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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 181,473
Posted By kingrex
Had a very close look an a neew 2014 rt on...

Had a very close look an a neew 2014 rt on saturday. Asked the salesman if it had the new shock. I was just joking. Figured it did. It did. Anyway, they are asking $21,400.00 for it with a free gps....
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
It is a harley thread. Read the OP and take your...

It is a harley thread. Read the OP and take your meds.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
I demo'd the new Indian Chieftan a couple of...

I demo'd the new Indian Chieftan a couple of weeks ago. That bike, at idle, didn't shake at all. I was all excited thinking how smooth this bike was going to be. At speed it produced more vibration...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
Thats far too many penises for one man.:D

Thats far too many penises for one man.:D
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
I agree. But this is sort of a harley thread....

I agree. But this is sort of a harley thread. Isn't it?
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
Hey I didn't bring up the comparison. I was...

Hey I didn't bring up the comparison. I was merely replying to someone else who brought the ducati into the conversation. I've owned both. I still own the harley. I think that at least explains where...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
You're not here to hate on harleys? Then your...

You're not here to hate on harleys? Then your brain and your fingers are in complete disconnect. Now who is incoherent?
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
Thats funny. Go buy yourself a $20,000.00...

Thats funny. Go buy yourself a $20,000.00 multistrada. Ride it for an hour. Get back to me. You'll be begging for a roadking. Better yet, have it serviced one time. Get back to me. You'll be begging...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
Good post. I'm 57 and have owned both performance...

Good post. I'm 57 and have owned both performance oriented bikes and a harley @ the same time. Guess which ones sat in the garage most of the time. I've sold a few sport bikes due to the fact that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
What constitutes a complete joke? Harley designs...

What constitutes a complete joke? Harley designs cruisers and touring bikes. I think they perform quite well at the task they were designed to perform. Oh, and harley does many things well. As a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
Harley wil be doing well 10 years from now....

Harley wil be doing well 10 years from now. Product loyalty keeps them rolling buts lets be honest, if they were not building solid dependable bikes then even the loyalists would jump ship. My...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,083
Posted By kingrex
Yes, but it took a world war.

Yes, but it took a world war.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,351
Posted By kingrex
Whats wrong with reading old Peter Egan articles....

Whats wrong with reading old Peter Egan articles. Well, the Cycle World ones anyway. I even have my 12r asc set on soft. Now it rides like my roadking. I'm in heaven.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
"And to be honest, my Grandpa (ww-2 and Korean...

"And to be honest, my Grandpa (ww-2 and Korean Vet) taught me that back after the war, the only people who bought Harleys were the ones who couldn't afford an Indian".

Essentially why Indian...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By kingrex
Shame the ride went a little south there at the...

Shame the ride went a little south there at the end. Doubt he could have caught you anyway. :evil
Oh, that picture you described as "in the middle of nowhere" I've passed through there before. Its...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
My advice to you is to sell your harley. It...

My advice to you is to sell your harley. It obviously stirs up a lot of anxiety and you should rid yourself of it. Don't waste time trying to think of a rebuttal. Just go and get you a clone and be...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,038
Posted By kingrex
The two best seats I've ever experienced...

The two best seats I've ever experienced (including overall ergonomics) was my 81 gpz 550 and 82 gpz 1100 kawasakis. Of course I was over 30 years younger at the time and had a backside. It...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
Again, my original post included v-twin engine...

Again, my original post included v-twin engine cruiser/touring bikes. The bolt is not a touring bike. We should be able to agree on that point at least. I'm just noting that you have drifted away...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
I don't get it where some..............most folks...

I don't get it where some..............most folks think harleys vibrate more than other brands. The rubber mounted big twins do shake (some) when idling but once out on the road they are as smooth as...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
I think my initial post said "v-twin...

I think my initial post said "v-twin cruiser/tourers". I don't think the bolt, f6b, or the v4 yamaha fit that description. Do you? Keep reading and don't come back with the bolt having a v-twin...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
Like I said, get back to me with some "real"...

Like I said, get back to me with some "real" info, not this .... of the year nonsense. Don't confuse professional riders with professional marketers.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
Being unfamiliar with what your riding and your...

Being unfamiliar with what your riding and your own limitations as a rider leads (typically) to what you describe. I've been riding for 44 years and have had sportbikes, standards, and one cruiser....
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
Mabe I did. I sure hope like heck I did.

Mabe I did. I sure hope like heck I did.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
Moto Guzzi, Triumph, and Ducati have never placed...

Moto Guzzi, Triumph, and Ducati have never placed 1st in a comparo that I know of. The Ducati doesn't even register here. Goes to show the validity of the "best of anything" picks of the leading...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
This isn't how you really feel is it? Comparing a...

This isn't how you really feel is it? Comparing a souless vanilla modern impalla ss to a legendary muscle car. I'm not even sure what to say or think. I'm sure you'd spend your lottery winnings on a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
American v-twin cruiser/touring bikes are the...

American v-twin cruiser/touring bikes are the best. Like I stated before, virtually all of these bikes have been in comparison tests with professional riders doing the evaluations. If we are to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,343
Posted By kingrex
Harley Davidson makes a better v-twin...

Harley Davidson makes a better v-twin cruiser/tourer than any of their Japanese counterparts. 100 plus years of building these types of bikes keeps them consistently ahead of the competition. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 85,816
Posted By kingrex
The only concern I have with the bike is its...

The only concern I have with the bike is its small fuel tank but given it's general purpose (round town cruising) it probably won't be much of an annoyance. I think I could manage just fine. I need...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,481
Posted By kingrex
I think Mr. Russell defines a defect as something...

I think Mr. Russell defines a defect as something that may ultimately fail and cause you problems. In that case, every mechanical device ever created has defects. Of course they do. Nothing lasts...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,481
Posted By kingrex
I took the harley plunge back in 03. I bought a...

I took the harley plunge back in 03. I bought a newly arrived 04 roadking (carbureted). In the 10 plus years of ownership the bike has never left me stranded. Absolutely nothing done to her other...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,432
Posted By kingrex
Back in 1978 I went to the local honda dealer to...

Back in 1978 I went to the local honda dealer to pick out and purchase a new gold wing. Right next to the gold wing sat a new and recently uncrated 79 cbx. The gold wing was a great bike and I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,954
Posted By kingrex
Its a little unsettling to read of so many...

Its a little unsettling to read of so many problems people have had with their Japanese bikes. Dating back to 1971 I've never had anything but routine maintenance performed on any "J" bike I've...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 332,172
Posted By kingrex
I've always been told to change the crank case...

I've always been told to change the crank case oil at least every year if you don't accumulate sufficient mileage to justify the change due to cumbustion related material in the oil. It probably...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 332,172
Posted By kingrex
Sorry for another oil inquiry. I have a 2013...

Sorry for another oil inquiry. I have a 2013 r12r. Bought it back in Aug. of last year. I had the 1st service completed in Sept. 2013 after accumulating 600 miles. My plan is to change the crank case...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,576
Posted By kingrex
No doubt. Exactly what I thought after seeing the...

No doubt. Exactly what I thought after seeing the first picture. When are these companies going to learn to put a flat seat on these bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,492
Posted By kingrex
The OP did mention he has a co-rider. Let the...

The OP did mention he has a co-rider. Let the co-rider decide if they want to sit on this bike or his harley. You've got a beautiful bike. I'd like to take that out for a spin. My wife would'nt even...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,492
Posted By kingrex
I've seen too many folk out there attempt to do...

I've seen too many folk out there attempt to do the same thing you're trying to do and ultimately regret the effort. These new harleys are just as reliable, far more comfortable, and possess enough...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,492
Posted By kingrex
Trust me on this. Stick with your harley. You'll...

Trust me on this. Stick with your harley. You'll thank me later.
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,351
Posted By kingrex
Your experience with the diavel probably exceeds...

Your experience with the diavel probably exceeds my own. Mine was limited to about a 30 minute test ride. No doubt the diavel comes with world class brakes. What had me leaning toward the beemer in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,351
Posted By kingrex
I believe you are right. The price to perform the...

I believe you are right. The price to perform the valves as an individual item I don't know. The 6-7 hundred dollar service ususally includes several other items addressed at that time (regular...
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