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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31,202
Views: 7,562,810
Posted By scooterspirit
Looks like he's with that other guy up ahead,...

Looks like he's with that other guy up ahead, they seem to have similar taste in leathers. The guy in the middle is just road hazard newb, the guy in front has already blown past him, but the guy in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,120
Posted By scooterspirit
Letting deer populations spiral out of control is...

Letting deer populations spiral out of control is animal cruelty. By their protection tactics, the metermaids of the forest, F&W, have made the deer a menace on the environment. Of course they're...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 1,483,767
Posted By scooterspirit
It was a good day, she likes motorbikes.. ...

It was a good day, she likes motorbikes..
http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a555/loveisbright/7314010_zpse31d8359.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 1,483,767
Posted By scooterspirit
my youngest, she had a 50 and a 70 this is the...

my youngest, she had a 50 and a 70 this is the 100, I think she might even make it to the 150! The 100 is a really good bike to learn on, taught a lot of people how to ride on that. What ever you...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,732
Posted By scooterspirit
^ Fail, it's the new nighthawk- no the forks are...

^ Fail, it's the new nighthawk- no the forks are too fat- fail!
It's got a metro video- fail. I like those gurls, though- fail :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5,545
Views: 1,023,944
Posted By scooterspirit
Like Cortez said, one of the best things about...

Like Cortez said, one of the best things about the DCT is that it will effortlessly take you right to redline and shift perfectly, not that easy to do with the manual all the time.

I'd guess just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31,202
Views: 7,562,810
Posted By scooterspirit
I like fat cops

I like fat cops
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,732
Posted By scooterspirit
you said it yourself, we are in a race to the...

you said it yourself, we are in a race to the bottom. That's why we don't make so much as a scooter in the USA anymore. The new car, is a tiny motorcycle, just like you get in Asia.

You probably...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,732
Posted By scooterspirit
I saw in one of the bike magazines that Kawasaki...

I saw in one of the bike magazines that Kawasaki has developed a 250 single, looks just like the cbr, 27hp, no kidding. I guess there's something to be said for the design- it's cheaper.

You got...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,732
Posted By scooterspirit
The cbr250r kicked off a whole new phase of world...

The cbr250r kicked off a whole new phase of world production at Honda. Like a lot of Japan, projects spring out of and utilize a central philosophy, the subtleties and nuances have a profound effect...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,186
Posted By scooterspirit
Old iron, slow and stinky, pulls a hill like...

Old iron, slow and stinky, pulls a hill like nobody's business.
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3876/14613369063_e432534631_z.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 36,100
Posted By scooterspirit
Woot woot! :clap Nice, congrats, guess you got...

Woot woot! :clap Nice, congrats, guess you got lots of radio now! look forward to your riding impressions- thanks
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 36,100
Posted By scooterspirit
I was kind of hoping that you would get the new...

I was kind of hoping that you would get the new Valk, purely selfish, but I imagine you already miss the vfr engine. Is it too soon to have gotten another FJR? I bet you are someone who could enjoy...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 230,550
Posted By scooterspirit
One of the gears signs off at 70mph, fourth...

One of the gears signs off at 70mph, fourth maybe, hit the wall getting on the highway the other day, BANG. Feels like you just broke it, when that happens. You can't really feel the hp building or...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 230,550
Posted By scooterspirit
This is the end of my wind noise saga, it's...

This is the end of my wind noise saga, it's pretty ugly. But I'm happy because it works for me. I found that when I put my hand up, just so the wind noise was cut almost completely. Rain water will...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,276
Posted By scooterspirit
The riding position on the CB650f looks terrible...

The riding position on the CB650f looks terrible up against the Yamaha. The riding position of the CBR650f, which is available here, is very appealing to me, a little forward lean with clip on bars....
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 69,572
Posted By scooterspirit
Potential problems with the DCT are the...

Potential problems with the DCT are the electrical connections on the outside and the (I guess they are) solenoids on the inside. If any of that stuff gets bunged up, it's not going to work right....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31,202
Views: 7,562,810
Posted By scooterspirit
you a$$ wipes need to get the big picture ...

you a$$ wipes need to get the big picture
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Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,521
Posted By scooterspirit
It was made for people her size, and you can wear...

It was made for people her size, and you can wear all black leather with a big collar. That thing would stomp, get her that if you really love her, $11K

Ninja is good, but she won't be able to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,521
Posted By scooterspirit
The Honda rebel 250 looks about best. She can...

The Honda rebel 250 looks about best. She can flat foot a helix. The suzuki savage, but the pegs give straight cruiser legs.

She can tip toe the 2014 Valk, so I'd go with that. Just hop on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,582
Posted By scooterspirit
'Look at me' should read 'Get behind thee.'...

'Look at me' should read 'Get behind thee.' C'mon, now that's funny.
I'd say the NC is more polarizing of the two, it's got more haters. If you can't take shit about being an old guy, riding a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,582
Posted By scooterspirit
The dummy is 6 foot on your picture there. Dude,...

The dummy is 6 foot on your picture there. Dude, you need a Ducati, you see that multi for $3500? You should sit on the ninja 300 too and see if it has more room for you. motorcycle erg is just a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,652
Posted By scooterspirit
This is powerball right? As far as I'm concerned,...

This is powerball right? As far as I'm concerned, the dream is worth two bucks.

This is what I thought would be fun- make a motovlog of Cortez. First we go to Croatia, meet the local chicks and do...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,415
Posted By scooterspirit
self driving cars = eventual ban of motorcycles,...

self driving cars = eventual ban of motorcycles, all in the name of SAFETY! Oh it's coming, keep up your inane drivel, get with the conformists.

The best thing about the dct is not having to keep...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,582
Posted By scooterspirit
The 07 looks tiny in the few, real life photos...

The 07 looks tiny in the few, real life photos posted in that thread. Never seen one, but it looks about the size of a cbr250 and it looks like you have more room to move around on the 250. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,582
Posted By scooterspirit
The sound from the two bikes is totally...

The sound from the two bikes is totally different. The NC has a very pleasing, Harley like rumble, but the mt is kind of nasty sounding, and not in a good way, it just gets progressively noisier....
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,488
Posted By scooterspirit
Looks like a fast sport bike, ticket profiling....

Looks like a fast sport bike, ticket profiling. Thing drinks if you pin it all day against a head wind. The valve checks are more frequent. Lessor perceived quality vs Honda. Chicks think it's hot?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 135,188
Posted By scooterspirit
Bullets, bandaids, Bibles, bikes, biscuits,...

Bullets, bandaids, Bibles, bikes, biscuits, that's my B list. Since I last talked with you, I've acquired exactly 0 rounds of 22 lr.

So I was checking on crossbows, I ask the guys, can I just...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 369,027
Posted By scooterspirit
Has this been posted? I told you this was for...

Has this been posted? I told you this was for real, you puts your money down and you takes your chances.
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/G6wQTn17IVY" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,647
Posted By scooterspirit
One time I didn't see this downed tree, hidden by...

One time I didn't see this downed tree, hidden by earth. It was sticking out over the trail and I ran into that thing like it wasn't even there, it hit me square in the body, knocked me off my bike....
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5,545
Views: 1,023,944
Posted By scooterspirit
I've heard a few people say no screen is best....

I've heard a few people say no screen is best. This bike has some of the same wind issues as the vstrom 650, people do so much fiddling to make the wind just right. Taller riders seem to have more...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 136,966
Posted By scooterspirit
Thanks for the trip report. You are a hard core...

Thanks for the trip report. You are a hard core rider, tough as a cowboy!

That ceramic head technology seems to work awesome, I think the 300 uses that like SYM. Did your bike use much oil?
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,177
Posted By scooterspirit
I watched that other video again, they do say it...

I watched that other video again, they do say it has better clearance than the F6b.
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CWXslez7hFw" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 314,764
Posted By scooterspirit
leave it- this is a fail fest <iframe...

leave it- this is a fail fest
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Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,177
Posted By scooterspirit
I think this rides totally different than the old...

I think this rides totally different than the old bike, at least it looks like it would. Seemed like it had better clearance than the f6b, are they the same bike? From that video it seemed to go...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,177
Posted By scooterspirit
Sat on one the other day, really liked it. You...

Sat on one the other day, really liked it. You can tell it's lighter than the F6B. I thought it looked really sharp too. I kind of felt like that was my ultimate bike, nothing to do but ride around....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-30-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,620
Posted By scooterspirit
Getting closer to trying the tomtom, I like them...

Getting closer to trying the tomtom, I like them better than the other guys. Saw this posted at revzilla:


>>Douglas C: I have had the TomTom Rider for about a month now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 314,764
Posted By scooterspirit
Looks like he could have saved that, points for...

Looks like he could have saved that, points for the get off though..

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Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 136,966
Posted By scooterspirit
Are you riding Washington State? Still pretty...

Are you riding Washington State? Still pretty cold sometimes, especially in the mountains, if your going west, consider heated gear. I thought the roadwinners handled pretty good after about 2700...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 69,572
Posted By scooterspirit
Interesting, thanks Cortez. From the Utubes I...

Interesting, thanks Cortez. From the Utubes I watched, it looked like the 500 did 0-60 in 5, perhaps the tests vary somewhat.

I like kinda big girls, so the 700 works for me, kinda boxy, but so...
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