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Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 385,864
Posted By brokeassloser
[QUOTE=Roadscum;25008869]"I think Honda did a...

[QUOTE=Roadscum;25008869]"I think Honda did a nice retro treatment of the CB1100..."

The CB1100 is Heavy, underpowered, very limited fuel range




Aren't there enough 1000HP rockets on...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
There are a lot of solutions. I spaced the bottom...

There are a lot of solutions. I spaced the bottom of my screen out 3/8 inch. That got rid of the buffeting and I've been happy ever sense. Your results may vary.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
A multi as your first bike?! :eek1 Go big or go...

A multi as your first bike?! :eek1 Go big or go home I guess. Congratulations. At least you won't get bored with your starter bike!



Enjoy.
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
The dilemma- I have an early '10 and love the...

The dilemma- I have an early '10 and love the bike but its nearing the end of the extended warranty. It has never given me any reason to doubt it will truck on and on (only 15k now so pretty low...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
Don't forget tilting the existing screen out or...

Don't forget tilting the existing screen out or spacing the bottom out 3/8"(that's what I did)
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
Build a corolla that will hit 60 in three seconds...

Build a corolla that will hit 60 in three seconds and your multi will get better mileage. Problem solved!



I get about 170 out of a tank but have burned one in less than 60. That was a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,788
Posted By brokeassloser
As much as I love my Multi I really like I-fours....

As much as I love my Multi I really like I-fours. This bike has potential.
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 117,136
Posted By brokeassloser
Resale.......pffffffffft. ...

Resale.......pffffffffft.

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/215.jpg (http://s133.photobucket.com/user/chrisgri/media/215.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By brokeassloser
The CB1100 had both ABS and non from the start....

The CB1100 had both ABS and non from the start. The ABS models just sold out fast. One of them to my wife.
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
Mine competes with a lot of other toys so not a...

Mine competes with a lot of other toys so not a huge amount of mileage (only 13k) but it does seem to handle a beating well. Lots of forest roads both paved and unpaved, as much off road as I'm brave...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
Wow its been three years already since I got my...

Wow its been three years already since I got my multitasker! I've been following this thread since post #1 and picked up one of the first ones. It still offers the thrill and never gets old. Sure...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 625,893
Posted By brokeassloser
You may understand if you ride it (my wife owns...

You may understand if you ride it (my wife owns one) Honda knocked it out of the park! As for the HP rating aren't there enough 2000HP bikes on the market? The cb pulls from ANY rpm. It's the most...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,412
Posted By brokeassloser
The failures come from someone thinking all they...

The failures come from someone thinking all they need is a sawsall and a rubbish bin to throw half the bike in and they have a custom. The bikes you are seeing in this thread that look good were...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 625,893
Posted By brokeassloser
We brought it home today! :clap She grinned the...

We brought it home today! :clap She grinned the entire ride home. I finally got to take it for a spin and WOW. It's everything a CB should be.

The two of them together with happy momma.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 625,893
Posted By brokeassloser
We are picking up a CB1100 ABS model tomorrow for...

We are picking up a CB1100 ABS model tomorrow for the wifey!:clapAnd we are parking it next to this.

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/P1010453.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
I put it in the middle of the side. I had pecked...

I put it in the middle of the side. I had pecked away at it but was afraid to break it so I handed it to a tech when I happened to be at the dealer and she just jabbed and twisted. It looks scary but...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
Put a screwdriver in the space along the edge and...

Put a screwdriver in the space along the edge and don't be scared to give it a twist. The circutboard is loose so be careful once it opens.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 36,593
Posted By brokeassloser
My wife has a 796 I've ridden a handfull of...

My wife has a 796 I've ridden a handfull of times. It behaves very differently from an I-4 which may be why some people think its "snatchy" or whatever- ridden as it should be in the twistys (that...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By brokeassloser
Never. Mines solid as a rock all the way to the...

Never. Mines solid as a rock all the way to the 140 I'm too chicken to go past. Your dealer will fix it. Prolly an out of balance tire.
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
+1 more. I've soaked mine many times. No problems...

+1 more. I've soaked mine many times. No problems so far
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
'Bout covers it.

'Bout covers it.
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
I don't have anything useful to add other than I...

I don't have anything useful to add other than I REALLY love this bike, so heres a poser shot.:evil


http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/DSCN1550.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
I dropped ny Multi in the snow this morning. The...

I dropped ny Multi in the snow this morning. The combination of Altrider guards and Barkbusters were worth their weight for sure. It slammed right down where the mirror and brake lever would have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,343
Posted By brokeassloser
Thanks for letting me tag along.......or...

Thanks for letting me tag along.......or following......or whatever. The walkway was laugh out loud fun! Especially watching the 800 do it:clap
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
3/8" spacer at the bottom screw in the stock...

3/8" spacer at the bottom screw in the stock screen. It made a world of difference for me (a 6'5" rider) and cost me the price of a longer screw.It cures most of the buffeting that makes the stock...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 388,118
Posted By brokeassloser
Four out of the top five threads in road warriors...

Four out of the top five threads in road warriors are Harley threads. Maybe ADV needs a Harley sub forum?:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 388,118
Posted By brokeassloser
Boy am I ever doing it wrong. ...

Boy am I ever doing it wrong.

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/CIMG0114.jpg


http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/DSCN0680.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24,191
Views: 4,138,093
Posted By brokeassloser
Hello one and all. I have an '07 E model that is...

Hello one and all. I have an '07 E model that is in pretty pristene shape and just picked up an S model that has seen way better days. I'm in the process of putting all my new goodness including...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
I guess I should be more clear. I know there are...

I guess I should be more clear. I know there are some crashed ones and that will break anything. I'm talking about the kind of breakage that comes from bottoming out the suspension. hammering the...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
My multi has 5500 miles and I still can't imagine...

My multi has 5500 miles and I still can't imagine a better bike! Loving it so far.

I tried a variation on the winscreen spacing- I spaced out only the bottom 1/4" and it made a huge difference! I...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,209,618
Posted By brokeassloser
I couldnt get my dealer to budge much on the...

I couldnt get my dealer to budge much on the price but getting them to trow things in was easy- first sevice, a little gear, and a track day for wifey.

I got the standard with ABS. Love it. The...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,775
Posted By brokeassloser
My lady(who has zero chance of riding my multi...

My lady(who has zero chance of riding my multi because of short legs) took one look and said " I want!"
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,891
Posted By brokeassloser
Not well and expensive I'd bet. The few times...

Not well and expensive I'd bet. The few times I've had mine off road I keep thinking about my water pump cover and fairings and blinkery mirrors. It could be sorted and Altrider is on it but I bought...
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,891
Posted By brokeassloser
It isn't a GS any more than a GS is a 990. It...

It isn't a GS any more than a GS is a 990. It isn't completely incapable of singletrack(see post 11:deal ) but isnt as stable as a real dualsport and is surrounded by expensive italian bits.

Oh...
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,891
Posted By brokeassloser
This bike loves crappy roads! ...

This bike loves crappy roads!

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/IMG_2170.jpg (http://<a href=)
It's no dualsport though. This was a bit sketchy.

...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,891
Posted By brokeassloser
I made a few subtle cosmetic changes.Not the best...

I made a few subtle cosmetic changes.Not the best pic but here it is.The skid plate just needed to be black.

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/harley/IMG_2156.jpg (http://<a...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,891
Posted By brokeassloser
I already posted this in one of those other...

I already posted this in one of those other threads but thought I might help get the picture thread rolling

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/harley/IMG_2022.jpg (http://<a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 105,425
Posted By brokeassloser
I have just over 500 on mine so far and I love...

I have just over 500 on mine so far and I love it! The surging is there if you look for it but for me(at least this bike) its a non-issue. I went with the S model with ABS but no electric suspension...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,044
Posted By brokeassloser
I can see how that would happen. Thw KLR doesn't...

I can see how that would happen. Thw KLR doesn't exactly scream cool but is a great bike and a helluva lot of bang for the buck.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,044
Posted By brokeassloser
Ever buy a bike you thought you wouldn't like?

I recently traded my way into a 98 R1 thinking I'd ride it for a bit and get rid of it before it kills me. A 600 or my Hyper is a better street ride anyway in theory. Turns out I f*cking love this...
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