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28,699 Miles - Replaced rear tire (with about 5,000 miles on it) with new OEM tire. Reason, upcoming trip that would have put that tire at near EOL. Tire is now in the garage. Just read a post about having a spare rim for this purpose. From the prices I saw, this might be a good idea.

Also replaced rear brake pads with OEM pads.
 

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Changed oil and oil filter

Shell Rotella T6 5W-40 (Blue Jlug)
Honda OEM Oil Filter and crush washer.
 

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36,392 Mile - Just added the Eclipse voltage monitor from SparkBright (Rev E16.6i). Works as advertised and easy to install.

Two pictures. One just after startup and one after 20 seconds after startup.
 

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38,710 Miles

Replaced front and rear tires with OEM tires Bridgestones 704 and 709.

10,000 miles or rear tire and 16,000 miles on the front. I could have ran the front tire another 8,000 miles now that I look at the last time I changed it at 24,000 miles.

I need to look at my records before I change it again. Just to make sure it really needs it.
 

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Replace rear tire with OEM Bridgestone 709. Tire was replaced because of an up coming 6,000 mile trip.
Tire had only had 7,761 miles on it and probably would have made it on the trip but.....

Changed oil and oil filter. Shell Rotella T6 5W -40 (Blue Jug)

No issues.
 

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46,471 Miles.

Finished air clearer replacement took my time and watched Fred's videos. Started, stopped as each step was completed. It all came apart and went back together as shown in the videos. And yes, I have not ridden it since the last update. I will try and correct that.
 

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49727 Miles

Had the front forks serviced at Traxxion in Woodstock, GA. Also added front fork brace.

There is significantly less vibration in the front forks after they were serviced. Traveled same route to and from Traxxion to make the comparison valid.
 

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CarolinaRider, thanks for all this. I've only owned my 2012 a little over a year, everything you've put in here is very helpful.
 

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PilotAlan,

You are very welcome. I should keep track on my other bikes here as well, but..... I have been remiss. This was/is a very cool part of the forum..
 

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Just replaced the Battery with a Yuasa GYZ20. Will add the mileage later. Battery was purchased from Ridge Motorsports. They are set up to charge the batteries if not factory charged. Seems like a place that knows what they are doing.
 

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Replaced the rear tire with a new OEM (Bridgestone G704 Radial 180/60R). Tire had about 8,000 miles on it. It appeared to have some tread left, but a discussion in another thread convinced me I should just go ahead and replace it now.

Replaced the rear brake pads with OEM pads. These pads had about 25,000 miles on them. I inspected them and it appears that they had at least another 5,000 or more miles left on them before they would need to be replaced. But since the bike was going to be in the shop, I opted to have them replaced now.

All work was done by a local motorcycle shop I have been using, Ridge Motorsports in Batesburg-Leesville, SC. I could have brought in my own tire to have it mounted and saved maybe $20 - $30 dollars on the price. Instead I opted to work out a good price with the shop and hopefully help them and allow me a more secure feeling about the work they will be doing.

I did supply the OEM pads since the shop did not have an easy way to purchase them. I purchased the pads from Revzilla. It was easier to order from them then some other sites I checked.
 

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Replaced the front brake pads. The "wear" lines were still visible on the pads. So they were close to needing to be replaced but had a few thousand miles left on them it would appear.

Last replaced at 26,978 miles so.... it appears I can get about 30,000 miles on a set of pads the way I ride.
 

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Changed oil, oil filter, new crush washer. Oil was Shell Rotella T6 5W -40 (Blue Jug). Also flushed the brake lines.

I changed the oil because I had the oil and filter on hand, had the side cover off to get to the rear brake master cylinder so I just did it.
 
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