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Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,058
Currently 24 miles round trip a day. 15mpg in...

Currently 24 miles round trip a day. 15mpg in truck, or 30mpg on bike. HUGE plus is lane splitting. Ride to work. I work 12hour shifts, and nothing makes me ready for the day like paying attention...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
[QUOTE=93tealR;23872673]Just picked up this '04...

[QUOTE=93tealR;23872673]Just picked up this '04 Rockster yesterday! Now I'm just trying to decide what kind of exhaust system to get. I like the Remus with the y-pipe, but is that the loudest system...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,539
Well Done

Best HONEST review, and the bonus of comedy! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 192,802
Rode my 1980 cx500 from Richmond Va. To SF Ca...

Rode my 1980 cx500 from Richmond Va. To SF Ca with NO problems at all. That said, I would not have been so relaxed with a passenger. But my shaft drive, liquid cooled 500cc engine made 50hp being...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
Agreed. I've ridden all three options, and you...

Agreed. I've ridden all three options, and you said it exactly as I have experienced. I own, and will never, get rid of my 2004 Rockster. 60k miles, the only problem was a clutch that I was unable...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,870
Clutch

Quick answer to OP Title:I haven't.

Now, the only problem I've EVER had with my rockster is the clutch dragging. Which the stealership told me TIME and TIME again was the direct ignition coil ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,821
True

I'm a traveler of both time and space
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,821
Wunderlich guards, THEY WORK GREAT! They have...

Wunderlich guards, THEY WORK GREAT! They have saved me off road against bark, on road against asphalt, and in traffic against driver's mirrors. Easy to attach and sturdy. GET THEM!

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,328
travel

When I ride up from California to Oregon, the MOST annoying thing is NOT being able to lane split when I hit Portland. I have ridden up there three times last year from the Bay Area, and the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
looks like I saw this before

This isn't the first time for THAT GREAT idea.

http://s3files.core77.com/blog/images/BMW_lo_rider_sketches.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Bcw

Been going to most the places since 2004 (the year I bought the bike), and I REALLY think BCW is the ones to go to. Honest, straight forward, and can do what they say, when they say it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Great Views

http://norcalhostels.org/montara/rates

Just south of the city, call and ask about the parking, it's a perfect location for the ocean, the city, and skyline rides.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,776
Good to go

Marked in calendar
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
As others have said... ...

As others have said...

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/5815_102589579751528_8329570_n.jpg


Gravel/Fire roads? YES.

Rock hopping or single track dirtbike? NO.

And yes, the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,652
As someone who works on the reactive side of the...

As someone who works on the reactive side of the injury with a badge, I have picked up CHP on city streets AND the Highway, specifically the BAY BRIDGE WB before Treasure Island. Every CHP on a bike...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
I have over 50,000 miles on mine. I have had...

I have over 50,000 miles on mine. I have had many bikes in my over 20 years of riding, and this is the ONLY bike that I have never considered trading-in or selling. The only issue was that the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,879
agreed

EVERY TIME I need something, it's about internet shopping and/or friends to help work on the Buell. The Dealership has over charged and done questionable jobs on the RARE chance they get to touch...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,879
It's been said

By two different posts, so far. Mine will make three. I have both a Buell Lightning Long, and a BMW Rockster (think sporty r1150r), and 100% if I HAD to choose one bike, BMW.

Three people have...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,480
Trackside owes you

at the LEAST a thanks. JUST by your description of them, I went to the cyclegear website, read the other reviews, and am SOLD! I had "wind deflectors" on my Buell, and when it went down, the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 46,480
Ok

That being said, those pics MAKE me want to check out the Z1000 more than I did before. GREAT color and image Southwade.
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20,773
Views: 5,910,138
I HOPE that some team at Triumph sees how good...

I HOPE that some team at Triumph sees how good this looks, this SHOULD be an option! Looks GREAT and USEFUL!
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 134,001
Bueller is correct AGAIN

I worked at two Harley dealerships in the 20th century and you are correct, sir.

AGREED!
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
Why, THANK YOU David

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigote/8240097081/" title="IMG_0496 by El Bigote, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8344/8240097081_0ed962eb19_z.jpg" width="478" height="640"...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 577,763
Thumb "Unlike an automobile, a motorcycle is not...

"Unlike an automobile, a motorcycle is not covered with a body, so there is no clear division between exterior and interior"

GREAT article!
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,105
So, I went to craigslist in MY area (which is the...

So, I went to craigslist in MY area (which is the Northern part to yours) and looked at three pages only. This is what I saw, on a Friday, during the rain:
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
R's having fun

In case you might want to see a Rockster and a R1150r getting along in the city

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigote/792913392/" title="BMW owes me by El Bigote, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
It's a really nice bike, but a bit bigger than...

It's a really nice bike, but a bit bigger than what I want for everyday riding.


Agreed. I ride my bike to work, but if I'm "Having Fun" in the CITY (you're from Nor-cal, so you know which city...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,105
shaft drive

I rode a cx500 from Virginia to Iowa to Arizona to Nor-Cal in the '90's. Off-road? Yeah, but on trails, NOT true off road. You don't even need a tent, just get a Bivy sleeping bag ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 283,288
I have a R1150R Rockster. The ONLY new bike I've...

I have a R1150R Rockster. The ONLY new bike I've ever bought new, love it so much, Over 50k miles. Riden it to several states AND to the job everyday (when I'm not out of state), in the rain and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,366
4 or 2 wheel replacement

I rolled my jeep off road in Dec of 2011. It was EASILY repaired by me and friends. Did I keep or replace it with another? No. Still think they are great FOR OFF ROAD. But for the commute and hauling...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 72,900
What it looked like stock <a...

What it looked like stock

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigote/4015743622/" title="2006 Buell XB12Ss on the Nor-Cal Pacific Coast by El Bigote, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 298,450
Truth

when leaving for work at 0600, my wife couldn't be more insistent on the Buell with a drummer exhaust being pushed to the end of the block before being started, or simply starting the BMW at ANY...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,962
Views: 557,395
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 108,359
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigote/792036209/" title="Outside Annie's by El Bigote, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1315/792036209_c6f18b64f0_o.jpg" width="800"...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Sf

http://bavariancycleworks.com/


Really good shop. I've used Moto Marin (closed now) in San Rafeal, and SF BMW (both when they were at the car dealership and the one on Bryant) and this place is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,051
That math checks out!

That math checks out!
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,735
I just rode my r1150r (Rockster) from Oakland,...

I just rode my r1150r (Rockster) from Oakland, Ca. to Portland Or. 1,333 miles round trip, no problems with the bike. No comfort issues either. I can't say about the sportster feel on a long ride,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Dubbeljiu. Friendly and together.

Dubbeljiu.

Friendly and together.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 50,796
Too true. ...

Too true.

http://www.jsonline.com/business/97017504.html?viewAll=1#comments
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,365
Thanks

Thanks for making me homesick! I moved out to the Bay Area in '93, and have been thinking about taking my wife back home (RVA), for years now. Your photos have convinced her it's a good idea. Great...
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