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Old 09-12-2013, 02:41 PM   #3571
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You have done a good job there ....I think it looks better than the standard SV tail unit...and makes the bike more distinctive.

Mind you, being a self-confessed gixxer fan, anything that makes a bike look more gixxerish has to be a good thing! Lol!
Thanks for the compliment. Makes people look twice, that is for sure.( people who know Suzuki sportbikes anyway)

Up to page 43........but keeping up with new posting too.

EDIT: Up to page 50 now..but have to go spend some time with the wife soon. ;)

Guess who just got a used Canon A720is on Ebay tonight? This guy. LOL I was watching one for $40, but it was to go off at 7 pm, and of course the wife and I were out for a walk with our son. I came back and realized I had forgotten about it. I checked, and it had sold, bout $92..17 bidders. So I bought a "buy it now" one for $54. Hopefully I can get some "Kam" shots this fall. :) This makes my third Canon camera....we got an SD 850is for a wedding gift years ago...a good P&S, and recently just bought last year an EOS Rebel T3(1100D), entry level DSLR. Now I just have to find time to get out and ride, and shoot.
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Old 09-13-2013, 10:35 AM   #3572
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Thanks for the compliment. Makes people look twice, that is for sure.( people who know Suzuki sportbikes anyway)

Up to page 43........but keeping up with new posting too.

EDIT: Up to page 50 now..but have to go spend some time with the wife soon. ;)

Guess who just got a used Canon A720is on Ebay tonight? This guy. LOL I was watching one for $40, but it was to go off at 7 pm, and of course the wife and I were out for a walk with our son. I came back and realized I had forgotten about it. I checked, and it had sold, bout $92..17 bidders. So I bought a "buy it now" one for $54. Hopefully I can get some "Kam" shots this fall. :) This makes my third Canon camera....we got an SD 850is for a wedding gift years ago...a good P&S, and recently just bought last year an EOS Rebel T3(1100D), entry level DSLR. Now I just have to find time to get out and ride, and shoot.
I have an EOS 1100D. it is a great camera but too heavy to ride with it lol
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Old 09-14-2013, 12:15 AM   #3573
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..and because every page should have a pic ...here are a couple from the Sunday before last .... It was a damp day and we only did a wee run up to The Broch café in Strathyre for a late breakfast......

At the Stockie garage ....







Our flock of bikes up at The Broch Cafe ....

Just read from page 1 to page 10, you really make me realize that I just open a rider's life chapter! Great bikes, nice roads & great outdoors you guys have out there. Thanks for sharing your precious memories.

Keep the wheels rolling on!

*I'm back continuing page 11 right now*
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Old 09-15-2013, 09:47 AM   #3574
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Thanks for the compliment. Makes people look twice, that is for sure.( people who know Suzuki sportbikes anyway)

Up to page 43........but keeping up with new posting too.

EDIT: Up to page 50 now..but have to go spend some time with the wife soon. ;)

Guess who just got a used Canon A720is on Ebay tonight? This guy. LOL I was watching one for $40, but it was to go off at 7 pm, and of course the wife and I were out for a walk with our son. I came back and realized I had forgotten about it. I checked, and it had sold, bout $92..17 bidders. So I bought a "buy it now" one for $54. Hopefully I can get some "Kam" shots this fall. :) This makes my third Canon camera....we got an SD 850is for a wedding gift years ago...a good P&S, and recently just bought last year an EOS Rebel T3(1100D), entry level DSLR. Now I just have to find time to get out and ride, and shoot.


Yeah, those wives can be quite time consuming can't they?

Good find on the camera front...I was very pleased with my A720is and would probably still be using it today if I hadn't smashed it in the accident.
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Old 09-15-2013, 09:52 AM   #3575
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I have an EOS 1100D. it is a great camera but too heavy to ride with it lol
I think that, apart from the worry about smashing a more expensive camera, pretty much any full DSLR camera would be hard to hold and operate just in one hand ? I was getting the feel of one today in a shop and I doubt I could hold it the way I do my compact whilst riding and still be able to get a finger on the shutter button.
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Old 09-15-2013, 09:57 AM   #3576
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Just read from page 1 to page 10, you really make me realize that I just open a rider's life chapter! Great bikes, nice roads & great outdoors you guys have out there. Thanks for sharing your precious memories.

Keep the wheels rolling on!

*I'm back continuing page 11 right now*


Thanks ....and welcome...I hope I still have a few 'chapters' left in me.

Good luck wading through the next 228 pages!

Cheers again for posting the comment. It's appreciated.
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Old 09-15-2013, 10:24 AM   #3577
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I think that, apart from the worry about smashing a more expensive camera, pretty much any full DSLR camera would be hard to hold and operate just in one hand ? I was getting the feel of one today in a shop and I doubt I could hold it the way I do my compact whilst riding and still be able to get a finger on the shutter button.
I use a compact, an old Olympus
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Old 09-15-2013, 11:12 AM   #3578
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I use a compact, an old Olympus

Wise choice ...the quality on many 'inexpensive' compacts is so good now that it's not worth the pain of risking dropping an expensive DSLR. Also even if you don't drop it you will find in time that the camera will take 'hits' from flying stone chips and grit ..... the lens on my wee Canon now has several scratches and dinks in it.
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You can never have enough lights and mirrors ...apparently ....





Saw this when we were out yesterday .
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And when the guy switches on the lights, the engine switches off...

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Old 09-15-2013, 11:55 AM   #3581
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And when the guy switches on the lights, the engine switches off...



Lol!
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We had been out on a cycle ride at the time. Saturday is our 'cycling' day. Went up to Lochearnhead and did the south Loch Earn road. This road runs the length of Loch Earn .... a bit like the A85 that we ride on the motorbikes ...but on the south side of the Loch instead of the north. It is quite a scenic wee road ...... here is the bridge over the Burn of Ample...





The rocks almost look to be 'flowing' under the bridge...







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like ever so beautiful


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Old 09-15-2013, 06:06 PM   #3584
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Well, up to to about page 102 now....getting there.

I have seen so many references to fish and chips in the last 100 pages, I started craving them. We almost went to a diner, that served them, by us tonight, but wife had cravings for some Sonic...so went there instead.
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like ever so beautiful


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Hi bubu ..... good to see you are still getting out on the ZZR and taking pics.
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