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Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 02:26 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Well...how about "civilized?" No...that...

Well...how about "civilized?"

No...that doesn't work, either. But, it is such a precision instrument that the usual "antisocial" labels attached to motorcycles don't apply here.

It's smooth...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2013, 10:09 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Lack of power? How much, on the Street, do you...

Lack of power? How much, on the Street, do you really need?

The cb1100 very quietly goes about it's business. Plenty of power to leave traffic in it's track.

I've never ridden a more smooth,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2013, 08:49 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Been stacking a few miles on the bike. ...

Been stacking a few miles on the bike.

Turbine smooth. Effortless riding. It's almost cheating.

One thing, though. These Stickers on top of the tank bug me. Is there a way to remove them...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 08:44 PM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Dr Evil: "How about No...?!"

Dr Evil: "How about No...?!"
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Thanks, Boys. It's a creamy smooth ride. I...

Thanks, Boys. It's a creamy smooth ride.

I do have a black rubber strap/holder in the under seat storage box. Plus, a blue vinyl tool pouch, and the zip bag with the Owner's Manual, Warranty...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 03:49 PM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Got it. CB1100 w/ABS. ...

Got it. CB1100 w/ABS.

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj7/300cSRT8_photos/2013%20Honda%20cb1100/2013HondaCB1100A-Arrival005_zpsc9d26dc0.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Nope. Not yet. I had them delay delivery...

Nope. Not yet.

I had them delay delivery until this tuesday. I was called away on another matter this weekend.

BTW, I had them save the shipping crate, cover, literature, etc.
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,058
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Posted By M3-SRT8
:norton Yes. Those videos are...

:norton


Yes. Those videos are informative.

The second one, showing the Pipemasters 4-4 exhaust from Australia, demonstrate how good a cb1100 can sound once freed from it's factory exhaust....
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
The Ethanol, Gasahol (remember that?) Gasoline...

The Ethanol, Gasahol (remember that?) Gasoline controversy is an old one.

A VERY old one:
...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
Thank You, L.P. A man who manufactures gas for a...

Thank You, L.P. A man who manufactures gas for a living certainly must know about all this. L.P.'s response was to my post about Premium being a waste of money in an engine tuned for Regular.


...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
Well, that pretty much blew me out of the...

Well, that pretty much blew me out of the water...

So, I'll go Back to Basics:

You're waisting your money putting Premium Gas in a Factory-built and tuned engine that calls for Regular.
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
Yeah, you're right. There is little difference,...

Yeah, you're right. There is little difference, but there is a difference. I am splitting hairs.

What I should have pointed out, and what those articles you linked do point out, is that Premium...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
Only if the 87 Octane you are buying is piss. ...

Only if the 87 Octane you are buying is piss.

And, even if you are, modern manufacturers typically employ a safety margin when posting octane requirements. When they say it's recommended to run...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
Nope. No they don't. 87 Octane Gas has a...

Nope. No they don't.

87 Octane Gas has a HIGHER BTU rating.

Higher Octane comes at a cost. That cost is reduced BTUs.
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 09:22 PM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Soooo...if I purchase from them the Wyvern...

Soooo...if I purchase from them the Wyvern Classic 4-4 S/S exhaust system, which is well over 720 bucks, I get Free Shipping to the USA?
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 11:10 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Bingo. :D

Bingo. :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 11:06 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Just got the call. They're delivering the bike...

Just got the call. They're delivering the bike this Friday. :D
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
I was speaking about the engine in stock tune...

I was speaking about the engine in stock tune only. Period. (LOL)
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2013, 06:29 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
For fun. I restore only the early, Post WW-II...

For fun. I restore only the early, Post WW-II televisions.

When I receive them, they are usually dirty, dusty, and dead for at least 50 years.

Forgotten names, like DuMont, Admiral,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2013, 04:34 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Nope! Not Frank Sinatra. Richard Widmark,...

Nope! Not Frank Sinatra.

Richard Widmark, in "Kiss of Death" (1947)
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
Basically, yes. But, there are other...

Basically, yes.

But, there are other factors. Some of which have been mentioned on this thread. Ignition curves, total advance, fuel delivery, gearing, weight of vehicle, cam lift and duration,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2013, 09:34 PM
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Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Yeah, I'm cool. I have other things to pass...

Yeah, I'm cool.

I have other things to pass the time. Right now, I'm putting the finishing touches on the restoration of a 1951 DuMont 30" Television Set.

That's right. 1951.

Guess who...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
"You're a funny guy, Sully. I like you! That's...

"You're a funny guy, Sully. I like you! That's why I'm going to kill you last..!"
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,291
Posted By M3-SRT8
Running higher octane gas than what the owner's...

Running higher octane gas than what the owner's manual is just a waste of money, and causes deposits to form in the engine.

An engine rated for 87 octane will make LESS power on higher octane gas.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 06:41 PM
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Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
...and the power washer. Honda makes the best one...

...and the power washer. Honda makes the best one of those, too.

I'm picking one up tomorrow. The power washer, that is. The cb1100 is due May 10.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2013, 02:47 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Yeah. I'll take flawless, creamy-smooth...

Yeah. I'll take flawless, creamy-smooth performance over 'character' anytime.
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,058
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Posted By M3-SRT8
The Russians have a great saying. I believe I've...

The Russians have a great saying. I believe I've quoted it before.

"He who forgets the past, looses an eye. He who lives in the past, looses both."
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
Not only that, but if Honda merely built cb350,...

Not only that, but if Honda merely built cb350, 400F, 550, and 750 clones, a lot of guys who "prefer the classics" would just turn their noses up at the new incarnations, and walk off the sales...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2013, 05:03 PM
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Posted By M3-SRT8
You can't go back in time, and you can't have...

You can't go back in time, and you can't have everything.

That said, I respectfully disagree on your observation that the cb1100 looks worse than the older bikes. It looks better. And, it is a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
May 10th. The Magic Day. :D

May 10th. The Magic Day. :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Yes. You can have any color you want - so long as...

Yes. You can have any color you want - so long as it's Candy Apple Red.

There's something familiar about those words...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
It's not a copy of a cb750. It looks far better...

It's not a copy of a cb750. It looks far better than that.

It has it's own style. Like a 21st Century rendition, which it is.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 09:38 PM
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Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Yeah. This accessory nonsense is going to have to...

Yeah. This accessory nonsense is going to have to settle down b4 I pony up $$$ for any of it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 05:41 AM
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Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
I think just about ALL the aftermarket parts &...

I think just about ALL the aftermarket parts & accessories for this bike, whether from Honda or elsewhere, are priced at insane levels.
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
How much is the Luggage Rack in US Dollars?

How much is the Luggage Rack in US Dollars?
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2013, 09:42 PM
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Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Anybody have an ABS bike yet? My Dealer...

Anybody have an ABS bike yet?

My Dealer called me to say my ABS version will arrive May 8th.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
OK, Mac. Suit yourself. Just don't be the...

OK, Mac. Suit yourself.

Just don't be the first...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
A word to all you new cb1100 owners - be careful!...

A word to all you new cb1100 owners - be careful!

I'm rueing the day when someone posts a thread where they get hit on the bike, or dump it in a curve, etc.

Be CAREFUL!

I now return you...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Soooo, you get a rear wheel stand for...

Soooo, you get a rear wheel stand for maintinence. NBD.

All the 4-4 pipes I've spotted online eliminate the centerstand.

I WANT those 4-4 pipes!
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 606,627
Posted By M3-SRT8
Yup. The stock bike looks fine, on it's own. The...

Yup. The stock bike looks fine, on it's own. The styling of the tank and side pieces, and all the rest, looks quite integral and sharp.

Only the exhaust should be changed out, IMHO. It should...
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