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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 02:07 AM
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Posted By painkilla
Hate to break the bad news but the True...

Hate to break the bad news but the True Adventure that was shown was just a printed version using one of those fancy 3D printers ( inside source).
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
...still going to look ugly :puke1

...still going to look ugly :puke1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
why haven't we got any spy photos of the bike...

why haven't we got any spy photos of the bike being ridden yet ? , seems odd
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 81,273
Posted By painkilla
nah, its the best road bike iv ever ridden !

nah, its the best road bike iv ever ridden !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
Those are golden era bikes , way better than...

Those are golden era bikes , way better than todays crap
the days when men were men, where you were the master of your beast, disrespect her and she'll let you know. men are getting softer lets...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 81,273
Posted By painkilla
shit happens :1drink

shit happens :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 11:33 PM
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Views: 81,273
Posted By painkilla
why anyone wanting to ride in those conditions on...

why anyone wanting to ride in those conditions on a road bike is beyond me
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
great looking bike , this is what i was...

great looking bike , this is what i was expecting.

HONDA .. Take my money !!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 116,768
Posted By painkilla
guess its different in the southern hemisphere ,...

guess its different in the southern hemisphere , we're in spring now heading for summer.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 116,768
Posted By painkilla
any bikes unveiled this end of year will not be...

any bikes unveiled this end of year will not be available for at least a year.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
Honda had the spotlight, the stage and the crowd...

Honda had the spotlight, the stage and the crowd to unveil the new AT , why they would introduce this bike before the supposingly new AT makes no sense,because now attention has shifted to Yamaha.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
it was pretty obvious from the " headlight" photo...

it was pretty obvious from the " headlight" photo that we would be dissapointed.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,751
Posted By painkilla
Welcome to the internet ! Yes ,that would...

Welcome to the internet !

Yes ,that would be an awesome ride.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
wrong thread or you're behind times

wrong thread or you're behind times
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By painkilla
600lbs aint heavy

Lots of debate going on bike weights ATM.

I fear we wont be seeing light beasts for some time to come, so lets look at it at another angle. How about exo skeleton suits that give you the strenght...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By painkilla
you're on the wrong bike for that type of...

you're on the wrong bike for that type of stuff.Sorry no sympathy from me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-10-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
i dont like the wet,cold and wind..so maybe some...

i dont like the wet,cold and wind..so maybe some type of self containment capsule would be nice :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
Who mentioned "race enduro" ? The original...

Who mentioned "race enduro" ?

The original post was started because i believe Honda could make a 1000cc adv bike at 200kg wet. (using the Hp2 as an expample of what BMW achieved weight wise)
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
Who determines what an adventure bike is ? I...

Who determines what an adventure bike is ?

I would probably have a greater adventure on a lighter enduro type bike which allows me to go into deeper into remote areas than a so called 600lb...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6,099
Views: 1,067,368
Posted By painkilla
If the BMW HP2 weighs in a 390lb (176kg) dry...

If the BMW HP2 weighs in a 390lb (176kg) dry (shaft driven and that old boxer 1200cc engine incl) cant see why Honda couldnt match or even better the new Africa twin weight wise.

In fact i think...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By painkilla
positive feedback for a change

just completed a 14000km ( 9000 mile ) ride in 6 weeks around Australia.
Bike had 25000km at start of journey.

The GS was a 2010 (double cam).

All i can say is the bike performed brilliantly -...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By painkilla
sounds like my GS :wink:

sounds like my GS :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2013, 06:52 PM
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Views: 189,526
Posted By painkilla
Dude , you're a machine.

Dude , you're a machine.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,604
Posted By painkilla
the new LC GS do not look like an adventure bike...

the new LC GS do not look like an adventure bike , it looks/is a road bike trying to be a dirt bike .

The air cooled GS's look like muscular dirt bike ,which looks way cooler IMO
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By painkilla
me too

me too
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By painkilla
source ? ... sounds awesome , just hope its not...

source ? ... sounds awesome , just hope its not a TDM upgrade
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9,382
Views: 1,559,198
Posted By painkilla
shit , that is the most ugly bike iv seen in a...

shit , that is the most ugly bike iv seen in a long time , would rather walk than ride that
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,859
Posted By painkilla
i have a love/hate with these tyres , im on a...

i have a love/hate with these tyres , im on a 1200GS , front heidy loses 1 bar a week , back vibrates the bike at around 20mph , however they are a pleasure to ride in dry offroad conditions and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By painkilla
a few years ago i would have said no way ......

a few years ago i would have said no way ... however in light of yamaha's recent press statements saying that they have been too conservative and want to lead the market again and that this is just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By painkilla
twin wr550r ..yes please

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/07/new-yamaha-crossplane-twin-revealed-at-japanese-meeting/

:evil
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,669
Posted By painkilla
that sux ! sorry to hear ... im planning the same...

that sux ! sorry to hear ... im planning the same trip ,leaving in a weeks time , so what happens now ?
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,349
Posted By painkilla
Hi Travel bug, thats great ! really appreciated ,...

Hi Travel bug, thats great ! really appreciated , im about 2 weeks away from tackling that , i assume when you say knee deep , thats sitting on the bike ? thats pretty deep :eek1 ...

thanks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,484
Posted By painkilla
any of you guys suffer from low speed vibrations...

any of you guys suffer from low speed vibrations with these tyres ? around 20-25mph ...soon as i go past 25mph the vibration goes
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,503
Posted By painkilla
http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/06/yamaha-says...

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/06/yamaha-says-fz-09-is-tip-of-the-iceberg/

glad a few others on here share my foresight ...

with statements like this coming from yamaha .. who knows , we...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 92,839
Posted By painkilla
what happens to the dogs entering and leaving...

what happens to the dogs entering and leaving different countries ?

my dog had to do 4 months quarantine leaving africa upon entering new zealand ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By painkilla
:roflrelax mate the bike wont explode any...

:roflrelax mate

the bike wont explode any time soon
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By painkilla
thought i would update this for interest sake -...

thought i would update this for interest sake - seems the source of the low speed vibration was due to the new Heidenau K60's , few other reports confirm a low speed vibration between 10-25mph ....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,503
Posted By painkilla
so you dont see that engine in a tenere type...

so you dont see that engine in a tenere type package ? to go headon with tiger 800 (triple) bmw 800 , etc

have some imagination :norton
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,503
Posted By painkilla
yamaha's new 850 adventure bike ?

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/New-bikes/2013/May/jun1113-new-yamaha-mt09-breaks-cover/Post.aspx


can you see it ? :wink:
Forum: Australia 06-11-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By painkilla
any you guys delt with Phil at K & R motorcycles...

any you guys delt with Phil at K & R motorcycles in Cheltenham ?
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