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Old 04-29-2008, 10:18 AM   #21
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just cuz your bike can keep up doesn't mean you can/should.

/shrug, sounds like another lost cause.

Wow... Not good to assume things when you don't know someone...
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I think RacerX just took a hit off the wrong pipe
i think its a permanent thing for him lol.

everyone how bout not trying to take her thread so far off topic and just answer the question if you have something helpful to bring to the topic? :/:
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:19 AM   #23
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You have to buy the bike you want! Asking people what bike you should by is silly! Do your homework research the bikes that you are interested in and then go sit on them and see which on fits your body type best! Just about all bikes can be lowered for street riding! Track riding is a different story!
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Look you guys, I'm not trying to be a in any way, I'm just saying that I'm asking for advice for a reason and not looking for sarcastic answers. I'm not the type of girl who does stuff just for looks. I said that I needed to be able to "keep up" with the rest of the boys. Never said I was trying to "hang" with them, so let's just clarify that. I know my limits so I'm not someone who will push too far just to show off or some like that. We ride with a group and I need to be able to "keep up." Get the picture? I'm not going to make all of the guys slow down because my bike can't keep up...
you asked for advice and it's been given! we suggested something and you didn't like it too much b/c it isn't "fast" or cool looking. a real rider can keep up on anything he/she rides. just watch your self and be careful out there.
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:21 AM   #25
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Just figured out who you were, punk! Get back to work! You can suck my later...
I figured you would forget the screen name, ....I'll give you sarcastic answers all day and youll like it dammit! And for the record Shes not the type of person to push past her limits or try and do something shes not ready for. She will be taking the MSF course, she just wants to get a good feel for a bike that will fit her.
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Wow.... this thread blew up quickly...

Well she has been on our rides where people have gone down trying to keep up and riding past their limits, unfortunately. It is a reality in every sense of the word. She does have her own gear that fits properly. She is also on her way to MSF and does ride the katana 600 for practice.

The things we do on the busa wont be attempted on her bike im sure. She has a great head on her shoulders although she can be competative that's why Im around to keep her in check.

Now honey, lets keep the thread clean and lessen the sarcasim so we can all learn about tricks for lowering rider stagger on bikes like dropping or seat shaving.
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You have to buy the bike you want! Asking people what bike you should by is silly! Do your homework research the bikes that you are interested in and then go sit on them and see which on fits your body type best! Just about all bikes can be lowered for street riding! Track riding is a different story!

I realize these things, but I know that there are people on here that have some information about the subject and that's why I'm asking. I need to know what bikes have worked for some of the other chicks on here and what the boyfriends on here know about the bikes their girls ride. Seems pretty simple to understand why I would be asking... That way, I don't walk into a bike shop and just look around not knowing where to start.
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Just figured out who you were, punk! Get back to work! You can suck my later...
hahahahaha

get an sv and put some super sticky tires on it. not the crappy street tires.
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you asked for advice and it's been given! we suggested something and you didn't like it too much b/c it isn't "fast" or cool looking. a real rider can keep up on anything he/she rides. just watch your self and be careful out there.
not sure where this happened, cause i didn't see it. she simply made a comeback to someone for saying a huffy would be short enough for her. don't see how you came about that. its not like she said, "oh well i dont want a ninja 250/500 cause they are teh ghey i want a busa or a gixxer" someone simply made a smartass comment and she gave it back to em. that was it.
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Also. My neighbor's fiance just bought a duc monster for @ $4k. that thing is pretty low the the ground as well. maybe something to check out.
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Also. My neighbor's fiance just bought a duc monster for @ $4k. that thing is pretty low the the ground as well. maybe something to check out.

Thanks. You've been one of the helpful people on here. We should hang out!
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I realize these things, but I know that there are people on here that have some information about the subject and that's why I'm asking. I need to know what bikes have worked for some of the other chicks on here and what the boyfriends on here know about the bikes their girls ride. Seems pretty simple to understand why I would be asking... That way, I don't walk into a bike shop and just look around not knowing where to start.

And you will get a totally different answer from each and every person! A girl can ride any bike out there from a 250-Busa! It has been done! You are the only person who can determine which bike will work for you!
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Thanks. You've been one of the helpful people on here. We should hang out!
no prob. we have been on a few rides. my username used to be ryanworrell. matt knows me.
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a bit of arrogance on your part isn't it??

maybe you should re-evaluate your statements and not be so hard on people.

if you think you can hang with the boys (and you may be able to, i've seen it before) you may become another statistic here on the board.

we've seen several people who thought they could "hang" but it turns out that they've actually "hung" out in the hospital.

good luck in your future quest!
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I think you should get a 600 and lower it. What your used to riding has nothing to do with when you are the one in control. Just worry about being safe on the bike and being comfortable with your own abilites, not keeping up with they boys. I have a gixxer 600 and have it lowered in the back about 2.5 inches. I'm about 5'3 and I am completely flatfoot on it. If we ever run into eachother at a m&g or something you can check it out and see how you feel on it. Are you planning on taking MSF?
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I think you should get a 600 and lower it. What your used to riding has nothing to do with when you are the one in control. Just worry about being safe on the bike and being comfortable with your own abilites, not keeping up with they boys. I have a gixxer 600 and have it lowered in the back about 2.5 inches. I'm about 5'3 and I am completely flatfoot on it. If we ever run into eachother at a m&g or something you can check it out and see how you feel on it. Are you planning on taking MSF?

Cool. Thanks! Yeah, I'm going to be taking MSF as soon as this semester is over. Only have a couple weeks left.
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no prob. we have been on a few rides. my username used to be ryanworrell. matt knows me.
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If we ever run into eachother at a m&g or something you can check it out and see how you feel on it.
Ironically she was going to come to the crawfish ride but didn't make it
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Cool. Thanks! Yeah, I'm going to be taking MSF as soon as this semester is over. Only have a couple weeks left.
Good, it really does make a difference.

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Ironically she was going to come to the crawfish ride but didn't make it
That sucks, would have like to see more girls that actually talked. I plan on making it out more so i'm sure we'll run into eachother sooner or later.
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Good, it really does make a difference.


That sucks, would have like to see more girls that actually talked. I plan on making it out more so i'm sure we'll run into eachother sooner or later.

Well, I'll see you out there!
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ill leave out the take msf cuz i see racer x has chimed in just get your license then go up to eximport and sit on all the bikes maybe drive a few (dont buy), they have the largest selection of all brands of bikes go from there
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just cuz your bike can keep up doesn't mean you can/should.
/shrug, sounds like another lost cause.
Ed, this is a girl who knows what she is doing. I know this personally. This is by no means a lost cause. She is asking for input as to whick bikes are suitable for smaller people like us, that still offer some power. The choice to use/not use that power is up to her and she knows what she is doing. She is not some one who has no clue as to what is involved and at stake.

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you asked for advice and it's been given! we suggested something and you didn't like it too much b/c it isn't "fast" or cool looking. a real rider can keep up on anything he/she rides. just watch your self and be careful out there.
James, she was only referring to the Huffy comment...made by of all people..a good friend/. j/k Paul, ya know I love ya man so shut up

Tiff, lets just get my bike to you and you can freely ride it as you like, you will have to learn a different shifting pattern though, I have gp shift. It is low and handles easily, it is a great bike AND you can POSE with the guys and their LED's
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