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Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
I still want an F6B after test riding one...

I still want an F6B after test riding one yesterday. However, I promised my wife I'd try out an R1200RT once the recall fiasco is taken care of. I bet you don't find many folks cross shopping those...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 134,987
Posted By CheesyRider
I'm curious if anyone who has ridden both the...

I'm curious if anyone who has ridden both the R1200RT and the R1200GS has noticed any difference in the amount of footpeg vibration between the two.

My wife and I took turns test riding a GS...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
I tried to get a test ride on one today, but it...

I tried to get a test ride on one today, but it turned out their demo F6B was at a different dealer. I decided to test ride a Goldwing instead to see what I thought before I ride across town to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 43,015
Posted By CheesyRider
A new F6B can now be had for as low as $15,000...

A new F6B can now be had for as low as $15,000...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
Today I want this: ...

Today I want this:
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--Hp5b5FnI1w/UKC7g2s2WkI/AAAAAAAAATo/a02l1g-6Wh0/s640/Gold-Wing-01-1200x716.jpg
My wife is hoping I'll come to my senses. I might take a test ride on...
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,459
Posted By CheesyRider
Elio is the Motus of three-wheeled cars.

Elio is the Motus of three-wheeled cars.
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,318,700
Posted By CheesyRider
Has anyone here with zero off-road experience...

Has anyone here with zero off-road experience prior to owning an S10 taken it off road? Was it an exercise in futility? Is there any hope of being a half way proficient off-road rider without...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
Today I want a 2014 Super Tenere ES: ...

Today I want a 2014 Super Tenere ES:
https://www.yamaha-motor.ca/images/pages/products/units/MC/medium/2014_XT1200ZE_MNM3_CA_2.png
Yesterday I wanted a R1200GS, the day before I wanted a Tiger...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 134,987
Posted By CheesyRider
That's what I'm hoping for if I decide to get...

That's what I'm hoping for if I decide to get one. Unfortunately for us, I bet most people will take the option of a free loaner until the fix is in. Maybe there will be a lot of lightly used...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 134,987
Posted By CheesyRider
Does anyone happen to know if there is anything...

Does anyone happen to know if there is anything available to change the pullback and/or angle of the handlebars? It seems unlikely given the new design. I'm just concerned that if I get the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 134,987
Posted By CheesyRider
To all those posting in this thread, which of the...

To all those posting in this thread, which of the following describes you best:

a) I own a 2014 R1200RT.
b) I'm thinking about buying a 2014 R1200RT.
c) None of the above.

If your answer is...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
Yesterday I wanted an Aprilia Caponord 1200. ...

Yesterday I wanted an Aprilia Caponord 1200. Today I want this:
http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Triumph-Tiger-Explorer-accessorized.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,100
Views: 835,573
Posted By CheesyRider
I'm considering buying an Explorer next year. I...

I'm considering buying an Explorer next year. I just started researching the bike and I'm a bit concerned about the cylinder head and cam chain issue. Are the 2014s affected, or were they built...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
Today I want this: ...

Today I want this:
http://static2.stuff.co.nz/1385927299/171/9465171.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
I do love that there is so little routine...

I do love that there is so little routine maintenance with Victory motorcycles. Do you have a windshield? If so, what size and how's the buffeting?
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
Today I want a Vicory Cross Roads, even though I...

Today I want a Vicory Cross Roads, even though I took a test ride last week on the similar Cross Country and hated it. It felt like the front wheel wasn't connected to the handlebars. I wonder if...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-28-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By CheesyRider
TomTom IPhone GPS app with "winding roads"

According to the interwebs, TomTom's navigation app for Iphone/Ipad (http://www.tomtom.com/en_us/products/car-navigation/tomtom-navigation-for-iphone-ipad/navigation-app/) has a winding roads feature...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,736
Views: 584,739
Posted By CheesyRider
I think the stock seat is absolutely horrible! ...

I think the stock seat is absolutely horrible! It might be tied with my old Bandit 1250 for worst seat I've ever experienced on a motorcycle.

My butt was quite relieved when I bought a Sargent. ...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,267
Posted By CheesyRider
That's a good one, but it is already taken by a...

That's a good one, but it is already taken by a company in Canada.

The tool looks a little bit like a jackalope antler, so here are my submissions:

Jackalope
Jackalube
Jackascope
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,736
Views: 584,739
Posted By CheesyRider
I had the Spencer seat mod done on my last bike,...

I had the Spencer seat mod done on my last bike, a Bandit 1250. It transformed the worst motorcycle seat I've ever experienced to one that was good for a few hours. I would have done the seat mod...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 459,040
Posted By CheesyRider
I have a feeling this article's speculation will...

I have a feeling this article's speculation will prove to be correct: http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-videos/yamaha-teases-new-naked-bike-an-unstoppable-force/23838.html
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,433
Posted By CheesyRider
I'm curious. How many here ditched their FJR1300...

I'm curious. How many here ditched their FJR1300 for an R1200RT? I'm seriously considering it ever since my wife got a 2011 R1200R. I love her bike except for the lack of an electric windshield. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By CheesyRider
Scam The "seller" took the info from this ad...

Scam

The "seller" took the info from this ad on Ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2009-BMW-R1200-GS-Adventure-/171095863017?ViewItem=&item=171095863017&forcev4exp=true

I just google the...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 417,384
Posted By CheesyRider
In my opinion, Suzuki jumped the shark when the...

In my opinion, Suzuki jumped the shark when the Gladius came out.
http://hellforleathermagazine.com/images/Suzuki_Gladius-Style-06.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,658
Posted By CheesyRider
Now that summer is almost over, what's the...

Now that summer is almost over, what's the verdict on the WC cockpit heat? Can anyone here compare it to a camhead GS?

I assume the camhead GS puts out about the same amount of heat as the R1200R...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,433
Posted By CheesyRider
I'm seriously thinking about getting rid of my...

I'm seriously thinking about getting rid of my 2011 FJR1300 and getting an RT.
Things I dislike about the FJR:


Whirly engine sound - although the engine does sound nice when accelerating hard....
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 149,051
Posted By CheesyRider
Cycle News has a review of the new Indians in the...

Cycle News has a review of the new Indians in the latest issue:
http://cyclenews.uberflip.com/i/159279
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By CheesyRider
Thinking about a R1200RT: ...

Thinking about a R1200RT:
http://img2.findthebest.com/sites/default/files/778/media/images/2012_BMW_R_1200_RT_307916.jpg
Because of this bike:
http://imageshack.us/a/img585/9840/jjk1.jpg

My...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 285,158
Posted By CheesyRider
My wife just got her 2011...

My wife just got her 2011 (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=604022682964312&set=a.501623683204213.123477.466737623359486&type=1&theater) last month with 500 more miles and the same equiptment...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 93,422
Posted By CheesyRider
I do most of my riding in the evening. I see...

I do most of my riding in the evening. I see deer about 1 out of every 3 rides. I don't wear a helmet so I can more easily sense their presence and avoid them.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 149,051
Posted By CheesyRider
What’s up with that pie chart? Does BMW even...

What’s up with that pie chart? Does BMW even make 1400+ cc bikes other than the K1600? I can't imagine that bike alone would take that large of a slice.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 285,158
Posted By CheesyRider
Trophy Fairing rubs tank

Does anyone here with a Trophy fairing have a problem with it contacting the tank with the steering at full lock?

http://imageshack.us/a/img29/2872/n8ip.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,827
Posted By CheesyRider
My wife just got a new to her 2011 R1200R. I...

My wife just got a new to her 2011 R1200R. I picked it up at the dealer and rode it home. She took it out right away. Fifteen minutes later she called to let me know she ran out of gas. We bought...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 285,158
Posted By CheesyRider
As of today, my wife has a 2011 Classic! She...

As of today, my wife has a 2011 Classic! She test rode the R1200R and the new liquid cooled R1200GS last night. The R1200R won. It came with all the luggage and only has 2400 miles. I picked it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,337
Posted By CheesyRider
My wife took a GS out for a long demo ride today....

My wife took a GS out for a long demo ride today. She came back with a big smile on her face! She was quite impressed with how light it felt compared to her Bandit. She loved the brakes, the easy...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,337
Posted By CheesyRider
That's good to hear. Did the dealer have yours...

That's good to hear. Did the dealer have yours in stock?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,337
Posted By CheesyRider
My wife is thinking about getting a new GS. She...

My wife is thinking about getting a new GS. She will probably want the factory lowered version. I have a few questions. Are there any disadvantages other than the obvious? Does the lowered...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,707,824
Posted By CheesyRider
I filled up my FJR earlier today. When I went...

I filled up my FJR earlier today. When I went inside to pay, I asked for a car wash (they have one of those high pressure touch free automatic car washes). "You're going to take your bike through...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-29-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,563
Posted By CheesyRider
Sell it quickly on Amazon before they realize the...

Sell it quickly on Amazon before they realize the Rider 2 isn't worth much anymore. You can get over $300 for one in "like new" condition, or about $250 for one in "good" condition. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,707,824
Posted By CheesyRider
I was standing next to my FJR at a gas station. ...

I was standing next to my FJR at a gas station. I had just put my earplugs in and was about to put on my helmet.

Dude: Is that a shriveled lady?
Me: What? (as I pull out an earplug)
Dude: ...
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