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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 37,797
Posted By JNRobert
How can you tell :dunno I don't know if it's...

How can you tell :dunno

I don't know if it's a schtick or not, but personally I'm not a fan. Let's face it, he's never really performed in a below par car in the way Schumi or Alonso or Senna have.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By JNRobert
:scratch :dunno You seem to have an axe to...

:scratch :dunno

You seem to have an axe to grind. I think the definition of what is a Superbike/super sport is generally accepted. The pictures are there to help.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By JNRobert
Not an issue for me but, that's a different bike...

Not an issue for me but, that's a different bike for a different thread

Back to the topic

http://www.proshift.com/assets/Aprilia%20RSV4.jpg
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 16,339
Posted By JNRobert
:rofl :clap

:rofl

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By JNRobert
That's the problem with the Jap sportbikes, they...

That's the problem with the Jap sportbikes, they don't have the bling factor of the Euro's. You can spend a lot of time just looking at the BMW/Ducati/Aprilia's in your garage.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By JNRobert
Yes, I agree but the discussion is real world...

Yes, I agree but the discussion is real world within the accepted limitations of the genre.

I do love's me some Hypermotard SP though :tb
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By JNRobert
Age, Feel (light high performance), contrariness,...

Age, Feel (light high performance), contrariness, stupidity. I'll commute on it probably but I want to be engaged. And who knows maybe do a track day.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By JNRobert
No choices, considering everything

No choices, considering everything
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By JNRobert
Real World Superbike - which is best?

I just sold my Street Triple R which I loved but I'm jonesing for a Supersport (even if it's only for a short while before the realities of ownership kick-in and I sell it for something more...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-26-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,694
Posted By JNRobert
:thumb my presumption is the axle sizes are the...

:thumb my presumption is the axle sizes are the same so they should bolt right up.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-21-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,694
Posted By JNRobert
I assume those cast wheels will fit the 1290 :evil

I assume those cast wheels will fit the 1290 :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,548
Posted By JNRobert
Why you don't buy the bike that fits your needs...

Why you don't buy the bike that fits your needs instead of ruining it with screens and fugly cases is beyond me :rolleyes
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,347
Posted By JNRobert
:scratch Mine didn't lack torque it was...

:scratch

Mine didn't lack torque it was justy lumpy, harsh and stutters
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,347
Posted By JNRobert
:nod the only complaint I had about mine was low...

:nod the only complaint I had about mine was low speed running, it was harsh.
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,948
Posted By JNRobert
Actually now that I think about it it was the...

Actually now that I think about it it was the speed triple risers with Pro-Tapers. Combined with a taller seat that put me over the front more and gave the bike a more supermoto feel as the bars were...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 37,797
Posted By JNRobert
Or we can put it down to the McLaren cars'...

Or we can put it down to the McLaren cars' historic propensity to unexpectedly turn right . . .







:arg
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 37,797
Posted By JNRobert
^^^ very interesting video. Thanks

^^^ very interesting video. Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,948
Posted By JNRobert
I think you just contradicted yourself :lol3 ...

I think you just contradicted yourself :lol3

Here's to unicorns :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,948
Posted By JNRobert
I was so disappointed that Triumph didn't give us...

I was so disappointed that Triumph didn't give us the Tiger Sport. Unquestionably I would have owned one
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,948
Posted By JNRobert
I heavily modified mine ...

I heavily modified mine

http://norcalmo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tiger/i-XBPmX6z/0/L/Tiger2011-26-L.jpg

Ohlins, RaceTech Gold Valves, Speed Triple bars, Arrow exhaust etc..

The 1050 is a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 59,753
Posted By JNRobert
I know it's early days for ownership, but any...

I know it's early days for ownership, but any sense that the 1290 runs as hot as its smaller sibling?
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 56,822
Posted By JNRobert
The next SPEEDY? ...

The next SPEEDY?

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/new-triumph-speed-triple-spied/26278.html
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 436,974
Posted By JNRobert
How plush is the suspension? I like my Street...

How plush is the suspension? I like my Street Triple a lot but I'm getting tired of the beating it gives me by the end of the commute week particularly on California urban roads. The R might be a...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,736
Posted By JNRobert
Race bikes look dated quickly so it tends to be...

Race bikes look dated quickly so it tends to be the ones that gripped your imagination at the time that never really grow ugly. For me it's that era (with a little 1974 MV Augusta 500, Barry Sheenes...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 221,764
Posted By JNRobert
:lol3 that's all sorts of wrong

:lol3 that's all sorts of wrong
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,792
Posted By JNRobert
The main reason I went with GT's is the 10K mile...

The main reason I went with GT's is the 10K mile claims. I did feel the extra weight particularly on the rear over stock tires but don't notice it now. The bike seems to handle the same maybe less...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,792
Posted By JNRobert
I just put Angel GT's on mine for the guaranteed...

I just put Angel GT's on mine for the guaranteed mileage but they seem to have plenty of grip even in the rain and 40deg mornings. I've hammered them pretty hard on 100mph sweepers almost on the edge...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,976
Posted By JNRobert
^^^ :nod

^^^ :nod
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,976
Posted By JNRobert
:nod pretty much

:nod pretty much
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,976
Posted By JNRobert
Needs rising rate link suspension

Needs rising rate link suspension
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 56,822
Posted By JNRobert
Do what exactly :ear

Do what exactly :ear
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 56,822
Posted By JNRobert
:thumb I had a test spin on the KTM...

:thumb

I had a test spin on the KTM Superduke yesterday and was very impressed. But I do like my Triumphs (more specifically their triple's) and if the next ST is a refinement, that's okay with...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 56,822
Posted By JNRobert
Any rumors on a new version yet? The 1050 is...

Any rumors on a new version yet? The 1050 is getting long in the tooth and I assume the BMW and KTM is stealing market share
Forum: Racing 12-29-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 247,958
Posted By JNRobert
Still my favourite era as far as car aesthetics

Still my favourite era as far as car aesthetics
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 136,559
Posted By JNRobert
:nod I don't like fours for the same reason. I...

:nod I don't like fours for the same reason. I owned the MTS. and loved it except. . . Sometimes I found that big lumpy twin tiring. I'm praying to the Gods that Triumph make an updated Tiger Sport....
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,792
Posted By JNRobert
how do you like the slip on, much difference from...

how do you like the slip on, much difference from stock?
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,792
Posted By JNRobert
I went the other way, nothing wrong with the 800...

I went the other way, nothing wrong with the 800 but the 675 is a much more engaging bike, ymmv of course :deal
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,761
Posted By JNRobert
This. Like Indians have a stellar rep for honesty...

This. Like Indians have a stellar rep for honesty :rolleyes
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 298,792
Posted By JNRobert
Nothing. I'm guessing Triumph will do it for me...

Nothing. I'm guessing Triumph will do it for me in the next year or two given the success of the Yam.
Forum: Racing 12-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 247,958
Posted By JNRobert
That seems a fairly unconvincing thesis ( lots of...

That seems a fairly unconvincing thesis ( lots of assumptions on the value of the marketing return which he does fuck-all to prove one way or the other). And how much of Mercedes investment in F1 is...
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