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Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,220
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Wouldn't a small 6 Cylinder be cool??

Six??

Shits weak!

http://m.motorcyclistonline.com/features/v12_custom_kawasaki_2300cc

For the record, I'm much more interested in seeing a clean burning direct injected two stroke bike,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,233
Posted By Crocodile Tears
yep :rofl I just picked up a set of...

yep :rofl

I just picked up a set of Continental Contimotions to try - A couple friends report good mileage and grip for such a cheap tire, and I really don't push as hard as the Dunlop Sportmax...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,236
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I've found I somewhat rely on my torque advantage...

I've found I somewhat rely on my torque advantage to substitute for not being in the right gear, being on a Bandit that pulls pretty hard from 4k on up. I jump on a smaller, peaky bike and have to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,968
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I think I'd try the unique route and look for an...

I think I'd try the unique route and look for an old CX500. Shaft driven, liquid cooled, transverse V-Twin.

Pretty basic, low powered, under stressed lump that shouldn't need much more than gas...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,048
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Bandit 1200 has all the torque in the world, are...

Bandit 1200 has all the torque in the world, are dirt cheap, and for the cost of fork springs and a used busa shock can handle decently
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,233
Posted By Crocodile Tears
So my 2005 1200S is twitchy to say the least in...

So my 2005 1200S is twitchy to say the least in corners. Its not very confidence inspiring.

Whats everybody doing to stiffen these up? Any simple GSXR rear shock swaps or something of the sort out...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6,405
Views: 949,810
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Rode one for the first time last night, and I'm...

Rode one for the first time last night, and I'm convinced it checks all the boxes of goiod suspension, enough power, nice brakes, and good fuel economy.

I'm a kind of boring guy
...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 495,176
Posted By Crocodile Tears
None setup on the floor yet at least. I had a...

None setup on the floor yet at least. I had a moment of weakness with an $8500 CB1100 haha

Up until two weeks ago I had every intention of buying the 500x, and now I'm leaning towards a 2013...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 495,176
Posted By Crocodile Tears
not associated in any way, but I was in Honda...

not associated in any way, but I was in Honda East, Maumee, OH earlier today and they have a 2013 marked down to $5,099 if anyone wants a bargain on one. No setup fees charged either. Was quoted...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 495,176
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Over on cbr500riders there is a big bitchfest...

Over on cbr500riders there is a big bitchfest about the Honda stock and Honda Tall screens causing a major thumping buffet, no matter the helmet, along with major noise.

Any thoughts on this from...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,048
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Shiver 750 with the Mivv Exhaust sans DB killers...

Shiver 750 with the Mivv Exhaust sans DB killers :raabia

(wear earplugs :lol3)
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 495,176
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Anyone running heated grips / jacket, etc off the...

Anyone running heated grips / jacket, etc off the bike yet? I have yet to experience the luxury of such things so I dont have a very good idea of what the power draw looks like and how that interacts...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,949
Posted By Crocodile Tears
http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/ajmaki/IM...

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/ajmaki/IMG_20120516_200327-1.jpg

crappy iPhone pic of mine

Yosh pipes, dynojet kit, and supposedly a timing advancer. Makes a beautiful noise.

Dumped...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 38,830
Posted By Crocodile Tears
CR500AF Yawn. :lol3 I can see...

CR500AF

Yawn.

:lol3

I can see getting bored on a goldwing or some other mega tourers, otherwise I think you're just doing it wrong. Go into a corner hard on budget suspension and tell me if...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By Crocodile Tears
looks nice, and nice low miles. The one I started...

looks nice, and nice low miles. The one I started this thread over was 3900 with 14k and hard cases, so I think the 3300 is probably a pretty decent deal. I enjoyed the bike, it handled great, but I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 144,839
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Up in beasts the 500X thread is alive and well -...

Up in beasts the 500X thread is alive and well - most people seem to be very satisfied. Check it out for reference.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,241
Posted By Crocodile Tears
http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2009models/2...

http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2009models/2009-MotoGuzzi-Bellagioa.jpg

always thought the Bellagio was kind of cool - I would have taken that over the nevadas / jackals that came over
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By Crocodile Tears
http://www.motoguzzi-us.com/public/upload/images/r...

http://www.motoguzzi-us.com/public/upload/images/resized/400x290/mg_news_landing_saveandride_special.jpg

http://1-media-cdn.foolz.us/ffuuka/board/vp/image/1375/92/1375928691761.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,026
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Any differences in suspension over the years?...

Any differences in suspension over the years? What kind of fuel mileage / range are you looking at? And is the CARC a major advantage over an earlier V11 shafts?
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,680
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Ive got an 05 bandit and a good friend has an 07...

Ive got an 05 bandit and a good friend has an 07 VFR. Spent some time on his bike. Even with the heli-bars it is still a pretty sporty position. I've put in 50-100 miles at a time on it and it is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,229
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I'm just waiting for a 675 Bonneville (Trident?)...

I'm just waiting for a 675 Bonneville (Trident?) :evil

The current model is pretty albeit uninspiring (stock)
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3,952
Views: 530,866
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I can assure you it is much more engaging to ride...

I can assure you it is much more engaging to ride than the honda sewing machine, even though it is slow.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3,952
Views: 530,866
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I test rode one in ohio last week. Used with only...

I test rode one in ohio last week. Used with only 300 miles on it sitting at the dealership. I really love the style and it rides nice enough, but it is kind of a boring bike. Plenty of power for me...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 28,872
Posted By Crocodile Tears
tell that to guzzi

tell that to guzzi
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 201,849
Posted By Crocodile Tears
You own a tenni green griso - you're not allowed...

You own a tenni green griso - you're not allowed to post pics of anything else :becca
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,271
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Might translate well to the crf250l frame

Might translate well to the crf250l frame
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,123
Posted By Crocodile Tears
What bike for girlfriend that want's to ride with me?

No ninja 500. I had one and wanted to shoot myself after 100 miles. Good power handling and brakes, but if you want to actually enjoy the ride you would want to go with something else. Sore hands...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 495,176
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Anyone here had a chance to test fitment of...

Anyone here had a chance to test fitment of kreiga bags on theirs yet? More specifically about US30 size? I don't know why but the pics I see just don't appear very spacious. :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6,405
Views: 949,810
Posted By Crocodile Tears
http://www.hdwallpaperspot.com/wp-content/uploads/...

http://www.hdwallpaperspot.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/2006-BMW-F800STc.jpg

one of these always seemed to be just my speed
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,233
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I like my drivers license / low insurance rates...

I like my drivers license / low insurance rates :deal

not that it doesn't see a lot of 100+ action when the time is right :deal
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,233
Posted By Crocodile Tears
too bad you have to concentrate so hard to keep...

too bad you have to concentrate so hard to keep one under 80 indicated
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 140,495
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I looked at an 04 breva 750 last night and I...

I looked at an 04 breva 750 last night and I would have to say, compared to the '13 special I test rode earlier in the year, it was weak. The new design is without a doubt at least torquier, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10,025
Views: 2,153,932
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I know an offroad helmet will be noisy, but I...

I know an offroad helmet will be noisy, but I figured my road equipment would be better. CL-16 maybe? Integral sun visor.

Either way I wouldn't expect the KLX to bark so much louder than a 1200...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10,025
Views: 2,153,932
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Part of it could be my helmet as well. HJC is...

Part of it could be my helmet as well. HJC is fairly loud. Borrowed a scorpion once and it was significantly better (bandit)

I've got a bunch of amazon gift cards that I need to use up - thought...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10,025
Views: 2,153,932
Posted By Crocodile Tears
I'm not sure why anyone thinks the Q4 is quiet....

I'm not sure why anyone thinks the Q4 is quiet. My ears are ringing after nearly any highway stint more than 30 miles. I can't imagine what the basic powercore would drone like.

The performance...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 287,767
Posted By Crocodile Tears
http://toledo.craigslist.org/mcy/3862260846.html ...

http://toledo.craigslist.org/mcy/3862260846.html

anyone want to give me the cliffs notes on the K100 advantages / disadvantages. I'm looking to ditch my bandit for something sporty but with good...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,657
Posted By Crocodile Tears
was on my shortlist as well - good looking bikes...

was on my shortlist as well - good looking bikes with reputation for reliability. Bought a bandit 1200 instead as they fly under the radar and can be found for cheap. FZ-1 handles and brakes better,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,469
Posted By Crocodile Tears
lowered dr650 comes to mind

lowered dr650 comes to mind
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,469
Posted By Crocodile Tears
Don't count out a dual sport - a lowered DR650...

Don't count out a dual sport - a lowered DR650 could fit the bill as well and will be stone simple on maintenance and when you drop it not a whole ton is going to break.

I owned an EX500 and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By Crocodile Tears
The Breva 750

Earlier this year I test rode a 2013 V7 Classic and absolutely fell in love with all maybe-50 horses in a light and classy package. I just really dont want to spend that much on a bike (I guess I'm...
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