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Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 51,228
Posted By ACDNate
The windshield itself isn't so terrible and I...

The windshield itself isn't so terrible and I don't think it's the real culprit as far as airflow behind the fairing. The Baker Airwings (or similar) are really a must have if you live in a warmer...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 51,228
Posted By ACDNate
I swear i'm not forum stalking you kitesurfer!...

I swear i'm not forum stalking you kitesurfer! Apparently we surf a lot of similar forums :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By ACDNate
I wouldn't worry too much about reccomended rim...

I wouldn't worry too much about reccomended rim widths for tires. I'm running 115/70 17" Dunlop GP125 slicks on 2.5" wide spoke rims on my CRF100.

With no more power than your 650 is making, i...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 66,656
Posted By ACDNate
Winner

Winner
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,450
Posted By ACDNate
DOn't let yourself ride a 1800, you'll sell off...

DOn't let yourself ride a 1800, you'll sell off everything you own to get one :D Night and day differnce between the 1500 and the 1800.
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,450
Posted By ACDNate
I'm 6'3" and the cockpit felt cramped when...

I'm 6'3" and the cockpit felt cramped when sitting on them on the center stand while looking at them at dealerships. Now actually owning and riding one, it's not at all cramped. Solid inch between my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,450
Posted By ACDNate
32, bought my 2008 just shy of a year ago.

32, bought my 2008 just shy of a year ago.
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By ACDNate
Removing the foam to mount speakers is nothing...

Removing the foam to mount speakers is nothing new. The only way to avoid it is to find a super thin speaker, but that will sacrafice sound quality dramatically.

While I understand your concern...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 781,775
Posted By ACDNate
Wow all that for an xr50???

Wow all that for an xr50???
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,523
Posted By ACDNate
Not sure about the connection between Husky and...

Not sure about the connection between Husky and Kymco, but I am quite aware that Kymco manufactures a lot of quads a couple Japanese brands as well as a bevy of parts for all of the Japanese brands.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,523
Posted By ACDNate
Kymco is Taiwanese not Korean. You're thinking of...

Kymco is Taiwanese not Korean. You're thinking of S&T Motors (formerly Hyosung Motors)
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,809
Posted By ACDNate
I don't have any personal experience with Russell...

I don't have any personal experience with Russell but it's the only one that I've never seen a bad review of it in terms of comfort. Sure it's a bit ugly but I've never seen a bad review.

I've...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,507
Posted By ACDNate
:clap I won't buy a bike w/o a test...

:clap


I won't buy a bike w/o a test ride and I wouldn't expect anyone to buy a bike from me w/o one. Granted I have a set of "tests" if you will that dictates wether I'll allow one. SHow up...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,148
Posted By ACDNate
Yeah that whole "gentrification" statement is...

Yeah that whole "gentrification" statement is total bs.

I own a Wing and I don't even have a college degree. And even more shocking I'm only 33yrs old.
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,571
Posted By ACDNate
You have a thread on this one yet???:ear

You have a thread on this one yet???:ear
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,741
Posted By ACDNate
IF they brought it they'd sell a dozen of them...

IF they brought it they'd sell a dozen of them before dissappearing into obscurity. The Hornet and 919 didn't exactly fly off the showroom floors here...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 27,428
Posted By ACDNate
I haven't heard all the bikes mentioned, but a...

I haven't heard all the bikes mentioned, but a Honda V4 with gear driven cams is a pretty tough act to follow...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,062
Posted By ACDNate
Is the voice issue just with calls or rider to...

Is the voice issue just with calls or rider to passenger as well?

Keep us posted on how this works out...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,943
Posted By ACDNate
Wow I never considered that they would make you...

Wow I never considered that they would make you eat through rears like that.

I do suppose if I ever ended up with a trailer like this, I'd also pick up a spare rear wheel and mount a run flat...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,544
Posted By ACDNate
Congrats indeed :clap

Congrats indeed :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,544
Posted By ACDNate
I'm about the same size. The older 250s make...

I'm about the same size. The older 250s make plenty of power but you will be a bit short on leg room. The newer Ninja 250's and Hyosung 250's have a ton more room.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,943
Posted By ACDNate
I don't know how you all do it. Last time I...

I don't know how you all do it. Last time I proposed a camping trip with the little lady on two wheels, we ended up bringing the pickup truck with the bike loaded in the back and tons of crap.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,754
Posted By ACDNate
I won't give you too much slack, but dear god OP...

I won't give you too much slack, but dear god OP stay away from the GSF1200. It is about as user friendly as a 120hp bike can be, but still.

GS500 handsdown (notwithstanding insurance issues)....
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,019
Posted By ACDNate
Hold the train for just a second. Are/were...

Hold the train for just a second.

Are/were you asking him to discount the set you already bought?

Or were you asking for a discount on the next set you purchase?

Or were you saying, give...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,752
Posted By ACDNate
+100, to point that finger at HD riders only is...

+100, to point that finger at HD riders only is pretty impossible. Go to craiglist or ebay and see thousands of low mileage bikes of all makes and models.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,836
Posted By ACDNate
I think you're over thinking it. People leave...

I think you're over thinking it. People leave there's bikes in garages full of coolant all winter long in the great white north with no issues.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,752
Posted By ACDNate
I'm hoping they keep dropping, so I can finally...

I'm hoping they keep dropping, so I can finally add a Harley to my garage :evil
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,019
Posted By ACDNate
So wait, are you seriously gonna blast a...

So wait, are you seriously gonna blast a company/guy because they won't give you a retroactive discount on something you already bought???
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,148
Posted By ACDNate
You're AMA membership should be revoked for...

You're AMA membership should be revoked for stating the bold above.

The one thing about this thread that's most shocking to me, is that it's not about Harleys
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,668
Posted By ACDNate
This just drives me nutz in the touring bike...

This just drives me nutz in the touring bike segment. Not HD specific, my GL1800's suspension is mediocre at best as well.
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,174
Posted By ACDNate
I've never tried beyond 210, usually by then I'm...

I've never tried beyond 210, usually by then I'm ready to get off the bike anyway.
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,019
Posted By ACDNate
Woot! Be placing my order next week. :freaky

Woot! Be placing my order next week. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,334
Posted By ACDNate
Wow, i own one and just realized reading your...

Wow, i own one and just realized reading your post that it does have an 18" front. How retarded am i?
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,174
Posted By ACDNate
???

???
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,284
Posted By ACDNate
This is true, you can always come back later and...

This is true, you can always come back later and add the emulators....
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,174
Posted By ACDNate
I'm the same height with a 34" inseam and while...

I'm the same height with a 34" inseam and while at first it seemed like the panels were a bit close, I don't actually touch them while riding. A quicky seat mod cutting back the riders backrest an...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,284
Posted By ACDNate
If you do the shocks and leave the forks alone,...

If you do the shocks and leave the forks alone, you'll dislike the forks even more. Just because it's a cruiser doesn't mean it can't use a little help in the handling department.

If it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,174
Posted By ACDNate
That's one thing that's truely suprising about...

That's one thing that's truely suprising about the GL's. All the gadgets crammed on to the bike and you really don't read/hear about anyone having any issues with any of them. There were some...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,174
Posted By ACDNate
It looks worse than it actually is on the Airbag...

It looks worse than it actually is on the Airbag models. On the non-airbag models (at least current generation GL's) alot of the buttons are up front and center where the air bag is.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,174
Posted By ACDNate
The windshield wiper isn't new, it has been...

The windshield wiper isn't new, it has been available in the Japanese (perhaps others too) market for a few years. Seems rather silly to me though...

I'm gonna have to agree with Bueller's post. ...
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