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Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By mac62
R Nine T

R Nine T
Forum: Hacks 12-16-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,600
Posted By mac62
I would think that as the value of the Ural...

I would think that as the value of the Ural employee salaries drops by 40% or more, the effect on their motivation to make a decent product would be catastrophic.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,252
Views: 404,526
Posted By mac62
Lovely bike. Worst looking luggage and windscreen...

Lovely bike. Worst looking luggage and windscreen combination I've ever seen.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 57,654
Posted By mac62
I guess my point was that it isn't really touring...

I guess my point was that it isn't really touring at those speeds, it's just going like hell to get somewhere.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 57,654
Posted By mac62
Who the hell tours at 100+ mph?

Who the hell tours at 100+ mph?
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 32,907
Posted By mac62
Good onya, RE:...

Good onya, RE: http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/05/royal-enfield-recreates-history-and-completes-top-to-tip-ride-in-record-time/
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 194,713
Posted By mac62
I don't buy the argument that 'I can stop better...

I don't buy the argument that 'I can stop better than ABS can'.

Competitive riders, on tracks, practicing for hours daily, 20 yrs old with cat-like reflexes...maybe. Those of us that ride as much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,719
Posted By mac62
I predict JerryH will buy this bike if it's...

I predict JerryH will buy this bike if it's priced at $4999 and dealer prep is waived
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 194,713
Posted By mac62
Tubeless tires represent about 10% of the history...

Tubeless tires represent about 10% of the history of of motorcycling. Somehow, people have managed to enjoy riding and occasionally fixing inner tubes for the other 90+ years. Figure it out.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 194,713
Posted By mac62
Tube v. tubeless: stupidest fucking debate I ever...

Tube v. tubeless: stupidest fucking debate I ever heard.

So you really wouldn't buy a great bike because it has inner tubes? That's the deal breaker for you?

Talk about First World problems.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 37,968
Posted By mac62
Stylistically not my cup of tea, but it looks...

Stylistically not my cup of tea, but it looks like a very comfy place to spend a few hours. Bet they have the aerodynamics down pretty well.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,416
Posted By mac62
Do yourself a favor, turn off the computer and...

Do yourself a favor, turn off the computer and stop listening to these neck beards. Go shop the two bikes and buy the one that feels right. If it all turns to shit in 18 months, sell it and move on....
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,702
Posted By mac62
You'll shoot your eye out!

You'll shoot your eye out!
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,229
Views: 714,460
Posted By mac62
DM, what seat is that?

DM, what seat is that?
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 70,738
Posted By mac62
My favorite kind of touring. I've spent thousands...

My favorite kind of touring. I've spent thousands on side cases over the years and almost always end up living out of the tank bag :loll

Lovely bike, post your RR from this weekend. Thruxton is on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,445
Posted By mac62
http://i.stack.imgur.com/jiFfM.jpg

http://i.stack.imgur.com/jiFfM.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 187,749
Posted By mac62
Sure, thought of it constantly. Just never got...

Sure, thought of it constantly. Just never got around to it.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 187,749
Posted By mac62
VStrom 1000: great motor, functionally a great...

VStrom 1000: great motor, functionally a great bike. I just never bonded with it.

R1200RT: I had yearned for one for years, so on a business trip to Phoenix, I rented one. Uncomfortable, the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 187,749
Posted By mac62
You know, I never did. Lots of people turn RS and...

You know, I never did. Lots of people turn RS and RTs into naked bikes, but I never really considered it. The RS fairing is one of the great aerodymic achievements of the 20th century, and I really...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 187,749
Posted By mac62
I wouldn't argue about being overpriced, but I...

I wouldn't argue about being overpriced, but I think the CB1100 is a brilliant naked bike, retro chic or not. Those of us that rode the original 550/750 fours and remember praying to St. Christopher...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 552,249
Posted By mac62
Hate to buck the trend, but I kind of liked the...

Hate to buck the trend, but I kind of liked the VTEC bikes. Especially the red, white and blue livery.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 187,749
Posted By mac62
I had a 92 R100RS. Did a complete resto. It was a...

I had a 92 R100RS. Did a complete resto. It was a nice bike, but not a great bike. As exciting as a dirt sandwich. I say that as a multiple BMW owner, and I realize it probably sounds heretical to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,745
Posted By mac62
Would it be endowed with mechanical infallibility?

Would it be endowed with mechanical infallibility?
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,797
Posted By mac62
I rode an Enfield around Scotland a few years...

I rode an Enfield around Scotland a few years back. Awesome bike for everything but going 100mph, and I couldn't give a fuck about going that fast. For twisty roads and seeing the scenery, it's the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 337,896
Posted By mac62
Yeah, but somebody somewhere is sick of her shit.

Yeah, but somebody somewhere is sick of her shit.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 51,995
Posted By mac62
A fry-up and an old Ambo; you're living my dream....

A fry-up and an old Ambo; you're living my dream. Except, in my dream, Kristin Scott Thomas is having brekkie with me :viking
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,067
Posted By mac62
RIP Kevin, you will be greatly missed.

RIP Kevin, you will be greatly missed.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 95,924
Posted By mac62
Epic want.

Epic want.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,106
Posted By mac62
I've always found the wave annoying. The ground...

I've always found the wave annoying. The ground pointing even more so. I always thought it would be fun to wave like a four year old girl seeing her grandmother at the airport. Maybe I'll try that...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By mac62
Falstaff Pants

They're finally available! I love my Falstaff jacket and swore I'd buy the pants if they ever made such a thing. In the finest Aerostich tradition, they are wallet-smashingly expensive. Anyone got...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,244
Posted By mac62
Third BMW, not one single failure of anything.

Third BMW, not one single failure of anything.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 630,503
Posted By mac62
The SAENG edging is a triumph of theoretical flow...

The SAENG edging is a triumph of theoretical flow dynamics and marketing over actual engineering. At the speeds motorcycles travel, and under the varying wind conditions (direction, wind speed, etc),...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,363
Posted By mac62
Yep, agreed, and it may be a conversion I would...

Yep, agreed, and it may be a conversion I would do just for conspicuity.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,363
Posted By mac62
So, are these HID conversions really worth it? In...

So, are these HID conversions really worth it? In performance I mean? I only ask because lights that are designed from scratch to be HID use special reflectors. With the conversions, the incandescent...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By mac62
Anyone tried the Wunderlich seat?

Anyone tried the Wunderlich seat?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,078
Posted By mac62
It's pretty damned good. It came with the...

It's pretty damned good. It came with the 'premium pkg' on my bike and don't think I felt strongly enough in advance to have ordered it, but now that I have it, I really like it.

But then, I'm a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,520
Posted By mac62
1) Moto Guzzi California Vintage 2) BMW...

1) Moto Guzzi California Vintage

2) BMW R100RS

3) Ducati Hypermotard 796

I have the RS. The others are a work in progress.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,707
Posted By mac62
Yikes! Must have been dirtier than you...

Yikes! Must have been dirtier than you anticipated, eh? :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,707
Posted By mac62
Tarting up a Mille GT

http://www.einbochumerblog.de/wp-content/uploads/millegt_ganz.jpg

I have a shot at one of these, nicely modded, for a good price. However, I've never been wild about the looks, seems to be neither...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,975
Posted By mac62
When I did the haul road on my KLR I met up with...

When I did the haul road on my KLR I met up with a Wing, FJR 1300, and several Harley baggers. You don't need any sort of off road capabilities to make that trip, just a bit of sense and a lot of...
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