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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 646,252
Posted By CAW
I have read a lot of complaints about buffeting...

I have read a lot of complaints about buffeting over the years from riders on various bikes. So much so, I wonder if the term is always used correctly. This ^^^ description is correct. Sit in the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
I agree with oilhed. The 800gt is what I want...

I agree with oilhed. The 800gt is what I want today. A bike with good power, great fuel economy, ABS, heated grips, wind and weather protection, hard bags - just right. Could it vibrate more than...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By CAW
Braided lines and dual calipers R65?

FWIW I too have an 80 r65. Replaced the AtE with a brembo 10-11 yrs ago instead of rebuilding the ate. The brembo is the same model used on some older Guzzis, just the guzzi used it as a leading...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
I am on the practical side today ...

I am on the practical side today
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/15/zedega9a.jpg

And just because impractical can be fun too:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/15/8yza6ava.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 100,334
Posted By CAW
I have to agree with omarius and Cortez. The...

I have to agree with omarius and Cortez. The signals on this bike (and all yamahas frommy brief search) are not terribly attractive, but I do want visibility. I do not think the two concepts are...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,755
Posted By CAW
I don't. 39 yrs old, riding since I was 4 yrs...

I don't. 39 yrs old, riding since I was 4 yrs old.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,259
Posted By CAW
You are right. I know it is all market...

You are right. I know it is all market tolerance. When I look at the two bikes: one has abs, traction control, dynamic suspension heated grips, a pop corn maker, and what is consistently described...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,259
Posted By CAW
I was/am looking at the two of these as well. ...

I was/am looking at the two of these as well. Trying to understand how a bike with older technology (9t) commands a price higher than one with newer technology. Marketing and styling are expensive...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 148,269
Posted By CAW
2014 BMW NineT.

Great pics. Looks like a blast. I am in the market now and my bike selection is all over the place. I've been on a BMW for 25 years now. How does the 9t compare to that 1200r. From the pics, I...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,880
Posted By CAW
Thanks for the encouragement. I have come to the...

Thanks for the encouragement. I have come to the conclusion that light and reasonable power with utility is what I like in a bike. I owned a zrx1100 moded to commute duty for 8 months before it was...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,880
Posted By CAW
^^^ post sums up what I am going through now. I...

^^^ post sums up what I am going through now. I have a '80 r65 that has been ridden as my primary bike for 24 years and it is starting to show its age. I have well north of 100k commuting on it, but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
This...

This morning:http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/hy3ebutu.jpg

This afternoon:http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/gezu9a6e.jpg

This evening: http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/6aha6e7a.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
Maybe pedestrian but I am thinking about an fz07....

Maybe pedestrian but I am thinking about an fz07. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/8yhage6y.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By CAW
I hope you have a good experience with insurance....

I hope you have a good experience with insurance. Mine was great.

I agree with you. The bike buyong process could be better. I am in the market and actively looking. I have decoded that no...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By CAW
Fwiw I carried accessory insurance on a bike that...

Fwiw I carried accessory insurance on a bike that was totaled and received a very fair settlement. I was able to document all the add ons, etc and it definitely helped. I had plenty of people on...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By CAW
At this risk of derision and ridicule what about...

At this risk of derision and ridicule what about this year? Complete redesign of BMW boxer, s1000r with all the electronics and 160 hp, KTM wizardry with monster HP and electronic safety measures,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
I am seriously all over the place: On the...

I am seriously all over the place:
On the short list:
Big bike with street manners
Cb1000r
S1000r
Fz09
Vstrom 1000 - new one

Smaller bike
F800gt
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,327
Posted By CAW
I know the roads up in Vermont well. A Zrx (I...

I know the roads up in Vermont well. A Zrx (I had the 1100) would be fun. They do great at sane speeds, just ride the torque wave. The fz1 might be a little to dependent on revs (from what people...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,327
Posted By CAW
I love this thread. Real world bikes for real...

I love this thread. Real world bikes for real world riding.

I lived up near you for a while (10 yrs), and have riddenmanynofnthe roads around VT and NH. I didmitmallmon a 1980'r65. Perfect...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 75,834
Posted By CAW
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/vyme8a3y.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/vyme8a3y.jpg

Back together. 95 s2. Chasing down a rear brake problem now.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/19/qusegamu.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/19/qusegamu.jpg

Been thinking if this all weekend. Prob 120 more hp than the one I have been riding for the past 25 yrs.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 75,834
Posted By CAW
I'll see what I can find. The coop has been...

I'll see what I can find. The coop has been great. It is my son's project (9 yrs old), and he has been having a great time with them. We are going to rebuild the run this summer to give the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 75,834
Posted By CAW
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/06/atabyqem.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/06/atabyqem.jpg

I'm reconditioning this S2. Fairing is orange and black to match the bodywork.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/06/yqunyhas.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 119,952
Posted By CAW
RadioShack. ...

RadioShack. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/18/zezaju8a.jpg

You can see the small green light mounted sideways. Cheap light.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
http://sbkfactory.com I had a Zrx. I took...

http://sbkfactory.com

I had a Zrx. I took me 8 months to get it set up the way I wanted it (riding it all the time). Then an anonymous citizen backed over it in the card access parking garage at...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By CAW
Sounds good.

Sounds good.
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By CAW
Thanks. I will find out what steel they used...

Thanks. I will find out what steel they used before I go to the shop. Thanks again for the advice.
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By CAW
Thanks. There are several that are close. I am...

Thanks. There are several that are close. I am looking for someone I can trust. The front subframe can search from this bike work two Allen bolts. I will be handing over only the subframe. No...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By CAW
Welder needed in Maine

Hello all,
I picked this up in the fallhttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/09/e4uzebas.jpg

It's a 95 s2 with low miles, but it had fallen off the side stand (a known problem with this model). ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,911
Posted By CAW
Bore tech outside of Cincinnati does it I...

Bore tech outside of Cincinnati does it I believe. If you throw away bikes please contact me via the PM on this forum. I will be right over.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
I may or may not have acted on my impulse from my...

I may or may not have acted on my impulse from my earlier posthttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/19/eze5abaj.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
I may find myself growing into an XB. To me...

I may find myself growing into an XB. To me there is something appealing about the old, simple 1200 motor in a sport standard frame. However, I have been riding the same old bike for 24 years.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
In a tube framed Buell funk . . . Happily ...

In a tube framed Buell funk . . . Happily


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/18/evudytud.jpg

1995 s2. Not particular on the color. Wouldn't mind having factory bags to go with it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/16/y9ypuqe8.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/16/y9ypuqe8.jpg

2002 M2 cyclone. Maybe an x1.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
+2

+2
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
That's the Daeg. I had a ZRX until it was backed...

That's the Daeg. I had a ZRX until it was backed over in a parking garage. Too bad, because I finally had it set up the way I wanted. My current wants:

Guzzi - griso
R1100s.
R1150r
Tiger...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,111,876
Posted By CAW
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/23/y3a3uba9.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/23/y3a3uba9.jpg

Air cooled, high maintenance (maybe more by reputation than actual practice), non-adjustable suspension amd narrower rims. Still. Can't get it off...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,911
Posted By CAW
Rr. - oops. That was an accidental pocket post....

Rr. - oops. That was an accidental pocket post. I meant vroom.
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,911
Posted By CAW
Good post. If you like riding motorcycles,...

Good post.

If you like riding motorcycles, it will be a fun bike. How can't it be? Relatively light, thin, wide leverage bars, hp and torque that are higher than anyone needs in the real...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,911
Posted By CAW
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/17/u7arybus.jpg....

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/17/u7arybus.jpg. Huh????


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/17/9ubu5ade.jpg. Oh I get it.



But really, huh? I would only ride the xs750 with ABS.
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