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Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,419
Posted By kraven
That's a nice, safe, rational position. But it...

That's a nice, safe, rational position. But it leaves out the factor that Honda was made into a great motorcycle company for North Americans specifically because of daring choices, not safe committee...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By kraven
I think you should buy the bikes that turn you...

I think you should buy the bikes that turn you on. If your weight bothers you, lose it and get healthier. You'll only live longer (maybe, if you don't get hit by a 6 wheeler in Siberia) and have more...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 137,197
Posted By kraven
Noob opinions are completely valid here. ...

Noob opinions are completely valid here.

What I find of little value are the thread-shitting know it alls.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 205,060
Posted By kraven
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,419
Posted By kraven
Surely, but that's not what I was saying. So, if...

Surely, but that's not what I was saying. So, if you're responding to me with a quote of what I said, then address what I'm saying.

I obviously understand how the business works. I understand...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,338
Posted By kraven
You want the XL/R Roadster model. Dual front...

You want the XL/R Roadster model. Dual front disc, 883 or 1200, chromey but sits like a UJM. Early to mid 2k's, and can be had pretty fairly with some farkles. You might have to buy one and un-pirate...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 66,397
Posted By kraven
You're in Anaheim, not Moosecock Saskatchewan. Go...

You're in Anaheim, not Moosecock Saskatchewan. Go to a fab shop, spend 300 bucks, and have a skid plate made. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,945
Posted By kraven
Yeah, it keeps me out of speeding...

Yeah, it keeps me out of speeding ticket/performance award territory when the wind gets too harsh on my head/shoulders around 80 or so.

I know there are a lot of he-men who ride at triple digits...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,338
Posted By kraven
This is maybe my favorite thing I've ever read on...

This is maybe my favorite thing I've ever read on this site.

Congrats on the fun purchase. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,419
Posted By kraven
You missed the entirety of the point I was making...

You missed the entirety of the point I was making because you want to be pedantic about financials. Thanks for that.
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,419
Posted By kraven
Yep. Honda just doesn't have the brand cache to...

Yep. Honda just doesn't have the brand cache to pull off that whole top shelf brand X thing. In the car market, they still had to create Acura because of their brand name.

They're rather like the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 205,060
Posted By kraven
No, you're not. You probably like to think that....

No, you're not. You probably like to think that. But you're letting a remarkably non-functional niggle push you out of a purchase decision on what many people refer to as the best bang for the buck...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 137,197
Posted By kraven
For real. :freaky

For real. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,896
Posted By kraven
Dang, you're ready to eat some miles on that...

Dang, you're ready to eat some miles on that bike. Nice paint.
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,419
Posted By kraven
Surely. And meanwhile the riders in other...

Surely.

And meanwhile the riders in other markets who are using bikes to work, commute, and explore naturally have a more robust market. They also demand units our market won't necessarily...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,175
Posted By kraven
This is a genius way to describe the FXR. I...

This is a genius way to describe the FXR.

I eyeballed the superglide twinkie models for a bit, thinking I'd build a modern FXR, but I heard the same stories about buckets of money dumped into the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 272,887
Posted By kraven
That's an interesting comparison. Quite...

That's an interesting comparison.

Quite accurate too.

I still keep my eyes peeled for a street rod, just because I like the mids. I hope the new C spec is a big seller. If nothing else the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,338
Posted By kraven
Yeah, that's a nice bike. If you can get it...

Yeah, that's a nice bike.
If you can get it for 2500, you won't get hurt. Even if it needs a new engine.
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By kraven
You'll be more efficient in time and money to...

You'll be more efficient in time and money to just go ahead and fabricate the parts you need. If you look at the old Indian and Harley foot clutch parts, they're quite rudimentary. But you need the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By kraven
Well, the big deal with the bike is that the...

Well, the big deal with the bike is that the forks suck.
So, if you want more/better performance, you're gonna have to swap the forks/wheel/brake assembly.

New suspension will transform it....
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,086
Posted By kraven
http://i.imgur.com/ZP9juTw.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZP9juTw.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 12-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,197
Posted By kraven
Twist and go's are a lot of fun, especially...

Twist and go's are a lot of fun, especially around here in the mountains. People don't get it how easy they are to ride and how fun it can be.

I agree, the BMW scootinis are nice pieces.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 272,887
Posted By kraven
TBH, the suspenders on the R spec and C aren't...

TBH, the suspenders on the R spec and C aren't that great. They're sort of so-so quality, but they look nice.
If you want the bobber/chop look and better suspenders, you're better off to buy a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 272,887
Posted By kraven
Busy, man. Bought a house. Got a new shop to work...

Busy, man. Bought a house. Got a new shop to work out of and been fixing bikes.

Bunches of drama in my family and fires I've had to put out.

Not much time for arguing with the haters the last...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,338
Posted By kraven
You're right about the 1200c. I think most people...

You're right about the 1200c. I think most people here approach the Sportster as a starting point rather than a pre-rolled solution.

As a nice ready made road bike for all roads, it's pretty nice.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 272,887
Posted By kraven
Bolt C-spec first look at cycleworld mag. ...

Bolt C-spec first look at cycleworld mag.
http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/10/16/2015-star-bolt-c-spec-first-look-cruiser-motorcycle-review-photos/



Clip ons and longer shocks should work to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,264
Posted By kraven
That's a good idea. I'm not real turned on at the...

That's a good idea. I'm not real turned on at the idea of putting original tins and stuff on it.

Waiting to see what I can scrounge up.

It would be neat to have a dirty road bike from this.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,264
Posted By kraven
Wow. I had no clue about the ISDT history of...

Wow. I had no clue about the ISDT history of these bikes. Very cool!

:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,264
Posted By kraven
So, I finally got moved into a new house, with...

So, I finally got moved into a new house, with new shop space, etc. Got back to the Indian for a few minutes.
Found this. One of the fork rods is busted, like catastrophically busted. So, I guess I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,485
Posted By kraven
I love them, but they're a different category of...

I love them, but they're a different category of machine and asking "are they a real motorcycle" is to ask the wrong question.

I like the spiders, but they're not motorcycles. I like the Morgan...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 137,197
Posted By kraven
Freakin' hipsters!! Oh, wait. You're an original....

Freakin' hipsters!! Oh, wait. You're an original. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,797
Posted By kraven
VN900's have a regular issue with stators. Just...

VN900's have a regular issue with stators. Just google it and read away, before you get lathered up to buy one. It's not a huge deal, but a statistically significant number of them have had issues....
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,797
Posted By kraven
Sure you can. Try changing the rear tire or...

Sure you can. Try changing the rear tire or installing a new tube on the roadside. Or just call around and axe how much it is to change the rear tire.

Lots of shops around here won't touch the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,896
Posted By kraven
Nice bike, Hexnut. :clap You're gonna have a...

Nice bike, Hexnut. :clap

You're gonna have a lot of good times on that thing. :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 137,197
Posted By kraven
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,264
Posted By kraven
I'll leave it by the curb and you can come get...

I'll leave it by the curb and you can come get it. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,264
Posted By kraven
I'm totally willing to keep it Enfield. It...

I'm totally willing to keep it Enfield.
It seems like so far the prices are crazy on engines. And everything I've found has damage done to it by a drop or has some hole that's been epoxied. You...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,264
Posted By kraven
It would be kind of hilarious to build a 55...

It would be kind of hilarious to build a 55 Indian with an Izh engine.
I could call it The McCarthy Indian and maybe have Indian translated to Cyrillic for a tank decal.

I remember on long way...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By kraven
Sounds like the F800 BMW might be right up your...

Sounds like the F800 BMW might be right up your alley. It's an interesting constellation of attributes you might find pleasing.

You can test ride them too.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,264
Posted By kraven
sounds like a tough mill. You have some great...

sounds like a tough mill. You have some great vids. I'm gonna subscribe to your channel on the youtubes. :freaky
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