What bike do you want today?

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

  1. Dave.0

    Dave.0 Been here awhile

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    i wish they would bring this bike back to the US 2013 ktm sm-r
    I got some money burning a hole in my pocket
  2. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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    I know I can't believe I missed that. Shame on me.
    A side note to Mad Max: The version they showed this weekend on AMC is the original Australian version. For years the version we got in North America was redubbed with American voice actors-you can see how they sometimes don't quite sync up becasue they use different phrases like "we gone".

    Toe Cutter sounds less like a cartoon characture and more like a professor in the Auzzie version! Same thing with Fifi.

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    Heres on of Wez for you too:
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  3. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    If I didn't have to maintain it:

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  4. Dust_

    Dust_ Adventure Dreamer

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    I've been lusting for one of these lately!

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  5. Dust_

    Dust_ Adventure Dreamer

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    I've been lusting for one of these lately!

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  6. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    You know, if that F8GT had better fuel capacity/range, it could fall into the "one bike" category.
  7. cls

    cls Long timer

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    I'm more worried about reliability and maintenance issues. And I've heard the engine is a little blah. Haven't ridden one since the 800ST came out. A lot of potential, though...
  8. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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  9. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    Yeah, I have all of the movies on DVD (even Thunderdome :rolleyes), and prefer to watch them in the original dialect. It isn't that much more difficult for us Yanks to understand, and really adds to the movies.
  10. Downs

    Downs KK6RBI

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    The engine is good to go. I like it. Has great midrange punch and decent bottom end.

    Maint./Reliability is mostly fixed on the later year F800s (after 2009ish). The big issues with the bikes prior to that were the stator burning up (around 30 or 40k miles) and random failures of the rear axle bearings which IMO was being caused by a way to tight belt spec by BMW. The stator was fixed with a redesigned stator and rotor which helped with cooling which was what was causing the stator failures. The rear wheel bearings were fixed with redesigned bearings I think.

    As long as they carried over the "fixes" to the GT model it should be good to go.
  11. stripple

    stripple Runnin' Hard

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    Yeah, the Ninja 1k is very high on my list of future bikes. It just seems to be a great do it all machine...:wink:
  12. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    I totally agree... I would get that, but I prefer naked bikes and insurance is way cheaper on the Zed.
  13. ph0rk

    ph0rk Doesn't Care

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    if only you could get the z1k with ABS in the states
  14. CanadaBiker

    CanadaBiker Been here awhile

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    What is that?????? Obviously a Duc. But what major mods? Did you do the conversion? That is an amazing bike!!! I would take one in a heart beat!
  15. frogy

    frogy Been here awhile

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    Wow,can you say TORQUE.
  16. Gryphon12

    Gryphon12 Long timer

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    This photo is repeated and repeated. This build is 4 or 5 years old. Some go even further. Someone in Europe, Italy I think, did a very radical off-road treatment for an SV650 which is the best I've seen todate. Also 4 or 5 years ago.
  17. 0ldhippie

    0ldhippie Been here awhile

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    Royal Enfield Interceptor! I was in love with thing back in my youth and never had the bucks to get one. I may not ride it much but still love it on looks and sound alone. I'd have one on display in the house if my wife would let a bike in the house.
  18. Randy

    Randy Long timer

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    Even though I would't "want" one, I do admit that it is hella cool looking! :thumb
  19. EetsOK

    EetsOK Been here awhile

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    Oh that is a beautiful machine. Underrated and under apprciated too.
    I'd take the Clymer Indian or Rickman variants too!

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  20. PeteN95

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