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post #1 of 12 Old Sep 14th, 2011, 10:31 am Thread Starter
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Well, I've finally replaced the GT. Decided to go with something a bit smaller and lighter this time . . .

This is a video of my first ride on the new wheels.

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post #2 of 12 Old Sep 14th, 2011, 10:57 am
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Re: New Ride

You need a custom seat and some bar risers........

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Maybe some foot peg extenders too...

Gotta love forced perspective...

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Not much protection from them's four legged creatures.

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post #5 of 12 Old Sep 16th, 2011, 1:34 am Thread Starter
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Not much protection from them's four legged creatures.
Ouch.

No really, ouch.

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'13 Dark Graphite Metallic K16GTLD, 24K miles
'09 Magnesium Beige Metallic K13GT, 63K miles
'03 Anthracite Metallic K12LTC, 66K miles
'02 Mauve Metallic K12LTC, 106K miles and sold
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post #6 of 12 Old Sep 16th, 2011, 6:30 pm
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How's about we start a collection to send you to the Shriner's Motorcycle Riding School .

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Where you gonna mount the Valentine?

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Next time you can just ride UNDER the Coyote! Good thinking.

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post #9 of 12 Old Sep 17th, 2011, 6:49 am
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How many miles to the gallon can you get with that ride?

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post #10 of 12 Old Sep 17th, 2011, 10:37 am Thread Starter
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How many miles to the gallon can you get with that ride?
I think it's more like feet per cup.

Ken
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'13 Dark Graphite Metallic K16GTLD, 24K miles
'09 Magnesium Beige Metallic K13GT, 63K miles
'03 Anthracite Metallic K12LTC, 66K miles
'02 Mauve Metallic K12LTC, 106K miles and sold
BMWLT#143, IBA# 366, MOA# 111996, SCMA# 24032


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post #11 of 12 Old Sep 17th, 2011, 10:40 am Thread Starter
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Next time you can just ride UNDER the Coyote! Good thinking.
OK, now that's funny right there . . .

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'13 Dark Graphite Metallic K16GTLD, 24K miles
'09 Magnesium Beige Metallic K13GT, 63K miles
'03 Anthracite Metallic K12LTC, 66K miles
'02 Mauve Metallic K12LTC, 106K miles and sold
BMWLT#143, IBA# 366, MOA# 111996, SCMA# 24032


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post #12 of 12 Old Sep 17th, 2011, 1:58 pm Thread Starter
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Ok guys, I was just kidding there. Glad you enjoyed it.

But seriously, this is my new bike.

Ken
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'13 Dark Graphite Metallic K16GTLD, 24K miles
'09 Magnesium Beige Metallic K13GT, 63K miles
'03 Anthracite Metallic K12LTC, 66K miles
'02 Mauve Metallic K12LTC, 106K miles and sold
BMWLT#143, IBA# 366, MOA# 111996, SCMA# 24032


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