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risdo said:
I've always loved the GPz model line... I just wish I could fit on one..
You won't fit on a Gpz1100? You look about 6-5....

I guess its easy for me to say fit on the bike cause I'm only 5-10.
 

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risdo said:
I've always loved the GPz model line... I just wish I could fit on one..
You won't fit on a Gpz1100? You look about 6-5....

I guess its easy for me to say fit on the bike cause I'm only 5-10.
Pretty much anything that forces my knees past 90 degrees is out of the question. Yeah, it's tough being tall when you're a motorcycle nut. :lol:

I was 6'5". I've settled into about 6'4" now. At 18, I lost a knee in a football game. At 21, I lost the other knee to a dirtbike...

I rode a GSXR 1100 for a long time. It got more and more uncomfortable, until one day...

...I had been riding for about an hour without stopping. I was approaching a stoplight, tried to lower my feet, and both knees locked!

I was either going to have to run the light or drop the bike. Fortunately, the light changed just in time. I traded it about a week later.
 

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well, i'm 6'4" and 290 so think linebacker, i'm looking for my first sportbike so that I can ruin my knees as well :)

Stew
 

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Stuart said:
well, i'm 6'4" and 290 so think linebacker, i'm looking for my first sportbike so that I can ruin my knees as well :)

Stew
Actually, sportbikes didn't ruin my knees- a dirtbike did. Or, more accurately, the ground. The bike and I hit separately...

Also, I think age has a bit to do with it...
 

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Nice looking bike. The GPz line still looks great. I am rebuilding an'84 GPz750 and it is a labour of love.
 

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Stuart said:
well, i'm 6'4" and 290 so think linebacker, i'm looking for my first sportbike so that I can ruin my knees as well :)

Stew
Hate to burst your bubble Stu.... more like a lineman at that size, but if you could run the 40 in 4.5 - 4.7 speed that could be scarry. I had a guy on my team that went to Syracuse and was 6' 2" and 335 - he ran a verified 4.5 40 and was scarry when he hit people.
 

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I can't run the mile all that well yet (but i'll be able to for the police entrance exam in 2 years trust me), but I can run the 40 in 4.6 and have a little bit left to catch the ball if it were ever required...
 

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Wow - Stu thats awesome. Look at the bright side - the crooks will running scared seeing the flash coming after them!

Vary your running style from wind sprints to long distance running for the academy. Hills and flats.
 

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i'm trying, but i have never liked running, so i'm going to get a membership to a gym so I can start swimming and riding more...since it will be freezing in awhile
 
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