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Old 06-07-2011, 07:57 AM   #1
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Hi all. My name is Brent. I'm 29 and just purchased my 2nd bike - a 2009 ZX-10. Haven't ridden in almost 7 years, so trying to get back in the swing of things. Have a few questions: any ideas as to where in the Cleveland area to ride? Also, bike is basically stock, but looking for a full exhaust system upgrade sometime in the next few months... suggestions?
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:19 AM   #2
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Also, bike is basically stock, but looking for a full exhaust system upgrade sometime in the next few months... suggestions?
I know this isn't what you want to hear but my advice is...........
Leave it alone. A different exhaust will not be an "upgrade".

Loud pipes risk rights.
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:54 AM   #3
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For once I agree with ER2. Save the money on the exhaust and get some training. Training will make you much faster (and safer) than any exhaust would.

Personally, I prefer to quietly leave the loud @ssholes in the dust.
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Old 06-07-2011, 09:18 AM   #4
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I suggest riding someplace where Ambulance Service is close-by.

Not riding in 7 years and the Zix-Ten as the second bike; You're probably gonna need it.......
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Old 06-07-2011, 09:26 AM   #5
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Hi all. My name is Brent. I'm 29 and just purchased my 2nd bike - a 2009 ZX-10. Haven't ridden in almost 7 years, so trying to get back in the swing of things. Have a few questions: any ideas as to where in the Cleveland area to ride? Also, bike is basically stock, but looking for a full exhaust system upgrade sometime in the next few months... suggestions?
Hi Brent,
Ignore these Doo-Gooder busybodies who want to tell you what to do with your bike. If you want a aftermarket pipe, get one. What is this, a ****ing "nanny-state?" If people don't like the sound, tough ****, you'll be gone by fast enough.

Instead of a full system, you might consider a slip-on setup. It's about 1/2 the price ($500 vs $1k). Muzzy has always been the leader in Kawi aftermarket exhausts, although you can also find cans from KR, Vance and Hines, several others.

All aftermarket pipes and cans reduce backpressure for a bump in HP and torque, so you'll need to remap the EFI to get the best results. Look at Power Commander or a Yoshbox to solve that. About $500.

As for riding areas in Cleveland...no help here.
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Old 06-07-2011, 09:43 AM   #6
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Ken doesn't understand the difference between expressing an opinion and forcing everyone to obey an opinion by force of law. This is why we are in the trouble we are. He wants his every whim provided by the govt and is willing to loot and murder as many citizens as necessary to get what he wants. Sure he couches it in terms like "social good" but it's just the same old greed, desire for loot and power over others.

In this case he's willing to see BP1982 die horribly in a flaming head-on crash with a semi as will inevitably result if BP1982 gets a loud pipe and no training. To put a stop to this horrible state of affairs and ensure freedom and safety for BP1982 and everyone else send cash (no checks) to DrSerizawa's Sure Fire Freedom And Road Safety Relief Fund.
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Stick around BP1982, and within a few weeks Seruzawa will use his remote Vulcan Mind Meld techniques to figure out what you're thinking too! In fact, you won't even have to post any questions; he'll just put the answers up for you, before you even ask.
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Ignore these Doo-Gooder busybodies who want to tell you what to do with your bike.
So that **I** can tell you what to do with it.
Because **I** obviously know more than anyone else on here.

......and then he proceeded to do just that.
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Yall crack me up. Question for BP1982. What is the reason you feel you need an exhaust upgrade?
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So that **I** can tell you what to do with it.
Because **I** obviously know more than anyone else on here.

......and then he proceeded to do just that.
"bike is basically stock, but looking for a full exhaust system upgrade sometime in the next few months... suggestions?"

Ask, and ye shall receive.
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