ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mrbreeze
Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,220
Posted By mrbreeze
I disagree. Throttle locks are a godsend. I have...

I disagree. Throttle locks are a godsend. I have had problems with my right hand going numb for 30 years or more. It doesn't just happen on the bike, either. Having a TL means I can rest my hand when...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,220
Posted By mrbreeze
:rofl Wrong!

:rofl

Wrong!
Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 24,731
Posted By mrbreeze
my thoughts exactly!

my thoughts exactly!
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,834
Posted By mrbreeze
Suzuki DL650 It's a modern day GS850G,...

Suzuki DL650

It's a modern day GS850G, 'cept it's got a v-twin instead of a I4, and chain drive instead of a shaft. What the two have in common is they are both well designed, well thought out,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8,691
Views: 1,366,675
Posted By mrbreeze
definitely an under appreciated bike. I am...

definitely an under appreciated bike. I am seriously thinking of picking one up after Christmas, if I can still afford to live indoors. :lol3 I guess I have already spent $1100 on Christmas gifts...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By mrbreeze
Polar Bear Run Jan 1 2015 Middle Tennessee

Please plan to attend the CMA-KFC Polar Bear Run in Columbia, Tennessee on January 1st. It's always a good time, and it raises money for a good cause.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,247
Posted By mrbreeze
I think the market is BEGGING for a modern...

I think the market is BEGGING for a modern roadster. Honda's 1300 V-Twin would be a great starting point. Shaft drive, quality suspension, ABS, optional windshields and hard luggage. Don't let...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,247
Posted By mrbreeze
I stopped in the Honda dealership today... ...

I stopped in the Honda dealership today...

I really could not find anything on the floor that was of interest to me. They still have the CB1100 that has been there for months. They have the same...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,220
Posted By mrbreeze
none of my business, but if it is inevitable that...

none of my business, but if it is inevitable that you have the surgery, why wait?

Also have you considered alternative bar positions? I have a problem with my throttle hand going numb. It seems...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,247
Posted By mrbreeze
it was not a 2015. IDK what year it was. Just...

it was not a 2015. IDK what year it was. Just Green. I didn't look at it.

When he was listing the virtues of the Versys, he mentioned traction control. I have never heard of a pre-2015 Versys...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By mrbreeze
nice looking bike. Are you going to do this RR...

nice looking bike. Are you going to do this RR from the road, or is this being posted after the fact?

Why Zurick?
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8,691
Views: 1,366,675
Posted By mrbreeze
I have always had a soft spot for the 1100...

I have always had a soft spot for the 1100 Honda's

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dreams/i-9CKcW2n/0/L/Honda%20Shadow%20Aero%201-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,220
Posted By mrbreeze
not many choices are available now, with both cc...

not many choices are available now, with both cc and ABS. But just wait a bit. As Vellies said, both should be available on the 2015 Tiger, and I believe both will be available on the 2015 Versys...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,247
Posted By mrbreeze
I guess it's really just a matter of perspective....

I guess it's really just a matter of perspective.

I stopped in at a not so local Honda-Yamaha-Kawasaki-Suzuki-Victory-Can Am dealership today. Young salemsan is on me within 10 seconds with the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 19,172
Posted By mrbreeze
very nice RR, thanks for sharing it. I hope...

very nice RR, thanks for sharing it.

I hope things work out well for you and "the girl".

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By mrbreeze
why can't we be in both camps? I remember...

why can't we be in both camps?

I remember riding my old VX800 on day, and everything just seemed to come together - the road, the wind, the bike - everything was just right. It was like I was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 15,294
Posted By mrbreeze
"May the bird of paradise fly up your nose" ...

"May the bird of paradise fly up your nose"
"May an elephant caress you with his toes"
"May your wife be plagued with runners in her hose"
"May the bird of paradise fly up your nose"


:strum
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,182
Posted By mrbreeze
Texas Hill Country? Big Bend? Sounds like a nice...

Texas Hill Country? Big Bend? Sounds like a nice ride. :evil

I'll even ride my own bike this time!
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,247
Posted By mrbreeze
I think Honda hit out of the park with the NC700x...

I think Honda hit out of the park with the NC700x and the CB1100. The 500's are not for me, but they seem to be having some success with those as well.

Meanwhile the Goldwing soldiers on, quite...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By mrbreeze
Actually, you CAN get new OEM accessories for an...

Actually, you CAN get new OEM accessories for an older, out of production bike - IF it's a Harley Davidson.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By mrbreeze
let's look at it from a different perspective....

let's look at it from a different perspective. Let's say you want to buy a new, big cruiser. You sign on to Suzuki's website to see what they have.

Holy Crap that C90 is GORGEOUS! But you want...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By mrbreeze
Man, I hate it when I am right and everyone else...

Man, I hate it when I am right and everyone else is wrong! :lol3

Let's see now, Honda came out with the VTX1800's. I guess that means they wanted a piece of the big cruiser market. Now they don't...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 114,526
Posted By mrbreeze
I am hoping they have beefed up the rear...

I am hoping they have beefed up the rear sub-frame to allow it more carrying capacity. IDK if they have or not, but I think this bike is worth more than the FZ09 just with what little I do know. Also...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,473
Posted By mrbreeze
Interesting mental exercise. I just read the...

Interesting mental exercise. I just read the entire thread. Lots of votes for the BMW R1200GS. That's not too surprising, given this is ADVRider, after all. Also lots of votes for the DL650, which is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By mrbreeze
there is no problem. At least I don't have a...

there is no problem. At least I don't have a problem. The rack is sold, will ship today.

I was trying to point out the fly in the Japanese business model.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By mrbreeze
Actually the Kawasaki's have hydraulic valves, so...

Actually the Kawasaki's have hydraulic valves, so no inspection or adjustment is necessary.

I have not owned either bike, but from reviews I have read I think your assessment is pretty much spot...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 101,520
Posted By mrbreeze
bad news. The nomad, 1700 lt, and 1700 classic...

bad news. The nomad, 1700 lt, and 1700 classic are not available in the 2015 line up. Personally, I like them a lot. I prefer them to the Harleys (mainly just because where I live, everybody and his...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,183
Posted By mrbreeze
Hey Dan, I haven't any experience with the...

Hey Dan, I haven't any experience with the Rocket, but I can tell you a little story. About 4 or 5 years ago I was riding with my Hardley buddies from church. We were down in Alabama when a bike...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By mrbreeze
I think this points to the problem with the...

I think this points to the problem with the Japanese business model, which seems to be "planned obsolesence". Sell this model for a few years, then replace it with a "better" model that will not...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 24,731
Posted By mrbreeze
that's exactly what I was thinking.

that's exactly what I was thinking.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 24,731
Posted By mrbreeze
I was thinking the same thing.

I was thinking the same thing.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8,691
Views: 1,366,675
Posted By mrbreeze
I think I may be coming down with my bi-annual...

I think I may be coming down with my bi-annual case of cruiser fever, I just haven't settled on just one - yet.

If I run across a NOS Nomad, I could be in deep doo-doo, again.

6 bikes in...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 114,526
Posted By mrbreeze
I hope Yamaha has done lots of wind tunnel...

I hope Yamaha has done lots of wind tunnel testing. I can't help but notice the ws onthe FJR is wider at the bottom than the top, always has been - and I would think if they were going to put...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 114,526
Posted By mrbreeze
Your Suzuki dealer can fix you up!

Your Suzuki dealer can fix you up!
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By mrbreeze
Lack of OEM Support from Honda

I just encountered something I found a bit disturbing. I had a 2006 Honda VTX 1300R. I have a new, in the box OEM luggage rack for it. I want to sell it - so I posted it on VTXCafe this morning....
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 24,731
Posted By mrbreeze
I think I may have been bitten by the cruiser...

I think I may have been bitten by the cruiser bug, again.

I was watching some youtube last night, and I watched one of the "LARider" videos. They were riding a pair of big HD Glides in Louisiana....
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,169
Posted By mrbreeze
you get a master cylinder on the left side of the...

you get a master cylinder on the left side of the handlebars to match the one on the right side of the handlebars. Hopefully the OEM will offer a chrome cover as well.
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,344
Posted By mrbreeze
that's less than I thought. I hit a pothole and...

that's less than I thought. I hit a pothole and bent the front wheel of my DL1000. It was over $700 (parts and labor) IIRC to fis that. I let the insurance handle it. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 15,294
Posted By mrbreeze
he's had his bike a lot longer than that. I...

he's had his bike a lot longer than that.

I have seen pics of the fj09. it just looks like a v-strom with a bigger motor to me.

now that Versys 1000 on the other hand....:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 15,294
Posted By mrbreeze
"there's a hole in Daddy's arm where all the...

"there's a hole in Daddy's arm
where all the money goes"

:dj:drums:strum:robin
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014