What bike do you want today?

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

  1. Quedok

    Quedok Been here awhile

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    What you really meant was supercharged. What kind of power and torque numbers does this beast have?
  2. motocopter

    motocopter new place explorer

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    I'd take another Goldwing. This time with a six-speed transmission, electric up/down wind screen, throttle-by-wire with electronic cruise control. Yellow and chrome. Thank you.

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  3. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    It was the first rain and cold of the season riding home tonight and as much as I love my MTS, heated grips, shaft drive and soft comfort was at the top of the menu. I need a winter commuter :deal
  4. Buck760

    Buck760 Been here awhile

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    Rented an E-Glide Ltd the other day, and was pleasantly surprised by the low end torque and nimbleness of the big bike. I'm kind of getting the itch, but don't need the radio and fairing.
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  5. frogy

    frogy Been here awhile

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    Rode one couple weeks back...it was FUN.
  6. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    That blue R12R looks the biz. I might have to find a used one and a paint shop.
  7. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    Quoted in full again as its a sweet looking ride, love the blue.
    By the way, sounds like you're getting old and really want an RT but can't admit it :lol3
  8. rivercreep

    rivercreep Banned

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    You're not alone.
    I like their "Fat Bob" and the "Switch-back" but, my wish is for something with no chrome at all since I commute all year/weather long and salt eats up chrome.
  9. motoracer51

    motoracer51 Been here awhile

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    Been thinking about trading in the S1000RR for one of these:

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  10. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    Get in line. :oscar
  11. Cakeeater

    Cakeeater Been here awhile

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    Ha ha!! That's what I did a year ago. Now I have a Harley.

    But...I LOVE the radio. Got speakers...got headphones into my helmet...listen to weather reports....music...am talk radio....makes long trips really nice.

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  12. idalzate

    idalzate n00b

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  13. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    I ride like an idiot on my 'strada and tonight when I'm cruising for once, I get busted. I got the lecture but no ticket but he did call me Sir while I got the stink eye from him. Very depressing on all counts.

    So yeah, maybe it's time to get the RT and cut back on the lane splitting anarchy the MTS seems to bring out in me. A track bike to let off steam is going to be essential though :deal
  14. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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    Morbidelli 850cc V8

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  15. Afry

    Afry Why hike?

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    Winner winner chicken dinner!!
  16. motoracer51

    motoracer51 Been here awhile

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    I'm kind of out of the loop on non sport bike demand - is this one going to be hard to get your hands on in the beginning? I remember dealing with that on my S1K, even tough it is a 2012 and was out 3 years already, the demand for it was off the charts.
  17. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    Yeah those 'conversations' can be quite sobering can't they. Age brings a different reaction, when younger we are just annoyed at being caught, a little older and we think that maybe the officer has a point. But I'm sure you know that having a RT doesn't necessarily make you slower, I know :lol3 it cuts down the wheelies though. You have me worried that my inner hooligan has not grown up yet, we'll see when I get my multi. :norton
  18. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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  19. joe cool

    joe cool Been here awhile

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    Yes! me too:eek1
  20. rhafe123

    rhafe123 Adventurer

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