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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 289,716
Posted By thisisbenji
Your bike is amazing, the Daytona rear fairing...

Your bike is amazing, the Daytona rear fairing conversion is beautiful. Looks much better than the Rx.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,120
Posted By thisisbenji
Well... my arms are near lockout in the photo....

Well... my arms are near lockout in the photo. I'd probably end up riding leaned farther forward. That being said, it's no where near as aggressive feeling as a R6. It is however noticeably more...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,120
Posted By thisisbenji
That's really odd, you would think they would...

That's really odd, you would think they would have been at both. I wonder if it had something to do with local dealer involvement? I'm pretty sure Woodstock KTM/Triumph/HD had a big presence at the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,120
Posted By thisisbenji
Yup! At first I was a bit disappoint because I...

Yup! At first I was a bit disappoint because I didn't see the RC390, but found the 390 Duke no problem. They had the RC hidden behind the wall that is behind me in the photos. The rest of the bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,120
Posted By thisisbenji
Well I sat on one today, I think I'm going to...

Well I sat on one today, I think I'm going to take the plunge back into a small displacement machine. I'm purchasing a home in june, so I'll be looking to get one after that.

I wasn't too sold on...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,160
Posted By thisisbenji
My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,160
Posted By thisisbenji
It's styled after the GP machine, duh! It's...

It's styled after the GP machine, duh!

It's not trying to be daring or exciting. It's trying to replicate a race bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,838
Posted By thisisbenji
The Honda is a halo product, the Yamaha is...

The Honda is a halo product, the Yamaha is something I can actually afford.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-03-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By thisisbenji
I run the TomTom app, it doesn't require cell...

I run the TomTom app, it doesn't require cell service or a data connection. Has a "windy road" button too.

The iPhone pictured doesn't even have service. I'm just using it for navigation until my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By thisisbenji
I have had no issues with the compass. I'v had...

I have had no issues with the compass. I'v had the case for two years on my iPhone 5. I have a new one on order for my iPhone 6+ that hopefully will perform just as well.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By thisisbenji
My New GPS Setup (Rokform)

Anyways after getting lost countless times I decided it was time to get a GPS rigged up.

I went with Battery Tender for my USB charging solution and Rokform for my mounting solution.

I have...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,551,003
Posted By thisisbenji
I'm actually really interested in that one.

I'm actually really interested in that one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,551,003
Posted By thisisbenji
http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201210/2013-...

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201210/2013-yamaha-yzf-r1-42_600x0w.jpg

I want an R1. Damn insurance company said no.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,842
Posted By thisisbenji
The more I think about it I can see the faired...

The more I think about it I can see the faired version in my future. I think I actually like the styling better than the Ninja 1000. I bet it'll look really good with a full-exhaust, tail tidy, &...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,842
Posted By thisisbenji
Looks like there's going to be a naked and a...

Looks like there's going to be a naked and a faired version.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Suz-top-i.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By thisisbenji
Galena, IL

I finally made it to Galena, IL yesterday, it's about three and a half hours west of me. Other riders have always told me very good things about it but I'v never made it out before.

Unfortunately...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,290
Posted By thisisbenji
So what bikes can I buy that don't have plastic...

So what bikes can I buy that don't have plastic all over the cockpit?
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,290
Posted By thisisbenji
I'm not saying you shouldn't demand more for your...

I'm not saying you shouldn't demand more for your money, but they could offer $100,000 worth of motorcycle for $10,000 and someone would still say well they could have gave us this or that. I'm not...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,290
Posted By thisisbenji
Some people will never be happy...

Some people will never be happy...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 70,235
Posted By thisisbenji
Thanks, I'm trying to keep the styling as...

Thanks, I'm trying to keep the styling as "current" as I can. One or two mods a year, gotta stay interested in my FZ6 until i can afford the insurance on a 1,000cc naked.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 70,235
Posted By thisisbenji
Thanks. :thumb

Thanks. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 70,235
Posted By thisisbenji
I'll be changing mine at 8,000, it's not like...

I'll be changing mine at 8,000, it's not like they're expensive.

Anyways, I just found this thread. I figured I would post up a photo of my FZ6 and get in with a subscription.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,551,003
Posted By thisisbenji
After test riding a FZ09 that's all I'v really...

After test riding a FZ09 that's all I'v really wanted, but on Saturday my mind changed.... now I want this.

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201312/triumph-street-tripl-38_600x0w.jpg

Got...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 244,528
Posted By thisisbenji
If I recall Ben Spies ended his MotoGP carrier...

If I recall Ben Spies ended his MotoGP carrier because he wasn't familiar with the Desmosedici, I wouldn't say he is a bad rider either! I'v actually witnessed someone loop a TW200 on the street as...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,636
Posted By thisisbenji
I'm really liking this bike, the problem is I...

I'm really liking this bike, the problem is I only let myself buy a new bike every four years. I'm only one year into my current bike, hopefully this bike just gets better in the next three years...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,183
Posted By thisisbenji
Just came along this thread... I'v done a...

Just came along this thread...

I'v done a lot of the roads from Whitewater up through Road America, but nothing north of that. Seeing your photos makes me want to go farther north!
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 161,755
Posted By thisisbenji
Love this bike! Looks like everyone who got one...

Love this bike! Looks like everyone who got one is really enjoying it! Why oh why must insurance be so high on such a great bike. :arg
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,458
Posted By thisisbenji
While I agree, the power difference between this...

While I agree, the power difference between this and the FZ09 is HUGE. There is something to be said about have a 75hp bike though, I mean you can take full advantage of your power.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,932
Posted By thisisbenji
Well... if the 300 was built to the same...

Well... if the 300 was built to the same standards as a 636 it would be a bit lighter. :D I think the skinnier tires help too.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,932
Posted By thisisbenji
Tight curvy roads.... if only I had some of...

Tight curvy roads.... if only I had some of those. :becca

It'll be interesting to see if the RC 390 an get to 50 HP if it ever comes out. A 50 hp RC 390 is a bike I would ride.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,932
Posted By thisisbenji
Sorry about the introduction :D I have a...

Sorry about the introduction :D

I have a Ninja 250, full exhaust and jetted, so about 30 at the rear wheel. I would imagine 40 would be quiet a bit better.

It's possible that I would ride a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,932
Posted By thisisbenji
I don't know anyone who rides around at 150 mph,...

I don't know anyone who rides around at 150 mph, it's about how fast you can get to 70 mph or so. For instance, when I merge onto the highway on my 600 it's a non-dramatic event, but when I do the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,932
Posted By thisisbenji
This is the stupidest statement people make when...

This is the stupidest statement people make when it comes to justifying why they would choose a small displacement ride over a large displacement ride.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,458
Posted By thisisbenji
I really like this bike, but can't help but...

I really like this bike, but can't help but thinking a fully faired FZ09 even for a $500 more would be a much better bike.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By thisisbenji
I'v actually never explored anything out west...

I'v actually never explored anything out west (illinois/wisconsin), I wouldn't even know where to begin. I'll have to try and figure it out maybe this year.

Elkhart lake is a lot of fun, love the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By thisisbenji
Crazy.... I hope no one tried to drive through...

Crazy.... I hope no one tried to drive through it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By thisisbenji
Thanks, now I just need to find some mild dirt...

Thanks, now I just need to find some mild dirt roads/trails suitable to a street bike in Wisconsin...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,466
Posted By thisisbenji
Bummer on the dead battery, that reminds me I...

Bummer on the dead battery, that reminds me I should probably change mine. It's six years old.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,843
Posted By thisisbenji
Wow, what a fun looking trip. I'm really jealous...

Wow, what a fun looking trip. I'm really jealous of everyone who lives out west.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By thisisbenji
Awesome photos, looks like it was a really fun...

Awesome photos, looks like it was a really fun ride.

I'd like to try my hand at motorcycle camping some day.
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