|Full Name:||Eric Derksen|
|Last Logged In:||July 24, 2020|
|Registered:||April 18, 2003|
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|Birthday (Year) & Occupation:||about 55. Someone will let me know when I hit 60|
|Personal Quote:||They can send me to college but they can't make me think.|
|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||Sportster, cafe-racer mode, / S2/BMWR65LS/Ducati ST4s/Triumph Boneville|
|Model Year (Please enter full 4-digit year):||1992/1995/1982/2002/1976|
|Color:||Bright green, with blacked engine/snap red/red/matte grey/rust|
|V.I.N. (To aid in problem resolution. Will not be displayed or shared otherwise.) :||(Hidden)|
|Servicing Dealership:||Tons of free advice from Deeleys House of Buell|
|Performance Mods!:||S1 heads, kissed at home with the dremel. S1 cams and ignition, 3"K&N, Vance and Hines, Branch manifold, Brembo, Russell, Progressive, Crossroads, homemade rearsets and clip-ons/Nallin porting on the S2 heads|
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||ring gear spun on the clutch basket at 25000km. due to poor starting technique.
leaking base gaskets due to poor choice on gaskets (copper)
leaking rocker gaskets @100,000km
and again at 120,000km (shoddy workmanship?)(my own)
on third belt at 120,000km.
front sprocket stripped (replaced with up-graded one)
chipped tranny that I don't want to talk about
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):||Spences Bridge to Merritt
Aspen Grove to Princeton
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||Need an excuse to not lead.
No money (yet)/Oh oh. No more excuses.
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||Counterbalanced engine with same torque characteristics and same ease of maintainance.|
|Top speed on 2 wheels (mph):||140?|
|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||Walmart|
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