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Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,600
Posted By MGN54
Jersey Jim, I like your attitude! 2006 Road...

Jersey Jim, I like your attitude!

2006 Road King here. Love it! But don't care what anybody rides and I'll wave at them all.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,287
Views: 607,707
Posted By MGN54
Love that blue/black combo! Like to see that up...

Love that blue/black combo! Like to see that up close!
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,961
Posted By MGN54
Check out the mid sized Suzuki Boulevard. I...

Check out the mid sized Suzuki Boulevard. I believe it's the C50. Also comes in a touring version. C50T. Test rode one of these a while back and it's a nice bike for the money.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 43,425
Posted By MGN54
Should be a memorable ride back to Or! NICE...

Should be a memorable ride back to Or! NICE looking WG. I like that color scheme on the 03 models. Don't know if that seat will accept a driver backrest but it would probably help on that long of a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,101
Posted By MGN54
Where did smilingKen go? Hope he's on a long...

Where did smilingKen go? Hope he's on a long ride! Was enjoying his posts about riding his Glide. Hope all is well!
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,668
Posted By MGN54
MHaz01, Good point! I'm about 235 and wife...

MHaz01,

Good point! I'm about 235 and wife is about 155. I'm 6' and she is 5'5. We are probably not talking cross state line type of trips here. More day trips - 200-250 miles round trip max - and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,668
Posted By MGN54
Jimmy, I have no problem with the two bikes!...

Jimmy,

I have no problem with the two bikes! I have a friend with a Bonnie and he loves it. Outfitted it with the king and queen seat and put the backrest on for momma. Hmmm...... Those can be had...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,668
Posted By MGN54
Big cruiser or sport tourer for two up?

Working on getting my CBR1000RR sold and want to get something for Mrs MGN54 to ride along with me on. Been mulling what to go to. Not ready yet for a Wing or the like. So I'm down to thinking about...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,287
Views: 607,707
Posted By MGN54
Nothing much nicer looking than a black Road...

Nothing much nicer looking than a black Road King. Beautiful bike!
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,566
Posted By MGN54
Hell of a deal!

So you pick up a 2010 VFR1200 w/less than 3k miles for $8k. You suck!!! :lol3 Beautiful bike. I've ridden a 2000 and a 2007 Anniversary. Liked them both. Would love to score a ride on one of these. I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,319
Posted By MGN54
GREAT winter project for $900, I say! Should be...

GREAT winter project for $900, I say! Should be fun. Good luck with it and post lots of pics as she evolves. BTW, the bars are helibars. If I remember correctly, those are pretty expensive. Go to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,265
Posted By MGN54
Thanks for all the replies, guys! Good info and...

Thanks for all the replies, guys! Good info and overall good endorsement of the FZ1. I was able to spend about 40 miles on the bike yesterday. Have to say I was pretty smitten with it. Couple of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,265
Posted By MGN54
NFE, will do. Hope to get a close look and maybe...

NFE, will do. Hope to get a close look and maybe a test ride later this week.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,265
Posted By MGN54
CBDR1000RR to 2nd Gen FZ1

Currently have a 2007 1000RR that is a wonderful machine. But my 58 year old bod is starting to think otherwise. Have an opportunity to move/trade to a 2008 FZ1 with the retro body kit on it. Just...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By MGN54
Could be as simple as an oil filter that needs a...

Could be as simple as an oil filter that needs a little snugging up. Oil pressure switches known to seep/leak as well. Valve cover gasket possibly. Oil breather is a likely candidate as well. Like...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,881
Views: 615,217
Posted By MGN54
Have a couple of FJR's near me I keep thinking...

Have a couple of FJR's near me I keep thinking about. 04 and an 05. Both with around the same miles. 04 offered at 5200 and the 05 at 6200. The 04 has a factory top case FWIW. Are there enough...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,149
Posted By MGN54
What did you replace it with?

What did you replace it with?
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By MGN54
Been missing my former sport tourer (1100RT) and...

Been missing my former sport tourer (1100RT) and have been kinda looking at some of these Gen 1's as well. Is there a mileage range that you can surpass and assume you are in the clear on the ticking...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By MGN54
Get over to the FJR owners forum and ask your...

Get over to the FJR owners forum and ask your question. They'll know for sure. Last I heard, Yamaha was still tending to them but that's been a while back. Good luck and keep us posted. Been...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,318
Posted By MGN54
Get thee over to hdforums.com and go to the evo...

Get thee over to hdforums.com and go to the evo section. Sounds like a good prospect. Lots of good info on the forum there. Guys very passionate about the evo. You'll probably be convinced to buy...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,921
Posted By MGN54
Found it: ...

Found it:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=788201&highlight=blast

Glad you came out ok. Sorry about the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,471
Posted By MGN54
I realize you said you don't like the looks of...

I realize you said you don't like the looks of the fxd but I'm thinking an fxdx might be to your liking for the way you plan to ride it. Blacked out engine. Twin discs on the front as well as fully...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 7,076,811
Posted By MGN54
My sweet wife of 24 years! She's put up with my...

My sweet wife of 24 years! She's put up with my motorcycle addiction for about 20 of those 24. She loves to ride pillion but says she would love to have her own bike one day but is content riding...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,921
Posted By MGN54
Holy CRAP! That's what I call a winter detail!...

Holy CRAP! That's what I call a winter detail! Nice looking AND she's being ridden as she deserves. How long will it take you to get to 200k? Must update with a speedo pic at that milestone! How long...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,026
Posted By MGN54
Beautiful Deluxe, AKDuc! Really like the color...

Beautiful Deluxe, AKDuc! Really like the color scheme. What are the colors? Nice to see proper riding gear too. Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one out there with a jacket and full face helmet. :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By MGN54
Hey, that's great news! Glad you got it sorted....

Hey, that's great news! Glad you got it sorted. You might want to look here http://www.wiremybike.com/ to see what he has to help you with your new connection. Not affiliated but I did buy a new R/R...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By MGN54
Any updates to report, LandPirate?

Any updates to report, LandPirate?
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By MGN54
vfrdiscussion.com is your best friend on this....

vfrdiscussion.com is your best friend on this. I'm sure there will be someone there that can help you out. Great bunch of enthusiasts there!
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 47,944
Posted By MGN54
Check out hdforums.com and look in the evo...

Check out hdforums.com and look in the evo section. From what I've read, the hard core Harley guys believe the Evo engine was the best engine Harley every built and have no interest in the Twin Cam....
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,921
Posted By MGN54
More pics needed when the weather permits!

More pics needed when the weather permits!
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,921
Posted By MGN54
Nice! How many miles? I bet that Staintune sounds...

Nice! How many miles? I bet that Staintune sounds great. Miss my 2000 from time to time. Enjoy.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,010
Posted By MGN54
Another vote for the Dyna here. Looks like you...

Another vote for the Dyna here. Looks like you have it set up well for any kind of riding but especially with that bag to lean against. Rode a friends 08 wide glide and thought to myself that it was...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 157,835
Posted By MGN54
Well, hell.....all these pics and talk about the...

Well, hell.....all these pics and talk about the RT has got me missing mine. Sold it this past June and picked up a 09 well farkled Wee that I'm really enjoying but it is not an RT. Some nice looking...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,090
Posted By MGN54
Covering that distance I think you will...

Covering that distance I think you will appreciate the full fairing and luggage on the Connie. I've owned a Connie and it will cover the miles with ease. If by the time you get back home it hasn't...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,077
Posted By MGN54
Yamaha FZ6 comes to mind. Have some weather...

Yamaha FZ6 comes to mind. Have some weather protection from small fairing. Have the option of the nice looking Givi PLX bags that almost look factory if you need to carry some stuff to work. Good...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,893
Posted By MGN54
Also, the 2 valve duc will be easier/cheaper to...

Also, the 2 valve duc will be easier/cheaper to maintain than the 4 valve if that is a concern considering you will be commuting and adding up the miles. The comfort of the Monster vs the sport bike...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By MGN54
phOrk, Haven't had the bike long enough to...

phOrk,

Haven't had the bike long enough to know how the quick releases are to live with but seem easy enough. Guess the only problem is that somebody could help themselves to the bags if left on...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By MGN54
Came with Pelican bags w/quick release mounts....

Came with Pelican bags w/quick release mounts. Does that count?
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By MGN54
Perfect motorcycle?

I think I may have just purchased my perfect motorcycle. Been contemplating the dual sport/adventure bike idea for a while. Sold my 1100RT and bought an 09 WeeStrom. Have to say it may be the most...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By MGN54
Thanks twinrider. Point well taken! What I was...

Thanks twinrider. Point well taken! What I was thinking was that I would sell my RT and use the proceeds from that plus some to get a Goldwing so I would not be out the entire $4500. And, I would...
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