What bike do you want today?

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

  1. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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  2. ThomasOz

    ThomasOz Been here awhile

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    +1
  3. rivers

    rivers Been here awhile

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    Me too! :D

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  4. frogy

    frogy Been here awhile

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    Me 3,now excuse me while I take a cold shower:D
  5. canoli

    canoli human

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    One of these three because...

    1) The Soft Tail Slim. Only Harley I ever liked.
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    2) Bonnie. Best street bike I ever rode.
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    3) CRF 230. Saw one at the shop today while getting new tires put on my DR and it looked like it would be a lot of fun to thrash around on the dunes.
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  6. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Long timer

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    Nice bike, but they really need to trim that front fender down!?! :rofl

  7. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    I find this an interesting thread. Most "want" bikes that are, for the most part, at least semi attainable. I don't see any real "dreams" of Brough Superiors, or Vincent Black Shadows etc. Makes my mad desire to own an R1200R look pretty reasonable.
    Lyle
  8. Tim_Tom

    Tim_Tom Been here awhile

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    Ducati Hyperstrada. I didn't even know this bike existed until I saw it at the NYC Motorcycle Show. Felt amazingly comfortable, with a great seat and perfect ergonomics for me. Liquid cooled 823cc L-Twin (of course) with110 hp and 65 ft-lbs, perfect usable power. All top spec electronics, and the semi-soft bags are included stock.

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    Not normally one to lust after fancy Euro bikes, but this one bit me pretty hard. The 18,000 mile valve adjustment doesn't hurt anything either!
  9. Randy

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    Oh GEEESH! I JUST got a new bike! Why'd you have to go and show me that thing??

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  10. Tim_Tom

    Tim_Tom Been here awhile

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    I guess it's too late to return it? :evil

    That Duc is BEAUTIFUL.
  11. Randy

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    Yeah well, the soon to be Mrs. Randy did buy my new one as a gift... Of course a few months earlier she had asked me, if I could have any bike what it would be.... Then as luck would have it we wondered into a H-D shop and I spotted the 48... The rest, as we say, is history. Not that I'm complainin' at all! :D But, I am a Duc aficionado. Just hadn't stumbled upon this bike before now. I guess I better avoid this thread for a while, huh?
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  12. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    +1

    I'm sure it won't sell as much as they hope it would, but it seems to be
    the most sensible Ducati out there at the moment, and this coming from
    a guy who'd probably buy only the 1000 Sport Classic (touring version).

    This seems like a great bike (and what some NC700X owners wish they
    had).
    :deal
  13. Tim_Tom

    Tim_Tom Been here awhile

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    Sensible Ducati? I never thought I'd see those words next to each other, but you're right. I'm eagerly awaiting spring time so I can con my local dealer into letting me test ride one :evil.
  14. fireflyr

    fireflyr Been here awhile

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    Interesting. I went to the same show, saw the same bike. While I appreciate it, it doesn't speak to me. Also didn't fit me very well when I sat on it.

    Now the Monster 1100 EVO that was nearby at the same Ducati booth, that's another story... It already has me figuring out how to put a 3rd bike in the garage...[​IMG]
  16. Tim_Tom

    Tim_Tom Been here awhile

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    That EVO is a really nice bike. A real looker, and has the pedigree to back it up. But I don't think its the one for me. Didn't feel connected to the bike when I sat on it.

    Thankfully with so many great motorcycles today we have some choice, what is one riders ideal bike, certainly isn't all riders.
  17. M3-SRT8

    M3-SRT8 Been here awhile

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    I sat on it as well. Classic Monster ergos, which I know all too well, as I own an '06 S2R 800, in Red & White.

    That bike is too pretty to trade in...
  18. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    You're right.
    Don't trade it in.

    Give it to me, and buy the new 1100 without the trade-in.
    :deal

    But I'll have to see a picture first!
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    Chisenhallw Avowed Pussbag

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  20. scotty918

    scotty918 Been here awhile

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    I've been bitten by the Harley bug lately...[​IMG]