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Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Keep the Tiger... Let us know in 6 months if it...

Keep the Tiger... Let us know in 6 months if it was a good move.
Forum: Canada 06-27-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 430,558
Posted By ontrip
Trade BMW Allround Pants XL for a M or L

Looking to trade a pair of BMW Allround pants XL for same in large or medium.

Pants have never been worn so looking for pants that are in good condition.
Located in Toronto.

If you can...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 39,788
Views: 10,643,943
Posted By ontrip
GWA exceeded! Would only have been funnier on a...

GWA exceeded! Would only have been funnier on a sport bike.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-31-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39,788
Views: 10,643,943
Posted By ontrip
Especially from people that have never owned or...

Especially from people that have never owned or driven one in 10 years.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,041
Posted By ontrip
Was on 16 on Wednesday 20th and again on the 22nd...

Was on 16 on Wednesday 20th and again on the 22nd (after lunch) Great road! No traffic and endless curves. So many good roads in this Area.

Found out that the upper portion of 91 is not surfaced...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By ontrip
Great deal! Love mine. I also use my Galaxy but...

Great deal! Love mine. I also use my Galaxy but not even close and my old eyes just does not see the phone screen in the sun.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22,686
Views: 2,466,029
Posted By ontrip
Looks like a fun ride. Did you go on River Rd on...

Looks like a fun ride. Did you go on River Rd on your way up.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By ontrip
Williamsport is a good base, good hotels and...

Williamsport is a good base, good hotels and restaurants for after ride.

Good roads in every direction and like the previous poster, PA 87, PA154 and lots of smaller well paved paved SR4000...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-04-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 226,406
Posted By ontrip
Congrats bike looks awesome. The wheel tape looks...

Congrats bike looks awesome. The wheel tape looks cool.

Enjoy. Mine now has 43 000 kms and still enjoying. It. Also down graded from a big bike (FZ1)
Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,057
Posted By ontrip
Have never considered there but it is closer to...

Have never considered there but it is closer to the boarder for those PA roads.

The Escarpment looks great but the prices are most likely more than my home in Toronto.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 286,210
Posted By ontrip
Very underwhelming. Looked at them at the Toronto...

Very underwhelming. Looked at them at the Toronto Bike show yesterday.

Get a left over Monster 696 or 796 and you'll be ahead.

The V7 looks more substantial and once it receives it's 6speed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By ontrip
Another vote for Kriega. I have a US30 and a 10...

Another vote for Kriega. I have a US30 and a 10 and use them together for trips up to 1 week.

Great gear plus they are waterproof.
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Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,373
Posted By ontrip
Well KTM has a nice 390cc 6-speed motor that...

Well KTM has a nice 390cc 6-speed motor that should slip into a nice bike or make a scrambler out of 390 Duke
Forum: Road Warriors 02-09-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
"Dirt bikes are not designed to go that fast :). ...

"Dirt bikes are not designed to go that fast :). Really it is faster than an FJR and more nimble than a Trials bike if you believe this thread.

It is cheaper for Yamaha to limit the speed than...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-09-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,602
Posted By ontrip
Givvi design is better as the base is adjustable...

Givvi design is better as the base is adjustable and allows you to adjust the position without having to drill the bag.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-04-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Great bike but the comments are aimed at folk...

Great bike but the comments are aimed at folk that think it is on level with a Multistrada or FJR
Forum: Road Warriors 01-31-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,281
Posted By ontrip
FJ9 fan boys take a reality check. It is not a...

FJ9 fan boys take a reality check. It is not a FJR alternate nor is it a Multistrada or XR competitor it is completely out of this league.

At best it is a Vstom with a decent engine. Nice big...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-30-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,384
Posted By ontrip
I use Google maps and streetview are great to see...

I use Google maps and streetview are great to see road conditions etc to plan my route.

Then I use Hd Ride planner to plot the route. HD Ride planner allows you to upload to Garmin directly.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-25-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,882
Posted By ontrip
Another vote for the R1200 rs. The Tiger 800 and...

Another vote for the R1200 rs. The Tiger 800 and FJ09 are not in this league. The Tiger 800 engine is a big let down after the Street T 675. The K1300s is a great choice too.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-03-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,509
Posted By ontrip
The smartphone has replaced everything from the...

The smartphone has replaced everything from the alarm clock to the computer and everything in between including camera, radio and music box but it has limitations in its current fragile format. For...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-03-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Every modern bike require s Premium fuel.

Every modern bike require s Premium fuel.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-02-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,890
Posted By ontrip
For my use the Tiger all the way. HS is cool but...

For my use the Tiger all the way. HS is cool but to motard for me. FJ is a budget bike with no off-road ability. It is a good bike for BIG people.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By ontrip
How many bolts to drop the engine.

How many bolts to drop the engine.
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,563
Posted By ontrip
Timmy run across Canada

Timmy run across Canada
Forum: Road Warriors 12-31-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
There are 4 factory seat options plus several...

There are 4 factory seat options plus several aftermarket options. So something should work.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By ontrip
Hope you are on a KTM :puke1

Hope you are on a KTM :puke1
Forum: Road Warriors 12-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Just back from the dealership and pleasantly...

Just back from the dealership and pleasantly surprised by it.

Great ergos for a tall or big person that wants sporting power and actually looks better in person.

It is a great Vstrom...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-29-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Quit dreaming that this thing is on level of the...

Quit dreaming that this thing is on level of the K1600 or FJR 13. It is a good alternative to the Tiger 800 Vstrom or BMW 700 GS. It's lack of off-road ability makes the 800 GS still the leader in...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 286,210
Posted By ontrip
That dealer margin does not exist. 15% at best....

That dealer margin does not exist. 15% at best. Where did u get your info from. This is an entry level bike so margins are much smaller.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-28-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Best Photo of the bike so far. Like the 2 tone ...

Best Photo of the bike so far. Like the 2 tone

http://i.imgur.com/h0RoI8s.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 12-26-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Great bike once I can get past the ugly tank and...

Great bike once I can get past the ugly tank and side profile. Tiger is so much better looking than this ugly ducking. Makes the Vstrom a stunner.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 197,580
Posted By ontrip
The FJ09 is a great touring bike but it is...

The FJ09 is a great touring bike but it is completely out of its league when compared with the XM or MS. It is an affordable choice but a XR or MS buyer will pay for the tech and most importantly...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 197,580
Posted By ontrip
Comparing the FJ 09 to the XR is like comparing a...

Comparing the FJ 09 to the XR is like comparing a Timex with a TAG. yes they are both bikes but that is about it.

They will not be cross-shopped. like the rapper says 'there are levels to this...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-24-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
This could be the long awaited FZ1 replacement....

This could be the long awaited FZ1 replacement. The guys on FZ0A have been waiting and waiting for a replacement.

This bike will do well and as a former FZ1 owner will be checking it out at the...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 1,824,410
Posted By ontrip
This was my dream bike as a a young boy in the...

This was my dream bike as a a young boy in the late 60s. My sister's boyfriend and now husband of 40 years had that exact bike.

I would later get one but mine had the chrome fenders.

Really...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By ontrip
2015 BMW r1200r and RS will offer it.

2015 BMW r1200r and RS will offer it.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-23-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 226,406
Posted By ontrip
If we let threads totally influence our...

If we let threads totally influence our decisions, we would never buy anything. My 2011 has 43 000 kms and the only thing that as been changed are the chain and sprockets, and steering head bearing. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-16-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 226,406
Posted By ontrip
At the risk of another Oil thread, I use whatever...

At the risk of another Oil thread, I use whatever the BMW use at their service and then at the halfway point of the service interval I use 10-40 Motul sem-syn Motorcycle oil. However I did see that...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 44,917
Posted By ontrip
Whatever Mr. S5 fanboy

Whatever Mr. S5 fanboy
Forum: Road Warriors 11-09-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 548,013
Posted By ontrip
Depending on pricing the Tiger will be a strong...

Depending on pricing the Tiger will be a strong consideration.

This bike will have zero off-road ability so not a competitor of the F800 GS but will convert many FZ1 owners as they have been...
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