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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 11-18-2005, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
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Get me a new track bike :-D

Just swapped my 01 F4i for a 05 GSX-R 1000. It is gonna need some work this winter to get it ready for next season. I am pretty stoked.

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post #2 of 29 (permalink) Old 11-18-2005, 03:23 PM
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Nice...I was wondering with you and Brian fightin over 05 1000s why no one was touching that one.

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post #5 of 29 (permalink) Old 11-18-2005, 06:51 PM
 
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Sweet! Get to work on that thing Ron. Here is my entry into the gixxer club.
http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/8099/zook7506we.jpg
'04 750 , Picked it up last week, and its ready to rock. Next season WILL be awesome. Can't wait! See ya at the bash Ron.

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Congrats Ron,
The link doesn't work for me, got a pic you can post up?


That 750 is sweet

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thats still not a good enough excuse not to go to RA!!! but damn...what a nice bike!

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Congrats Ron!! Glad it worked out.

Kruz - Ron can tell you about this bike. We weren't fighting over it

But, if anyone sees one come up, I am ready to buy 05-06 GSXR1000 right now.

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Barry - Congrats Bro! That is a sweet looking bike. Next year is gonna be fun.

Ken - What are you talking about "using up all the power"? My F4i had more power than I needed to pass your slow arse!

J/K big guy! You gonna come out to BWW tonight, it is in your neighborhood?

Kruz - And I'll second that not fighting over the bike with Brian thingy.

Brian - Thanks for being a true gentleman and letting me swat Matt for his bike. You rock!

Ohfugit - Don't got any pics yet, but when I get it like I want it, I'll definitely post some up.

AdrenalinJunkie - You guys have fun at RA, that Dragon looked like too much fun on the way down!

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what ever, just know if i am around ill pack your stuff up again when ever you decide to knock yourself out

also cant tonight i got a wedding to go to.



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what ever, just know if i am around ill pack your stuff up again when ever you decide to knock yourself out
True Dat! I did knock my fool self out that day!

Hey Mr Paint Man, how much to make my new Gixer as pretty as Barry's? What brand of plastics would you recommend for a real nice fit and finish?

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Brian - Thanks for being a true gentleman and letting me swat Matt for his bike. You rock!
Yes I do in fact rock, and am also a gentleman .... but what is this Matt stuff?
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Brian - Now see there, wrong Brian confusion again! I steal the Brian thread on TeamGoFast.... and now you steal this? LOL!! Brian... kick Erin for not coming to Atlanta with us.

Ron - I'll get a 1000 upon my return from here. Congrats on the bike. I look forward to watching your arse next year. (Gonna pay side money to Drucker to reduce the speed of your bike)

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Congtrats Gixer boys....I'll be picking mine up hopefully somewhere around Feb/Mar.
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You gonna run a GSXR750 next year John?

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You know that... 04 preferably.
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You know that... 04 preferably.
I think Tom Larson still has his 04 GSXR 750 track bike for sale. I rode it at Putnam and it seemed like a good bike to me, he just had the geometry setup a little wierd for my taste.

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Congrats on the new bike. I just need to upgrade mine to a FI one, but then again I just had it dyno tuned and other stuff.

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I'm getting jealous...

Barry, that's a sweet looking ride! Sorry, Ron...can't see your pic.

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I'm getting jealous...

Barry, that's a sweet looking ride! Sorry, Ron...can't see your pic.
No pics for mine till I get it all fixed up like I want...

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How's your bike coming Ron? Gonna have a hard time catching you now!

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His is gonna be slow... I added 30 pounds of lead in the tires... a little extra drag in the front rotors, and gave Drucker money on the side to reduce the horsepower.

No worries Ed. You'll still be havin fun with him....

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Wink: Only 30 pounds? I didn't want to ask for that, but having heard it I can't say I'm sad. You and Hix having 1000s and going to school with Spencer has been keeping me up at night!

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Still just a slow poke over here Ed... I saw you screaming along at Autobahn North, you have nothing to worry about from me. As 4&6 says, I am just a track day guy.

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Wink: your progress this year was pretty damn good. Next year you'll be flying if you want to. In 2004 I was slower than my grandmother.

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How's your bike coming Ron? Gonna have a hard time catching you now!
Coming along nicely...

Here's my to do list for this winter -
- Measure Bike and ensure it is 100% straight
- Replace Rear Wheel
- Replace Front Rotors
- Replace Ram Air Tubes
- Replace Gauges
- Replace Subframe and End
- Vesrah Brake Pads
- Galfer Superbike SS Front Brake Lines
- Revalve Front Forks (Penske .25)
- Penske Triple Rear Shock
- RK 520 GXW Chain
- Front Sprocket - 16
- Rear Sprocket - 44
- Yosh RS22 Slip-On
- PCIII
- Dyno Run / Custom Map
- Woodcraft Frame Sliders
- Rework plastics and paint

Of course, there's lots more I'd like to do, but I want to invest a little in myself as well with the Spencer school.

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