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Old 11-18-2012, 09:06 AM   #81
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This is a really good picture. Agreed with getting one of them done in HD and then framed.

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Old 11-18-2012, 06:31 PM   #82
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I was featured in the November 2012 issue of SuperStreet Bike Magazine. I attached my article of my 2004 Yamaha R1 LE at the bottom. Please let me know what you guys think Here's a link to my SSB Mag article: http://www.superstreetbike.com/featu...004_yamaha_r1/

-Engine-
*2006 Yamaha R1 LE Graves Motorsports Supersport Race Spec Engine (185 hp & 87 lbs Torque to the Rear Wheel)
*Akrapovic Evo2 Full Titanium Exhaust System
*BMC Race Air Filter
*BMW OEM Antifreeze Engine Coolant
*DID GOLD ERV3 520 Chain
*Driven Front 16 Tooth Sprocket
*Drive Systems Superlite 47 Tooth Rear Sprocket
*Factory Pro Velocity Stacks
*Graves EXUP Valve Eliminator Adaptor
*Graves Oil Pump
*Graves Smog Block Off Plates
*Graves Valve Grinding & Resurfacing of Heads
*Graves Water Pump
*H20 Performance Oversized Race Radiator
*Motul 300V Competition Synthetic Oil
*Samco Silicone Hose Radiator Kit
*STM Slipper Clutch
*YEC Base Gaskets
*YEC Head Gaskets
*YEC Valve Springs

-Electronics-
*AIM Sports GPS Module
*AIM Sports Pista Digital Dash with Full Data Acquisition
*AvioRace 2 Button Billet Stop/Start Switch
*Dynojet Ignition Module
*Dynojet Power Commander
*Shorai 1.5 lbs Lithium Battery
*Speedohealer v4
*XT Racing Potentiometer Sensor with SLS130 Quick Release Kit & Custom 54mm Fork Bracket
*YEC ECU

-Suspension-
*2006 Yamaha R1 Swingarm Powder Coated Matte Black
*17’ OZ Racing Cattiva Forged Magnesium Matte Black Front Wheel with Dunlop Superbike Slick N-Tec UK 120/70
*17’ OZ Racing Cattiva Forged Magnesium Matte Black Rear Wheel with Dunlop Superbike Slick N-Tec USA 190/55
*Ohlins FGRT 810 Forks with SBK Internals
*Ohlins YA-343 Rear Shock With Graves Spec Valving
*Ohlins SD-027 Steering Damper with Harris Performance Fork Damper Bracket

-Brakes-
*ATE Super Blue Racing Brake Fluid DOT 4
*BrakeTech Front 320mm x 6.5mm Axis/Iron SBK-Spec Full-Floating Narrow Band Rotors
*BrakeTech Rear AXIS 220mm x 5mm Full Floating Rotor
*Brembo Front Brake Reservoir Relocator Kit
*Brembo Front Clear Brake Reservoir Tubing
*Brembo CNC 108mm GP4-RR 32/36 Monoblock Front Calipers with Nickel Cadmium Finish
*Brembo HP Rear Caliper
*Ferodo SinterGrip XRAC Racing Brake Pads (with Array Cooling)
*Brembo (Model: x98.A7.C1) GP Billet LTD Race Radial Pump 19x18 Rossi/Hayden Front Brake Master Cylinder
*Galfer Rear Custom Superbike Brake Line
*HRC Rear Brake Reservoir Kit
*Spiegler Custom 3 Line Type 950 Fitting Brake Lines
*Spiegler Dry Brake Sockets with Banjo Fittings
*Spiegler Quick Disconnect Dry Brake Plugs

-Controls-
*Attack Performance Upper & Lower Triple Tree Clamps with Custom Ignition Bracket
*Brembo Clutch Half Lever
*Brembo HPK Clutch Cable Perch
*Brembo GP Master Cylinder Half Lever
*Brembo GP Remote Adjuster with Graves Motorsports Bracket
*Renthal Adjustable Clipons
*Sato Racing Adjustable Rearsets with GP Shift

-Body & Paint-
*3M Paint Protective Film by Elite Auto Films
*Catalyst Composites Race Bodywork
*CleverWolf Racing Carbon Rear Hugger
*Custom Painted “50th Anniversary of Grand Prix Racing in Red & White” by MotoGloss
*Decals by Ace Custom Graphics & Fatlace
*Graves Gloss Black Fairing Stay
*GTYR Carbon Exhaust Heat Shield
*Puig Clear Double Bubble Windscreen

-Accessories-
*Accosato Quick Release Gas Cap
*Driven Preload Gold Fork Adjustors
*Driven Hand Grips
*Gilles Chain Adjusters
*Gilles GP Lifts
*Graves Left Engine Crankcase Cover
*Graves Quick Release Fairing Stay Race Fit
*Graves Rear Brake Return Spring
*H20 Performance Custom Oversized Radiator Guard
*HRC Overflow Radiator Bottle with Brembo Clear Reservoir Tubing
*Intuitive Frame Sliders
*Moose .028 Safety Wires
*ProBolt Titanium Sump Oil Drain Plug Bolt
*ProBolt Titanium Rear Axle Nut
*ProBolt Titanium Swingarm Adjusters
*ProBolt Titanium Unsprung Race Bolt Kit with Predrilled Heads
*Racebolts Titanium Front & Rear Axles
*Racebolts ¼ Turn D-Ring Fasteners
*R&G Clutch and Shifter Sliders
*R&G Swingarm Sliders
*RhinoMoto Fork Sliders
*RhinoMoto Rear Axle Sliders
*Rizoma Oil Cap
*Rizoma Pro Guard System Hand/Lever Protectors
*StompGrip Clear Four Piece Tank Kit
*StompGrip Clear Tank Protector
*StompGrip Clear UniTankTop
*Woodcraft Left & Right Engine Case Covers
*Valter Moto AR50 Aluminum Pro Racing Rear Prong Paddock Stand
*Yoyodyne Rear Titanium Race Caliper Bolts with Predrilled Heads
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Old 11-18-2012, 11:52 PM   #83
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I just got done with the IMS show in San Mateo this weekend. I took 1st place in my category
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:04 AM   #84
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:17 AM   #85
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Thanks so much for the kind words, I really appreciate it. To be honest, I never thought building my R1 could be this much fun. I'm glad I can be such an inspiration to you and other fellow members on this forum

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Highly regarded as one of the sickest bikes I've ever came across. Man that is one sick @$$ BEAST, I totally tip my hat off to you brutha. It's definitely INSPIRING!!!
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:23 AM   #86
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I just got done with the IMS show in San Mateo this weekend. I took 1st place in my category
Well deserved mate, congrats
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Old 11-19-2012, 01:04 AM   #87
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Thanks for the kind words Saphexus I'll be at the IMS Long Beach from Dec 7-9. Hope to see you and other R1 forum members there

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same here.

And beautiful motorcycle, 10g, that thing is just amazing. I can't wait to pick that mag up and talk to my friends here about it!!!
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:38 PM   #88
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:48 PM   #89
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:31 PM   #90
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Hell yeah, nice! Congrats on the feature, and of course a great looking bike!
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:07 AM   #91
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Thanks for the kind words Yea, I still ride it on the track cuz I have to test all my high end components I put on. But let me tell you, it definitely rides different than a stock R1 Its definitely a BEAST on the track...

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What an amazing machine!!! It's so nice that I would be afraid to push it at the track because a down would be HORRIBLE!!!!
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:34 AM   #92
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I just got done with the IMS show in San Mateo this weekend. I took 1st place in my category
Congrats mate.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:55 AM   #93
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Thanks for the nice compliment deecarp1
No problem the bike is hella nice! Understatement of course. I take it, you are from the bay area since the show you attended was in San Mateo. I'll be back in the bay area for good come the end of next month. It would be nice to get a ride or two with you. When my bike gets home. I'm looking forward to all the good riding and tracks days I can make. Now I'm about to finish reading your article in SSB. Keep up the good work...
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:19 AM   #94
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Yes, I'm from the Bay Area. As far as track days go, I'm done for the season since its rainy season up here I'll be at Thunderhill next year starting either in April or May Let me know what you think of the article I'm actually competing at the IMS Long Beach show in 2 weeks. It's the 2nd largest show in the U.S. There's well over 175,000 people in attendance

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No problem the bike is hella nice! Understatement of course. I take it, you are from the bay area since the show you attended was in San Mateo. I'll be back in the bay area for good come the end of next month. It would be nice to get a ride or two with you. When my bike gets home. I'm looking forward to all the good riding and tracks days I can make. Now I'm about to finish reading your article in SSB. Keep up the good work...
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:35 AM   #95
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:51 AM   #96
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:38 PM   #97
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Thanks for the compliment It's a blast to ride on the track but I still ride within my limits I'm all about consistency

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Old 11-20-2012, 08:10 PM   #98
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Yea, that's sucks It's by popular votes and most people there don't really know the detailed parts on a bike. It's pretty sad but it is what it is. Both Yamaha and SSB were shocked that I didn't win the Laguna show. I just entered my bike in the IMS show in San Mateo and I took 1st place. All the builders there definitely knew that a lot of money and time went into my R1. It took me 7 1/2 years to complete my build since I'm an amateur builder and don't have my own shop. I'll be at the Long Beach IMS show in 2 weeks to compete. It's the 2nd largest show in the U.S. The largest show in the U.S. is New York but that's too far for me to travel.
Thanks for the compliment! It was definitely an honor to be on the SSB mag November issue


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I went up against the the same guy in Indy, allbeit mine is not a race bike but a full custom and he won there too. I'm not sure what the voters look for, but from the people I talked to and the reaction from both Yamaha and SSB everyone was suprised.

Your bike is awesome, congrats on the feature. The recognition for all the hard work is great.
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Yes, I'm from the Bay Area. As far as track days go, I'm done for the season since its rainy season up here I'll be at Thunderhill next year starting either in April or May Let me know what you think of the article I'm actually competing at the IMS Long Beach show in 2 weeks. It's the 2nd largest show in the U.S. There's well over 175,000 people in attendance
Well good luck at long beach. Man, I read the article and was impressed with your bike, and it's entire look as I am here on the forum. I was hoping SSB would have ask things like why you chose the R1, what fueled your ispiration, and why they picked you to do the feature. I know the magazine has limits. But it would have been nice to see it in ink. The bike is diffanitly amazing. It would have been good for them to tell more of your story, like losing the ssb contest, but still coming out on top. I know most of us here know of your story. But not the average reader. That would have been cool to add in. But, in any case I still can appreciate seeing your bike in SSB. So thanks for sharing with us here.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:59 PM   #100
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Thanks for the kind words firehawk2003 Glad you like the spread

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