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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
Funny how a few of the same answers keep coming...

Funny how a few of the same answers keep coming back around, again and again...

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,108
Posted By Tanshanomi
I will be updating here, and I created a group on...

I will be updating here, and I created a group on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/groups/694075800689429/) for those who like that sort of thing.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-14-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 487,775
Posted By Tanshanomi
I'get going to guess "banana." ...

I'get going to guess "banana."
http://tanshanomi.com/temp/Exhaust-Scents.JPG
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
What bike do you want today?

Saw one of these on CL a while back for what seemed a silly-low price...been rattling around in my head ever since. Midsize cruiser with normal peg position? That interests me more than I thought....
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
What bike do you want today?

Suzuki SG350 Goose. Made 91-92? Somewhat longer in Japan? There was also a 250 JDM version.

Never sold in US.
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
It would be tough to argue with a Burgman 400...

It would be tough to argue with a Burgman 400 being the best bang for the buck. A friend has one and I was surprised what a really fun, zippy ride it is!

If you want practical, quirky, around-town...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,018
Posted By Tanshanomi
Most rare, exotic, expensive or unusual bike riden

In 1991, Lynn Mobley let me ride his concours-quality Bultaco Metralla Mk II. Pretty amazing, since it was the first time we'd ever met.

This isn't his, but his was pretty much identical and in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
When I think of "Goose" as it relates to...

When I think of "Goose" as it relates to motorcycles, this is what I think of:

http://www.suzukicycles.org/photos/suzuki-history/1992/1992_GOOSE350_250jpg.jpg

And now that it's come to mind, I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
I would need cajone implants.

I would need cajone implants.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
Bashing? NO WAY! You knew what you had, knew what...

Bashing? NO WAY! You knew what you had, knew what you wanted ,and got what you wanted; anybody who loves their bike will identify with you and help you celebrate your new baby. Congrats!

P.S.: If...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
Today I'm feeling old, cranky and obnoxiously...

Today I'm feeling old, cranky and obnoxiously loud. But charmingly handsome.

https://caferacers.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/bsa-a65-1971-012.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
It seems there are two versions, a scrambler and...

It seems there are two versions, a scrambler and a more street-oriented version.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,845
Posted By Tanshanomi
I had a set of Stealth bags that I sold for some...

I had a set of Stealth bags that I sold for some stupid reason a few years back. I could kick myself for that. They are somewhat expensive for the volume they hold, but they are very well made and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
The Sport Glide is still my favorite Harley...

The Sport Glide is still my favorite Harley ever...

http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mJZgRXu2zwBkeorv1ufcB1A.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-25-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 3,432,968
Posted By Tanshanomi
You don't have to know how to machine anything....

You don't have to know how to machine anything. Aniket will convert your iron-barrelled Bullet into a Musket V-twin for $12,750...all labor included.
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,627
Posted By Tanshanomi
My (larger than average) KTM dealer said they...

My (larger than average) KTM dealer said they were allocated 2 390 Dukes, and one of them has a deposit down on it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
Unfortunately, we in the USA don't get the modern...

Unfortunately, we in the USA don't get the modern FI ones, like the Innova 125i. These were all over the place when I was in Istanbul.

http://s34.carcdn.gr/5400/5400087_8_b.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
Today, I'm feeling simple, elegant and Italian. ...

Today, I'm feeling simple, elegant and Italian.

http://p4.storage.canalblog.com/42/19/666253/91976141_m.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 79,312
Posted By Tanshanomi
Obviously tacked-on emissions hardware. ...

Obviously tacked-on emissions hardware.

Aprilia's evap canisters are the worst offenders...
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
A grossly underrated bike. Reliable, comfortable,...

A grossly underrated bike. Reliable, comfortable, fun. And IMHO, quite a sharp looker.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,845
Posted By Tanshanomi
I have a couple questions about this "late"...

I have a couple questions about this "late" Bonnie tank:

http://www.2040motos.com/_content/cars/images/80/129880/002.jpg

1) Does it have an an agreed-upon name? It could be referred to as a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,108
Posted By Tanshanomi
Great! So we're around 7 bikes. My goal was to...

Great! So we're around 7 bikes. My goal was to get to about a dozen riders, so we're getting there.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 336,807
Posted By Tanshanomi
Trivia: The KD80X was created by removing the...

Trivia: The KD80X was created by removing the lights from the road-legal KMX80A (aka KS-II) sold overseas and swapping out the tires for knobbies. Neat bikes!
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,108
Posted By Tanshanomi
Passenger or another bike?

Passenger or another bike?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 3,437,466
Posted By Tanshanomi
I believe it's a Bashan 50 from China.

I believe it's a Bashan 50 from China.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
Wow, you've convinced me to totally rethink my...

Wow, you've convinced me to totally rethink my attitude towards that bike in one extremely illustrative sentence.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By Tanshanomi
In the masses of parked scooters clustered...

In the masses of parked scooters clustered everywhere in Europe, it really stood out.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By Tanshanomi
The Versity was designated VP300 in the UK, the...

The Versity was designated VP300 in the UK, the XC300 elsewhere in Europe and possibly some other markets.

Here is a Yamaha web page that calls it the VP300: VP300 Versity: the body guard in...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-17-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By Tanshanomi
Yamaha Versity

When I was in Europe about a year ago, I fell in love with the looks of the Yamaha 300 Versity. It's just such a distinctive look. But being a Yank, I'm sketchy on some details. I think it was in...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 3,432,968
Posted By Tanshanomi
The difference between and engineer and a...

The difference between and engineer and a "designer."
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,108
Posted By Tanshanomi
"Potential" or "Interested" Rider List T-Minus...

"Potential" or "Interested" Rider List
T-Minus 215 days:

Tanshanomi (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=134514)
Mrs. Tanshanomi
Rustyspokes...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 3,432,968
Posted By Tanshanomi
True x1000. He's awesome.

True x1000. He's awesome.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-14-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 731,299
Posted By Tanshanomi
I enjoyed that. There didn't seem to be anybody...

I enjoyed that. There didn't seem to be anybody else with you did you just set up the camera on a tripod yourself and then ride through the frame? The static shots were a nice change from...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
At least on the C-Spec the air cleaner is a bit...

At least on the C-Spec the air cleaner is a bit less of an issue.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,108
Posted By Tanshanomi
I found an embroidery shop that will make up 2" x...

I found an embroidery shop that will make up 2" x 4" patches for $12.00 each, with no minimum purchase. The design isn't quite as detailed or precise as some of the other proofs I got, but it's 2/3rd...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-13-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 487,775
Posted By Tanshanomi
Some people haven't learned the old adage, "just...

Some people haven't learned the old adage, "just because you CAN do something, doesn't mean you SHOULD."

http://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_NZ3ClaX5Zf_600x450.jpg

Pro-street V8 motorcycle with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
My wife had a V-Star 950 for a couple of years. ...

My wife had a V-Star 950 for a couple of years.
Great engine, but it turned like a battleship, so I was ready to love the Bolt.
Unfortunately, the skinny chassis and tank just highlight what a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 3,432,968
Posted By Tanshanomi
Mototrans-Ducati 350 Vento, 1st Gen: ...

Mototrans-Ducati 350 Vento, 1st Gen:

http://tanshanomi.com/temp/ducati_vento.jpg

The PTS/Vento GT. 400cc four-stroke triple designed by Ian Drysdale. Pity it didn't last (evidently the Chinese...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 30,439
Posted By Tanshanomi
A mostly complete Model 70 El Montadero in...

A mostly complete Model 70 El Montadero in Oklahoma City for $950. I'm 5-1/2 hours away, so I'm sorta considering it, even though I don't need another project.




...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 1,409,433
Posted By Tanshanomi
I test rode one when they came out. Only took...

I test rode one when they came out. Only took about a mile to realize that I loved the engine, hated the seating position. My knees were firmly up against those black plastic guards.
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