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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 276,609
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Bluhduh Beautiful RGS, and a great shot. Where was all...

Beautiful RGS, and a great shot. Where was all that sunshine when I was in the UK a week ago? :bluduh
When was that pic taken, BTW?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 276,609
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Skaket Beach, Orleans, MA

Skaket Beach, Orleans, MA
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,870
Posted By Dr. Horrible
I love this thread, Gerbl4. :clap The sheer...

I love this thread, Gerbl4. :clap

The sheer evocative madness of your posts more than makes up for the many nuts-and-bolts questions they leave unanswered to curious geeks such as myself.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Imagine trying to steer a mattress down a Super-G...

Imagine trying to steer a mattress down a Super-G course.
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,088
Posted By Dr. Horrible
As Carlos M. noted, pulling the ABS fuse does not...

As Carlos M. noted, pulling the ABS fuse does not disable any other systems or functions (except the speedo, of course). Therefore, it should be fairly easy to rig up an ABS switch on your own, if...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Nice! :thumb Kudos to the PO for the fine...

Nice! :thumb

Kudos to the PO for the fine resto work. If she runs as good as she looks, you're in for some smokin' good times. Congrats.
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 31,901
Posted By Dr. Horrible
It's not just you, Duck. This is a touring bike,...

It's not just you, Duck. This is a touring bike, plain and simple, and it furthers the trend that the big manufacturers have been following for a number of years now in the North American market. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
The bike? Yeah. The rider? Notsomuch. I'd...

The bike? Yeah. The rider? Notsomuch.

I'd last about 20 minutes on that tractor seat before I'd be pulling off the road in search of a bag of frozen peas. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
http://www.maxand99.com/images/Don1966.JPG ...

http://www.maxand99.com/images/Don1966.JPG

"That's the second-biggest rear sprocket I've ever seen."
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7,385
Views: 3,400,041
Posted By Dr. Horrible
From the Wrenchmonkees' shop in Copenhagen: ...

From the Wrenchmonkees' shop in Copenhagen:

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/200909/honda-cb-750-four-by-3_460x0w.jpg

Here's one of their SR500s:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,725
Posted By Dr. Horrible
My first real bruiser street bike was an '87...

My first real bruiser street bike was an '87 FJ1200, for which I will always harbor an undying affection. The FJs were improved substantially when Yamaha ditched the anti-dive forks and added a 17"...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 690,616
Posted By Dr. Horrible
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=232146&stc=1&d=1274865073

Saw this on FleaBay tonight. I'm available for delivery duty. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
The mighty Viz-Whizz. I haven't seen one of...

The mighty Viz-Whizz. I haven't seen one of those on the road for ages.
A kid I used to work with had one back in the day, and we would occasionally swap bikes on our commute. I remember hating...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 282,530
Posted By Dr. Horrible
A full ride report (including pics) is...

A full ride report (including pics) is expected--nay--demanded by the members. Your profile seems to indicate that you are more of a low-horsepower, dualsport kind of guy, so I'm curious to know what...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 282,530
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Has Honda really repositioned the VFR? It was...

Has Honda really repositioned the VFR? It was conceived in the nineties as a trademark bike intended to showcase Honda's cutting-edge technology and superb build quality in a platform that had...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Got 80K and an Uncle in the Trucking Business?

http://ottawa.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-motorcycles-motorcycle-parts-accessories-Vintage-Motorcycle-Collection-W0QQAdIdZ171485325
Forum: Trials 12-11-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,683
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Sloth kills.

Sloth kills.
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,077
Posted By Dr. Horrible
It's an absolutely gorgeous bike, but you'd have...

It's an absolutely gorgeous bike, but you'd have to spend a fortune on engine, suspension and brake mods to get it to perform worth a shit by modern standards. Why not slap a pair of Ohlins and a fly...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 282,530
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Consensus for the new 1200 seems to be about...

Consensus for the new 1200 seems to be about $16-$18 grand.

If you walked in to any stealership that still has an '07 or '08 VFR in stock, you could probably hand them an envelope stuffed with...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 282,530
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Is it really a problem for the targeted demo...

Is it really a problem for the targeted demo (30+) that they will have to take a break every 3 hours or so to refuel? Even when I was young, I didn't like to ride much more than that in one stretch.
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 282,530
Posted By Dr. Horrible
You make some good points here regarding the lack...

You make some good points here regarding the lack of progression as far as performance, suspension and weight are concerned. That said, the Gen. VI Viffer was (is) still an excellent bike for the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 282,530
Posted By Dr. Horrible
You got that right. American Honda has recently...

You got that right. American Honda has recently decided to re-sticker leftover '07 VFRs (and there are still quite a few of them around) at $7900 and change. VTEC haters not withstanding, you would...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Best post in this thread so far, I. Obvoiusly,...

Best post in this thread so far, I. Obvoiusly, you know quality when you see it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,942
Posted By Dr. Horrible
What do you mean by "no soul"? No annoying...

What do you mean by "no soul"? No annoying quirks? No glaring flaws? No "that's a really cool and/or unusual bike" curb appeal?
Sometimes soul is more about the rider than the ridden. The Blackbird...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 962,069
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Attention old-school Nighthawk fans...

This '84 Nighthawk S is currently for sale in the Boston area: http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/mcy/1400083089.html

I've seen this bike in person, and it's a really nice platform--way better than...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 878,656
Posted By Dr. Horrible
I got your pure aesthetics right here... ...

I got your pure aesthetics right here...

http://www.deejay51.com/VJMC25%20Z1R1.JPG

This is not the bike you want to be riding when your Chantix side effects kick in, but it's still the most...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Nice, Corey. That's a true gem you've got there,...

Nice, Corey. That's a true gem you've got there, and you would do well to hang on to it.
Unfortunately, the middleweight shaftie concept died faster in the eighties than Tears for Fears and A Flock...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 30,262
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Okay... The C14 exhibits some perceptable...

Okay...

The C14 exhibits some perceptable (though far from terrible) lash and ass-jacking from it's final drive system when pushed. The FJR does not. If it weren't so smooth and quiet, the Yamaha...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 30,262
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Really? Compared to the C14, the FJR is nearly as...

Really? Compared to the C14, the FJR is nearly as fast, handles better, stops better, has better wind protection, and has a superior final drive setup. Throw in the the fact that the Yamaha has...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Beauty, Max. :thumb Clean examples of...

Beauty, Max. :thumb

Clean examples of these great bikes are getting harder to find every day. Everyone has different tastes, but if this were my bike, I wouldn't farkle her up too much. For what...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,044
Posted By Dr. Horrible
My thoughts exactly. For a guy with no dirt...

My thoughts exactly. For a guy with no dirt experience to tackle those roads on that bike takes some skill and some nerve. Balls of steel, literally and figuratively. :lol3 Just watching that video...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,129,658
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Heads up, 'Flug... ...

Heads up, 'Flug...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
OLD SCHOOL RICE IS VERY NICE! Great job,...

OLD SCHOOL RICE IS VERY NICE!

Great job, Jeff. Beautiful scoot, made all the better by the fact that you and your pops are riding together again. Well done. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,657
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Best possible answer. Enjoy every second.

Best possible answer. Enjoy every second.
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,657
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Forgive me for asking, but if you wanted wind...

Forgive me for asking, but if you wanted wind protection, an upright riding position, and a comfortable seat, why did you buy this bike in the first place?
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 74,183
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Au contraire, mon frer. I took a six hour...

Au contraire, mon frer. I took a six hour bike-swap ride along the New England coast on a PC800 last fall, and was distinctly bored with the performance aspects of this bike.
Excellent brakes?...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 74,183
Posted By Dr. Horrible
$3500 seems like a lot for a glorified scooter....

$3500 seems like a lot for a glorified scooter. The same money buys you a real bike, if you look around.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,335
Posted By Dr. Horrible
Everyone knows the best looking Seca of all time...

Everyone knows the best looking Seca of all time was the '82 650RJ. Like this one, for example: :augie

http://drhorrible.smugmug.com/photos/241393563_tkk5L-M.jpg

Looks like a nice 750...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 76,694
Posted By Dr. Horrible
I couldn't agree more. I see all of these "if a...

I couldn't agree more. I see all of these "if a bike doesn't crank out 100+ ponies and weigh less than my mother in law, it ain't worth poop" posts and shake my head.
In the end, the criteria that...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,037
Posted By Dr. Horrible
I've been to Scotland twice. Once in June of...

I've been to Scotland twice. Once in June of 2000, when there was a veritable heatwave, and again in November of '05, when it rained sideways for a week. I thoroughly enjoyed both visits,...
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