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Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,696
Posted By CurveLover
Just cuz: ...

Just cuz:

http://i1340.photobucket.com/albums/o727/CurveLoverADV/r1.jpg

:ricky

That particular color scheme just looks badass imo. But that's just today- tomorrow I'll hate it.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-15-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,224
Posted By CurveLover
Good thread, with good answers and perspectives-...

Good thread, with good answers and perspectives- and very applicable to me, seeing as I still haven't made a move yet from my Linhai 300 scooter up to a KLR650. I thought the KLR would be the perfect...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,114
Posted By CurveLover
2012 model commits ultimate KLR heresy and adds a...

2012 model commits ultimate KLR heresy and adds a fuel level warning gauge. :rofl

I guess they got tired of all the freakouts and questions about it and finally put one on:

<table...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,111
Posted By CurveLover
Now THAT is cool. Never heard of such a thing...

Now THAT is cool. Never heard of such a thing till you posted that, thanks. Then again, I am a noob, and don't read all those moto mags. I'll betcha once that is improved for racing and put on both...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,114
Posted By CurveLover
:lol3 You gotta be kidding me. That just...

:lol3

You gotta be kidding me. That just looks so...so... JURY RIGGED...to be more politically correct.

Ok. So what do you do for the first few thousand miles before you figure it all out?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,449
Posted By CurveLover
Ok. So who was the motard yesterday that got...

Ok. So who was the motard yesterday that got behind me and propelled me into pushing my little scooter further than I ever have by getting all up on my rear and acting like you were gonna pass me in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,114
Posted By CurveLover
Just Curious...No fuel gauge on a KLR650?

Stupid noob question, I admit, but even in the latest models I don't see a fuel gauge on a KLR650... The KLR650, hated by some, immortalized by others, apparently has one of the largest fuel tanks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,111
Posted By CurveLover
Then perhaps you'd care to explain that to team...

Then perhaps you'd care to explain that to team Yamaha, and call into question their 2012 France Grand Prix #1 spot victory win, on an M1, which has 16.5" wheels on both front and back. :1drink
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-25-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,593
Posted By CurveLover
PIcs or it didn't happen? ...

PIcs or it didn't happen?

http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20120524/OUTDOORS/305240011/Parkway-reduces-speed-limit-through-Asheville?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Frontpage|s

Yeah, it happened....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,593
Posted By CurveLover
It's lookin like almost 5 miles, from what I can...

It's lookin like almost 5 miles, from what I can see on google maps. If that's all the way to 25 (Hendersonville Road), that is, not to just 25A (Sweeten Creek Rd). I take that route once in a while,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,593
Posted By CurveLover
Funny, I was just about to make a post about what...

Funny, I was just about to make a post about what to do when you spotted a couple of 50cc scooters up on the parkway. I hadn't heard of this law, and I was up there just the other day- when I saw a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,019
Posted By CurveLover
It's good, I promise. :D Seriously though,...

It's good, I promise. :D

Seriously though, see the second chart on page 9, where they combined all three, and the numbers tell the tale. Drop the gas prices, and fatalities drop right with it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,111
Posted By CurveLover
Well I did find an interesting, long explanation...

Well I did find an interesting, long explanation of all of this in a concept design document, although I can't really say if it really answers the question as to what would be "better":
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,111
Posted By CurveLover
:rofl Yeah, I'm sure he could take a ZX14R...

:rofl

Yeah, I'm sure he could take a ZX14R in the twisties... no problem. Look at all that traction up front! :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,019
Posted By CurveLover
From the one graph I saw in there where they...

From the one graph I saw in there where they combined the price of gas and registrations and fatalities, seemed to me that a simple reduction in the price of gas brings down the fatalities, with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,111
Posted By CurveLover
:D Yeah, I would be very curious to see what...

:D

Yeah, I would be very curious to see what happens with that. And if your explanation is right, then that might explain why this little two 12" scoot seems to be very nimble and stable in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,111
Posted By CurveLover
Different Size Front and Back Wheels- Can They Affect Handling?

Always wondered about this, but don't see much written about it- then again, I suppose I really haven't searched that much to find an answer. Instead, why not ask the Inmates?

It seems to me that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 424,970
Posted By CurveLover
I wish someone would have told me before I...

I wish someone would have told me before I started riding about checking your shoes/boots for pavement traction BEFORE you get on your bike. I've only gone about 4,300 miles now on my little 275cc...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
You Score! :clap MotoNexus is where it is in...

You Score! :clap

MotoNexus is where it is in Hendersonville, NC.

http://www.moto-nexus.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?sid=07796595X5K1K2012J7I35I22JPMQ7313R0&veh=61447&pov=2636645

Won't be for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
Umm, yeah... If you had to choose between the...

Umm, yeah... If you had to choose between the N1200 and your Ducati MS 1200S for a long trip cross country, mainly on pavement, would you still pick the MS? Something tells me the N1200 might be a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
Canastertomy??? Care to elaborate for the noob in...

Canastertomy??? Care to elaborate for the noob in the crowd? (me)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
Hah! Hey, they are saying that they are...

Hah!

Hey, they are saying that they are having to cut down the center stand on it, cause the N1200 is great in the twisties so I hear, but people have been scraping it. Not good. Scape, slide, and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
:rofl ok ok. Jeez.... So maybe I'll at...

:rofl

ok ok. Jeez....

So maybe I'll at least go sit on the thing if it makes you all happy! So let's see, the clutch is the lever down near the right foot....right? :clap

:eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
Heh, well that notion was short lived. This will...

Heh, well that notion was short lived. This will not be the bike. Just reading around reviews and the threads here at ADV, and I can already tell I would not be happy for its intended use. Here's one...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
Hmm, the guys in this thread seem to dig this...

Hmm, the guys in this thread seem to dig this bike pretty good, and one guy is talking about how the springs might not be the greatest on the 07 and pre's. This is an 08 shown above.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
Hi GrahamD...

Hi GrahamD (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=143160),
Thanks for your input. While I love the looks of that bike, I am not so vain to buy any bike based on looks alone. In fact, I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,245
Posted By CurveLover
Question Nice Norge 1200...Would this be a mistake?

So you ADV riders have put the adventure bug in me bigtime, and I am seriously considering moving out of scooterville into cruiser/touring ville... But I am particular, and not a whole lot appeals to...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,154
Posted By CurveLover
Ouch. Glad that didn't turn out much worse! ...

Ouch. Glad that didn't turn out much worse!

I deal with wet grass constantly as I have to park my Linhai 300 on it. It became evident very quickly that extreme caution is necessary, and forget...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,840
Posted By CurveLover
That's the coolest thing ever! I've always...

That's the coolest thing ever!

I've always wondered why rider comfort seems to be the LAST thing on just about every single motorcycle and scooter manufacturer's list. Not having some kind of nice...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,410
Posted By CurveLover
If you *happen* to find a used Linhai 300 for...

If you *happen* to find a used Linhai 300 for sale in the $1500 range that's not too beat up...I own one and recommend it!
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,236
Posted By CurveLover
The 300 is only 275cc, so it's not going to be a...

The 300 is only 275cc, so it's not going to be a whole lot of difference. I think top speed is like 78 mph according to spec. And of course rider weight/height, tall windscreen, trunk/accessories...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-13-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 26,552
Posted By CurveLover
Now that yellow Tmax is total scooter slutness...

Now that yellow Tmax is total scooter slutness right there. :D I know you gotta get some comments on that thing around town. Wow.

I have lotsa fun on my 2006 Linhai 300 SuperStrada though- and no...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,236
Posted By CurveLover
Geez, $ 2,499.00 brand spankin new in Atlanta: ...

Geez, $ 2,499.00 brand spankin new in Atlanta:



http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/mcd/2621679988.html

I don't see a used one anywhere in NC at the moment, sorry. Not even on Ebay is there...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,236
Posted By CurveLover
Cool. Well don't get me wrong: Even new at $...

Cool. Well don't get me wrong: Even new at $ 2,695.00 shipped to your door, I believe you could do worse. A lot worse. In fact, if I am not mistaken, the Linhai 300 with 275cc provides the most cc's...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-10-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,236
Posted By CurveLover
Wow, what a ride! AWESOME Ride Report and pics!!!...

Wow, what a ride! AWESOME Ride Report and pics!!! Now you have lit a fire in me to get on NC 80! I was just up at Mount Mitchell right near there the other day (in my cage, not on the scoot). Nothing...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-09-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,236
Posted By CurveLover
Hi Jersey! A fellow NC'an too, IC....

Hi Jersey!

A fellow NC'an too, IC. :freakyWhere in NC are you? Cause I am itching for a Blue Ridge Parkway cruise (starting/ending near Asheville somewhere) with a lot of picture taking stops now...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By CurveLover
Thanks for those pointers man, and to a degree I...

Thanks for those pointers man, and to a degree I have already had this thing on some long runs. Leaving for Lake Lure in 1/2 hour with some buddies. One guy on a brand new FZ6R- I so hate him! :rofl...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By CurveLover
Cuttle- so where is the wedge? mb90535im...

Cuttle- so where is the wedge?

mb90535im (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=94304): Yamaha 175, knobby tires? I got a new set of Michelin road tires, and they handle real nice on...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,519
Posted By CurveLover
It is not a "pure" Yamaha, no. Linhai put the...

It is not a "pure" Yamaha, no. Linhai put the quality where it mattered the most- in the engine. But check this out, for all those that want to understand exactly Yamaha's involvement with Linhai-...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By CurveLover
Talking Asheville to St. Petersburg...on a Chinese Scooter?

So I have this old buddy of mine down in St. Pete, FL. who I'd like to visit and haven't seen in years. He's a fun guy who loves beer, cookouts, and other indulgences. And we also play music, so...
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