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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9,481
Views: 3,786,779
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Sick bike! Love the V.

Sick bike! Love the V.
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 103,866
Posted By Mighty Kentor
What an awesome read! Thanks for posting this up....

What an awesome read! Thanks for posting this up. Dibs on the bike if you ever think to sell it. :)
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 374,181
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Lol. The opposite actually!

Lol. The opposite actually!
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 374,181
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Easy there big guy. Not everyone can be as...

Easy there big guy. Not everyone can be as awesome as you.
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,629
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Hell, if I just go to the crapper my wife and...

Hell, if I just go to the crapper my wife and kids are banging on the door. :rofl

M/C riding is the only peace I get. lol
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 83,150
Posted By Mighty Kentor
IN 2006 PD was given the good bits. Hayden won...

IN 2006 PD was given the good bits. Hayden won despite getting the shaft from Honda.The 800cc's were even worse for him.
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 83,150
Posted By Mighty Kentor
He also got beat by Hayden during a year when the...

He also got beat by Hayden during a year when the bike was developed for DP an Hayden was tossed under the bus by HRC.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,481
Views: 3,786,779
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Thanks for the response. I'm 90% satisfied with...

Thanks for the response. I'm 90% satisfied with the madstad and stock shield combo, but that might be the other 10% I'm looking for.

I've also tried the Windstrom windscreen, and Givi. The...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9,481
Views: 3,786,779
Posted By Mighty Kentor
How do you like that Laminar Lip on the V? Is it...

How do you like that Laminar Lip on the V? Is it effective?
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 83,150
Posted By Mighty Kentor
:rofl Laughed out loud at that one!

:rofl

Laughed out loud at that one!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-15-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Just read your recent posting history. You seem...

Just read your recent posting history. You seem to be smarter than all bike designers and engineers from most manufactures. Do you have a degree in mechanical design and engineering?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
This is what I was saying.

This is what I was saying.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-14-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
On The = Honda?

On The = Honda?
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 753,617
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Thanks guys. The seller listed it as mint, but...

Thanks guys. The seller listed it as mint, but was not as advertised. Blemishes in paint, small dent in tank, he was unaware of service history, couldn't seem to remember how many kms he had put on...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 753,617
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I just demoed a used 35000 km 2008 FJR. . . and...

I just demoed a used 35000 km 2008 FJR. . . and was not impressed.

The steering was vague, HEAVY and ponderous. That I might contribute to a tire low on air.

The throttle had a dramatic...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 573,350
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Awesome! I love to see you racking up kms on her....

Awesome! I love to see you racking up kms on her. :)
Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 454,539
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I loved watching Eric on the ZX7RR. Awesome at...

I loved watching Eric on the ZX7RR. Awesome at the fast first lap, battling against MM on the gsxr1000. Even then MM was a dick. lol
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36,576
Views: 9,561,096
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I can just picture you. Steely eyed, jaw...

I can just picture you. Steely eyed, jaw clenched, resolutely travelling in the passing lane, cruise control set to the exact speed limit, smugly gloating to yourself about the justifiable ruckus and...
Forum: Racing 05-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 454,539
Posted By Mighty Kentor
i thought Mat Mladin in his prime. Not sure about...

i thought Mat Mladin in his prime. Not sure about now.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,481
Views: 3,786,779
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Hey jrod, I'd love to see your bike in better...

Hey jrod, I'd love to see your bike in better light and a few more angles next time you get her out!:wink:
Forum: Racing 05-04-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 454,539
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I'm in Canada and watched the race live on Fox...

I'm in Canada and watched the race live on Fox Sports this morning via Rogers cable. You must be a Telus subscriber.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I'm thankful that no one pointed out the...

I'm thankful that no one pointed out the painfully obvious problem that I had typed "kick stand" instead of centre stand.

And, thanks for the info. :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9,481
Views: 3,786,779
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I was wondering when a Vee2 would show up in this...

I was wondering when a Vee2 would show up in this thread. Congrats!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Is there an option to add a kick stand?

Is there an option to add a kick stand?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
That's a tasty looking torque curve! Maybe, just...

That's a tasty looking torque curve! Maybe, just maybe I can overlook the beak. lol
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
When I'm riding two up, loaded for a 10 day trip,...

When I'm riding two up, loaded for a 10 day trip, the wee simply does not have the power to make the trip enjoyable. Heck, even with the thousand I wish for about 20% more power.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Because it lacked some electronic features like...

Because it lacked some electronic features like the GS has.
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 454,539
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Suppo: "We are going to keep an eye on it but it...

Suppo: "We are going to keep an eye on it but it is a bit early to panic and say we must do something urgently. And I don’t think anybody was expecting to have a machine that was going to win races."...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Man, that bike just does not get better looking...

Man, that bike just does not get better looking with time. I've been looking at pictures of the new V-Strom for so long now it already seems dated to me, and they're barely hitting the showroom...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 94,703
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Truth, haha! Where I worked, the MSRP was...

Truth, haha!

Where I worked, the MSRP was non negotiable on a BMW bike purchase. I realize that is probably different in other markets but am not sure.

You can always talk down the price from...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 94,703
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I don't think people hate BMW's, just the cost to...

I don't think people hate BMW's, just the cost to purchase and maintain them and how problem prone they have become vs. Japanese bikes. Fantastic bikes to ride otherwise.

I used to sell BMW...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I'm not a 990 owner, but am from BC, and use the...

I'm not a 990 owner, but am from BC, and use the same insurance providers for my DL1000.

Seems about right to me.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 25,160
Posted By Mighty Kentor
For a side bar: I have one regret with my VFR...

For a side bar: I have one regret with my VFR ownership. I never completed a long st ride with one. I did several over night trips, many 1000 plus km single day trips, but never a 10+ day trip.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 25,160
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I've owned 2 gen 5 VFRs. The V character of the...

I've owned 2 gen 5 VFRs. The V character of the engines was delightful in a way that in line fours have never been, especially when on the stonk!

Though I loved both of my VFR's, I equally...
Forum: Racing 02-03-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 454,539
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Not on the Ducati.

Not on the Ducati.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,157
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I've owned close to 30 different bikes. The big V...

I've owned close to 30 different bikes. The big V is one of the most versatile motorcycles ever made in my opinion. It does everything you can realistically ask for a bike of its intended purpose,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
True wikipedia is but one source, but it's also...

True wikipedia is but one source, but it's also what I was taught when I worked at a BMW dealership, and was documented in a book I read documenting the history of BMW motorcycles.

Perhaps it's...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-24-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
That is a common misconception on the origin of...

That is a common misconception on the origin of the Roundel:

Roundel logo

The circular blue and white BMW logo or roundel evolved from the circular Rapp Motorenwerke company logo, from which...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I thought the new DL was going to weigh less than...

I thought the new DL was going to weigh less than the gen 1?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 708,282
Posted By Mighty Kentor
What side of the pond are you on? They sell them...

What side of the pond are you on? They sell them in Canada!

My choice would be the V-Strom even though I'm a Kawi fan. The big versys is a woofer.
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