ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.09 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: olie
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27,067
Views: 5,275,841
Posted By olie
... 95 RON is equivalent to ~90 Pump (USA)

... 95 RON is equivalent to ~90 Pump (USA)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27,067
Views: 5,275,841
Posted By olie
I can't wait for your explanation of the end...

I can't wait for your explanation of the end result differentiating pre-ignition and detonation in a gas engine using the Otto thermodynamic cycle.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,677
Posted By olie
thanks for your comments as a Tenere owner and...

thanks for your comments as a Tenere owner and probably a future V1k owner. Shaft and CC are 2 big issues that I will need to deal with.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
+1... that is my understanding too.

+1... that is my understanding too.
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
+1.... I can see this tread going to anti-ABS and...

+1.... I can see this tread going to anti-ABS and anti-TC route.

I had a 09 ABS for 59k miles ... it took 500 miles to get adjusted to the TC /link brakes of 13 model. I am a 66y old guy, but...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
FWIW... 1 1/2 year ago I traded in a red 09 with...

FWIW... 1 1/2 year ago I traded in a red 09 with 59k miles, removed all farkles and paid $7.5k plus tax for a new blue 13.

my bike was in great shape but ... overdue for valve adjustment, rear...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 611,135
Posted By olie
they do.... all designed by the Italian...

they do.... all designed by the Italian Marabese...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marabese_Design
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 960,247
Posted By olie
no questions... Moto Guzzi MGS Corsa ...

no questions... Moto Guzzi MGS Corsa
http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2009models/2009-MotoGuzzi-MGS-01CORSAa.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
agree, at least my case. I had a 09 and now have...

agree, at least my case. I had a 09 and now have a 13. The 09 was hotter but well less than my Caponord.
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,418
Posted By olie
Be aware that Rotella T5, 10w30, is NOT...

Be aware that Rotella T5, 10w30, is NOT recommended for motorcycles. Probably it was a typo on your part.

My Yamaha 1200 Tenere runs great with Valvoline 20w50 and not so good with Rotella 15w40....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,282
Posted By olie
ST boring??? it gotta be the rider....

ST boring??? it gotta be the rider....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 190,637
Posted By olie
great report from Italy leading mag.... ...

great report from Italy leading mag....
http://www.motociclismo.it/tes-kawasaki-versys-1000-2015-moto-60650
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 190,637
Posted By olie
http://testmotor.nl/2014/test-2015-kawasaki-versys...

http://testmotor.nl/2014/test-2015-kawasaki-versys-1000

use google to translate if you need
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 57,019
Posted By olie
... meaning "NOT EPA compliant'

... meaning "NOT EPA compliant'
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 60,045
Posted By olie
I misread something in one of your previous...

I misread something in one of your previous postings. All good!!
.... there are reasons I do not buy BMW's. Although the Trophy specs ring all boxes, I am skeptical and spoiled by my Kawa and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-12-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,842
Posted By olie
really? ...or just joking?

really? ...or just joking?
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 60,045
Posted By olie
I may not fully agree with some of your...

I may not fully agree with some of your statements... w/o elaborating, see link below...
http://www.motorradonline.de/dauertest/motorrad-dauertests-in-der-uebersicht-platz-1-bis-10/590540?seite=2
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
2015 video...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Sd-UlkbQVA&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 60,045
Posted By olie
continuation...

from one of the testers.... again via Google

"Not exactly my favorite bike"
For all the sympathy: The Trophy struck me rather negative. The high center of gravity makes the bike not just for...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 60,045
Posted By olie
here is a repair list from the link part of my...

here is a repair list from the link part of my previous posting... via Google..

Heated grips and fork oil seal
in the cool spring 2013 went on strike for the first time the heated grips (191...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 57,019
Posted By olie
welcome to the internet... typing is easier that...

welcome to the internet... typing is easier that putting an empty wallet to deliver cash. :)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 190,637
Posted By olie
any news about availability in the USA??

any news about availability in the USA??
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-17-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9,127
Views: 2,094,781
Posted By olie
Based on pics I have seen, I would use (2) 33L...

Based on pics I have seen, I would use (2) 33L and the 46L on the top. BTW, I use a very unusual set up that works very well... (2) 40L Kappa and a 50L Shad on the top.
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 314,365
Posted By olie
Based on the same wheelbase specs of the FZ09 and...

Based on the same wheelbase specs of the FZ09 and motorcycle ergos website as well as sitting on a Ducati MS, I envisioned the Versys 1000 to have a much better ergos for my body and style of riding....
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 60,045
Posted By olie
not a great report on motorrad online... ...

not a great report on motorrad online... http://www.motorradonline.de/dauertest/dauertest-zwischenbilanz-triumph-trophy-se/588252
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27,067
Views: 5,275,841
Posted By olie
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 57,019
Posted By olie
time will show the real power band of the H2....

time will show the real power band of the H2. That will be the difference between the H2 and the others like ZX10R, S1000RR, RSV-4, etc.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 114,473
Posted By olie
http://www.motorcycleshow.org/english/

http://www.motorcycleshow.org/english/
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 314,365
Posted By olie
http://www.motorcycleshow.org/english/

http://www.motorcycleshow.org/english/
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 57,019
Posted By olie
words from an European Kawasaki technical...

words from an European Kawasaki technical director... http://www.moto.it/news/kawasaki-ninja-h2-video-eicma.html
"...limited to 200 horsepower and 300 km / h. He then over 100 horsepower less than...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 314,365
Posted By olie
welcome to the internet... now, there are plenty...

welcome to the internet... now, there are plenty technical studies all over the civilized world that reiterate the need of ABS for bikes above 125cc. Obviously the offroad riding is a different case...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 314,365
Posted By olie
Impressive resume but... it needs further...

Impressive resume but... it needs further elaboration on the achievements as well as technical background.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 314,365
Posted By olie
so.. buy a Triumph... and a Triumph car without...

so.. buy a Triumph... and a Triumph car without ABS... :) Get with the program! ABS is no longer an option in the civilized world!
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
I am happy with my selections. For Summer I use a...

I am happy with my selections. For Summer I use a 08-09 screen. For touring and Winter I use a CB Ultra. BTW, I am 6'-3 250#.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
I read some place that the 15 windscreen is 70 mm...

I read some place that the 15 windscreen is 70 mm taller and wider at the top. If so, it will be very close to the CB Eurocut screen.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 314,365
Posted By olie
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959101...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959101&page=46
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 190,637
Posted By olie
are the bags included on the Versys LT? if so,...

are the bags included on the Versys LT? if so, the price will be similar.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 57,019
Posted By olie
I love to see those museum bikes... no desire to...

I love to see those museum bikes... no desire to have them.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-06-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 65,234
Posted By olie
Wink for LONG time we have used this thread for the...

for LONG time we have used this thread for the new Versys 1000...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=733124&page=44

...great information there.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 363,748
Posted By olie
EICMA, in Milan Italy, is the leading motorcycle...

EICMA, in Milan Italy, is the leading motorcycle show of Europe. The German Intermot is only at every other year playing the BMW game.
I expect something new or updated from Kawa other than the...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015