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just wondering, do you have other bikes besides the EX500?

in a few days or so here, I'm buying a CBR600 F2 to add to having the 500. the CBR will be my daily commuter, but the 500 will be for playing around with, and trackdays.
 

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F2 huh?  Good bike.  Solid as a rock.  My Brother still has his F2 around and it's got WHOA miles on it.

Oh, and no, i have a CBR600RR and not my EX.
 

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Yeah, I'll fess up... same as Knightslugger, in silver :)

I still have the EX and love it, it's a great bike - I'll never forget the many miles we did together, and there's something about it that's so motorcycle when compared to the CBR. The CBR is more like riding a UFO, and it tends to make you want to crash it :-*



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Ha. Yes, i was too impatient, and just HAD to get a track day in before I got some new tires on there.

I can attest to the fact that they aren't great for the track. I'm sure skill had quite a bit to do with my incident, but different tires probably would've made all the difference. Worse yet, I set pressures to 32/32 in the AM when it was about 55 degrees out, and it was about 75+ degrees when I crashed - I neglected to check my tires all day long, as I was caught up in the excitement and business of a track day. Man, and I ofter check my tires mid-ride on the street...
 

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EX for commute and ZX6R for fun ;D
 

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I just started riding a year ago and based on the info I read on the ex500riders site felt like the Ninja 500 was a good first bike. I'm pretty happy with it over the past year and have put over 2000 miles on it learning how to ride. It's my first and only bike.
 

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tjspeed3 said:
Ex(s) for racing only. I have a '04 Speed Triple and a '00 Triumph Legend
ditto the first part... ex for racing, '00 zx6r for street and trackdays. Seriously considering adding a dirty toy to the stable. I went to a Motocross track again today on my friend's CR125... all I can say is, "gahd damn, dat ****'s fun"


And Tom's speed trip is a pit bike whore :D
 

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I have joint custody of an EN500 with my wife. A cruiser's a nice change of pace but my butt gets numb and I keep dragging stuff in turns. :-[
 

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No, it's not the only bike. My SO and I also have a '98 GS500 (her everyday ride). An '89 Ninja250 that will do double duty. Track and street. My commuter/fun bike is an '01 SV650S. Funny thing is they're all twins. :)
 

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I'm only just beginning to appreciate the twin-ness of twins recently... been out to the track a couple of times, and there's something about a twin hitting the straight that sounds like... a WWI-era barnstormer.

There's few things as cool as a WWI-era barnstorming bike. You guys ever been to a good airshow?
 

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Right now I have the '90 EX parked next to my '81 Kaw KZ550 in my garage. At work I have 3/4 of a '78 Honda 750Four and pretty much a whole '81 Suz GS450 for parts bikes, and also a '99 CBR600f4 with a trashed front end and garbage frame that I haven't decided what to do with yet (yet being about 3 years, give or take :eek: .

Lately I've been giving the KZ all the attention, getting it up to snuff and daily driveable and the EX has basically been sitting, waiting patiently - so I thought. I was hauling my KZ and the EX to our new house, both strapped tight in a covered trailer. I got to the house and both were still standing tall, waiting to be unloaded. After unloading them and moving a bunch of other stuff into the house, I came back outside for some reason. I looked at the KZ and there was a dent in the gas tank, complete with fresh scratches. I then went and examined the EX and found purple paint on the end of the clutch lever. Somehow the EX got free enough to give the KZ a good punch in the tank and then stand right back up like nothing happened. I guess that's what I get for converting the EX into a streetfighter - it really wants to start fights.
 

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I just parked a new two wheeled toy next to my EX ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Now i've bikes to cover allll the bases & they all end in "X"... ZX, EX & now a KX.

'02 KX250. FULLY worked, inside & out. ****-ton of extras worth about 2 grand alone... bike & everything... 1600 bucks cash 8)

 
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