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Offline ginoe

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adieu
« on: March 25, 2006, 10:43:56 PM »
it was fun while it lasted  :thumb:

little sister gs500f has left her big sister zrx1200r, only to have cousin sv650s to move in...

...this break-in period is gonna be hell  ;)



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Re: adieu
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2006, 07:01:51 AM »
I'm guessing that you love yellow :laugh:
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Re: adieu
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2006, 07:19:31 AM »
it's a good thing i do.

when i bought the gs500f new in 2005, it was a leftover 2004 - so i got a good price on her from the dealer.

when i traded her in for the sv650s there was a 2006 red (which i REALLY liked) and a 2005 yellow. i went with the yellow since there were no changes in the newer 2006 model except the color.

if i chose the red it would have been much more in price. i rode out of the dealer w/ trade in paying $3628usd.

i was so set on getting the red i went out and bought a new red tracksuit and red shoei helmet. oh well, i still have all my yellow gear...
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Re: adieu
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2006, 07:22:28 AM »
Glad everything worked out for ya.

Why don't you stick around?  Even tho you don't have the GS anymore, you could still contribute.

I can't remember who said this;  "Once a GStwin member, always a member.
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Re: adieu
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2006, 07:50:08 AM »
i plan on making the MEET   :thumb:
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Re: adieu
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2006, 09:39:07 AM »
Nice  bike.  enjoy it, and don't sweat the break-in period too much.  Just get 'er out on the highway two or three times for a few hours and you're done.  Besides, many agree that the low-revs break in technique isn't applicable to newer bikes.  I'd say go easy, but flog it every now and then and have some fun too  ;)
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Re: adieu
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2006, 11:43:00 AM »
 :mad: :mad: dang it Ginoe. I was looking forward to doing a couple of trackdays with another GSer.   


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Re: adieu
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2006, 12:23:50 AM »
congrats! and yes, flog it. I am realizing now, that I have 10,000+ miles on my RR that it makes some pretty good power compared to when new. I credit that to natural breaking in but also to my riding it like I intended to ride it all along. Dont be gentle...enjoy!

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Re: adieu
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2006, 04:47:21 AM »
Ya gotta love a YELLOW bike.  Nice (and very noticable) choice.  Enjoy and ride safe.
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Re: adieu
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2006, 11:01:05 AM »
Nice taste in colors! :thumb:

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Re: adieu
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2006, 11:19:52 AM »
little sister gs500f has left her big sister zrx1200r, only to have cousin sv650s to move in...
..this break-in period is gonna be hell  ;)

DAMN fine choice of bikes!  :thumb: ;)
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Re: adieu
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2006, 04:48:54 PM »
i plan on making the MEET   :thumb:

When I saw the title of the thread and the author, I was like ugh! But I am glad you are just saying goodbye to your GS, and not the GS community.  :thumb:

And for what it is worth, I would have bought the yellow over the red too. Sharp looking bike, looks like a lot of fun. (Are you bringing the SV to the meet?)
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