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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 04:00 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Eeeeer , Samsung phone cameras are not that great...

Eeeeer , Samsung phone cameras are not that great . As you realize this is a mater of life or death here , so if you have a real photo camera , grab that :D .
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 07:18 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Just take pics. and post your opinion what you...

Just take pics. and post your opinion what you think about it . If you can take a pic. standing in the back of the bike , so we can see how wide it is in the seat and gas tank .
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 08:11 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
Switch from"sport" to "touring" mode , that...

Switch from"sport" to "touring" mode , that should take care of pinging.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2015, 06:35 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
I like that KTM'ish pipe . Looks like rally...

I like that KTM'ish pipe . Looks like rally exhaust :D .
I agree that bike seems to be more real with somebody sitting on it . Perfect size too !!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 07:14 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Thanks Fred !!! Good info !!!

Thanks Fred !!! Good info !!!
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,570
Posted By lukasteam
I'm 6'3" with 36" inseam . I need a lot of room...

I'm 6'3" with 36" inseam . I need a lot of room for my legs lol . This is what my experience say's :
Cruiser - Yamaha stratoliner delux . Fits like a glove right out the box .No need to relocate...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 02:56 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
Yes , I guess I'm still waiting for this fantasy...

Yes , I guess I'm still waiting for this fantasy Africa Twin :augie .
Did you have a chance to take your new '14 off road ? It's probably a silly question , but I was wondering if it lost any of...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Thank you , it was 2 week long trip from Chicago...

Thank you , it was 2 week long trip from Chicago to Colorado and New Mexico down to Santa Fe . It was great !!! Couple more pics. in VTX thread here :...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,478
Posted By lukasteam
I'm wondering about senset too .Pricey though ....

I'm wondering about senset too .Pricey though . Doe's it pack as compact as original or the bag is longer because of longer backrest poles ? From looking at the pics. I think I see that back rest...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 05:34 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
Looking really good Fred !!! I guess you traded...

Looking really good Fred !!! I guess you traded in the '12 blue one I saw in Naperville . How is electronic suspension comparing to custom Ohlins that you had on '12 ???
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 11:02 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Thanks Marius , Yes that's '08 VTX1800T or what...

Thanks Marius ,
Yes that's '08 VTX1800T or what ever is left of it :D . Only things that haven't been modified are frame and engine - for reliability purposes . I made it my own so to speak :D .
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,717
Posted By lukasteam
I have to keep the 3 year old thread going ....

I have to keep the 3 year old thread going . VTX1800 is still a heavyweight adv bike and since everybody likes pics. here you go ...
Somewhere in Colorado ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 03:46 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Thanks for info Fredz , Looks unfinished . Non...

Thanks for info Fredz ,
Looks unfinished . Non ES model . Canucks are lucky they get the cool version .
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 05:19 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
My adventure rig , somewhere in beautiful New...

My adventure rig , somewhere in beautiful New Mexico ...
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac50/lukasteam/August%202012/IMG_1825.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:13 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
Love a new white and blue color scheme . Too bad...

Love a new white and blue color scheme . Too bad it's not for US market . Our dealers decided that all we want is burgundy for 2015 . Tell me Yamaha and Honda North America are not run by soccer moms...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2015, 03:49 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Ladies and gentleman Marshawn Lynch is on our...

Ladies and gentleman Marshawn Lynch is on our forum :D !!!!!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27,062
Views: 5,273,851
Posted By lukasteam
I knew there was something wrong with you :rofl

I knew there was something wrong with you :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
Ok found the specs. : Honda Africa twin RD04...

Ok found the specs. :
Honda Africa twin RD04 wet weight 437lbs.
Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z wet weight 575lbs.
Yauch !!! I guess I was very far from the truth . Yamaha...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 12:28 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
I wonder how heavy was Honda's NXR750 the one...

I wonder how heavy was Honda's NXR750 the one that was dominating Paris-Dakar in early 90's . It was flying through Saharan dunes and nobody complained that it was heavy . It had big dual tanks up...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 06:41 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Good point .

Good point .
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 04:16 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
http://motoride.sk/galeria/69185.v.jpg[/IMG] I...

http://motoride.sk/galeria/69185.v.jpg[/IMG]
I love S10 , but in the write up about these rallies that David did it said that it faded in comparison with light 450cc bikes . Although it finished...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,648
Posted By lukasteam
I guess thats your first experience with company...

I guess thats your first experience with company reps . They are clueless and don't know squat about the bikes they selling and you expect them to know about new AT . When I pull up to a Honda shop...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,090
Posted By lukasteam
WOW !!! What an adventure !!! You're a very brave...

WOW !!! What an adventure !!! You're a very brave man Roland !!! :thumb
Keep it coming !!!
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By lukasteam
Thanks Big bird , I'll check Bunnary as well .

Thanks Big bird , I'll check Bunnary as well .
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 06:11 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
Agreed 100% without torque there's no horsepower...

Agreed 100% without torque there's no horsepower . Lets hope new AT will have plenty of both without sacrificing reliability :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 01:53 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
Thank you... ...and thank you !!! Ask...

Thank you...


...and thank you !!!
Ask any enduro or rally racer what he wants more out of his racing bike , low-mid range max torque right of the idle and staying there steady or even smoothly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 11:14 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
Talking Exactly . That's why I'd rather have a locomotive...

Exactly . That's why I'd rather have a locomotive like torque in the bottom and mid range . It's a 1000cc bike or at least that's what all the "sources" are saying and it's supposedly more off road...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 05:58 PM
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Views: 1,051,967
Posted By lukasteam
Reading this thread I realize that majority of...

Reading this thread I realize that majority of the people that are posting here don't know the difference between torque and horsepower . With all the experts we have here....
For the "real"...
Forum: Americas 02-01-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By lukasteam
Sorry , not trying to highjack your thread...

Sorry , not trying to highjack your thread fordhotline , but if somebody could share great places to eat along the way , that would be great .
I heard Virginian restaurant at 740 West Broadway,...
Forum: Americas 02-01-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By lukasteam
Great thread !!! What a coincidence , I'm planing...

Great thread !!! What a coincidence , I'm planing a very similar trip two up from Chicago on my big , bad Honda VTX1800T . Badlands , Black Hills , Yellowstone and Tetons . Hope two weeks is enough...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,012
Posted By lukasteam
I would be in for 2 . Put me on a waiting list or...

I would be in for 2 . Put me on a waiting list or next group buy as well .
Thanks !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
x 1000 !!!! This thread has too much BS even for...

x 1000 !!!! This thread has too much BS even for JO MAMA . Seems like it became a place where Nostradamuses that predict everything and anything , engineers , mechanics , rally and rtw riders ,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 683,322
Posted By lukasteam
WOW , $8K for 2013 sounds a little too good to be...

WOW , $8K for 2013 sounds a little too good to be true , I'm very skeptical when I see ads like that too , but you never know . It all depends how desperate they are . little too far from me though ....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
X 2 on this one . Lowest I saw was $9200 for left...

X 2 on this one . Lowest I saw was $9200 for left over 2013 Tenere's .
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 12:47 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
I've seen this done before . Swing arm is from...

I've seen this done before . Swing arm is from NT650 Hawk/Bros . Nt650 engine mounts are the same as Africa Twins , so this swing arm conversion is pretty straight forward and bolt on . You go to a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 01:12 AM
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Posted By lukasteam
I heard in North America it's going to outsell...

I heard in North America it's going to outsell the GoldWing . Honda rep. told me ... Just kidding :rofl.
No spy pics. , not a word from Honda , nothing ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,944
Posted By lukasteam
I think you should play the lottery :D My...

I think you should play the lottery :D My co-workers ride nothing but new Harleys , but I still hear about top end rebuilds and failed bearings on low mileage machines quite often .
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-11-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
I think Honda doesn't care what customer wants ....

I think Honda doesn't care what customer wants . They are more about educating customers with their innovations in new model bikes . Kind off like : " this is where future of motorcycling is going "...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-11-2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By lukasteam
BMW is a German Harley , when it comes to quality...

BMW is a German Harley , when it comes to quality and selling a "lifestyle" for delusional dreamers :rofl
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,838
Posted By lukasteam
We'll miss you Jim !!!

We'll miss you Jim !!!
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