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Old 09-03-2010, 07:05 AM   #21
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Old 09-03-2010, 07:09 AM   #22
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Sounds like your scooter WANTS some charicter, leave some scratched up
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Old 09-03-2010, 07:10 AM   #23
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So I'm moving my bike tonight to go meet up with people at washington, and I lose it, she falls over. So the new mirror, peg, and lever I just bought 4 days ago all break. Thinking about selling her after i get all those things fixed. Really tired of being stressed out and buying part after part for a money pit..
hate to be the bearer of the obvious information, buuuuuuut maybe, just maybe it might have something to do with "learning to ride".
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Old 09-03-2010, 07:39 AM   #24
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Old 09-03-2010, 07:47 AM   #25
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oh come on guys hes just ranting............. i know well most of you have dropped a bike at some point. Frustrating as ..............
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Old 09-03-2010, 08:10 AM   #26
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oh come on guys hes just ranting............. i know well most of you have dropped a bike at some point. Frustrating as ..............
Yes, but never did selling it cross my mind. Or think that it was a money pit. I already knew that haha.
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It's kinda like when you've shart, it sucks but you don't annouce it to the world....

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Old 09-03-2010, 08:28 AM   #28
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i should find a salvaged r6 and just start selling u parts. i'll be rich in no time....
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Old 09-03-2010, 08:33 AM   #29
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Iv dropped my bike before just moving it but never broke anything you must not be trying hard enough to save her... Gotta sacrifice the body dude.
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Old 09-03-2010, 08:37 AM   #30
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I think your Avitar is giving you bad motomojo, you look kinda like a special kid, and this is what is giving you bad karma and forcing the bike rubber side up. How long have you been riding?
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Old 09-03-2010, 09:00 AM   #31
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Old 09-03-2010, 09:03 AM   #32
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I went 10 years with out dropping a bike. I have now dropped the Busa twice. Once it went down softly and did way more damage than I could have imagined. It fell over at the track and I tried to save it by the tail light lens.The second time I saved it and the peg touched down. I never thought about selling it though.
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Old 09-03-2010, 09:24 AM   #33
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the one time I dropped my bike I put my foot, calf and knee under it and held it there until I could reach up and pull it. I felt like my foot was going to explode and my going to break. It took some crazy strength and acrobatics but somehow my mind worked quick enough to catch it millimeters from hitting the ground. Not a single scratch. Whoo hoo. How did I drop it? I used to have a scooter before the bike and since it was an automatic you could have it in gear and turn off the engine and coast into the parking spot. Well first week I got my bike after riding I thought it worked the same way with bikes and the moment I shut off the engine I was in a rude surprise.
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Old 09-03-2010, 10:23 AM   #35
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Tri- your right man, you should! Lol

I've already taken msf, this is my second bike. I have been riding for about 3 years. And forgottnsoul is right, def was ranting cuz I'm going through a money crisis and I JUST bought those parts. And I'm only 5'4 170 lbs so my t-Rex arms couldn't save her.
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Old 09-03-2010, 10:24 AM   #36
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the one time I dropped my bike I put my foot, calf and knee under it and held it there until I could reach up and pull it. I felt like my foot was going to explode and my going to break. It took some crazy strength and acrobatics but somehow my mind worked quick enough to catch it millimeters from hitting the ground. Not a single scratch. Whoo hoo. How did I drop it? I used to have a scooter before the bike and since it was an automatic you could have it in gear and turn off the engine and coast into the parking spot. Well first week I got my bike after riding I thought it worked the same way with bikes and the moment I shut off the engine I was in a rude surprise.

Haha! Nice save!
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Old 09-03-2010, 10:27 AM   #38
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Old 09-03-2010, 10:36 AM   #39
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Tri- your right man, you should! Lol

I've already taken msf, this is my second bike. I have been riding for about 3 years. And forgottnsoul is right, def was ranting cuz I'm going through a money crisis and I JUST bought those parts. And I'm only 5'4 170 lbs so my t-Rex arms couldn't save her.
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Sux man, I once dropped mine while i was at a stop sign, it was like 3 days after i started riding it. I dont even know how it happened, one second I'm parked and straight up, the next my bike is going down on the left what seemed like almost slow motion! lol...Absolutely nothing happened to it, but it still sucked. i fel your pain man.

BTW you really missed a good time last night! (just thought I'd throw some salt on that wound)
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the one time I dropped my bike I put my foot, calf and knee under it and held it there until I could reach up and pull it. I felt like my foot was going to explode and my going to break. It took some crazy strength and acrobatics but somehow my mind worked quick enough to catch it millimeters from hitting the ground. Not a single scratch. Whoo hoo. How did I drop it? I used to have a scooter before the bike and since it was an automatic you could have it in gear and turn off the engine and coast into the parking spot. Well first week I got my bike after riding I thought it worked the same way with bikes and the moment I shut off the engine I was in a rude surprise.
that my friend is sacrificing the body
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