ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Fluff > Ask Baldy, blame AceRph
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rating: Thread Rating: 3 votes, 4.33 average. Display Modes
Old 11-01-2008, 02:38 PM   #106
olie
Beastly Adventurer
 
olie's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2004
Location: Austin, TX
Oddometer: 1,148
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chader
Here is the count and percentage of the thread distribution on the 79 threads on my first 2 pages of Beasts at this moment (the sticky doesn't count).

Bike - Thread Count = TC Percentage
----------------------
F8/6GS - 24 = 30.4%
Strom - 19 = 24.1%
Ulysess - 9 = 11.4%
Tiger - 6 = 7.6%
Versys - 4 = 5.1%
Africa Twin - 2 = 2.5%
Trans Alp - 1 = 1.3%
Tenere - 1 = 1.3%
TDM - 1 = 1.3%
Scrambler - 1 = 1.3%
Cagiva GC - 1 = 1.3%
Quota - 1 = 1.3%
Stelvio - 1 = 1.3%
KTM 9X0 - 1 = 1.3%
Other - 7 = 8.9%

The FG's & Strom combined are 54.5%.
Just over half the total, but way less than your "over 80%" guess.
Thanks for your calcs. I did the same stats a few day ago and AT THAT TIME I got about 80%.

Now you want to be even more acurate you should multiply the number of threads by the number of post in each thread and the outcome will be even more dramatic. Just remember about a million posts on a F800GS thread??!!
__________________
red 09 ZG /C14 ABS (gone with 59k miles); blue 13 ZG /C14 (new)
Remus HexaCone Ti, CF hugger,CB Ultra W'shield, GSG Sliders, Sargent seat
12 XT12, black
Akrapovic, Givi W'shield, Kappa saddlebags...
11 Vette, unmolested...
olie is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2008, 06:55 PM   #107
DNTOUCH
Need more time to ride.
 
DNTOUCH's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Germantown, WI.
Oddometer: 785
Wink

I kinda like the mix of all machines.

Now if we could just combine VSRI and Stromtrooper the world would be a better place.

If it happens so be it i dont come to this site for Vstrom specific questions or the like. I enjoy the ride reports and such.
__________________
'08 DL1000 (with some stuff
DNTOUCH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2008, 09:27 PM   #108
atoms
drunk
 
atoms's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: Chicago
Oddometer: 314
Quote:
Originally Posted by Motoriley
Sadly only ancient boxer style BMWs are considered real GSs. Maybe if we took an F800 added 50-100lbs, raised the price 5 grand, made it real ugly, then threw in an exploding driveline they would let us in?
I'd love to see something F800 sized but with a boxer powerplant. And without a radiator.
__________________
'07 Buell Ulysses
'82 BMW R100RT - sold
moto (and other) photos
atoms is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 07:48 AM   #109
Motorman
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Motorman's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: Rockford, Illinois
Oddometer: 494
How About A Section Devoted To F800GS/F650GS?

Since both of these motorcycles are becoming so popular, wouldn't it be a good idea to have them under their own section in BIKES?????

How about it????

Your thoughts???


Thanks
Motorman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 08:19 AM   #110
twinrider
pass the catnip
 
twinrider's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2002
Location: 日本
Oddometer: 9,221
While we're at it I'd like a cruiser forum.
__________________
2014 350 EXC-F
2011 XT1200Z
2009 FLHR
2006 Djebel 250XC
twinrider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 08:42 AM   #111
spoof
on backwards
 
spoof's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2003
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Oddometer: 303
How about a section dedicated to trailers that haul motorcycles for when it's just too far/cold/tiresome to ride there?

__________________
agitate*contemplate
spoof is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 09:14 AM   #112
Thraan
Beastly Adventurer
 
Thraan's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: Bayview Village
Oddometer: 29,708
http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=3
__________________
Work is the curse of the drinking classes - Wilde
Thraan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 09:40 AM   #113
Saso
chronically restless
 
Saso's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2005
Location: Northern California
Oddometer: 875
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thraan


Seriously, a section for sub-liter twin DS bikes - where Wees, F650/800GSs and the like can be discussed. They're too small to really be considered beasts anyway. Call the section "Tweens."
Saso is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 10:16 AM   #114
conrado
Gnarly Adventurer
 
conrado's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2004
Location: Berlin (Germany)
Oddometer: 269
There isn't enough stuff to keep such a forum going after the novelty of the bike goes away. Just look at the F800/650 forum on UKGS'er or at any of the forums (even sites) dedicated to the G650s.

Besides, I would miss all the fun provided by the Suzuki riders as soon as a Strom is compared to anything else ...
__________________
'11 BMW R1200GS Adv (Germany)
www.duasmotos.com
conrado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 10:25 AM   #115
slide
A nation in despair
 
Joined: Jul 2003
Location: NM, USA
Oddometer: 21,122
OTOH, creating a quarantine for the damn Wee fools would make for much needed relief from their various incessant rants.
slide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 10:44 AM   #116
Cos
Re-Greekified
 
Cos's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2006
Location: Home
Oddometer: 10,423
Quote:
Originally Posted by slide
OTOH, creating a quarantine for the damn Wee fools would make for much needed relief from their various incessant rants.
That's right. We need all the room we can get for BMW owners and their various incessant rants.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Appalachian mudsquid
Why do we always hurt the ones we hit?
Cos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 12:15 PM   #117
Thraan
Beastly Adventurer
 
Thraan's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: Bayview Village
Oddometer: 29,708
Room enough for all BMW ranting? Are we heading for the basement?

Seriously, why would a BMW GS bike not be discussed in the subforum devoted to BMW GS bikes - GSpot?
__________________
Work is the curse of the drinking classes - Wilde
Thraan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 12:43 PM   #118
Saso
chronically restless
 
Saso's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2005
Location: Northern California
Oddometer: 875
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thraan
Room enough for all BMW ranting? Are we heading for the basement?

Seriously, why would a BMW GS bike not be discussed in the subforum devoted to BMW GS bikes - GSpot?
The R-GS guys talk about the boxer thing but it's really because the they wanted to avoid the crap that flies between big Strom and Wee owners in a shared space. They're above it, apparently.
Saso is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 03:13 PM   #119
tedder
irregular
 
tedder's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2004
Location: Los Angeles (ktown)
Oddometer: 8,797
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=401154

Same topic, new thread. Yawn.
tedder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2008, 03:23 PM   #120
Stretch67
Bent, But Not Broken
 
Stretch67's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2006
Location: My Mad Scientist Laboratory
Oddometer: 6,054
I'd like a Hodaka forum. But I'll settle for Rickman.
__________________
IBA # 33113
Alaska
Blue Ridge Parkway & Outer Banks
XR400 Index
Stretch67 is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014