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Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Awesome! Going to turn it into a riding weekend?...

Awesome! Going to turn it into a riding weekend?

I thought you ran into insurance issues with the other 999 you were considering, did you get that resolved. Oh, and since you're offering beer, I...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By Road Program
No kidding! Is the tire on? Bead seated? Tire...

No kidding! Is the tire on? Bead seated? Tire not damaged? Wheel not damaged? Who cares how it happens?! If it works, it works.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Can't blame you for picking up a bike for your...

Can't blame you for picking up a bike for your son. My son (3 y/o) likes bikes but is afraid of the noise; I'm hoping he grows out of his fear of the noise and wants to ride eventually, but I'm not...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 151,365
Posted By Road Program
That's nothing. I saw a CL for an S1000RR with...

That's nothing. I saw a CL for an S1000RR with something like 6k miles for $15k. That price was supposedly justified by $2k worth of carbon fiber parts and a $7000 (seven THOUSAND :huh) custom...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Alright, OP, we're on pins and needles here. Did...

Alright, OP, we're on pins and needles here. Did you get that 848?
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 151,365
Posted By Road Program
Daaang! 15% HP and almost 8% torque increase? ...

Daaang! 15% HP and almost 8% torque increase? Do they do tunes for other bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Well, I guess I'll have to look into a dry...

Well, I guess I'll have to look into a dry slipper conversion then.

Oh, and that 749 Dark with the missing mirror...c'mon, if you're going to use a bike as the example of the most beautiful Ducati...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
I did not know that. Now I'm intrigued. I'll...

I did not know that. Now I'm intrigued. I'll acknowledge my ignorance here and ask if they make a dry-clutch slipper conversion because that would be just about ideal.

While we're on topic of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
I'm going to guess they will get BMW's new ABS...

I'm going to guess they will get BMW's new ABS system that enables hard braking at deep lean angles. Pure speculation on my part, but I've been on a lucky streak today.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
If that black Evo just had its first service that...

If that black Evo just had its first service that means he skipped the 600 mile service. Some more thoughts on that bike...

Dark windscreen. Looks cool but when you tuck behind it and have a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
You'll love that Corse. And I think you'll find...

You'll love that Corse. And I think you'll find yourself riding it more than you thought. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
Just fall in behind the line of three black,...

Just fall in behind the line of three black, unmarked (like we can't tell), no-emergency lights Suburbans. You'll need to do more than 95 to keep up. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
I can't speak to the 916/996/998, but I can...

I can't speak to the 916/996/998, but I can affirm that my 848 is quite possibly the worst vehicle I've ridden in traffic. On twisty mountain roads and the race track it's an absolute dream, but in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,596
Posted By Road Program
That's really ingenious. Or the penny tech (are...

That's really ingenious. Or the penny tech (are we still using that phrase?) of chopping of a 90* allen key and permanently affixing it to the female fitting in the bar end? Won't work on some...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,375
Posted By Road Program
As a sportbike rider it's really easy for me to...

As a sportbike rider it's really easy for me to hop on the Harley-bashing bandwagon, but when it comes down to it I don't really like a whole lot of sportbike riders either, probably for the same...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Road Program
Is it possible you put the spacers on the wrong...

Is it possible you put the spacers on the wrong side? If not, and everything is where it's supposed to be, my advice would be to...

1. Spread the pads on the rear caliper to give you some wore...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
Something I've been looking into for this bike is...

Something I've been looking into for this bike is luggage. There a couple decent set-ups on the UK S1000R forum, including one guy who modified an FZ6 Givi bracket to fit his bike. Someone else...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,596
Posted By Road Program
Because they are an idiot and looking to have...

Because they are an idiot and looking to have their chin strap melted by the exhaust of their Hypermotard.

Ask me how I know.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
That is just screaming for a CF fender. ;)

That is just screaming for a CF fender. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
But we haven't even broached the subject of which...

But we haven't even broached the subject of which oil to use yet. :D

I am seriously jonesing for this bike. I don't have much time between deployments this time around, so my hope is that there...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
I've had no claims with Geico, but I did have a...

I've had no claims with Geico, but I did have a relatively painless experience with State Farm a few years ago that resulted in the bike being totalled.

The S1000R, being a new model, will...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
Who was looking for a black bike? Have you...

Who was looking for a black bike?

Have you considered plasti-dip? The stock paint scheme on my bike kind of limits paint schemes on track bodywork so I looked into plasti-dip and watched some...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
I, too, have heard good things about Dairyland...

I, too, have heard good things about Dairyland for motorcycle insurance. I've had good luck with State Farm, but after shopping around I actually dropped them in favor of Geico due to the price. It...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
What happened to "I want a twin?" :lol3 I'm...

What happened to "I want a twin?" :lol3

I'm a little biased because I'm trying, ever so subtlely, to unload my friend's RC51 on you. In reality, though, an appliance-like Japanese I4 is really...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By Road Program
I've been thinking about this course for a while....

I've been thinking about this course for a while. Is it safe to wear your leathers and good helmet or do they get completely battered and filled with dirt? I've had my bellypan filled with souvenir...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
I don't know...parts are pricey for either bike ;)

I don't know...parts are pricey for either bike ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,436
Posted By Road Program
I'll take the parts bin suspension as long as...

I'll take the parts bin suspension as long as they don't neuter the engine and they're able to price it cheap enough to make aftermarket suspension viable.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
My friend has an '03 with Yoshimura exhaust cans...

My friend has an '03 with Yoshimura exhaust cans and it sounds amazing. With him on his bike and me on mine, we really can't roll through the mountains quietly. :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
My '12 848 has a 7500 mile valve check interval....

My '12 848 has a 7500 mile valve check interval. New timing belts every 15k miles or 24 months. Replace spark plugs ever 12 months.

I can't post a pic from the work computer, but you can...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Is that 1098 you saw at the TN dealer by chance...

Is that 1098 you saw at the TN dealer by chance yellow? I saw it today, but can't remember if it was craigslist, ebay, or what and thought of you.

Oh, and my friend's RC51 is still for sale if...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
Being a Ducati owner, I am DONE with bikes with...

Being a Ducati owner, I am DONE with bikes with "character." I've heard too many bad things about the Tuono, from short range to an ECU that loves to throw codes, that I have discounted ownership of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Very good point. And I still know of a clean,...

Very good point. And I still know of a clean, low mileage RC51 available. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Before I make my next suggestion, I need to know...

Before I make my next suggestion, I need to know if you actually ride your GSA off-road and/or if you're willing to part with it. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
Everything...just everything...you have said is...

Everything...just everything...you have said is awesome. Unless someone releases some amazing wünderbike soon (not interested in the KTM) this will definitely be my next bike.

It'll be nice to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 83,306
Posted By Road Program
I was pretty sure before, but I think this has me...

I was pretty sure before, but I think this has me convinced that this is the best all-around road bike for me. All I'd need is a spare set of wheels; one set for harder, touring tires and one set...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Thank you for the correction. Nonetheless, a...

Thank you for the correction. Nonetheless, a great documentary. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,486
Posted By Road Program
In my experience, all the twins I've owned and...

In my experience, all the twins I've owned and ridden have run hot, though none of them have run hot. BMW, Honda, Ducati...all hot. It would be a toss-up between the Honda and Ducati, though, as to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
Fair enough

Fair enough
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
That's ancient history in the motorcycle racing...

That's ancient history in the motorcycle racing world. When is the last time Ducati won a world or series title? I don't mean that question in a rude, sarcastic way, but rather in a "I really don't...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,116
Posted By Road Program
I hear ya. I like how the single-sided swingarm...

I hear ya. I like how the single-sided swingarm looks, but I just don't see it being part of a competitive chassis package.
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