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Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,904
Posted By n8dawg6
to me, the absolute biggest turnoff of the harley...

to me, the absolute biggest turnoff of the harley big twin is that I can't afford one right now. Other than that, they are well-crafted machines
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,400
Posted By n8dawg6
The yammie 950 is not the 1st thing I would think...

The yammie 950 is not the 1st thing I would think of if you wanted something to blow your skirt up. or the 2nd, or the 50th ...

bikes are always a tradeoff, I'm never gonna find the perfect one. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,223
Posted By n8dawg6
about as much fun as I've had on an around-town...

about as much fun as I've had on an around-town bike:

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i258/n8dawg6/ft500.jpg

Honda FT500 thumper. it's really a hoot, super light and easy to maneuver. not...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 49,269
Posted By n8dawg6
i suspect that Honda's margin on these bikes is...

i suspect that Honda's margin on these bikes is very low ... you see much bigger discounts on more expensive bikes like the Goldwing and the VFR1200. in other words ... they already feel like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,002
Posted By n8dawg6
you cant have mine ...

you cant have mine ...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 484,221
Posted By n8dawg6
Switchblade: It looks real good. they got any 5...

Switchblade: It looks real good. they got any 5 hunnerts left over there at the dealership?
Forum: Face plant 02-11-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,743
Posted By n8dawg6
good crash. i know it sucks after it happens...

good crash. i know it sucks after it happens (i've felt that burning embarrassment), but you won't forget the experience you've gained. whatever you do, don't give up.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,755
Posted By n8dawg6
I don't know about best in the world, but I agree...

I don't know about best in the world, but I agree on all other points. honda makes good schitt. even the cars are half decent ... I miss my ol' TSX with the dreaded VTEC 4 cylinder
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 38,677
Posted By n8dawg6
honda VLX 600. slow lead slead, too low the...

honda VLX 600. slow lead slead, too low

the ppl who are saying the XR1200 is the most boring bike they have ever ridden don't get out enough ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,755
Posted By n8dawg6
regardless of the price, VTEC bitchin, etc., I'm...

regardless of the price, VTEC bitchin, etc., I'm glad to see honda expanding their sporty bike lineup this substantially. They've added a LOT of new stuff over the past few years, starting with the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,420
Posted By n8dawg6
havent read any of the other responses, so this...

havent read any of the other responses, so this might have already been stated ad naseum. the honda will be light and easy compared to the 883. the 883 will feel about like a lead sled in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,358
Posted By n8dawg6
I started out with a Honda VLX600. they weigh...

I started out with a Honda VLX600. they weigh about 450 lbs, and they have 4 gears. a lower seat you will not find, and it was a very benign and predictable machine. not made anymore, but used...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,341
Posted By n8dawg6
honestly, im just hoping to be able to tiptoe and...

honestly, im just hoping to be able to tiptoe and touch the ground whilst seated on one ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6,335
Views: 940,946
Posted By n8dawg6
2014 KLR 650 ...

2014 KLR 650

http://www.kawasaki.com/NPL/Default.aspx?cm_sp=NPL-_-KMCPromo-_-LeftRailPromo
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,341
Posted By n8dawg6
2014 klr 650

Fellas, just got the email announcement that they are making some changes to the 2014 KLR 650:

http://www.kawasaki.com/NPL/Default.aspx?cm_sp=NPL-_-KMCPromo-_-LeftRailPromo

hope the link works....
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By n8dawg6
I'm curious too.

I'm curious too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,456
Posted By n8dawg6
COOL. if ya like harleys ... ya just like...

COOL.

if ya like harleys ... ya just like 'em. I've ridden all kinds of stuff, and I like all kinds of stuff, but I think it'd be tough to be without a harley
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 44,767
Posted By n8dawg6
douf: i think the blue stich looks great. too...

douf: i think the blue stich looks great. too bad you have to wait til "riding season" to try it out!
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 28,480
Posted By n8dawg6
exactly, it's not even gonna be here. I actually...

exactly, it's not even gonna be here. I actually think it looks good, I'd look into one if they imported it here.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 170,566
Posted By n8dawg6
I am a little surprised at how much rake it has. ...

I am a little surprised at how much rake it has. a raked-out bike does nothing for me, i dont like it.

that being said, I think that harley is gonna sell schitt-tons of these. there are a myriad...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 170,566
Posted By n8dawg6
agree. that thing is awful

agree. that thing is awful
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,481
Posted By n8dawg6
even though this is a corpse thread, i have to...

even though this is a corpse thread, i have to make an impassioned plea not to get a shadow 600 or VLX for this. it could be made to work, i suppose, but its not anywhere near ideal. it has VERY...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,956
Posted By n8dawg6
to the OP, you're getting some fairly complex...

to the OP, you're getting some fairly complex responses here, but I think the original question really went to how much different it would be jumping to a bike that weighs twice as much as your DR. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,834
Posted By n8dawg6
I made it clear to 'em that I am out of state, so...

I made it clear to 'em that I am out of state, so shouldn't include sales tax. Guess I should verify.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,834
Posted By n8dawg6
I was perplexed because they have it stickered at...

I was perplexed because they have it stickered at $12,999. somehow they're finding $2,000+ of fees.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,834
Posted By n8dawg6
I'm being quoted about $15K OTD on this used...

I'm being quoted about $15K OTD on this used 2012. Guess I was hoping I could snag one for more like $13K OTD. I don't see them selling like the proverbial hotcake.
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,834
Posted By n8dawg6
Switchback prices?

I know some folks on here have acquired HD switchbacks, curious what type of general OTD prices you're seeing on them. I'm being quoted (HD dealer) an OTD price thats more than $2000 over the listed...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 582,397
Posted By n8dawg6
that's an interesting setup. I can tell you the...

that's an interesting setup. I can tell you the thing that limits me to 100-120 miles on the XR a day is the position of the footpegs. great for aggressive riding, but they keep my legs in a folded...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By n8dawg6
me too. I'm 5'8", 160. RK, in stock form, is...

me too. I'm 5'8", 160. RK, in stock form, is designed for a bigger dude than me.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By n8dawg6
i think the road king is better in every respect....

i think the road king is better in every respect. it is, however, noticeably heavier and taller than the fatboy.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 17,769
Posted By n8dawg6
and there ya have it. most sensible post i've...

and there ya have it. most sensible post i've read all day.
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 33,143
Posted By n8dawg6
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i258/n8dawg6/ima...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i258/n8dawg6/image_zpsf4eb9997.jpg

but you're not completely wrong ... I don't see just a whole lot of skinny dudes on harley touring bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 49,269
Posted By n8dawg6
heh ... no shame in that. FWIW, I think you made...

heh ... no shame in that. FWIW, I think you made the right choice, although I'm also a big fan of the versys ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 24,944
Posted By n8dawg6
nice, I like it

:D i just havent had any of the above problems with the several HD dealers I've dealt with. they can be a little expensive, but not more so than any other dealer. plenty of independents around,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 24,944
Posted By n8dawg6
that's the truth. If you've got the discipline,...

that's the truth. If you've got the discipline, and the cash, and the credit rating, get the super-low financing offer, then pay it off fast. That's what I did with my sportster, had 0% or 1%...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 24,944
Posted By n8dawg6
hell, just run a search on cycletrader, you'll...

hell, just run a search on cycletrader, you'll find harleys for less than MSRP. Check the HD dealer in New Orleans ... they'll fly you in to get pick up your bike. Or ship it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 131,080
Posted By n8dawg6
I think it looks flat-out awful. not what I was...

I think it looks flat-out awful. not what I was expecting at all. you can definitely see the victory influence.

probably a very nice machine if the look does it for you.
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,976
Views: 694,946
Posted By n8dawg6
that is a great looking bike right there. The...

that is a great looking bike right there. The ones I have seen out and about are typically ratty something fierce. also, to my ears at least, they sound great.

sidecar, the harleys that interest...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,976
Views: 694,946
Posted By n8dawg6
the XR is just a hoot to me ... very simple bike...

the XR is just a hoot to me ... very simple bike with lots of engine character. they'll scoot, too. not like an rr liter bike, but plenty to get you in trouble.

I'm always impressed when I see...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,976
Views: 694,946
Posted By n8dawg6
i think even the sportster guys hate you when...

i think even the sportster guys hate you when you're on an XR ...

as if the XR isn't bad enough, im always a little surprised how upset it makes folks that I wear a FF helmet and protective gear
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