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post #131 of 241 (permalink) Old 09-12-2012, 09:08 PM
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I've gone temporarily or permanently Guzzi-crazy. I've been riding my 1200 Sport since April 2010, and more recently flew to Atlanta, (the dealership provided a ride to Dahlonega, GA, and took delivery of this Guzzi. It's taking some time, but the Griso SE 8v and I are slowly bonding. But to date, the Sport with HB bags gets the nod for weekend or longer trips.
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post #132 of 241 (permalink) Old 09-12-2012, 09:30 PM
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post #133 of 241 (permalink) Old 09-12-2012, 09:36 PM
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post #134 of 241 (permalink) Old 09-12-2012, 10:10 PM
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post #135 of 241 (permalink) Old 12-20-2012, 11:15 AM
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I don't own a Triumph yet, but if I had to pick another bike to add to the garage for myself, it would probably be a Thruxton.
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post #136 of 241 (permalink) Old 12-20-2012, 11:36 AM
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For cruising it would be a Harley Road King, for an adrenalin rush a Triumph Street Triple and I love the look of that new Royal Enfield cafe racer.

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post #137 of 241 (permalink) Old 12-20-2012, 12:13 PM
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Like many of you, I prefer retro motorcycles. Already have the Bonneville so may not make sense to have another similar one (like the lovely modern V7), although the Triumph Scrambler is on my list! Many of you mentioned Royal Enfield - I have the smaller Bullet 350 back in Asia, planning to replace that with a Bullet Classic 500 soon to putter around Himalayan roads when I'm back there every few months, and their Cafe Racer looks promising too.

As for older/vintage bikes I like most of them - from the well-known old British iron (Norton Commando topping the list) to Italian exotics (MG LeMans, the old V7 ...) to 70s UJMs (CB750, Z1), but what I'm really leaning towards currently are the old BMW airheads (R90 is top of the list). Infact I'm seriously considering a hopped-up, stripped-down Beemer from the 70s/early80s as my next bike for urban riding in NYC. Of course, my Bonnie stays in the stable

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post #138 of 241 (permalink) Old 12-20-2012, 01:57 PM
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I'm all about the retro look and the upright position.

Any Ducati Sport Classic and maybe that new BMW classic if it ever sees the light of day.

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