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Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By Rodan
If you like VFRs, you'd love a Hayabusa... :evil ...

If you like VFRs, you'd love a Hayabusa... :evil

I had a '96 VFR (first bike I bought new), and loved the V4, but the suspension was cheap, and it needed more powah. I went through a lot of other...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
+1 Busa's are like the Escalade of the...

+1

Busa's are like the Escalade of the motorcycle world. It's hard to find one that hasn't been FUBARed.

I think mine may have actually appreciated a little bit since I bought it. Nice,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
Yup, Busa does great in pack mule mode... :D ...

Yup, Busa does great in pack mule mode... :D

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y185/RodanAZ/mc%20trip%20pics/Paonia%202011/DSCN0132.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
Haven't ridden a TL, so I can't directly compare,...

Haven't ridden a TL, so I can't directly compare, but I can say the 'Busa is a pretty comfortable sports tourer. I have a 1" bar riser and lowered pegs (Buell pegs), and have done 600+ mile days.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 182,476
Posted By Rodan
2004 Duc ST4S ...

2004 Duc ST4S

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y185/RodanAZ/mc%20trip%20pics/DSCN0080.jpg (http://s5.photobucket.com/user/RodanAZ/media/mc%20trip%20pics/DSCN0080.jpg.html)

The Duc was supposed...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
If you're thinking of the ZX-12, that goes waaay...

If you're thinking of the ZX-12, that goes waaay back to ~ 2003. That was something like 6-7 bikes ago! :rofl

I've had the 'Busa for about 5 years, but I think the last time I saw you I was on...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 80,470
Posted By Rodan
That's the $17000 question...

That's the $17000 question...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
If anyone is looking for a Corbin seat for a Gen...

If anyone is looking for a Corbin seat for a Gen 1, I've got one for sale in the classifieds...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 80,470
Posted By Rodan
Conflating the two is kind of silly... BTW,...

Conflating the two is kind of silly...

BTW, I have a stock seat on my 'Busa and aftermarket seats in my car... :augie
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 80,470
Posted By Rodan
Kinda reminds me of one of my all time favorite...

Kinda reminds me of one of my all time favorite bikes...

http://student.gtc.edu/phampete/204-105-3r1a/caliendop204/assets/bike9.jpg

What killed a lot of the 'modern standards' for me was the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 80,470
Posted By Rodan
I've been satisfied with my farkeled Hayabusa as...

I've been satisfied with my farkeled Hayabusa as an all 'rounder ST bike for some time. This is the first bike I've seen in years that really tempts me... :evil

Hopefully, BMW doesn't overprice...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
Please do! Thx!

Please do! Thx!
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
Have you talked to Coeff recently? Is he still...

Have you talked to Coeff recently? Is he still doing suspension?

He did my last two racebikes, and just a spring change on the front and revalve does wonders. A new shock for the rear is a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
Not so much bling as re-habbing stock suspension...

Not so much bling as re-habbing stock suspension w/ 26k miles. It's always needed heavier fork springs, I figure it's time to actually get around to it...

I'm currently running 18/43 gearing...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
I've been debating whether to spend some $$ to...

I've been debating whether to spend some $$ to upgrade my Gen 1 (suspension, then motor), or to pop for a Gen 2, or '12 up ZX14. I love my Gen 1, and I've got it set up perfectly for me, so I hate...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
It's the Zero Gravity 'Sport Touring' screen. ...

It's the Zero Gravity 'Sport Touring' screen. It's a good bit higher than the stock screen, but then again, the stock screen is almost flat. I bought it when I got the bike and it's been exactly...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
Hey, Scott, wassup? Long time no speak. Great...

Hey, Scott, wassup? Long time no speak. Great pic of your bike in the Dells.

Gratuitous crappy cell pic in Peeples Valley from yesterday... 'cause I haven't been on here in a LONG time. But I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 27,477
Posted By Rodan
Uh, no... Unless you can win the AMA 'superbike'...

Uh, no... Unless you can win the AMA 'superbike' championship without being a 'sportbike'. The truth is the definition of 'sportbike' has changed over the years, as racing bikes have changed. That...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 27,477
Posted By Rodan
Though I would agree with that statement...

Though I would agree with that statement regarding the 90's version, since the thread is about 'older', it was a sportbike in 1985... :D
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 72,292
Posted By Rodan
Yup... :evil ...

Yup... :evil

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y185/RodanAZ/mc%20trip%20pics/Paonia%202011/DSCN0132.jpg
Forum: Vendors 09-01-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,330
Posted By Rodan
Looks nice. Any plans for a shorter jacket...

Looks nice.

Any plans for a shorter jacket as an option? 3/4 length jackets don't work so well for sportier bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 27,477
Posted By Rodan
All depends on your right wrist... :D I've...

All depends on your right wrist... :D

I've seen as low as high 30's when cranking in 'supersport' mode, and over 45 in mellowed out 'tour' mode. Average on day rides ~42, average touring ~44.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 27,477
Posted By Rodan
Since no one has said it yet... how 'bout a...

Since no one has said it yet... how 'bout a 'Busa?

Plenty comfy, 200 mile range, can do hard or soft luggage, and you'll never want for power... :evil
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,540
Posted By Rodan
Boy, and I thought I was a cheap bastard! :rofl ...

Boy, and I thought I was a cheap bastard! :rofl

You guys do realize a 600 supersport is pushing $12k these days, right? A Bandit 1250ABS (which is essentially ancient tech) is $10k...

This is...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,330
Posted By Rodan
Looks good! Will the jacket be waist length?

Looks good!

Will the jacket be waist length?
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,330
Posted By Rodan
I came pretty darn close myself yesterday, but...

I came pretty darn close myself yesterday, but I'm holding out for the two piece... :evil
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,330
Posted By Rodan
Can anyone comment on how the cut of the Mojave 2...

Can anyone comment on how the cut of the Mojave 2 works on a hypersport (K12/13S, Busa, ZX-14, etc.)?

My 'Stich doesn't have any of the 'sportbike' options (I was riding a 'Strom when I bought...
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,330
Posted By Rodan
That's an excellent idea. :clap It would...

That's an excellent idea. :clap

It would also give the option of ordering the rain liner a couple of sizes larger to go over the suit instead of under it. This is far more convenient at...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,477
Posted By Rodan
I think CLASS is very good for a first track...

I think CLASS is very good for a first track experience, and is great low-key environment for track riding. However, if you're a faster rider, and looking for serious instruction, I think there are...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,330
Posted By Rodan
Thanks. I'll be looking forward to it. All the...

Thanks. I'll be looking forward to it. All the stuff on closeout is gone in my sizes...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,330
Posted By Rodan
I know you've said you're concentrating on the...

I know you've said you're concentrating on the one-piece thing for now, but are you considering a two piece version of your leather (or textile) suits for the future?

I like your one piece suits,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,251
Posted By Rodan
Maybe it was an '01, and I owned it in '03... I...

Maybe it was an '01, and I owned it in '03... I don't remember... :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,251
Posted By Rodan
In order, starting in 1986, best as I can...

In order, starting in 1986, best as I can recall...

1975 Honda CB550
1974 Honda CB750
1977 Yamaha RD400
1984 Honda Nighthawk S
1988 Yamaha FZR1000
1991 Suzuki GSX-R1100
1996 Honda VFR750...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2004, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,737
Posted By Rodan
Actually, I was hanging off at the time... ...

Actually, I was hanging off at the time...

On the street I usually just shift half a butt cheek in either direction, and shift my upper body when cornering. This incident occurred on the track,...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2004, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,737
Posted By Rodan
I have an '02 'Strom with the Suzook centerstand....

I have an '02 'Strom with the Suzook centerstand. If you put it on, definitely put the longer peg feeler on.

When I first installed mine, I left the short feeler on. I took the bike to a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2004, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Rodan
Glad you made it home safe! :thumb I did...

Glad you made it home safe! :thumb

I did Spokane to Prescott, AZ in 23 hours on the way home, 1349 miles.

Waking up while riding is not a soothing experience! :eek1

MT 191 was also under...
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