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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Gypped
As far as off the shelf options go, I think the...

As far as off the shelf options go, I think the only current production items are the Tourmaster Solution series. They aren't the heaviest duty boot, but do at least have some protection.

If...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,627
Posted By Gypped
Gasolina boots are beautifully made and...

Gasolina boots are beautifully made and relatively rugged, but they definitely don't offer protection on par with a lot of modern motorcycle boots. They are comfortable, don't twist or flex easy,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By Gypped
As another option, there's the Yamaha Road Star...

As another option, there's the Yamaha Road Star Warrior. They made it from 02-09 as their "power cruiser".

Claimed 40* lean angle, has a tach, FI, reasonably powerful (77-80 hp and 100-104...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 799,247
Posted By Gypped
For whatever reason, I've had that happen a few...

For whatever reason, I've had that happen a few times with dealers - I actually bought a brand new Ninja 1000 last year, and when I picked it up, the tires were crazy low. I went and had a talk with...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Gypped
Even if that does mean it was manufactured in...

Even if that does mean it was manufactured in 2006, that still makes it almost 9 years old. However, according to a quick google search, the date code for anything made after 2000 is 4 digits. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Gypped
Oddly, I don't see that as an option - you can...

Oddly, I don't see that as an option - you can ship to Canada and Mexico though.

I'm personally digging the kevlar undies though - you can get them with Sas-tech shoulder/elbow/knee pads also. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Gypped
This is the second result from google:...

This is the second result from google: https://www.louis.de/en/artikel/highway-1-denim-jeans/211047
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Gypped
I can't speak for the OP, but I found it to be a...

I can't speak for the OP, but I found it to be a very noisy helmet. I bought one just as a cheap commuting helmet, and thought it would be nice to have a modular. I work nights, so the light on the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,755
Views: 578,923
Posted By Gypped
My question is why you feel the need to keep...

My question is why you feel the need to keep harping on about this ad nauseam. How about going and bitching about the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 for a bit? It's a pricey sport-tourer from an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,902
Posted By Gypped
I went through the Dragon on my metric cruiser a...

I went through the Dragon on my metric cruiser a couple years ago on my way to Iowa to visit family, and actually heard a Harley rider tell another one that exact thing about going over the...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By Gypped
As far as the Airmada goes, I had picked up one...

As far as the Airmada goes, I had picked up one on clearance that took a pretty long time (somewhere between 900-1.1k miles) to break in but was perfect after it had... I had to get a new one after...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,770
Posted By Gypped
This was the first result when I googled "how to...

This was the first result when I googled "how to load music on Android". (http://www.howtogeek.com/150995/how-to-get-music-onto-your-android-phone-without-itunes/)

It's got 3 methods in the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 799,247
Posted By Gypped
I bought it from BBMS in Jax, they got it from...

I bought it from BBMS in Jax, they got it from down there. They are okay to deal with, but usually their prices and fees aren't quite as good as you can find elsewhere. When I went to Sargent's...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 799,247
Posted By Gypped
As far as I'm aware, neither of those '14 ES are...

As far as I'm aware, neither of those '14 ES are available: The one at BBMS in Jax was a demo that they sold about 5 or 6 weeks ago, and the one from Ft Myers is currently sitting in my garage (I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 799,247
Posted By Gypped
I just picked up a leftover 14 with ES about a...

I just picked up a leftover 14 with ES about a week and a half ago, traded in my RS Tour Deluxe as it started having problems and my fiance would rather I spend her money on a new bike than...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Gypped
I don't see mention of a helmet, do you already...

I don't see mention of a helmet, do you already have that sorted out?

As for the other stuff, it depends on exactly how limited your budget is and how big a trade-off you're willing to make. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,913
Posted By Gypped
Per the youtube page, he is... His explanation...

Per the youtube page, he is... His explanation is basically that driving sanely is sooooooo boooooring, you guys. :huh
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,329
Posted By Gypped
If their rates weren't so ridiculous... and he...

If their rates weren't so ridiculous... and he hadn't been dead since 2013. :deal

I'm definitely against him legalizing zombie marriage however, as I'm sure that's next on his agenda.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,329
Posted By Gypped
It's going to be different for everyone of...

It's going to be different for everyone of course, but I switched from Progressive (which I had for the same reason as you - no coverage from USAA) to Allstate.

I had a Ninja 1000 that...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,712
Posted By Gypped
Probably all the other accessories that are...

Probably all the other accessories that are available, I'd assume. Just in that video they mentioned saddlebags and windshields - there's probably chrome pieces and gewgaws to "customize" the bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 314,888
Posted By Gypped
:deal

:deal
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,838
Posted By Gypped
There are apps on android that will pass gps data...

There are apps on android that will pass gps data over bluetooth, but I don't know if there are any for the iphones. It should be easy enough to find in the app store if there, I would assume.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 1,036,479
Posted By Gypped
There's a bookstore down the street from me that...

There's a bookstore down the street from me that used to have a signed poster of the bike, which was my total knowledge until I saw the pic again here and googled it. I may have to see if they still...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,807
Posted By Gypped
Nope. There are a few people on the RSW forums...

Nope. There are a few people on the RSW forums that made themselves a set of mid-mount 'highway pegs', but I can only remember one that actually relocated the controls and he never shared the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,587
Posted By Gypped
I'm trying to remember what I got them to agree...

I'm trying to remember what I got them to agree to OTD, but unfortunately none of the dealers would email me the OTD price - they'd only give it to me over the phone.

The one in Lakeland, I want...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 805,719
Posted By Gypped
The Honda site is right, and they are radials. ...

The Honda site is right, and they are radials. There are 2 options in the stock sizes, and they're made exclusively because of the CB1100 and both come OEM.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 488,502
Posted By Gypped
I couldn't find any reviews where they *actually*...

I couldn't find any reviews where they *actually* weighed the thing, but the metric reviews listed it as something like 197 kilos (claimed).

For 2012, it only came in the SE version, which had the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 488,502
Posted By Gypped
http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/08/27/triumph-tiger...

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/08/27/triumph-tiger-1050-best-used-bikes/

The 2007-2012 Tiger 1050. I can go find the metric reviews with it in kgs instead of lbs if preferred. It's not the Tiger...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 488,502
Posted By Gypped
The FJ-09 doesn't way THAT much more... just...

The FJ-09 doesn't way THAT much more... just around 25ish pounds more than the Tiger 1050. :deal Claimed wet weight of the 1050 was 436 lbs, vs the claimed 462 lbs for the FJ.

The Tiger Sport...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,587
Posted By Gypped
I can't give feedback about the Sprint, but I can...

I can't give feedback about the Sprint, but I can talk about the experience of trying to buy one in Florida, if you want. I ended up buying a 14 Ninja 1000 instead. What dealer are you looking at the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4,755
Views: 578,923
Posted By Gypped
I had assumed they stole his dog and kicked his...

I had assumed they stole his dog and kicked his significant other while cackling about all the money they've swindled people out of so far.
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,490
Posted By Gypped
Unless it's changed in the last year or so, you...

Unless it's changed in the last year or so, you can get non-ethanol almost everywhere in Iowa - at least, in the rural parts, I've not spent much time in the cities there. It's normally 87 octane as...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By Gypped
It depends entirely on the area/dealers. I...

It depends entirely on the area/dealers. I couldn't get a test ride on any Hondas locally, but the local Kawi dealer literally down the same street uncrated and put together a '14 N1k just so I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 306,445
Posted By Gypped
According to the Ventura US site, there are...

According to the Ventura US site, there are brackets to fit their system on the 14 N1k with factory luggage. There's even pics of it mounted on a European N1k (I assume, since it's silver/gray) with...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,055
Posted By Gypped
I suppose it depends on how important the updates...

I suppose it depends on how important the updates are for you, and how much better the price on the 11 is over the 14. I know when I bought my 14, they *really* wanted to get rid of their 13s. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gypped
There's not a lot of options for extra wide feet....

There's not a lot of options for extra wide feet. I wear 9.5 EEEE, and haven't found anything off the shelf that fits properly as far as moto boots go. What size are your Tech 3's? I only did a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 37,665
Posted By Gypped
I just picked one up last weekend, and I had to...

I just picked one up last weekend, and I had to do a lot of insurance shopping. I was with Progressive through USAA, and they wanted, no exaggeration, almost $5k a year, with the majority of that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,807
Posted By Gypped
There were a lot of leftover Warriors after the...

There were a lot of leftover Warriors after the economy nose-dived, and it was never the most popular model to begin with. I picked up my '09 at the beginning of '12 and really regret trading it in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,807
Posted By Gypped
http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2008-Yamaha-Roa...

http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2008-Yamaha-Road-Star-Warrior-WARRIOR-110500367

There you go, a new one in NJ. There's more around, but that seemed like it's probably closest.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,210
Posted By Gypped
Well, if you're talking about the half helmets,...

Well, if you're talking about the half helmets, they're going for the Sons of Anarchy look. DOT rated beanies are too large - they end up with "mushroom head". The ones worn on tv and in movies are...
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