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Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 38,038
Posted By stripple
Beautiful bike! Do you have a handlebar set up on...

Beautiful bike! Do you have a handlebar set up on there, or are you using clip ons? :ear
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 239,722
Posted By stripple
Damn! That's an impressive deal! :deal I am on...

Damn! That's an impressive deal! :deal I am on the wrong side of the country. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,104
Posted By stripple
It depends on how much sportiness you are...

It depends on how much sportiness you are wanting. How much do you enjoy power and acceleration? If you are one of those that are perfectly happy with a bike that will be only "decent" in that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 239,722
Posted By stripple
Don't know how much experience you have with...

Don't know how much experience you have with owning bikes, but I'll throw in my unsolicited opinion. :D

I have had many different types of bikes, like many here have. In my experience with Ducati,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By stripple
I have wanted Zuk to step into that market for a...

I have wanted Zuk to step into that market for a long time. A Ninja1000 type bike with the GSXR motor would be cool. Or, a lighter option in the large ST market with the Hayabusa mill. The nice thing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,524
Posted By stripple
Cliff, your story is... Interesting. :huh ...

Cliff, your story is... Interesting. :huh


You certainly have great taste in bikes.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,102
Posted By stripple
For a fella who isn't much for planning, you have...

For a fella who isn't much for planning, you have your luggage pretty squared away. :lol3

Good on ya for making your trip happen. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,572
Posted By stripple
WOW!! :eek1 It looks outstanding with bar...

WOW!! :eek1

It looks outstanding with bar end mirrors. That is a damn fine looking motorcycle right there. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 59,021
Posted By stripple
Well, I'm a bit late to the party... I stumbled...

Well, I'm a bit late to the party... I stumbled across this thread while looking for information on the Tuono V4, now I find myself craving an 899 Pani. :lol3

I enjoy reading ride reports. Yours...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,572
Posted By stripple
Thank you for the report, Prime. :clap So...

Thank you for the report, Prime. :clap

So you obviously find the bike to be comfortable for a long day on the slab? How's the lean? Are you pretty comfortable with it? My body tends to revolt...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7,562
Views: 1,116,656
Posted By stripple
As the kids say, "true dat"! :clap

As the kids say, "true dat"! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By stripple
If you ride both, you aren't likely to think...

If you ride both, you aren't likely to think that. The FZ1 is certainly no slouch, not in any way. But, the Ninja feels SOOO much more potent. It's just got great gobs of midrange. It is probably the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,780
Posted By stripple
I live in Oregon and love that part of the state....

I live in Oregon and love that part of the state. I'm not much of an off road rider, but it's inspiring threads like this that make me want to change that.:deal

Thank you for the inspiration!...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By stripple
Met up with a fella once to look into trading my...

Met up with a fella once to look into trading my old Ducati ST3 for his 2010 K1300S. Deal didn't end up happening, (after a long ride, my stupid ST3 sprang a nasty oil leak) and we had a long...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By stripple
Excellent choice! :clap I do soooo love the...

Excellent choice! :clap I do soooo love the Monster. I wish that I had never sold mine. Hold on to it for a long time. You'll definitely miss it when you let it go. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,459
Posted By stripple
I felt like the OP years ago. Then I took a 3000...

I felt like the OP years ago. Then I took a 3000 mile trip on a friend's HD Fatboy. After the trip, I understood. :D

I still have no interest in owning one, but I can certainly see why they appeal...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 469,369
Posted By stripple
Well put. Broad, sweeping generalizations for the...

Well put. Broad, sweeping generalizations for the fail... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,220
Posted By stripple
One last thing! :deal The FZ-09 looks great...

One last thing! :deal

The FZ-09 looks great in orange. If you were to pick the Yamaha, the red and the orange bikes will not have the colored wheels.


One less reasons to pass over the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,220
Posted By stripple
Another option if you must have an I-4 is to shop...

Another option if you must have an I-4 is to shop for a used FZ1, or a used Ninja1000. Both are very reliable and it doesn't matter if you get a bike with 10-20K miles, you will be trouble free.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,220
Posted By stripple
Dude, you have a fundamental flaw in your...

Dude, you have a fundamental flaw in your reasoning. You are basing your preference of the Honda on the engine configuration. Do you have any experience with a triple motor? The reason that most...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,210
Posted By stripple
Never thought that I'd be looking at a 1200RT....

Never thought that I'd be looking at a 1200RT. These 2014 models are pushing my buttons. :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,572
Posted By stripple
Debt... I have to have something to bounce my ass...

Debt... I have to have something to bounce my ass outta bed in the morning. Those looming bills work quite well. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7,562
Views: 1,116,656
Posted By stripple
That is cool, Flounder, that you got to attend...

That is cool, Flounder, that you got to attend the press launch!

To my eyes, it is by far the best looking of the ADV tourers. What did you think of it's motor? Specs seem low for an Italian...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 71,386
Posted By stripple
Seems to me that with your dimensions, a C14...

Seems to me that with your dimensions, a C14 would be a good choice. For someone your size, a ZX14 would be like a 600,and a C14 would be like a ZX14. Just my reckoning, you're a foot taller, and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,218
Posted By stripple
I really am happy to see EBR coming out with...

I really am happy to see EBR coming out with exciting models. :clap

The looks aren't all that appealing to me, but I'm sure that it would be an absolute scream to pilot!!!!:wink: After a few...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,562
Views: 1,116,656
Posted By stripple
Care to elaborate on what it is that doesn't...

Care to elaborate on what it is that doesn't appeal to you? I'm not looking to debate it's merits, just curious why you don't like it? Seems like a fine bike to me, other than the relatively low...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,562
Views: 1,116,656
Posted By stripple
I feel mostly the same way about HD's. I do agree...

I feel mostly the same way about HD's. I do agree that the 48 is easy on the eyes. Just nice, simple, elemental motorcycling. :D

That new Fat Boy "Lo" sure is a handsome bike as well. The MoCo can...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 62,662
Posted By stripple
Dear lord. :eek1 I saw this picture a few...

Dear lord. :eek1

I saw this picture a few weeks back when you posted it in another thread. That Carbon edition is the bee's knees. :evil Absolutely stunning. ..:cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,688
Posted By stripple
I am personally not much of a fan of these bikes....

I am personally not much of a fan of these bikes. That said, what you have here is fucking cool!!!:clap

I REALLY dig that bike! Perfect city stormer. A bit rough around the edges so that you don't...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,030
Posted By stripple
Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that the...

Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that the 2008 was the only year that the CBR1K had engine issues. The 08 and up Honda 1K is a very torque rich, and very intuitive handling bike. Excellent for...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 469,369
Posted By stripple
Than the Street Triple. Do you disagree? :huh

Than the Street Triple. Do you disagree? :huh
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 159,629
Posted By stripple
Dear gawd! What a phenomenally beautiful machine....

Dear gawd! What a phenomenally beautiful machine. Just....WOW!!!! :eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 62,662
Posted By stripple
Mokosai, what happened there? Were you able to...

Mokosai, what happened there? Were you able to finish the trip? Sorry to see that. ..:cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 62,662
Posted By stripple
It is criminal that we didn't get the 13R in the...

It is criminal that we didn't get the 13R in the US. I have my doubts about modern BMW reliability, but I'd gladly get over it to own that beautiful machine. Fucking hell, it is stunning!...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,358
Posted By stripple
:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3

:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By stripple
I must say, from reading your posts, I have been...

I must say, from reading your posts, I have been more inclined to give the ol' Bandit more of a look. That black one you posted a few days ago struck a chord.

I sure do love Bavarian machinery. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,756
Posted By stripple
This is a mighty good idea.:deal Don't know...

This is a mighty good idea.:deal

Don't know what your preferences are, or what kind of bike turns your cranks. My experience with a VFR800 is that they are a capable, solid performing, and totally...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,779
Posted By stripple
I have no experience with the new style S3, my...

I have no experience with the new style S3, my last one was a 2007. I loved that bike like fat kid loves cake!:clap

I haven't liked the look of the new ones very much, but they are certainly...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 96,093
Posted By stripple
Sounds awesome. Need pics!!!:D

Sounds awesome. Need pics!!!:D
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 469,369
Posted By stripple
Copied them badly?:huh Way less expensive, and...

Copied them badly?:huh Way less expensive, and significantly more power. With the money you save you can get any suspension configuration that suits you...

Yeah, terrible job Yamaha! What were you...
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