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Forum: Equipment Today, 05:21 AM
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Posted By turbodieseli4i6
This is becoming my favorite thread!

This is becoming my favorite thread!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 37,683
Views: 9,940,670
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Already did. Can't let a cage beat out a rider!

Already did. Can't let a cage beat out a rider!
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
With the temps from 2 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit...

With the temps from 2 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit and speeds between 75 and 85 mph. I get 45- 50 mpg. Warmer temps increase the milage. My side case's with contents weigh 52 lbs. I weigh around 225...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
No I don't ride at -20. The temps don't get that...

No I don't ride at -20. The temps don't get that low here thankfully. My gear works down to 0 degrees for my commute. -20 degree temps would require gear that is out of my price range and a little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,158
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I once had a dog like that. He was my eyes and...

I once had a dog like that. He was my eyes and ears when I slept. He didn't have to do anything but wake me up, then I would take care of the rest. RIP Sparky.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 247,725
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Now that is a great looking top box!

Now that is a great looking top box!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,305,053
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I guess we can agree to disagree on this. I'll...

I guess we can agree to disagree on this. I'll put my mechanical 12 valve Cummins against any electro controlled vehicle when it comes to reliability.
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I can't wait until the temps go up. My mileage...

I can't wait until the temps go up. My mileage suffers in winter. Summer time I usually stay in the 70 + mpg range, but when the temps are 0-20 degrees Fahrenheit, I get as low as 46 miles per...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
You can get knobby tires for the grom.

You can get knobby tires for the grom.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I keep reading better fuel mileage from the 750,...

I keep reading better fuel mileage from the 750, but real stattiscs from fuelly shows different. I bet the numbers don't change that much in a couple of years either.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Yes, the US NC700X has had 51 horsepower from the...

Yes, the US NC700X has had 51 horsepower from the start.
http://www.topspeed.com/motorcycles/motorcycle-reviews/honda/2012-honda-nc700x-ar131956.html
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Fuelly will convert it automatically to whatever...

Fuelly will convert it automatically to whatever you have it setup for.
Mine are for US gallons.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
QUOTE=Bugz;26041294] With regards to fuelly;...

QUOTE=Bugz;26041294]
With regards to fuelly; realize that pretty much all nc750x's are riding in Europe which has higher average speeds on the motorways (USA has a lot of states with 55 / 65 mph max...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
My worst fuel mileage was around 46 mpg, but the...

My worst fuel mileage was around 46 mpg, but the temp was 2 degrees F (-16 C)
with fast riding.
Don't worry, warm temps will help a lot. The Tucano gear would have been nice to have this winter.
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I agree. Slowing down makes my rides a lot more...

I agree. Slowing down makes my rides a lot more enjoyable too.
I haven't had the chance to do that this winter. I tend to ride faster in cold temps while commuting, so my fuel mileage takes a hit....
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I paid 7k for my 700, but had to wait a few...

I paid 7k for my 700, but had to wait a few months for it to make it to the states.
It was worth the wait though. There is a 700 on cycle trader for 4,500 though.
If I could have waited a couple...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5,780
Views: 1,206,034
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
The US NC700 has 51 horsepower and the 750 has 54...

The US NC700 has 51 horsepower and the 750 has 54 horsepower.
Is 3 horsepower more, worth a 10 pound weight gain to you?
I wouldn't trade, especially with the added cost. Ymmv
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,539
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I wish my bike had one.

I wish my bike had one.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,539
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I commuted on a GL 1200 Goldwing for one year....

I commuted on a GL 1200 Goldwing for one year. The weight didn't bother me very much, but the fuel mileage did. I would have preferred my NC700X would have had a drive shaft or belt, since its...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 446,618
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Refrigerators,freezers and air conditioners...

Refrigerators,freezers and air conditioners remove humidity also .
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,151
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Terror on an iterstate because your on a bike...

Terror on an iterstate because your on a bike that wont keep up with traffic. Your kidding right?
Any 500cc bike can do what you need, given the rider is compitent and the bike is not wore out.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,305,053
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
http://www.ktm.com/us/travel/1290-super-adventure/...

http://www.ktm.com/us/travel/1290-super-adventure/highlights.html#.VJ8dKMB8A

Why not get a 1290 Adventure if that's what's your after?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 247,725
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I've had a GIVI E55 on my bike for 28,000 miles....

I've had a GIVI E55 on my bike for 28,000 miles. No rattles so far.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37,683
Views: 9,940,670
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I know for a fact that some use the front brake....

I know for a fact that some use the front brake. Just a few months ago, I saw a street glide rider with a lead rope hanging off his.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Thanks for the input Lee. I was considering these...

Thanks for the input Lee. I was considering these tires for my next set. I guess I will stay with the PR4's for a while longer, unless I switch to the Comander 2's.
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Here lately, my bike has seen 135 kmh more than...

Here lately, my bike has seen 135 kmh more than 110.
I tend to hurry up on the way home after a long day. Especially when its cold.
My mileage has suffered because of this.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 37,683
Views: 9,940,670
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
You need some warmer gear then. It was around 7...

You need some warmer gear then. It was around 7 degrees F on my ride home from work yesterday. I was toasty warm except for my left hand. My new W&S glove had a bad connection and I had some frozen...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,552
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
My butt doesn't get very cold. My commute is only...

My butt doesn't get very cold. My commute is only 30 minutes, so I'm not in it long enough to get chilled until the the temps get in the single digits.
I just wore my jeans, Gerbings jacket liner...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
It does get a tad warm in the cubby. Not warm...

It does get a tad warm in the cubby. Not warm enough to make my MSR gas container to blow. I'm betting less than 130 degrees F in the summer.
I'll put my thermometer in in it next summer to verify...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,552
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Flame me know, but I break out the chaps when the...

Flame me know, but I break out the chaps when the temps hit 20 degrees F.
From 20 degrees F and below, I use my Firstgear HT over pants.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Lol I made sure my top case could handle a 30...

Lol I made sure my top case could handle a 30 pack before I got it.:freaky
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-31-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,005
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I have a Ram X-grip mount that got retired the...

I have a Ram X-grip mount that got retired the first time my 8" tablet hit the gravel. It worked well on pavement, but rough gravel/dirt roads almost cost me a $400 tablet. Ymmv
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1Having a top case has been great for me. I...

+1Having a top case has been great for me. I keep the camera, light,spare mags, phone, spare gloves and other stuff I may need handy.
When I stop for extended periods, the top case secures the...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,184
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
http://www.amazon.com/Maxam-Jumbo-Stainless-Steel-...

http://www.amazon.com/Maxam-Jumbo-Stainless-Steel-Flask/dp/B007PAO4LO
I have a couple of these. They fit well in my panniers, but I haven't put them to use yet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,719
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Here you go.. https://oreionmotors.com/

Here you go..
https://oreionmotors.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37,683
Views: 9,940,670
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,719
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I ride my ATV on no track. A week later, you...

I ride my ATV on no track. A week later, you wouldn't be able to tell I I was there.
Of course I am riding on my own property.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,719
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1 I have had my ATV in a lot worse conditions in...

+1 I have had my ATV in a lot worse conditions in that. My Eiger is about the largest size I would want nowadays, unless its for heavy hauling.
I never worried about trails when I was in the woods...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 364,574
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
My NCX replaced a GL1200 and have never regretted...

My NCX replaced a GL1200 and have never regretted the switch.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,780
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I replaced my Gerbings T5 gloves with Warm and...

I replaced my Gerbings T5 gloves with Warm and Safe classic rider gloves.
When I called Warm and Safe, I ask them what their warmest glove was, they said the classic rider. I'm still undecidedsd...
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