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post #1 of 62 Old 06-29-2016, 06:44 AM Thread Starter
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Hi,
So finally pick up my 636 tommorow morning after a long wait due to the supplier not sending correct bike twice?!?!
I went for the 636 krt performance edition and really hope it rides as good as I read it does.

Already bought a couple of bits for the bike which are getting fitted when I receive it. Well maybe a quick blast first then bring it back to the garage.

I will keep all updated with pictures and some videos of all the mods and experiences j have with this bike.

Am going to post photos tomorrow of the collection and give a small review of how I feel the first ride went and what I take from the whole journey.




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Picked bike up today this is how I found her when arrived at the shop.


First ride on the bike was fantastic, so light and agile. It's seemless to go from lean to opposite lean. Steering damper acted brilliantly and was almost not felt at low speeds. Obviously I cannot go above 5k but was wondering how you guys run in your bike and what revs you decided to stay below??

The colour is awesome and jumps out at you. Makes people look as you pass them. Engine was so smooth but obviously is running the run in oil which is rather thick so can't wait for 500 mile service next weekend. Should free her up lovely.

Overall loving the 636 after the first day and already out 100 miles on it.
Riding a full day tomorrow so hopefully be at 250 by the end of the day!

First mods will be happening over weekend where I will tail tidy and install Intergrated rear light so will post some pictures up of the install.



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First long ride and wow already got to grips with the way this thing can literally be chucked about! Little snap with a couple other guys today.



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Lovely bike mate.. congrats. I love my 06 ninja but i think its time for an upgrade
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Started fitting my moto dynamics tail light and fender eliminator last night! What you think?



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Started fitting my moto dynamics tail light and fender eliminator last night! What you think?



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First off, congratulations lad, you've yourself a fine motorbike. I should know I have a '15 30th S.E., and mostly love it. I too, have the MotoDynamics tail/brake/turn tail. It's a fine piece of kit... solid as a stone, easy installation. I have their tail tidy and can't offer up any complaints.

I've done a tonne to mine to improve it for longer trips.... think I'm pretty close to having it done now. I'm on a casual basis with my FedEx & UPS drivers now. I think they can stick it on autopilot and it will sniff it out.
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Ha use to be the same when I quad raced years back! John was the drivers name from the Royal Mail! Always use to ask me what new stuff id bought for the blaster. I would like to no what you done with the seat because man that things hard!! Feels
Like sitting on a really low quality carpet with no underlay! And also find myself leaning a hell of a lot more forward compared to me rr?! Any tips there?


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Bar risers+ adjustable rearsets!
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Bar risers+ adjustable rearsets!

There are two options I know , and one I've had experience with in the past and wouldn't again.

Saddlman makes several versions
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Zero Gravity, yes like the windscreen maker offers two varieties:
World Class Seats - Zero Gravity

I have the ZG Draguns Tail. I like it well enough. To be honest, the best saddles I've ever used were made by Sargent Saddles. But sadly, they don't make one for the Zed.

Now, I've had three different Corbin: 1) I bought for a VFR750F. I went back to OEM. 2) one came with a used CBR 900RR... I went back to OEM, then went with a Sargent, and 3) my wife bought me one for an X-mas present for my CBR1000RR and just asked the guy at the Honda shop where I bought the bike from. It went back in exchange for a Sargent's. I also had a Sargent's on a Ducati 996.

Loved all of the Sargent Saddles (obviously). What I really didn't like about the Corbin's were they all raised up where the saddle/tank interface occurred, effectively squishing the gonads. Now I know the big rig touring guys love Corbin. And they are pretty saddles. I just didn't like the ones I had, and have been unwilling to give them another try since. Again, this is just my experience.
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The single most effective item I've found to PROFOUNDLY increase touring distance are SpeedyMoto's adjustable clip-ons. They consist of a 2-pc clamp (lovely because in the future you don't have to remove the top triple clamp to change/fix damaged bars). They are precisely engraved so you can align the L& R sides symmetrically. But the absolute most ingenuous aspect are the Omni-bars that have a 14° bend to them. It doesn't sound like much of a difference but it makes a world of difference in ride comfort, thus riding mileage.
http://www.speedyjmoto.com/products/...table-clip-on/
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I am going to take my original seat to upholsters and see if they can do something so that he oem cover can remain! Gel pads of some sort inserted maybe??!!

Anyway this is a picture of the finished install after all bike is back together


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Stunning bike, will certainly turn heads!
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So... Andie0, what's new for the Zed, mate? Give us an update. Remember, threads suck w/o pix.

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Hi, sorry I left this for so long! I literally hadn't been logged on for ages!
I have however been modding a few bits as of recent.
I removed the large resonator box from the exhaust system and replaced it for a black widow unit. Pulled off the heat shield, that covered the unit too.

I then decided to pull the tank and filter box to blank the pair valves and electrical unit. Used a smart moto kit and it fit perfect. Very easy install. When putting box back in I installed a k&n filter also.
I am thinking rear sets next, new headers and a bazaaz unit with quick shift. I also fitted some headlight protectors from a guy from eBay which look and do the job wonderfully.
Bought some resouviour socks too.



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