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Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
SR400 for me today. Be fun to ride it...

SR400 for me today. Be fun to ride it cross-country, slowly.

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/14-yamaha-sr400-100.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Haven't had a lot of time to ride this summer,...

Haven't had a lot of time to ride this summer, but when I have it's been two-up with my wife. Filled it up yesterday: 70mpg, two-up with luggage, mixed Interstate/back-road. And I'm not terribly easy...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
http://image.motorcyclistonline.com/f/firstrides/2...

http://image.motorcyclistonline.com/f/firstrides/2014_honda_vfr800_interceptor_first_ride/68514542+w620/14-interceptordeluxe-lhp-red.jpg

:nod
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
I'm a Honda guy, and I'm in total agreement. Wish...

I'm a Honda guy, and I'm in total agreement. Wish I would have held off on the NC for a bit... Guess I'll just have to add another horse to the stable :lol3.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
I believe $350 is the starting point for driver's...

I believe $350 is the starting point for driver's seat and passenger cover. Then up and down from there, depending on options.

I'm on my stupid phone now, but I can look it up when I get home....
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Hey guys, In case anyone is interested...

Hey guys,

In case anyone is interested (given the recent discussion of seats), I just got an e-mail from Sargent R&D that says the NC700X seat is ready for order.

They do a kind of weird setup...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
Ooooh, that's purty. How 'bout this one too? ...

Ooooh, that's purty. How 'bout this one too?

http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/yamaha-dt-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
How so? I was thirteen, riding a YSR50 around...

How so? I was thirteen, riding a YSR50 around town, and I had page cut out of a magazine with that bike taped to my wall.

32 ain't all that young, after all :deal.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
I want something classic today. Something I...

I want something classic today. Something I drooled over when I was a kid:

http://www.hondafairing.com/images/categories/Honda%20CBR900_893RR_92-93.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
My trouble is when I'm going. I had a paper...

My trouble is when I'm going. I had a paper accepted at a conference in Anchorage, but it's the last weekend/first weekend in May/June. Figure heated grips might come in handy :D. I've got to leave...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Started snowing here today. Time to take the bike...

Started snowing here today. Time to take the bike apart and really start the Alaska prep for next year :clap.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 54,468
Posted By brentde3
Yes, please. :evil

Yes, please. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Got her out on one of the last nice days around...

Got her out on one of the last nice days around here:

http://i610.photobucket.com/albums/tt190/brentde3/IMG_20131009_123941_908_zps7d518a41.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
I've seen two others around here as well. One is...

I've seen two others around here as well. One is a red 2013.
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 175,238
Posted By brentde3
I see that in a lot of press shots nowadays...

I see that in a lot of press shots nowadays :puke1.

Still, that bike is awesome. I'd take one in the blue from the current 1200r, please.
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
I was just about to come here and post these up....

I was just about to come here and post these up. I'll just use yours then. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
I have the NC for practicality. I want something...

I have the NC for practicality. I want something entirely opposite:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sQJnzKvYaPU/UACjANkCGaI/AAAAAAAABvc/N-PVmpLOp8o/s640/Ducati_Sport_1000_2005_08_1024x768.jpg
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,162
Posted By brentde3
Thanks for setting this up. I think a brick would...

Thanks for setting this up. I think a brick would make a better seat for the NC. A Russell would be out of this world.

Oh, and PM sent :D :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Is that a steel plate mounted to a givi rear rack?

Is that a steel plate mounted to a givi rear rack?
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Hey guys, I've got a quick luggage question: I...

Hey guys, I've got a quick luggage question: I have an old pair of Givi bag (E36's or something), so I intend to get some racks for the NC. I'm not terribly keen on a top case, though I'd like to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,370
Posted By brentde3
:clap If I ever won the lottery (which is...

:clap

If I ever won the lottery (which is unlikely because I never buy tickets :lol3), that'd be the first thing I ordered. I've always loved those bikes.

Keep the pics and story coming,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Is that the Hepco Becker bash plate that took a...

Is that the Hepco Becker bash plate that took a beating in Colorado?
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,055,580
Posted By brentde3
Cool. I'll have to look into that after the...

Cool. I'll have to look into that after the season is over. Thanks for the lead.
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,055,580
Posted By brentde3
That isn't a stock seat, is it?

That isn't a stock seat, is it?
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
I've been seriously considering the Puig touring...

I've been seriously considering the Puig touring screen. I like the looks of it, and it's not all that expensive. Of course, I need a center stand, luggage, heated grips... My wife tells me it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
I don't know your dimensions, but you might try...

I don't know your dimensions, but you might try the screen in the top position (if you haven't already). I'm 6'1". In the lower position on the freeway the bike felt horrible. I raised it up a notch...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,631
Posted By brentde3
Nope. Just a bad pic, I guess. Nearly 17,000...

Nope. Just a bad pic, I guess. Nearly 17,000 miles on mine now and not a single issue. I'm very happy with them.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
I like that. Can you post up a description of the...

I like that. Can you post up a description of the strap setup?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By brentde3
I can't be there Friday, but I saw you were near...

I can't be there Friday, but I saw you were near Oneonta, so, howdy from another local. Thanks for posting this up. I had no idea this place existed.
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Tank Bag

Hey folks,

Sorry to distract from the debate about the merits of the bike (it's great, buy it), but I've strapped on a nice tank bag and wanted to post up. (I hate GPS, so a map pocket is a must.)...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,055,580
Posted By brentde3
+1 I'm at about the same mileage. I'm...

+1

I'm at about the same mileage. I'm enjoying it quite a bit. Of course, I've never understood how anyone can say anything on two wheels is boring. But, I absolutely love riding (any) bikes, so...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,331
Posted By brentde3
:clap They're great bikes. I pulled 10,000...

:clap

They're great bikes. I pulled 10,000 miles in thirty days on a red '98 last summer. I regret trading it now. Enjoy the new ride!
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
[QUOTE=DAAANG;21075591]Pulled the trigger. Im...

[QUOTE=DAAANG;21075591]Pulled the trigger. Im liking it so far. I think its a good compliment to both my CRF's as a bike I can cruise the streets on. Its not nearly as fun as my 450x but a lot more...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Upon further inspection, I did indeed receive the...

Upon further inspection, I did indeed receive the little white fuse puller. I now feel entirely prepared for whatever misfortune may befall me on the open road:rofl.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
Got it home today! ...

Got it home today!

http://i610.photobucket.com/albums/tt190/brentde3/NC700x_zpsd14c835e.jpg

This thing is an absolute hoot. Very happy with it. Took a 40 mile loop before my hands finally...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
I got it from Bennett's in Fly Creek. Paid about...

I got it from Bennett's in Fly Creek. Paid about $100 more than a couple of other places I looked, but he's the closest thing to a "local" dealer I've got (30 miles away). I thought it might be best...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By brentde3
It's an awful cellphone pic, but at least it...

It's an awful cellphone pic, but at least it shows the sold sign!

http://i610.photobucket.com/albums/tt190/brentde3/NC700x/NC700_zps102d86fa.jpg

I've joined the ranks of NC700x riders. Now, if...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,402
Posted By brentde3
NCR Ducati, please: ...

NCR Ducati, please:

http://www.moto-newsblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/Ducati%20and%20NCR%20to%20unveil%20New%20Blue%20in%20New%20York,%20January%2018.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,793
Posted By brentde3
Yup, as everyone has said. Run away. No title=no...

Yup, as everyone has said. Run away. No title=no deal. Don't get too down though. The season of used bikes is gonna be upon us soon. There's gonna be a good deal out there somewhere.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,793
Posted By brentde3
For only $300, I'd go for it, but I'm confident I...

For only $300, I'd go for it, but I'm confident I could do all the work myself (or sell the bits and pieces if the bike turns out to be a dud). Of course, only you know your money situation. Just...
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