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Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By BigIron
Wiser and more knowledgable folks will be along...

Wiser and more knowledgable folks will be along shortly, but i've got a 98 S3T. And I'd sell a kidney for an S1W. :evil

The Good: relatively light (at least compared to my ZX-14), great handling,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,240
Posted By BigIron
You mean one of the 400Fs that Honda dealers ...

You mean one of the 400Fs that Honda dealers used to hold down floor tiles?
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,335
Posted By BigIron
Mine are from Knight. Haven't noticed any problem.

Mine are from Knight. Haven't noticed any problem.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,240
Posted By BigIron
If Yamaha ever puts 399cc in a T-dub, there'll be...

If Yamaha ever puts 399cc in a T-dub, there'll be one in my garage. Maybe two.

Real suspension would be nice too.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
I had a Ninnie and the wife owns a Street. Street...

I had a Ninnie and the wife owns a Street. Street wins.

It's not close.
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 65,978
Posted By BigIron
Maybe as long as he runs WFO all day. And it's...

Maybe as long as he runs WFO all day. And it's all downhill.

Still probably better than the GS1150 I owned. i rode Killer a lot, but the Beemer mostly sat. Not sure why other than it just never...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,761
Posted By BigIron
No question: Goldwing 1500. No better way to...

No question: Goldwing 1500. No better way to dispatch miles for the price.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,587
Views: 307,366
Posted By BigIron
Mrs. Iron bought one. Rode just a about...

Mrs. Iron bought one. Rode just a about everything on the floor and bought the 750. I rode most after she did and agreed on the Street. YMMV.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 26,378
Posted By BigIron
Now that's funny. :rofl I looked at the...

Now that's funny. :rofl

I looked at the BigVer last weekend. Not sure yet if I'm willing to give up the ZX14, but it checks a LOT of boxes.
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
I'm in on that too.

I'm in on that too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 44,316
Posted By BigIron
I like a little rush (so I ride a Zx14, but a...

I like a little rush (so I ride a Zx14, but a 1kSP or 1200 would do me just fine) but it's not about that all the time. Sometimes just being on two wheels works. At least for me.

A few years back,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
That seems to happen often with Hondas. Dealers...

That seems to happen often with Hondas. Dealers use them to hold down floor tiles until they become unobtanium a few years later.
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
As declared in a different thread: Yeah, me too.

As declared in a different thread: Yeah, me too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 44,316
Posted By BigIron
Crap, now I want one of those.

Crap, now I want one of those.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By BigIron
Close enough. Between your brother and I, we...

Close enough. Between your brother and I, we should be able to figure a nice ride and some good food.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By BigIron
Ping me when you get here. If you have time,...

Ping me when you get here. If you have time, we'll get in a ride and some seafood.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By BigIron
Just teasing a little, no offense intended. ...

Just teasing a little, no offense intended.

I get it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By BigIron
This. Uh, ship the bike back? :rofl

This.




Uh, ship the bike back? :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,555
Posted By BigIron
I get the appeal. But try the 700X as suggested...

I get the appeal. But try the 700X as suggested above. I was surprised how big dude comfortable it is. And the glovebox would make around town a snap.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,234
Posted By BigIron
The only bike I regret not buying was an ST1100...

The only bike I regret not buying was an ST1100 when they first came out. I still remember it sitting in front of the dealer. Several years later, I chased STs until I finally gave up. Guys just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,004
Posted By BigIron
I was thinking street hooliganism, but the track...

I was thinking street hooliganism, but the track could be fun. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,004
Posted By BigIron
And because scooters don't count, a Burgman 400...

And because scooters don't count, a Burgman 400 for bopping around and a Honda Elite 250 with a hack (shoulda kept that and my 89" FXR).
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,004
Posted By BigIron
Let's see: ZX14R - done, but if I get to be...

Let's see:

ZX14R - done, but if I get to be picky I'd swap my white one for the new red throwback colors and abs

FXRP/FXRT - done, in the FXRP flavor

Shovelhead Lowrider - done

Plus:
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,395
Posted By BigIron
I've been riding HD for a while, but this was my...

I've been riding HD for a while, but this was my experience too. As long as I was bopping around just short shifting it, my 2013 RG was fine. But anything else was a little disappointing, especially...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By BigIron
Ditto. I've got the Cortech with locking tank...

Ditto. I've got the Cortech with locking tank ring. Great bag, but fitting the bag is a little finicky. Worth it though. You can also buy add-ons to customize the Cortech
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,530
Posted By BigIron
Clearly, you should just buy a bike for the pipe....

Clearly, you should just buy a bike for the pipe. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
doh i was drooling over that bike yesterday while...

doh i was drooling over that bike yesterday while mrs iron picked up her street 750
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
i said that too: Someday I'll buy one of those...

i said that too: Someday I'll buy one of those and get it out of my system.

Wrong on both counts. Bought a second one after selling the first one. Didn't get it out of my system. D'oh.
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,395
Posted By BigIron
My wife bought a 750 last week after test riding...

My wife bought a 750 last week after test riding the fleet: 500, 48, vrod, low rider. I, of course, took the opportunity to ride each one as well.

The 500 really surprised me. It ran a LOT...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,504
Posted By BigIron
I'll be cringing over my wallet.

I'll be cringing over my wallet.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,504
Posted By BigIron
Actually, the whole thing makes me gooey. ...

Actually, the whole thing makes me gooey.

Some guy on an original H2 is responsible for my life long motorcycle fetish. I was 11 and just walking down the street when a guy turns the corner on a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 53,050
Posted By BigIron
Really dude. You bought a bike that you ENJOY...

Really dude. You bought a bike that you ENJOY riding? You didn't buy a spec sheet bike?

What were you thinking?
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,335
Posted By BigIron
I'd start with the Buell pegs and a set of Genmar...

I'd start with the Buell pegs and a set of Genmar risers and go from there. About $150 total.

My ZX set up like this with a ZG windscreen was way more comfortable than Mrs. iron's C14. For me...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
Sometimes. :D My last post mysteriously...

Sometimes. :D

My last post mysteriously self-actualized.:doh:doh
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
A few years ago, I walked out of a Honda...

A few years ago, I walked out of a Honda dealership in a small Washington town and face planted into a mint one of these. Gorgeous bike. Too bad it already belonged to somebody.
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,335
Posted By BigIron
State Farm was reasonable for me as well, ...

State Farm was reasonable for me as well,

Progressive once quoted me $300 a month for a Buell. Flo is a harsh mistress.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
Best way I know of to slab it 500 miles to Point...

Best way I know of to slab it 500 miles to Point B.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
Meh, this is ADV. Keep bringing' it. :rofl

Meh, this is ADV. Keep bringing' it.

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
Sadly, the strengths of the big ZX are right up...

Sadly, the strengths of the big ZX are right up my alley. So much so, that I just put money down on my second one. I got rid of the first one 'cause it's kinda like dating a stripper: It's fun but...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,587
Posted By BigIron
Once the tach swings past 7k,things start to...

Once the tach swings past 7k,things start to happen very quickly.
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