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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-02-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 24,715
Posted By Brian 250
I don't have a DS bike right now so I usually...

I don't have a DS bike right now so I usually ride my sportbike to these things.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-23-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,678
Posted By Brian 250
If I can bug out of work early enough to make it...

If I can bug out of work early enough to make it in time I'll be there.
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,153
Posted By Brian 250
DO WANT. The DR looks good with a proper...

DO WANT.

The DR looks good with a proper set of tires fitted.
Keep it comin'
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By Brian 250
I can't comment on the Scrambler's ability to...

I can't comment on the Scrambler's ability to pull a trailer, but based on your needs I would say it would be a fantastic motorcycle.:norton
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,132
Posted By Brian 250
No way that is legit.

No way that is legit.
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,872
Posted By Brian 250
After watching this for several days, OP, I'm...

After watching this for several days, OP, I'm dying to know if you bit the bullet, and if so....what are your first impressions?
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By Brian 250
Kawi Z750/Z1000 Yamaha FZ6/FZ1 Honda...

Kawi Z750/Z1000
Yamaha FZ6/FZ1
Honda Hornet/Super Hornet
Suzuki SV650N/SV1000N
Triumph Street Triple/Speed Triple
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 48,207
Posted By Brian 250
I used to ride naked: ...

I used to ride naked:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5163/5368070914_7bce198f01_z.jpg

but my beloved Speedy met an unfortunate demise:...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,276
Posted By Brian 250
Bikes in this class (all 3 of them) are much more...

Bikes in this class (all 3 of them) are much more sane than a liter RR sportbike, and you see those all the time. They have very mild, predictable manners......until you crank the throttle...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 52,672
Posted By Brian 250
I don't have one, but sure do have an...

I don't have one, but sure do have an appreciation for them. I've always lusted after one for a sport-touring ride (at the ridicule of my sportbike friends).

Beautiful bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,667
Posted By Brian 250
One more vote for a SV650 naked model. Street...

One more vote for a SV650 naked model. Street triple would suit you well, too....but is a little pricey methinks.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,232
Posted By Brian 250
Any and every Harley Davidson lacks mid range....

Any and every Harley Davidson lacks mid range. They lack low and top end too, though.:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,900
Posted By Brian 250
You'll have a hard time finding anyone that will...

You'll have a hard time finding anyone that will talk bad about a VFR.

Again, though.....its apples vs watermelons to a modern literbike.

Anyone who hasn't ridden one just doen't get it, I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 27,218
Posted By Brian 250
I've always thought that a Honda cbr1100xx would...

I've always thought that a Honda cbr1100xx would make a great baseline for a sport tourer.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,232
Posted By Brian 250
three is greater than four

As mentioned in this post several times, can't beat a triple. I really feel they are the magic combination for a streetgoing motorcycle.

I'm on my second Triumph triple. This one a 675,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,900
Posted By Brian 250
I'd say the OP would be suited pretty well to a...

I'd say the OP would be suited pretty well to a Hayabusa or ZX-14. Maybe even a CBR1100XX. Those bikes have stunning performance and are quite a bit more comfortable than the crop of liter...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,728
Posted By Brian 250
I put almost 20k miles on my Speed Triple and...

I put almost 20k miles on my Speed Triple and that was the one complaint I always had....piss poor shifting. There are cheaper (much cheaper) alternatives to the Arrow in ditching the high mount...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,728
Posted By Brian 250
Speed Triple

Speed Triple
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 27,769
Posted By Brian 250
Another example of a Triumph triple here. This...

Another example of a Triumph triple here. This was my '08 1050 Speed Triple. I think it sounded better than any other bike on the road short of an old 2-stroke twin or triple. I have a Triumph 675...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By Brian 250
Got a whopping 180 miles on her after just over 2...

Got a whopping 180 miles on her after just over 2 weeks.


Its too bloody hot to ride.
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By Brian 250
Thanks to all. On the photos themselves,...

Thanks to all.

On the photos themselves, though. I should give credit to a riding buddy photog of mine, though.

PhotosByAGeek.com
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By Brian 250
Meet the new bike; Same as the old bike

OK, so not the same. Not even similar in most ways, really. Same MFG and same cylinder configuration. Thats about it.


Totalled my '08 Speed Triple last month. Picked up a new '11 Daytona this...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,104
Posted By Brian 250
Gonna go look at the KX5 tomorrow. Here is...

Gonna go look at the KX5 tomorrow.

Here is my motivation, would like something similar when finished.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,104
Posted By Brian 250
Alright everyone...... As if you didnt...

Alright everyone......

As if you didnt think I was crazy enough already....

I've found a good deal on a KX500 im likely going to buy and convert to full supermoto trim.

Stay tuned.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,104
Posted By Brian 250
Of course I want my cake and to eat it too. Who...

Of course I want my cake and to eat it too. Who doesn't?

As far as wanting a rip-snorting race bike on the streets....

Where I come from, the XR-R is already pretty tame. The KTM EXC is less...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,104
Posted By Brian 250
625/690 smc are nice, but too much street bike,...

625/690 smc are nice, but too much street bike, not enough dirt. I want to feel like im on a dirt bike.


The husaberg fs570 is exactly what I want to the T. My two main concerns are price, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,104
Posted By Brian 250
Bastardized Dirt-turned-Street bikes

G'day inmates

I come here searching your vast wealth of motorbike knowledge. I Don't post much here, but I've been around awhile. It was your own infamous CodyY who turned me onto the place some...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By Brian 250
Dammit:cry

Dammit:cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By Brian 250
The new '11 model Speed Triple has optional ABS....

The new '11 model Speed Triple has optional ABS. May be a little more "sport" than "standard" for your liking, though.

http://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com/files/2011-triumph-speed-triple%205.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,342
Posted By Brian 250
Look everyone, hes got jokes! That being...

Look everyone, hes got jokes!

That being said I do tend to resemble that remark. I've making my best effort at dusting the cobwebs off the 250 as of late, though.

I'll be there to keep an eye...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,342
Posted By Brian 250
After Cody told me about this I skimmed through...

After Cody told me about this I skimmed through the first couple pages but didn't see one important issue adressed anywhere....


Who is going to teach Cody how to ride?:deal
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-28-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,792
Posted By Brian 250
Tentatively in. Will speak with my constituants...

Tentatively in. Will speak with my constituants soon.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,609
Posted By Brian 250
Going to try and make it on the 1050. Dad may tag...

Going to try and make it on the 1050. Dad may tag along on his Suzuki.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,787
Posted By Brian 250
I only had the pleasure of meeting and riding...

I only had the pleasure of meeting and riding with Preston a few times but will not soon forget his contagious enthusiasm and spirit.

Preston, I admire you for being so strong throughout all of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-08-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,660
Posted By Brian 250
I should be able to make this.:freaky

I should be able to make this.:freaky
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-16-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,367
Posted By Brian 250
I don't get off work till 7. Will swing by the...

I don't get off work till 7. Will swing by the house, suit up and grab the bike and head that way. Hope to be there by 8:30
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-26-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,699
Posted By Brian 250
Make it any Wednesday or Thursday and my girl and...

Make it any Wednesday or Thursday and my girl and I will be there
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-20-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 7,215
Posted By Brian 250
I Haven't been following this thread very closely...

I Haven't been following this thread very closely lately, but I'm still planning on making it. Spent some time riding dirt yesterday, ready to ride (or at least talk about riding:cry ) street this...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By Brian 250
We didin't end up meeting up anywhere

We didin't end up meeting up anywhere
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-23-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,134
Posted By Brian 250
lol@ Kate in her full 4'13" glory

lol@ Kate in her full 4'13" glory
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