KROMETOES's Member Page
Member: krometoes
Name: KROMETOES
From: BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, STAUNTON, VIRGINIA, United States
Age: 52 years old
Riding For: 39 years
Member Info: CURRENT RIDES: 2002 M2L BUELL; 2003 HD GEEZERGLYDE STANDARD; HONDA CM 400; TRIUMPH TRIDENT(BASKET CASE PROJECT); .............................................................................................................................................. SOME OF MY PREVIOUS BIKES: HD FLT 80 80; HONDA GW 1500; HONDA 750; HONDA CX 650; HONDA CX 500; HONDA 450; HONDA 400; HONDA 350; HOND 55; KAW ZX11; KAW VULCAN BUBF; KAW KZ1300; KAW KZ1000; KAW Z1 900; KAW KZ 750; KAW KZ 650; KAW KZ 550; KAW KZ 440; KAW 125; MOTO GUZZI I-CONVERT; SUZUKI 380; YAMAHA 650; INTERESTING CARS OWNED: 1972 SUZUKI LJ 10 BRUTE (4X4 PRECURSER TO THE SAMAURI - TWO CYL, TWO STROKE); HONDA 600 Z COUPE (PRECURSER TO THE HONDA CIVIC, TWO CYL, FOUR STROKE TWO DOOR LITTLE AUTO)
 
 Current:
2003 Harley Davidson FLHT

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Info: HAVING KIDS TURNED MY LIFE UPSIDE DOWN, AND I THOUGHT I HAD TO CHANGE EVERYTHING. I GAVE UP MOTORCYCLES FOR ABOUT TWO YEARS TILL I FOUND OUT THAT PART OF BEING A GOOD DAD FOR ME MEANS TAKING SOME TIME OUT FOR ME AND GOING ON A PUTT. I BOUGHT THIS ANNIVERSARY EDITION AND AM IN THE PROCESS OF BUYING A FULL SET OF SHEETMETAL AND FIBERGLASS FROM EBAY TO PAINT WHITE AND INSTALL. I WILL PUT THE ANNIV
2002 Buell M2

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Info: PICKED THIS YELLOW BABY UP FROM MY CREDIT UNION IN RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA DURING STURGIS IN 2003. REPO WITH ONLY 2500 MILES ON HER. PRETTY BABY! MY 61 YEAR OLD MOTHER WANTS TO RIDE HER AROUND...
1974 Triumph Trident 750

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Info: UGLY BASKET CASE, PICKED UP TO PART OUT, WIFE TOOK ONE LOOK AND TOLD ME THAT I HAVE TO MAKE IT LIKE NEW AGAIN... EXCEPT THAT SHE WANTS IT IN TRIKE FORM! ANYBODY HAVE ANY SERVICAR FRAMES OR REAR ENDS THEY WANT TO GET RID OF?
1979 Honda CM 400

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Info: BOUGHT FOR WIFE TO LEARN ON. THESE ARE FUN BIKES, HAVE HAD SEVERAL OF THE CM LINE FROM HONDA OVER THE YEARS. ALSO THE CB LINE, USED TO RIDE A PRETTY MEAN WHEELIE ON AN OLD CB 450. THAT WAS BEFORE I HAD KIDS AND BECAME AN OLD MAN!
 
 Past:
1993 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 / ZX11

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Info: I LOVED THIS NINJA TOO MUCH, TOOK HER UP TO 175 ON AN ISOLATED NEBRASKA ROAD ONE MOONLIT NIGHT WHILE IN MY MASTERS PROGRAM AT CHADRON STATE. I WEIGH 235 SO THAT IS SOME BIT OF FEAT FOR A BIKE TO GET ME GOING LIKE THAT! I RODE HER NON STOP FROM BUFFALO GAP, SOUTH DAKOTA TO MINNEAPOLIS, MINN ONE TIME, STOPPING ONLY FOR FUEL, COFFEE AND SUCH. SHE WAS ACTUALLY ONE OF THE MOST COMFORTABLE BIKES I HA
1980 Harley Davidson FLT

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Info: MY BABY! BOUGHT THIS ONE IN CELEBRATION OF MY BEING TWO YEARS CLEAN, SHE WAS FOUR YEARS OLD AT THE TIME WITH 17K MILES ON HER. I USED HER TO TEACH MOTORCYCLE SAFETY IN TIDEWATER, VIRGINIA. I CALLED HER "PEGASUS". SHE WAS A FULL BAGGER, PURE WHITE, EX MILITARY POLICE MOTORCYCLE. FIRST THING I EVER BOUGHT ON CREDIT... I RODE HER FOURTEEN YEARS INCLUDING ONE YEAR OVER THE WINTER IN SO
1997 Honda Goldwing

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Info: MY HARLEY WAS GETTING WORN AFTER 200K PLUS MILES AND I THOUGHT I NEEDED ANOTHER BAGGER AND BOUGHT THIS GOLDWING. I NEVER DID FALL IN LOVE WITH THE GW AND SOLD IT AFTER ONLY 7800 MILES. PIECES OF PLASTIC KEPT BLOWING OFF OF IT, CLUTCH WENT OUT BUT WAS FIXED UNDER WARRANTEE. I KEPT HAVING VISIONS OF FALLING ASLEEP WHILE RIDING THIS ONE AND BITING THE BIG ONE. FELT GOOD TO SELL IT EVEN THO I LOST
1971 Honda CB 750

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Info: AMEN FRAME, SPRINGER FRONT END. BASKET CASE, PUT IT TOGETHER, TOOK IT APART. MAYBE GOT TWO HUNDRED MILES ON IT ALL IN ALL? SURE HAD FUN WITH IT THOUGH! HAD SEVERAL OF THESE HONDA 750īS OVER THE YEARS. GOOD BULLETPROOF OLD BIKES AND EASY TO WORK ON TOO.
1978 Honda CX 650

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Info: GREAT COMMUTER BIKE! NOT MUCH POWER!
1979 Honda CX500

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Info: GREAT COMMUTER BIKE! EVEN LESS POWER!
1971 Honda CB 450

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Info: WHEEEEE! I HAD SO MUCH FUN RIDING WHEELIES ON THESE BIKES! TWO CYL, PLENTY OF BOTTOM END GRUNT TORQUE... NOT MUCH FOR LONG DISTANCE, BUT GREAT FOR AROUND TOWN. EASY TO WORK ON.
1978 Honda CM 400

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Info: DORRIE HAD IT, TRADED IT TO JIM WHO TRADED IT TO ME, I RODE IT FOR A WHILE, TRADED IT BACK TO JIM WHO TRADED IT BACK TO ME (REPEAT SEVERAL TIMES) WE TRADED MORE THAN BIKE BACK THEN, DIDNīT WE JIM? REMEMBER THAT NUN WHO "ESCAPED" FROM THE CONVENT?...
1972 Honda CB 350

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Info: DOG UGLY BIKE, ALWAYS STARTED, ALWAYS RAN. OLD RELIABLE, PROBABLY SERVING AS SOMEBODYS DESPERATE RIDE EVEN NOW...
1964 Honda C 50

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Info: ACTUALLY A HONDA 55 IF I REMEMBER CORRECTLY. FIRST TIME I GOT A RIDE ON TWO WHEELS, PROBABLY IN 1966 OR 1967 AT MY GRANDFATHERS HOUSE IN PHILIP, SOUTH DAKOTA ON THIS MOPED LOOKING THING! I CAN STILL REMEMBER THAT FUEL OIL BURNING SMELL!!! THAT FUEL OIL MIX SMELL! SMELLS LIKE... VICTORY!!!
1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500

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Info: BUBF TWIN CARBS, FASTER THAN A HARLEY AND LOADS OF FUN! NO RESPECT IN STURGIS THOUGH, NOT TO BE PARKED OUTSIDE OF GUNNERS.
1980 Kawasaki KZ 1300

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Info: SIX CYL, WATER COOLED. BASKET CASE THAT I REBUILT.... USED ON MSF COURSE REGULARLY IN EARLY 80īS. TRADED BACK AND FORTH TO JIM ALONG WITH SOME WILD CHEROKEE NUN THAT ESCAPED FROM A CONVENT... OH SISTER, WILL YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
1981 Kawasaki KZ 1000

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Info: FUEL INJECTED MODEL, NEVER REALLY GOT TO BE FRIENDS WITH HER. TRADED OFF TO MECHANIC IN BUFFALO GAP, SOUTH DAKOTA WHO MADE HER RUN SWEET... PART OF THE FI BRAIN WAS MESSED UP, HE STRAIGHTENED HER RIGHT OUT... TOO BAD HE DIDN´T STRAIGHTEN HIMSELF OUT - WAVE TO THE SD STATE PEN IN SIOUX FALLS WHEN YA RIDE BY.
1973 Kawasaki Z1 900

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Info: MY FIRST KAW! BOUGHT IT THE FIRST YEAR I GOT CLEAN IN NA AS A REWARD TO MYSELF. BOUGHT IT WITH A BENT FRAME AND FRONT END FROM A YOUNG SAILOR WHO WAS TRIPPING WHEN HE RAN IT INTO A PARKED CAR. HE WAS ALSO TRIPPING THE DAY HE SOLD IT TO ME FOR $200.00... LSD PAYED OFF FOR ME FINALLY!
1974 Moto Guzzi V1000 Convert

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Info: TRADED A 357 SMITH AND WESSON FOR THIS ONE, PLAYED WITH IT A BIT AND SOLD IT TO MAYNARD RUDE OUT IN STURGIS, SOUTH DAKOTA
1974 Yamaha XS 650

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Info: MY FIRST STREET BIKE, BOUGHT IT IN MILLINGTON, TN. WRECKED IT THE SECOND WEEK, RODE THE IRON RAIL... GYROSCOPIC PRECISION STEERING KNOWLEDGE DIDN´T ENTER MY AWARENESS WHEN NEGOTIATING A CURVE... JACK DANIALS AND RORER 714 QUAALUDES HELPED ME THROUGH THE PAIN AFTERWARDS (*ALSO CONTRIBUTED TO THE CRASH TO BEGIN WITH BUT THAT IS ANOTHER STORY!)
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