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Itoshii's Expense Log:

Posted February 19th, 2009 at 09:15 PM by jpnfrk
Updated March 29th, 2009 at 10:40 AM by jpnfrk

This might serve as future reference for newbies (like me) who'd like to know how much the actual expense of a bike can come up to be before purchasing it...

$2,000 Feb/6/09-2007 Kawasaki Ninja 250 ~ brought from an ad on Craiglist. Less than 2k miles, spotless, completely stock, Kawasaki extended warranty until 2011.

$105 AllState 1 year liability insurance (the NC state minimum), might add more features later.

$140 MSF course at a community college nearby. With certificate of completion the driving test at the DMV is waived.

$111 Registration, License plate, Title transfer and other minor stuff at the DMV.

$30
Motorcycle half-cover. It keeps my seat dry, and I don't have to wait for the exhaust to cool- just cover it and walk away.

$120 Bell Sprint Mako '09 Helmet - fits larger than other brands I tried in Small size. Decided to keep it for "practice"... once I'm put it on I forget it's...
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Mods and some randomness

Posted February 15th, 2009 at 08:52 AM by jpnfrk
Updated February 17th, 2009 at 07:19 AM by jpnfrk

EDIT: ============================
Woke up mega early today and headed over to the DMV to get the license plate along with the title transfer. Need coffee...

Right after, I called CPCC (they're about 20min away) today and they said they were booked until March 13th!! F-that, I'm driving to another community college that is about an hour away... because I want to RIDE!! And thus the class is this weekend... phew!!
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To Do List:

1. Decide on the kanji symbol I want to put on each side of the tank. For now the ones I'm considering are 'cute', 'seductive', 'mischief' and 'sexy'... couldn't find a kanji for 'lovely' boohoo.

2. Install the Japanses symbol/s.

3. Get estimates to get the rims (and the exhaust?) painted black.

4. Either have a pro do the rims (lotsa moolah?) or DIY them with some high-heat engine paint... and if that's the case then...
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Oops!!

Posted February 14th, 2009 at 09:42 PM by jpnfrk

Funny story is I went to a Kawasaki dealership where I was tempted into getting the 2009 special Monster edition 250 (black and green = super fast?). Anyways, I decided to get on a couple of bikes and being a mere 5'5" I couldn't climb onto most of them (even though they were on their side stands!!). To make a long horror story short, I sat on a 650 and as I attempted to get off it... well it started to fall on the opposite side of it's stand!! To make sure it didn't scratch the bike next to it I placed my hand in between... OUCH!! Luckily I went with a friend and he caught the bike before a domino effect took a couple of them down!!
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