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post #16 of 171 Old 06-20-2016, 01:08 PM
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Entire OEM cowling price list for your bike...Like I said, you'd probably get an etire set of China for the same price
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Entire OEM cowling price list for your bike...Like I said, you'd probably get an etire set of China for the same price
Can also check here...

http://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/...6697#sch892170
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Lane splitting at 90+ with a couple months of experience? I call BS! No way someone is that stupid. I've been riding for 6 years and I don't even lane split above 20/30mph, that is just on highway traffic. Either this is a troll post or this guy has no desire to live. Think about it, 90+mph between cars, what rider would do this? Let alone someone that is new! Don't endanger other commuters because you don't care about your life.
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Revzilla or your Kawasaki dealer and just replace the damaged fairing, trying to paint match + the cost of the decals will be more expensive and time consuming than replacing (plus the color may not match 100%), you are correct it'll cost more than $200 though.
Unfortunately I'm doubtful you have learned your lesson and you'll end up having a very serious high speed accident soon if you don't alter your riding
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I appreciate that you are willing to prove that natural selection still works but perhaps you would consider using your brain when riding instead of your adrenal gland =)

I am not sure what to tell you. You say that you already know that you are riding like an idiot, yet you do not do anything to change this.

YOU need to change your behavior. Respect that giant amount of power you are riding or it WILL bite you, I promise.

I hope that you choose to make the right decisions when riding, we don't like hearing about the ones that don't. If you don't, can I have your wheels after it's totaled?
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Since you've already gotten good advice that you will surely ignore, here is my take on your $$$ question. Don't worry about repainting it, if you bought a brand new bike but are breaking the bank with a $200 unexpected repair, with the way you are riding you will surely wreck the bike (and probably yourself) to the tune of a lot more than $200 within another month or two. Then you'll just be done since you won't be able to afford to get your bike running again, so why spend the $200 fixing the paint right now? Wait another month and it will be a mute point.
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Since you've already gotten good advice that you will surely ignore, here is my take on your $$$ question. Don't worry about repainting it, if you bought a brand new bike but are breaking the bank with a $200 unexpected repair, with the way you are riding you will surely wreck the bike (and probably yourself) to the tune of a lot more than $200 within another month or two. Then you'll just be done since you won't be able to afford to get your bike running again, so why spend the $200 fixing the paint right now? Wait another month and it will be a mute point.
sorry op..but you gotta figure he's right..
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Updated original post with pics. To the guy saying he calls BS,lol. Call it what you will, but I've done it on a few occasions and I admit it's appalling. I let my adrenaline get the best of me.

& as for the asshole claiming I'm going to ignore everybody's advice and hurt myself again you can go ahead and suck a fat one you lame. I came here because I realized the error in my ways and I came here for help. The experience was very humbling and I don't need virgin motherfuckers like you throwing salt in the wound. People can change; in fact they do it all the time.
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With those chicken strips your knee is nowhere near the ground
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Again...I said...statistical probability states you're putting this bike down again...I just stated you should buy cheap fairings in the mean-time, or dont bother fixing the scratches...
People can change..usually don't...but definitely can...
That being said. Change usually requires a life altering epiphany..like almost dying..and while it sounds like you've come close (without obviously realizing it) I fear that with human, it usually takes catastrophic circumstanses to get any meaningful change outta anyone... But for your sake..Im with you and happy to help how I can...

Here...This guy has probably changed...He probably doesnt try to keep up with his obviously higher skilled friends anymore....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhjR2jOeZZg
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With those chicken strips your knee is nowhere near the ground
Until I see their kneepucks, I never believe them. But hey, maybe he is 9 feet tall and leaning 15 degrees puts his knee on the ground....
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This is literally a case of "newbies shouldn't start on a 600". You want to mention the fact that my bike is heavier than a 250/300 which made it harder to regain control or whatever but alas, what's done is done.
Fixed.

But seriously, like most already said, start with MSF and reconsider the riding approach and the overconfidence that you have as a warning of what is to come if you continue. Slow down, way down, and focus on basic riding skills.

As for the fairings, I wouldn't even bother repairing them. They are a bit scuffed but nothing bad.
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I wouldn't bother fixing the scratches. Bikes do go down, if you love it, it's not about the 'investment'. Make sure it's in good mechanical shape, let it be a reminder to you, and find out a way to improve your skillset.
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Agreed. Don't fix the scratches, they are barely noticeable. Use the $200 to take an advanced MSF course.
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