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Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 375,284
Posted By stripple
Spoken like a good Oregonian. I am a life long...

Spoken like a good Oregonian. I am a life long Oregon resident, with a few years spent in tropical climates, only to return to my gray, and dreary homeland. :D If I waited for sunshine to ride, I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,746
Posted By stripple
I put a deposit down on the new fj-09 for a...

I put a deposit down on the new fj-09 for a sensible commuter. Seemed like a perfect bike for the job, fast, comfortable, reliable, light, and great luggage options. They are a pretty astonishing...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,714
Posted By stripple
This is not Monster 1200 related, my apologies!...

This is not Monster 1200 related, my apologies! :deal

Apessino, the above post stuck in my head for a very long time... Finally my financial difficulties have straightened out, and I bought my a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 375,284
Posted By stripple
One man's eye sore is another man's muse... The...

One man's eye sore is another man's muse... The Diavel makes my heart go all pitter patter. Ride what ya dig... :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 375,284
Posted By stripple
So I put a deposit down on a grey FJ09. It will...

So I put a deposit down on a grey FJ09. It will be ready to pick up tomorrow... Problem is that a beautiful Diavel with 8k miles and all the right mods just showed up at a dealership about an hour...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 375,284
Posted By stripple
I have certainly heard that the FJ is a tourqe...

I have certainly heard that the FJ is a tourqe beast. But, for an I-4 the Ninja 1000 sure has a strong pull from the bottom! I was certainly impressed.

If the FJ is going to be as fast as a FZ1...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 375,284
Posted By stripple
OK, so I am in need of some opinions of fj09...

OK, so I am in need of some opinions of fj09 owners. :D

I am in a bit of a buying dilemma! I had pretty much set my sights on buying a new ninja 1000 here very soon. I have been in need of a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,204
Posted By stripple
Thank you for posting this. I just looked it up....

Thank you for posting this. I just looked it up. Fascinating! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By stripple
If you like the VFR, you'd probably love a Ninja...

If you like the VFR, you'd probably love a Ninja 1000. Far more power to move you around, and in my humble opinion an all around better package. Lighter than the viffer as well. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,542
Posted By stripple
Ixhiemer, that's a beautiful machine! Can you...

Ixhiemer, that's a beautiful machine! Can you please tell us what year and exact model it is? My girlfriend says that I need to buy it for her. :D
Forum: Americas 11-03-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By stripple
thank you all for your responses!:clap I...

thank you all for your responses!:clap

I think that because we are registering the bikes just a few days before we take off, we will probably not have hard plates. Meaning that the two bikes that...
Forum: Americas 11-02-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By stripple
Bluhduh Baja Travel For The Irresponsible?

OK, take it easy on me please? :D

A group of friends from Arizona and Oregon are planning on riding Baja starting on November 7th, riding mostly where the wind takes us, and crossing the border...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,229
Posted By stripple
^^:eek1:wink::evil:eek1:evil:wink:^^ ...

^^:eek1:wink::evil:eek1:evil:wink:^^

BEE-YOU-TEE-FULLL!! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 50,245
Posted By stripple
Well, about two weeks after I started this thread...

Well, about two weeks after I started this thread we had an unexpected death in the family, the arrangements were enough to dry out my savings. My financial stability took a hard hit that I am still...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 141,252
Posted By stripple
Cccolin, that was an awesome post! Thank you very...

Cccolin, that was an awesome post! Thank you very much for sharing that! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,001
Posted By stripple
Well, Asphalt&Rubber.com said this in their...

Well, Asphalt&Rubber.com said this in their article about the bike;

"U.S. prices should be announced within a few months, starting around the $10k mark."

Me thinks that this is good news!...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 60,766
Posted By stripple
In Oregon they are going for just a bit more. I...

In Oregon they are going for just a bit more. I think that the 990 SD is really one of the best performance bargains on the used market right now.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 34,448
Posted By stripple
BUMP!!! :clap Anyone else out there doing...

BUMP!!! :clap


Anyone else out there doing any touring on a superduke? I'm considering grabbing a 990SD for an upcoming trip. I'd like to see if anyone on here is using a Giant Loop bag also. :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 141,252
Posted By stripple
I have had my ZRX1200R for about a month now. I'm...

I have had my ZRX1200R for about a month now. I'm mostly happy with the bike, it is an excellent all around machine. :D

But, I feel like the brakes lack stopping power. I mean, they are decent,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 63,656
Posted By stripple
You came in here to say that? :huh Seriously?...

You came in here to say that? :huh Seriously? :huh
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By stripple
I rode cross country last summer. We had some...

I rode cross country last summer. We had some strong crunch days, between 600-700 miles. With gas /banos /food stops, even if you haul ass during the breaks, you won't average much more than 55mph...
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By stripple
Yamaha 1300 V-4

I have a friend who just totaled his 2006 Royal Star, he's completely fine. :freaky

My question for you is, doesn't that bike have a punched out Vmax motor in it? I think that it does. Should he...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,127
Posted By stripple
Outstanding score dude! That's the bike that...

Outstanding score dude! That's the bike that snaps my head around when I see it on the streets. Congratulations! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 27,595
Posted By stripple
^:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1^

^:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1^
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,096
Posted By stripple
You win at making me want one of these things...

You win at making me want one of these things even more than I did before. I LOVE ridiculous amounts of trouble. :freaky You only live once....
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 48,785
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: 1,266
Views: 293,475
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: 8,639
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: 1,266
Views: 293,475
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: 32
Views: 4,865
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: 297
Views: 30,758
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: 47
Views: 7,140
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: 891
Views: 167,354
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: 67,282
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: 891
Views: 167,354
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: 9,634
Views: 1,609,318
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: 4,136
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: 108
Views: 15,781
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: 953
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: 1,193
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
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