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Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 334,910
Posted By Hoosier919
I am trading my super tenere on a low mile 2009...

I am trading my super tenere on a low mile 2009 Councours 14. Is there anything on the Kawasaki that I should look out for? This is a spur of the moment deal for me and I haven't done the usual 3-4...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 54,375
Posted By Hoosier919
I get 50mpg typically but I also live over an...

I get 50mpg typically but I also live over an hour from the nearest Interstate highway. I rarely ride on a road with a speed limit above 55. When I took my bike on a cross country trip a few years...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 54,375
Posted By Hoosier919
I would guess it is the speed and RPM. Mine...

I would guess it is the speed and RPM. Mine starts to get real thirsty approaching 5K RPM.
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 461,203
Posted By Hoosier919
This is one of the best reports I have read. ...

This is one of the best reports I have read. First one I have ever been moved to comment on.
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26,040
Views: 4,961,558
Posted By Hoosier919
The handle bars are not fine as is for me. The...

The handle bars are not fine as is for me. The angle of my wrists on the bars is just not right. I am not sure that risers are what I need or new grips or just complete new bars.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,264
Posted By Hoosier919
There fixed it for you. The 919 doesn't turn...

There fixed it for you. The 919 doesn't turn anywhere near like a full on sport bike.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,264
Posted By Hoosier919
I guess this is all semantics. Any bike that...

I guess this is all semantics. Any bike that didn't require concious effort to turn would obviously have a serious flaw. It does however take more percieved effort for me to turn the S10 than it...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,264
Posted By Hoosier919
Have you got a lot of miles on the 919?

Have you got a lot of miles on the 919?
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,264
Posted By Hoosier919
I have a thousand miles on mine now and really...

I have a thousand miles on mine now and really like it so far. Will disagree on the bike following my thoughts. My 919 turns with a thought, the Super Ten requires actual input. I feel like I...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,755
Posted By Hoosier919
I got 47mpg pretty consistently over the first...

I got 47mpg pretty consistently over the first 800 miles.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 175,564
Posted By Hoosier919
Have you heard anything from the guys in...

Have you heard anything from the guys in Longview? I am going to try calling this afternoon bt haven't heard anything yet. I really hope mine is set up and ready to go by next weekend.
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,551
Posted By Hoosier919
I would like to see a pic of this. Looking at...

I would like to see a pic of this. Looking at stock Road Kings I can't see any way to make the feet not be in front of you. Maybe if you have REALLY short legs.

For full disclosure I am checking...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 461,465
Posted By Hoosier919
Hydraulic lifters so should be just oil changes...

Hydraulic lifters so should be just oil changes and chains.
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 461,465
Posted By Hoosier919
I saw a few pictures earlier this week on another...

I saw a few pictures earlier this week on another site of them testing at Barber. I think after that test the bikes were headed to Michigan for a complete tear down and evaluation. Hopefully we...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,493
Posted By Hoosier919
For a sportbike just stay Japanese and it will be...

For a sportbike just stay Japanese and it will be dead reliable. Just pick one you like the most. I've always been a Honda guy but the R1 from the years you are talking about are gorgeous. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 461,465
Posted By Hoosier919
I got a message from Motus last night. They are...

I got a message from Motus last night. They are going to be in Indy at the MotoGP. They also said that they will be posting a tour schedule in the near future.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,782
Posted By Hoosier919
From reading through this thread I may be the...

From reading through this thread I may be the only one but I think the ZRX is fugly. I think it is that square headlight but I am not sure. Something about it just doesn't look right to me. The great...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,782
Posted By Hoosier919
+1 on the 919. Rock solid reliable and fairly...

+1 on the 919. Rock solid reliable and fairly cheap. If you want old school find a Nighthawk 750.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 461,465
Posted By Hoosier919
That is so amazingly simple to fix I am not sure...

That is so amazingly simple to fix I am not sure why you would even mention it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 461,465
Posted By Hoosier919
I agree 100%. Anything approaching new car...

I agree 100%. Anything approaching new car pricing is real hard to justify living in this climate. If I lived somewhere I could ride year round then maybe it would be easier. This bike does sound...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,883
Posted By Hoosier919
I am still new on this forum so maybe I just...

I am still new on this forum so maybe I just don't get it but what is the obsession with where threads are located? As long as they are somewhat applicable to the basic point of the folder who cares?
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,883
Posted By Hoosier919
Great pics Greg. I especially like the picture...

Great pics Greg. I especially like the picture showing clearance for the passenger around the bags.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,030
Posted By Hoosier919
Always good to see some love for the 9er. I am...

Always good to see some love for the 9er. I am adding a Super Tenere to my garage this spring (hopefully it will be delivered on time in May) but keeping the 919. I rode mine from Indiana to...
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,002
Posted By Hoosier919
yes August will come no matter what but why buy a...

yes August will come no matter what but why buy a new bike for a very limited riding season? After reading this I fully believe the Super Tenere will be here in May or early June so I am going ahead...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,002
Posted By Hoosier919
Nice explanation. After reading all the not till...

Nice explanation. After reading all the not till August grumblings I had about talked myself out of even ordering the bike.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,002
Posted By Hoosier919
I am about 99% sure I am ordering the Tenere...

I am about 99% sure I am ordering the Tenere after I see next month in Michigan. My question for you is how much comfort are you giving up compared to the ST1300? Before I saw the Tenere I had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,190
Posted By Hoosier919
I ride a naked bike so virtually nobody waves to...

I ride a naked bike so virtually nobody waves to me. I wave to anyone on two wheels at any time of the year. If you don't wave back then look in the mirror and you will get the one finger salute.
...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,002
Posted By Hoosier919
That is funny. My dealer has one on order for...

That is funny. My dealer has one on order for the showroom. I am guessing if my little dealer here has one then other larger dealers will as well.
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