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Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,411
Posted By Motard_Menace
Gotcha and that was why I put the disclaimer...

Gotcha and that was why I put the disclaimer first. I figured that since he has not ridden much in 20 years and his previous bike was a DR, hardly a screamer in my book thought I would toss it out...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,411
Posted By Motard_Menace
Hey I started with "it's not a screamer" but it...

Hey I started with "it's not a screamer" but it ticks off most of the other things he mentioned. As for recommending the bike I have, I guess I did because it's a bit of a sleeper. I have had many...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,411
Posted By Motard_Menace
Okay I will start with it is not a screamer by...

Okay I will start with it is not a screamer by any means but it is quicker then many give it credit for and you can ride it like you just stole it without attracting much attention to yourself. Might...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,192
Posted By Motard_Menace
It's funny how the Honda bashers come out when a...

It's funny how the Honda bashers come out when a concept bike or new model comes out from Honda. I think Honda is prolly doing just fine without your guidance. They still seem to be churning out...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 355,759
Posted By Motard_Menace
Holding up well, looks brand new and from reading...

Holding up well, looks brand new and from reading your posts, I know she gets used. Nice!
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 44,281
Posted By Motard_Menace
A few thoughts on Honda...1. They don't really...

A few thoughts on Honda...1. They don't really give a hoot about the US market, we are small potatoes worldwide to them. 2. They still make what I would call some of the most precise machines...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 90,585
Posted By Motard_Menace
Timely reply to his question asked 7 years...

Timely reply to his question asked 7 years ago......[emoji12]
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 87,234
Posted By Motard_Menace
Umm Yes.....:clap

Umm Yes.....:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 87,234
Posted By Motard_Menace
Interesting. I am a bike slut so no bias but I...

Interesting. I am a bike slut so no bias but I love torque. Might have to see if I can score a ride on one somewhere. I'm sure it is no slouch. Thx
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 87,234
Posted By Motard_Menace
I checked out this new Versy and the FJ9 at the...

I checked out this new Versy and the FJ9 at the Phoenix IMS show. I was pumped to see the FJ9 in person and once I did, it was kind of blah. Seems nice and all but just didn't do much for me. I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 53,046
Posted By Motard_Menace
I had the opportunity to ride one here in Phoenix...

I had the opportunity to ride one here in Phoenix on Friday and walked away impressed. I have had zero interest in e-Bikes and this thing changed my mind a little. I could see using an e-Bike for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 67,340
Posted By Motard_Menace
All the new tech is great but that thing looks...

All the new tech is great but that thing looks like Bumble Bee & Optimus Prime somehow had a retarded kid.....:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 141,345
Posted By Motard_Menace
$17,999 for the standard version of which 2 were...

$17,999 for the standard version of which 2 were made. The ones with options will be $19,499 and up.........:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 29,852
Posted By Motard_Menace
This thread is kinda like be rode hard and put...

This thread is kinda like be rode hard and put away wet.............
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 32,441
Posted By Motard_Menace
Now if they would only put a BEAK on this thing...

Now if they would only put a BEAK on this thing we would be set......:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,635
Posted By Motard_Menace
MY humor was lost apparently in translation on...

MY humor was lost apparently in translation on the inter web.......:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,884
Posted By Motard_Menace
The KZ had a nice run from about 1979 until 2004...

The KZ had a nice run from about 1979 until 2004 as a police motorcycle and it pretty much dominated the landscape out west anyway. HD was more a midwest and east ride although there are some west. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,635
Posted By Motard_Menace
I've ridden a VFR, used to own...

I've ridden a VFR, used to own one...:rofl...whats your point......If you are comparing the Diavel to the Desmo, that is ridiculous. For one the Desmo cost over twice as much and is a different...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,893
Posted By Motard_Menace
Either Bike will most likely last longer then you...

Either Bike will most likely last longer then you will keep it, so its really which one do you want. I have had (3) variants of the 1050 and each one has been bullet proof. My current ride an 07...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,497
Posted By Motard_Menace
Honda has always been slightly higher priced that...

Honda has always been slightly higher priced that other manufactures for most of their product line. I was fortunate enough to be invited by Honda NA to ride the new VFR1200's before they came to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 63,607
Posted By Motard_Menace
The insurance system is about as well thought out...

The insurance system is about as well thought out as the tax system. When I was shopping superbikes insurance rates back a few years ago I had been quoted $1700 a year for a CBR 1000RR and $540 a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,916
Posted By Motard_Menace
http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t333/Motard-Men...

http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t333/Motard-Menace/IMG_2132_zps5319e2f9.jpg (http://s513.photobucket.com/user/Motard-Menace/media/IMG_2132_zps5319e2f9.jpg.html)

I had one for a little over a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 53,046
Posted By Motard_Menace
First off I will preface my comments with I have...

First off I will preface my comments with I have owned two of the mother lands motos. A Dyna and an Electraglide. I have also owned several Ducs, at least one from each of the big 4, a KTM, a BMW and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,428
Posted By Motard_Menace
Triumph Tiger 1050 1. Price, can be had for...

Triumph Tiger 1050

1. Price, can be had for under 5k in excellent condition
2. A sweet motor that is proven to be bullet proof with regular maint
3. Works great as an Urban warfare weapon, high...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,551
Posted By Motard_Menace
I was fortunate enough to ride both versions of...

I was fortunate enough to ride both versions of the VFR1200 in Santa Barbara on their press launch weekend. Honda flew a handful of us from around the country to SB for a 2 day event to ride and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 351,427
Posted By Motard_Menace
I have no experience with the 955 but have owned...

I have no experience with the 955 but have owned 2 of the 1050 variants and they are bullet proof motors. Might be Trumpys best motor to date for reliability. If it was me I would go for the 1050...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 351,427
Posted By Motard_Menace
Mine has 49k with zero issues...... Sent...

Mine has 49k with zero issues......


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk.......MM
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,104
Posted By Motard_Menace
Your story doesn't surprise me at all. Most sales...

Your story doesn't surprise me at all. Most sales folks don't even know much about the product they are selling in most instances. There are some knowledgeable folks out there as well, but in my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By Motard_Menace
The S10 and 800GS may be in the same general...

The S10 and 800GS may be in the same general class but I would venture they are miles apart in performance. I have not owned either but I have owned a BMW with the P-Twin 800. What is your primary...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-29-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 74,627
Posted By Motard_Menace
Motorcycle Consumer News (US Version) just did a...

Motorcycle Consumer News (US Version) just did a comparo at Rawhyde using the BMW ADV1200, BMW 1200GS (Wethead), BMW 800gs, Yamaha S10, KTM 1190 Adv, Triumph Tiger Explorer XC & Triumph 800 XC. They...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 417,552
Posted By Motard_Menace
After reading all the posts, it is easy to see...

After reading all the posts, it is easy to see why manufactures have a difficult time satisfying the masses with any one model. I agree with several various posts that are actually at opposite ends...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,636
Posted By Motard_Menace
Chucky, I am also on a Tiger 1050 right now...

Chucky,

I am also on a Tiger 1050 right now and this is my third Trumpy 1050 and it is one of the best motors ever made I think. Bullet proof, torquey, smooth, sounds great. Triumph definitely...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 417,552
Posted By Motard_Menace
Why build one, lets build two....one that leans...

Why build one, lets build two....one that leans sport & one that leans touring....:D


2015 Yamaha FJ900T

1. 555 lbs Curb Weight
2. 108 HP
3. 70 FPTQ
4. ABS/TC/CC/3 Drive Modes
5. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-08-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,315
Posted By Motard_Menace
I have not ridden either but do currently ride a...

I have not ridden either but do currently ride a Tiger 1050 and I love triples, not huge fan of parallel twins. With that said, now with the new updates to the S10 SE version I would have to lean...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 25,632
Posted By Motard_Menace
It has been almost 20 years since I have owned a...

It has been almost 20 years since I have owned a Honda VFR and back then in the early 90's it was a 1986 Model Year. I wish I still owned that bike. Anyway just before Honda launched the 1200 VFR...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 25,632
Posted By Motard_Menace
Bottom line, its another choice for consumers and...

Bottom line, its another choice for consumers and that my friends is a good thing. The more competition the better for all of us slobs who ride them.....:D
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 62,537
Posted By Motard_Menace
+1 it is on my short lost as well Sent...

+1 it is on my short lost as well


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk (http://tapatalk.com/m?id=1).......MM
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,831
Posted By Motard_Menace
I'm not knocking any of those choices as they all...

I'm not knocking any of those choices as they all have potential but keep in mind that coming from a cruiser to a Blackbird or K1200S etc. will be a huge change in body position on the bike....
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,831
Posted By Motard_Menace
You are at a bit of a disadvantage being over 6...

You are at a bit of a disadvantage being over 6 feet tall since most bikes are made for the average height dude. I agree you might want to look at some of the ADV Touring Bikes since they might fit...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,332
Posted By Motard_Menace
I agree, sounds like a fuel issue, which would...

I agree, sounds like a fuel issue, which would not be unexpected for a bike that has been sitting for an extended period of time. Have you checked the carbs yet to make sure they are working...
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