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Old 03-13-2012, 01:48 PM   #241
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What is this pirate thing that you guys are talking about? Not to be mean, but I always thought the bagger guys always kind of dressed like the "Village People" not pirates. You know you got the construction guy with the flannel and the skull cap. The "Indian" guy with the fringe jacket and bandana. And the Leather "Domination" type with the ass-less chaps.
Aren't chaps with an ass in them called "pants?"
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Old 03-13-2012, 06:55 PM   #242
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Aren't chaps with an ass in them called "pants?"
Yes, but if they are leather they are kinda special pants.
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:59 AM   #243
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[QUOTE=dwoodward;18207590]NO! That's not allowed. You have to be different the same way everyone else does it!

Same with KLRs- you can't go buy a KLR and then not spend money on it.

thats becouse they are cra pand just fall apart so you have to spend money on them. i was luck to see the light and sold my klr.
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:05 PM   #244
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Anything with forward controls is right out. Uncomfortable and unnerving. Who thought that was a good idea? Oh, and anything with bars that put my hands at the same height as my shoulders.
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:06 AM   #245
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Anything with forward controls is right out. Uncomfortable and unnerving. Who thought that was a good idea? Oh, and anything with bars that put my hands at the same height as my shoulders.
I got to demo a V-Rod when they came out. Much of that ride was spent looking down at the road and trying to figure out where to put my feet.
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Old 03-15-2012, 06:03 AM   #246
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assless chaps are just called chaps

funny thing every time i hear someone call them assless chaps i keep thinking of my guitar teacher... he once had a gig and one of the lead singers of another band really did have just his damn underwear-- and the girls kind--in chaps but he was a dude
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:05 AM   #247
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You aren't from around here are you?
He's just pointing out the sillyness. Saying assless chaps is like saying a bottle with a hole in the top...makes people wonder if there's another kind.
You can still call yours assless, I don't think anyone minds.
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:44 AM   #248
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Some days it's just not worth chewing thru the restraints...
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:00 AM   #249
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Would not buy...

Kawasaki for me too. Would never buy another one. Dealers have tried to rip me off too many times and the servicing and customer service is terrible.
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:23 AM   #250
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Kawasaki for me. Dealers have tried to rip me off too many times and the servicing and customer service is terrible.
I've owned a lot of different kinds of bikes, but I've had 8 Kawis (5 KLRs, 2 dirtbikes and a Ninja) and loved every single one of them. Then again, I almost never buy new and I do all my own service, so dealing with dealer BS isn't an issue.

I'd say that I would never buy a BMW, but I have, so that rules out that choice, so instead I'll say Ducati. but for similar reasons.

- Too expensive to purchase, insure, maintain and fix.
- Overvalued = overpriced.
- Unreliable (this one should be at the top of the list).

This is not intended as a bash against Ducati, it's just a personal opinion based purely on the experiences of friends who've owned them, as well as my being a cheap-ass when it comes to owning motorcycles.

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Old 03-15-2012, 09:32 AM   #251
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:58 AM   #252
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assless chaps are just called chaps

funny thing every time i hear someone call them assless chaps i keep thinking of my guitar teacher... he once had a gig and one of the lead singers of another band really did have just his damn underwear-- and the girls kind--in chaps but he was a dude

"But these are SPECIAL chaps... they're assless!"

Silly noob... chaps are for cowboys, assless chaps are for pirates!
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:52 AM   #253
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anything shiny, new and pretty. I like to ride, don't mind wrenching, but have never been much for detailing. Also wouldn't want shiny chrome pipes to deter me from going where I shouldn't...
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Old 03-15-2012, 06:07 PM   #254
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:05 PM   #255
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i dont like harleys because they are slow and overweight and not as reliable as the asian bikes.

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As compared to what?

Sorry but I am tired of hearing this and other often parroted lies.

If you don't like the brands that is fine... Just dislike them for valid reasons not the tired old outdated bullshit.

If Harley's were so over priced they would not be increasing their market share. Ten years ago it was 48% Now it is 54% Something impossible to do if they were "overpriced"
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