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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-03-2019, 11:21 AM Thread Starter
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First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

I'm glad I listened to everyone on here and got some ride time under my belt with a 300cc bike before hopping on the Gixxer, While riding a little R3 I fixed up my 07 GSXR 600 and I finally got a nice warm day to try her out.
Put new levers, adjustable rear set and found a really good deal on a Yoshimura slip on exhaust.
The bike is well worth the wait and I'm glad I didn't sell it while I learned.
Thanks to all and anyone thinking about short cutting the learning curve you may get away with it but it was so much more enjoyable to ride after I wasn't scared to death of it.
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-03-2019, 11:47 AM
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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

Glad you were willing to listen to our advice. People need to be a bit more humble about learning to ride, and some refuse.

Just to make sure, you bought brand-name levers, right? Not some of those anodized levers off of ebay for $40.
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glad you enjoy it and listen to the people who know
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-04-2019, 11:15 AM
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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

Good deal man! Your post is refreshing!
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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

This thread confuses me but to OP: congrats and enjoy.
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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

I hear ya about the cheap levers, I did get some cheap ones to begin with just to see if I liked the shorter levers then ordered a set of Driven Halo's
The only other thing I want to address is the rear view mirrors being about useless to see whats behind me at a stop sign.
Anyone have suggestions for mirrors that work well and don't look like a**
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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

Fucking pussy , shoulda bought a gixxer thou from the jump.














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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

Did buy the Gixxer first. she just needed a little love after sitting 9 years
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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

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Did buy the Gixxer first. she just needed a little love after sitting 9 years
He was being sarcastic suggesting you should have just bought a 1000(thou=1000) from the start.

Good for you on listening to the sound advice that was given.

Too bad all new riders don't heed the advice given by much more experienced riders. Enjoy your bike
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Did buy the Gixxer first. she just needed a little love after sitting 9 years
‘‘Twas a joke
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Re: First Gixxer600 ride today. WOW!!!!

Was hoping it was.
I can see a liter bike at some point in the future, will be awhile though.
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