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Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,347
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Posted By torags
:clap:clap:clap:beer You da man.... ...

:clap:clap:clap:beer

You da man....

Well done trip... and configuration and reconfiguration
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Last time I used a cruise control was at about...

Last time I used a cruise control was at about 2am in west Texas and a semi decided to pass another one at 60; I was not doing 60... never again...:huh
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Jeeze that gives me wood....

Jeeze that gives me wood....
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Word was that they acquired the company to...

Word was that they acquired the company to acquire the European dealer infrastructure that MV had built and sell a sh*tload of HD in Europe.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
The BMW sport tourer is the RS series. It never...

The BMW sport tourer is the RS series. It never sold well in the US

The RT is pretty near the same bike with larger fairing and upright seating for US riders

Didn't Harley try being...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 08:26 PM
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Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
I responded to a personal attack... I agree...

I responded to a personal attack...

I agree nothing to do with Motus.

Threads have OT stuff as you're aware of
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
:D:D...Considering the source... I'm good with...

:D:D...Considering the source... I'm good with that..

Cross country @ 70 years old in 56 hours (in the winter) and again in a week @ 75 yrs old - I'm comfortable with my biking... looking forward ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
You're not important enough to report to.... ...

You're not important enough to report to....

Unimpressive is my opinion...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
I thought that would be an incentive to build...

I thought that would be an incentive to build race bikes

The records set at Bonneville are really unimpressive to me.

There is more than one group that keeps "record" books.

I shoot speed...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
I don't understand why they didn't build racing...

I don't understand why they didn't build racing bike (not street legal).

They may not have to go thru EPA since they're short manufacturing run

They would build a cachet for wannabes during the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
Hehe... Well it is probably better to say no...

Hehe... Well it is probably better to say no steer. I called it oversteer because it's opposite of understeer

Porsche had a lot of rear end accidents as they increased HP on their cars. They spent...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
My first Porsche was a 1952 Club Racer, probably...

My first Porsche was a 1952 Club Racer, probably built in the Dr's Austrian garage (it was junk)

It was minimal... probably 1,200 lbs. It had skinny tires - early Michelins

That car would...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
Wider contact can reduce psi on tire, which may...

Wider contact can reduce psi on tire, which may result in poorer tire adherence to road.

Just sayin'
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
I have no idea of the aspect ratio, I was...

I have no idea of the aspect ratio, I was commenting on a change in circumference
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 02:44 PM
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Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
You also inadvertently changed the rake and...

You also inadvertently changed the rake and trail.

It may not have been enough to create a problem

Do you ride the bike over a buck at all? It might be felt at those speeds

Going back to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,239
Posted By torags
When you change the rear tire, have your spline...

When you change the rear tire, have your spline lubed,

mine went out at 55K +/-
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,239
Posted By torags
I had a 2004 ...

I had a 2004
http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-TjgZ72H/0/X3/i-TjgZ72H-X3.jpg

I really liked it.. Did a few cross countries & back

I rented a R1100S in Milan and found that burned more gas &...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,603
Posted By torags
Yeah... It changed the rake and trail because the...

Yeah... It changed the rake and trail because the fat tire diameter was too big.

The R&T was close to a Ducatis and the adjustable fork stabilizer worked
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,603
Posted By torags
It is Storz parts built by them... Parts and work...

It is Storz parts built by them... Parts and work were quality

This is the new original bike (2007 Sporty) that I never saw..

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-JxghPmq/0/X3/i-JxghPmq-X3.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachme...

http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=328203&stc=1&d=1413422605

Hmmm... interesting...

I'd like to read about the heat from those pistons next to your leg...

The valve cover...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,603
Posted By torags
I remember Catalina ...

I remember Catalina

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Catalina-Grand-Prix-2010/i-LgZkV2x/4/X3/DSC_2582-X3.jpg

Looks like the environmentalists have won...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Best of luck to the Motus team... :thumb Now...

Best of luck to the Motus team... :thumb

Now begins the hard part for them... stay the course fella's
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Or this could happen... ...

Or this could happen...

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonneville-Ragspix/i-WXkZrxN/2/X3/DSC_0072-X3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,603
Posted By torags
This is what I did... Lost my ass on resale ...

This is what I did... Lost my ass on resale

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-Jh8ff3R/0/M/i-Jh8ff3R-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:13 PM
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Views: 273,331
Posted By torags
BMW's definition

BMW's definition
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 28,228
Posted By torags
The shitload aspect moved the OP to make a wise...

The shitload aspect moved the OP to make a wise decision... :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By torags
Fantastic.... I'd love to see that electric...

Fantastic....

I'd love to see that electric drag bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 28,228
Posted By torags
That seems reasonable Bottom line.. BMW can...

That seems reasonable

Bottom line.. BMW can say , sue me. The best case is the OP wins; but does he?

The costs of litigation would certainly cost more than $1,000. So you win but lose. I've...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 28,228
Posted By torags
+1 BMW can sell a racing bike and disclaim...

+1

BMW can sell a racing bike and disclaim the warranty for a particular use. when used for that purpose it's just an unwarranted bike.

The OP is fortunate to have a dealer contribution

You...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
Why don't you ride it while the weathers good. ...

Why don't you ride it while the weathers good.

Probably only about 1200 miles
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
I have mine mounted on a Ram mount plate on bars...

I have mine mounted on a Ram mount plate on bars attached by small bungees; so no bar interference problems.

When leaving I take it off & put it in my pocket (pretty quick)

I like it mounted...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Where I come from - it's called scam like

Where I come from - it's called scam like
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Hmmm... That must be a concept bike by HD... :huh

Hmmm... That must be a concept bike by HD... :huh
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
What no mention of the pillon seat?

What no mention of the pillon seat?
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
That, Redfrog is a sweet setup.... Good...

That, Redfrog is a sweet setup....

Good riding to ya'
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 225,149
Posted By torags
Hehe... I put on Cafe bars cause the width of the...

Hehe... I put on Cafe bars cause the width of the stock bars were too wide... brought my arms outside the sports screen & was not good in low temps
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 225,149
Posted By torags
I have stock R1150R bars available

I have stock R1150R bars available
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,332
Posted By torags
Hey Jim, what's your opinion of Honda Moly vs BMW...

Hey Jim, what's your opinion of Honda Moly vs BMW grease for the spline lube
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 517,270
Posted By torags
Nahhh... she became an alcoholic because of the...

Nahhh... she became an alcoholic because of the Ketchup incident.... :rofl
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