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Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 690,070
Posted By Coloradorider
That must make your house smell like gas and oil,...

That must make your house smell like gas and oil, no?
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,817
Posted By Coloradorider
I'm guessing about 35mpg. maybe even less,...

I'm guessing about 35mpg. maybe even less, considering the price tag, the riders they were aiming for won't give a crap about how much is costs to full up.
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Coloradorider
Can someone help me decide what seat to get?

I have a new FJR and I want to get the seat sorted out over the winter. I have No Ass Syndrome or NAS and a bad seat will make a bike pretty much unridable after 200 miles. Even Goldwings give me...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Coloradorider
Anti-vibration gloves?

Anyone know of any that work?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Coloradorider
Cool, Wednesday would be fine, Tuesday even...

Cool, Wednesday would be fine, Tuesday even better. Don't plan on picking it up until Friday, but I have the loan and basic stuff to sort out, so it would be nice to get the thumbs up on Tuesday.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Coloradorider
$50 gift card for anyone in Omaha able to look at a bike for me

:roflNo seriously:rofl

I'm going to buy a bike from this dealer but I'm in Colorado. I've got a $50 gift card to the Olive Garden for anyone that can verify it's condition.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,424
Posted By Coloradorider
15 hours or spirited riding in California, in and...

15 hours or spirited riding in California, in and out of the Valley during the summer is about as demanding as anything imo. Doesn't matter how many miles you do.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,902
Posted By Coloradorider
1000cc is the perfect amount for touring. The...

1000cc is the perfect amount for touring. The only thing I'd worry about is that motor is known to buzz your nuts off. Hopefully that were able to mount it well enough to keep it smooth.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,902
Posted By Coloradorider
We're getting the Versys 1000!

Probably :clap

New Kawackers
http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2012/08/epa-public-certification-documents-reveal-2013-ninja-300-and-ninja-400-confirm-636cc-zx-6r/

" Also listed by the EPA is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,424
Posted By Coloradorider
You mean it's all just in your head? Cool! I...

You mean it's all just in your head? Cool! I didn't know I could ride both a DRZ400S and RT1200 across the country and not know the difference. I'll never have to pay more than $2000 for a bike ever...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 690,070
Posted By Coloradorider
Or his wife? :rofl

Or his wife? :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,444
Posted By Coloradorider
So $22,000 + mainainence BMW costs isn't too much...

So $22,000 + mainainence BMW costs isn't too much for a motorcycle, but $189 is too much for a 24 hour 500 mile ride to confirm the decision to buy one?

I test rode one and it was hardly enough....
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,444
Posted By Coloradorider
Well then, the 1200RT is going to the top of my...

Well then, the 1200RT is going to the top of my everchainging short list.

I've decided to rent one. A guy close by has a rental business and has a '10 model available for Wed or Thursday. $189...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,444
Posted By Coloradorider
Sorry in advance for this...

Would anyone care to make a generalized statement on the reliability of the 1200RT? I'm sure this has been hashed to death but what's the bottom line here? I try so so hard to not buy into internet...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,246
Posted By Coloradorider
They'd be stupid to make a new one, the only...

They'd be stupid to make a new one, the only thing that going to do is add 40lbs.

If they were smart, they'd take all that development money and put it on a diet, add some cool features, update...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,424
Posted By Coloradorider
Mentioned, but not the hands down winner. ...

Mentioned, but not the hands down winner.

I would have thought long travel suspension and buckets of leg room would be enough to make them a hands down choice even for on-road, but everything...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,424
Posted By Coloradorider
I rode a RT1200 and really liked it. I am wary of...

I rode a RT1200 and really liked it. I am wary of BMW reliability though. Seems like there are more disgruntled ex-beemer riders than any other make. That's just me, so insert your "I'm full of it"...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,817
Posted By Coloradorider
They had to develop the engine and tranny,...

They had to develop the engine and tranny, everything else is bolted on. Ducati does that but not even close tot he same level. A Sargent seat? That's fine but to charge this much is just stupid. I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,424
Posted By Coloradorider
I'm surprised to see the adventure bikes not...

I'm surprised to see the adventure bikes not getting the thumbs up here. I've never really owned one, so does all that extra suspension travel go to waste on the road? The Super Tenere is at the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By Coloradorider
Most of the FJROA guys are dicks. You can't ask...

Most of the FJROA guys are dicks. You can't ask anything without an eye roll and "OMG how many times do we have to answer the same question: response.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,817
Posted By Coloradorider
The price is insulting, but even more so, is...

The price is insulting, but even more so, is throwing on GIVI cases, a sargent seat, and tons of other aftermarket parts that didn't cost them anything to develop, they just threw it on there and are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,424
Posted By Coloradorider
I guess it's a just personal because I hate...

I guess it's a just personal because I hate goldwings, maybe I didn't try enough screens but it's like riding in a Hurricane.

I guess I should have also said handling is important. Not sportbike...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,424
Posted By Coloradorider
Best type of bike for eating miles?

My first thoughts were a C14/FJR but they can create a lot of turbulence and might be pretty irritating in stop and go traffic and/or a little stressful in a nasty construction zone.

Then the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25,051
Views: 4,412,397
Posted By Coloradorider
Hey guys, the SM really has my attention and I...

Hey guys, the SM really has my attention and I will probably buy one this weekend. I have only been in the market for less than a day so I'm not sure if I'm getting a good deal so, here's what's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,563
Posted By Coloradorider
"Nope, never dropped it"

"Nope, never dropped it"
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By Coloradorider
OK! It's too late to see it tonight, hopefully...

OK! It's too late to see it tonight, hopefully not one will take it by tomorrow.

Can anyone tell me how much better it will be off-road than my XR650L?
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By Coloradorider
I was originally looking at a CRF230L because I'm...

I was originally looking at a CRF230L because I'm just interested in trail riding, but that thing sucks on the highway. Looking at the WR, it seems like overkill, but I've never ridden one either.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By Coloradorider
That basically confirms what I was thinking. The...

That basically confirms what I was thinking. The CRF and KLX get lumped into the same category but on the street the KLX blows it away.

My only problem with the WR is price, and there seem to be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By Coloradorider
I have a blackbird and will be getting a...

I have a blackbird and will be getting a Multistrada sometime next year. For now I just want to have fun in Colorado but I will need to do 100+ miles of pavement to get anywhere.

I hear lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By Coloradorider
Is this a good deal ona WR250R?

$4000 for an '08, 2000 miles, rear rack and near perfect condition.

This was a first year model, were there any known issues?

I could have googled this, but need a quick answer in case I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By Coloradorider
CRF230L or KLX250S ?

I have ridden a regular CRF230 and was amazed at the amount of vibration. Can't imagine the L is any better, maybe I was judging too harshly but it was basically a deal breaker for that particular...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,580
Posted By Coloradorider
That's too bad when I hear people say that kind...

That's too bad when I hear people say that kind of stuff. Looking after a bike and taking care of it is half the fun. Otherwise you're just lazy.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,580
Posted By Coloradorider
Let me guess, you don't have a vagina either but...

Let me guess, you don't have a vagina either but you still know everything about them, including the myths, right?
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,817
Posted By Coloradorider
I hope they fail. The only thing that looks...

I hope they fail. The only thing that looks factory is the engine, frame and fairing. Everything else looks an aftermarket special. The nerve of charging that much...fuck 'em.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,580
Posted By Coloradorider
From what I've gathered by investigating this...

From what I've gathered by investigating this quite exhaustively, is that all bike will have problems but some more than others. To generalize is to say a A Chevy blazer is no different than a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 690,070
Posted By Coloradorider
RT is a good bike, but for that silly price tag...

RT is a good bike, but for that silly price tag you could get an FJR, a ninja 250 and a XR650L
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 690,070
Posted By Coloradorider
If my bike was in the shop, I'd be bored and...

If my bike was in the shop, I'd be bored and trolling the beemer threads too:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 690,070
Posted By Coloradorider
I'm working my way through this thread and only...

I'm working my way through this thread and only on page 10 right now. Those are some pretty massive windscreens ya'll got there. Are you trading wind noise for buffeting?

I'm 5'10" and looking...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 1,282,561
Posted By Coloradorider
I'd plan on putting some serious miles on the...

I'd plan on putting some serious miles on the bike, probably less fork seals going out too. Is the standard suspension easier to work on?

As far as the bags, I doubt I'd miss them cause I'd...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 1,282,561
Posted By Coloradorider
Anyone feel like a non-DES model is the way to go...

Anyone feel like a non-DES model is the way to go on long-term reliability issues alone?
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