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Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 51,642
Posted By SQD8R
Tariffs against any bike over 700 cc. For...

Tariffs against any bike over 700 cc. For example, the 750 Interceptor was subject to the stiffer import tariff on bikes displacing more than 700cc, and so was imported only in limited quantities....
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 51,642
Posted By SQD8R
:huh How'd you end up on Adventure rider then?...

:huh How'd you end up on Adventure rider then? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,248
Posted By SQD8R
No. The Honda RC30,45,51 were the epitome...

No.

The Honda RC30,45,51 were the epitome of cool and soul.

Kawasaki triples - soul with attitude

Suzuki GSXRs - headbangers with soul

Yamaha 5 valve, EX-UP, Deltabox... need I go on......
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
''Yeah but that is current not. It all we want,...

''Yeah but that is current not. It all we want, and it now we want. Yes, hmmm.'' - Yoda :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
I'm just spitballing here but I think this is...

I'm just spitballing here but I think this is very complicated with all roads leading to no.

Who owns it right now? If I understand you correctly, you have traded the bike in; meaning you signed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
Hm I respectfully disagree. Waiting for the...

Hm I respectfully disagree. Waiting for the latest greatest is a bit something of the past. Heck even Ducati delivered the Desmoseduceme on time. Look at the flack Dodge took over the Hellcat.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
Never heard of 2K in replacing FD either......

Never heard of 2K in replacing FD either... Generally it is a $300-400 job, same costs as a chain and sprocket. Weird I thought this was a SA thread.

Back on topic. anyone taken delivery in NA of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,517
Posted By SQD8R
Saving face instead of saying the RC8 was a total...

Saving face instead of saying the RC8 was a total loss. Mind you, he seems to have forgotten the new 1290 series of bikes which are upping the ante in terms of KTM HP.

You've got to remember KTM...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 62,458
Posted By SQD8R
Really speaks to how little F1 means to the...

Really speaks to how little F1 means to the Chinese if they have never seen a woman sprayed with champagne at a motorsport event. Funny that China is championing women's rights... :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-14-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 62,458
Posted By SQD8R
Nico's argument that LH should help his race is...

Nico's argument that LH should help his race is inane. Didn't expect him to pussy out so soon. Cracks already well established in NR before we even hit stride into the new season.

Really damning...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-14-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,183
Posted By SQD8R
CC is on left or right is always debated. The...

CC is on left or right is always debated. The issue imoreally revolves around the reach to set and adjust the CC; is it intuitive or do I have to look at it. Really that is the issue for all the new...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,212
Posted By SQD8R
Yes and yes.

Yes and yes.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By SQD8R
Exactly hought when I saw the title. Dead...

Exactly hought when I saw the title. Dead reliable. I know two people I work with, one his 50s and one in his 60s who travel cross country on this model with their spouses. No issues.

Dirt cheap...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
Nice :freaky

Nice :freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
Chalk it up to different markets. Re the...

Chalk it up to different markets.

Re the Husky; love it. A lot of fun on and offroad. Good chassis, good suspension and great motor. No issues since buying it in 2011. All stock except...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-09-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
I've never know KTM's big bikes to retain a high...

I've never know KTM's big bikes to retain a high resale value so I'm not certain this argument is valid.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,688
Posted By SQD8R
Always wanted a 640 paintshaker but opted for the...

Always wanted a 640 paintshaker but opted for the Husky 630; better suspension, not a paintshaker - no numb fingers..., good for long runs... If I want ADV range plenty of aftermarket tanks for cheap.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,985
Posted By SQD8R
Oh I beg to differ. :deal :lol3

Oh I beg to differ. :deal :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,985
Posted By SQD8R
Sort of like Bird and Magic, one without the...

Sort of like Bird and Magic, one without the other is just not as great because they drove each other to be greater.

I agree the 1190R or 1190 would be better than either GS offroad and the GS...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,059
Posted By SQD8R
Only place I have ever seen the more competition...

Only place I have ever seen the more competition based model have a shorter warranty was Mitsubishi's EVO which had 3 yrs not standard 5 compared to the other models. This is in Canada. Not sure of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-03-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
Checking out the SA and other bikes this weekend....

Checking out the SA and other bikes this weekend. What a difference a decade makes. When I bought my 12GS back in 2004 it was competitively priced against the KTM 950 GO! I was considering - both...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 255,131
Posted By SQD8R
Agreed. KTM left models for a longer period...

Agreed.

KTM left models for a longer period of time then current. Nice to see them maintain pace with the new GS line. I really don't understand why anyone is so focused on the super in the...
Forum: Trials 01-29-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,730
Posted By SQD8R
Gorgeous

Gorgeous
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 32,979
Posted By SQD8R
You're not alone there. I was just thinking that...

You're not alone there. I was just thinking that no one makes pretty bikes anymore.
Forum: Racing 09-06-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 256,823
Posted By SQD8R
I miss Flav. F1 genuis, commercial genius, super...

I miss Flav. F1 genuis, commercial genius, super model genius... Yes heis a living legend and not just in his mind. Friends foes, fans and detractors are simply jealous. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,710
Views: 2,042,245
Posted By SQD8R
I consider it a single seater as is. Main reason...

I consider it a single seater as is. Main reason why I never bought the passenger pegs.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By SQD8R
Hard to believe your VIN is not in their system...

Hard to believe your VIN is not in their system correctly. BMW are pretty meticulous when it comes to recalls. If there is a recall they should be able to look it up at any dealer.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 29,555
Posted By SQD8R
RC51. No doubt. Love the Ducati but expect higher...

RC51. No doubt. Love the Ducati but expect higher maintenance costs and LOE. The RC51 is made for the track and will do very well while being unique.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,277
Posted By SQD8R
Death Valley in summer is always problematic for...

Death Valley in summer is always problematic for any bike engine, liquid or oil cooled. Plenty of reasons to pass on a new bike but this is a new one on me. I would still hold the new WCGS in high...
Forum: Racing 05-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 256,823
Posted By SQD8R
Dodgy Q3 Rosberg. Perfect all through...

Dodgy Q3 Rosberg.

Perfect all through practice and 3 heated qualifying sessions and you bin it in the last 2 mins, bringing out a yellow and stopping anyone from challenging. In particular your...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 196,011
Posted By SQD8R
I like it esp. compared to its ugly sister... the...

I like it esp. compared to its ugly sister... the ''adventure'' bike. The only adventure that thing ever saw was the design studio. Like a bad pick up at a bar the night before that just won't leave....
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,682
Posted By SQD8R
:lol3 I'm looking at buying a TR3R so I'm...

:lol3

I'm looking at buying a TR3R so I'm trolling the road warriors threads. Repost for a great morning laugh. :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-23-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,631
Posted By SQD8R
This post really covers most of what I would say...

This post really covers most of what I would say esp. what I bolded re bikes today.

I've owned my HP2 from new and have no interest in selling it. Bought a Husky TE630 to (1) finally own a Husky...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,163
Posted By SQD8R
Hard to believe KTMs profit margins rise and fall...

Hard to believe KTMs profit margins rise and fall on the replacement cost of a key; spend the coin and get it over with. In time and effort wasted you are already another $50 in the hole. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37,737
Views: 9,961,965
Posted By SQD8R
There are old riders and bold dayglo riders ...

There are old riders and bold dayglo riders ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,578
Posted By SQD8R
Frame conversion kit a la HP2. Want a more...

Frame conversion kit a la HP2. Want a more offroad boxer GS, you need to start with the frame.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,021
Posted By SQD8R
Beautiful to ride unfortunately quirky styling...

Beautiful to ride unfortunately quirky styling didn't help. Should have made it more R11R like with a fairing and it would have sold forever. When I test rode it after riding the K12R, K12S, and R12S...
Forum: Racing 05-20-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 18,091
Posted By SQD8R
Dovi was not ''in the way''; he was more...

Dovi was not ''in the way''; he was more competitive than those behind him and rode an incredible race - credit where it is due. Rossi is likely never to see the top of a podium again, not with those...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 65,690
Posted By SQD8R
Man... Saw all this back in 2004... :lol3

Man...

Saw all this back in 2004... :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,710
Views: 2,042,245
Posted By SQD8R
Agree somewhat. Not really interested in the new...

Agree somewhat. Not really interested in the new WC boxer unless of course there is another HP2 coming. :wink:

I'm still not sold on the new KTM - looks a bit Vstrom-ish, prefer the old style but...
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