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Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By Robert OK
Hey Siper2, Enjoy that bike. In the '90s we...

Hey Siper2,

Enjoy that bike. In the '90s we had the same year, model and color which we bought new in Hollywood, CA. My wife used it to commute from Venice Beach to downtown LA.

Only problems...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,226
Posted By Robert OK
What's up with Guzzi dealerships? Only dealer...

What's up with Guzzi dealerships? Only dealer they list near where I live went belly up at least 6 months ago. Still on Guzzi's dealer page.

True that one can work on one's own bike, but what...
Forum: Latin America 04-01-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 58,626
Posted By Robert OK
Maybe some bad news... Rumors of kidnapping...

Maybe some bad news...

Rumors of kidnapping by Cartel leader "El Tigre"?
http://bedford.dailyvoice.com/news/new-lead-could-spell-trouble-case-missing-westchester-man-mexico
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27,574
Views: 6,568,851
Posted By Robert OK
Seeing he's got the balls to do it without knee...

Seeing he's got the balls to do it without knee and elbow prophylactics he should be able to "nancy and mince" all he wants without mockery from the peanut gallery.
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,226
Posted By Robert OK
Maybe because it's this thread!

Maybe because it's this thread!
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,226
Posted By Robert OK
A little late to the table. That video is the...

A little late to the table. That video is the reason for this thread. Read the first post.
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,693
Posted By Robert OK
+1 I currently own three torquey (but large)...

+1

I currently own three torquey (but large) bikes: Road King, K1600 & R1200GSA. Different classes, but when I ride the ST3 I fail to see anything lacking in the torque department.

I'm sure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By Robert OK
Thanks, good to know.

Thanks, good to know.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By Robert OK
Hey Rightspy, I like that color and picture,...

Hey Rightspy,

I like that color and picture, my wife has a low suspension one order. The low suspension won't take the BMW center stand.

I'm wondering if you could put a jack under that skid...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,301
Posted By Robert OK
I'm 5'8" and got the lower seat when I first...

I'm 5'8" and got the lower seat when I first bought my 2010 GSA. Hated it, went back to stock. Lower seat is horseshoe shaped. Locks you in one position. Also padding is very thin. With the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,301
Posted By Robert OK
There are 3 issues for her with the GTL, the grab...

There are 3 issues for her with the GTL, the grab rails on the 2012-early 2013s are hard to hold, there is a space between the seat cushion and the backrest that is annoying and I tend to drive the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,301
Posted By Robert OK
I have a 2010 GSA (am on the list for a 2014) and...

I have a 2010 GSA (am on the list for a 2014) and my wife is just shy of 5'4". I have the standard BMW GSA panniers and my wife has no problem whatsoever getting on and off. In fact I think she...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,301
Posted By Robert OK
The scenery and lack of snow is painful to me. ...

The scenery and lack of snow is painful to me. Am stuck here in this god-forsaken winter in NY. Wish I hadn't given up skiing and snowboarding.

The RT looks pretty good too.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,301
Posted By Robert OK
Thanks, too bad about the music though. I'd...

Thanks, too bad about the music though. I'd rather just listen to the bike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 478,427
Posted By Robert OK
If you say so...no doubt you live closer. Every...

If you say so...no doubt you live closer. Every time I've been there the road has been open. I usually visit in late spring, can't recall if I've been there in June or July.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,642
Posted By Robert OK
For sure it's an act. What a poser! Please...

For sure it's an act. What a poser! Please don't quote him, renders the ignore list inoperative.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 478,427
Posted By Robert OK
True, but I've been there quite a few times and...

True, but I've been there quite a few times and it's always been open. Perhaps they close it when firing the artillery?

It's a popular road for birdwatchers. Amongst the many migrants, Cerulean...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 109,582
Posted By Robert OK
Interesting that it's so small. Having lived in...

Interesting that it's so small. Having lived in Germany for a couple of months, I think it's safe to say, on average, that the locals are pretty damn tall.

My wife really liked the looks of it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,226
Posted By Robert OK
That's a very entertaining and spot-on review. ...

That's a very entertaining and spot-on review. The only complaint about the Bonneville that I'd add, is that it gets pretty damn hot in the summer.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 109,582
Posted By Robert OK
If that's true, no way I'd ever get one.

If that's true, no way I'd ever get one.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 368,090
Posted By Robert OK
No, just because it's that good. Give the yammy...

No, just because it's that good. Give the yammy a couple of iterations.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-01-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By Robert OK
I was surprised by the size of the jacket...

I was surprised by the size of the jacket collection at Rockwell Cycle in Fort Montgomery. I wouldn't make a special trip there, but if you're in the area might be worth a look.

Max BMW in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 109,582
Posted By Robert OK
I've never seen either bike in the "flesh", but...

I've never seen either bike in the "flesh", but based on pics on the web, I prefer the looks of the NineT. Maybe if the Guzzi were black instead of green?
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 109,582
Posted By Robert OK
Please tell me why? Looks, price? Per the...

Please tell me why? Looks, price?

Per the web the Griso is heavier, has less power and Guzzi barely has any dealers. The two dealers nearest me went bankrupt (still listed on the Guzzi dealer...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,964
Views: 693,740
Posted By Robert OK
I believe you, especially if the shocks are even...

I believe you, especially if the shocks are even worse than a Road King's. Suspension would be the first upgrade.
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,964
Views: 693,740
Posted By Robert OK
Can't argue with that, we suffer from MBS...

Can't argue with that, we suffer from MBS (between us 7 plus a Vespa all in good working order). I'm always a sucker for a new bike, and if the Street Bob is too big (she's 5'4" and petite) may have...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,964
Views: 693,740
Posted By Robert OK
My wife loves that bike, she already has two...

My wife loves that bike, she already has two bikes, but I just can't get past the peanut gas tank. I could see it if you lived in an urban area, but in the sticks it's a lot of trips to the gas...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,869
Posted By Robert OK
Weird thing but where I live, a bit north of NYC,...

Weird thing but where I live, a bit north of NYC, and when driving in that same area in NYC where that sh*t happened, it seems the cagers have backed off more. Like they're more aware of the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,504
Posted By Robert OK
Am curious too about the passenger comfort on the...

Am curious too about the passenger comfort on the R3?

Two bad things about the R3, gas mileage and heat. Latter might be an issue for Boca Raton. I haven't ridden one so I'm just going on...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 44,704
Posted By Robert OK
Kind of immature of me, but I agree. I still...

Kind of immature of me, but I agree. I still bought the Road King, but am glad I have other bikes to ride. I don't think they're as prevalent in this part of New York (based on my not too recent...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 44,704
Posted By Robert OK
Thanks for the kind offer Jules. I'll talk to my...

Thanks for the kind offer Jules. I'll talk to my wife and if she's interested I'll pm you.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 44,704
Posted By Robert OK
Thank you for all of that good information...

Thank you for all of that good information Ferris. I somehow managed to miss those in the Harley parts catalogue. I'll mention your wife's experience to mine and see if she is game. They really do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,040
Posted By Robert OK
FWIW, one of the victims. ...

FWIW, one of the victims.

http://instagram.com/p/e5uuWsCSx3/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,040
Posted By Robert OK
As long as they can distinguish between "rolling...

As long as they can distinguish between "rolling gangs" and the innocent solo rider (me).

I drive that stretch at least twice a week and all I need is more arrogant SUV drivers. Judging by the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,040
Posted By Robert OK
Well. at least the driver survived, if he had...

Well. at least the driver survived, if he had killed the guy who broke the window, I doubt it. If the SUV driver can carry, so can the guys on the bikes. Considering the level of animosity and the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 44,704
Posted By Robert OK
More great pics! What are those grab handles you...

More great pics! What are those grab handles you have for the pillion? I prefer the way they look to the backrest.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 26,842
Posted By Robert OK
Curious what year was your Road King? You...

Curious what year was your Road King? You talking about vibration at highway speeds?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,040
Posted By Robert OK
The other thing going north on the parkway is a...

The other thing going north on the parkway is a toll plaza, It's largely unmanned, but they may have some kind of a skeleton crew there. Perhaps some level of intimidation to the bikers.

FWIW...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,040
Posted By Robert OK
Wouldn't have done any good once he got off on...

Wouldn't have done any good once he got off on 178th Street. Wonder why he exited there? I would have stayed on the Hudson Parkway. Probably less chance of stopped traffic than 178th or the I95.
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 44,704
Posted By Robert OK
Curious if anyone has had a chance to test drive...

Curious if anyone has had a chance to test drive either the '14 standard or CVO Road King yet? How does the suspension compare to the earlier models?

I've got progressives in my '11 and they're...
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