace for scrapping, so I'll shell out the $100 an hour when it would definitely take me at least four times as long as the pros.
 
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