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Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 83,502
Posted By NCGS
No dealer network within a reasonable distance...

No dealer network within a reasonable distance from the house. I love Tuonos, but I can't take a chance on one, since it's nearly a 400 mile round trip.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 83,502
Posted By NCGS
Rode one in Greensboro this past Saturday (only...

Rode one in Greensboro this past Saturday (only 28 miles, but enough to let me know the bike has character). I'm currently riding a '13 Speed Triple SE, which my son is beating me up to sell to him,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,488
Posted By NCGS
I've owned a whole bunch of MOCO iron in my life,...

I've owned a whole bunch of MOCO iron in my life, yet I don't see myself putting another one in the garage anytime soon. The XR1200 is the only bike that might cause me to reconsider.

That...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 48,877
Posted By NCGS
Holy shit!.. my nutsack tightened up watching...

Holy shit!.. my nutsack tightened up watching that one ...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
My sellling dealer called today to let me know my...

My sellling dealer called today to let me know my bike is on 'the list' for a new ECU. The service manager asked me how many miles I have on the bike (brought home at the end of April 2013). When I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,182
Posted By NCGS
If you buy one buy a Triumph service manual to go...

If you buy one buy a Triumph service manual to go along with it. Everything you'll need to know is in the book.

I bought a 2010 white Tiger, put 26K miles on it in 22 months. I didn't think I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By NCGS
ah, it's ok ... :evil

ah, it's ok ... :evil
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By NCGS
I picked up this low-mile '13 SE in September for...

I picked up this low-mile '13 SE in September for more than a couple thousand less than MSRP. I really, really, really like this bike.

As soon as I figure out which tail tidy to put on her,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By NCGS
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By NCGS
Depending on the weather, my son's Street Tracker...

Depending on the weather, my son's Street Tracker has been dyno'd somewhere between 68 & 72hp at the rear wheel.

I built the bike many moons ago.. he has it in his garage now. Strong runner.. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,850
Posted By NCGS
This is story that I saved from a 2001 article...

This is story that I saved from a 2001 article from the now defunct site Thundertoys.com. I had a roulette green 2000 S3 at the time, and this sums up how I felt about the bike back then. I have a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,932
Posted By NCGS
Thanks.. I've been considering buying a new...

Thanks.. I've been considering buying a new camera.. I believe I know what I'll shop around for.

I prefer your wall hanging to my poster any day .. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,932
Posted By NCGS
I'm a North Carolinian, and I've been to the WTT...

I'm a North Carolinian, and I've been to the WTT museum at least 10 times since they opened in the summer of '05. I've seen magazine articles, internet stories, and tv shows about the place, but I've...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,173
Posted By NCGS
If the MOCO put a 103" TC motor in a new FXR...

If the MOCO put a 103" TC motor in a new FXR frame, add good brakes and suspension parts, I'd buy one tomorrow.
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,264
Posted By NCGS
I[ve been riding Hinckley Bonnies since April...

I[ve been riding Hinckley Bonnies since April 2002. I've never had to have any of my Bonnies (I've owned a bunch) taken to a dealer for anything that I didn't cause. You can also do all your own...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,073
Posted By NCGS
I was at the Barber Museum two weeks ago and I...

I was at the Barber Museum two weeks ago and I took this (sorry if it's a double-tap). I came very close to buying a new one in '97, but I didn't. Dealers were having a hard time selling them back...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 237,673
Posted By NCGS
I assume you lads have seen this ... ...

I assume you lads have seen this ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpRzRjpPKe8
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By NCGS
RR, Gave up on the Norton, aye?.. me too. What a...

RR, Gave up on the Norton, aye?.. me too. What a mess.

My son has a 800 Tiger - the road model. He's put just over 25K on it over the past two years (he left my home in NC this morning headed for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,111
Posted By NCGS
Thanks, Emoto.. You're right. The rebate (and G's...

Thanks, Emoto.. You're right. The rebate (and G's discount on top of that) made the difference in my decision to pull the trigger on the 350LM.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-03-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,111
Posted By NCGS
Picked up a 350LM last week. Major Kudos to G-...

Picked up a 350LM last week. Major Kudos to G- at GPSCity. He helped hook me up, and he saved me some significant money. :D :evil

I'd buy from him again, and I will recommend him to friends...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 47,448
Posted By NCGS
To keep you out of hot water, I suppose a...

To keep you out of hot water, I suppose a solution would be for a potential buyer to PM you with his ph#, then you call him to discuss the purchase, and to pass the buyer a coupon code.

I'm ready...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,298
Posted By NCGS
Interesting .. got a source? HD sells hundreds...

Interesting .. got a source? HD sells hundreds of thousands of bikes each year (which still baffles me). How many bikes did Victory sell in 2012?
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 160,038
Posted By NCGS
Way too expensive. I think he knows it. Still,...

Way too expensive. I think he knows it. Still, a gorgeous bike.

http://www.ducati.ms/forums/128-bikes/221049-f-s-1997-900ss-sp.html...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
I installed a pair of Rox risers on mine. Big...

I installed a pair of Rox risers on mine. Big improvement (for me) over stock. I didn't even know I wanted a pair until I sat on another TEX with a pair installed. Bought mine the next day.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 160,038
Posted By NCGS
I'd like to show up on that at our Sunday morning...

I'd like to show up on that at our Sunday morning breakfast ride location. The only problem is I'd have to ride it 75 miles to get there. It would certainly draw a crowd.. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 160,038
Posted By NCGS
Here's a nice clean 900SS FS in Atlanta.. ...

Here's a nice clean 900SS FS in Atlanta..
:huh :hmmmmm :puke2
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/3789059875.html (http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/3789059875.html)
...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
Gents, is it just me/my computer, or,.. because...

Gents, is it just me/my computer, or,.. because this thread is a "poll", rather than a standard thread, I'm unable to 'search' for specific topics.

Who started this as a poll anyway?.. :huh
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
Double checked it today. I am getting 51.6 mpg...

Double checked it today. I am getting 51.6 mpg average over 2300 miles.
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
Well, that might be a good question. I have the...

Well, that might be a good question. I have the digits set on English units, however I wouldn't stake my life on it.

42 does sound more realistic than 51.. especially with the way I ride this...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 160,038
Posted By NCGS
Well, the carbs are on and a pair of Spark carbon...

Well, the carbs are on and a pair of Spark carbon fiber slip-ons replaced the stock cans. All I can say is... "Holy Sh!t!.." The carbs transformed the bike. It is a bit cold blooded due to no choke,...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
I've owned my 1200 TEX for just over 2 weeks. I...

I've owned my 1200 TEX for just over 2 weeks. I have just over 2,100 miles on it. The digital readout, which I have not reset since mile 1, shows an average of 51.6 mpg over the 2,100 miles. I can...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
After owning my XC for a week, and after logging...

After owning my XC for a week, and after logging 1500+ miles in that time, my only real complaint - one I intend to take up with my dealer - is what appears to be corrosion building on the spokes;...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
Picked the bike up Friday, 1st ride yesterday....

Picked the bike up Friday, 1st ride yesterday. 285 miles. What a motor..

Likes: Torque; smooth power transition, seating position, cruise, stock windscreen (amazingly), brakes (awesome stopping...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
No 800 in my inventory. I did trade my 1050...

No 800 in my inventory. I did trade my 1050 Tiger and my '08 Spint ST. I like to refer to it as 'downsizing'.. :evil
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
I just picked up a new XC yesterday. It came...

I just picked up a new XC yesterday. It came with the aluminum skid plate. I like it..
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 849,870
Posted By NCGS
My buddy picked up a new Explorer XC today.. I...

My buddy picked up a new Explorer XC today.. I reeeeeally like that bike. The way Triumph laced the wheels to the hubs is something I've never seen. Spectacular.

He's gonna put the break-in...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,406
Posted By NCGS
Great comments.. all true. I was back up to...

Great comments.. all true. I was back up to G'boro yesterday, and couldn't help but notice that the PP also doesn't come with a centerstand. For $22K you'd think they'd put a fookin' centerstand on...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,406
Posted By NCGS
Saw the new '13 Pikes Peak MS at the Duc shop in...

Saw the new '13 Pikes Peak MS at the Duc shop in Greensboro two Saturdays ago. Simply a stunning m/c.. I didn't want to leave it behind. However, the cost of buying one is currently beyond my...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,911
Posted By NCGS
There's a fella in GA who has a low-mile 15th...

There's a fella in GA who has a low-mile 15th Anniversary S3 for sale/trade in the Flea Market. That's always been one of my favorites. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 27,279
Posted By NCGS
:knary Always had a 'thing' about that bike.....

:knary Always had a 'thing' about that bike.. nearly pulled the trigger on one in May of last year.

Unfortunately, the dealer network - what dealer network - here in NC pretty much doesn't...
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