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Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,231
Posted By canyonwlf7
Hey Ganze, I just bought a 2007 Buell Lightning...

Hey Ganze, I just bought a 2007 Buell Lightning XBSTT with 950 miles for $4500. I love it, weighs 400#, 104HP at the crank. Handles like nothing else! I also like the Ninja 1000, I have a 2009...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 622,791
Posted By canyonwlf7
http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s194/canyonwlf7...

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s194/canyonwlf7/019.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Rode home today

and it started raining, and it is 41 degrees outside, well, I was hoping it wasn't below 32, did not know till I got home, the V performed fine and I made it home safe and sound! Any of ya'll been...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 35,606
Posted By canyonwlf7
I need to clarify the "more satisfying engine"...

I need to clarify the "more satisfying engine" comment I made above. I have to admit I have not ridden a Suzuki V-twin, but the 1700cc Yamaha Warrior V-twin I used to own had a big stonkin V-twin...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 35,606
Posted By canyonwlf7
The engine on the Versys is way more satisfying...

The engine on the Versys is way more satisfying than the wee IMHO!! and lets face it the heart and soul of any MOTORcycle in the MOTOR!
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 35,606
Posted By canyonwlf7
I prefer the engine on the Versys and the looks,...

I prefer the engine on the Versys and the looks, but thats just me...............
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Buzzing fairing

When I was adjusting my windscreen, I had re-installed it with one of the rubber grommets not seated correctly and it buzzed like crazy, when I re-adjusted the screen and seated the grommets...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Hey matt, invest in the Two Brothers slip on...

Hey matt, invest in the Two Brothers slip on exhaust, you will save 9# and gain approx. 5 hp and 5# torque. Plus it sounds awesome when you are riding down the road, I wear a full face so its not...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Tax, tags, Freight, added up to an additional...

Tax, tags, Freight, added up to an additional $500 in my case, I paid $6600 OTD, very happy with that price, of course than I turned around and spent a fortune on a Fox creek Leather jacket and an...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
I bought the Versys without even test riding it,...

I bought the Versys without even test riding it, because I got a good deal on the bike $6100, and knew I could sell it with no problem if i ever wanted to, (I don't). If I did want to sell it, I...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Guess who said this?

"One of the most underrated models of 2007, Kawasaki showed courage with the somewhat 'weird' design of the 650 Twin. Ugly or beautiful? Whatever your opinion, you have to admit this affordable...
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
A Sportster Vs a Versys? hmmmmm, I love the...

A Sportster Vs a Versys? hmmmmm, I love the Versys, have never ridden a Sportster but I have sat on them, they are narrow and seemed top heavy, seat was very hard, but that could be fixed, I can...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
http://www.twobros.com/Cust_Service/Dyno_Charts/Ni...

http://www.twobros.com/Cust_Service/Dyno_Charts/Ninja650R_2006_hp&torq.pdf
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
They are posted on Two Brothers...

They are posted on Two Brothers website........................
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Wicked Two Brothers exhaust installed

Got the 2 brothers exhaust installed, saved nine pounds and gained 5 HP, sounds very nice, not too loud, just right, rode it in the rain today
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Wicked I ordered a Two Brothers exhaust

pick it up tomorrow, sounds sweet

http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=XWZ_ba4jM7M
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
I just pulled the Trigger!

I am a new Versys owner, I remember reading about it in Cycle World's first write up of it, thought it was very cool, after a lot of thought and a lot of different bike comparisons, I went with the...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,500,860
Posted By canyonwlf7
Congrats matt!

I went and looked at a Versys, about an hour after we talked, I think I'm going to buy it on Monday!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By canyonwlf7
My dealer just informed me, no KTm 690SM

no regular 690SM this year only 690SMR, he said list price is $9298, just thought ya'll would want to know..............
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By canyonwlf7
Getting ready to pull trigger...need advice

I'm looking at an 07 for $9000 or an 08 for $11,000. Are the 08's really worth the 2K extra?? Buell Uly
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,665
Posted By canyonwlf7
don't let other people make up your mind for you....

don't let other people make up your mind for you.

I won't, thats why I want to test ride both bikes, but the info on this board is great, I appreciate it.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,665
Posted By canyonwlf7
Also I am planning on keeping my Triumph, I love...

Also I am planning on keeping my Triumph, I love it. Also will KTM have a LC8 based SM for 08??
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,665
Posted By canyonwlf7
Only 1 bike between me and a KTM 950ADV/SM.............

Hey guys, I think I have my next bike narrowed down to just 2 bikes. The KTM of course (KTM 950SM or 990 Adventure) And a Buell Uly, Anyway I'm not going to make any decision before I test ride each....
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,621
Posted By canyonwlf7
Triumph Speedmaster is vastly superior to all of...

Triumph Speedmaster is vastly superior to all of the above!
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By canyonwlf7
That is definately worth considering, Thank You

That is definately worth considering, Thank You
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 78,500
Posted By canyonwlf7
Wicked Nice pic, thanks, I know fairings are made of...

Nice pic, thanks, I know fairings are made of plastic, I am talking about the plastic pieces they painted silver in an attempt to emulate the aluminum (maybe steel) parts of the frame. no likey!
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 78,500
Posted By canyonwlf7
Wicked I went down and looked at a new Versys yesterday...

I went down and looked at a new Versys yesterday (did not test ride), I liked it alot, however there was quite a bit of plastic parts on it, and all I could think of was "tacky". I wonder how the...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By canyonwlf7
Thank you so much, that is exactly the info I...

Thank you so much, that is exactly the info I need!
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By canyonwlf7
Any bottom line figure I should hold out for on...

Any bottom line figure I should hold out for on an 08??
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By canyonwlf7
Uly Pricing, my first go at the dealers

Ok, here is my first outing for pricing!
Not very good deals IMHO.

First Dealer: 06 $10,200 OTD
Second Dealer: 07 $11,600 OTD
Third Dealer: 08 $12,500 OTD

The First dealer really...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 331,577
Posted By canyonwlf7
He is making the point that no one seems...

He is making the point that no one seems satisfied with a stock bike anymore, I myself have modded my Triumph Speedmaster (just removed the airbox, re-jetted and changed pipes). But I think the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By canyonwlf7
Thumb Yes I am on ba.com also, ya know I was rear ended...

Yes I am on ba.com also, ya know I was rear ended on my Speedmaster too! But bought a new one with the insurance money, I really enjoy it and will probably always have it. I don't know much about...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,823
Posted By canyonwlf7
I'm thinking of buying one as well :wink:

I'm thinking of buying one as well :wink:
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,669
Posted By canyonwlf7
"Someone must be pretty sensitive to notice 3.71...

"Someone must be pretty sensitive to notice 3.71 ft lbs of torque"

The Dyno I have shows 55# torque at 3500 rpm, I could definately tell a difference, and its there alot sooner and stays there,...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,669
Posted By canyonwlf7
The Triumph makes its torque much lower in the...

The Triumph makes its torque much lower in the rpm range, and some dyno's I've seen of my Triumph's motor with a few minor mods, put the torque at around 60 and the HP around 80. Very...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,669
Posted By canyonwlf7
So why are you on the 800GS thread?:hide[/quote] ...

So why are you on the 800GS thread?:hide[/quote]




Good question, I used to have a DRZ-400S and miss the dual sport, I am keeping the Triumph but would like to add a bike to the stable, I am...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,669
Posted By canyonwlf7
Wicked I beg to differ, I have made some mods to the...

I beg to differ, I have made some mods to the Triumph, (minor mods, like replacing the airbox and fitting K&N airfilters also re-jetting the carbs and changing the exhaust) I haven't dyno'd it, but...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,669
Posted By canyonwlf7
How does one explain torque? it is what it is, I...

How does one explain torque? it is what it is, I have a 2007 865cc Triumph twin and it had tons more torque than the F800, like grunt ya know, just my impressions, I did like the handling, IMHO the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By canyonwlf7
Question I love it the way it is, I'm talking about the...

I love it the way it is, I'm talking about the SM, just thought if changing tires is an option to do some adventure type riding....
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By canyonwlf7
Thumb Congrats, the Uly is tops on my list right now...

Congrats, the Uly is tops on my list right now for my next bike..............
Also considering a Versys and a KTM 690SM, but am mostly leaning towards the Uly!
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