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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3,736
Views: 585,308
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Yeah, I like the torque. Twist it and it...

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Yeah, I like the torque. Twist it and it pulls regardless of rpm. Goes harder after 6k, of course, but always pulls strong. And I won't have to worry about hitting it's power where the gladdy...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:39 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 50,445
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ It used to be on there. I remember seeing...

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It used to be on there. I remember seeing it, but it looks like they've redesigned their site a bit since last I visited it. The SMT used to be on there too.
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Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3,736
Views: 585,308
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ 250 pages. I'm sure I'll read through most...

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250 pages. I'm sure I'll read through most of this sooner or later, but I have some questions as a prospective buyer. Well, it won't be until next year, but never too early to look into it right?...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,140
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ When I decided to trade in my scooter and...

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When I decided to trade in my scooter and buy my first motorcycle last year, I was debating between the CBR250 and the Ninja 300. I wallowed around on my decision as I waited for slightly better...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,773
Posted By Soulbreeze
If you end up liking it, twisted throttle has a...

If you end up liking it, twisted throttle has a siderack for it and adapters for any hard luggage you want. Can also put a scottoiler with extended resevoir on it and just clean the chain and fill up...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,387
Views: 1,091,323
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I still want one of these some day as a 2nd,...

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I still want one of these some day as a 2nd, lazy weekend cruise bike. There's just something about the simplicity of it I really like, plus I think they're great looking bikes.
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Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,773
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I was going to suggest taking at look at the...

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I was going to suggest taking at look at the GSX1250FA as well (not the Bandit). Full Fairing, low-stressed/reliable engine, ~560 pounds, what maintenance there is should be easy and cheap to do,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,302
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ The Bolt in the army green is, I think, a...

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The Bolt in the army green is, I think, a really nice looking solo-city cruiser. I wouldn't buy one, but I like looking at it. The other colors don't do it for me for some reason.

If the CTX...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,120
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Since interstate riding isn't a requirement,...

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Since interstate riding isn't a requirement, I'd stay somewhat smaller. A SV650 would do the requirements for dirt cheap and be a blast. A Ninja 300 would also probably be able to day-trip and be...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,898
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ And we don't even get it in that purple here...

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And we don't even get it in that purple here in the states. :( Poopies!
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Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,694
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ To further relieve your stress about chains:...

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To further relieve your stress about chains:

I recently had mine replaced. Just used whatever brand my local dealer had in the back. Costed a whole 70 bucks. So even if you abuse your chain...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,694
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Definitely keep this open as an option. I...

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Definitely keep this open as an option. I was getting tired of constantly having to lube and clean/lube my chain all the time. If I didn't lube it every 500-600 miles (and clean/lube every...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,898
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Just based on conversion it looks to be...

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Just based on conversion it looks to be somewhere between 6500 and 7000 USD. You edited that post as I was looking it up to see what it was converted from Canadian dollars. :)
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EDIT: Also,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,390
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ That metal shaving on the middle picture...

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That metal shaving on the middle picture looks exactly like some of the curls produced during machining. I work in a CNC shop that works on cast iron and aluminum and I see that exact piece of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,287
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Just going off of comments that I've read...

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Just going off of comments that I've read from riders, it would appear the cons for each bike are thus:

300: Fitment of the plastics can be a bit off. Some bikes get it, some don't.

500:...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,090
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ About 45 minutes/36 miles one-way to work. I...

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About 45 minutes/36 miles one-way to work. I use my SFV650 Gladius whenever possible. Isn't too bad on the freeway section for 15 minutes as long as it isn't too windy out. Tailbag holds...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 51,812
Posted By Soulbreeze
I just recently found a youtube channel that...

I just recently found a youtube channel that features this bike (royaljordanian) and I was pretty enamored with it. Looks like a beefy super-moto and, holy crap, that exhaust sounds evil!

I like...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,956
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Seen a lot of women on forums that like the...

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Seen a lot of women on forums that like the Ladystar motorcycle boots. They aren't really cheap, but they help out shorties quite a bit to get more boot on the ground.
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Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,956
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Not sure if this is too small, but you could...

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Not sure if this is too small, but you could look for a Suzuki GS500E (naked) or GS500F (sportbike styled). They start at 30.3" for the F and 30.6" for the E, but they're solid bikes and I'm sure...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 457,359
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I bought the Heli-bars shortly after I got...

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I bought the Heli-bars shortly after I got the bike and, to be perfectly honest, I don't feel they were worth the price. Note that their measurements for "up" and "back" are measured from the bar...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 209,324
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Nice bike. Just something about it looks...

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Nice bike. Just something about it looks really clean and sleek.
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Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,387
Views: 1,091,323
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Suzuki SFV 750ST A what you say? ...

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Suzuki SFV 750ST

A what you say?

750 version of the V-twin SFV engine slapped into a smallish sport touring body like a GSX650F (capacity increase to retain performance vs extra weight...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I just started riding last year and had...

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I just started riding last year and had never heard of the bike before a local dealer had a used one for cheap in their inventory.

I looked up a bunch of info on the bike and the only thing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,559
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Just watched that Youtube video. The exhaust...

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Just watched that Youtube video. The exhaust sounded pretty good for a 250 from what you can hear of it in the video. Kinda grunty.

If this had been available when I bought my first bike last...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 353,680
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ My list is quite short considering my first...

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My list is quite short considering my first motorized two-wheeler was purchased about a year and a half ago. I'm 35 now and wish to god I had started this sooner.

First one, a Genuine Blur...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,407
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ My local, mutli-brand dealer doesn't do test...

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My local, mutli-brand dealer doesn't do test rides on his new bikes. It's a small, independant type shop, so he can't afford to have someone crash a bike, or reduce it's value by putting miles on...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,412
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Grats on the bike, badger. Always like how...

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Grats on the bike, badger. Always like how the naked GS500's looked. They should bring them back.
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Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7,387
Views: 1,091,323
Posted By Soulbreeze
Bmw g650gs. Seems like it has what I'd like as a...

Bmw g650gs. Seems like it has what I'd like as a 1 bike guy.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,041
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Big girls need love too! :rofl ~~

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Big girls need love too! :rofl
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,722
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I caught the last 2 episodes and set it up...

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I caught the last 2 episodes and set it up for a series recording on my DVR. I agree they spend too much time on interviews and such and not enough on talking about the bikes. But, with the lack...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,291
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ FWIW, my mom is thinking of getting a CTX700...

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FWIW, my mom is thinking of getting a CTX700 with the DCT when it's time to put her Honda Reflex down. I think she is exactly the kind of customer they are aiming these bikes at.

Pretty sure...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 858,055
Posted By Soulbreeze
Yeah, thats the one. Saw one around here twice...

Yeah, thats the one. Saw one around here twice this summer. Just a very unique looking bike and that 'old leather' looking seat takes it up a notch.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 858,055
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ The Guzzi Griso in the army green with the...

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The Guzzi Griso in the army green with the tan leather seat. I think that bike looks absolutely gorgeous.
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Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,945
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ I think a smaller displacement, "entry...

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I think a smaller displacement, "entry level" V-Strom could go over well. Closest we have for something like that is the new 500x.

When I first thought about buying a bike, I really wanted...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7,387
Views: 1,091,323
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ Nice looking little bike. Know nothing about...

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Nice looking little bike. Know nothing about Benelli, but I like the looks of this better than any of the smaller displacements we get here....
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,654
Posted By Soulbreeze
Not sure if it's different for different regions,...

Not sure if it's different for different regions, but the manual for my cbr250 had valve check at first service, then every 16,000 miles. Dunno the conversion but thats over twice what you said.
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,088
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ 700 bucks or so for a season isn't too...

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700 bucks or so for a season isn't too shabby (especially bought new). I like the green Versys and it's about time they put ABS on it. Much luck on your travels in spring!
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Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7,387
Views: 1,091,323
Posted By Soulbreeze
A Suzuki S40 actually. Seems like a simple,...

A Suzuki S40 actually. Seems like a simple, cheap, pretty good looking backroad lazy cruise bike.
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,841
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ If you like Harleys, but don't like the...

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If you like Harleys, but don't like the jackknife cruiser position, you could also look for a used Fat Bob. They could come with factory option mid-pegs (don't know if it can be added...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,771
Posted By Soulbreeze
~~ There's room to lower them with the stock...

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There's room to lower them with the stock exhaust if you're also willing to move them forward. They are really close to the muffler in stock form, but you have an almost 45 degree line you can...
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