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Old 05-22-2012, 07:39 PM   #1
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diary and evolution of my new ride

2010 CBR 1000rr
purchased new 5/12/12
leftover - zero miles
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:42 PM   #2
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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except for the poor mans tank protector
blue painters tape covered with color coordinated black duct tape

looks ok from a mile or so?
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:04 PM   #4
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a couple of add-ons for the road:

escort piped back to my tail pack

into a 2 in 1 out for mp3s

into the helmet ear bud plugs
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:22 PM   #5
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1st ride

saturday 5/19/12

2pm to 6pm

59 miles


mainly clovers and a traffic circle. did i mention 40 miles of nothing but clovers put a pretty good crick in my neck.

learning the new ride

break in:
they told me to ride it the way i wanted just don't red line it, don't hold the revs constant, don't break hard for a few miles and don't wreck. anything else should be fine.

trans is tight, seems to lockup coming to a red light if i don't fully engage each gear. then with no gear indicator, where the heck are you? not difficult but then i was having to fight down to 1st. it seemed to loosen up toward the end of the ride.

didn't get all the tires today but got over close to the edges. scuffed in at least so no more worries about the rubber.
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Love that color scheme! For some reason I thought this scheme only came with the silver frame, which totally ruins it imo
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:34 PM   #7
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windscreen got here:
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Love that color scheme! For some reason I thought this scheme only came with the silver frame, which totally ruins it imo
2011's went back to the silver frame

i like the black frame better too, just luck though i was stuck with the leftover budget wise. i like the few times in life when i'm lucky.

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Lookin fine Dave! Congrats again. You picked the 'perfect' bike!
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Lookin fine Dave! Congrats again. You picked the 'perfect' bike!
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