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Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,412,058
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Yamaha SR400. Does this belong in Thumpers? --...

Yamaha SR400. Does this belong in Thumpers? -- sorry.

Searching for EICMA news I found this --

http://www.eicma.it/en/2013/11/yamaha-sr400/

And then doing further searching I found several...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,114,299
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Having owned a two-tone black / dark blue...

Having owned a two-tone black / dark blue cruiser, you have that right. I swear all it took was the wrong sunlight shining on it to get scratches in it. :huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,114,299
Posted By Maytag Repairman
When the NC700x was released the U.S. was one of...

When the NC700x was released the U.S. was one of the last regions to receive it so this does not surprise me. It also doesn't help that each model year of this bike tends to show up in the U.S. at...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,800
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Terrible motorcycle commercial. Everyone knows...

Terrible motorcycle commercial. Everyone knows the rider has to meet a girl and finish with her riding on the back. :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Did our "window shopping" for the day. I...

Did our "window shopping" for the day.

I found it very comfortable to sit on. My bottom and spinal cord felt an order of magnitude better than on my NC700x with rox risers and a custom seat. The...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,114,299
Posted By Maytag Repairman
It's all good. Somewhere in here it sounds like...

It's all good. Somewhere in here it sounds like a business opportunity for somebody.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,114,299
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I think I would have just removed the pillion...

I think I would have just removed the pillion seat and put it back on when it came time to sell it?
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Just an interesting local experience. Since I...

Just an interesting local experience. Since I bought my DCT NC700x, my wife wants to look at a DCT CTX. Our local dealer (in Bremerton, WA) says the CTX's won't be released until July 8. She found...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 292,470
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I don't know about a low seat. There is at least...

I don't know about a low seat. There is at least one company out there that makes lowering links for this bike but I haven't heard anybody's experience on them yet.

I wear pants with a 29" inseam...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,525
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I thought they said it was a 750, but I can't...

I thought they said it was a 750, but I can't find any references to that now so maybe I was just mixed up with their previous triples.
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Reposted from 12 comments back.

Reposted from 12 comments back.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,009
Posted By Maytag Repairman
What the hell. Two months ago you wrote this --

What the hell. Two months ago you wrote this --
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Not my favorite web site, but it looks like...

Not my favorite web site, but it looks like Motorcycle.com put up a review yesterday as well

http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/honda/2014-honda-ctx700n-review-91603.html
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Just saw a new review article on RideApart...

Just saw a new review article on RideApart (formerly HellForLeather).

http://rideapart.com/2013/05/rideapart-review-honda-ctx700/
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,114,299
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Pop open the rear seat. There is a clip on the...

Pop open the rear seat. There is a clip on the back left.
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,363
Posted By Maytag Repairman
The Nighthawk 250 is not that much different than...

The Nighthawk 250 is not that much different than a Rebel 250. I commuted to work for about 11 months on city streets with the Rebel. It was given to me to borrow for free and I was hurting for...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5,122
Views: 967,426
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I can't remember the last time I've seen a...

I can't remember the last time I've seen a multiple lane road like that in broad daylight with so little traffic on it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Yeah, we still have dealers advertising new...

Yeah, we still have dealers advertising new non-abs NT700V's on CL. The abs models are long, long gone.

Back on topic: I'm disappointed Honda hasn't gotten a few bikes to journalists yet. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 269,812
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I decided to get away from cruisers for a while. ...

I decided to get away from cruisers for a while. I bought a Honda NC700x. It does real well around 70 and that is about all the faster I care to go.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 269,812
Posted By Maytag Repairman
My C50 was pretty bad as well. I could only get...

My C50 was pretty bad as well. I could only get it to 70-72 before the engine got so loud that I was feeling sorry for it. Never liked the bike well enough to swap out to the C90 drive. I sold it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
On the other side of the Puget Sound, my wife and...

On the other side of the Puget Sound, my wife and I stopped by at brothers powersports to put in her name for when they come in. Just a generic "probably some time in May". Out of curiosity I asked...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,827
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I thought Kymco was in Taiwan??

I thought Kymco was in Taiwan??
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 69,247
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Despite being clones, they did not roll out of...

Despite being clones, they did not roll out of the same factory. The Matrix was assembled in Canada and the Vibe was assembled in Fremont, California.

I also don't think it is fair to assume the...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,100
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I feel dishonest calling it a six speed whenever...

I feel dishonest calling it a six speed whenever somebody asks me about it. I always have to end the sentence with a "but the sixth is an overdrive".
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Just wanted to throw in that the CTX series is...

Just wanted to throw in that the CTX series is supposed to eventually come in multiple displacements. I have not heard if any will be larger.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I was worried it was going to be something that...

I was worried it was going to be something that would make me regret buying my nc700x. I really like the look but for the time being I've reformed and sworn off foot forward controls.

Part of the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 104,760
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Old News?

I bet it is this.....

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2012/09/21/motorcycle-news/honda-to-introduce-larger-new-concept-models-for-north-america/...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 292,470
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I was just in Brothers Powersports in Bremerton...

I was just in Brothers Powersports in Bremerton Saturday morning getting the chain recall done. There was a manual on the floor. Don't know if they have a DCT right now. Even if there isn't one on...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,900
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I think I am one of those "2" people. They had...

I think I am one of those "2" people. They had told me (months ago) they were waiting to get one in their shop to evaluate.
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,420
Posted By Maytag Repairman
My wife has one. We put 3 or 3.5" risers on it. ...

My wife has one. We put 3 or 3.5" risers on it. It does much better on the highway than my Suzuki C50 did. My only complaint is that when I borrow it to ride to work when my bike is in the shop I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,389
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I've owned 2 Honda Accords, a Honda CRV, a Honda...

I've owned 2 Honda Accords, a Honda CRV, a Honda lawn mower, a Honda Moped, a Honda Rebel, and now a Honda NC700x.

I've also owned a Yamaha Virago 535, and a Yamaha Vstar 950.

Can't speak...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,400
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Love the "Gold King" though I doubt I will ever...

Love the "Gold King" though I doubt I will ever own a 800+ lb bike.

Also love the CB1100 and CB500x.

Surprised the Integra isn't in this bunch.
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,863
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Maybe this thing. Probably not. Never mind me. ...

Maybe this thing. Probably not. Never mind me. I'm just getting antzy to find out just what it is.
...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,022
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I've bought so much stuff from you guys that I...

I've bought so much stuff from you guys that I should have just sent you photos of my bike and you could of photo shopped the rest.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By Maytag Repairman
2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T

This just caught my eye at Visor Down. As a recent owner of a Suzuki cruiser I was beginning to think they were just going to let their cruiser line up slowly die off.

Nothing too radically...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,224
Posted By Maytag Repairman
This could be really cool, or this could be a...

This could be really cool, or this could be a flop. The "North America" part actually scares me a bit as to say lets foist it on the Americans first. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 81,951
Posted By Maytag Repairman
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults...

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/New-bikes/2012/September/sep2512-2013-yamaha-fjr1300-leaked-by-akrapovic/
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,224
Posted By Maytag Repairman
Honda may have figured out how to bring back the...

Honda may have figured out how to bring back the DN-01 as a new NC series bike.

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/first-image-of-hondas-new-big-bike/21471.html
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,421
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I had a 2005 C50T for a couple of years and I...

I had a 2005 C50T for a couple of years and I personally cannot recommend it though I know others who have loved theirs. I found it very heavy for the engine displacement of roughly 800 cc's. For...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 615,139
Posted By Maytag Repairman
I've never trusted TMW for accuracy.

I've never trusted TMW for accuracy.
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