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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 03:26 PM Thread Starter
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back from Sturgis my take

great trip did all the highlights in 6 days would def do it again but 3 things i had issue's with.
1 the gas sucked made tank ping even after treatment was added.
2 campground was great but had to ride thru sturgis everyday to get back
3 under budgeted gas for truck pulling trailer.
meet some great people weather was awsome,beer was cold,bike was hot

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Yes, the octane is lower out that way, but I never added octane boost nor did I have any problems while riding. My bike did run pretty hot when sitting in traffic, but I think it is running a little lean. My buddy has an '05 RG with the 88 c.i., bumped up to a 95" via stage 3 kit. His compression is 10.5-1 and he ran okay on the fuel also. If yours was pinging you may want to have the tune checked.

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