|Full Name:||Mark Summers|
|Last Logged In:||April 17, 2012|
|Registered:||July 01, 2008|
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|Birthday (Year) & Occupation:||Social Worker, born in 1961|
|Personal Quote:||Hang on. I saw Wile E. Coyote do this once, and I think I can pull it off . . .|
|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||1125R|
|Model Year (Please enter full 4-digit year):||2008|
|V.I.N. (To aid in problem resolution. Will not be displayed or shared otherwise.) :||(Hidden)|
|Servicing Dealership:||Skip Fordyce HD|
|Performance Mods!:||Airbox removed 2/20/09.
Rev B clutch cover 5/10/09.
K&N air filter 5/23/09.
Jardine RT-5 CF 7/3/09.
Jardine Pro-Tune III 8/1/09.
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||Dead battery 100 miles (Replaced battery).
Ongoing low battery light (even after installation of 09 Cluster).
Chronic clutch weep which resulted in failure at 4500 miles and 3 additional reworks of the piston/sleeve by 7000 miles.
Ignition switch failure at 6500 miles.
3 bad turn signals within 6500 miles.
|Other Mods/Misc/Customization.:||09 Instrument Cluster.
Buell airbox cover mask.
Zero Gravity "Double Bubble" windscreen in Dark Smoke).
Black-anodized windscreen bolts.
Jardine Fender Eliminator.
Blue dot reflective license plate bolts.
Seat retention pins from American Sportbike.
PSR "Dagger" levers.
Pegasus-graphic passenger heel guards.
Deluxe Touring Pillion Seat (as needed).
Nelson-Rigg panniers (as needed).
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):||1. CA Highway 18 from San Bernardino to Big Bear Lake, then back down by way of Highway 330 (best part is between Running Springs and Big Bear).
2. CA Highway 74 (Ortega Highway) between Lake Elsinore and San Juan Capistrano and back.
1. Tail of the Dragon (U.S. 129).
2. "Twisty Roads Next 140 Miles"(CA Highway 36 between Redbluff and Fortuna).
3. Mt. Palomar, CA.
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||I ride an American superbike with awesome power, handling, and looks.|
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||Find a way to keep making them.|
|Top speed on 2 wheels (mph):||67 once, to pass a semi. 126 a couple times because um, well, because I could.|
|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||SYN3 (so far).|
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