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Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:09 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,416
Posted By Cortez
Looks.

Looks.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 3,303,425
Posted By Cortez
Nice crap!

Nice crap!
Forum: Road warriors Today, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3,025
Views: 542,204
Posted By Cortez
New rider shouldn't be on a 115hp bike...

New rider shouldn't be on a 115hp bike (especially this light).
Well, here you can't be anyways, not legally.
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,737
Posted By Cortez
Something like a FZ07 is a better bike for that. ...

Something like a FZ07 is a better bike for that.
The Duke is rather "focused".
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By Cortez
Sorry to say you'll have to try both, since...

Sorry to say you'll have to try both, since they're worlds apart and you'll know
right away which one you want after a test ride.

It's a 1970s Cadilac vs a Lotus Elise.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8,366
Views: 1,293,242
Posted By Cortez
Diggin' the FJ09 or whatever the name will be.

Diggin' the FJ09 or whatever the name will be.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By Cortez
You're not asking for too much, the Burgman 400...

You're not asking for too much, the Burgman 400 is probably the best choice
in that category (400) that fits the description and has the gearing for effortless
130km/h cruising, but you'll probably...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,416
Posted By Cortez
You'll see them on most new bikes since from 2017...

You'll see them on most new bikes since from 2017 you won't be able to
legally sell a bike without ABS (new bike) in Europe, and we get ALL the bikes here.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8,366
Views: 1,293,242
Posted By Cortez
+1

+1
Forum: Battle scooters 10-16-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By Cortez
Well, yeah, Majesty & Burgman are day and night...

Well, yeah, Majesty & Burgman are day and night from Nexus, the exact
opposites. Comfort and smoothness before all, zero feedback, not that fast
off the line, but like sitting at 80mph on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By Cortez
Yes, it's the same bike SR-Max is the full name,...

Yes, it's the same bike SR-Max is the full name, the 500 has different wheel
size, and yes, it's smaller then the Xciting, or about the same as the Downtown.

I'd get the new Xciting 400, but it...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By Cortez
No problem, just make sure it's the 500, since...

No problem, just make sure it's the 500, since the 125-250-300 just look the same, it's not just the engine.

:D
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By Cortez
It's as planted as scooters get, better then the...

It's as planted as scooters get, better then the Honda Integra, similar to the
T-max, it's up there, better then my Ninja 650 was, don't worry about highway
use. And yes, you can put your feet up...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,271
Posted By Cortez
Nicely done, Mazaev.

Nicely done, Mazaev.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10,255
Views: 3,303,425
Posted By Cortez
Here's a recent shot: <iframe...

Here's a recent shot:

<iframe src="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cortez_cro/15453438285/player/" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 1,808,313
Posted By Cortez
Damn, I wanted a X220 so bad when I was shopping...

Damn, I wanted a X220 so bad when I was shopping for small laptop.
Great machine.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8,366
Views: 1,293,242
Posted By Cortez
+1 that thing looks amazing, and I don't like...

+1 that thing looks amazing, and I don't like bikes with fairing at all usually.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 1,694,033
Posted By Cortez
Not my best, but it's most recent (yesterday): ...

Not my best, but it's most recent (yesterday):

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5597/15453438285_88fb779d79.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pxyUP8)
Autumn ride (https://flic.kr/p/pxyUP8) by Cortez_CRO...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,166
Posted By Cortez
One major difference though. Some people there...

One major difference though.
Some people there can still afford it.

Try buying it while making $500/month.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,416
Posted By Cortez
It was almost $16k here, or, the same as...

It was almost $16k here, or, the same as CBF1000F, so, you'd really have to
want THAT thing to get it. I've seen one or two on the road.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-06-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By Cortez
I loved doing stupid things on my AG125 such as...

I loved doing stupid things on my AG125 such as offroad and riding on snow/ice. Haven't dropped it once!
EDIT: Slap on some 1gr lighter Dr Pulley sliders in there, it will "power slide" all over the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,166
Posted By Cortez
Consider youself lucky. A basic R1200R costs...

Consider youself lucky.

A basic R1200R costs $20k here.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-05-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 23,732
Posted By Cortez
They'll both be bullet proof, and parts prices...

They'll both be bullet proof, and parts prices should be comparable.

T-max is a different animal and a lot more complex then the X-max.

But after a few years, when you decide to sell, you'll...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,826
Posted By Cortez
Ah, that's lovely. What that post lacks is...

Ah, that's lovely.
What that post lacks is SOUND for both those who know how great it sounds
like, and those who don't. :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 1,694,033
Posted By Cortez
Very nice shots MATT, you got some great gear too!

Very nice shots MATT, you got some great gear too!
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8,366
Views: 1,293,242
Posted By Cortez
Amazing bike. I'd always pick the R1200R...

Amazing bike.

I'd always pick the R1200R because of the styling but they made this
one look so good..
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 62,281
Posted By Cortez
I was thinking the same thing as soon as I saw...

I was thinking the same thing as soon as I saw the post.
:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 168,128
Posted By Cortez
want.

want.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,237
Posted By Cortez
Unfortunately, here, where you work one day and...

Unfortunately, here, where you work one day and may end up homeless the other,
the money you saved you spend in the way that is as easy as possible to get back.

Even if some of these scoots end...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,237
Posted By Cortez
Me too, but most people aren't as well informed...

Me too, but most people aren't as well informed and only see the price increase
and engine size drop. Then again, for the same money, 3/4 of the people here
would rather have a Yamaha 400 or...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,737
Posted By Cortez
You're asking a dealer what something he's...

You're asking a dealer what something he's showing is?
My guess is the answer will be "it's the best".

It's better then a Mivv probably, I've seen a few of those fall apart here on
bigger bikes.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,237
Posted By Cortez
The new Xciting 400 costs a lot more then the old...

The new Xciting 400 costs a lot more then the old 500 here, more then
the Yamaha X-Max 400 (or about the same, depending on current prices).
That might be part of the reason.

It's not like the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,290
Posted By Cortez
Oh ok! :) Thanks!

Oh ok! :) Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 163,011
Posted By Cortez
Saw and heard the bike a few times locally now,...

Saw and heard the bike a few times locally now, still seems small to me, but
what is even more surprising is how quiet it is. My Ninja 650 was A LOT louder.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,752
Posted By Cortez
I've had 4 topcases during the 7 years on 4...

I've had 4 topcases during the 7 years on 4 different bikes, never broke, lost
or bent a key or had issues with any locks.

Had 2 cheapest Kappa cases (26 and 35), a top of the line SHAD SH50 and ...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Cortez
Check out the SHAD SH48 topbox with the carbon...

Check out the SHAD SH48 topbox with the carbon cover.
I had the SH50 on my DT300, but SH48 looks better on it.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,013
Posted By Cortez
It's not the same trasmission as in a 200-400hp...

It's not the same trasmission as in a 200-400hp car so that you don't have
to worry about it only because it's on a 50hp bike. :D

VW has 3 or 4 generations of their dual clutch (DSG) already for...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,013
Posted By Cortez
It's actually a lot less sporty then a Tmax,...

It's actually a lot less sporty then a Tmax, Nexus 500 or a BMW C600
when you ride it. It feels virtually like the NC700X, a ADV bike, not a
lot of feedback (but then again, most ADV bikes and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,179
Posted By Cortez
I wasn't making fun but you were impressed by the...

I wasn't making fun but you were impressed by the performance at low revs
and the FZ6 is the least powerful bike at low revs in it's category, so it was
funny because I knew what would happen when...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 163,011
Posted By Cortez
It's more linear and probably less exciting, if a...

It's more linear and probably less exciting, if a bit faster.
Worse?

That's subjective.
I'd take the 500 over a 300 any time, even if the 500 was just
as fast as the 300, just because of the...
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