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Forum: Beasts 11-13-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,995
Posted By longdog uk
I had a Tiger 1050, it was comfy for me, but...

I had a Tiger 1050, it was comfy for me, but SWMBO absolutely hated it! She hated being perched 10 feet in the air and said she felt really insecure on it.
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,229
Posted By longdog uk
Here's a Laminar Lip on my Buell XB12X Ulysses....

Here's a Laminar Lip on my Buell XB12X Ulysses. It works!!!
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,297
Posted By longdog uk
Very nice pics! Where is the one with the...

Very nice pics!

Where is the one with the irises taken? I visited Colorado back in '95 and if I was ever to live in the USA, then Colorado or Alabama would be the places I would go
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,463
Posted By longdog uk
The Triumph Tiger 1050 is nothing like a BMW RT,...

The Triumph Tiger 1050 is nothing like a BMW RT, (I know because I have had one!).

IMHO, if you want something similar to the RT, then it has to be the Honda ST1300, (I know because I have one!),...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 317,105
Posted By longdog uk
Since I posted my last message in this thread,...

Since I posted my last message in this thread, things have changed a little........ I sold my '04 ST1300 :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,142
Posted By longdog uk
Last I heard/read was that Honda had no plans to...

Last I heard/read was that Honda had no plans to replace the current model ST1300 at the moment, (of course this could change), but they would have a pretty hard job to improve on the current model...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 47,117
Posted By longdog uk
Well it probably won't rust and it will be...

Well it probably won't rust and it will be reliable.

By the way, I like it! :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,311
Posted By longdog uk
Just found this............. It's Gorgeous!!!...

Just found this............. It's Gorgeous!!! I've got an old SRX6 that needs a total restore, I just hope I can eventually get mine to look like this!
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,239
Posted By longdog uk
Anyone tried Angels on a ST1300 yet?

Anyone tried Angels on a ST1300 yet?
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,828
Posted By longdog uk
It's Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Take a look...

It's Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Take a look here......... http://www.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&source=imghp&biw=1280&bih=615&q=norton+commando+961&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,371
Posted By longdog uk
I had a Tiger 1050 until March this year, it had...

I had a Tiger 1050 until March this year, it had a great engine and the overall finish was better than a BMW, (but what isn't?).

If I had a choice between a Tiger 1050 and a Bandit 1250 now, I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 317,105
Posted By longdog uk
Here's my ST1300 at rest............

Here's my ST1300 at rest............
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,091
Posted By longdog uk
St1300

Yep, I never thought I'd ever see myself riding one of these, but I bought one as a second bike last October so that SWMBO could come riding with me and....... The more I ride it, the more I like it!...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 32,847
Posted By longdog uk
Only just found this thread, but the lady in the...

Only just found this thread, but the lady in the very first pic is lovely!!!
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,365
Posted By longdog uk
Simple question: Ducati GT1000, do you...

Simple question: Ducati GT1000, do you like/love/loath it and would you have another?

Discuss!
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4,554
Views: 963,785
Posted By longdog uk
I had a much loved and well used 2006 model and...

I had a much loved and well used 2006 model and her pipes never discoloured to the degree that yours has.

Here's mine, I'm not sure if you can see it too good though. By the way, I used MAAS metal...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,367
Posted By longdog uk
Great looking Guzzi! How about a report on your...

Great looking Guzzi! How about a report on your bike? Please???
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 161,227
Posted By longdog uk
I used them on my Uly and they give excellent...

I used them on my Uly and they give excellent handling and roadholding, wet or dry, and they have a nice neutral feel in corners. I got over 8k out of the rear and I'm not gentle with the throttle...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4,554
Views: 963,785
Posted By longdog uk
SgtDuster, nice pics, but that is the bluest...

SgtDuster, nice pics, but that is the bluest front pipe I have EVER seen on a Buell :eek1
What's the rear pipe like? Looks like she's running a little hot 'n lean......?
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,766
Posted By longdog uk
No1. Buell Ulysses No2. Varadero No3. Vstrom...

No1. Buell Ulysses
No2. Varadero
No3. Vstrom 1000
No4. Caponord
No5. R1150GS
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,002
Posted By longdog uk
Buell Ulysses: 40 something years of motorcycling...

Buell Ulysses: 40 something years of motorcycling and the Uly was the best bike I ever owned. I sold her 12 months ago and I want another one!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,367
Posted By longdog uk
I've always wanted a Guzzi. I used to lust after...

I've always wanted a Guzzi. I used to lust after a Le Mans, but now I'm starting to drool over the 850T and the California :nod

I'd like something I could ride whenever and where ever I wanted,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,568
Posted By longdog uk
........and your G/F will love you for it...

........and your G/F will love you for it too..............!!!:D

Don't ask how I know :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By longdog uk
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By longdog uk
A quick question: Am I correct in thinking that...

A quick question: Am I correct in thinking that the 990 has ABS brakes, (switchable), and the 950 doesn't have ABS?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By longdog uk
Thanks Nocer and good link too!!!

Thanks Nocer and good link too!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By longdog uk
Ah, but which way? :rofl

Ah, but which way? :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By longdog uk
950 or 990?

Yes, I know this has been done before, but this is just for me. I am going to look at a 2003 950 for 4,200.00 with 18k miles on it and a 2006 990 for 5,700.00 with 8k miles on it.

Yes, money is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,085
Posted By longdog uk
Kawasaki Versys

Have you considered a Kawasaki Versys?

http://www.kawasaki.co.uk/Versys
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 126,583
Posted By longdog uk
Traded my beloved Buell XB12X Ulysses for a Tiger...

Traded my beloved Buell XB12X Ulysses for a Tiger 1050..........

The Tiger was a great bike, went well, economical, comfortable, etc. but we just didn't gel together and it wasn't a patch on my...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,080
Posted By longdog uk
"Is it an Adventure Ride if you ride a street...

"Is it an Adventure Ride if you ride a street bike?"


Oh Yeeeesssssss!!!!!!!!
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,579
Posted By longdog uk
Update: 2 months after this posting, I...

Update:

2 months after this posting, I eventually traded my beloved Uly for a Tiger 1050. Ten days after buying the Tiger, I went touring in France and did 2,500 miles in a week. It was really...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 487,617
Posted By longdog uk
Different riders, different throttle hands,...

Different riders, different throttle hands, different fuel mileage......... :deal

As a former GS owner and given the choice between a Varo and a GS, I'd take the Varo any day, at least you KNOW a...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 487,617
Posted By longdog uk
Nice pics there Miguel :wings

Nice pics there Miguel :wings
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,553
Posted By longdog uk
If its the difference between walking and riding,...

If its the difference between walking and riding, I'll take boring every time :evil
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,553
Posted By longdog uk
This is true, people generally don't post to say...

This is true, people generally don't post to say how good things are, they just post to tell of issues that they have experienced, so yes, I get it and you are preaching to the converted. It's just...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,553
Posted By longdog uk
In Germany, they say you buy a BMW to show how...

In Germany, they say you buy a BMW to show how much money you have, but you buy a Mercedes to show how smart you are.

FWIW, I think this applies to bikes too. I have owned BMWs in the past, the...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,553
Posted By longdog uk
I had a Tiger 1050 until 9 weeks ago. I bought it...

I had a Tiger 1050 until 9 weeks ago. I bought it in June '09 and did 3000 miles in the first month that I had it. Before the Tiger I had an Uly, (best bike I ever owned) and before that an R1150GS,...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 57,738
Posted By longdog uk
Great pics on this thread!!!

Great pics on this thread!!!
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,553
Posted By longdog uk
I believe the Wee Strom comes with ABS, (at least...

I believe the Wee Strom comes with ABS, (at least you can get it in UK), and don't let engine size persuade you that bigger is better. I also think that you'll find running costs are less with either...
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