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Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,655
Posted By KoolBreeze
analog gauges, yes. video games, meh. big jugs,...

analog gauges, yes. video games, meh. big jugs, meh. great handling, yep.


you basically got it all backwards. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,655
Posted By KoolBreeze
56 mpg? curious if that is measured the...

56 mpg?

curious if that is measured the same as the 40.


(seriously, just curious how they measured)


other than that... both sweet rides.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
"pushed in" or "fold back"? the width of...

"pushed in" or "fold back"?


the width of the mirrors was what caught my eye in the first place... they appeared to make the van take up the entire width of the lane.

I was curious if they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
well you did do a little rant there indeed. (but...

well you did do a little rant there indeed. (but just a little one.) I wouldn't hope you fired a guy for this in the first place... as others mentioned "if its a pattern" type deal it would come out...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 219,845
Posted By KoolBreeze
interesting mention about the rear axle and...

interesting mention about the rear axle and change in suspension travel.



haven't read that tidbit previously.


.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 219,845
Posted By KoolBreeze
since I haven't seen this link posted before......

since I haven't seen this link posted before... some additional info on the V7 II


http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcycles/2015/2015-Moto-Guzzi-V7II-Special.htm


Spoiler ALERT from the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 219,845
Posted By KoolBreeze
nice.

nice.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,655
Posted By KoolBreeze
fuel gauge? what's that? ok so I'm kidding... but...

fuel gauge? what's that? ok so I'm kidding... but after riding thousands of miles between fuel strip failure and my finally getting around to zapping it, I used the odometer and went with that.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
the last FORD econoline van rolled off the...

the last FORD econoline van rolled off the assembly line recently (ok heres a link http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/06/28/econoline-ends-53-year-run/ had to look it up) it's done.... gone, era...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
idk... the driver wasn't swerving around on the...

idk... the driver wasn't swerving around on the road, he was just guarding the lane and "his" space. the worst part was when he was way over to the right where his mirror was then in the other lane,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,655
Posted By KoolBreeze
agree. the dash shown earlier for the...

agree.


the dash shown earlier for the R1200RS is close to a deal breaker. (I would also have preferred they stick with their Telelever also. another disappointment they gave into the masses...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,645
Posted By KoolBreeze
I would consider the newly announced R1200RS.......

I would consider the newly announced R1200RS.... that seems it might be enough of a difference to warrant.


but having both RT and GS in the same garage, idk.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
gets to blame an "asshole riding a motorcycle". ...

gets to blame an "asshole riding a motorcycle".


win win for him. :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
craziest thing in that area.... a lot of it has...

craziest thing in that area.... a lot of it has huge swaths of "nothing" to the left! (basically an entire empty lane for emergency vehicles, or empty construction)

why so many people need to stay...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
805 south coming out of Sorrento valley indeed. ...

805 south coming out of Sorrento valley indeed.

he wasn't talking on cell or even making sudden moves to hit or threaten the riders... just blocking bikes, for whatever reason/justification he has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,220
Posted By KoolBreeze
nice wide mirrors. for towing or blocking lane splitters.

so there I was, crawling down the freeway, when I spotted a van with long extended mirrors used for towing wide trailers. ok, so that is cool since it's all part of the transportation process.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,093
Posted By KoolBreeze
almost every single day as I drive/ride around...

almost every single day as I drive/ride around socal freeways I hear reports of a motorcycle accident. seen numerous, have yet to be in one myself.

I would say there's a lot of sage advice in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,093
Posted By KoolBreeze
just think of all the other vehicles on the...

just think of all the other vehicles on the freeway like they are moving cones or obstacles on your own personal course!

kind of like a video game... but mo real!


make sure you tape...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By KoolBreeze
one day I expect to find a pair of Denali D2's...

one day I expect to find a pair of Denali D2's installed on my R1200GS.

I like the concept of dual power ability...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By KoolBreeze
tell her to get her own bike!~ ...

tell her to get her own bike!~


:1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
the last thing I recognized as manufactured in...

the last thing I recognized as manufactured in Canada was my JEEP TJ (wrangler) I purchased new back in '01. no idea if they still make them there. the paints a bit thin but I cant blame Canada for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5,404
Views: 886,567
Posted By KoolBreeze
sweet. I look forward and hope to continue...

sweet.

I look forward and hope to continue this path with similar success and milestones.



:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
curious if you might've considered this if you...

curious if you might've considered this if you paid 50% more or perhaps even double for it, having been sewn in the US made from textiles also made in the US?


side note: I believe most of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
I prefer US, North American and European products...

I prefer US, North American and European products in general.

not exclusive nor necessary, just preferably.

in general, around the world it is accepted in a similar fashion, recognizing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
this thread is now jumping the perfect line...

this thread is now jumping the perfect line shark.



:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 831
Posted By KoolBreeze
I was thinking this old news... until I rolled...

I was thinking this old news... until I rolled back a page to see the post just prior
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,941
Posted By KoolBreeze
doh! well... ok maybe that's why? ...

doh!


well... ok maybe that's why?


I guess time will tell if my new pads will last as long as the OEM's.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,941
Posted By KoolBreeze
yea... well when I decided it was prudent to...

yea... well when I decided it was prudent to change pads before heading off on a few thousand mile ride a couple months back, (mainly due to others stating they needed to change their rear pads TWICE...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,941
Posted By KoolBreeze
even discounting trail braking... how about on...

even discounting trail braking... how about on holding on hills or times when you switch from hand to foot moments?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,074
Posted By KoolBreeze
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=327165&d=1412163101

thinking how much work it would be to put an offset Y in there....

and what it would looked like in stages as you...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 831
Posted By KoolBreeze
did you use the ABS bleeding procedure or the old...

did you use the ABS bleeding procedure or the old standard non-ABS bleeding procedure?



I had a shop perform a full flush at the 6k service but it's about time I learn to do it myself... need...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By KoolBreeze
good question. so they have shorter...

good question.

so they have shorter distance to footpegs when sitting down, which is probably not so big a deal or even a negative factor. yet the actual "reach" to the ground doesn't improve?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,996
Posted By KoolBreeze
while the bikes are different, initially the...

while the bikes are different, initially the exhaust on my 09 sounded very restrained. a bit beyond understated and reserve... to the point of "wtf"?

at some point (around 10k or so?) they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,996
Posted By KoolBreeze
subjective. don't own one but hear them often...

subjective. don't own one but hear them often enough. they sound quiet nice in stock form (better than 10-12 which was better than model yrs <10)

and if anything holds true to the norm will sound...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,514
Posted By KoolBreeze
LB it is... sux as they seem to be ok people and...

LB it is... sux as they seem to be ok people and have a fairly nice looking shop.

actually... could be Brown if you really had to head even further north and east in LA county.

well...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
zactly. and best recent use of the cromag lost...

zactly. and best recent use of the cromag lost smilie goes to: 81forest



btw the Husky nostalgia started for me in the late 70's and really never stopped. no matter who "owned" them. ups and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
I thought it was Indian Volvo? oh wait... no I'm...

I thought it was Indian Volvo? oh wait... no I'm probably thinking of Jaguar!


:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
since the OP hails from Sverige... on a sort...

since the OP hails from Sverige...

on a sort of side note, what's up with Husqvarna now-a-days? (or my beloved Saabs and even Volvos for that matter. :cry well at least Volvo as a company...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
indeed. assembled, or percentage of...

indeed.

assembled, or percentage of individual parts manufactured?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By KoolBreeze
I thought the new ones had engines manufactured...

I thought the new ones had engines manufactured in India?


maybe only the ones destined for the foreign market are sourced there?

edit: ok so seems true.

...
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