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Forum: Beasts 12-07-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,844
Posted By Climb14er
Very close by you is a Yamaha dealer in Florence...

Very close by you is a Yamaha dealer in Florence who has excellent prices and who advertises on Craigslist all the time.

I know your town, know folks there, ride through often.

Save yourself...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By Climb14er
Had a Fat Boy. .. sold it... now have a Road King...

Had a Fat Boy. .. sold it... now have a Road King Classic.

Love the touring frame. Couldn't stand the softail frame.

RKC all the way!
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,279
Posted By Climb14er
The only mod I did with my RKC 103 2011 was a...

The only mod I did with my RKC 103 2011 was a complete Stage One inc. ceramic coated head pipes w/o any cat what-so-ever.

The heat dissipates quickly and moves down the 4.5 inch pro exhaust.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,279
Posted By Climb14er
It's rather funny... I ride the high country and...

It's rather funny... I ride the high country and mountain sweepers and curves and passes on my 2011 RKC 103 with ceramic coated headers, large intake, pro tuned exhaust and a Power Vision and I not...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,694
Posted By Climb14er
Living here in Colorado, I see many adventure...

Living here in Colorado, I see many adventure bikes. One huge reason, there are a lot of adventure types of riders who actually take their bikes to places suitable for an adventure bike and not a...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25,338
Views: 4,729,115
Posted By Climb14er
It's rather funny... I'm looking for a used, low...

It's rather funny... I'm looking for a used, low mileage S10 out here in Colorado and would prefer the Explorer but riding the Triumph out west here, with barely any dealerships outside of the large...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,092
Posted By Climb14er
Living out here in Colorado and riding all over...

Living out here in Colorado and riding all over the west, there are few dealers of Triumph, BMW, Guzzi around. And when you get off-pavement, it gets more necessary to have reliability over-ride...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,467
Posted By Climb14er
The Marathon stretch kevlar jacket and stretch...

The Marathon stretch kevlar jacket and stretch kevlar pants, both with liners have been excellent the last year and nine thousand miles!

The only thing I've had to do to the jacket and pants is...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,848
Posted By Climb14er
Evidently you didn't read my post! The guy...

Evidently you didn't read my post!

The guy who initially spoke with me said 'they have room to move' on the delivery, freight and doc fee. The second one today said no.

I didn't even say a...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,848
Posted By Climb14er
Test rode the Explorer during lunchtime. Took...

Test rode the Explorer during lunchtime. Took sixth ave to C470 and put 'er through its paces on the hwy and wind from the mountains coming down.

Very impressive ride! Smooth power band, clutch is...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,848
Posted By Climb14er
After a long run this morning on the west side of...

After a long run this morning on the west side of town, stopped by Foothills BMW in Lakewood and there they have a demo Explorer.

Had a quick talk with one of the salesmen and they have launch...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,848
Posted By Climb14er
You got that right! I did want to try the...

You got that right!

I did want to try the closest dealer though.
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,848
Posted By Climb14er
Totally agree. Have never bought a bike from...

Totally agree. Have never bought a bike from them. They sell Guzi, Aprila, Ducati. And Triumph.

The conversation left a 'not so good' feeling in me.
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,848
Posted By Climb14er
Stopped by the local Triumph dealer this morning....

Stopped by the local Triumph dealer this morning. They got in the Explorer yesterday. Blue model, black on order to arrive in May.

Was able to get the balls of my feet down, 31 inch inseam in boat...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,848
Posted By Climb14er
All four of the Yamaha dealers I visited for the...

All four of the Yamaha dealers I visited for the S10 offered me a test ride and I took two of them up on it.

No problems with any of the Yamaha dealers! :beer
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 617,624
Posted By Climb14er
Been quite some time since I posted about my one...

Been quite some time since I posted about my one year old plus Marathon Kevlar mesh Jacket and stretch Kevlar mesh pants. Over 7500 miles with them on and finally hand washed, soaked them in the bath...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,772
Posted By Climb14er
I wear full Motoport Kevlar Air Mesh Marathon...

I wear full Motoport Kevlar Air Mesh Marathon Jacket and Pants, very high quality leather and kevlar gloves, Aerostitch Combat Lite or Wesco boots, and full Shoei (white) helmet.

I also wear a...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,176
Posted By Climb14er
I saw a bunch of new S10's all over the front...

I saw a bunch of new S10's all over the front range of Colorado in the last ten days. Two up in Ft. Collins, one in Denver North, two in Northglenn, two down in Littleton and two in central/East...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,947
Posted By Climb14er
I'll comment on this and not to get into any...

I'll comment on this and not to get into any arguments... :wink:

Your statement is very true when it comes to German and European motorcycles and vehicles.

I've had BMW's, Mercedes, Swedish,...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8,815
Views: 1,781,097
Posted By Climb14er
Been in the market for an adventure bike for some...

Been in the market for an adventure bike for some time but could not settle on a GS or a GSA. Did not want to seriously look at any other bike.

I ride a Harley Road King Classic 2011 103 and I...
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,061
Posted By Climb14er
Just got back from the local, close by Yamaha...

Just got back from the local, close by Yamaha dealer and saw the Super Tenere up close for the first time. Nice, compact bike, feels a lot lighter than I thought it would be. Can almost flat-foot my...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,061
Posted By Climb14er
Coming from a Super Tenere owner, I appreciate...

Coming from a Super Tenere owner, I appreciate your thoughts.

For the record, I only asked about the Super Tenere. I have absolutely NO interest in the Ducati, the Triumph or the Honda as was...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,061
Posted By Climb14er
Thanks for all the comments so far including the...

Thanks for all the comments so far including the excellent links!

I would be using the bike 90% hwy and 10% off-road. The latter would be forest service 'roads' and back-country connecting...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,061
Posted By Climb14er
Should I be taking a serious look at the Super Tenere?

I'm going to put this question out to the forum as I have been in the market to buy an Adventurer motorcycle for some time but have not been 'sold' on a particular model, one way or another.

For...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,970
Posted By Climb14er
The irony is that the Harley costs less than the...

The irony is that the Harley costs less than the GSA. It's the weight of the Harley that jacks up the price.

Wyoming is ok, I climbed BIG TIME, A LOT in the Winds and Tetons.

It's the non-stop...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,970
Posted By Climb14er
Here in good old Denver, I paid $520.00 to...

Here in good old Denver, I paid $520.00 to register my 2011 Harley RKC! This does NOT include sales tax!

Colorado is a rip-off state re: vehicle registration and Denver Country is at the top of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,436
Posted By Climb14er
I'll jump in as I've been on this forum for some...

I'll jump in as I've been on this forum for some time and enjoy the discussions.

For the record, I've been riding for thirty nine years and currently ride a 2011 Harley RKC 103. Got the bike in...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,810
Posted By Climb14er
I agree! Know these off-roads VERY well and I...

I agree! Know these off-roads VERY well and I would be hesitant to take the 1200GS over Ophir Pass. It can get knarley in spots and in places, there's quite a bit of exposure and it's very loose.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 83,722
Posted By Climb14er
Got my Marathon Mesh Kevlar Jacket and Air Mesh...

Got my Marathon Mesh Kevlar Jacket and Air Mesh Kevlar Pants late 2010 and wore them and the jacket liner all winter.

Now that the heat is here for three months, I'm now wearing the jacket and...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,181
Posted By Climb14er
Motoport Air Mesh Kevlar Pants and Marathon...

Motoport Air Mesh Kevlar Pants and Marathon Jacket... :beer
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,250
Posted By Climb14er
Not even close! I had a 1975 Harley...

Not even close!

I had a 1975 Harley Sportster and it was an absolute POS. A few years later, had a Norton Commando and Triumph Bonneville... both were English 'leakers' and their electrical...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 57,530
Posted By Climb14er
I got a 2011 Road King Classic with the 103 in...

I got a 2011 Road King Classic with the 103 in January and have been breaking in the motor and bike the last few months, in between the snow and rain storms. Got 2000+ miles on the bike and it's...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 617,624
Posted By Climb14er
I've got the Motoport Marathon and Kevlar mesh...

I've got the Motoport Marathon and Kevlar mesh pants. This is an excellent combo!

The jacket and pants liners work very well especially keeping the wind and cold from the body. I wear these in...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,883
Posted By Climb14er
Had an opportunity to get out today when the air...

Had an opportunity to get out today when the air temps varied between 50 and 65*. Dressed with the Marathon Jacket with liner and the Air Mesh Kevlar Pants with liner. The sunshine was bright and...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,883
Posted By Climb14er
I asked the same of Wayne and looked on all the...

I asked the same of Wayne and looked on all the forums prior to ordering.

Now that I've received the Motoport Marathon and Kevlar mesh pants, I'll make a quick comment... I haven't gotten out on...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,632
Posted By Climb14er
I got a pair of the Lite Combat Boots about six...

I got a pair of the Lite Combat Boots about six weeks ago, ordered the size 10 and added a 'Sole' thick cushioned heatable insole, to not only take up volume, but to add comfortable support.

This...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,883
Posted By Climb14er
Just received my Marathon jacket with two liners...

Just received my Marathon jacket with two liners and air mesh kevlar pants with liner yesterday. Originally ordered in early September.

The discount could have 'bought me' a new pair of kevlar...
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