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Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 145,792
Posted By Florida Lime
Your link shows a 2015 - he was asking about a...

Your link shows a 2015 - he was asking about a new or used 2014. Do they have any of those ?
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,367
Posted By Florida Lime
:nod I had a deposit with Kenny when he was...

:nod

I had a deposit with Kenny when he was trying to build up the production version. He needed additional capital (10 million, if I recall), but couldn't get it. The current CEO of Norton...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 13,277
Posted By Florida Lime
:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

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Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,367
Posted By Florida Lime
Polaris ? :lol3 Try again. ...

Polaris ? :lol3

Try again.


http://www.nortonmotorcycles.com/bikes/commando-961-cafe-racer.html
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 65,955
Posted By Florida Lime
The tires may be tubeless, but I don't think the ...

The tires may be tubeless, but I don't think the wheels are ! :D

Also, there used to be different compounds available in those tires. I know the ones I had were very soft, but I doubt these...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 13,277
Posted By Florida Lime
Unfortunately he is. :rofl

Unfortunately he is. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 13,155
Posted By Florida Lime
Bill, I don't know where or what you are...

Bill,

I don't know where or what you are driving, and there are always exceptions, but if a lifted 1 ton PU is tailgating you on a "winding two lane", you might want to consider picking up the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35,672
Views: 9,030,940
Posted By Florida Lime
Man, that IS a Fustercluck ! :eek1

Man, that IS a Fustercluck ! :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 45,933
Posted By Florida Lime
Then you can read this: ...

Then you can read this: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=987293&highlight=Livewire :lol3
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By Florida Lime
BMW GS1200 used to have a 150 tire. :D ...

BMW GS1200 used to have a 150 tire. :D


Current BMW R1200GS tire/wheel sizes:

<TABLE class=datasheet border=0 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0><TBODY><TR><TH>Rim, front</TH><TD>3,00 x 19"

...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-05-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 52,699
Posted By Florida Lime
From the Triumph on-line 2013 Tiger 800XC manual:...

From the Triumph on-line 2013 Tiger 800XC manual:

Fuel Grade
This Triumph motorcycle is designed to run
on unleaded gasoline with a CLC or AKI
octane rating (R+M)/2 of 87 or higher.
Federal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By Florida Lime
I thought it was a poor location for a...

I thought it was a poor location for a cornerworking station, and they cut away right before impact. :huh
The next scene with the tree and park bench tipped me off. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By Florida Lime
:huh You're "old enough to know better" -...

:huh

You're "old enough to know better" - Hero owns 49.9% of EBR, so "Buell" is already back on the US market.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Florida Lime
I had looked at them at that site, and thought...

I had looked at them at that site, and thought they looked decent, but I didn't have any feedback on them. The Triumph site says "early 2015", and the TRAX site says "2015" as well.

The feature I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 13,277
Posted By Florida Lime
+1

+1
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Florida Lime
I didn't know GIVI made aluminum panniers - any...

I didn't know GIVI made aluminum panniers - any negatives ? I do like the idea of one key for everything.

Are the TRAX definitely better ?
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By Florida Lime
I have an Arai XD3 that I use while on the GSA,...

I have an Arai XD3 that I use while on the GSA, and have also used it almost exclusively while riding my Hypermotard. I wear ear plugs for any riding longer than my daily commute of 1/2 hour, and I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 1,429,596
Posted By Florida Lime
The one with the Scrambler Kit looks interesting...

The one with the Scrambler Kit looks interesting !

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/V7-II-SCRAMBLER-KIT.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-20-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 127,320
Posted By Florida Lime
Of course, by the same logic - the Touratech...

Of course, by the same logic - the Touratech aluminum bags would increase the naked SA price by $750, or only $150 more than the plastic bagged version we are supposed to get. :baldy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,400
Posted By Florida Lime
What is "a while" ? It was open the last time I...

What is "a while" ? It was open the last time I was by there, but that may have been before this past summer.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,308
Posted By Florida Lime
Erik has said that the AX will not be a worked...

Erik has said that the AX will not be a worked over SX, unlike that Photoshop. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,870
Posted By Florida Lime
The CL ad shows a price of $16,500. So is this...

The CL ad shows a price of $16,500. So is this the CDN$ price, and $14,000 the US$ price ? If it is, then it is apples to apples. :lol3

Of course, he does have a lot of additions to the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,903
Posted By Florida Lime
Swept area increases with a larger rotor. A 1"...

Swept area increases with a larger rotor. A 1" wide swept area on a 320mm rotor gives much more surface area than would a 1" wide band on a 280mm rotor.

If my quick math is right, there is almost...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 263,471
Posted By Florida Lime
I have been meaning to stop in at my local Yamaha...

I have been meaning to stop in at my local Yamaha dealer for quite a while, and see if they had an SR400 on the floor. I had to pick up oil filters for my wife's XT225 and WR250X, so I can change the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-20-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 127,320
Posted By Florida Lime
I can see your point, if you don't want bags at...

I can see your point, if you don't want bags at all, or plan on using soft luggage, but their 2 bag set lists for $1200 on http://www.ktmtwins.com/ktm-1190-touring-luggage-60312924000

I hate the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 117,736
Posted By Florida Lime
That may be because you are sitting on the...

That may be because you are sitting on the Scrambler Icon, and it doesn't cost $10,000. :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 127,320
Posted By Florida Lime
I already have a 1290 SD, but having to buy those...

I already have a 1290 SD, but having to buy those bags in order to buy a SA knocks it out of the running. I can only hope KTM wises up in the next year or two.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 127,320
Posted By Florida Lime
Those bags being standard on the US 1290SA pretty...

Those bags being standard on the US 1290SA pretty much rule it out as a possible future replacement for my GSA. :becca
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,123
Posted By Florida Lime
Orlando BMW ? :puke1 Maybe you've heard...

Orlando BMW ? :puke1

Maybe you've heard differently in Virginia ?


I had mine delivered from Max.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 127,320
Posted By Florida Lime
I have to agree - I would not want the KTM bags. ...

I have to agree - I would not want the KTM bags. "73 Liter Aluminum" bags is misleading - the touring bags are plastic and aluminum, and I haven't heard too many positive things about them.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 1,429,596
Posted By Florida Lime
The 955 was a T595, T5 for the engine series, and...

The 955 was a T595, T5 for the engine series, and supposedly 95 for 955. It was a project name that stuck, until too many people thought it was a 600 class bike. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,603
Posted By Florida Lime
See where it says KTM on the top ? :lol3 ...

See where it says KTM on the top ? :lol3

Try your dealer, or any online KTM parts retailer.

As an example: ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,400
Posted By Florida Lime
I had someone at work jokingly ask me that (they...

I had someone at work jokingly ask me that (they have an Ultra Classic).

They laughed when I told them that I couldn't afford a Harley AND a trailer. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,700
Posted By Florida Lime
I was with you until the last line - ANYTHING can...

I was with you until the last line - ANYTHING can cause target fixation. A guard rail, a pot hole, a car over the line in a curve, or the plane you just shot down.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,626
Posted By Florida Lime
Agreed - I wouldn't believe anything that...

Agreed - I wouldn't believe anything that salesperson says from now on. :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,626
Posted By Florida Lime
As mentioned, I would NOT use a Canyon Dancer on...

As mentioned, I would NOT use a Canyon Dancer on tubular bars. It can put too much stress on the ends of the bars, and slowly bend them at bumps, causing the tie-downs to loosen.

As a side note...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 886,728
Posted By Florida Lime
I saw one FE570 for sale on cycle trader, but in...

I saw one FE570 for sale on cycle trader, but in Florida.. (NOT mine, that one stays in NC. :D)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,240
Posted By Florida Lime
I'm pretty sure all the newer KTMs are 50 state...

I'm pretty sure all the newer KTMs are 50 state legal.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,240
Posted By Florida Lime
If you go to Ft. Lauderdale, then head west, you...

If you go to Ft. Lauderdale, then head west, you better have pontoons on that 1190 !:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-13-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,240
Posted By Florida Lime
I consider Kansas City the southern edge of North...

I consider Kansas City the southern edge of North ! :lol3
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