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Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 516,016
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Ours will do 90 in a tuck - but it isn't that...

Ours will do 90 in a tuck - but it isn't that fun. great fun at 60 - 65 though, and still enough power to accelerate when you need it. Great mileage.

Will be for sale next week as I've just...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I suspect any bmw or ducati is going to be...

I suspect any bmw or ducati is going to be similar. After this the next service is at 9000. I just add it to the expected cost of the bike
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Yeah. The first service is an oil change and a...

Yeah. The first service is an oil change and a "check the bike over" and is almost $300. You can't reset the service indicator at home.....the dealer will reset it for me for $40 though.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
bike was 13000 plus georgia tax. more than I...

bike was 13000 plus georgia tax.

more than I was targeting but this is a '15 vs the others being 13s and 14s. this dealer broke it down as 12500 for the bike and 500 for fees.

maybe not the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
a strange series of events happened this...

a strange series of events happened this week....and now I have a hyperstrada!

went on a business trip down to Orlando with my manager and a couple other guys. we checked in to our hotel and lo...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,019
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Hyperstrada for sure. I want one.

Hyperstrada for sure. I want one.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I just went through the ringer on this. Make...

I just went through the ringer on this. Make sure it has the full warranty!

There is 1.9% financing on 14s. If you are financing that might make a difference.
Best I could do on a 13 with...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Yeah today they called and offered to add a two...

Yeah today they called and offered to add a two year extended warranty for $400. I haven't called back.

I am disappointed, though. I was making plans for that bike. As it stands I can get a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Great work and nice setup! as what appears...

Great work and nice setup!

as what appears to be a conclusion to my quest, the bike in charlotte turned out to be 'used' in as much as it had 110 miles on it, but more importantly, the warranty...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,897
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
that is of course a concern. abs is a nice...

that is of course a concern. abs is a nice benefit, though.

i almost think a street triple is a better step, even though it ultimately has a lot more performance. either of them are going to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
The street triple r is the best of the three,...

The street triple r is the best of the three, really.

Both of the others have some compromises. One of the biggest is that the Yamaha isn't very attractive.

I would buy the duc. Or save up...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,897
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
i came from an sv to the street triple. what i...

i came from an sv to the street triple. what i liked a lot about the triumph was that at low rpm it is so easy to ride - easier than the sv, but where the sv runs out of revs, the triumph is kinda...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
wife and I went down to bmw ducati in marrietta...

wife and I went down to bmw ducati in marrietta at lunch. they have a couple '14 monster 696s, and I got to take another long look at a hyperstrada.

she needs to make up her mind. I think I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,897
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
how twitchy are these bikes off idle? my wife is...

how twitchy are these bikes off idle? my wife is about to buy one as her second bike after a cbr 250r.

she rides my street triple around a bit but it is pretty docile at low revs. obviously...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
yeah, that's the place.

yeah, that's the place.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
continued updates: the breakdown on that...

continued updates:

the breakdown on that cost was destination/freight 1090, prep 579 tag 89 tax 7% which should be around $750.

out the door price in charlotte is $12000. still a little over...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
nothing in stock in marietta. I stop in there to...

nothing in stock in marietta. I stop in there to drool and gear shop quite often. they seem like nice people there. also they are moving up the road later this month.

worse is that mountain...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'd buy it tomorrow for $11300 otd. But that...

I'd buy it tomorrow for $11300 otd. But that leaves us pretty far apart!
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Well it gets better.... Original dealer,...

Well it gets better....

Original dealer, after I mentioned the bike in Charlotte, came down to 10,700 on the new bike. So I figure $700 is getting close, and I ask the "out the door" price.

....
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'm trying to figure that out too. this is the...

I'm trying to figure that out too. this is the dealer over in roswell.

the demo bike is i guess, no longer a demo. they just texted me and told me after a credit app I could ride one of them..
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I really need to ride this bike. I found a zero...

I really need to ride this bike. I found a zero miles 2013 in Charlotte for $9999....but it is white and not red....

most of my riding is : commuting to work in the atlanta suburbs, weekend...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,535
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
bumping this one. stopped in local ducati dealer...

bumping this one. stopped in local ducati dealer today as my wife is looking for a monster 696 - but they are all gone from dealers now and we will be looking at used ones soon. however, there are...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,536
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'm seriously considering one of these as my next...

I'm seriously considering one of these as my next bike, and handing the street triple to my wife (which means I'll still get to play with it on weekends in the mountains!)

I'm debating between the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,767
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
If you like one better (color, etc) then don't...

If you like one better (color, etc) then don't worry about it. The two year unlimited warranty is nice, though. I'd probably buy new if the savings was only $1000.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
thanks. is that the same as the MSF course in...

thanks. is that the same as the MSF course in Alpharetta?

this weekend I had them both riding in my backyard but it is WAAAY too small and after a few minutes of learning the basics, we put it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
where around atlanta to teach my kids to ride?

I finally took some time and got the PW80 I picked up over a year ago running. I have two daughters and both of them are interested in riding it, but I live in the suburbs of Atlanta (Kennesaw area)...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,767
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I've been through two rear pilot road 3s (and one...

I've been through two rear pilot road 3s (and one front) and they were great tires. this new set is the Q3. world of difference. probably won't last nearly long as I would like, but soooo much...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-05-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 206,979
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I don't think I agree with this. hardcore sports...

I don't think I agree with this. hardcore sports bikes, especially the japanese manufacturers, all market their bikes pretty much the same way. so someone in the market for a japanese sport bike...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-05-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 206,979
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
light weight, upright, comfortable ergos, simple...

light weight, upright, comfortable ergos, simple design, torquey v-twin. basically a naked SV650 with more power and a bit of a mild dual sport/retro theme.

so yeah, 'fun' seems very...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-03-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 206,979
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
possibly. that's why I'd give it to her.. heck,...

possibly. that's why I'd give it to her.. heck, she doesn't ride THAT often, so it would almost be like having both bikes, other than when we go off together.

I'm not OLD, really (42) but I'm...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-02-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 206,979
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I don't understand why someone would choose NOT...

I don't understand why someone would choose NOT to buy a bike just because of how it is marketed? It smacks of a little bit of insecurity, of being worried about how you will be perceived by other...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,241
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Can't personally stand a windscreen. Full face...

Can't personally stand a windscreen. Full face helmet, ear plugs, good gear. Plus I try to avoid the freeways and take the back roads and highways, so mostly under 70 mph, but I have done 750 mile...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,220
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
ah, the classic "stop liking what I don't like"...

ah, the classic "stop liking what I don't like" thread. nice.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,143
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
i ordered a medium exo 500 west but had to return...

i ordered a medium exo 500 west but had to return it as it was too tight on my forehead. I comfortably wear a medium exo 400 and a medium shoei quest.

I did like the helmet, though, and now the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
i love mine. new ones with low exhaust you can...

i love mine. new ones with low exhaust you can just throw a set of saddlebags on and go.

i've done everything from 10 day trips to commuting to blasting the north georgia/north carolina mountains...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,661
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Pensacola Bay Brewery. have fun.

Pensacola Bay Brewery.

have fun.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,619
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
There are tons of roads west of madison all the...

There are tons of roads west of madison all the way to the mississippi. Hit up New Glarus, Mt Horeb, Wildcat Mountain, the Mindoro Cut, and the great river road. Galena Illinois is pretty cool too....
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,767
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
for one person it is great. if she is...

for one person it is great. if she is comfortable on the back "seat" then you will be fine. I would not say that if it was an older one with undertail exhaust.

why not a tiger 800?
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 262,699
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
my sv650 was under $100/yr. my street triple is...

my sv650 was under $100/yr. my street triple is about $130. weirdly, I got a quote for a fz09 and it was $800!!:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 39,115
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
+1. Stop liking what I don't like!!

+1. Stop liking what I don't like!!
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