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Old 02-23-2014, 05:38 AM   #361
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I've owned and ridden small dual sports;

not enough power(fun) for the street.

and I've owned and ridden 750cc sport bikes.

Too heavy and bulky to take on light trails and bad roads.

I bought a CB500X.

Problems solved.
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:19 AM   #362
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Lofting the wheel on a 40hp bike easily? Jeez. I can't loft the wheel on my BKing.
Light bikes are easy to wheelie. It's not really about power, it's about being light. Heavy bikes need a lot of power, and a lot of skill.
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:20 AM   #363
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But to answer the question: After each and every corner there is a straight. Some shorter, some longer, but they are there.
Only in WR's Universe.
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Old 02-23-2014, 08:30 AM   #364
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Eh?

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So I choose the bike with the most possibilities to have fun. If I can have fun on the straights as well, not only in the corners, I think that is a great thing.
If this is the case ,then why in the world did you choose the VFR12? Are you now going to tell us of it's superior , dumptruck handling and acceleration? Bigger generally IS better , but more weight , in the case of motorcycles and women , isn't.
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Old 02-23-2014, 08:34 AM   #365
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If this is the case ,then why in the world did you choose the VFR12? Are you now going to tell us of it's superior , dumptruck handling and acceleration?
Is it superior to a dump truck? I didn't know that.
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Old 02-23-2014, 08:58 AM   #366
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If this is the case ,then why in the world did you choose the VFR12?
Best combination of features to provide the most possibilities to have fun and avoid non-funny things.
A little bit of weight is a small price if your girl is great in bed, in the kitchen, at work, and to talk and look at.
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Old 02-23-2014, 09:13 AM   #367
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Best combination of features to provide the most possibilities to have fun and avoid non-funny things.
A little bit of weight is a small price if your girl is great in bed, in the kitchen, at work, and to talk and look at.
Quit making excuses, you know she's fat.
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Old 02-23-2014, 09:48 AM   #368
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Quit making excuses, you know she's fat.
I guess she's good in the kitchen at least. And the big girl friend too.
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Old 02-23-2014, 10:35 AM   #369
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This thread has made one thing clear. Our friend WR (among others) has never ridden a real 250.

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Old 02-23-2014, 11:03 AM   #370
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Around here, any sign of having fun is grounds for arrest.
"Sir, I'm gonna need you to secure that freakin' happiness."



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Old 02-23-2014, 11:11 AM   #371
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This thread has made one thing clear. Our friend WR (among others) has never ridden a real 250.


I did some work for a guy, who once won the national 250 series here, and he let me had a short try with his TZ250 on the track. Can't say I had much clue, how to really ride that thing, was mostly trying to make sure I won't wreck it.... But damn it was light, and flickable, in the right hands it will do circles around most other bikes!
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Old 02-23-2014, 11:54 AM   #372
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But to answer the question: After each and every corner there is a straight. Some shorter, some longer, but they are there...........
Straits?

I don't see no straights.

I don't neeeed no steeeenkin straights.

My apologies to "The Treasure of the Sierra Madres"

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Old 02-23-2014, 01:01 PM   #373
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I don't see no straights.
Isn't it dangerous to ride when you only see a small part of the road?
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:04 PM   #374
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Isn't it dangerous to ride when you only see a small part of the road?
Yes it is. If you want to be safe then drive a minivan. If a road has curves there is no way to see all of it.
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:14 PM   #375
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Isn't it dangerous to ride when you only see a small part of the road?


It's much safer on an appropriate sized bike, which will change direction in the flick of an instant, and stop even quicker.

Big heavy monstro-pig, not so much.
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