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Rider Profile: mattwood1221 (Regular)

Rider Profile: mattwood1221 (Regular)
Real Name:   Matt
Age:   35
Motorcycle(s):   2005 Suzuki DRZ400S
Riding Since:   June 2008
Location:   Huntsville, AL
Occupation:   Aerospace Engineer
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Former bikes:
-2002 Ninja 250
-2001 Ducati 900SS
-2007 Suzuki V-strom 650
-2003 ZX-6RR Track Bike
-1988 Ninja 500 Track Bike
-1987 Ninja 250 Track Bike
-1993 Kawasaki KX250
-1996 Honda CR250
-1997 Honda CR125

Took the MSF BRC in June of 08, bought my 250 with only 1100 miles on it, and have been loving it ever since. Sold in June 2013 with 36,000 miles on it.

Spartan Leathers Custom One-Piece Leather Suit
Teiz Motorsports Lombard One-Piece Textile Suit
Scorpion EXO-1000 Helmet
Scorpion EXO-400 extra Helmet
And another Scorpion EXO-400 Helmet (Cycle Gear black friday special - too cheap to pass up)
Alpinestars Web Gore-Tex Boots
Alpinestars S-MX 5 Racing Boots
Teknik Chicane Textile Jacket
And another Teknick Chicane Jacket (again, way too cheap to pass up!)
Joe Rocket Ballistic 7.0 Textile Pants
Five RFX1 Race Gloves
Joe Rocket Ballistic 5.0 Gauntlet Gloves
A* Radiant Drystar Gloves

Street Ninja 250 Performance Mods (in order of awesomeness):
Fox Twin Clicker Rear Shock
SS Brake Lines (Front and Rear)
Sonic Springs 0.70, 15wt Fork Oil, Race Tech Gold Valve Emulators
EBC HH Sintered Brake Pads (Front)
Kenda K671 tires (past rear tires - GT501 and Sport Demon)

Other Mods:
Corbin Seat
FIAMM Freeway Blaster
Inline Fuel Filter
Switched to Synthetic Oil at 11,500 miles
Added brake lights to rear pods
Replaced front blinkers with KIA flushmounts
Accessory Fuse Box
-Cigarette lighter 12V outlet
-GPS USB charger
-Heated Grips
-Voltmeter (CA Sport Touring)
Wristwatch on the handlebars
Joe Rocket Rocket Nation Tank Bag
MotoPak GT-20 Tank Bag
Nelson Rigg CL-1000 Saddlebags
Nelson Rigg CL-150 Expandable Tail Bag
Mike's Winter Wings

Ninja 250 Track bike mods (most by previous owner):
All lights removed
Fiberglass over headlight opening
Ignition switch wired to hi/low beam
All excess wiring removed
GSX-R Shock
0.80 Sonic Springs w/ 15wt Oil
Stainless steel front brake line
EBC HH Front brake pads
GT-501 Tires
Pod filters
Cut down muzzy
Multi-color fairings

GoPro HD
Garmin Zumo 220

Track days I have done (incomplete list) -
Texas World Speedway - May 2009
Harris Hill Road - November 2009
Texas World Speedway - May 2010
Willow Springs Raceway - March 2011
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca - March 2012

Motorcycle trips I have done -
New Zealand - January 2011
Texas to Wisconsin for the Airventure Airshow - July 2010
Deals Gap - June 2010
Europe Moto Adventure 2013
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Last Updated August 18, 2016