|Full Name:||Daniel Kaplan|
|Last Logged In:||May 20, 2017|
|Registered:||November 02, 2000|
|Home Page URL:||(Hidden)|
|Birthday (Year) & Occupation:||1962/Mechanical Designer/Engineer|
|Personal Quote:||I could only happen in America...|
|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||M2 Cyclone|
|Model Year (Please enter full 4-digit year):||2000|
|Color:||Repainted metallic silver... twice.|
|V.I.N. (To aid in problem resolution. Will not be displayed or shared otherwise.) :||(Hidden)|
|Servicing Dealership:||Me now, but Earl Smalls in Marietta, Georgia did some excellent warranty work.|
|Performance Mods!:||Pro Series race kit with modified V&H muffler (much lighter), Forcewinder, home-made catch can, billet footpegs and relocators, shortened Crossroads handlebars, modified flyscreen, fabricated aluminum license plate bracket, flush mounted rear turnsignals, Baker Smooth-Shift, Penske shock (best modification of them all).
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||Bad exhaust valve guide causing excessive oil consumption (right off the showroom floor) - fixed under warranty.
Warped front rotor - fixed under warranty.
SRP shock leaked and was replaced by updated reservoir shock - it leaked too. I hate those Showa shocks...
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):||North Georgia mountains - it's heaven, man.|
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||Aggressive styling, sharp handling, exclusivity. I love being asked, "What kind of bike is that?"|
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||A 6-speed would be nice for lower revs on the highway.|
|Life History/Philosophy:||Citizen of the world. Wanderer of this Earth.|
|Top speed on 2 wheels (mph):||135 indicated, felt like a little more was possible?|
|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||Mobil 1 15w50 (the car oil).|
|Riding Background:||Riding since 1976. Raced offroad in motocross, enduros and hare scrambles, even tried trials riding. Only pavement racing experience is at the dragstrip.|
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