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Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,995
Posted By Oldbutslow
Honda CRF230L. The ultimate "get on and go" bike....

Honda CRF230L. The ultimate "get on and go" bike. Light, low, air-cooled, and loaded for chores. The 12V system keeps the lights bright and the battery charged. Cleaning is optional. 85mpg. What's to...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Oldbutslow
The most civilized of the Kawi triples. And a...

The most civilized of the Kawi triples. And a very nice example of the best year. Well done, sir!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By Oldbutslow
That engine would run! Suspension was...

That engine would run! Suspension was non-existent, but what do you expect. The battery and charging system was even worse. But, I loved the little beast for what it was.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 623,851
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'm very curious as to how the new water-cooled...

I'm very curious as to how the new water-cooled bikes effect the open-pipe crowd. If the new bikes make respectable power without the noise, maybe some of the pirates out there won't see the need to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,499
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'm a big fan of the UJM's, but I believe this...

I'm a big fan of the UJM's, but I believe this thread is mostly meant for the early plastic bikes. Keep 'em coming! ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,791
Posted By Oldbutslow
Two great bikes. If pressed, I'd go for the Speed...

Two great bikes. If pressed, I'd go for the Speed Three. I honestly don't know why the hell, though...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 259,365
Posted By Oldbutslow
The STR makes 90% of it's torque from 4-12K rpm....

The STR makes 90% of it's torque from 4-12K rpm. If that's a two-stroke powerband, they'd still make them.
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 259,365
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'm totally with you. I've always subscribed to...

I'm totally with you. I've always subscribed to the theory that all bikes have to be shiny. But this matte gray finish with the graphics works really well. Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,022
Views: 541,168
Posted By Oldbutslow
I looked at the bike and it left me cold, cold...

I looked at the bike and it left me cold, cold enough to buy a Street Triple R. My history with bikes like this is that I would spend way too much money on mods, never be completely happy, and then...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 259,365
Posted By Oldbutslow
http://bobandjodie.smugmug.com/Street-Triple/i-NQP...

http://bobandjodie.smugmug.com/Street-Triple/i-NQP35dC/0/M/guru%20009-M.jpghttp://http://www.flickr.com/photos/17501135@N03/10538640035/in/photostream/http://www.flickr.com/photos/17501135@N03/1053863...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,881
Posted By Oldbutslow
This is going to hurt.... '73 Kawi S2 '74...

This is going to hurt....

'73 Kawi S2
'74 Kawi Z1
'75 Kawi H1
'80 Yam XS11
'82 Kaw KZ1000
'82 Suz GS650
'85 Hon 750
'95 Yam FZR1000
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,909
Posted By Oldbutslow
Being a little, maybe a lot, late to the party, I...

Being a little, maybe a lot, late to the party, I sure enjoyed reading your trip! ,BK
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By Oldbutslow
I am totally stunned by the beauty of your...

I am totally stunned by the beauty of your country! ,BK
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 260,720
Posted By Oldbutslow
About damn time you saddled up for another ride,...

About damn time you saddled up for another ride, Doug. I am so in! ,BK
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By Oldbutslow
After years of full-face helmets, I bought a...

After years of full-face helmets, I bought a cheap 3/4 and absolutely love it for tooling around town. In regards of riding, I'm a minimalist when it comes to wind-protection and the size of the...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By Oldbutslow
Shoei J-Cruise Helmet:

Hey Guys: Anybody have any experience with the new Shoei J-Cruise helmet? Thanks, BK
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,420
Posted By Oldbutslow
Ruptured mine playing basketball. After surgery...

Ruptured mine playing basketball. After surgery and rehab, it took about six months to stand on my tippy-toes. When you can do that, consider yourself ready to resume normal activity. One interesting...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By Oldbutslow
Titan all the way! I love that massively finned...

Titan all the way! I love that massively finned motor. For a two-smoke, it behaves more like a four-stroke. Good grunt, but will still raise the hair on the back of your neck. Even the frame is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,022
Views: 541,168
Posted By Oldbutslow
Reminds me of the Infiniti ads that were more...

Reminds me of the Infiniti ads that were more about rocks than cars. ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 645,992
Posted By Oldbutslow
Who out there has wrung the neck of this bike...

Who out there has wrung the neck of this bike versus another? I'm curious if this thing will out-run it's ancestors, brethren, or it's own shadow. These are motorcycles, aren't they....? ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,788
Posted By Oldbutslow
Sorry I missed your post, Corndog! Another silly...

Sorry I missed your post, Corndog! Another silly item I like about ST's are it's looks. For me, they are styled simply to stay stay timeless and elegant. Much like the 916's are. This new-fangled...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,788
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'm a little shocked that nobody mentioned the...

I'm a little shocked that nobody mentioned the ST2 or ST4. Those bikes are exactly meant to do what you are asking for. And they do it extremely well. They're plenty of high-mileage ST's out there to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 384,464
Posted By Oldbutslow
There's chatter on svrider about that issue....

There's chatter on svrider about that issue. http://www.svrider.com/forum/search.php?searchid=8361825 I have the smell at times, but never a leak. Hope this helps.... ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 73,392
Posted By Oldbutslow
SpeedoDRD installed and calibrated. I used 9.9%...

SpeedoDRD installed and calibrated. I used 9.9% and it's close enough for me. Mega Thanks,,,,,,, BK
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 73,392
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'll be damned...! Thanks for the heads-up!

I'll be damned...! Thanks for the heads-up!
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 73,392
Posted By Oldbutslow
I took the opportunity to re-gear the SV when I...

I took the opportunity to re-gear the SV when I changed tires. Plus one on the front and down one in the back. Figured it would make the speedo more accurate, save petrol, and no chain-breaking is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 55,659
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 165,878
Posted By Oldbutslow
'98 R1. I got caught up in the hype of this first...

'98 R1. I got caught up in the hype of this first year model. Great engine, but the frame was a flexi-flyer joke. Even though I owned this piece of eye-candy for a couple of years, I never looked...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,617
Posted By Oldbutslow
In person, it sure is a head-turner of a paint...

In person, it sure is a head-turner of a paint job. If the 70's are considered retro, Harley really nailed it. But parked together, your CB400F would still make that Harley look invisible. You're...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,617
Posted By Oldbutslow
There's a bass boat somewhere out there missing...

There's a bass boat somewhere out there missing it's metal flake. ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 645,992
Posted By Oldbutslow
If that two-pipe system has a crossover, I'd be...

If that two-pipe system has a crossover, I'd be good with it. If not, I don't like either the sound or power those pipes typically produce. ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'm not completely sure they share the same...

I'm not completely sure they share the same carbs, but I had a friend with a Trophy 12 that had problems due to laying up the bike too long. The local Triumph dealer finally threw their arms up and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 645,992
Posted By Oldbutslow
Not to nitpick a really special bike, but I wish...

Not to nitpick a really special bike, but I wish it didn't have the blacked out engine, the bottom seam on the tank, and more of a CB400F-style pipe on it. ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 48,581
Posted By Oldbutslow
In many decades of riding, I've never owned a...

In many decades of riding, I've never owned a Honda street bike. After the unveiling of these bikes, that might change! Good job, Honda. ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 48,581
Posted By Oldbutslow
The bastards manning the Honda booth at the show...

The bastards manning the Honda booth at the show wouldn't spill the beans. 6 hours to go... ,BK
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 48,581
Posted By Oldbutslow
I'm going to the Cycle World show this weekend in...

I'm going to the Cycle World show this weekend in Dallas. I assume these new models should be there. If so, I'll drop a note on this thread. ,BK
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 353,320
Posted By Oldbutslow
LOL! Please keep the bike for just that purpose.

LOL! Please keep the bike for just that purpose.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,076
Posted By Oldbutslow
Get something small, light, and with plenty of...

Get something small, light, and with plenty of storage space. Second bikes are something you just jump on and go. ,BK
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 49,101
Posted By Oldbutslow
These bikes are so different! The WR is such a...

These bikes are so different! The WR is such a fantastic machine, and I totally marvel how some inmates actually tour on theirs! My CRF230L is a girlie machine in contrast. But, I bought the CRF for...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,412
Posted By Oldbutslow
Styling aside, I can't believe they saddled it...

Styling aside, I can't believe they saddled it with such a small tank. At least the seat looks semi-comfortable, because SV's had the absolute worst saddles in motorcycling. ,BK
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