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post #1 of 31 Old 09-30-2009, 07:56 AM Thread Starter
 
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Hi, I'm new!

I don't know much about motorcycles or riding them but I hope to learn a bunch here.:001_smile:

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post #2 of 31 Old 09-30-2009, 07:58 AM
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I don't know much about motorcycles or riding them but I hope to learn a bunch here.:001_smile:
For now knowing much about motos, you have an impressive garage. Daddy leave you too much money?

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yeah, looks like a fun collection, I think we're gonna hafta see some pics

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For not knowing much about motos, you have an impressive garage.

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Exactly! That is an interesting collection for someone that doen't no much about motorcycles. I claim

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:secret: OK I know a little

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yeah, looks like a fun collection, I think we're gonna hafta see some pics

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This is my 380. It needs "a little work"


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Welcome! That KTM just needs a couple of bolts here and there and you can have it running this afternoon.

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The Duke is gone to pay for my new wrist:


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Welcome aboard! And what happened to the "old" wrist?




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Welcome aboard! And what happened to the "old" wrist?



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Bet there's a story to go with that.

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welcome, I feel so much better about the cast on my wrist now after seeing your Xray.

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welcome, I feel so much better about the cast on my wrist now after seeing your Xray.
My life is about making people feel better about themselves.

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Ouch....all right now, rules of the site explicitly state that when showing graphic and or gnarly pics/x-rays a full disclosure story must follow.



disclaimer: the preceding not need not apply to CBRXX injuring himself because he couldn't find anymore 21yr olds.




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Bet there's a story to go with that.

Agreed! We're waiting...That does not look like it tickles


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LOL! You know something about seizing a KTM though...


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edit - oops, that was an Aprilia.

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Ouch....all right now, rules of the site explicitly state that when showing graphic and or gnarly pics/x-rays a full disclosure story must follow.

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Story:

Do not borrow an Aprilia. End of story.

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Welcome aboard - looks like you'll fit right in with quite a few of us...

Mostly because everyone's injured

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Do not borrow an Aprilia. End of story.
well you helped me to decide not to buy an sxv5.5

ashame cause they are so balsy...right up to the moment they explode....which happens with alarming frequency

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well you helped me to decide not to buy an sxv5.5

ashame cause they are so balsy...right up to the moment they explode....which happens with alarming frequency

The one I was riding locked up with only 1200 miles on it and it waited for me to commit to a turn before locking up the rear tire.

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The one I was riding locked up with only 1200 miles on it and it waited for me to commit to a turn before locking up the rear tire.
if you want to humor yourself look at the service intervals...one day I'll have a full time mechanic on the payroll then such bikes will be feasible

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That looks like it was a great trip on the trusty strommer!

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Now that's a serious adventure set-up! Two thumbs up on that one.




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Welcome and ouch! Nice pics

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I know you,didn't you blow up that T and rebuild it by yourself cause Aprilia said you abused it<raced>..Ya,welcome

# About toycloser

Years riding motorcycles
26
Type of Aprilia owned
tuono 07
Number of motorcycles owned
17
Biography
old, fat and lazy
Location
gainesville, fl
Occupation
automotive management
Interests
poker, motorcycles

# Signature

2007 Aprilia Tuono (black) 18k easy miles
2005 Suzuki V-Strom (black) 45k miles
1998 KTM MXC380 (black) In pieces
1987 HONDA CBR 1000 HURRICANE

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Hello and welcome.

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I know you,didn't you blow up that T and rebuild it by yourself cause Aprilia said you abused it<raced>..Ya,welcome

# About toycloser

Years riding motorcycles
26
Type of Aprilia owned
tuono 07
Number of motorcycles owned
17
Biography
old, fat and lazy
Location
gainesville, fl
Occupation
automotive management
Interests
poker, motorcycles

# Signature

2007 Aprilia Tuono (black) 18k easy miles
2005 Suzuki V-Strom (black) 45k miles
1998 KTM MXC380 (black) In pieces
1987 HONDA CBR 1000 HURRICANE

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Thanks guys. Now that my favorite website is blocked at work and this one isn't, your gonna see a lot more of me.

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