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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 293,806
Posted By Road Program
So this is still working? I purchased a new bike...

So this is still working? I purchased a new bike recently and I'd really like to avoid the ridiculous ad velorum taxes in GA. I assume VT requires sales tax to be paid on new vehicles, do you...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Good for you! NOLA with STT? Wish I could have...

Good for you! NOLA with STT? Wish I could have made it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By Road Program
For city use I'd go with the Street Triple in a...

For city use I'd go with the Street Triple in a heartbeat (used to own one). Maybe even the Speed, but I hear they don't squirt around in traffic quite as well.

For curvy road use I'd go with...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Road Program
Well, I did my first off-road this weekend and...

Well, I did my first off-road this weekend and learned a couple things from my quite limited experience. First, tight, technical trails are not my thing. Really just wasn't into it; it was just a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Road Program
Well, this might answer the "where" part of my...

Well, this might answer the "where" part of my question ;) http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=773184
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Road Program
New to D.C. area and new to off-road

I'm sorry, there are just too many threads to search. I don't even know where to begin. What kind of off-road riding is there to do around here? I'm willing to truck it if it means I can ride in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Road Program
Fortunately I have several friends who ride dirt...

Fortunately I have several friends who ride dirt who can help with the used bike inspection part of the deal.



That is very relevant and very helpful. Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Road Program
Thanks for the replies and all the great info. ...

Thanks for the replies and all the great info. Having a plate is mighty enticing, but I don't think I'd like the extra weight off-road that comes with a bike that is capable of being on the road. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Road Program
Where do I start?

If there's a newb section on this forum I'm :ear Street/track rider, but never dirt. Want to learn and have fun. Probably don't want to to trials or REALLY technical stuff, but other than that I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
We weren't tuning or checking for hp and tq, just...

We weren't tuning or checking for hp and tq, just trying to replicate what I was experiencing on the track. Truth be told I didn't even think to ask if they were recording.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Not to threadjack, but I thought I'd offer up...

Not to threadjack, but I thought I'd offer up this video for those v-twin lovers out there. Had to figure out why my bike wasn't behaving so some dyne work was in order. The techs figured out it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
The gallery wouldn't let me up vote. If I could,...

The gallery wouldn't let me up vote. If I could, I'd give you all the green arrows I had until my thumb fell off. Absolutely beautiful bike.
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
If you sign up for a day at Barber with Sportbike...

If you sign up for a day at Barber with Sportbike Track Time I'd love to get out there with you and give you a tow.



Yeah, on the track or the mountains my 848 is amazing. In traffic it's like...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Barber, you say? :D I believe it's sold out,...

Barber, you say? :D I believe it's sold out, but you might be able to snag a spot this weekend.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
I can neither confirm nor deny that an update...

I can neither confirm nor deny that an update will be forthcoming.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,125
Posted By Road Program
My poor Duc. :( It looks rough, but I sourced a...

My poor Duc. :( It looks rough, but I sourced a clip-on from ebay and it just needs a Woodcraft peg and some bodywork, which I have, and it will be good to go again.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Were you able to check out the bike?

Were you able to check out the bike?
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
I went to look at the S1000R and the dealer did...

I went to look at the S1000R and the dealer did not have any in stock, despite what their website said. The dealer said they have one bike due to be built and arrive in October.

Is this pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Awesome! Going to turn it into a riding weekend?...

Awesome! Going to turn it into a riding weekend?

I thought you ran into insurance issues with the other 999 you were considering, did you get that resolved. Oh, and since you're offering beer, I...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,239
Posted By Road Program
No kidding! Is the tire on? Bead seated? Tire...

No kidding! Is the tire on? Bead seated? Tire not damaged? Wheel not damaged? Who cares how it happens?! If it works, it works.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Can't blame you for picking up a bike for your...

Can't blame you for picking up a bike for your son. My son (3 y/o) likes bikes but is afraid of the noise; I'm hoping he grows out of his fear of the noise and wants to ride eventually, but I'm not...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,815
Posted By Road Program
That's nothing. I saw a CL for an S1000RR with...

That's nothing. I saw a CL for an S1000RR with something like 6k miles for $15k. That price was supposedly justified by $2k worth of carbon fiber parts and a $7000 (seven THOUSAND :huh) custom...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Alright, OP, we're on pins and needles here. Did...

Alright, OP, we're on pins and needles here. Did you get that 848?
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,815
Posted By Road Program
Daaang! 15% HP and almost 8% torque increase? ...

Daaang! 15% HP and almost 8% torque increase? Do they do tunes for other bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
Well, I guess I'll have to look into a dry...

Well, I guess I'll have to look into a dry slipper conversion then.

Oh, and that 749 Dark with the missing mirror...c'mon, if you're going to use a bike as the example of the most beautiful Ducati...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
I did not know that. Now I'm intrigued. I'll...

I did not know that. Now I'm intrigued. I'll acknowledge my ignorance here and ask if they make a dry-clutch slipper conversion because that would be just about ideal.

While we're on topic of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
I'm going to guess they will get BMW's new ABS...

I'm going to guess they will get BMW's new ABS system that enables hard braking at deep lean angles. Pure speculation on my part, but I've been on a lucky streak today.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
If that black Evo just had its first service that...

If that black Evo just had its first service that means he skipped the 600 mile service. Some more thoughts on that bike...

Dark windscreen. Looks cool but when you tuck behind it and have a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
You'll love that Corse. And I think you'll find...

You'll love that Corse. And I think you'll find yourself riding it more than you thought. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
Just fall in behind the line of three black,...

Just fall in behind the line of three black, unmarked (like we can't tell), no-emergency lights Suburbans. You'll need to do more than 95 to keep up. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,547
Posted By Road Program
I can't speak to the 916/996/998, but I can...

I can't speak to the 916/996/998, but I can affirm that my 848 is quite possibly the worst vehicle I've ridden in traffic. On twisty mountain roads and the race track it's an absolute dream, but in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,327
Posted By Road Program
That's really ingenious. Or the penny tech (are...

That's really ingenious. Or the penny tech (are we still using that phrase?) of chopping of a 90* allen key and permanently affixing it to the female fitting in the bar end? Won't work on some...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,204
Posted By Road Program
As a sportbike rider it's really easy for me to...

As a sportbike rider it's really easy for me to hop on the Harley-bashing bandwagon, but when it comes down to it I don't really like a whole lot of sportbike riders either, probably for the same...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By Road Program
Is it possible you put the spacers on the wrong...

Is it possible you put the spacers on the wrong side? If not, and everything is where it's supposed to be, my advice would be to...

1. Spread the pads on the rear caliper to give you some wore...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
Something I've been looking into for this bike is...

Something I've been looking into for this bike is luggage. There a couple decent set-ups on the UK S1000R forum, including one guy who modified an FZ6 Givi bracket to fit his bike. Someone else...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,327
Posted By Road Program
Because they are an idiot and looking to have...

Because they are an idiot and looking to have their chin strap melted by the exhaust of their Hypermotard.

Ask me how I know.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
That is just screaming for a CF fender. ;)

That is just screaming for a CF fender. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
But we haven't even broached the subject of which...

But we haven't even broached the subject of which oil to use yet. :D

I am seriously jonesing for this bike. I don't have much time between deployments this time around, so my hope is that there...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
I've had no claims with Geico, but I did have a...

I've had no claims with Geico, but I did have a relatively painless experience with State Farm a few years ago that resulted in the bike being totalled.

The S1000R, being a new model, will...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,464
Posted By Road Program
Who was looking for a black bike? Have you...

Who was looking for a black bike?

Have you considered plasti-dip? The stock paint scheme on my bike kind of limits paint schemes on track bodywork so I looked into plasti-dip and watched some...
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