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Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,192
Posted By TeepS
That's why I bought a Buell Ulysses.

That's why I bought a Buell Ulysses.
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,593
Posted By TeepS
Please do that and let us know how it goes. ...

Please do that and let us know how it goes.

That adventure bike does not exist, because it cannot exist...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,192
Posted By TeepS
I'm guessing people that were willing to pay...

I'm guessing people that were willing to pay M.S.R.P or more all have one.
There are cherry used ones on the market for less than the red ticket price.
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,418
Posted By TeepS
My choice would be the Beemer.

My choice would be the Beemer.
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,070
Posted By TeepS
Brutale 800 would be my choice.

Brutale 800 would be my choice.
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By TeepS
this may help. ...

this may help.
http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/142838/350849.html?1207929517
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,988
Posted By TeepS
Well said! And, too often true...

Well said!
And, too often true...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,988
Posted By TeepS
If you are not riding it more than a few hundred...

If you are not riding it more than a few hundred miles a year.
Yes; sell it now, while there is still "some" value left.

The parts situation IS only going to get worse going forward... As, Harley...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By TeepS
A #3 Phillips screw driver works with much less...

A #3 Phillips screw driver works with much less hassle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 55,873
Posted By TeepS
Part marketing; part general dumbing down of...

Part marketing; part general dumbing down of vehicle operators. More so with autos...

I don't, guess that's why I ride a Buell Ulysses. Though it's about as "adventure" as a Cadillac Escalade....
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By TeepS
What about battery replacement? They don't...

What about battery replacement?

They don't last for ever... and every time they are recharged. There is a little less available energy in the battery.
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,089
Posted By TeepS
Shinko Raven 009's went a little over 9k miles on...

Shinko Raven 009's went a little over 9k miles on my Buell Ulysses.
All other tires tried went a little over 5k miles.
Except Conti Motion Pro which only went a little over 3k miles.
Riding style...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By TeepS
Darn clever, and would work anywhere there is a...

Darn clever, and would work anywhere there is a second bike.
Now, that's a why didn't I think of it idea for sure.
I'm fortunate to have access to one of these: ...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 31,487
Posted By TeepS
That's 2.5K more, than the set on my '06 Ulysses...

That's 2.5K more, than the set on my '06 Ulysses went.

Back to Shinko Raven 009s.
They perform well enough for me.
The first set went a little over 9k miles.
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,077
Posted By TeepS
Cruising comfort.

Cruising comfort.
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,794
Posted By TeepS
"Good stuff?" Would you, or anyone you know,...

"Good stuff?"
Would you, or anyone you know, buy one of those bikes if AHM did import them to the US?
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By TeepS
My '06 Uly was closing in on 30K miles, on the...

My '06 Uly was closing in on 30K miles, on the original belt. When late last year I discovered a rock had punctured the belt. The puncture was found during a tire change. Still have the original...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,545
Posted By TeepS
Dang! How do you guys keep your bikes so clean? ...

Dang! How do you guys keep your bikes so clean?
I haven't had my '06 off road since 2012 and it's not as clean as the two bikes above this post.

Obviously, the 2 bikes above are ridden, by...
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By TeepS
Nice Airedale...

Nice Airedale...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,096
Posted By TeepS
Not a fan of the DR650; but I do agree. A...

Not a fan of the DR650; but I do agree.
A person cannot go wrong with one.
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,096
Posted By TeepS
Yes. My opinion, after considering your limited...

Yes.
My opinion, after considering your limited moto experience, 10 year moto layoff, family with small kids, and the fact that the Ulysses has been out of production for nearly 4 years.
The...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,731
Posted By TeepS
Bring cash. You test ride with the...

Bring cash.

You test ride with the knowledge and agreement:
"you crash it; you bought it."
Should not be a problem to get your test ride.
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By TeepS
A side car would be the best solution IMO.

A side car would be the best solution IMO.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,301
Posted By TeepS
The fact that you are asking this question,...

The fact that you are asking this question, suggests to me, that you are not ready for a purchase of any kind or the planned trip/ride.

But, you can't go wrong with the Suzuki.
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By TeepS
And to you and yours'! ...

And to you and yours'!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO2EZAoxHaU
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,009
Posted By TeepS
It's what a Buell Ulysses could have evolved...

It's what a Buell Ulysses could have evolved into, if not for H/D...
This would be a great bike for me, except it's too high maintenance.

And you guys are correct: "NOT A BEAST!"
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-17-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,159
Posted By TeepS
Nice, it's been over 30 years since I last set...

Nice, it's been over 30 years since I last set "knob" in Mexico.
Still looks the same.
Carry on!
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,899
Posted By TeepS
Great success story. But, I would not trade...

Great success story.

But, I would not trade my 4 minute commute for it...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 333,590
Posted By TeepS
This very thread pushed me over the edge 7 & 1/2...

This very thread pushed me over the edge 7 & 1/2 years ago.
Still enjoy riding the XB...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,150
Posted By TeepS
From what I've read here and elsewhere about the...

From what I've read here and elsewhere about the Vstrom 1000.
It's as reliable as an anvil; so I would buy a '14 model.
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,932
Posted By TeepS
Want ads here. Or S10 dedicated forum.

Want ads here.
Or
S10 dedicated forum.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By TeepS
If I was your size, the 2014 BMW R1200GS...

If I was your size, the 2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure would be my first choice.
http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/10/07/2014-bmw-r1200gs-adventure-first-look-review-specs-photos/
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,169
Posted By TeepS
If you're happy with the deal; who cares?

If you're happy with the deal; who cares?
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,982
Posted By TeepS
I got a little over 5k miles out of the same...

I got a little over 5k miles out of the same tire.
About 3100 miles from conti motion
Just under 10k out of shinko ravens
About 5800 miles out of DD616 Dunlops'.

Paid less than $200, a set, for...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,933
Posted By TeepS
No. New parts may be a problem; used and...

No.


New parts may be a problem; used and NOS parts will be around for years.


Don't hold your breath waiting for the value of any Buell/HD to rise...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,475
Posted By TeepS
Why?

Why?
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By TeepS
Congrats on the Ulysses. Somewhere down the...

Congrats on the Ulysses.

Somewhere down the road, preferably sooner than later, you may consider installing the 2010 rear wheel.
It has 3 bearings that are larger than 2009 and earlier, and the...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,040
Posted By TeepS
We are the same height; with the low seat I can...

We are the same height; with the low seat I can touch the ground with both feet (toes only) or one foot flat.
So IMO, Ulysses is probably not for you, given your limited moto experience.
If you do...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,820
Posted By TeepS
L.T.S. too!

And, "long (such as it is) travel" suspension.
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,035
Posted By TeepS
Nice looking. But, just because you can;...

Nice looking.
But, just because you can; doesn't mean you should.
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