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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,243
Posted By sweetlu
just saw this... <iframe width="560"...

just saw this...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7TfZceIwpwI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

looks like it is suppose to compete with Yamaha’s new FJ-09...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-02-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,094
Posted By sweetlu
Before you commit to the Explorer do some...

Before you commit to the Explorer do some research, there’s a reason their prices fall so much. I will say, they produce the most fun of all the ADV bikes, that triple is very intoxicating.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,037
Posted By sweetlu
http://www.suzukicycles.com/Product%20Lines/Cycles...

http://www.suzukicycles.com/Product%20Lines/Cycles/Products/V-Strom%20650/2015/DL650XA.aspx
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,158
Posted By sweetlu
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,703
Posted By sweetlu
ATAC, the dealer by me is like the one you...

ATAC, the dealer by me is like the one you initially mentioned, as if the customers own them something, I drove to another state, and was surprised by the different service they provided. No problem...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,426
Posted By sweetlu
Congrats man!!! Does the lower suspension...

Congrats man!!!

Does the lower suspension bring the suspension travel equal to a regular GS-LC?

Also have you ever demoed a regular GSA-LC, just wondering how the lowered suspension GSA handle...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,426
Posted By sweetlu
R1200GSA-LC Low Suspension

Anybody got the low suspension on the 2015? If so, can you post your comments and pics would be great thanks.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,426
Posted By sweetlu
Anybody know when (the actual dates) Honda...

Anybody know when (the actual dates) Honda announces the new models in the summer and fall?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,210
Posted By sweetlu
2015 GSA - lowered suspension to be offered

Did anybody see this, I always had a sweet spot for the GSA and ride it as a touring bike.

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure.
As of model year 2015, the R 1200 GS Adventure will also comprise new features...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,583
Posted By sweetlu
Thanks Man, was not being rhetorical, I’m going...

Thanks Man, was not being rhetorical, I’m going to send them a letter.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
Nice Review, thanks for the link

Nice Review, thanks for the link
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
I have not seen anything on the alternator...

I have not seen anything on the alternator output. If they did increase it, we would’ve seen it on the specs or Suzuki would be bragging about it, which makes me believe it is unchanged, still 400...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,583
Posted By sweetlu
Does anybody have an email address of someone...

Does anybody have an email address of someone high up in Honda USA. Would like to send an email as to why this great bike is not being offered in the US.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
Anybody ask what is the alternator output?

Anybody ask what is the alternator output?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 504,184
Posted By sweetlu
Thanks for the pic and finally showing the...

Thanks for the pic and finally showing the storage area on top of the tank.

Any predrilled ports in there to route a line so we can charge our phones?
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,583
Posted By sweetlu
They lack vision, look at the CTX1300N...exhibit A

They lack vision, look at the CTX1300N...exhibit A
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,583
Posted By sweetlu
Honda US only announced the CTX1300. I think...

Honda US only announced the CTX1300. I think they will never offer the CT in the US, I guess I'll give my $ to somebody else, like Yamaha, Suzuki, or even BMW
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 504,184
Posted By sweetlu
anybody go to the IMS show in San Mateo, CA and...

anybody go to the IMS show in San Mateo, CA and sit on the WC GSA? If so, would be great if you can share any pics?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,583
Posted By sweetlu
I don't get it, when is US Honda's next series of...

I don't get it, when is US Honda's next series of announcements, anybody know?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 504,184
Posted By sweetlu
Cool. Can't wait to see the new GSA now!!! :clap ...

Cool. Can't wait to see the new GSA now!!! :clap

Edit: looking at the website looks like they have a low seat. I wonder if it's the GS seat

Seat heights
• Front seat (standard): 35.0 in /...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,227
Posted By sweetlu
Wow thanks: to summarize the video... ...

Wow thanks:

to summarize the video...

419 lbs curb weight
185 hp
102 ft lb of torque
Shipping in Dec
MSRP: 18,995
about 100 dealers in the US
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,227
Posted By sweetlu
If I recall, Buell was working with Rotax on a...

If I recall, Buell was working with Rotax on a new engine to replace the Harley Sportster engines before MoCo backstabbed..I mean..pulled the plug on Buell.

So the brand of the motorcycles would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
I believe Suzuki sells more Wees than Vees. In...

I believe Suzuki sells more Wees than Vees. In addition, Suzuki rolled out a major overhaul of the Wee in 2012. The price difference from 11 --> 12 Wees, only $200 increase on the MSRP.

I like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
Oh Boy I hope not, if they left it as is, then I...

Oh Boy I hope not, if they left it as is, then I think it is a deal breaker for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
Any word on the alternator output and the price...

Any word on the alternator output and the price for the US market
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 504,184
Posted By sweetlu
I don't flatfoot my wee, but it's 400 + lbs only....

I don't flatfoot my wee, but it's 400 + lbs only. When you got a 600lb bike that's a different story
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 504,184
Posted By sweetlu
+1 how many GS owners really take their off...

+1 how many GS owners really take their off road.....5%, maybe 10% tops.

I'm with D'milan, I think there are lots of potential buyers who would like to get a GSA, to have that wind protection, but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-15-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
I think that is a mistake for the industry. The...

I think that is a mistake for the industry. The IMS shows go to several cities in the US and are attended by the bloodline of the industry, the consumer. It occurs in the winter, so our riding club...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-04-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
exactly, same applies to gas. We (in the US) pay...

exactly, same applies to gas. We (in the US) pay far less than any other country.

Now a 2012 Vee costs $10,300 so my guess is the new Vee will be around $12K-$13K, much lower than the ST.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
Suzuki added a lot of info on the website. ...

Suzuki added a lot of info on the website.

http://www.suzuki-vstrom.com/en/index.html

The 360 degree viewer is pretty cool, you can add accessories.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-25-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
anybody know why the US Suzuki website has not...

anybody know why the US Suzuki website has not been updated with the new Vee?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-22-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
I wonder what is the alternator output.

I wonder what is the alternator output.
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,529
Posted By sweetlu
Wow this chair is awesome, I can vouch for the...

Wow this chair is awesome, I can vouch for the big guys. I'm 350lbs and it fits me!!! Definitely get the leg extensions :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 687,885
Posted By sweetlu
Anybody know when they are going to officially...

Anybody know when they are going to officially reveal the 14 Daffee Vee?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 504,184
Posted By sweetlu
Please come in red, Red, RED!!!!!

Please come in red, Red, RED!!!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By sweetlu
I got a Road Glide Ultra and a DL650. Weigh...

I got a Road Glide Ultra and a DL650. Weigh 340lbs, 5'8", and the Weee is awesome. Mind you I have some performance mods, but stock wise you will be fine. As everybody has said, you will feel some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,868
Posted By sweetlu
it a shame they did not add tubeless spoke wheels...

it a shame they did not add tubeless spoke wheels like the 1200gs/a
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 3,764,693
Posted By sweetlu
http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s175/sweetluisp...

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s175/sweetluisp/2007%20Wee/BB749672-5790-4C75-9EDB-47812314FED7-3178-0000053109D0668F_zpsc6dca669.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,583
Posted By sweetlu
This was also hinted in the Feb 2013 issue of...

This was also hinted in the Feb 2013 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News

Although, I think the "touring" might be the updated ST1300. I think Honda classifies the CrossTourer as "Adventure". We'll...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,583
Posted By sweetlu
Honda US, he knew about the releases last month...

Honda US, he knew about the releases last month as we were talking about the CB1100. In addition, he did mentioned about the upcoming update to the ST1300.
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