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    Article: Visor Rain Product Survey

    You can view the page at http://www.beginnerbikers.org/content.php?157-Visor-Rain-Product-Survey
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    Article: How To Price A Bike

    You can view the page at http://www.beginnerbikers.org/content.php?138-How-To-Price-A-Bike
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    I use nothing but 100% pure extra virgin olive...

    I use nothing but 100% pure extra virgin olive oil. I replaced the valve cover bolts with bungee cords so I can drop chicken wings into the engine before the ride, and then fish em out and dine...
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    You know, the Sig Sauer P226 is a great security...

    You know, the Sig Sauer P226 is a great security system for people with small hands...
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    Beer, of course, is the essential ingredient to a...

    Beer, of course, is the essential ingredient to a successful cleaning of the chain and wheel.

    Because it's the one liquid you will use, no matter what else you use -- car soap, wheel cleaner,...
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    Congratulations. Good bikes sell very quickly...

    Congratulations.

    Good bikes sell very quickly around DC. And that sounds like a fair enough price.

    The 600 mile service is very important. Make sure it has been done. Some dealers in the DC...
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    Yeah, it's not like you're riding a Ducati... ...

    Yeah, it's not like you're riding a Ducati...

    If you have a need for a more heavy-duty circuit, you can certainly put that in yourself, alongside an OEM harness. If you think you can make a wiring...
  8. Thread: Tank Bag

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    Be careful carrying soda on a ride...I've done it...

    Be careful carrying soda on a ride...I've done it twice and both times it did not end well. Once with a bottle than when opened promptly geysered, once with a can that exploded.
  9. Thread: lower back pain

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    Some riders do wear kidney belts. You can google...

    Some riders do wear kidney belts. You can google "kidney belts" to find plenty for sale.

    Also, try not to lean back in your seat -- lean slightly forward and keep your arms loose, if you can....
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    My guess: Got on the throttle too hard,...

    My guess: Got on the throttle too hard, compensated with front brake, spun the rear, then the rear tire tried to swap places with the front.

    Then, it looks like the rear mostly hooked back up,...
  11. Thread: Hi there!

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    One of my hobbies is martial arts... I just...

    One of my hobbies is martial arts...

    I just wish I knew some...

    Oh, er...hi!
  12. Thread: PCIII woes

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    You should be able to test the crimp connector...

    You should be able to test the crimp connector with a multimeter.

    I don't know why your bike isn't starting...does it even try?

    You can try cranking it a bit and then smelling the exhaust. It...
  13. I have heard that the Japanese don't, and...

    I have heard that the Japanese don't, and everyone else does.

    That said, don't worry about it. Go for an Out-The-Door price that you like. Any deal you are happy with is a good deal.

    Some...
  14. Logan's got the right idea. There was a...

    Logan's got the right idea.

    There was a motor-journalist article, where a woman was riding pillion on a race bike as the rider went warp-speed around a track.

    She was self-conscious as to...
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    Boobies! Yep, I said it (10 chars).

    Boobies! Yep, I said it (10 chars).
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    There are some other things to consider, like...

    There are some other things to consider, like break-in. I bought a new Ninja 250 as my first bike -- I couldn't find a used Ninja 250 for a reasonable price and I didn't know better -- and had to...
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    Yeah. And what's really mindblowing, is when...

    Yeah.

    And what's really mindblowing, is when you hit 10k miles, you will wonder how you managed to make it to 1k miles.
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    Yer gonna diieee---igh yer gonna dieee---igh...

    Yer gonna diieee---igh yer gonna dieee---igh...
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    Riding in city traffic is an art...said it well....

    Riding in city traffic is an art...said it well.

    The same basic strategy for safety applies -- maximize your time and space cushion. You just have to be much more alert and adaptive to other...
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    From the uponone logo, I'm guessing the pictures...

    From the uponone logo, I'm guessing the pictures are not of the bike for sale.

    There's a guy on ST.N who put a turbocharger on a DRZ400...

    Definite hooligan machines, they are.
  21. Thread: I am speechless

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    Gee, people with authority and power are abusing...

    Gee, people with authority and power are abusing it for personal gain. Who'da thunk.

    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
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    The Ulysses is a TERRIBLE bike for a beginner...

    The Ulysses is a TERRIBLE bike for a beginner rider. The brakes are very powerful, the steering is light and very precise, and the light, short chassis and torquey motor mean wheelies, wheelies, and...
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    That's so... I'm not gonna say it.

    That's so...

    I'm not gonna say it.
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    It was supposed to be sunny here in NoVA, and I...

    It was supposed to be sunny here in NoVA, and I had planned a ride with my dad through VA, a small jaunt into MD, and WV. Naturally, it got quite cold and rainy about halfway through the ride -- by...
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    Well, I think you already know the answer to that...

    Well, I think you already know the answer to that one. Ninja 250, Ninja 500, and the GS500 are about as good as you're gonna find on a modern starter bike.

    With sport bikes, it all comes down to...
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