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Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By bdonley
Better then you can ride.....

Better then you can ride.....
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 278,558
Posted By bdonley
Our local shop guys accused me of cross dressing,...

Our local shop guys accused me of cross dressing, wearing my Tourmaster AdV jacket and full face helmet on my Sportster......
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,670
Posted By bdonley
Been thinking I wanted a scooter. Reading your...

Been thinking I wanted a scooter. Reading your experience has me trying check this one out. It'd go well with my Multistrada Dark. '80 P200.
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 103,239
Posted By bdonley
Tried it today. Not gonna do it. I like Guzzis....

Tried it today. Not gonna do it. I like Guzzis. Tried 3x to buy my G5 back. This is a nice Breva. Just didn't suit me well. Pegs were a tight fit. Felt like a long reach to the bars.My Multi is a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 103,239
Posted By bdonley
It's at our local independent. Gonna go by there...

It's at our local independent. Gonna go by there tomorrow to discuss putting my Multi on consignment. Had no bites off my CL ad....http://slo.craigslist.org/mcy/4956800413.html
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5,319
Views: 1,076,631
Posted By bdonley
This was on our local CL today. 1960 Harley...

This was on our local CL today. 1960 Harley Sportster, barn fresh. I gotta get a bigger garage......
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 103,239
Posted By bdonley
How's the Breva been for you? Really thinking of...

How's the Breva been for you? Really thinking of picking this one up. 11k on it. But, if I do, gonna have to sell my '06 Multistrada. The simplified maintenance is tempting. And, I do luv Guzzis.....
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,833
Posted By bdonley
Wink Know what you mean. My local Cycle Gear guys said...

Know what you mean. My local Cycle Gear guys said I was crossing worlds riding this one, wearing my Day Glo Tourmaster and wearing a full face helmet. Really loved that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 47,971
Posted By bdonley
Question Then, don't buy one......

Then, don't buy one......
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,679
Posted By bdonley
Where are you at? I managed to live pretty well...

Where are you at?
I managed to live pretty well for a year or so with no transpo but my 500/4 Honda in Santa Maria, Ca. It'd be easier in big cities.
The best cheapo bike is really dependent on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9,895
Views: 1,671,463
Posted By bdonley
This showed up on our local CL today. Always...

This showed up on our local CL today. Always thought they were a cool bike.....1990 Kawasaki KLR Tengai. 36k on it, but he's asking $1200. Gonna have to go check it out.
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,186
Posted By bdonley
Question Small 4 cyl buzzy motor vs large torquey V -Twin?...

Small 4 cyl buzzy motor vs large torquey V -Twin? Yeah, perfectly interchangeable motorcycles........
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,186
Posted By bdonley
Keep your mind open. They're both fun. I've gone...

Keep your mind open. They're both fun. I've gone from BMW RS 100 to V Star 1100 to Sportster to Multistrada. Had some real comfort problems prior to having knees replaced. They were *all* great...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,496
Posted By bdonley
Very nice......

Very nice......
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 1,015,217
Posted By bdonley
Maybe Honda's highest point, along with the CBX....

Maybe Honda's highest point, along with the CBX. Stunning......
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 1,015,217
Posted By bdonley
[QUOTE=850 Combat;26197776]I thought this was...

[QUOTE=850 Combat;26197776]I thought this was very good looking when I owned it. It was really fun to ride, too.
The Lookout! Grew up at Lake El Snore. Rode my bicycle up there multiple times....
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,496
Posted By bdonley
I gotta say, you need to consider either a 2V...

I gotta say, you need to consider either a 2V Multi or Monster. Simple. Direct. And much less money. I've had both knees replaced. Sold several bikes due to leg room issues. Tried a '620 MS, and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 1,015,217
Posted By bdonley
I'd forgotten about these. I'll take mine in...

I'd forgotten about these. I'll take mine in black and gold, please! Pure , raw elegance.......http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad173/wdonley/5mgsd900.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 1,015,217
Posted By bdonley
I'm starting to think they'll go down a one of...

I'm starting to think they'll go down a one of Ducati's classics. Light, simple, great handling. Gotten to like the look. From the side, the tank/fairing carry a lot of original Pantah look.Then...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,620
Posted By bdonley
Yep. My brother from another mother! Went from...

Yep. My brother from another mother! Went from BMW 1100 to a Multistrada 620. $3500 w/6k on it and a lot of extras. Light, classic 2V Duc that I can maintain. Picked up a '92 Miata w/ 42 k on it....
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 303,339
Posted By bdonley
Yep. Tried a Breve 1100 the other day. Really...

Yep. Tried a Breve 1100 the other day. Really wanted it, but my legs started cramping when I sat on it. My early Multistrada's got lots more legroom.......
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9,895
Views: 1,671,463
Posted By bdonley
Oops, gotcha. The small Honda fours are real...

Oops, gotcha. The small Honda fours are real jewels. Just that whoop of soundwhen you rev them,
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9,895
Views: 1,671,463
Posted By bdonley
Uhh, that's a CB 750. And the thread is what bike...

Uhh, that's a CB 750. And the thread is what bike do you want today? Not what's the lightest/best bike. My Multistrada is probably one of the best overall bikes I've had in my 43 years of riding....
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5,319
Views: 1,076,631
Posted By bdonley
This '06 showed up on our local CL today....

This '06 showed up on our local CL today. Bastard! I really miss my Sporty, and this may be close to a perfect one in my eye. And it's orange! If it interests anyone, it's in San Luis Obispo, Ca. I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 1,015,217
Posted By bdonley
One I hadn't thought of until I saw...

One I hadn't thought of until I saw it......http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad173/wdonley/00V0V_hsTtt0jE2zs_600x450.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9,895
Views: 1,671,463
Posted By bdonley
This one off our local Craigs List. May have to...

This one off our local Craigs List. May have to put the Multistrada up for sale!http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad173/wdonley/00V0V_hsTtt0jE2zs_600x450.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,780
Posted By bdonley
Old Harley pic dirt roading. 1960, Superstition...

Old Harley pic dirt roading. 1960, Superstition Mountains, Arizona. From "20 years of motorcycling" by Cliff Boswell, founder of the IBMC. International Brotherhood of Motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 1,015,217
Posted By bdonley
This-...

This- http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad173/wdonley/785px-New_York_Vincent-HRD_Series_C_Black_Shadow_Motorcycle.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 47,971
Posted By bdonley
I miss mine a lot. Comfortable, decent handling,...

I miss mine a lot. Comfortable, decent handling, great relaxed feeling ride. Thought I wanted another sports bike, sold it to buy a R1100RSL BMW. One of the few bikes I owned my wife liked...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,762
Posted By bdonley
Wow! Pretty cool. I'd ride one of those! I think...

Wow! Pretty cool. I'd ride one of those! I think you should take your RK that route......
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,710
Posted By bdonley
God help me, I like the idea. They do need longer...

God help me, I like the idea. They do need longer shocks in the rear, tho......
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,878
Posted By bdonley
Went from this-...

Went from this- http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad173/wdonley/IMG_1098.jpg (http://s933.photobucket.com/user/wdonley/media/IMG_1098.jpg.html)
To this-...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 103,239
Posted By bdonley
a local guy's got this Duc S/S. Must be an...

a local guy's got this Duc S/S. Must be an Eyetalian thing. http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad173/wdonley/dufuckincati.jpg (http://s933.photobucket.com/user/wdonley/media/dufuckincati.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,437
Posted By bdonley
You need to ride one. They'll make perfect sense...

You need to ride one. They'll make perfect sense afterwards......http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad173/wdonley/00m0m_58ZCXr0Vaxf_600x450.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,437
Posted By bdonley
Yep! Makes me really appreciate the simplicity of...

Yep! Makes me really appreciate the simplicity of my aircooled, 2v Multistrada 620.....
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,437
Posted By bdonley
Other then pulling the cams to change shims??

Other then pulling the cams to change shims??
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,437
Posted By bdonley
Saw your sig. I luved my Mostro 750. Sold it when...

Saw your sig. I luved my Mostro 750. Sold it when my GF became wife to buy a Concours for two up riding. We have a low miles, early Miata now as our "touring bike". Thus, the Multistrada as the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,437
Posted By bdonley
I've owned multiples of both. Airhead's are more...

I've owned multiples of both. Airhead's are more reliable then most, and really easy to work on. And you will, because they take some regular maintenance.
2V Ducs are pretty reliable. simple,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,437
Posted By bdonley
Your loss............

Your loss............
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,950
Posted By bdonley
I *really* liked my 1100RSL. Confidence...

I *really* liked my 1100RSL. Confidence inspiring, really solid handling, extremely reliable. Great wind protection. Adjustable seat and windshield height. Great bags. The only reason it sold was my...
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