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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,676
Views: 341,203
Posted By Starkmojo
15 out of 16 now?

15 out of 16 now?
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Starkmojo
That was pretty cool.

That was pretty cool.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,676
Views: 341,203
Posted By Starkmojo
I am not sure I would track the stock market...

I am not sure I would track the stock market price as a measure of success but rather look at th fundmntals ( sales, profits etc) HD like Polaris seems to be affected by economic perception as much...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,755
Posted By Starkmojo
For once we agree. If my life were in a...

For once we agree.

If my life were in a different place I could see having a CB1100, or an NCX... Maybe not a Goldwing but I know Goldwing owners who have 180k plus on their bikes so they know...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 31,838
Posted By Starkmojo
I was just asking who made you keeper of adv...

I was just asking who made you keeper of adv secrets?

And if you always buy used, why the hell do you care what advice I give in a thread about dealing witn dealers when buying a new bike?
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 31,838
Posted By Starkmojo
I am not saying what they don't already know. You...

I am not saying what they don't already know. You don't have to go in swinging your Benjimans around, just accept their financing deal and read the fine print.
I am sure they figure enough people...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 31,838
Posted By Starkmojo
Get them to finance it, make sure there is no...

Get them to finance it, make sure there is no prepay penalty and pay it off the first month. Win win!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-21-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9,476
Views: 2,009,222
Posted By Starkmojo
Well Done!

Well Done!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9,476
Views: 2,009,222
Posted By Starkmojo
The way I used the. Was to inspect heads for...

The way I used the. Was to inspect heads for cracks. Get to a dark room, use a black light flashlight and if there are any cracks they show up as shadows. On painted material the metal will reflect...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 31,838
Posted By Starkmojo
I don't know what your area is like, but around...

I don't know what your area is like, but around here there are Credit Unions that just require you to live in Oregon.
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,844
Posted By Starkmojo
Pretty much except I hated FI until my TDM carbs...

Pretty much except I hated FI until my TDM carbs cost me $400 to rebuild. :lol3

Seriously though I had a fuel infected super Beetle back in the 90 s and the combination of old age, hard to get...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 31,838
Posted By Starkmojo
My CU give me 3.99 on secured loans, and my...

My CU give me 3.99 on secured loans, and my credit score is t awesome or anything. Their charter says they give loans at competitive rates to members first. I fucking love my CU!
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 31,838
Posted By Starkmojo
I have always believed the following new vehicle...

I have always believed the following new vehicle advice:
1) if buying cash don't tell the dealer till the price is set. Let them give you the " financing " price the. Try and get the same as cash. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,825
Posted By Starkmojo
It needs some gold flake paint is what it needs! ...

It needs some gold flake paint is what it needs!

http://thekneeslider.com/images/2014/04/whitehouse-honda-cb1100-restomod.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9,476
Views: 2,009,222
Posted By Starkmojo
At $5000 I would be, at $2400 not so much. Find...

At $5000 I would be, at $2400 not so much. Find out why the title ended up reconstructed, bring a black light to check the frame welds if you want and take it on a good test ride to make sure the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9,476
Views: 2,009,222
Posted By Starkmojo
Depends on what you want. That's a great price...

Depends on what you want. That's a great price for a good running bike these days... Particularly an adv. Yes plan on spending more money on it, and find out if you can get case mounts if you have to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,476
Views: 2,009,222
Posted By Starkmojo
While I have never sold a GS, I agree....he has...

While I have never sold a GS, I agree....he has been selling it for awhile I think. It was firm at 4500$ last time I saw it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Starkmojo
Next time you catch up to the Goldwing ask if you...

Next time you catch up to the Goldwing ask if you can use his shower.... :D
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,278
Posted By Starkmojo
I think I might notice more than some folks as I...

I think I might notice more than some folks as I am 6' 7" and long legged so my knee is pretty close tho the vent. It's not bad compared to any other bike I have known... Although in oregon we get...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
That thing you are feeling? That's just yr ego...

That thing you are feeling? That's just yr ego dude. Love the bike more every ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
If felt the premium price was worth it, I had the...

If felt the premium price was worth it, I had the cash and credit to spring it, but when it came down to it... It wasn't worth the extra dough. I started wanting a GS, ended wanting a reliable bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8,493
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,130,222
Posted By Starkmojo
$525 AND a six pack of Bud Lite!

$525 AND a six pack of Bud Lite!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
No I came here to discuss an interesting article...

No I came here to discuss an interesting article that I found articulated what my research found before I bought a bike. Apparently you cannot handle someone saying anything about your precious...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
This is an ad hominem attack, in which the...

This is an ad hominem attack, in which the person, having no grounds to logically argue their point falls to attacking the person. It is referred to as a fallacy, or failed argument.

Now my...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
From the YST thread on fork seals: Of those who...

From the YST thread on fork seals:
Of those who reported failure:

Under 10k. 3 ... Two of which were repaired under warranty
10k-20k 5
20k-30k 6
30k-40k 1

Of those reporting still working ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
We are talking about fork seals here... The ones...

We are talking about fork seals here... The ones that you can replace in a few hours or have the dealer do it for 200$ if it's not still under warranty, right? And you are comparing that to...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24,017
Views: 4,356,014
Posted By Starkmojo
There was a 12 cheaper than my 13, but it was 400...

There was a 12 cheaper than my 13, but it was 400 miles away and by the time i factored in gas, time, lost overtime it wasn't that great a deal. Plus my local dealer was wanting to get it gone, so it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
Over on YST forum there was a discussion about...

Over on YST forum there was a discussion about this. Seems about 40k was average for fork seals. Some guys hit them at 22, but they admitted to hard riding. Some had 60k with no problems.

Or to...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 24,017
Views: 4,356,014
Posted By Starkmojo
My local dealer this time. But I looked at CL and...

My local dealer this time. But I looked at CL and dealer websites anywhere I was willing to drive too. Seemed to me that a lot of small town dealers had leftover 13 s and even one leftover 12, big...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,825
Posted By Starkmojo
You guys are making me miss my SOHC 750.. Except...

You guys are making me miss my SOHC 750.. Except for the changing the oil every 1500 miles.
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24,017
Views: 4,356,014
Posted By Starkmojo
I did better... Keep looking. Ebay isn't where I...

I did better... Keep looking. Ebay isn't where I go bargain shopping.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
Whatever works for you but, when I am talking of...

Whatever works for you but, when I am talking of value I am talking of
" I hope the beta test period is over" attitude. At $15K you shouldn't have to worry about that. And consumer reports rating...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 24,017
Views: 4,356,014
Posted By Starkmojo
That's a motorcyle designed by lawyers there

That's a motorcyle designed by lawyers there
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24,017
Views: 4,356,014
Posted By Starkmojo
I switch the TC to off when I start the bike....

I switch the TC to off when I start the bike. Almost every ride I take hits dirt at some point, why wait?:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
Nice looking bike. I do QC/QA in the...

Nice looking bike.

I do QC/QA in the construction industry which isn't the same as industrial QC but after awhile you start to see similarities. You can tell good QC from what you see and the...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24,017
Views: 4,356,014
Posted By Starkmojo
Don't take us to seriously, we are all probably...

Don't take us to seriously, we are all probably tickled pink the French picked our bike for their police bikes. Police bikes are ridden hard and abused and making it as a cop bike is a testament to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
Well maybe if they passed some of those Lower...

Well maybe if they passed some of those Lower costs onto the consumer it wouldn't be so bad :rofl

Thing is they market themselves as a premium product... And they charge a premium price. When they...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
It's funny one of you guys mention loving ABS. I...

It's funny one of you guys mention loving ABS. I hate it, not just on motorcycles but on cars too... Makes for lazy driving. Same with traction control, auto tranny ( on cars, never tried one on a MC...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,662
Posted By Starkmojo
I don't know about you but reliability was one of...

I don't know about you but reliability was one of the main reasons bought a XT over a GS, which is ironic as my whole interest in adv bikes started when i threw a leg over a friends GS1200 in a...
Forum: Americas 07-08-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Starkmojo
I took the ferry ride as a kid from Bar. Harbor...

I took the ferry ride as a kid from Bar. Harbor to Yarmouth, and we didn't get a room. It was a fine adventure. Also before you diss it, compare the cost of driving to NS, and include a hotel room...
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