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Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,293
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, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
Posted By X1Glider
And out before the Motus! hehehehe

And out before the Motus! hehehehe
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,107
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, 06:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,692
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, 06:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,819
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, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,941
Posted By X1Glider
Ain't dat da troof.

Ain't dat da troof.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 01:56 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,188
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, 04:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,188
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, 04:00 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 36,423
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, 02:21 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,188
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, 10:34 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 36,423
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, 10:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,332
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, 09:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,332
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, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 10:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,127
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, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,584
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, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 274,284
Posted By X1Glider
Harrumph!

Harrumph!
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,108
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, 05:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,476
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,761
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, 10:02 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 47,690
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, 09:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,689
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, 03:30 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,666
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, 03:11 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 47,690
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...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 47,690
Posted By X1Glider
There's definitely feel with a Telelever. It's...

There's definitely feel with a Telelever. It's just a different feel. I never had to trust it because I could tell what it was doing once I understood what I was feeling. It's just that most other...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 47,690
Posted By X1Glider
Some site stated 509# dry so I factored in...

Some site stated 509# dry so I factored in another 30# for fuel. If I'm wrong, I stand corrected.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 47,690
Posted By X1Glider
As a former owner of the R1100S, I'm a little...

As a former owner of the R1100S, I'm a little disappointed. While it looks good, it's 2" longer in wheelbase (60"...that's HD Sportster territory) and the wet weight is up about 30 lbs or so. Won't...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 47,690
Posted By X1Glider
Sounds like a bullshit excuse. They made it work...

Sounds like a bullshit excuse. They made it work on the GS. And with no need for an oil cooler, they could've placed it similarly to the R1100S, up front.

Lack of a telelever makes it a...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,524
Posted By X1Glider
Daily rider on my 2nd Rukka with Pro-Shell. 5...

Daily rider on my 2nd Rukka with Pro-Shell. 5 years with the SRO Anatomic in the WORST downpours during hurricane season for 12 hours straight for days on end and I've never been drier. Suit never...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,769
Posted By X1Glider
The RSV4 headlight assemblies have really paid...

The RSV4 headlight assemblies have really paid for themselves 20X over, being on pretty much every model.:lol3
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By X1Glider
Lots of D37 racers in SoCal are using Ironman...

Lots of D37 racers in SoCal are using Ironman sprox. All desert for them and they swear they are the best lasting but they are heavier.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By X1Glider
I had good luck with the Supersprox and the stock...

I had good luck with the Supersprox and the stock Honda chain on my old CRF450X so I used the warranty on a new one when it was becoming shark toothed. They stood behind it for me as well. So I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 25,638
Posted By X1Glider
What you state could also apply to any group of...

What you state could also apply to any group of riders out in the country having a little fun on their sport bikes. Not timed but simply spirited.

Is my Kia Sorrento warranty void now? I step...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 25,638
Posted By X1Glider
I can't anymore. I used to own a couple BMWs...

I can't anymore. I used to own a couple BMWs (R1100S and R1100GS) but sold the last one a few years ago.

This has been down this road before on the forums like Pelican Parts and the now defunct...
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