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Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 80,377
Posted By wfobusa
I like that you can toggle through the trip...

I like that you can toggle through the trip meters, mileage computer ,temp, range, etc. from a rocker switch on the left clip-on .. no more leaning forward to push that tiny button ....
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 80,377
Posted By wfobusa
Those dual Muzzy"s tuck in nice and shed lots of...

Those dual Muzzy"s tuck in nice and shed lots of weight. I rode this to the Keys back in March and am getting over 40 mpg at a fast cruise ..usually look for stopping around 180 miles.. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 80,377
Posted By wfobusa
"Nimble in the twisties" for sure .. This is my...

"Nimble in the twisties" for sure .. This is my fall colors trip through the southern Smokies earlier this fall. I'm lucky to be so close and I do this huge 300 mile loop at least once a season. This...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 80,377
Posted By wfobusa
I've had a 07 and an 09 and now own the 2012 .. ...

I've had a 07 and an 09 and now own the 2012 .. I can tell you that the difference between older gen. and this one is huge .. My 07 was set up for top speed @ Maxton but the engine was bone stock...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 68,350
Posted By wfobusa
Yeah .. hey, been working all day. the tankbag...

Yeah .. hey, been working all day. the tankbag is a Cortech and has been a good fit on several bikes I've owned.. I'm not sure which model, but it holds my wallet, phone, water, plug kit/air, and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 68,350
Posted By wfobusa
I had a 99, 04 and this 08 .. by far the best...

I had a 99, 04 and this 08 .. by far the best freeway burner there is..
The new "super speeder" laws in Ga. and thier severe consequences have decreased the number of times I get to pull the trigger...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,157
Posted By wfobusa
Mike, This may be more than you're lookig to...

Mike, This may be more than you're lookig to spend, but is a lot of bike for the money and I'm near you. My current back problem has me worrying over my manufacturing job and I'd like to sell some of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 258,187
Posted By wfobusa
Mine took me through this mountain laurel thicket...

Mine took me through this mountain laurel thicket on a gorgeous spring day in North Georgia !!
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj286/wfobusa/100_0535.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,662
Posted By wfobusa
Here's the 07 again .. inexpensive, simple,...

Here's the 07 again .. inexpensive, simple, reliable and fun ..
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj286/wfobusa/100_0503.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,662
Posted By wfobusa
I just bought an 07 a few weeks ago here in Rome...

I just bought an 07 a few weeks ago here in Rome .. Gave $4000 even otd. I guess slightly more than you were quoted. I figure my dealer has had a long tough winter and the price is fair to me. I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,093
Posted By wfobusa
Sounds like a "win/win" for both of you.. A new...

Sounds like a "win/win" for both of you.. A new bike and a couple grand is nice. These race replica engines are pretty much bombproof in their stock state of tune. I had an 04 before trading up to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
Hey Swamp .. stupid question for you please .....

Hey Swamp .. stupid question for you please .. when you flipped the brake arm did you just remove the arm from the sline, move it 180 degrees so that it points straight up and reinstall rod ? ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By wfobusa
My bad on the OTD for $7199 . There's so much...

My bad on the OTD for $7199 . There's so much scribble on the pad next to my computer here that I gave you the wrong number.. You are correct with the 7199 + .. I still believe thats a good...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By wfobusa
I priced one from the "dealer that sells all...

I priced one from the "dealer that sells all things Japanese" in Marietta , Ga.
He quoted me $ 7199 OTD .. It's black as I guess all the 07's were.
Really a beautiful bike and seems to be a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
My plug also shows no color. It's a stock 07 with...

My plug also shows no color. It's a stock 07 with idle jet screw out 3 turns.
It wouldn't warm up until I did that. Temp here has been in the 40's and it still seems lean to me. You can feel it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
Thanks for the warning. I generally flush a new...

Thanks for the warning. I generally flush a new bike out at less than 50 miles and then several more times early in it's life. At a quart per change, better safe than sorry.
Does the oem filter...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
I brought the new bike home today ..It's an 07...

I brought the new bike home today ..It's an 07 with 4/10 of a mile on the odometer. Removed the mirrors in order to put in my van. I put a few miles on it but the weather here is in the 30's and the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,542
Posted By wfobusa
+1 for the Gentlemen's Express.. My dealer showed...

+1 for the Gentlemen's Express.. My dealer showed me the proper way to adjust the valves the other day.. took about 30 minutes.. The oil filter in the new Guzzis is a spin on and accessible with zero...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
fancyindigo .. Thanks for the invite ! Asheville...

fancyindigo .. Thanks for the invite ! Asheville is my favorite destination by far on my sportbikes via the BRParkway .. gotta love those constant radius turns. I once took the Sylva exit from the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
The new 225 will be coming home with me Tues.....

The new 225 will be coming home with me Tues.. :clap I called the shop from work today and reserved it .. Pics to follow ..while it's shiney !!
I'll definitely be doing the "brake arm flip" but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
Thanks for the tip cameraman .. Everyone in the...

Thanks for the tip cameraman .. Everyone in the US is asleep at 5am on a saturday :huh .. I'm preparing for work..
I believe you Europeans get the FI versions and we still have carbed 250 here...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11,104
Views: 1,658,469
Posted By wfobusa
I'm very close to picking up a brand new 225 from...

I'm very close to picking up a brand new 225 from my local dealer. It appeals to me because of its slightly smaller/lighter size and old school looks. Kind of prefer analog over digital. I want...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,964
Posted By wfobusa
There are only a couple of routes to the Keys. ...

There are only a couple of routes to the Keys.
I love to go down I-75 along the Gulf coast and avoid the multitude of toll booths, which can be extra tough trying to dig coins out on your...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,813
Posted By wfobusa
Not a Griso, but this 08 Sport shares many...

Not a Griso, but this 08 Sport shares many styling cues and has a great look also. I'm loving it and there are still some smokin deals on the leftovers.. It's a 2 valver . ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,810
Posted By wfobusa
Kawasaki ZX9's were sweet street bikes .. Great...

Kawasaki ZX9's were sweet street bikes .. Great torquey engine with a top end hit too. It would be considered very comfortable by todays standards.
I believe it was also the first street bikes with...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,964
Posted By wfobusa
Hey GPz1100 : When you're solo take your own...

Hey GPz1100 : When you're solo take your own picture like I did when I went to the last shuttle launch..
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj286/wfobusa/100_0175.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
owners manual specifies : USA unleaded fuel...

owners manual specifies : USA unleaded fuel minimum octane rating
(R+M)/2 method 90
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
To the best of my knowledge, the Sport 1200 2...

To the best of my knowledge, the Sport 1200 2 valve is a one year deal for the US.. My dealer told me the main US warehouse in Texas has quite a few left.. but I'd work on it this winter for sure..
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
fullmonte : I see you recognized that pullover. ...

fullmonte : I see you recognized that pullover. It was a beautiful day and that pic was taken on Sunday around 1:30 ..probably just missed you.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By wfobusa
followed up by an internet predator geek .. ...

followed up by an internet predator geek ..
why do you say things here you wouldnt get away with saying to me in person?
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By wfobusa
Very nice shots. The high pressure weather...

Very nice shots. The high pressure weather system gave you a nice contrast for the brilliant red. I'm loving that protective shield on the exhaust ..
I'll bet you get 40 degree temp swings from...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
One more from "The Hill" where I bought it. This...

One more from "The Hill" where I bought it. This place is right in the midst of North Ga's finest roads and is a better destination than the Gap in my opinion.. food, service, new and used bikes and...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
Here's a couple of different angles .. ...

Here's a couple of different angles ..
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj286/wfobusa/100_0473.jpg
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj286/wfobusa/100_0485.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
Here's the deal .. it's in Georgia and Anthony...

Here's the deal .. it's in Georgia and Anthony can ship..sweet deals on the Breva 1100's too :

http://www.europeanmotorsportsinc.com/pages/current-inventory.php
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
BTW, the only keeper I presently have is my 1974...

BTW, the only keeper I presently have is my 1974 Suzuki TS185 ..It was originally my transportation my senior high school year. I "streaked" on that bike with motocross boots only down Roswell Road...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
Thanks for the compliments .. As an aging baby...

Thanks for the compliments .. As an aging baby boomer with an affinity for go to jail speeds, I'm really hoping to mellow down with this bike.
It's easy to be smitten in the beginning in order to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,240
Posted By wfobusa
My new Moto Guzzi is a "keeper"

Picked up this 2008 leftover for a song here in North Georgia. $8300 + tax.
It's a Breva 1200 Sport.
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj286/wfobusa/100_0488.jpg
This bike has lots of appeal to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,848
Posted By wfobusa
I've had a Blackbird, couple of ZX14's and...

I've had a Blackbird, couple of ZX14's and several Busa's .. The Blackbird would be the most comfortable, Hayabusa had the best handling traits in the curves ( although not by much over the ZX14) and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,765
Posted By wfobusa
Wait on the VFR 12 coming very soon ! It should...

Wait on the VFR 12 coming very soon ! It should be an excellent sporty comfie ride.
I do love the C 14 though.. smoother than my ZX for sure and the extra weight makes it super stable on the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,173
Posted By wfobusa
Shooter..hate to rain on your parade , but I...

Shooter..hate to rain on your parade , but I doubt you'll get rid of the buffeting with that frame mounted fairing..it's just too far in front of you..You described it to a "T". My eyeglasses would...
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