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Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 949
Posted By sloryder
mrbreeze, as I recall, you only had that bike for...

mrbreeze, as I recall, you only had that bike for a short time. What made you unload it?
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 382,690
Posted By sloryder
windshield

vman1313, what windshield are you running? Does it really help? I see pics of these narrow shields and wonder how effective they are.
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,547
Posted By sloryder
"Am I being too picky here?" Yes you are. There...

"Am I being too picky here?" Yes you are. There are no "perfect" motorcycles. Some of your objections are legit, others are easily and cheaply fixable. As mentioned, go to the model forum and see...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,865
Posted By sloryder
Shaft driven bikes

I have only had one shaft driven bike, a Honda 1300 VTX. I did not notice any difference, but I don't flog my machines. Splines need to be greased with a moly. grease about every tire change and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,422
Views: 1,109,960
Posted By sloryder
Simon, what length shocks are those and will they...

Simon, what length shocks are those and will they fit on a rubber mount? How is the ride?
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By sloryder
Roadcruiser, you might want to consider how heavy...

Roadcruiser, you might want to consider how heavy a cruiser you are willing to
deal with. I am an old light weight, and have downsized a couple of times already. I weigh 150 lbs. and for myself,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5,422
Views: 1,109,960
Posted By sloryder
1200t

Brian, get the Sportster! You know you want it! You won't regret it!

In addition to the reasons you listed, consider these. The Sportster has classic lines. It is narrow. You can flat foot...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By sloryder
Seat

I had a seat that radiused up in the rear, and it would get to my tail bone in less than an hour. Had it modified at an upholstery shop. It was better, but not a real fix. Bought a two up,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,077
Posted By sloryder
Vulcan S engine

Can anyone tell me what firing configuration this engine is? As in 360, 180, or 270 degrees? Also. isn't this the engine know for being very vibey? Has Kawa added a counter balancer or taken other...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,768
Posted By sloryder
From El Pescador, "Short story long, I hated...

From El Pescador, "Short story long, I hated that motorcycle."

Sir, why did you hate it?
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,281
Posted By sloryder
From L...Mutt, > "Damn. Any way you slice it,...

From L...Mutt, > "Damn. Any way you slice it, the last two years have been an amazing time for motorcycle development". Yes! We may be living in the golden age of motorcycles! So many choices,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,995
Posted By sloryder
Soul?

My Jap in line fours did not have any soul, but my Jap V 4's and V twins ( Magna, Vt 600, and VTX 1300 ) had a truckload of soul.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 319,861
Posted By sloryder
1200 Sportster 1/4 mile times..

This data was taken from Cycle World Oct. 2012.

Sportster Custom 1200C

0-60 mph: 4.2 sec.
1/4-mile: 12.93 sec. @ 102.22 mph
Top speed: 118 mph
Horsepower: 67.7 hp @ 5680 rpm
Torque: 72.9...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,527
Posted By sloryder
issues

Mr Boone. Not trying to be a wise ass, but when a company uses the same design engineers, the same QC dept., the same parts suppliers, the same assemblers on the same assembly line, what causes...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,749
Posted By sloryder
I like it. So. what is going to be your first...

I like it. So. what is going to be your first mod?
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 200,539
Posted By sloryder
From pjensen641 > "Hopefully sometime the low...

From pjensen641 > "Hopefully sometime the low seat, forward control fad will be played out. Even Harley knows not to do that to the Ultras, where people might actually want to be comfy for several...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,719
Posted By sloryder
...a good deal...

Hex, you will enjoy the 883. It's a good all around ride. How much was the bottom line?
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 200,539
Posted By sloryder
Scout

I predict Indian will not be able to keep up with demand, thus creating a waiting list.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5,422
Views: 1,109,960
Posted By sloryder
bfd, try posting your question over in the GEAR...

bfd, try posting your question over in the GEAR section, under EQUIPMENT. More riders using extra tanks over there.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,220,985
Posted By sloryder
@ Davidc and NorthwestRider, thank you. I was...

@ Davidc and NorthwestRider, thank you. I was wanting to compare my vt 600 mph speed at 3000 rpm to the 700. Now I will have to go out and ride it after I have a repair done.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,220,985
Posted By sloryder
Northwestrider, at 3000 rpm, what is your mph...

Northwestrider, at 3000 rpm, what is your mph speed?
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 202,885
Posted By sloryder
@ mobiker, well said!

@ mobiker, well said!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,380
Posted By sloryder
Car tire

@mark53 I have never understood the hatred and emotionalism show when the subject of using car tire on a motorcycle is discussed. No one is advocating using a car tire on a sport bike. That is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 492,307
Posted By sloryder
Royal, lots of the bashers are envious. They...

Royal, lots of the bashers are envious. They would never admit it, but it's true. They WISH they could have a Harley, but can't afford one. And to be truthful, many Harley riders bring on the hate...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5,422
Views: 1,109,960
Posted By sloryder
Redclay..., anyone else out on the track riding a...

Redclay..., anyone else out on the track riding a Sportster? What is the reaction of other riders when they see you on a Sportster? Are they insulted when they get passed by a HD bike? Just some...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,974
Posted By sloryder
@bdonley Why did you get rid of the batwing?...

@bdonley

Why did you get rid of the batwing? It looked boss, like a mini Street Glide. How was it for making a smoother ride regarding air turbulence? Which bags are you using and are they...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 118,198
Posted By sloryder
Jerry, have you considered the Honda 700 CTX? ...

Jerry, have you considered the Honda 700 CTX? Lightweight, cast wheels, fuel injection, adequate power, excellent fuel economy, automatic or six speed, ABS, (but no center stand).
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,877
Posted By sloryder
Soul

Domingo, I can fire up my Sportster in the garage and just stand there and listen to its loping idle. It has soul!
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By sloryder
Motogogo, I bought a used 2010T model. It came...

Motogogo, I bought a used 2010T model. It came with Vance and Hines pipes, Barons Big Air, and a Mustang Seat. Best ride I have ever had! Not too heavy at around 640 lbs. Stops great. I think I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,835
Posted By sloryder
mrbreeze, congrats. You have purchased a fine...

mrbreeze, congrats. You have purchased a fine ride. May I recommend you to this web site, vtxoa.com. It will provide you with much useful entertainment and information.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 319,861
Posted By sloryder
From JerryH > "I would not buy a Street if it...

From JerryH > "I would not buy a Street if it were the only motorcycle available anywhere."

Come on Jerry, you like motorcycles too much to just give it up, even if the Street were the "ONLY...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 319,861
Posted By sloryder
JerryH, why all of the venom? I doubt many of us...

JerryH, why all of the venom? I doubt many of us have seen the new Harleys in person, or sat on one in the showroom, or taken one for a test ride. My guess is that it will be a fine ride. If you...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,466
Posted By sloryder
So, it was advertised "stupid cheap", and you got...

So, it was advertised "stupid cheap", and you got it real cheap; how much? Man I gots to know!
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 319,861
Posted By sloryder
From Pewterschmidt, "You know what's changed in...

From Pewterschmidt, "You know what's changed in your lifetime? Shit got expensive. Gone are all the 80 to 200cc bikes, gone are the crank window hatchbacks on car dealership lots, all that's gone....
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 319,861
Posted By sloryder
From ZZ-R Rider, > "One thing I have noticed...

From ZZ-R Rider, > "One thing I have noticed though ... I'm newly single (after 25 yrs married) and am finding that most attractive, 40-something single gals I've met these past couple years seem...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By sloryder
RJ..., what is a HDI headlight? Thanks.

RJ..., what is a HDI headlight? Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By sloryder
BMW gear

From kumakahn, > ..."the BMW gear is the best I can afford,...

Where does one find BMW gear? Is there a catalog, or web site?
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By sloryder
Thanks for the replies. I didn't want to...

Thanks for the replies. I didn't want to purchase gear that I could not use.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By sloryder
How much spare electrical capacity do I have?

I have been considering heated gloves and possible a heated jacket liner. How do I determine if I have the spare electrical capacity? I will be riding at night, so all lights will be on. I have...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 448,117
Posted By sloryder
From TrashCan, > "It's amazing to me how many...

From TrashCan, > "It's amazing to me how many people on the SV forum only get in the high teens on their chains."

Whenever I see a bike parked at a store or gas station, I always walk over to...
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