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Motorcycles

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Tck13, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. TRINI

    TRINI Well-Known Member

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    I just booked a trip to California in October and am picking up a bike in SF and taking a 3 day ride down the PCH to LA.

    Day 1 - SF to Monterey
    Day 2 - Monterey to Big Sur/Pismo Beach
    Day 3 - Pismo Beach to LA

    Any must-sees or little known spots to stop off along the way?
     
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  2. Cool The Kid

    Cool The Kid Well-Known Member

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    What bike? Dont be a cock tease
     
  3. otc

    otc Well-Known Member

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    Any thoughts on the honda 500 (cbr500r or cb500f) vs the ninja 650?

    Ninja 650 throws down more power (I'm not convinced I need it...but it's not exactly a strike against it either), but the 500 seems to win on build quality, silky smooth gearbox, and much less excess vibration.

    The 500 is cheaper, although there are a few more years worth of used 650s out there, and it came in more colors (the 500 only comes in black if you want ABS). I like the look of the 650's partial fairing, offset shock, and stashed away exhaust, but the 500f looks pretty good to my eye as well.
     
  4. Rumpelstiltskin

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    Bastard! I've been wanting to do that for years
     
  5. BostonHedonist

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    Sancho's Tacos on the PCH in Huntington Beach is a must. You could check out Bonny Doon beach. My brothers ex girlfriend always loved running around there naked. Usually just naked old dudes though.
     
  6. Rumpelstiltskin

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    Ditto
     
  7. otc

    otc Well-Known Member

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    As in a rental bike (and as a 1-way so you don't have to ride it back)?

    I want to do that...
     
  8. Rumpelstiltskin

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    I want to ship my bike over on the autotrain...well once I buy another bike that is
     
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  9. TRINI

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    Sorry dudes. It's nothing sexy. I'm trying to get a Bonneville but will most likely end up with a Sportster 1200. Not overly mad considering the ride and hell, when would I ever ride a Harley again?


    Yup. It's through Eaglerider.
     
  10. John Doe

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    If you're lucky, never.
     
  11. TRINI

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    BAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH

    :devil:
     
  12. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Well-Known Member

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    A sportster over a BMW R nine T or even a thunderbird?
     
  13. TRINI

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    For the particular tour I'm doing my options are the Bonneville or the Sportster.
     
  14. John Doe

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    Bonneville.:nodding:
     
  15. BostonHedonist

    BostonHedonist Well-Known Member

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    Hey it'll be fun. Sportster is like Southern California: obsessed with looks and sounding sooo cool. Gives ya a great time but more expensive than it's worth. Fun to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.
     
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  16. otc

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    Hmm, someone needs to one-way rental one their CB500f to chicago so I can give it a spin.
     
  17. TRINI

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    Bonnie is first choice but may not be available due to prior bookings. They are buying more though so I've heard that I might have a chance.



    I figure I'll get to live out my Jax Teller fantasy....
     
  18. Cool The Kid

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    I would def push for the Bonnie

    I was gonna say, u should do a track day at Laguna Seca if u can. But I guess that's out
     
  19. John Doe

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    FTFY
     
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