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Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,134
Posted By Limper
I rode my Sprint ST through Zeroville, and a...

I rode my Sprint ST through Zeroville, and a hundred towns like it. Never had a breakdown. Couldn't say that about my Honda CBR. Damn thing threw a voltage regulator at a gas stop where the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By Limper
Nice bike! :thumb Good call on that...

Nice bike! :thumb

Good call on that windscreen.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Posted By Limper
Tons of rider and owner accounts of the FZ6. Just...

Tons of rider and owner accounts of the FZ6. Just do a little searching in the road warrior section.
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10,251
Views: 1,321,390
Posted By Limper
Yes. I wondered about bags as well. IMO it is a...

Yes. I wondered about bags as well. IMO it is a good looking bike despite the old style dual headlight setup. And I'm glad to see the 19" front wheel. That motor has got to be one of the best looking...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10,251
Views: 1,321,390
Posted By Limper
Why stick that exhaust can there? Guess they...

Why stick that exhaust can there? Guess they want people to spring for their expensive oem hardbags. Sorta answered my own question. But I don't like it. Nor do I dig this new/old headlight...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Limper
Wow! That's quite a machine.

Wow! That's quite a machine.
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,888
Posted By Limper
Resale Harleys are like the real estate market...

Resale Harleys are like the real estate market right now. There's a ton of them out there and the prices are falling.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,889
Posted By Limper
Wow! That was a good review. I really liked the...

Wow! That was a good review. I really liked the previous version. Sat on the '07 bike at the Cycleworld show. Could have been my imagination but the distance from the perch to the nose seemed...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,179
Posted By Limper
Piaggio has some good looking scooters. At the...

Piaggio has some good looking scooters. At the recent show, My wife and I spent more time in the Piaggio area than any other. Sure the 500cc examples are getting up there in price, but if I had...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,156
Posted By Limper
or: ...

or:
http://www.piaggiousa.com/pScooters/BV500.cfm
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,156
Posted By Limper
http://www.biketestusa.com/Article_Page.aspx?Artic...

http://www.biketestusa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=3641&Page=1


Suzuki Burgman 400


http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/buildasx.aspx?v=07_burgman_intro.wmv
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,322
Posted By Limper
Get the best deal on the bike that makes you look...

Get the best deal on the bike that makes you look at it with the widest grin. You can't go wrong with either of those choices.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,549
Posted By Limper
Very Nice! :nod

Very Nice! :nod
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,351
Posted By Limper
Arguably better looking than the Multistrada,...

Arguably better looking than the Multistrada, Vstrom and Uly, perhaps even the new Tiger. Quality components right out of the crate. Don't think it would cut into GS sales. Interest here may be...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,549
Posted By Limper
Thanks for all the reponses! Eor, I appreciate...

Thanks for all the reponses! Eor, I appreciate your comments warning me about the seaing position. I had heard from others that a seat replacement is in order and it looks like finding the right...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Limper
I've put some miles on both and IMO you'd be fine...

I've put some miles on both and IMO you'd be fine with either one. Doesn't help much huh? I'm 6' and didn't find the wind protection to be that much better on the GS. Granted, there's almost no...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,549
Posted By Limper
Question Dyna Super Glide Sport...

This bike really appeals to me but I have very limited Harley Davidson experience. Been looking at H-Ds for a couple years. Had a chance to take a short ride on a Road King a few years ago and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,026
Posted By Limper
Having had time to think about it, I can see how...

Having had time to think about it, I can see how this design may have emerged. The more I look at it the more it reminds me of a Street Glide, or at least what someone 40 years ago may have imagined...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,026
Posted By Limper
'Bout sums it up. I know I keep asking this...

'Bout sums it up.

I know I keep asking this alot lately, but how does this happen? Doesn't someone in the company have the guts to wave a red flag and say "are you guys serious?" I know if you...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,026
Posted By Limper
Immediately reminded me of Steve Martin's old...

Immediately reminded me of Steve Martin's old comic routine, "What the hell is that thing?"

Poor, poor Victory. This design is DOA. :umph
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,652
Posted By Limper
Haven't meant to hijack your thread and like you...

Haven't meant to hijack your thread and like you am glad to see the new Concours and 1098. And I am still very much interested in the F800 especially if the GS version comes out with bugs worked...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,652
Posted By Limper
I hear you regarding magazine reviews and forum...

I hear you regarding magazine reviews and forum folks with a grudge, but I've spent enough time perusing the f800 forum to get the gist. The underlying current is already, "Gee, I hope I got/get one...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,652
Posted By Limper
I'm groovin' on the 800 train but have you looked...

I'm groovin' on the 800 train but have you looked into the owner's reports?
Not real good. Typically there are some who have had trouble free bikes so far but even these "overlook" clutch noise,...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,521
Posted By Limper
Well done, Dave! What I most appreciate is the...

Well done, Dave! What I most appreciate is the smooth and professional quality of your audio/visual integration paired with your casual but informative narration. Spot on!
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,591
Posted By Limper
I rode a loaner F650 while my bike was being...

I rode a loaner F650 while my bike was being repaired and I did not enjoy highway riding. Maybe it was this particular bike but at indicated 70mph I was getting passed right and left. As much as I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,591
Posted By Limper
gonefishin, Somewhere recently there was a...

gonefishin,

Somewhere recently there was a MCN test that had the wee and the versys included along with the FZ6 and 620 Multistrada. The gist was that the Versys came out ahead. Not by alot, but...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,571
Posted By Limper
Thanks danger dave, for the quick impression and...

Thanks danger dave, for the quick impression and pics. Always enjoy your photos.

Something to be said for a bike that's fun at a reasonable pace and doesn't need a tire change every 4k miles. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By Limper
Motorcycle Daily just gave a great review of the...

Motorcycle Daily just gave a great review of the new Honda. I like the white version pictured there.


http://www.motorcycledaily.com/07december06_cbrpt2.htm
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 146,499
Posted By Limper
Santa Kaws, please bring me a Versys. I been...

Santa Kaws, please bring me a Versys. I been good!

Orange.
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Limper
I haven't seen the "new" Bandit in the flesh but...

I haven't seen the "new" Bandit in the flesh but looking forward to it at this year's Cycleworld show. I'm assuming it will be there. Anyway, digging the upgrades. Can't beat the price for a good...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,357
Posted By Limper
I like many of the suggestions already posted but...

I like many of the suggestions already posted but I'd have to say the Wee Strom is the closest in every day practicality. Great around town. Not bad on the open road. Comfort, room for a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,689
Posted By Limper
:thumbup Ditto. If you like the GS on the...

:thumbup Ditto.

If you like the GS on the road, you'll love the new RT.
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,627
Posted By Limper
I think it's got alot to do with the choice of...

I think it's got alot to do with the choice of powerplant. The 1050 is too strong and heavy for a true on/off road bike. The new Tiger should have been built around either the 675 or an updated...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,345
Posted By Limper
Yes. I was riding to school in Arizona when I...

Yes. I was riding to school in Arizona when I was 13. Albeit, 90% was desert. Kept on riding from there. Bought a '78 GS1000E when I was nineteen. Rode across the country twice before I finally...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,942
Posted By Limper
Previous posts have all made good points, but...

Previous posts have all made good points, but some a matter of personal taste. For me the Tuono is not that comfortable and doesn't have much room when it comes to occasional passengers and/or gear....
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2006, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By Limper
Agree with Photog. I don't see any spot for a...

Agree with Photog. I don't see any spot for a forward/hiway peg mount. Your best try is a buttpad: sheepskin, airhawk, etc. And peg fabrication, but not sure if that is possible either. You could...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,345
Posted By Limper
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2003-HONDA-SHADOW-V...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2003-HONDA-SHADOW-VLX600-CRUISER-free-winter-storage_W0QQitemZ220042508198QQihZ012QQcategoryZ50008QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,705
Posted By Limper
The new FZ6 is a sweet looking bike. Never...

The new FZ6 is a sweet looking bike. Never ridden one, but read plenty of reviews from testers and owners. I think it would be fine for a first street bike. The SV has a solid rep and also...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Limper
Emphasis on swingarm design.

Emphasis on swingarm design.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,615
Posted By Limper
I can't agree more. Coming from a sportbike mode...

I can't agree more. Coming from a sportbike mode and mentality I tested an '03 1150 GS to see what all the fuss was about and, without trying to be too harsh, found it to be too heavy, too slow, and...
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