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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By hyena
+1 I rented a 2008 for one day that summer,...

+1

I rented a 2008 for one day that summer, on a business trip. I liked it. Two things that jump out in comparison to my new 2014. The 2014 103 is a huge step up in power over the 2008 96, and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 219,402
Posted By hyena
HD seems to be doing pretty well in their sleep.

HD seems to be doing pretty well in their sleep.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,251
Posted By hyena
650 V Strom. It can be an excellent first bike,...

650 V Strom. It can be an excellent first bike, and all the bike you'll ever need.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By hyena
I agree with Jim. I believe when you have more...

I agree with Jim. I believe when you have more than one bike, it's better they be very different.

I had a 2006 T100. Actually, when I had it, I had a 2005 GS, a 1997 R1100RT, a 1975 R75/6, and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 219,402
Posted By hyena
Man, there's a lot of acrimony on this thread...

Man, there's a lot of acrimony on this thread over something so insignificant as choice of a motorcycle.

This will open me up for a lot of shots. When I recently decided to take a break from...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 219,402
Posted By hyena
Does anybody publish demographics on motorcycle...

Does anybody publish demographics on motorcycle buyers? I would find it interesting to read. It isn't older riders around here riding Harley. It's all ages. I don't know what share of the market...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 219,402
Posted By hyena
Yep. Same reason I bought the Road King. Almost...

Yep. Same reason I bought the Road King. Almost bought one 4 years ago, before buying my second GS. Saw the amber whiskey and silver a couple months ago, fell in love with the looks, liked it when...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 219,402
Posted By hyena
Quote: That means the only thing it brings to the...

Quote: That means the only thing it brings to the table is it's performance and affordability which is exactly what the MT-07 also has going for it. <!-- / message -->

Well, it does bring one...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 219,402
Posted By hyena
A woman at work just bought a Street 750 this...

A woman at work just bought a Street 750 this weekend, and is riding it to work. I asked her why she bought it instead of a Sportster, and she had one reason: less weight. This is a woman who could...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 605,177
Posted By hyena
Like your signature line, Daniii. :rofl

Like your signature line, Daniii. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,772
Posted By hyena
That's a beauty. I sat on one exactly like it...

That's a beauty. I sat on one exactly like it the week before last. I wish I fit on it. Congrats again !
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,085
Posted By hyena
Sportster. The only thing easier than a valve...

Sportster. The only thing easier than a valve adjust on an airhead is not having to do it at all.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By hyena
Congratulations, Hexnut !!! I just bought...

Congratulations, Hexnut !!!

I just bought that color combination on a new Road King. I saw a Superlow at a dealer last week in that combination, and it looks terrific on a Sportster as well.
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,709
Posted By hyena
Looks like you found the one that gives you wood...

Looks like you found the one that gives you wood ! That's what it's all about. That's why I bought my new Road King. One look at the amber whiskey and silver in the sunlight, and I was hooked.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,709
Posted By hyena
I sold my 2009 GS to a BMW dealer (for wholesale)...

I sold my 2009 GS to a BMW dealer (for wholesale) yesterday, just to get rid of it. I've been riding BMW's for 34 years. I'm keeping my first one - my airhead - but doubt I will ever buy another. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,559
Posted By hyena
I got tired and had to rest just reading about...

I got tired and had to rest just reading about what you're doing.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,180
Posted By hyena
Lots of good points in there, Boat. There are...

Lots of good points in there, Boat. There are guys in the local BMW club older than me (59)...by quite a bit.. who still ride sport bikes. My airhead has Eurobars, and even though I'm in good...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By hyena
Four here. My buddy has the street legal...

Four here. My buddy has the street legal screaming eagle exhaust on his 2008 96 Street Glide, and I always admired how it sounded deep and mellow without being loud. But I'm satisfied with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,831
Posted By hyena
Ditto. Beautiful.

Ditto. Beautiful.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,568
Posted By hyena
I think you're making a mistake not getting the...

I think you're making a mistake not getting the ESA, even if you do just leave it on "comfort" on your current bike.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 39,594
Posted By hyena
Congrats Panhandle ! Beautiful bike. Second...

Congrats Panhandle ! Beautiful bike. Second best color ! :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 39,594
Posted By hyena
I don't finance vehicles either, but I did when I...

I don't finance vehicles either, but I did when I bought my 2011 Silverado. The rebates were around $5500 at the end of 2010, and if my memory is correct, $3000 of that was contingent on financing...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 39,594
Posted By hyena
Thanks. I never could figure the guys who have...

Thanks. I never could figure the guys who have to throw rocks at what other people choose to ride. I've never met a bike I didn't like.

Cakeater - two more things I'll be getting for the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 39,594
Posted By hyena
I know where you're at, Panhandle. I'm a long...

I know where you're at, Panhandle. I'm a long time (34 year) BMW rider, and I just bought a 2014 Road King. Amber whiskey and silver, in my case. That color combination just did me in when I saw it....
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,892
Posted By hyena
Can you include photos with the report, Dean?

Can you include photos with the report, Dean?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By hyena
No issues with rerouting mine on either my 2005...

No issues with rerouting mine on either my 2005 or my 2009.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By hyena
http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html...

http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html (http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By hyena
Hey - I only knew to do it because I had read it...

Hey - I only knew to do it because I had read it on here a few years ago, and it got filed away in the back part of my brain. In my case, as the bike coughed once and immediately died, just as I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By hyena
Twopeace I don't know what you did when you...

Twopeace

I don't know what you did when you ran out. But just in case nobody has told you this, if you lean your bike over hard to the left side, as far as you can while still being able to lift...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,592
Posted By hyena
Wise advice. Well, I'd sell the Veyron,...

Wise advice.

Well, I'd sell the Veyron, because I'd have more fun with about 30 ZLI Camaro's for that money. AFTER I attempted to verify the Veyron would actually go 250 mph. And assuming I and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,592
Posted By hyena
Mike My only advice would be don't make any...

Mike

My only advice would be don't make any decision while you're upset. "I freaking love riding it." That's why we ride - for that feeling. Not to get from point A to point B. Otherwise we...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 55,924
Posted By hyena
Toad - Thanks for the compliment. I think your...

Toad - Thanks for the compliment. I think your dealer got it backwards. The mag wheels are standard. The wire spoke were an extra cost ($510) option.

Dean - I see you put the passenger...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 55,924
Posted By hyena
I just bought one a couple weeks ago. I only...

I just bought one a couple weeks ago. I only cross shopped two dealers. I got around $1500 off. I expect I could have done better, but they were the two dealers I wanted to buy from. I told each they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,325
Posted By hyena
:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,350
Posted By hyena
A couple years ago I went to the hardware store...

A couple years ago I went to the hardware store and bought regular hex head stainless steel metric bolts to replace those, because they irritated me me so much.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,640
Posted By hyena
1150, definitely.

1150, definitely.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,189
Posted By hyena
Sorry, man, I'm speechless. I've been riding BMW...

Sorry, man, I'm speechless. I've been riding BMW for 34 years, and I'm never buying another new one. My 2005 had a boatload of problems. 2009 has been good, but I'm tired of long trips to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By hyena
The worst sex I've ever had would be better than...

The worst sex I've ever had would be better than tearing down a transmission.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,337
Posted By hyena
+2. Cheap. At least they used to be. And no...

+2. Cheap. At least they used to be. And no chance it will ever get stuck.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,293
Posted By hyena
That blue and white Road King at the bottom looks...

That blue and white Road King at the bottom looks like a pretty good deal.
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