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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By slipknot
Another way to look at this is not comparing the...

Another way to look at this is not comparing the 2013 RT with the 2014 RT rather consider how much better the 2013 RT is to what you are accustomed to now. If it is a big leap forward then go for the...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22,729
Views: 4,014,596
Posted By slipknot
Surprise surprise........... ...

Surprise surprise...........

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/what-you-dont-know-about-_7_b_5120402.html
...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By slipknot
He is totally bonkers. Do a search on cycle...

He is totally bonkers. Do a search on cycle trader for prices over $2000 less. Same bike, new.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 34,722
Posted By slipknot
Several here: ...

Several here: ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,131
Posted By slipknot
Some municipalities will turn them over without...

Some municipalities will turn them over without many miles. Also, the dealers can sell them to the public if the local police do not buy them, I think after 6 months. Some of the examples in the link...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,786
Posted By slipknot
Dean, Look into this link and watch the videos....

Dean, Look into this link and watch the videos. Whatever solution you choose the videos here will be very handy. This product has a lot of happy riders.

http://www.glide-pro.com/
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,947
Posted By slipknot
To fit in at the local Starbucks. You know,...

To fit in at the local Starbucks. You know, "those guys".:D
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 121,436
Posted By slipknot
Maybe we'll see your heads bobbing in the waters...

Maybe we'll see your heads bobbing in the waters when the seas breach the dikes.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 201,479
Posted By slipknot
Nick949eldo, Thanks for the video, good...

Nick949eldo,

Thanks for the video, good thoughts and appropriate music. We all love to see an older bike showing the way and look forward to more of your excursion reports.
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,321
Posted By slipknot
According to one of the forums the range extends...

According to one of the forums the range extends to 602960

Apparently T has been very quick in addressing the problem, only a couple of complaints that seem to have been the result of foot...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,060
Posted By slipknot
Is there available a set that does not use the...

Is there available a set that does not use the cross over line behind the fender but rather uses two independent lines?
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4,850
Views: 771,317
Posted By slipknot
Maybe one of these? ...

Maybe one of these?

http://shop.triumphmotorcycles.com/Collectibles/id-0300G/Union_Sticker_Set
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,890
Posted By slipknot
That would break new ground for Triumph. That...

That would break new ground for Triumph. That would sell. Regardless of where it would be made.
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By slipknot
'92 flhs

I owned one. Worst seat ever. But a back rest transformed it.
It came with a primary cover leak. Installed an Andrews cam, S&S Super G, SuperTrapp cans. When pulling the top end off the rear cyl...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
Below is a short list to make the average FL a...

Below is a short list to make the average FL a really good road bike.
Quality parts, not the average crap peddled.

rear shocks $900 to $1200 prefer Penske or Ohlins
Fork mods $650 to $1250...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
While I agree in general with all of your post I...

While I agree in general with all of your post I still have concerns with HD. You do recall that for years they had front disc brakes with so little stopping power because the company was concerned...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
no that was in the time of 35mm celluloid stuff,...

no that was in the time of 35mm celluloid stuff, and no net to share with the world. pics aren't something i hang onto anymore, with a couple of thousand dollars worth of digital cameras no i don't...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 322,703
Posted By slipknot
Here is a good resource: ...

Here is a good resource: http://badweatherbikers.com/

Lot's of help should you need help.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
I've owned 8 so far, restored a '37 VL80 which...

I've owned 8 so far, restored a '37 VL80 which had some features the new ones should have. I think I have the right to criticize companies that cut too many corners and put fashion far ahead of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
And I had to cut it short, loss of breath, almost...

And I had to cut it short, loss of breath, almost fainted.:D
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8,833
Views: 1,155,926
Posted By slipknot
You might be interested in this thread: ...

You might be interested in this thread:

http://forum.guzzitech.com/forum/190/11352
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
Not at all. If you study the problems inherent in...

Not at all. If you study the problems inherent in the HD design: chain primary drive that is "updated" almost annually and never seems to have enough oil supply to the compensator, and the chain...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 277,019
Posted By slipknot
You are not alone. The others I like but not near...

You are not alone. The others I like but not near as much as the 1200.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
Yes, but no details yet on how although living...

Yes, but no details yet on how although living close to Atlanta will make flying the easiest way out. I've done this in years past and it was very simple. I also stayed several weeks which cost me...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,991
Posted By slipknot
Ask them for a test ride to a respectable shop...

Ask them for a test ride to a respectable shop where a mechanic can give it a thorough check. If all is good, you pay the bill. If not so good, negotiate from there. Depending on how long the...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8,833
Views: 1,155,926
Posted By slipknot
That is a great selling point. Some of the other...

That is a great selling point. Some of the other bikes I've been looking into are just stupidly put together. Just finding the valves reminds me of my teen years and trying to undress the girls that...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22,729
Views: 4,014,596
Posted By slipknot
Enough power to give it some bragging rights...

Enough power to give it some bragging rights would certainly increase traffic at the dealers. But too many dealers have 2012 models discounted as low as $10,999 and still can't move them. Those...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 101,797
Posted By slipknot
Turn those BMW t-shirts into oil change rags. :D

Turn those BMW t-shirts into oil change rags. :D
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 101,797
Posted By slipknot
Will it still need to be flashed? The ECU,...

Will it still need to be flashed?

The ECU, not you Pluric:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 78,459
Posted By slipknot
Some pics just posted at BMWSportTouring ...

Some pics just posted at BMWSportTouring

http://bmwsporttouring.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=841080&page=9
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8,833
Views: 1,155,926
Posted By slipknot
Go to Ride Reports and search Moto Guzzi Stelvio,...

Go to Ride Reports and search Moto Guzzi Stelvio, at least three good ones but some of the reports are with other bikes so you'll need to screen them. Here are three:
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,480
Posted By slipknot
I don't like pushing 800 pound anything to back...

I don't like pushing 800 pound anything to back up, especially in a campground or other uneven ground like the unpaved roads I venture down to find a secluded camping spot or outdoor toilet. :D There...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,450
Posted By slipknot
I love this guy. Pluric can take any subject and...

I love this guy. Pluric can take any subject and relate it to sex.
Another thread about to go porno.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 122,110
Posted By slipknot
+1 But the Starbucks crowd (and it is a...

+1

But the Starbucks crowd (and it is a rather large crowd) is heaving their doughnuts in the parking lot.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,110
Posted By slipknot
Iranian, You are basing your conclusions on...

Iranian,

You are basing your conclusions on some conclusions your father had after owning 1975 models and older? That's not quite logical. The older models were behind in quality compared to the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,468
Posted By slipknot
I finally got to look one over yesterday, no...

I finally got to look one over yesterday, no offer to demo one from the dealer.:huh I'm very impressed with how comfy the bike is, a perfect fit for me. Even better than the BMW RT. I had been...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,110
Posted By slipknot
Hey! Where's Jerry?:lol3

Hey! Where's Jerry?:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By slipknot
No sarcasm here, global exploring has little to...

No sarcasm here, global exploring has little to do with interstates, waiting lounges at the BMW service center and fashionable coffee shops. I first took notice of the change of chosen ride when a Dr...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 25,458
Posted By slipknot
nice review

Harry Potter, thanks for the review. Very helpful.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By slipknot
If you really want a GS why does it have to be...

If you really want a GS why does it have to be the latest model? Look for a well cared for 1100 (considered by many to be the best quality), an 1150 or early 1200. Or test the waters for even less...
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