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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7,479
Views: 1,357,961
Posted By Soulbreeze
Picked up my '14 leftover the day before winter...

Picked up my '14 leftover the day before winter pricing ended. Bike price was 4999, ended up paying around 5999 after tax, title, and dealer B.S.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,479
Views: 1,357,961
Posted By Soulbreeze
Dunno about him, but price is a pretty big...

Dunno about him, but price is a pretty big factor. The "premium" Oxfords, which I think aren't being made anymore(?), are only 90 USD. Regular Oxfords are 60. I can't justify how much OEM heated...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,503
Posted By Soulbreeze
I've had mine for a few weeks now. Just shy of...

I've had mine for a few weeks now. Just shy of 1,000 miles.

I was looking for a new, comfortable bike. Something I knew no one had beaten the piss out of. Something I could pay off inside of 2...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,703
Posted By Soulbreeze
I think Erik's engineering is right up...

I think Erik's engineering is right up Confederate's alley. I'm dreaming here, but if Erik hooked up with Confed's design/engineering team, I think amazeballs would take over the sun's illumination...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,875
Posted By Soulbreeze
The Suzuki M50 I bought to 'try out' cruisers...

The Suzuki M50 I bought to 'try out' cruisers lasted 1500 miles before I got rid of it. Everything felt so off.

On sportier bikes, I feel like I'm part of the bike just like the engine or brakes...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 19,882
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I think Olive Drab accents would've made it...

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I think Olive Drab accents would've made it come across a bit more like they wanted to than that completely out of place baby blue.

I like it, but would have no reason to buy a bike like that....
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,799
Posted By Soulbreeze
Find yourself a D Carabiner. I have my...

Find yourself a D Carabiner. I have my house/shed/mail key on a key ring, car/work keys on a key ring, and my 1 bike key on it's own ring. I have all 3 rings on one of those Carabiners. It's great...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,423
Posted By Soulbreeze
Wouldn't bother with new if you're only planning...

Wouldn't bother with new if you're only planning on 15kms over 4 years. That being said, there are some great deals on 1 to 2 year old new bikes to be had.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,665
Views: 531,377
Posted By Soulbreeze
I bought them back when I had mine. They help a...

I bought them back when I had mine. They help a little, but not enough to justify the cost imo. A gel channel seat made the bike more comfortable than the risers did.
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,678
Posted By Soulbreeze
I'm not really sure what that is, but I think...

I'm not really sure what that is, but I think retarded may just play into it a bit.

I'll buy a Can-am if I'm looking for a front trike.
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,657
Posted By Soulbreeze
I can't speak from experience, but from the huge...

I can't speak from experience, but from the huge amounts of crap I've read, I'd think a Ninja 1k sounds good. Any way you go with it, you're gonna have to do some mods (some serious) before a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10,182
Views: 1,735,760
Posted By Soulbreeze
Hypermotard SP. If I won the lottery, this is the...

Hypermotard SP. If I won the lottery, this is the first thing I would buy....
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,264
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Honda Nighthawk perhaps? ~~

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Honda Nighthawk perhaps?
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Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,320
Posted By Soulbreeze
Could probably find a well-maintained V-Strom in...

Could probably find a well-maintained V-Strom in that price range. Bit taller than some of the other bikes mentioned with a more wide-open rider triangle. Might feel like a bit more familiar riding...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,852
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Not bad at all. If there was Hyosung support...

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Not bad at all. If there was Hyosung support close to me, I wouldn't have any problem buying one of their bikes. They're known to have some, usually, minor issues when new, but they offer a very...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,458
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Modern Mad Max bike. I like it. :) ~~

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Modern Mad Max bike. I like it. :)
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Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Just as an update, I got to test ride a...

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Just as an update, I got to test ride a Suzuki Boulevard M50 today which is one of the main bikes I was looking at. FI, Liquid cooled, shaft. I'll be buying it next week. Really smooth on the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,651
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I hope DCT/Semi/Automatics are offered for a...

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I hope DCT/Semi/Automatics are offered for a long time to come. If I ever get into a situation where constant shifting starts to be a physical problem, it'll be nice to know I don't have to give...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Indeed, even my local mechanic apologized...

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Indeed, even my local mechanic apologized saying they must have missed something when they threw that chain on. I honestly only looked at the rear which still had plenty of peak and no real...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
Wasn't referring to any one in particular, but I...

Wasn't referring to any one in particular, but I do like the Bob's and the 1200 sportster as well.

Kinda surprised at the responses actually. I thought someone would chime in about the Vulcan or...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
Yeah, was using Maxima before I got my scotoiler,...

Yeah, was using Maxima before I got my scotoiler, which hasn't worked as well as I thought it would so far.

Center stand would be nice. I told myself I'd only buy another chain drive bike if it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
Well, my last chain lasted 4k miles. My sprockets...

Well, my last chain lasted 4k miles. My sprockets didn't look bad at all so I just replaced the chain. Hardly stretched in the first 2k when I had it adjusted. 2k later my chain and sprockets were...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
Thanks for the suggestion, but I won't touch a...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I won't touch a traditional Harley. The nearest dealer is almost as far as the nearest BMW dealer and I have not heard about good experiences from either.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
I actually looked at the bolt, but couldn't find...

I actually looked at the bolt, but couldn't find much besides new ones around here for 8K+. Was kinda surprised I didn't see more used ones. Wasn't really sure if the Bolt was what I wanted to ride...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
Never heard of any demo days around here. Maybe...

Never heard of any demo days around here. Maybe in Chicago? I'm pretty antisocial so I'd probably be too nervous to ride a bike. I'd like to try one, but I don't even know how to find out about those...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,217
Posted By Soulbreeze
2 years into riding. I'm conflicted as to what I want

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In a perfect world, I'd have 2 or 3 bikes. I have no garage, and barely anything you'd call a toolbox.

Here's the jist:

First bike, CBR250R. 2nd Bike: Gladius.

What I've learned since...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,479
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ CBR1000F in the R/W/B colors with white...

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CBR1000F in the R/W/B colors with white wheels.

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery/Honda%20CBR1000F%2087%20%203.jpg

Might be able to find one in OK condition, but I would never own...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,365
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Looks pretty good to me. I always liked the...

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Looks pretty good to me. I always liked the GSX-R750, but could never take the ergos.

Spec sheet weight doesn't mean much to me; depends on how it feels on the bike. My current bike is a bit...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 392,382
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ As soon as I got it off the side stand, I...

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As soon as I got it off the side stand, I knew it was a no go. Just a bit too tall and too heavy. Damn you genetics!
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Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 392,382
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ You could always find someplace to ship new...

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You could always find someplace to ship new tires to at your destination and find a shop to put them on if you don't want to worry about them having tires in stock. Could even set up an...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,304
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I haven't ridden the other bikes you're...

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I haven't ridden the other bikes you're looking at, but I've owned my '09 SFV650 (Blue/White one!) for a little over a year/12,000 miles now. It's my 2nd bike after my CBR250.

There isn't a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10,182
Views: 1,735,760
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I want an '03 FJR I've been eyeballing the...

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I want an '03 FJR I've been eyeballing the last 2 weeks. 30k. Clean as hell. 5k USD. Thinking a lot of trading in my Gladius for it. The naked has been tons of fun, but the chain upkeep, plus the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 225,582
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ The Scotoiler works pretty well (have one on...

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The Scotoiler works pretty well (have one on my Gladius). It does take awhile to get it set just right. Took me about 2 weeks, slowly backing it off, until it wasn't getting on my tire anymore....
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 798,443
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Yeah, I like the torque. Twist it and it...

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Yeah, I like the torque. Twist it and it pulls regardless of rpm. Goes harder after 6k, of course, but always pulls strong. And I won't have to worry about hitting it's power where the gladdy...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 103,131
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ It used to be on there. I remember seeing...

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It used to be on there. I remember seeing it, but it looks like they've redesigned their site a bit since last I visited it. The SMT used to be on there too.
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Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 798,443
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ 250 pages. I'm sure I'll read through most...

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250 pages. I'm sure I'll read through most of this sooner or later, but I have some questions as a prospective buyer. Well, it won't be until next year, but never too early to look into it right?...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,705
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ When I decided to trade in my scooter and...

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When I decided to trade in my scooter and buy my first motorcycle last year, I was debating between the CBR250 and the Ninja 300. I wallowed around on my decision as I waited for slightly better...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,866
Posted By Soulbreeze
If you end up liking it, twisted throttle has a...

If you end up liking it, twisted throttle has a siderack for it and adapters for any hard luggage you want. Can also put a scottoiler with extended resevoir on it and just clean the chain and fill up...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10,182
Views: 1,735,760
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I still want one of these some day as a 2nd,...

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I still want one of these some day as a 2nd, lazy weekend cruise bike. There's just something about the simplicity of it I really like, plus I think they're great looking bikes.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,866
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I was going to suggest taking at look at the...

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I was going to suggest taking at look at the GSX1250FA as well (not the Bandit). Full Fairing, low-stressed/reliable engine, ~560 pounds, what maintenance there is should be easy and cheap to do,...
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