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Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 13,087
Posted By Motard_Menace
This thread is kinda like be rode hard and put...

This thread is kinda like be rode hard and put away wet.............
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,291
Posted By Motard_Menace
Now if they would only put a BEAK on this thing...

Now if they would only put a BEAK on this thing we would be set......:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,171
Posted By Motard_Menace
MY humor was lost apparently in translation on...

MY humor was lost apparently in translation on the inter web.......:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,065
Posted By Motard_Menace
The KZ had a nice run from about 1979 until 2004...

The KZ had a nice run from about 1979 until 2004 as a police motorcycle and it pretty much dominated the landscape out west anyway. HD was more a midwest and east ride although there are some west. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,171
Posted By Motard_Menace
I've ridden a VFR, used to own...

I've ridden a VFR, used to own one...:rofl...whats your point......If you are comparing the Diavel to the Desmo, that is ridiculous. For one the Desmo cost over twice as much and is a different...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By Motard_Menace
Either Bike will most likely last longer then you...

Either Bike will most likely last longer then you will keep it, so its really which one do you want. I have had (3) variants of the 1050 and each one has been bullet proof. My current ride an 07...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,824
Posted By Motard_Menace
Honda has always been slightly higher priced that...

Honda has always been slightly higher priced that other manufactures for most of their product line. I was fortunate enough to be invited by Honda NA to ride the new VFR1200's before they came to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 54,368
Posted By Motard_Menace
The insurance system is about as well thought out...

The insurance system is about as well thought out as the tax system. When I was shopping superbikes insurance rates back a few years ago I had been quoted $1700 a year for a CBR 1000RR and $540 a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By Motard_Menace
http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t333/Motard-Men...

http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t333/Motard-Menace/IMG_2132_zps5319e2f9.jpg (http://s513.photobucket.com/user/Motard-Menace/media/IMG_2132_zps5319e2f9.jpg.html)

I had one for a little over a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,328
Posted By Motard_Menace
First off I will preface my comments with I have...

First off I will preface my comments with I have owned two of the mother lands motos. A Dyna and an Electraglide. I have also owned several Ducs, at least one from each of the big 4, a KTM, a BMW and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,006
Posted By Motard_Menace
Triumph Tiger 1050 1. Price, can be had for...

Triumph Tiger 1050

1. Price, can be had for under 5k in excellent condition
2. A sweet motor that is proven to be bullet proof with regular maint
3. Works great as an Urban warfare weapon, high...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 30,082
Posted By Motard_Menace
I was fortunate enough to ride both versions of...

I was fortunate enough to ride both versions of the VFR1200 in Santa Barbara on their press launch weekend. Honda flew a handful of us from around the country to SB for a 2 day event to ride and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 339,266
Posted By Motard_Menace
I have no experience with the 955 but have owned...

I have no experience with the 955 but have owned 2 of the 1050 variants and they are bullet proof motors. Might be Trumpys best motor to date for reliability. If it was me I would go for the 1050...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 339,266
Posted By Motard_Menace
Mine has 49k with zero issues...... Sent...

Mine has 49k with zero issues......


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk.......MM
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,725
Posted By Motard_Menace
Your story doesn't surprise me at all. Most sales...

Your story doesn't surprise me at all. Most sales folks don't even know much about the product they are selling in most instances. There are some knowledgeable folks out there as well, but in my...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By Motard_Menace
The S10 and 800GS may be in the same general...

The S10 and 800GS may be in the same general class but I would venture they are miles apart in performance. I have not owned either but I have owned a BMW with the P-Twin 800. What is your primary...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 51,630
Posted By Motard_Menace
Motorcycle Consumer News (US Version) just did a...

Motorcycle Consumer News (US Version) just did a comparo at Rawhyde using the BMW ADV1200, BMW 1200GS (Wethead), BMW 800gs, Yamaha S10, KTM 1190 Adv, Triumph Tiger Explorer XC & Triumph 800 XC. They...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,947
Posted By Motard_Menace
After reading all the posts, it is easy to see...

After reading all the posts, it is easy to see why manufactures have a difficult time satisfying the masses with any one model. I agree with several various posts that are actually at opposite ends...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 28,517
Posted By Motard_Menace
Chucky, I am also on a Tiger 1050 right now...

Chucky,

I am also on a Tiger 1050 right now and this is my third Trumpy 1050 and it is one of the best motors ever made I think. Bullet proof, torquey, smooth, sounds great. Triumph definitely...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,947
Posted By Motard_Menace
Why build one, lets build two....one that leans...

Why build one, lets build two....one that leans sport & one that leans touring....:D


2015 Yamaha FJ900T

1. 555 lbs Curb Weight
2. 108 HP
3. 70 FPTQ
4. ABS/TC/CC/3 Drive Modes
5. ...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,827
Posted By Motard_Menace
I have not ridden either but do currently ride a...

I have not ridden either but do currently ride a Tiger 1050 and I love triples, not huge fan of parallel twins. With that said, now with the new updates to the S10 SE version I would have to lean...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,881
Posted By Motard_Menace
It has been almost 20 years since I have owned a...

It has been almost 20 years since I have owned a Honda VFR and back then in the early 90's it was a 1986 Model Year. I wish I still owned that bike. Anyway just before Honda launched the 1200 VFR...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,881
Posted By Motard_Menace
Bottom line, its another choice for consumers and...

Bottom line, its another choice for consumers and that my friends is a good thing. The more competition the better for all of us slobs who ride them.....:D
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 46,694
Posted By Motard_Menace
+1 it is on my short lost as well Sent...

+1 it is on my short lost as well


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk (http://tapatalk.com/m?id=1).......MM
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,167
Posted By Motard_Menace
I'm not knocking any of those choices as they all...

I'm not knocking any of those choices as they all have potential but keep in mind that coming from a cruiser to a Blackbird or K1200S etc. will be a huge change in body position on the bike....
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,167
Posted By Motard_Menace
You are at a bit of a disadvantage being over 6...

You are at a bit of a disadvantage being over 6 feet tall since most bikes are made for the average height dude. I agree you might want to look at some of the ADV Touring Bikes since they might fit...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,628
Posted By Motard_Menace
I agree, sounds like a fuel issue, which would...

I agree, sounds like a fuel issue, which would not be unexpected for a bike that has been sitting for an extended period of time. Have you checked the carbs yet to make sure they are working...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 403,610
Posted By Motard_Menace
You do realize that almost every motorcycle...

You do realize that almost every motorcycle manufacturer does this to some degree. Pistons made here, chains here, wheels here, brakes here, tanks here etc.. Etc.. And then they bolt them together....
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 20,541
Posted By Motard_Menace
Yeah well Benelli really doesn't count as an...

Yeah well Benelli really doesn't count as an Italian bike...they make better shotguns......:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,077
Views: 1,222,800
Posted By Motard_Menace
Right now lusting for one of these: ...

Right now lusting for one of these:

http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t333/Motard-Menace/Misc/110413top-i_zps85c4f19c.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 20,541
Posted By Motard_Menace
Appesino beat me to it, but I wanted to know the...

Appesino beat me to it, but I wanted to know the same thing. How many Italian bikes have you had? It seems that the folks who always lament about Italian bikes reliability have never actual owned...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 318,436
Posted By Motard_Menace
First off, I am a motorcycle junkie and love...

First off, I am a motorcycle junkie and love almost all of them for one reason or another. I can almost always find something about a motorcycle that I like. This new RT however has me struggling....
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,185
Posted By Motard_Menace
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,185
Posted By Motard_Menace
I'm lazy and didm' want to troll the entire...

I'm lazy and didm' want to troll the entire thread + the search function is worth, well I won't say. Anyway question is this. Any word on possible US announcement for the new model refresh?
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,973
Views: 516,216
Posted By Motard_Menace
I personally don't think that the price is way...

I personally don't think that the price is way out of line for what you are getting. That said, if they could have maybe trimmed a little of the electronic wizardry and shaved the price down to $9999...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 606,474
Posted By Motard_Menace
That is where Hobbits used to live.......:rofl

That is where Hobbits used to live.......:rofl
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 523,101
Posted By Motard_Menace
Is that widescreen for watching DVD's.....:rofl

Is that widescreen for watching DVD's.....:rofl
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 523,101
Posted By Motard_Menace
Wow, where can a guy start with this post and...

Wow, where can a guy start with this post and your last? Not sure what you meant with "that chose" but yes if you see an officer on a motorcycle, he chose to be there. No one is forced to ride a...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21,362
Views: 3,773,679
Posted By Motard_Menace
That sucks bro, sounds like you got a lemon...

That sucks bro, sounds like you got a lemon engine. You don't hear of too many issues with these bikes. Hinkley is usually pretty squared away. Hope you find resolution.
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Motard_Menace
When your budget is unlimited....:evil

When your budget is unlimited....:evil
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