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Forum: Racing Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,375
Posted By Tim_Tom
No tv where I'm at, but following via text...

No tv where I'm at, but following via text commentary. Holy hell best race I've never seen!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
I've never seen the bike in person before either....

I've never seen the bike in person before either. :Eek1

I just moved out west, and having sold all my bikes before the move, may have acted rashly :freaky. That said I know it's the bike I wanted...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Tim_Tom
Wicked Of the three you posted pictures of I vote...

Of the three you posted pictures of I vote Panigale. Looks the best, more cutting edge tech than the Daytona or that generation R1. Better sounding, less bulky, more exciting.

However if you can...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,873
Posted By Tim_Tom
Ordered my Scrambler today :evil. My first brand...

Ordered my Scrambler today :evil. My first brand new bike abs first Ducati. I'm pumped!

Keep riding and posting your thoughts! You have a way with words.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
They quoted 10.5 OTD. No bikes on the showroom...

They quoted 10.5 OTD. No bikes on the showroom yet. Ordered from Pro Italia in Glendale.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
Early April they said. Hopefully not too long to...

Early April they said. Hopefully not too long to wait.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
Just ordered myself an Icon! Now to wait some...

Just ordered myself an Icon! Now to wait some more. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,532
Posted By Tim_Tom
90% of first ride reviews on new models the...

90% of first ride reviews on new models the testers complain about a 'snatchy' throttle.... whether they are slightly over sensitive or just need a con to put in the article, who knows. :norton
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-26-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
Really this thread is going to degrade into a...

Really this thread is going to degrade into a fender argument?! Who cares?!

The Bangkok custom bike is a custom bike! The only reason it has no fenders is the builders didn't want fenders to suit...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 84,256
Posted By Tim_Tom
The Aspar MotoGP squad just lost their title...

The Aspar MotoGP squad just lost their title sponsor... Shame. Hayden and Laverty will race in Qatar with 'Aspar' branded bikes until a new sponsor can be found.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
Thats the idea. Those huge, undoubtedly double...

Thats the idea. Those huge, undoubtedly double walled, thick steel pipes make the perfect skidplate :deal

I've jacked up 600+ lb UJMs using a car jack and block of wood right under the exhaust...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,375
Posted By Tim_Tom
Logical Ducati?! Ohh crap they might actually...

Logical Ducati?! Ohh crap they might actually have a chance to win some races :lol3. I'm expecting more podiums than last season, but there will have to be some unusual circumstances for them to get...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,873
Posted By Tim_Tom
So in for this! I just moved to the edge of DV...

So in for this! I just moved to the edge of DV from the East Coast and I'm frantically trying to learn as much as I can about the place.

Ohh I'm also gonna be getting myself a Scrambler :freaky
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
He has started a Ride Report for those...

He has started a Ride Report for those interested.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26431444#post26431444
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,532
Posted By Tim_Tom
Damn. Looks like I get to be surprised! Way to go...

Damn. Looks like I get to be surprised! Way to go Suzuki for not swapping out all the GSXR bits for heavier (cheaper) components. :clap

I thought for sure they would cheap out and throw on reused...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,532
Posted By Tim_Tom
Correct me if I'm wrong, but the only current...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the only current 1000cc naked bikes on the market are:

Z1000 (claimed 487 lbs dry).
S1000R (claimed 456 lbs wet)
CB1000R (claimed 485 lbs wet)
FZ1 (claimed 487 lbs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,204
Posted By Tim_Tom
Several of the top road racers go rock climbing...

Several of the top road racers go rock climbing as a way to build arm strength and reduce arm pump.
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Tim_Tom
That's possible, their website didn't specify. If...

That's possible, their website didn't specify. If so that sucks as many people don't get FS2.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-23-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
After his week on the Scramber he's going back to...

After his week on the Scramber he's going back to Ireland to pick up his RTW on the Supermodel. Though I expect a Scrambler ride report when he gets back. :evil
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Tim_Tom
FS1 coverage starts Sunday the 29 the at 2pm EST....

FS1 coverage starts Sunday the 29 the at 2pm EST.

Right place wrong time.

http://www.foxsports.com/motor/schedule?circuit=7
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-23-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
Yes let's push the bike for god knows how many...

Yes let's push the bike for god knows how many miles in the hot death valley sun just so it doesn't get dirty....

Or he just took a second to wipe it down before taking the pictures.
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,375
Posted By Tim_Tom
MM VR Dovi A Suzuki in the top 6.

MM
VR
Dovi

A Suzuki in the top 6.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
I screen captured these from Antihero's instagram...

I screen captured these from Antihero's instagram to share with you folks here.
He rode from LA to Vegas a few days ago, and was last seen in Death Valley :evil. Looks like he is putting the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-22-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,464
Views: 1,071,067
Posted By Tim_Tom
Long time reader of this thread, first time...

Long time reader of this thread, first time poster. Shame about your ban, I was in a similar position a few years back, but the judge allowed me to keep my driving privileges.

Perhaps now is an...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,245
Posted By Tim_Tom
I hear that. I'm currently at a place with only...

I hear that. I'm currently at a place with only basic cable, hoping to find a way to watch some racing this weekend.
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 414,772
Posted By Tim_Tom
Awesome! Be sure to post up your thoughts on the...

Awesome! Be sure to post up your thoughts on the Scramber. Really looking forward to this. :freaky
Forum: Racing 03-21-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,245
Posted By Tim_Tom
Anyone have a link to stream the BT Sports or...

Anyone have a link to stream the BT Sports or some other race coverage? :ear
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,107
Posted By Tim_Tom
Those certainly are valid concerns. If you were...

Those certainly are valid concerns. If you were to get a new Duc I'd say look at the Multistrada.

If you were to go Japanese an FZ could suit the bill. Certainly a good bike to pile on loads of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,107
Posted By Tim_Tom
What don't you like about the Monster? Seems it...

What don't you like about the Monster? Seems it would be ideal, 100 miles a day isn't long enough to warrant a big tour bike to me...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-20-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,715
Posted By Tim_Tom
Ambitious project!! That smoked gear was not...

Ambitious project!!

That smoked gear was not pretty, neither was the 'modified' frame :eek1.

Kudos to you for bringing one back!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,029
Posted By Tim_Tom
The bike will stand up and not easily turn / lean...

The bike will stand up and not easily turn / lean at all. The front will feel like it weighs 100 lbs. As soon as you feel this. Pull over. Your front is leaking air considerably.

As far as how it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
interesting. Assuming that large tank is all...

interesting. Assuming that large tank is all large tank, and not a frunk, this this ought to have a stupid long range. I can't see it coming to the states, but in south America and Asia I can see...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,245
Posted By Tim_Tom
Alex Lowes is always fast in practice. Lets hope...

Alex Lowes is always fast in practice. Lets hope his race day luck turns around. Seems he always has something happen that hampers his race pace.

I was impressed Bayliss was 7th quickest. I'm sure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 391,706
Posted By Tim_Tom
Seriously only 21 corners? By the way everyone...

Seriously only 21 corners? By the way everyone goes on about Mulholland you'd think it was an endless paradise... I get that in LA having any stretch of curvy road is special, but jeez. No wonder...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-19-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 203,548
Posted By Tim_Tom
Awesome! I was waiting for MotoJournal to put out...

Awesome! I was waiting for MotoJournal to put out their video review. They really know how to have fun and put the bikes to the test.

The video they put out a few years ago with the 650 Vstrom is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,408
Posted By Tim_Tom
His is an especially nice specimen. He made (with...

His is an especially nice specimen. He made (with his own hands from scratch!) the full carbon fiber exhaust tips in the above picture, as well as the head light shrouds / air intakes as seen here,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,408
Posted By Tim_Tom
My statement was a bit tongue in cheek. Brought...

My statement was a bit tongue in cheek. Brought on by people trying to sell an FJR as a sportbike. :deal

That said, one mans torture rack is another's comfy couch. See Antihero's Panigale based...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,710
Posted By Tim_Tom
Those are sweet looking (and I'm sure sounding!)...

Those are sweet looking (and I'm sure sounding!) pipes!!

Regarding the highway stripe, who cares. You got the bike to ride. Not every ride can be at high lean angles all the time. Just be sure to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,408
Posted By Tim_Tom
Not really. Offset by the 650 lb curb weight....

Not really. Offset by the 650 lb curb weight. That's approximately half the power to weight ratio of the average superbike. Fine bike, but hardly superbike material.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,408
Posted By Tim_Tom
No I don't think the stock seat makes it a...

No I don't think the stock seat makes it a superbike. :lol3
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