Rode my 650R today

8 replies to this topic
  • knuklehead

Posted January 14, 2008 - 08:04 PM


4 1/2 month's since I broke my neck.Cruised the hood for about 15 min.Felt like I was braking the LAW.Sure do feel weak,need to get loosened up,can't look left/right that good yet.Man does it feel GOOD to be on a motorcycle again.Better than Chrismas.

  • BBA

Posted January 14, 2008 - 08:35 PM


Glad your back on two wheels man! :banghead:

  • needsprayer

Posted January 14, 2008 - 09:29 PM


Good for you knucklehead. Be safe and wise during your rides.

I just had a total hip replacement (left side) and will experience a long layoff as well. Probably have to wait (between healing and physical therapy) 3-4 months before riding backroads (seated) and 6 months before riding dirt (moving around on the bike). Getting a leg over a bike may require a different approach. The XR650R has a kickstand so I can step up. I'm thinking the CR250R will need a strong kickstand as well.

It has been 2 weeks since surgery. I am already walking without crutches or cane and working very hard in PT. Every night I am sore to the point of hobbling around. It is a good time to order some parts. lol

  • Old Dog

Posted January 14, 2008 - 09:40 PM


Good stuff Knuklehead !! :banghead:

My one piece of advice to you would be to get yourself a Leatt Brace neck brace, I plan on getting myself one before riding next Summer. Better safe than sorry. :busted:

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  • angrycookieman

Posted January 15, 2008 - 05:11 PM


How did you break it? Not on the bike I hope?

  • Rockjockey

Posted January 15, 2008 - 05:24 PM


Dizamn,I guess you are living up to your screen name. J/K. Be careful with that neck you might need that particular part and I have not seen a replacement in any catalogue.

  • weskc35k

Posted January 17, 2008 - 03:05 PM


Go you good thing.
Peripheral vis is king around the steel coffins.
Be carefull big fella.

  • martinfan30

Posted January 17, 2008 - 08:14 PM


Good luck, and watch out for the cagers!:cool:

  • hill5150

Posted January 18, 2008 - 01:00 PM


Be well and be careful, good to hear your back on 2...........:cool:

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