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Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,666
Views: 1,362,317
Posted By Hickey
http://i2.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-conte...

http://i2.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/2014-BMW-S1000R-studio-01.jpg

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Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 106,317
Posted By Hickey
I've been pleased over the years by how much I...

I've been pleased over the years by how much I learn on ADV Rider. I do hope I didn't come off as rude or condescending and I apologize if I did. I posted rather quickly without much thought to the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 106,317
Posted By Hickey
The Honda NC700 series doesn't have a CVT...

The Honda NC700 series doesn't have a CVT transmission, either. It is a dual clutch, multiple gear transmission. It actually shifts gears, mechanically similar to a standard manual transmission, or...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5,598
Views: 1,098,888
Posted By Hickey
Ten pounds seems like a lot for such a small...

Ten pounds seems like a lot for such a small displacement boost. I wonder if other changes have been made to the bike that account for some of that weight. Like maybe a slightly larger fuel tank. I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,555
Posted By Hickey
A sixth gear could be fitted without making the...

A sixth gear could be fitted without making the cases wider, but then the actual gears inside the transmission would need to be physically narrower. I was never bothered by the lack of an addition...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,555
Posted By Hickey
I used to have a 2007 and routinely got better...

I used to have a 2007 and routinely got better than 36 mpg. Which appears to be typical.

http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/yamaha/fjr1300
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,913
Posted By Hickey
I agree. I've never had an issue with top boxes...

I agree. I've never had an issue with top boxes messing up weight distribution or handling. I tend to prefer them to side luggage, which I only use for long trips. Top boxes I tend to leave on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,913
Posted By Hickey
There are some side bag frames here. ...

There are some side bag frames here.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-quick-lock-sidecarrier-honda-cbr500r-13-cb500f-x-13-evo-style-for-micatech-givi-trax-alu-box-krauser-sidecases

I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,913
Posted By Hickey
Much of the stuff for the CBR500R will fit the F....

Much of the stuff for the CBR500R will fit the F.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/shop-by-bike/honda/cbr500r-13

I'd put a top box on it via this:
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Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 71,881
Posted By Hickey
Review: ...

Review:

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/05/2014-ktm-390-duke-md-first-ride/
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8,666
Views: 1,362,317
Posted By Hickey
The new Caponord ...

The new Caponord

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/APRILIA-CAPONORD-1200-TRAVELPACK-STUDIO_metabox2.jpg

Or the new Adventure
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 669,673
Posted By Hickey
What color will the ABS version be?

What color will the ABS version be?
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 103,384
Posted By Hickey
I'll bet it is the NC700S

I'll bet it is the NC700S
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 669,673
Posted By Hickey
Nope. The owners manual was all I could find.

Nope. The owners manual was all I could find.
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 669,673
Posted By Hickey
Of course. I see no reason that the information...

Of course. I see no reason that the information and specs should be substantially different from 2010 to now. It's not like the bike has had any major revisions in the markets where it has been sold...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 669,673
Posted By Hickey
I found a downloadable owners manual for the...

I found a downloadable owners manual for the CB1100 and looked through it.

Valve inspection is every 8000 miles
The tank is 3.86 US gallons including the reserve
Front and rear suspensions have...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 669,673
Posted By Hickey
3.9 US gallons.

3.9 US gallons.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 265,123
Posted By Hickey
Yesterday, I got my first Triumph and joined the...

Yesterday, I got my first Triumph and joined the Street Triple club with a 2012 "R"

Impressions so far is that the Streety is tiny and light. I haven't had a street bike this light and responsive...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,684
Posted By Hickey
Does anyone know what the handlebar width on the...

Does anyone know what the handlebar width on the SMT is? I've heard it has noticeably narrower bars than the R1200GS, but how much narrower?
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By Hickey
It should fit snugly with even pressure around...

It should fit snugly with even pressure around your skull. You should not be able to push a finger in between the helmet and your head. How it fits your skull is what is important, not how it fits...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,819
Posted By Hickey
The difference in the BMW factory low GS is...

The difference in the BMW factory low GS is mostly in the shocks. BMW calls it a lowered frame version, because the frame is lower to the ground as a result of the suspension changes.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,819
Posted By Hickey
I have a low suspension/frame GS. I have never...

I have a low suspension/frame GS. I have never noticed a lack of ground clearance or cornering clearance. But I am not a hard core off road rider and spend almost all of my time on pavement.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,628
Posted By Hickey
http://www.nemoequipment.com/nemo09-morpho-tent ...

http://www.nemoequipment.com/nemo09-morpho-tent


This is probably it.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Hickey
I'm using one of these along with some RAM parts...

I'm using one of these along with some RAM parts to hold my camera behind my windscreen. I love this system. It is easy to remove, even on the move, even single handed, to snap a shot and then...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 600,644
Posted By Hickey
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a216/wmhickey/ST...

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a216/wmhickey/STN2009/NationalMeet6/P6190877.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a216/wmhickey/STN2009/NationalMeet6/P6190882.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,240,542
Posted By Hickey
They came with the bike. I think they are a BMW...

They came with the bike. I think they are a BMW factory option. I don't think they are very sturdy like those with thick metal bars in them, but they block the wind nicely.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,240,542
Posted By Hickey
Mine will be used for sport touring and gravel...

Mine will be used for sport touring and gravel road exploring. I've got some MachineArt head covers and Vario cases on the way. So far I love it. Bought it from Gina's BMW in Iowa City, which was...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Hickey
Is that the Titan Silver color? It's very...

Is that the Titan Silver color?

It's very nice. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,917
Posted By Hickey
Did you end up replacing the seat that came with...

Did you end up replacing the seat that came with the low GS with something from the aftermarket? The extra low seat looks uncomfortable in pictures.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,917
Posted By Hickey
A little stiffer/harsher compared to the regular...

A little stiffer/harsher compared to the regular GS would still be more plush than most street bikes, right? Even lowered, the GS has an inch or more suspension travel than any other bike I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,917
Posted By Hickey
Thanks, guys. I'm not a particularly fast...

Thanks, guys.

I'm not a particularly fast rider. I've never dragged my pegs on the street with any of the bikes I've had. Including some very fast (for me) riding in the Ozarks of Arkansas on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,917
Posted By Hickey
I'm giving serious thought to buying a GS. A...

I'm giving serious thought to buying a GS. A dealer near me has some with the factory lowered suspension option that I could probably work out a pretty good deal on. I've sat on a regular height GS...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,135
Posted By Hickey
I have a Star and love it. This is a great...

I have a Star and love it. This is a great helmet. It is light. It is the best venting helmet I've ever worn. The visor is easy to use and nicely featured. The liner material is comfortable and...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hickey
This will be the best place to ask: ...

This will be the best place to ask:

http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=68
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 181,353
Posted By Hickey
Sure. Ventura Luggage. This stuff is...

Sure. Ventura Luggage.

This stuff is popular and well made. The racks are specific for each model of bike, but the packs can be kept for use on future bikes. There are several different pack...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 181,353
Posted By Hickey
I'm around 5'10" and the windblast over the...

I'm around 5'10" and the windblast over the screen hits me in the upper chest. My helmet is in clean undisturbed air unless I lean down a little. If I lean down a lot, I can get behind the screen...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 181,353
Posted By Hickey
I typically stop for fuel at around 150 miles. ...

I typically stop for fuel at around 150 miles. Based on the amount of fuel left in the tank at that point, I could go another 70 miles or more. Given my typical fuel mileage, my theoretical...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 181,353
Posted By Hickey
I'll second that mileage info. I've gotten close...

I'll second that mileage info. I've gotten close to 200 miles on a tank and still had around a gallon left in the tank. It gets bit nerve wracking on mine since the fuel gauge indicates empty at...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Hickey
I know I've seen a few in the area, but I don't...

I know I've seen a few in the area, but I don't know the riders. Sorry.

If you are looking for a chance to ride a Uly, try Walters Bros. I got to test ride their orange '07 earlier this year. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 181,353
Posted By Hickey
I think of my 650F as being a small sport touring...

I think of my 650F as being a small sport touring bike. The weight has been a non-issue from day one. Although I'll admit to coming off a much heavier bike, the Yamaha FJR.
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