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Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,068
Posted By sonnystile
The Kentucky Kickdown? I did a couple...

The Kentucky Kickdown?



I did a couple long tours with just a small bubble fairing.

Once I realized that I wanted to do more long rides like that, I got a proper touring bike with an...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 899,177
Posted By sonnystile
What is it? Besides fantastic...

What is it?


Besides fantastic...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 157,393
Posted By sonnystile
And congrats!

And congrats!
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 157,393
Posted By sonnystile
Finally!! Please report back with real...

Finally!!


Please report back with real world experience.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 97,936
Posted By sonnystile
Awesome. I stumbled onto it and was like...

Awesome.

I stumbled onto it and was like "hey, that's the Barrett Bar!!"....


The UP is a favorite of mine.

Did it on the bike last year and with the wife in the Fiat this year.
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 157,393
Posted By sonnystile
I'm dying for my local dealer to get that MV in...

I'm dying for my local dealer to get that MV in...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 97,936
Posted By sonnystile
I just found ride report from here posted on...

I just found ride report from here posted on another site, but can't find it here.

Did a bunch of you guys do the Superior Circle Tour this summer?
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
Those side cases are pretty big. I'd grab a...

Those side cases are pretty big.

I'd grab a set of e21's on the cheap for daily use and save those for travel.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
Nice! I just sold off my Givi set up and...

Nice!

I just sold off my Givi set up and fairings/seat for this exact reason.

I'm planning to sell the bike in spring.


You stole that thing! Great score!
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
Pics or it didn't happen. Lol.

Pics or it didn't happen.

Lol.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 157,393
Posted By sonnystile
The Yamistrada looks like a decent bargain, but...

The Yamistrada looks like a decent bargain, but hopefully isn't as "twitchy" as the FZ-09.
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,360
Posted By sonnystile
They make an XD now that is a spitting image of...

They make an XD now that is a spitting image of the XA but a little bit bigger.
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
The Targa Fairing and Chin Scoop in the above...

The Targa Fairing and Chin Scoop in the above picture of my bike are now for sale.

All mounting hardware, and original instructions included.

Dead bugs are free too!


If I can walk with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,922
Posted By sonnystile
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/05/32350e0...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/05/32350e0607c78027f64581a82f9ddae0.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,922
Posted By sonnystile
Don't sleep on a nice used Ducati ST series bike....

Don't sleep on a nice used Ducati ST series bike.

As comfy as a VFR but the four valver purrs like no other when you get on it.

You can find lots of good examples reasonably priced.
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,360
Posted By sonnystile
Why no Scion? They are toyota build quality...

Why no Scion?

They are toyota build quality at a budget price point.

Our XA was $13k new, got 40mpg, and only needed oil changes and tires in 50k miles.
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,360
Posted By sonnystile
My wife and I had a great experience with a Scion...

My wife and I had a great experience with a Scion XA with a manual. Four doors, peppy enough and we could get 40mpg on long highway drives.

We traded it in for a new Fiat Abarth. It was a 2013...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-28-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 97,936
Posted By sonnystile
Too busy working and missing the tail end of the...

Too busy working and missing the tail end of the season...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,624
Posted By sonnystile
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/22/505d0ac...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/22/505d0acc3468f397782b3d5dcf70b090.jpg

My well appointed Nighthawk has been pretty good up to 500 mikes a day.

It's a great multi day tourer with some...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/16/ac3f1e5...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/16/ac3f1e5d7cee158d6b9c0e98b39acf2a.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
Sounds like they fixed their banjo bolts. ...

Sounds like they fixed their banjo bolts.

When I ordered mine I could NOT get the brakes bled for the life of me.

Swapped my stock banjos on and voilà!


I called and talked to them about...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
It's a Givi Wingrack 2 with the Nighthawk fit...

It's a Givi Wingrack 2 with the Nighthawk fit kit.

It's gonna hit eBay soon and I will post notice.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
Parting out my Nighthawk. On the block is a...

Parting out my Nighthawk.

On the block is a darn near impossible to find Targa Tsunami fairing and chin scoop.

I bought these NOS a few years ago and they were Tahitian Blue (93 color).

I...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,394
Posted By sonnystile
Damn! How ya getting home? Im not too...

Damn!

How ya getting home?

Im not too far away in Louisville KY.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
No idea. But I have run into similar issues...

No idea.

But I have run into similar issues looking up parts.

The lines/pads/wave rotor swap worked well. I also added some wide blade levers to help with pull.

Outside of front end...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
All '91 through '03 are the same. I went...

All '91 through '03 are the same.

I went Galfer line, wave rotor and pads.

It helped.
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,394
Posted By sonnystile
Good deal. I'll probably head that way...

Good deal.

I'll probably head that way Thursday and get lost for the weekend...
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,394
Posted By sonnystile
H-58 in the UP is awesome.... How did you...

H-58 in the UP is awesome....


How did you like the bit south of St. Louis?

Debating a 3-4 day ride this weekend from Louisville KY and that looks to be perfect striking distance...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
I may be parting out all my extras for my...

I may be parting out all my extras for my Nighthawk.

I have a Wingrack II with blinkers, The Unobtainable Givi Nighthawk specific fit kit, a pair of E21 bags, and a pair of E360 40liter bags with...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 97,936
Posted By sonnystile
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10,498
Views: 3,452,462
Posted By sonnystile
Damn. I need to ride west.

Damn.


I need to ride west.
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 157,393
Posted By sonnystile
I was gonna say that it favored the Tenere to...

I was gonna say that it favored the Tenere to me...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,043
Posted By sonnystile
There's an app called inRoute that's pretty...

There's an app called inRoute that's pretty good...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,342
Posted By sonnystile
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 35,599
Views: 9,000,172
Posted By sonnystile
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/08/e3a13f9...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/08/e3a13f9e154ff560a29bf529ada6e6e4.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
Well, it could just be for looks or yours choked...

Well, it could just be for looks or yours choked be cracked or faded and need replacing!
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 977,941
Posted By sonnystile
Anybody want some clear blinker lenses and amber...

Anybody want some clear blinker lenses and amber bulbs for late model 750's?

$25 and fiat rate shipping charges...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10,498
Views: 3,452,462
Posted By sonnystile
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/04/dbd6f33...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/04/dbd6f332f5a49e187f9d2063f4cbab88.jpg

Picking her up in the morning!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 35,599
Views: 9,000,172
Posted By sonnystile
I like it when people make room safely for me to...

I like it when people make room safely for me to pass.

I always give them a courtesy wave, and let others pass me safely.


Where do you all stand on using your high beams (quick flash) to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10,498
Views: 3,452,462
Posted By sonnystile
Link to ride report?

Link to ride report?
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