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Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 323,385
Posted By MCGMB
Very nicely done article! :clap Not just the...

Very nicely done article! :clap

Not just the analysis, which made sense, but the fact they picked four cool and relevant bikes (and engine configurations) to begin with, even though they don't...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,590
Posted By MCGMB
If the Multi were the '13 with multiple...

If the Multi were the '13 with multiple refinements, I'd go with the Ducati.

But it's not, so I say the Yammie --- fewer potential headaches, and that motor seems greater than an 850 has a right...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-04-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,193
Posted By MCGMB
Just got done reading the Oregon trip report. ...

Just got done reading the Oregon trip report.

What a pleasant and interesting person.

So sorry for your loss.
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 37,188
Posted By MCGMB
Recently displayed at EICMA. We'll see if this...

Recently displayed at EICMA. We'll see if this makes it to production any time soon.

https://cdn.rideapart.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/RC213V-S_Prototype-2-720x472-770x442.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-06-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,307
Posted By MCGMB
I'll look for this event Saturday. Thanks...

I'll look for this event Saturday.

Thanks for posting it.:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-03-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,307
Posted By MCGMB
Just registered today. I did the event last year...

Just registered today. I did the event last year and it was a great time.

I think there are some easy ADV-type roads around there, but not sure. Hopefully someone who knows the area can post up...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 323,385
Posted By MCGMB
Red color match seems right on. Size a little...

Red color match seems right on. Size a little chunky for the rest of the lines on the bike, but considering capacity, it's probably worth it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,654
Posted By MCGMB
Hey man, get out of my head! :rofl Those...

Hey man, get out of my head! :rofl

Those were the first two, and only two I was going to suggest. The FZ #1 though.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By MCGMB
I think you've characterized the two bikes very...

I think you've characterized the two bikes very accurately.

I owned a WR for a while and liked, but didn't love it. Surprisingly good streetbike, 2 gal tank which could get me 120 miles...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 323,385
Posted By MCGMB
My bad, thanks for the fix. :thumb Did that on my...

My bad, thanks for the fix. :thumb Did that on my phone and missed the extra characters.
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 323,385
Posted By MCGMB
http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/yamaha/2015...

http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/yamaha/2015-yamaha-fj-09-first-ride-review.html://

Very good write-ups on Motorcycle Online. The tester really like it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 323,385
Posted By MCGMB
Nice find on the vid xcsp! But what's this...

Nice find on the vid xcsp!

But what's this AHAMAY organization that's featured so prominently?????
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 323,385
Posted By MCGMB
The Visordown article made specific reference to...

The Visordown article made specific reference to not feeling the TC kick in when the author seemed to think it should. Curious to see other reviews and the perception of TC.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-26-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,961
Posted By MCGMB
Very nice route, thanks for putting it together...

Very nice route, thanks for putting it together and making available!! :D
Forum: Trials 07-06-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,831
Posted By MCGMB
I'm thinking about going, leaving from the...

I'm thinking about going, leaving from the Chicago area. Not sure yet. Trying to figure out which manufacturers will have demo fleets. Looks like Indian (don't care) and KTM (do care), but don't...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,327
Posted By MCGMB
Thank you for the follow-up review. I knew this...

Thank you for the follow-up review. I knew this was an old thread to resurrect, but it was the exact subject I was looking for.

Plus your "long-term" review is particularly helpful in...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,327
Posted By MCGMB
That's a nice write-up there zeeede very...

That's a nice write-up there zeeede very informative.:clap

I'm about to give this type of helmet a try, but am having a hard time choosing. If $$$ were no object, I'd get a Neotec (I have a Shoei...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By MCGMB
Very nice real world test and analysis. Thanks...

Very nice real world test and analysis. Thanks for posting. :clap
Forum: Racing 12-19-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 61,801
Posted By MCGMB
That's an excellent article. I hadn't seen such...

That's an excellent article. I hadn't seen such detail before. Long, but very well written and worth the read.

I didn't realize it took as long as it did to find him and get help, and that he was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,425
Posted By MCGMB
I would have absolutely no concerns buying the...

I would have absolutely no concerns buying the 2014 V-Strom 1000. I've owned several first year model bikes (two are in my sig), and aside from some tiny issues (not necessarily related to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 24,147
Posted By MCGMB
This is an incredibly interesting way to...

This is an incredibly interesting way to integrate history, lore, and motorcycling. :clap

Wonderful pics and write-ups so far, certainly a tough standard to match. :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 62,113
Posted By MCGMB
I'm with you Lobby -- comparisons are always the...

I'm with you Lobby -- comparisons are always the most interesting (and useful) stuff to read.

I'd like to see a 2014 comparison of VFR800 vs F800GT vs Ninja 1000 ABS. All are recently updated,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
That's a very interesting comment. I can say that...

That's a very interesting comment. I can say that in all the years I've surfed forums I've never heard such a comment about a Yamaha, and never experienced it personally. Quite the opposite, which is...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
Excellent observation :clap I would never...

Excellent observation :clap

I would never ride (for long) without a GPS, and I've never had one that didn't obstruct something on the instrument cluster.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
Nice follow-up there Bungie4 -- very descriptive...

Nice follow-up there Bungie4 -- very descriptive and useful information.:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
Bungie4, is there anything about the bike that...

Bungie4, is there anything about the bike that you noticed in addition to what can be told by just looking at the pictures? I mean was it more or less than what you thought it would be, or different...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
Hmm, good point. I'm probably only 1.5...

Hmm, good point.

I'm probably only 1.5 Chinese Buffet visits away from the next higher spring rating myself. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
Question for those people who can't live without...

Question for those people who can't live without fully adjustable suspension:

Once the suspension is set to your liking, how many times a year do you actually go back to make a change?

What I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
Southwade, nice find on that statement from...

Southwade, nice find on that statement from Yamaha.:clap

What they're saying makes complete sense. I hope the market agrees.:D

And that front-view close-up of the headlight looks surprisingly...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
Nice find on the YT post! I kinda like the...

Nice find on the YT post!

I kinda like the sound -- quiet, which I'm appreciating more and more each day, but more complex than an I4, and without the whine of a Triumph triple.

No it's not a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
I suppose the value is NOT having to buy a dinged...

I suppose the value is NOT having to buy a dinged up CBZXR, stripping the bodywork off it, lopping off the sub-frame, and putting motocross bars, and then actually having to live with a dinged up...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 621,588
Posted By MCGMB
I think you're on to something here. The F800ST...

I think you're on to something here. The F800ST struck me as having the perfect sport-touring ergo's. But I also thought it slightly too expensive, and I've never been a fan of parallel twins. A...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,706
Posted By MCGMB
Are you sure about no GPS routes for the...

Are you sure about no GPS routes for the dualsport?

The flyer and earlier posts didn't seem to distinguish between GPS for one course vs another, at least I didn't see it, but I've been known to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,706
Posted By MCGMB
I'm in for both days and looking forward to it. ...

I'm in for both days and looking forward to it.

Seems that most people are camping, is that right? I'm still trying to decide between doing that or going the hotel route. One is more social and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-01-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,213
Posted By MCGMB
Very nice pic at Round Valley there u-s, I know...

Very nice pic at Round Valley there u-s, I know that area pretty well.

Hey, are those IRC GP110's you've got mounted? I was trying decide between those and GP1's and went with the latter.

If...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,213
Posted By MCGMB
I have a WR250R and live in Somerset County. ...

I have a WR250R and live in Somerset County. Would like to join rides around here, in the Pine Barrens, or wherever.

Let's keep this thread going.:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-08-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,560
Posted By MCGMB
I'm with you on the above thinking. If these...

I'm with you on the above thinking. If these parks are used, and those who do (or even those who don't) shout "more more more!" we may actually get more. Stay motivated, and vocal, to the right...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,340
Posted By MCGMB
Agreed, it ALWAYS comes down to money, no matter...

Agreed, it ALWAYS comes down to money, no matter the brand -- the issue is how you choose to allocate your marketing funds. The Big 4 spends on TV, radio, billboards, internet, social media, race...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,340
Posted By MCGMB
Motorcyling is intrinsically exclusive -- how...

Motorcyling is intrinsically exclusive -- how many bikes do you see out there compared to cars? Ducati is just more exclusive than others.

I went to the Ducati display and was very impressed. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,310
Views: 744,069
Posted By MCGMB
I totally agree with the clean looks of the bike,...

I totally agree with the clean looks of the bike, and the potential for customization.

And earlier poster said he liked the bike, but preferred non-chrome fenders. I could see color-matched...
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