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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-10-2007, 10:16 PM Thread Starter
 
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I need help !!

So I got a Suzuki GSX-R 600cc a while ago and got in my first accident last week. =\, my dad got me a new bike, same style and he says before I can ride it, I need a speed monitor. Does anyone know where I can get one ?

For say, my dad sets the maximum speed to 60 mph and I can't get past that.

Thanks in advance,
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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-10-2007, 10:30 PM
 
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lol this is crazy.


number one whether you go 60 or 160 you can easily die on a motorcycle...

why did you crash? what happened? was the bike insured? How rich is your dad?
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post #3 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-10-2007, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
 
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Some lady hit me going 20 at the neighboorhood stop, she was drunk though. The bike was pretty damaged, and I just had some burns on my legs. (The engine was pretty hot, and it layed on my leg while i was wearing pants). The bike was insured, but my dad just bought a new one - he owns a pretty well known construction business. Do you know where I can find one though ?
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post #4 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-10-2007, 11:12 PM
 
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no i've never heard of them...

kinda curious why he wants to limit your speed when a drunk woman hit you while you were doing 20 MPH though... after all you weren't be reckless, and i'm assuming your bike was consider'd totaled?
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He finally realized bikes are dangerous, thats why. Yes, the bike was totaled
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I've never heard of a speed limiter... (other than the ones put on by the factory)

I honestly don't think they exist... not many people would want to limit their speed... so not much of an after market...


he could always remove your top 4gears!
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I've never heard of a speed limiter... (other than the ones put on by the factory)

I honestly don't think they exist... not many people would want to limit their speed... so not much of an after market...


he could always remove your top 4gears!
on gixxer... he'd be goin faster than sixty in second... but his ears would be bleeding if he did it for long.

sorry bout your luck man, but then again your dad just bought you a new bike after you totaled your old one, so Eff off... j/k

have you taken the MSF? if not that'd be a good way to show him you are responsible and riding can be safe. its only a weekend and if you already know what you're doing you'll breeze through it, and may even learn a thing or two.
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on gixxer... he'd be goin faster than sixty in second... but his ears would be bleeding if he did it for long.

sorry bout your luck man, but then again your dad just bought you a new bike after you totaled your old one, so Eff off... j/k

have you taken the MSF? if not that'd be a good way to show him you are responsible and riding can be safe. its only a weekend and if you already know what you're doing you'll breeze through it, and may even learn a thing or two.

that and maybe get him to send you to some track days! or Kevin Schwantz's school! it'll teach you more about how to handle a bike than any rev limiter could! and sounds like your dad would be able to afford it
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that and maybe get him to send you to some track days! or Kevin Schwantz's school! it'll teach you more about how to handle a bike than any rev limiter could! and sounds like your dad would be able to afford it
great idea, that'd be much funner than the MSF.

although they usually try to teach you how to go faster at a track ebbs
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great idea, that'd be much funner than the MSF.

although they usually try to teach you how to go faster at a track ebbs
yes... but his dad doesn't need to know that!
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post #11 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-11-2007, 12:04 AM
 
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"son i'm going to send you to the race track, because today i am going to teach you how to be a cautious rider, and to obey the speed limit. Even though a race track is designed to push you to your limits and you'll come back knowing that you can go around corners faster, shift smoother, and ride harder i'm sure although this is the second bike you've been through you'll be responsible"
unless you can see your dad saying the above quote, dont listen to ebbs.

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unless you can see your dad saying the above quote, dont listen to ebbs.

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damn it... NTS... I'm just try'n to get the kid to go cause I can't!
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lol @ this even in first at 6k,rpm ur going 50mph and the new gixxers red line at.. 16k? might aswell take out all the gears and put pedals on it :s
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post #14 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-11-2007, 12:27 AM
 
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Fast is okay if you know what your doing kevin schantz has a school right there in atlanta at RA on gixxer six hundreds. If you don't mind me asking what construction business? BTW I thought you said your dad put a limiter on it in your previous I got a new bike thread...
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post #15 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-11-2007, 08:17 AM Thread Starter
 
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Thought he did. - byron, is the school your talking about in Lithiam Springs ? If it is, might tell my dad to take me there and watch me. Grr, this is pissing me off.
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the school at road atlanta in braselton. here is a link to the school.
http://www.schwantzschool.com/
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no i've never heard of them...

kinda curious why he wants to limit your speed when a drunk woman hit you while you were doing 20 MPH though... after all you weren't be reckless, and i'm assuming your bike was consider'd totaled?
Agreed. Speed had nothing to do with this accident.

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I've never heard of a speed limiter... (other than the ones put on by the factory)

I honestly don't think they exist... not many people would want to limit their speed... so not much of an after market...


he could always remove your top 4gears!
All he really needs is a throttle stop, which will, by definition, stop the throttle from going too far. Only problem with this is that it would have to limit your throttle WAY too much to keep you from going over 60MPH. You'd barely be able to twist the throttle.

How old are you?
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we used to have a member on here that did this, to a gixxer too...
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I'm 16
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I'm 16
wow ... i wish my dad bough me a bike at 16...
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