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Just ticked over 7,000 kms + random pics of '08 250 Ninja

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by ryan_a, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. Is it just me or do all the "Hi I'm getting my first bike!" people disappear just after they get it? I was reading these forums more while I was waiting for delivery :)

    So anyway, just ticked over 7,000kms, commuting to the city daily and riding twisties any chance I get, and now here's some random photos!

    Base of Reefton Spur:

    http://yeahnah.org/i/before-reefton-spur.jpg

    Lookout at Reefton Spur:



    http://yeahnah.org/i/reefton-spur-01.jpg

    http://yeahnah.org/i/reefton-spur-02.jpg

    As I was taking these photos I saw two completely nuts things, a guy in a Porche cross double lines around a blind corner at crazy speed going downhill, and then a madman in a station wagon overtake a ute (taking his damn time, as well) around another blind corner uphill.

    And that just about wraps up this random thread. :p
     
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  2. Good on you for doing some proper riding, none of this 'oh yeah I'm real experienced, I've done 2000kms in 12 months' crap!

    Nice looking bike.
     
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  3. Well Done Ryan!
    Good shots too :)
     
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  4. You cant beat the feeling of riding through the twisties on your first bike. Keep good care of it, looks like a neat bike. Love the photos.
     
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  5. Being a rider is much more fun if you're actually out there riding. I don't know why some people have bikes. Good on you for getting out there!

    Nice shots :wink:
     
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  6. Nice bike, nice pics...... stay alert out there fella :wink:
     
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  7. Keep riding and keep grinning.

    Time to invest in a better camera too
     
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  8. Nice pic's, ride safe.
     
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  9. wheres the lookout on reefton :-k
     
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  10. If you're going from reefton to marysville (i.e. from the intersection that takes you down towards the dam), it's a few minutes from that intersection on the left after a right hand bend, you'd be going slightly uphill :)

    My fav. lookout so far is the one as you're heading up towards Lake Mountain, just leaving marysville before the right that takes you towards reefton :) Looks unreal on a clear day!
     
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  11. ive clocked 11,000kms in an odd 6 months or so on my bike...


    the car only gets driven once a week... although when its cold and wet and im going to work at 3am i tend to weak out a bit and sit in the warm leather clad comfort.......
     
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  12. So when we going for a ride??
     
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  13. whenever mang.....

    ill sms ya when im organising a crew for a nice sunday ride, weather has been sheethouse recently
     
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  14. lucky.. im still waiting for my baby ninja :(
     
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