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Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 281,495
Posted By AWolff
Quality Street Gear for Kids

First off, I've gotten a lot of kit from RevZilla and it's always been a great purchasing experience, and the couple of exchange/returns went smooth. Nice operation.

My son (11 y.o., 5', 105#)...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
Clunking...

Not a bit of clunk or crunch at all. None. Typical hit going from N to 1 at a standstill, but much less so if it's rolling a little. I have the clutch set at 2. It seems the engagement is early in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
2015 R1200RT Medium Term Impressions

I'm gonna start at the end: if you like full size sports tourers, tourers, or all 'rounders, and you can make the deal work, sign the papers. This bike lives up to the hype.

Long story: 10 years...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
Break In

Well first we have to discuss what sort of oil I'll be using, and the merits of counter-steering. Please doG don;t let me derail this into a break in thread :puke1

The mechanic suggested being...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
Joined the Cult

Patiently working my way through break in miles. What a machine.

http://stone-wolff.smugmug.com/Other/Mobile-Pics/i-K9Z8XMs/0/L/r12rt-L.jpg

-AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
CanBus Battery Charger and Tank Bag questions.

Battery Charger:

I like to keep my bias on Battery Tenders when not in use. What's the story on using the accessory plug ports to charge the battery? I'm used to using Batter Tenders via Powerlet...
Forum: Racing 03-27-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 119,114
Posted By AWolff
Videopass

Fixed, for now.
Forum: Racing 03-27-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 119,114
Posted By AWolff
Video Pass

Same here. Useless. Can watch videos on iMac, black screen on iPad and iPhone. Trying Airplay to an AppleTV from the iMac gets no sound. Of course the demo worked fine, now can't figure how to cancel...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 586,770
Posted By AWolff
Lemon Pledge? Really?

Exactly what are you pledging to? Why do you Americans always have to make it into a pledge...

Up 'till now I'd liked every Aussie I'd ever met.

-AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 586,770
Posted By AWolff
Flag Oil?

What kind of oil do you use on the flag?

FFS the man like to fly a flag. Who the fuck cares so much about what someone does on the other side of the goddamned planet?

Very Flagged Ride, How...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 586,770
Posted By AWolff
I've ridden a few full days on a well sorted Gen5...

I've ridden a few full days on a well sorted Gen5 and own a Gen6. They are different, but clearly related bikes. My two cents:

Gen5 has the better motor. It's a gem, linear and useable and smooth....
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 523,761
Posted By AWolff
Selling damn-near-new 2013 Repsol

Just put the Mrs. barely used Repsol in the Flea Market (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1048778), if anyone is looking.

-AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 586,770
Posted By AWolff
Selling my 6th Gen.

Just put my 2003 VFR in the Flea Market (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1048505) if anyone here is looking.

-AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
Wattage/Lumens of BMW Accessory Lights?

Anybody know the draw and output of the BMW accessory lights?

Thanks.

-AWolff

These are the lights:

http://bmwmcbyo.s3.amazonaws.com/resources/models/15RT/accessories/63178532147.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,595
Posted By AWolff
Continuance for Dismissal

Continuance for Dismissal:

Fairly common way for courts to get the money without having to deal with trials for those that would otherwise contest.

-AWolff
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By AWolff
Kids Street Gear Sources

Riding with my son is some of the best riding I get to do, but finding good quality street riding gear for kids is a challenge. Dirt stuff is easy, but the basics for the street - helmet, jacket,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 396,405
Posted By AWolff
Topbox

Seems like my dealer has some wiggle on accessory pricing, less on the bike itself. I'm angling for something because I want the GPS and the big topbox - had a trunk on a K1100LT years ago and it was...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 396,405
Posted By AWolff
Buybacks

Just for comparison: My dealer had a '14 that technically they took in trade so it has a clear title, additional 6 mos warranty, asking $20k. A comparably loptioned '15 sticker at about $22500. No...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,383
Posted By AWolff
Get custom molds.

I've posted this elsewhere, but after years of messing around with various types of plugs and ear buds I finally got a custom set. Wish I had done it years ago - very effective and super comfortable....
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
Well, that's that.

Test rode a '14 RT and Triupmph Trophy this morning. I'll givethe Trriumph it's due - that's a hell of a nice motor/driveline, and the bike overall is good value for money, but it was no contest. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 69,768
Posted By AWolff
Gotcha

That I dont know right off. Just to clarify have you found it settable to only Low-Med-High in both the in-unit voice prompts and via PC?

-AWolff
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 69,768
Posted By AWolff
I believe that is something you can turn on and...

I believe that is something you can turn on and off, or adjust its sensitivity, via the software: Download Scala Software (http://www.cardosystems.com/download/softwareupgrade) or through the unit...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
Worth repeating.

This.

-AWolff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,673
Posted By AWolff
Custom Molds Make All The Difference

For the first few years riding i didn't use plugs or earbuds at all. Really regret that.

Started using ear plugs and found that the reduction in ambient noise seemed to make road noises easier to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10,336
Views: 679,488
Posted By AWolff
Tanks a million

-AWolff
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10,336
Views: 679,488
Posted By AWolff
Did Muriel Get Tagged?

Whats the official ruling? Is this hanging on a technicality and thus still the tag, or are we waiting for a new post?

Canceling an afternoon of stuffy meetings is at stake!

-AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 162,762
Posted By AWolff
Buena Vista

Great spot for a stretch.

-AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 249,393
Posted By AWolff
Recall - Silver Lining?

Gonna be some good deals on lightly used demo bikes later this year.

-AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 523,761
Posted By AWolff
SV v CBR

My wife just sold her SV650S and bought a CBR250R. Both bikes have the same kind of puppy-dog fun about riding them. Obviously the SV lopes along a little easier at higher speeds, and the CBR is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 25,653
Posted By AWolff
I really, really want to like the new VFR...

...but it isn't compelling and I think Honda is going to have problems selling them.

My .02 based on all the marketing classes I never took:

I have a 2003 VFR and it is honestly one of the best...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 461,886
Posted By AWolff
Hayden says he was.

Hayden tweeted that he'd been invited but declined to work on getting his wrist in shape for next season.

-AWolff
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By AWolff
Abba Sky Lift Stand?

Saw this in Bike magazine. Looks like it'd be useful and store small; I wonder if the things are very sturdy though. Anyone tried one?

http://www.abbastands.co.uk/product_details.asp?id=44
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,834
Posted By AWolff
KBricks

I'd happily jump on a K75, 100, or 1100 that had been ridden regularly and had higher miles. They don't like to sit so much, but when ridden can roll on and on and on.

If its been sitting for any...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 63,675
Posted By AWolff
Keep giving the market what it does not want?

I dont think its a good business move at all. The Gen 6 VFR is 10 years old so no surprise people aren't clamoring to buy, and the VFR1200 was never well received here. Honda seems to take from...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 63,675
Posted By AWolff
No new VFR for US?

Dear Honda,

Eff you, eff you very much.

Sincerely,

AWolff
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 63,675
Posted By AWolff
Better to tour, sportily.

Factory hot grips, hard bags (reasonable assumption), bigger lights, little more rooms for rider and passenger, more wind protection all make it more capable middleweight tourer. Day to day...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 508,912
Posted By AWolff
NH - One of the very best brand reps around.

This.

A couple of years ago on the Monday after Laguna I was driving up 101 back to SFO for the flight home. Hit a traffic jam and next thing I know Nicky Hayden pops his head out of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,070
Posted By AWolff
Monkey

Well then I'm screwed...

-AWolff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,070
Posted By AWolff
Define All..

You raise a good point. What is All The Gear?

Does all the gear include chest and back protector, neck brace, knee braces, and a D-Air over vest? If thats the established definition then I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,070
Posted By AWolff
Gear - ATGATT Order of Importance

This might belong in Face Plant but I think it'll get more visibility here, and it's not about a crash (yet).

I have a neighbor that is a general surgeon, former ER doc, and is some kind of ER...
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