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Post  Reserector on Fri Nov 18 2011, 18:35

My name is Mark. I live in Laurel Mississippi, USA, and have ridden to work in Bay Springs every day since I bought my cat on June 10th. That's five days a week at 65 miles round trip. I have clocked 10,0000 miles from then until now, and have no intentions of letting up. I do have a truck that I can drive if weather gets too hostile.

I recently bought my '03 Yamaha YZF600RR (ThunderCat) as a commuter. At least that is how I explained it to my wife. green smile

I was told about this forum by Oldcat, who visited http://yzf600r-usa.com recently.

I own a few forums of my own, in fact. http://mississippi-mud.com and http://southernskater.com , and I invite y'all to check those out if you are into off-road trucks, or roller skating.

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Post  firemaster on Fri Nov 18 2011, 19:02

hello and welcome, our first across the pond member? looks good (better in red white and black naughty
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Post  0ldcat on Fri Nov 18 2011, 19:05

Well hello there Mark,

And very welcome you are here on our side of the pond Wink green smile

Nice intro and a good looking bike. I'm sure you'll get a couple of hits on yer two forums if only to be nosey green smile

Have a good snoop around our wee slice of cyberspace and hope you enjoy.

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Post  Snowcat on Fri Nov 18 2011, 19:34

Welcome Mark, undoubtably the best colour you have there. Couldn't have picked a better colour myself lol
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Post  yamahamad on Fri Nov 18 2011, 19:58

Hi mark & welcome.

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Post  SteveCat on Fri Nov 18 2011, 23:06

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Post  billyw on Sat Nov 19 2011, 08:50

Hi Mark and welcome.
Cold and damp here, very envious of the sunny pics.
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Post  Radar on Sat Nov 19 2011, 11:47

Welcome, the red white and black ones are the fastest though!
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Post  stretchie_ on Sat Nov 19 2011, 11:51

Hi there and welcome. I've been on the other site too.

Best colour you have there.... Nice bike boots too


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Post  Rosco on Sat Nov 19 2011, 13:05

Lovin the boots Mark.
Do you ever leap off the back and go pillion to the bike.

Welcome aboard.

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Post  Big sy on Sat Nov 19 2011, 13:20

Hi and welcome to the forum!

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Post  Ezzy's Mum! on Sat Nov 19 2011, 16:35

Welcome to the forum Mark

@Radar wrote:Welcome, the red white and black ones are the fastest though!
he's right you know (although mine is the exception to the rule Very Happy )
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Post  Reserector on Sun Nov 20 2011, 03:03

@Rosco wrote:Lovin the boots Mark.
Do you ever leap off the back and go pillion to the bike.

Welcome aboard.

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You talk as if you don't ride in roller skates. scratch

As for the color, blue is the official color. Just as Marlboro cigarette packs are red and white. Marlboro lights are some other color... just like the red and black YZFs. They are like...... YZF lights or something. Wink
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Post  Ezzy's Mum! on Sun Nov 20 2011, 10:25

[quote="Reserector"]
@Rosco wrote: Marlboro lights are some other color... just like the red and black YZFs. They are like...... YZF lights or something. Wink

link Someone trip him up and i'll bite his ankles shit happens

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Post  Rosco on Sun Nov 20 2011, 11:13

@Reserector wrote:
You talk as if you don't ride in roller skates. scratch

I struggle to push and pull the right levers at the right time with normal boots on.
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Post  stretchie_ on Sun Nov 20 2011, 11:29

@Rosco wrote:
I struggle to push and pull the right levers at the right time with normal boots on.

Rosco also has trouble pushing the right buttons most of the time ; P

Just looked at the pics again and noticed those wind deflectors you have on the side of the nose cone. Are they home made? Never seen anything like them, great idea
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Post  Reserector on Sun Nov 20 2011, 13:52

O.K. I'll admit that the rollerskates was a promo shot for skating site. It was intended to be silly. Smile

The wind deflectors are in a How-To thread on yzf600r-usa.com I will dig up the link when I get a moment. Got to run out the door tight now. Wink
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Post  Ezzy's Mum! on Sun Nov 20 2011, 19:01

@Reserector wrote:O.K. I'll admit that the rollerskates was a promo shot for skating site. It was intended to be silly. Smile

NO! Shocked REALLY??????? And there were we thinking you really did ride with roller skates on!! wall
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Post  Ezzy's Mum! on Sun Nov 20 2011, 19:03

that was sarcasm by the way - i've been told they don't 'do' sarcasm over the pond so thought i'd just make that clear in case you were offended by my humour shit happens
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Post  billyw on Sun Nov 20 2011, 20:16

Hi - think I have found the link here
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Post  ellie on Sun Nov 20 2011, 21:48

Welcome aboard chap!

Nice looking bike, ride safe.



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Post  Reserector on Mon Nov 21 2011, 00:37

@billyw wrote:Hi - think I have found the link here
Thanks. Here is the thread from the very top.
The wind deflectors have proven to be a favored low cost modification that is easily removed for when hot weather returns.
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Post  Reserector on Mon Nov 21 2011, 00:39

@Ezzy's Mum! wrote:that was sarcasm by the way - i've been told they don't 'do' sarcasm over the pond so thought i'd just make that clear in case you were offended by my humour shit happens
If you have to explain the joke........ whistle
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Post  stretchie_ on Mon Nov 21 2011, 10:16

@billyw wrote:Hi - think I have found the link here

Cool, very interesting

@Reserector wrote:
@Ezzy's Mum! wrote:that was sarcasm by the way - i've been told they don't 'do' sarcasm over the pond so thought i'd just make that clear in case you were offended by my humour shit happens
If you have to explain the joke........ whistle


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Post  munch on Mon Nov 21 2011, 18:09

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