What bike do you want today?

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

  1. brentde3

    brentde3 Should be outside

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    Cheap, theoretically dependable, logical. Ugh, Mondays.
  2. Splisken

    Splisken I'm not dead yet...

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    I concur..cost effective, amazing gas mileage (if it meets projections up to 73mpg), and Honda reliability...hard to go wrong. I wonder if a 6'5" frame would be comfy on one? Guess I'll have to go by the shop to find out.
  3. Nitro1970

    Nitro1970 Been here awhile

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    What is it? Crosstourer?
  4. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    NC700X with all the factory goodies bolted on.
  5. Nitro1970

    Nitro1970 Been here awhile

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    Gotta ya... Ain't that the one with the tank under the seat??
  6. brentde3

    brentde3 Should be outside

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    It is indeed. So, one can grab a six pack and put in the "tank." See? Logical. :D
  7. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    yep. pop the pillion seat off to fill up.

    Pretty short wheelbase, I dunno that I'd put much more than a rain suit in the topcase. Then again, with the big storage space in the faux tank, not sure I'd opt for the topcase anyway. :dunno
  8. brentde3

    brentde3 Should be outside

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    I'm 6'2" and I sat on one the other day. It was pretty damn comfy, actually. It also looks better in person. Of course, there's also this, as an option:

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    It has a "real" tank though.
  9. Nitro1970

    Nitro1970 Been here awhile

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    Now yer talking...
  10. mike884

    mike884 Been here awhile

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    while discovering what how i like my 94 so much, I was looking into these....
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    popular opinion is that the experience is no where near the same though :cry
  11. Unleaded

    Unleaded Unit Train

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    Definitely not the same. But if you can get past the styling, the new VFR is a fantastic bike, IMO, and lightly used examples present a really good value in the sport-touring category.
  12. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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  13. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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    Tim_Tom Been here awhile

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    Cortez BAZINGA!

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  16. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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  17. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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    Call me a Grandpa but I really dig the Moto Guzzi NF 500:
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  18. Contevita

    Contevita Cigar Adventurer

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    Awesome looking bike, I'd love to have one of these someday.
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    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    OOO! SFC1000 in the background.....:evil
  20. Clint Taurus

    Clint Taurus Been here awhile

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