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Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8,921
Views: 1,423,486
Posted By Plungerhead
Cbr1100xx

I regrettably sold my XX 2 years ago. I still miss it to this day.
This one wasn't mine, but is a sweet version of one of the finest bikes ever made....................
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 81,259
Posted By Plungerhead
Thanks Tsotsie. Glad I finally chimed in. ...

Thanks Tsotsie. Glad I finally chimed in.
Sitting here with a glass of Sandeman Amontillado, I just remembered being in Cabo San Lucas back in 2008. My then-wife and I ate at the original Hotel...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 81,259
Posted By Plungerhead
Bored with my CB1100

I found and read this thread yesterday and am SERIOUSLY contemplating a KLR650, either a NE or a post-2008. Been wanting a big-bore thumper for a long time. Just wanted to wait to see if the...
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,487
Posted By Plungerhead
It just dawned on me today that I need an...

It just dawned on me today that I need an affordable, two-up capable ADV bike. My girlfriend and I were tooling around on some paved back roads here in west TN on my 2013 CB1100.
There were several...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By Plungerhead
Perhaps the sexiest thumper I've ever seen

This Royal Enfield is one badass motorcycle..................................
http://www.bikeexif.com/royal-enfield-bullet-electra#more-15414
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Great pics! I MUST get one of those racks!!!! I'm...

Great pics! I MUST get one of those racks!!!! I'm not ready to put a magnetic tank bag on that beautiful paint just yet (although I DID put a few ounces of fuel on it the other day).
The summer...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
There is one listed on ebay, but $260?? :eek1 ...

There is one listed on ebay, but $260?? :eek1
http://www.ebay.com/itm/HONDA-OEM-GENUINE-2013-CB1100-REAR-CARRIER-RACK-KIT-/290889696601?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item43ba608559&vxp=mtr
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Does anyone else have issues with the high beam?...

Does anyone else have issues with the high beam? My woman and I went for a longer than planned ride and got home well after dark. I flicked on the high beam and was very...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Yea I know. :cry It was a sad moment. Of course I...

Yea I know. :cry It was a sad moment. Of course I didn't have anything to wipe the fuel off other than those free paper towels at the gas station.
Speaking of broken in, is anyone approaching their...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Yesterday, I discovered one thing I REALLY like...

Yesterday, I discovered one thing I REALLY like about the bike. I LOVE the wheels because of #1, they are 18 inchers which means there is more room to get my hands in there when cleaning them, and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
I haven't tried to use the helmet lock. If I go...

I haven't tried to use the helmet lock. If I go in somewhere and can still see the bike I'll just leave the helmet on the mirror.
Yea, I got rather annoyed with the fuel gauge as well yesterday. I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Well I hope everyone is out enjoying their new...

Well I hope everyone is out enjoying their new bikes. Its a beautiful day here but I have to work till 6. BUT.......
Watch out tomorrow!!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
That's hilarious Ferret! :D

That's hilarious Ferret! :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Guth, glad to hear you got your bike home through...

Guth, glad to hear you got your bike home through the rain and traffic. Did you wipe the bike down before shooting the pic you posted? My first real ride on mine was in the rain and the bike's...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Has anyone tried to order a Factory service...

Has anyone tried to order a Factory service manual yet? I've looked online but haven't contacted my dealer as of yet.
Wow! 2740 comments on this wonderful machine. Other than actually riding my new...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
To everyone who has recently (I guess that a...

To everyone who has recently (I guess that a relative term, huh) taken delivery.........................
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Wow! That bike looks just like mine! :evil ...

Wow! That bike looks just like mine! :evil

Congratulations on your new ride. She's a beauty, isn't she. :clap :clap :clap
And like you, I'm worried to death I'm going to mess up that beautiful...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
The morning's heavy fog and mist gave way to a...

The morning's heavy fog and mist gave way to a warm sunny afternoon yesterday. So after the family obligations I got back home and took a bottle of Windex and got after all the muck on the 1100.
My...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Well, she is officially broken in. No I didn't...

Well, she is officially broken in. No I didn't put 500 miles on her today, but I/we did ride it in heavy fog and mist, on wet and sometimes muddy streets.
My girlfriend LOVES the comfort this bike...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Congratulations jwayne! I'm thinking that so far,...

Congratulations jwayne! I'm thinking that so far, your vin # is far and away the lowest. Glad to hear you enjoy the bike. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Yea there are a bunch of old guys in here. :D...

Yea there are a bunch of old guys in here. :D SALUT to you all!

I do realize that some of my posts have been a bit whiny regarding the weather and not being able to ride this beautiful new Honda,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
I've never ridden without a helmet, but have...

I've never ridden without a helmet, but have wondered how the other guys who wear their turtle shell lids, or no protection at all, do it. As all of you have experienced, I've been hit on the face...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Ferret...............CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!:clap...

Ferret...............CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
Great ride report too. I'm actually getting pretty bummed here............Saturday will be a week since I got her home and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 119,051
Posted By Plungerhead
Yes, definitely need to do that!!! I know this...

Yes, definitely need to do that!!!
I know this goes against the "Adventure Riding" theme, but I just refuse to ride this baby in the rain before I get some quality weather to enjoy her on.
HOWEVER,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 119,051
Posted By Plungerhead
Tell ya what, OldF7Guy..............you send me...

Tell ya what, OldF7Guy..............you send me some nice weather when I'm NOT working and I will tell you all about it!!!! :D :D
Signed the paperwork on it a week ago...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
There is one thing that has me wondering "Why". ...

There is one thing that has me wondering "Why".
Honda used a plastic sprocket cover on this CB. It looks good now, but I'm wondering what it will look like years and miles down the road. On the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Well, all I can say at this point is...

Well, all I can say at this point is Congratulations to t o Ferret and the other posters who have or about to, take delivery of this visually stunning, well engineered and executed, homage to THE...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
I'm sorry Dave, what did you just say???? Maybe...

I'm sorry Dave, what did you just say???? Maybe its my PC and I'm not seeing this thread in appropriate English! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
WOW! It seems i missed a lot since I left for...

WOW! It seems i missed a lot since I left for work yesterday. Lots of great posts, and it seems some of you guys are getting your bikes real soon. Congratulations! :clap :clap

Now as far as...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
I agree, ep. I just noticed the other day that...

I agree, ep. I just noticed the other day that the oil pipes in the front of the engine are chrome! Much better looking, and much easier to keep clean than the rubber lines used on the 80s engines....
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Indeed! I've been checking out that site. They...

Indeed! I've been checking out that site. They have some pretty nice accessories although quite expensive, and that's w/o shipping costs to the US!
I want that rear rack, but I want it to have a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
:D :D :D I agree about the stickers. Damned...

:D :D :D
I agree about the stickers. Damned bureaucrats! I'm thinking they will be a lot easier to remove once the weather warms up.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Only if you plan to keep it bone stock, and sell...

Only if you plan to keep it bone stock, and sell it to a collector many, many years down the road. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Believe me, I'm DYING to post a ride...

Believe me, I'm DYING to post a ride report!!!!!!!!!!!! Weather is looking much better for this weekend.
Yesterday I put 10 highway miles on her and about froze my arse off! My old hands just can't...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
I don't know just yet. I'm going to ride it for a...

I don't know just yet. I'm going to ride it for a few months then decide where I want to take it as far as mods go. At the least I will wait for warmer weather to remove them.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
dpg, I thought you had mis-spoke regarding your...

dpg, I thought you had mis-spoke regarding your 250. I thought I had read in an earlier post that you had a CBR250. THAT'S what I think would be a blast to ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I even hinted at my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Thanks! But I want that DT250!!! Ah, the...

Thanks! But I want that DT250!!! Ah, the memories! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/z1zr7/010-1...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/z1zr7/010-1_zps56592a45.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/z1zr7/009-1_zpscbc3d2b4.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
Well Scoobynut, I'm about to roll the girl out to...

Well Scoobynut, I'm about to roll the girl out to the driveway and use a REAL camera to shoot some better pics than I was able to last time. :D
Jim
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,178
Views: 691,041
Posted By Plungerhead
There was a forum I used to belong to, centered...

There was a forum I used to belong to, centered to the Kawasaki ZR-7, and there was a member there that rode his CB250 all over the country. At last report, he had close to 75K miles on that bike. He...
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