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Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,868
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
i personally can't get more than 150 miles on a...

i personally can't get more than 150 miles on a tank on the hyper.

check out the triumph. the xrx (street version) comes with electronic cruise, which I was pretty interested in. I ended up with...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,868
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
the triumph triples are incredibly smooth. at...

the triumph triples are incredibly smooth. at VERY high rpm it gets a little buzzy, but the engine is so flexible I rarely rev that high.

having said that, I'm SUPER sensitive in that area. the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,499
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
tiger xrx. smoothest motor you will find.

tiger xrx. smoothest motor you will find.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
great replies here! I can add my $.02 - I've...

great replies here!

I can add my $.02 - I've removed my windshield and am running the ducati carbon piece now. much less buffeting. I might put the windshield back on when I ride to Indy for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
thanks for the feedback. there are a couple...

thanks for the feedback. there are a couple places that apparently do have something once a week but it is impossible to find info most of the time, and very few bikes at all actually show up. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 49,891
Views: 10,595,208
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Where is this?

Where is this?
Forum: Trip Planning 06-17-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 620,951
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Acworth GA

Cobb County GA about 15 miles north of Downtown Atlanta, between I75 and I575. Garage with tools, tent space in back. In an emergency also a trailer and a jeep.

email first because I travel a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
North Atlanta (Cobb/Cherokee) bike nights?

I can't find any info on bike nights or gatherings other than the Newnan thread. Are there any up this way?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,259
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
rather the slingshot than a can am or trike. i...

rather the slingshot than a can am or trike. i think it is the lack of windshield that makes it a "bike" in the eyes of the regulators. i think they are pretty cool for $20,000. Don't think you...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-06-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,852
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Why not something like a triumph sprint or...

Why not something like a triumph sprint or concours or something? Or the obvious, a multistrada?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,359
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
what kind of insurance rates are people getting...

what kind of insurance rates are people getting on this? i was shocked - in a bad way - at how high the rates are on my hyperstrada compared to my street triple.

wife is interested in the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
It was halfway on that picture. managed to bevel...

It was halfway on that picture. managed to bevel the tips of the shifter and brake lever. raised the shifter a little after that and it stopped touching down.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-04-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I could maybe use just a touch more ground...

I could maybe use just a touch more ground clearance!

http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/twesley06_album/766583_zpsctjceste.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 06-03-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I realize my post sounds critical, but really I...

I realize my post sounds critical, but really I love the bike!

I rode a buddy's hypermotard over the weekend and his throttle spring seemed lighter then mine. I have a tank bag on it but compared...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-02-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
throttle, in my opinion, has a heavy return...

throttle, in my opinion, has a heavy return spring, making it a bit tiring on longer highway rides. I use a crampbuster.

I get buffeting at my height (5'10") and without earplugs it is pretty...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,309
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'll get some up later tonight. I have a few...

I'll get some up later tonight. I have a few more with the bike loaded but that was the only one specifically with 'camping gear'. I've done 10 day trips on that bike.

It has the GIVI racks on...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,309
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
https://scontent-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t...

https://scontent-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/10552662_10203931139012193_6484414096898912819_n.jpg?oh=24ed63194b0b1e82691fac8f89942358&oe=55D2D53A
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 92,387
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
could be the thruxton, and the bonnie will have...

could be the thruxton, and the bonnie will have more relaxed ergos. I would kinda hope they would release the thruxton first!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,868
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I love mine, but be aware for 2015 all of the...

I love mine, but be aware for 2015 all of the bikes are the previous "low" model, meaning a bit less supension travel (and a bit lower seat height as a result). I'm shortish at 5'10 and 32 inch...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-27-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'll give you the rain thing - that would make a...

I'll give you the rain thing - that would make a difference for sure. So far I've found that the non-windscreen/fairing bikes are more comfortable because the airflow is less turbulent. but you...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-27-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I don't get that. I rode that bike for four...

I don't get that. I rode that bike for four years in Wisconsin, and my low temp limit was 35 degrees. Just had to have the right gear.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
you don't need anything nicer if you are doing...

you don't need anything nicer if you are doing it for exercise....in fact, the older and less efficient it is, the better workout you get!
Forum: Road Warriors 04-24-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
not sure if there is a rack for the new bikes,...

not sure if there is a rack for the new bikes, but soft bags will work on those as is because of the low exhaust. the bike will go 200 miles on the highway loaded like you saw in the picture. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-23-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Givi sells a really reasonable rack, and even...

Givi sells a really reasonable rack, and even some semi-hard bags that attach to it. I just use a set of saddlebags from nelson rigg and a tail bag, or in the case of the picture above, bungie down...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-23-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
they already make a bike with the 675 engine that...

they already make a bike with the 675 engine that works as a sport tourer
...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
How do you keep the battery from running down...

How do you keep the battery from running down overnight or if it sits for a while?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Does that draw power when nothing is connected to...

Does that draw power when nothing is connected to it, or is it switched?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
what are you guys all using for power to iphones...

what are you guys all using for power to iphones and such? I went to my local dealer to pick up the powerlet to dual USB adapter today, but when I took it out of the box and plugged it into the...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-15-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,387
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Buell (EBR) in receivership...

http://m.jsonline.com/business/erik-buell-racing-closes-files-for-receivership-b99481936z1-299863281.html

sucks. thought they were doing ok.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-09-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 53,272
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
quick question - how many other Ducatis...

quick question -

how many other Ducatis have you ridden? I'm curious how the scrambler compares to my new hyperstrada, or the monster 696/796. You seem to be in as good a position as anyone to...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,707
Views: 541,446
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I'm selling ours. if anyone is interested make...

I'm selling ours. if anyone is interested make me an offer.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1056517
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-03-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 53,272
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
This is a great ride report. I think it helps...

This is a great ride report. I think it helps that it is on a very unknown, but much anticipated, bike. This is really the first time most of us out here in the real world have been able to get...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-03-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 27,933
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
to each his own applies here. I've taken long...

to each his own applies here. I've taken long looks at the GW and it just LOOKS like the mostly cheaply put together bike of the group. I find it incredibly unattractive as well. To me there is no...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
yeah they are very different, the tiger and the...

yeah they are very different, the tiger and the hyper. if i was doing regular long trips or regular dirt / fire road riding the tiger would have been higher on my list, but most of what I do is...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I've only had mine for a week today and I'm still...

I've only had mine for a week today and I'm still in the break in period, but here are some impressions after ~ 500 miles and comparing to a street triple, which is actually something I thing people...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-30-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,707
Views: 541,446
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Ours will do 90 in a tuck - but it isn't that...

Ours will do 90 in a tuck - but it isn't that fun. great fun at 60 - 65 though, and still enough power to accelerate when you need it. Great mileage.

Will be for sale next week as I've just...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-27-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
I suspect any bmw or ducati is going to be...

I suspect any bmw or ducati is going to be similar. After this the next service is at 9000. I just add it to the expected cost of the bike
Forum: Road Warriors 03-27-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
Yeah. The first service is an oil change and a...

Yeah. The first service is an oil change and a "check the bike over" and is almost $300. You can't reset the service indicator at home.....the dealer will reset it for me for $40 though.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-27-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
bike was 13000 plus georgia tax. more than I...

bike was 13000 plus georgia tax.

more than I was targeting but this is a '15 vs the others being 13s and 14s. this dealer broke it down as 12500 for the bike and 500 for fees.

maybe not the...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 124,014
Posted By BSUCardinalfan
a strange series of events happened this...

a strange series of events happened this week....and now I have a hyperstrada!

went on a business trip down to Orlando with my manager and a couple other guys. we checked in to our hotel and lo...
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