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Forum: Member Introductions   05-23-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By cyclesarge
I say, set it up right, and ride it for awhile....

I say, set it up right, and ride it for awhile. Unless the dealer is gonna give you a full refund if you don't put 100 miles on it.
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   10-03-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,231
Posted By cyclesarge
I think most used 1-3 year old bikes are so much...

I think most used 1-3 year old bikes are so much is because people that don't know whether or not they'll ride (newbs) buy NEW bikes because they don't want to get burned buying used, and don't...
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   07-19-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By cyclesarge
Too true, with a Fireblade (180 HP, really?)...

Too true, with a Fireblade (180 HP, really?) you're trying to balance not burning the tire off, not flipping over backwards, and not bogging it. With a Harley you just ride away and punch it. I've...
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   07-11-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By cyclesarge
I'm around 205, I've done the left side peg...

I'm around 205, I've done the left side peg mount. But I've watched the amount of flex I get at the kickstand, and have since decided I'll just throw my leg over.
I guess I have a mental block...
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-25-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,566
Posted By cyclesarge
As with typical forum responses... each response...

As with typical forum responses... each response is the only one you should do.

Example:




I've used Pitbull stands (they ARE nice, and probably worth the money considering you'll probably...
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,914
Posted By cyclesarge
Good advice except for the "order online" part....

Good advice except for the "order online" part. If you HAVE to save a few bucks by ordering online, deal with the service they provide. This is a little bit of a pet peeve of mine, but how would you...
Forum: Modifications - Cosmetic - V-650   06-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,074
Posted By cyclesarge
I need to do SOMETHING about the stockers one...

I need to do SOMETHING about the stockers one day. They are terrible, about the only thing they are good for is able to tell SOMETHING is back there (assuming that "something" doesn't blend into the...
Forum: Member Introductions   06-15-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By cyclesarge
Nice, congrats. And welcome aboard.

Nice, congrats. And welcome aboard.
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By cyclesarge
I had my first service done by the dealer for...

I had my first service done by the dealer for piece of mind. I wish I hadn't, they gave me the same "well it depends, 1.5 to 3.0 hours + 4 qts oil + filter + air filter+ ......could be between 2 & 4...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   06-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By cyclesarge
Man that looks good. I can practically smell it.

Man that looks good. I can practically smell it.
Forum: Member Introductions   06-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By cyclesarge
:welcome: FWIW, there is NO performance...

:welcome: FWIW, there is NO performance difference between a 49 state model and a 50 state model. The 49 state model weighs maybe a couple less pounds and you can put few more ounces of fuel in it....
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By cyclesarge
If you are are going to sell anyway (it sounds...

If you are are going to sell anyway (it sounds like you have a couple options for your NEXT bike) NOW would be the time to sell. Personally I wouldn't want it in storage and later being transported...
Forum: Modifications - Cosmetic - V-650   06-04-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,747
Posted By cyclesarge
Why buy twice? Buy once, cry once. I really...

Why buy twice? Buy once, cry once.

I really like my Seahorse/ SW Motech (quick release) setup, at $98 for the pair of boxes they were quite a bit less than the Givi 21's. You can't put a helmet in...
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-03-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,870
Posted By cyclesarge
And they'd probably cite that aging baby boomers...

And they'd probably cite that aging baby boomers are more interested in cruisers.
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-03-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By cyclesarge
Can't remember where I saw it, but I saw a seat...

Can't remember where I saw it, but I saw a seat cover that was a type of mesh. The theory being that it allowed cooling air between your vinyl or leather seat and whatever britches you're wearing....
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   06-02-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By cyclesarge
I'll admit, on paper your life sounds great. The...

I'll admit, on paper your life sounds great. The petty things you whine, complain and brag about tell a different story, almost like there's something missing in your life.

The little comments...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   06-02-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By cyclesarge
LOL, EXACTLY the same thing I was thinking about...

LOL, EXACTLY the same thing I was thinking about YOU. Still trolling the Versys forum? I guess the FJR forum guys already pegged you for what you are.

Maybe you should tell them about all your...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   06-02-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By cyclesarge
LMAO, you're impressed with your ability to beat...

LMAO, you're impressed with your ability to beat a 13-14 second 1/4 mile bike on a 10-11 second bike? Your schoolgirl giggle makes me think that you think you achieved something?

FWIW, It sounds...
Forum: Member Introductions   06-02-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By cyclesarge
I like my Versys, because I don't ride 20% off...

I like my Versys, because I don't ride 20% off road, and I never ride with a passenger. If I DID either of those, I go for the V-Strom.
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-02-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,254
Posted By cyclesarge
The TL1000S is a "crotch rocket"? I always...

The TL1000S is a "crotch rocket"? I always thought of them more as a sport standard, not as sporty as a GSXR or even a TL100R.
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   06-02-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By cyclesarge
Antiperspirant? In my pits it makes me break out...

Antiperspirant? In my pits it makes me break out in a rash since in inhibits my body's natural cooling process, sweat. I can only imagine what it would do in my nether region.
Forum: Member Introductions   05-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,583
Posted By cyclesarge
Welcome aboard. I sold a "muscle car" '71 Nova to...

Welcome aboard. I sold a "muscle car" '71 Nova to buy a Ducati 748 back in 2002. Unfortunately, the sale only got me about 25% of the purchase price and then 4 years later when I sold the Duc, I only...
Forum: Modifications - Cosmetic - V-650   05-06-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By cyclesarge
I'm 5'9", have Barkbusters and a Givi shield....

I'm 5'9", have Barkbusters and a Givi shield. Everything works fine for me. Initially I bought it for the price, figuring if I didn't like it, I wouldn't be out too much $$$ if I ended up going to a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   05-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,809
Posted By cyclesarge
An EXCELLENT choice for Star Wars day seeing as...

An EXCELLENT choice for Star Wars day seeing as that the first organized celebration of Star Wars day took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Toronto Underground Cinema. And here I thought you...
Forum: General Discussions - V-650   05-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 17,419
Posted By cyclesarge
Definitely a possibility, depends on the group....

Definitely a possibility, depends on the group. The fact that you are going through California may limit tourer's desire to pack weapons.
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