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Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,017
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
In the past I've owned a 2008 Honda CBR125 and a...

In the past I've owned a 2008 Honda CBR125 and a 2007 Kawasaki EX250-H (ZZ-R250 = Canadian spec Ninja 250) and I can tell you from experience, that if you are thinking of downgrading, 250cc is really...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Added 1" riser blocks to the handlebars of an...

Added 1" riser blocks to the handlebars of an EX250-H I once owned and made a world of difference to the comfort of Riding that 'lil Bike!
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,945
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I really, really like this Bike ... makes Honda's...

I really, really like this Bike ... makes Honda's CTX700 look like a turd!
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,363
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Very, very nice!!

Very, very nice!!
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 37,725
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Yamahog Bolt

Yamahog Bolt
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,177
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
My dream garage would contain only a few vehicles...

My dream garage would contain only a few vehicles ... my dreams and needs are pretty modest ...

Motorcycle = Yamahog Bolt
Summer car = Mini Cooper Convertible
Winter car =...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 51,764
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I agree ... don't get the Harley angst (either...

I agree ... don't get the Harley angst (either pro or con) at all ... to me as a citizen of Kanuckistan, Harley's are just another "import" motorcycle anyways! LOL!

Ride what ya like and enjoy...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 51,764
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Yeah, I live in the metro S.J. area ... get a...

Yeah, I live in the metro S.J. area ... get a nice day here during summer and the roads are crawling with m/c's! LOL about the Hawg Riders ... I've no trouble gettin' the occasional wave outa 'em ......
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 51,764
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Guess you never saw me out scootin' around on my...

Guess you never saw me out scootin' around on my Honda Shadow RS then? ;)

Yes, the Harley-Davidson brand seems to be the most popular here on The Rock, but there are LOTS of Metric Cruisers...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,074
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I've owned a Pre-Gen Ninja 250 (Kanuck/Euro spec...

I've owned a Pre-Gen Ninja 250 (Kanuck/Euro spec ZZ-R250) and have ridden most of the other 250cc machines available here in Canada ... including the CBR250 (both with and without ABS) ... and this...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,192
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Mmmm Kraven my man .... the XV1100 (V-Star)...

Mmmm Kraven my man .... the XV1100 (V-Star) Silverado came with cast wheels ... no tubes to mess with ... and, what's up with using the word "axe" instead of ASK ... an axe is a for chopping wood...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,192
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
You couldn't go wrong with a V-Star 1100 ......

You couldn't go wrong with a V-Star 1100 ... paticularly the Silverado version.
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
+1 on this ... choice of footwear can be...

+1 on this ... choice of footwear can be advantageous to shorter Riders
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I'm a short guy at 5'-4 1/2", but luckily have a...

I'm a short guy at 5'-4 1/2", but luckily have a 29-30" inseam ... have owned several Bikes over the years and only 2 have not been able to quite flat-floot with Bike vertical and both feet down ......
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,343
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I've only owned Japanese manufactured motorcycles...

I've only owned Japanese manufactured motorcycles over the years and have ridden many more than the ones I've owned ... including Harley-Davidson and Triumph ... sadly no Italian Bikes though.
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Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 314,701
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I've said it before, but again, the more I see...

I've said it before, but again, the more I see pics of and learn about the new Street line-up, the less I like it ... and I really, really wanted to like this Bike ... I still would take an 883...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 123,448
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
My 2010VT750RS ... love this Bike! ...

My 2010VT750RS ... love this Bike!

http://p1.bikepics.com/2014/06/16/bikepics-2676256-800.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 116,621
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Yeah, the Marauder 1500 was essentially a Kawi...

Yeah, the Marauder 1500 was essentially a Kawi Mean Streak with a cosmetic make-over ... always thought the M.S.'s rear fender looked waaaaaaaaay better than the Marauder's "flip-curl bob job"
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,717
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
What exactly do you mean by "handled nervously"?...

What exactly do you mean by "handled nervously"? Did the Bike wallow about, or was the steering twitchy?

What model Shadow 750 was it? Depending on model year, there are several; ACE, Aero,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9,966
Views: 1,690,289
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Major, mouth watering drooooooooooooooooool!!! ...

Major, mouth watering drooooooooooooooooool!!!

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/2015-Indian-Scout-red-static-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 116,621
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
New Scout is a gorgeous motorcycle! Priced about...

New Scout is a gorgeous motorcycle! Priced about the same as an XL1200 Sportster too ... Polaris/Indian upped the ante with this one!
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 116,621
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I currently own a 2010 VT750RS and it is a...

I currently own a 2010 VT750RS and it is a fabulous Bike ... a larger displacement motor in a similarly styled machine would be cool! The RS isn't strictly a "Cruiser" per se ... more of a "Roadster"...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 314,701
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Street 500/750 for North American market will be...

Street 500/750 for North American market will be assembled in Kansas City from parts manufactured in South Asia ...

More pics I see of the Street, the less I like it ... take an XL883 over it any...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 314,701
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
The ultimate goal (and I've heard this from a...

The ultimate goal (and I've heard this from a H.D. manager), is for the Street 500/750 to replace the XL883 as The Mo Co's entry level motorcycle, leaving only the 1200cc version Sportsters...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 301,018
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I agree ... the colors that Yamahog chose for the...

I agree ... the colors that Yamahog chose for the 2015 line-up don't do the Bolt any favors ... that Nike-esque "swoosh" stripe looks too close to the stripe that used to adorn Suzuki Savage tanks...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 301,018
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
In my original comment, by "refined" I meant that...

In my original comment, by "refined" I meant that to me, having ridden a Bolt and the 883/1200 Sportsters, the XV950 felt smoother ... less vibration, more linear power & roll-on, less top-heavy,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,033
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
It's really too bad that Honda's CBR125R isn't...

It's really too bad that Honda's CBR125R isn't available in the U.S. ... 2007-2010 models are as common as dirt here and just as cheap on the used market ... rock reliable and bulletproof ... 95-100...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 301,018
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I've Ridden 883 and 1200 Sportsters and like them...

I've Ridden 883 and 1200 Sportsters and like them ... but after test Riding a Bolt, I'm convinced ... it's definitely a more refined "Sportster" ... Yamahog hit a home run with the Bolt IMHO ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 301,018
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Why is it though that all those dudes riding...

Why is it though that all those dudes riding Bolts in the adverts wear plaid and look like pretentious pains in the arse? <rolleyes>
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,828
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
That is a sweet Tracker treatment of the Street...

That is a sweet Tracker treatment of the Street 500 fer sure!
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,828
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
I've also had a couple of Honda VT750s (an '06...

I've also had a couple of Honda VT750s (an '06 Spirit and currently '10 RS) and would definitely choose the RS on looks alone over the Street 750 ... not that the Street isn't a decent looking...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 301,018
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Just bought a 2010 Shadow RS, so I'm hanging on...

Just bought a 2010 Shadow RS, so I'm hanging on to that for a while ... not ruling out a Bolt at some point though ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 301,018
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Well, this weekend I had a chance to Ride a pal's...

Well, this weekend I had a chance to Ride a pal's Yamahog Bolt R-Spec ... WHAT A BIKE!!! Nicest motorcycle I've ever ridden ... smoooooth! Great looks, sound and power ... but not scary power, nice...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,329
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,329
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Would love to see that SOA-style fairing on a...

Would love to see that SOA-style fairing on a Phantom!
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,329
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Drooooooool! The Phantom was my preferred choice...

Drooooooool! The Phantom was my preferred choice of motorcycle, but a deal I couldn't pass up came along on the RS I ended up with.

Nice Phantom ya got there!
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,329
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
You're right, the RS unfortunately wasn't/isn't a...

You're right, the RS unfortunately wasn't/isn't a strong sellar (offered only two years in Canada - 2010/11) ... probably for similar reasons why the Kawi W650 wasn't a strong seller back in the day...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,329
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
Nice ACE!!! Always loved the look of the 2 into 1...

Nice ACE!!! Always loved the look of the 2 into 1 can on those Bikes!

My pictorial contribution to the topic;

http://p1.bikepics.com/2014/06/16/bikepics-2676256-800.jpg
2010 Honda VT750RS...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,828
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
What a dazzling display of ignorance! Y'know, not...

What a dazzling display of ignorance! Y'know, not everyone was as fortunate as you to have won the genetic lottery as far as height is concerned ...

If taller folks deserve a motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 116,621
Posted By ZZ-R Rider
A neighbor just bought a CTX700N for his missus...

A neighbor just bought a CTX700N for his missus and I overheard him talking to another neighbor who came by to gawk at the Bike ... visiting neighbor asks, "What is it ... a naked Sportbike thing?"...
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