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Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 266,726
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I loved watching Eric on the ZX7RR. Awesome at...

I loved watching Eric on the ZX7RR. Awesome at the fast first lap, battling against MM on the gsxr1000. Even then MM was a dick. lol
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,347
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I can just picture you. Steely eyed, jaw...

I can just picture you. Steely eyed, jaw clenched, resolutely travelling in the passing lane, cruise control set to the exact speed limit, smugly gloating to yourself about the justifiable ruckus and...
Forum: Racing 05-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 266,726
Posted By Mighty Kentor
i thought Mat Mladin in his prime. Not sure about...

i thought Mat Mladin in his prime. Not sure about now.
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,040
Views: 3,491,303
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Hey jrod, I'd love to see your bike in better...

Hey jrod, I'd love to see your bike in better light and a few more angles next time you get her out!:wink:
Forum: Racing 05-04-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 266,726
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I'm in Canada and watched the race live on Fox...

I'm in Canada and watched the race live on Fox Sports this morning via Rogers cable. You must be a Telus subscriber.
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I'm thankful that no one pointed out the...

I'm thankful that no one pointed out the painfully obvious problem that I had typed "kick stand" instead of centre stand.

And, thanks for the info. :freaky
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9,040
Views: 3,491,303
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I was wondering when a Vee2 would show up in this...

I was wondering when a Vee2 would show up in this thread. Congrats!
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Is there an option to add a kick stand?

Is there an option to add a kick stand?
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
That's a tasty looking torque curve! Maybe, just...

That's a tasty looking torque curve! Maybe, just maybe I can overlook the beak. lol
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
When I'm riding two up, loaded for a 10 day trip,...

When I'm riding two up, loaded for a 10 day trip, the wee simply does not have the power to make the trip enjoyable. Heck, even with the thousand I wish for about 20% more power.
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Because it lacked some electronic features like...

Because it lacked some electronic features like the GS has.
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 266,726
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Suppo: "We are going to keep an eye on it but it...

Suppo: "We are going to keep an eye on it but it is a bit early to panic and say we must do something urgently. And I don’t think anybody was expecting to have a machine that was going to win races."...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Man, that bike just does not get better looking...

Man, that bike just does not get better looking with time. I've been looking at pictures of the new V-Strom for so long now it already seems dated to me, and they're barely hitting the showroom...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 85,257
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Truth, haha! Where I worked, the MSRP was...

Truth, haha!

Where I worked, the MSRP was non negotiable on a BMW bike purchase. I realize that is probably different in other markets but am not sure.

You can always talk down the price from...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 85,257
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I don't think people hate BMW's, just the cost to...

I don't think people hate BMW's, just the cost to purchase and maintain them and how problem prone they have become vs. Japanese bikes. Fantastic bikes to ride otherwise.

I used to sell BMW...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I'm not a 990 owner, but am from BC, and use the...

I'm not a 990 owner, but am from BC, and use the same insurance providers for my DL1000.

Seems about right to me.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,695
Posted By Mighty Kentor
For a side bar: I have one regret with my VFR...

For a side bar: I have one regret with my VFR ownership. I never completed a long st ride with one. I did several over night trips, many 1000 plus km single day trips, but never a 10+ day trip.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,695
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I've owned 2 gen 5 VFRs. The V character of the...

I've owned 2 gen 5 VFRs. The V character of the engines was delightful in a way that in line fours have never been, especially when on the stonk!

Though I loved both of my VFR's, I equally...
Forum: Racing 02-03-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 266,726
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Not on the Ducati.

Not on the Ducati.
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,641
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I've owned close to 30 different bikes. The big V...

I've owned close to 30 different bikes. The big V is one of the most versatile motorcycles ever made in my opinion. It does everything you can realistically ask for a bike of its intended purpose,...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
True wikipedia is but one source, but it's also...

True wikipedia is but one source, but it's also what I was taught when I worked at a BMW dealership, and was documented in a book I read documenting the history of BMW motorcycles.

Perhaps it's...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
That is a common misconception on the origin of...

That is a common misconception on the origin of the Roundel:

Roundel logo

The circular blue and white BMW logo or roundel evolved from the circular Rapp Motorenwerke company logo, from which...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I thought the new DL was going to weigh less than...

I thought the new DL was going to weigh less than the gen 1?
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
What side of the pond are you on? They sell them...

What side of the pond are you on? They sell them in Canada!

My choice would be the V-Strom even though I'm a Kawi fan. The big versys is a woofer.
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
[CENTER] Leg room is important to me. The...

[CENTER]

Leg room is important to me. The FJR, C-14, RT etc don't provide that in the abundance that the DL does. Also, those bikes have way too much plastic on them for a lot of people's tastes,...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Wow, the suggested performance specs are exactly...

Wow, the suggested performance specs are exactly what I would have ordered from Suzuki. Broad usable power, less weight, greater range. It's a winner in my books!! I'd love to have one in my garage~...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 55,547
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Great reporting John! Sounds like an amazing trip...

Great reporting John! Sounds like an amazing trip so far. :)
Forum: Racing 08-12-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 450,695
Posted By Mighty Kentor
But this isn't your own site, and we're just a...

But this isn't your own site, and we're just a bunch of m/c lovers having fun talking about a sport we love. Chiding certain ridiers, manufacturers etc is all part of that. Remove it, or get overly...
Forum: Racing 08-08-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 450,695
Posted By Mighty Kentor
:rofl Best post in this thread.

:rofl

Best post in this thread.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I see styling cues from the original V on the...

I see styling cues from the original V on the side panels, was harder to p/u in the other pics for some reason.

I'm looking forward to the speculation ending and the real world review to begin!
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Holy Kaw, Why is the 2014 DL1000 Vstrom thread so...

Holy Kaw, Why is the 2014 DL1000 Vstrom thread so full of Yamaha Tenere kool aid?

The Yammy is a fine bike no doubt, but so are many other bikes out there. It's like you're all trying to convince...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9,040
Views: 3,491,303
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Beautiful.

Beautiful.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,347
Posted By Mighty Kentor
I think you just answered your own question.

I think you just answered your own question.
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Unfortunately the current DL1000 model does not...

Unfortunately the current DL1000 model does not offer ABS as an option.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Hold your arm straight out infront of you and...

Hold your arm straight out infront of you and wave it back and forth as fast as you can. Now hold a 10lb weight and to the same. Which will produce a failure faster? Sure you could beef up the...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Heavy doesn't mean more reliable. Heavy means...

Heavy doesn't mean more reliable. Heavy means lower costs to manufacture the components / buy the materials. Besides, if I was riding to the middle of nowhere I would be on a different bike all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,347
Posted By Mighty Kentor
No sense at all, riding a twisty road like the...

No sense at all, riding a twisty road like the Dragon, cutting corners to make the road straighter. Just stay on the main interstate hwy's then.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 434,740
Posted By Mighty Kentor
A big appeal of the V-Strom to me is that it...

A big appeal of the V-Strom to me is that it doesn't weigh the better part of a ton. I'm a fan of the Tenere, but that heft is unnecessary. I'm hoping the new DL1000 is equal or less weight than it's...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 55,547
Posted By Mighty Kentor
Whatever you do, don't start looking at the WTF...

Whatever you do, don't start looking at the WTF thread. So many wasted hours. :rofl
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