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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By motoracer51
Just head strait to California.

Just head strait to California.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By motoracer51
Where is the rationale in this state where we...

Where is the rationale in this state where we penalize people who buy newer, more fuel efficient and less polluting vehicles?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,672
Posted By motoracer51
They're hand calc'd at every fill up. All my...

They're hand calc'd at every fill up. All my riding is basically just running errands to town. I don't beat on it, but I also don't baby it. I'd say average to gentle on the throttle.

I have no...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,672
Posted By motoracer51
Why is the MPG's on large displacement scooters so abysmal?

I've been lurking here for some time while keeping my eyes out for a used Piaggio BV 350.

I've seen some people report mileage on large displacement scooters ( 300cc and Up ) and can't wonder why...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,850
Posted By motoracer51
I agree man. I grew up and spent the better part...

I agree man. I grew up and spent the better part of 30 years in one of the wealthiest counties in the country. Our property taxes are in excess of $25,000 a year there. I came out here wanting to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,850
Posted By motoracer51
Same here, and I was just about to suggest the...

Same here, and I was just about to suggest the same to the OP.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 796,940
Posted By motoracer51
The FJR has more rwhp stock that a C14? Hm,...

The FJR has more rwhp stock that a C14? Hm, never knew that.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,222
Posted By motoracer51
New scooter coming from Ducati...

http://i1.wp.com/www.ducatinewstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/DucatiScooterOB_abajo-thumb.jpg?zoom=2&resize=380%2C264


...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,135
Posted By motoracer51
They moved the gas station away from the...

They moved the gas station away from the resort/museum property and is now situated about 1/4 mile east of the prior location on the north side. Gas station/convenience store with some tables out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,470
Posted By motoracer51
I'll take that bet. I had a 2012 S1000RR...

I'll take that bet.

I had a 2012 S1000RR flashed. Made 192 a the wheel. It was fun, but it wasn't a death defying experience. I told people it felt like warp speed. Actually, after a while, it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,051
Posted By motoracer51
I was just going to suggest GJ, and perhaps Delta...

I was just going to suggest GJ, and perhaps Delta and Montrose.

OP, if you're looking for more info on GJ from someone that spent 20+ years on the east coast and moved out here about 8 years ago,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,136
Posted By motoracer51
This year. I'm 38 years old and an ex racer (...

This year. I'm 38 years old and an ex racer ( raced 5 years roadracing and about 10 before that MX). I sold both my BMW S1000RR and ZX14R because they just didn't seem comfortable anymore.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 75,089
Posted By motoracer51
There are guys on the S1000rr site with a flash,...

There are guys on the S1000rr site with a flash, exhaust and head work making 210-215rwhp
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,810
Posted By motoracer51
I had a 2012 that was recalled. Sold it in June. ...

I had a 2012 that was recalled. Sold it in June. I actually had more fun riding my ZX14R.

The whole recall fiasco left a bad taste in my mouth for BMW. Seems like its common from what I read...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By motoracer51
I have both flown, and shipped firearms...

I have both flown, and shipped firearms extensively.

Flying is a piece of cake. Just get up to the agent and ask for a "Firearm Declaration Form". Ammo needs to be in factory packaging, and...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-10-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,193
Posted By motoracer51
If that comes to the US, I'll be buying one as my...

If that comes to the US, I'll be buying one as my first scooter. Looks sweet!:evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 57,179
Posted By motoracer51
I'd keep the KLR and bring it out here. Also,...

I'd keep the KLR and bring it out here. Also, sell the sport bike there as the used market for them out here is WEAK. You will get more for your sportbike there ( I assume ), and I'd also venture...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,275
Posted By motoracer51
Any new/improved sport tourers this year?

Any new/improved sport tourers this year?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,335
Posted By motoracer51
No. Once I buy a motorcycle, it never sees...

No.

Once I buy a motorcycle, it never sees the inside of a dealer again. Unless it's a BMW, like my 2012 S1000RR, that had a recall on the connecting rod bolts and needed the engine totally...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
After lack of time, this was my biggest concern. ...

After lack of time, this was my biggest concern. I got lucky many times, although in the back of my mind, I knew I could get out of pretty much anything given my personal situation.

My past...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,717
Posted By motoracer51
Congrats. Bring guns and bikes.

Congrats.

Bring guns and bikes.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-31-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,831
Posted By motoracer51
He can, but his chances of getting killed or...

He can, but his chances of getting killed or injured by some idiot/distracted cager is far greater.

OP -

I just sold a bunch of my bikes. I didn't have any close calls, but I do have a 3yr old...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,126
Posted By motoracer51
If it's what you truly want to shoot for, I say...

If it's what you truly want to shoot for, I say give it a shot. Just be aware that running the business *might* take away some of the pleasure of the hobby.

Don't let the detractors get you down...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,180
Posted By motoracer51
Just sold: 2013 ZX14R 2012 BMW S1000RR ...

Just sold:

2013 ZX14R
2012 BMW S1000RR
2006 KTM 950 Adv.
1990 DR650

Thinking of selling:

2000 RC51
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,923
Posted By motoracer51
I know you said you plan to head south at new...

I know you said you plan to head south at new jersey, but it would be worth the time to see upstate NY, VT, NH and ME.

Absolutely stunning country up there

Good luck on your voyage. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,126
Posted By motoracer51
If they are truly "screwing" the employees and...

If they are truly "screwing" the employees and customers than word will get around, they'll lose students and will have trouble finding qualified instructors, and they'll eventually go out of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,126
Posted By motoracer51
I've been closely following thiss thread as I've...

I've been closely following thiss thread as I've often considered changing my life and selling some of my commercial real estate and buying a franchised motorcycle dealership.

I think I recall...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
I hear you. I love twins too - owning a Ducati...

I hear you. I love twins too - owning a Ducati and an old RC51. If you really want to feel torque - ride a flashed ZX14R. mine made over 80lbs at 4K and peaked at 118.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
Sure, it's pretty light. But they usually dyno...

Sure, it's pretty light. But they usually dyno around 135ish rwhp. Imagine an even lighter bike, with another almost 50hp.

My S1000RR dynoed at 186rwhp.

I told the guy that bought it that it...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By motoracer51
Can't help you on what to keep, but been paring...

Can't help you on what to keep, but been paring down my motorcycle collection from 9 to 1 and its feels great. PITA and stressful maintaining all these bikes when you can only ride one at a time
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 100,665
Posted By motoracer51
I bundled all my vehicles through State Farm, but...

I bundled all my vehicles through State Farm, but was paying $17/mo on the 2013 ZX14R with 100/300/100 with a $500 deductible.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
There is a guy on the BMW S1000RR forum with a...

There is a guy on the BMW S1000RR forum with a full Akra exhaust, flashed ECU, and a $1500 head job making 215rwhp.

Pretty crazy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
It is. My ZX14R makes 85 ft/lbs of tq at...

It is. My ZX14R makes 85 ft/lbs of tq at 3500RPMs with a peak of 115. HP sits at 205.6 ECU flashed with exhaust.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
The crazy thing is that that R1 you've been...

The crazy thing is that that R1 you've been riding....is slow compared to say a BMW S1000RR or ZX14R.

With that said, I'm begining to think that most people will get used to any amount of power...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 100,665
Posted By motoracer51
Yeah, the engine just keeps pulling, and pulling,...

Yeah, the engine just keeps pulling, and pulling, and pulling..... It has nowhere near the top end rush of the BMW, but from 4K-10K( where 99% of my riding is done), it was just magical.

I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
Here's another one. Just Google Lee Pritchard...

Here's another one. Just Google Lee Pritchard ZX14R. 8.43 on a stock motor.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,653
Posted By motoracer51
I haven't been on the forum sine I sold my S1K,...

I haven't been on the forum sine I sold my S1K, but there is at least on guy there in the 8's with right about 200hp
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,042
Posted By motoracer51
Perhaps later as they get older I'll pick up a...

Perhaps later as they get older I'll pick up a sport tourer to take one for a trip/ride, but as of now, it's kind of hard to include my wife(who doesn't ride and has no desire to - honestly she's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,042
Posted By motoracer51
His last aactivity was 07-04-2009 07:49 PM ...

His last aactivity was 07-04-2009 07:49 PM

His story really puts things into perspective and makes you really assess whats truely important in life.

I've been riding since I was 3 - I'm 38...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,965
Posted By motoracer51
Welcome to the valley! I'm in Palisade.

Welcome to the valley! I'm in Palisade.
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