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Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 689,869
Posted By Rexford
No, I do not use floppies. And no, my computer...

No, I do not use floppies. And no, my computer does not interface with my bike. And after riding for 36+ years... I can't really see the need for it on this bike. But I am glad that I was able to put...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 689,869
Posted By Rexford
Oh sure....pick on an old man. At least...

Oh sure....pick on an old man.

At least they gave me a good trade in on my covered wagon....!

Love riding this thing though~~~~~~!
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 689,869
Posted By Rexford
Ha Ha Ha...... ObiJohn, you want a good laugh...

Ha Ha Ha...... ObiJohn, you want a good laugh sir??? My cell phone does not take pictures (Nokia model that came out before the flip phones). In fact, AT&T just sent me a letter informing me that if...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 689,869
Posted By Rexford
Laugh Back in the fold.....

Picked up a 2014 FJR1300A today..... :clap Man, is this bike fun to ride! If I wasn't such an antiquated old fart I'd post a pic. By the way, how do you scan a polaroid so you can post it on this...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,066
Posted By Rexford
Hmmmmm, thoughts on a Harley......

Lets see now, I started riding Harley's in the mid 70's and from then until 1998 I thought that they were the only bike on the road.

1998 I picked up my first BMW...holy shit, I had to learn how...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,267
Views: 620,286
Posted By Rexford
Thank you sir....!

So, what your saying is that the Katoom (say a 950 adv) is louder..? That is the kind of responses that I was needing. I've owned Ktm's so understand the sound of that motor...

Thanks again,

...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,267
Views: 620,286
Posted By Rexford
Yeah yeah yeah....

After 36 years riding, I am not going to start now. My question was.. is it that noticable on the V2 that I should wear them as to not think that the motor is falling apart.

Do you work for the...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 805,052
Posted By Rexford
Setting up garage....

Okay you well informed FF's....I am setting up my garage for this incredible beast and am wondering what oil I should start purchasing...? Can I use Redline..?

Oh yeah....what tires are you guys...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,267
Views: 620,286
Posted By Rexford
Just a quickie.....

Looking at setting up a test ride, if I can find a dealer in the area that allows them. But would like one questions answered before hand.....did I read back several pages ago that you should wear...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By Rexford
More than likely you will be able to re-use your...

More than likely you will be able to re-use your gaskets. Inspect before you purchase. Local HD shop should have them in stock. If you have a welder you trust to cut, remove and weld your head pipe...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 143,013
Posted By Rexford
From what the dealership in my neck of the woods...

From what the dealership in my neck of the woods is saying, it'll be delivered in late spring 2015 and will be called a S1000XR.

RichBMW, what bugs...? It's basically an R
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 92,711
Posted By Rexford
Has anyone else heard this....?

Talked to a dealership today and he told me that a BMW rep said that the bike should be out by spring of 2015 and will be called a S1000XR.

Of course they could be trying to give me colon cancer...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 143,013
Posted By Rexford
Sure is a slow ass corner...! Anxiously awaiting....

Sure is a slow ass corner...! Anxiously awaiting. Just got the nod of approval from the loan dept. (wife). Interested in the R, but that F sure would be more comfortable on my old weary body!
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 805,052
Posted By Rexford
I just hope that Honda does not go stupid with...

I just hope that Honda does not go stupid with the electronics like BMW and KTM....! Keep it simple. TPMS...buy a frigging tire gauge! Traction control.. Use your damn wrist! Bunch a candy ass...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 143,013
Posted By Rexford
[QUOTE=spacemanvt;24572287]What does head shake...

[QUOTE=spacemanvt;24572287]What does head shake mean?

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk[/QUOTE

In my house... The head shake means....quit looking at other bikes to buy!


You owners...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,295
Posted By Rexford
To Mikepotter the original poster.... After many...

To Mikepotter the original poster.... After many many miles and years on a GSA (1150's and 1200's ) I too gave up on the blue and white badge. Due to the expensive upkeep and the problems that some...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 184,319
Posted By Rexford
Range....?

How would this bike be for a sport tourer.....? Comfort wise and range on a full tank being relatively sane (if possible)....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By Rexford
I'm just saying that we should be able to use the...

I'm just saying that we should be able to use the collective power of us, the consumer, to force companies to provide a quality product. Instead of just lining their pockets......
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 59,136
Posted By Rexford
Is it just me....?

Is it just me or is the price for this bike high...? Any idea what it would cost to have a valve job done on this model of the V-Tech motor..? Oh, by a mech. I have enough trouble walking much less...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By Rexford
Eh? Wanting a new 1190...but.......

Would really like to take my hard earned cash and purchase a new 1190R. However it seems that KTM is using the public as their test group.... Heat under the seat, Air box and the trouble starting. If...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 669,541
Posted By Rexford
Question Contemplating....... No really I am!

A bit of history..... I've owned and enjoyed GSA's in the past and have really enjoyed riding them (left when we started having problems). Went back to cruisers... having trouble enjoying a ride as...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8,890
Views: 1,414,371
Posted By Rexford
A simple man....

I guess I'm just a simple (minded?) man..! I would love a new non ES 2014 Yamaha FJR1300..! Need to leave cruisers (bad lower back) probably for good.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Rexford
PM sent...... Thanks

PM sent...... Thanks
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Rexford
Any riders in the Kimberling City MO. area

Wife and I looking at moving to the Kimberling City area would like some info on living around there... Please let me know about the area.


Thanks folks
Rexford
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,890
Views: 1,414,371
Posted By Rexford
Got it! It sits in the garage (when not being...

Got it! It sits in the garage (when not being ridden). A 2013 Sweet Glide. And I have owned Beemers, Ktms, Hondas and even a MV Agusta. Oh yeah, after owning Harley's for 30+ years, I am not a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Rexford
@ Barberpole, when you say that it is hot in the...

@ Barberpole, when you say that it is hot in the summer how hot do you mean? I do need to be careful of too heavy winters....the steel in my back disagrees with to much cold.
@ everyone else.......
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Rexford
Lenoir / Morganton area...?

My wife and I along with the girlfriend ( The Bike ) are looking at moving to the towns of either Lenoir or Morganton NC. We will be out that way in June to look at those towns and any others you...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26,101
Views: 4,975,742
Posted By Rexford
Finally....!

Well, I picked my new ST up last Saturday..:clap..and after a very serious love affair with my 04 1150 GSA and several back sugeries, I am really loving this bike. Handles great and a lot easier on...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,454
Posted By Rexford
Well....they can do over the speed limit! If you...

Well....they can do over the speed limit! If you need to go that much faster, take something to the track and stay off the roads. You are screwing it up for all of us....!
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,423
Posted By Rexford
I would have to agree with TwoWheeledExp... After...

I would have to agree with TwoWheeledExp... After riding for over 30 years, one of the best bikes that I have ever owned was a 2004 BMW 1150 GSA (once it was fixed up to suit me). So any of the large...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,665
Posted By Rexford
WHAT A EFFING DOUCHBAG! What makes you think that...

WHAT A EFFING DOUCHBAG! What makes you think that your the only one allowed to enjoy riding on our nations roads?
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By Rexford
HP on Wee Strom ? ? ? ?

What is the Horse Power on a Wee-Strom, I have looked and looked and can not find it listed...even on the Suzuki web site. Wondering how well it would work with my weight on it for traveling around....
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By Rexford
Thanks...

Hey everyone...I really appreciate your quick responses. I was wanting this quick due to the fact that I found an 07 with 2102 miles on her and thought I would get your combined knowledge and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By Rexford
***Quick*** How does a KTM 640 Adventure do on the road???

Hey guys, quick question.....how does a KTM 640 Adventure do on the road? And what should I look for when buying a used 2007 with only 2200 miles? I am sure that they are great off-road albiet a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,903
Posted By Rexford
Considering 990 Adventure.....?

I am hoping that a few of you folks can respond to some questions that I have pertaining the KTM 990 Adventure.

#1. Longevity & reliability of bike. If a person left a KTM 990 Adv bone stock,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 689,869
Posted By Rexford
Have to sell mine......god this sucks!

Due to unforseen circumstances (medical) I have to give up riding. So I am putting my 2008 FJR1300 w/ABS up for sale. Here is the Craigs list ad. I hope she finds a good home and someone who will be...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,818
Posted By Rexford
Honestly, is this the direction that...

Honestly, is this the direction that motorcyclists are headed....ie: noobs on harleys they should have thier own forum...? Just because some tool who probably has to wear neckties all of the time to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,818
Posted By Rexford
Dooooo Not waste your money.....

9second,

I have owned Big Dogs and they are shiney and have a nice motor. However the ECU's on the bikes are problems and are proprietary and they will go out on you. If you purchase the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 689,869
Posted By Rexford
Laugh I am happy to say that as of today...:clap...I am...

I am happy to say that as of today...:clap...I am the proud owner of a New (to me) 2008 Raven FJR1300 with only 3620 miles, leather corbin seat and a V-stream windshield (along with the stock). Rode...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 689,869
Posted By Rexford
********** 02/04/12 ******** That's about...

********** 02/04/12 ********

That's about all I can say right now (don't want to jinx anything that might happen)! But will keep you guys posted. And by the way.. thanks for all of the posts...
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