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Old 03-27-2013, 04:56 PM   #16786
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Hmmm... Well, I dunno'...




Of maybe it could just be that it hangs out with another one of my bikes (seen on the trailer with it) from time to time and learns by osmosis.



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you have nice bikes, a nice car and what I'm most jealous, warm weather and BLUE SKY
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Old 03-27-2013, 05:13 PM   #16787
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a Harley and a Ducati on a trailer
Makes perfect sense

If I was Dallara I would put the Tenere in front as if pulling the trailer
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Old 03-27-2013, 05:44 PM   #16788
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I think we can laugh at ourselves plenty! HD riders love hanging out at HD dealers, same with the BMW crowd...the cafe racer scene love to hang out at pubs/coffee shops and look retro (I used to be one of these...still think its cool!)...and adv riders LOVE their touratech gear and bolt ons.

We all have our quirks and that's why I love us all! I love spending my weekends on bikes hanging with bike people rather than planning my weekend around a trip to Bed-Bath & Beyond before heading over to the Olive Garden...just say'n!

Cheers, y'all.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:34 PM   #16789
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:43 PM   #16790
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I honestly tried to get the HD thing. I've had several opportunities to swap bikes and give
them a good test. Sorry, I don't get it. Must be me because I see more of those on the
road than any other brand when traveling.
As the phrase goes, horses for courses. Comparing the abilities of a Harley touring bike with a Super Tenere is about as meaningful as comparing a Super Tenere with an R1. The S10 is my go-to bike for back road blasting with friends or exploring off the beaten path. The RK gets the nod for long-distance multiday or two-up touring. It's extremely comfortable over the long haul, carries a ton of luggage and is very quick and nimble for a big touring bike. Have surprised a lot of riders on "faster" bikes...

Not required to dress like a pirate. I wear the same gear on either bike.


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Old 03-27-2013, 06:54 PM   #16791
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Not required to dress like a pirate. I wear the same gear on either bike.
I think you should wear a pirate outfit on the S10 and wear the Whale foreskin suit on the HD.

And take a came.. I mean a Digital Image Capture Device.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:29 PM   #16792
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I don't understand the Harley thing either although Dallaras looks pretty cool, but is not your normal, which is the legs forward, arms up in the air ect. I'm not the friendliest guy in the world, but it kind of grates on me when I'm following a group of them at about 10mph under the speed limit enduring that sound, most Harleys going the other way carefully plot who they wave to, they will quickly pull the wave in soon as they see a non harley. What gets me is most of these guys if you talk to them used to ride an old Yamaha XS650, Kawasaki KZ1000, whatever, but now they are much too high on the totem pole to acknowledge a non harley as a real motorcycle.
The other side of the coin is the guys who have never ridden a motorcycle, are 45 years old and suddenly want to be cool, Harley is the only option, then they can't ride, make complete fools out of themselves if they live that long.
OK, it's Wed, knock Harley day I don't mean to knock them as there are a lot of harley guys I know that are good guys and I'll add I have a friend with a 2002 Road cruiser hyboy Well I don't know a sportster from a ultra road king, but this guy has 160,000 plus miles and never had the engine apart. Not my cup of tea, but apparently they can go down the road.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:39 PM   #16793
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I don't understand the Harley thing either although Dallaras looks pretty cool, but is not your normal, which is the legs forward, arms up in the air ect. I'm not the friendliest guy in the world, but it kind of grates on me when I'm following a group of them at about 10mph under the speed limit enduring that sound, most Harleys going the other way carefully plot who they wave to, they will quickly pull the wave in soon as they see a non harley.
If you bring your Wing to Japan I will pass you on my RK in the twisties while wearing a whale foreskin suit and wave to you as I go by.

How's that for a deal?
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:02 PM   #16794
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Cool2 OK, here we go again...

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As the phrase goes, horses for courses. Comparing the abilities of a Harley touring bike with a Super Tenere is about as meaningful as comparing a Super Tenere with an R1.

Whoa there, Big Fella'...

I don't remember anybody else comparing the "abilities" of a Harley to the S-10 until you started comparing the reliability of the two.

But as long as you bring it up, more on that in a moment...


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The S10 is my go-to bike for back road blasting with friends or exploring off the beaten path. The RK gets the nod for long-distance multiday or two-up touring. It's extremely comfortable over the long haul, carries a ton of luggage and is very quick and nimble for a big touring bike.

Perhaps that works for you, but I've owned a couple of big bagger cruisers (a 2006 Yamaha Stratolounger... whoops, I mean Stratoliner S... was my last one) and rented a fair number of H-D baggers (Road King's, Heritage Softail's, Electra Glide's, etc.) on fly-away trips, and IMHO the Super Tenere is a *FAR* more comfortable "long distance multiday" touring mount. It's suspension is certainly better than that 2" travel farce H-D calls "rear suspension"...

And as we all know, "quick and nimble" is most definitely a relative term...


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Have surprised a lot of riders on "faster" bikes...
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...I will pass you on my RK in the twisties while wearing a whale foreskin suit and wave to you as I go by.


Oh please, oh please... Do come pick on me while on your Road King!!! Please!!!

Or even while on your S-10. I do so love to get riding lessons from you really, really super fast guys...

BTW, that's some really radical lean angle ya' got working on your Road King in that pic... Bet those guys were impressed.


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Old 03-27-2013, 08:25 PM   #16795
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Have i missed anything?

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Old 03-27-2013, 09:33 PM   #16796
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:18 PM   #16797
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Yeah, taking your meds judging by your posts of late...


Hey, no way you're gonna' get me to start taking those same outrageous hallucinogenic drugs you "Harley Road King Road Racers" must be consuming...

One question... You outbrakin' them sportbikes on corner entry when you're on that thar' bad-a** H-D "Road Racing King", whippin' 'em with pure corner speed at the apex, or hammerin' them with that brutal Big-Twin acceleration on the exit?

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Old 03-27-2013, 10:21 PM   #16798
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I really don't get why you are so revved up Dallara?

Are you missing R3B?
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:52 PM   #16799
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I really don't get why you are so revved up Dallara?

Are you missing R3B?


Just enjoyin' myself, as always!

And it looks like we may have a new R3B...

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Old 03-28-2013, 01:01 AM   #16800
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Oh how I miss Ernst.....
Come back R3B / Rema in Paluda (or whatever he called himself) all is forgiven.....not.

To be fair, the guy knew a lot but had the attitude of an alligator and the communication skills of a hippo.
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