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    Great looking bike Tex!

    Great looking bike Tex!
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    That's interesting...I wonder if the same applies...

    That's interesting...I wonder if the same applies to me?

    I know my street bike was still covered by State Farm while I was at the track as long as I ran with a track day organization...they...
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    If you ever get a track bike...start with an...

    If you ever get a track bike...start with an SV650, older or GSXR R6 or something of the sort...basically something you can beat the ever living crap out of an not care.

    I've seen a couple 1098's...
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    The 1098 is a gorgeous machine. Check out the new...

    The 1098 is a gorgeous machine. Check out the new 848 too...looks pretty sweet.

    http://www.raptorsandrockets.com/images/Ducati/42_848_08.jpg
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    Of the new litre's from the big 4, that most...

    Of the new litre's from the big 4, that most street mannered will likely be the Gixxer. They didn't change too much from the '07 model, which included multiple fuel injection mappings which allow you...
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    There's a "Change for a Nickel" sticker on the...

    There's a "Change for a Nickel" sticker on the other side :D
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    Got my track bike up and running finally...just...

    Got my track bike up and running finally...just in time for the last two days of the season. Here's a couple pics from last weekend:
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    Took my bike out to the track this last...

    Took my bike out to the track this last weekend...here's a few action shots:

    http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x284/cylax/MAM_08052007/017_CYLaxBike003.jpg...
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    The B-King is a pretty cool looking bike...except...

    The B-King is a pretty cool looking bike...except for the exhaust. I really hate what Suzuki did with the exhausts recently. Throw an Akrapovic or Two Brothers undertail on it and that's a sexy bike.
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    Sorry I'm a little late on this one...been...

    Sorry I'm a little late on this one...been traveling...and wrenching trying to get my bike fixed.

    ...have you checked out the bluetooth chatterbox? Allegedly you can hook up a music player and...
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    Sharp looking bike :cool:

    Sharp looking bike :cool:
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    Cool dude, hadn't actually heard what the top end...

    Cool dude, hadn't actually heard what the top end was on those bikes yet. I'm curious because I really want to buy one for a track bike in the next year or so.

    BTW...typically motocycle speedo's...
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    You got yours up to 145?...cool. I only ever got...

    You got yours up to 145?...cool. I only ever got Wi3's up to 130 before I ran out of road. Never really tried that hard though.
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    Smart move...I'm sure it's overstated, but you...

    Smart move...I'm sure it's overstated, but you can't wrong with the MSF course. I knew how to ride when I took it, and I still learned something and had a ton of fun too.

    As for a bike, do...
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    Got for a Suzuki sv650...it's a solid bike,...

    Got for a Suzuki sv650...it's a solid bike, plenty comfortable, a little more upright riding position...you'll love it.







    Just my $0.02...you ought to keep that "wrecked every bike I've...
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    Thanks Valleygirl. It could have been really bad...

    Thanks Valleygirl. It could have been really bad day when that happened...I was doing about 50mph when the rear locked up...thank god I was going straight at the time and kept the bike up.
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    I'm jealous...my bike is sick, no riding for me...

    I'm jealous...my bike is sick, no riding for me in the last 3 weeks...

    http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x284/cylax/IMG_0186.jpg

    I had a wheel bearing break on my while I was riding and it...
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    Wi3 answered already...that particular model...

    Wi3 answered already...that particular model won't be available until next year. It's the naked version of the 675. If you want something similar, check out he Speed Triple...it's a 1050cc naked,...
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    Jealousy will get you nowhere :nonono2:

    Jealousy will get you nowhere :nonono2:
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    Next year man...I can't wait! :D Here's the...

    Next year man...I can't wait! :D

    Here's the article from MCN

    Now they just need to put out a 1050 Daytona and I'll be a happy guy.
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    ^^AWESOME:yourock:

    ^^AWESOME:yourock:
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    +1 45678

    +1

    45678
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    Good looking jacket. I have a Cortech GX-Air for...

    Good looking jacket. I have a Cortech GX-Air for my summer jacket, though I rarely wear it. My regular leather jacket and suit are perforated so as long as I'm moving I stay plenty cool...just sucks...
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    Congrats on the new bike dude. There's really...

    Congrats on the new bike dude.

    There's really nothing out there like the tuneups for ski helmets. The closest you can get is a chatterbox (communicator system) that will plug into your mp3...
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    Looks good mang! :dblthumb I'm pretty sure you...

    Looks good mang! :dblthumb

    I'm pretty sure you can get a fender eliminator kit for that bike...that'll clean up the hideous license plate holder.

    Hopefully that 2.5hr ride of your will have...
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    I like the buell styling...although I haven't...

    I like the buell styling...although I haven't actually ridden on myself. Supposedly they have a real low center of gravity which makes them real snappy to turn. I looked pretty hard at the Firebolt...
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    No argument from me mate, it sounds like a cool...

    No argument from me mate, it sounds like a cool project; one I wouldn't mind taking on myself someday...just posed the question out of a curiosity. Remember....I am the guy with the Brit bike :D
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    Don't get me wrong, I love the look of a good...

    Don't get me wrong, I love the look of a good cafe racer, but with as much effort as you would have to put into it, why not just buy a Busa (or other big bore bike), strip the plastics and replace...
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    Clearly style preferences. I like the bug...

    Clearly style preferences. I like the bug headlights a lot...definitely a character attribute of the bike. But then I again, I really hate the headline on the newer model GSX-R's...so to each his own...
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    Nice looking bike mang :yourock:

    Nice looking bike mang :yourock:
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    Those shorty and GP cans have been pretty popular...

    Those shorty and GP cans have been pretty popular as of late. Personally I like the look of a high mount or a clean under-tail on a sport bike. Now if I could only find a nice high-mount for mine...
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    meh...everyone is entitled to their own opinion....

    meh...everyone is entitled to their own opinion. I personally like the styling a lot. "Flowing lines" aren't really the intent of the design, it's a naked bike...engine, suspension, wheels & tires;...
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    You forgot the Triumph Speed Triple...my personal...

    You forgot the Triumph Speed Triple...my personal favorite. I lust after this bike

    http://www.british-customs.com/store/promos/25_cat_s3_zard.jpg

    I've heard a lot of good things about the...
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    They make touring bags for any bike your heart...

    They make touring bags for any bike your heart desires. If the ergos on a sportbike bug you, you can always throw on some heli-bars and a corbin seat to give you more of the sport tourer feel. That...
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    I'm with you I don't care for the way they look...

    I'm with you I don't care for the way they look much either...but they come with good recommendations.
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    The Brit bikes are touch more expensive to...

    The Brit bikes are touch more expensive to maintain, that part sucks...but wouldn't worry too much about the oil leak issue with the bigger Daytona's. I'm going on 10K miles of riding my Daytona...
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    The Sprint's are awesome bikes. I nearly bought...

    The Sprint's are awesome bikes. I nearly bought one last year.

    Have you looked at the Triumph Daytona 955i's? They're set-up similar to the Sprint, a little more aggressive for the twisties; put...
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    Double that price?!? :eek: I'm not sure I...

    Double that price?!? :eek:

    I'm not sure I understand the allure there...but then again I prefer sportbikes and nekkids anyways. For that price I could have a 1098 Tricoloure AND a speed triple AND...
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    That's definitely a confederate...not my...

    That's definitely a confederate...not my preferred style of bike, but pretty cool looking none the less. I've also heard that have maintenance issues, but then again, so does Ducati.
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    Just got back from another cold ride too. Right...

    Just got back from another cold ride too. Right around 30 degrees, not much wind...but once I got moving, it wasn't as much as I'd hoped it would be. Another couple weeks and it should be warm...
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    If I was closer I'd help you out...but Iowa is a...

    If I was closer I'd help you out...but Iowa is a bit too far away. If none of the maggots can help towing, check out U-Haul rentals.
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    Sprints are comfy bikes too...though if you ever...

    Sprints are comfy bikes too...though if you ever think you want to ride hard, go with the Daytona. They're basically the same bike, just set-up for different styles of riding.
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    Speed triples are awesome bikes. I was torn...

    Speed triples are awesome bikes. I was torn between that and my 955i when I was buying. If you're commuting, look at an '02 - '05 Dayton 955i. They make aftermarket heli-bars which are really...
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    I had my run with Japanese bikes, but I love my...

    I had my run with Japanese bikes, but I love my Triumph. Bonnie's are sweet bikes. What year is yours?
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    Got my bike all cleaned up and ready this...

    Got my bike all cleaned up and ready this weekend, then took her out for a little 100 mile cruise with wi3zdmen. Here's a pic of my baby from last year...
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