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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9,888
Views: 1,670,319
Posted By oughtsix
And a full fairing version... Sent from...

And a full fairing version...


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Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,766
Posted By oughtsix
The sound of these things makes my blood...

The sound of these things makes my blood boil....but the nearest dealer is 250+ miles away... not sure I want to get into that kind of relationship.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,413
Posted By oughtsix
The line I was drawing was between the show and...

The line I was drawing was between the show and the modern "adv" movement. Not that they rode ujm machines, but that in the end the popularity of (certainly) the 1200gs and maybe even the recent...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,413
Posted By oughtsix
The UJM just needed a better marketing strategy,...

The UJM just needed a better marketing strategy, enter the ADV bike. Thanks, Ewan and Charlie.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By oughtsix
Probably for the same reason the sprint got the...

Probably for the same reason the sprint got the axe; too close to both the tiger and the trophy. I really liked the sprint I rode. The 1050 triple is a fine open road engine.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,428
Posted By oughtsix
My shinko ravens have about 2k on them. Barely...

My shinko ravens have about 2k on them. Barely any wear, and not squared off. I ride it pretty briskly, but do have 1/2" chicken strips.

Got the pair for 180 shipped on amazon.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9,888
Views: 1,670,319
Posted By oughtsix
http://www.hondaofhouston.com/used_bikes/P1050365....

http://www.hondaofhouston.com/used_bikes/P1050365.JPG?1426723200024

There's a 2014 Deluxe a couple hours away advertised for 10,900...

i haz the wants.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,431
Posted By oughtsix
I can vouch for the all around goodness of the...

I can vouch for the all around goodness of the FZ6. Some say it is down on torque, but that is just means you have to mind your powerband. Which, by the way, is mighty fun from 8000 to redline, and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,598
Posted By oughtsix
That writeup is still my favorite, and is the...

That writeup is still my favorite, and is the original reason I began to frequent this site.
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,556
Posted By oughtsix
That thing has got to be hot as balls to ride...

That thing has got to be hot as balls to ride hugging the pipes like that.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 98,090
Posted By oughtsix
.....says the guy with a Royal Enfield, a most...

.....says the guy with a Royal Enfield, a most sensible machine. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By oughtsix
Once worked on an old suzuki bike that had sat...

Once worked on an old suzuki bike that had sat so long the brake fluid had turned into something the consistency of candlewax. Stripped down the mc and calipers of all rubber and boiled in water...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9,888
Views: 1,670,319
Posted By oughtsix
Theres a 2011 silver with 3800 miles not far from...

Theres a 2011 silver with 3800 miles not far from here for right at 7K that i haz wants for...need to focus on trimming down debt right now....likely keep the FZ for another season....
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9,888
Views: 1,670,319
Posted By oughtsix
Triumph sprint GT on my radar today. ...

Triumph sprint GT on my radar today.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/26/901d90d9942354e9d532f65cf22f244d.jpg

Need something comfortable for two on the weekends without being a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,014
Posted By oughtsix
Bimota is dead. Long live Bimota.

Bimota is dead. Long live Bimota.
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,382
Posted By oughtsix
Working in an industrial environment the past few...

Working in an industrial environment the past few years, I come across a lot of Proto, sk, Stanley, blackhawk, and Pittsburgh. But very little snap on. They have a firm place in the automotive world,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 47,821
Posted By oughtsix
yeah.... isn't the RC213V like, 250,000 dollars...

yeah.... isn't the RC213V like, 250,000 dollars or so? Not on my radar....
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 185,687
Posted By oughtsix
If the bike feels small with forward controls, I...

If the bike feels small with forward controls, I imagine mids on a bike with that geometry would be pure comedy. Especially with my 34" inseam. It was likely designed around forward controls. Which...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,987
Posted By oughtsix
That DR650 would be fun.

That DR650 would be fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,987
Posted By oughtsix
From the OP: While I have to agree, I...

From the OP:



While I have to agree, I disagree with the implication that Highway riding is more dangerous than other routes. I assume by "highway" you meant what I think of as an "interstate",...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,987
Posted By oughtsix
double tap....

double tap....
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9,888
Views: 1,670,319
Posted By oughtsix
I really want to try a full on super sport. The...

I really want to try a full on super sport. The FZ6 is a great bike, but one which is not really sporty, but not really relaxed either. Only been on it a season, and I am already wishing the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,196,107
Posted By oughtsix
Been asked twice this winter if my bike is a...

Been asked twice this winter if my bike is a Harley. I just say yes.

:dunno
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 589,964
Posted By oughtsix
I look forward to your comments on the 14. I want...

I look forward to your comments on the 14. I want one myself.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,636
Posted By oughtsix
This. Also, since motorcycles are narrow, it is...

This. Also, since motorcycles are narrow, it is easy to misjudge the speed of an approaching rider. Especially when the rider is approaching at nearly twice the rate of other traffic. Just look at...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,428
Posted By oughtsix
Finally got out to roll up some miles on the 6....

Finally got out to roll up some miles on the 6. Got turned around and took the opportunity to do some dual sporting...

First ride in a while without the grip heaters. ...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,741
Posted By oughtsix
Wrangler 13MWZ. $12 a pair at the local factory...

Wrangler 13MWZ. $12 a pair at the local factory outlet, been wearing them since I was a kid. Buy, destroy, repeat. I'll get 6 months to a year before I retire them to yard and garage duty since I...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,985
Posted By oughtsix
FWIW, every farmer I know uses a clapped out,...

FWIW, every farmer I know uses a clapped out, Reagan era, Lincoln SA200 and 6011 to do....just about everything. And good looks isn't a top priority.

All said in good fun. :thumb

I have an...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,556
Posted By oughtsix
Now we're talking.

Now we're talking.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,413
Posted By oughtsix
I didn't think the seating position on the fz-09...

I didn't think the seating position on the fz-09 was considered aggressive at all?
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,605
Posted By oughtsix
I really am enjoying the FZ6, but something that...

I really am enjoying the FZ6, but something that makes more torque down low would likely be better. I need to do something about the bars as well. The shape is just...weird...

And the new VFR is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 655,964
Posted By oughtsix
Anyone know if the new suspension from the FJ...

Anyone know if the new suspension from the FJ will make it to the FZ as well?
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,473
Posted By oughtsix
In before the Vtec whiners. :cry ...

In before the Vtec whiners. :cry



Congrats on the new VFR. I want something new this year and its on the list.
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,605
Posted By oughtsix
The street triple is certainly a fine bike, but I...

The street triple is certainly a fine bike, but I am hanging on to the idea that I want wind protection that a fairing offers. I'm still riding to work a couple days a week on the FZ6. Also, the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,605
Posted By oughtsix
The GSXR 750 was/is a contender, with the...

The GSXR 750 was/is a contender, with the advantage that a low mile poseur bike should be easy to find for half the price of a new Daytona. We'll see how finances look after tax time. (Enjoy claiming...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,605
Posted By oughtsix
Considering a Daytona 675...

I am really digging this bike recently. Saw one leave the gas station a while back. Must have had an aftermarket exhaust, because the thing flat out screamed. :tb Found a dealer nearby advertising a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9,888
Views: 1,670,319
Posted By oughtsix
Curse you Honda. Bring us the new VFR in black! ...

Curse you Honda. Bring us the new VFR in black!

http://www.doble.co.uk/Assets/new-motorcycles/sport-tourer/VFR800F-14/vfr800-2014-black.png

or dont, and save me 13,000 dollars.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,556
Posted By oughtsix
Not much into the older UJMs myself. I get a...

Not much into the older UJMs myself. I get a little horned up every time I come across a 25th anniversary VFR800 for sale. The red-white-blue paint just does it.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 589,964
Posted By oughtsix
Wait. Sunshine. In London? I was there once for...

Wait. Sunshine. In London? I was there once for three days. I call BS. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,419
Posted By oughtsix
Thanks for the tip! Got me one too. :1drink

Thanks for the tip! Got me one too.

:1drink
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