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Forum: Road warriors Today, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'll give you the rain thing - that would make a...

I'll give you the rain thing - that would make a difference for sure. So far I've found that the non-windscreen/fairing bikes are more comfortable because the airflow is less turbulent. but you...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I don't get that. I rode that bike for four...

I don't get that. I rode that bike for four years in Wisconsin, and my low temp limit was 35 degrees. Just had to have the right gear.
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
you don't need anything nicer if you are doing...

you don't need anything nicer if you are doing it for exercise....in fact, the older and less efficient it is, the better workout you get!
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
not sure if there is a rack for the new bikes,...

not sure if there is a rack for the new bikes, but soft bags will work on those as is because of the low exhaust. the bike will go 200 miles on the highway loaded like you saw in the picture. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Givi sells a really reasonable rack, and even...

Givi sells a really reasonable rack, and even some semi-hard bags that attach to it. I just use a set of saddlebags from nelson rigg and a tail bag, or in the case of the picture above, bungie down...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
they already make a bike with the 675 engine that...

they already make a bike with the 675 engine that works as a sport tourer
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
How do you keep the battery from running down...

How do you keep the battery from running down overnight or if it sits for a while?
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Does that draw power when nothing is connected to...

Does that draw power when nothing is connected to it, or is it switched?
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
what are you guys all using for power to iphones...

what are you guys all using for power to iphones and such? I went to my local dealer to pick up the powerlet to dual USB adapter today, but when I took it out of the box and plugged it into the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,200
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Buell (EBR) in receivership...

http://m.jsonline.com/business/erik-buell-racing-closes-files-for-receivership-b99481936z1-299863281.html

sucks. thought they were doing ok.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,792
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
quick question - how many other Ducatis...

quick question -

how many other Ducatis have you ridden? I'm curious how the scrambler compares to my new hyperstrada, or the monster 696/796. You seem to be in as good a position as anyone to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 525,153
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'm selling ours. if anyone is interested make...

I'm selling ours. if anyone is interested make me an offer.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1056517
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,792
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
This is a great ride report. I think it helps...

This is a great ride report. I think it helps that it is on a very unknown, but much anticipated, bike. This is really the first time most of us out here in the real world have been able to get...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,517
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
to each his own applies here. I've taken long...

to each his own applies here. I've taken long looks at the GW and it just LOOKS like the mostly cheaply put together bike of the group. I find it incredibly unattractive as well. To me there is no...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
yeah they are very different, the tiger and the...

yeah they are very different, the tiger and the hyper. if i was doing regular long trips or regular dirt / fire road riding the tiger would have been higher on my list, but most of what I do is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I've only had mine for a week today and I'm still...

I've only had mine for a week today and I'm still in the break in period, but here are some impressions after ~ 500 miles and comparing to a street triple, which is actually something I thing people...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 525,153
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Ours will do 90 in a tuck - but it isn't that...

Ours will do 90 in a tuck - but it isn't that fun. great fun at 60 - 65 though, and still enough power to accelerate when you need it. Great mileage.

Will be for sale next week as I've just...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I suspect any bmw or ducati is going to be...

I suspect any bmw or ducati is going to be similar. After this the next service is at 9000. I just add it to the expected cost of the bike
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Yeah. The first service is an oil change and a...

Yeah. The first service is an oil change and a "check the bike over" and is almost $300. You can't reset the service indicator at home.....the dealer will reset it for me for $40 though.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
bike was 13000 plus georgia tax. more than I...

bike was 13000 plus georgia tax.

more than I was targeting but this is a '15 vs the others being 13s and 14s. this dealer broke it down as 12500 for the bike and 500 for fees.

maybe not the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
a strange series of events happened this...

a strange series of events happened this week....and now I have a hyperstrada!

went on a business trip down to Orlando with my manager and a couple other guys. we checked in to our hotel and lo...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,441
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Hyperstrada for sure. I want one.

Hyperstrada for sure. I want one.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I just went through the ringer on this. Make...

I just went through the ringer on this. Make sure it has the full warranty!

There is 1.9% financing on 14s. If you are financing that might make a difference.
Best I could do on a 13 with...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Yeah today they called and offered to add a two...

Yeah today they called and offered to add a two year extended warranty for $400. I haven't called back.

I am disappointed, though. I was making plans for that bike. As it stands I can get a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Great work and nice setup! as what appears...

Great work and nice setup!

as what appears to be a conclusion to my quest, the bike in charlotte turned out to be 'used' in as much as it had 110 miles on it, but more importantly, the warranty...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,477
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
that is of course a concern. abs is a nice...

that is of course a concern. abs is a nice benefit, though.

i almost think a street triple is a better step, even though it ultimately has a lot more performance. either of them are going to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,880
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
The street triple r is the best of the three,...

The street triple r is the best of the three, really.

Both of the others have some compromises. One of the biggest is that the Yamaha isn't very attractive.

I would buy the duc. Or save up...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,477
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
i came from an sv to the street triple. what i...

i came from an sv to the street triple. what i liked a lot about the triumph was that at low rpm it is so easy to ride - easier than the sv, but where the sv runs out of revs, the triumph is kinda...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
wife and I went down to bmw ducati in marrietta...

wife and I went down to bmw ducati in marrietta at lunch. they have a couple '14 monster 696s, and I got to take another long look at a hyperstrada.

she needs to make up her mind. I think I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,477
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
how twitchy are these bikes off idle? my wife is...

how twitchy are these bikes off idle? my wife is about to buy one as her second bike after a cbr 250r.

she rides my street triple around a bit but it is pretty docile at low revs. obviously...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
yeah, that's the place.

yeah, that's the place.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
continued updates: the breakdown on that...

continued updates:

the breakdown on that cost was destination/freight 1090, prep 579 tag 89 tax 7% which should be around $750.

out the door price in charlotte is $12000. still a little over...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
nothing in stock in marietta. I stop in there to...

nothing in stock in marietta. I stop in there to drool and gear shop quite often. they seem like nice people there. also they are moving up the road later this month.

worse is that mountain...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'd buy it tomorrow for $11300 otd. But that...

I'd buy it tomorrow for $11300 otd. But that leaves us pretty far apart!
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Well it gets better.... Original dealer,...

Well it gets better....

Original dealer, after I mentioned the bike in Charlotte, came down to 10,700 on the new bike. So I figure $700 is getting close, and I ask the "out the door" price.

....
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'm trying to figure that out too. this is the...

I'm trying to figure that out too. this is the dealer over in roswell.

the demo bike is i guess, no longer a demo. they just texted me and told me after a credit app I could ride one of them..
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I really need to ride this bike. I found a zero...

I really need to ride this bike. I found a zero miles 2013 in Charlotte for $9999....but it is white and not red....

most of my riding is : commuting to work in the atlanta suburbs, weekend...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 102,829
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
bumping this one. stopped in local ducati dealer...

bumping this one. stopped in local ducati dealer today as my wife is looking for a monster 696 - but they are all gone from dealers now and we will be looking at used ones soon. however, there are...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,183
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'm seriously considering one of these as my next...

I'm seriously considering one of these as my next bike, and handing the street triple to my wife (which means I'll still get to play with it on weekends in the mountains!)

I'm debating between the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 305,586
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
If you like one better (color, etc) then don't...

If you like one better (color, etc) then don't worry about it. The two year unlimited warranty is nice, though. I'd probably buy new if the savings was only $1000.
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