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Kidder
12-31-2009, 04:34 PM
I have a 2007 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS and a 2009 Buell 1125 CR. I bought the Buell when HD killed Buell. There were killer deals to be had and I snagged one. So, now I have the V-Strom which is the jack of all trades and master of none and the hooligan bike nicknamed "Vader". So, let's see your current bikes!

A few pics:

http://www.juddemerson.com/TAR/strom1.jpg

http://www.juddemerson.com/TAR/strom2.jpg

http://www.juddemerson.com/Buell/leftside1_med.jpg

jester
12-31-2009, 05:33 PM
Very nice bike. I cannot get a bike or i would endup hurting myself. I also like the training wheels in the last photo.

Razzman
12-31-2009, 06:02 PM
We sold all of ours last year, knees wouldn't allow it anymore. Was pretty hard after riding motorcycles for 40 years but everything comes to an end sooner or later. Here's the last ones we had, my '00 H-D Fatboy & '06 H-D Street Glide and the wife's '03 H-D Lowrider in Death Valley in '05 returning from the Laughlin River Run.

Razzman
12-31-2009, 06:09 PM
Had to throw this one in as well. Charity pic for Muscular Dystrophy, pay $10 and they took your pic with the ladies. Sometimes ya just gotta love charity! :p

Kidder
12-31-2009, 06:28 PM
Had to throw this one in as well. Charity pic for Muscular Dystrophy, pay $10 and they took your pic with the ladies. Sometimes ya just gotta love charity! :p

There's a motorcycle in the pic?

maxpower220
12-31-2009, 08:03 PM
This is my current ride, aprilia SMV750. Great bike for everyday, normal riding. I like the V-twin power, and it is much like the V-strom.

Razzman
12-31-2009, 08:46 PM
09 EG STD. ride 15k a year, and trade every 2 , on my 7th bike

Salty i can't count how many i've had! Seriously somewhere around 35 or more, when i met my wife i had three, i even bought one the day my daughter was born! Boy did i get in trouble for that one! Put 85,000+ on that '00 Fatboy before buying the SG in '06, funny i thought i'd miss 'em more than i do.

sandm
01-01-2010, 11:51 AM
kidder, wish u were around here to ride that 1125 on. we have some of the best twisties around, although a trip to the dragon would be awesome, closer for u than me..
I like the looks of the buell, but they really needed to tone down the fighter-jet sized intakes on the front..

I started on a tgb laser150 scooter and still have it. 12pk of coors fits snug under the seat. makes a great beer runner...
commute around 7k/year on my '08zx6r. love bikes and hope to always ride one....

hope everyone posting here gears up, and that doesn't mean a bandana for the head :)

the scooter and my old '06 ninja250. first "real" bike.. http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e194/sandm01/motorcycles/P8080022.jpg

my zx6r..

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e194/sandm01/motorcycles/P5220008.jpg

cab13367
01-01-2010, 12:44 PM
Below is a pic of my former 1993 CBR900RR. It was the first year of the RR and I believe was the bike that started the lightweight, open class genre of sport bikes. I bought it from a kid in Boise, ID who decked it all out as you can see in the pic. He had a bunch more stickers on it that I removed. I kept it for a few years then got out of motorcycling altogether. I really didn't enjoy riding as much as I thought I would and I had a couple of close calls on the road so I decided to get out of it before I got hurt. That thing was a beast though, especially for me who did not have much experience on a bike at the time. It was cherry, never been dropped, and was in the same condition when I sold it.

Doesn't look a whole lot different than sandm's 15 years newer sport bike, does it? Although his 600 I am sure would run circles around this old school 900.

http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg276/cab13367/P4050033-2.jpg

cab13367
01-01-2010, 12:50 PM
I like the looks of the buell, but they really needed to tone down the fighter-jet sized intakes on the front..



I agree, that Buell looks like one bada$$ bike but those intakes are way too big.

Kidder
01-01-2010, 01:32 PM
I agree, that Buell looks like one bada$$ bike but those intakes are way too big.

Yep, I also find them to be, um, different. However, I didn't care. I can't see them when riding it. I got the bike for $6k off so again, I can live with them. Besides, I'm actually getting to where I don't mind them so much.
:cool:

sandm
01-01-2010, 01:39 PM
that will make a great bike around town. I have ridden with a lot of buell/duc riders around town and there's a lot to be said for the low end grunt that mine is missing, but the sound of a piped inline4 at 14k is sweet as you are coming out of a corner.. :)

you da man
01-01-2010, 03:45 PM
Couple of pics of my one street bike and race bikes. I dont race competively anymore but still enjoy getting a knee down every now and then.

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/2006_12230010.jpg

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/ST%20Stand/CMRA%20race%20pics/DSC_7517.jpg

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/ST%20Stand/CMRA%20race%20pics/DSC_6787.jpg

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/ST%20Stand/CMRA%20race%20pics/DSC_6133.jpg

you da man
01-01-2010, 03:47 PM
Couple of the other race bikes

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/2007_03100002.jpg

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/IMG_0285.jpg

you da man
01-01-2010, 03:48 PM
that will make a great bike around town. I have ridden with a lot of buell/duc riders around town and there's a lot to be said for the low end grunt that mine is missing, but the sound of a piped inline4 at 14k is sweet as you are coming out of a corner.. :)

Something about having your knee down at 100+mph is fun.

sandm
01-01-2010, 06:20 PM
ya. hear ya.
I'm not that good, but practice...
wish we had access to a good track around here, but miller motorsports in slc utah is the closest. too much $$ to do trackdays and boating in the same summer, so boating wins....

Kidder
01-01-2010, 08:54 PM
Ah, TWS. I've turned many a lap there. I used to race(CMRA) on an endurance team a few years ago. We raced TWS, Hallett, and MSR (Cresson). We raced a GSXR750. :)

moombamania
01-04-2010, 03:10 PM
Dig the old school.... Took my 1976 KZ900 to the Bonneville Salt Flats this summer to have some fun :)

dtlaine
01-04-2010, 10:22 PM
In one picture:

2004 Honda Metropolitan (wife's)
2007 CR250R (Brrraaaaaaappp!)
2006 RVT1000R (RC51)
2005 Yamaha Zuma
2007 VFR800 (Company bike)

In the other:

2004 CRF150F (wife's)
2004 SDG Speed Mini

moombadaze
01-05-2010, 07:35 AM
there's bikes in photo 2 ???

mustangairchair
01-05-2010, 07:57 PM
i have a 2002 hayabusa and a 1989 gold wing with 12k

zabooda
01-05-2010, 10:10 PM
The boat keeps me occupied for four months of the year and the bike for the rest of the year.

kaneboats
01-06-2010, 01:39 PM
My boys (2/3 of them anyway):

wolfeman131
01-06-2010, 03:45 PM
My boys (2/3 of them anyway):

how did you get a picture of them not racing around? were the bikes out of gas?

mustangairchair
01-07-2010, 12:17 AM
nice race pictures and i love the gsr great bikes

kaneboats
01-07-2010, 12:08 PM
how did you get a picture of them not racing around? were the bikes out of gas?

Shut the gas off. They figured it out though and now they do it to each other.

h2oskierrick
01-08-2010, 11:59 PM
Here in Washington State the bike and the boat compete for some of the same time! Tough spot to be in but I like trying. My Suzuki M109R makes for a great power cruiser and it's tons of fun!

eddieb
01-11-2010, 06:36 PM
here are my 2 rides. 1997 Honda Valkyrie and 2001 XR400.
http://valkyrierider.smugmug.com/Vacation/Tetons-08/Tetons-2008-027edited-1/450676411_bLnYj-M.jpg


http://valkyrierider.smugmug.com/Other/XR400/2/499286756_CRs2s-M.jpg

h2oskierrick
01-11-2010, 08:56 PM
Sweet Valkyrie and I love the power they have!

ftd
01-13-2010, 01:06 PM
First time posting with photos. I hope it works.
1998 Bourget
2000 Road King
2006 Buell Ulysses

Frank

New Guy
01-13-2010, 01:47 PM
Here are a couple of my 05 Yamaha R6 Track and Street.

At Blackhawk Farms

http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo121/2005r6rider/racing/321212197_dsc_0775.jpg

At Home

http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo121/2005r6rider/101408172924.jpg

http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo121/2005r6rider/101408171522.jpg