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Stiffy what?
The Stiffy is a rear subframe support bracket that prevents failure of the rear subframe when you actually carry something in your trunk.

See Gaurald over on the other forum. They cost $100 and take about an hour to install.
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Installed mcl driver foot peg lowering brackets. Snow forecast. Can't try them for afew days yet. Feel great sitting on the bike. And waxed her. Again

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Went for an 80 mile ride and it was only 28F! Man I hope spring gets here soon!

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To the bike to the store to check out the bar weight ends. Opened the bike up a bit to check out the new exhaust....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5rw...SSyPVjUdRIRZdQ

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Put MCL lowering pegs on both sides and the Two Brothers Black Carbons. Got some popping on decel, not sure if I'll de-pair or not. Found the highway pegs won't fit with the canyon cage. More to do next weekend.

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Put the handlebars in the rear most adjustment.
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I have changed the OEM windshield to Vstream. Couldn't test it yet - I must wait for better weather.
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I installed 1" bar risers. So far, I like the change, but will have to wait for a seriously long ride to see if they cure the "between the shoulders" ache from previous rides.

Putting new tires on it this week.

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Put on the new PR4 rear tire. Greased all of the driveshaft and u joint spines. new diff oil too. It was in the 20's this morning so I'll get to ride it after I go home for lunch. I'll ride it back to work and see how the new tires feel.

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- I heard my dad say "holy Sh*t" over our intercom. -

Took the FJR out yesterday with dad to go enjoy the countryside. There was an older GSXR in front of us and I thought I'd be playful and catch up to him. I yelled "sport mode!" and kicked into said mode. Grabbed some throttle and I was off. My dad on his Honda 919 was dumbfounded that the big girl got up and hurled herself down the road that quickly. Honestly I am to everytime I switch from Touring. Lol

He said after catching up.. "So apparently you DO still have Ducati like performance, only now it's reliable." LOL

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