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Offline Wild Hearted Son

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Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« on: May 14, 2013, 07:50:10 am »
Hi

These seem to be a lot of bike for very little money. I've seen a few @ 45K on Gomboom

Not planning on doing any serious off roading, but maybe a gravel road once in a while
Like the luggage & the big v-twin & the fact that it has character.

A bonus for me is I can get it serviced at the same place I service my Harley.

Planning to use it as a long distance tourer  - maybe 2-up , mostly 1-up

What say the Dogs ?
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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2013, 07:52:38 am »
PM Pielas. He has/had one
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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2013, 04:42:04 pm »
Two bikes are always better than one mate :thumleft:
Success is a matter of hanging on, after others have let go.
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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2013, 04:46:22 pm »
Very true mate
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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2013, 04:49:03 pm »
Ah there you are, all good in the new place?
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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2013, 04:49:31 pm »
Not the Ully, but my wife has the cityX since 2005. Only ever had services
and needed the fan replaced. lots of torque, good consumption if you stick
to the speed limits. Gets thirsty if you start playing with the throttle.
 
 

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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2013, 04:51:12 pm »
Ah there you are, all good in the new place?

Yup all good, was already sorted last week when we went to cmc
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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2013, 04:51:49 pm »
Not the Ully, but my wife has the cityX since 2005. Only ever had services
and needed the fan replaced. lots of torque, good consumption if you stick
to the speed limits. Gets thirsty if you start playing with the throttle.
 

Thx, how thirsty is thirsty ?
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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2013, 04:54:34 pm »
Not the Ully, but my wife has the cityX since 2005. Only ever had services
and needed the fan replaced. lots of torque, good consumption if you stick
to the speed limits. Gets thirsty if you start playing with the throttle.
 

Thx, how thirsty is thirsty ?
OK its the XB9SX, at 100km/h I can do 30km/l, at 160 it halves, and only
has a 14l tank. I suspect the Ully may be a bit larger though.
 

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Re: Thinking of buying a Buell Ulysses
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2013, 12:30:54 pm »
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