Bassists who ride Motorcycles

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Helix, Oct 15, 2018.


  1. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
    Anyone here ride motorcycles?

    I'm pretty sure @GIBrat51 rides, and I think I read somewhere @Dr. Cheese does

    Anyone else?

    What are you riding?.....post pics, tell us about it

    Here is my FZ 07......I love this bike!.....so much fun!

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  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
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    I came close to buying one of those this summer. They call MT07’s in America now, like they do in the rest of the world. I ended up with a Triumph 1050 Tiger:
     

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  3. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    Jason Momoa

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    Is today man-crush Monday?
     
  4. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
    Nice!!.....really nice!!

    Is that considered a Sport Adventure bike?.....it almost looks like a Naked Bike
     
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  5. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    It looks like an adventure bike, but it not really designed for off road. It is really is sport tourer.
     
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  6. juancaminos

    juancaminos Supporting Member

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    A couple actually. The middle one in the top photo is long gone. The trike is what I bought for my wife. It now has an SS 100" fire breathing monster motor in it. Mine is the Dyna. I also have a 250cc scooter but it's up North in another garage.
     
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  7. chadhargis

    chadhargis Jack of all grooves, master of none Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    I'm an avid motorcyclist!

    My current ride:
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    Back in my younger, skinnier, faster days: DSC_9843.jpeg
     
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  8. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
    Nice!.....FWIW, there's a place down here called San Diego Harley Davidson. It's a giant warehouse filled with bikes, pool tables, big screen TV's were people just hang out and talk about bikes and stuff. A really fun place to check out.....of course I don't ride a Harley so I always fill a little out of place, but it's very cool
     
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  9. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
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  10. GIBrat51

    GIBrat51 Innocent as the day is long Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2013
    South Bend, Indiana
    1957 AJS 350.jpg '07 BMW K1200s.jpg XLH 883-01.JPG Las Vegas, NM.JPG Yes, I do ride; pretty much every day, in fact. And have done since I got my English driver's license, and my first bike (a 1957 AJS) in July of 1967. I sold the BMW K1200S a little while ago; it's getting too hard to fold myself up like a pretzel any more. And, honestly, nobody needs a bike that's governed to "only" 187 mph... I'm down to these last two at the moment; an '06 XL883 Harley Sportster that's my "daily driver" and an '04 BMW R1150GS Adventure. Makes a really good sport touring bike (corners like you wouldn't believe, with the right tires), and goes like stink down dirt roads, too. That picture was taken in the other Las Vegas - in New Mexico...:whistle:
     
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  11. PolkaHero

    PolkaHero Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2002
    Michigan
    My two Yamaha Virago 1100s:

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  12. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
    I knew I read somewhere you rode......"Only 187 mph" lol

    I once got my FZR up to about 145, that was enough for me......no need for me to go any faster :)
     
  13. hondo4life

    hondo4life

    Feb 29, 2016
    SC
    My last bike was a V-Strom 650. I sold it 3 years ago for a down payment on my boring, stupid house. :crying:
     
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  14. Inara

    Inara Fierce Fun Fretless Female Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2017
    Seattle, WA USA
    I ride! I have three bikes, a 2009 Ducati Multistrada 1100S and two Harleys: a 1988 Sportster and a 2009 Dyna Super Glide.

    I love them all, though if I had to only keep one it would be the Dyna.

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  15. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
    :)
     
  16. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
    Very cool!.....now see, I like that Ducati best, but that's just me

    Maybe one of these days I'll get me a Harely to
     
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  17. biguglyman

    biguglyman

    Jul 27, 2017
    Rochester, NY
    You couldn't give me a Harley. However, a nice Honda...

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  18. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
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  19. juancaminos

    juancaminos Supporting Member

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  20. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Rode from age 22 to age 59, took a few years off. My last bike.....the '99 Boxer on the right.

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    Planning to move back to Colorado soon (motorcycle heaven), will be buying another BMW...namely, this one, an R1200RT...the undisputed king of the sport tourers. Can't wait to get back in the saddle again! :thumbsup:

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