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Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 633,992
Posted By hankgs
T-land

As a long time traveler to Thailand, I can tell you that the "big" beach spots and islands are, in fact, ruined by over-tourism. You can blame the stupid ass movie "Hangover 3" for the influx of U.S....
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By hankgs
@ Eatpasta- The Santa Barbara CHP office still...

@ Eatpasta- The Santa Barbara CHP office still has (had?) an 1150RT with over 170K on until January this year- The motorcop was NOT a Harley guy- That being said, there are two phat chips that LOVE...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9,395
Views: 1,561,589
Posted By hankgs
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTFQ84wEIHKATJTr-vht0_LtsThgP6JYNVFo-b8XTv0kbo3FOP_...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 645,127
Posted By hankgs
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/mcy/4867308794.htm...

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/mcy/4867308794.html

Geeez.... That is a crazy good deal on such a low miles bike- PLUS the dual pipes... That very well could be a scam(?)
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,310
Posted By hankgs
DirtyRoadie is absolutely correct, a VERY FAST...

DirtyRoadie is absolutely correct, a VERY FAST and Fun ride, but if you have ridden an R bike, just really a different feel- I would love to ride the new 1200r to compare. I really like the R9T, but...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,310
Posted By hankgs
^^^^troll^^^^

^^^^troll^^^^
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,310
Posted By hankgs
WTF does a Vespa scooter have to do with a full...

WTF does a Vespa scooter have to do with a full size bike thread...?
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,310
Posted By hankgs
OK, I will have to agree with you on that one...

OK, I will have to agree with you on that one...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,310
Posted By hankgs
LOL... Yeah, cuz 88lbs ft of torque and 110hp...

LOL... Yeah, cuz 88lbs ft of torque and 110hp isn't enough for this ^^^ tough guy rider....:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,310
Posted By hankgs
THE Original...

The 2008 HP2 MegaMoto is the Grandfather of the R nine T... Naked, unconventional BMW front end and a hand made 1200 hex head.

Except IMO, the Mega is waaaay more fun as it has seat height and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 645,127
Posted By hankgs
SPA Day for my girl... :norton ...

SPA Day for my girl... :norton
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/CD5656C8-EAFD-4E55-A398-4C68164478FD-8531-0000112D2C529C6C_zps83ee3146.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 326,426
Posted By hankgs
Dude, there is a black one at the SB local KTM...

Dude, there is a black one at the SB local KTM dealership...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10,787
Views: 3,621,381
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4C1...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4C14EE20-7B06-470C-9C4A-A9449D6B9110-7188-00000D7CF1DA108F_zpsd55ace33.jpg
'01 "Frankenstein" 1150GS- GSA tank, rims and seat- (my old 1100 in the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 326,426
Posted By hankgs
This may answer questions without walking into a...

This may answer questions without walking into a dealership...
http://cycle-ergo.com/
Forum: Americas 01-15-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By hankgs
Definitely GO to Hearst Castle ( disregard New...

Definitely GO to Hearst Castle ( disregard New Jersey guys advise on "Hurst Castle...")
It is an amazing place and everyone of the tours offers something different.

The pier in San Simeon (across...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 1,831,409
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DFE...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DFE6C472-682A-4DB3-9859-CBDF142C8C0A-1356-0000022EE49074CB_zps004c8346.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,120,711
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^"Dirt bikes for the Street"^^^^

Those bikes are PERFECT for city/municipal policing... They will go anywhere, along RXR right of ways (where there is a lot of crime in our town), up stairs at parks, in parks, streets, over curbs in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 132,270
Posted By hankgs
We have a winner...! That is badass!

We have a winner...! That is badass!
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,366
Posted By hankgs
MegaMoto

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F3F41E-5FBC-4A3C-859E-67DB65351011-9873-00000A8E599D5F0F_zps495f30e0.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,448
Posted By hankgs
Get what YOU want... If a Duc floats your boat,...

Get what YOU want... If a Duc floats your boat, get it- Beemers have come a looooooong way and the new models are on par with some of the best bikes made...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,830
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F3F41E-5FBC-4A3C-859E-67DB65351011-9873-00000A8E599D5F0F_zps495f30e0.jpg
...only 1200cc's but lots of torque :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,830
Posted By hankgs
Best $200.00 you could spend...! ...

Best $200.00 you could spend...!
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/D0B373F5-30FD-437A-BBE6-64A96C663DBE-25653-000020A69A1391D2_zps0389a7d2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,317
Posted By hankgs
ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,141
Posted By hankgs
Why inmates here question or discount what REAL...

Why inmates here question or discount what REAL travelers, (not computer bloggers) experience while on the road is baffling...:huh

I, too, as many here, have traveled to Baja (not Mainland) Mex...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,088
Posted By hankgs
Great suggestion... This is such a fun ride. It...

Great suggestion... This is such a fun ride. It may not be fast, but it feels fast when taking corners faster than one should. Relatively cheap too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 164,260
Posted By hankgs
...really? I rode it and it felt great! It is NOT...

...really? I rode it and it felt great! It is NOT a touring bike- HELLO! It's a naked bike for taking out on a nice day for a day ride (solo seat) that is comfortable, kewl (for a cruiser) and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 164,260
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^^Dressed up Scout^^^^^^

Ummm, I don't get it... The Scout represents a NAKED cruiser-type bike with balls, and some want to make it into a pimped-over-dressed-leather-fringed and Shielded abortion on two wheels... If you...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 740,566
Posted By hankgs
I am just a...

I am just a dumb-fashionista-motorcycle-rider!:norton
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 740,566
Posted By hankgs
Exactly. I had a "tractor-torque-boxer" which was...

Exactly. I had a "tractor-torque-boxer" which was an 1100GS and it needed a 6th gear for exactly as you described above. The 1150 and up has a 6th gear and it's fixed.
Even the little Indian Scout...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 740,566
Posted By hankgs
I just test-rode a demo at the Long Beach Show...

I just test-rode a demo at the Long Beach Show (got to ride the Indian Scout too) How come there is no 6th gear...:huh
Other than that, it rode really nice and was very responsive throttle-wise and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 164,260
Posted By hankgs
Scout ride

Just went on a Scout demo ride at the Long Beach (CA) Motorcycle show. They had five to ride, one with a windscreen. I jumped on a red one without the screen. Very fun bike! Plenty of power and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 57,649
Posted By hankgs
That bike WOULD kill me :huh

That bike WOULD kill me :huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 34,231
Posted By hankgs
Gs

No surprise... Pretty much any GS- I've had two 1100's , a 1150GSA , 1200 and 1200GSA, now have a "Frankenstein" 1150 GS with GSA mods- I don't do more than an occasional fire road (sorry), but ride...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,901
Posted By hankgs
I agree- Ride a bike that is really special...

I agree- Ride a bike that is really special (limited production) and handles amazing- It's the best two-lane-backroad-blaster I've ridden :deal
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,520
Posted By hankgs
Why they throw motor cops these giant beasts of...

Why they throw motor cops these giant beasts of burden (not just Harley's) is beyond me.
Municipal cops need something nimble, fast and able to ride in unusual places like sidewalks, parks, up...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 645,127
Posted By hankgs
Welkom

A Dutch woman, a 2008 MegaMoto... WOW! Too bad we are both married!:D
Welcome from a Californian-Dutch rider~
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 378,345
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4B1...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4B1DAA85-080E-4E3B-9FFD-5257D197459B-4244-00000A978DB3D1CF_zpsd1fa3aa7.jpg
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 2,643,155
Posted By hankgs
WOW! That is the most bad ass hack I have ever...

WOW! That is the most bad ass hack I have ever seen!!! There are some SERIOUS EURO's invested in that display of three wheeled beauty!
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Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 645,127
Posted By hankgs
COPY- ReDo of the MegaMoto...?

https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2015-bmw-r1200r-first-look-1-622x465.jpg
Anyone else see the resemblance ...???
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,342
Posted By hankgs
https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTn59nRZZ-Ex50OiSl8HRyHJigo6ZQ5HVSb7isa9TV7kUU4NOlp6g

Looks A LOT like my MegaMoto, circa 2008...
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