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Forum: Vendors 06-27-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By tkitna
I can vouch for the product as I have one, but I...

I can vouch for the product as I have one, but I ordered mine from them in 2009 or somewhere around that timeframe. Its a good quality stand if you can get it.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,175
Posted By tkitna
Touring is in the eye's of the beholder. That's...

Touring is in the eye's of the beholder. That's why everybody needs more than one bike. :lol3

Its simple for me, when the wife is going, the Goldwing is the ticket. When its a solo jaunt,...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,585
Posted By tkitna
Wings stopped assembly in America in 2010. They...

Wings stopped assembly in America in 2010. They are assembled in Japan now.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,585
Posted By tkitna
I would like an automatic windshield for sure,...

I would like an automatic windshield for sure, but the Wing does come standard with a reverse. I don't believe the Vision handles better then a Wing either (I didn't get that impression) and it sure...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-25-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,585
Posted By tkitna
My wife hated the Vision too. She felt like she...

My wife hated the Vision too. She felt like she was always sliding down. She liked the Ultra, but just not as much as the Wing.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-25-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,585
Posted By tkitna
Tried the Harley, Vision, and Cross Country, but...

Tried the Harley, Vision, and Cross Country, but the wife picked the Gold Wing. She said its more comfortable then any vehicle we own and she's been know to even zonk out back there. If I sold it,...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-28-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,216
Posted By tkitna
Swingarm stickers indicate an 84'. Just saying. ...

Swingarm stickers indicate an 84'. Just saying. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By tkitna
The windshield on the GL1800's have the vent. It...

The windshield on the GL1800's have the vent. It helps.
Forum: Racing 03-21-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By tkitna
I thought Greeves used the leading link front...

I thought Greeves used the leading link front suspension, but its definitely them. The engine case says Greeves at the 1:05 mark.
Forum: Racing 03-20-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 165,929
Posted By tkitna
Dungey is kicking their ass, but wasn't it...

Dungey is kicking their ass, but wasn't it expected? At the beginning of the season I saw RV and JS out and I said it was Dungeys to lose. Canard and Tomac are the only 2 riders that can possibly...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-20-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,111
Posted By tkitna
The 4 inches of total suspension travel kind of...

The 4 inches of total suspension travel kind of has me worried.
Forum: Racing 03-16-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 165,929
Posted By tkitna
I thought it was brilliant. Ride behind Dungey...

I thought it was brilliant. Ride behind Dungey and get the blue flag the entire time your out there. Hell, Ryan even let him bye on the last lap to gain his lap back. Why is there an issue here? ...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 165,929
Posted By tkitna
I'm heading out to Indianapolis with my brother...

I'm heading out to Indianapolis with my brother to catch the next round. Hopefully i'll bring some kind of pixie dust with me so Canard can get a start.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-21-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,567
Posted By tkitna
Congrats on the new ride. I always thought the...

Congrats on the new ride. I always thought the fairings were ugly on the Road Glides. I always leaned towards the Street Glides as the best looking Harley in my opinion. Always wanted one.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-17-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,155
Posted By tkitna
The guy in that video isn't long for this world.

The guy in that video isn't long for this world.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-28-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 72,341
Posted By tkitna
A friend of mine just bought a new KLR. He...

A friend of mine just bought a new KLR. He hasent ridden in a few years and always had R1's and sports bikes like that. Salesman told him the KLR will cruise around 80 on the slab all day. I...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,612
Posted By tkitna
550 pounds? What a light weight creature. The...

550 pounds? What a light weight creature. The Gold Wing is so heavy, you don't notice such things. :lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 10-28-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,159
Posted By tkitna
Deep gravel driveways will make your ass pucker...

Deep gravel driveways will make your ass pucker some too. More so when the wifes on board. A Gold Wing and fling probably shouldn't be mentioned in the same sentence, but they do pretty damn good...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-23-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,732
Posted By tkitna
I don't have time to ride the 2 bikes I have now,...

I don't have time to ride the 2 bikes I have now, but i'll play anyways.

(I'm keeping the 2 I have)
2013 Gold Wing
2008 Vstrom
Harley Fat Bob
KTM 500 EXC
KTM 250 SX
Ducati Diavel...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-03-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,416
Posted By tkitna
I've found that all Yamaha's seem to be notchy...

I've found that all Yamaha's seem to be notchy shifters for some reason. Seriously, all the dirtbikes I've ridden through the 70's clear up to today have been notchy as well as any streetbike of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,807
Posted By tkitna
Nice. Will you buy that for me Bob? I swear...

Nice. Will you buy that for me Bob? I swear i'll send out a valid two party, out of state check asap. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,807
Posted By tkitna
Vstroms and DRZ's sell like dog pecker gnats...

Vstroms and DRZ's sell like dog pecker gnats though and probably outnumber Tenere's 50-1 at least. Not really a good comparison.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-28-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,807
Posted By tkitna
I was just going to say the opposite. There's...

I was just going to say the opposite. There's always at least one S10 in the flea market it seems. I always wondered why.
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
Awesome that Trey won the last overall. ...

Awesome that Trey won the last overall.


Bring back Steel City.
Forum: Racing 08-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
It was a miserable muddy race, but i'm glad we...

It was a miserable muddy race, but i'm glad we went. Wife and daughter had a blast. My son kind of pissed that he only brought one pair of shoes on vacation :lol3. Damn, if only Trey could win a...
Forum: Racing 08-15-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
On our family vacation in Kentucky. Decided to...

On our family vacation in Kentucky. Decided to drive up to Indy to catch the race tomorrow and then head home Sunday. Hope its a nice layout.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-31-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,670
Posted By tkitna
I never use cruise in any of my vehicles and I...

I never use cruise in any of my vehicles and I mean never. No real reason, just never have. Ironically, I use it all the time on the Gold Wing. Go figure.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-31-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,372
Posted By tkitna
I took the wife and sat on just about every bike...

I took the wife and sat on just about every bike we could from tourers to cruisers to whatever I could get her on the back of and we ended up with a Goldwing. The decision for her wasn't even close....
Forum: Road Warriors 07-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,887
Posted By tkitna
After riding the Gold Wing yesterday on a 2 1/2...

After riding the Gold Wing yesterday on a 2 1/2 hour trek and wanting to get off of it after 1 1/2 hours because my ass was on fire, i'm not sure I can come to terms with any seat. The worst was the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,949
Posted By tkitna
I was just wondering about performance and so...

I was just wondering about performance and so forth. Like if the 525 was legendary for something or stuff like that. I know nothing about them except that people seem to seek them out. I would...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,949
Posted By tkitna
How does the older 525 compare to the new 500's?...

How does the older 525 compare to the new 500's? I'm just curious if I should search used or just pull the trigger on a new one.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,949
Posted By tkitna
(Waiting to see how this thread plays out as I...

(Waiting to see how this thread plays out as I want one too.)
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
I just want to see Canard win at least one moto...

I just want to see Canard win at least one moto this year. Dude deserves at least on moto.
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
Almost every other rider you hear from during...

Almost every other rider you hear from during interviews handle themselves in a decent fashion. I guess your right. I expect a little more.
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
Does Cooper Webb rub anybody else the wrong way...

Does Cooper Webb rub anybody else the wrong way during his interviews? When he said he wasnt going to let that joker pass him again (meaning Baggett) I kind of lost some respect for him. First of...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,159
Posted By tkitna
Those numbers ring about true with the 1800 too....

Those numbers ring about true with the 1800 too. It gets pretty crappy gas mileage, but i'm used to my Vstrom in accordance. I haven't done any real calculations as of yet, but I think you would be...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,159
Posted By tkitna
I finally did what the Gold Wing was intended for...

I finally did what the Gold Wing was intended for and thats slabbing it for about 2 to 3 hours. I rode it up to my daughters pony club rally and kind of fell in love with the bike. Set the cruise on...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,159
Posted By tkitna
Man that's nice. I don't think I've seen one in...

Man that's nice. I don't think I've seen one in the all black like that.
Forum: Racing 06-01-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
This is what I was trying to say. Thank You.

This is what I was trying to say. Thank You.
Forum: Racing 06-01-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 130,386
Posted By tkitna
I don't know. I don't catch much motocross...

I don't know. I don't catch much motocross outside of the USA. What i'm trying to say is that I've never seen him hunt anybody down for a win in the 450 class. All I ever see from him is good starts,...
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