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Author Topic: 20 words or less.  (Read 2362 times)

Chuck D

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20 words or less.
« on: December 09, 2009, 05:01:36 PM »
Are there any current model bikes you guys DO like?
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2009, 05:07:12 PM »
Yes, G5.......is one or two words?
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2009, 05:23:52 PM »
I like em all. As long as it has two wheels and a motor. Did I make it?   ::) ERC
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2009, 05:38:55 PM »
I like the C5 most and G5 slightly less, because the C5 styling is so nice.
Beyond that, vintage only.

« Last Edit: December 09, 2009, 05:59:20 PM by ace.cafe »
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2009, 05:51:46 PM »
  C5 blue, G5 Military, CJ750. 
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2009, 05:56:22 PM »
G5-C5-V7 Classic-and maybe T100.
Got a feeling the V7's it.
The old Bullet will never go.
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2009, 06:19:39 PM »
Not a ton that I like, but there some nice ones I like besides the Enfields:

Triumph Bonneville T100 and Scrambler
Ural T, Tourist, and Patrol models
Suzuki TU250
Moto Guzzi V7 Classic
Ducati SportClassic

I really like the look of the Ducati, but didn't care for it too much when I actually sat on one.  I'd like the Triumphs better if they were a tad lighter.  I think of the bikes listed, I'd like a Ural T or one of the Bonnies the most.

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p.s.  Crap!  That was a hell of a lot more than 20 words!  Oh well...
« Last Edit: December 09, 2009, 06:22:31 PM by Eamon »
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2009, 06:51:48 PM »
Yes, G5.......is one or two words?
I like the C5 most and G5 slightly less, because the C5 styling is so nice.
Beyond that, vintage only.


  C5 blue, G5 Military, CJ750. 
I mean BESIDES Enfields and the retro bikes (which buy the way I lump the new RE's with, sorry).
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2009, 06:55:16 PM »
I mean BESIDES Enfields and the retro bikes (which buy the way I lump the new RE's with, sorry).

Nope. My garage is a "no plastic zone".
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2009, 07:01:27 PM »
quote author=t120rbullet link=topic=6183.msg69863#msg69863 date=1260406516]
Nope. My garage is a "no plastic zone".
CJ
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2009, 07:05:28 PM »
I mean BESIDES Enfields and the retro bikes (which buy the way I lump the new RE's with, sorry).

Very very few.
I do like the MV Agusta F4 312RR quite a bit, because it is exotic and fast, and it gets the styling right in a modern way, without looking like a Klingon Bird of Prey starship.
The MV Agusta Brutale gets the Streetfighter styling done the best too.
I'm a fan of Tamburini.

The Ducati 1198 is pretty good too, but not as good as the MV.

The latest Triumph retro Bonnevilles have totally lost their way, and if I wanted one of those, I'd buy one from about 4 or 5 years ago, when they still sort of looked good and had wire wheels and didn't have the "swirly" chopper brake disc that looks like it came from JC Whitney's close-out parts bin for Harleys. I think Bloor is on drugs.
The best Triumph nowadays is the 675 Daytona triple, but it looks rather Japanese to me.

Don't like any bikes from Japan, and never have. Japan can't style their way out of a paper bag. It's embarrassing.

You couldn't pay me to buy anything from BMW.
Aprilia, too heavy and bulky.
KTM, too off-roady.
Don't like hyper-retards, super-retards, or any of those crossover bikes that can't make up their minds.
Moto Guzzi is perpetually halfway-there, and always not quite making the grade. It's so simple, yet it eludes them every year.
Harley can't even make a Harley anymore. I'm not sure what they are making now, but they ain't Harleys.

For the money involved, and the fact that virtually all new bikes come tied by the umbilical to expensive dealer servicing forever, I can't see any sense in buying any of them.
For similar money, you could have a really nice condition vintage bike, that's actually a real bike, instead of an LSD-induced styling exercise in plastic.
It amazes me that all these "motorcycle manufacturers" can take perfectly good plastic and and turn it into shit.

I'm not too picky, really. :D
« Last Edit: December 09, 2009, 07:39:20 PM by ace.cafe »
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2009, 07:33:44 PM »
  With that criteria..probably only the Guzzi Cali Classic.  Everything else is a little to cookie cutter.  Neo-Indian rebake way to expensive.  Victory lost it with to much Ness-ness.  Possibly the new Norton..not really sold however.  Will.
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2009, 07:36:12 PM »
Eamon,Ace, Blackwolf......members of the RE staff.  You all are mind readers. :)
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2009, 07:44:34 PM »
 With that criteria..probably only the Guzzi Cali Classic.  Everything else is a little to cookie cutter.  Neo-Indian rebake way to expensive.  Victory lost it with to much Ness-ness.  Possibly the new Norton..not really sold however.  Will.

Terriffic word-play there, Will.
"too much Ness-ness". Excellent!
"Cookie cutter" and "rebake" worked in there real well too!
Very good!
« Last Edit: December 09, 2009, 07:48:51 PM by ace.cafe »
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Re: 20 words or less.
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2009, 08:53:59 PM »
  Ace you crank out the cool performance products and I'll wow them with the poetic base.   8) 8) 8)  Just calling them as I see them.  Will.
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