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Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By stripple
I rode cross country last summer. We had some...

I rode cross country last summer. We had some strong crunch days, between 600-700 miles. With gas /banos /food stops, even if you haul ass during the breaks, you won't average much more than 55mph...
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By stripple
Yamaha 1300 V-4

I have a friend who just totaled his 2006 Royal Star, he's completely fine. :freaky

My question for you is, doesn't that bike have a punched out Vmax motor in it? I think that it does. Should he...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By stripple
Outstanding score dude! That's the bike that...

Outstanding score dude! That's the bike that snaps my head around when I see it on the streets. Congratulations! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,576
Posted By stripple
^:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1^

^:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1^
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,557
Posted By stripple
You win at making me want one of these things...

You win at making me want one of these things even more than I did before. I LOVE ridiculous amounts of trouble. :freaky You only live once....
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 39,521
Posted By stripple
Beautiful bike! Do you have a handlebar set up on...

Beautiful bike! Do you have a handlebar set up on there, or are you using clip ons? :ear
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 251,643
Posted By stripple
Damn! That's an impressive deal! :deal I am on...

Damn! That's an impressive deal! :deal I am on the wrong side of the country. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,747
Posted By stripple
It depends on how much sportiness you are...

It depends on how much sportiness you are wanting. How much do you enjoy power and acceleration? If you are one of those that are perfectly happy with a bike that will be only "decent" in that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 251,643
Posted By stripple
Don't know how much experience you have with...

Don't know how much experience you have with owning bikes, but I'll throw in my unsolicited opinion. :D

I have had many different types of bikes, like many here have. In my experience with Ducati,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By stripple
I have wanted Zuk to step into that market for a...

I have wanted Zuk to step into that market for a long time. A Ninja1000 type bike with the GSXR motor would be cool. Or, a lighter option in the large ST market with the Hayabusa mill. The nice thing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,167
Posted By stripple
Cliff, your story is... Interesting. :huh ...

Cliff, your story is... Interesting. :huh


You certainly have great taste in bikes.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,505
Posted By stripple
For a fella who isn't much for planning, you have...

For a fella who isn't much for planning, you have your luggage pretty squared away. :lol3

Good on ya for making your trip happen. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 112,480
Posted By stripple
WOW!! :eek1 It looks outstanding with bar...

WOW!! :eek1

It looks outstanding with bar end mirrors. That is a damn fine looking motorcycle right there. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 60,919
Posted By stripple
Well, I'm a bit late to the party... I stumbled...

Well, I'm a bit late to the party... I stumbled across this thread while looking for information on the Tuono V4, now I find myself craving an 899 Pani. :lol3

I enjoy reading ride reports. Yours...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 112,480
Posted By stripple
Thank you for the report, Prime. :clap So...

Thank you for the report, Prime. :clap

So you obviously find the bike to be comfortable for a long day on the slab? How's the lean? Are you pretty comfortable with it? My body tends to revolt...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,225,860
Posted By stripple
As the kids say, "true dat"! :clap

As the kids say, "true dat"! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,415
Posted By stripple
If you ride both, you aren't likely to think...

If you ride both, you aren't likely to think that. The FZ1 is certainly no slouch, not in any way. But, the Ninja feels SOOO much more potent. It's just got great gobs of midrange. It is probably the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,059
Posted By stripple
I live in Oregon and love that part of the state....

I live in Oregon and love that part of the state. I'm not much of an off road rider, but it's inspiring threads like this that make me want to change that.:deal

Thank you for the inspiration!...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By stripple
Met up with a fella once to look into trading my...

Met up with a fella once to look into trading my old Ducati ST3 for his 2010 K1300S. Deal didn't end up happening, (after a long ride, my stupid ST3 sprang a nasty oil leak) and we had a long...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By stripple
Excellent choice! :clap I do soooo love the...

Excellent choice! :clap I do soooo love the Monster. I wish that I had never sold mine. Hold on to it for a long time. You'll definitely miss it when you let it go. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,382
Posted By stripple
I felt like the OP years ago. Then I took a 3000...

I felt like the OP years ago. Then I took a 3000 mile trip on a friend's HD Fatboy. After the trip, I understood. :D

I still have no interest in owning one, but I can certainly see why they appeal...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 515,213
Posted By stripple
Well put. Broad, sweeping generalizations for the...

Well put. Broad, sweeping generalizations for the fail... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,641
Posted By stripple
One last thing! :deal The FZ-09 looks great...

One last thing! :deal

The FZ-09 looks great in orange. If you were to pick the Yamaha, the red and the orange bikes will not have the colored wheels.


One less reasons to pass over the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,641
Posted By stripple
Another option if you must have an I-4 is to shop...

Another option if you must have an I-4 is to shop for a used FZ1, or a used Ninja1000. Both are very reliable and it doesn't matter if you get a bike with 10-20K miles, you will be trouble free.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,641
Posted By stripple
Dude, you have a fundamental flaw in your...

Dude, you have a fundamental flaw in your reasoning. You are basing your preference of the Honda on the engine configuration. Do you have any experience with a triple motor? The reason that most...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,490
Posted By stripple
Never thought that I'd be looking at a 1200RT....

Never thought that I'd be looking at a 1200RT. These 2014 models are pushing my buttons. :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 112,480
Posted By stripple
Debt... I have to have something to bounce my ass...

Debt... I have to have something to bounce my ass outta bed in the morning. Those looming bills work quite well. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,225,860
Posted By stripple
That is cool, Flounder, that you got to attend...

That is cool, Flounder, that you got to attend the press launch!

To my eyes, it is by far the best looking of the ADV tourers. What did you think of it's motor? Specs seem low for an Italian...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 77,649
Posted By stripple
Seems to me that with your dimensions, a C14...

Seems to me that with your dimensions, a C14 would be a good choice. For someone your size, a ZX14 would be like a 600,and a C14 would be like a ZX14. Just my reckoning, you're a foot taller, and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,819
Posted By stripple
I really am happy to see EBR coming out with...

I really am happy to see EBR coming out with exciting models. :clap

The looks aren't all that appealing to me, but I'm sure that it would be an absolute scream to pilot!!!!:wink: After a few...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,225,860
Posted By stripple
Care to elaborate on what it is that doesn't...

Care to elaborate on what it is that doesn't appeal to you? I'm not looking to debate it's merits, just curious why you don't like it? Seems like a fine bike to me, other than the relatively low...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,225,860
Posted By stripple
I feel mostly the same way about HD's. I do agree...

I feel mostly the same way about HD's. I do agree that the 48 is easy on the eyes. Just nice, simple, elemental motorcycling. :D

That new Fat Boy "Lo" sure is a handsome bike as well. The MoCo can...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 67,357
Posted By stripple
Dear lord. :eek1 I saw this picture a few...

Dear lord. :eek1

I saw this picture a few weeks back when you posted it in another thread. That Carbon edition is the bee's knees. :evil Absolutely stunning. ..:cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,280
Posted By stripple
I am personally not much of a fan of these bikes....

I am personally not much of a fan of these bikes. That said, what you have here is fucking cool!!!:clap

I REALLY dig that bike! Perfect city stormer. A bit rough around the edges so that you don't...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,600
Posted By stripple
Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that the...

Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that the 2008 was the only year that the CBR1K had engine issues. The 08 and up Honda 1K is a very torque rich, and very intuitive handling bike. Excellent for...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 515,213
Posted By stripple
Than the Street Triple. Do you disagree? :huh

Than the Street Triple. Do you disagree? :huh
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 167,394
Posted By stripple
Dear gawd! What a phenomenally beautiful machine....

Dear gawd! What a phenomenally beautiful machine. Just....WOW!!!! :eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 67,357
Posted By stripple
Mokosai, what happened there? Were you able to...

Mokosai, what happened there? Were you able to finish the trip? Sorry to see that. ..:cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 67,357
Posted By stripple
It is criminal that we didn't get the 13R in the...

It is criminal that we didn't get the 13R in the US. I have my doubts about modern BMW reliability, but I'd gladly get over it to own that beautiful machine. Fucking hell, it is stunning!...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,114
Posted By stripple
:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3

:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3
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