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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
Yeah, the SV didn't invent nekkid sporty twins....

Yeah, the SV didn't invent nekkid sporty twins. But they did make the mold on affordable and reliable ones.

:norton
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By kraven
http://p1.bikepics.com/2008/12/24/bikepics-1518282...

http://p1.bikepics.com/2008/12/24/bikepics-1518282-full.jpg

a ridiculous bicycle of a motorcycle, but classic and beautiful.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
I think that the SV, like a lot of other long...

I think that the SV, like a lot of other long lived models, have carved their own niche into the core of the hobby. And they should kind of remain true to the basic aesthetic and values that made...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
I agree, but I think the expression is a desire...

I agree, but I think the expression is a desire for a new and improved SV 1k.

The render is pretty meh, but one made along the lines of a contemporary Monster would be neato.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
That's not beer. That's Corona. :lol3 :freaky

That's not beer. That's Corona. :lol3 :freaky
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By kraven
So true. +2 I never understood...

So true.



+2

I never understood why that's a bad thing when sales guys leave you alone. I know some folks need their ego stroked or a chance to bust out how much they know about whatever...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
Super10! ...

Super10!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/--rijagNZgXc/T6bT7H5S4SI/AAAAAAAABJc/qzhwKCd5dzM/s640/IMG_4224.JPG

credit to adv user pyplinr for the pic!
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By kraven
You need two bikes. Maybe a used CBR600RR...

You need two bikes.

Maybe a used CBR600RR and a Superten or a Concours or a Versys 1000 or something.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
Those leather cases in Oxblood dye on the black...

Those leather cases in Oxblood dye on the black bike would be tight. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
Holy crap. I never made that mental connection...

Holy crap. I never made that mental connection between these two, but you're quite precisely correct.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
Dang, Oilhed. That's pretty tight. I like...

Dang, Oilhed. That's pretty tight.

I like the new suede red paint too, but the matte black is pretty neato.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By kraven
Sounds like you need to work on your hip...

Sounds like you need to work on your hip flexibility and lower body strength, eMKay.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By kraven
Tailracks are great. I love them. I like a...

Tailracks are great. I love them. I like a lockable tailtrunk, but most of the time I just strap stuff the tailrack.

My CB350 has an original hondaline one that's huge. But it makes the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By kraven
I think it's a coin flip for me. I like the two...

I think it's a coin flip for me. I like the two tone paint of the custom, especially the taxi stripe white/black they did previously with white wall tires. The belt drive is easy living too, so...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
The big bird. Now featuring 1700 cc's, nearly 100...

The big bird. Now featuring 1700 cc's, nearly 100 hp, over 100 tq, and fancy red paint. Directional wheels remind me of Viragos from ye olden tymes. Good job merrie olde England.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 327,174
Posted By kraven
Right on, Peter. You get the business model,...

Right on, Peter. You get the business model, seems like.

As an aside, we just lost our Ducati/Triumph store this late winter/early spring. Now we have a metric store, HD, and a BMW/KTM shop. But...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,637
Posted By kraven
http://global3.memecdn.com/why-not-both_o_844058.g...

http://global3.memecdn.com/why-not-both_o_844058.gif

It's like asking why the Mary Celeste is on an Easterly heading.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
Nothing in that price point is going to have good...

Nothing in that price point is going to have good suspension. You buy it and put real dampers on it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,184
Posted By kraven
Can't wait til Touratech offers an obscure breed...

Can't wait til Touratech offers an obscure breed of leather hand woven by Finnish farmer's daughters into an artful getback whip, replete with machined aluminum handlebar clasp.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 327,174
Posted By kraven
Yeah, that's how our local MG dealer winked in...

Yeah, that's how our local MG dealer winked in and out of business in less than a couple of seasons.

Enthusiast brands are also littered with guys who want to shop California overstock against...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By kraven
Yeah, the 18's are injected. But I think Iranian...

Yeah, the 18's are injected. But I think Iranian wants a traditional sounding cruiser.
He could always buy an injected model, if he doesn't want to deal with the carb drama.

I once pulled a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By kraven
Yeah, I had it bass-ackward trying to go from...

Yeah, I had it bass-ackward trying to go from memory.

Good work on the deets.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By kraven
Over here the S model is the small fender...

Over here the S model is the small fender sportier looking version. The rest are kind of big fender retro style bikes with either spoke or alloy wheels.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By kraven
This bike has a heated carb that uses engine...

This bike has a heated carb that uses engine coolant to keep it warm when running. When cold it's really uncommon to even need the choke, if the carb is in good condition and the coolant system has...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,942
Posted By kraven
You can save a lot of coin looking at some older...

You can save a lot of coin looking at some older Z1000 or 919 bikes.

Both are great machines. Both in your price range. Both suck at highway speeds, but become very manageable and easy to ride...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,942
Posted By kraven
Can confirm. I had one of these I bought new and...

Can confirm. I had one of these I bought new and rode a while. Fuel gauge, big nice seat, kind of heavy and feels not so bad on the road. Low marks on the carburetors, but it's an air/oil cooled lump...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
Hard to pass up when they dropped the MSRP to a...

Hard to pass up when they dropped the MSRP to a sane amount and there's still discount and hold back to negotiate. Whatever you do, don't ride one. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
All these cool kits and accessories they have... ...

All these cool kits and accessories they have...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/a5/72/45/a57245b8fd6c2417fd0f3568f84f88de.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 29,884
Posted By kraven
The maintenance is slightly more intense than...

The maintenance is slightly more intense than disassembling and cleaning and reassembling a ninja blender.

You can do it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-Moto-Guzzi-V7-Racer-Special-Edition.jpg
Let's Guzzi it up.
The wife wants the V7 racer in the new "sinus infection yellow/green" color....
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 29,884
Posted By kraven
I can't get my wife to even blink at a Honda, but...

I can't get my wife to even blink at a Honda, but she has two bikes she will mention repeatedly: Old BSA's (no farking way) and the V7 racer she saw at a show with the red frame.

We don't have a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,637
Posted By kraven
It can also be a problem with the frequency and...

It can also be a problem with the frequency and type of vibes the bike puts out along with the specific ergos.

I don't recall you having this problem with your other bikes. A lot of people have...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,312
Posted By kraven
Hah! I've been shopping new Dynas and when I...

Hah! I've been shopping new Dynas and when I typed Low Rider it just kind of fell out of my keyboard.

Hopefully the Harley Gods won't smite me. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By kraven
Yep. And you could probably ride to an MG...

Yep.

And you could probably ride to an MG dealer and take a ride on the V7 demo bike they have. Looks like you have 2 dealers nearby, if the MG site dealer locator utility is to be believed.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By kraven
Breva gets a rep for being a dog because of the...

Breva gets a rep for being a dog because of the low-ish hp/tq figures it outputs.

The deal is to get a V11 and let it stretch your arms while it has that wonderful note coming from the exhaust. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,637
Posted By kraven
Why didn't Honda bring this bike here sooner? ...

Why didn't Honda bring this bike here sooner?
And why don't they have a middle weight option?

Why do they hate America and freedom?:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 1,746,832
Posted By kraven
yeah, they're really interesting bikes. Very...

yeah, they're really interesting bikes. Very polarizing. I had one for a brief while til a guy bought it from under me when he spotted me in a parking lot.
It's all hooligan all the time. AHATT...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By kraven
Get the Guzzi. You have to scratch that itch, and...

Get the Guzzi. You have to scratch that itch, and better sooner than later.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,991
Posted By kraven
yeah, but our bikes only get 4 hogsheads to a...

yeah, but our bikes only get 4 hogsheads to a furlong :norton
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