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Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,366
Posted By rodhersh
OK, we get that you think we're all idiots for...

OK, we get that you think we're all idiots for our choice of motorcycle. This is still America and you're entitled to your opinion.

Why you feel the need to come here and shit on what others...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,366
Posted By rodhersh
Please don't confuse the issue with facts. :D

Please don't confuse the issue with facts. :D
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 34,552
Posted By rodhersh
Has anybody used one of these motorcycle carriers...

Has anybody used one of these motorcycle carriers with a vehicle that has a rear mounted spare tire such as an FJ or a Jeep?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By rodhersh
Try Service Honda ...

Try Service Honda

http://www.servicehonda.com/ (http://www.servicehonda.com/)
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,806
Posted By rodhersh
I too owned an AMF bike, a 1980 FXS Lowrider....

I too owned an AMF bike, a 1980 FXS Lowrider. Let's just say that quality wasn't job one at Harley at time. Harley ownership ended for me when I took a ride on a buddy's '79 CBX.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,806
Posted By rodhersh
I agree, I've always wanted a street tracker or...

I agree, I've always wanted a street tracker or CR styled Sportster. I love the looks but have never been able to pull the trigger. I had a buddy that owned and old iron barreled Sportster and let's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,806
Posted By rodhersh
I too have always admired the original Café Racer...

I too have always admired the original Café Racer Sportster. But it's not something that I would care to own. The XR on the other hand...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,632
Posted By rodhersh
A GS is a dual sport and a damn fine one. What...

A GS is a dual sport and a damn fine one. What it's not is a dirt bike. It will go 90% of the places my KTM will go only MUCH slower and with MUCH greater effort.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,333
Posted By rodhersh
I've purchased new bikes from dealers and used...

I've purchased new bikes from dealers and used bikes from private parties and have never purchased a machine that I hadn't ridden first. If you won't let me test ride your bike (particularly if it's...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,333
Posted By rodhersh
Agreed, why would you buy anything without test...

Agreed, why would you buy anything without test riding it?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By rodhersh
When I bought my GSA I negotiated the 600mi...

When I bought my GSA I negotiated the 600mi service as part of the deal. When I took the bike in for the service they gave me a GT as a loaner.

I would get into a lot of trouble with one of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,554
Posted By rodhersh
My son just turned 16. I wanted a small pickup...

My son just turned 16. I wanted a small pickup that he couldn't jam full of kids and a manual transmission to discourage texting. We bought a new Frontier for less than people around here were asking...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,554
Posted By rodhersh
Eek Have you priced used Toyota trucks lately?

Have you priced used Toyota trucks lately?
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,438
Posted By rodhersh
A modernized 70's Kawasaki Z1 by a Japanese...

A modernized 70's Kawasaki Z1 by a Japanese company called Santuary. I love the looks but they're really spendy.


http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/kawasaki-z1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,438
Posted By rodhersh
How about one of these? This thing just speaks to...

How about one of these? This thing just speaks to me!

http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/kawasaki-z1-2.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6,044
Views: 330,375
Posted By rodhersh
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,293
Posted By rodhersh
But he needs a lawyer to process the paperwork...

But he needs a lawyer to process the paperwork for the class action and then the govt bailout.

Sell the Beemer and get a Prius
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,696
Posted By rodhersh
Get yourself a mountain bike and ride it...a lot....

Get yourself a mountain bike and ride it...a lot. I'm 53 and it works for me
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,424
Posted By rodhersh
Why would buying one of the last air cooled bikes...

Why would buying one of the last air cooled bikes be foolish? I bought my '09 when the 2010's came out. Everbody wanted the new motor and I got a reaaly good deal on mine...couldn't be happier.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,044
Views: 330,375
Posted By rodhersh
This really hit home for us today. A teacher at...

This really hit home for us today. A teacher at our kid's high school was run down this mornining and left for dead. Please keep Mr Ziegler in your prayers.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,044
Views: 330,375
Posted By rodhersh
I ride a lot as well, 180miles/week. I never...

I ride a lot as well, 180miles/week. I never leave the house without the knowledge that almost everyone out there is trying to kill me. That’s the mindset I ride with on both the bike and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6,044
Views: 330,375
Posted By rodhersh
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Ultimately I am responsible for my own safety. There are lots of roads that I avoid...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 354,872
Posted By rodhersh
Well then you're completely clueless. Any...

Well then you're completely clueless. Any thinking person knows Cogswell Cogs are clearly superior to Spacely Sprockets! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,862
Posted By rodhersh
You will not be disappointed

You will not be disappointed
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,482
Posted By rodhersh
How about some quiet pipes? There are also tons...

How about some quiet pipes? There are also tons of hotrod parts out there to give you the oomph you desire.

If you absolutely can not live with your current ride my advice would be to test ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,482
Posted By rodhersh
Why not keep your Harley for the street and get a...

Why not keep your Harley for the street and get a dirt bike as a compliment?
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,164
Posted By rodhersh
I live in Colorado, 30 minutes from the...

I live in Colorado, 30 minutes from the mountains. If I want to ride to the mountains I take the GSA. If I want to ride in the mountains I throw the 530 in the truck and drive there. That said, the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,841
Posted By rodhersh
I started a job with a 40 mile one way commute in...

I started a job with a 40 mile one way commute in 1990. I bought the ST brand new the following year as a warp speed commuter, a role it excelled at for many years. I rode it until I bought my GSA in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,841
Posted By rodhersh
I had an ST1100 and loved it. The very best...

I had an ST1100 and loved it.

The very best motorcycle to own is the one that is paid for. Ride your ST until it is dead and then go and buy your Yamaha. Start banking what you would be paying...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 48,717
Posted By rodhersh
That Gold Wing is hideous. After 35 years on...

That Gold Wing is hideous. After 35 years on Hondas my jump to BMW & KTM appears to be permanent.

I was secretly hoping for a modernized CBX....sigh
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 48,717
Posted By rodhersh
Bold New Graphics

Bold New Graphics
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,849
Posted By rodhersh
I have to belive that they would sell more...

I have to belive that they would sell more standards than DN-01's, or DCT VFR's, or Fury's. I just wish Honda would listen to it's customer base. Take the VFR1200 for example, all Honda had to do was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,849
Posted By rodhersh
[QUOTE=AZbiker;19710558]Suzuki tried with the...

[QUOTE=AZbiker;19710558]Suzuki tried with the B1250, they didn't sell.

Considering how well the CB1000 sold, can't say that I blame them for not bringing the 13 over.

QUOTE]

Didn't want a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,849
Posted By rodhersh
I've been riding Hondas for the last 30 some...

I've been riding Hondas for the last 30 some years, ever since my first ride on a '79 CBX. I now ride a BMW. Why? Because Honda keeps trotting out these "marvels" that are totally irrelevant. I don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 38,795
Posted By rodhersh
I'm going to say something that you're probably...

I'm going to say something that you're probably not going to like. The street isn't the place for ANYONE to learn how to ride a motorcycle.

Go buy yourself a used 100cc dirtbike and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,287
Posted By rodhersh
Why didn't you follow him to where he was going...

Why didn't you follow him to where he was going and kick his ass?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By rodhersh
Have you completed the MSF rider course? If so,...

Have you completed the MSF rider course? If so, all you need to do is take the parework stating you completed the course to the DMV and you're done. My son turns 16 in September so I stopped in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,987
Posted By rodhersh
You "rich" Harley guys are part of the 1% that...

You "rich" Harley guys are part of the 1% that should be paying for the rest of us ; )

I feel you're pain, Wyoming is looking better everyday!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,987
Posted By rodhersh
Note that while the Bridge and Road Fees are...

Note that while the Bridge and Road Fees are SHOWN...they are somehow NOT included in your total paid.
Maybe bikes don't do that much road/bridge damage?[/QUOTE]


That is correct
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,987
Posted By rodhersh
Bluhduh These are on the receipt...but not in my 133.46...

These are on the receipt...but not in my 133.46 total...don't ask me why?
Apparently not in your total either...[/QUOTE]

Seems about right, I'm right in between you guys with an 09, in Weld...
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