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Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 296,976
Posted By 10/10ths
I just can't...

....pull the trigger on a V7 when I know the V7 II with a six-speed, ABS, Traction Control, and an engine tilted 4 degrees forward is right around the corner.

:deal
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By 10/10ths
King of Fleece...

.......+1......Freaking awesome bit o' kit!
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,268
Posted By 10/10ths
I live in Louisiana...

...I'm in Lafayette.

Been wearing a one piece Roadcrafter here for 20 years.

Wouldn't trade it for anything.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,534
Posted By 10/10ths
In the sale section..

....http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1056434
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,425
Posted By 10/10ths
I love my...

...Held Airstream gloves.

Here's the new version:

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/held-airstream-ii-gloves

Good luck.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,534
Posted By 10/10ths
Fz8?

Don't know if it's a "screamer", but maybe.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 775,493
Posted By 10/10ths
Rob578...

...Yes, the 10% is fuel range.

The ONE thing about the GSX1250FA that chaps my butt is the fuel range. I'm stopping at 160 miles for fuel.

She will go 200 miles if you ride 55mph, but that is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 317,604
Posted By 10/10ths
So, has anyone....

.......built a Cafe Racer conversion kit for these yet?

:ear
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 448,539
Posted By 10/10ths
Battery???

Anybody know of a good aftermarket AGM battery for a 2011 R1200R?
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 708,855
Posted By 10/10ths
Chain oilers....

.....are awesome!

It's not just doing the oiling for you, an automatic chain oiler also keeps the chain temp down while running, keeps grit from getting into the o-rings, reduces friction with the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,235
Posted By 10/10ths
Zook...

...because they are generally better built.

:hide
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 610,303
Posted By 10/10ths
Yes...

..I ran it dry and refueled from the can.

I rode 65 miles after the first warning light and 23 miles after the second warning started flashing.

That's at 55mph.

You should be able to safely...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 610,303
Posted By 10/10ths
Just performed a fuel economy test......

....with a full Stage II Holeshot, Dobeck EFI, "Touring" can, MadStad, stock gearing, 87 octane, riding 55mph, at sea level, flat land, 75 degree day, no wind, I squeezed 206 miles out of a tank of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 775,493
Posted By 10/10ths
I'm a little guy, 5'8", 180, 29 inseam.....

....and I looked at the FJR, hard, it "ticked all the boxes", except one, she is heavy.

I settled on a Suzuki GSX1250FA because it is about 100 pounds lighter and does 90% of what the FJR does.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By 10/10ths
Spring Break is big there...

...indeed.

For a hike, a quick hike in Santa Elana Canyon is pretty.

You can also cross into Mexico at Boquilias, but you need a passport these days.

Back in the day, you just walked across...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By 10/10ths
Not any more....

...Austin stopped being cool in 1991.


:deal
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 25,389
Posted By 10/10ths
Prosecution?

Hell, you could get shot.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By 10/10ths
What he said....

...the terrain is hilly, so a traditional four-legged chair like you would find at Wal-mart does NOT work at COTA.

This chair works perfectly:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By 10/10ths
Don't do it...

...keep the 'Strom.

Trust me.

:deal
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,575
Posted By 10/10ths
yes indeed...

...I love mine.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By 10/10ths
I wear....

...these shirts and pants under my one-piece Roadcrafter and just take the Roadcrafter off.

http://www.aerostich.com/clothing/clothing/microfiber-clothing
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-06-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By 10/10ths
Well.....

.....Everybody so far has given great info that I agree with.

GA tickets and walking around works great if you are on a budget, can't sit still, and want to see how the bikes perform at different...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,008
Posted By 10/10ths
+1 on the Battery Tender one...

...I picked one up and it is a nice little unit.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,377
Views: 779,358
Posted By 10/10ths
I actually...

...prefer the new scheme.
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 610,303
Posted By 10/10ths
Updated my 2011 GSX1250 FA...

...Madstad shield and Axis brakes.
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 551,784
Posted By 10/10ths
My local Motus dealer....

....has two "R" and one standard bike on the way. Their techs are at the factory for training now.

I sat on the prototype a few years ago and they have done a great job of staying in touch with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 46,610
Posted By 10/10ths
Hey Honda!

Build the freaking VFR1200 "T" already!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 39,372
Posted By 10/10ths
Wow....I'm starting to agree with the haters....

....my Gerbings G5 gloves have started to lose their warmth and the jacket doesn't feel as warm as it used to.

Hmmm.......
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,506
Posted By 10/10ths
I have done what you are doing and.....

...I did it in these:

http://www.aerostich.com/clothing/footwear/combat-touring-boots/aerostich-combat-touring-boots.html


And they are perfect.
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By 10/10ths
I have a C3 Pro and SRC....

...and I absolutely HATE it.

The buttons are hard to use with gloves on, the bluetooth is a joke, it cannot keep pairing with my phone beyond two feet.

If I had to do it again, I would have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-02-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 50,033
Posted By 10/10ths
InReach Explorer here....

....and so far, so AWESOME!

Tracks to one minute intervals. Super detailed.

I've been using it since Christmas and it works as advertised.

My wife loves being able to go online and track...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,858
Posted By 10/10ths
CBTs

I own the full size CBTs and wore them at the Texas Tornado Boot Camp with Colin Edwards and I had a couple of big crashes in them and they held up great.

i've owned them for eight years and they...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,002
Posted By 10/10ths
I can speak to that....

....I put 25,000 miles on my 2004 DL650 "Wee"-Strom.

The V-Strom 650 can easily handle I-95 speeds.

They are FANTASTIC bikes.

Now, having said that, I traded mine in on a 2011 Suzuki...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,002
Posted By 10/10ths
Honda...

....Dullville?

Seriously, they are perfect for your need.

Shaft.

Luggage integrated.

Weather protection.
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,619
Posted By 10/10ths
I'm in...

....:bert
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By 10/10ths
No...No...No......

Hop on the toll road to Lockhart for Black's BBQ. Best ribs on the planet. Twenty minutes south of the track.
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,046
Views: 423,566
Posted By 10/10ths
How tall is it?

Bike looks tall in that photo.
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By 10/10ths
Any glove..

....works pretty well.
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,762
Posted By 10/10ths
I will jump in....

.....I have a "Long Oval" head and my Arai Signet-Q fits me perfectly.

So, I was a little worried about buying a C3 Pro due to my head shape.

I have a Nolan N-103 and it was too round for my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 50,033
Posted By 10/10ths
Expensive?

The value remains, long after the price is forgotten.

I signed up for the big plan. I also signed up for the hospital relocation service.

What the hell? My wife felt better about me being...
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