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Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By CajunRider
Not to send you away from here... but check out...

Not to send you away from here... but check out the Valkyrie Riders Cruiser Club...

http://www.valkyrieriders.com/

Those fellas (and gals) can fill you in on just about anything pertaining to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By CajunRider
I'm thinking it's the gas cap... especially if...

I'm thinking it's the gas cap... especially if the gas light came on. Probably venting (or not venting) incorrectly.

9 times out of 10 on a carbed bike, that's what happens when the gas cap...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 88,824
Posted By CajunRider
Next time you sit on one, scoot up against the...

Next time you sit on one, scoot up against the "tank"... where the seat is more narrow (doesn't have the little wings sticking out). And once you have your feet well planted, wiggle the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7,355
Views: 1,086,923
Posted By CajunRider
Yeah... I know what you mean. Though, I do...

Yeah... I know what you mean.

Though, I do wonder how the bike is. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 88,824
Posted By CajunRider
You got that right... that's how I ended up with...

You got that right... that's how I ended up with this:
(Please excuse the crappy cell phone pic.)

http://vrcc.photostash.com/vrcc_26895/Wing.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,355
Views: 1,086,923
Posted By CajunRider
Ask and ye shall receive... ...

Ask and ye shall receive...

http://blog.motorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/111312-2013-moto-guzzi-california-touring-27.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 88,824
Posted By CajunRider
So... would that make it triple darkside??? :D

So... would that make it triple darkside??? :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 70,461
Posted By CajunRider
Yeah... I'm the same way. My new battery...

Yeah... I'm the same way.

My new battery needs to get here soon so I can decide to not sell it again. :evil

http://vrcc.photostash.com/vrcc_26895/DragonTail.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By CajunRider
Check out...

Check out http://www.dualsportridersoflouisiana.com/home.html
(dual sport riders of Louisiana).

Most of those guys are in Baton Rouge, but there are a few in N.O. and rides, lunches, camp...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,897
Posted By CajunRider
Honda Valkyrie... a 900+ pound machine with the...

Honda Valkyrie... a 900+ pound machine with the aerodynamics of a brick.

95 - 100 HP depending on who you ask.
130 - 145 mph max speed depending on who you ask.


Kawasaki KLR650... 450...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 148,869
Posted By CajunRider
Also makes for an easier grab when standing (if...

Also makes for an easier grab when standing (if the illusion isn't all of it)... I turned down my dirtbike levers pretty darn far.
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By CajunRider
It happened fairly often if you were overly lean...

It happened fairly often if you were overly lean on an air cooled engine back in the day.

Modern engines, especially liquid cooled, don't really have any problems with burning valves unless it's...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,865
Posted By CajunRider
I don't know about it being "worth" a shot... ...

I don't know about it being "worth" a shot...

But it WOULD be an adventure!! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,194
Posted By CajunRider
While I fully agree with you about the tank...

While I fully agree with you about the tank seams, the sale point doesn't have a lot to do with "cost". It's more so set by consumer studies.

Make a bike that consumer studies say we can sell...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By CajunRider
Honda's first try at a CTX1300??? :huh

Honda's first try at a CTX1300??? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By CajunRider
I call BS... You're not in the here and now. ...

I call BS... You're not in the here and now. You're already thinking of the next curve. :clap

At least that's where MY mind is when riding... Always looking for the next curve. :lol3
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,371
Posted By CajunRider
I SO wish the "new" Indian had that type of...

I SO wish the "new" Indian had that type of engine instead of yet another V-Twin.

As pretty as the new one is... I'm just tired of every cruiser having the same motor layout.

(This is why I...
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,304
Posted By CajunRider
Just for sh*^s and giggles, have you tried going...

Just for sh*^s and giggles, have you tried going both ways to neutral?

My 885 doesn't like going from first to neutral unless the bike is in motion (more than 5 mph). However, when sitting...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,959
Posted By CajunRider
My 2004 R1200C Montauk pulled the front end up...

My 2004 R1200C Montauk pulled the front end up about 6 inches hitting second just right... twice...

And that's with the stock 60 HP motor.

Put the right cams in it to get close to triple digit...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,959
Posted By CajunRider
^^^^^ What he said... Also, there were...

^^^^^
What he said...

Also, there were problems with the kickstand mounting brackets on some. There was a fix for it. If that one is still standing, it's probably fine.

Other than the kick...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,136
Posted By CajunRider
Yeah... if they are priced the same, why would I...

Yeah... if they are priced the same, why would I NOT choose 4 extra cylinders??? :wink:
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By CajunRider
Also... Rear swing arm looks kind of short... I...

Also... Rear swing arm looks kind of short... I wonder what kind of travel they got out of the rear suspension??

Other than that... looks neat.

Anything that'll get more people on two wheels...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7,355
Views: 1,086,923
Posted By CajunRider
Car Tire mounted on rear rim. It's popular...

Car Tire mounted on rear rim.

It's popular on Valkyries & Goldwings.

http://vrcc.photostash.com/vrcc_26895/RearView.jpg

Edit:

Let's please keep the argument of whether this is safe or...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By CajunRider
I'm hoping for a Venture Revision 2... the new V4...

I'm hoping for a Venture Revision 2... the new V4 engine with FI and cruise.
The rest can stay the same.

One can dream...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By CajunRider
You'll get 50+ mpg at speeds up to 65 mph. (A...

You'll get 50+ mpg at speeds up to 65 mph. (A hair under 50 mpg above 70 mph.)

It has about 70 horses... but enough torque to idle in 5th gear.

The engine is good for over 100K miles if taken...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,095
Views: 3,223,040
Posted By CajunRider
Man... it's gotta be rough having that many of...

Man... it's gotta be rough having that many of the same exact bike.

Let me do you a favor and take one of those off of your hands. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By CajunRider
Any 6 cylinder (especially a boxer 6... Goldwing...

Any 6 cylinder (especially a boxer 6... Goldwing or Valkyrie).

Also, the Honda V4 engines are pretty smooth.

Triumph triples aren't bad either (just a slight vibe at a certain rpm... easy...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 273,309
Posted By CajunRider
Awesome pictures!! Thanks for posting! Love...

Awesome pictures!! Thanks for posting!

Love the screen name... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By CajunRider
Definitely looks comfy... but coming off of a...

Definitely looks comfy... but coming off of a Honda Valkyrie (which has the flat-6 Goldwing motor), I'm used to butter smooth engines.

Just how smooth is that V-4?? I'd imagine it's pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By CajunRider
Imagine dumping the clutch and sliding out.... ...

Imagine dumping the clutch and sliding out.... THE FRONT!!!! :eek1

I'm sure the manufacturers have thought about it... I just think there's way too much of a liability issue with it.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By CajunRider
Tubes should out last your tires. However,...

Tubes should out last your tires.

However, with that being said... the SAFE bet is to go ahead and replace with your tires.

Keep the old tubes on hand as a spare just in case.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 248,946
Posted By CajunRider
OUCH!!!! Glad you kept the bike vertical!! ...

OUCH!!!!

Glad you kept the bike vertical!!

Sorry about all the damage though... that's gotta suck...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 61,485
Posted By CajunRider
That is a Yokohama Avis H4S in 205/60R-16. ...

That is a Yokohama Avis H4S in 205/60R-16.

It only cost me about $50... but I got a little less than 20K miles out of it. It handled well and stuck like glue, but wore out just as fast as a MT. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7,355
Views: 1,086,923
Posted By CajunRider
I have similar thoughts about the Yamaha TW200. ...

I have similar thoughts about the Yamaha TW200.

Very cool bike. I just wish they made one with a motor that could sustain speeds that are safe for the American interstate system without...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,775
Posted By CajunRider
I'm thinking it's a high reving single with a...

I'm thinking it's a high reving single with a CVT.

But, I could be wrong... Photoshop is more likely. :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,355
Views: 1,086,923
Posted By CajunRider
I thought the BMW GS series was made for that?? ...

I thought the BMW GS series was made for that?? :wink:
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,708
Views: 639,431
Posted By CajunRider
By that mentality... Fishing isn't a sport. ...

By that mentality...

Fishing isn't a sport.
Hunting isn't a sport.
Hiking isn't a sport.

In fact... the way most of us play "sports" isn't a sport.
I'm definitely not risking life & limb...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,800
Posted By CajunRider
Wow... A bonnie with a fancy paint job... ...

Wow... A bonnie with a fancy paint job...

I didn't know paint would cause the need to add the "SE".

If that is it... I'll be disappointed. :cry
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 83,307
Posted By CajunRider
Would you mind getting her to explain what was...

Would you mind getting her to explain what was more comfortable about the Guzzi over a GL1800??

I have a Valkyrie (GL1500C). If I can find a way to make the wife more comfy, I'll all ears.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7,355
Views: 1,086,923
Posted By CajunRider
I doubt it's locked... that would be bad in a...

I doubt it's locked... that would be bad in a race condition.

He's likely allowing the rear wheel to spin at about half the rate of the front... makes for a nice controllable drift.

Which also...
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