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Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,141
Posted By CajunRider
:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl My...

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl


My Goldwing is the first bike I've ever had with a top gear "overdrive" indication.

It still doesn't stop me from looking for 6th gear all the time. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,141
Posted By CajunRider
Did that last month in Colorado... riding buddy...

Did that last month in Colorado... riding buddy had a flat on his Kawasaki Vulcan.

Harley's response... "You can buy the tire, but we will not install it on anything other than a Harley...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,929
Views: 1,184,176
Posted By CajunRider
The Montauk?? ...

The Montauk??

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/P0011357.jpg

Cool bike (some hate the style, I like it). Rides well, handles well, plenty of torque (low on horses), and the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By CajunRider
:rofl :rofl :rofl Well... to put in my...

:rofl :rofl :rofl

Well... to put in my $0.02...

V-Max = Brutal Horse Power, lots of smoking rear tire, and a large gas bill
Valkyrie = Massive Torque, lots of smoking rear tire, and a...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By CajunRider
Handy for throwing the Queen Alien out of the air...

Handy for throwing the Queen Alien out of the air lock also... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,229
Posted By CajunRider
Sitting in one position for hours... yes. Pain...

Sitting in one position for hours... yes. Pain in the knees.

Highway pegs are a must for me. Doesn't matter what bike... BMW R1200C, KLR650, V-Strom, Valkyrie, Goldwing, Triumph TBS... they...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By CajunRider
Not to send you away from here... but check out...

Not to send you away from here... but check out the Valkyrie Riders Cruiser Club...

http://www.valkyrieriders.com/

Those fellas (and gals) can fill you in on just about anything pertaining to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By CajunRider
I'm thinking it's the gas cap... especially if...

I'm thinking it's the gas cap... especially if the gas light came on. Probably venting (or not venting) incorrectly.

9 times out of 10 on a carbed bike, that's what happens when the gas cap...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 93,881
Posted By CajunRider
Next time you sit on one, scoot up against the...

Next time you sit on one, scoot up against the "tank"... where the seat is more narrow (doesn't have the little wings sticking out). And once you have your feet well planted, wiggle the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7,929
Views: 1,184,176
Posted By CajunRider
Yeah... I know what you mean. Though, I do...

Yeah... I know what you mean.

Though, I do wonder how the bike is. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 93,881
Posted By CajunRider
You got that right... that's how I ended up with...

You got that right... that's how I ended up with this:
(Please excuse the crappy cell phone pic.)

http://vrcc.photostash.com/vrcc_26895/Wing.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,929
Views: 1,184,176
Posted By CajunRider
Ask and ye shall receive... ...

Ask and ye shall receive...

http://blog.motorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/111312-2013-moto-guzzi-california-touring-27.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 93,881
Posted By CajunRider
So... would that make it triple darkside??? :D

So... would that make it triple darkside??? :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 82,338
Posted By CajunRider
Yeah... I'm the same way. My new battery...

Yeah... I'm the same way.

My new battery needs to get here soon so I can decide to not sell it again. :evil

http://vrcc.photostash.com/vrcc_26895/DragonTail.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,137
Posted By CajunRider
Check out...

Check out http://www.dualsportridersoflouisiana.com/home.html
(dual sport riders of Louisiana).

Most of those guys are in Baton Rouge, but there are a few in N.O. and rides, lunches, camp...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,232
Posted By CajunRider
Honda Valkyrie... a 900+ pound machine with the...

Honda Valkyrie... a 900+ pound machine with the aerodynamics of a brick.

95 - 100 HP depending on who you ask.
130 - 145 mph max speed depending on who you ask.


Kawasaki KLR650... 450...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 165,820
Posted By CajunRider
Also makes for an easier grab when standing (if...

Also makes for an easier grab when standing (if the illusion isn't all of it)... I turned down my dirtbike levers pretty darn far.
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By CajunRider
It happened fairly often if you were overly lean...

It happened fairly often if you were overly lean on an air cooled engine back in the day.

Modern engines, especially liquid cooled, don't really have any problems with burning valves unless it's...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,079
Posted By CajunRider
I don't know about it being "worth" a shot... ...

I don't know about it being "worth" a shot...

But it WOULD be an adventure!! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,914
Posted By CajunRider
While I fully agree with you about the tank...

While I fully agree with you about the tank seams, the sale point doesn't have a lot to do with "cost". It's more so set by consumer studies.

Make a bike that consumer studies say we can sell...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,782
Posted By CajunRider
Honda's first try at a CTX1300??? :huh

Honda's first try at a CTX1300??? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,358
Posted By CajunRider
I call BS... You're not in the here and now. ...

I call BS... You're not in the here and now. You're already thinking of the next curve. :clap

At least that's where MY mind is when riding... Always looking for the next curve. :lol3
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By CajunRider
I SO wish the "new" Indian had that type of...

I SO wish the "new" Indian had that type of engine instead of yet another V-Twin.

As pretty as the new one is... I'm just tired of every cruiser having the same motor layout.

(This is why I...
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,419
Posted By CajunRider
Just for sh*^s and giggles, have you tried going...

Just for sh*^s and giggles, have you tried going both ways to neutral?

My 885 doesn't like going from first to neutral unless the bike is in motion (more than 5 mph). However, when sitting...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By CajunRider
My 2004 R1200C Montauk pulled the front end up...

My 2004 R1200C Montauk pulled the front end up about 6 inches hitting second just right... twice...

And that's with the stock 60 HP motor.

Put the right cams in it to get close to triple digit...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By CajunRider
^^^^^ What he said... Also, there were...

^^^^^
What he said...

Also, there were problems with the kickstand mounting brackets on some. There was a fix for it. If that one is still standing, it's probably fine.

Other than the kick...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 40,815
Posted By CajunRider
Yeah... if they are priced the same, why would I...

Yeah... if they are priced the same, why would I NOT choose 4 extra cylinders??? :wink:
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,213
Posted By CajunRider
Also... Rear swing arm looks kind of short... I...

Also... Rear swing arm looks kind of short... I wonder what kind of travel they got out of the rear suspension??

Other than that... looks neat.

Anything that'll get more people on two wheels...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7,929
Views: 1,184,176
Posted By CajunRider
Car Tire mounted on rear rim. It's popular...

Car Tire mounted on rear rim.

It's popular on Valkyries & Goldwings.

http://vrcc.photostash.com/vrcc_26895/RearView.jpg

Edit:

Let's please keep the argument of whether this is safe or...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By CajunRider
I'm hoping for a Venture Revision 2... the new V4...

I'm hoping for a Venture Revision 2... the new V4 engine with FI and cruise.
The rest can stay the same.

One can dream...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By CajunRider
You'll get 50+ mpg at speeds up to 65 mph. (A...

You'll get 50+ mpg at speeds up to 65 mph. (A hair under 50 mpg above 70 mph.)

It has about 70 horses... but enough torque to idle in 5th gear.

The engine is good for over 100K miles if taken...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,175
Views: 3,285,635
Posted By CajunRider
Man... it's gotta be rough having that many of...

Man... it's gotta be rough having that many of the same exact bike.

Let me do you a favor and take one of those off of your hands. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,921
Posted By CajunRider
Any 6 cylinder (especially a boxer 6... Goldwing...

Any 6 cylinder (especially a boxer 6... Goldwing or Valkyrie).

Also, the Honda V4 engines are pretty smooth.

Triumph triples aren't bad either (just a slight vibe at a certain rpm... easy...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 283,453
Posted By CajunRider
Awesome pictures!! Thanks for posting! Love...

Awesome pictures!! Thanks for posting!

Love the screen name... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,821
Posted By CajunRider
Definitely looks comfy... but coming off of a...

Definitely looks comfy... but coming off of a Honda Valkyrie (which has the flat-6 Goldwing motor), I'm used to butter smooth engines.

Just how smooth is that V-4?? I'd imagine it's pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By CajunRider
Imagine dumping the clutch and sliding out.... ...

Imagine dumping the clutch and sliding out.... THE FRONT!!!! :eek1

I'm sure the manufacturers have thought about it... I just think there's way too much of a liability issue with it.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By CajunRider
Tubes should out last your tires. However,...

Tubes should out last your tires.

However, with that being said... the SAFE bet is to go ahead and replace with your tires.

Keep the old tubes on hand as a spare just in case.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,269
Posted By CajunRider
OUCH!!!! Glad you kept the bike vertical!! ...

OUCH!!!!

Glad you kept the bike vertical!!

Sorry about all the damage though... that's gotta suck...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 62,575
Posted By CajunRider
That is a Yokohama Avis H4S in 205/60R-16. ...

That is a Yokohama Avis H4S in 205/60R-16.

It only cost me about $50... but I got a little less than 20K miles out of it. It handled well and stuck like glue, but wore out just as fast as a MT. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7,929
Views: 1,184,176
Posted By CajunRider
I have similar thoughts about the Yamaha TW200. ...

I have similar thoughts about the Yamaha TW200.

Very cool bike. I just wish they made one with a motor that could sustain speeds that are safe for the American interstate system without...
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