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Forum: Road Warriors 07-02-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,560
Posted By rocker59
Lexus bike? Wouldn't that be a Kawasaki or STAR...

Lexus bike? Wouldn't that be a Kawasaki or STAR something or other?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
:clap :thumb

:clap :thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 230,967
Posted By rocker59
Correct. There are no alternative gearing...

Correct. There are no alternative gearing choices for the V7.

My V7C ran about 5,000 rpm at about 80 mph in 5th.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
Too bad.

Too bad.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 108,462
Posted By rocker59
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,374
Posted By rocker59
Two words come to mind: MOTO GUZZI.

Two words come to mind: MOTO GUZZI.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
It's a development of the Scout engine

It's a development of the Scout engine
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,618
Posted By rocker59
Clocked 1,100 miles in 22.5 hours at the Colorado...

Clocked 1,100 miles in 22.5 hours at the Colorado Classic 1000 last weekend on my Sport 1100.

http://rocker59.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-June-18-Western-Adventure/i-qrZrzT9/0/M/DSCN4627-M.jpg
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By rocker59
You should get a bigger car!

You should get a bigger car!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By rocker59
Moto Guzzi. WMI is "ZGU". Italy, Moto...

Moto Guzzi.

WMI is "ZGU". Italy, Moto Guzzi.

The plant code digit is an "M". Mandelo del Lario, where the factory is located in Italy.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,063,843
Posted By rocker59
They come up for sale occasionally. Only a few...

They come up for sale occasionally. Only a few hundred in the USA over three model years, 1995/1996/1997.

The '97s have efi, inverted WP forks, ands some other improvements.

The '95-'96 bikes...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,063,843
Posted By rocker59
Yeah, Yeah, but it's hard to beat Italian style ...

Yeah, Yeah, but it's hard to beat Italian style

http://rocker59.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-June-18-Western-Adventure/i-Qwz7jSK/0/L/DSCN4811-L.jpg
Forum: Racing 06-25-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,224
Posted By rocker59
By "they", do you mean is Victory owned by...

By "they", do you mean is Victory owned by another company?

Yes. Polaris owns both Victory and Indian.

Now that Polaris has the luxo-barge market covered with Indian, Victory is going to be...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-25-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By rocker59
You're kidding, right ?!?!?

You're kidding, right ?!?!?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,066
Posted By rocker59
Keeping in mind that the entire V7 line has an...

Keeping in mind that the entire V7 line has an annual production of about 3,500 units, what should the pricing be?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,066
Posted By rocker59
V7 II has ABS and TC :deal

V7 II has ABS and TC :deal
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
I know the bike was damaged, but they should be...

I know the bike was damaged, but they should be glad it was collected by the guard rail. Had it slid off the road a few feet sooner, the fall would've probably made the bike a total loss.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 277,612
Posted By rocker59
Just in from six days in Colorado. A group of us...

Just in from six days in Colorado. A group of us met at Cripple Creek and camped after the Colorado Classic 1000:
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
I was on the mountain yesterday. 30+ degree...

I was on the mountain yesterday.

30+ degree difference in temps from bottom to top. 80s in Manitou Springs. 50s at the summit.

I don't think there is oil there. I think it's a matter of hard...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
Interestingly, I passed the Victory race truck...

Interestingly, I passed the Victory race truck today on I-70 near Russell Kansas.

It was headed westbound towards Colorado....
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,374
Posted By rocker59
They're in the wild. I saw an MST being...

They're in the wild.

I saw an MST being ridden in downtown Cripple Creek Colorado on Sunday.

:thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By rocker59
The clutches rattle. Why do you think it's a...

The clutches rattle. Why do you think it's a problem?

Anyway, there are several places around the country who stock parts. Here is a starter list:

http://www.harpermoto.com/
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 202,144
Posted By rocker59
I've demo'd the Chief Vintage twice. Didn't...

I've demo'd the Chief Vintage twice. Didn't notice a heat problem. :dunno
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,508
Posted By rocker59
Yeah. Sections of I-30 between Dallas and Little...

Yeah. Sections of I-30 between Dallas and Little Rock are pretty bad, and it's not uncommon to see RVs, Horse Trailers, and semis running in the left lane through the sections with really bad...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,488
Posted By rocker59
Yep. :thumb Me, too...

Yep. :thumb

Me, too...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,488
Posted By rocker59
The dealer obviously doesn't want to sell any...

The dealer obviously doesn't want to sell any Scouts, for whatever reason.

If they've sold "none", it's by their own design, and not that of Polaris/Indian.

My local dealer has sold quite a...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,488
Posted By rocker59
Which would be nice, since it's so darned low in...

Which would be nice, since it's so darned low in stock form.

30" or 31" seat would be fine by me, if I could have the pegs moved back about 18"
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,374
Posted By rocker59
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,508
Posted By rocker59
Because you don't know who you're holding up, or...

Because you don't know who you're holding up, or why they may need by you... :rolleyes

Arkansas Code 27-51-301 “Vehicles to be driven on right side of roadway - Exceptions.”

“Motor vehicles...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,881
Posted By rocker59
The drivers? Hell, past Tulsa on US-412 there...

The drivers? Hell, past Tulsa on US-412 there aren't many drivers. The road is almost empty!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 277,612
Posted By rocker59
Sounds like low oil level to me.

Sounds like low oil level to me.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 277,612
Posted By rocker59
Start at the top, and work your way down: ...

Start at the top, and work your way down:

http://www.grisoghetto.com/

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/index.php?board=1.0

http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/forums/griso-bella-chat-tech.163/

I'd...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,881
Posted By rocker59
Say what? You're in the hammer lane and trucks...

Say what? You're in the hammer lane and trucks are passing you on the right?

Why weren't you in the right lane?

Also, I'm sitting here scratching my head because US-90 is a 2-lane highway out...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,460
Posted By rocker59
As you know, having a salvage title will...

As you know, having a salvage title will dramatically affect value. Having no backstory on the salvage title will not help.

That being said, have you looked at NADA and KBB to get an idea? Also...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 230,967
Posted By rocker59
Optical illusion. Camera angle. No exhaust...

Optical illusion. Camera angle. No exhaust headers down low.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,560
Posted By rocker59
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 277,612
Posted By rocker59
I sold the Nero, but still have my hitch, which...

I sold the Nero, but still have my hitch, which came from Unigo in Australia. I'll be glad to send you some pix of it installed and uninstalled. Might even sell it, if you're interested. It's kind...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
Are you saying that your local dealer has some...

Are you saying that your local dealer has some new, unsold 2014 Chiefs sitting around? I'm surpised to hear that. My local dealer, and everyone I've heard of in my region sells them as quickly as...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
But different, since Bloor bought the Triumph...

But different, since Bloor bought the Triumph factory in Meriden, which was still standing and had been making Bonnevilles. Then he farmed out Bonneville production for a few years while he built...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,347
Posted By rocker59
d00d. I guess you haven't been keeping up. ...

d00d. I guess you haven't been keeping up.

The new Scout engine is not the 111 pushrod engine.

If you look at the two photos above, it's quite obvious that they're the same engine. Top one is...
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