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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
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: 113
Views: 6,960
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: 42
Views: 4,397
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: 42
Views: 4,397
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: 3,753
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...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,972
Posted By Gypped
You get the derogatory comments because of the...

You get the derogatory comments because of the way you respond to suggestions that you don't care for. And I'm all for your "I'm a man" speech, I'm sure your mother finds it absolutely precious.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,220
Posted By Gypped
That's really odd. I'm 5'9, but with a 28"/29"...

That's really odd. I'm 5'9, but with a 28"/29" inseam and the stretch panel is above my knee on the bike. The lower seam is right at the top of my knee while standing though. Also, it's good that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
Well, everyone's in luck, it's possible to order...

Well, everyone's in luck, it's possible to order from Japan - at least for the CB1100 anyway. Of course, the luggage rack is actually available here in the states and there are a few aftermarket...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,905
Posted By Gypped
I'm planning on going to the local dealer either...

I'm planning on going to the local dealer either Friday or Saturday and taking the demo for a spin. I stopped in this past Sat to look at it, and didn't realize they had a demo until I'd talked to...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,220
Posted By Gypped
I have a pair of the black compounds, and really...

I have a pair of the black compounds, and really dig them. I had to chop off everything up to the bottom of the zipper cuz I've got short legs, used shears and a ruler to keep it straight and now...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 198,349
Posted By Gypped
You're friends with mid-20's hipsters? Because I...

You're friends with mid-20's hipsters? Because I worked in a bar for the better part of the last decade, and can tell you the hipsters drank it because it was cheap to start... and now it's part of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 198,349
Posted By Gypped
They don't drink PBR because of unions, etc......

They don't drink PBR because of unions, etc... they drink PBR because it's CHEAP. Well, at least it was.

As far as the bikes go, if they had been out a year earlier, it's likely SWMBO would be...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By Gypped
Just make sure you take some test rides on it,...

Just make sure you take some test rides on it, it's going to take a bit of fine-tuning. Everyone says to not add much air to it - everyone is right, in this case. Even knowing that, I overfilled...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,744
Posted By Gypped
You're completely correct, earplugs don't do...

You're completely correct, earplugs don't do anything for turbulence... Why are you trying to use earplugs to change the way air flows around your helmet? They reduce noise, not make your bike...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,700
Posted By Gypped
You've just been lucky with not having things...

You've just been lucky with not having things stolen. I was riding with my girlfriend to visit her son when he was going to college in another part of the state, and we took a break at a rest stop. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,342
Posted By Gypped
If you're using Google Maps and the google music...

If you're using Google Maps and the google music app (I'm pretty sure it works with other apps as well, but I haven't used anything else), it will mute the music while giving voice directions. If...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,676
Posted By Gypped
Have you never checked the prices of goods in the...

Have you never checked the prices of goods in the US against anywhere else in the world? Consumer goods are almost always cheaper in the States. That includes cars, computers/laptops, motorcycles,...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,272
Posted By Gypped
I actually pass Sargent on my way to and from...

I actually pass Sargent on my way to and from work every day although they aren't open at the times I commute. I'm just sad they don't do ride-ins like several other seat companies do, or I'd have...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,272
Posted By Gypped
I had a Corbin dual-tour on my Warrior, and I...

I had a Corbin dual-tour on my Warrior, and I loved it. :rofl SWMBO on the other hand, did not care for it one tiny bit; so off it went (she found it entirely too firm). I had a Danny Gray...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
You may want to take a closer look at the seat.

You may want to take a closer look at the seat.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
Plus the bike will let you go up a bit higher...

Plus the bike will let you go up a bit higher than that as well. I've bounced the rev limiter a few times, although I will be honest, I can't remember if it was at 9k or 9.5k. I usually do it in my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 34,453
Posted By Gypped
Something tells me that people like you wouldn't...

Something tells me that people like you wouldn't be happy with anything. Personally, I've gotten 3 surveys this year in the mail from Honda, Yamaha and the Motorcycle Foundation so far, but I'm sure...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,135
Posted By Gypped
A large part of it is the local dealer, but I...

A large part of it is the local dealer, but I know one of the HD dealers nearish me won't even try to resell any bike they get if it has over 20k miles and consequently offer much lower than BB or...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 35,765
Posted By Gypped
tl;dr :puke1

tl;dr :puke1
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 31,119
Posted By Gypped
No joke. We've been bike shopping for my g/f's...

No joke. We've been bike shopping for my g/f's first bike, and she's really partial to the "old school" look... but also wants mid-mount controls, which really limits potential choices. She...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Gypped
I can't guarantee that your experience will match...

I can't guarantee that your experience will match mine obviously, in my case I wear a large in the Bilt and Shoei full-face helmets but for the Multi-Tec, I only wear a medium. When I was trying...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
In 5th gear, 80 mph is what, 4500 or thereabouts?...

In 5th gear, 80 mph is what, 4500 or thereabouts? Considering redline is 8500, I don't think that's particularly crazy. Now, I feel 1st gear is awfully short since it's almost redlined at 50 but...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
No, you're right. The CB is just like a root...

No, you're right. The CB is just like a root canal, and there's no way it could keep up with your Bandit. :puke1 I mean, it's only got 5 more hp, and TWICE the torque, both available considerably...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
I'm guessing it's partly location; my mom and...

I'm guessing it's partly location; my mom and grandparents still had snow on the ground in Iowa last time we talked so I'm betting there's not been a lot of bikes of any type sold there this year. I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
You must have smelled delightful that entire time...

You must have smelled delightful that entire time as well. :puke1

My last 3 week trip, I took a duffel bag, a tent and tank bag. I don't see the need to go making a stink about how others choose...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
If I remember correctly, that's actually a bit...

If I remember correctly, that's actually a bit below MSRP. I *really* want a rack for mine, but I'm going to have to wait a bit at that price.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
The service manager made a point of showing me...

The service manager made a point of showing me the little wiper, since he figured (rightly) that I'd have no idea what it was. He was very enamored with the bike, I promised to bring it back to visit.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
I don't know enough about standards to know what...

I don't know enough about standards to know what to look at for that sort of thing, but for now I'm good with the regular pegs. I may feel differently about the seat and pegs when I do a 400-600 mile...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
I have not done a 400 mile day yet (waiting on...

I have not done a 400 mile day yet (waiting on some wind protection), but I have put a couple 150-200 miles days on it. And those were perfectly fine.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
I think the seat is perfect as it is. I'm just...

I think the seat is perfect as it is. I'm just offering to drop the bike at Sargent if anyone wants a seat from them since they probably don't have a test subject.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,058
Posted By Gypped
I can't speak for either company, but it's...

I can't speak for either company, but it's probably unlikely either have started on seats for the bike yet. There's just not a lot of test bikes around. As far as Sargent goes, as far I'm aware...
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