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Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 941,129
Posted By burgerking
oh sorry I thought this was "Best looking road...

oh sorry I thought this was "Best looking road bike of all time thread"...not the "I am going to make some negative smart arse remark on other peoples choices thread".....:puke2
Forum: Europe 12-25-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By burgerking
Riding: the B500 Schwarzwald Hochstrasse is an...

Riding: the B500 Schwarzwald Hochstrasse is an epic road especially the part between Titisee and Baden Baden and not much Polizei :wink:
Schauinsland is also good, but not open for motorcycles...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 228,382
Posted By burgerking
current triples yes, the old Laverda 1000cc...

current triples yes, the old Laverda 1000cc triples had 180 degree cranks, the later version had a 120 degree crank.

As for the MT-07 I wish they had 'beginner' bikes like it when I started...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
that is like saying they did not solve the fuel...

that is like saying they did not solve the fuel range issue right out of the crate since the FZ has a 14 Liter tank and the FJ 18 Liter :dunno

The FJ as tested is how it is supplied, nothing more...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 55,171
Posted By burgerking
cool :clap, good thing it's limited to 200 bhp...

cool :clap, good thing it's limited to 200 bhp since you're living on an Island :wink:

next week my dealer has one in going to take a look.
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
I don't care how he looks I want his e-mail...

I don't care how he looks I want his e-mail address so I can whine and bitch about the bike he developed....it's too expensive, the suspension is crap, fuel tank too small, it has no cruise control,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
I was hoping for more negative report:evil ...

I was hoping for more negative report:evil

This thing is getting so much attention I am afraid dealers cannot keep em on the floor, similar to last years situation with the normal MT-09 which was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,363
Posted By burgerking
Respect for finishing this event :clap and...

Respect for finishing this event :clap

and thanks for this report and the vids :freaky Some real exotic machinery there, MV's , 1290 SDR, TuonoV4 even a Voxan. And looking at lolo's vids I cannot...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
ehhh that has nothing to do with Yamaha's...

ehhh that has nothing to do with Yamaha's technology, the MT-07 and MT-09 both have ABS, has more to do with you folks in the US.
As for Yamaha not being about new technology, reading the spec sheet...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-14-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 77,174
Posted By burgerking
Just read a short intro test in German mag PS...

Just read a short intro test in German mag PS (Motorrads sporty sister).
Their conclusion: even on road the XC is now the better option due to its much improved suspension and better ground...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,084
Posted By burgerking
Why wait? you can get good deals on the current...

Why wait? you can get good deals on the current 800 Roadie with loads of extra's FOC.
The old/current Roadie is just as good as the new XRx.
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
ehhh.......no :D Standard MT-09/S10/XTZ660...

ehhh.......no :D

Standard MT-09/S10/XTZ660 etc all have the racing blue option
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 282,968
Posted By burgerking
Owned a Street Triple R and (still) own a Tiger...

Owned a Street Triple R and (still) own a Tiger 800 Roadie. In my case the Street was about 10% less fuel efficient.
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
good luck...the Versys 1000 is 40 kg heavier:deal...

good luck...the Versys 1000 is 40 kg heavier:deal and for 560 Euro one can have a Hyperpro Streetbox which will sort the suspension on the Tracer. Just wondering what a 40 kg weight reduction will...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 282,968
Posted By burgerking
Nice discussion. But how many people are going...

Nice discussion.
But how many people are going (or have gone) this route 2 may be 3?:ear.
I don't think there are a lot of 800 owners complaining about the lack of power. And as far as I know the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,438
Posted By burgerking
Word is that Triumph is selling bikes with these...

Word is that Triumph is selling bikes with these specs in the US and EU also, but sofar no one noticed :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 282,968
Posted By burgerking
yep but the 800 engine has completely different...

yep but the 800 engine has completely different characteristics compared to the Street engine. Yamaha has left the MT-09 engine virtually unchanged for the MT-09 Tracer. That Yam triple is a lovely...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
I own a Tiger 800 Roadie which I will trade for a...

I own a Tiger 800 Roadie which I will trade for a Tracer. If you think the Tiger's suspension is better, you might be disappointed.:wink:
Triumph is making a lot of noise about the suspension...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
Yamaha US wants people to think it is some boring...

Yamaha US wants people to think it is some boring old tourer obviously :wink:
not that they will sell many in the US...thing does not have cruise control which seems to be all the rage now :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,162
Posted By burgerking
well it is coming :deal ...

well it is coming :deal

http://i0.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/KTM-1290-SMT-Supermoto-T-BMH-Images-02.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
Usually these thing are bolted to the footrests...

Usually these thing are bolted to the footrests so can be removed easily.
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,865
Posted By burgerking
Fastest lap times of the Jerez test: Alex...

Fastest lap times of the Jerez test:

Alex Lowes (GB), Suzuki, 1:40.730
Tom Sykes (GB), Kawasaki, 1:40.853
Leon Haslam (GB), Aprilia, 1:40.865
Alvaro Bautista (E) Aprilia, 1’41.100 (MotoGP)...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
Looking at the price of the Tracer I expect the...

Looking at the price of the Tracer I expect the suspension will be of the same quality of the standard MT-09, so an upgrade will be the 1st thing on the wish list.

I might go for this...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9,115
Views: 1,494,018
Posted By burgerking
fully charged the 'range' on this thing is around...

fully charged the 'range' on this thing is around 1 hr, that's about the time I need to get to and from some nice playgrounds.....
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
I would expect Yamaha uses the same calculator to...

I would expect Yamaha uses the same calculator to up the spring rates on the Tracer/FJ-09 :D

If it is really the same as the standard MT-09 a visit to Hyperpro is in the cards.:deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
There is no such thing as a European price, there...

There is no such thing as a European price, there are so many differences, mainly due to tax reasons.

In the UK the price is 8150
In Italy 9600 Euro.
In Holland the price will be announced next...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
Don't know about the US, but in Europe they will...

Don't know about the US, but in Europe they will be available from February 2015.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 187,916
Posted By burgerking
Compared to the naked MT-09 the Tracer has a...

Compared to the naked MT-09 the Tracer has a higher seat height (by 30mm in the lowest setting), so more leg room. I can assure you that has a big impact, with my Tiger 800 the difference between the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 187,916
Posted By burgerking
:dunno tons of money.....the MT-09 Tracer will...

:dunno
tons of money.....the MT-09 Tracer will be around 2000 Euro less in Holland compared to the Versys 1000.

I am looking at a replacement for my Tiger 800 Roadie on the shortlist I have:...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
I love these spec sheet roadtests...I wish I...

I love these spec sheet roadtests...I wish I could that, ride a motorbike without ever having to leave the comfort of my house :D

No it will not be as flickable as the standard MT-09, what a...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,865
Posted By burgerking
One nice thing for the Ten Kate boys in WSBK,...

One nice thing for the Ten Kate boys in WSBK, they have 2 world champs in 2015.:D
Forum: Racing 11-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,865
Posted By burgerking
wot no TC in WSBK allowed anymore...that will...

wot no TC in WSBK allowed anymore...that will spice things up:evil
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
I am not so crazy about its looks either, but the...

I am not so crazy about its looks either, but the comparison with the N1K?
Most people would compare it with the Versys 1000 and then the FJ-09/MT-09 Tracer looks a lot better :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
Here is a pic of the bikes out for a ride ...

Here is a pic of the bikes out for a ride

http://www.anwbmotor.nl/sites/default/files/styles/page_top_banner/public/tdm_01.jpg?itok=HbiW-AZJ
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
otherwise the handlebar (with the rather large...

otherwise the handlebar (with the rather large protectors fitted) will hit the screen
Several MT-09 Tracers are already spotted in the wild over here (Yamaha's EU headquarters is located near...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
You take things too serious :D I had to fit a...

You take things too serious :D
I had to fit a beak to my 800 roadie since it looks crap without it imo
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
It is good to know you already crash tested the...

It is good to know you already crash tested the MT-09 Tracer :D

Engine cases....I hate crashbars, have them on my Tiger 800 but it looks :puke1, with other bikes I just glued on some carbon fiber...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 256,020
Posted By burgerking
Because? what are the spare parts prices of the...

Because? what are the spare parts prices of the MT-09 Tracer which are needed after crashing the bike?

When the Tiger 800 was introduced 4 years ago dozens of people were jumping up and down...
Forum: Racing 11-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 38,428
Posted By burgerking
:D Rossi gets in the mix ...

:D Rossi gets in the mix

http://photos.motogp.com/2014/11/10/46rossi,93marquez__gp_1811_slideshow.jpg

what do you mean Baz is to tall for a MotoGP bike ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,562
Posted By burgerking
hmm to make it eligible for WSBK it has to stay...

hmm to make it eligible for WSBK it has to stay below 40.000 Euro, so I still have chance of buying one of these :rofl
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