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Forum: Road Warriors 06-20-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,062,971
Posted By Pokeyjoe
When I was a kid, my dad had a Goldstar. What an...

When I was a kid, my dad had a Goldstar. What an absolute piece of shite. Everything vibrated off from vibration. Even cracked the license plate because it was only held on by two bolts and it...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 277,461
Posted By Pokeyjoe
ProItalia has a 2013 for $9800 right now. ...

ProItalia has a 2013 for $9800 right now. Aftermarket exhaust, but otherwise stock. They say it was owned by a rock star, too. :huh
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,955
Posted By Pokeyjoe
As long as you keep re-enforcing their...

As long as you keep re-enforcing their differences, it's going to be an uphill battle. Shoulda bought the same bike for both.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,955
Posted By Pokeyjoe
+1. Engage your parenting skills. They have to...

+1. Engage your parenting skills. They have to be the same.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,907
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I have a Dorsoduro with a Deception headlight. ...

I have a Dorsoduro with a Deception headlight.

http://www.puigusa.com/imagenes/PUIG8270.jpg

I don't like it, but it does work. I'd much rather have a 7" round headlight (a proper Cibie/Hella...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,743
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Actually, they've been selling them for a couple...

Actually, they've been selling them for a couple years in India. I think the broken wheels are past history, however there are complaints about failing radiator fans and some quality issues. But...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,748
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Where are you?

Where are you?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,290
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Yes, that's the ABS wheel the sensor reads.

Yes, that's the ABS wheel the sensor reads.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-21-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
That may be the best description I've read for...

That may be the best description I've read for throttle response.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-21-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,955
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I guess they're doing a little better on the...

I guess they're doing a little better on the wheels, but still have problems with overheating, clutches coming apart, etc. Real hit or miss quality wise, but that's what you get for US$5K.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,955
Posted By Pokeyjoe
They are metal. And big (5.8 gallons).

They are metal. And big (5.8 gallons).
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
The dealer in Brea has several.

The dealer in Brea has several.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-04-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 184,573
Posted By Pokeyjoe
You could try the bar off a Mana or Shiver: ...

You could try the bar off a Mana or Shiver:

Dorsoduro: 30" (760mm)
Mana: 29" (735mm)
Shiver: 28.5" (725mm)
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,748
Posted By Pokeyjoe
and it really wouldn't be any good off road. ...

and it really wouldn't be any good off road. Stock gearing is pretty high and, with oversize tires, you'd have a hard time going slow enough to handle any kind of terrain. Interesting, though.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-27-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
What kind of range did you get out of that 3.5...

What kind of range did you get out of that 3.5 gallon tank?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-26-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
How tall are you?

How tall are you?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-24-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,748
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Yes. AF1 Racing (Austin, TX) said they will have...

Yes. AF1 Racing (Austin, TX) said they will have them next week.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-24-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 184,573
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Be very careful with that thing. A couple people...

Be very careful with that thing. A couple people have ruined their bikes due to over-fueling. It's a linear fix for a non-linear problem. I tried it for awhile and it seemed to fix some of the low...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 184,573
Posted By Pokeyjoe
What are you doing in touring mode?

What are you doing in touring mode?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-22-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Yes, please. So far all I've read is that the...

Yes, please. So far all I've read is that the bike is great on smooth pavement, but otherwise handles like it's Monster brother offroad (not so good).
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-19-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
The cats? Deal!!

The cats? Deal!!
Forum: Road Warriors 04-14-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,748
Posted By Pokeyjoe
One of my favorite color combinations. find the...

One of my favorite color combinations. find the Wild Guzzi forum and go through some of those threads. At some point, you're going to want to do something with the suspension. Both the T100 and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Not bad. Heavy, kinda straining to do much over...

Not bad. Heavy, kinda straining to do much over 80mph, but well-planted and easy. If you're going to do much riding on the slab, replace the tires with something less knobby.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-11-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 184,573
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Go into the diagnostic menu and clear the coupon....

Go into the diagnostic menu and clear the coupon. Probably the service (oil) interval.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,955
Posted By Pokeyjoe
You need to be really careful when you accept the...

You need to be really careful when you accept the test results from CR. In this case, "...based on our survey of more than 11,000 Consumer Reports subscribers." 11,000 really isn't much or a base...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,543
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I really do like the 390s. I'd get one, but I...

I really do like the 390s. I'd get one, but I keep seeing comments about excessive vibration. I would expect more with a thumper, but there are comments about your limbs going numb after 20 minutes...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-05-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,748
Posted By Pokeyjoe
There is a secret. I had the same problem with...

There is a secret. I had the same problem with the Triumphs I've owned and my Aprilia.

- Left up the back of the tank and disconnect the electrical line to the fuel pump.
- Stick in the key and...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-01-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 184,573
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I like those, but really have no use for them. ...

I like those, but really have no use for them. I'm always on pavement.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 326,284
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Just buy the official Triumph grab handle....

Just buy the official Triumph grab handle. (http://shop.triumphmotorcycles.com/backrests/id-A9758052/Grab_Rail) It mounts right behind the seat and is well worth the money when you want to move the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-26-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Oooh. He played the "Steve" card...

Oooh. He played the "Steve" card...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-25-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Maybe a really big rear sprocket and a hill climb...

Maybe a really big rear sprocket and a hill climb are in it's future.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Or it was trucked there. Look at the tire tracks.

Or it was trucked there. Look at the tire tracks.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-23-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
That bike is spotless. I think it was pushed...

That bike is spotless. I think it was pushed offroad.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-20-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,290
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Hey, look. The clutch cable is out where you can...

Hey, look. The clutch cable is out where you can get to it.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-05-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
It will still have "BMW" molded into it. It's...

It will still have "BMW" molded into it. It's like an anti-gremlin bell.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-05-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I can almost guarantee that the evap canister is...

I can almost guarantee that the evap canister is made by BMW...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-01-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 184,573
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I installed the rear caliper off a BMW S1000RR...

I installed the rear caliper off a BMW S1000RR today:

http://imageshack.com/a/img633/9072/NGUp7z.jpg

I bought it off eBay for about US$70. I haven't had a chance to try it yet, but it...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Sure, look at the Mini Coopers, VW Beetles, and...

Sure, look at the Mini Coopers, VW Beetles, and Fiat 500s out there. Interesting demographic.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-25-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,062,971
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Take some toilet paper with you.

Take some toilet paper with you.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-23-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,708
Posted By Pokeyjoe
5'6" - that pretty much sums it up.

5'6" - that pretty much sums it up.
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