Lifelong wheel gazer ...
Join Date: Mar 2005
Bikes: 2 good ones, 2 junkers
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Personally, I can identify with your ... problem?
Then again, maybe it is not a problem.
In the last 35 years, I've owned a bunch of motorycles -- the latest is a gorgeous '91 Gold Wing SE, fully loaded, custom seat & driver backrest, Kennedy cell-set, GPS ... oh Lord, somebody hold me up -- I'm flashin' & feeling weak in the knees!
Uh, back to the subject.
Since taking up bicycling, I have ridden the motorcycle less and less. But I'm not about to part with it. My interests have changed somewhat, but the bicycle provides some things the motorcycle can not, and the motorcycle offers something the bicycle can't touch.
Spur of the moment motorcycle rides are pretty much a thing of the past, but I am doing more thoughtful planning of my periodic motorcycle trips. The last one was 2 & 1/2 days and 590 miles into a neighboring state to see several old friends.
Hey! Break out the Hog and do the Memorial Day ride to the wall. The riding season is here in full force, and you can have your cake, and eat it too!
Or, sell the Hog while Harleys are still bringing top dollar (their stock is down, you know), and invest in something like a BMW F650. The F is a nimble commuter bike, and an increadibly stong touring ride for a thumper. It will also open the door for weekend jaunts into the forest roads to pitch a tent and get away from the asphalt and crowds.
Yep. There is really no problem for you from my viewpoint. However, I'm now wondering why I have so few bikes ...
'80's era Cannondale Police bike
'97 Giant ATX 840 project bike (gave it to a nephew...)
'01 Giant TCR-1 purebred road bike
'03 Schwinn mongrel MTB
Status quo is the mental bastion of the intellectually lethargic...