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Forum: Road Warriors Yesterday, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Zroadster another thing to consider is how you...

Zroadster another thing to consider is how you pack. The less you take the lighter your bike is, the easier is it to unload every night and reload every morning. Take an approach much like a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,139
Posted By doogiepooch
I've done Asheville to San Francisco twice....

I've done Asheville to San Francisco twice. Technically not coast to coast but I could have ridden down to Charleston in another 4 hours to make it officially coast to coast but that wasn't my goal....
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,431
Posted By doogiepooch
I've crisscrossed this country on a Ninja 300 and...

I've crisscrossed this country on a Ninja 300 and a KLR650, 2 very different bikes but both in the mid to low 30hp department. The KLR has a little more comfortable riding position. Maybe not more...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Good stuff zroadster. Have you looked at the...

Good stuff zroadster. Have you looked at the SWMotech Blaze saddlebag system? In my opinion it's the best out for this bike. Either that or go with a Giant Loop. Get a rear rack and rig up a couple...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,511
Posted By doogiepooch
If you are leaning Ninja 250, spend the extra...

If you are leaning Ninja 250, spend the extra grand and get the 300. They are available for around $3,000 now. It's adds 10 more hp + fuel injection.

Id sell you mine for that :lol3
Don't take...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
11,000 is nothing to sneeze at, Id put money on...

11,000 is nothing to sneeze at, Id put money on that being well above the average. This year I'll be lucky to do 1,000, past years I've done as much as 16,000 but none of mine are commuter miles, fun...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
I definitely need to do a north east trip so I...

I definitely need to do a north east trip so I can hit every roadside seafood shack between here and Maine. Would love to head that way in the fall. Mostly restrictive gun laws keep me from spending...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Worry less...ride more. You noobs have some...

Worry less...ride more. You noobs have some catching up to do...:lol3

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac44/a1979m/image_zpsdtca2cmp.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Thanks folks I'm pretty happy with it. Yeah...

Thanks folks I'm pretty happy with it. Yeah that's definitely the way to buy it, saves you several bucks. I bought them as a combo deal but then didn't like the full touring screen so sent it back...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-23-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Say hello to the V-Stream Sport Touring screen. ...

Say hello to the V-Stream Sport Touring screen.

5 screens...holy crap...but I think I've done it....I've found the perfect windscreen. :lol3
Some might think it looks large but honestly, I've...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-22-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,450
Posted By doogiepooch
My only concern would be if your bikes sits out...

My only concern would be if your bikes sits out in the sun a lot. He told me it didn't hold up well if it was constantly exposed. Since mine is mostly a garage queen, even if I ride it to work I can...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-21-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,450
Posted By doogiepooch
You going sexy suede this time?

You going sexy suede this time?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Welcome. Novel away, this thread needs some more...

Welcome. Novel away, this thread needs some more owners and action. Mine has been very good to me. 8,500 miles, still looks and rides like new. I've been collecting parts since I bought this thing,...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
What...no pic? My sport touring vstream...

What...no pic?

My sport touring vstream screen will be here today.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,137
Posted By doogiepooch
I saw those a while back on some international...

I saw those a while back on some international motorcycle show coverage. Me likey.

#1 - they look amazing. Like a 1/3 priced triumph scrambler. The wheels are beautiful much better than spokes...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-17-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
An install shot and a comparison shot to the...

An install shot and a comparison shot to the SWMotech which will be forsale for a good price if anyone wants it.

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac44/a1979m/image_zpsdoy6vlof.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Thanks man...National Cycle makes it.

Thanks man...National Cycle makes it.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,440
Posted By doogiepooch
The Ninja 250's are much closer to being standard...

The Ninja 250's are much closer to being standard than they are "sport". Might want to consider those. Pretty good bikes for the money with very little forward lean. The TU250 sounds like it would be...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Has hasn't it. It's cause you went to the other...

Has hasn't it. It's cause you went to the other team you trader. :D Like the paint touches by the way. I'll have to admit the Yammi is a looker.

Life has gotten in the way of my bike life for the...
Forum: Photos 05-16-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 79,012
Posted By doogiepooch
An evening streak across a Midwest state about...

An evening streak across a Midwest state about this time last year...

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac44/a1979m/image_zpsbnjwwqjg.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-19-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By doogiepooch
All of this has been discussed at some length...

All of this has been discussed at some length over in the 300 thread.

Just the thoughts of a few but most felt the crash cage would transfer to much of a crash to the frail frame. Just food for...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-22-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,450
Posted By doogiepooch
Some new ride & review vids... ...

Some new ride & review vids...
http://youtu.be/ITd55JtjY1E
http://youtu.be/F8lkr8FhMV4
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,146
Posted By doogiepooch
Sooo looking forward to this. I love my ninja,...

Sooo looking forward to this. I love my ninja, cross country and back, but the motor could be so much better in a more dirt oriented frame. I wouldn't worry about the rpm's, you can kill 75mph even...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
I have an omni cruise on mine, freaking love it....

I have an omni cruise on mine, freaking love it. Can't comment on the Kaoko specifically.

Navin did you get rid of yours yet? I'm way behind, new job lots of travel for training. I didn't expect...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-03-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,709
Posted By doogiepooch
Wise words. :D I've had both, wish I'd...

Wise words. :D

I've had both, wish I'd have kept the first gen. My dads had both, he wishes he'd kept the first gen.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-02-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,709
Posted By doogiepooch
You might as well get the KLR. You are big enough...

You might as well get the KLR. You are big enough to handle it plus you already have a good road bike. Might as well not limit yourself in your offroad pursuits.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
I measure the circumference at 3.5" which...

I measure the circumference at 3.5" which converts to 1.1140846016432675". You probably have that by now, I'm about a week late.

On to this screen...go ahead and say it...it's to big. I don't...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
I'll measure this weekend if no one else chimes...

I'll measure this weekend if no one else chimes in.

Check this out!!!

Edit...Ah heck they had a combo deal for the Vstream screen and the rack for $229 and free ship (cheaper with the smaller...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-22-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,405
Posted By doogiepooch
Depends...does your color scheme include hot pink...

Depends...does your color scheme include hot pink or turquoise? :lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 10-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,694
Posted By doogiepooch
You'd be surprised what a stiff constant headwind...

You'd be surprised what a stiff constant headwind will do to that motor, my cousin has a Versys. I've seen it's 5 gallons drained in under 200 miles.



I could mount up some rotopax on each...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-20-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,694
Posted By doogiepooch
Oh hell...wish I hadn't of seen that. Just when...

Oh hell...wish I hadn't of seen that. Just when I'd decided the 300 had a few more years of garage life left. :lol3

(crap...I just went and looked and it's only 3.7 gallons fuel...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-17-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,450
Posted By doogiepooch
Uh no...ain't the Ninja 296? C'mon man this is...

Uh no...ain't the Ninja 296? C'mon man this is 4cc's we are arguing about here. That's .1 hp, that's enough to transport the brake dust on the front wheel around without affecting the top speed...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-16-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,450
Posted By doogiepooch
Uh...you forgot the extra 25cc's. :D I'm...

Uh...you forgot the extra 25cc's. :D

I'm afraid to say it but I think I like the looks better. Maybe a little cleaner and classier...but just.

Wish the tank were a little bigger.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
GPS or indicated? Second question would be,...

GPS or indicated?
Second question would be, being a single, does it burn oil doing that? Literally if you pinned it at 80 for tank full after tank full would it eat any?
Could be questions for...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,694
Posted By doogiepooch
As a non-cruiser guy...I like it.

As a non-cruiser guy...I like it.
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,521
Posted By doogiepooch
I like this one, I've practiced with it in case I...

I like this one, I've practiced with it in case I ever had to use it, seems to work fine. I've plugged a snot load of tires though so the plugging part is easy. This fits perfectly beside my stock...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,011
Posted By doogiepooch
Love mine. Carried me cross country and back and...

Love mine. Carried me cross country and back and I can attest to it's dryness capabilities. 25 liters seems to be a good do-all size for most things. There is a laptop, a weeks worth of clothes, rain...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-10-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Possibly these? May interfere with winscreen or...

Possibly these? May interfere with winscreen or fairing, will have to investigate.

http://www.aviciouscycle.ca/mainpages/productpage.aspx?productid=1297
Forum: Road Warriors 10-09-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 212,575
Posted By doogiepooch
Yep I did the same thing with my 250, hated it...

Yep I did the same thing with my 250, hated it and quickly sold it. Odd though, I love the 300, to me it feels like a totally different bike than the 250, like a baby inline 4.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 198,532
Posted By doogiepooch
Nah I still haven't done it. I'm home a day and a...

Nah I still haven't done it. I'm home a day and a half out of 7 and mow several acres while I'm home :roflJobs supposed to be changing soon and mowing season will wind down with another frost or 2....
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