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    Article: Icon Armor Gear Reviewed!

    You can view the page at http://www.beginnerbikers.org/content.php?255-Icon-Armor-Gear-Reviewed!
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    Drive-line failure

    One of my coworkers, who is an engineer and takes care of his bikes/equipment, had a drive-line failure on his V-Star 1100 last spring. From what I heard from him, a bolt had sheered off inside the...
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    That's a horrific story with the registration,...

    That's a horrific story with the registration, title, and all. We New Yawkas like to set a bureaucratic example for y'all to follow with the many flaming hoops you have to jump through to be...
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    it's clear as daylight what your incident was,...

    it's clear as daylight what your incident was, just by looking at your avatar

    Like "riding" deer, do we?
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    Curbs - Heaven or Hell?

    I overtook a car on the outside in an esse curve once. At the end of the esse curve on the outside there was a curb running along the outside of the two lanes. The car took the inner lane, and I took...
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    Stunt City (youtube)

    Mirror's Edge ain't got nothin' on this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MpH2tbbFJg
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    You CAN ride a bike with a flat rear ... not so...

    You CAN ride a bike with a flat rear ... not so sure about a flat front.
    The trick is that you ride <30 mph so the tire doesn't overheat or spontaneously de-bead itself. I've heard that merely...
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    She treats me very well, despite low gas mileage...

    She treats me very well, despite low gas mileage of 30-40. I took her on a trip this summer after I got her down to Jersey City for a total of 700 miles on the thruways. She is a phenomenal bike -...
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    10k KM/1 YEAR/6200 Mile Oil Change?!

    I got a service manual for my 88 ZX10, and found something amazing that I just can't fathom: The oil change intervals are 10,000 KM or 6,200 Miles. Surely that can't be right for a high ... power ......
  10. Thread: Piston Rings

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    Fragile

    I've accidentally broken piston rings while seating the piston back in the cylinder.

    BE CAREFUL!
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    High Compression

    Unless you have a high compression piston kit, or an ignition advancer, 87 will usually work just fine without any pinging. I used 93 in my 88 ninja ZX10 for a while, and tested out how 87 would...
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    This is dead on. There was a Superbike (brit mag)...

    This is dead on. There was a Superbike (brit mag) writer that said he couldn't count the times having the latest sportbike with the best equipment/technology had probably saved his arse in bad...
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    Dangerous HJC CL-15 Fogging/Rain

    I've been using a new HJC CL-15 for the past six months. I have to say that it's a really nice and comfortable helmet other than the fact that it gets dangerous in anything but sunny conditions.
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    I4s are really easy to ride if they're not tuned...

    I4s are really easy to ride if they're not tuned up high in the RPM range, a world apart from any two-cylinder bike.



    Wow! Sounds like my ex ... I'm glad both my bike and ME are in one piece....
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    Fool me once ...

    Okay guys, sorry but I guess I was fooled and this vid is actually accelerated in speed to make it look more daring. BLAH!

    Anyways, I took a trip to NJ and on the turnpike and major roads during...
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    Insane (deathwish) Lane Splitting Vid!

    I feel lucky to be alive after just watching this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52g_FE6w4IU

    I thought it was post worthy! :thumbsup:
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    Oh, I thought we were talking about trying to get...

    Oh, I thought we were talking about trying to get these bikes imported into the US ... must have been mistaken
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    These are admittedly cool bikes. Who doesn't like...

    These are admittedly cool bikes. Who doesn't like riding a zippy 250 that feels like a mountain bike? I think in all practicality though these kind of bikes are great for beginners, not so good for...
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    Congratulations on your "upgrading" to a real...

    Congratulations on your "upgrading" to a real bike. You wouldn't believe how much I sneak a look though at the maxi-scooters. Long distance barcalounger touring anyone? :-D



    This is a bad idea...
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    I think your bike and my bike should get...

    I think your bike and my bike should get together. :wink:
    http://www.beginnerbikers.org/gallery/files/3/2/6/zx10_front_right.jpg
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    The Ascot is going to be fixed up and sold later...

    The Ascot is going to be fixed up and sold later this season. Obviously once I get the Ninja fixed up and everything there will be no need to ride the Honda.

    I plan on giving the Ninja an entire...
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    Won it! PICS!

    Goodbye Honda Ascot

    http://www.beginnerbikers.org/gallery/files/3/2/6/goodbye_ascot_thumb.jpg

    Hello Ninja!

    http://www.beginnerbikers.org/gallery/files/3/2/6/zx10_front_left_thumb.jpg...
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    Noooo!

    This is the exact quote that I was dreading the most. :notworthy
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    What was that about flat black cannonball runs John? :shock: Not my idea! :-P

    I forgot my avatar was a pic of a wheelie ...

    I've probably gone through a good 6 sets of tires if that's any...
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    1988 Ninja ZX10! (3rd bike)

    Hey guys. I'm 22 and have been riding for a good 4+ years now. I took the MSF course and bought a Honda CX500 for my first year of riding. That bike was most certainly a pig, and I ended its life...
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