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Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 238,781
Posted By hankgs
This may answer questions without walking into a...

This may answer questions without walking into a dealership...
http://cycle-ergo.com/
Forum: Americas 01-15-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By hankgs
Definitely GO to Hearst Castle ( disregard New...

Definitely GO to Hearst Castle ( disregard New Jersey guys advise on "Hurst Castle...")
It is an amazing place and everyone of the tours offers something different.

The pier in San Simeon (across...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,826
Views: 1,788,686
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DFE...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DFE6C472-682A-4DB3-9859-CBDF142C8C0A-1356-0000022EE49074CB_zps004c8346.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,113,809
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^"Dirt bikes for the Street"^^^^

Those bikes are PERFECT for city/municipal policing... They will go anywhere, along RXR right of ways (where there is a lot of crime in our town), up stairs at parks, in parks, streets, over curbs in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 123,341
Posted By hankgs
We have a winner...! That is badass!

We have a winner...! That is badass!
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,516
Posted By hankgs
MegaMoto

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F3F41E-5FBC-4A3C-859E-67DB65351011-9873-00000A8E599D5F0F_zps495f30e0.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,703
Posted By hankgs
Get what YOU want... If a Duc floats your boat,...

Get what YOU want... If a Duc floats your boat, get it- Beemers have come a looooooong way and the new models are on par with some of the best bikes made...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 41,355
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/30F3F41E-5FBC-4A3C-859E-67DB65351011-9873-00000A8E599D5F0F_zps495f30e0.jpg
...only 1200cc's but lots of torque :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 41,355
Posted By hankgs
Best $200.00 you could spend...! ...

Best $200.00 you could spend...!
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/D0B373F5-30FD-437A-BBE6-64A96C663DBE-25653-000020A69A1391D2_zps0389a7d2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 489,360
Posted By hankgs
ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,487
Posted By hankgs
Why inmates here question or discount what REAL...

Why inmates here question or discount what REAL travelers, (not computer bloggers) experience while on the road is baffling...:huh

I, too, as many here, have traveled to Baja (not Mainland) Mex...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,563
Posted By hankgs
Great suggestion... This is such a fun ride. It...

Great suggestion... This is such a fun ride. It may not be fast, but it feels fast when taking corners faster than one should. Relatively cheap too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,591
Posted By hankgs
...really? I rode it and it felt great! It is NOT...

...really? I rode it and it felt great! It is NOT a touring bike- HELLO! It's a naked bike for taking out on a nice day for a day ride (solo seat) that is comfortable, kewl (for a cruiser) and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,591
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^^Dressed up Scout^^^^^^

Ummm, I don't get it... The Scout represents a NAKED cruiser-type bike with balls, and some want to make it into a pimped-over-dressed-leather-fringed and Shielded abortion on two wheels... If you...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 717,000
Posted By hankgs
I am just a...

I am just a dumb-fashionista-motorcycle-rider!:norton
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 717,000
Posted By hankgs
Exactly. I had a "tractor-torque-boxer" which was...

Exactly. I had a "tractor-torque-boxer" which was an 1100GS and it needed a 6th gear for exactly as you described above. The 1150 and up has a 6th gear and it's fixed.
Even the little Indian Scout...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 717,000
Posted By hankgs
I just test-rode a demo at the Long Beach Show...

I just test-rode a demo at the Long Beach Show (got to ride the Indian Scout too) How come there is no 6th gear...:huh
Other than that, it rode really nice and was very responsive throttle-wise and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,591
Posted By hankgs
Scout ride

Just went on a Scout demo ride at the Long Beach (CA) Motorcycle show. They had five to ride, one with a windscreen. I jumped on a red one without the screen. Very fun bike! Plenty of power and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 54,616
Posted By hankgs
That bike WOULD kill me :huh

That bike WOULD kill me :huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,971
Posted By hankgs
Gs

No surprise... Pretty much any GS- I've had two 1100's , a 1150GSA , 1200 and 1200GSA, now have a "Frankenstein" 1150 GS with GSA mods- I don't do more than an occasional fire road (sorry), but ride...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By hankgs
I agree- Ride a bike that is really special...

I agree- Ride a bike that is really special (limited production) and handles amazing- It's the best two-lane-backroad-blaster I've ridden :deal
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,388
Posted By hankgs
Why they throw motor cops these giant beasts of...

Why they throw motor cops these giant beasts of burden (not just Harley's) is beyond me.
Municipal cops need something nimble, fast and able to ride in unusual places like sidewalks, parks, up...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 634,146
Posted By hankgs
Welkom

A Dutch woman, a 2008 MegaMoto... WOW! Too bad we are both married!:D
Welcome from a Californian-Dutch rider~
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 375,175
Posted By hankgs
http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4B1...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/4B1DAA85-080E-4E3B-9FFD-5257D197459B-4244-00000A978DB3D1CF_zpsd1fa3aa7.jpg
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6,851
Views: 2,571,473
Posted By hankgs
WOW! That is the most bad ass hack I have ever...

WOW! That is the most bad ass hack I have ever seen!!! There are some SERIOUS EURO's invested in that display of three wheeled beauty!
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Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 634,146
Posted By hankgs
COPY- ReDo of the MegaMoto...?

https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2015-bmw-r1200r-first-look-1-622x465.jpg
Anyone else see the resemblance ...???
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 57,135
Posted By hankgs
https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTn59nRZZ-Ex50OiSl8HRyHJigo6ZQ5HVSb7isa9TV7kUU4NOlp6g

Looks A LOT like my MegaMoto, circa 2008...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 489,360
Posted By hankgs
...this thread is STILL alive...?:zilla

...this thread is STILL alive...?:zilla
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,093,790
Posted By hankgs
Fox

It was a really brash fox on my buddy's GSW (my 1150 was next to it). He had peanut butter crackers in his tank bag. While setting up camp, we looked around and saw this guy on the bike! He came back...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-20-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,093,790
Posted By hankgs
Fox ON the bike...

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af54/hankgs/DC49614F-66CD-477E-A2E8-F924D8BAB5BA-358-00000013B29FE2D7_zps1e002dfe.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 634,146
Posted By hankgs
^^^^

I think the German engineers over at the Motorrad knew what they were doing when they developed and produced the MM... I'm keeping mine stock!
The headlights suck, but I only ride it during the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 109,533
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^troll alert

Stfu already CP
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 634,146
Posted By hankgs
Looking for a stock used seat...

Mine has a tiny tear, looking for either a stock seat or a stock looking seat cover... I can pay in Euro's and have it shipped to an address in Holland if any Euro riders have one :norton
Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^

He's right. All the BMW motorcops take their bikes to authorized BMW dealerships for factory service- It's part of the contract when they got Beemers. You could probably check the VIN # of a RTP...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 634,146
Posted By hankgs
Wow!!!!

That is a BRAND NEW bike!!!! What a great deal, wish I could buy a second!
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 226,805
Posted By hankgs
Troll

Another TROLL. A Shame? Not really- you just want to pontificate your all-knowing views on a bike you have never ridden or owned.

Go ride your KLR with a smile and save your endless BS opinions...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 226,805
Posted By hankgs
^^^^^Troll-Canuk

Popping off and he doesn't even own a KLR let alone a bike!
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 34,201
Posted By hankgs
My GSW friend and I did Pinnacles National Park,...

My GSW friend and I did Pinnacles National Park, cut across @ Greenfield to Carmel Valley Road, camped @ Big Sur and went down Hwy 1 yesterday MORNING... NO traffic southbound- AT ALL. The key is to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 634,146
Posted By hankgs
If you're an "R" motor lover, the MM can't be...

If you're an "R" motor lover, the MM can't be replaced... There are faster bikes for sure, but the MM is a very special bike. The ride experience is pretty unique- Like a super motard bike on...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 634,146
Posted By hankgs
It will be a sadder day when you go into your...

It will be a sadder day when you go into your garage, looking to fulfill that feeling of riding your MegaMoto ... and it's NOT THERE!

Been there done that, and bought it BACK!
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