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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By Flyinguy
In this scenario, I would do two things: 1) I...

In this scenario, I would do two things: 1) I would close up a bit (no more than 2 seconds) on the car ahead, and 2) I would move as close to the oncoming lane as practical, to make myself more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-05-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Flyinguy
Hi folks, thanks for the suggestions. Looking...

Hi folks, thanks for the suggestions. Looking forward to a few days on the road!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Flyinguy
I will be on a R1150GS and my partner will be on...

I will be on a R1150GS and my partner will be on his R1200RT, both will be 2-up. No dirt or gravel but will consider anything else.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-26-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Flyinguy
Routing Advice?

Going to be spending 2-3 days riding in the State College, PA area in mid-May. Looking for some twisties to check out, and any "sightseeing" suggestions. Any suggestions welcome. Thanks
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By Flyinguy
I believe that you will still need to hook the...

I believe that you will still need to hook the white wire to a switched power source. The white lead "switched power" is what tells the controller to turn the lights on or off when the main leads...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-31-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,787
Views: 1,451,027
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-31-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,787
Views: 1,451,027
Posted By Flyinguy
For those of you that have gone to the 42 rear...

For those of you that have gone to the 42 rear sprocket, is the stock chain long enough, or will it need to have a link added? Thanks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Flyinguy
I took my Multistrada in today for a 600 mile...

I took my Multistrada in today for a 600 mile service. Had a good experience, was told 2 1/2 hours for the service plus some other work, and I was headed out the door in less than three hours. No...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-09-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks TT. Yeah, I am looking for a Multistrada....

Thanks TT. Yeah, I am looking for a Multistrada. They have a good price on a new '12 standard.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks guys. It is a new bike with a warranty,...

Thanks guys. It is a new bike with a warranty, so it should be ok. Just wanted a local opinion.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-03-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Flyinguy
Houston Dealer

Anyone have any feedback on "Bob Lunsford's Northwest Honda" in Houston. They have a new bike that I am interested in, but I live in New York, so I would be buying it sight unseen. Thanks for the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6,787
Views: 1,451,027
Posted By Flyinguy
Uuh, sounds like I better hurry if I want to stop...

Uuh, sounds like I better hurry if I want to stop by and check out your multi :lol3.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks for the replies.

Thanks for the replies.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Flyinguy
Suspension rebuildable?

I have the hots for a new GS Adv. My question is the suspension "life". Is the "active" suspension rebuildable, or do you have to buy a new unit? How many miles will the newer shocks last? Thanks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Flyinguy
Got a dealer question.

Has anyone done business with Weaver Powersports in North Tonowanda (Buffalo), NY. Good or bad experiences? They picked up the Ducati franchise and I thought I would give them a look. Thanks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13,433
Views: 1,948,368
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks guys. I will try one with the seat on...

Thanks guys. I will try one with the seat on high and slide back some.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13,433
Views: 1,948,368
Posted By Flyinguy
Legs too long?

So I finally got to sit on the Stelvio. Been looking at them for a while and foung a used one at a dealer. Loved the bike, except that my knees hit the cylinder heads. Anyone else have this...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5,990
Views: 1,125,586
Posted By Flyinguy
"Offroad tune"

Does Triumph offer an "offroad tune" for the TEX and have any of you tried it?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 120,622
Posted By Flyinguy
2001 r1150gs

Turned 60,000 miles last week. Had 29,000 when I bought it 3 years ago. No problems. Oil and filters, tires, fluids and brake pads, only.
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By Flyinguy
Talk about good timing, I am going to be in the...

Talk about good timing, I am going to be in the area the last week in May or the first week in June. I will be in touch when I know for sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By Flyinguy
Hiway pegs - help!

Tried the search feature for this and got Toxic Brittany in Jomma, so I will ask it here. Is there a thread for hiway pegs on the 1150 GS? If not, does anyone have any recomendations? Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,095
Posted By Flyinguy
Sounds like you have done your homework. One...

Sounds like you have done your homework. One thing you did not mention is dealer support. Which dealer, assuming they are different, will treat you the best, both buying and maintaining? I love my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-11-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks, I guess I will wait !!and see if they get...

Thanks, I guess I will wait !!and see if they get a "real" 2014 in.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-11-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By Flyinguy
Does It Qualify As A 2014 1190

Local dealer has an 1190 in the store. Says it is a 2013 that was used in the dealer launch and then went back to KTM to have all the 2014 upgrades. They are asking new price for a bike w/200+...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,403
Posted By Flyinguy
Wet from the shoulder to the elbow on both sides...

Wet from the shoulder to the elbow on both sides in the front and a spot left of center about halfway down the front. Did get some collar leakage on a third ride, but that was in a thunderstorm. I...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,403
Posted By Flyinguy
Pissed Wish mine was dry in the rain. I have worn it...

Wish mine was dry in the rain. I have worn it twice in the rain and got wet both times . Love it otherwise. Vents great and fits good.
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks Wlfman, thats what I needed to know.

Thanks Wlfman, thats what I needed to know.
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Flyinguy
Sounds like "snake oil" to me

Wife was talking to a car dealer about a new vehicle and in the course of the discussion, she inquired about rust protection (we live in NY). The dealer proceeded to tell her that they install an...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 206,443
Posted By Flyinguy
Dealer question

Matteo,
Are there any dealers that stock a selection of gear. I would like to be able to look at and try on some of the different models. Thanks
David
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Flyinguy
Side Lights?

Discovered an extra bulb in the high-beam housing while changing the bulb. What is its purpose?
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,384
Posted By Flyinguy
Hey lennie, Thanks for the quick (10 days)...

Hey lennie,

Thanks for the quick (10 days) delivery. Got the sprockets installed over the weekend. I have put in around 150 miles so far, and I am VERY HAPPY with the sprockets. Had no problems...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-04-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,471
Posted By Flyinguy
There are 12 people in my office, 4 have the M...

There are 12 people in my office, 4 have the M endorsement. I ride in everything but snow and ice (Dec. thru March). The department mgr. rides in good weather and doesn't mind getting wet...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 314,154
Posted By Flyinguy
Got mine today. That was quick service from CA. ...

Got mine today. That was quick service from CA. Thanks
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Flyinguy
Got a good laugh out of this till I priced a new...

Got a good laugh out of this till I priced a new lock cylinder. Now I am seriously considering this.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks JVB, thats what I was hoping to hear.

Thanks JVB, thats what I was hoping to hear.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Flyinguy
Sticky Shifter

My '01 1150GS shift lever is sticking when up-shifting. The bike shifts fine (for a BMW), but the lever does not return fully to the neutral position. It will return to the neutral (center) position...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Flyinguy
Ignition switch or locking cylinder?

I have a 10 year old Dodge truck that is not turning over consistently. If I turn the key too hard, the starter will engage momentarily, then quit. If I turn the key really easy, it will usually...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By Flyinguy
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 162,938
Posted By Flyinguy
Thanks JTT. Most of my riding is commuting, so I...

Thanks JTT. Most of my riding is commuting, so I like the overpants style so I don't have to change at the office. I really like the looks of the jacket though.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 162,938
Posted By Flyinguy
I have been looking at several different brands...

I have been looking at several different brands of gear and this is some great looking kit. I was looking at the pants on a UK website. They don't look like overpants and I could not find any...
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