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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,029
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    Is it just me or does @motorhead43026 look like Clint Eastwood? :p

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  • Rick88Rick88 Posts: 12,652
    Nightfall wrote: »
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    Is it just me or does @motorhead43026 look like Clint Eastwood? :p

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    I was thinking Peter Fonda, but I can see the resemblence to Clint as well... B)

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  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 2,807
    edited February 2016
    Nah more like Huey Lewis
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    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • Mike ReeterMike Reeter Posts: 3,112
    My best looking bike

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    My most comfortable bike

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    My current and most fun ride (in the foreground)

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  • quickr1quickr1 Posts: 364
    My best looking bike

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    My most comfortable bike

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    My current and most fun ride (in the foreground)

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    I always liked the night train. Was dead set on getting one. Then I rode a street glide. Might be on the hunt for one since my buddy is getting a street glide.
  • Rick88Rick88 Posts: 12,652
    edited February 2016
    gce wrote: »
    I bought this Road Star in 2001. It had bags, full windshield and big **** fenders front and back. Turned 100K on her and decided to cut up a perfectly good bike. This is what came of it.

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    I love what you did with that bike, it looks great!

    Hard to believe it was a Road Star...


    PS - How many miles can you log in that saddle? With my back and hip issues I doubt I could make 10 miles. lol :)

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  • exalted512exalted512 Posts: 10,782
    Hopefully these work since I'm linking from Facebook. Here's me at Circuit of the America's. Thankfully my suit has metal elbow sliders.

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    All my loves in one picture:
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    And a couple of my grandpa back in 1947...further proof that motorcycle riding is genetic! Unfortunately, he died before he could ever see me race.

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    But I'm not sure what this 'spring fever' is. It's riding weather year-round here in Texas.
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  • gcegce Posts: 2,124
    Rick88 wrote: »
    gce wrote: »
    I bought this Road Star in 2001. It had bags, full windshield and big **** fenders front and back. Turned 100K on her and decided to cut up a perfectly good bike. This is what came of it.

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    I love what you did with that bike, it looks great!

    Hard to believe it was a Road Star...


    PS - How many miles can you log in that saddle? With my back and hip issues I doubt I could make 10 miles. lol :)

    I still ride her to work and that's 30miles round trip. It still has the same suspension that a stock Road Star has and adding the spring seat makes her pretty comfy.
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  • Mike ReeterMike Reeter Posts: 3,112
    edited February 2016
    Motorcycles and Audio seem to be popular around here! Some nice looking rides and great performance machines posted, keep it up!

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  • quickr1quickr1 Posts: 364
    exalted512 wrote: »
    Hopefully these work since I'm linking from Facebook. Here's me at Circuit of the America's. Thankfully my suit has metal elbow sliders.

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    All my loves in one picture:
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    And a couple of my grandpa back in 1947...further proof that motorcycle riding is genetic! Unfortunately, he died before he could ever see me race.

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    But I'm not sure what this 'spring fever' is. It's riding weather year-round here in Texas.
    -Cody

    You sure that's you and not mark Marquez in the first picture? Looks like you're just about dragging your elbow.
  • Polkaguy58Polkaguy58 Posts: 281
    edited February 2016
    I just received a call today from a guy who wants to buy my latest scoot, so I may have another Honda Silverwing by the end of the week.
    I've had 7 so far.
    Buy them used, with low mileage, ride the hell out of them for a year or so, sell and repeat.
    This last Yamaha I bought because it was so cool looking, but a 250cc takes longer to ride around America. (heh heh)
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  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 6,562
    What's the joke about fat girls and scooters? Fun to ride but you don't want to ....
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  • exalted512exalted512 Posts: 10,782
    quickr1 wrote: »

    You sure that's you and not mark Marquez in the first picture? Looks like you're just about dragging your elbow.

    I was :smile:

    Here's my elbow slider. This was on the triple apex at CotA. I was dragging my elbow so long I could start to smell my metal elbow slider burning. Sure enough, there's a burn mark on it...haha

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    -Cody
    Music is like candy, you have to get rid of the rappers to enjoy it
  • Mike ReeterMike Reeter Posts: 3,112
    exalted512 wrote: »
    quickr1 wrote: »

    You sure that's you and not mark Marquez in the first picture? Looks like you're just about dragging your elbow.

    I was :smile:

    Here's my elbow slider. This was on the triple apex at CotA. I was dragging my elbow so long I could start to smell my metal elbow slider burning. Sure enough, there's a burn mark on it...haha

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    -Cody

    Now that's "leaning into it" good job! Best I can do is scrape a peg.

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  • What's the joke about fat girls and scooters? Fun to ride but you don't want to ....

    Now now, There's a shoe for every foot.................even people without them. (heh heh)
    Maxi-scooters were the perfect solution for me when they came out.
    The motor sits low, below the seat and the gas tank is between your feet.
    This gives the bike a very low center of gravity, which makes it easier to hold up.
    The brakes operate from the bars and there's no shift, so the only thing I need my legs to do is keep me from falling over at a stop.
    These bikes are perfect for long distance trips.
    I can fit three days worth of clothes under the seat.
    Here's a pic of my travel map, so far.........
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  • Cool man...I have always wanted to do some extended rides like that. Maybe one day.
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • Cool man...I have always wanted to do some extended rides like that. Maybe one day.

    The one in red was my very first trip (7500 miles)
    I was quite new in the saddle when I left.
    Nothing like learning the hard way.
    I did these trips solo too, through some pretty desolate areas and there was no planning whatsoever.
    I've never owned a GPS and brought a throw away cell phone for emergencies (which there were none)
    Don't wait to do something like this...............sometimes "some day" never comes.

  • Mike ReeterMike Reeter Posts: 3,112

    Polkaguy58 wrote: »
    Cool man...I have always wanted to do some extended rides like that. Maybe one day.

    The one in red was my very first trip (7500 miles)
    I was quite new in the saddle when I left.
    Nothing like learning the hard way.
    I did these trips solo too, through some pretty desolate areas and there was no planning whatsoever.
    I've never owned a GPS and brought a throw away cell phone for emergencies (which there were none)
    Don't wait to do something like this...............sometimes "some day" never comes.


    Very good advice, live before you die. I once saw a personalized plate on a bike that said NO-GPS, got a chuckle out of that.

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  • Yeah..one of these days has already turned to over a decade. When I first started riding I received a copy of Leanings by Peter Egan. His motorcycle adventures in the book fascinated me, and sparked my interest in touring. I also read his second book Leanings 2, which wasn't as intriguing as the first, but still it added the some fuel to that fire. I have three kids now, who are involved in many activities, and I am a full time college student, so taking off on a bike doesn't seem feasible at this point. I will receive my degree in august, however, and plan to re-enter the workforce this year. So maybe once I have some vacation built up. You know I have those books around here somewhere, I may have to offer them up as a karma if any of you fellas think you would enjoy them.
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • thsmiththsmith Posts: 6,084
    My 1980 80" Shovel head, tour pack is off in these pics.
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  • boston1450boston1450 Posts: 5,877
    Sweet ride ^^^^ Bet those lights are bright at night
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  • Well, the Honda Silverwing deal fell through, but I pulled the trigger on a brand new, unsold 2011 Suzuki Burgman 400 today.
    It's got an extra 150cc's over my Morphous and will do 100 mph, so that should get me back on the freeway......when I want to leave The Blue Highways that is.
    I dropped the price enough on my Morphous, where it should sell quickly.........I hope.
  • boston1450boston1450 Posts: 5,877
    ^^^^ ride it like ya stole it :)7mra69mjv8xk.jpeg
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  • Polkaguy58Polkaguy58 Posts: 281
    Well, I got the new one home yesterday, but it was a jumpy ride, as my friends ancient pickup has bouncy bedsprings and the highway was riddled with pot holes.
    I kept waiting to hear a big CRASH on the pavement behind us. (heh heh)
    This bike was a 2011 leftover with zero miles !
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  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 2,807
    Very cool man..be careful cruising around on that panty dropper ;)
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • JPeteJPete Posts: 246
    Nice bikes everyone!

    My 2007 Road Star Warrior. 210mm Metzler on the rear, PCIII, and custom dyno tune.
    Sorry for the crappy pic.


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  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 6,562
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  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 17,874
    Been a rider for many years, just haven't had a bike for about 8 years and I dearly miss riding. Soon though...soon. I bounced back and forth between spotbikes and cruisers; Yamaha YZF600's (3 of them), Honda Magna, Yamaha Road Star, just to name a few. I bought the Road Star the first year they came out (99) and mine was the first crate delivered to our dealership---watched them uncrate and assemble it. Talk about fun. I was like a kid at Christmas watching the techs assemble/check everything. It was the off-white/blue model and it was gorgeous. Talk about a comfortable bike for long hauls....
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  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 2,807
    JPete wrote: »
    Nice bikes everyone!

    My 2007 Road Star Warrior. 210mm Metzler on the rear, PCIII, and custom dyno tune.
    Sorry for the crappy pic.


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    Nice!! I absolutely love the roadstar warrior.
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • Rick88Rick88 Posts: 12,652
    edited March 2016
    I ordered my new rear tire on Monday and it arrived today. I am hoping to find the time this weekend to pull the wheel off the bike so I can get it mounted next week. It is supposed to be in the 60's a few days next week, and I'm getting the fever real bad...
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