baby is by far my fav. shovels rule, i have a 64 rigid bsa 48in springr frontend its a kidney buster, but fun for short puts. picking up a heritage in a couple of months forlonger rides baby got me to sturgis twice but i cant haul much hence the new one comming
minx write: A 2005 or 2006 Duece Heritage,burgundy. With foreward controls,and a screaming eagle kit.Quick detachable windshield,slant back saddle bags and lots of chrome with the flame logo-oh yeah, since we're dreaming... don't forget a bottomless gas tank !! PLEASE Santa??
A 2005 or 2006 Duece Heritage,burgundy. With foreward controls,and a screaming eagle kit.Quick detachable windshield,slant back saddle bags and lots of chrome with the flame logo-oh yeah, since we're dreaming... don't forget a bottomless gas tank !! PLEASE Santa??
thunderunderme write: DD I am so happy for you honey...I know you've waited a long time.
My Thunder is an '05 Honda Shadow aero...I sat on him and he said..'take me witcha'..so I did. lol We had a great first season and next season is gonna rock..already got the summer schedule filled w/trips..Lord willin' & the creek don't rise.
Solorider: Great to see another woman rider. 'Ride Free. Not Free Ride.' I have that teeshirt and really like it.
I have both my dream bikes. Just bought the second Saturday. 05 Heritage Classic. Sure will be nice for those long rides, even tho my 99 fxdx has done well in that department too. I have over 70K on her. Ride Safe, Ride Free.
DD I am so happy for you honey...I know you've waited a long time.
My Thunder is an '05 Honda Shadow aero...I sat on him and he said..'take me witcha'..so I did. lol
We had a great first season and next season is gonna rock..already got the summer schedule filled w/trips..Lord willin' & the creek don't rise.
this is from
We strapped on our Racelogic Vbox data logger to measure just how fast the 999R is, and we came away impressed and pumped with adrenaline. It ran a best of 10.35 seconds at 142 mph in the standing-start quarter-mile. CBR1000RR owners suffer the ignominy of not only having a four-cylinder bike that weighs more than a traditionally heavier Twin, but also having a bike that runs a slower quarter (10.43 secs). On the Duc, 60 mph comes up in just 2.98 seconds thanks to bountiful torque and a cooperative clutch. Keep it roaring for another 25 seconds or so and it will max out at 167 mph (a figure that jumps to 174 mph if corrected for barometric conditions), even though its digital speedometer ceases to display any reading after indicating up to 174 mph.
For such a quiet, private kind of guy, you have one he!l of a sense of humor!
Ok, sounds like your bike is a screamer. I am going to have to look it up on the net to learn more about it. My only knowledge of ducatis is some of their awesome racing history. I've mostly seen older ones in real life. Now I will be keeping an eye out so I can get more familiar with them.
Would love to hear your new toy. Quite a 'toy'. From what you said it certainly seems like it is in a class all it's own.
Bob, please share with us about your new toy. I have a question: Why is the back fender so high off the tire on the Ducati?
actualy there is no rear fender that is the exhust and muffler the performance is pretty good they say 0 to 60 is 2.3 seconds plus or minus .5 seconds i ges that depends on how fast you can open the throdel whitch is not easy the front tire dose not like to stay on the ground even coming out of a turn the only differance between my bike and the race bike lights, mirrors, air filters,ecu, exhust and the race bike has cheaper body work
DoubleDelight write: Seeme, Dyna and ODM:: I am so happy to see you on bikes you love. Please see my thread which doc posted for me yesterday on the message board called: Fires in CA.
This pic was one I found for a Virago. They didn't have my year when I did a go*gle and ebay search, however Viragos haven't changed much at all in looks over several years.
I am so excited I can hardly wait! Finally, a bike of my own to ride.
Varoooom Baby! DD
your bike wiil be there be for you know it if he is bran new follow manufacture breakin when i got my bike they told mr for the first 50 miles to vary the rpms. up and down every couple of miles
when you ride, ride at your comfort level not at someone eles level
copied from internet
The 20 commandments of motorcycle wisdom
1. Every ride is optional. Every parking job is mandatory.
2. If you push the bars left, the bike goes left. If you push the bars right, the bike goes right. That is, unless you continue pushing the bars all the way, then the bike will go down.
3. Riding isn't dangerous. Crashing is dangerous.
4. It's always better to be on the sidelines wishing you were on the track than on the track wishing you were on the sidelines.
5. The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.
6. The rear wheel is just a big fan on back of the bike used to keep the rider cool and his/her bu-tt relaxed. If going into a corner too fast, slamming on the rear brake causes the "fan" to abruptly stop. When this happens you can actually see the rider start sweating and his/her bu-tt become tense.
7. When in doubt, slow down. No one has ever hit something too slow.
8. A 'good' ride is one from which you can walk away. A 'great' ride is one after which you can use the bike again.
9. Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make all of them yourself.
10. You know you've left the sidestand down when all left turn are Bat-turns. You know you've left the centerstand down when your in 1st gear at 4000 rpm going nowhere.
11. Never let a motorcycle take you somewhere your brain didn't get to three seconds earlier.
12. Always try to keep the number of times you put your sidestand down equal to the number of times you put the sidestand up.
13. There are two simple rules for riding smoothly and fast in snow and on ice. Unfortunately no one knows what they are.
14. You start with a bag full of luck and an empty bag of experience. The trick is to fill the bag of experience before you empty the bag of luck.
15. If all you can see in your mirrors is sparks and all you can hear is screaming from your passenger, things may not be as they should be.
16. In the ongoing battle between objects made of metal, rubber and fiberglass going 100+ miles per hour and the ground going zero miles per hour, the ground has yet to lose. Same holds for cars, large trucks, and animals taller than you. Draws don't count.
17. Good judgment comes from experience. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes from bad judgment.
I sure like my 2004 Dyna Super Glide Sport
If I had the money, I'd have at least four bikes. I'd keep my Dyna for my boulecard cruiser, Then I'd get a BMW 1220GS for the on/off road trips across the country. I'd have to have a regular dirt machine like a KTM and lastly, a big full dress Road King for the comfy trips when they come up.