New forum user and sport bike owner - Page 3 - Yamaha R6 Forum: YZF-R6 Forums
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #21 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 02:01 PM
Parts Pimp
 
ChiefSmokeDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: JerZ
Posts: 26,278
Bike: 2002 R6, 2008 R6
Re: New forum user and sport bike owner

SICK bike

Welcome to the addiction.

CONTACT/EMAIL ME HERE

R6 ECU FLASH Click Here



My 02 Thread My 08 Thread
RIP BALLISTIK: We miss you Ricky!!!
Ask about:-STAHLBUS- -WOODCRAFT- -MOTUL- -FERODO- -BRAKE TECH- -BMC- -Battery Tender-LEO VINCE- -NGK- -EBC- -Canyon Dancer-
ChiefSmokeDawg is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 02:18 PM
Premium Member
 
My94GT's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: MD
Posts: 7,914
Re: New forum user and sport bike owner

clean bike man
My94GT is offline  
post #23 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 01:53 AM Thread Starter
My R6 eats me.
 
gibb3r's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Dallas
Posts: 13
Bike: 2009 YZF-R6
Re: New forum user and sport bike owner

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChiefSmokeDawg View Post
SICK bike

Welcome to the addiction.

Quote:
Originally Posted by My94GT View Post
clean bike man

Thanks for the compliments! I love this thing soooo much, and Yes Chief, I'm quite addicted already! :P
gibb3r is offline  
post #24 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 05:47 AM
Nothing lasts forever.
 
bzdkid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: NJ
Posts: 330
Bike: 2008 R6, All Black.
bzdkid is offline  
post #25 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 06:10 AM
track junkie
 
S3aturnR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Oxford, MI
Posts: 2,165
Bike: 2009 Yamaha R6
Re: New forum user and sport bike owner

Quote:
Originally Posted by gibb3r View Post
Well, mine is being used as a commuter bike at the moment more than anything. Also, as you said, if I had the extra funds available I'd do the same thing and have both.

As far as training goes; I've taken my motorcycle safety course and have several friends who have been riding street bikes for several years now so I am using them as a knowledge base (not using them as a guideline to ride like (i.e. their experience level)). Also I plan to take the advanced motorcycle course after several more months of commuter riding and weekend cruises just to have that extra bit of training under my belt.

I know the R6 is definitely not a starter bike, no one in their right mind suggested for me to jump to a 600cc bike as my first, but I guess I'm not in my right mind... Though I've had 0 problems so far getting completely adjusted to this bike and feeling very, very comfortable riding it.

Another major reason I jumped straight to an R6 was because I've wanted, specifically, an R6 since their debut. I've always thought it was one of the most attractive street bikes available, and in my eyes nothing really compares. (Today's bikes are starting to look more similar, but still something about the Yamahas is incredibly attractive to me...)
training is good. keep it up. the aesthetic value of the r6 is what gets new riders into trouble in the first place. it's not impossible to learn on a super sport, it's just a lot more difficult with a LOT less room for error. if you can keep your body calm and relaxed after the bike does something that makes you shit your pants, you're well on your way to learning on the r6.

i'm usually pretty harsh to new riders who start on super sports, but it's not because i don't want them to ride a sweet bike. it's because i want them around in 10 or 20 years STILL riding a sweet bike. hopefully, by then, telling other new riders to stay away from this sort of bike until they get some riding experience...

stay safe


s3aturnr

...the 3 is silent
2009 yamaha r6
WERA Expert #68
S3aturnR is offline  
post #26 of 27 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 10:26 AM
Resident Bulgarian
 
TinyDancer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Little Asia, IN
Posts: 1,562
Bike: '12 R6
Re: New forum user and sport bike owner




KCCO
TinyDancer is offline  
post #27 of 27 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 07:54 PM
RESPECT
 
Illernoise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Washington
Posts: 29,135
Re: New forum user and sport bike owner


Quote:
Originally Posted by jwxfd View Post
Sometimes at night, when everyone in the house is asleep, I like to get naked and lather myself up in Vaseline and pretend I'm a slug...
08 R6 Track Build


RIP Jason Jones - snocompton
RESPECT
Illernoise is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha R6 Forum: YZF-R6 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New to the forum, and new R6 owner from so cal gr0uch New Member Section 7 09-18-2011 09:02 AM
New owner and forum member Toyguy New Member Section 6 06-16-2009 07:52 PM
New to forum .. Soon to be R6 Owner ! Riceboy369 New Member Section 4 09-27-2007 01:05 PM
New to the forum - owner of two 03' R6's in Utah SD40T-2 New Member Section 4 09-18-2007 06:48 AM
New user/rider/Owner Z06 New Member Section 4 04-02-2007 10:56 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome