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Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 540,110
Posted By DanVFR
This thing ran forever! ...

This thing ran forever!

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Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,014
Posted By DanVFR
I do and always miss my VFR, 30k miles in 2 years...

I do and always miss my VFR, 30k miles in 2 years and never left me stranded ridden in all weathers every day!

Was sketchy when a fuse blew in Scotland and i couldn't tell how much fuel i had...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 61,126
Posted By DanVFR
Ambient air temp and also Engine temp are a...

Ambient air temp and also Engine temp are a regularly indicated on most bikes.

Ambient being outside and Engine being inside :D:norton
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,514
Posted By DanVFR
The older the rubber the better, it matures and...

The older the rubber the better, it matures and becomes more supple. Don't even bother changing to new tyres mate
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 61,126
Posted By DanVFR
Needs a nice dirty set of tyres, some extra...

Needs a nice dirty set of tyres, some extra spotlights for night time activities and some ammo cans hanging off the back.

Time to go exploring!

let's go over that field to the lake..

Fellow...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 61,126
Posted By DanVFR
When i first saw it i didn't like it either, but...

When i first saw it i didn't like it either, but i got a feel for it's reasoning and imagined how it'll bring biking back to the basics, keeping it simple.

Ride, fill up, ride, repeat
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,297
Posted By DanVFR
S1000rr. Wanted to love it, baby blue...

S1000rr.

Wanted to love it, baby blue awesome looking thing.

Cheap switchgear.
Horrible seat.
Too complicated.

Did some decent roads, some fast roads. Took it back and jumped back on the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 61,126
Posted By DanVFR
Ducati for life. THIS is my time to get back...

Ducati for life.

THIS is my time to get back into it!

Aprilia is close but not close enough.

If the Scrambler doesn't fit the bill..

Incoming Diavel.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 293,206
Posted By DanVFR
Your sunglasses are too wide for your head, too...

Your sunglasses are too wide for your head, too much gap there.

goof review kept me watching for 8minutes, bike intrigues me shame it's got a weak engine for the highways
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 251,825
Posted By DanVFR
I like to think sports touring as a sports bike...

I like to think sports touring as a sports bike with enough storage for essentials so you can ride ride ride.

Otherwise it's just touring.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 61,126
Posted By DanVFR
I understand why people are comparing this bike...

I understand why people are comparing this bike to others but, i wouldn't say it's just another entry level, market entry and newbie welcome bike.

It is just as exciting to new and old riders,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 61,126
Posted By DanVFR
The Scrambler should be a great bike for our...

The Scrambler should be a great bike for our country roads.

Not so much in the USA with it's long straight roads where you need to be going fast to enjoy them.

Here in the UK 80mph is a good...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 61,126
Posted By DanVFR
Prices for the UK people. Icon is an ok price the...

Prices for the UK people. Icon is an ok price the others need to knock 500quid off imo.

8k is a lot of bike for what is effectively a fashion item.

***Scrambler Prices Released***
•Scrambler...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By DanVFR
3 times? you need to avoid those potholes!!

3 times? you need to avoid those potholes!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,488
Views: 644,988
Posted By DanVFR
Great choice, i really miss my 749s but the...

Great choice, i really miss my 749s but the Aprillia RSV Mile isn't a bad bike to move too.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,498
Posted By DanVFR
I can't help but it's a shame about this fault, i...

I can't help but it's a shame about this fault, i guess all new bikes have bugs at first and it takes time to weasel them out!

long live the GS
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,893
Posted By DanVFR
Aprilia RSV Mille, bait of a brute in traffic but...

Aprilia RSV Mille, bait of a brute in traffic but sure makes things move out the way, plus i can stay in bed an extra 20 minutes :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,692
Posted By DanVFR
Buy one, i was impressed by the bike overall. ...

Buy one, i was impressed by the bike overall.

Shame the indicators hurt your thumbs and the seat feels like your sitting on two metal rods directly under each cheek.

Oh and the fairing is made...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,196
Posted By DanVFR
I can appreciate that man, i understand where...

I can appreciate that man, i understand where your coming from and at least you know how to survive a zombie apocalypse :D

ride safe the both of you, all the best!!
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,946
Posted By DanVFR
I settled on Roadsmart tyres my VFR, used to get...

I settled on Roadsmart tyres my VFR, used to get around 10k miles on the front and 6k on the back, hard riding too. Great tyres, very nice in the wet!

Very nice bike for general riding, i put over...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By DanVFR
How are you guys forgetting the RSV Mille!!

How are you guys forgetting the RSV Mille!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10,483
Views: 3,442,834
Posted By DanVFR
The Nuda interests me a lot i just do a lot of...

The Nuda interests me a lot i just do a lot of fast highway miles getting to places where the riding gets twisty and i fear i'd regret loosing the fairing for slightly more fun on the dirty roads.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,946
Posted By DanVFR
VFR is a missile and capable of anything you...

VFR is a missile and capable of anything you throw at it day in day out. Its a great bike if you ride solo 90% of the time.
Forum: EMEA 02-26-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,996
Posted By DanVFR
You pass me in the UK at manchester, lets grab a...

You pass me in the UK at manchester, lets grab a beer and if you need any maintenance done let me know.
Forum: EMEA 02-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By DanVFR
Dano's European Blast Summer 2014

Ok so this will turn into a journal when the day arrives but for now this is where i will write my plans and list details of the trip. List bike modifications and the routes.

I recently moved back...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 50,085
Posted By DanVFR
suscribed

Very good ride report, really enjoying it! I'm very impressed by your lightly packed bike!!

It seems your in the same area as flyingdutchman177, awesome!!

Anyway when you hit Europe i'll be in...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,196
Posted By DanVFR
I don't mean to cause argument here but what have...

I don't mean to cause argument here but what have you possibly got loaded on those bikes?

You stayed in hotels so i can only guess you packed for every possibility - a rifle? It's impressive you...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,104,379
Posted By DanVFR
Well this is interesting, i left for Australia to...

Well this is interesting, i left for Australia to travel for 7months on roughly page 200 of your trip and here i am home again and catching up on your travels a further 200 pages deep!

I can...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 47,648
Posted By DanVFR
Keep it coming bro! From your experience...

Keep it coming bro!

From your experience could your trip be done on a road bike? RSV Mille for example?
Forum: EMEA 02-24-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By DanVFR
You don't have time too see both the UK and...

You don't have time too see both the UK and Ireland, personally i'd forget about Ireland.

Focus on blasting up to Wales, then to Yorkshire, zig zag into the Lake District and up to Glasgow then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,142
Views: 997,023
Posted By DanVFR
Really like that new Gixxer paint scheme, i...

Really like that new Gixxer paint scheme, i usually don't really take much notice of them as they all look the same.

Glad your recovered and riding again dude!
Forum: Australia 11-11-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By DanVFR
My visa only allows a maximum of 6 months at the...

My visa only allows a maximum of 6 months at the same employer. A massive shame really but like i say i still have my job back home and just ant to be in the industry while i'm in Sydney till April....
Forum: Australia 11-10-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By DanVFR
Tried those places before, sadly they want...

Tried those places before, sadly they want someone who can commit to over a years work, which is fair enough.

I'm after any work in the industry for around 6 months but it seems hard to come by.
...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By DanVFR
Motorcycle work in Sydney?

Hey guys

Recently moved to Sydney, anyone know of any jobs in sales etc or general work in motorcycle dealerships around the city?

Worked for Ducati in the UK and would like to continue in the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,415,134
Posted By DanVFR
Everything I need from a bike. Can even do cheeky...

Everything I need from a bike. Can even do cheeky tours on it.http://www.ducatinewstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Ducati_Diavel_Starbucks_Special_Edition.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,504
Posted By DanVFR
Apessino your drive is full of wet dreams, carbon...

Apessino your drive is full of wet dreams, carbon diavel ohhh baby.
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,327
Posted By DanVFR
With 162bhp you won't be looking at it for long ;)

With 162bhp you won't be looking at it for long ;)
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,327
Posted By DanVFR
Ducati Diavel is the bike HD should of made....

Ducati Diavel is the bike HD should of made. Style, speed, handling.
Forum: Australia 07-22-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,646
Posted By DanVFR
I'm at surf camp arrawarra, i miss my ducati!

I'm at surf camp arrawarra, i miss my ducati!
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,104,379
Posted By DanVFR
Finally caught up, cya in OZ!

Finally caught up, cya in OZ!
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