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post #21 of 89 (permalink) Old 03-15-2000, 04:48 PM
 
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My maximum distance for a ride is 300 miles. Thats the distance from my house to the Mid Ohio Race Track. I have made this trip every year for the past 3 years. Each year its been a different bike. 1st year 86 Ninja 600, 2nd year 88 GSXR750, 3rd year 95 CBR900rr and this year it will be another new bike. See signature below .

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post #22 of 89 (permalink) Old 03-15-2000, 09:05 PM
 
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Slightly over 600 miles, on my 600 Kat.
Rained like hell for about the last 150 miles.
I was quite miserable by the time I got home. Straight to the shower, and then to bed.

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post #23 of 89 (permalink) Old 03-22-2000, 10:37 AM
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The longest trip I've been on was 7000 miles on my 86 FZ750 but that was a vacation and the pace was relaxed.The longest single day was on my 81 900F.Went from Crystal Lake Illinois to Montgomery Alabama.I think it's about 750-800 miles.Left at 3am and got in late that night.I was trashed.Stiff neck and sore butt.The bike is plenty comfortable but has no wind protection.

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post #24 of 89 (permalink) Old 03-23-2000, 08:07 PM
 
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Most I've managed so far is @ 300 miles in a day on my 99 VFR, all done on backroads in New England. I am thinking about an Iron Butt, maybe this summer, but I want to build my endurance up first.
Then there is the Parry Sound Sportbike Rally in Ontario,Canada I'm hoping to attend.
That oughta get my daly average up.


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post #25 of 89 (permalink) Old 03-25-2000, 05:57 PM
 
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Back in '83 I rode round trip from Charleston, SC to San Antonio, TX for a weeks vacation, on my '83 GPZ 750. The fastest part was IH 10 across LA on the 18 mile bridge mostly at top end. I made the trip twice, with the second trip across 40 and then down 35. I used to also do the 200 miler to my parents house every month on my RZ350. I did exactly 100 miles in 1 hour and had to stop for gas, then while merging back onto the highway I got a ticket for 76 in a 65.I took it with a smile and went on my way. Now I regularly do 200 miles for a day trip.

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post #26 of 89 (permalink) Old 06-13-2000, 08:27 AM
 
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i went 1000KM in a day on a 89 gsxr1100. and then the next week i went home and then back 2 days later 1000km each way. so in 3 days ridin 3000km. and it rained the whole way each way!, and it was the fall so it wasn't warm at all(i live in canada). i was alittle sore but not too bad. long ride though.

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post #27 of 89 (permalink) Old 06-13-2000, 04:18 PM
 
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The longest one day ride I've taken was around 550 miles. A couple of friends and I rode to bike week last year from NC. Our group consisted of my 7r, a 916 Duc, and a K1200rs. (the 916 did have Heli-bars and a corbin seat, what a puss!!!) the trip down wasn't to bad, I guess because we were pretty fired up. But the trip back, that sucked!!!!!!!

Our average day of twisties is around 300 miles.

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post #28 of 89 (permalink) Old 06-16-2000, 08:50 AM
 
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O lets see, I will refer to my trip taken back in 96 from Reno Nv to Newport Nc, no I didn't do it all in one day(not possible)but I did do regular 700 mile days during this trip heading east and my return trip home my longest day was 830 miles. I was riding a BMW K100 with a 4 gallon fuel cell attached to the rear with fuel pump and all so doing 350 miles before refuelling was common. I really didn't start to get a sore bum until about the 500 mile mark though each day, so that was good.
Now with the sportbike's I've owned in the past few years I usually do 250 to 300 miles day rides. I did do one 500 mile day ride on my 95 Duc 916 a few years back(and yes if ya must know I was dead tired and very sore all over) but I did it.
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post #29 of 89 (permalink) Old 06-16-2000, 08:23 PM
 
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The most i have riden in 1 day sofar has bin 300mls. On two difrend bikes a 95 honda cb750
and on the new bike a 99 triumph daytona. Its all mostly back roads. I like to spend my days off on the bike so i just go out and ride. i have a big trip planed this year to amirilo texis. Dont know the miles yeat but its 35 hours of driving going to try and make it in 2 days.

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post #30 of 89 (permalink) Old 07-26-2000, 04:06 PM
 
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The longest ride for me,was 2yrs.ago on my 1992 Katana 600. Iwent from my home,(About 2 hours north of Seattle,Wash.) to visit a friend at Provo,Utah. It took me 17 hours,only stopping for nature calls, gas and my favorite road snax: M&Ms. I am not sure of how many miles it is tho.(By the way i'm an old fart of 47!!!)

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