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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 08:05 AM
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Views: 4,566
Posted By Tagati
The Chinese will do it. CFMoto apparently has an...

The Chinese will do it. CFMoto apparently has an ADV bike using there 650 twin coming in Nov. It's called the 650AK. It will probably be shit :evil

Loving this build BTW. Can't wait to see how it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Well I guess I'm not a "duel Sport" guy then...

Well I guess I'm not a "duel Sport" guy then :rofl like I said that bike looks cool. But would need a lot more power, torque, range, to be even close to the TE630 I have now. It's a cool looking bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
And then you get things like this. It supposedly...

And then you get things like this. It supposedly says it's 1000cc 100hp and 180kg. But I don't read whatever language that is, Nor do I know what publication it's from. I reckon the only safe bet is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
In all fairness, and in the absence of any actual...

In all fairness, and in the absence of any actual specs. The game changer = DCT is just what were saying. And WTH would we know :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
All those letters and words to say that? And I...

All those letters and words to say that? And I thought English was supposed to be complicated. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
But 2 people of the same height, with the same...

But 2 people of the same height, with the same skill, lifting the same bike. The stronger and fitter one is going to be able to do it many more times. Getting fitter and stronger makes riding more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Also try to understand that not everyone is the...

Also try to understand that not everyone is the same size and strength. Yes weight is important but lifting a 230kg bike is very easy for some people, and yet very difficult for others. A rider that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-01-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
So these just popped up on Facebook. I have no...

So these just popped up on Facebook. I have no doubt there "fan made", as there obviously the image we have already seen, overlaid with colors. but I am posting them here just for interest sake. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-01-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
I don't think anyone is thinking it will be like...

I don't think anyone is thinking it will be like a "dual sport like the KTM 690". I do think some want it to be as dirt capable as it can be. And there is nothing wrong with that.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-01-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Agree or even the 700RR kit that is currently...

Agree or even the 700RR kit that is currently available :deal
http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r287/pumpkinandsqueak/700r%20build/700rr1_zpsbe434786.jpg
God that looks good. Not perfect but good.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-01-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
I'm starting to feel the same way. Except If it's...

I'm starting to feel the same way. Except If it's not a 50/50 bike, that's no big deal. I will just go without riding for another year or so, and see what KTM do. No I do not expect someone to make...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-30-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
:rofl It's so true. I have never seen so many...

:rofl It's so true. I have never seen so many technophobes on an INTERNET FORUM!!! :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Not all great bikes are big sellers, And not all...

Not all great bikes are big sellers, And not all big sellers are great bikes. :deal

Or should I say

Great bikes are not big sellers, And big sellers aren't great bikes

Point is that most...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
:rofl I LOL'd at that because we have them up...

:rofl I LOL'd at that because we have them up here too. And the first time I saw one I did almost the same thing. At first I thought it was a goat as there are a few of them around. But as I got...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Oh fuck hitting a bear :huh So if you're not...

Oh fuck hitting a bear :huh So if you're not fucked up enough from the fact that you have just had a collision with an animal. It is now really annoyed and going to eat your face! :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Here in Australia it's considers pretty silly to...

Here in Australia it's considers pretty silly to ride at night, because of the roo's. My better half who is American was utterly amazed by their suicidal antics. They will cross the road then when...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-21-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Very true. And I am someone who has never owned...

Very true. And I am someone who has never owned one. I have seen some absolutely bullet proof KTM's. My brothers 640adv just will not die. My 08 KLR burned 1l of oil for every 1000km of hwy riding...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Good news for us Stralians, Honda Motorcycles...

Good news for us Stralians, Honda Motorcycles tweeted last night " The Africa Twin will be launched in Australia later this year. More details will be released over the coming months"
...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 82,165
Posted By Tagati
Sorry to interrupt with actual info but Honda...

Sorry to interrupt with actual info but Honda Motorcycles tweeted last night " The Africa Twin will be launched in Australia later this year. More details will be released over the coming months"
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
12lbs down low on a 500lb bike is totally worth...

12lbs down low on a 500lb bike is totally worth it. as for cost. well it's going to cost more than some new cars anyway :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
so change gears manually :deal you don't have to...

so change gears manually :deal you don't have to use auto mode
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Also faster smoother changes will make for better...

Also faster smoother changes will make for better grip better off road. easy shifting standing. you can devote more attention to your line etc because none of your gray matter is thinking about gear...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
It's as non abrasive as eakins get's :rofl It all...

It's as non abrasive as eakins get's :rofl It all goes downhill from there. :deal

Reverse? You want them to leave the hi-lo range in too? That way you could chuck her in low so your mates on KLR's...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Ah thats just eakins. he's abrasive by nature...

Ah thats just eakins. he's abrasive by nature :rofl were all used to it :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
They develop motors for a single model all the...

They develop motors for a single model all the time. Were not talking about a budget bike here like the CB500 line. They have put a lot into this. I'm not saying your wrong by the way. they very may...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
Because it would mean that it was a compromise. I...

Because it would mean that it was a compromise. I would much rather an engine designed from scratch just for this purpose than something they modified from something else to do the job. But I would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
God I hope not. 2 very different applications....

God I hope not. 2 very different applications. Also it does say that the Pioneer has a "all-new, purpose-built engine designed just for these vehicles"
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
then how do you explain the Honda DN-01? :rofl ...

then how do you explain the Honda DN-01? :rofl
I kid, I kid. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
That may be so but they won't let that kind of...

That may be so but they won't let that kind of info out. Not until production is closer. There is simply nothing to be gained for them. Besides most of the people on this thread won't buy one anyway....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
It would be nice, but they would never release...

It would be nice, but they would never release projected specs, no manufacturer would. If they were to say that the bike is going to weigh 210kg wet for example, then the production bike comes in at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
I too think it's going to be a premium product....

I too think it's going to be a premium product. The CB500X is a budget bike. this things gonna co$t. I would also suggest that Honda aren't expecting to sell a ton of these things. They might use the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
I go to a gym for wounded veterans. Epic shit...

I go to a gym for wounded veterans. Epic shit happens there every day
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
European Africa Twin release, or American Africa...

European Africa Twin release, or American Africa Twin release?
http://new2.fjcdn.com/comments/Is+it+an+african+or+a+european+cabbage+_165190997a86661bbfb910641af7a155.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
I think it's also to help pass noise test and...

I think it's also to help pass noise test and also so that the bike feels "nice" during the round the block test ride. Because your correct. were the odd ones who want knobbies :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
I prefer solo riding myself. And "do epic shit...

I prefer solo riding myself. And "do epic shit when nobody buy your buddy is watching" is a bit ..... yeah.... But fuck me it's just my sig line :rofl The intent is that.... never mind the intent is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
"Do epic shit when nobody's watching" is a gym...

"Do epic shit when nobody's watching"
is a gym saying meaning ,Do the hard work when nobody is looking. And push yourself when it's just you, and there is no crowed cheering you on. It's about NOT...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
At least I'm honest. I worked out years ago that...

At least I'm honest. I worked out years ago that I do not enjoy working on bike's. I can do it. I just find it boring and would rather be doing other things. I do however enjoy riding them. I also...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 419,687
Posted By Tagati
And I thought Canadians were nice :evil No I...

And I thought Canadians were nice :evil

No I hear ya loud and clear on both accounts. I am just lucky that I have a lot of spare time on my hands ATM. So I enjoy the way this bumps along.
Forum: Australia 06-04-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 82,165
Posted By Tagati
I have my moments :deal Indeed :D

I have my moments :deal


Indeed :D
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