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Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By Bones750
I had a '99 ACE and I always felt it to be a bike...

I had a '99 ACE and I always felt it to be a bike that had a very "planted" feel for its engine's size and weight. It did however readily let you know if the tire pressure was a bit low. It would...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Bones750
The problems with the early ones were taken...

The problems with the early ones were taken care. Cobra's customer service was absolutely fantastic. Their engineer called personally to help resolve issues and sent out a new, updated computer...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,300
Posted By Bones750
The guy had to start the price high to cover the...

The guy had to start the price high to cover the cost of so many photos.:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,939
Posted By Bones750
Pass on the V-Star 950 and Check out a V-Star...

Pass on the V-Star 950 and Check out a V-Star 1300 Tourer. Often new old-stock years can had for a great price.....often well under $10K. Much more bike for the bucks, decently set up for modest...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,971
Posted By Bones750
Also remember to be honest with yourself about...

Also remember to be honest with yourself about what you might want to do after-market. If you are inclined to tinker and mod, you'll be inclined to do so no matter what you buy. Had a friend in the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,971
Posted By Bones750
I've had the 1300T for 2 years now and had...

I've had the 1300T for 2 years now and had originally considered the 950 T. I'm a 6' male, 225 lbs. and my wife and I both talked to numerous females in the 5'3"- 5'7" height range at one of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,264
Posted By Bones750
Had forwards on my last cruiser and liked them. ...

Had forwards on my last cruiser and liked them. That being said, having had lower back issues for many years now, they really wreaked havoc on it and I got rid of the bike......it was just a bit...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,770
Posted By Bones750
I had a '99 750 Ace that I set up as a solo ride ...

I had a '99 750 Ace that I set up as a solo ride ....put way more money into it than I should have but when done with it, it was an all-around nice ride that handled very well and felt really...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,493
Posted By Bones750
I've had an '11 1300 Tourer for about a 14...

I've had an '11 1300 Tourer for about a 14 months now and have been really happy with it. Wasn't what I was setting out to get in a road bike but the wife really wanted to ride with me. Wasn't sure...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,211
Posted By Bones750
I do not like large group/ charity rides either....

I do not like large group/ charity rides either. Last one the wife and I were in was about a 65 miler that allowed for getting out of 2nd about twice in that distance. I ended up behind a guy...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 27,401
Posted By Bones750
As byron555 said, the 230L is pretty much tapped...

As byron555 said, the 230L is pretty much tapped out above 60-65. I've had a 230L for a few years now and didn't buy it for hi-way use at all but as we all know, we often have to run a bit of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By Bones750
I have to admit it piqued my interest as well...

I have to admit it piqued my interest as well when I was bike shopping last summer. There were some great end of season deals that for the money would have made it a great choice. I didn't like...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,029
Posted By Bones750
I would be inclined to step up in size a bit. ...

I would be inclined to step up in size a bit. There are quite a few leftover, new VStar 1300's out there at a really low price. The Tourer model comes with windshield, hard leather, lockable...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By Bones750
Unless you are really into stopping and reading...

Unless you are really into stopping and reading every single placard and exhibit detail, a full day will easily cover it. They just finished a multi-million dollar auto-history re-do that looks...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,573
Posted By Bones750
With some of the Hondas it seems to vary from...

With some of the Hondas it seems to vary from model to model. I ride a smaller 230 and within that line it seems as though what you'd think to be direct replacement often isn't and vice-versa. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Bones750
Trail Recommendations?

Can anyone recommend some trails in about a 40-50 mile radius of the Flint, Mi area. Looking for some areas to ride to as opposed to hauling to. I ride more in the minimalist vein (250 & under) ...
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,393
Posted By Bones750
Colorite makes great paint particularly if you...

Colorite makes great paint particularly if you are trying to match OEM colors. It is somewhat expensive and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone without experience or decent equipment. Another great...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,252
Posted By Bones750
My local Harley dealer recently had an '11...

My local Harley dealer recently had an '11 RoadKing cop bike with the 103 engine and 600 miles for 14,500. It looked as new as the zero-miles new ones on the floor. Price included swapping out the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,533
Posted By Bones750
I use my thumper dual sport to commute on. I...

I use my thumper dual sport to commute on. I also have a heavy -weight bagger that my wife and I two-up on. My clients often ask why I never ride the bagger to work instead of the dusty,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,705
Posted By Bones750
Having ridden heavy cruisers off and on for over...

Having ridden heavy cruisers off and on for over 40 years, I wanted a new experience last year. I opted for a 230L and haven't regretted it in the least. My goal has been to stick to dirt roads ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,320
Posted By Bones750
I am exactly fastdadio's post above. I concur...

I am exactly fastdadio's post above. I concur 100%. Dead on x2!
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By Bones750
You need to pay a visit to...

You need to pay a visit to www.hondacrf230l.com.....there is more info already in place there around that subject than you'll ever hope to find. Good bunch of peeps there who are always willing to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,067
Posted By Bones750
I had the Tsukayu bags on my last bike and while...

I had the Tsukayu bags on my last bike and while they looked really good, were reasonably well made and the price was good, the latches and locks sucked big time. I've heard that they've been...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,868
Posted By Bones750
That does indeed suck Big Time! But be thankful...

That does indeed suck Big Time! But be thankful it wasn't parked in your garage in the middle of the night....could have been really bad and you might not be here to post about it. Good luck.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,154,961
Posted By Bones750
What a lucky kid to have an uncle like you. ...

What a lucky kid to have an uncle like you. Looks like you had a great time. Don't forget to post up over at the CRF230L forum as well. Your KlR250 looks great after your recent cleanup.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,765
Posted By Bones750
"You can't enjoy the rainbow if you don't have...

"You can't enjoy the rainbow if you don't have any rain." - Dolly Parton
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 44,890
Views: 8,693,885
Posted By Bones750
Dude....Long cat is supposed to be over in...

Dude....Long cat is supposed to be over in JoMomma!! :)
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 45,717
Posted By Bones750
Great RR !! Having lived in the Flint area all...

Great RR !! Having lived in the Flint area all my life, Detroit for all purposes is just "down the street a few blocks." It IS a sad commentary on our industry and its downfall but we are all a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 632,441
Posted By Bones750
Well alrighty then!

Well alrighty then!
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,954
Posted By Bones750
To change tack just a bit, How does one "simply...

To change tack just a bit, How does one "simply " identify Bandit year other than color? Dropped by the dealer yesterday and asked if they had any on the floor. One. It's black. How much? $7899....
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