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      07-08-2011, 08:54 AM   #89
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I was looking at the fzr or the ducati monster 696
when it comes to owning, completetely different. and even when it comes to price. fzrs are pretty cheap, cheap to maintain, and generally japanese. ducs are well...ducs, they're italian, expensive. but pretty darn cool
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      07-08-2011, 11:44 AM   #90
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Why do all the street bike riders think they ride some much better than cruisers?

Do you practice situational awareness in a cage? I point out the douche moves to my son all the time when we are in the cage, then again after I've avoided it on the bike if he's on the back.
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      07-08-2011, 11:49 AM   #91
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Why do all the street bike riders think they ride some much better than cruisers?

Do you practice situational awareness in a cage? I point out the douche moves to my son all the time when we are in the cage, then again after I've avoided it on the bike if he's on the back.

again refer to teenagers compared to adults generally it's the younger cockier crowd riding the street bikes.
i've seen some serious skills on goldwings though haha


and yes, I think once you ride for a bit, you never lose that 'extra sense'
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      07-08-2011, 12:08 PM   #92
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Why do crotch rocket riders act like they own the road & drive like aholes. Yes, most crotch rocket rides I encounter on the roads ride like aholes trying to kill everyone.

Why do biker gangs traveling together feel they have the right to take 5-10 of said bikes & cut cars off endangering everyone's lives?
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      07-08-2011, 12:44 PM   #93
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again refer to teenagers compared to adults generally it's the younger cockier crowd riding the street bikes.
i've seen some serious skills on goldwings though haha


and yes, I think once you ride for a bit, you never lose that 'extra sense'
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      07-08-2011, 01:27 PM   #94
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Why do crotch rocket riders act like they own the road & drive like aholes. Yes, most crotch rocket rides I encounter on the roads ride like aholes trying to kill everyone.

Why do biker gangs traveling together feel they have the right to take 5-10 of said bikes & cut cars off endangering everyone's lives?
... you really don't like riders at all do you? insane amount of anger/resentment/something here.

for every biker riding like a dumbass there's 2 cars driving like dumbasses. This isn't something unique to bikers. That's your answer

and I want to know where you live that over 50% of the sports bikes on the road are riding like aholes. Refer to my above resentment comment or this one, because I call bs on the reality of that.
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      07-08-2011, 02:53 PM   #95
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      07-08-2011, 09:17 PM   #96
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... you really don't like riders at all do you? insane amount of anger/resentment/something here.

for every biker riding like a dumbass there's 2 cars driving like dumbasses. This isn't something unique to bikers. That's your answer

and I want to know where you live that over 50% of the sports bikes on the road are riding like aholes. Refer to my above resentment comment or this one, because I call bs on the reality of that.
Far too conservative estimate there buddy. More like 10.
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      07-09-2011, 03:27 AM   #97
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      07-09-2011, 01:32 PM   #98
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what would be a good starter bike for a person that is 5'5"? i have short legs. :/
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      07-09-2011, 01:35 PM   #99
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what would be a good starter bike for a person that is 5'5"? i have short legs. :/
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      07-09-2011, 02:05 PM   #100
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what would be a good starter bike for a person that is 5'5"? i have short legs. :/
Depends on your inseam...I'd say go to a moto dealer and sit on em and try em out. I think seat height on my Ninja 650R is 30". You can always have them lowered as well but it can change the way the bike handles a bit.
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      07-10-2011, 02:04 AM   #101
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Depends on your inseam...I'd say go to a moto dealer and sit on em and try em out. I think seat height on my Ninja 650R is 30". You can always have them lowered as well but it can change the way the bike handles a bit.
NEVER EVER lower a bike!
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      07-10-2011, 02:12 AM   #102
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Any experience behind a bike? Ninja's tend to be more comfortable for taller riders.

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what would be a good starter bike for a person that is 5'5"? i have short legs. :/
SV650, Ninja 650, CBR 650....

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NEVER EVER lower a bike!
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      07-10-2011, 02:13 AM   #103
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Why do motorcycle riders think it's OK to ride with high beams on?
That's the whole point. You see them.
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I'll be getting one of those eventually. Fucking insurance is TRIPLE what it is for my 675.
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I have a ninja 250r as my first bike from a 50cc scooter. On the highway its not that bad but you definitely do not have much passing power. It will hit 105 mph though if you have enough room.

I recently had random thoughts of going down and I really haven't ridden since even though I have been thinking of upgrading since I got it.

Think I should just sell it or get a faster possibly more dangerous or possibly safer bike since I would be able to get out of dangers way.

Btw I live in Miami but I drive with extreme caution I never split lanes or drive recklessly.
A 250 is ideal for a beginner around town(I'd start with a 500), but in the highway not a chance. If you're riding in the highway upgrade to a 600. You need passing power.
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      07-10-2011, 12:22 PM   #106
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why does almost every sport bike I see appear to have one headlight out? Is one a low beam and one high?
I always have mine on one headlight. The other is high beam which will draw power if you running 150+....http://www.e90post.com/forums/images/smilies/lol.gif
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Any experience behind a bike? Ninja's tend to be more comfortable for taller riders.



SV650, Ninja 650, CBR 650....



You'll totally kill the dynamics of the bike.
thanks, you saved me some researching time.
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      07-10-2011, 01:52 PM   #108
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Question: I'm a big dude, 6'2" 280lbs and have been considering getting a bike. Would my height or weight be an issue? I assume it would be more top heavy, that right?
Triumph Daytona 675 or Ducati 848 EVO. I think those are the two tallest bikes on the market right now in the supersport class. You better have a 33 or 34" inseam. Plus, the power in those two will carry your weight.
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Triumph Daytona 675 or Ducati 848 EVO. I think those are the two tallest bikes on the market right now in the supersport class. You better have a 33 or 34" inseam. Plus, the power in those two will carry your weight.
you are a retard.
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