What bike do you want today?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by fivehitsweak, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. Chisenhallw

    Chisenhallw Avowed Pussbag

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    I've narrowed it down to 'earth'. Or 'Baltimore'.
    You're not helping. Or are helping. Take your pick.
  2. 625SXC

    625SXC Been here awhile

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    I went to the Victory Truck test rides at my local dealer. Thought the Judge would be the bike for me. But the sucker has the worst cornering clearance of any bike I had ridden. On just normal turns the bike scraped the ground. I then rode the Cross Country and once moving it felt like a sport bike compared to the Judge. I tried to get the CC to drag and couldn't do it.
  3. Pokeyjoe

    Pokeyjoe Aprilia Dorsoduro

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    The current Classic is rolling into history. The new models rolling off the truck are the Stone, Special, and Racer. And yes, its more nimble and lighter (kinda go hand-in-hand).
  4. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    Fixt that for ya.
  5. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    ^^^^^this...
  6. DynaSport

    DynaSport Been here awhile

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    Strange, I rode one at Daytona last year and didn't scrape anything. I rode a Cross Country as well and while it was a good bike, I didn't find it nearly as fun to ride as the Judge.

    The bike I kept scraping boards on was the Kawasaki Vacquero, That thing seemed dangerous to me.
  7. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    I think the styling is really good - it's classy and timeless, not overdone like the Stratoliner and Roadliner. I like the newer Victory's, but I think they cost too much. I like Kawi's 1700's and the 2000 LT, which may still be a possibility. Looking back at old comparison tests though, the Honda got better reviews. Much better. I like the Triumph Rocket 3, just not sure I would want to live with something THAT big day after day. Suzuki? Well I have sworn off Suzuki's, but to be honest, the M109R SE really blows my skirt up. I have heard of lots of people having clutch problems with them, and I doubt Mrs. B. would like it.

    Like I said, I like the styliing of the Honda VTX1800 line. Never heard an owner say one bad word about them, other than they can be a bit thirsty (true of all big cruisers, right?). And they're Hondas. They should last forever, and blow my buddy's $45,000 Harley into the weeds. And that's important! :evil

    and then there is this. It was one of the first RR's I read when I started hanging around here, and it has really stuck with me. This guy took an old fashioned overweight out of production Honda for one heckuva ride.
  8. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    I've ordered it but have to wait a few weeks but I want it today :cry
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    Why must we always have to wait for new toys? :D
  9. Domromer

    Domromer Desert Rat

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    Today, a well farkled xrl650 that I'd use to explore the desert.
  10. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    Did you sell your MegaMoto...?:huh
  11. DynaSport

    DynaSport Been here awhile

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    Does anyone else see some style similarities?
  12. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    The thinking man's hot rod.
  13. DJGypsy

    DJGypsy Ewok Taxidermist

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    you really seem to have found your unicorn then :D just ride the snot out of it, don't let it sit!
  14. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    Drool anyone?
  15. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    wow!

    I wish we could get bikes like that here.

    :cry
  16. DJGypsy

    DJGypsy Ewok Taxidermist

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    ^^^this
  17. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Long timer

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    CBR1800RR!!! :evil

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  18. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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  19. LostViking

    LostViking Long timer

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    Wow!

    I wish we could get bikes like that here
  20. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    To: Cortez
    Re: Yamaha Bulldog 1100




    Bahstid.