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Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,769
Posted By hankgs
Nice seat

...looks like it adds some leg room- only thing, I'd ask "Baldwin" not to stitch on their advertising emblem...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,769
Posted By hankgs
You're in a DIFFERENT State... Redding...? is...

You're in a DIFFERENT State... Redding...? is that NORTH of San Luis Obispo... Hell, that frickin' just about OREGON ! :wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,769
Posted By hankgs
Nice job on the rear fender. I don't think anyone...

Nice job on the rear fender. I don't think anyone in CA rides on our 6 rainy days per year- Hell, I won't ride unless it's above 55 degrees! :D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-14-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 675,154
Posted By hankgs
I am surprised about the mileage... I ride really...

I am surprised about the mileage... I ride really hard with lots of up/downshifting and high revs... The stock tank is not 3+ gallons. You could squeeze out 130 miles buy WHY? Why ride to stretch out...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 675,154
Posted By hankgs
Realistically, 100 miles max. It's a...

Realistically, 100 miles max. It's a balls-out-2-lane-backroad-burner, NOT a cruiser or long distance bike by any means...
Most MM owners have two bikes for this reason... Right tool for the right...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-14-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 261,243
Posted By hankgs
Congrats on your 9T... Really like it without the...

Congrats on your 9T... Really like it without the gold/Ohlins forks. I swear that bike has the same geometry, frame and front end as the MegaMoto.

Bingbong , you have both bikes, I'm curious...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 85,934
Posted By hankgs
Free

I figured you FF's would read this- FREE 2007 BMW 1200GS exhaust can.
Not shipping, come pick it up in Santa Barbara if you'd like it- It's been sitting around since 07 as I had a Remus put on.
...
Forum: Photos 03-09-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11,385
Views: 3,923,530
Posted By hankgs
Kirk Creek Campground

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/IMG_20150305_165714745_HDR_zpscyumrke7.jpg
This last Thursday, 75 degrees, best campsite, whales, otters and dolphins along with 4 other...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-28-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,758
Views: 1,068,171
Posted By hankgs
T-land

As a long time traveler to Thailand, I can tell you that the "big" beach spots and islands are, in fact, ruined by over-tourism. You can blame the stupid ass movie "Hangover 3" for the influx of U.S....
Forum: Road Warriors 02-27-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,062
Posted By hankgs
@ Eatpasta- The Santa Barbara CHP office still...

@ Eatpasta- The Santa Barbara CHP office still has (had?) an 1150RT with over 170K on until January this year- The motorcop was NOT a Harley guy- That being said, there are two phat chips that LOVE...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,440
Posted By hankgs
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTFQ84wEIHKATJTr-vht0_LtsThgP6JYNVFo-b8XTv0kbo3FOP_...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-11-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 675,154
Posted By hankgs
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/mcy/4867308794.htm...

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/mcy/4867308794.html

Geeez.... That is a crazy good deal on such a low miles bike- PLUS the dual pipes... That very well could be a scam(?)
Forum: Road Warriors 02-09-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,028
Posted By hankgs
DirtyRoadie is absolutely correct, a VERY FAST...

DirtyRoadie is absolutely correct, a VERY FAST and Fun ride, but if you have ridden an R bike, just really a different feel- I would love to ride the new 1200r to compare. I really like the R9T, but...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-08-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,028
Posted By hankgs
^^^^troll^^^^

^^^^troll^^^^
Forum: Road Warriors 02-08-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,028
Posted By hankgs
WTF does a Vespa scooter have to do with a full...

WTF does a Vespa scooter have to do with a full size bike thread...?
Forum: Road Warriors 02-07-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,028
Posted By hankgs
OK, I will have to agree with you on that one...

OK, I will have to agree with you on that one...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-07-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,028
Posted By hankgs
LOL... Yeah, cuz 88lbs ft of torque and 110hp...

LOL... Yeah, cuz 88lbs ft of torque and 110hp isn't enough for this ^^^ tough guy rider....:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,028
Posted By hankgs
THE Original...

The 2008 HP2 MegaMoto is the Grandfather of the R nine T... Naked, unconventional BMW front end and a hand made 1200 hex head.

Except IMO, the Mega is waaaay more fun as it has seat height and...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 675,154
Posted By hankgs
SPA Day for my girl... :norton ...

SPA Day for my girl... :norton
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/CD5656C8-EAFD-4E55-A398-4C68164478FD-8531-0000112D2C529C6C_zps83ee3146.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 02-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 555,837
Posted By hankgs
Dude, there is a black one at the SB local KTM...

Dude, there is a black one at the SB local KTM dealership...
Forum: Photos 01-30-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11,385
Views: 3,923,530
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4C1...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4C14EE20-7B06-470C-9C4A-A9449D6B9110-7188-00000D7CF1DA108F_zpsd55ace33.jpg
'01 "Frankenstein" 1150GS- GSA tank, rims and seat- (my old 1100 in the...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 555,837
Posted By hankgs
This may answer questions without walking into a...

This may answer questions without walking into a dealership...
http://cycle-ergo.com/
Forum: Americas 01-15-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By hankgs
Definitely GO to Hearst Castle ( disregard New...

Definitely GO to Hearst Castle ( disregard New Jersey guys advise on "Hurst Castle...")
It is an amazing place and everyone of the tours offers something different.

The pier in San Simeon (across...
Forum: Photos 01-09-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 1,926,427
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DFE...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DFE6C472-682A-4DB3-9859-CBDF142C8C0A-1356-0000022EE49074CB_zps004c8346.jpg
...
Forum: Photos 01-02-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,150,849
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^"Dirt bikes for the Street"^^^^

Those bikes are PERFECT for city/municipal policing... They will go anywhere, along RXR right of ways (where there is a lot of crime in our town), up stairs at parks, in parks, streets, over curbs in...
Forum: Photos 12-31-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 153,488
Posted By hankgs
We have a winner...! That is badass!

We have a winner...! That is badass!
Forum: Road Warriors 12-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,015
Posted By hankgs
MegaMoto

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F3F41E-5FBC-4A3C-859E-67DB65351011-9873-00000A8E599D5F0F_zps495f30e0.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 12-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,198
Posted By hankgs
Get what YOU want... If a Duc floats your boat,...

Get what YOU want... If a Duc floats your boat, get it- Beemers have come a looooooong way and the new models are on par with some of the best bikes made...
Forum: Photos 12-07-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,860
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F3F41E-5FBC-4A3C-859E-67DB65351011-9873-00000A8E599D5F0F_zps495f30e0.jpg
...only 1200cc's but lots of torque :evil
Forum: Photos 12-07-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,860
Posted By hankgs
Best $200.00 you could spend...! ...

Best $200.00 you could spend...!
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/D0B373F5-30FD-437A-BBE6-64A96C663DBE-25653-000020A69A1391D2_zps0389a7d2.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 12-01-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,462
Posted By hankgs
ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-29-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,383
Posted By hankgs
Why inmates here question or discount what REAL...

Why inmates here question or discount what REAL travelers, (not computer bloggers) experience while on the road is baffling...:huh

I, too, as many here, have traveled to Baja (not Mainland) Mex...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-24-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By hankgs
Great suggestion... This is such a fun ride. It...

Great suggestion... This is such a fun ride. It may not be fast, but it feels fast when taking corners faster than one should. Relatively cheap too.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-20-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,578
Posted By hankgs
...really? I rode it and it felt great! It is NOT...

...really? I rode it and it felt great! It is NOT a touring bike- HELLO! It's a naked bike for taking out on a nice day for a day ride (solo seat) that is comfortable, kewl (for a cruiser) and...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-19-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,578
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^^Dressed up Scout^^^^^^

Ummm, I don't get it... The Scout represents a NAKED cruiser-type bike with balls, and some want to make it into a pimped-over-dressed-leather-fringed and Shielded abortion on two wheels... If you...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-16-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 827,959
Posted By hankgs
I am just a...

I am just a dumb-fashionista-motorcycle-rider!:norton
Forum: Road Warriors 11-16-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 827,959
Posted By hankgs
Exactly. I had a "tractor-torque-boxer" which was...

Exactly. I had a "tractor-torque-boxer" which was an 1100GS and it needed a 6th gear for exactly as you described above. The 1150 and up has a 6th gear and it's fixed.
Even the little Indian Scout...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-15-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 827,959
Posted By hankgs
I just test-rode a demo at the Long Beach Show...

I just test-rode a demo at the Long Beach Show (got to ride the Indian Scout too) How come there is no 6th gear...:huh
Other than that, it rode really nice and was very responsive throttle-wise and...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-15-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,578
Posted By hankgs
Scout ride

Just went on a Scout demo ride at the Long Beach (CA) Motorcycle show. They had five to ride, one with a windscreen. I jumped on a red one without the screen. Very fun bike! Plenty of power and...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-08-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 82,711
Posted By hankgs
That bike WOULD kill me :huh

That bike WOULD kill me :huh
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