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Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,876
Views: 444,080
Posted By SnappNBrrap
185hp :deal

185hp :deal
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,532
Posted By SnappNBrrap
It will most definitely have VTEC. Its honda's...

It will most definitely have VTEC. Its honda's "thing" albeit a pointless one. Also Honda isnt going to retool an engine for a bike that practically shares the same frame as the VFR because they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,202
Posted By SnappNBrrap
I think that ABS is useful if well executed, but...

I think that ABS is useful if well executed, but very few bikes have a decent ABS system.

Traction control is annoying, ALWAYS, cars or bikes. if the bike starts to slide I know what to do. When...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,658
Posted By SnappNBrrap
Honda doesn't/can't/won't build anything street...

Honda doesn't/can't/won't build anything street wise without selling it for $1000 more than the comparable bike from any other of the Big4, so... not really a good reference. Honda can, and should....
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 112,981
Posted By SnappNBrrap
Unladen luggage plus mounts would add 15-20lbs if...

Unladen luggage plus mounts would add 15-20lbs if built into the frame properly. And the quarter fairing assembly with Yamaha touring screen total might weigh 15 lbs. that's a total of 40lbs so even...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 112,981
Posted By SnappNBrrap
Replace gear indicator with fuel gauge and quit...

Replace gear indicator with fuel gauge and quit bitching about shaft drive. Chains last 20k miles nowadays and if I need more go I downshift, if I want less buzz I upshift. Simple as that.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,382
Posted By SnappNBrrap
The FZ1 has been able to do that since before the...

The FZ1 has been able to do that since before the Kawi existed.....
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,863
Posted By SnappNBrrap
most salespeople at MC dealers are not too...

most salespeople at MC dealers are not too bright. if your mission is for an ST type bike here is the list:

Big Bikes:

Honda ST1300 (engine sounds like a sewing machine/ exhaust will not fix)...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 183,126
Posted By SnappNBrrap
all FZ1s are 20v Genesis engines. the 2nd gen is...

all FZ1s are 20v Genesis engines. the 2nd gen is fuel injected however.
we have an FZ1 (Gen 2) and an FZ6 S2 both are fantastic bikes


Triumph Bonnie - boring gutless heavy POS
ST1300 -...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,758
Posted By SnappNBrrap
I guess I complete the triad then... ...

I guess I complete the triad then...

anyhoo, the vibration isn't a big deal. the 390 is not and will never be a distance machine. for carving canyons and backroads, ill take a slightly buzzier,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,758
Posted By SnappNBrrap
or pack a 450 single between the wheels. ever...

or pack a 450 single between the wheels. ever seen those mini superbikes that guys build from the MX platform. a WR450 engine would be fantastic in something like this
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,801
Posted By SnappNBrrap
Honda. Loud doesn't matter anymore, its...

Honda.

Loud doesn't matter anymore, its complete crap.
better mileage for commuting
more comfortable
better for 2 up
I guarantee the 500x will be more fun to ride than the 883
wind...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,932
Posted By SnappNBrrap
aprilias tend to eat: chains tires ...

aprilias tend to eat:

chains
tires
stators
regulators


but they are damn sexy bikes. and absolutely fantastic to ride
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,391
Posted By SnappNBrrap
all of the 400cc 4cyl bikes all of the small...

all of the 400cc 4cyl bikes

all of the small Orange Machines (KTM)

VFR

XJR1300

suzuki 1300 standard (gs or gsx1300)
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By SnappNBrrap
VFR for sure. if you could find a 98-01 that...

VFR for sure. if you could find a 98-01 that would be even better, however the VFR is the best all around bike on the market. comfortable enough to tour, fast enough for a track day, reliable, but...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 532,988
Posted By SnappNBrrap
the 525 is a wet weight versus the 481lb dry...

the 525 is a wet weight versus the 481lb dry weight. also the peak power is not the focus of this new model. its supposed to have more low and midrange. peak power usually only comes at the top of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 57,965
Posted By SnappNBrrap
i thought hondas new marketing scheme was to...

i thought hondas new marketing scheme was to build bikes that are ugly and automatic, and covered in plastic.

this bike is a little boring to look at, but i dont really care once im in the saddle....
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,964
Posted By SnappNBrrap
1986-ish Honda VF65 Sabre. 1100cc V4. lots of...

1986-ish Honda VF65 Sabre. 1100cc V4. lots of power, balls of torque. will blow that new shiny boring thing outta the water. and you can pick them up for under $1500.
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,361
Posted By SnappNBrrap
I like the bike, and, as far as new bikes go, i...

I like the bike, and, as far as new bikes go, i think its a relatively inexpensive ride. its cheaper than a bonnie and prettier as well.

its a bit of a canyon cruiser though. not really something...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,310
Posted By SnappNBrrap
id get something that you would be proud to own,...

id get something that you would be proud to own, even if it is a little beat up. preferably something with fairings. also the first bike should be ≤600cc
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,143
Posted By SnappNBrrap
My opinion.... best all around bike ever...

My opinion....

best all around bike ever made, Period.

if you could have only one ==> VFR800
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 68,624
Posted By SnappNBrrap
dont, i would buy a Victory instead. i...

dont, i would buy a Victory instead.

i dislike hogs but:

-they get really good mileage (not really sure how)
-they can be really pretty
-they are actually kind of reliable if you dont change...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,562
Posted By SnappNBrrap
if you want to tear up the corners you probably...

if you want to tear up the corners you probably dont want an FZ1. it just has a really long wheelbase and doesnt feel super flickable. ive heard if you put a taller tire on the FZ it is a little...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 248,315
Posted By SnappNBrrap
i ride me a mini ST bike (Yami FZ-6 with...

i ride me a mini ST bike (Yami FZ-6 with bags'n'shit) and my old man's got an R1150r and honestly 90% of my rides are over 50 miles at a time. Ive done a few 500+ days and many over 200, and the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 49,308
Posted By SnappNBrrap
except honda has been building shit nobody wants...

except honda has been building shit nobody wants and therefore doesn't sell for years now. yeah the supersport market wont change but most guys want something more like the VFR800 or the CB1100...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 53,121
Posted By SnappNBrrap
im looking to get a WR450 and make a SuMo. Sub'D.

im looking to get a WR450 and make a SuMo. Sub'D.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,373
Posted By SnappNBrrap
The honda machines have a lot of power (more than...

The honda machines have a lot of power (more than the Suzukis and Yamahas) but are not super reliable for street use. like previously said they have bad issues with valves, you have to overfill the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,597
Posted By SnappNBrrap
i wouldnt see a problem if the bike is taken care...

i wouldnt see a problem if the bike is taken care of and doesnt have one of those super high compression race derived engines. the "air-cooled" ducs, are you including "oil cooled" bikes in hat...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,668
Posted By SnappNBrrap
why not get a leftover for cheap and the money...

why not get a leftover for cheap and the money you save will more than cover suspension work.
racetech springs for front and rear are about $300-400 at most which is a hell of a lot less than $1500...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 183,126
Posted By SnappNBrrap
I dont even want to ride modern hondas for that...

I dont even want to ride modern hondas for that very reason. if honda makes a bike, somebody else makes one that's comparable, and most likely cheaper, that is far more interesting/exciting. or the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 183,126
Posted By SnappNBrrap
thats why i was disappointed with it. it goes...

thats why i was disappointed with it. it goes great and pulls well up to about 65-70 mph and then its about done. it runs out of gear in 5th and i doubt it could pull a 6th if it had one.
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 183,126
Posted By SnappNBrrap
+11 on the 865 Triumphs - no balls Yamaha Vstar...

+11 on the 865 Triumphs - no balls
Yamaha Vstar 650 - can't ride 2up, tire pressure is a 20mph factor on the bike, will only do about 85mph 1up, downhill, with a tailwind. IMO every bike should be...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By SnappNBrrap
If something happened to my FZ6 i dont think i...

If something happened to my FZ6 i dont think i would buy another as my only ride. that said its fantastic and one of the best bikes ive ever ridden. nothing super great but everything well and always...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,249
Posted By SnappNBrrap
you're definitely in the denial stage of MBS...

you're definitely in the denial stage of MBS (multiple bike syndrome) however, it can be cured or rather the symptoms can be treated, for a while

1 - you can buy a new bike which you will be happy...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,529
Posted By SnappNBrrap
The Joe Rocket Alter Ego jacket is pretty friggin...

The Joe Rocket Alter Ego jacket is pretty friggin awesome too. it's a mesh with a detachable over, that makes it weatherproof (wind, rain, etc.) and its much cheaper than those you have posted. i...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 71,956
Posted By SnappNBrrap
conversely, larger displacement = thinner walls,...

conversely, larger displacement = thinner walls, probably negligible in the grand scheme but its a factor. but i would still expect this to be a fantastic little machine. but i still really like the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,517
Posted By SnappNBrrap
vulcan 900 or vstar 950/1100 (maybe 1300)

vulcan 900 or vstar 950/1100 (maybe 1300)
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,553
Posted By SnappNBrrap
why use a single TB? no need for sync or...

why use a single TB? no need for sync or something? and maybe a "y" channel to the cylinders?
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 879,502
Posted By SnappNBrrap
MV Agusta F4. beautiful inside and out.

MV Agusta F4.

beautiful inside and out.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,184
Posted By SnappNBrrap
sportbikes are actually the safest, and if you...

sportbikes are actually the safest, and if you argue against it you're an idiot. they brake, handle, and accelerate better than other types of bikes. all of which are necessary for getting out of...
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