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Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 229,450
Posted By n8dawg6
heh ... lawd that cracked me up. FWIW coming...

heh ... lawd that cracked me up. FWIW coming from a sportster owner, the Bolt looks like a hella nice little scoot. it's just too bad i don't have more motorcycle money.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,512
Posted By n8dawg6
FXRT, FXDX is all good stuff. I'm always keeping...

FXRT, FXDX is all good stuff. I'm always keeping an eye out for an FXDX in good shape.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,512
Posted By n8dawg6
I'm right there with ya. to me, the excess...

I'm right there with ya. to me, the excess chrome and the tour pack are the biggest eye sores of the touring BT's. strip it down and make it street glideish (but without the bottomed out rear...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,512
Posted By n8dawg6
there's a first time for everything and now I've...

there's a first time for everything and now I've seen a royal enfield compared (seriously, apparently) to an EVO sporty. (WOW) when I was harley-curious, I went ahead and bought a harley. they...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,457
Posted By n8dawg6
you'll get more p***y riding the bolt.

you'll get more p***y riding the bolt.
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,473
Posted By n8dawg6
this little yammie ... me likey.

this little yammie ... me likey.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 42,022
Posted By n8dawg6
I wish that they would put dual discs up front on...

I wish that they would put dual discs up front on the Switchback. I did notice that they managed to do it on the "new" lowrider, hmmmm ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,052
Posted By n8dawg6
this is the place to be, mane. best MC forum on...

this is the place to be, mane. best MC forum on the net. hell, this is my favorite harley forum on the net. the harley riders on here actually talk about riding, not "soley for the look...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,623
Posted By n8dawg6
I think you're approaching this the right way...

I think you're approaching this the right way but, at the end of the day, if you want it to really fit, I bet you end up spending just as much $$ on mods for the fat bob as you would for a touring...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,208
Posted By n8dawg6
my truck (which is a wonderful machine, btw),...

my truck (which is a wonderful machine, btw), costs over $100 per fillup at current pricing. in fact, the pump stops at $100, before the tank is full, and I usually just leave it there.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,208
Posted By n8dawg6
what's your commuter bike?

this may be old, OLD, news to many of you, but I've recently started doing a lot more commuting to work on the bike. My fuel costs are roughly $300 a month in my truck, which averages 16 mpg. The...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,141
Posted By n8dawg6
hm, didn't see that she had nixed the sportster. ...

hm, didn't see that she had nixed the sportster. monster will be a hoot ... quite a handful after the nighthawk 250, but she can dew it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,141
Posted By n8dawg6
sportster superlow. she'll love it once she gets...

sportster superlow. she'll love it once she gets the hang of it.
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 64,841
Posted By n8dawg6
5'8" XR1200 toes, not quite balls of...

5'8"

XR1200

toes, not quite balls of the feet. Versys theoretically has 4" taller seat, but it only feels slightly taller to me.

tall bikes are ok, and heavy bikes are ok, but tall heavy...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,388
Posted By n8dawg6
the 1st bike threads are always interesting, and...

the 1st bike threads are always interesting, and I think different people have different experiences. all I can do is relate my experience, which is now about 5 yrs in hindsight:

1. at some...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,735
Posted By n8dawg6
the time that a clutch has really bothered me is...

the time that a clutch has really bothered me is riding an old-school harley clutch in traffic. you can work up to it to some extent, but at the end of the day you just dont want to be doing it all...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,368
Posted By n8dawg6
what?!?!?!??!?!

what?!?!?!??!?!
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,270
Posted By n8dawg6
In my opinion, the RS is the best of those 750...

In my opinion, the RS is the best of those 750 shadows that Honda did. It doesn't have quite as excessively low a seat height and feet-forward position. nice upright normal fit standard motorcycle
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,077
Posted By n8dawg6
Dude: 1st of all, that bike is the tits. ...

Dude:

1st of all, that bike is the tits. seriously, a beautiful machine

2nd of all, your fitness level almost inspires me to cut back on my beer consumption. almost.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,350
Posted By n8dawg6
to me, the absolute biggest turnoff of the harley...

to me, the absolute biggest turnoff of the harley big twin is that I can't afford one right now. Other than that, they are well-crafted machines
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,103
Posted By n8dawg6
The yammie 950 is not the 1st thing I would think...

The yammie 950 is not the 1st thing I would think of if you wanted something to blow your skirt up. or the 2nd, or the 50th ...

bikes are always a tradeoff, I'm never gonna find the perfect one. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,375
Posted By n8dawg6
about as much fun as I've had on an around-town...

about as much fun as I've had on an around-town bike:

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i258/n8dawg6/ft500.jpg

Honda FT500 thumper. it's really a hoot, super light and easy to maneuver. not...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 69,474
Posted By n8dawg6
i suspect that Honda's margin on these bikes is...

i suspect that Honda's margin on these bikes is very low ... you see much bigger discounts on more expensive bikes like the Goldwing and the VFR1200. in other words ... they already feel like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,489
Posted By n8dawg6
you cant have mine ...

you cant have mine ...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,869
Views: 673,193
Posted By n8dawg6
Switchblade: It looks real good. they got any 5...

Switchblade: It looks real good. they got any 5 hunnerts left over there at the dealership?
Forum: Face plant 02-11-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,518
Posted By n8dawg6
good crash. i know it sucks after it happens...

good crash. i know it sucks after it happens (i've felt that burning embarrassment), but you won't forget the experience you've gained. whatever you do, don't give up.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,845
Posted By n8dawg6
I don't know about best in the world, but I agree...

I don't know about best in the world, but I agree on all other points. honda makes good schitt. even the cars are half decent ... I miss my ol' TSX with the dreaded VTEC 4 cylinder
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 41,067
Posted By n8dawg6
honda VLX 600. slow lead slead, too low the...

honda VLX 600. slow lead slead, too low

the ppl who are saying the XR1200 is the most boring bike they have ever ridden don't get out enough ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,845
Posted By n8dawg6
regardless of the price, VTEC bitchin, etc., I'm...

regardless of the price, VTEC bitchin, etc., I'm glad to see honda expanding their sporty bike lineup this substantially. They've added a LOT of new stuff over the past few years, starting with the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,654
Posted By n8dawg6
havent read any of the other responses, so this...

havent read any of the other responses, so this might have already been stated ad naseum. the honda will be light and easy compared to the 883. the 883 will feel about like a lead sled in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,872
Posted By n8dawg6
I started out with a Honda VLX600. they weigh...

I started out with a Honda VLX600. they weigh about 450 lbs, and they have 4 gears. a lower seat you will not find, and it was a very benign and predictable machine. not made anymore, but used...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,538
Posted By n8dawg6
honestly, im just hoping to be able to tiptoe and...

honestly, im just hoping to be able to tiptoe and touch the ground whilst seated on one ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7,623
Views: 1,124,721
Posted By n8dawg6
2014 KLR 650 ...

2014 KLR 650

http://www.kawasaki.com/NPL/Default.aspx?cm_sp=NPL-_-KMCPromo-_-LeftRailPromo
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,538
Posted By n8dawg6
2014 klr 650

Fellas, just got the email announcement that they are making some changes to the 2014 KLR 650:

http://www.kawasaki.com/NPL/Default.aspx?cm_sp=NPL-_-KMCPromo-_-LeftRailPromo

hope the link works....
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By n8dawg6
I'm curious too.

I'm curious too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,995
Posted By n8dawg6
COOL. if ya like harleys ... ya just like...

COOL.

if ya like harleys ... ya just like 'em. I've ridden all kinds of stuff, and I like all kinds of stuff, but I think it'd be tough to be without a harley
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 54,245
Posted By n8dawg6
douf: i think the blue stich looks great. too...

douf: i think the blue stich looks great. too bad you have to wait til "riding season" to try it out!
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 48,953
Posted By n8dawg6
exactly, it's not even gonna be here. I actually...

exactly, it's not even gonna be here. I actually think it looks good, I'd look into one if they imported it here.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 202,488
Posted By n8dawg6
I am a little surprised at how much rake it has. ...

I am a little surprised at how much rake it has. a raked-out bike does nothing for me, i dont like it.

that being said, I think that harley is gonna sell schitt-tons of these. there are a myriad...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 202,488
Posted By n8dawg6
agree. that thing is awful

agree. that thing is awful
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