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Old 12-09-2012, 05:45 PM   #32296
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My .02

My mini-ninja never fails to put a smile on my face every time I ride it. The thing turns in like nothing I've ever experienced. Keep it "spun up" and it'll make quick enough time on any road to keep you entertained. Highway manners are honestly really good, if ergonomically a bit small. Smooth running, reasonable wind protection, and anvil like reliability are to be found here.

The CBR would presumably take all these qualities and add EFI and available ABS, but then there is the new Ninja 300...
christ Drew you must have been eavesdropping...I just read up a bit on the new Ninja 300....getting good reviews
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:47 PM   #32297
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Words alone do not begin to express my gratitude for all your help Tim!
Looks like beer's are on you for a while there Tinman
I think you are in good hands though
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:49 PM   #32298
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Looks like beer's are on you for a while there Tinman
I think you are in good hands though
Could not agree more! On both counts.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:04 PM   #32299
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anyone do any riding today? I was getting the last of the firewood in but definitley felt like a ride day....

I did actually, both Saturday and Sunday... Pedaled around Coronado for about thirty miles while Geocaching, now known as Geobicycling...

The home front tells me that the m/c's that I left hooked to Battery Tenders are all charging on a regular basis... Snug in their beds as it were...

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Old 12-10-2012, 03:57 AM   #32300
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My .02

My mini-ninja never fails to put a smile on my face every time I ride it. The thing turns in like nothing I've ever experienced. Keep it "spun up" and it'll make quick enough time on any road to keep you entertained. Highway manners are honestly really good, if ergonomically a bit small. Smooth running, reasonable wind protection, and anvil like reliability are to be found here.

The CBR would presumably take all these qualities and add EFI and available ABS, but then there is the new Ninja 300...
Thx!

I think you should just sell me yours...I'll give you what you paid!
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:29 AM   #32301
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Thx!

I think you should just sell me yours...I'll give you what you paid!
Your a hell of a nice guy...I think you could at least offer him double what he paid
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:17 AM   #32302
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Thx!

I think you should just sell me yours...I'll give you what you paid!
How about a nice 250cc supermoto?
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:58 PM   #32303
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good deal on a garmin Oregon 550T at cabela's Dec.13-19 in store only....$249.00
if my 60csx gave out I'd get one....
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:46 PM   #32304
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That's a whole heap of coolness in a small package there CJ

While we're on the subject of little bikes, let's not forget Suzuki's latest offering the GW250

And the old line...
It's more fun to ride a slow bike fast than ride a fast bike slow
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:46 PM   #32305
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Streak

For me it was my first time on two wheels since August - which means as of September my 104 month streak over

That is impressive. Well done even if it is over.

I am staying busy doing maintenance before the new sidecar gets here(ETA 1/20). Steering head bearings, wheel bearings, check water pump, heavier weight fork oil, new front tire, replace sprockets and chain, lube swingarm, and valve check(may need help on that one). I am really slow at it but that's ok. I am just happy to be out messing around in my shop.
For you FF's that offered help with the sidecar it looks like late January early Febuary iswhen I will be calling in for reinforcements.



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Old 12-11-2012, 03:49 AM   #32306
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MOST excellent Strom...
Enjoy the therapy.
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Old 12-11-2012, 03:56 PM   #32307
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I am staying busy doing maintenance before the new sidecar gets here(ETA 1/20). Steering head bearings, wheel bearings, check water pump, heavier weight fork oil, new front tire, replace sprockets and chain, lube swingarm, and valve check(may need help on that one). I am really slow at it but that's ok. I am just happy to be out messing around in my shop.
Do I sense a build thread coming....
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:28 PM   #32308
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Speaking of F650GS Hacks...

I was just reading skierd's crazy cross-continent trip report and saw this:

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Old 12-12-2012, 04:29 AM   #32309
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As a potential new resident/rider i have been working my way through this thread. Is it too late for the beer part?



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Old 12-12-2012, 05:11 AM   #32310
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Never too late for the beer part. It's kinda like bacon ...everything's better with it
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