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Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,949
Views: 631,099
Posted By TRRcheck
Local dealer has a brand new 2009 for...

Local dealer has a brand new 2009 for $10k....Good deal? Any concerns with a bike having sat that long?
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,560
Posted By TRRcheck
I'd take a 883 over a 1200.. I've ridden both (in...

I'd take a 883 over a 1200.. I've ridden both (in stock form) and was getting 10+ mpg better on the 883.. Adequate power for me, much cheaper new/used, better mpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By TRRcheck
Thanks Randy, great advice! I've tried...

Thanks Randy, great advice!

I've tried convincing her of maybe being interested in a HD Superlow or one of the 250cc cruisers that have a low seat height, but she won't ride anything than a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By TRRcheck
Question on handling after lowering..

The girlfriend wants a bike, specifically a sport-bike.. We've narrowed it down to the CBR250R, CB500R, Ninja 250R and Ninja 300.. I want one of these bikes as well so this is a bike that we'd end up...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 615,880
Posted By TRRcheck
Hey Freud, can you go into some detail regarding...

Hey Freud, can you go into some detail regarding the aux lights? I'm in need of something for my XR.. Like price, electrical drain, where you can buy them, etc?

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 22,719
Posted By TRRcheck
It's essentially an upgraded Thruxtron. To me...

It's essentially an upgraded Thruxtron. To me it's too similar to the Thruxton to be called a "new" model. I compare it to a HD Road King and and CVO HD Road King.. Essentially the same bike, just...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 22,719
Posted By TRRcheck
So essentially it's going to be a re-badged...

So essentially it's going to be a re-badged Thruxton? I can only hope for bold new colors!!
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 208,631
Posted By TRRcheck
Why would you expect a basic 400cc bike to be...

Why would you expect a basic 400cc bike to be "significantly" more powerful than a basic 650cc? :rofl


Ain't gonna happen with this bike; some of you are expecting waaayy too much
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 126,082
Posted By TRRcheck
You didn't build that :D

You didn't build that :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 67,769
Posted By TRRcheck
Do we really need 4 tigers? Granted this is...

Do we really need 4 tigers?

Granted this is more of a upright street bike, but still..
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,411
Posted By TRRcheck
Funny you mention the XR1200.. Of course, I own...

Funny you mention the XR1200.. Of course, I own one and absolutely LOVE it :D. Recently, I came up with a list of 15 things I want in my next bike.. The XR1200 had only 1 out of 15 on list of "must...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 168,040
Posted By TRRcheck
G650GS is the thumper with the alloy rims. I sat...

G650GS is the thumper with the alloy rims. I sat on one today and I didn't feel like it had that much suspension travel.. The G650GS Sertao definitely had more travel but the standard G650GS didn't...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 168,040
Posted By TRRcheck
Anyone want to take a guess on whether the 500x...

Anyone want to take a guess on whether the 500x will be comparable to the BMW G650GS? Would be almost $4k cheaper.

Thoughts?
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,585
Posted By TRRcheck
You're at least 5 years late on the news bud :D

You're at least 5 years late on the news bud :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 168,040
Posted By TRRcheck
I'm excited to see what the factory options and...

I'm excited to see what the factory options and aftermarket will look like as far as luggage and other adv-inspired goodies. Can't wait :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4,060
Views: 624,338
Posted By TRRcheck
Exactly. When I was shopping for my first new...

Exactly. When I was shopping for my first new bike (at age 24), none of my local banks would give me a loan, citing short credit history and a limit of $2500 for a recreational vehicle.

If Honda...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 70,791
Posted By TRRcheck
Ha! A cup every 1k miles would be an improvement...

Ha! A cup every 1k miles would be an improvement for my bike!! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 126,082
Posted By TRRcheck
Odd on the tire issue. Not sure how you're riding...

Odd on the tire issue. Not sure how you're riding the bike, but I don't have any problems getting 8-10,000 miles out of a rear tire and I ride 50% twisties / 50% highway. :huh
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 126,082
Posted By TRRcheck
Same here, it was between the XR and the...

Same here, it was between the XR and the Scrambler...


Bought my '09 XR in March 2010 new for $9400 OTD - they threw in the saddlebags + mounts too :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 126,082
Posted By TRRcheck
Anybody know where I can get replacement factory...

Anybody know where I can get replacement factory luggage bags? My zippers on both bags are shot and now won't close. Have any of you had them repaired?

BTW, I just passed 30,000 miles on my baby...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-21-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By TRRcheck
Yes, I would be single..But I'm definitely not...

Yes, I would be single..But I'm definitely not interested in marriage/kids in my lifetime.. I heard the mormoms are pushy on the whole having a family thing..:puke1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-20-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By TRRcheck
Tell me about Idaho Falls

I did a quick search and didn't find much. I was looking for info about Idaho Falls - ie, what's it like to live there, the people, economy, etc, etc.. I'm thinking about applying for a job in the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,811
Posted By TRRcheck
I picked mine ('09 black) up in 2010 as a...

I picked mine ('09 black) up in 2010 as a leftover for about $9200 OTD.. I thought the price was great, however if I new about the XR1200X, I probably would have waited - I really like the white...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 71,386
Posted By TRRcheck
I thought the "Harleys leak oil" thing was a...

I thought the "Harleys leak oil" thing was a myth.......and then I bought an XR1200 :D


29K miles and I still love her :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By TRRcheck
Ridden one for a demo ride. The seating position...

Ridden one for a demo ride. The seating position and ergos are much better than the Ninja 250. It looked and felt more solidly built (plus the FI delivered better too). It did seem alot "slower"...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,738
Posted By TRRcheck
So does the XR1200 :(

So does the XR1200 :(
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,297
Posted By TRRcheck
Bike: '09 XR1200 Miles: 1092 Trip: Wisconsin...

Bike: '09 XR1200
Miles: 1092
Trip: Wisconsin to Wyoming

You don't want to know what my ass looked like after :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By TRRcheck
Fork oil change is every 50k, according to the...

Fork oil change is every 50k, according to the manual for '09 sportsters. The mechanic says he opens the manual and goes straight down the list..
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By TRRcheck
Tranny/brake fluid, plugs, air filter,...

Tranny/brake fluid, plugs, air filter, adjustments, etc.. Not a whole lot really
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By TRRcheck
Why the difference in dealer service costs?

Well my bike is still under warranty for a short period of time and I usually have the dealer do the service until it expires (that and I'm short of time lately) on my XR1200.. So I've called...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 126,082
Posted By TRRcheck
I just shook my head in disgust today........ ...

I just shook my head in disgust today........


I was at a local Harley dealer, a guy was purchasing an XR1200. The first thing he asks the service department to do is............put forward...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 126,082
Posted By TRRcheck
I wouldn't expect it to be there but I don't want...

I wouldn't expect it to be there but I don't want to hook up my battery charger to it thinking its the port and them fry the cpu or something
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 126,082
Posted By TRRcheck
Quick question - Is there a battery charger port...

Quick question - Is there a battery charger port hooked up to the bike stock or is that something else? I mean like an auxillary port that you would use instead of the alligator clips?


Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,982
Posted By TRRcheck
I should note that through the sale of 2 project...

I should note that through the sale of 2 project bikes and many extra parts (all which I got for free) I'll have enough to buy a small bike new, if needed. So purchase price isn't an issue. Honestly,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,982
Posted By TRRcheck
Bike with best gas mileage stock?

I've recently been looking around for a gas-sipping bike for the sole purpose of saving money on fuel. I want to be able to cruise at 55-60mph and would hope for around 75++mpg

Been looking at:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7,952
Views: 2,151,858
Posted By TRRcheck
I want to pick up a Kawasaki Eliminator 125, but...

I want to pick up a Kawasaki Eliminator 125, but I've yet to see much about the bike here.. Anyone have one or ridden one??
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,281
Posted By TRRcheck
Spend 5000 on the bike, then the other 5000 on...

Spend 5000 on the bike, then the other 5000 on gas, gear, trips, tires, etc..
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By TRRcheck
Kawasaki Eliminator 125 Thread

Who has one? Pics? What are your experiences, mods, etc..:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,134
Posted By TRRcheck
I had one of my rocker box covers replaced after...

I had one of my rocker box covers replaced after it was seeping and found to be warped. This was after they replaced the gaskets on the previous 2 attempts :huh
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-15-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By TRRcheck
New Orleans flooding..

I'll be in new orleans later this week for a few days on my bike. How is it with regards to the flooding? Am I going to get trapped ala Katrina??
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