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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
Hmmm... That must be a concept bike by HD... :huh

Hmmm... That must be a concept bike by HD... :huh
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
What no mention of the pillon seat?

What no mention of the pillon seat?
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,497
Posted By torags
That, Redfrog is a sweet setup.... Good...

That, Redfrog is a sweet setup....

Good riding to ya'
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 165,114
Posted By torags
Hehe... I put on Cafe bars cause the width of the...

Hehe... I put on Cafe bars cause the width of the stock bars were too wide... brought my arms outside the sports screen & was not good in low temps
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 165,114
Posted By torags
I have stock R1150R bars available

I have stock R1150R bars available
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,497
Posted By torags
Hey Jim, what's your opinion of Honda Moly vs BMW...

Hey Jim, what's your opinion of Honda Moly vs BMW grease for the spline lube
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
Nahhh... she became an alcoholic because of the...

Nahhh... she became an alcoholic because of the Ketchup incident.... :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
Thanks for the post Clever handling of leaf...

Thanks for the post

Clever handling of leaf spring application

I prefer Porsche PASM in that caliber of car (but that's why the Vette is cheaper)
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
What? Why should they allow for a lower...

What?

Why should they allow for a lower center of gravity? Did you ever see the Tesla suspension? No springs there

You seem try to enhance your engineering expertise by deriding others, why...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
A sports cars are more than a motor...

A sports cars are more than a motor...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,088
Posted By torags
8-10 mpg better sounds reasonable at 60-70mph. ...

8-10 mpg better sounds reasonable at 60-70mph.

The mileage on the 1150R falls incredibly with higher speeds.

On a recent CC my reserve light would come on at about 150 miles at speeds of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,088
Posted By torags
Hehehe.... or not. Higher rpm operation may...

Hehehe.... or not. Higher rpm operation may reduce mileage.

Watch for leg cramps with the smaller wheelbase and cramped seating position
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,287
Posted By torags
Hmmm... I'll have to give it a go in the car... ...

Hmmm... I'll have to give it a go in the car...

Thanks again
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,287
Posted By torags
Thanks for the info I just bought a new V1...

Thanks for the info

I just bought a new V1 for my bride's new car, she has iOS, but I'm not clear of the value of the bluetooth, since the sound is high enough on the unit.

In my experience, I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 392,326
Posted By torags
The last Corvette I owned was a '57. I'm sure...

The last Corvette I owned was a '57. I'm sure they have fixed the handling by now.

The Corvette is a GP sized car. Wheelbase around 110" like Jag XK, Aston Martin

The Porsche has a wheelbase of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By torags
+1... Good advice

+1... Good advice
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,287
Posted By torags
Interesting... I've been using the V1 for...

Interesting...

I've been using the V1 for almost 10 years... It's been good.... very good

In CA jammers are illegal, can you hide them on a bike?

I got nailed by a plane once using Lidor......
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By torags
Hehehe... It was probably more than 5 yrs ago... ...

Hehehe... It was probably more than 5 yrs ago...

My bride made me give up riding then and I didn't visit forums until earlier this year when I got a R1150R and took it cross country

Good to be...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By torags
I had two, a K75 & K75S (each with a different...

I had two, a K75 & K75S (each with a different rear end ratio)

I loved the bikes. Took my S cross country

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZJhXVrc/0/X3/i-ZJhXVrc-X3.jpg

It was terrible....
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 165,114
Posted By torags
The rider may be out of town and the bride is...

The rider may be out of town and the bride is left to her own devices... :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,088
Posted By torags
Ha... nice /7. Mine was a /5 and the year...

Ha... nice /7.

Mine was a /5 and the year was '73 in the Sonora desert, MX. The fairing was out of London. BMW didn't have faired bikes yet

Ah the memories
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By torags
Google the conversion

Google the conversion
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,497
Posted By torags
3,200 miles in 5-6 days .... no problem I...

3,200 miles in 5-6 days .... no problem

I had had Halogen and HID's on my RS. Could never outrun them

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-cK7jrz9/0/X3/i-cK7jrz9-X3.jpg

Probably best to get...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,497
Posted By torags
It's a pretty naked bike for that kind of trip ...

It's a pretty naked bike for that kind of trip

This past March I took a R1150R cross country. I put a touring shield on with a Laminar Lip. It was great; no problem with 50mph New Mexico winds at...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,229
Posted By torags
I'm back in the saddle after 5 years, that last...

I'm back in the saddle after 5 years, that last ride was a cross country & back

I did a cross country with a BMW K75, wrong bike for the job. Short wheelbase tightened the knee angle and I had to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,287
Posted By torags
You gotta grease the final drives of BMWs (Honda...

You gotta grease the final drives of BMWs (Honda moly is good). Some say when you replace the rear tire. Good idea to change the clutch slave fluids too.
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,287
Posted By torags
I've done my share of long distance sports...

I've done my share of long distance sports touring

I like BMWs.

First because of their wet sump, early dry sumps didn't always work.

BMW has the longest history of touring bikes and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,088
Posted By torags
Yup loved mine... my bride made me get rid of...

Yup loved mine... my bride made me get rid of it...

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-VkSRLcb/0/X3/i-VkSRLcb-X3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 995
Views: 157,694
Posted By torags
My understanding is that a "recall" is safety...

My understanding is that a "recall" is safety related (as per DOT)

The "Service Memo" is for equipment issues that are not safety related

For example, my dealer replace a cable wrap on my...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,599
Posted By torags
I rented one in Italy for a tour Good...

I rented one in Italy for a tour

Good touring bike and nimble enough for urban. I especially like the exhaust routing which leaves room for better hard bags

In Sardinia...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,497
Posted By torags
The ridges developed by the concave gives the...

The ridges developed by the concave gives the entire panel strength

At least that was a reason on cars, for thinner steel (for weight savings) articulation.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,517
Posted By torags
I remember those... squirrely as hell... :huh ...

I remember those... squirrely as hell... :huh

Hitting the power curve on a two stroke can be a pucker incident
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,517
Posted By torags
Was that model a 2 cycle?

Was that model a 2 cycle?
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,517
Posted By torags
My widow maker... ...

My widow maker...

http://ragspix.smugmug.com/photos/i-S7nHVFX/0/X3/i-S7nHVFX-X3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,497
Posted By torags
YOU MEAN YOU ASKED AN EXPERT? Jeeze... I...

YOU MEAN YOU ASKED AN EXPERT?

Jeeze... I feel humiliated... :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,497
Posted By torags
Problem is... the cool tires are not notified... ...

Problem is... the cool tires are not notified...

Rags
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,151
Posted By torags
Very nice...:thumb

Very nice...:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,151
Posted By torags
Let me clarify a couple of things. Err.. if...

Let me clarify a couple of things.

Err.. if the cited poster is me, I bought the Sportster unseen and didn't like the way it looked, so I changed it and I put new suspension on it. Bottom line...
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