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Old 01-11-2009, 04:41 AM   #11
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So CBR1000Rider, how's things at Boeing these days? Your first name wouldn't be K, would it? I bet it is. So you have a new CBR 1000 now? I bet you don't.
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Old 01-11-2009, 07:28 AM   #12
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So CBR1000Rider, how's things at Boeing these days? Your first name wouldn't be K, would it? I bet it is. So you have a new CBR 1000 now? I bet you don't.
LR, how in the heck do you even pick this stuff up? Is it the writing style or just what he says? You should be on that new TV show, Lie to Me (Fox).
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:31 AM   #13
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Or is it his IP address?

Wow banned after 3 posts that must be a record.
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Old 01-11-2009, 11:41 AM   #14
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Old 01-11-2009, 12:41 PM   #15
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I'm also 6'2", although a bit heavier than you. I've been riding about 2 years now. One thing to keep in mind is that some 250s are pretty small, but they aren't all tiny when it comes to ergonomics. The dual sports seem to be the largest-feeling and will give you the most room to stretch out, whether it's a TW200, the new WR250 series, pretty much anything in the 250 cc range with dirt roots ought to work great.

After the dual sports, the next best bets would be the Nighthawk 250 and the Ninja 250 (especially the older version from 2007 and before). These two both have a bolt upright seating position and a surprising amount of leg room.
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Old 01-11-2009, 12:54 PM   #16
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You should have a much better idea of what works for you after you take the MSF course. If you get on a Honda Rebel (a lot of MSF courses use them) you might find your knees hitting the handlebars.

Also, there are some people who wouldn't consider being without a motorcycle once they start riding, and some who find out it isn't for them. And some who can take it or leave it. You'll have a much better idea of which one you are after you've completed the MSF course.
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Old 01-11-2009, 01:19 PM   #17
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READ THE NEW RIDER THREAD!!!

http://origin-www.motorcycle.com/for...ead.php?t=7428

READ THE NEW RIDER THREAD!!!
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Old 01-11-2009, 04:56 PM   #19
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I pick up his writing style in a hearbeat. Then a little more checking on the source, which the admins have, and I nail it down. I still never ban him. I let others have the pleasure.
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Old 01-11-2009, 05:11 PM   #20
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I was thinking maybe he should read the new rider thread. Anybody ok with this?
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