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Forum: Racing 06-05-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
Rossi wouldn't dare consider retiring because of...

Rossi wouldn't dare consider retiring because of this crash. He has too many records to set, and some are very close. His chances of #10 are almost nil for 2010, but 2011 may be it for him. Vale will...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
What's to test? You have a 3 day right of...

What's to test? You have a 3 day right of recision on any vehicle purchase, so just get it. Like you're not going to love it.....
However, make sure your dealer has a certified LC8 mechanic on...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,414
Buy whatever unfurls your flag. At your price...

Buy whatever unfurls your flag.
At your price point, you're going new mid-size Japanese or used Euro=whatever.
Don't take a test ride on either a Duke 690, 950 Supermoto, or Superduke, you'll blow...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,869
At this price point, let's not make the wrong...

At this price point, let's not make the wrong bike choice over a thousand dollars or so. Once you decide what's right (and want to avoid the BIG depreciation hit of buying new).......

You can pick...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,188,252
I put one on my '89, and of course the extra fuel...

I put one on my '89, and of course the extra fuel weight is noticeable, but if you want to go 200+ miles on a tankfull....

http://collyer.smugmug.com/photos/400677918_Di6Ff-L.jpg

I found a used...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,869
First, let me know if you find MORE than the $15k...

First, let me know if you find MORE than the $15k you need, laying around.
Second, the SD is not any more maintenance hungry than a Ducati or Aprilia.
The SD is far from "hi-strung", in any sense...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,165
Bike shorts are good, but only if you buy the...

Bike shorts are good, but only if you buy the best. Prepare to spend $80-100 for a good pair of Pearl Izumi or Assos shorts - BIB shorts are really optimum (more $$), because there is no waist band...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,675
I've never seen the space between stupidity &...

I've never seen the space between stupidity & bravery so narrow, yet so well defined on video.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,869
Not a bad choice in your list, so it's down to...

Not a bad choice in your list, so it's down to the visceral, emotional feeling you get from looking at & riding one of these. One of them has already unfurled your flag more than the others, right?...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45,022
Views: 8,743,007
+1. Don't wreck your point&shoot or your...

+1. Don't wreck your point&shoot or your phone(!). Handlebar/pipe mounts, suction mount, helmet mounts - whatever.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 55,316
Do NOT buy a 2006 SD, as the 2005/6 were all grey...

Do NOT buy a 2006 SD, as the 2005/6 were all grey mkt bikes in the US. Only the '07-on bikes are US spec bikes (plus, they have a bigger fuel tank & radial brakes). ALL superdukes are fuel injected -...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 55,316
No. None of those have been reported on the...

No. None of those have been reported on the superduke.net site (doesn't mean there have been ZERO failures). There are a few UKers on this site with lots of miles on their SDs (they've had them since...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,824
Great, now how's he EVER going to decide...?

Great, now how's he EVER going to decide...?
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 55,316
Good to see another of the rare, fastest-color...

Good to see another of the rare, fastest-color SD.

Join http://www.superduke.net/forum/ & begin the insanity.

You'll find all the major/minor mods you can do, and what works/doesn't work.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,824
Things he neglected to tell you: Won't pass...

Things he neglected to tell you:

Won't pass DOT (wrong # of VIN numbers) & depending upon Mass, you may have to register it in Vt.
Will probably cost more than $1000 to bring in, ABOVE the cost...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
A new 690 Duke or a used 950/990 SM would make...

A new 690 Duke or a used 950/990 SM would make your day (for <$9k).
You're in Austria - where KTM lives & breathes.
Either one is a great choice.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,714
First, Bultaco would actually have to be a real...

First, Bultaco would actually have to be a real manufacturer, as they have been out of business since 1983.
Second, ahh... sod it.
That's the same artist as the dream-on "clean" 2 stroke RD 350,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,223
Honda USED to be way ahead of the curve. Of...

Honda USED to be way ahead of the curve. Of course, hindsight is 20/20.

I had one of these RC31 NT-647 (1988), and it was impressive for 1988.
Single sided swingarm, great ergonomics,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,541
Yes, I mean no. I fear it will be years (not...

Yes, I mean no.

I fear it will be years (not months) before we see any new LC8 powered bikes come to the US again.

The Superduke is a decent substitute, or bite the bullet & grab a 950SM/SMR...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,103
That's BMW's sense of humor rearing it's (ugly)...

That's BMW's sense of humor rearing it's (ugly) head again. Ha. Ha.

I'll bet it's Fukengruven fast, however.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,515
Montesa VR is right - it would make a silly-good...

Montesa VR is right - it would make a silly-good dual-sport bike, probably better than the XT660Z, and that's exactly why they won't bother. And for everybody crying for a Euro or Aussie...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,686
It's a decent deal for the $$, although a...

It's a decent deal for the $$, although a Renazco will cost you $400 for the SDR, and a tail bag will be the ugliest thing ever (saddlebags will melt), and the KTM tank bag rubs the finish off the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 55,316
let there be no doubt: Best Bike Ever. ...

let there be no doubt:

Best Bike Ever.

http://collyer.smugmug.com/photos/422364440_sTNkj-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,686
The SDR has a bit more HP (at the top end), but...

The SDR has a bit more HP (at the top end), but the suspension is the same - only the springing/dampening is different. All SDs have top shelf WP suspension, Brembo brakes, Marchesini wheels, and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,269
Ha! Then he'd have a Superduke or 950SM...

Ha! Then he'd have a Superduke or 950SM contender that only weighs 100lbs more. While you're at it, how about a front fender that actually fits to the tire?
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,581
Real Ohlins, real Marchesini, real Akrapovic,...

Real Ohlins, real Marchesini, real Akrapovic, real 150hp R1 engine,
real monobloc Brembos, real Braking, real Rizoma, real pricey.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,581
Dear Yamaha, Bring the XT660 series - X/R/Z...

Dear Yamaha,

Bring the XT660 series - X/R/Z (Tenere), the MT-01, and the following, because
1) you already manufacture them, 2) they are very efficient & fun 3) they make SENSE.

WR125X...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 83,082
Singles are cool. ...

Singles are cool.

http://collyer.smugmug.com/photos/280137004_5sLwD-L-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,686
Like this? ...

Like this?

http://collyer.smugmug.com/photos/422364440_sTNkj-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,686
Loop.

Loop.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,218
It works great, best $100+/- you'll spend to make...

It works great, best $100+/- you'll spend to make it very controllable. Go #300 (or 400 if you ride in tricky bits).

How does it work? Magic.
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,686
A KLX can keep up with a Duke (never mind the SD)...

A KLX can keep up with a Duke (never mind the SD) on the street? Never.
A lame rider on a Duke II or Duke 690 will always be faster/quicker/more in control than on a DRZ. On the street. Stop...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,686
Dead. Wrong. The bike Kevin rode was a DRZ...

Dead.
Wrong.
The bike Kevin rode was a DRZ in looks only - it was a factory tuned RMZ-450, with Ohlins & not one piece of consumer DRZ parts (except maybe plastic).
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,640
Simple answer: buy whichever unfurls your flag. ...

Simple answer: buy whichever unfurls your flag. It's never about $$, but more $$ buys more quality - because you can't fool motorcyclists like you can car buyers. Notable exception is HD, more $$...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
The short answer is "NO". By 1990, the XT & XTZ...

The short answer is "NO". By 1990, the XT & XTZ are very different. You would have to change a LOT of what you have now, to make a larger tank work, including the tank/seat/side panels/radiator &...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,686
This pretty much says it all. Ride a SuperDuke...

This pretty much says it all. Ride a SuperDuke for a day and you'd push those DRZs into a pit. Motorcycles don't make sense, they stir emotions & raise your heart rate. Quality is the ONLY thing that...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,742
Since you're familiar with KTM, you should look...

Since you're familiar with KTM, you should look at a lightly used SuperDuke for <$10k. Very different power, naked sport bike, "normal" riding position, and same lousy fuel range. More fun & MUCH...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,453
You are going to melt those track day Pirellis on...

You are going to melt those track day Pirellis on the long stretches of hiway. Put some Road Attacks or some good sport touring rubber, you'll have square tires by Ft. Stockton. You should make the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 124,989
Won't be surprised one bit when the SMT takes...

Won't be surprised one bit when the SMT takes over from the Multistrada as a do anything, go anywhere bike. KTM could pull the Superduke & RC8 off the roster for the US, and just bring in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,785
First off, it's a marketing picture, not a...

First off, it's a marketing picture, not a recommendation of "how to ride".
Secondly, some details within the pic give some clues as to why he's got his foot out. It's wet, he's just ridden across...
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