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Yay!!! I'm a proud rice burner owner!!!

Discussion in 'Moto Club' started by fnfalman, Nov 17, 2006.

  1. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I just cut a deal with a guy that I ride with now and then for his wife's Ninja 250. She upgraded to a GSXR600, so I'm getting this bike for a good deal for my niece.:banana:

    I'm picking the bike up tomorrow and pics soon follow.
     
  2. FoxMustang

    FoxMustang We Deal in Lead

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    You can tell us the truth, you're downgrading because you got skeered of "da powa" of that Aprilia :animlol:

    J/K, nice score :thumbsup:
     

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    I am sure you, I mean she!, will enjoy the bike. It's getting to dang cold to ride mine these days. They don't like the cold morning startups and my fingers don't like the -2000 windchill! I don't have anything but praise for mine so far (just under 7000 miles since april). What year and color is yours?
     
  4. bac1023

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    I have been riding rice burners for over 10 years. I have had great luck with Kawasaki.
     
  5. Glockman1000

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    Awesome, I'm sure she will love it, they are pretty cool little bikes.
     
  6. G23Adam

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    those little 250's scream at the Gap..... fun fun fun! ;)
     
  7. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    The bike was lowered quite a bit by the first owner. I took it up to Mount Baldy and scraped the pegs like crazy.:shocked:

    I'll let my niece get used to the bike and riding and then jack the suspension back up again. It's a 2001 with barely 8500-miles. The front fender was screwed because the previous owner put too big of a front tire on and the tire rubbed a hole through the fender. But at $1000, I don't think that there's a better deal. The bike was recently serviced, added new brake pads AND has a single can Yoshimura. Man, you guys should hear this mutha screamed down Mount Baldy.:banana:

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  8. bac1023

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    Looks great!!

    It takes some brains to ruin a front fender in that fashion.
    :brickwall:
     
  9. wolfy692005

    wolfy692005 pro tinkerer

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    nice bike... glad your putting another one on the steets on 2 wheels...
    you are da man..
     
  10. fnfalman

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    Okay, so I got the throttle pinned with a slight downhill and full tuck under the fairing and I got up to a whole 80-MPH!!!

    But since that my niece is about 100-lbs ligher, it should be a lot perkier.

    Amazingly enough, I felt very little vibration even though the darn thing was screaming like a banshee. I could see myself do long distance cruising on this thing.

    Hmmm, maybe I'll find another just for myself...berrrrrry interestinggggg.