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Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By CAW
If I ever make it that far, I was thinking about...

If I ever make it that far, I was thinking about stock Harley sportster mufflers on mine. Otherwise I was going to go the supertrapp route. I have no first hand experience on the cl350 with them....
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,761
Posted By CAW
Is there a "best" naked tourer?

I just picked up a 919 as a do it all bike. 43-45 mpg, plenty of oomph, comfy ergos, you can still get bags, etc for it, and mine is completely stock and had 2400 miles on it. I too was looking at...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,483
Posted By CAW
How do you like it? Was easy to mount?

How do you like it? Was easy to mount?
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,483
Posted By CAW
Has any one tried one of these screens on their...

Has any one tried one of these screens on their 919?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/04/98042300107d7dc1fb726bcfe332c633.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
It took some patience to find the 919 in the...

It took some patience to find the 919 in the right condition and at the right price. This one was bone stock (other than the mirrors) and had 2400 miles on it. Plus it was the green that I like. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
What bike do you want today?

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I haven't posted in this forum in a while because I have been out riding the bike I really want. This came up on a local craigslist fall sale, and I grabbed it. I'm slowly crossing off...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,483
Posted By CAW
honda 919

How do you like that windscreen? Is it a national cycle f16?


My new bike
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/15abd80938269e649acadcee071253b5.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
Thanks. Been looking for the bike for a while...

Thanks. Been looking for the bike for a while (5+ yrs). This one came up with under 2500 miles. :clap My first longer ride was yesterday, and I am very satisfied with the purchase.
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y529/ColbyWyat...

http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y529/ColbyWyatt/imagejpg1_zpsd8648f5f.jpg (http://s1279.photobucket.com/user/ColbyWyatt/media/imagejpg1_zpsd8648f5f.jpg.html)

The one I picked up last night.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,462
Posted By CAW
It looks like my local used fz09 is no longer...

It looks like my local used fz09 is no longer available. Will have to see what comes up next.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,462
Posted By CAW
That bike is in pa. Joe's profle states boston

That bike is in pa. Joe's profle states boston
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,462
Posted By CAW
I too am curious as I am considering a purchase. ...

I too am curious as I am considering a purchase. I understand that it is all on personal experience, but something you wrote may resonate with me.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,462
Posted By CAW
Thanks. That sounds doable. The dual nature of...

Thanks. That sounds doable. The dual nature of the bike is what grabs my attention. I had a zrx 1100, and this appears to be a lighter version of that bike, though that bike was a real pussy cat...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,462
Posted By CAW
Great info. I will only be getting it if the...

Great info. I will only be getting it if the used one I am looking at is still available when I get back from my business trip. Your riding style sounds similar to mine - transportation, not a toy....
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,462
Posted By CAW
Thanks. The road protection from spray us...

Thanks.

The road protection from spray us what I am most concerned about. That is good info. I have seen places where people are trying to put on bigger huggers, and I guess there is always a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,462
Posted By CAW
I am seriously considering an fz as a...

I am seriously considering an fz as a commuter/main transportation bike. I would want to use it for a daily 18 mile suburban commute, a monthly 150 mile and 300 mile commute, and general...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
Starting to see some lightly used...

Starting to see some lightly used oneshttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/15/3ugupu7e.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-13-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 46,102
Views: 2,767,197
Posted By CAW
Did I know you in college?

Did I know you in college?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46,102
Views: 2,767,197
Posted By CAW
Thanks. Related to the one my mother gave me. ...

Thanks. Related to the one my mother gave me. My name in other forums is Cheese. Also related to the one my mother gave me.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 46,102
Views: 2,767,197
Posted By CAW
Maine Riders

Thanks for the welcome back. That is a great photo. This is what I have seen mostly:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/12/aru9ubab.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/12/anu9yvus.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 46,102
Views: 2,767,197
Posted By CAW
Great post. Those longboards and the side...

Great post.

Those longboards and the side car rig made me think of a project I have boiling in the back of my mind. I want to set up a way to haul my boards to the beach on my bike for early...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 751,946
Posted By CAW
Is your battery sound?

Is your battery sound?
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
It is fairly new to me. I am still working out a...

It is fairly new to me. I am still working out a couple of details. Before I go it, it was a bit neglected. Rear brake is the last hurdle. I have ridden it, but have not had it out on a real ride...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
What bike do you want today?

I'm in an existential mood today and want the bikes I have.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/01/2ysabepy.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/01/py3uguhu.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
Agreed. But I also agree with the comment about...

Agreed. But I also agree with the comment about having a real screen on the fairing.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
I agree with you regarding the reviews. Most of...

I agree with you regarding the reviews. Most of them are just people's impressions, and I don't know where most of those people are coming from with experience or what they like. Haven't had an...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
Apples and fish. 600 lb cruiser with 116...

Apples and fish.

600 lb cruiser with 116 hp and 40 torque

450 lb super bike with 193 hp and 83 torque

I am not doubting your riding prowess, but the s1000rr is one of the quickest...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
Yes

Yes
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By CAW
Me too. Oddly enough I fluctuate between this...

Me too. Oddly enough I fluctuate between this and a vstrom.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 751,946
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, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
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, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
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, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
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, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 205,060
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, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,796
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, 09:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,028
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, 05:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,028
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, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 210,369
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,102
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,102
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...
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