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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,551
Posted By UJM
Bhaha, I kept pulling my mouse down, but it...

Bhaha, I kept pulling my mouse down, but it wasn't moving the handlebars at all ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,965
Posted By UJM
Kinda funny, for right now it would be an all...

Kinda funny, for right now it would be an all Honda stable. I like the changes that they are making:

dirt: CRF250L (have to be able to drive to the dirt)
street: Goldwing F6B
town: CB500X
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By UJM
No Ethanol is best, especially for a little bit...

No Ethanol is best, especially for a little bit older bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 47,445
Posted By UJM
Actually, that's a good point. I would have...

Actually, that's a good point. I would have preferred if they dropped the Goldwing in the name as well...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,597
Posted By UJM
To me, these new bikes tell me that Honda is...

To me, these new bikes tell me that Honda is actually trying again. They might not strike a chord with everybody, but this also might lead to more new and interesting models. Its finally a good time...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 47,445
Posted By UJM
Are you just objecting to the name? I have to...

Are you just objecting to the name? I have to admit, I kinda like the name, reminds me of the Valkyrie ;)
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,760
Posted By UJM
Hopefully Honda Canada is bringing these in as...

Hopefully Honda Canada is bringing these in as well...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 47,445
Posted By UJM
To me, I don't think it matters if there are some...

To me, I don't think it matters if there are some people that hate it. Just the fact that Honda is willing to make this bike (and the other new ones for 2013) is a big step in the right direction....
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By UJM
That's an interesting site, but I looked up the...

That's an interesting site, but I looked up the Vulcan Vaquero, no info at all on load capacity :(
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By UJM
Question Trying to find info on load capacities for large cruisers

Hey all,

As the title says, I'm interested in the load capacities of large cruisers for comparison's sake. I've actually done several internet searches without much luck.
So what I'm wondering...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,856
Posted By UJM
+1 Well worded, this is what I was trying to say.

+1 Well worded, this is what I was trying to say.
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,856
Posted By UJM
I like Victorys but they really have to start...

I like Victorys but they really have to start making real differences in their "new" models. This is just a Kingpin with a few farkles thrown on. I have no issues with using the same motor, I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 373,486
Posted By UJM
What about the Street Rod? That always seemed...

What about the Street Rod? That always seemed like a good idea to me, but since they stopped making it, does that mean it didn't sell well?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 359,215
Posted By UJM
Mambo Dave, things must definetly be different...

Mambo Dave, things must definetly be different down under :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,792,157
Posted By UJM
I've got to go with the other guys on this one. I...

I've got to go with the other guys on this one. I can understand your taking any excuse to go for a ride, but multiple hours everyday on a straight-ish highway isn't going to be very enjoyable and is...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,127
Posted By UJM
Thanks all for the info, making me feel good...

Thanks all for the info, making me feel good about the purchase so far. They handle much better than the Dunlops that came on it.

I have noticed people talking about the tire pressures should be...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,127
Posted By UJM
Metzeler ME 880 Marathon mileage question

I just put a brand new set on my Shadow. For anybody that has tried these out, what kind of mileage did you get out of them?
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,834
Posted By UJM
I do applaud their restraint with the back tire....

I do applaud their restraint with the back tire. Nice to know that they are capable of putting skinnier rear tires on cruisers.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,834
Posted By UJM
So its announced, the Victory Judge. Thoughts? I...

So its announced, the Victory Judge. Thoughts? I personally question them labelling the controls as "mid", heh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,637
Posted By UJM
I'm mostly just annoyed when its fellow riders...

I'm mostly just annoyed when its fellow riders that should know better. Posted in my local area motorcycle forums for sale section: "2005 repsol edition crotch rocket cbr 1000"

:bluduh
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
So I have to assume that if you went that far,...

So I have to assume that if you went that far, she didn't have too many complaints about the passenger accomodations? :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Whip, that your KTM?

Whip, that your KTM?
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,290
Posted By UJM
I won't argue about the tech with the motors, I...

I won't argue about the tech with the motors, I never looked it up. But my observation was honest truth about my ride on both those bikes. Did them back to back, approx 45 to 50 min rides on back...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,104
Posted By UJM
SOKO, you have to learn how to ride first :wink: ...

SOKO, you have to learn how to ride first :wink:

BTW, we're going on ride tomorrow, too bad you can't come :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Thanks, good to know. :clap

Thanks, good to know. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,290
Posted By UJM
I demo'd one of these last month when Harley had...

I demo'd one of these last month when Harley had out their 2012 models. It was the one I was most looking forward to trying and it was the most disappointing. Terrible vibrations all the time, front...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,846
Posted By UJM
+1 for a used Honda Shadow 1100. I would really...

+1 for a used Honda Shadow 1100. I would really advise not to get a sportster. Just this summer, I got off a brand new 1200 sportster, went to my old 98 shadow, and was a lot more comfortable :clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,287
Posted By UJM
I like most all motorcycles, but I have to admit...

I like most all motorcycles, but I have to admit to being a mostly Honda fan. That said, I cannot express my disappointment with the current direction of the company. Nothing really compelling in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Thanks for that, I had heard something about the...

Thanks for that, I had heard something about the store but didn't have the website :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Anyone have an opinion on how a Concours 14 would...

Anyone have an opinion on how a Concours 14 would handle this type of road?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,447
Posted By UJM
Ah, that makes sense now. We had sort of the...

Ah, that makes sense now. We had sort of the opposite, lots of rain and cooler days...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,447
Posted By UJM
Dear lord, what is the matter with the weather in...

Dear lord, what is the matter with the weather in your area? I thought we just had one of the worst summers here, until I read that....
:huh
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Thanks for the points about the Harley. I...

Thanks for the points about the Harley. I actually demo'd a brand new 2012 Ultra this month but I was surprised with the very abrupt throttle response. I had a hard time trying to smoothly apply the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Thanks for mentioning this as well, unfortunately...

Thanks for mentioning this as well, unfortunately I'm no light-weight and when you add another person + baggage, I can definetly exceed most weight ratings on bikes.

And I am talking about broken...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,029
Posted By UJM
So true! I don't know how many times I...

So true!

I don't know how many times I found myself smiling like a fool in my helmet for no other reason than I was out on my bike. :D

Never happens in the car.....
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
By the way, I agree on the test rides. Next...

By the way, I agree on the test rides. Next summer I'll definetly check out the GS, I haven't driven one yet. Of course the demo will not likely be on the same roads I'm talking about, but I should...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
So lots of votes for big dual sports, no one...

So lots of votes for big dual sports, no one thinks any of the sport tourers would be good?
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Do you think the GSA would be necessary or would...

Do you think the GSA would be necessary or would the regular GS not fit the bill?
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,054
Posted By UJM
Thumb Best bike for 2up on broken pavement back roads

As per the title, I would say that 95% of my riding is on back roads. Due to our winters, these roads are almost invariably broken pavement with various patches, tar snakes, etc. These also happen to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 359,215
Posted By UJM
QFT! I work on this most of the time when I...

QFT!

I work on this most of the time when I am out. My rides start calm, but when someone does something stupid to me, the temptation to kick it up a notch and ride more aggresively is always...
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