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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 05-01-2008, 01:15 PM Thread Starter
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I miss my VTX 1800F

I really miss having a cruiser. I know it would get maybe 2000 miles a year max from me, but I do miss the type of riding you can do on a good cruiser...

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I really miss having a cruiser. I know it would get maybe 2000 miles a year max from me, but I do miss the type of riding you can do on a good cruiser...
One good thing about a cruiser.. most of the time your not looking behind for any cops

I had the same problem with my R1. When I bought it my vstar1100 just sat there.. Always on the R1.. then I sold the VSTAR.. kept riding the R1 and had a bad bad day going to work.. my two kids ran through my head while I saved the bike and 2 weeks later I sold the R1 and had nothing.

And then I went out and bought a Harley.. now I am looking at picking up a Sport Tour.. however nothing is jumping out at me.. So here I sit waiting for the next bike someone comes out with and it says.. TAKE ME!

No sorry the BKING didnt do it for me

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Dude, you have 147 bikes, how in the fuck can you miss anything other than the numbness in your hands from RAILING TWINS??????

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Dude, you have 147 bikes, how in the fuck can you miss anything other than the numbness in your hands from RAILING TWINS??????
I know I know. I am helping someone with a bike purchase and every time I do, I get nostalgic...

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I know I know. I am helping someone with a bike purchase and every time I do, I get nostalgic...
is your "brother" buying another bike?

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I know I know. I am helping someone with a bike purchase and every time I do, I get nostalgic...
I wish you would let me help - Sell THE WHOLE FUCKING LOT and start over - Sooooo much silliness

1. BMW K-1200 LT
2. 1098r - Beneli, etc etc
3. Motard
4. R6 to just THRASH THE SHIT OUT OF
5. Dirt Bike
6. Plenty of cash left over for hookers & blow

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is your "brother" buying another bike?
Damn you. The F4i REALLY was destined for Jim. Ask my sales rep, he will tell you!

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I wish you would let me help - Sell THE WHOLE FUCKING LOT and start over - Sooooo much silliness

1. BMW K-1200 LT
2. 1098r - Beneli, etc etc
3. Motard
4. R6 to just THRASH THE SHIT OUT OF
5. Dirt Bike
6. Plenty of cash left over for hookers & blow
But then he wouldn't have a bike for posing rides on mildy twisty roads with a distance between 12.5 miles and 35.4 miles. Thats a totally different machine requirement than that for non-posing rides over that distance, or posing rides for greater than 35.5 miles. And if it rains, than thats another bike that you need. Duh!

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Damn you. The F4i REALLY was destined for Jim. Ask my sales rep, he will tell you!
was destined? Like past tense? As in "i originally intended it for my brother, but now its different"



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But then he wouldn't have a bike for posing rides on mildy twisty roads with a distance between 12.5 miles and 35.4 miles. Thats a totally different machine requirement than that for non-posing rides over that distance, or posing rides for greater than 35.5 miles. And if it rains, than thats another bike that you need. Duh!
My Bad, sorry - I'm all hopped up on caffeine as I've been down in the basement drinking coffee for the past (4) hours

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I wish you would let me help - Sell THE WHOLE FUCKING LOT and start over - Sooooo much silliness

1. BMW K-1200 LT
2. 1098r - Beneli, etc etc
3. Motard
4. R6 to just THRASH THE SHIT OUT OF
5. Dirt Bike
6. Plenty of cash left over for hookers & blow
BMW is nice, though repair records scare me
1098r - very nice but probably too much bike for me - still good for posing at least
Motard - I got that one
R6 - I have an F4i, does that count?
Dirt Bike - You are right, that is actually up for purchase next year

To be honest, by the end of next year I will probably let go of the 749, either the SV or F4i, one of the CBR1000s, and will sell the B-King and DRZ for the Ducati SM, or somethign just as cool That will bring me down to 7 total.

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was destined? Like past tense? As in "i originally intended it for my brother, but now its different"


Yep. When I drove it home it became mine. Seriously. i fell in love with that bike from day one even though my intent was to get a cheap upgrade for my brother's Ninja.

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BMW is nice, though repair records scare me
1098r - very nice but probably too much bike for me - still good for posing at least
Motard - I got that one
R6 - I have an F4i, does that count?
Dirt Bike - You are right, that is actually up for purchase next year
BMW is nice, though repair records scare me - ROCK SOLID MOTOR
1098r - very nice but probably too much bike for me - ONLY YOUR RIGHT HAND CAN MAKE THAT STATEMENT
Motard - I got that one - DRZ???? - Naaaaah
R6 - I have an F4i, does that count? - NO
Dirt Bike - You are right, that is actually up for purchase next year - IF YOU THINK A 1098r IS TOO MUCH, STAY AWAY FROM DIRTBIKES

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BMW is nice, though repair records scare me - ROCK SOLID MOTOR
1098r - very nice but probably too much bike for me - ONLY YOUR RIGHT HAND CAN MAKE THAT STATEMENT And its got real traction control, so you can be a complete putz with it an it'll bail you out. Actually 'safer' than the CBR1Ks you have
Motard - I got that one - DRZ???? - Naaaaah - DRZ= moturd, not motard
R6 - I have an F4i, does that count? - NO
Dirt Bike - You are right, that is actually up for purchase next year - IF YOU THINK A 1098r IS TOO MUCH, STAY AWAY FROM DIRTBIKES -Dirtbikes kick ass, especially if you like breaking bones.

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BMW is nice, though repair records scare me - ROCK SOLID MOTOR
1098r - very nice but probably too much bike for me - ONLY YOUR RIGHT HAND CAN MAKE THAT STATEMENT And its got real traction control, so you can be a complete putz with it an it'll bail you out. Actually 'safer' than the CBR1Ks you have
Motard - I got that one - DRZ???? - Naaaaah - DRZ= moturd, not motard
R6 - I have an F4i, does that count? - NO
Dirt Bike - You are right, that is actually up for purchase next year - IF YOU THINK A 1098r IS TOO MUCH, STAY AWAY FROM DIRTBIKES -Dirtbikes kick ass, especially if you like breaking bones.
I just have to say, this post is pure forum marvel. 4 different posts all wrapped into one. Very, very nice

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