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Old 02-02-2004, 05:35 PM   #51
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Default Re: My break in reccomendations?

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Old 02-02-2004, 06:15 PM   #52
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Default Re: Are 600 break-in miles really necessary?

Just another example of lame ignorance that is rampant throughout the world of motorcycling.
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Old 02-02-2004, 09:06 PM   #53
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Can't drive? I cut my teeth on sheer ice. If that doesn't teach car control I'm not sure what does. I've had to literally dig my car out of my driveway, break trail in 18 inches of snow and commute 80 minutes on a 4-lane skating rink. THe corners on our highways are steeply banked to help keep us from flying off.



Ever heard of anyone by the last name Villeneuve? In your country the most popular motorsport consists of 3400 lb. sedans driving around in a circle.



I've driven in all the northern states, plus FLorida. (shudders) Just a friendly reminder: that lane on the left is for passing. And please dim your lights.



I bet you couldn't drive a sharp stick up a dog's arse. EH
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Old 02-02-2004, 09:20 PM   #54
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I gave all the cookies to my girlfriend's mom. Brownie points you know.



I got so impatient shortly before christmas I took my vfr out on icy roads (it was 5 degrees above zero after all) to rip off some wheelies. At night. My 54 year old father videotaped. That cold air gives so much more horsepower. Front wheel pops right up.



Here's some advice you'll never need: When you hit a patch of ice at 120 miles per hour, just try to keep straight and stay off the brakes or throttle.



Ballsy? Yes. Stupid? Yes. Desperate? Yes. Stupid? Yes.

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Old 02-03-2004, 02:13 AM   #55
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Default Re: Are 600 break-in miles really necessary?

Lame ignorance is what KPaul is all about. Get used to it. He hasn't changed.
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Old 02-03-2004, 02:59 AM   #56
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Not saying I agree totally with him, but this guy has a different method:



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Old 02-03-2004, 03:15 AM   #57
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...is at it again. Looks like Kook knocked you down to -1 again.



I'll bet he sanctimoniusly claims he believes in free speech too.
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Old 02-03-2004, 03:17 AM   #58
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And I thought you VFR riders were sensible types.
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Old 02-03-2004, 03:50 AM   #59
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Yeah asswipe is at it again.
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Old 02-03-2004, 04:30 AM   #60
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Default Re: Are 600 break-in miles really necessary?

Vlad was right. Length depends: my old BMW R100 RT took 7-8 k miles to finally feel right. My current Honda ST 11 felt good by 3-4 K.

Back in 79, I bought a new Kaw KZ 1300 (don't laugh tooo hard - was a most interesting bike). Dang things tranny was so tight, was almost unshiftable for first 500 miles. Went on to lead a comfy, fulfilling mechanical "life".

Someone mentioned the article from Motorcyclist yrs ago re break in. Matt ought to try and find it. Plenty of obsessives around that still have a cc...
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