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Old 11-27-2012, 10:37 AM   #1
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Smile Riding to Work……….NRS

Remembering my younger days of speed and immatureness, I have been riding the NRS to work for about a month now, give or take a few days of rain downpours, that have keep me from it.
Now more mature, and a lot more patient, I seem to enjoy the bike probably more than i did when i rode younger.
And since it has been updated for the 5.8 heigth driver, withouth any aftermarket extras, the updates made to the NRS, to me make it a more enjoyable ride. Knowing the power and potency is there if I need it, I ride it to work, not drive it, ride it……………
Ride safe, drive cautiously, be all well……...
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:50 AM   #2
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If only some of the younger crotch rocket people would mature as well bikes wouldn't get the bad image they give us all, thumbs up to you!


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Old 11-27-2012, 01:19 PM   #3
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If only some of the younger crotch rocket people would mature as well bikes wouldn't get the bad image they give us all, thumbs up to you!


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Ha, I started riding cycles back in the days where many adults remembered Holister and the bands of soldiers coming back from WWII buying up surplus 45's and hitting the road creating wild packs of nomadic biker gangs. That's what started the bad images. These kids today all got homes to go to, jobs and money, they just sneak out and act bad in groups. When was the last time you heard of a motorcycle gang taking over a town?

I ride to work every day on my NRS, it's like Mosses parting the sea the way I split lanes. We have the 2nd worst traffic commutes in the nation. People tend to give you wide berth. It's legal here in California. I try to do it safely and use armor and special lighting on the rod.
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:32 PM   #4
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I ride to work as long as it is not below 30 deg F or pouring down rain. Lane splitting is illegal here is GA so I leave home at 630 am and leave work before 4 pm to avoid traffic. People here seem to be busy operating their phones rather than their cars.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:38 AM   #5
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I ride my NRS to work pretty much everyday. Speedwise, I know I've slowed down heaps over the years, but I dont have the cops after me all the time either. If
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:57 AM   #6
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I ride just about everday although I dont have any cold weather gear so if its under 50* Ill just drive the DFTM (domesticated family transport module = suburban) in to work. 60 miles roundtrip. Only thing that sucks is the traffic here in DFW, sitting in that crap at 5 on a bike SUCKS! I leave at 645 so I just miss morning traffic.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:27 AM   #7
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I had been riding up until a few weeks ago when the mornings started getting into the mid 40's. Not been riding the NRS though. I have a Buell Super TT that I like for back and forth to work in the fall. Summer time when it's hot here in SC I do take the NRS due to it being water cooled and much better at the stop lights. I do miss riding though, big time, it is fun getting off work knowing I have a ride home on two wheels. Man, long time to spring, but it's supposed to be in the 70's this weekend so the wife is off and we will get out some then.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:36 PM   #8
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I can't ride to work...well..because I work from home I do, on occasion, ditch work and go for a ride if it's nice out.
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:41 PM   #9
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I can't ride to work...well..because I work from home I do, on occasion, ditch work and go for a ride if it's nice out.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:08 AM   #10
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I ride just about everday although I dont have any cold weather gear so if its under 50* Ill just drive the DFTM (domesticated family transport module = suburban) in to work. 60 miles roundtrip. Only thing that sucks is the traffic here in DFW, sitting in that crap at 5 on a bike SUCKS! I leave at 645 so I just miss morning traffic.
Try commuting at 04:30 on 635, LOL!! I have the same ride as you but split home early and work at 14:00 - still take Alpha to avoid the 635 issues. As to cold weather gear, give Motor Liberty a visit, right of 635 and Royal - new place.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:19 AM   #11
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I ride to work if the weather is warmer than 10C. My assistant told me that they can hear me coming half a mile off lol
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:25 AM   #12
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average year round temp here is 88 F. i ride to work everyday unless i have to carry something more than my phone. And slowly, the scenery is too beautiful to whizz past, im lucky
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