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Forum: Beasts 03-05-2003, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By mkolb
I came to this website looking for advice about...

I came to this website looking for advice about my 99 Tiger. At the time I was considering trading it for a GS. The people here were very helpful in pointing out the differences and I still own it...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2003, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By mkolb
Congratulations on the Tiger. I've been riding my...

Congratulations on the Tiger. I've been riding my 99 like crazy and enjoy it more than any bike I have owned. Wife rides two up sometimes and finds it very comfortable. No problems with tires ever....
Forum: Regional forums 02-04-2003, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By mkolb
The answer to your question is: New York. People...

The answer to your question is: New York. People LIVE in NY. The outside world gives it a bad rap sometimes, for reason it probably desrves. However it is teaming with life and the activity of human...
Forum: Regional forums 02-04-2003, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By mkolb
The answer to your question is: New York. People...

The answer to your question is: New York. People LIVE in NY. The outside world gives it a bad rap sometimes, for reason it probably desrves. However it is teaming with life and the activity of human...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2003, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,783
Posted By mkolb
...flug, is this for the city or will it last...

...flug, is this for the city or will it last till you get out to the boonies? I only had one thumper, although not as fine a copy as this, and I really didn't like it for the 45 minutes or more it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2003, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By mkolb
Running some errands...

By the time I opened my eyes she was already up. I heard her dragging a garbage bag full of beer cans around the living room floor, cleaning up from the night before. From the sound of it there were...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2003, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By mkolb
Let me second that emotion. Thanks to this group...

Let me second that emotion. Thanks to this group and the advice I got, my Tiger just came back from some minor surgery with Precision springs and some new Tourance tires. It is the absolute best...
Forum: Regional forums 12-31-2002, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By mkolb
ny regional

Whitecloak you can get in touch with me. I live north of the city at the intersection of the Bronx River Parkway and Cross County Parkway. There are some great routes I would be happy to show you....
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2002, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,346
Posted By mkolb
A ride with my girlfriend.

We came out of the bar and I looked down the road that would lead us west. She ground out the last of her cigarette under the toe of her high heel shoe. Fat Patty always likes to have a cigarette...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2002, 07:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By mkolb
ergo's dilema

Hey Dix...my bike EXACTLY. I don't get to ride as much as you do though.
Forum: Regional forums 12-19-2002, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By mkolb
What are the cross streets for the Ear Inn?

What are the cross streets for the Ear Inn?
Forum: Regional forums 12-19-2002, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By mkolb
NY Rider lost

I know Brad's brother, have met Brad, and live in his community. This is a great family and their loss is huge. This accident has given everyone a perspective on all the people we take with us when...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2002, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By mkolb
Ergo's dilema

Hey Ergo,
Any of the bikes you mention are great, let me just weigh in on the Tiger question. It's going to boil down to what you want in a bike at the end but look at the thread I started asking...
Forum: Regional forums 12-16-2002, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By mkolb
NY Regional

lets call a spade a spade. its a great place to hang, but, you can get better coffee and eggs in the damn navy. their food sucks

No question about that-but I don't go for the food. Try the...
Forum: Regional forums 12-14-2002, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By mkolb
NY Regional

Very close to New Canaan. If your friends don't ride and you want the lowdown, contact me. I would love to give you the lay of the land. Great BMW dealer in New Canaan by the way. I think that's the...
Forum: Regional forums 12-14-2002, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By mkolb
NY Regional

I Usually ride to the Marcus Dairy in CT. just 'cause it's a great ride, takes the right amount of time (1 hour each way for me) and there is a motorcycle show when you get there---every time. For...
Forum: Regional forums 12-12-2002, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By mkolb
Regional Round-up

I'm new to this site, so I guess I can still ask dumb questions for awhile.
I have sent a thread asking for some GS/Tiger comparisons and was really impressed with how fast and acurate the...
Forum: Regional forums 12-12-2002, 01:27 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,751
Posted By mkolb
Deal's Gap

I can't help but get all hot and bothered after looking at these maps. Is this ride open to anybody or just a couple of the regular guys?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2002, 07:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,945
Posted By mkolb
why I love the GS

BZ I'd love to know where those roads are. So far my expeirence with off road is mostly the construction on the West Side Highway. I really really really promise not to tell anyone.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2002, 01:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,945
Posted By mkolb
Why you love the GS

I lived in Atlanta for 4 years and bought my K1200RS there. I know exactly what you mean about needing 200 miles minimum. Atlanta is 45 minutes of sprawl in any direction until you can ride. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2002, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By mkolb
Tiger vs GS

I just strolled down to the dealer today. Unfortunately the mechanic was out to lunch. I've been thinking about a suspension upgrade since I got all this advice (most of which points out the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2002, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By mkolb
Tiger vs GS

Tiger vs GS
Thanks to P. Urquell for direct comparison on the Tiger and GS. You other guys were helpful too. I'm most surprised to hear everybody say the Tiger is more powerful. I have always...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2002, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By mkolb
Tiger vs GS

Thanks to P. Urquell for direct comparison on the Tiger and GS. You other guys were helpful too. I'm most surprised to hear everybody say the Tiger is more powerful. I have always thought it was...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2002, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By mkolb
K1200GT

So the 2001 pegs were different? I had a 98 also; the yellow with black and white checkerboard. As I looked at the newer models I wondered if the peg situation got any better. Man I loved the way...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2002, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By mkolb
try this

I have just asked this forum for opinions related to my back and forth about the Triumph Tiger and an 1150 GS. You may be interested to read them. The Triumph will handle what you describe with the...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2002, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By mkolb
New K 1200 GT Got one?

Anybody ridden or even seen the new K1200GT? I had an RS that was great except the ergos kept me from spending serious time on it. It would be great if that has changed. particularly the height of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2002, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By mkolb
Women and Bikes

Assuming that women and bikes go together at all (mine does), how would you rate the GS versus an RT for two or three day trips? The RT seems like a comfortable ride with two up. At 125 lbs were not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2002, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By mkolb
R 1150 Gs

I have just registered in order to ask the group a general question. I have owned a Triumph Tiger since late 99 and have been generally pleased with the bike. In the US the bike has almost no...
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