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Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 46,252
Posted By The Killstar
I don't really hold the Chinese or Indian build...

I don't really hold the Chinese or Indian build against them. I've got a Triumph that was built in Southeast Asia and there is zero difference between it and the ones built in England.
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 46,252
Posted By The Killstar
Right, so don't SPECIFICALLY announce the bike...

Right, so don't SPECIFICALLY announce the bike for US release in 2014, then not do that. Nobody makes them make those statements. Just say "We're exploring bringing the bike over in the future. We're...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 46,252
Posted By The Killstar
I was excited and torn between this and the new...

I was excited and torn between this and the new Honda 300. Now neither have a release date. How about we don't announce things before they are going to be released.
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19,933
Views: 5,626,774
Posted By The Killstar
That's a clean looking little bike isn't it.

That's a clean looking little bike isn't it.
Forum: Racing 03-30-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,554
Posted By The Killstar
What does one do to sign up? Sounds like a cool...

What does one do to sign up? Sounds like a cool idea, I might try next year.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-16-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 3,093,625
Posted By The Killstar
Sweet, and couldn't cost more than say, 50k. A...

Sweet, and couldn't cost more than say, 50k. A bargain at twice the price.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 3,093,625
Posted By The Killstar
Triton? With a modern Bonnie engine?

Triton? With a modern Bonnie engine?
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,850
Posted By The Killstar
I've got one of those too, and they hold about...

I've got one of those too, and they hold about everything you could want to put in one. I stretched out my tank bib though so now it doesn't fit quite right.
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19,933
Views: 5,626,774
Posted By The Killstar
Improper to ask cost?

Improper to ask cost?
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 437,834
Posted By The Killstar
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t1/1779178_10152256975315761_1438822200_n.jpg

I had a real hard time not taking this home with me. Love the Repsol colors.
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19,933
Views: 5,626,774
Posted By The Killstar
Hey, that's basically what I did with mine! I...

Hey, that's basically what I did with mine! I desperately wanted a Scrambler but when a brand new T100 fell into my lap for 8k out the door I had to take it. Not sure I'm really missing anything...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 42,663
Posted By The Killstar
Damn, has it been a year since I last posted? The...

Damn, has it been a year since I last posted? The bonnie has been busy!

First I took a trip from Austin to Lawrence, KS to visit friends and family. Didn't get as many pics as I would have liked...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
I expect all that as well, but the reviews I've...

I expect all that as well, but the reviews I've seen have been overwhelmingly positive for the KTM, middle of the road for the Ninja, and nonexistent for the Honda. I really WANT the Honda, but KTM...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
I've heard nothing but good things about the KTM,...

I've heard nothing but good things about the KTM, which is why I'm interested in it. And my first bike was a Honda, so I'm a self admitted fanboy. To me there isn't much of a difference, so I'll lean...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
They still haven't shown up in my neck of the...

They still haven't shown up in my neck of the woods. Austin dealership says "sometime this spring"
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
Kind of a race between this and the 390 Duke for...

Kind of a race between this and the 390 Duke for me.
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 223,640
Posted By The Killstar
Ah, you want the rearsets? It can totally be...

Ah, you want the rearsets? It can totally be done, but you gotta pay to play.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 223,640
Posted By The Killstar
Easy, buy a Scrambler and swap the pipes and...

Easy, buy a Scrambler and swap the pipes and bars. I don't think there is a part on the bike that doesn't have a million bolt on customization parts.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 223,640
Posted By The Killstar
https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/551329_10152208112865761_1874074836_n.jpg

I moved to Texas to get away from the ice and snow. The funny thing is, I think my wife and I were...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By The Killstar
The stenciled TRIUMPH is on the SE and standard...

The stenciled TRIUMPH is on the SE and standard model I believe. The T100 and Scrambler come with the fancier one. My T100 has stick on badges and knee pads.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,592
Views: 782,276
Posted By The Killstar
https://scontent-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/1...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 349,592
Posted By The Killstar
Moto-Sport Panniers, which they do not make...

Moto-Sport Panniers, which they do not make anymore. Too bad, they were great. I've actually managed to more or less fix them. I don't swear to them being watertight anymore, but they're secure.
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,238
Posted By The Killstar
Like the vid, and agree that it was well done,...

Like the vid, and agree that it was well done, but I'm 25,000 miles in (in 2 years) and haven't stopped grinning yet!
...
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 29,196
Posted By The Killstar
I would just like to chime in that I have put...

I would just like to chime in that I have put about 2000 miles on my pair of Lean Angles. I first got them in the summer and they were BORDERLINE too hot for all day summer riding (in central Texas,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
I think that's exactly it. Honda's not trying to...

I think that's exactly it. Honda's not trying to put a track competitive bike out there, but a fun affordable bike that is built well and reliable.

I think they've shown with their superbikes that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-02-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,476
Posted By The Killstar
NICE! Is your Chow as much of a super-intelligent...

NICE! Is your Chow as much of a super-intelligent pain in the ass as mine?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 1,022,962
Posted By The Killstar
Sadly my ONLY camp pick. Need to do something...

Sadly my ONLY camp pick. Need to do something about that I guess!

https://scontent-b-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/1390656_10151965872565761_612580845_n.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
Rideapart is leaking that we're looking at sub...

Rideapart is leaking that we're looking at sub 350lbs and plus 5 HP. I've ridden around on an 1100cc cruiser with only 50hp and had a good time. 300-350 miles a day is about perfect for me. More than...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
Cheers!

Cheers!
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
Is that IN Seattle or on the way? My brother is...

Is that IN Seattle or on the way? My brother is actually riding his Bonneville from Washington DC to Seattle so his lady friend can go to grad school. I will be sure to forward this info on.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
DAMMIT! Actually yeah, this is next...

DAMMIT!




Actually yeah, this is next year's big trip. The brother isn't actually even IN Seattle yet.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
https://scontent-a-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/9...

https://scontent-a-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/923025_10152003359855761_708111762_n.jpg

Currently formulating a plan to fly to Seattle to visit my brother, then buying a CBR300 and riding it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 144,132
Posted By The Killstar
Agreed. CBR250s are still running 3.5k around...

Agreed. CBR250s are still running 3.5k around Austin, TX. I wouldn't be surprised to see the 500s stay around the same percentage.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 223,640
Posted By The Killstar
Might be time to throw up some pics from Barber a...

Might be time to throw up some pics from Barber a couple of weekends ago. I'm telling you, this bike is about as much fun as you can have for the money you spend.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,208
Posted By The Killstar
That's stupid. I'm gonna buy one.

That's stupid. I'm gonna buy one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 144,132
Posted By The Killstar
https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1...

https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1383560_10151971929645761_612359317_n.jpg

About that Bonnie... they travel pretty well.
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 223,640
Posted By The Killstar
Haha, when I got my tank from the shop after...

Haha, when I got my tank from the shop after getting it patched and painted (got T-boned) the dude was like, "Now, don't wash it for 3 months."

Me, "HA, not a problem."

Him, "Okay, WASH IT...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19,933
Views: 5,626,774
Posted By The Killstar
Agreed, I had my bonneville cut out on the...

Agreed, I had my bonneville cut out on the highway once and after spending an hour trying to figure out why it kept cutting out I repacked my load and had no more problems. I think the weight crushes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 349,592
Posted By The Killstar
LOOK before you pull out into an intersection....

LOOK before you pull out into an intersection. JUST LOOK! Poor bike took the brunt of this one. The boxes were a total loss but the bonnie is back on the road.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 223,640
Posted By The Killstar
Front and back?

Front and back?
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