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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 44,502
Views: 8,556,190
Posted By swimmer
For anyone running the FMF (or other non-stock...

For anyone running the FMF (or other non-stock exhaust without heat shield) exhaust with the Wolfman Daytripper or E12 saddle bags. Any issues with the bags melting or measures you have taken to...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21,231
Views: 3,730,161
Posted By swimmer
Seems silly that they only put heated grips on...

Seems silly that they only put heated grips on the highest-spec model. I guess the day has come where TC is cheaper than heated grips. They didn't address the single biggest issue with the Roadie -...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,855
Posted By swimmer
+1 Heavy. Expensive Unreliable If any...

+1
Heavy.
Expensive
Unreliable

If any of those doesn't pan out it will be a success.
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 21,355
Posted By swimmer
In case people don't want to search through this...

In case people don't want to search through this whole thread to find out WTF the group by is getting like I just did.

http://www.dustriders.co.za/comfort/comf0010.htm
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 210,240
Posted By swimmer
Thanks. So the Ignition 2 is a bit more roomy...

Thanks. So the Ignition 2 is a bit more roomy than the original Ignition?
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,991
Posted By swimmer
I asked this in another thread but maybe this is...

I asked this in another thread but maybe this is the best place for it.

My wife has a size 34 Tornado jacket. Without the liner this jacket is fine in lenght (sleeves and waist) but pretty snug...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 210,240
Posted By swimmer
Women's Rev'It jacket question. My wife has...

Women's Rev'It jacket question.
My wife has size 34 Tornado. It's pretty snug without the liner. It's fine in the length dept. but tight in the chest. Looking at getting an Ignition jacket for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44,502
Views: 8,556,190
Posted By swimmer
Not trying to be arguementive here but, I've...

Not trying to be arguementive here but, I've never heard of anyone damaging their motorcycle by making exhaust/intake changes on an EFI bike without a tuner. Maybe it runs poorly etc.. but, I've...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44,502
Views: 8,556,190
Posted By swimmer
Measured my first full tank on my 08 and with PCV...

Measured my first full tank on my 08 and with PCV and auto tune was at 65mpg. About 60-70% highway. This was partially with full Graves exhaust and partially with FMF header and exhaust. All...
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,756
Posted By swimmer
Ftfy

Ftfy
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,823
Posted By swimmer
Like, a lot. while the thought a a mini-FJR...

Like, a lot.
while the thought a a mini-FJR seems appealing for more of a sporty ride the all round usefulness of my Tiger 800 Roadie wins out. A great all-round bike. A tuning fork version of my...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21,231
Views: 3,730,161
Posted By swimmer
The 675 Daytona has been updated or redesigned...

The 675 Daytona has been updated or redesigned every 3 years up til now. '06, '09', '12.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44,502
Views: 8,556,190
Posted By swimmer
Yes, screw too short. Compared to the Graves,...

Yes, screw too short. Compared to the Graves, fit/finish on the FMF header+exhaust is pretty crappy.
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21,231
Views: 3,730,161
Posted By swimmer
This past weekend at 32k miles I did my 2nd valve...

This past weekend at 32k miles I did my 2nd valve check (with air filter and spark plug change). All valves were in spec except intake #1 which was a little loose. I didn't think this was reason...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,917
Posted By swimmer
OP, seems like you just need to spend a bunch...

OP, seems like you just need to spend a bunch more money and you'll be all set.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,906
Posted By swimmer
:ear

:ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 34,573
Posted By swimmer
It may still be a bit warm in some of the lower...

It may still be a bit warm in some of the lower elevations but probably a decent time to ride.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By swimmer
Road Warriors

Road Warriors
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 34,573
Posted By swimmer
I also may be interested in riding some sections...

I also may be interested in riding some sections at that time.
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 103,567
Posted By swimmer
Fantastic ride report. Thanks for sharing.

Fantastic ride report. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 328,932
Posted By swimmer
Crutchlow is more than a set of calipers away...

Crutchlow is more than a set of calipers away from regularly beating Dovi. That should be clear to him now.
Forum: Racing 08-21-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,466
Posted By swimmer
Little known fact. Mork actually got to Ork via...

Little known fact. Mork actually got to Ork via a massive highside. So yea, could be looking at Marc & Mindy if grabbing and handful of throttle was how he saved it.
Forum: Racing 08-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 328,932
Posted By swimmer
How he landed a prime seat at LCR I'll never...

How he landed a prime seat at LCR I'll never know. Surely they had a better Brit to choose from.
Forum: Racing 08-20-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 328,932
Posted By swimmer
Oh god, please let us work Adriana into this...

Oh god, please let us work Adriana into this discussion.
Forum: Racing 08-20-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 328,932
Posted By swimmer
<-------------------- I changed my avatar to...

<--------------------

I changed my avatar to celebrate American fan favorite Dani Pedrosa's amazing win in Brno.
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,466
Posted By swimmer
Was finally able to watch the weekend's races...

Was finally able to watch the weekend's races yesterday. So stoked to see Dani win. What an incredible performance by the top 3. To ride that pace for that long with no mistakes was amazing.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,823
Posted By swimmer
:rofl I ABS on my street bike. I like it. ...

:rofl

I ABS on my street bike. I like it. To call it a must on any touring bike is ridiculous. People have been "touring" for billions of miles without ABS.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 398,531
Posted By swimmer
I was in your camp on this until the motus people...

I was in your camp on this until the motus people started telling people basically ~"hey, don't know when the bike is coming out, not our responsibility, it's in the hands of the feds, now, did you...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 172,948
Posted By swimmer
Another data point for oil usage. Mine is at...

Another data point for oil usage.

Mine is at 32k miles. 3400 miles (~60% highway) since last oil change (I usually change at about 3500 miles) and oil was at the very bottom of sight glass. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By swimmer
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=998204
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,823
Posted By swimmer
Thumbs down Just what we need in this country.

Just what we need in this country.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,892
Posted By swimmer
It's got all the makings of a completely boring...

It's got all the makings of a completely boring piece of shit.
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,466
Posted By swimmer
Kallio back on a Ducati?

Kallio back on a Ducati?
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By swimmer
Have you tried using a less descriptive thread...

Have you tried using a less descriptive thread title?
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By swimmer
You should post this in the rocky mountain...

You should post this in the rocky mountain regional section.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,961
Posted By swimmer
The WR250R thread has 40k replies and 8.5 million...

The WR250R thread has 40k replies and 8.5 million views and you're telling me not many people have the bike. Even the thread which became largely a WR250R bash-fest has 9k replies.

It's actually...
Forum: Racing 08-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 328,932
Posted By swimmer
Seems like a good move by Rins. As a fan I don't...

Seems like a good move by Rins. As a fan I don't want to see any of the moto3 guys go straight to motogp because I want to see the dog fights they'd be involved in in motogp. Smith can't be feeling...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,961
Posted By swimmer
Lol

Lol
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,823
Posted By swimmer
The Tiger 1050 is still for sale in Europe and...

The Tiger 1050 is still for sale in Europe and had a 6 year run in the US so I am not sure it can be called a flop especially since it was/is made by a smaller manufacturer. Sales number weren't...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,336
Posted By swimmer
It doesn't answer that mail which is why it's a...

It doesn't answer that mail which is why it's a road only bike. I have a tiger 800 roadie and I'd rather it have a 17" front wheel and I'm not alone so this is real competition for the tiger 800...
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