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Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,344
Posted By apoirier594
I am in same dilemma, pretty mush...

I am in same dilemma, pretty mush KLX250s/TE510/TE610

I was liking the 510 till I read this thread. haha. I think the only fault with the 610 to me would be if the seat height is more than 35" or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By apoirier594
bump

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Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By apoirier594
haha. No! I don't want to just cruise but like...

haha. No!
I don't want to just cruise but like my friend lives in upstate 4 hours away, I'd only be on highway to visit him like once a year.

Yea, and honestly I agree with beemerphile, I had to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By apoirier594
Which Dual Sport?

So awhile a made a thread asking about the KLX250S. But I am still saving and can't decide on a DS. Might get one this summer or wait till senior year in HS in a few months.

I am 17, 5'9" and...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By apoirier594
What kind of plate bracket is this?

Go to 3:07, there is a comment posted on the video to so you can click it..I like the plate bracket so you can flip the plate..

Anyone have any idea what its called?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 70,206
Posted By apoirier594
Nice pictures, the marshes remind me of the marsh...

Nice pictures, the marshes remind me of the marsh by my dad's in Beaufort SC.

I live in Charleston SC and very nice there to. The sunset pictures are great!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,598
Views: 340,818
Posted By apoirier594
Don't have a bike yet, but here it goes... ...

Don't have a bike yet, but here it goes...

http://i913.photobucket.com/albums/ac336/apoirier594/F-150%2012-2010/DSC_01066.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,908
Posted By apoirier594
Alright, thanks guys. I still have over a...

Alright, thanks guys.

I still have over a year till I'm getting a motorcycle. I have been riding dirt for 6 or so years so I "know how to ride". But also hear a lot that street bike are a total...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,908
Posted By apoirier594
The Apex?

I plan on getting a street bike in like a year and going to also take her to the track..What exactly and how do you determine the apex? Is it a invisible line? I don't really know much, sorry for...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
krasniewski Thanks so much for the book, I...

krasniewski

Thanks so much for the book, I will tell you how I like it
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I did a insurance quote on the DRZ400SM and its...

I did a insurance quote on the DRZ400SM and its 120 a month. I would just buy a 650.
I still want a 650 street bike, pretty much between the 650r and the FZ6. And I know they don't make a FZ6...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Well I responsible person shouldn't just pin it...

Well I responsible person shouldn't just pin it after leaving a stop unless he/she is in a safe area, not with other cars.
But I understand the temptation.. I am not going for a SS anymore. Prob a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Don't worry. Know one will make me buy a bike...

Don't worry. Know one will make me buy a bike thats, to fast, and kill myself.

I am hooked on naked bikes right now. I heard that they are more dangerous because they don't have fairings. Is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Nice, well if I do get a DS I will get a WR! ...

Nice, well if I do get a DS I will get a WR!
But I think I will still get a street bike, mainly because I won't take it offroad much and it will probably fit me better.

It doesn't really get...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
That makes me feel a lot better about the DS. ...

That makes me feel a lot better about the DS.
Why is the WR like $1500 more than the KLX tho?

I really like the pic of the er-6n, the adventure one.
Although I don't think I would do that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Now I am liking the ER-6n. Can't make up my...

Now I am liking the ER-6n.
Can't make up my mind.
I think I will stay away from DS. If I want to go offroad, I'll just get another dirtbike.

Are there any difference besides cosmetic between...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I don't have anything against them. To me I feel...

I don't have anything against them. To me I feel like I should either by a DS and do both or just get a street bike rather than a Motard. I know you can switch the tires out, but if I really planned...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I got my permit right when I turned 15 which was...

I got my permit right when I turned 15 which was over a year ago. Anytime I would go with my parents. I drove. They let me have experience.
I got my restrictors At the start of June this summer....
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Thats what I was trying to say. I think I will...

Thats what I was trying to say. I think I will get bored with a 250 to fast. Thats why I want something more like a 600 or 650.
I love the way the FZ6 looks. The headlights.
Insurance was a lot...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I only see a fairing design SV-650. What is the...

I only see a fairing design SV-650. What is the naked bike?

Insurance for the SV-650 is $116

Yamaha FZ6R - $145 (2010)

Yamaha FZ6 - $126 (2009)

Would the FZ6 be to fast? Is it also...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Thanks. I don't want a modded bike either....

Thanks. I don't want a modded bike either. Usually bikes and cars that aren't all that stock have more problems.

Also I bet I could get the insurance for cheap if I was insured under my dad.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Ok, well what dual sports are good for some...

Ok, well what dual sports are good for some highway use?

I don't care about the hard suspension. The main thing to me on the 600 is basically the speed. That would be a reason to not get it. Like...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I think that how something will cruise is...

I think that how something will cruise is actually a pretty important question.
I'm not going to get a bike that can't do that then regret it. I'm kind of a ask now and have fun/enjoy later....
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I was seriously just wondering. Like JW. Not...

I was seriously just wondering. Like JW.
Not planning on doing power wheelies, but he just didn't seem to know what he was talking about like most employes.

I honestly do like DS bikes. But I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I have lots of dirt experience. I'll get a used...

I have lots of dirt experience. I'll get a used bike at first no matter what. I wouldn't get one like that 600 in the pic. I like the stock fenders, b/c the fender eliminator kits make the tail turn...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I'm not worried like"would I look weird on it" I...

I'm not worried like"would I look weird on it" I meant does it look to big as in to big for me to control it,etc.

Anyways its still going to be months before I get one. I am buying used to.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Thanks. If I do get a 600SS I will. I'm not...

Thanks. If I do get a 600SS I will.
I'm not going to just buy it and drive her home. More like put it in he trailer and take it to a empty parking lot.

I don't know of any tracks close to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Thanks. I won't be running red lights or...

Thanks.
I won't be running red lights or anything. Not a run from the cops kind of person.

Yes, I have dirt experience. I think the main difference in the street would just be traffic. And...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Thanks. And everyone else. I am leaning with a...

Thanks. And everyone else. I am leaning with a street bike tho.
The only thing holding me back from the liability is if someone steals it. Then I'm out 7k. You have to pay cash to get liability?
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
My dad isn't paying for it. haha Progressive...

My dad isn't paying for it. haha
Progressive quoted it around $190 a month for me on my own policy.
My dad has geico. I am sure if I just put the bike on his policy and just get insured on it, it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
I was also thinking about something less sporty...

I was also thinking about something less sporty like a 650r. Something with higher handle bars. I sat on a CBR and didn't have my arms that extended.
I want something I can drive a lot. Not going...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,402
Posted By apoirier594
Does it look to big for me? And one other question..

Hey. Ok the pic below is me on a ZX-6R.
I am only 125lbs and 5'8" still growing. Only 16 years old, but mature enough were I deff.wont twist the throttle. I'll be driving like a granny for awhile....
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,960
Posted By apoirier594
Thanks. If yall know anything about the KLX...

Thanks.
If yall know anything about the KLX let me know, but if I were to buy one today it would deff. be the KLX250S
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,960
Posted By apoirier594
I have a lot of dirt bike experience and no...

I have a lot of dirt bike experience and no matter how much you have you will eventually loose control. But I have already got all the constant learning and drops in my past.
Also I don't want a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,960
Posted By apoirier594
Ahhh..so hard to decide. haha I am going to...

Ahhh..so hard to decide. haha
I am going to wait till around the first of the year, so I don't need to make my choice right now.
I still kinda like the Honda, and agree, to me it is the best...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,960
Posted By apoirier594
Hey, thanks Sparrow. I could afford the...

Hey, thanks Sparrow.
I could afford the Yamaha but I would rather spend less.
Anyways how is it better than the KLX250S?
If I was going to spend that much would it be smarter to just buy a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,960
Posted By apoirier594
Whats wrong with the frame? Not stable? The...

Whats wrong with the frame? Not stable?
The KLR650 is nice but way to heavy, I'm going to be riding off-road, and doing trails, so with my height and weight I don't know if I could handle it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,960
Posted By apoirier594
Well I sat on the Honda and the KLX today, and...

Well I sat on the Honda and the KLX today, and would have to say that I deff. like the KLX more, like height and power. I can touch the ground with both feet, but not flat footed, but I'm not worried...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,960
Posted By apoirier594
I didn't think this was gona happen. But after...

I didn't think this was gona happen. But after what everyone said, I called like 15 dealers to, lot of them in different states just getting advice and most of them said the KLX as well.
Guess the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By apoirier594
Possibly screwed bike.. :/

The other day me and my friend went riding on some trials.
We checked the bikes, cleaned, and lubed the chains, waited a bit then road.
Well we road on the trials for about 30 minutes, then we...
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