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Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By NakedRider
First of all being that you're in my neck of the...

First of all being that you're in my neck of the woods try taking a test ride on a hot day on of the RT's before buying. They can get pretty hot since the wind coverage is so good.

The GS might...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,523
Posted By NakedRider
I have long thought that's one of the best...

I have long thought that's one of the best looking bikes on the market.
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,766
Posted By NakedRider
That's hot Chris. Simply hot.

That's hot Chris. Simply hot.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,285
Posted By NakedRider
Looks like an in-line 4 to me rather than a...

Looks like an in-line 4 to me rather than a triple.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,114
Posted By NakedRider
Here's one of mine - ...

Here's one of mine -

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f240/NakedRider/notread1.jpg

This had been running on a K1200R.
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,306
Posted By NakedRider
Cut and pasted from a different forum. Forgive...

Cut and pasted from a different forum. Forgive my aging memory. Can't remember the order of all of these but -

1) '65 Yamaha 250 Big Bear Scrambler. Bought from my dad who had bought it from...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,937
Posted By NakedRider
If you do your own work the '09 is easier to do...

If you do your own work the '09 is easier to do the valve adjustment. the '10 requires shims and it's over $600 for the set (same set as the K bikes and F bikes).
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,557
Posted By NakedRider
I did it on an R1150RS. Got the parts from San...

I did it on an R1150RS. Got the parts from San Jose BMW. CNC machined. Made the bike feel WAY more stable. It did make the bars vibrate just a bit more but it was a worthwhile trade off for me.
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,479
Posted By NakedRider
I put about 1,000 miles on a set...then I took...

I put about 1,000 miles on a set...then I took them off.

I have been running BT-003RS for a while which is a really stiff tire. The Angels are not. This leave you with a sometimes greasy feeling...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,591
Posted By NakedRider
I had one. It was one of my all-time favorites. ...

I had one. It was one of my all-time favorites. I did a couple of 600+ mile days on it.

The bike did fine in the twisties. It felt a little loose in quick transitions but outside of that it was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By NakedRider
Nice. Just got a set of Wilbers for my R1200R. ...

Nice. Just got a set of Wilbers for my R1200R. I plan to put them on today.

I like that bike in a solid color. Looks more modern.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,985
Posted By NakedRider
The R1200R has handle bars. Just get a lower...

The R1200R has handle bars. Just get a lower bar, add after market shocks, a Wunderlich screen and you are out of here.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
Amen to that. I snapped off one of my tabs the...

Amen to that. I snapped off one of my tabs the first time I tried it. I was PO'd.

Be careful.
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,303
Posted By NakedRider
I just ordered a set. I'll let everyone know...

I just ordered a set.

I'll let everyone know what I think when they get here.

Thanks Ted!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,037
Posted By NakedRider
Easy. Remove the bar and turn it around the...

Easy. Remove the bar and turn it around the other way. If it fits better use it that way. I did for the remainder of the time I had the seat.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,037
Posted By NakedRider
Just for grins check out the latching bar on the...

Just for grins check out the latching bar on the seat. It may have been installed BACKWARDS. Mine was. After I turned it around it was MUCH easier to mount.
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,303
Posted By NakedRider
I'm saving up my allowance to get a set of these...

I'm saving up my allowance to get a set of these for my R1200R. I ran Wilbers on an R1200ST and a K1200R. I was REAL impressed. Due to the sale I may find a way to get these this month. They're...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,615
Posted By NakedRider
Looks like there used to be pics attached. I'd...

Looks like there used to be pics attached. I'd love to see them.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,364
Posted By NakedRider
I had one just like it. One of the very few...

I had one just like it. One of the very few bikes I hung on to for over two years.

Very few niggles with the bike. It does everything very well. Nice freeway ride and very planted in high speed...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
The S1000RR is getting ALL the press recently...

The S1000RR is getting ALL the press recently since it's the newest of the new and it is a great bike.

Keep in mind the MM and HP2S were never going to be big sellers. They were meant to be a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,464
Posted By NakedRider
More weight on your hands. I had the same...

More weight on your hands. I had the same reaction to my HP2 Sport. Better feel in the front than any previous boxer.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
Posted By NakedRider
Knowing Chris and his crew they've already done a...

Knowing Chris and his crew they've already done a great strip job on the S1000RR....key or no key.
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,030
Posted By NakedRider
Just a wild guess...are you bipolar? Just found...

Just a wild guess...are you bipolar? Just found out I was and my cycles were apparently about 6 months apart....about the length of time between bikes.:D
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 79,540
Posted By NakedRider
How are you going to use the bike. I've owned...

How are you going to use the bike. I've owned both. Very different bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By NakedRider
The GS-911 has a computer interface which makes...

The GS-911 has a computer interface which makes it very easy to use. You can pay extra for a Bluetooth capability as well which might help out on the road.

I don't know of any cheaper brands out...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
Let's not forget the torque factor here. ...

Let's not forget the torque factor here. Regardless of HP when you first twist the wrist it's the torque that gives you the shove.

Coming out of turns I could easily out pull a 600cc sport bike...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
You can tell it's faked. You can't get that far...

You can tell it's faked. You can't get that far on one tank of gas.:rofl

I found it interesting in how he mounted the bike. Start the engine, kick up the stand, then hop on the bike. Might be...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,325
Posted By NakedRider
Wow! Your dealer should carry them. I just...

Wow! Your dealer should carry them.

I just went on-line to two of my favorite dealers and I don't see it listed but I know they carry them. I got mine at A&S when I bought the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,325
Posted By NakedRider
The tune ups for your F bike are very inexpensive...

The tune ups for your F bike are very inexpensive compared to the R models since the valves only need to be touched when needed.

NONE of the BMW bikes come with the service info in their owners...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
I used to be against ABS on sport bikes. I've...

I used to be against ABS on sport bikes. I've had some BMWs where I could get the ABS to kick in even on canyon roads let alone the track. I can honestly say I never had the ABS kick in on the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
For the roads you describe the Sport would be a...

For the roads you describe the Sport would be a better bike than the MM. The ride at freeway speeds and above it very good. Wind flow was nearly perfect for me since I like to feel the wind but not...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
Thanks. I'm doing real well. I've been training...

Thanks. I'm doing real well. I've been training and am actually stronger than I was before I crashed. I've fully recovered.

As for the Sport - it's an outstanding compliment to the MM. They...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
I remember that test too. I thought the MM fared...

I remember that test too. I thought the MM fared fairly well especially because it's a BMW which normally don't rank so well.

Three things stood out in my mind in that test. 1) All three bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 585,853
Posted By NakedRider
Great pics. Interesting mods on some of them.

Great pics. Interesting mods on some of them.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,486
Posted By NakedRider
Normally I don't care for seats that aren't black...

Normally I don't care for seats that aren't black but on that bike, with the green, it's totally hot.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By NakedRider
Use photobucket. It will resize it on the...

Use photobucket. It will resize it on the upload. Then just point to the IMG line in your post.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 76,693
Posted By NakedRider
Um, actually it's only about 100 miles from my...

Um, actually it's only about 100 miles from my house. Never been there, however.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 76,693
Posted By NakedRider
I went from California to Ohio and back on an...

I went from California to Ohio and back on an Goldwing back in the 70's. This was when they were a naked bike.

I don't care much for big windshields. Part of the thrill of motorcycle riding is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,868
Posted By NakedRider
Look, I had one and I loved it. This is still my...

Look, I had one and I loved it. This is still my favorite pic, however -

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f240/NakedRider/R1200STjarjar.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,868
Posted By NakedRider
I had an R1200ST. At the time I believed it to...

I had an R1200ST. At the time I believed it to be the most underrated bike in the industry. It does everything. It's fast, stable, great thru turns.

The RT will sit more upright and you'll have...
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