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Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 688,546
Posted By schwartzkm
I never had heat problems from my Bonnie. The...

I never had heat problems from my Bonnie. The cb1100 isn't bad, either but ymmv depending how sensitive you are to engine heat. Nothing is as hot as my Harley, though!


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Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,853
Posted By schwartzkm
Agreed. People in Dallas normal commute is 20+...

Agreed. People in Dallas normal commute is 20+ miles one way. As batteries age they tend to not be as efficient so either increase range or make it very easy to charge battery.

Sent from my...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 17,501
Posted By schwartzkm
I've had the Bonnie and currently ride a...

I've had the Bonnie and currently ride a sportster, both are great bikes. My preference would be the sportster because of maintenance.

I put up 50k on my Bonnie and did multiple tours on it using...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 20,244
Posted By schwartzkm
Because they can. They are, by a wide margin,...

Because they can. They are, by a wide margin, the easiest bikes to maintain. If you can unscrew a drain plug and can determine how much to put back in which hole you can perform maintenance on a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,869
Posted By schwartzkm
While I agree the judge looks really nice, it is...

While I agree the judge looks really nice, it is also 5k above the sportster and being 5'5 I found the riding position put me in an odd position. A set of pull-backs might help, though.

Sent from...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,869
Posted By schwartzkm
Fat front tire on 2013 xl1200c

What are the pros and cons of Harley going with a fatter front tire on their 2013 xl1200c model? Harley has a tendency to emphasize form over function so wonder if that is the case in this instance,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8,900
Views: 1,418,464
Posted By schwartzkm
Amazing bike! Sent from my Transformer...

Amazing bike!

Sent from my Transformer TF101 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,481
Posted By schwartzkm
I actually like the looks of the bike but the...

I actually like the looks of the bike but the wife doesn't so no dice. I took it out on a test ride and was amazed at how a big bike like that could carve as well as it did. Me and the lead rider...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,956
Posted By schwartzkm
I am not a huge chain fan, too. I have owned...

I am not a huge chain fan, too. I have owned numerous modern chain bikes and no matter what i use to lube and clean the chain i can never keep it or the back wheel clean. I really do not see why a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By schwartzkm
rocker59, who would you recommend in the...

rocker59, who would you recommend in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area?
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,149
Posted By schwartzkm
Agree. The cost of the bike--a cheap one that...

Agree. The cost of the bike--a cheap one that would be somewhat dependable will run you in excess of $2500.00+ dollars. If you are only saving $50.00 a week in gas vs your car that is a lot of...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 59,384
Posted By schwartzkm
:thumb Don't forget R1200GS and the notorious...

:thumb Don't forget R1200GS and the notorious butt-ugly vstrom.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 300,067
Posted By schwartzkm
But there are that many more people wanting a...

But there are that many more people wanting a Harley vs other types of bikes. I know it is strange--especially on this forum--to believe that but it is true. On a relevant side note, the resale of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,400
Posted By schwartzkm
I called Mckinney Family Powersports the day...

I called Mckinney Family Powersports the day after the release and the salesman had no clue what I was talking about. He had to navigate to the Polaris website. I like the dealership because they...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,760
Posted By schwartzkm
Thumb I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,142
Posted By schwartzkm
Harley.

Harley.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,400
Posted By schwartzkm
I like the Nightrod ergos better than the...

I like the Nightrod ergos better than the Victory, too. Of course, now your back to shelling out cash or spending a weekend adjusting valves every 12k. bummer.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 300,067
Posted By schwartzkm
:nod Agree. I wonder how tall he is, the...

:nod

Agree. I wonder how tall he is, the riding position looks spot on.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,400
Posted By schwartzkm
I love the looks of the Hammer but could never...

I love the looks of the Hammer but could never get past that huge rear wheel or the forward controls--not that it didn't look cool with the fat rear tire, I just would hate to 1) buy a replacement...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,400
Posted By schwartzkm
Mid controls, no chain, no valve, decent sized...

Mid controls, no chain, no valve, decent sized back tire, adjustments...:thumbup:

I need to see other specs but so far I really like this bike!


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Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,364
Posted By schwartzkm
Harely Switchback aka "Road Queen"

I am unable to find the interview that is being quoted on the HD forums, but it appears the switchback focus, according to the CEO of Harley, was on “younger and female” riders. There is already a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 35,819
Posted By schwartzkm
I like the flat black! I read that the...

I like the flat black!

I read that the xr1200 has issues with its plastic tank, too.

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Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8,900
Views: 1,418,464
Posted By schwartzkm
That is why I am looking at the "R" rather than...

That is why I am looking at the "R" rather than the "N" which does look better, imo. The R comes with Standard seating position and a it is taller than most sportsters therefore has more clearance. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 37,599
Posted By schwartzkm
I own a Harley so I'm not pushing Victory, but...

I own a Harley so I'm not pushing Victory, but Victory depreciation is steep initially but tapers off which makes buying a 2 year old model a very good deal! If you want new, the Victory dealer...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,900
Views: 1,418,464
Posted By schwartzkm
http://image.motorcyclecruiser.com/f/9158954/Lg+Ha...

http://image.motorcyclecruiser.com/f/9158954/Lg+Harley_Davidson_XL1200R_Roadster+Rear_Right_Side_View.jpg


I have really been lusting after an XL1200R lately. I never gave sporties much of a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,011
Posted By schwartzkm
Impossible. Everyone knows the riding position...

Impossible. Everyone knows the riding position of a cruiser makes it impossible to ride any further than the local bar. :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,051
Posted By schwartzkm
F800st sounds perfect. Sent from my...

F800st sounds perfect.

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Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By schwartzkm
Although the ktm and tiger are nice bikes, you...

Although the ktm and tiger are nice bikes, you will have increased maintenance due to chain and valve checks/adjustments. I know many seem to not mind the extra maintenance but I am tired of doing...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 465,024
Posted By schwartzkm
Yes! The only ding in my book is the chain, but...

Yes! The only ding in my book is the chain, but i can live with that because all the points you list above.

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Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,179
Posted By schwartzkm
Street Triple. Great Bike.

Street Triple. Great Bike.
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By schwartzkm
VFR salvage rebuild title

There is a 2003 VFR for sale for $2700.00 with a "salvage rebuild" title. The bike has 30k on the odometer and the current owner has put around 10k on the bike in the past 3 years of ownership. He...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By schwartzkm
He is 19 so would probably love anything with...

He is 19 so would probably love anything with "RR" after its name; however, he has a VERY poor driving record and would probably need to donate a kidney in order to pay for insurance.

It looks...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By schwartzkm
What bike would you consider?

I am taking a roadtrip with my family to the Grand Canyon and instead of renting a bike I thought it could be more cost-effective to purchase an older model for my son to ride and sale it once the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 465,024
Posted By schwartzkm
I am very interested in the bike but am waiting...

I am very interested in the bike but am waiting for the official price tag before I get too excited. The engine is a huge plus because I loath valve adjustments on my Triumph. the chain? Well, it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,523
Posted By schwartzkm
I rented an r1200rt and was blown away by its...

I rented an r1200rt and was blown away by its wind protection. I would rent one if I were you because the boxer engine is "unique" and some do not care for it.

ST1300 is the bike I am considering...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 465,024
Posted By schwartzkm
I love the concept but am afraid its going to be...

I love the concept but am afraid its going to be out of my price range.

$26,499.15 for the R version
$25,499.14 for the base version
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By schwartzkm
Is it because the sport doesn't have a full...

Is it because the sport doesn't have a full fairing? The ergos look pretty comfortable.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By schwartzkm
R110RS or Triumph Thunderbird (or legend)?

I am looking at purchasing one of these two bikes and am interested in the opinion of the inmates. I do not ride two-up for long distances but do one 1500-2000 mile trip a year. Most of my riding...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By schwartzkm
I have come full circle after making a similar...

I have come full circle after making a similar statement and purchased a H-D softail. I miss the HP of my Triumph and realized I just need two bikes so will purchase a 2nd generation used FJR next...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,275
Posted By schwartzkm
Shaft drive, too! I wonder what the weight and...

Shaft drive, too! I wonder what the weight and torque/hp on the bike is?
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