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Forum: Road warriors Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,022
Posted By mrbreeze
"Expect bikes to arrive in Suzuki dealers late...

"Expect bikes to arrive in Suzuki dealers late May/early March"

some editor is asleep at the wheel...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By mrbreeze
If you are putting his daughter on the back of...

If you are putting his daughter on the back of the bike, then FIL has a right to offer input.

BAM!

:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 20,172
Posted By mrbreeze
work is for poor people

work is for poor people
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 20,172
Posted By mrbreeze
the new tag is about 45 minutes east of the Drop...

the new tag is about 45 minutes east of the Drop Anchor RV Park. The road starts out paved, but turns to chirt about 1/2 a mile before the new tag:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 20,172
Posted By mrbreeze
I am pretty sure most of the people at the Drop...

I am pretty sure most of the people at the Drop Anchor are missing several teeth...

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-QjMmpXL/0/L/20150326%20005-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,078
Posted By mrbreeze
What frustrates me with Honda is that they DO...

What frustrates me with Honda is that they DO build bikes I would like to have, but they don't get imported to the US. Take the CB1300 for example.

Having said that, I really like their 500's. I...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,835
Posted By mrbreeze
yep, those karate lessons I had as a kid have...

yep, those karate lessons I had as a kid have finally proven useful for something.

:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By mrbreeze
I like to sit back and watch when people try to...

I like to sit back and watch when people try to start a Suzuki for the first time. You have to squeeze the clutch lever, even in neutral
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 217,749
Posted By mrbreeze
Has anyone gone from a DL650 to the NT700V? ...

Has anyone gone from a DL650 to the NT700V?

I am happy with my DL but I know where there is a 2010 NT with less than 300 miles on it. It does not have ABS, though. Also it is the dark red color,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,835
Posted By mrbreeze
my problem is getting on/off, not footing once I...

my problem is getting on/off, not footing once I am on. The rider's seat is tall at 33+ inches, but the passenger is seat is a good 2-3 inches higher than that, and the luggage rack is higher still....
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,078
Posted By mrbreeze
It's not meant to be super enduro mud bogging log...

It's not meant to be super enduro mud bogging log hopper. Honda has other bikes in the lineup they would love to show you if that is the type of riding you are interested in.

Get a grip, people.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By mrbreeze
I think I would like to give something like this...

I think I would like to give something like this a try, but I would prefer Honda's DCT

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/BMW-C-650-GT-action3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,078
Posted By mrbreeze
it seems the older I get, the more I am...

it seems the older I get, the more I am interested in the smaller, less intimidating bikes. I have ridden far too fast for far too long. These days I enjoy "putting around" more than "corner...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,022
Posted By mrbreeze
207 kg = 456 lbs

207 kg = 456 lbs
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,835
Posted By mrbreeze
I saw one in the showroom for the first time...

I saw one in the showroom for the first time yesterday.

Why does it have to be so $^$@%%% tall?

I found it easier to get on/off the DL1000. I liked the seat on the DL1000 better too.

I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,391
Posted By mrbreeze
+1

+1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By mrbreeze
the first that that came to mind for me was...

the first that that came to mind for me was F700GS.

I love my DL650, and I think you would too. Lots of aftermarket luggage available.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By mrbreeze
I'm on V-Strom #3. The first was a DL1000. The...

I'm on V-Strom #3. The first was a DL1000. The next two were DL650's. Take your pick, you can't go wrong.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By mrbreeze
after the DL1000 and before the FJR.

after the DL1000 and before the FJR.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,111
Posted By mrbreeze
I took a new RK on a demo ride a couple of years...

I took a new RK on a demo ride a couple of years ago.

meh.

The emporer has no clothes.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,078
Posted By mrbreeze
I like it. It reminds me a lot of the old CT-90's...

I like it. It reminds me a lot of the old CT-90's that used to be strapped to the back of every third motorhome...

I think it will sell well with the RV crowd, and possibly with old farts like me...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By mrbreeze
I want my ST back! ...

I want my ST back!

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tags/i-gBJxqZV/0/L/DSCF3337-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,033
Posted By mrbreeze
Plaid pants Horned Rim Glasses mullets and...

Plaid pants
Horned Rim Glasses
mullets
and now we get all these odd looking bikes. Some day people will be hiding the pictures of their old KTM Duke/Triumph Speed Triple/Yamaha FJ09/ etc....
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By mrbreeze
That was over a week ago. Aren't you tired of it...

That was over a week ago. Aren't you tired of it by now?
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By mrbreeze
today.... it's this. I even stopped in the...

today....

it's this. I even stopped in the local BMW dealership yesterday...
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 41,575
Posted By mrbreeze
OK. Needs more displacement. How about a...

OK.

Needs more displacement. How about a 900cc version? And as long as we're dreaming, how about shaft drive as well? I would really like to have shaft drive on my next bike. And ABS of course,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,033
Posted By mrbreeze
lots of people pointing at the CB1100 and...

lots of people pointing at the CB1100 and pointing out that it is a great looking, well made motorcycle. Not many people are running down to the Honda dealership to actually buy one, though, myself...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 337,751
Posted By mrbreeze
my, um, customized ST1300... ...

my, um, customized ST1300...

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tags/i-FmThKZx/0/XL/DSCF3491-XL.jpg

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tags/i-dTXt9jb/0/L/DSCF3507-L.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 337,751
Posted By mrbreeze
Well, they sure give a lot of trouble, don't...

Well, they sure give a lot of trouble, don't they?

:lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By mrbreeze
and paid for 6 motorcycles ago! :clap :lol3

and paid for 6 motorcycles ago! :clap

:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 20,172
Posted By mrbreeze
on an almost clean bike, even! Little Swan...

on an almost clean bike, even!

Little Swan Creek Road is a hoot! Smooth, curvy, tight corners - but not clean! Watch out for tree limbs and gravel in places. And there is no shoulder, it's pretty...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 20,172
Posted By mrbreeze
it's a Givi. Kinda pricey but I like it. I got it...

it's a Givi. Kinda pricey but I like it. I got it from Richland Rick (http://www.adventuretech.biz/tank-bags.html)

it's the XS308
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,022
Posted By mrbreeze
Cool! This may turn out to be an...

Cool!

This may turn out to be an interesting ride....
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By mrbreeze
thanks for all the good suggestions. My...

thanks for all the good suggestions.

My commute is 36 miles, if I take the shortest route (interstate). This morning it took about 50 minutes. If it was raining, it would certainly take longer -...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 20,172
Posted By mrbreeze
and a new tag.... ...

and a new tag....


http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-WmBRnbw/0/L/20150316%20012-L.jpg


http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-7P7kBLx/0/L/20150316%20013-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 20,172
Posted By mrbreeze
Tennessee Tardis! ...

Tennessee Tardis!

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-GXf8RDP/0/L/20150316%20005-L.jpg


Summertown
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By mrbreeze
Backpacks - motorcycle and laptop specific

I have been thinking about picking up a backpack for occasional use carrying my work laptop on my commute via V-Strom. I would like it to be weatherproof in case I get caught in an unexpected shower....
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 41,575
Posted By mrbreeze
I stopped by the local Honda dealership today, I...

I stopped by the local Honda dealership today, I wanted to look at some gear, and I wanted to drool over the Valkyrie. I do like the Valkyrie.

Anyway, just out of curiosity I got to looking at...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By mrbreeze
it even sounds like a Harley! ...

it even sounds like a Harley!

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dreams/i-6KHSL84/0/L/daryl-dixon-motorcycle-1-625x625-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By mrbreeze
I am back to wanting this... ...

I am back to wanting this...

http://images.cyclenews.com/photogalleries/xlarge/14valkyrie_2.jpg
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