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Motorcycle Type?
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Sportbike / Streetfighter - 21.2%
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Cruiser/ Touring - 44.1%
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Dual Sport / Supermoto - 4.1%
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Sport Touring - 5.9%
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Standard - 21.8%
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Scooter/ Maxi Scooter - 2.9%

 
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GeoffG
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   Posted 1/5/2007 10:58 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I voted mine as a "Sportbike/streetfighter," as the manufacturer markets it as a "Sportfighter" :-) I think of it as a sportbike that sometimes does duty as a sport-touring bike...
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   Posted 1/5/2007 11:52 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I'll call my 'strom and Z 'standards'.


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   Posted 1/5/2007 12:56 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I call my Tbird a standard. And with my vote, the standards are winning. woot!
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   Posted 1/5/2007 5:49 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Mine is obviously a tourer.


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   Posted 1/5/2007 6:25 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Rincewind said...
I call my Tbird a standard. And with my vote, the standards are winning. woot!


I have a standard and a cruiser so I voted for the cruiser just to keep things more even.... lol lol
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   Posted 1/5/2007 7:28 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
RedDog said...
Mine is obviously a tourer.


burger Obviously... but you don't seem to mind that
hunched-over sb-stance.

You're the man, Red, usually at our 'seasoned' age, guys
start lumbering around on cruzers...


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   Posted 1/6/2007 8:04 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Thanks Smax. We're in deep planning of a little scoot to New Foundland in September. Condo already in place. May have to give in for a luggage rack for the Gixxer ... warm clothes over the leathers take a lot of space.

You coming over?


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   Posted 1/24/2007 12:21 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
 Ronster here,
           Both my wife and I ride Silverwing Maxi-Scooters. We like the comfort
storage room and the no shifting and combined braking makes it even better.
Traded in my v-twin Yamaha for this so far no regrets! Have met others who converted as well
seems to be a trend in Florida.yeah turn
Try to ride to work on it every day and leave my big Dodge truck at home!
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   Posted 1/24/2007 2:34 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Cruiser, as you all can see :-)


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   Posted 2/9/2007 12:35 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I ride a Kawasaki sportsbike. Since then, I've always been crazy about motorcycles.

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   Posted 2/13/2007 11:38 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Why put cruisers and touring bikes in the same class? I guess it depends on what you're trying to conclude. I've "toured" around the country on a Honda CB550F and with the pack strapped to the back, the back rest, and the windscreen, I guess you could say I had a "tourer". I currently own an '07 Road Glide, which is capable of cross-country jaunts without breaking a sweat, but use it primarily to commute (Dang job gets in the way of some great trips!). Some bikes can do a multitude of tasks, while others are for posing only. I'd never try to ride farther than 100 miles on a moped, or drag through a canyon on my Road Glide, but can find a way to make almost any bike do variations on each. A survey noting your primary bike usage would also be interesting!
Be safe, whatever you do and whatever you do it on!


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   Posted 2/14/2007 1:54 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Wow, as it stands Cruiser/ Touring and Standard are tied for the lead 30.3% each. Never would've though. I have right now (and put my 'vote' in) for standard, though i'm lookin to get a cruiser as soon as funds permit. (looking pretty seriously at the Honda Shadow)


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   Posted 2/14/2007 9:31 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.

1990 VX800, 1972 Yamaha XS650, 1963 Vespa 150

 

I checked standard as that is my main ride.  If the XS stays in the stable it is going to be a cafe racer and the Vespa is mine, but I am going to give it to my wife with fresh paint this summer.  VX will probably go away when I can get a Triumph, either Thunderbird sport or a new Tiger.  I think they are both considered standards.

 

Thanks,

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   Posted 2/16/2007 11:24 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Mine:
 
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   Posted 2/16/2007 7:47 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I voted Dual Sport, since that's what BMW says it is and it does have innertubes...but it's probably best applied like a standard.


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   Posted 2/17/2007 2:44 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I wasn't sure which category to pick for my strom but dual sport seemed to be low on votes. Though Suzuki categorizes it as both a standard and a dual sport, I like to think of it as your typical standardualsportouringcruiser.


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   Posted 2/28/2007 10:33 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I hear ya about the Vstrom, David. I understand these categories are abit vague, but it still works for the information I am collecting.


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   Posted 3/3/2007 11:27 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
It looks like we're all pulling our hair and gritting our teeth over the labels.  I shall go with that flow.
 
Although I have a dual-sport, a '99 DR350, my main ride is the '06 Tiger 955 - so I picked sport-tourer.  So, is it?  Really?  Adventure bike isn't an option.  But aren't ALL bikes adventure bikes, after all?
 
And Ronster might agree that his S'wing is really a cruiser - with Tupperware and an auto trans.  Just don't tell the cruiser riders.  (My last bike was a 650 Burger.)


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   Posted 4/8/2007 6:22 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I have a Honda 599. Is it a streetfighter or a standard? I guess it depends on how you ride it. My vote is that the majority of the time it's a standard. Of course, when the little punk in the Civic with a fart can on the exhaust thinks he can beat the old man on a motorcycle "light to light", then it's a streetfighter.
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   Posted 4/8/2007 6:33 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
troyohchatter said...
I have a Honda 599. Is it a streetfighter or a standard? I guess it depends on how you ride it. My vote is that the majority of the time it's a standard. Of course, when the little punk in the Civic with a fart can on the exhaust thinks he can beat the old man on a motorcycle "light to light", then it's a streetfighter.


Now that was funny, I love it lol lol
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   Posted 4/8/2007 7:44 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
It was meant to be funny. I don't race at all. If someone is dumb enough to think that their FWD econobox with a wing and a Folgers exhaust can outrun ANYTHING, who am I to ruin the moment?
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   Posted 6/6/2007 10:24 AM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Y'all need a multiple bike category for people like me who own a cruiser and sport tourer.


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   Posted 8/19/2007 12:00 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Howdy,

My little Daelim S2-125 scooter gets me all 'round town, and is a capable commuter for speeds up to 60 mph. I get 75+ mpg and it cost $2700 O-T-D. It was a "scratch & dent", hence the nice discount. 2 yr warranty as well. It's bigger than the little Vino 125; resembles the Burgman. I just love going to the gas station and filling it up with a $5!



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   Posted 8/19/2007 5:04 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
I have a Sportster. I put it in the standard cat. Today i went for a 300 mile ride after it stopped raining, just got back. With a friend who bought a brand new Honda cbr 1000 sportbike and it died and had to call a tow truck to come get it. His bike has 399 miles on it. GO HONDA! Keep knocking the Harleys guys.


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   Posted 8/19/2007 6:14 PM (GMT -7)    Quote This PostAlert An Admin About This Post.
Another Standardjumpin


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