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Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 111,919
Posted By ganze
Major thread resurrection here: and this might...

Major thread resurrection here: and this might be 205 but damn, this is a cool bike.


http://i902.photobucket.com/albums/ac223/JSGanze/kawasaki-cafe-racer-1-625x625_zpsc6c018f0.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,563
Posted By ganze
True. The RC was built to beat Ducati. The...

True. The RC was built to beat Ducati. The twins were given a huge advantage in those years.

But anyone who would might be passionate about a sport twin is somewhat likely to not be interested...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,563
Posted By ganze
Damn great bike. I wish we could convince the...

Damn great bike. I wish we could convince the big japanese companies to make big vtwin sporty bikes again.

After the RC51 won the wsbk titles back in 2000-2002 the genre died, which was a shame. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,017
Posted By ganze
the one you have.

the one you have.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,347
Posted By ganze
i am pretty easy compared to some of you. ...

i am pretty easy compared to some of you.

Ducati MS1200: great all rounder and for long distance travelling
KTM 690 SMC R, with a set of dirt wheels and tires to change out occasionally
Ducati...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 30,328
Posted By ganze
Whatever bike you have is the "best" real world...

Whatever bike you have is the "best" real world bike you can have. People commute on Goldwings, tour on sportbikes and dual purpose singles and live it up with amazing bikes like the Multi Strada,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 55,763
Posted By ganze
I need a new job! Gotta get one asap!

I need a new job! Gotta get one asap!
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 61,987
Posted By ganze
this vfr just seems kinda boring. the...

this vfr just seems kinda boring.

the previous three were not boring.

this one is.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,614
Posted By ganze
had to go there. I spend most of my time in Jo...

had to go there. I spend most of my time in Jo Momma these days and had to keep from making the same comment.

Twingles or Big Bang twins.... I did a quick google search and only found that...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,614
Posted By ganze
but there would be no good reason to do so,...

but there would be no good reason to do so, correct?
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,614
Posted By ganze
so I am not mistaken in that the degree angle of...

so I am not mistaken in that the degree angle of the v has an impact on the degree of rotation between the firing of the pistons. I guess I got to wondering if a 75 degree v twin could be made to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 55,763
Posted By ganze
In the market for a new bike. After seeing the...

In the market for a new bike. After seeing the ducati monster on the way, I started checking the 1290 out. At first, I thought the 1290 was too much, but damn!

It's really growing on me. If it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,614
Posted By ganze
dumb question about v twins

I should know this, and I am being lazy by asking instead of researching the crank degrees, but is there a difference between the firing interval of a typical L twin, like a ducati or suzuki, and a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 49,647
Posted By ganze
This might be my next new bike. I liked the...

This might be my next new bike.

I liked the streetfighter but it was too...um...streetfightery.

I like the ktm superduke too but I just don't take myself so seriously: I really don't do that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 20,117
Posted By ganze
first post in a long time: Quasimoto seems...

first post in a long time:

Quasimoto seems to have designed this one.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 61,101
Posted By ganze
vulcan 900. slow, uncomfortable, bad brakes,...

vulcan 900.

slow, uncomfortable, bad brakes, bad handling, bad sound.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,869
Posted By ganze
got the official service manual and a clymer's...

got the official service manual and a clymer's the day before christmas and will get started this week.

The more I look, the more I think I like the retro-rebuild as opposed to putting modern...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,869
Posted By ganze
my new cb1100f project

I have always been in love with the superbikes of the early 80's as they were the motorcycles that created the passion for riding that I have. I spent many years staring at magazines dreaming of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 91,027
Posted By ganze
oh my, been waiting for this one. can't wait for...

oh my, been waiting for this one. can't wait for the aftermarket exhausts to get up to speed with it. The extra near gallon will help get down the road another 20-25 miles given how that thing...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 50,377
Posted By ganze
With you on this. However, I think it's...

With you on this. However, I think it's extremely unlikely.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,915
Posted By ganze
oh my....

oh my....
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,651
Posted By ganze
in my marriage, boning is EXACTLY what I am after...

in my marriage, boning is EXACTLY what I am after as much as possible.

to the op: sorry for the pile on. but if you ask a group of enthusiasts a question in a forum known for verbose,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,915
Posted By ganze
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn63/teamganze/...

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn63/teamganze/DSCN0040.jpgboom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom......
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,915
Posted By ganze
that is maybe my favorite pic of an xr1200 ever. ...

that is maybe my favorite pic of an xr1200 ever. She is really cute: gotta be the love of your life. nice bike too.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,651
Posted By ganze
you are a wise man. It took several years...

you are a wise man.

It took several years for me to help my wife understand that motorcycles are not a guaranteed death sentence.

Then I got rear-ended at a stop light.

It wasn't real bad,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,651
Posted By ganze
can't. especially since a 929 isn't so great...

can't.

especially since a 929 isn't so great that it's worth the headache. after you had it a while, you would be wanting something else anyway. that's what we do.

think about a quick...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 683,810
Posted By ganze
looks no uglier than any other adv bikes. Was...

looks no uglier than any other adv bikes. Was the old dl1000 that good looking? Is the big versys any better looking? What about the ms1200? (yes) the tiger?

It's no beauty queen but that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 111,919
Posted By ganze
op here. Love the revival of this thread: more...

op here. Love the revival of this thread: more more more!
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,840
Posted By ganze
maybe the best and worst of the u.s. in the same...

maybe the best and worst of the u.s. in the same package?
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn63/teamganze/800px-Hostess-Twinkies.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,553
Posted By ganze
it makes sense to get off the new bike techno go...

it makes sense to get off the new bike techno go around and go with something that's already classic, has reasonable durability and likelihood of parts for the next 40 years. With that in mind,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,439
Posted By ganze
I think the perfect bike is the one you are...

I think the perfect bike is the one you are riding. Not to be an ass or anything because this thread is about gear and gear is cool to talk about but as far as adventure goes, riding what you got...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,639
Posted By ganze
when you find what moves you, you will know. ...

when you find what moves you, you will know.

FZ8 is another good option btw
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,499
Posted By ganze
shinko ravens are a cheap experiment with deep...

shinko ravens are a cheap experiment with deep tread to try as well.

Got them on my sv1k and feel marginally ok on harder dirt or gravel
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 48,166
Posted By ganze
show us some more pics of your bike. Looks...

show us some more pics of your bike. Looks interesting. By the way, great vid.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 48,166
Posted By ganze
It's great for sport touring, but yeah, it's...

It's great for sport touring, but yeah, it's pretty uncomfortable. I just got mine barely bearable for more than 70 or so miles with the heli's and buell pegs. The seat is a plank as well, and I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By ganze
great trip. you went from dfw? I think I am...

great trip. you went from dfw? I think I am going to plan a similar trip in the fall. anything you would do differently?
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,741
Posted By ganze
the superhawk, too me, has the sweetness of a...

the superhawk, too me, has the sweetness of a v-twin with the best styling cues from the earlier vfr's. they are great bikes with a dedicated following. they are old, and finding a clean one might...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,885
Posted By ganze
I recently went through the process of...

I recently went through the process of considering selling my sv for a supermoto or a adv bike. Re-sell sucks on sv's but after a hundred or so bucks off ebay, the heli-bars makes the sv near...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 125,803
Posted By ganze
hanging at abandoned storefront in north tx for a...

hanging at abandoned storefront in north tx for a few hours last thurs:
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn63/teamganze/83440a71.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 48,166
Posted By ganze
Every now and again I peel off the grinding stone...

Every now and again I peel off the grinding stone and get away for a brain clearing kind of day. Last Thursday I rode out to my favorite abandoned and run down "town square" and sat and read for...
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