*****What's your bucket list bike (or bikes)?*****

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by n8mandy, Oct 29, 2018.

  1. n8mandy

    n8mandy PadreN8

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    You can list ones you would like to own or ones you would just like to ride.

    Feel free to include a bucket list ride for said bike if you would like.
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  2. n8mandy

    n8mandy PadreN8

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    So to kick things off, my ultimate bucket list bike...

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  3. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    KTM 950 Super Enduro. After riding the supermoto version this past summer, I realize what a perfect bike that would be.
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    Ducati Hypermotard 939. I think that bike would be an even faster version of the KTM 950, with a street bias.
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    Harley Davidson Electra Glide...in white. I don't know why, but I have always wanted to ride down to Key West with my wife on the back, both of us wearing nothing but swim suits (that's why I want it in white; to prevent burning myself on the paint, and to make me look tan :jkam).
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    Harley Davidson Pan American. This bike is just a concept at this point, but it gives me hope that an American company could offer a wide range of bikes. In retirement, I'd love to turn this thing into a side car rig.
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  4. * SHAG *

    * SHAG * Unstable

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    Faster Scooter, No Gas !!

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  5. n8mandy

    n8mandy PadreN8

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    I checked the Hypermotard off of my "to ride" bucket list. I would like to add some more miles on it, but couldn't own one because I would lose either my license or my life. It was that fun.
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  6. Tor

    Tor Imported Norwegian Viking

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    I acquired my bucket bike, the one and only top of my list bike, in May this year. All I can say is WOW. What a damn beast. Love it. Keeping it. This is my go-to bike when roaming the WNC mountains. I have never ridden a bike this refined, so packed with technology, that possesses this kind of raw, insane power and speed.

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  7. Tall Man

    Tall Man Priest, Temple of Syrinx

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  8. rd400racer

    rd400racer Long timer

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    I only have one true bucket list motorcycle...everything else is just a scooter


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  9. IronButt70

    IronButt70 You don't have to be crazy to do this but it helps

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    Would love to find a mint or fully restored red 72 Honda CB 350/4. Was my first “touring” bike. Put 98k on my original.
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  10. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I rode the Ducati XDiavel last summer, and was shocked at what 156 hp feels like. It didn't feel right with forward controls, but man was it fun!

    At 46 years old, I have become a bit more careful when and where I flog my 750 supermoto. I think my next bike will have about 20 more horsepower; just enough to lift the front wheel on throttle alone would be perfect for me. I'm just a handful of ponies shy of that now, and the 113 hp on the Hyper 939 would check all my boxes (although it would be less dirt worthy than my current ride).
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  11. portalespeanut

    portalespeanut nEARLY nORMAL

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    Honda CBX...
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  12. DesertPilot

    DesertPilot Been here awhile

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    Maybe a Ducati Scrambler... or maybe a Yamaha XSR700... or maybe a Ducati Scrambler... or maybe a Yamaha XSR700... or maybe a Ducati Scrambler... or maybe a Yamaha XSR700... or maybe a Ducati Scrambler... or maybe a Yamaha XSR700... AARGH!

    One of these days I'm going to have to make up my mind...

    ...or go out and get that Street Triple :D
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  13. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Got my bucket bike already:

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    1098 SF-S. 155 RWHP, weighs 415 pounds. It'll lift the front coming off idle with very little throttle.
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  14. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I'm not mature enough for something like that yet. :gerg
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    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    I'm only 75.
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  16. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I have done demo rides on both at the WSBK races at Laguna Seca. They are somewhat similar, but the Duc feels lighter and is more dirt worthy. If you're a big guy, the Desert Sled version is the ticket. The XSR is a cool bike too, in a retro styled way. Personally, if I were in the market for a mid size naked (not for off road) I'd get the FZ-09 (aka MT-09). I liked that one better than the FZ-10 even.
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  17. ddavidv

    ddavidv Dark web dangerous

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    I don't do exotica as I don't waste time fantasizing about things I certainly will never own. Instead, my list contains attainable dreams.
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    Rode one. Nothing quite like it I've found so far. The power delivery, brakes, shifting and most of all the SOUND all work in such concert it was an otherworldly experience.
    Same story with this:
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    Just the right power for two lane braaaaping and a sound that is just sweet music.

    "Really? Two old bikes? Is that all you got?"
    Okay. One new bike.
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    Ever sit on a bike that just feels perfect? This is one. I've yet to ride one but fear if I did I'd be making payments...something I never do.

    Not into racy bikes, baggers or barco-lounger tourers. These would make a pretty complete stable of joy for me where I live.
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  18. EPOCH6

    EPOCH6 Adventurer

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    1928 Indian Scout 101
    2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE
    2019 Indian FTR 1200 S Race Replica
    2019 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled
    2019 Rokon Trail-breaker
    2019 Husqvarna 701 Enduro
    2019 KTM 500 EXC-F
    2019 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R
    2019 Yamaha XSR900
    2019 Ducati Monster 821
    2019 Ducati V4 S

    Yeah... one of each please.
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  19. n8mandy

    n8mandy PadreN8

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    I actually posted the other one because, I personally love these "have to think through what I like and why" type threads.

    However they are different.

    Dream Garage is multiple bikes limited to 10 so that you have to be choosy.

    Bucket list is one's that you hope to own, whether there is any chance that you could, before you "kick the bucket."

    Thanks for pointing one of my other threads though. :clap
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  20. BetterLateThanNever

    BetterLateThanNever Long timer

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    I rode one a couple of weeks ago and fell in love instantly. It is a truly wonderful bike to ride. If I could figure out which bike I'd let go to make room for it, there would be one in my barn right now.
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