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Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 385,916
Posted By Motard_Menace
Thanks Bama, wasn't trying to call you out. Just...

Thanks Bama, wasn't trying to call you out. Just typing out loud.......:D Only had it happen briefly today on my commute. Need to take time to investigate. Problem is getting the time.........:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 180,797
Posted By Motard_Menace
Yes this is what I was referring to. Ash seems to...

Yes this is what I was referring to. Ash seems to have an inside track to the thoughts and inner workings of Honda which I doubt. I actually know from direct contact with Honda NA they are very tight...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 180,797
Posted By Motard_Menace
Where do you get such insider information from?

Where do you get such insider information from?
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 385,916
Posted By Motard_Menace
The wavy disc shouldn't cause this issue since...

The wavy disc shouldn't cause this issue since the wave cut disc pattern is in the wrong plane, but who knows. The problem could be related to the disc possibly warping and if that is the case mine...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 385,916
Posted By Motard_Menace
MM, I too am getting this same sensation on...

MM,

I too am getting this same sensation on my 2014 that has about 1500 miles on it now. I am not sure what is causing it and it seems to only show up at certain braking pressures. If I start to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 180,797
Posted By Motard_Menace
I wouldn't mind a AT with a smaller mill but we...

I wouldn't mind a AT with a smaller mill but we know that isn't going to compete in the market segment Honda has decided to go after which is going to be the big boys. Here's hoping they packaged it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 180,797
Posted By Motard_Menace
You gotta love these threads.....I find it is...

You gotta love these threads.....I find it is kind of like people watching at the airport if you know what I mean. Anyway onto the topic at hand. A couple observations I've made regarding Honda.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 180,797
Posted By Motard_Menace
[emoji115] what he said

[emoji115] what he said
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By Motard_Menace
Either bike should get the job done. 60K on a...

Either bike should get the job done. 60K on a maintained 1050 isn't and issue. That 1050 is bullet proof with regular maintenance. I've owned three variants and the last one being a Tiger with 50K on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,591
Posted By Motard_Menace
For me your question is a bit vague. How much...

For me your question is a bit vague. How much will you need/use a two-up touring rig? Are you talking extended multi-week trips with 400-600 mile days or weekend trips with 200 mile days. Are you...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,828
Posted By Motard_Menace
If the situation is that EB can't relinquish...

If the situation is that EB can't relinquish control to another company he will have a difficult time being anything more then a boutique brand motorcycle outfit. And there is nothing wrong with that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,491
Posted By Motard_Menace
Gotcha and that was why I put the disclaimer...

Gotcha and that was why I put the disclaimer first. I figured that since he has not ridden much in 20 years and his previous bike was a DR, hardly a screamer in my book thought I would toss it out...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,491
Posted By Motard_Menace
Hey I started with "it's not a screamer" but it...

Hey I started with "it's not a screamer" but it ticks off most of the other things he mentioned. As for recommending the bike I have, I guess I did because it's a bit of a sleeper. I have had many...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,491
Posted By Motard_Menace
Okay I will start with it is not a screamer by...

Okay I will start with it is not a screamer by any means but it is quicker then many give it credit for and you can ride it like you just stole it without attracting much attention to yourself. Might...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,491
Posted By Motard_Menace
It's funny how the Honda bashers come out when a...

It's funny how the Honda bashers come out when a concept bike or new model comes out from Honda. I think Honda is prolly doing just fine without your guidance. They still seem to be churning out...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 385,916
Posted By Motard_Menace
Holding up well, looks brand new and from reading...

Holding up well, looks brand new and from reading your posts, I know she gets used. Nice!
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,637
Posted By Motard_Menace
A few thoughts on Honda...1. They don't really...

A few thoughts on Honda...1. They don't really give a hoot about the US market, we are small potatoes worldwide to them. 2. They still make what I would call some of the most precise machines...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 91,225
Posted By Motard_Menace
Timely reply to his question asked 7 years...

Timely reply to his question asked 7 years ago......[emoji12]
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 96,665
Posted By Motard_Menace
Umm Yes.....:clap

Umm Yes.....:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 96,665
Posted By Motard_Menace
Interesting. I am a bike slut so no bias but I...

Interesting. I am a bike slut so no bias but I love torque. Might have to see if I can score a ride on one somewhere. I'm sure it is no slouch. Thx
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 96,665
Posted By Motard_Menace
I checked out this new Versy and the FJ9 at the...

I checked out this new Versy and the FJ9 at the Phoenix IMS show. I was pumped to see the FJ9 in person and once I did, it was kind of blah. Seems nice and all but just didn't do much for me. I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 55,440
Posted By Motard_Menace
I had the opportunity to ride one here in Phoenix...

I had the opportunity to ride one here in Phoenix on Friday and walked away impressed. I have had zero interest in e-Bikes and this thing changed my mind a little. I could see using an e-Bike for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 75,967
Posted By Motard_Menace
All the new tech is great but that thing looks...

All the new tech is great but that thing looks like Bumble Bee & Optimus Prime somehow had a retarded kid.....:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 164,650
Posted By Motard_Menace
$17,999 for the standard version of which 2 were...

$17,999 for the standard version of which 2 were made. The ones with options will be $19,499 and up.........:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 31,843
Posted By Motard_Menace
This thread is kinda like be rode hard and put...

This thread is kinda like be rode hard and put away wet.............
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 33,969
Posted By Motard_Menace
Now if they would only put a BEAK on this thing...

Now if they would only put a BEAK on this thing we would be set......:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,051
Posted By Motard_Menace
MY humor was lost apparently in translation on...

MY humor was lost apparently in translation on the inter web.......:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,010
Posted By Motard_Menace
The KZ had a nice run from about 1979 until 2004...

The KZ had a nice run from about 1979 until 2004 as a police motorcycle and it pretty much dominated the landscape out west anyway. HD was more a midwest and east ride although there are some west. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,051
Posted By Motard_Menace
I've ridden a VFR, used to own...

I've ridden a VFR, used to own one...:rofl...whats your point......If you are comparing the Diavel to the Desmo, that is ridiculous. For one the Desmo cost over twice as much and is a different...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,084
Posted By Motard_Menace
Either Bike will most likely last longer then you...

Either Bike will most likely last longer then you will keep it, so its really which one do you want. I have had (3) variants of the 1050 and each one has been bullet proof. My current ride an 07...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,914
Posted By Motard_Menace
Honda has always been slightly higher priced that...

Honda has always been slightly higher priced that other manufactures for most of their product line. I was fortunate enough to be invited by Honda NA to ride the new VFR1200's before they came to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 65,262
Posted By Motard_Menace
The insurance system is about as well thought out...

The insurance system is about as well thought out as the tax system. When I was shopping superbikes insurance rates back a few years ago I had been quoted $1700 a year for a CBR 1000RR and $540 a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By Motard_Menace
http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t333/Motard-Men...

http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t333/Motard-Menace/IMG_2132_zps5319e2f9.jpg (http://s513.photobucket.com/user/Motard-Menace/media/IMG_2132_zps5319e2f9.jpg.html)

I had one for a little over a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 55,440
Posted By Motard_Menace
First off I will preface my comments with I have...

First off I will preface my comments with I have owned two of the mother lands motos. A Dyna and an Electraglide. I have also owned several Ducs, at least one from each of the big 4, a KTM, a BMW and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,156
Posted By Motard_Menace
Triumph Tiger 1050 1. Price, can be had for...

Triumph Tiger 1050

1. Price, can be had for under 5k in excellent condition
2. A sweet motor that is proven to be bullet proof with regular maint
3. Works great as an Urban warfare weapon, high...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 44,211
Posted By Motard_Menace
I was fortunate enough to ride both versions of...

I was fortunate enough to ride both versions of the VFR1200 in Santa Barbara on their press launch weekend. Honda flew a handful of us from around the country to SB for a 2 day event to ride and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 354,209
Posted By Motard_Menace
I have no experience with the 955 but have owned...

I have no experience with the 955 but have owned 2 of the 1050 variants and they are bullet proof motors. Might be Trumpys best motor to date for reliability. If it was me I would go for the 1050...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 354,209
Posted By Motard_Menace
Mine has 49k with zero issues...... Sent...

Mine has 49k with zero issues......


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk.......MM
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,186
Posted By Motard_Menace
Your story doesn't surprise me at all. Most sales...

Your story doesn't surprise me at all. Most sales folks don't even know much about the product they are selling in most instances. There are some knowledgeable folks out there as well, but in my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By Motard_Menace
The S10 and 800GS may be in the same general...

The S10 and 800GS may be in the same general class but I would venture they are miles apart in performance. I have not owned either but I have owned a BMW with the P-Twin 800. What is your primary...
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