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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-08-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,919
Posted By bootzilla
OK - there has to be someone out there that is in...

OK - there has to be someone out there that is in Vancouver - they could pretty much take a shot of their bike on any street corner, and there is a chance it was in some movie or TV show.

I will...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-08-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,919
Posted By bootzilla
Ha! I saw your pic before I scrolled down enough...

Ha! I saw your pic before I scrolled down enough to see the video, and I totally thought "war of the worlds"! It is so rare that I watch a Tom Cruise movie, that I was proud of myself :rofl



In...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-02-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,919
Posted By bootzilla
Ok, finally had a chance to get a couple: ...

Ok, finally had a chance to get a couple:

Haven't seen either of these to confirm, but apparently one of the last scenes of Behind the Candelabra - a press conference with the character played by...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,833
Posted By bootzilla
Exactly - if it (or the SV, for that matter)...

Exactly - if it (or the SV, for that matter) moves your furniture, go for it.

Chances are you're not going to get back from an awesome blast through the mountains and think "That was great...I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 1,174,186
Posted By bootzilla
They managed to make that thing so proportional,...

They managed to make that thing so proportional, that until I saw a pic of someone sitting on one, I thought it was a full-size bike. What does a fully grown person do with one of these....other than...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By bootzilla
Yeah - I'd dig the visual GPS directions, but the...

Yeah - I'd dig the visual GPS directions, but the rear-view thing seemed a little distracting.

It is pretty neat though. I hear Mulder likes them...oh, wait...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 1,174,186
Posted By bootzilla
If you think one round headlight is fun, you...

If you think one round headlight is fun, you should upgrade to two! :D (not my pic, unfortunately):

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20C/Triumph%20Speed%20Triple%2009.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 1,174,186
Posted By bootzilla
http://images.cyclenews.com/photogalleries/xlarge/...

http://images.cyclenews.com/photogalleries/xlarge/14Superleggera_side.jpg

I saw the description and said "daamn!" (200hp, ohlins all around, 342 lbs. dry...)

Then saw the estimated MSRP and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 38,202
Posted By bootzilla
Sweet. I've only been there once, but it was an...

Sweet. I've only been there once, but it was an unforgettable time.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 38,202
Posted By bootzilla
Summit Point?

Summit Point?
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2,936
Views: 492,141
Posted By bootzilla
:deal What dirtdreamer50 said above - there is...

:deal What dirtdreamer50 said above - there is always something faster/lighter/meaner in the works at any given time.

I read the Cycleworld review and a bunch of posts in this thread, and it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-07-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,919
Posted By bootzilla
A. That is a badass CB. B. I like this...

A. That is a badass CB.

B. I like this thread idea - Google found me a couple of places nearby, just gotta go snap some pics.
Forum: Racing 10-02-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,761
Posted By bootzilla
Horrible news for a great track. The crowd was...

Horrible news for a great track. The crowd was great for the last race, too - the biggest I've seen the 4 years I've gone.

It's gotta be tough to compete - COTA has money out the butt right now,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,822
Posted By bootzilla
On your list - I'd think the 690 would be nothing...

On your list - I'd think the 690 would be nothing but fun, and of the cruiser-y bikes, the Diavel...that thing looks strange in pictures, but in person - it is a pure attention magnet. Somehow, it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,998
Posted By bootzilla
Others can probably give you better info, but it...

Others can probably give you better info, but it can be an issue, which I learned only after I bought my '97 (I'd assume the same on an '00). I have some really tiny bubbles on my tank - I thought it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,995
Posted By bootzilla
Salt trucks?? Is that what they use when it gets...

Salt trucks?? Is that what they use when it gets below 75? Haven't seen one of those around here. When Winter comes around, we just switch from kevlar mesh to perforated leather...:D
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By bootzilla
Heck - I wouldn't be nervous - I don't know too...

Heck - I wouldn't be nervous - I don't know too much about K bikes, but everything I have heard is that they are reliable. They look awesome, and there is no question it will be friggin' fast!...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,976
Posted By bootzilla
If it is like the 1100, there are levers kinda up...

If it is like the 1100, there are levers kinda up under the dash that operate vents coming off the oil cooler - if they are open, you'd definitely feel some heat coming back up off the engine -...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,976
Posted By bootzilla
I can't imagine that's the case...probably just...

I can't imagine that's the case...probably just less owners because they haven't been around as long as RT's have...so less posts.

Haven't ridden an F-bike yet, but they look great to me. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By bootzilla
If the previous owner knows a bit about the...

If the previous owner knows a bit about the history of the bike, ask if the starter has ever been replaced, and maybe ask about the HES (Hall effect Sensor). And the regular stuff...fluids (ABS and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 245,364
Posted By bootzilla
Excellent - thanks for the link and the tips -...

Excellent - thanks for the link and the tips - those look great on your ride!
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,810
Posted By bootzilla
Oh, man - memories of my first bike. You had to...

Oh, man - memories of my first bike. You had to wind that sucker out on the highway, and it taught me that cruiser ergos weren't my thing, but that V-650 was fun, reliable as dirt, and definitely got...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,041,606
Posted By bootzilla
Pricey, but even someone poor like me would say...

Pricey, but even someone poor like me would say it is worth it - that bike looks badass.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 245,364
Posted By bootzilla
Interesting....linky????

Interesting....linky????
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 1,174,186
Posted By bootzilla
Only problem - it doesn't go over 54mph.....

Only problem - it doesn't go over 54mph.....
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,980
Posted By bootzilla
I certainly won't begrudge you that point - the...

I certainly won't begrudge you that point - the clutch is a bitch, and something I wouldn't want to tackle if I didn't absolutely have to.

But I also wouldn't let that scare me away from buying an...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,546
Posted By bootzilla
Holy moly - that must be some sort of record! I'm...

Holy moly - that must be some sort of record! I'm not even sure I remember 2006....
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 1,174,186
Posted By bootzilla
I know, I know - it is a little generic, but I...

I know, I know - it is a little generic, but I don't want to take it slow...I want to go fast:
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,980
Posted By bootzilla
Huh....potentially a troll-y thread topic. ...

Huh....potentially a troll-y thread topic.

I might end up selling my R11RT, but not for any of the reasons listed earlier in this thread - I think it is a fantastic bike. It has done several...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,057
Posted By bootzilla
I feel like I accidentally stumbled into the...

I feel like I accidentally stumbled into the ginormous-picture-thread :eek1

I worked with someone awhile back that had a V-Rod. Never rode it, but sitting on it and checking it out, I thought:...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By bootzilla
I am curious to know in what way. But not to...

I am curious to know in what way.

But not to get too far off topic - both my bikes are '97's, and while my RT feels a little bit dated compared to a newer one in terms of agility and refinement,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,212
Posted By bootzilla
Well, I certainly can't imagine it will be bad or...

Well, I certainly can't imagine it will be bad or ugly - but if there's no picture, it didn't happen!! Let's see that thing.
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,501
Posted By bootzilla
Maybe a R1100 or 1150RT with the factory top-box....

Maybe a R1100 or 1150RT with the factory top-box. Not too heavy, room for 2, nice wind protection. Plus, you can get one for under your budget easy.

Heck, if I were selling mine (which I am...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,145
Posted By bootzilla
Hmmm....I'm guessing somewhere close to...

Hmmm....I'm guessing somewhere close to the....Shady Valley Baptist Church?? Word on the street is that Pastor Danny there just celebrated a birthday :D

Nice 500 - how does it do on a tank of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,212
Posted By bootzilla
Go figure - didn't see that one coming. I, too,...

Go figure - didn't see that one coming. I, too, am curious to know what you didn't like.

But that's good - you know which one you like now.

Oh - and I've never ridden one, but based solely on...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By bootzilla
What he said. The mesh is not stretchy at all....

What he said. The mesh is not stretchy at all. But boy, it flows some air. Have it, love it. The pants are a little bulky, but the protection is worth it. The bruise currently on my leg is a reminder...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 245,364
Posted By bootzilla
Is that a matte finish? I've always read that...

Is that a matte finish? I've always read that dishsoap will strip the wax right off a regular clear-coat paint job....
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,212
Posted By bootzilla
Make no mistake - the triple in general (I don't...

Make no mistake - the triple in general (I don't have experience with the 1050) may be smooth, but doesn't lack for character.

You can't go wrong on this one though - check both out, then pick...
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By bootzilla
That dude can totally hit....and he must not be a...

That dude can totally hit....and he must not be a bad swimmer, either...or else he is awesome at making a boat out of a '53 Cadillac...


...oh, wait - Puig screens. Sorry 'bout that :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 80,378
Posted By bootzilla
I learned to ride on one of those! Albeit,...

I learned to ride on one of those! Albeit, without the loud-pipe on the bottom.

They must have been tough little bikes, because the people in my rider class beat them to hell - one person rode...
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