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Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By BeeCeeGS
As already mentioned, I'd think a Triumph...

As already mentioned, I'd think a Triumph Street/Speed Triple or one of the new Yamahas (triple or twin).

Maybe a Superduke if you have a KTM dealer in the 'hood?

I'm always hearing...
Forum: Racing 08-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,683
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Not sure I'd be riding all that hard in that...

Not sure I'd be riding all that hard in that corner--lots of interesting features in the run-off!
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 499,184
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I thought about selling her, but decided to do...

I thought about selling her, but decided to do another valve check, upgrade the electrics, and go touring instead. I need to refresh the Wilbers out back and do something about the pogo-ing front...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,684
Views: 325,223
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I think so. Maybe they can have a chuckle about...

I think so. Maybe they can have a chuckle about Assen now.

Or a punch up! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 53,192
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Insurance difference here would be minimal. I sat...

Insurance difference here would be minimal. I sat on the new VFR yesterday, and I like!

I see we get a "VFR" and the Yanks get an "Interceptor."
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 53,192
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Here in the GWN, a new Ninja 1000 is easily found...

Here in the GWN, a new Ninja 1000 is easily found for 3.5k less than the deluxe VFR with the added bonus of much better power.

As a VFR fan, the bike would need to come up with something special...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Thanks. Kinda miss my GS these days. ...

Thanks. Kinda miss my GS these days.

Luckily, my buddy won't have his KTM 1190 before this trip, or who knows where the old VFR would have to go. :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Thanks. I'll be heading into the area via Baker...

Thanks. I'll be heading into the area via Baker City, Oxbow Dam, etc.

We are heading towards Challis and up to Missoula. Riding partner has an RT, and I'm on an old VFR, so looking to minimize...
Forum: Racing 07-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,652
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Isn't Camier injured? He was riding the Evo BMW,...

Isn't Camier injured? He was riding the Evo BMW, but his replacement is doing very well--never a good thing while you're away!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Pavement near Cambridge/Weiser ID

Hi,
I'm planning to come through the area by VFR. Are the roads out near Crane Ck Reservoir worth a detour from the 95?

Thanks
Forum: Racing 06-28-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,916
Posted By BeeCeeGS
It wouldn't have impacted the final standings,...

It wouldn't have impacted the final standings, but I have to wonder why every rider--and particulalry someone like Rossi--doesn't seek to maximize their advantage through the pit stops. That's the...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,916
Posted By BeeCeeGS
In hindsight, Jorge and Rossi's strategies didn't...

In hindsight, Jorge and Rossi's strategies didn't work out. It was really a matter of minutes, and if one of the other guys had stacked it, everything could have changed.

I suspect Rossi will...
Forum: Racing 06-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,193
Posted By BeeCeeGS
:pissed Yep. Not too happy about that.

:pissed

Yep. Not too happy about that.
Forum: Racing 06-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,193
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I don't think Pedrosa would have been at fault...

I don't think Pedrosa would have been at fault here--I think it was more of a Marquez "moment" that led to the contact.
Forum: Racing 06-14-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,193
Posted By BeeCeeGS
He does have different suspension (Showa) and...

He does have different suspension (Showa) and brakes (Nissin).
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 499,184
Posted By BeeCeeGS
"Just needs rear wheel" is the kind of thing that...

"Just needs rear wheel" is the kind of thing that tends to hinder a sale. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Cellular PVC Exterior Trim

Hey folks,

I'm doing some paint work on the house, and some of the trim around the pillars on the front of the house has succumbed to rot or will require significant work to strip the paint. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 499,184
Posted By BeeCeeGS
So, fellow Vifferheads. I have this '93. It runs...

So, fellow Vifferheads. I have this '93. It runs well, the tires are near new, and the bodywork is in good shape (hasn't been dropped, but there is the odd crack/damaged tab due to age). Has heated...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,884
Posted By BeeCeeGS
As a VFR and SV owner, I'd have to say this is...

As a VFR and SV owner, I'd have to say this is mission well-suited to a naked SV650.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 64,970
Posted By BeeCeeGS
The thing about a litre bike in British Columbia:...

The thing about a litre bike in British Columbia:

40km/h over the posted limit is automatic 7 day impound with tow fees, storage fees, and lots of fines. :deal

I so should have bought one a...
Forum: Racing 06-01-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,633
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Anyone who says Jorge won't scrap wasn't paying...

Anyone who says Jorge won't scrap wasn't paying attention last year.

Again--a real shame about Rossi's qualifying, as he almost certainly could have lived with the other two for a good portion of...
Forum: Racing 05-31-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,633
Posted By BeeCeeGS
That's a shame about Rossi's qualifying effort....

That's a shame about Rossi's qualifying effort. His pace up until qualifying suggested that he'd be mixing up at front--at least early on.

He has been very aggressive in the early going of late,...
Forum: Racing 05-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,633
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Rossi once came from 11th (at Assen) to beat...

Rossi once came from 11th (at Assen) to beat Stoner, but that was 6 or 7 years ago.

A good Rossi performance at Mugello would be magical to see, but Marquez is on such a roll.
Forum: Racing 05-23-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 15,039
Posted By BeeCeeGS
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Racing 05-19-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 15,039
Posted By BeeCeeGS
:lol3:lol3:lol3 Part of the fun is trying to...

:lol3:lol3:lol3

Part of the fun is trying to get ourselves into their heads. Maybe Vale is having fun because nobody expects him to beat Marquez? I think you're closer to the truth, though--NOBODY...
Forum: Racing 05-18-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 15,039
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Hey, I know Max wasn't always everyone's...

Hey, I know Max wasn't always everyone's favourite :lol3

But...the guy kept going how long between world championships? Answer: longer than anyone else AFIK.

He retired (not "quit") as a world...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,696
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Nobody can claim that JL isn't a "racer" after...

Nobody can claim that JL isn't a "racer" after some of the moves he pulled last year--particularly some of his runs through the first corner of a race.
Forum: Racing 05-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,696
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I'll recycle my comments from elsewhere: ...

I'll recycle my comments from elsewhere:

Rossi has certainly found extra fight for this season. Even in Austin, where he finished poorly, he was pushing hard before melting his front tire. I'll...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,780
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I have a little torque wrench I picked up to work...

I have a little torque wrench I picked up to work on my bicycle. It's from ParK Tools and does 3-15 Newton metres. They have some beam-type ones as well (mines the ratcheting type).
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,470
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Taxes in, I'd think he's on target for the deluxe...

Taxes in, I'd think he's on target for the deluxe model.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,470
Posted By BeeCeeGS
While the VFR may not look spectacular on paper...

While the VFR may not look spectacular on paper (and it's expensive!), I suspect the sum of the parts might be more impressive.
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Haha. It was doing the TBelt on the wife's 2.0...

Haha. It was doing the TBelt on the wife's 2.0 gas MK IV Jetta that convinced me I need some of these.

As for the question above as to what I consider "decent"--I enjoy using tools that feel good...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Thumbwheel/finger/palm ratchets

They go by different names, but when I was doing the Tbelt on the wife's Jetta, something like this would have saved me a lot of time and hassle.

Who makes decent ones? I don't want to spend...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,684
Views: 325,223
Posted By BeeCeeGS
It wouldn't change a thing. Fast is fast at this...

It wouldn't change a thing. Fast is fast at this level.
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 19,563
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I wonder if AE can get the hole shot from pole? I...

I wonder if AE can get the hole shot from pole? I don't think he could possibly have a shot at the win without bringing a decent gap across the line at the end of the first lap. As long as a factory...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I had a ~40mph low side while wearing a pair of...

I had a ~40mph low side while wearing a pair of lugged-sole "adventure" boots. The end result was serious breaks in my tibia and fibula. I didn't hit anything, so I believe the major contributor to...
Forum: Racing 02-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,455
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I guess Dorna is watching the UTube channels...

I guess Dorna is watching the UTube channels closely now that there is paid streaming for SBK; all my sources for races from last season have been shut down. :cry
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,160
Posted By BeeCeeGS
Good stuff, BA! Thanks for sharing. Pat was...

Good stuff, BA! Thanks for sharing.

Pat was in Vietnam in December, too. I don't know if you've read his blog.

Cheers,
Brent :slurp
Forum: Racing 02-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,684
Views: 325,223
Posted By BeeCeeGS
I don't think Stoner was working with Dorna...

I don't think Stoner was working with Dorna software when testing.
Forum: Racing 02-04-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3,684
Views: 325,223
Posted By BeeCeeGS
See KRJR comments re: first Honda 800 "You...

See KRJR comments re: first Honda 800

"You can't pin it harder!"
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