Post Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:25 pm
 Subject: Still kicking

Hello, all. I haven't posted in a VERY long time. I've still got my 2004 Ninja 250 - replacement for my 2007 Ninja 250, which was a replacement for my 2007 Ninja 500. Badly behaved drivers in cars caused the turnover in motorcycles through the years.

There IS one accident for which blame falls entirely upon me. In 2015, on a coast-to-coast-to-coast ride, in the Hill Country of Texas, I crested a hill during a night thunderstorm and discovered a wreck in the road ahead. I braked, too enthusiastically, and had a low-side. My fault for coming over that crest too fast. But the bike was ride-able and I went on to complete the 7000-mile ride.

I'm retired now, and I ride occasionally just to keep the skills at least a little bit intact. It's still a pleasure. I've owned faster bikes in the meantime, but none of them were more fun than the 250. I don't see myself giving it up, ever.
Post Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:22 am
 Subject: Welcome back!

Post Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:04 pm
 Subject: Great to hear from you!

This place sees very little traffic nowadays, most people moved on, and the bike is not in production anymore... but a few of us are still hanging around.
Post Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:21 am
 Subject: How does this happen?

Haven't check in here in a very long and when I do here is a post from my dear friend Mark!

When will we ride somewhere again?
Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2021 10:20 am
 Subject: Welcome back; Enjoy life and ride while you still can.

Post Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:52 pm
 Subject: Glad it was a low-side. I would've managed to high-side in that situation :)

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