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Old 10-29-2012, 07:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just bought my first bike. It's a 2009 650r. Though I hope to riding in a few days b/c I just dropped it off to get the recall done.
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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MSF course?

Gear?

What recall?

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Old 10-30-2012, 02:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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MSF course?

Gear?

What recall?

Rob
this. also, post some pictures!
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Let's see some pics of the bike
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:58 PM   #6 (permalink)
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MSF course?

Gear?

What recall?

Rob
MSF Course: nope..... I do plan on taking a experianced rider course in the spring.

Gear: Frank Thomas Tex Jacket with armor, Kevlar Pants with knee armor, Full Face Raider Helmet, and waiting to pick up a nice pair of boots.

Recall: Recall 2009/2010 Ninja 650r thats the thread for it. Has to do with the rear brake plate getting in the way when applying the rear brake. Kawisaki redesigned the plate.
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:10 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I would get more grip out of it if I were to ride on the rim than I would with a Shinko
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:05 AM   #8 (permalink)
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With a 650 as your first bike - not a good idea - you should make the MSF course a priority. The experienced rider course is less useful than the basic course. It's a usefull follow-on, but not a substitute.

I hope the gear includes gloves.

Forgot about the brake pedal issue. Easily fixed by a belt with a hammer.

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what a stupid problem...that why I bought an 07 and LOVE IT
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:07 PM   #10 (permalink)
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