Another New Rider Seattle

Discussion in 'New Users' started by beamerboy, Sep 17, 2012.


  1. Hello All - Moved up from LA ditched my old 2007 Gixxer 600 for a screaming S1000rr. Upgrade on my ride downgrade on wallet :angry7

    I have been riding bikes for a few years now but not really an expert. I would certainly like to do some track days to improve my riding skill, too bad the the riding season is getting over here :(

    I was on the beamer website, a friend told me about this, so here I am. Hope to ride with you guys before it starts snowing :scared

    Cheers,
    Sam
     
  2. Welcome and pics of your bike please! :)
     
  3. Welcome to the site. There are a couple of track days left (Sept. 27th & 28th and Oct. 20th & 21st at The Ridge near Shelton).

    +1 on the pics too.
     
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    Welcome to the asylum.
     
  5. Here you go...more pix when i get home



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    Video of my S1k on dyno

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osMvYgP8XMc
     
  6. PeteN95

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    Welcome, nice bike, that pipe looks loud.
     
  7. Welcome! The riding season here doesn't end - it just gets wetter.
     
  8. It is pretty loud, i pity the two cars in my garage that go off every time i pass them on my way out...no matter how slow i go the alarm keeps goin off :nana
     
  9. Thanks....good that my bike has Rain mode, will have to see if they come out with snow mode :)
     
  10. k4xbeemer

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    Welcome Sam.
    Set of rain tires and you're good to go.

    Who are you on "the beemer site"?

    I'm Rainman on a few.
     
  11. No kidding, the Rain mode does work pretty good, tried it out during the last track day I went to on Sept 9th at The Ridge (just my luck, the only rainy day around here over the past 50+ rain free days).

    Heard they were working on a Snow mode for the next generation bike, apparently it involves a set of training wheels, j/k. :smile:
     

  12. Hey Rainman you had introduced me to Nels through s1krr forum, the video that i posted above is of Nels on the dyno.....thanks for hooking me up, Nels is the best!!

    BTW beamer_boy on the S1krr forum
     
  13. k4xbeemer

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    See, old guys have memory problems.
    Nothing but good news about Nels, and glad you're happy.
     
  14. So you were the reason we did not make it to the record...here's a crazy video/concept

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHPOw-Xmm4o
     
  15. Welcome to the Party :mfclap: Nice bike too and damn another one of us that escaped SoCal hehe:evil4:
     
  16. 19psi

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    welcome. let me know if you want to ride sometime. i just moved up here too, so don't know anybody.
     
  17. What's wrong with your bike in the video? I hear the motor revving, but it doesn't seem to go anywhere?:scratchea
     
  18. Darvax

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    Welcome! Nice bike! Good to see the California exodus continues. I'm originally from NorCal ( Bay area ). Ride safe, don't feed the trolls and hope to see you at a bike night sometime.
     
  19. That's the power of German engineering!
     
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