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Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,283
Posted By Cakeeater
Thanks for the pic. Any more? And how many...

Thanks for the pic. Any more?

And how many bikes did they have on display?

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,283
Posted By Cakeeater
At the IMS in NYC

I just got an email from Motus saying they'll be at the IMS Friday through Sunday in New York.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 267,305
Posted By Cakeeater
I too am not impressed at the wiring or the...

I too am not impressed at the wiring or the switches.

But, the Street didn't look "cheap" to me when I rode one. It just seemed tiny. Too small for me to be comfortable without a much thicker...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 940,690
Posted By Cakeeater
That's my kind of traveling. :1drink:1drink ...

That's my kind of traveling. :1drink:1drink

Great pics.

Cakeeater
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,121
Posted By Cakeeater
you being in california must not learn much in...

you being in california must not learn much in skool no prob i know skools not two good they're.

middle have bad weather. stuff kalled snow and ice. hard to balanc on too wheels on ice. if u get...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,474
Posted By Cakeeater
In my view, a weave is a general light wooziness....

In my view, a weave is a general light wooziness. The line isn't steady, but the amplitude and frequency don't increase.

A wobble is something that starts very small and very quickly can get very...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,474
Posted By Cakeeater
Yes. My Road Glide will start to weave...no...

Yes.

My Road Glide will start to weave...no wobble...when pushing 90ish plus in the corners if the pavement isn't good. I've said it elsewhere...it isn't frightening, it's just a reminder not to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,196
Posted By Cakeeater
Yeah, either bike seems like a great deal. I pay...

Yeah, either bike seems like a great deal. I pay a little attention to used prices...I have a 2011 RG Ultra....and 15 grand for a nearly new bike is lower than I've seen.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,474
Posted By Cakeeater
I'm guessing your BMW buddies were chuckling that...

I'm guessing your BMW buddies were chuckling that you were moving pretty smartly.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,196
Posted By Cakeeater
Absolutely the 2012. As others have pointed...

Absolutely the 2012.

As others have pointed out, the 103 is better than the 96, and the warranty seals the deal. If you sell in two years it'll still have the warranty to transfer to a new owner....
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
This is very funny. If #5 is "yes", I've...

This is very funny.

If #5 is "yes", I've wasted money on cab fare to the airport for sure. Dammit.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,474
Posted By Cakeeater
Dang Dean, you're making me feel bike envy! ...

Dang Dean, you're making me feel bike envy!

As you prob. remember I had a brief chance to demo a 2014 RK and came away really impressed. It was too short and too straight and too crowded a ride...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
Sixth gear. Never tried in 5th. I don't think I...

Sixth gear. Never tried in 5th. I don't think I would've gotten any more out of it in 5th due to powerband and gearing.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
I tested the 750. Great power train. I wish HD...

I tested the 750. Great power train. I wish HD would put it in a bigger frame for fellas like me, in a scrambler/standard version.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,261
Posted By Cakeeater
Good link. Thanks. The dynamic testing is...

Good link. Thanks.

The dynamic testing is most interesting to me: (rounded tests up and down to nearest whole second)

BMW 1200: 1:40
Moto Guzzi Norge: 1:43
Harleys: 1:48 and 1:49
Moto...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,283
Posted By Cakeeater
It's the EPA. The key "R" sits below the number...

It's the EPA. The key "R" sits below the number 4 on the keyboard.

Good enough for government work....

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
q3 results

Don't know where they'll be in ten years but the last quarter was pretty good.


http://nypost.com/2014/10/22/harley-davidson-rips-it-up-in-q3/


Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,299
Posted By Cakeeater
Jeesh, take your diaper off Alex. First you...

Jeesh, take your diaper off Alex. First you wanted mpg, now you bundle in insurance. The guy's just giving his two cents.

Or whatever the hell that is in euros.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
When I first typed I was gonna say 70 percent,...

When I first typed I was gonna say 70 percent, but changed it to 60 percent so as not to exaggerate.

It all depends probably where you travel. If you don't get outside of a big metro area too...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
Yup. My suburban is speed limited to 99 mph :D ...

Yup. My suburban is speed limited to 99 mph :D

Go back and read the post. Speedo on the bike said 119, but that's fibbing. GPS said 116, and that's legit.

No doubt HD is slowing increasing...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
Yes, and I'm normally willing to let most...

Yes, and I'm normally willing to let most comments slide. But that one is pretty laughable. Esp. coming from a guy who rides a whopping 2,500 miles in a week.

Ranks up there with KTM doesn't...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
I'm glad you cleared that up for us. All those...

I'm glad you cleared that up for us. All those miles and I'm not on touring bike! Silly me.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
No. I have a madstad adjustable screen and it was...

No. I have a madstad adjustable screen and it was in the normal position. I also had a big bag with camping gear strapped to the top of the toppack. Streamlined I wasn't. And I'm butting into a Road...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
When I said "slower" I didn't mean "slow"

I took this photo of my GPS unit today. Yesterday I did a top speed test. Not fast for a sportbike (duh!) but not shabby for a stock Harley on a perfectly flat road. Maybe 3 mph tailwind.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,092
Posted By Cakeeater
This what they're good at....

Yeah, it's not a Road King...but it's the same basic bike other than the fairing. I rented a Road King for a longer trip and it's what got me on a Harley for the first extended time.

The pic was...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,515
Posted By Cakeeater
Listen, it's great you had a nice summer with...

Listen, it's great you had a nice summer with your older tires.

But I don't see what the point is here. Lotsa guys get drunk and survive the ride home. Lots are shitty riders and survive.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,515
Posted By Cakeeater
You wrote it, not us. Cakeeater

You wrote it, not us.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By Cakeeater
True dat. Lots of deranged individuals...

True dat.

Lots of deranged individuals riding late model Twin Cams all across the country, including me.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Cakeeater
This 2006 Street Glide is a few years older than...

This 2006 Street Glide is a few years older than you would like, but 112,000 miles probably qualifies as higher mileage. Asking $10,500


...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By Cakeeater
Don't know high miles. 70,000? 80,000? I have...

Don't know high miles. 70,000? 80,000? I have a bit under 30,000 on a 2011 Road Glide and have had zero issues.

I did get my steering head bearings tightened at 12,000. If I rode no-handed...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,629
Posted By Cakeeater
This is the dumbest thread I've ever read. ...

This is the dumbest thread I've ever read.

To answer the OP's question, why does steak smell better than shit?

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,590
Posted By Cakeeater
The key phrase is "if you maintain it". The...

The key phrase is "if you maintain it".

The OP has no garage and doesn't like doing stuff with tools. A chain living outdoors and not getting much love doesn't last very long no matter how good...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
Only thing they do

I'm surprised no one else has mentioned this....(maybe they have...I can't keep up here).

Harley is a motorcycle company. That's it.

BMW is a car company with a small division of bikes. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Cakeeater
The Hondas of that era all seemed to be...

The Hondas of that era all seemed to be fantastic. The 250 engine is a winner.

Nice looking bike, better looking kids!

Good to hear you are healthy. Ride safe.

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
Ha! My experience exactly. I've lost count of...

Ha! My experience exactly. I've lost count of how many times other riders have rolled their eyes when I say I ride a Harley. Lots of smugness out there.

Last two years I've gone to Sturgis...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,864
Posted By Cakeeater
Ha! That doesn't surprise me after hanging...

Ha! That doesn't surprise me after hanging around their place for a few hours. I too was wearing my dirty yellow Aerostich. Everyone was friendly.

In fact, one salesman wanted to know how I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
....and cheap beer?:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry ...

....and cheap beer?:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
Jersey Jim For the Win! Cakeeater

Jersey Jim For the Win!

Cakeeater
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,240
Posted By Cakeeater
In the year 2525, if man is still alive If...

In the year 2525, if man is still alive
If woman can survive, they may find
In the year 3535

Ain't gonna need to tell the truth, tell no lie
Everything you think, do and say
Is in the pill you...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,864
Posted By Cakeeater
Yeah, from my short demo ride the 2014 is nice...

Yeah, from my short demo ride the 2014 is nice step forward. The frame was tighter, and the power gives a better kick in the pants. Can't say anything about the brakes because I didn't give them...
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