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Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,586
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: 8,637
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: 184
Views: 38,400
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: 184
Views: 38,400
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: 4,047
Views: 467,532
Posted By hankgs
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ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,485
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: 5,235
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: 914
Views: 135,011
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: 914
Views: 135,011
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: 4,249
Views: 694,301
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: 4,249
Views: 694,301
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: 4,249
Views: 694,301
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: 914
Views: 135,011
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: 500
Views: 51,429
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: 212
Views: 27,095
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: 1,660
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: 37
Views: 3,282
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: 2,912
Views: 627,325
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: 372,396
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: 6,729
Views: 2,523,399
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: 2,912
Views: 627,325
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: 366
Views: 49,224
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...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 467,532
Posted By hankgs
...this thread is STILL alive...?:zilla

...this thread is STILL alive...?:zilla
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,088,689
Posted By hankgs
Fox

It was a really brash fox on my buddy's GSW (my 1150 was next to it). He had peanut butter crackers in his tank bag. While setting up camp, we looked around and saw this guy on the bike! He came back...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-20-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,088,689
Posted By hankgs
Fox ON the bike...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DC49614F-66CD-477E-A2E8-F924D8BAB5BA-358-00000013B29FE2D7_zps1e002dfe.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 627,325
Posted By hankgs
^^^^

I think the German engineers over at the Motorrad knew what they were doing when they developed and produced the MM... I'm keeping mine stock!
The headlights suck, but I only ride it during the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 97,889
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^troll alert

Stfu already CP
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 627,325
Posted By hankgs
Looking for a stock used seat...

Mine has a tiny tear, looking for either a stock seat or a stock looking seat cover... I can pay in Euro's and have it shipped to an address in Holland if any Euro riders have one :norton
Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^

He's right. All the BMW motorcops take their bikes to authorized BMW dealerships for factory service- It's part of the contract when they got Beemers. You could probably check the VIN # of a RTP...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 627,325
Posted By hankgs
Wow!!!!

That is a BRAND NEW bike!!!! What a great deal, wish I could buy a second!
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,490
Posted By hankgs
Troll

Another TROLL. A Shame? Not really- you just want to pontificate your all-knowing views on a bike you have never ridden or owned.

Go ride your KLR with a smile and save your endless BS opinions...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,490
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^Troll-Canuk

Popping off and he doesn't even own a KLR let alone a bike!
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,280
Posted By hankgs
My GSW friend and I did Pinnacles National Park,...

My GSW friend and I did Pinnacles National Park, cut across @ Greenfield to Carmel Valley Road, camped @ Big Sur and went down Hwy 1 yesterday MORNING... NO traffic southbound- AT ALL. The key is to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 627,325
Posted By hankgs
If you're an "R" motor lover, the MM can't be...

If you're an "R" motor lover, the MM can't be replaced... There are faster bikes for sure, but the MM is a very special bike. The ride experience is pretty unique- Like a super motard bike on...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 627,325
Posted By hankgs
It will be a sadder day when you go into your...

It will be a sadder day when you go into your garage, looking to fulfill that feeling of riding your MegaMoto ... and it's NOT THERE!

Been there done that, and bought it BACK!
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,190
Posted By hankgs
Ask around...

Ask ANY CHP motorcop who WAS on a BMW and is now forced back on H-D's what he thinks or prefers to ride on all shift, hands down, BMW.
There is actually one 1150RT unit in our area that has over...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8,921
Views: 1,424,286
Posted By hankgs
:stupid:stupidOne of the fugliest the Motorrad...

:stupid:stupidOne of the fugliest the Motorrad EVER came out with!
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 627,325
Posted By hankgs
Tires

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Michelin Pilot Powers; They work well, I like to keep the front a little...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 627,325
Posted By hankgs
^^^ Nice shots Eric! Rode mine 150mi today after...

^^^ Nice shots Eric! Rode mine 150mi today after being gone for a month- Sooooo fun!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 1,105,904
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/092...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/0926F1EA-E515-4603-8467-769D44D6B001-1519-000001B9FBF6333A_zps50b874c1.jpg
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