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Old 06-28-2012, 08:16 AM   #83261
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I only let people I know can drive manuals and will let me drive theirs too, drive mine. I think like 3 people have driven it including my dad
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:24 AM   #83262
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People who drove my car since I owned it.

My Dad,
Kevin cuz he helped me drive it up here,
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Klods wifey (cuz I drove her audi when we were doing work on it and she needed some thing to drive)

I think that actually may be it... I can't think of anyone else off the top of my head...
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:28 AM   #83263
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Morning people. Sorry to hear about the bike Klod, that sucks! I never was much into wheelies, more blast corners. I'd pull the front end up coming out of a corner in 2nd, and carry it thru 3rd, but never up near the balance point. That's a common problem for a lot of bikes that get sustained wheelies done on them.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:44 AM   #83264
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Unsure if I'll ever want to pull the front wheel off the ground.. and if I do it'll probably be just a mini hop.. is scurry.

Also I'm gunna be upset when it doesnt' end up raining today cuz then I could have biked again.

also also filled up yesterday at 113mi since there is no gas gauge I wanted to play it safe and calculate my milage on the bike so i can know about when the tank is empty. Ended up only having to put 2.5 gal in... which equals 44.6 mpgs. Well over twice the city milage of the G.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:46 AM   #83265
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Let me guess, wheelie causes oil starvation?
Thats my thought because it was perfectly fine until said friend rode wheelie out

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Didn't realize that Tyler was that talented on a bike... At least I assume it was him.

Also poopy on weather. Weather channel says its got 30% chance to start raining here around 4. And I never trust Michigan that much so sounds like G today to work. Nbd.

Also I'm taking G tomorrow too because leaving right after work for GR.

Klod when is your dinner date stuff tomorrow? I should be there by 8 and just want to know if I have to entertain myself for a while or not.
Yup was Tyler and IDK what time exactly we are getting dinner. I kinda want to start working on the bike tomorrow evening too so I've still gotta work all that out.

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Morning people. Sorry to hear about the bike Klod, that sucks! I never was much into wheelies, more blast corners. I'd pull the front end up coming out of a corner in 2nd, and carry it thru 3rd, but never up near the balance point. That's a common problem for a lot of bikes that get sustained wheelies done on them.
yea I hadn't realized that ahead of time or I would've not let him ride it etc.

o well life goes on.

I'm gonna go be emo now.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:59 AM   #83266
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o well life goes on.

I'm gonna go be emo now.
Just smile and remember that it wasn't the BMW motor that spun a bearing... cuz that'd be extra lame and you'd probably have to flip the bike to fix bmw.... so $300 for new motor... sell bike and upwards of a grand or 2 to fix bmw... I think your better off this way lol.


still is sad
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:00 AM   #83267
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Unsure if I'll ever want to pull the front wheel off the ground.. and if I do it'll probably be just a mini hop.. is scurry.

Also I'm gunna be upset when it doesnt' end up raining today cuz then I could have biked again.

also also filled up yesterday at 113mi since there is no gas gauge I wanted to play it safe and calculate my milage on the bike so i can know about when the tank is empty. Ended up only having to put 2.5 gal in... which equals 44.6 mpgs. Well over twice the city milage of the G.
I have no desire to do a wheelie at all...also my bike has a light that blinks when gas low, and stays on when really low.....I get 50mpg http://www.fuelly.com/driver/wordyahurdd/sv650
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:02 AM   #83268
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Good news Klod, changing the motor on a bike is WAY easier than a car.
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:04 AM   #83269
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I have no desire to do a wheelie at all...also my bike has a light that blinks when gas low, and stays on when really low.....I get 50mpg http://www.fuelly.com/driver/wordyahurdd/sv650
Mine might too I guess. I haven't run it that low yet cuz I just assumed with no gauge there wouldn't be a light either, but maybe there is. I'm going to run it out to like 160mi this next time. 44.6 mpg w/ a 4.23gal tank is supposidly 188mi but I know I won't use up the entire tank and as I get more comfortable riding I probably wont' be accelerating as grandma like as I have been so it may go down a bit.. but 160 should be a reasonable number of miles/tank



Also I may have posted this before but it's funny and I want to do it

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Old 06-28-2012, 09:16 AM   #83270
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Klod instead of being emo, acquire sympathy bj, they solve anything
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