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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,705
Posted By Dave W.
I hope I'm looking at a list like that when I'm...

I hope I'm looking at a list like that when I'm 60!!!

If you can get over the cruise control, you could get a Monster 1200 +The touring package (side bags, tank bag, windscreen) for less than all...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 44,127
Posted By Dave W.
That's very cool.

That's very cool.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 44,127
Posted By Dave W.
Sorry- It has been cold in Dallas and I have been...

Sorry- It has been cold in Dallas and I have been away on business more than I've been home. On the road 9 more days and I have another 150 miles to click off.

It appears to be nothing short of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,344
Posted By Dave W.
Very cool- I bought 2 bikes from Eurocycle Sport...

Very cool- I bought 2 bikes from Eurocycle Sport Ft. Worth in December. That one you took home very nearly went into my Garage. They had an all black Bonnie which is what came home, but the bike in...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,791
Posted By Dave W.
The "R" has no track advantage over the standard...

The "R" has no track advantage over the standard model. I have personally been a guest of the Triumph factory race team for the British Superbike team, and they were running both the standard 675 and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 74,102
Posted By Dave W.
Buying one will sure teach Ducati a lesson!

Buying one will sure teach Ducati a lesson!
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,031
Posted By Dave W.
I think a Toyota Corolla may fit the OP's needs...

I think a Toyota Corolla may fit the OP's needs just fine.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,355
Posted By Dave W.
Since starting this thread, I managed to solve my...

Since starting this thread, I managed to solve my problem.

1st a Triumph Bonneville and as of yesterday a Ducati Monster 1200s.

I'm a happy camper once again....
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 44,127
Posted By Dave W.
Today was the big day! I love it! ...

Today was the big day! I love it!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v95/davewilson/20150108_170404.jpg

Cold outside!
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v95/davewilson/20150108_165229.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,466
Posted By Dave W.
Triumph Bonneville. Honda 919. No...

Triumph Bonneville.

Honda 919.

No particular order.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dave W.
Wait until you get to Guam. There is a giant AF...

Wait until you get to Guam. There is a giant AF base and the Naval station is good size. The people coming and going (deployments, transfers, separating) will have a good selection of cheap bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,344
Posted By Dave W.
^^do it!^^

^^do it!^^
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,485
Posted By Dave W.
Oozes character! Well done.

Oozes character! Well done.
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,667
Posted By Dave W.
Go buy a new off the showroom floor Honda...

Go buy a new off the showroom floor Honda CBR1000. Noone will debate if it is a "real sport bike".
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,100
Posted By Dave W.
I think there is no one right answer.

I think there is no one right answer.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 44,127
Posted By Dave W.
Frame sliders showed up today. Should have the...

Frame sliders showed up today. Should have the bike Friday.
http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a557/525xdm9/IMG_20141231_091859_zpsfnr3luod.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 74,102
Posted By Dave W.
I'd like to see some retro ads too. ...

I'd like to see some retro ads too.
http://qnbikes.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/ducati-moto-poster.jpg?w=640
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 44,127
Posted By Dave W.
Pic stolen from Ducati website

I pulled the trigger, I am getting a white 1200S. Pics to follow in a few days or so!

Thought this pic of the 12s with bags on was cool....
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 44,127
Posted By Dave W.
I am still obsessing over this bike. The factory...

I am still obsessing over this bike. The factory hard bags as an option and the fact that it could do decent around town 2-up riding really pull me in over the BMW S1000R.
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,080
Posted By Dave W.
Another Bonnie vote. *The T100 and Thruxton...

Another Bonnie vote.

*The T100 and Thruxton both have a higher seat than the base model Bonnies.
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By Dave W.
Love the paint and what you've done with it.

Love the paint and what you've done with it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,355
Posted By Dave W.
I started this thread less than one month ago. ...

I started this thread less than one month ago.

One Honda down, one to go. Meet my new Bonneville, which was a great deal and has tons of character.
I will admit, it may as well be from a totally...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,089
Posted By Dave W.
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 57,924
Posted By Dave W.
I think this is a good summary, and the Ohlins...

I think this is a good summary, and the Ohlins shocks for the 919 just aren't a proportionate value as the rest of the bike. I chose to live with the stock suspension, but I always run excellent...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 57,924
Posted By Dave W.
New on the showroom floor my 919 cost me $5,600....

New on the showroom floor my 919 cost me $5,600. Great used examples can be had for 4 grand or less. The 919 has its faults, but in a grin-per-dollar battle I simply dont know of much competition for...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,344
Posted By Dave W.
Friday my wife is picking up a new on the dealer...

Friday my wife is picking up a new on the dealer floor 2013 Bonneville. I demo rode one Saturday and I'm really excited to be adding this bike to the garage.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,355
Posted By Dave W.
Nailed it.

Nailed it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 44,127
Posted By Dave W.
I maybe on love with these bikes. Haven't ridden...

I maybe on love with these bikes. Haven't ridden one yet. Is the "S" worth the extra $? I doubt I would bother to fit the Ohlins shocks to a bike w/o.
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 57,924
Posted By Dave W.
For sale

Time to move on.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25684484#post25684484
Forum: Face plant 12-09-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dave W.
What good is insurance if you are afraid to use...

What good is insurance if you are afraid to use it?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dave W.
Whatever someone enjoys on 2 wheels is all that...

Whatever someone enjoys on 2 wheels is all that matters.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,344
Posted By Dave W.
Is there any thimg important to keep in mind...

Is there any thimg important to keep in mind prior to buying a new Bonneville?

My wife has decided a Bonnie will be her next bike, so we are shopping for one.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,562
Posted By Dave W.
I have probably ridden as many Norton's as they...

I have probably ridden as many Norton's as they have on display in the entire British motorcycle museum.

Many that never achieved production status.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,355
Posted By Dave W.
I have an 07 919 and an 06 VFR800. I guess in...

I have an 07 919 and an 06 VFR800.
I guess in a nutshell, I don't feel the CB1000R is $11K better than the 919 nor is the new VFR800 $14K better than the one I have.

I will step up to the plate...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,901
Posted By Dave W.
If you love a bike let it go, if it comes back...

If you love a bike let it go, if it comes back and hits you, you high sided.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,355
Posted By Dave W.
Cute a guy with 5,000 plus posts telling me to...

Cute a guy with 5,000 plus posts telling me to get out and go ride and a guy with 8 posts criticizing me for talking motorcycles on a motorcycle forum.

I will give a look at the CBR500, which I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,355
Posted By Dave W.
I am so disappointed in Honda

I have been a loyal soldier and ridden many bikes over the years and currently have a pair in the garage.

The line up for the last 5 solid years has stirred no emotion out of me.

I sat on the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 110,751
Posted By Dave W.
Awesome! Great write up.

Awesome! Great write up.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,660
Posted By Dave W.
I think you'll be fine. I think hotels with...

I think you'll be fine. I think hotels with reservations are the way to go to unwind and be ready to ride the next day.

Pull the trigger and post up a ride report when it's done!
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,660
Posted By Dave W.
The Liberty Bell to the Alamo on an 07 919 with...

The Liberty Bell to the Alamo on an 07 919 with Renthal Ultra-low bars and no windscreen.

Camping.

If you are just looking to bomb cross country on the interstate, there are much better bikes...
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