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Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,118
Views: 3,178,331
Posted By AZSpyder
My 1975 CZ 250 Enduro. I bought this thing new in...

My 1975 CZ 250 Enduro. I bought this thing new in a crate. It was the only new bike I could afford at $550. Wrecked it trashing the stock tank, fenders lights and such. Got run over by a VW. Was cut...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,642
Posted By AZSpyder
Tourer or Cruiser?

I went through that a bit. I really like the GS for an all around bike, hope to have an air head someday. As far as tourer or cruiser I got a touring cruiser, the Yamaha Venture.
I wouldn't have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,429
Posted By AZSpyder
I donít know how different it can be but I have...

I donít know how different it can be but I have some experience. I canít ride right now as I recover from my second (both hands now) surgery.
There were a few pains but the main problem for me was...
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By AZSpyder
Face Plant Pictures

:huh
OK, not a motorcycle but sure is a face plant. A couple of buddies at work compete in mountain bikes. Someone from their group sent this picture. Looks like a mechanical failure. Possibly the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-11-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,364
Posted By AZSpyder
My friends bike moving plan

:rofl

Had a friend that moved a bike like that. With a little planing it worked well for him.

His procedure was load the bike first, maximum stopping distance on the slick floor. It looked to...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By AZSpyder
Thumb The old Hondas are fun in a slow sort of way

I have no experience with the ST but currently have a CT-90, commonly known as Trail 90s. It looks like fun, reliable and would be great for running errands around town or exploring cow trails.
Part...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 900,569
Posted By AZSpyder
Does a wife count?

I donít know if she counts as equipment but so far my wife was a good deal. Very inexpensive when purchased out of the Ukraine. A bit hard to control but so far so good. I think I am going to be in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
Thanks for the reply. Iím not familiar with the...

Thanks for the reply. Iím not familiar with the Voyager but I will look into it.

I have wondered about the R1200CLC myself. I like the fact it is about as close to a naked bike that a fairing...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
Thanks for the information on the 1100. I have...

Thanks for the information on the 1100. I have been watching these but I donít see them for sale often. If they are as good as a couple of riders I have talk to have claimed I suspect many owners...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,653
Posted By AZSpyder
:doh Now thatís a good point for the dark side. I...

:doh Now thatís a good point for the dark side. I wear them but don't want to pay directly for those that don't.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 209,752
Posted By AZSpyder
Nothing interesting on a bike but had an odd cat...

Nothing interesting on a bike but had an odd cat strike in a car.

It was lowered with a rubber tipped air dam just about on the ground. Moving slow around a tight corner at night a suicidal cat...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-17-2006, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10,179
Views: 3,249,954
Posted By AZSpyder
1969 CT-90 (For sale)

Trail 90s can be an adventure. Especially if you donít take yourself too seriously.
Jerry
:stupid
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,653
Posted By AZSpyder
Dump the helmet and seat belt laws! As for me I...

Dump the helmet and seat belt laws! As for me I feel naked without a helmet and not secure without a snug seatbelt but thatís my choice.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By AZSpyder
Iím looking into a new old bike at the moment...

Iím looking into a new old bike at the moment too. Along with looking at other ones Iím sure thinking about the GS. I knew there were out there since they first appeared but didnít really know much...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-17-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10,179
Views: 3,249,954
Posted By AZSpyder
1975 CZ Enduro

Not a road rider at the moment but it may get the lighting back on one day and go street legal. For now my favorite toy.
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
St-1100/1300

:hide

Looking for a bit more information on the STs. I have read about them putting some heat on the rider but wasnít able to tell if its when riding or stopped. Is it heat from the engine sitting...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
You hit the big problem to think about. Iím...

You hit the big problem to think about.

Iím tending to collect too many toys as it is. Currently up to 5 bikes, one of them a project and 4 cars, one of them a project. Iím hoping to stay with...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
Iíve been riding for 30 some years. Currently...

Iíve been riding for 30 some years. Currently riding a Suzuki S40 (a 650 single that reminds me of the old brit bikes) for commuting and run around. It my first new bike since my CZ Enduro back in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,229
Posted By AZSpyder
I had a friend do that on a Harley in California...

I had a friend do that on a Harley in California after splitting traffic to the front of the line. The bike pinned him on the car next to him. He had twisted a bit trying to get up and ended up with...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
Thumb Tim I have been into Iron Horse a couple of...

Tim
I have been into Iron Horse a couple of times. Nice guys and they seem to have good prices on the used ones.
http://www.ironhorsemotorcycles.com/Used%20Sales.htm
They said they tend to take in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
Have you had any problems with weight on the...

Have you had any problems with weight on the back? One web site talked about possibly being tail heavy with a trunk leading to some instability.

I just found a web site showing one with a small...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
I keep thinking more and more about the GS. I got...

I keep thinking more and more about the GS. I got excited about these years ago when they first came out but no money back then. There doesnít seem to be a large selection on the market. I donít know...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
Thanks, I had forgotten about the Silverwing....

Thanks, I had forgotten about the Silverwing. Used to see a bunch of them on the road.
I wonder about the high speed side. An easy time at high speeds is an important part of what I am looking for....
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By AZSpyder
Need help, looking for a new old bike

:freaky
Iíll be in the market for a bike long about spring. A couple of years ago the wife popped out with we ought to get a Goldwing and do some riding. Personally I would prefer something smaller...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,693
Posted By AZSpyder
If you have made it to the older generation take...

If you have made it to the older generation take the helmet off. I was talking to a gray hair about bikes once. He road a crotch rocket and had been pulled over a number of times for speeding. He...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 315,580
Posted By AZSpyder
Arch Very good information on the brakes!!!...

Arch
Very good information on the brakes!!! :clap Thank you very much.

I am planning a new thread on thoughts on different bikes. The suggestions you made will be taken to heart. I have more...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 315,580
Posted By AZSpyder
Paul That is exactly my thoughts. I hope to...

Paul
That is exactly my thoughts. I hope to gather as much input as I can but the final decision, good or bad, will be mine. There is a lot of experience on this board. I think for any model of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 315,580
Posted By AZSpyder
Chuck Thanks for the information. Clear and to...

Chuck
Thanks for the information. Clear and to the point so that even I can understand it.
I am thinking about the GS, RT and maybe a CLC.
I sure like the GS but I'm not too sure how comfortable I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2006, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 315,580
Posted By AZSpyder
I asked a simple question. I am new and I have...

I asked a simple question. I am new and I have seen them referred to as ABS III. I simply am trying to confirm when they are/were used. The fact that you donít like the use of the term and it makes...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,379
Posted By AZSpyder
Give Geico a try, they are dirt cheap for my...

Give Geico a try, they are dirt cheap for my bike. Before I got the bike we tried Progressive for a quote. They were more expensive with our 18 year old on the policy but they would have been cheaper...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2006, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 315,580
Posted By AZSpyder
What year did the ABS III come out? From what I...

What year did the ABS III come out? From what I can tell it seemed to be 2002 but may have varied by model.
Jerry, AKA Gopher
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 315,580
Posted By AZSpyder
I did slip up there, it is the RT I am looking...

I did slip up there, it is the RT I am looking at. I also expect to be going with a used one. My local dealer seems to have good deals on used bikes but I am planning to get something in the spring...
Forum: West Ė California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By AZSpyder
Also the national park land in the Santa Ritas....

Also the national park land in the Santa Ritas. There is a 15MPH spped limit but it is only in effect when a ranger is watching. Cycles are welcomed by the feds.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 315,580
Posted By AZSpyder
Brakes? They only slow you down!

Iím new here and in the market of a sport touring bike that has enough back seat for the wife and not too heavy to ride to work the rest of the time. I havenít ridden a BMW yet but Iím sure drooling...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-07-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,898
Posted By AZSpyder
Cushman Highlander....I think

My Cushman. Judging from springs on the front and hard tail on the back it's anywhere from a 1946 to 1957. Paint stripping from a junk yard fire but doing a good job holding up a planter in the front...
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