Sport Tourers; Where Art Thou?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Rider, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. EmptiMind

    EmptiMind Stoopid Youngin'

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    How about a break from the bickering for a picture of my bike?

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    I also custom fabricated a rear rack.

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  2. Bueller

    Bueller Cashin?

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    "SPORT TOURER" can just as easily used to describe a type of rider as it can be used to describe a bike. In fact, I'd make the argument based on this thread alone that you can apply the term to a type of rider much more easily than you can a class of bike.

    Did you miss the link to the popular mechanics article where they lumped a Harley road glide in to the comparison? I wouldn't have gone that far if I were writing the article, but it does a great job of supporting exactly what I keep saying. The parameters of a sport touring motorcycle are not well defined, which is exactly the issue I brought up and was trying to convey when Maggot spewed the stream of hatred about another inmate's motorcycle posted in this thread. If the term isn't well defined, its certainly not because the industry left it up to him to define it.
  3. fallingoff

    fallingoff Banned

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    why don't you go back and read my last post

    instead of rewriting with too many words

    a picture= 1000 words

    a few words does not equal piles of words

    read with understanding

    rant over

    cheers

    oh

    ps. I agree with you.
  4. fallingoff

    fallingoff Banned

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    nice bike
  5. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Please, would someone just write a witty Haiku and we'll put this thing to bed?
  6. Rider

    Rider Moderator Emeritus Super Moderator

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    Why would we do that?
    It's fun to debate and fight
    Bikers are that way
  7. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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  8. sweetwater

    sweetwater Been here awhile

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    EmptiMind, I like that bike!
  9. Cos

    Cos Re-Greekified

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    Yeah, we're all regular keyboard thugs. :lol3:lol3:lol3

    Here's mine.

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  10. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Oh, it's picture time?

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  11. Cos

    Cos Re-Greekified

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    Zzr?
  12. Rider

    Rider Moderator Emeritus Super Moderator

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  13. EmptiMind

    EmptiMind Stoopid Youngin'

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    Thanks, I certainly like it. I can keep up in the twisties without ruining too many pegs, and still get 50+ MPG. Bill Mayer Saddle coming soon, and Iron Butt rides soon after.
  14. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Good eye. :nod
  15. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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  16. Cos

    Cos Re-Greekified

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    Crap...i need better photos with the big D.
  17. fallingoff

    fallingoff Banned

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    can you teach me how pls

    lol

    cheers
  18. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    today somewhere here
    a sportsbike tours the country
    he is sport touring
  19. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    Three lines

    Five sylables
    Seven sylables
    Five sylables

    (damn, I hated Haiku in school!)
  20. waveydavey

    waveydavey happy times!!

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