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Forum: Beasts 09-20-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 60,302
Posted By Starwarrior
Great Review!

Funny thing, I just stumbled upon this review last night. Love it, and was actually going to read the "behind the scenes" when my internet went out. D'oh.

I am very impressed that the press...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,918
Posted By Starwarrior
My intention was to disprove the previous...

My intention was to disprove the previous statement. Thanks, Grainbelt.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,918
Posted By Starwarrior
Todd's cycle: Bandit

Modified Dyna Glide. I would love to find a decent used one and do this to it.

http://toddscycle.blogspot.com/2011/03/bandit.html
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
Another annoying comparo req

Hey everybody. I love the looks and the stats of the B-king, and I love the looks and stats of the FZ-1. Both real comfy when I sat on them. Anyone ever ride both of these and if so, how did they...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By Starwarrior
Good to Go!

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I just got the following email from a Convertibars rep:

"The founder and inventor of Convertibars died last year and the business floundered for a while,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-17-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,999
Posted By Starwarrior
Cost

Mac,

I know it's been a while, and maybe this is an inappropriate question, but, can you delineate the price breakdown for buying this sidecar from Kalich in Germany and shipping to the States? ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 402,763
Posted By Starwarrior
MCN Review and critiques

Sorry, I don't normally read the British MCN, but out here at the place that I'm at, one of the available things to read is MCN.

Anyway, last month they featured Motus prominently 2 weeks in a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By Starwarrior
Did I mention my internet sucks here? I can't...

Did I mention my internet sucks here? I can't see your picture, unfortunately. I'm assuming it's a Moto Guzzi Stelvio. Saw an old one a long time ago. Guzzis are neat, but maybe not quite right...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By Starwarrior
Yeah, I do like it rough, but I think I would...

Yeah, I do like it rough, but I think I would like her to be a bit sexier if she's going to treat me THAT roughly.
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By Starwarrior
Modern Roadster Comparo

Looking to get my next ride when I get back home from the place I am in now. I would like to get back to my roots (a 1984 Honda Nighthawk 'S') and get a roadster. When it ran, it fulfilled all my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 166,679
Posted By Starwarrior
Nice seat! Your own or other (Rich's customs,...

Nice seat! Your own or other (Rich's customs, etc) modification?

I JUST realized what you meant about the black-out motor. It looks so good that it blends in with the rest of the bike VERY well.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 402,763
Posted By Starwarrior
Um. They STARTED the run in Michigan. At Cobo...

Um. They STARTED the run in Michigan. At Cobo Hall, I believe where the Official Press release of the prototypes were. They then rode from there to Daytona and have been going around somewhere...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 402,763
Posted By Starwarrior
IMS Today?

Anyone see this at the IMS today in Daytona? I couldn't make it because I apparently suck. I'm only 2 hrs away, for cryin' out loud.

Here's a shot pants down like I was thinking about earlier. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 402,763
Posted By Starwarrior
Well, the "stock" exhaust is made by Two...

Well, the "stock" exhaust is made by Two Brothers, so 3rd parties are already onboard there. Did you hear the video of it on the dyno? I think it sounds awesome and probably doesn't need anything...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
yup, its been d/c'd

yup, its been d/c'd
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 402,763
Posted By Starwarrior
NOOOooo!

Now, on top of the styling debate we're going to focus on this! At least they are going to use only Shell synthetic oil because clearly it's the best...:puke1

/joke

But seriously, watch their...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 402,763
Posted By Starwarrior
Can we just focus for a minute? ...

Can we just focus for a minute?

http://media.al.com/birmingham-news/photo/9356216-standard.jpg

Oh, and this too:

http://media.al.com/birmingham-news/photo/9356221-standard.jpg

Some things...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
D'oh. Got messages out to Krauser in Germany and...

D'oh. Got messages out to Krauser in Germany and the Aussies as well. Will let everyone know what I hear back.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
B-king with hard luggage?

I believe I have figured it out, thanks for the idea, sportmotogear! Those bags are the Krauser K4 bags, not made by H-B, but rather its sister company, Krauser. See this site: ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
True. After further conversation, it seems like...

True. After further conversation, it seems like this may be bogus anyway. Cap's setup sure looks neat, any more pics of the second bike you did?
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
Well, there's at least one guy in Italy that uses...

Well, there's at least one guy in Italy that uses the hard bags on there. What was it about the racks that said they should only be used for soft luggage? I don't really know much about h-b stuff.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
Awesome!

Cap, those pics are great, and I really like the look of the Givi E41s. Thanks for posting this.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
Hepco Becker racks

All,

Found this on the suzukiB-king.org site. Apparently Hepco Becker makes racks, but I have no idea how to order them. Here's a link to the instructions:
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
Abs

Can anyone comment on the ABS on this bike? I really would like an ABS bike and this may be the ticket.

Also another question for Cap: which laminar lip did you put on the v-stream?
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,777
Posted By Starwarrior
BKing ST

Cap: How'd you get the racks mounted on each of the 'Kings below, and do you have pics with the bags on?

They look phenomenal, and I am beginning to consider these hard once again. When you...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 297,893
Posted By Starwarrior
2010 "performance" mods?

I understand that butterfly removal is common for these bikes, anyone do it on one with the traction control/abs? Would such a thing mess up the system? Is this a stupid question?
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 472,689
Posted By Starwarrior
my $0.02 as a recent 250R owner

All,

Interesting comments on the bike. Again the most important comparison for this bike IMHO is price. Having just sold my EX250J*, I can think of a few things that were less than ideal about...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Starwarrior
Electronic Suspension

I guess this question would be primarily for BMW owners, but for those who have electronic suspension on their rides, how often do you find yourself taking advantage of that feature? Do you commonly...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 62,819
Posted By Starwarrior
The USA needs this bike...

I often say that I am Honda's redheaded stepchild, because they keep making bikes so much like the ones I used to love, but without any of the competitive features and pricing.

Kawasaki, on the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 280,447
Posted By Starwarrior
Saw this display as well, and loved it. By the...

Saw this display as well, and loved it. By the way, I thought these were all from YBM's garage...doesn't he own every single Honda V-Four ever?

Don't know what it is about Honda, but this bike...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,022
Posted By Starwarrior
Yup, they are 10mm. The pic I linked was from a...

Yup, they are 10mm. The pic I linked was from a guy that actually retapped his calipers to accept a non-metric scale ball. Come to find out they made metrics in the first place.

Here's a source...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,022
Posted By Starwarrior
More RAM mounts

If you have more stuff you want to put RAM mounts on, you can always attach to the levers via the unused mirror mounts. Here's a pic from a 650/250 owner on ninja250.com
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,321
Posted By Starwarrior
Good Deal on GS500F?

Driving home today in my post-call mad dash for sustenance, I stopped by the local Suzi-Ducati-Triumph dealer just to see what they've had lying about. Once again there were two GS500F's parked...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 928,499
Posted By Starwarrior
It's time to change the undies...

Can't believe my eyes, this is the best looking bike I've ever seen!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,968
Posted By Starwarrior
New vs. used

Inmates,

Still shopping for my next bike, thought it will be a while due to a hand injury. I was wondering what opinions were out there about buying used vs. new. My concern is that I want to be...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 18,691
Posted By Starwarrior
So is MCN the Weekly World News of motocycling?

So is MCN the Weekly World News of motocycling?
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 109,710
Posted By Starwarrior
R and R did a review of this...

R and R did a review of this (http://www.raptorsandrockets.com/Reviews/2007_Yamaha_FZ1_SP_Touring.htm) a while back--maybe it will help you out.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,593
Posted By Starwarrior
Graa! I should read more carefully before...

Graa! I should read more carefully before posting next time. A little admin help, please?
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,593
Posted By Starwarrior
New Buell: 1125CR

Interesting, I like the option to replace the handlebars, and I've heard good things about the new engine. Might be worth a look. Thoughts?

http://www.buell.com/en_us/bikes/street/1125CR/
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,423
Posted By Starwarrior
Right on, here you go: ...

Right on, here you go:

http://www.honda.co.jp/motor-lineup/cb750/images/pht_color_01.jpg

Only cost you 787,500 yen. Plus a round trip ticket to Japan. I hope to get one when I get stationed...
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