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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Roadscum
Idahofreedom..... aren't ya glad ya asked about...

Idahofreedom..... aren't ya glad ya asked about US pricing and the potential effect of currency fluctuations...

I see you've only got a few posts under your belt so you may not know thread...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By Roadscum
I understand completely. My 1st job after college...

I understand completely. My 1st job after college was working for IBM as a mechanical engineer in their large system manufacturing business, then to Lrge system design, then the outsourcing end of...
Forum: Beasts Today, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 4,978,154
Posted By Roadscum
Road scum is on the seat, not the head light, and...

Road scum is on the seat, not the head light, and I put roadscum in the shower every evening to clean off the bugs.:rofl Some have said that doesn't always work well! :cry

To clean the head...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By Roadscum
Seems those clever German engineers and...

Seems those clever German engineers and accountants would make cost and tooling major consideration during the initial design. I don't buy your theory that manufacturing cost is driving factor for...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 255,885
Posted By Roadscum
Wow, I like that, the bike is nice to. :lol3 ...

Wow, I like that, the bike is nice to. :lol3

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Roadscum
Now that's funny. The only adjustments I'm aware...

Now that's funny. The only adjustments I'm aware of have been to the upward side. :lol3

Remember a short time ago airfares went up, the cost of groceries went up, etc., due to the rising cost...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
Yeh, another POS! :lol3 ...

Yeh, another POS! :lol3


PUDDLES....... congratulation on your new ride and on being the 1st in! :thumb
Ride far, have fun, be safe, ........... and report back.

Paul
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 807,323
Posted By Roadscum
Ahhh, thanks for the explanation. In the video...

Ahhh, thanks for the explanation. In the video posted earlier about Honda bikes with DCT it refers to the "seemless gearbox" on the MotoGP bike. I make the leap to DCT.... wrong again.. :cry

Did...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 4,978,154
Posted By Roadscum
I had the Hepco-Becker headlight guard, as well...

I had the Hepco-Becker headlight guard, as well as their crash bars and skid plate. Top notch quality and excellent customer support.... what's not to like?

Take a look here:
...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 102,471
Posted By Roadscum
Sure some would like that, but they are not the...

Sure some would like that, but they are not the target audience for this Scrambler....

I'm always amazed at the folks on the interweb who want to re-engineer every bike offered by every...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 102,471
Posted By Roadscum
Dah... do ya really think different fenders will...

Dah... do ya really think different fenders will make a difference? :rofl

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 807,323
Posted By Roadscum
.... aaaaaah, now a conspiracy theory seems to be...

.... aaaaaah, now a conspiracy theory seems to be developing here! :lol3


Seems Marques and Pedrosa are using a version of a DCT on their MotoGP bike. If that's the case, I suspect it'll work...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,945
Posted By Roadscum
Same here, a wonderful baritone voice it is..... ...

Same here, a wonderful baritone voice it is.....
Sorry to have to say that here on the whiners thread.... how about that JBV!!! :rofl:rofl

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 61,209
Posted By Roadscum
..... And will have extended service intervals!...

..... And will have extended service intervals! :deal

I could swing by Fresno for a beer ya know.......

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 61,209
Posted By Roadscum
Tuscon, nice, see ya in April!:thumb:thumb ...

Tuscon, nice, see ya in April!:thumb:thumb

One of us we be buying beer.....:lol3
Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
The sugar is in hooking it up to the digital...

The sugar is in hooking it up to the digital tech.
H-D no doubt, designed it with CC capability that the dealer could enable. That's beyond simply adding the switch. No?

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 61,209
Posted By Roadscum
Beer on! :lol3 What other reason would they...

Beer on! :lol3

What other reason would they have to change the valve overlap?
I'll ride anywhere for a free beer, where ya located?

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
Even if that switch cluster did fit it ain't goin...

Even if that switch cluster did fit it ain't goin to give CC.....There way more to cruise control then a switch..

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
I agree, a bigger screen does not ALWAY work...

I agree, a bigger screen does not ALWAY work better and I didn't notice any panic here..... :lol3

WTF does your location have to do with your riding habit? :huh

It's about managing...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Roadscum
No, the price on a 2014 will NOT go up. It's a...

No, the price on a 2014 will NOT go up. It's a left over model and the longer ya wait the more likely it is the dealer will be willing to negotiate on the "left over" models.

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 102,471
Posted By Roadscum
Just like the Yamaha FZ-09, another "ENTRY LEVEL...

Just like the Yamaha FZ-09, another "ENTRY LEVEL price point" bike. Ya gets what ya pays for! :wink:

Paul

Fixed it....
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 102,471
Posted By Roadscum
Price point bikes, all of them. Remember, ya gets...

Price point bikes, all of them. Remember, ya gets what ya pays for.....

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
.... or unless your doing long distance touring...

.... or unless your doing long distance touring and wish to arrive at your destination less fatigued, or ride in inclement weather and desire better protection from the elements.

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 102,471
Posted By Roadscum
How about you answer his question rather then...

How about you answer his question rather then throw an attach his way. Come on, tell us.... :lol3

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 61,209
Posted By Roadscum
The rep didn't get the memo about the re-design ...

The rep didn't get the memo about the re-design of the valve train and the 11 degree overlap allowing for a 18k mile interval. :lol3

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 102,471
Posted By Roadscum
Luggage!! Ya gotta be joking, that's not...

Luggage!! Ya gotta be joking, that's not luggage...... it a purse, a make-up bag, and a lunch box! :lol3

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 971,175
Posted By Roadscum
I understand Pirelli updated those for the Ducati...

I understand Pirelli updated those for the Ducati Scrambler, now the M 60 RS. They say longer tread life, lees road noise, larger lugs at the edge for better off-road characteristics.

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
I don't understand why we in the US are so often...

I don't understand why we in the US are so often overlooked by the motorcycle manufactures. :cry

I'm not a sport bike guy so not following the R1. Tell me though, what "new" technology does it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By Roadscum
That's not what he's about, he's all about...

That's not what he's about, he's all about RACING.... nothing more nothing less.
He did build the Blast when under H-D, in fact some H-D dealers in the US, were offering new rider training using...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
Time will tell. It took Yamaha took 4 years...

Time will tell. It took Yamaha took 4 years before they made any significant changes to the Super Tenere. Seems they're not quick to make updates and intro more technology. I say "more" technology,...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 4,978,154
Posted By Roadscum
Get the one that puts the biggest smile on your...

Get the one that puts the biggest smile on your face, simple really.

As for a left over ST, give Barney's in St Petersburg Fl a call. They have a new '12 advertised for $9999 but are VERY VERY...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 102,471
Posted By Roadscum
Seems Ducati's taken a page from the H-D...

Seems Ducati's taken a page from the H-D accessory catalog.
Gotta luv that man bag, can a branded toilet seat be far behind!!! :rofl

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 971,175
Posted By Roadscum
To put this in perspective for me... what is red...

To put this in perspective for me... what is red line? Thx...

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Roadscum
I've owned Darla's for over a year and was...

I've owned Darla's for over a year and was thinking about moving them to my "15 GSA. I spoke with Glenn(Mr. Clearwater) and although he did sell me a CANopener only kit, he implied this was not his...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By Roadscum
"too heavy", that's in the eye of the...

"too heavy", that's in the eye of the beholder.....

I ride a GSA, R12R, and a Vespa, it take a few minutes for me to become accustom to any bike that I've not ridden for a few days.

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By Roadscum
Good advice indeed. :thumb You'll have a...

Good advice indeed. :thumb
You'll have a broader view of you surrounding then you will using a flat or convex mirror. The problem I have with convex mirrors is they introduce distortion, especially...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By Roadscum
Erik Buell's involved with Hero, they own a...

Erik Buell's involved with Hero, they own a portion of EBR and EBR does consulting for Hero. I've also heard he has a roll with the US importer. If to much of the Buell foo rubs off onto Hero they're...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 61,209
Posted By Roadscum
I to have heard 18K mile for the major service...

I to have heard 18K mile for the major service interval. Ducati changed the valve overlap on this motor to 11 degrees, or so I've read, and the other 11 degree Ducati motors have the longer...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,030
Views: 464,068
Posted By Roadscum
IF they come to market ya gonna buy one? ...

IF they come to market ya gonna buy one?

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,765
Posted By Roadscum
I've ridden the 2015 FZ-09 and found no fault...

I've ridden the 2015 FZ-09 and found no fault with "readability", seem the updated factory maps corrected the issue. I'm a fussy old fart when it comes to fuelling/engine management. Just ask the...
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