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Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Dave W.
2nd the advrider tradition and concur you should...

2nd the advrider tradition and concur you should buy a Monster 1200S.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,582
Posted By Dave W.
That has character! Are you on instagram?

That has character!

Are you on instagram?
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,180
Posted By Dave W.
Very cool! Please keep us updated.

Very cool! Please keep us updated.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,581
Posted By Dave W.
It's a big Ruckus. ...

It's a big Ruckus.

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/hey-bulldog-hondas-latest-concept-motorcycle-is-a-bruiser-of-a-citybike/
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,002
Posted By Dave W.
Milo- very nice stable in your sig line.

Milo- very nice stable in your sig line.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 167,568
Posted By Dave W.
Not my intention to thread jack. The S1000R is a...

Not my intention to thread jack. The S1000R is a great bike.

The sales guy at the dealer had told me the tank was plastic.

Good to hear it's a suitable 2up machine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 167,568
Posted By Dave W.
I was in love with the S1000R, had to have one...

I was in love with the S1000R, had to have one according to the spec sheet and even more so after the demo ride. It's a great machine, but at the end of the day I went with a Ducati Monster 1200S. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,002
Posted By Dave W.
One used Harley does not make the entire line up...

One used Harley does not make the entire line up a disappointment.

Harley makes premium priced bikes that don't do anything particularly well. That fits alot of people just fine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 532,459
Posted By Dave W.
There is one MOTUS listed nation wide on...

There is one MOTUS listed nation wide on cycletrader.com
It's $37,000

Personally - I can't buy a $37,000 motorcycle.
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Dave W.
I have a Monster 1200S my most reliable ridding...

I have a Monster 1200S my most reliable ridding buddy has an FZ9.

The FZ9 is a very capable machine in the hands of the right rider and I think a tremendous value.

If you want to know which...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,382
Posted By Dave W.
no way I would pay that cash for an electric...

no way I would pay that cash for an electric bike, but great write up and feedback.

Anything with that much torque is doing something right!
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Dave W.
The vision comes with an on board hot tub. ...

The vision comes with an on board hot tub.

http://polaris.hs.llnwd.net/o40/vic/2015/img/model-photos/thumbs-large/2015-vision-medium-01.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,807
Posted By Dave W.
Out and about today. Nice weather again in...

Out and about today. Nice weather again in Dallas.

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a557/525xdm9/IMG_20150311_194648_zpsmttazuer.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 637,429
Posted By Dave W.
Dallas, TX. USA I'm not much of a...

Dallas, TX. USA

I'm not much of a photographer.
http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a557/525xdm9/IMG_20150311_194648_zpsmttazuer.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 91,540
Posted By Dave W.
Honda 919. Liberty Bell to the Alamo. Camping. ...

Honda 919. Liberty Bell to the Alamo. Camping.

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a557/525xdm9/5CBC213D-BF27-4E06-A47F-B04D0CFCBFD0_zpsc4velk9t.jpg

I have the Ducati semi-rigid bags on order...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,137
Posted By Dave W.
06 vfr800

Below is my 06 VFR800.

I was a DIE HARD Honda worshiper so eventually bought one.

I found it to be one of the most over hyped-under performing bikes I'd ever ridden.

Sound= 9 out of 10-...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,246
Posted By Dave W.
Great pics And blog write up. Thank you.

Great pics And blog write up. Thank you.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 672,943
Posted By Dave W.
I see what you did there... kind of like when a...

I see what you did there... kind of like when a Harley guy tells me Porsche designed the Vrod Engine.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,312
Posted By Dave W.
Congrats on the new wheels!

Congrats on the new wheels!
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Dave W.
How many track days have you got in on your 636? ...

How many track days have you got in on your 636?

If the answer is zero, you are not on the correct motorcycle for your use.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,914
Posted By Dave W.
I take great comfort knowing in today's world, at...

I take great comfort knowing in today's world, at least ONE college student has the brains to be cash strapped, instead of running up 200K in student loans.

Good luck in your search.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,807
Posted By Dave W.
Yes sir.

Yes sir.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Dave W.
I was referring to the maintenance intervals....

I was referring to the maintenance intervals. Monster has the advantage.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Dave W.
By the numbers: ...

By the numbers:

http://m.ducatiusa.com/bikes/compare/index.do

I had a similar decision and picked up a Monster 1200S over the street fighter.

2 up riding was a little.more friendly, Ducati...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,856
Posted By Dave W.
Reality is, if the oil meets the OEM spec on the...

Reality is, if the oil meets the OEM spec on the bottle it is FAR more likely the engine is limited by the oiling system, than the oil itself.

If the lubrication system cannot maintain a film it...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 34,820
Posted By Dave W.
^A man after my own heart!

^A man after my own heart!
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,807
Posted By Dave W.
Twins! No idea who the other one belonged to. ...

Twins! No idea who the other one belonged to.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v95/davewilson/20150213_143525.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,807
Posted By Dave W.
You married up! Love my Monster 1200s

You married up!

Love my Monster 1200s
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,505
Posted By Dave W.
Look around for a used Honda 919.

Look around for a used Honda 919.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,577
Posted By Dave W.
Well I was referring to the ~10% weight...

Well I was referring to the ~10% weight disadvantage for the R9T and the fact that the Monster 1200S has a 25% horsepower advantage.

& Ducati offers bags for the 12S. If BMW does so for the R9T, I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,577
Posted By Dave W.
The R9T isn't anywhere near in the same league as...

The R9T isn't anywhere near in the same league as the Monster 1200S
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,473
Posted By Dave W.
I hope I'm looking at a list like that when I'm...

I hope I'm looking at a list like that when I'm 60!!!

If you can get over the cruise control, you could get a Monster 1200 +The touring package (side bags, tank bag, windscreen) for less than all...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,807
Posted By Dave W.
That's very cool.

That's very cool.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,807
Posted By Dave W.
Sorry- It has been cold in Dallas and I have been...

Sorry- It has been cold in Dallas and I have been away on business more than I've been home. On the road 9 more days and I have another 150 miles to click off.

It appears to be nothing short of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 50,481
Posted By Dave W.
Very cool- I bought 2 bikes from Eurocycle Sport...

Very cool- I bought 2 bikes from Eurocycle Sport Ft. Worth in December. That one you took home very nearly went into my Garage. They had an all black Bonnie which is what came home, but the bike in...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,390
Posted By Dave W.
The "R" has no track advantage over the standard...

The "R" has no track advantage over the standard model. I have personally been a guest of the Triumph factory race team for the British Superbike team, and they were running both the standard 675 and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 79,924
Posted By Dave W.
Buying one will sure teach Ducati a lesson!

Buying one will sure teach Ducati a lesson!
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,218
Posted By Dave W.
I think a Toyota Corolla may fit the OP's needs...

I think a Toyota Corolla may fit the OP's needs just fine.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 42,564
Posted By Dave W.
Since starting this thread, I managed to solve my...

Since starting this thread, I managed to solve my problem.

1st a Triumph Bonneville and as of yesterday a Ducati Monster 1200s.

I'm a happy camper once again....
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 52,807
Posted By Dave W.
Today was the big day! I love it! ...

Today was the big day! I love it!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v95/davewilson/20150108_170404.jpg

Cold outside!
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v95/davewilson/20150108_165229.jpg
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