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Old 09-06-2012, 10:22 PM   #76 (permalink)
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Thread was kinda disappointing. I can name 15 people who didn't say a thing...and more if I looked harder.

Oh well.
Re-replied with a little more thought this time.

It's a good thread. Hope more people chime in with thier pride and joys.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:55 PM   #77 (permalink)
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07 ZX10R

Mods - Akrapovic mufflers, lowered an inch or two (by previous owner), slow rider mod

Use - commute/amazing parking at school, the occasional spirited ride

Nickname - Vixen

I bought it in May with 1818 miles and passed 6000 today. I would like to get some EBC HH pads, steel braided lines, and a fender eliminator....but being a student means that paying the insurance and keeping good tires on the bike is a lot more important. But hey, no complaints. I'm blessed and very pleased to be able to afford such a capable and ridiculously fun bike.
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:48 AM   #78 (permalink)
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If you really want this tread to blow up mention something political and you'll have a pateta length thread in no time!
Ok.

I think Mitt is an incredibly stupid first name.
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Old 09-12-2012, 08:47 PM   #79 (permalink)
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Ok.

I think Mitt is an incredibly stupid first name.
And I think Barack is an incredibly stupid first name, it seems we're at odds
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:00 PM   #80 (permalink)
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^Oh noes!
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:00 PM   #82 (permalink)
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Cool bike Phil!



-Make: Aprilia
-Model: RS 125
-Year: 2009
-CCs: 125
-Engine configuration: Rotax 122 Single 54 x 54.5 2 stroke
-Bike category: Sport
-Use: Street/Fun/ light commuting
-Miles when bought/Current mileage: 0 km / 7,000 km


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All cleaned with all electrical connectors re-greased with die-electric. Light coat of Tri-Flow on cables and wiring loom. Ready for wet weather.
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:07 PM   #83 (permalink)
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Am jealous of your RS! Looks great, bet it is a load of fun
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:47 PM   #84 (permalink)
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Don't know how long it has been since I have posted on this forum, or if ever for that matter.

My wife and I are pretty much bike crazy, so here's a list of our bikes:
2001 HD Dyna Glide
2004 HD Ultra Classic Screamin Eagle
2000 HD Dyna Wide Glide
2009 HD Dyna Hippo Double Dutch Bus Flamin Beagle

Just kidding, we don't own any Harley's. Never have, never will.
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2003 Aprilia Tuono
1984 GPz750
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2003 Ninja 250 (Wife's)
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The 2002 Mille R I bought in pieces with about 60% missing. Brought it home in the back of my truck. It had been parted out, but amazingly enough the engine with a 1060 kit was still there along with Ohlins Forks and shock. It had a frame and title, missing a wire loom, sub frame, wheels, CPU, exhaust, fender, hugger, Throttle Bodies, fuel pump, etc...
Built it back with 2003 tank and plastics in Plomb Grey (Plomb means Lead in Italian I believe).
Took me a year to reassemble and source parts but it came together nicely, runs and is registered and insured.

I do need to find a legitimate frame and title for my rack bike. I'd like to put it on the street. Since I have track plastics I can switch it back and forth.
This bike is not stolen, it has never been registered or put on the street. The past 4 owners all signed the title and screwed it all up. Now the original owner is incognito and that's where I'm stuck. Been trying to get it titled for the past year with no luck.
Engine was built by Vesrah Racing and it's incredibly fast for a 750. I've ridden many 1k's and this 750 is as fast or faster. It's the best handling bike on the track in a straight line.
Need to get it on a good dyno and not some HD bike week bogus dyno to see what it really makes for power. Butt dyno says "OMG!"

Anyway, just dropped in to say "Hey".
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:51 PM   #85 (permalink)
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Geez, only 4 posts in 7 years! Now 5. I need to get on the stick if I want to post a "WTB" in the classified section.
At the rate I'm going it'll be 35 years before I make 25 posts and become eligible.
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Geez, only 4 posts in 7 years! Now 5. I need to get on the stick if I want to post a "WTB" in the classified section.
At the rate I'm going it'll be 35 years before I make 25 posts and become eligible.
You will get more post when you post pics of your bikes, right?
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:03 PM   #87 (permalink)
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Yep, I should have done one post per picture.
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Year: 2012
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Engine configuration: I2
Bike category: sport, beginner
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:36 AM   #90 (permalink)
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I have not my own bike but I like most Karizma ZMR.

Make: Hero Honda Karizma ZMR
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