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Old 10-02-2012, 07:24 PM   #31
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Hell...lately I've been having sinful thoughts about several HDs.
So did I, to the point of trading in my ZX-14 on a Road Glide. I kept my Buell. The Ninja was a fast bike, with next to zero engine vibes, but I let it go because it was going to get me in trouble

I love my Buell. I love how I don't have to keep the revs up all the time. While I do enjoy the smoothness of the I-4, I prefer the rumble of the v-twin. Maybe it's because I'm a car guy, and I love the sound of a v-8.

My Buell isn't exactly a touring bike, I've tried, but the geezer glide is there to take up the slack.

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Old 10-02-2012, 07:48 PM   #32
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Just picked it up Saturday!



I love the way the XR1200 looks. I test drove one, and wasn't impressed enough to want one. I still love the looks though.
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Old 10-03-2012, 12:33 PM   #33
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... My Buell isn't exactly a touring bike, I've tried, but the geezer glide is there to take up the slack.
lol. A couple of years ago, I was 600 miles into a 900-mile day on my Ducati Monster, and stopped for gas in Winslow Arizona. There was another guy gassing up his bike, who turned out to be 700 miles into a 1000-mile day on his XB12S. We were both heading for Albuquerque for the night, so we rode that last 300 miles together, cruising at about 100mph through the New Mexico night.

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Old 10-03-2012, 01:35 PM   #34
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lol. A couple of years ago, I was 600 miles into a 900-mile day on my Ducati Monster, and stopped for gas in Winslow Arizona. There was another guy gassing up his bike, who turned out to be 700 miles into a 1000-mile day on his XB12S. We were both heading for Albuquerque for the night, so we rode that last 300 miles together, cruising at about 100mph through the New Mexico night.

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DRiven that stretch of I-40 many times. You were playing with fire doing 100 MPH through there! That stretch of interstate is crawling with state police who nail people for more than 5 over regularly.
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:04 PM   #35
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I fell in love with V-twins while breaking in my '99 SV650 race bike on the street. Loved the lack of high frequency vibes and not having to downshift 3 times to pass! I really like my current naked SV1000, but have been looking for even more power lately while doing track days. The power and torque of the new Tuono V4R is tempting, but if KTM brings out this RC8 (1190) powered Superduke, I may stay V-twin?!

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Old 10-03-2012, 02:37 PM   #36
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My Buell isn't exactly a touring bike, I've tried, but the geezer glide is there to take up the slack.
My Buell eats up miles like crazy; way more comfortable long-distance than the Vstar 1300 I traded in for it. I did Sturgis with it this year and it was flawless, I just wish it got better fuel economy.

I love the sound of the 1203cc twin through the Jardine RT-1 - like a P-47 on the highway.
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:54 AM   #37
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Girls like it:

that is maybe my favorite pic of an xr1200 ever. She is really cute: gotta be the love of your life. nice bike too.
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:55 AM   #38
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boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom......
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:10 AM   #39
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boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom......
Jeez that's one clean SV - come to my house & clean my VTR, please.
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:01 AM   #40
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boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom boom......
That's my pick of the thread.
Could be the naked SV too, but this one looks great.

I can imagine the sound..
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:38 AM   #41
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This for shredding (relative term based on my lack of skills) shit roads around the house




This for hauling Mrs. Easy around the countryside

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Old 10-10-2012, 04:05 PM   #42
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Just bought this baby from the flea market.. Is now in transit and should be here in 5-10 days. I can't WAIT. I sincerely hope it arrives before significant, persistent snow!!

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Old 10-11-2012, 09:27 AM   #43
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Just bought this baby from the flea market.. Is now in transit and should be here in 5-10 days. I can't WAIT. I sincerely hope it arrives before significant, persistent snow!!

Good buy Looks awesome.
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:33 AM   #44
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:43 AM   #45
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