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Got it to 100k ->Update: 110K

So, I finally got a bike to 100 thousand miles. I wonder how many more are in her.

I adjust the valves regularly, and pretty much run the cheapest oil I can find but I change it every 3500 miles.
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Any issues along the way?
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Any issues along the way?

Not a one. Still have the original clutch; thinking of replacing it one of these days, but it doesn't slip. Original battery, too, and the bike's an '07. I hit two deer along the way, but that wasn't the bike's fault. Can't think of anything mechanical that's gone wrong that I would blame Suzuki for.

I bought an '05 with a low-mileage engine which is parked in the shed so if something goes wrong with the engine in the '07 I can swap it out. I figure that works better for me than getting the '05 inspected and retitled and tagged. Probably also acts as "good luck" to keep the '07 running forever.
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Congrats on the milestone.
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That's very promising for the rest of us. And no Seafoam I bet!!!!
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That's great!
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Whats the big hurry...slow down and enjoy the ride!

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Awesome!
I have an '02. Original battery, air filter (yes, I clean it regularly) ect. I had to replace the clutch cable around 50k.
I adjusted the valves once at 15k.
Bent two rear wheels, then got an M50 wheel/tire/bearings off ebay for $109 shipped with a 90% Michelin Commander II tire.
I have used Rotella T since day one, except an ill fated use of Mobil 1, and I used Super Tech bike oil once. I change it around 3-4k because that's when the shifting gets notchy.

Congratulations on hitting 100k.
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That's very promising for the rest of us. And no Seafoam I bet!!!!
No Seafoam. I ride all year, pretty much. Heated jacket & gloves gets me through the winter. My commute is about 50 miles each way.
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All year in Maryland is pretty ballsy. Serious respect.
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