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Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 44,966
Posted By hyena
Yes, that's how I would have approached the...

Yes, that's how I would have approached the purchase decision, sfrider. Except the number of days would have been far less than 250. I quit commuting by motorcycle in the winter a couple years ago....
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 44,966
Posted By hyena
It's not just their products that have a...

It's not just their products that have a mayfly-like lifespan. It's often the "tech-like companies" too. Check back in 112 years and we'll see how they're doing.

When somebody gets an electric...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,879
Posted By hyena
Yes - critical information. I can understand a...

Yes - critical information. I can understand a buyer being upset.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 44,966
Posted By hyena
Why, with the business acumen he's demonstrated...

Why, with the business acumen he's demonstrated in his posts thus far, he could almost manage a lemonade stand.


Almost.


I'm getting a kick out of it. Please keep going:rofl.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,310
Posted By hyena
Congrats, Radvas ! The Red Sunglo is a...

Congrats, Radvas !

The Red Sunglo is a great color. So is the new blue, and the morocco gold. I've only seen them on the internet, not live. I have seen the new jade pearl, and love it.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,310
Posted By hyena
Did you take that photo, Jon? If so Harley...

Did you take that photo, Jon? If so Harley should hire you.

And Lobby, you said it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,310
Posted By hyena
Amber whiskey and silver if he's very lucky. ...

Amber whiskey and silver if he's very lucky. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,991
Posted By hyena
Smart choice, great looking bike. Enjoy your new...

Smart choice, great looking bike. Enjoy your new ride.
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,890
Posted By hyena
I could have written much of your original post,...

I could have written much of your original post, LostViking. BMW guy for 34 years. I still have my first one. For now. What drove me away from BMW was the poor quality of the last two. My 2005 GS had...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,038
Posted By hyena
Ah. A troll.

Ah. A troll.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,038
Posted By hyena
:poser

:poser
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By hyena
Congrats ! I loved that Sedona Orange they had in...

Congrats ! I loved that Sedona Orange they had in 2011.

Ditto on the 4 point docking system. I'm using it for my girlfriend's backrest now. Will likely add a luggage rack to support a soft...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By hyena
Ditto. I'd go with the 12.

Ditto. I'd go with the 12.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,145
Posted By hyena
I would have been happy had they just taken my...

I would have been happy had they just taken my 2009 GS the 360 mile round trip to the dealer to get the fuel strip replaced.

Seven times.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,310
Posted By hyena
Me too. Hey wait - I DID get the Road...

Me too.


Hey wait - I DID get the Road King. :D My only regret so far is I didn't get one in 2010. I strongly considered it, but instead traded my 2005 GS in on a new 2009 GS.
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Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,310
Posted By hyena
I'm pretty sure I'll add those fork deflectors...

I'm pretty sure I'll add those fork deflectors this winter, or next spring, when I start tweaking my RK. I just hit 5K miles on it in four months (no trips though). I'm lucky size wise - real close...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By hyena
Did you look at the Harley Switchback? I haven't...

Did you look at the Harley Switchback? I haven't ridden one. Considerably lighter than my Road King. They feel comfortable sitting on them in the showroom.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,107
Posted By hyena
Michael Stop at your local Harley dealer,...

Michael

Stop at your local Harley dealer, and test ride a Road King. When you get back on that GS it'll feel smooth as butter.

Personally, I like transmissions you can hear clanking into gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By hyena
In addition to resetting your odometer each time,...

In addition to resetting your odometer each time, Medic, if you ever run out of gas again, tilt the bike as far over to the left as you can. Residual fuel in the right lobe of the tank will run over...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,684
Posted By hyena
:lurk A Harley forum would really be nice...

:lurk

A Harley forum would really be nice here. Geez - even the scooter guys have one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,145
Posted By hyena
I think you make a good point, Sixspeed. I think...

I think you make a good point, Sixspeed. I think that's what happened to BMW. I don't know how else to explain their plunge in quality, which I believe hit it's peak around 2005. Or perhaps my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 36,333
Posted By hyena
I generally find your posts to be spot on,...

I generally find your posts to be spot on, Bueller, FWIW. And I appreciate your willingness to share your knowledge.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,890
Posted By hyena
:poser Thanks, man. Seriously. It was a...

:poser

Thanks, man. Seriously. It was a rough week, and I needed a good laugh.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By hyena
I like Victorys. Excellent bikes. Check resale...

I like Victorys. Excellent bikes. Check resale value if that's important to you. Around here, Victorys have terrible depreciation. Might just be a local thing. I wouldn't buy a bike because of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,890
Posted By hyena
New Road King owner here, too, after BMW's for 34...

New Road King owner here, too, after BMW's for 34 years. I bought it in late June, just over 4,000 miles on it now. I love it. I've never been so comfortable on the highway. I had some concerns...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,763
Posted By hyena
Harley could build something like that with what...

Harley could build something like that with what they've got in their parts bins. They'd probably only sell three of them, but one would be to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,925
Posted By hyena
They replace your crappy strip with another...

They replace your crappy strip with another crappy strip. Six times in my case.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 26,842
Posted By hyena
Wee Strom, even though I don't have one.

Wee Strom, even though I don't have one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,747
Posted By hyena
Many many years ago I bought an S10 pickup from a...

Many many years ago I bought an S10 pickup from a guy who specialized in rebuilding wrecked S10 pickups. He was in eastern Illinois. The one I bought had come from Indiana, and had an Indiana salvage...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,763
Posted By hyena
Want.

Want.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By hyena
I think you've just found your next bike, and...

I think you've just found your next bike, and you're going to be very happy with it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,347
Posted By hyena
$800 is a lot better than $1800. Still a lot of...

$800 is a lot better than $1800. Still a lot of money, but you gotta pay to play. I can understand why that bike is worth it to so many.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,347
Posted By hyena
Check with your closest BMW dealer how much the...

Check with your closest BMW dealer how much the routine service costs. One of the guys in the local club told me he was quoted $1800 for the 24K service, including valves.

I'm not trying to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,171
Posted By hyena
Funny, the RS doesn't do anything for me. I love...

Funny, the RS doesn't do anything for me. I love that white R with the red frame, though. Except for the headlight. That will have to grow on me.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,747
Posted By hyena
I'd be running the other direction from that...

I'd be running the other direction from that dealer. Find another one, and take it for a long test ride. 12 miles sure isn't enough.

During one of my many all day trips to get the fuel strip...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,747
Posted By hyena
Just my opinion. $21K out the door for a used...

Just my opinion. $21K out the door for a used bike with a "tainted" title - not a good deal. It's not the bike - all they did was replace a rear shock - we just don't know at this point how much...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,145
Posted By hyena
Beautiful Sportster, Rod. Tell us some of what...

Beautiful Sportster, Rod. Tell us some of what you've done to it.

I had also never heard of oil brand affecting vibration.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,145
Posted By hyena
Where will Harley end up in ten years? On...

Where will Harley end up in ten years?

On top. Same as now, like them or not.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,731
Posted By hyena
I'd probably disagree with some of your points,...

I'd probably disagree with some of your points, Solarbronco. (Confining my comments to motorcycles.) I agree the Japanese bikes are reliable and well engineered. Not sure I'd say they're the best...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,855
Posted By hyena
I bought mine in June. The dealer had an amber...

I bought mine in June. The dealer had an amber whiskey and silver without ABS. They sold it a couple hours after I test rode it. Which was OK with me, because I wasn't going to buy it without ABS....
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