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Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,564
Posted By BigIron
I like a little rush (so I ride a Zx14, but a...

I like a little rush (so I ride a Zx14, but a 1kSP or 1200 would do me just fine) but it's not about that all the time. Sometimes just being on two wheels works. At least for me.

A few years back,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
That seems to happen often with Hondas. Dealers...

That seems to happen often with Hondas. Dealers use them to hold down floor tiles until they become unobtanium a few years later.
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
As declared in a different thread: Yeah, me too.

As declared in a different thread: Yeah, me too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,564
Posted By BigIron
Crap, now I want one of those.

Crap, now I want one of those.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,279
Posted By BigIron
Close enough. Between your brother and I, we...

Close enough. Between your brother and I, we should be able to figure a nice ride and some good food.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,279
Posted By BigIron
Ping me when you get here. If you have time,...

Ping me when you get here. If you have time, we'll get in a ride and some seafood.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,279
Posted By BigIron
Just teasing a little, no offense intended. ...

Just teasing a little, no offense intended.

I get it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,279
Posted By BigIron
This. Uh, ship the bike back? :rofl

This.




Uh, ship the bike back? :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,189
Posted By BigIron
I get the appeal. But try the 700X as suggested...

I get the appeal. But try the 700X as suggested above. I was surprised how big dude comfortable it is. And the glovebox would make around town a snap.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,853
Posted By BigIron
The only bike I regret not buying was an ST1100...

The only bike I regret not buying was an ST1100 when they first came out. I still remember it sitting in front of the dealer. Several years later, I chased STs until I finally gave up. Guys just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,573
Posted By BigIron
I was thinking street hooliganism, but the track...

I was thinking street hooliganism, but the track could be fun. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,573
Posted By BigIron
And because scooters don't count, a Burgman 400...

And because scooters don't count, a Burgman 400 for bopping around and a Honda Elite 250 with a hack (shoulda kept that and my 89" FXR).
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,573
Posted By BigIron
Let's see: ZX14R - done, but if I get to be...

Let's see:

ZX14R - done, but if I get to be picky I'd swap my white one for the new red throwback colors and abs

FXRP/FXRT - done, in the FXRP flavor

Shovelhead Lowrider - done

Plus:
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,874
Posted By BigIron
I've been riding HD for a while, but this was my...

I've been riding HD for a while, but this was my experience too. As long as I was bopping around just short shifting it, my 2013 RG was fine. But anything else was a little disappointing, especially...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By BigIron
Ditto. I've got the Cortech with locking tank...

Ditto. I've got the Cortech with locking tank ring. Great bag, but fitting the bag is a little finicky. Worth it though. You can also buy add-ons to customize the Cortech
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,329
Posted By BigIron
Clearly, you should just buy a bike for the pipe....

Clearly, you should just buy a bike for the pipe. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
doh i was drooling over that bike yesterday while...

doh i was drooling over that bike yesterday while mrs iron picked up her street 750
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
i said that too: Someday I'll buy one of those...

i said that too: Someday I'll buy one of those and get it out of my system.

Wrong on both counts. Bought a second one after selling the first one. Didn't get it out of my system. D'oh.
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,874
Posted By BigIron
My wife bought a 750 last week after test riding...

My wife bought a 750 last week after test riding the fleet: 500, 48, vrod, low rider. I, of course, took the opportunity to ride each one as well.

The 500 really surprised me. It ran a LOT...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,780
Posted By BigIron
I'll be cringing over my wallet.

I'll be cringing over my wallet.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,780
Posted By BigIron
Actually, the whole thing makes me gooey. ...

Actually, the whole thing makes me gooey.

Some guy on an original H2 is responsible for my life long motorcycle fetish. I was 11 and just walking down the street when a guy turns the corner on a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 45,584
Posted By BigIron
Really dude. You bought a bike that you ENJOY...

Really dude. You bought a bike that you ENJOY riding? You didn't buy a spec sheet bike?

What were you thinking?
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,726
Posted By BigIron
I'd start with the Buell pegs and a set of Genmar...

I'd start with the Buell pegs and a set of Genmar risers and go from there. About $150 total.

My ZX set up like this with a ZG windscreen was way more comfortable than Mrs. iron's C14. For me...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
Sometimes. :D My last post mysteriously...

Sometimes. :D

My last post mysteriously self-actualized.:doh:doh
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
A few years ago, I walked out of a Honda...

A few years ago, I walked out of a Honda dealership in a small Washington town and face planted into a mint one of these. Gorgeous bike. Too bad it already belonged to somebody.
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,726
Posted By BigIron
State Farm was reasonable for me as well, ...

State Farm was reasonable for me as well,

Progressive once quoted me $300 a month for a Buell. Flo is a harsh mistress.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
Best way I know of to slab it 500 miles to Point...

Best way I know of to slab it 500 miles to Point B.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
Meh, this is ADV. Keep bringing' it. :rofl

Meh, this is ADV. Keep bringing' it.

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
Sadly, the strengths of the big ZX are right up...

Sadly, the strengths of the big ZX are right up my alley. So much so, that I just put money down on my second one. I got rid of the first one 'cause it's kinda like dating a stripper: It's fun but...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
Once the tach swings past 7k,things start to...

Once the tach swings past 7k,things start to happen very quickly.
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,726
Posted By BigIron
Agreed, man do I miss mine. Very seriously...

Agreed, man do I miss mine.

Very seriously considering a leftover white '13. And then dealer isn't helping by offering it up at a killer deal.

If I do the deal, I think it'll earn a place next...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
<img id="irc_mi"...

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Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 181,763
Posted By BigIron
never mind oops

never mind oops
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 38,318
Posted By BigIron
Yeah and it turns out that I actually prefer it....

Yeah and it turns out that I actually prefer it. Gonna sell the Road Glide and try a 79 Low Rider.

Been riding Harleys since 1984 and this will be my first shovel. I guess it's about time.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
You should be. Yer gonna love it.

You should be. Yer gonna love it.
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,673
Posted By BigIron
I never thought I'd say this: That's a BMW I'd...

I never thought I'd say this: That's a BMW I'd love to own.

Hi, I'm BigIron and I'm a recovering Beemerholic.
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,196
Posted By BigIron
I picked the Z because I dig Kwack I-4s: they're...

I picked the Z because I dig Kwack I-4s: they're bulletproof and have an edge to 'em.

I also picked the Z under the assumption that the suspension would be better than bargain bits. And the seat....
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 895,729
Posted By BigIron
The S1 gets my vote.

The S1 gets my vote.
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,745
Posted By BigIron
Truth. Accept the KLR for what it is. I'll buy...

Truth. Accept the KLR for what it is. I'll buy another Killer someday, but I won't try to turn it into a motorcycle. You can't. I tried. And tried. And tried.

KLRs are way better than driving a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,745
Posted By BigIron
Go all the way: ZX-14. Insanely cheap used,...

Go all the way: ZX-14.

Insanely cheap used, for what a great bike it is anyway, and more fun than a bevy of Hooter's girls.
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