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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 64,315
Posted By cplus
After almost four years and 14,000 trouble-free...

After almost four years and 14,000 trouble-free miles, I'm selling my 2002 XX and moving on to a very different bike. I don't want to spam this thread (much), so click on ADV Rider...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 683,402
Posted By cplus
I wasn't disparaging the ST3/4, just bemoaning...

I wasn't disparaging the ST3/4, just bemoaning the dearth of sport touring bikes in general.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 683,402
Posted By cplus
Too bad that the sport-touring market is as soft...

Too bad that the sport-touring market is as soft as it is. Would have been nice to see a testastretta-based ST 1200.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8,923
Views: 573,083
Posted By cplus
http://www.avsforum.com/photopost/data/2239080/d/d...

http://www.avsforum.com/photopost/data/2239080/d/d6/d6255859_32238-Beating-Dead-Horse-gif-7zfM.gif
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 683,402
Posted By cplus
Thanks, she's eager to get out and ride! ...

Thanks, she's eager to get out and ride!



LOL - they were originally black, we had them powder coated white before we picked it up. Yeah, they're a bit more work to keep clean but they look...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 683,402
Posted By cplus
YOUR Italian Bike Thread

She's wanted a Monster for ages. Went shopping for a new 696/796 and she fell in love with this S2R. Rode it home in the snow this morning. What a fun little bike. Her 900SS/CR will move on to a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,651,904
Posted By cplus
Nope, you're right, but hopefully the PP would be...

Nope, you're right, but hopefully the PP would be great on longer rides.
:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,651,904
Posted By cplus
My wife just bought a clean Monster S2R. I'm...

My wife just bought a clean Monster S2R. I'm very tempted to pick up a leftover Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak and then add panniers and some other tasty bits for touring and linger rides.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,616
Posted By cplus
As a Blackbird owner, I would love to have the...

As a Blackbird owner, I would love to have the same motor in a naked bike. Too bad the X-11 wasn't imported into the U.S.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,281
Posted By cplus
Sig material, right there.

Sig material, right there.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 80,704
Posted By cplus
^This is what I run into riding my Blackbird. ...

^This is what I run into riding my Blackbird. It's no fun riding a bike built to fly in an area where traffic on fun roads is always the limiting factor. That's part of the reason I'm thinking...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 80,704
Posted By cplus
Thanks, good point. I plan on renting one for...

Thanks, good point. I plan on renting one for the weekend this fall or next spring. Just looking for others' experiences going from sporty bikes to a RK.
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 80,704
Posted By cplus
So tell me - could someone coming from a...

So tell me - could someone coming from a background made exclusively of sport and GT bikes be happy on a RK?

I've ridden sport bikes for the better part of three decades and have only swung a...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 92,179
Posted By cplus
Glad I stumbled on this, seems like a sold - if...

Glad I stumbled on this, seems like a sold - if somewhat spendy - upgrade. I was thinking of getting another SMH10 to mount on on a spare helmet I use when I take my kids out riding. Now I'll wait...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 63,600
Posted By cplus
Looks like Honda dropped another duce on the...

Looks like Honda dropped another duce on the motorcycle market. Big Red really have lost the plot haven't they.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,651,904
Posted By cplus
With tens of thousands of miles on sport bikes,...

With tens of thousands of miles on sport bikes, I'm not really a cruiser guy but every time I sit on a Roadliner, it just feels right.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16,913
Views: 10,603,225
Posted By cplus
http://4-akamai.tapcdn.com/images/thumbs/taps/2013...

http://4-akamai.tapcdn.com/images/thumbs/taps/2013/09/trail-blazer-4efe50d6-sz500x431-animate.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16,913
Views: 10,603,225
Posted By cplus
http://2-akamai.tapcdn.com/images/thumbs/taps/2013...

http://2-akamai.tapcdn.com/images/thumbs/taps/2013/09/biker-girls-1-2c776939-sz500x628-animate.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By cplus
+1. DoubleTwist works great with a variety of...

+1. DoubleTwist works great with a variety of platforms and plays well with iTunes and apple products.
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By cplus
I used a X-Grip to hold my Droid Bionic in an...

I used a X-Grip to hold my Droid Bionic in an Otterbox for a 2400 mile trip in July. No problems at all; the X-Grip worked as advertised and held the phone the entire trip.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,651,904
Posted By cplus
+1. I almost sold my Blackbird to fund an FJR...

+1. I almost sold my Blackbird to fund an FJR last year. The red and the ES might push me over the edge.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,811
Posted By cplus
This thread is 6 months old already but I'll add...

This thread is 6 months old already but I'll add my $.02. I bought a Falco, new, in '01 and rode it for 5+ years. All-around great bike. I did a ton of work to mine (full Ohlins front & rear,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-21-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,864
Posted By cplus
And I have one on my Blackbird! :rofl

And I have one on my Blackbird!
:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 64,315
Posted By cplus
Just back from a 2300 mile trip from NY through...

Just back from a 2300 mile trip from NY through NJ, PA, MD, VA, WV, NC and TN on the Dos Equis. It's more on the sport end of the sport-touring continuum, and a great all-around bike.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 280,578
Posted By cplus
I recently returned from a 2300 mile trip through...

I recently returned from a 2300 mile trip through NY, NJ, PA, MD, VA, WV, NC and TN. I was thinking about this thread and the kinds of bikes I noticed along the way.

Of the hundreds of bikes I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11,045
Views: 3,734,788
Posted By cplus
:thumb That's the place.

:thumb That's the place.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,045
Views: 3,734,788
Posted By cplus
My Blackbird in its native environment. ...

My Blackbird in its native environment.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-d4UJOJQecZw/UEpl-voFItI/AAAAAAAABDc/TchjyEM_518/s800/2012-09-07_15-25-38_890.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 234,458
Posted By cplus
My son and I stopped for some Texas BBQ while out...

My son and I stopped for some Texas BBQ while out cruising around last year.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-etUnQeMuQPs/T8JxF35wzyI/AAAAAAAAAsI/En0fssAang4/s800/2012-05-27_13-57-25_41.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,699
Posted By cplus
I was bombing around some twisty farm roads then...

I was bombing around some twisty farm roads then up into the mountains on my XX today. I can't tell you how many times I would look down and realize I was traveling at speeds that would be utterly...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 143,313
Posted By cplus
This is *very* cool. I'm in for a couple once...

This is *very* cool. I'm in for a couple once the Kickstarter is up and running.
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,362
Posted By cplus
Question Alpinestars, Dainese or ? for Perforated Leather Gear

Hi Guys,

I'm thinking of picking up a good-quality perforated leather jacket, possible Alpinestars or Dainese, for general summer riding and a sport-touring trip I'm planning for August. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By cplus
Riding conditions in September?

Hi guys,

My wife and I are thinking about flying out to Colorado and renting a street bike in September for a week and I'd like to find out about the riding conditions. I'm not sure of the exact...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8,923
Views: 573,083
Posted By cplus
Well done, Jezza - that's some funny shit, right...

Well done, Jezza - that's some funny shit, right there!!!


Almost makes up for the BS that this ToR has degenerated into lately.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8,923
Views: 573,083
Posted By cplus
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uRlNDK_Z03o/TqwNcqfvgsI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uRlNDK_Z03o/TqwNcqfvgsI/AAAAAAAAANo/Wes3uDQUSwQ/s1600/ImpliedFacepalm.jpg#face%20palm%20640x496
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8,923
Views: 573,083
Posted By cplus
Protests will commence in 3... 2... 1... ...

Protests will commence in 3... 2... 1...

This was also tagged last month in another game. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19602942
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28,401
Views: 2,430,071
Posted By cplus
Turns out that you can't google for the name of...

Turns out that you can't google for the name of the farm. Maybe this will help keep this from becoming a wild goose chase...

The new tag is located on this map and farm shown is visible in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 28,401
Views: 2,430,071
Posted By cplus
The last tag was in Bergen co., the new one is in...

The last tag was in Bergen co., the new one is in Sussex.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-14-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28,401
Views: 2,430,071
Posted By cplus
New tag: ...

New tag:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-V4sKD0rYhl8/UHs54xarBqI/AAAAAAAABLs/uBfn_oQz5yE/s800/2012-10-14_16-08-43_333.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-14-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28,401
Views: 2,430,071
Posted By cplus
Root Dock? Picnic area just north of the GWB

Root Dock? Picnic area just north of the GWB
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-14-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28,401
Views: 2,430,071
Posted By cplus
Got. ...

Got.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-jizTQVNvLXI/UHsE7WDNmxI/AAAAAAAABLM/JmPqaZGiGF4/s800/2012-10-14_14-30-39_311.jpg
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