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Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Starbuck21
I just ordered a set of DR Pulley sliders in ...

I just ordered a set of DR Pulley sliders in 28g. My scoot is almost to 16K so looking at a belt change then install the new sliders. I went 28g to keep it as close to stock as possible,...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By Starbuck21
My Silver Wing was an impulse buy as well. In...

My Silver Wing was an impulse buy as well. In 2012, I decide the KLR 650 was not for me, too heavy for me off-road and most of my riding was on-road. I sat on the SWing and was sold. Negotiated a...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,267
Posted By Starbuck21
Thanks for sharing his experiences. It is truly...

Thanks for sharing his experiences. It is truly amazing how well Honda's are built. Perhaps why I have 4 of them at present. :D

My Silver Wing is at 14K and no problems to date. I change the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,399
Posted By Starbuck21
Good luck in your search. I have a 2012 Silver...

Good luck in your search. I have a 2012 Silver Wing and it is an awesome scoot! That said with your height, I feel you would have to swap out the seat to obtain comfort. I do have a friend that is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,301
Posted By Starbuck21
Excellent report and pictures; thanks for taking...

Excellent report and pictures; thanks for taking us along with you. You learned something very valuable too. You CAN take a trip of this magnitude alone and enjoy it! I learned this a couple years...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,422
Posted By Starbuck21
Congratulations on the new ride! Saw one at a...

Congratulations on the new ride! Saw one at a motorcycle show and was quite impressed. Keep us posted.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,673
Posted By Starbuck21
Great write-up! Hope you continue to enjoy your...

Great write-up! Hope you continue to enjoy your Honda. Should get even smoother and quieter as time goes by too. Also I really like the windshield!
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,471
Posted By Starbuck21
The Silver Wing is a good choice. The new models...

The Silver Wing is a good choice. The new models (2011 on) come with ABS, a good thing imho. My dealer in North Phoenix has two SW's (used) and one new one. MSRP is $9270. But push a bit and you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,245
Posted By Starbuck21
Excellent report and fantastic pictures! Thanks...

Excellent report and fantastic pictures! Thanks for taking us with you!

:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,968
Posted By Starbuck21
Nice pictures, Mark. I need to check out the...

Nice pictures, Mark. I need to check out the Whispering Ranch area; it has been many years since I explored out there. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 870,105
Posted By Starbuck21
Below is my favorite. My first road bike, 1974...

Below is my favorite. My first road bike, 1974 Yamaha TX500A. DOHC, with 4 valves per cylinder and counterbalancers to ease vibration. Amazing bike that would break 100 mph barrier with ease and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,113
Posted By Starbuck21
I just recently got a 2005 GL1800! Pretty cool,...

I just recently got a 2005 GL1800! Pretty cool, now to rack up some miles!!!

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/902302_752535074760386_1615074935_o.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,067
Posted By Starbuck21
Great looking scooter and wow the miles!!! Good...

Great looking scooter and wow the miles!!! Good one!
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 171,652
Posted By Starbuck21
The Indian dealer in Phoenix, AZ just got their...

The Indian dealer in Phoenix, AZ just got their first bike in on Thursday so I had to go check it out.

http://i938.photobucket.com/albums/ad224/1974k5/indian.jpg

And yes we get "demo days"...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Starbuck21
Vibration? Hmmm mine has very little vibration...

Vibration? Hmmm mine has very little vibration better check that ride out! I was amazed at how smooth and powerful the Silver Wing is, with many 300+ mile days in the saddle and two 1000+ mile trips...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Starbuck21
I agree with the others, great first effort! The...

I agree with the others, great first effort! The main thing is did YOU enjoy your ride? That is what it is all about! You did good and will improve as you do it more and learn tricks to make...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,244
Posted By Starbuck21
Great pix, I used to live in Idaho so have been...

Great pix, I used to live in Idaho so have been to a few of the places. Thanks for sharing them.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Starbuck21
Looks like a great ride! I would think the ABS...

Looks like a great ride! I would think the ABS would help in the dirt portions?:huh Thanks for the great pictures!
Forum: Battle scooters 08-22-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,433
Posted By Starbuck21
I agree that price has hurt the Silver Wing. I...

I agree that price has hurt the Silver Wing. I really like mine but wish I had not paid the price for a "new" one. Especially now that they are closing them out. It is an awesome bike and my only...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,303
Posted By Starbuck21
Give me fuel injection ANY day. Having owned...

Give me fuel injection ANY day. Having owned many bikes over the years I am sick to death of the foibles of carbs... Some are easy to flush and rebuild; others are not.

On my Silver Wing I do...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Starbuck21
Nice report thanks! I ride a Silver Wing scooter...

Nice report thanks! I ride a Silver Wing scooter and love it. I have had it up over 10000 feet and with the fuel-injection I never noticed it!

Keep on scooting! :D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By Starbuck21
Cool video and neat scoot! Heading out on the...

Cool video and neat scoot! Heading out on the TAT on it? :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,968
Posted By Starbuck21
Great ride reports and pictures. Funny a lot of...

Great ride reports and pictures. Funny a lot of those sites look very familiar!!!
Unfortunately it is getting a bit "warm" to do long rides now. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By Starbuck21
What a fantastic series of rides AND photos! ...

What a fantastic series of rides AND photos! Thanks for taking us along!!!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,010
Posted By Starbuck21
I wave whenever possible. The vast majority of...

I wave whenever possible. The vast majority of riders will wave back! I find that of those that don't it is usually the Harley riders that envision them selves as bada*s. You know them, old jeans,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,699
Posted By Starbuck21
Great ride report, thanks for sharing. Not many...

Great ride report, thanks for sharing. Not many people would undertake a trip like that solo (I am another one). People don't realize how relaxing a solo trip can be, not worrying about who wants...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,758
Posted By Starbuck21
My 2012 Silver Wing 600 with fuel injection is...

My 2012 Silver Wing 600 with fuel injection is well broken in at 8300 miles. I am currently averaging 55 MPG (US). Highest tank ever was 62 MPG and lowest was 46.9.

This is calculated in same...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,533
Posted By Starbuck21
Great report! Thanks; what a neat rotary Suzuki;...

Great report! Thanks; what a neat rotary Suzuki; didn't know there were any left in that kind of shape!!!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,913
Posted By Starbuck21
And who said top boxes were ugly??? :freaky

And who said top boxes were ugly??? :freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By Starbuck21
I agree, the weight limit is around 385 lbs. but...

I agree, the weight limit is around 385 lbs. but for short jaunts it would probably be OK. Now for cross-country two-up riding you better look to big brother. The Gold Wing! :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Starbuck21
That is a great look and very functional too! ...

That is a great look and very functional too! Ready for that Alaska ride now? :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Starbuck21
Great pictures! I know that area well :rofl...

Great pictures! I know that area well :rofl I have never seen the burros out like that though. Very nice.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By Starbuck21
Great video man! Really enjoyed it especially...

Great video man! Really enjoyed it especially since you were not hurt. I have done such things on my Trail 90's before... Drown them in nearly 3 foot of water so I can relate, you are not the only...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,605
Posted By Starbuck21
I too agree. Having bad experience with some of...

I too agree. Having bad experience with some of the Chinese machines. But that said, I doubt if it will be in bad shape simply because of being in a crate for 5 years. There should not have been...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By Starbuck21
Yes it looks nice! But also the...

Yes it looks nice! But also the speedometer/odometer will now be off...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,697
Posted By Starbuck21
All good advice above! You need to decide what...

All good advice above! You need to decide what is right for YOU. Sit on the prospective candidates and see if you are comfortable! This is FOREMOST, if the scoot has all the power and features but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,676
Posted By Starbuck21
Thanks for sharing this experience with us! I...

Thanks for sharing this experience with us! I too have ridden many 2 wheelers but never a Harley. Keep thinking I will rent one for a day at some point, but perhaps a demo day would be just the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-28-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Starbuck21
Is this the ABS model? Definitely a plus to...

Is this the ABS model? Definitely a plus to spring for ABS on a Silver Wing since it is available. Price may be a tad high depending on your area. I would offer 3500 and see where it goes.

I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By Starbuck21
This is a great ride! I love to shoot up to...

This is a great ride! I love to shoot up to Yarnell or even Prescott when the head builds! Thanks for taking us with you! :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By Starbuck21
Monument Valley/ Four Corners on a Maxi-scooter!

http://www.silverwing600.com/t5964-monument-valley-zion-national-park-the-actual-ride

Here is a ride report on a recent 5 day trip to the Monument Valley area. Beautiful area would do it again in...
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