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Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By TinyBear
Thanx so far for all the advice. I didn't pull...

Thanx so far for all the advice. I didn't pull the trigger on the harley as of yet. I keeping options open and testing out a few more bikes while selling my Honda.

Today though I was blown away...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,572
Posted By TinyBear
I could only come up wanting 6 in super dream ...

I could only come up wanting 6 in super dream
Victory Vegas 8-ball- With two up seat and a luggage rack. Stage 1 exhaust and cruiser control. two up bike and solo touring rig.
Yamaha TW200-...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By TinyBear
Possible 2012 Harley to accomodate injury pain?

Well while back I was contemplating getting a smaller cruiser to replace my Honda CBF600. I no longer can ride the CBF comfortably due to injury incurred in a incident in 2012 that nearly claimed my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,023,007
Posted By TinyBear
Any ideas anyone?

Any ideas anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,023,007
Posted By TinyBear
Having some carb fuelling issues on my 08. ...

Having some carb fuelling issues on my 08. Picked it 4ish months ago used and honestly not done much with it due to moving. I ride it only about twice a week commuting to work and use my other...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By TinyBear
I think it looks pretty nice. Time will tell how...

I think it looks pretty nice. Time will tell how it measures up to the rest. I laughed at the 0-60 in 2.7sec. It does say 60Km/hr but still made me laugh.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By TinyBear
Thanx guys. Gave me a bit to think about. Been...

Thanx guys. Gave me a bit to think about. Been playing with tha cycle ergo site and my current honda a lot.

Think I gona order some adjustable pegs and bar risers/pull backs. Along with a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By TinyBear
Considered that along with having the seat built...

Considered that along with having the seat built up higher. Just fear the knee angle could still be an issue.

I also considered just building the DR up for more comfort. But I won't be doing...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By TinyBear
The dtc are not available in canada for the...

The dtc are not available in canada for the CTX700. But even still I'd rly like to stay manual. Despite my leg limits I still refuse to give up my stick shift cage as well (I'm a stubborn fool lol). ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By TinyBear
Post accident bike options.

On Sep 12 2012 I was hit by a cage turning left across my path. I sustained a small list of injuries with the worst being my left leg being nearly severed above the ankle. I had two major bouts...
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,847
Posted By TinyBear
Thanx all for the kind words. I am sure I...

Thanx all for the kind words.

I am sure I will do just fine with my limitations. The pain I have managed well with. And the ability to ride is helping me improve my ankle flexibility. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,835
Posted By TinyBear
What about the Kawasaki versus. Upside down...

What about the Kawasaki versus.

Upside down forks. Nice little parallel twin. Decent all round ergo's. All at a very friendly price.

It's a bike I like myself but for my touring/commuting...
Forum: Face plant 06-29-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,847
Posted By TinyBear
Positive story for this section.

Just figured I'd share my experience here and hope others can get something out f it.

I got hit on September 2012 by a car driver who as all ways "didn't see me" and turned into me when I had the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,876
Posted By TinyBear
My new to me commuter/dirt pig bike. 08 DR650 ...

My new to me commuter/dirt pig bike.
08 DR650

http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr330/BearClaw__/image_zpseca47956.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,419,054
Posted By TinyBear
Right now I pretty happy with my current stable....

Right now I pretty happy with my current stable. But am gona go test drive one of these soon. I find the tech intriguing and 70lbs/tq from 0rpm on a 280lbs machine well that sounds more than a little...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,023,007
Posted By TinyBear
New DR owner here. Brought home a used 08 last...

New DR owner here. Brought home a used 08 last week. Just been doing few thigs before I take it in for a safety and put it on the road. The bit I have ridden it I love this machine. Sooooo far...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By TinyBear
Consider a Honda VFR. The 800 more so than the...

Consider a Honda VFR. The 800 more so than the 1200 mess
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,496
Posted By TinyBear
Being as your in the UK. have you considered...

Being as your in the UK. have you considered Hondas CBF600 series. It's 51cc smaller but pulls far better than my 07 DL650 ever could.

I have had mine three years. And have yet to see ride sit on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,651
Posted By TinyBear
I had a 2003 vulcan 500 for a couple years. I...

I had a 2003 vulcan 500 for a couple years. I purchased it on a whim when my mother needed a bike for a trip due to hers having serious issues with the transmission weeks before departure. I got the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,695
Posted By TinyBear
I am 29 myself. Ridden some pretty quick bikes...

I am 29 myself. Ridden some pretty quick bikes but always find myself drawn to the bikes that though slower make you feel like ya getting the most outa the bike. The old adage "it's more fun to ride...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,597
Posted By TinyBear
Well being as i live a block a way from the local...

Well being as i live a block a way from the local harley dealer i hopped into my wheel chair and wheeled on over with the girl friend to take a gander at a few bikes (i need to get out being stuck at...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,597
Posted By TinyBear
Thanx all. Really liking some of the...

Thanx all.

Really liking some of the Ideas.

Id really like a sportster but being my physical size i question if it will be big enuff (my kawi always worked for me but it did look small...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,597
Posted By TinyBear
Time for a Cruiser again

Well on Sep 12 i was T-boned by an older lady in her car. I was riding my little porject bike a small little 2003 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 i purchased for my mum to use on a trip (her bike was in need of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,419,054
Posted By TinyBear
I pretty happy with my CBF600sa but lately i...

I pretty happy with my CBF600sa but lately i thinking bout trading my kawasaki vulcan 500 in on a new Honda CBR250R. Want a small cheap bike for commuting duty and the odd track day (want to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,445
Posted By TinyBear
If that were me id opt for 1 $10,000 bike. ...

If that were me id opt for 1 $10,000 bike.

I have had 3 bikes at one time and its just too much to insure and maintain (i spend all day at work fixing crap dont wana tinker when i get home no...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,386
Posted By TinyBear
Changing mine up a bit Still starting with...

Changing mine up a bit

Still starting with my current steed
CBF600SA (good all rounder and worked well touring)
Harley 883 Iron (love the looks of these things and having ridden them just love...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,734
Posted By TinyBear
I want that new Honda 250cc Duel sport so if it...

I want that new Honda 250cc Duel sport so if it priced right and its not too small nor too tall 35" seat hight or less im sold.

I will keep my current road warrior Honda though(LOVE my CBF) and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,677
Posted By TinyBear
Stripped bike down couple years back for paint...

Stripped bike down couple years back for paint lighting changes and a rear wheel and hub assembly. This year doing it all again to rebuild the transmision. Should be a lot easier now though as its...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,482
Posted By TinyBear
Honestly in my opinion Cruisers can be a TON of...

Honestly in my opinion Cruisers can be a TON of fun.

I am not old nor am i really debilitated by injuries or bad factory parts lol. I am 28 years old stand 6' weight 260lbs and only real lasting...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,119
Posted By TinyBear
Buell Uylesses xb12xt. Closet to your full list...

Buell Uylesses xb12xt. Closet to your full list but lacks ABS and its Belt drive.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,552
Posted By TinyBear
Back in july i did nearly this very thing. ...

Back in july i did nearly this very thing.

Planned a family vacation in July as my bro myself and my mum have all ridden for some time but NEVER all togeather. My mother and myself live in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 59,494
Posted By TinyBear
Picked this up as a plan B option when my mums...

Picked this up as a plan B option when my mums bike puked its transmission a couple weeks before our family vacation. Plan was to sell after trip. After booting around on the little bike for a few...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,386
Posted By TinyBear
Easy enuff. Honda CBF600sa (for every day...

Easy enuff.

Honda CBF600sa (for every day use and touring)
Kawasaki Vulcan 500 (The beater bike commuter and odd two up mount (more comfy rear seat)
Yamaha WR250r or Suzuki DR 650 or Drz 400 or...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,420
Posted By TinyBear
Have ya consisdered a Kawasaki Vulcan 500. They...

Have ya consisdered a Kawasaki Vulcan 500. They can be had very cheap the engine is from the ninja 500 so it produces quite a bit of power for its size (its actually quicker than any of the mid...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,514
Posted By TinyBear
I like some of the bigger touring mounts but...

I like some of the bigger touring mounts but having done across canada trip this summer on my little CBF600sa i gotta say i dont think i would have chose a different bike if money was not a issue. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,461
Posted By TinyBear
Have had a few Metric cruisers of my own and MANY...

Have had a few Metric cruisers of my own and MANY in the family.

All in what ya want really. But by your post id really recommend a Kawasaki Vulcan 500. I still have mine and it really is a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 37,288
Posted By TinyBear
Honda CBF600SA

Only wish you guys in the states got the CBF600.

Great little sporty touring machine. Took mine cross canada and back again couple months back and LOVED it. Had a couple 900km days and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,419,054
Posted By TinyBear
Today i think i pretty resonable I want to...

Today i think i pretty resonable

I want to keep my little CBF600sa (i LOVE this bike)

I wana Finish and start riding my Seca 750.

And i wana trade in my Vulcan 500 for a KLR650.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,161
Posted By TinyBear
2010 Honda CBF 600 sa. Loaded down with my fat...

2010 Honda CBF 600 sa. Loaded down with my fat ass and approximately 100lbs of gear. Currently on a 12000km trip. Bike has been averaging 50mpg. Best of just shy of 60mpg 250kms to 10l of fuel. That...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,009,474
Posted By TinyBear
My brother thinking bout getting a tiger 800. But...

My brother thinking bout getting a tiger 800. But had some questions I have not found aswers too yet. What is the engines compression ratio and can it run 87 octane fuel.
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