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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-25-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 66,219
Posted By 996DL
dougrender, where can we expect to see your...

dougrender, where can we expect to see your riding impressions posted, this thread or elsewhere ?

And of course, CONGRATULATIONS ! :thumb

996DL
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 116,760
Posted By 996DL
Fascinating link, in regards to Umberto Borile's...

Fascinating link, in regards to Umberto Borile's dissatisfaction with Ducati redge ! :thumb

I'd guess that the gentleman's agreement, involving Ducati providing engine parts and Borile completing...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 88,270
Posted By 996DL
Glad your "technique" worked, for myself Murphy's...

Glad your "technique" worked, for myself Murphy's Law would've stepped in and the crankcase would've gotten cracked, or some such nightmare.

Short cuts NEVER work for me. :lol3

996DL
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,685
Posted By 996DL
Literally a works endurance racer with turn...

Literally a works endurance racer with turn signals, a "game changer" indeed. :nod

Nice cherry picking with the grey imports jas67, their condition appears outstanding. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 376,905
Posted By 996DL
Probably could've got a better price from the...

Probably could've got a better price from the dealer,
if you weren't drooling and rubbing your hands together. :tb

996DL
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,300
Posted By 996DL
EBR's association with India's Hero, will...

EBR's association with India's Hero, will hopefully allow them the financial stability to continue along, until the AX is finally finished development and released to market. Done right, it could...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,300
Posted By 996DL
Because I have an opinion, a keyboard and a...

Because I have an opinion, a keyboard and a fucking last gen Uly, that's why.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,300
Posted By 996DL
Your inane postings in this thread, is why I've...

Your inane postings in this thread, is why I've got you on ignore, that way I'm prepared for nonsensical EBR rants, when I do take the time to view your postings.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,300
Posted By 996DL
As aggravating as the wait is, for those that are...

As aggravating as the wait is, for those that are on the cusp of purchasing a new bike in this category, other manufacturers haven't engaged in teasers until just prior to production readiness, so I...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By 996DL
It's just ICBC's designation for their rate...

It's just ICBC's designation for their rate categories, meaningless really.

The displacement groupings and their respective rates, are all that matters.

No such thing as a dumb question.
...
Forum: Canada 12-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By 996DL
The options to basic liability coverage, is where...

The options to basic liability coverage, is where the expense of insuring a motorcycle used to escalate horribly, with collision coverage usually being near unaffordable.

ICBC has shifted the vast...
Forum: Canada 12-07-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By 996DL
You don't fight ICBC with examples of insuring...

You don't fight ICBC with examples of insuring ZX-14's & 103ci HD's in other regions, you fight it with the near impossibility of a BC rider being able to afford to highway commute on a 650 Burgman,...
Forum: Canada 12-06-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By 996DL
If I owned nothing larger in the motorcycle...

If I owned nothing larger in the motorcycle category than 400cc, then I doubt I would have started this thread.

Beyond 400cc I'm, you're, we're all fucked, unless we're riding antiques.

I...
Forum: Canada 12-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By 996DL
My pickup's policy was granted -40% upon only...

My pickup's policy was granted -40% upon only just arriving and will bump to -43% in a year's time, if I behave. This discount was granted, after providing the routine no claims letter from my former...
Forum: Canada 12-03-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By 996DL
This past Monday I was mostly concentrating on...

This past Monday I was mostly concentrating on registering and insuring my pickup with ICBC, but made the mistake of inquiring about the DR650 and Buell minimal coverage. Suffice to say, it was 3...
Forum: Canada 12-02-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By 996DL
Pissed ICBC 401 to 750cc rate class 312

Looks like my 07 DR650 dualsport, will be subsidizing all the 600 to 750cc hypersport riders crashing their brains out and requiring medical care.

With Vancouver Island basic liability in the 401...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 950,611
Posted By 996DL
It's your bike and your dime and that's about...

It's your bike and your dime and that's about what it's worth now.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,444
Views: 835,287
Posted By 996DL
:lurk 996DL

:lurk

996DL
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,554
Posted By 996DL
:snore 996DL

:snore

996DL
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 965,823
Posted By 996DL
The 2007 Ulysses got a stiffer front spring rate,...

The 2007 Ulysses got a stiffer front spring rate, do your homework on the badweatherbikers.com forum.

996DL
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,907
Posted By 996DL
Blasphemer :evil, hopefully you were spared from...

Blasphemer :evil, hopefully you were spared from endless wind riding technique tips and chassis setup solutions, from the 1st gen Vee faithful :choppa.

The 2nd gen appears to be the bike we were...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8,252
Views: 3,281,454
Posted By 996DL
Wink Peter Egan and friends thread now !

It was Peter Egan's occasional musing on the 1996+ DR650's lack of vibration, that finally brought the bike to my attention and ownership. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,789
Posted By 996DL
I've always felt Yamaha erred too much on the...

I've always felt Yamaha erred too much on the side of caution, with the release of the 1200 Tenere back in 2012.

They used as their design target the first gen GS1200, which was already years into...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,195
Posted By 996DL
:choppa and for myself as well. 996DL

:choppa and for myself as well.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,013
Posted By 996DL
My departed 04 Vee, was the first year of the oem...

My departed 04 Vee, was the first year of the oem upgraded clutch basket and like your's, trouble free.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,013
Posted By 996DL
Noob. :lol3 996DL

Noob. :lol3

996DL
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,013
Posted By 996DL
The motor's a jewel, has been since it's...

The motor's a jewel, has been since it's inception in 1997. The sound (a mechanical symphony to motorheads) of the idler gear driven cams, is what most mechanically challenged noobs, consider a...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 965,823
Posted By 996DL
Well done Tefloncandy, one of 96 2010 XB12X...

Well done Tefloncandy, one of 96 2010 XB12X models produced. :wink: :thumb

996DL
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By 996DL
Despite forays into swamps by a Canadian...

Despite forays into swamps by a Canadian journalist, I still find this unexpected model release by Polaris, really interesting.

Rapid fire development, utilization of a 2.4 litre GM automotive...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By 996DL
Wink Don't miss current issue of Cycle Canada, Sept / Oct 2014 !

VERY amusing article, on Neil Graham's demo experiences, with a pre-production Polaris Slingshot 3-wheeler. :eek1 :lol3

Article entitled "The Slingshot Files", with a teaser byline on the front...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,387
Posted By 996DL
Valentino, lo credo bene. :thumb 996DL

Valentino, lo credo bene. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 251,035
Posted By 996DL
Priceless ! :thumb 996DL

Priceless ! :thumb

996DL
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,444
Views: 835,287
Posted By 996DL
:lol3 996DL

:lol3

996DL
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,080
Posted By 996DL
:lurk Subscribed. If there's anything I...

:lurk Subscribed.

If there's anything I detest more than KLR's, it's velocity stacks on primo bikes.

And yes, I know you've replaced them already, with K&N type pods. :wink:
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,964
Posted By 996DL
Steel tank, wet clutch, w/c sohc with 3 valve...

Steel tank, wet clutch, w/c sohc with 3 valve heads, a very interesting bike and probably far more user friendly, than the ST4S.

Looks like a mint example, congratulations ! :thumb

996DL
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 965,823
Posted By 996DL
:choppa Ain't happening, your money is safe. ...

:choppa Ain't happening, your money is safe. :wink:

996DL
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,682
Posted By 996DL
:*sip* :lol3 :thumb 996DL

:*sip* :lol3 :thumb

996DL
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,296
Posted By 996DL
A BIG FAVORITE of mine as well, black and gold...

A BIG FAVORITE of mine as well, black and gold coloured aerosol can... :thumb

996DL
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,000
Posted By 996DL
If that means you'll spend more time in the KLR...

If that means you'll spend more time in the KLR threads, it's all good. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,676
Posted By 996DL
Yeah, the KLR platform is a perfect example of...

Yeah, the KLR platform is a perfect example of refinement / evolution... :lol3

996DL
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