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Old 11-23-2012, 04:12 PM   #1
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Heard this was a good place to come if I had questions or anything. But I just got a 2008 R6 a couple days a go. I am new at riding and just want to know a couple important stuff I need to know about my bike. Like maintenance wise and what type of gas is best for the bike. Thanks
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:24 PM   #2
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:31 PM   #3
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Thanks bluerebel. I ha one other question this being my only transportation will it damage my bike if I ride in the rain?
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:43 PM   #4
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Thanks bluerebel. I ha one other question this being my only transportation will it damage my bike if I ride in the rain?
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:49 PM   #5
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Ok cool thanks
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Old 11-23-2012, 05:31 PM   #6
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Old 11-23-2012, 05:39 PM   #7
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Thanks bluerebel. I ha one other question this being my only transportation will it damage my bike if I ride in the rain?
No prob bro.

No, you can ride her in the rain 24/7 with no issues. If it has extensive lightning mods (ex: led's) I'd go over the wiring and make sure it's all weather proof. Last thing you need is for your bike to have a short somewhere lol.


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Heard this was a good place to come if I had questions or anything. But I just got a 2008 R6 a couple days a go. I am new at riding and just want to know a couple important stuff I need to know about my bike. Like maintenance wise and what type of gas is best for the bike. Thanks
do yourself a favor and get some proper instruction before you land on your head. the r6 is not a good beginner bike...


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Old 11-23-2012, 09:29 PM   #10
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