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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/suspension-setup...

http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/suspension-setup-101-part-ii-all-about-damping

"
Rebound Damping
The main function of rebound damping is to control the extension of the fork or shock after it...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
@Ghostbrother: Happy holidays! Great...

@Ghostbrother:
Happy holidays!

Great looking bike there.

I hope you realize I was laughing with you, not at you. Your post made me laugh. It reminded me of the Swedish cook, but I was actually...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
http://www.olofssonfamily.se/wordpress/wp-content/...

http://www.olofssonfamily.se/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/SwedishChef.jpg

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

(Hey, English is a second language for me too!)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 127,052
Posted By BigMan73
I'm having a problem with a 1090 engine, as KTM...

I'm having a problem with a 1090 engine, as KTM is developing a 600-800 v-twin, so why have yet another one?

When I wrote that the 1190 STD will go away, I meant that the 1190 STD and ADV R will...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 127,052
Posted By BigMan73
The way I see it, right now the 1190R competes...

The way I see it, right now the 1190R competes with the GS, the 1290 with the GSA. Seems to me that the 1190 std is not positioned properly. It is not sporty and road enough like the multustrada. I'd...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-13-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 127,052
Posted By BigMan73
I think the 1290 SA is KTM's GSA I took...

I think the 1290 SA is KTM's GSA

I took photos, but not of the KTMs
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 127,052
Posted By BigMan73
This thread is titled 'Who wants one'. I...

This thread is titled 'Who wants one'.

I really thought I wanted this one. 160hp, all the comfort, what's not to like?
I analyzed and read all about it for 2 months now.
Yesterday I sat on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By BigMan73
Hey It is a bit far way from home, in Fair Lawn...

Hey
It is a bit far way from home, in Fair Lawn NJ, but I might just join!
Thanks for the invite.

Regardless, I want to join the next CNR for sure.
Will hopefully be on a better bike than the...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
I talked to a suspension expert, from CT, that...

I talked to a suspension expert, from CT, that Triumph NA rep referred me to consult with. I have his business card, but won't mention his name to keep his privacy. A formally qualified and trained...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
IMS, NYC 2015 (Javits Center)

http://i.minus.com/iLTrq6DpI4Ve3.jpg

http://i.minus.com/iwJbCPaAEA2YH.jpg

http://i.minus.com/ib011XwyUikv8.jpg

http://i.minus.com/itFSa7btlPdqF.jpg

http://i.minus.com/iVevWKvCvGqhy.JPG
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Richard Hammond thinks

The new tigers are the best handling bikes in the world

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/motoring/richard-hammond-triumphs-800xrx-best-4783064

And I ask, when is TopGear going to have a...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
In the last 3 years, Friday night has been...

In the last 3 years, Friday night has been relatively quiet

Will take photos with my DSLR
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Going to IMS in Javits Center, this Friday, to...

Going to IMS in Javits Center, this Friday, to see 'my' XCx
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By BigMan73
Thanks, that's a very interesting direction ...

Thanks, that's a very interesting direction
This seems his web site:
http://motonyc.com/nyc/schools/

Btw, your forum alias is hilarious :rofl

Adif Chayal Boded Me Chayal Shavuz..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By BigMan73
That is a good idea. Thanks.

That is a good idea.
Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By BigMan73
Awesome, just what I was looking for. Thanks a...

Awesome, just what I was looking for.
Thanks a lot. :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By BigMan73
Currently on a Suzuki DL-650, selling it soon,...

Currently on a Suzuki DL-650, selling it soon, and moving to a 2015 Tiger 800 XCx.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By BigMan73
Thanks for trying to help. Yes, this is not...

Thanks for trying to help.
Yes, this is not exactly what I'm looking for.
I believe repetition is good practice, once you have strong foundations.
Repeating a wrong practice creates bad habits...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By BigMan73
Question Looking for a course on motorcycle mechanic work

Not sure this is the right forum, but I'm looking for a practical (i.e. hands on) course in NJ (or NYC) area, that can train on things such as:
- How out how to change a tire and tubes
- Seat a...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
I have the Madstad bracket and windshield on the...

I have the Madstad bracket and windshield on the Wee. A game changer, especially if you're tall. At 6'5'' this combo is a winner.
Planning to migrate the Madstad windshield.

Just wondering if the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 30,580
Posted By BigMan73
Thanks for calling me a noob.. but, I think you...

Thanks for calling me a noob.. but, I think you got it wrong. The whole idea is not to patronize the other person by letting him know that you are more experienced.
I think Lilolita got it right. ...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
You missed my point. Completely. I claim that...

You missed my point. Completely.
I claim that the FJ 09 is a FZ 09 in disguise. That the cheap and soft suspension is going to carry on to FJ 09.
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Great times indeed! ...

Great times indeed!

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/29400/Buyers-Guide-Specifications/2015-Yamaha-FJ-09.aspx
"41 mm fork; adjustable preload and rebound damping; 5.4 in. travel"

Also confirmed...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Sorry if I confused you. My assumption, based...

Sorry if I confused you.
My assumption, based on what I read, is that the FJ is essentially similar to FZ, except for ergonomics and plastics
Same engine, same chassis and same suspension
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
They are not one, just owned by the same one...

They are not one, just owned by the same one (Bonnier).
In fact they are very different. CycleWorld is becoming boring and has less and less information with every issue. They put big font...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Regarding WP, this is what motorcyclist have to...

Regarding WP, this is what motorcyclist have to say (I appreciate their opinion much more than CycleWorld):
"The best part of the new XC is definitely the addition of WP suspension, which feels much...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
The VStrom has cheap suspension which is adequate...

The VStrom has cheap suspension which is adequate for road usage. They are reliable but provide low performance.
EDIT: These are ADV bikes, commute road usage is not sufficient.

KTM is running...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
CycleWorld had a ride review of the FZ-09: ...

CycleWorld had a ride review of the FZ-09:
http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/06/26/yamaha-fz-09-naked-motorcycle-riding-review-and-photos/

"Steering is very good, the riding position ultra...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
The magazines are all complaining about the cheap...

The magazines are all complaining about the cheap suspension Yamaha installed.
The XCx is the one I'm looking at, and the WP (which is owned and used by KTM, with their top of the line models) is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 30,580
Posted By BigMan73
I did take photos in that CNR ...

I did take photos in that CNR

http://bigman73.minus.com/m2hbYmMf4Y9HG

http://i.minus.com/iq0ObFRbu92nL.jpg

http://i.minus.com/ibo1cXcw8XQHYO.jpg

http://i.minus.com/ikRT9yNCSSpOh.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 30,580
Posted By BigMan73
I just read the terrible awful news. RIP...

I just read the terrible awful news.

RIP dear friend. We met for just one CNR event, but I saw your kindness immediately.
The photo in my signature was shot by Lilolita. I will cherish it...
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Motorcyclist First Ride Review

http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/reviews/2015-triumph-motorcycle-tiger-first-ride-review?src=SOC&dom=fb
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Thanks. That is very impressive. I wanted the...

Thanks.
That is very impressive. I wanted the tiger since it came out.
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
From I've been told here, I'm the tiger...

From I've been told here, I'm the tiger 'Prospect'... :deal
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41I5fCkGSXL._SX300_.jpg
:lol3
Did you mean perspective?
You don't want me...Even I hardly want...
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
67K miles -> Respect! :thumb How was the...

67K miles -> Respect! :thumb

How was the bike in terms of reliability and maintenance?
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
If the bike boots every time to the same default...

If the bike boots every time to the same default mode, then the Arduino has a solid starting position point.
By counting and recording hits on buttons, it knows what mode the bike is in right now....
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
Maybe the more torquey engine will make the long...

Maybe the more torquey engine will make the long 1st gear less of an issue.
I didn't read journalists complain about the 1st gear after the Spain intro ride
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
The XCc can be (and probably is) better than its...

The XCc can be (and probably is) better than its predecessor and still be imperfect. I do not see the contradiction.
Setting the bike back to the latest settings on every 'reboot' seems like an...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
If one is happy and satisfied with his choices...

If one is happy and satisfied with his choices why does he need to 'fight dark forces'? :huh
The Tiger 800 XCx is clearly a superior evolution, in all aspects. It is not just marketing hype.
Also...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 52,185
Posted By BigMan73
There is a behavioral pattern I've noticed on...

There is a behavioral pattern I've noticed on forums with many riders on different brands, be it Suzuki V-Strom, KTMs or Tigers, etc.
Current owners seem to not like the new models that come out and...
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