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Old 12-14-2012, 01:28 AM
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Hi everybody, my name is SD and I'm an alcoholic. lol.

I'm a long time reader, I've read almost every thread. I've seen your bikes, with all the mods. I've read the endless threads on Tyres. I've read of the accidents. I've read of the almost accidents. I've read of the wheelies and the "old men" complain that the bike came with 2 wheels for a reason.

Anyway to me. Started riding a Honda CBX 250 Twister in 2008. Sold that last year (2011) bought a red 2011 Kawasaki Versys 650 from Kawasaki South Africa, it was their "show" bike. Been loving the versys ever since, even though I think it's a smudge top heavy. I've seen the thread with the lowering kits, seems like way too much effort.

So hi everyone.
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Old 12-14-2012, 02:31 AM
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Hi everybody, my name is SD and I'm an alcoholic. lol. I've seen the thread with the lowering kits, seems like way too much effort.

So hi everyone.
You think the lowering kit is too much effort. I did mine in a couple of hours taking my time and reading the instructions carefully and I'm no mechanic.
Each to their own and
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Old 12-14-2012, 02:46 AM
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To be honest the instructions look pretty simple. But to be honest, I'm scared I mess it up completely. So just going to live with it for now.
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Old 12-18-2012, 03:10 AM
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Seems pretty quiet in here
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Old 12-18-2012, 03:53 AM
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Its very quiet here to but it is 10.50 pm
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:42 AM
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I know what you mean when you say its kind of heavy. It takes awhile to get use to. It has to do with your back ground of bikes.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:24 AM
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What do you mean it's 10pm? It's the middle of the day

I must say that I was not afraid to do mods to my cbx 250. I suppose it was because that was a lot cheaper than the Versys.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:31 AM
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It actually 1.31 am on the 20/12/12
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:10 PM
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from Buffalo!
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:24 PM
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It actually 1.31 am on the 20/12/12

Month, day, year = correct

day,month,year = not correct

Go with old school for world wide forum! Thank You! LOL
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:44 PM
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Goodness it must have been a public holiday your sides of the world.
"Their coming out the walls"

So yeah Hi everyone.
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