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Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
What a putz...... Sent from my HTC One_M8...

What a putz......

Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13,710
Views: 4,692,285
Posted By xrcris
uh-huh.

uh-huh.
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
You sound as fed up with Honda as I am. They're...

You sound as fed up with Honda as I am. They're so damn busy making starter bikes, that when all the cherry's have outgrown them, they'll move ont to a.....

KTM. :baldy
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 637,142
Posted By xrcris
Thanks, I'm too cheap to buy something that often...

Thanks, I'm too cheap to buy something that often :lol3
Took the V to work today and really liked the ride. Guy I bought it from used it more as a dirtbike to bomb around on fireroads, even with...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 637,142
Posted By xrcris
Just picked up an '03 Vee. Retired the VFR with...

Just picked up an '03 Vee. Retired the VFR with 120K miles.
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
better have a couple of cup holders and an...

better have a couple of cup holders and an ashtray too.:lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,913
Posted By xrcris
That's a pretty good lookin bike. If Yamaha were...

That's a pretty good lookin bike. If Yamaha were able to keep the price near the naked version, I'd seriously consider it as well.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,648
Posted By xrcris
Don't know if that would fit into Victory...

Don't know if that would fit into Victory business model, but Polaris could pull it off. Look at how successful they've been with their side by sides; they're not just a one trick pony building...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
Just got done reading about the new Duc...

Just got done reading about the new Duc Hyperstrada in Sport Rider, and they made the comment about "unfortunately the seat height is still blahty-blah high..." Face it, there's more than enough...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,713
Posted By xrcris
Did the chopper have ape hangers?:lol3 ...

Did the chopper have ape hangers?:lol3

Sorry, couldn't resist
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,713
Posted By xrcris
There ya go with perceptions, "the way you see...

There ya go with perceptions, "the way you see it" isn't always the way the real world actually is.

You'd be wrong about the whole house burning down vs violent crime thing: In 2012, an...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,713
Posted By xrcris
Everyone can have their perception of the world,...

Everyone can have their perception of the world, however reality is reality and when it smacks you in the back of the head, your perception of it won't matter. Good people are worth connecting with,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,713
Posted By xrcris
In my experience, people who "own plenty of guns...

In my experience, people who "own plenty of guns and not once have ever felt the need to carry them around for protection" are lying about owning "lots of guns". Just sayin'.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,713
Posted By xrcris
Don't equate "being prepared" with "being...

Don't equate "being prepared" with "being scared". Only a narcissist thinks that bad things only happen to someone else.
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
Shareholders = Timidity

Not sure what to make of the comments that chalk this up to engineering being hamstrung by the beancounters. Obviously something is holding them back, but with all the different versions of...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
Both statements are very much true. On the other...

Both statements are very much true. On the other hand, those people who won't buy a bike unless it has a BMW logo on it, let the brand define them; that whole "form over function thing".

As for...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
Probably true, the Starbucks/Touratech crowd...

Probably true, the Starbucks/Touratech crowd needs a bike with some panache, not a Honda......

Sent from my HTC Sensation 4G using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,713
Posted By xrcris
Good idea! I'm done selling vehicles (trucks...

Good idea! I'm done selling vehicles (trucks gonna stay until it needs to leave on a flatbed-or I leave flat & feet first) bikes, well they are going to get ridden to the ground and then...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,713
Posted By xrcris
I've sold a lot of stuff on CL; bikes, toys,...

I've sold a lot of stuff on CL; bikes, toys, knick knack shit that I wanted out of the house and was only asking $10 bucks for. No way am I going to drive somewhere to meet a Craigslist flake - how...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 640,730
Posted By xrcris
Doubtful, Suzuki has their very successful Wee,...

Doubtful, Suzuki has their very successful Wee, Kawasaki has the Ninja 300. All of these Honda tiddlers are competing with themselves for the same market.

Sent from my HTC Sensation 4G using...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
Well, small bikes have never sold well in the US,...

Well, small bikes have never sold well in the US, so there's that and the popularity of ADV bikes in general, makes me think Honda is missing out. And for the three brands you mention, Yammie's got...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 256,558
Posted By xrcris
Sound kind of like Charlie Brown - Lucy's not...

Sound kind of like Charlie Brown - Lucy's not gonna pull the football away from you.....:D



And they're all turds, cruisers or beginners bikes. C'mon between the 500's and 700's you can only...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,818
Posted By xrcris
Dirt Bike too. The way the magazines gushed over...

Dirt Bike too. The way the magazines gushed over all these 4-strokes like cheerleaders on prom night, to my thinking, also played a huge role. Everyone thought 4-stroke was synonymous with XR like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,818
Posted By xrcris
just finished reading the article abut the new...

just finished reading the article abut the new KTM 1190 in Cycle World:

"..this motorcycle does more things well in more conditions than any bike we've ever tested"

20 years ago Honda would've...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,818
Posted By xrcris
You're lucky, you can turn your rant off, every...

You're lucky, you can turn your rant off, every time that I even think about how out of touch Honda is, i start cussing and the dog moves somewhere quiet :rofl
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 640,730
Posted By xrcris
I agree. & I keep posting to that effect in the...

I agree. & I keep posting to that effect in the hope that someone from Honda stumbles in here........

A 500 ADV, as well as 8-900 for those of us that want a little more gitalong in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,690
Posted By xrcris
See my sig. That's why.:lol3

See my sig. That's why.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,818
Posted By xrcris
Not saying your wrong in their intent, but with...

Not saying your wrong in their intent, but with all of the land closures, for a lot of parts of the country, the only way to get dirty will be with a plate. Honda hasn't lately shown the good sense...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,818
Posted By xrcris
I'd put those down as "accessories"; along with...

I'd put those down as "accessories"; along with the USB & RAM mounts for the pictures of food app. and Starbucks gift card holder.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,818
Posted By xrcris
Why?

did this get moved; maybe it was in beasts for a reason? I told Honda I wanted a twin. Around 1000cc, FI, modern suspension from a CRF, and some color molded plastic that can take a beating.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,818
Posted By xrcris
Thanks! Lets see if they listen.....

Thanks! Lets see if they listen.....
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,404
Posted By xrcris
Unfortunately for these dealers, the exact things...

Unfortunately for these dealers, the exact things that they need to do, they're prevented from doing.....I have the means to buy a new bike, but for a multitude of reasons, won't. Not having a...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 640,730
Posted By xrcris
Lion BR - Thanks for all of the info. Appreciate...

Lion BR - Thanks for all of the info. Appreciate you digging that out. :thumbup
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 640,730
Posted By xrcris
Thanks! I might be interested in a 500X after...

Thanks! I might be interested in a 500X after all, not as a commuter but to complement the XR.
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 640,730
Posted By xrcris
any more info on this bike? I took a quick look...

any more info on this bike? I took a quick look at this when I was last at the dealer, but the steering head didn't look like it was built to take the abuse that would come with a hard-core...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,567
Posted By xrcris
Me too. I give credit to Suzuki for developing...

Me too. I give credit to Suzuki for developing this bike, and to a certain extent Yamaha for the S10 (overpriced IMO), but Kawasaki and Honda :baldy

Oh and I mean that. Cash, greenbacks, dollars...
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 115,315
Posted By xrcris
More money than sense obviously..:rofl

More money than sense obviously..:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 580,345
Posted By xrcris
Oh yeah, I like that!

Oh yeah, I like that!
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,205
Posted By xrcris
Viffer

My VFR came with one, plus the stock seat. I like the Corbin better than stock, but I've heard that more people prefer the Sargent.
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By xrcris
Congrats on the new ride! Now post some pics!

Congrats on the new ride! Now post some pics!
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