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Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,911
Posted By saltspray
Ideally I'd prefer something with shaft drive....

Ideally I'd prefer something with shaft drive. Not having to dick around with a chain is nice.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,911
Posted By saltspray
Funny you mention scooters...I used to have a...

Funny you mention scooters...I used to have a blast taking our scooters on 10 mile A1A loops.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,911
Posted By saltspray
The heat on past bikes was definitely an issue in...

The heat on past bikes was definitely an issue in traffic. Bike won't be used tor commuting since I take home my car for work.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,911
Posted By saltspray
Thanks for the suggestions, all appreciated.

Thanks for the suggestions, all appreciated.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,911
Posted By saltspray
Do I want a sport tourer?

I've mostly owned sport bikes and dual sports when I lived out west. I'm now in South Florida where there are minimal twisty or dirt roads. I'm looking for a bike that I can do some comfortable day...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 102,592
Posted By saltspray
Well said...but could also be solved by parents...

Well said...but could also be solved by parents introducing them to riding at a young age.
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,910
Posted By saltspray
Id buy a kicker SR400.

Id buy a kicker SR400.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 168,396
Posted By saltspray
I've came to the same conclusion with our...

I've came to the same conclusion with our previous symba. Grom would be a good campbike or neighborhood runner to the beach/pool/ice cream but not viable for mixing it up with actual traffic.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 102,592
Posted By saltspray
Wait too long and people go elsewhere.

Wait too long and people go elsewhere.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 102,592
Posted By saltspray
Neat bike for neighborhood travels but not enough...

Neat bike for neighborhood travels but not enough excess thrust for S FL traffic.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 237,232
Posted By saltspray
Once I have a place to store it, I'm likely...

Once I have a place to store it, I'm likely buying one.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,164
Views: 687,542
Posted By saltspray
How does the power compare to the 80's CB1100F? ...

How does the power compare to the 80's CB1100F?

I'm not paying $10K for a retro bike with less motor.

Saw one in person...looks great.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,927
Posted By saltspray
How heavy are you? Back when I weighed 140lbs my...

How heavy are you? Back when I weighed 140lbs my XT350 cruised 80+ indicated on the interstate pretty effortlessly. This was pre gps so no idea on speedo optimism.

I suggest a DR650SE.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 58,974
Posted By saltspray
If the 54HP at the wheel is true..this means...

If the 54HP at the wheel is true..this means around 60-65 at the crank, coupled with EFI and Honda engineering...no brainer..I want the CB500F as my new commuter.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,434
Posted By saltspray
For me character is being able to do at least one...

For me character is being able to do at least one thing REALLY well that either justifies the purchase or adds to the ownership experience. Leads to comments like "I don't wanna sell this bike...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,434
Posted By saltspray
1993 for the XR650L :eek1 2013 model year makes...

1993 for the XR650L :eek1 2013 model year makes it 20 years unchanged.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,864
Posted By saltspray
Few buddies have had them...I found them overall...

Few buddies have had them...I found them overall to be fun for short test rides but annoying on anything long enough to need fuel.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,830
Posted By saltspray
This is known as "Attaching Tag Not Assigned" and...

This is known as "Attaching Tag Not Assigned" and is an arrestable offense in Florida.


I wish we got this bike in the US. I'd strongly consider one. If I find a clean W650 I'll probably buy it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 181,766
Posted By saltspray
I see your point although I think you're talking...

I see your point although I think you're talking more about a front fairing windscreen where I was talking about cosmetic side panels. I should have clarified. I've always wanted to get out to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 181,766
Posted By saltspray
I really like the idea of the CB500...not so much...

I really like the idea of the CB500...not so much the CBR250/500. I see bodywork as a pain..and only tolerated on basically a race bike.
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