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Old 03-10-2013, 12:41 PM   #751
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We all have different needs and riding styles. Obviously those bags met his. No need to crap in the man's Cheerios...
Actually trying to help him by preventing a dangerous situation. How is your comment helping except for being a jackass ?
I can't stand when someone becomes a nanny for someone else. Mind your own business.

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Old 03-10-2013, 02:28 PM   #752
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Old 03-10-2013, 02:46 PM   #753
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Actually trying to help him by preventing a dangerous situation. How is your comment helping except for being a jackass ?
I can't stand when someone becomes a nanny for someone else. Mind your own business.
Good advice. You should have taken it.

What type of oil do you think he should use?
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:51 PM   #754
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nice one!

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Here's my little edition...
I took a compass, a little Dremel tool work and mounted it to my brake reservoir cap with some double sided tape. One of the handiest little mods I've come up with.

What grips are those? They look nice than my '10 GSA ones..
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:55 PM   #755
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No pics=didn't happen :)

I know, I know. Just dont have a flicker/photobucket/picture account....
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Old 03-10-2013, 07:59 PM   #756
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Sorry to be negative, but I don't think those are well thought out at a wide load of 46 1/2" !!. That's dangerous and I made the same mistake myself (with the exact same bike and Shine Yellow color )and switched to Micatech at 38 ". Jesse bags are also well designed in that department. When you get your first close call, you may agree with me. If you think you're clear and your rear bags hit something, it's gonna hurt. Nice bags though.
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:02 PM   #757
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those are a Neoprene wrap around the regular grips. I can't remember what they were called. It's a square of textured neoprene, that wraps around and velcros on. Good for eliminating vibrations.
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:05 PM   #758
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:45 PM   #759
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thank-you sirs

..oh yeah and today i scraped my foot while leaned over for a turn..panicked and manage to not get out of my lane
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:58 PM   #760
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Cheers! Looks like a great deal, its on my list; let us know if you get a chance to take pictures out at night so we can see how well it lights stuff up..
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:50 AM   #761
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I got to ride to work today. Finally after a long winter in Michigan.
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:22 AM   #762
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Actually trying to help him by preventing a dangerous situation. How is your comment helping except for being a jackass ?
I can't stand when someone becomes a nanny for someone else. Mind your own business.
Wife rode her R1200 with the SW Motech bars and H&B bags on it for 5 years which were wider. Never had a close call. Yes, they are a couple of inches wider than the BMW Vario bags, but not by much (when the Varios were fully expanded).

Not sure I agree with you that they weren't well thought out, they do have a new version that has a cutout for the exhaust, that helps pull them in a bit.

We'll just have to see after riding with them for a bit if I feel they are too wide (heck I thought the vario bags were too wide after coming off the Ulysses with the Buell branded H&B bags ... with the underneath exhaust, the bags were mounted snug against the frame).

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Old 03-11-2013, 07:16 AM   #763
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Actually trying to help him by preventing a dangerous situation. How is your comment helping except for being a jackass ?
I can't stand when someone becomes a nanny for someone else. Mind your own business.
There is a lot of irony in that statement!

Personally I think his bags are fine, so long as he is aware of his width when riding he should be fine!

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Old 03-11-2013, 07:16 AM   #764
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How is that at night? Too brite, or OK?

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