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Old 11-29-2005, 01:18 AM   #41
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yup... im definately gettin some tail work done when i get it...

btw sorry for the hijack...

4 real tho... i would go out to a large parking lot and practice turning in circles, and figure 8's n ... i really helped me out
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Old 11-29-2005, 08:52 AM   #42
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>>>How about this one guys<<<
When taking a corner fairly fast and everything goes well the rear end sometimes drifts...
This scares the $hit out of me when this happens. It feels like the bikes going to slip out from under me.
Is this something to do with my riding or turning technique or maybe just $hitty factory tires on a heavy bike?
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Old 11-29-2005, 10:37 AM   #43
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I may need to tag along whenever you guys go. I need help also, but then again, I have no MSF, only about 5000 miles, and started on a 600. I've only ridden in a group once, but really wasn't a ride (Halloween meet) and never done twisties.
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Old 11-29-2005, 10:53 AM   #44
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First things first..... have you gone to Motorcycles-Unlimited and had the suspension setup on your new ride. Your 636 has alot more features then the 500 did and setting them correctly is why you paid the money for the bike. Okay, so you went out right away and did that cool... I hope you talked to Patrick about gear while you where there as well. So, your bike is prepped and you are suited. I would advise at this point to hook up with some of the more experienced and older riders on this board. Let them know you want to ride and may need some help with cornering on your new bike. I am sure plenty of them will know some isolated roads where you can make several runs and get plenty of practice in but, since you work all weekend it may be difficult to hook up with some of us. Good Luck with the bike.... read about the pace and get out there and just ride. Don't forget to Have Fun!

Once you get familiar with your bike try out a track day. The most fun I have ever legally had in my life.
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