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#281 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:12 am

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montanalifter wrote:How about the new 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S? http://www.motorcycle.com/blog/wp-conte ... 50x389.jpg
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New for 2015, a sexy little 650 halfway between a cruiser and a naked. Did I mention it's new for 2015?

Also, that's eight straight weeks without a cruiser, eleven if you don't count the Kymco (which I don't (-: ).
Wow, 8 weeks with no cruisers? Well, sounds like it's time for a cruiser next then. I had a request for the URAL MIR as well.

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#282 Unread post by Grey Thumper » Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:11 am

How about the BMW S1000XR? I find it really polarizing.

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#283 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:18 am

Grey Thumper wrote:How about the BMW S1000XR? I find it really polarizing.

http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcyc ... 1000XR.htm
That's a good one as well! Just posted that yesterday, quite a interesting bike! Yup,I'll add the S1000XR to the list then.

There were about 20 more models I added yesterday that were just released for the EMCIA show. :D

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#284 Unread post by faded sun » Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:28 am

How about a Zero? I'm not about to buy one but electric bikes are definitely here to stay. Might prompt some spirited debate... and the Luddites don't own computers, yet, mostly, maybe.

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#285 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Dec 05, 2014 12:16 pm

faded sun wrote:How about a Zero? I'm not about to buy one but electric bikes are definitely here to stay. Might prompt some spirited debate... and the Luddites don't own computers, yet, mostly, maybe.

:)
Sure thing! We haven't had a 2015 Zero up yet and haven't had their base Zero S up since the 2010 model... :)

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#286 Unread post by ceemes » Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:05 pm

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Just a thought, but how about we do something different to bring in the New Year, rate a classic bike. I nominate 1954 Vincent Black Shadow HRD 998. And it does have some relevance today as there is a small cottage industry in build replica's. And I am sure Mike could dig out some of the original sales bumf released back then. :lol:
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#287 Unread post by HYPERR » Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:18 pm

ceemes wrote:Image

Just a thought, but how about we do something different to bring in the New Year, rate a classic bike. I nominate 1954 Vincent Black Shadow HRD 998. And it does have some relevance today as there is a small cottage industry in build replica's. And I am sure Mike could dig out some of the original sales bumf released back then. :lol:
I like the ideas of having an older bike on the cool wall. It could be any era from 1900 - 2013 as long as it is no longer current.

The problem with the Black Shadow is that would anyone vote other than awesome? :boat:
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#288 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Dec 19, 2014 12:49 pm

The problem with having such an old bike up on the Cool Wall is I don't have the photos or information for it. I have bike guides going back to 1970, but my guides really went through quite a revision in 2000 with international information, specifications and big photos. Before then, the information was hard to come by.

So bikes on the Cool Wall are a little limited to the past 45 years for basic information and best from the past 15 years (2000+) as most will have owned that motorcycle and/or rode/seen one.

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#289 Unread post by HYPERR » Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:44 pm

totalmotorcycle wrote:
So bikes on the Cool Wall are a little limited to the past 45 years for basic information and best from the past 15 years (2000+) as most will have owned that motorcycle and/or rode/seen one.

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I think it would definitely be interesting to throw in a non current bikes like that into the cool wall mix on occasion. :kicking:
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#290 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:26 pm

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totalmotorcycle wrote:
So bikes on the Cool Wall are a little limited to the past 45 years for basic information and best from the past 15 years (2000+) as most will have owned that motorcycle and/or rode/seen one.

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I think it would definitely be interesting to throw in a non current bikes like that into the cool wall mix on occasion. :kicking:
I'm up for it, feel free to suggest any of them from the guides. I think I featured a few 2000 and 2003's this year... (off the top of my head). Lots of great non-currents out there still on the roads.

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#291 Unread post by HYPERR » Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:04 am

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HYPERR wrote:
totalmotorcycle wrote:
So bikes on the Cool Wall are a little limited to the past 45 years for basic information and best from the past 15 years (2000+) as most will have owned that motorcycle and/or rode/seen one.

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I think it would definitely be interesting to throw in a non current bikes like that into the cool wall mix on occasion. :kicking:
I'm up for it, feel free to suggest any of them from the guides. I think I featured a few 2000 and 2003's this year... (off the top of my head). Lots of great non-currents out there still on the roads.

:revv:

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How about the 2003 Ducati 999, with its unpopular and controversial Terblanche styling which deviated so much from the beloved 916-998 styling, it almost killed Ducati?
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#292 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:20 pm

HYPERR wrote:
totalmotorcycle wrote:
HYPERR wrote:
totalmotorcycle wrote:
So bikes on the Cool Wall are a little limited to the past 45 years for basic information and best from the past 15 years (2000+) as most will have owned that motorcycle and/or rode/seen one.

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I think it would definitely be interesting to throw in a non current bikes like that into the cool wall mix on occasion. :kicking:
I'm up for it, feel free to suggest any of them from the guides. I think I featured a few 2000 and 2003's this year... (off the top of my head). Lots of great non-currents out there still on the roads.

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How about the 2003 Ducati 999, with its unpopular and controversial Terblanche styling which deviated so much from the beloved 916-998 styling, it almost killed Ducati?
You got it! Although I don't really have a photo of it till 2005 version (same version) as I didn't get my Ducati media license in place still 2003 and for whatever reason, I don't have many 2004 Ducati photos... lol. So 2005 it will have to be. :D

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#293 Unread post by HYPERR » Fri Dec 26, 2014 9:46 pm

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You got it! Although I don't really have a photo of it till 2005 version (same version) as I didn't get my Ducati media license in place still 2003 and for whatever reason, I don't have many 2004 Ducati photos... lol. So 2005 it will have to be. :D

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#294 Unread post by faded sun » Thu Jan 01, 2015 10:24 am

Hey Mike, how about starting off the year with the Bimota BB3? Heard about the turnaround at the company and like the looks of it.

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#295 Unread post by Hanson » Thu Jan 08, 2015 3:34 pm

Check out the new 2015 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Lusso 800. Is this Agusta's first attempt to move into the touring / adventure market?

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#296 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:13 pm

faded sun wrote:Hey Mike, how about starting off the year with the Bimota BB3? Heard about the turnaround at the company and like the looks of it.

Happy New Year!
Sounds nice, I'll have to take a look into the BB3... but I'm not sure what is happening with Bimota. They have really pulled out of North America and are available only in Italy now. And their Italian website still says: "A new website is coming soon" for over a year now.

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#297 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:15 pm

Hanson wrote:Check out the new 2015 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Lusso 800. Is this Agusta's first attempt to move into the touring / adventure market?

Safe Travels,
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I was just going to do a MV Agusta this week too (2015 MV Agusta F3 800 AGO) but as you are suggesting the 2015 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Lusso 800 let's put that one up. :)

Just note that it's a European model only though, not available in North America.

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#298 Unread post by dr_bar » Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:52 pm

You probably know this isn't really the style of bike I'm interested in, but I saw it at the bike show and was quite impressed...


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#299 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:32 am

dr_bar wrote:You probably know this isn't really the style of bike I'm interested in, but I saw it at the bike show and was quite impressed...


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#300 Unread post by ibanrfknm » Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:49 pm

How about the Ducati Scrambler

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