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Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,056
Posted By ArmSC
Sharp looking bike you got there...I really want...

Sharp looking bike you got there...I really want to ride one of them. They look like a lot of fun. It's a shame Suzuki doesn't offer them anymore. Good luck with your new bike and remember to ride...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,586
Posted By ArmSC
I'm curious to see what they come out with. I...

I'm curious to see what they come out with. I must admit that an ST with less weight, better gas mileage and lower cost that still includes decent parts is interesting. If done well you could have...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,529
Posted By ArmSC
I think the bench looks good on those bikes. Has...

I think the bench looks good on those bikes. Has that old school look about it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,327
Posted By ArmSC
This reminds me of a friend that wanted a bike a...

This reminds me of a friend that wanted a bike a few years ago and was given a budget of 1k. He has no mechanical ability, no tools, and wanted it perfect. Everything was too old, too many miles,...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 64,174
Posted By ArmSC
5'11 31 inseam. 2011 wee with new seat, risers,...

5'11 31 inseam. 2011 wee with new seat, risers, and lowered pegs.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,248
Posted By ArmSC
http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201303/2013-...

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201303/2013-suzuki-gw250-inazuma-1_800x0w.jpg

How about this...GW250. They are listing for 3999 so not much more than the Johnny P but probably a bit better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,778
Posted By ArmSC
Shure earbuds that are flush so they stay in when...

Shure earbuds that are flush so they stay in when putting on my helmet. I have them running through a nice little mp3 player I got for Christmas. It's nice having some background noise while riding...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By ArmSC
Enjoy the new bike! The versys is a cool bike...

Enjoy the new bike! The versys is a cool bike that should do you good. Sounds like it's already farkled a bit as well. :thumb

FYI the last thing that would have bothered me about the HD would...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,233
Posted By ArmSC
A friend of mine just bought a 500f recently. ...

A friend of mine just bought a 500f recently. I've ridden it a bit and I'll still say that bike would be awesome in some serious twisties. I wouldn't mind giving a go on some of those mountain...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,862
Posted By ArmSC
Check out the 500 line from Honda. There should...

Check out the 500 line from Honda. There should be something that you like in the line-up. I know they ars getting some good mpg out of them and that little 500 will surprise you.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,591
Posted By ArmSC
I had a sportster and I have spent some time...

I had a sportster and I have spent some time riding my friends 500f. It is a fun bike... no if ands or buts about that. If you can't have fun on that 500 you're doing something wrong. However, the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,591
Posted By ArmSC
Friend of mine just sold an 883, couldn't ride...

Friend of mine just sold an 883, couldn't ride it, for a 500f. He was riding with me after only a few hours in the parking lot. The 500 honda engine surprised me how flexible it was. It pulled...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,332
Posted By ArmSC
Nice looking bike...in the fastest color of...

Nice looking bike...in the fastest color of course. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 66,184
Posted By ArmSC
Now that is one beautiful machine...I always...

Now that is one beautiful machine...I always liked the 750 nighthawk. :nod
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,362
Views: 786,176
Posted By ArmSC
If you plan on riding the bike for distance...

If you plan on riding the bike for distance you'll want the 1200 gearing over the 883 after about an hour. The 1250 conversion will make you quick of the light but super buzzy at 80mph... I know my...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 136,248
Posted By ArmSC
That's a sharp looking savage! Wonder how it...

That's a sharp looking savage! Wonder how it would compare to either of two bikes navin was talking about :deal
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,454
Posted By ArmSC
We set records last Sat, Sun,and Mon for heat...

We set records last Sat, Sun,and Mon for heat here...low 80s. :huh That was nice but too warm for Christmas. Great riding weather though... I was enjoying it.

However, some people like it above...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,454
Posted By ArmSC
Wait till at least after the spring. A new seat,...

Wait till at least after the spring. A new seat, risers, and some luggage and I think you would have a fine tourer. Since you didn't like the vstrom I would say make that bike comfy and ride it....
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 468,788
Posted By ArmSC
My local dealer has two of them on the floor...

My local dealer has two of them on the floor right now, a grey and a red one. Man this is a light bike! I couldn't get over how light and easy it was to pick up off the stand. I just wish they had...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,923
Posted By ArmSC
I've owned both and I love the FI on the wee. ...

I've owned both and I love the FI on the wee. Hit he start button and it comes alive. I don't think I'll ever go back to a carb...FYI I never have problems with my laptop. :ricky
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,076
Posted By ArmSC
Go try the streetbob. You can test it out at...

Go try the streetbob. You can test it out at most dealers. That way you know if you want to cross it off the list. The 950 still seems practical to me. Not a bad thing as I like practical but not...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,288
Posted By ArmSC
+1 I like having the road bikes in one place. I...

+1 I like having the road bikes in one place. I get to read about bikes I had no idea about. The variety keeps this section fun. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,640
Posted By ArmSC
Let me guess you just move the milk crate up a...

Let me guess you just move the milk crate up a bit and put the baby on remainder of the rack lol :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,640
Posted By ArmSC
That might just be the biggest top box I've ever...

That might just be the biggest top box I've ever seen on a bike, let alone a two fifty! :D That's insane! :huh. If you like it and you feel safe right on.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,842
Posted By ArmSC
Is looking at a standard or cruiser? One of the...

Is looking at a standard or cruiser? One of the best features of a cruiser is that they are low. Any sporty in the current HD line up is going to be low or "super low". All most all of other...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,729
Posted By ArmSC
The roadsters also has... a bigger rear fender,...

The roadsters also has... a bigger rear fender, factory tach, more chrome, the front forks were longer ( I think), no FI on most years ( all nightsters should be FI) no gaiters
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 227,597
Posted By ArmSC
If you like the Bolt then get the bolt. You can...

If you like the Bolt then get the bolt. You can mod the Harley till the cows come home then mod it more. However, if it still doesn't work for you then you have to get something different. I know...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By ArmSC
Have you ever looked at a sportster? I don't...

Have you ever looked at a sportster? I don't know how big you are but the 1200 would fit all your needs. It's not a supersports riding position but it's a blast to ride and they can be comfy two up.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7,552
Views: 1,115,341
Posted By ArmSC
This

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201211/2013-yamaha-fz1-1_1600x0w.jpg

OR

http://ultimatemotorcycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/2014-suzuki-v-strom-1000-first-look-review-5.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,906
Posted By ArmSC
I always liked the v&h slips on the sporty...you...

I always liked the v&h slips on the sporty...you should like the sound too. Good choice in a seat too. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 38,220
Posted By ArmSC
Interesting concept...bringing the rune back imo....

Interesting concept...bringing the rune back imo. A friend has one and loves the bike to death. He cruises all over with just a bag strapped to he pillion. I know there are guys that will buy this...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,730
Posted By ArmSC
I'm impressed with the technology but find myself...

I'm impressed with the technology but find myself asking why? How much is too much for the regular everyday rider. I think they should look at charging a 650. That would be more interesting to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 199,689
Posted By ArmSC
I think they are the best looking bikes that the...

I think they are the best looking bikes that the MOCO has brought out in recent years. They are going to sell them like hotdogs at a baseball game. They really needed a true entry level bike to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,770
Posted By ArmSC
I just went and sat on this bike again at my...

I just went and sat on this bike again at my local dealer and I have to agree. I'm just below 6' 250 and I fit on this bike. Some bar risers and a peg lowering kit would do wonders but then again...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7,552
Views: 1,115,341
Posted By ArmSC
This... ...

This...
http://cdn01.yamahamotorsports.com/img.jpg?id=18282&class=med640
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 34,625
Posted By ArmSC
That new ctx looks like a mini f6b to me. I,...

That new ctx looks like a mini f6b to me. I, like a lot of you hate that dino styling so hopefully they come out with the n version so it won't look so bad.

I am interested in the 650's and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,875
Posted By ArmSC
http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/ArticleImages/med...

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/ArticleImages/med/04KawMeanStreak.jpg
Kawi mean streak...kinda on the big side but they were supposed to handle really well for a cruiser.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By ArmSC
There is only one seat choice so what you see is...

There is only one seat choice so what you see is what you get. I would venture so say 1.5 is a good estimate. I'll try to measure the next time and get back to you.
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By ArmSC
V Strom Gen 1 Saddlemen Adventure Tour Seat

Hey all I wanted to share my new seat pics and impressions with my fellow inmates. I recently installed the Saddlemen Adventure Tour seat for the last gen V Strom. This will fit both the Wee and...
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By ArmSC
Great looking bike. Grats on picking that up. I...

Great looking bike. Grats on picking that up. I looked hard at the roadie before I got my strom...I think you'll be happy on it.
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