What bike do you want today?

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

  1. Big Doobie

    Big Doobie Frustrated Redneck

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    For the past year its been a GSA, couple days a Triumph Scrambler, but today, I want a new Norton.
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  2. wldct69

    wldct69 Been here awhile

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    I've wanted this one for a while....ever since it was a 1200 :D

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  3. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    I have that problem every time a first-gen GS500 comes up for sale. :lol3

    Continue resisting, technology has come a long way since then.
  4. RageKage

    RageKage Adventurer

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  5. Mulewright

    Mulewright Old Fart/Journeyman

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    I had a '80 GS1000G I bought new.
    Same bike, bigger balls.
    Mine looked just like this 850 but I added a color matched WindJammer w/ lowers and the same rack on back.
    Much better than the '78 XS 1100 it replaced. It would even go around corners with a passenger!!!
    A supurb ride for the times! :gerg
  6. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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    I can't explain it.

    I've had a fascination with Urals for about three years now. Unfortunately, I don't think I'll be going the sidecar route anytime soon, with how much highway riding I do.

    Although, there is the Solo ST now...:deal
  7. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    I like the Ural's too... I just think it might be too slow (60MPH?) If it could sustain a 70MPH without wheezing, I'd be all over that!
  8. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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    The solo ST can do that, it just isn't a sidecar rig.
  9. Süsser Tod

    Süsser Tod Long timer

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    I want a late Nighthawk 750. I love naked UJMs, I've already got one, a XJR1300, but it's too big for everyday use so I only use her for 2up riding and long trips. The Nighthawk would be a perfect all around bike.

    I just haven't been able to find a reasonably priced one here, all of them are either old and abused or not so old but stupidly overpriced.
  10. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Long timer

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    Production Aprilia Tuono V4 R, who wouldn't love 167HP and dirt bike bars?!?! :evil

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  11. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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  12. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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    ^ That's what I was going to post. Damn thing is like a Rokon that can be ridden on the road.
  13. sportmotogear

    sportmotogear Mr. Fancy Pants

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    Okay I'll ask, what the hell is it? The ugliness appeals to my sensibility and my need to be excluded from groups. :rofl Never mind my Google-foo is strong today.
  14. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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    XTW250 Yamaha concept.
  15. Lornce

    Lornce Lost In Place

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    You know it's more than a fad when Honda enters the e-bike fray.

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    I think we're looking at an important motorcycle, here.


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  16. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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    Plus it looks like a motorcycle and not some weird boxy looking futuristic attempt to hide batteries.
  17. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    WTF that's nuts.
    Who in his right mind would..:huh

    Fine, I'll take one.
  18. CajunRider

    CajunRider Been here awhile

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    Dude!!! Is that ^^^ a Trailway???

    That's F-ing AWESOME!!!!!!! :clap

    I still wish Yamaha would make a 500 - 650 cc version of that. I figure it'd be fairly simple... IF Yamaha had a 650 thumper... but they don't.
  19. '05Train

    '05Train Mind is not for rent

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    I'm still wrestling with what I'm going to replace my FLHTK with.

    Two days ago, I was dead-set on a new CVO Road Glide.

    Then I saw the Victory Cross Country Tour.

    And, of course, the BMW K1600GTL.

    But I get downright giddy riding an R1200GS Adventure.

    And the R1200RT sure looks like a bunch of fun.

    It's a shame the insurance check won't cover them all.
  20. Strog

    Strog Geek on two wheels

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    Sure they do. It's just sold in other markets and in their 4-wheelers. The 660/650 motor is very common motor as long as you don't want it in a motorcycle in this market. :wink: