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Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,571
Posted By sargev55
and performs worse than any major brand 49cc...

and performs worse than any major brand 49cc runabout scooter.

and cost about the same if not more than a brand new ninja 250 or cbr 250.

why buy one of these?

my first bike was a 1999...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,557
Posted By sargev55
in 2005 i bought a brand new sportster 1200r, ...

in 2005 i bought a brand new sportster 1200r,

i was 23 at the time, still have the bike, and its still a fucking awesome do pretty much anything bike. about to turn 23k miles on it, been pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 20,625
Posted By sargev55
sounds like you have some experience with your...

sounds like you have some experience with your v-strom

:D

btw, you live in shelby nc, get the hell out of that place, it sucks bad.

suggestion,

ride a basically modified sporty 1200r,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By sargev55
the 1200r is a great bike, it can be used for a...

the 1200r is a great bike, it can be used for a lot of things, and it can be made into many things.

im about to cross into 22,000 miles on my 05 roadster, and its been rock solid all the way.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,271
Posted By sargev55
i hear ya :) good thing i picked my 1200...

i hear ya :)

good thing i picked my 1200 roadster in 2005 :)

i hate forward controls
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,138
Posted By sargev55
is that better, or worse than a drunken...

is that better, or worse than a drunken incoherent ramble typed from a keyboard?



:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,241
Posted By sargev55
just spruce the shed up a bit and no problem ...

just spruce the shed up a bit and no problem :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,314
Posted By sargev55
there are a lot of american companies that care...

there are a lot of american companies that care about technology.

except, and fortunately,

the majority of the motorcycle crowd (in the US, and worldwide,) does not, and probably will not...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 859,968
Posted By sargev55
that bike didn't kill Indian, decades of...

that bike didn't kill Indian, decades of corporate mismanagement did.
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,226
Posted By sargev55
oh yeah! a whole new can of worms :1drink ...

oh yeah! a whole new can of worms :1drink

the 135i is bad ass, the smallest and most nimble of the current bmw line-up, and has huuuuuge potential. (i wish i could have kept my rust free 1970...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,639
Posted By sargev55
how rutted out is your parking lot :huh

how rutted out is your parking lot :huh
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,226
Posted By sargev55
as you said, the sportster 1200 IS a crude...

as you said,

the sportster 1200 IS a crude implement of destruction :D:rofl thats why its awesome!

your definition of 'low end,' is kinda weird though.

'low end,' to me, would be some...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,226
Posted By sargev55
i understand that. except i happen to have...

i understand that.

except i happen to have a sporty 1200 roadster, and have no desire to own any of the road couches of any manufacture. problem with that is, my bike is extremely well made and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,639
Posted By sargev55
uh, just 2pt turn and back in, then drive...

uh, just 2pt turn and back in, then drive straight out when you leave. problem solved. :ear
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,226
Posted By sargev55
so the smaller actually fun to ride bikes are...

so the smaller actually fun to ride bikes are lower end?

thats great thinking!

man i cant wait till i can afford a $20k+ roadking, goldwing, victory UFO looking son of a bitch so i can have a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,568
Posted By sargev55
just use any quality lubricant. no point to...

just use any quality lubricant.

no point to use conventional anything though, stick with good blends or full syn.


as far as my primary goes, its whatever the dealer puts in,

as far as...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,070
Posted By sargev55
its spare ribs or nothing for me! :D ...

its spare ribs or nothing for me! :D


...'you wan eggro,'

no godammit, spare ribs!
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 859,968
Posted By sargev55
im not responding to your post. im...

im not responding to your post.

im responding to apessino, in regards to his bikes, all of which are bad-ass. because you cannot write off new oldschool bikes solely because they aren't modern...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 859,968
Posted By sargev55
so how capable are you on bikes without all the...

so how capable are you on bikes without all the fancy BS? :D

btw, you forgot to add, 'my right fingers are my abs,' :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By sargev55
:rofl ...

:rofl

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Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By sargev55
imagine the motor swap possibilities :D

imagine the motor swap possibilities :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By sargev55
uh, well crap, i would normally go into a...

uh, well crap,

i would normally go into a long winded anti-electric rant, but that is a pretty sweet concept.

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,639
Posted By sargev55
im with ya on that one, although it depends...

im with ya on that one, although it depends entirely on how it is tuned. it might be set slightly lean at highway speed and get some kick ass mileage, and at the same time, depending on throttle...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 323,842
Posted By sargev55
lets hope her underwear doesnt look like that ...

lets hope her underwear doesnt look like that :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,639
Posted By sargev55
my bike is 'stock' minus the air filter, carb...

my bike is 'stock' minus the air filter, carb rejet (same as ECU tune for FI bikes, and your standard screaming eagle slip on mufflers).


suspension upgrades will be my next move, more than...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,639
Posted By sargev55
i still would suggest muffler upgrade, my...

i still would suggest muffler upgrade,

my roadster puts down 72hp/76tq. that was with SE slip ons, SE air filter, and carb rejet, and 1200cc.

stock mine was 58hp/72tq.
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,611
Posted By sargev55
i dunno, i think you would end up missing...

i dunno,

i think you would end up missing your roadster. i really have no intention of selling mine, bought it in 05, and it has 22k mostly hard miles on it with no real troubles.


those...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,720
Posted By sargev55
found this little gem, thats me and Pierre...

found this little gem,

thats me and Pierre Kleinubing at a 'drive and learn,' event.

i won fastest lap two years in a row, the pro drivers like pierre were about .6 seconds faster than all of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,271
Posted By sargev55
i can tell you the exhausts i dont care for. ...

i can tell you the exhausts i dont care for.

rinehart, take any good sounding bike and make it sound like a boat.

thunderheader, too 'boomy,' sounds fake if that makes any sense.

any...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,720
Posted By sargev55
my viewpoint is probably a little different than...

my viewpoint is probably a little different than most. when i say cheap, i mean from a construction and technological standpoint. although what tires i consider to be cheap, generally are, because...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,720
Posted By sargev55
i dont actually. i deal almost all with the...

i dont actually. i deal almost all with the automotive side of tires. i have much enjoyed my metz ME880s over the factory dunlops that came on my bike, and am open to input when the next set of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By sargev55
uh, sounds like you have inherited a shit show. ...

uh, sounds like you have inherited a shit show. if you have not caused further damage, i would suggest telling your buddy to go back to 'that,' shop and have them fix the problem
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,720
Posted By sargev55
i have gone through 3 sets of tires on my 05 1200...

i have gone through 3 sets of tires on my 05 1200 roadster in 21000 miles, pretty close to the 4th set at this point. first two sets were the oe spec dunlops, my god those suck, got me to about 12k...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,119
Posted By sargev55
my '05 1200r hits 130mph at 7000rpm. as for...

my '05 1200r hits 130mph at 7000rpm. as for fillings shaking loose, i ride a harley and therefore dont have any teeth, so its really a non issue.

:D
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,720
Posted By sargev55
in the end, the govt determined the fault to be...

in the end, the govt determined the fault to be with the ford explorer. firestone took the hit for that, and in the end of it, ford replaced the tire inflation placards on all the affected...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,720
Posted By sargev55
the best tire depends on what the priorities are...

the best tire depends on what the priorities are for a certain vehicle.

on my car, i prioritize max grip/predictability/water evac/tread life.
on my bike i prioritize tread...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,080
Posted By sargev55
several years ago i had, at the same time, a 99...

several years ago i had, at the same time, a 99 explorer (uh yeah, wont do that again), a 1995 gs-t eclipse (still have it and its nicely done), a 2005 1200r sporty (still have it, and love it) a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,080
Posted By sargev55
you should run the pressure suggested by your...

you should run the pressure suggested by your bikes manufacturer. 50psi sounds extremely high, and has no benefit...unless you consider wearing out the center rib faster and having more potential...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,573
Posted By sargev55
lets take it a little further, road blockers are...

lets take it a little further, road blockers are assholes, whether in a car or on a bike. creating a blocked in situation endangers everyone, especially when its a bunch of cars around a motorcycle,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,271
Posted By sargev55
i like the SE slashdowns as far as a slip-on...

i like the SE slashdowns as far as a slip-on muffler goes (thats whats on my roadster). i would really like an upswept full supertrap sort of set up though.
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