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Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
X-post from Ninja 250.org Forum titled "Brand New...

X-post from Ninja 250.org Forum titled "Brand New Seat on the Cheap":

After 25,000 miles on my bike (many of those with a beadrider pad), my butt sure started to hurt. I'm not sure what ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,036
Posted By rmi03
Just get a Ninja 250 and be done with it! Talk...

Just get a Ninja 250 and be done with it! Talk about cheap, simple, reliable, and economical!

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,036
Posted By rmi03
It also appears to get better MPG than the fuel...

It also appears to get better MPG than the fuel injected sv650 motors. I love the idea of that Gladius motor (and am excited to see the new Gladius-based V-strom in a couple days), but wish Suzuki...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
I really liked the silver ones. Got a great deal...

I really liked the silver ones. Got a great deal on my blue one, though. Another old pic:

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z138/rmi03/DSC00924.jpg

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 295,490
Posted By rmi03
Give it 7 months then, manly man. :lol3 ...

Give it 7 months then, manly man. :lol3

Just kidding. You'll love the bike, I'm sure. It never gets old ringing its neck and zipping around at engine-exploding RPMs (though I can't seem to...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 257,575
Posted By rmi03
Think that was a reference to Strom Thurmond. ...

Think that was a reference to Strom Thurmond.

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
Seen that before and I really love that thread. ...

Seen that before and I really love that thread.

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
I'm assuming that's not a can of that NOS energy...

I'm assuming that's not a can of that NOS energy drink......:lol3

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,038
Posted By rmi03
Try railing it a little harder in the twisties. ...

Try railing it a little harder in the twisties. Or attack that overgrown singletrack that has been calling your name. Or generally attempt to get your lowest MPG tank ever!

When the marriage...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
Bump! with a picture my wife took of me back...

Bump!

with a picture my wife took of me back in the day:

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z138/rmi03/DSC00365.jpg

Where are these other pictures at?

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,708
Posted By rmi03
That'd be sweet! Ryan

That'd be sweet!

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,919
Posted By rmi03
SheilaMac: Awesome bike you're interested...

SheilaMac:

Awesome bike you're interested in! I've had mine for 4 years and 25,000 miles and still have a hoot riding it.

If you haven't familiarized yourself with the New Rider section of...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 257,575
Posted By rmi03
No spy shots out there yet? :ear I did a quick...

No spy shots out there yet? :ear I did a quick google search and couldn't find anything.

Ryan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,812
Posted By rmi03
I would poll the group. And would make my...

I would poll the group. And would make my decision based upon the group's riding experience, which you know better than us. Last year at the Dragon, 100 miles of twisties was plenty for many of the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,708
Posted By rmi03
Any bikes in the 250-500cc range. A small...

Any bikes in the 250-500cc range. A small displacement versys/v-strom-like bike would be cool.

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
Moving the Ninja in 2009 from Florida to Northern...

Moving the Ninja in 2009 from Florida to Northern Georgia:

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z138/rmi03/DSC02197.jpg

After having seen the disaster "motorcycle off moving truck" Youtube...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
Reminds me of my offroad adventures in...

Reminds me of my offroad adventures in Tallahassee! These aren't my gnarliest, but the ones I already had on my photobucket account:

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z138/rmi03/DSC00933.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,266
Posted By rmi03
In the last two weeks, I have put back on my...

In the last two weeks, I have put back on my lower fairing and taken off my beadrider. Though I rode with a beadrider for about 23,000 miles (and have really liked it), I recently started developing...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By rmi03
Very comprehensive and pertinent information: ...

Very comprehensive and pertinent information:

http://faq.ninja250.org/wiki/New_Riders#Thinking_about_a_Ninja_250

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,962
Posted By rmi03
What kind of mpg you getting? What didn't you...

What kind of mpg you getting? What didn't you like about the Versys? :ear

Ryan
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By rmi03
Someone can correct me if I am wrong, but a lot...

Someone can correct me if I am wrong, but a lot of "road bikes" travel to AK every year without problems. You probably don't need to mod anything. Of course, some times farkling is a fun way of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By rmi03
Let your hobbies and passions define you, not the...

Let your hobbies and passions define you, not the brands of your possessions.

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,357
Posted By rmi03
Gotcha. I interpreted your comment as, "besides...

Gotcha. I interpreted your comment as, "besides coolant, oil, chain, and valves, what else do you have to do to maintain a motorcycle?" I guess we're on the same page, however.

I would think...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,357
Posted By rmi03
General lubing and fastener tightening (yes,...

General lubing and fastener tightening (yes, bolts do back out with time and vibration), air filter cleaning/replacement, swingarm lubrication, fork oil changes, cable lubing, spark plugs.... Every...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,079
Posted By rmi03
Well, at the very least, you got the...

Well, at the very least, you got the Euro-dance-party started in a couple offices on this Friday afternoon.

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,960
Posted By rmi03
Something that I'm not sure has been mentioned...

Something that I'm not sure has been mentioned yet: As a student, you're probably looking for an economical machine that you can work on yourself, right?

I don't have experience owning, riding,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,726
Posted By rmi03
Sounds like a great bike. I have definitely...

Sounds like a great bike. I have definitely thought about it for my next bike (whenever that idea actually materializes). I wonder when Suzuki will put that new motor in a Strom/Versys-type frame?...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,726
Posted By rmi03
Cat0020: What kind of mileage are you getting on...

Cat0020: What kind of mileage are you getting on your Gladius? Is it comfortable? How tall are you?

Thanks- Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 295,490
Posted By rmi03
Valve adjust, carb sync, and new plugs would...

Valve adjust, carb sync, and new plugs would definitely be a good starting point. I apologize if you mentioned any of these things previously.

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,323
Posted By rmi03
Less maintenance? OK, maybe. But.....More...

Less maintenance? OK, maybe. But.....More manuals, more bike schematics to learn/memorize, more specialized tools and parts, more storage space. Not to mention the additional costs of buying and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,323
Posted By rmi03
Definitely just one. I would much rather spend...

Definitely just one. I would much rather spend my time riding, rather than maintaining a fleet of bikes. Keeping up on maintenance for one bike, 2 cars, and 3 bicycles (1 is wife's) definitely...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,341
Posted By rmi03
Kenda K671- great mileage, good grip, very cheap...

Kenda K671- great mileage, good grip, very cheap ($50/tire)

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,341
Posted By rmi03
Not great, but I already had them loaded on...

Not great, but I already had them loaded on photobucket. Wear after about 16,000 miles:

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z138/rmi03/DSC04733.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 295,490
Posted By rmi03
and CHEAP! With a bike like this, it's almost...

and CHEAP! With a bike like this, it's almost hard to justify NOT owning a motorcycle. :lol3

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,026
Posted By rmi03
I have only rode a v-strom 650 twice, and thought...

I have only rode a v-strom 650 twice, and thought it was a very comfortable and fun bike! I DID experience buffeting (at 5'11''), but have never ridden many bikes with a taller windscreen like the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 295,490
Posted By rmi03
Yeah, I've learned the hard way, breaking 3...

Yeah, I've learned the hard way, breaking 3 clutch cables in 24,000 miles. Good thing they are only $13!

Ryan
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 102,226
Posted By rmi03
Mmmmmmm....Can this be the best looking...

Mmmmmmm....Can this be the best looking motorcycle ever?!

http://www.dieselmotorcycles.eu/Images/track-t800cdi-Black_left1.jpg
Ryan
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 261,113
Posted By rmi03
On a whim, my mom bought those bowls for my wife...

On a whim, my mom bought those bowls for my wife (then girlfriend) and I before our 2005 Appalachian Trail thru-hike. We used them and we made it to Georgia. We enjoyed using them along the way. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,772
Posted By rmi03
Yep. For some reason, I am often more content to...

Yep. For some reason, I am often more content to drive slowly than I am to ride slowly, though. My motorcycle really brings out the hooligan in me, much to my wife and mother's dismay.

Ryan
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 261,113
Posted By rmi03
Not a picture from 2011, but a recent camping...

Not a picture from 2011, but a recent camping trip. Curry noodles, TVP, nuts, and veggies:

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z138/rmi03/DSC04304.jpg

Ryan
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