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Old 02-12-2008, 06:33 AM
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who's getting out this weekend?

I have a sucky feeling my bike will be in the shop this weekend. Should be nice this weekend too.

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Old 02-12-2008, 11:52 AM
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I thought about it today. But seeing that we're coming up on noon, I still need to run to the store, and I haven't started studying for my chem test in a few hours...I don't see it happening. Soooooooo much gravel on the road. But I did see a sportbike a block away go putzing down the road.

Oh well. Maybe I should just turn it into a display bike and tell people I rode and had a horrific accident (modified tip-over story) that has left me unable to ever ride again.
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:00 PM
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I'll probably be riding assuming I don't have to go to Yakima this weekend.
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:07 PM
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my kid should be in town so probably not. will be riding tomorrow and thursday tho but just to work & back...
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Old 02-12-2008, 04:32 PM
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^^i don't think you ride anymore
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Old 02-12-2008, 04:35 PM
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you could be right...
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Old 02-12-2008, 07:46 PM
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Anyone wanna ride tomorrow or the next day? Besides Tim cause he sucks
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Old 02-13-2008, 06:38 AM
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^are you one of those freaks that has weekdays off?
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Old 02-13-2008, 09:47 AM
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Anyone wanna ride tomorrow or the next day? Besides Tim cause he sucks
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^are you one of those freaks that has weekdays off?
yep. Tue wed + thurs
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Old 02-13-2008, 04:00 PM
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Old 02-13-2008, 04:25 PM
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yep. Tue wed + thurs
Drop Phillips13m a PM sometime then. Can't remember what days off he has, but I know it's during the week. Bastard gets on here once in awhile, but doesn't post. Think he's waiting for summer when people are posting more rides.
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Old 02-13-2008, 04:59 PM
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we post rides here?
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Old 02-13-2008, 08:09 PM
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we post rides here?
Not for you.
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:03 PM
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dammit. walked right into that one...
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Old 02-14-2008, 01:27 PM
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I'm getting out of the country this weekend. No riding.
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Old 02-14-2008, 03:26 PM
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I'm getting out of the county this weekend. No riding.
Fixed it for you.
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Old 02-17-2008, 03:30 PM
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Went out to the basin. Roads where teh suck further out you went. Snow banks on the side of the road were almost 6feet high when I finally turned around. Coming back was even worse for some reason.
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Old 02-17-2008, 04:53 PM
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I think I am going riding tomorrow. But none today.

I was thinking about here to work, but I got a request to spike my hair so that was out.

(when the Moto man spikes his hair it becomes non-helmet compatable).
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:40 PM
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I went out for a short ride out to Hwy 7. Not too bad. A bit wet in spots and I heard someone wiped out, but they must have cleaned it up by the time I got back down.
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Old 02-18-2008, 12:58 AM
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I went to Neah Bay and clear out to Cape Flattery.. WOW. We've been missing a bit of road out that way. That is if it ever really clears off out that far.

Oh, I was in the car BTW.. I wanted to see how it took some of those corners as compared to the R1.
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Old 02-18-2008, 01:09 PM
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I went to Neah Bay and clear out to Cape Flattery.. WOW. We've been missing a bit of road out that way. That is if it ever really clears off out that far.

Oh, I was in the car BTW.. I wanted to see how it took some of those corners as compared to the R1.
and?
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Old 02-18-2008, 05:12 PM
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and?
Eh... I can take them a bit faster on the bike. Only cause the GF didn't like the sound of squeeling tires with the cliff sides so close..

Double +10mph right..
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Old 02-18-2008, 05:50 PM
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^ i'd like to see that....
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:01 PM
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Eh... I can take them a bit faster on the bike. Only cause the GF didn't like the sound of squeeling tires with the cliff sides so close..

Double +10mph right..
What kinda shoes you runnin on that badboy?

I'd suggest for more girp, some wider rims (might need spacers) def don't get anything more than 1" larger than stock (so if it's 16" don't go more than 17") with some toyo proxes T1-S. That's what I run on my FC, only lost traction about 5 times, mostly in the snow
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:52 PM
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I had some Yokohama Avid V4S's once, rode really nice, and gripped like nobody's business.

I went with them instead of Michelin Pilot Sport to get more life. 15-20K just wasn't going to cut it when I had to buy 4 of them each time.

I think I am really tough on tires when I drive, because the Yoko's looked like I was going to be lucky to get 45K.
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:27 PM
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I looked for Yardy when I was out riding. Didn't see the big group though.

It was pretty funny. Was slow going out, coming back I was going under the speed limit because of all the sand/gravel. Four riders going the other way just cruisen. Mid-corner the last rider was hanging off and with one hand started waving. Reminded me of Tim's crazy waves. I felt stupid just puttsin along. Hope they did ok, just got worse the further in you went.
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Old 02-19-2008, 05:09 PM
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What kinda shoes you runnin on that badboy?
Uh.. 18" w/ Goodyear Eagles... Who said anything about losing traction... Just making some noise on the 15-20mph corners. In fact if I don't turn off the traction control it won't lose grip. I can put it sideways. It takes a bit tho w/ traction control off. Ask KRUKOV. LOL
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Old 02-23-2008, 07:39 AM
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So is anyone actually riding today?
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Old 02-23-2008, 07:52 AM
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I want to. Mechanic put me off a week so still have my old tyre on. Probably will get out for a little why anyway.
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Old 02-23-2008, 08:11 AM
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I want to. Mechanic put me off a week so still have my old tyre on. Probably will get out for a little why anyway.
So....pick a different mechanic?

That's 1 person riding.

It's going to be relatively nice out.
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Old 02-23-2008, 08:34 AM
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Yeah!!! The wife said she would take my car into emissions. Meaning I should be leaving as soon as the coffee is out of my system.

*The mechanic was a fubar thing. Miss communication between a friend and her dad. I wanted him to go over the whole bike, he thought I just needed a tyre. I wanted to meet him and see what kind of work he did so agreed to just do the tyre now and the other stuff later. He used to work at U-honda.
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Old 02-23-2008, 09:46 AM
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finally getting out of the house. Could have taken the car in myself and been back. O'well, flip me off if you see me.
Where am I going? Haven't decided yet. Maybe fall city.
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Old 02-23-2008, 10:39 AM
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Hmmph... Maybe I'll have to go down there and run him over..
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Old 02-23-2008, 01:56 PM
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Oppps, my bad. Fall city, Granite Falls...same thing.
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Old 02-23-2008, 02:09 PM
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I hit a pebble today....well really a rock....who am I kidding, it was a f-ing boulder. Pulled off to the side of the road further down to make sure no damage. Funny thing was a couple other bikers came around the same turn. I took off so I could try out the brakes. Looked back and the other bikers where still there, never caught up to me. Think they turned around, hopefully didn't hit the same boulder.

O' it was at the last turn before the end of sno-valley road.
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Old 02-23-2008, 05:29 PM
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damn Kev, I should have called you this morning. woke up fairly early this morning telling myself I needed to go renew my license, then wanted to go for a ride today...

fell back asleep out of shear boredem...and got nuthing done
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Old 02-23-2008, 06:01 PM
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I thought about bugging you, but didn't know if you where running or not (since you are lookin for parts).
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Old 02-23-2008, 07:09 PM
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Had fun today, bout 250 miles, with a big slap on the hand from 'the man'
looking forward to tomm.
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Old 02-23-2008, 07:41 PM
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runs great, everything functions as its supposed to...just looks like ass, that and its starting to really look old/dated, want to get it back to looking like a stock 03 gsxr and not a track bike. Mines an Alstare..or was, haha (dont dig the Alstare colors at all anyway.

Its only been ridden a few times in the last few months, wants to go play
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