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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:36 AM
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Posted By torags
You're not important enough to report to.... ...

You're not important enough to report to....

Unimpressive is my opinion...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
I thought that would be an incentive to build...

I thought that would be an incentive to build race bikes

The records set at Bonneville are really unimpressive to me.

There is more than one group that keeps "record" books.

I shoot speed...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
I don't understand why they didn't build racing...

I don't understand why they didn't build racing bike (not street legal).

They may not have to go thru EPA since they're short manufacturing run

They would build a cachet for wannabes during the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
Hehe... Well it is probably better to say no...

Hehe... Well it is probably better to say no steer. I called it oversteer because it's opposite of understeer

Porsche had a lot of rear end accidents as they increased HP on their cars. They spent...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
My first Porsche was a 1952 Club Racer, probably...

My first Porsche was a 1952 Club Racer, probably built in the Dr's Austrian garage (it was junk)

It was minimal... probably 1,200 lbs. It had skinny tires - early Michelins

That car would...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
Wider contact can reduce psi on tire, which may...

Wider contact can reduce psi on tire, which may result in poorer tire adherence to road.

Just sayin'
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
I have no idea of the aspect ratio, I was...

I have no idea of the aspect ratio, I was commenting on a change in circumference
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
You also inadvertently changed the rake and...

You also inadvertently changed the rake and trail.

It may not have been enough to create a problem

Do you ride the bike over a buck at all? It might be felt at those speeds

Going back to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,215
Posted By torags
When you change the rear tire, have your spline...

When you change the rear tire, have your spline lubed,

mine went out at 55K +/-
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,215
Posted By torags
I had a 2004 ...

I had a 2004
http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-TjgZ72H/0/X3/i-TjgZ72H-X3.jpg

I really liked it.. Did a few cross countries & back

I rented a R1100S in Milan and found that burned more gas &...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,860
Posted By torags
Yeah... It changed the rake and trail because the...

Yeah... It changed the rake and trail because the fat tire diameter was too big.

The R&T was close to a Ducatis and the adjustable fork stabilizer worked
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,860
Posted By torags
It is Storz parts built by them... Parts and work...

It is Storz parts built by them... Parts and work were quality

This is the new original bike (2007 Sporty) that I never saw..

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-JxghPmq/0/X3/i-JxghPmq-X3.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachme...

http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=328203&stc=1&d=1413422605

Hmmm... interesting...

I'd like to read about the heat from those pistons next to your leg...

The valve cover...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,860
Posted By torags
I remember Catalina ...

I remember Catalina

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Catalina-Grand-Prix-2010/i-LgZkV2x/4/X3/DSC_2582-X3.jpg

Looks like the environmentalists have won...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
Best of luck to the Motus team... :thumb Now...

Best of luck to the Motus team... :thumb

Now begins the hard part for them... stay the course fella's
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
Or this could happen... ...

Or this could happen...

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonneville-Ragspix/i-WXkZrxN/2/X3/DSC_0072-X3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,860
Posted By torags
This is what I did... Lost my ass on resale ...

This is what I did... Lost my ass on resale

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-Jh8ff3R/0/M/i-Jh8ff3R-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,440
Posted By torags
BMW's definition

BMW's definition
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 25,783
Posted By torags
The shitload aspect moved the OP to make a wise...

The shitload aspect moved the OP to make a wise decision... :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By torags
Fantastic.... I'd love to see that electric...

Fantastic....

I'd love to see that electric drag bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 25,783
Posted By torags
That seems reasonable Bottom line.. BMW can...

That seems reasonable

Bottom line.. BMW can say , sue me. The best case is the OP wins; but does he?

The costs of litigation would certainly cost more than $1,000. So you win but lose. I've...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 25,783
Posted By torags
+1 BMW can sell a racing bike and disclaim...

+1

BMW can sell a racing bike and disclaim the warranty for a particular use. when used for that purpose it's just an unwarranted bike.

The OP is fortunate to have a dealer contribution

You...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
Why don't you ride it while the weathers good. ...

Why don't you ride it while the weathers good.

Probably only about 1200 miles
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
I have mine mounted on a Ram mount plate on bars...

I have mine mounted on a Ram mount plate on bars attached by small bungees; so no bar interference problems.

When leaving I take it off & put it in my pocket (pretty quick)

I like it mounted...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
Where I come from - it's called scam like

Where I come from - it's called scam like
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
Hmmm... That must be a concept bike by HD... :huh

Hmmm... That must be a concept bike by HD... :huh
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
What no mention of the pillon seat?

What no mention of the pillon seat?
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
That, Redfrog is a sweet setup.... Good...

That, Redfrog is a sweet setup....

Good riding to ya'
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,884
Posted By torags
Hehe... I put on Cafe bars cause the width of the...

Hehe... I put on Cafe bars cause the width of the stock bars were too wide... brought my arms outside the sports screen & was not good in low temps
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,884
Posted By torags
I have stock R1150R bars available

I have stock R1150R bars available
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,350
Posted By torags
Hey Jim, what's your opinion of Honda Moly vs BMW...

Hey Jim, what's your opinion of Honda Moly vs BMW grease for the spline lube
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
Nahhh... she became an alcoholic because of the...

Nahhh... she became an alcoholic because of the Ketchup incident.... :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
Thanks for the post Clever handling of leaf...

Thanks for the post

Clever handling of leaf spring application

I prefer Porsche PASM in that caliber of car (but that's why the Vette is cheaper)
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
What? Why should they allow for a lower...

What?

Why should they allow for a lower center of gravity? Did you ever see the Tesla suspension? No springs there

You seem try to enhance your engineering expertise by deriding others, why...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,335
Posted By torags
A sports cars are more than a motor...

A sports cars are more than a motor...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,440
Posted By torags
8-10 mpg better sounds reasonable at 60-70mph. ...

8-10 mpg better sounds reasonable at 60-70mph.

The mileage on the 1150R falls incredibly with higher speeds.

On a recent CC my reserve light would come on at about 150 miles at speeds of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,440
Posted By torags
Hehehe.... or not. Higher rpm operation may...

Hehehe.... or not. Higher rpm operation may reduce mileage.

Watch for leg cramps with the smaller wheelbase and cramped seating position
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,276
Posted By torags
Hmmm... I'll have to give it a go in the car... ...

Hmmm... I'll have to give it a go in the car...

Thanks again
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