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Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,665
Posted By X1Glider
Vic, no matter what other bikes I go through, the...

Vic, no matter what other bikes I go through, the Buells are just too damn much fun. Most parts will be found for the next decade but some specific parts like the gauge cluster, ECM, fuel pump...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,665
Posted By X1Glider
This is on my short list. MSRP according to...

This is on my short list. MSRP according to Cycle World is supposed to be $15,499. Dirt cheap for having cases and semi-active suspension, not to mention al the other Aprilia acronym tech. Also,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,931
Posted By X1Glider
I don't know about El Mirage ambient temps but at...

I don't know about El Mirage ambient temps but at Bonneville, I never used oil coolers on my bikes. Heat was never an issue at the speeds I was running especially when a 5 mile run only lasted 2...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,931
Posted By X1Glider
I ran Sportys and Buells at Bonneville throughout...

I ran Sportys and Buells at Bonneville throughout the 2000s. It's good to see someone else putting the HD mills out there.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
Yep, I'd take this over the newer F4s any day. ...

Yep, I'd take this over the newer F4s any day. The CC edition is delicious. They sounded better too unlike the newer square pipes.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,769
Posted By X1Glider
Here's an idea... how about a couple pieces of...

Here's an idea... how about a couple pieces of small diameter PVC pipe shoved up our nostrils. That'll keep 'em open.:ear
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,769
Posted By X1Glider
I've got a Polack honker so I deal with the same...

I've got a Polack honker so I deal with the same thing. However, it isn't the goggle that's the problem. The goggle fits fine over the nose and I breathe fine... until I use it with the helmet.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 132,695
Posted By X1Glider
I have yet to see these bags in any pics as color...

I have yet to see these bags in any pics as color matched. They're all light gray. I'm guessing they're only offering them like this so they can fit any bike, just like the ugly old system cases. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By X1Glider
The R1100S has been my favorite bike since I...

The R1100S has been my favorite bike since I started riding in 1988. It took 160k miles before I decided in 2011 it was too expensive to keep it going. I only had 2 issues in all that time. A...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,677
Posted By X1Glider
Unfaired is my preference. I like feeling the...

Unfaired is my preference. I like feeling the wind. Temperature is more comfortable to me too.

I find the majority of windshields push ALL the airflow near my head as opposed to some of it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,535
Posted By X1Glider
This has been an issue ever since EFI debuted on...

This has been an issue ever since EFI debuted on the X1 and S3 bikes. Dealers not knowing the electronics or caring to learn. Sours everyone on the brand. You'd think they'd know by now that they...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
And out before the Motus! hehehehe

And out before the Motus! hehehehe
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,022
Posted By X1Glider
This. The Versys 1000 appears to be exactly...

This.

The Versys 1000 appears to be exactly that and only the "perpetually unhappy minions" are trying to put it into a category of wannabe adventurer, I don't believe Kawasaki attempted to do...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,907
Posted By X1Glider
You won't be sorry. I've taken my Classic...

You won't be sorry.

I've taken my Classic to Bonneville and the track very often since 2001 and use the hitch mount. The SUV isn't going anywhere when I jam on it. I only have a few minor rust...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,739
Posted By X1Glider
I bought a dud from SFR. Still not road ready...

I bought a dud from SFR. Still not road ready (time and looking for a part).
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
I think KiLeR650 feels that if Motus can actually...

I think KiLeR650 feels that if Motus can actually sell bikes for 33-39k then Kawasaki might say "hey! we could get away with selling KLRs for 8k and sell milk crates as an accessory for a premium!"...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,283
Posted By X1Glider
Ain't dat da troof.

Ain't dat da troof.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
Lots of people can't see that they're not just...

Lots of people can't see that they're not just designing and building a bike from scratch, but they're building a company in the process which is a fuckload more intensive than just building a bike.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 30,156
Posted By X1Glider
You're not pulling our leg, are you?

You're not pulling our leg, are you?
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 30,156
Posted By X1Glider
It should be parked right next to the Motus.

It should be parked right next to the Motus.
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 47,567
Posted By X1Glider
I can see a normally aspirated small block 400 ci...

I can see a normally aspirated small block 400 ci with that high of compression and the "right" choice of matched componentry including some 350 heads and shorter rods making up to 500 HP, maybe. I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 30,156
Posted By X1Glider
I'm guessing it will show up sometime after all...

I'm guessing it will show up sometime after all the Dragster versions are unveiled.

That's fine by me too. It will give MV/Mercedes time to sort out some dealer problems which is desperately...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 47,567
Posted By X1Glider
It's best as a museum piece. Functionally,...

It's best as a museum piece.

Functionally, the HP increases were extremely mild, even when cammed for long durations and above 4000 rpms. There are tens of thousands of bikes that make more...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,772
Posted By X1Glider
I am failing to see how these handle bars will...

I am failing to see how these handle bars will actually rotate fore or aft.:huh
http://media.motoblog.it/m/mv-/mv-agusta-brutale-800-dragster-2014/th/mv-agusta-brutale-800-dragster-2014-25.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,772
Posted By X1Glider
Eagerly awaiting the Lusso Version with cases and...

Eagerly awaiting the Lusso Version with cases and Skyhook. And the full color TFT display with built in GPS.
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
Why would the customers instigate legal action? ...

Why would the customers instigate legal action? They can get their deposit back anytime without penalty. I got my $1000 back 2 years ago and the only question they asked was why. I simply stated...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,892
Posted By X1Glider
Bueller's talking sense. (Is that allowed?)...

Bueller's talking sense. (Is that allowed?) Nothing to fear with any model year TC.

When it comes to failures, the fact is that they happen when people and technicians start messing with the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
This is likely true. It's also the time when...

This is likely true. It's also the time when consumers are most likely to make an emotional purchase. Now that we've had a chance to digest the product and the price over 4 years, that potentially...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,519
Posted By X1Glider
Lots of people like Evos because the aftermarket...

Lots of people like Evos because the aftermarket has full Evo engines for sale due to HD's mistake of not patenting the Evo design and preventing others from making full engine copies (with their...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 306,856
Posted By X1Glider
Harrumph!

Harrumph!
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 252,939
Posted By X1Glider
No shit. Battery underneath the tank. Trying to...

No shit. Battery underneath the tank. Trying to put the fasteners back on the inside of the fairing with the fork tubes in the way too. An hour long PITA to clean that K&N.

I was on the road on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,607
Posted By X1Glider
I've been a fan of ABS since I bought a BMW...

I've been a fan of ABS since I bought a BMW R1100S. I noticed it kick in plenty in the wet and when I would ham fistedly test it for grins, it would make me grin. However in the dry, I could out...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
This was the case with the Bub's trials. All...

This was the case with the Bub's trials. All brand new records. Pretty much everyone got a record solely on participation. As a result, there were lots of "soft" records to be easily broken for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
It is to be admired to ride it to and fro after...

It is to be admired to ride it to and fro after that, especially if there's a marathon run involved. Being a production bike entry helps as most every bike that go the flats are purpose built racers...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
They have their own tranny. Perhaps...

They have their own tranny. Perhaps interpretation could be argued that it should be "drivetrain" instead of just the engine.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 580,125
Posted By X1Glider
Even if they have (I haven't seen one on the...

Even if they have (I haven't seen one on the flats in 13 years) it's in a different class than the 1650cc. In fact, I'm not even sure the classes accommodate anything over 3000cc. I'd have to pull...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 132,695
Posted By X1Glider
Yeah, that dash is absolute shit. My Trail...

Yeah, that dash is absolute shit.

My Trail Tech Vapor is better than that.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,269
Posted By X1Glider
Usually it's the lowest torque bikes that shift...

Usually it's the lowest torque bikes that shift smoothest due to the fact that they're not as effected by the inertial drag of the clutch plates and lube since they don't need to handle much torque....
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 33,493
Posted By X1Glider
What's up with that concept Kwak? Cyclone power...

What's up with that concept Kwak? Cyclone power by Dyson?
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 132,695
Posted By X1Glider
Math aside... a Telelever could be configured to...

Math aside... a Telelever could be configured to do what most others desire from a conventional fork...dive. All that's required is shortening the lower control arm. This would allow the front...
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