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Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 67,431
Posted By McNeal
The links from article #1 all work for me. The...

The links from article #1 all work for me. The individual articles don't have links and maybe that's the problem.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,845
Posted By McNeal
I've got heated grips on my GSA and haven't found...

I've got heated grips on my GSA and haven't found them that useful. It's not the inside of my hand that gets cold, but the outside. Heated gloves are a better solution in my opinion.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,220
Posted By McNeal
What windscreen adjustment mods are you speaking...

What windscreen adjustment mods are you speaking about. I looked at the specs on Yamaha's site and didn't see any difference between 2013 and 2014. Was there something mentioned in the press release?
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 72,381
Posted By McNeal
I've been looking at the FJR for sometime, but...

I've been looking at the FJR for sometime, but never pulled the trigger. I rode one a few years back and there were a couple of problems that I couldn't over look. I'm 6'2" and while the handle bars...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
Depending on who's comment you're talking about...

Depending on who's comment you're talking about one person said it reminded him of a "Chevelle" not a chevette.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
Stop showing pictures! :lol3 That bike is really...

Stop showing pictures! :lol3 That bike is really growing on me. The price hurts and is probably just outside my range (I've been thinking about a K1600GT), but I'm thinking about how I could find a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
What happens if the bike itself is actually a...

What happens if the bike itself is actually a loss leader item for Motus. What happens if the bike is simply a demonstration platform for the engine with the intent to sell the motors as products for...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
After reading the various comments on this thread...

After reading the various comments on this thread I think back to this quote I read years ago.

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,630
Posted By McNeal
Another thing to remember. Skills are fine for...

Another thing to remember. Skills are fine for handling a bike in gravel, but no amount of skill can prevent all those rocks from damaging the plastic. I had a Wing which I loved and put many, many...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
Don't forget that Motus has GDI available and DI...

Don't forget that Motus has GDI available and DI whether it be diesel or gas doesn't really start to shine until you use a turbo. I'd love to see the HP numbers from such an engine setup. I would...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
"It is not the critic who counts: not the man who...

"It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 550,397
Posted By McNeal
johnjen and poolside, you've got to take this...

johnjen and poolside, you've got to take this show on the road. Folks would pay good money to see and engineer and marketing as comedians. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,079
Posted By McNeal
Isn't that what the F800GS is targeted at?

Isn't that what the F800GS is targeted at?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 550,397
Posted By McNeal
I've had my gizmo for a while now (I guess I was...

I've had my gizmo for a while now (I guess I was one of the first to order) so my view may be slightly different, but I've actually enjoyed watching the process you've gone through. You could...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,079
Posted By McNeal
My guess would be that the current 800gs will...

My guess would be that the current 800gs will eventually grow to 1200cc. At least that's what I think he was hinting at.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,863
Posted By McNeal
Wouldn't such a configuration cause that air box...

Wouldn't such a configuration cause that air box to drag through corners?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,079
Posted By McNeal
Will there be a Moto Guzzi in the future? I just...

Will there be a Moto Guzzi in the future? I just looked at the Stelvio which meets the Euro 3 standard that was put into place in 2000. Europe now has Euro 5 and Euro 6 will be in place by 2014. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,079
Posted By McNeal
I think BMW had two options with this model. 1)...

I think BMW had two options with this model. 1) Add the complexity of water to the engine or 2) stop making the boxer engine. It's my understanding that with the latest round of European emission...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 590,824
Posted By McNeal
I always loved that color. Such a perfect shade...

I always loved that color. Such a perfect shade of blue. I wish I didn't find inline fours to be buzzy, otherwise I'd own one instead of my GS. Hell, if I could afford the multiple bike disorder...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
And what's your name again ... horny pugilist? :-)

And what's your name again ... horny pugilist? :-)
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
I'm still waiting for Motus to announce that...

I'm still waiting for Motus to announce that their engine will also be used in a new racing class. Something like the Formula Fords. I bet it wouldn't take much to get their engine to produce 300+ HP...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 359,015
Posted By McNeal
Dang, the first time I see a spot that I know and...

Dang, the first time I see a spot that I know and I'll be out of town. Actually, I'll be passing right by there tonight, but I'll be driving my truck towing my trailer.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 550,397
Posted By McNeal
Look at it this way. You made the order cut off...

Look at it this way. You made the order cut off where other people who didn't and now wish they did. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 550,397
Posted By McNeal
You're eating? I figured your Marketing...

You're eating? I figured your Marketing Department would be running roughshod over you like a sweatshop foreman so that you could finish the first product and start working on the second. I know how...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 550,397
Posted By McNeal
Unfortunately we're now at that void in between...

Unfortunately we're now at that void in between the discussion of how fuel injection operates, what the device can and can not do, and the time when the product is manufactured and installed. Then...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 156,431
Posted By McNeal
+1000. Especially the part about Mr. Cob posting...

+1000. Especially the part about Mr. Cob posting text that clearing shows he never accepted the terms.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
Yup, I could probably afford the bike if it was...

Yup, I could probably afford the bike if it was priced at $24,499.13. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
I'm still getting the feeling that this bike...

I'm still getting the feeling that this bike isn't meant to be a business in and of itself. If it was, I would agree with you on the $40k price tag. Because of some statements I get the feeling Motus...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 179,319
Posted By McNeal
Are you getting a 5 cylinder bike? :-)

Are you getting a 5 cylinder bike? :-)
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
No, from the sounds of it there are folks who...

No, from the sounds of it there are folks who were wanting the bike sold at KLR prices. Of course, I wouldn't complain either, but that's not likely to happen. Production could be limited because...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,168
Posted By McNeal
Not necessarily. I remember reading somewhere...

Not necessarily. I remember reading somewhere that while the engine was first being deployed in a motorcycle it wasn't the sole objective. Depending on the investors the bike could be sold at a much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,745,578
Posted By McNeal
I don't know what I've enjoyed more, seeing the...

I don't know what I've enjoyed more, seeing the pictures or the online antics of Miss Peach and her friends getting shooshed. Of course, the pictures would stand on their own while the sideline...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,175
Posted By McNeal
That's funny. I normally don't like the red that...

That's funny. I normally don't like the red that Honda uses, but I like it in that two tone scheme.

Doesn't matter since I would only purchase another Wing if my wife agreed to start ridding with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,175
Posted By McNeal
I had a 2002 Wing which I enjoyed immensely and...

I had a 2002 Wing which I enjoyed immensely and put quite a few miles on over the 2 years that I owned it. Looking at the 2012 Wing I've noticed something that I first saw at a car show a few years...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 179,319
Posted By McNeal
Does Canada have a tariff which adds to the price...

Does Canada have a tariff which adds to the price or something like England's VAT? I'm just curious since even at the USA prices the bike is out of my range.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,745,578
Posted By McNeal
My guess would be that she's taking a close up...

My guess would be that she's taking a close up photo and someone decided to photograph her in the process.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By McNeal
Another possibility is the starter relay that's...

Another possibility is the starter relay that's located under the seat. At least that's where it's located on my 2006. I recently had my bike fail to start and the relay was the culprit.

Here's a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By McNeal
This past August I purchased a 2006 GSA Adventure...

This past August I purchased a 2006 GSA Adventure with only 4,000 miles on the clock. I paid about $2k more for the bike with the dealer putting new tires on the bike before it left the shop. So,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,977
Posted By McNeal
That explains something. Recently my GSA failed...

That explains something. Recently my GSA failed to start and at first I thought it was the starter. I ruled the starter out because the starter would spin just find if I connected the solenoid to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,740
Posted By McNeal
Final Outcome

It was indeed the relay that's under the seat. I was finally able to get out to NAPA today to look for a relay. My local store didn't have one in stock nor did their main warehouse in Denver. The...
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