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Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 309,821
Posted By kingrex
I've always been told to change the crank case...

I've always been told to change the crank case oil at least every year if you don't accumulate sufficient mileage to justify the change due to cumbustion related material in the oil. It probably...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 309,821
Posted By kingrex
Sorry for another oil inquiry. I have a 2013...

Sorry for another oil inquiry. I have a 2013 r12r. Bought it back in Aug. of last year. I had the 1st service completed in Sept. 2013 after accumulating 600 miles. My plan is to change the crank case...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,397
Posted By kingrex
No doubt. Exactly what I thought after seeing the...

No doubt. Exactly what I thought after seeing the first picture. When are these companies going to learn to put a flat seat on these bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,738
Posted By kingrex
The OP did mention he has a co-rider. Let the...

The OP did mention he has a co-rider. Let the co-rider decide if they want to sit on this bike or his harley. You've got a beautiful bike. I'd like to take that out for a spin. My wife would'nt even...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,738
Posted By kingrex
I've seen too many folk out there attempt to do...

I've seen too many folk out there attempt to do the same thing you're trying to do and ultimately regret the effort. These new harleys are just as reliable, far more comfortable, and possess enough...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,738
Posted By kingrex
Trust me on this. Stick with your harley. You'll...

Trust me on this. Stick with your harley. You'll thank me later.
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,007
Posted By kingrex
Your experience with the diavel probably exceeds...

Your experience with the diavel probably exceeds my own. Mine was limited to about a 30 minute test ride. No doubt the diavel comes with world class brakes. What had me leaning toward the beemer in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,007
Posted By kingrex
I believe you are right. The price to perform the...

I believe you are right. The price to perform the valves as an individual item I don't know. The 6-7 hundred dollar service ususally includes several other items addressed at that time (regular...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,007
Posted By kingrex
Did someone say the op was 6'3'' tall and has a...

Did someone say the op was 6'3'' tall and has a 32 inch inseam. Look, I can relate to that. We tend to sit high in the saddle but short in the straddle. I have, however, found the r1200r to be the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,317
Posted By kingrex
Have criuse on my truck and car. I rarely use...

Have criuse on my truck and car. I rarely use them. The only device I've ever used is that simple piece of plastic you attach to the throttle that allows the heal of your hand to assist in holding...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,007
Posted By kingrex
I currently own a 2013 r1200r and have put a few...

I currently own a 2013 r1200r and have put a few miles on a diavel. The diavel is very quick and capable in the tight stuff. It was, however, one of the most uncomfortable bikes (after 30 minutes)...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,203
Posted By kingrex
2013 bmw r1200r in montego blue. I call her...

2013 bmw r1200r in montego blue. I call her little blue. My 04 road king is luxury blue over impact blue. I call her big blue for obvious reasons. My cb919 is called the hornster. My 05 kaw zrx is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,514
Posted By kingrex
I'm with you on that one. I'd buy me a...

I'm with you on that one. I'd buy me a convertible mini cooper and have a blast but thats just me. Lots of folks out there that ride and enjoy their trikes. More power to them. Ride on.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,629
Posted By kingrex
You must be one tuff hombre. I love ducati sport...

You must be one tuff hombre. I love ducati sport bikes but if I had one it would probably be in my den where I could admire it's italian beauty.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 162,452
Posted By kingrex
Seriously?:huh Good luck with that.:lol3

Seriously?:huh Good luck with that.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 162,452
Posted By kingrex
I haven't seen one in person but from the...

I haven't seen one in person but from the pictures it appears that the tail end of the bike didn't get much attention. Love the front. The rear, not so much.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 162,452
Posted By kingrex
It better be.

It better be.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 162,452
Posted By kingrex
Seriously? What pillion?

Seriously? What pillion?
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,807
Posted By kingrex
I love nakeds so much I currently have 3: 02...

I love nakeds so much I currently have 3: 02 cb919, 05 zrx1200r, and 13 r1200r bmw. The cb is up for sale and the other 2 provide more than enough enjoyment to keep me from looking at anything else....
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,907
Posted By kingrex
I've enjoyed reading countless post on hot...

I've enjoyed reading countless post on hot running harleys. I'm not really sure at what temp mine operates but I've never experienced any excessive heat when poking around town. I avoid that kind of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,524
Posted By kingrex
r1200r????

r1200r????
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,654
Posted By kingrex
I love 600cc bikes. Period. The engines are just...

I love 600cc bikes. Period. The engines are just perfect. Regardless of which yamaha you pick, you cannot beat yamaha reliability. Anytime you buy something to tour on, reliability is paramount. Fz6,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 56,022
Posted By kingrex
Had my 04 roadking for over ten years now. Luxury...

Had my 04 roadking for over ten years now. Luxury blue over impact blue in color. Carbureted too. I've only been able to put 23,000 miles on her due to being a multiple (4) bike owner. I might add...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 119,559
Posted By kingrex
Got to sit on one at my local triumph/ktm dealer....

Got to sit on one at my local triumph/ktm dealer. Ergonomically its very similar to my bmw r1200r roadster. The obvious difference being about 50 rear wheel horsepower. Anyway, I can see this bike as...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,629
Posted By kingrex
No contest here. R1200R. The little roadster that...

No contest here. R1200R. The little roadster that can.
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,629
Posted By kingrex
Don't think I've ever heard of a 919 getting that...

Don't think I've ever heard of a 919 getting that poor of gas mileage. I get 49-50 mpg consistently. I have an 02 model with 12,000 miles on the odo.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,629
Posted By kingrex
BMW R1200R. The little roadster that can. :)

BMW R1200R. The little roadster that can. :)
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 154,078
Posted By kingrex
If it hadn't been for the side stand switch...

If it hadn't been for the side stand switch recall I wouldn't have had the pleasure of meeting those two road warriors at the dealership. Small price to pay for free coffee, donuts, and great...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 154,078
Posted By kingrex
Sorry your dealer experience hasn't been better....

Sorry your dealer experience hasn't been better. Fortunately for me, the same gentleman that owns the BMW dealership owns the Harley dealership right across the street. He is one upstanding...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,428
Posted By kingrex
To me the ZRX shines @ low speed riding. Yes, it...

To me the ZRX shines @ low speed riding. Yes, it weighs 540lbs wet but is well balanced. Some folks feel its a little top heavy. Guess thats subjective. The total package shines regardless of speed....
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 154,078
Posted By kingrex
Not an RT owner. I bought my R1200R in Aug. 2013....

Not an RT owner. I bought my R1200R in Aug. 2013. Really nice bike with only one glaring issue. Fuel strip. Almost didn't buy the bike due to this long standing issue with no definitive repair (other...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,428
Posted By kingrex
Kawasaki Zrx1200R. Although they haven't been...

Kawasaki Zrx1200R. Although they haven't been available (new) since 2005, plenty of good examples are out there from 3-4 thousand dollars. Most user friendly in-line 4 I've ever experienced. This...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 46,623
Posted By kingrex
Saw one at the local honda dealer a few weeks...

Saw one at the local honda dealer a few weeks back. I was really impressed. Hoisted her up off the sidestand and was surprised at how easy it was to get upright. Very well balanced. Every aspect of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 72,321
Posted By kingrex
You are difinitely right about the rex. I've had...

You are difinitely right about the rex. I've had my 05 since new. Every time I consider selling it (downsizing) I'll take it aout for a ride and get reminded of what a great bike it is. I swear its...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,407
Posted By kingrex
Seriously? I pay just shy of $250.00 per year for...

Seriously? I pay just shy of $250.00 per year for my 05 model. Its considered a standard style motorcylce not a sport bike. Of course I am old (57). That may have a little to do with it. :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,407
Posted By kingrex
Kawasaki Zrx1200r. If that bike doesn't elicit...

Kawasaki Zrx1200r. If that bike doesn't elicit some form of manly response from you then nothing will. Besides, it will do everything you need it to do and do it extremely well. It can return up to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 72,321
Posted By kingrex
Those are some really sweet bikes. That Triumph...

Those are some really sweet bikes. That Triumph is especially nice.
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,370
Posted By kingrex
Good post. Couldn't agree more. Although a naked...

Good post. Couldn't agree more. Although a naked bike, the r1200r can morph into different platforms depending on your needs. This new design seems one dimensional. Is there a need? I think its good...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,659
Posted By kingrex
Bike seems totally performance oriented while the...

Bike seems totally performance oriented while the r1200r is a roadster with real world capabilities. Nice design excercise though. Count me as a non-buyer.
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,274
Posted By kingrex
Love stock bikes. Been riding for over 40 years...

Love stock bikes. Been riding for over 40 years and have never modified any of the many bikes I've owned. Figured the engineers (both design and functional types) got it right to begin with. Like it...
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