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Old 02-07-2013, 03:42 PM   #61
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So I went down on my second ride

And break in those tires with some counter steering in a parking lot. Or sand paper
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Old 02-07-2013, 03:43 PM   #62
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Tires still have the stickers on them!
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Old 02-07-2013, 03:44 PM   #63
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Hey man, do you think you can enhance the pictures a little bit.

I can barely see them...
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Still cleaner than all my bikes Throw a new clipon and rearset on it for $30-70 and run it as is until you feel super comfortable.
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Tires still have the stickers on them!
There really are stickers on the tires! Dude take the stickers off the tires.

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Old 02-07-2013, 03:52 PM   #67
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Old 02-07-2013, 03:54 PM   #68
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Is that a hole in the frame? Ouch
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Old 02-07-2013, 03:59 PM   #69
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I crashed my first bike the first day I left the neighborhood. I did the opposite of you, I didn't lean at all and just went across the road and in the ditch. Learning to lean and turn and having warm tires before you do is very important. I did take MSF but I was very excited to be riding and must have been distracted.
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:04 PM   #70
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OH WOW, that bike is totalled and unsafe to ride. that frame crack is BAD

and yes there are still stickers on the tires.
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Didn't you just get your bike all fixed up, and now you crashed it already~! Sorry to hear man.
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I somehow missed that scrolling through the gigantic pictures........ OP should definitely go get it checked out before buying any parts or trying to ride it anywhere.....
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glad your ok. Good thing Tuan hooked up the insurance. Hope it was full coverage, it will help his rentention numbers
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:28 PM   #78
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Re: So I went down on my second ride

So is that crack on the frame really bad? I mean I know that they are bad, but bad enough for me not to ride the bike again?
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:30 PM   #79
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So is that crack on the frame really bad? I mean I know that they are bad, but bad enough for me not to ride the bike again?
Yes that crack/hole is bad. My advice, take the bike back to HoPD and get a quote/recommendation on it.

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Old 02-07-2013, 04:39 PM   #80
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Yes that crack/hole is bad. My advice, take the bike back to HoPD and get a quote/recommendation on it.

That's your best bet.
it... well this makes me sad. I'll get in contact with Tony on Monday since I'm super busy tomorrow.
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