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Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By NuckaMan
Just need to cross-check....CVO models really...

Just need to cross-check....CVO models really $39K....like in American $39K?
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 299,482
Posted By NuckaMan
Holy crap this exact same thing happened to me...

Holy crap this exact same thing happened to me but I managed to save it by foot dabbing and gas it out. Glad to hear you where not hurt and you can keep going.

I have been keeping an eye on that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By NuckaMan
I did a Stage 1 myself on my RGU. For me,...

I did a Stage 1 myself on my RGU.

For me, hardest part was installing the new crush washer....not because it was mechanically difficult, but getting the crush-washer aligned and perfectly square...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,222
Posted By NuckaMan
What are you looking to do with the bike? ...

What are you looking to do with the bike?

Regardless, test ride the Diavel. First, see if it fits your frame....I'm sure after the test ride, your not gonna care and will want to buy it. It's a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,544
Posted By NuckaMan
Thanks for the heads up. Actually, it's hotter...

Thanks for the heads up. Actually, it's hotter both at running speed and idle...idle is where it warms up the most. I'm guessing EITMS is the rear-cylinder shutoff feature? I will check is that is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,544
Posted By NuckaMan
I'm kind of having the opposite experience than...

I'm kind of having the opposite experience than most Stage 1 guys.

I also purchased a Stage 1 kit from Fuelmoto which came with their 2-1 exhaust, Powervision and new air-cleaner for my RoadGlide....
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,258
Posted By NuckaMan
I'd say any of modern sport-tourers, like the...

I'd say any of modern sport-tourers, like the Kawi Concours 14 I own. It's my daily driver. Has all the creature comforts from wind protection, heated grips, etc....along with safety stuff like ABS...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,009
Posted By NuckaMan
In performance applications, there is less...

In performance applications, there is less unsprung weight at the wheel, which helps the wheel react a little quicker to bumps in the road and improves feedback/feel to the rider. modern day USD...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,376
Posted By NuckaMan
Wow, 6500 miles??? What bike is it mounted on? ...

Wow, 6500 miles??? What bike is it mounted on?

***Edit***

Sorry, just saw your old post, it's a ZX-10r.

Regardless, that's pretty impressive condition for 6500 miles.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,195
Posted By NuckaMan
I think mechanical reliability should not be a...

I think mechanical reliability should not be a concern with modern day sport-tourer....they all have big block, under-stressed motors. Its the electrical gremlins that can pop up over the lifetime of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,598
Posted By NuckaMan
At 10K, yeah, your looking at a Big-4 bike….which...

At 10K, yeah, your looking at a Big-4 bike….which is not a bad thing. If your looking to do some track time, in the event of a get-off, at least part availability (new or used) will not be an issue....
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,390
Posted By NuckaMan
Never been on a K-series BMW...probably will...

Never been on a K-series BMW...probably will never own one, I'm partial to the R-series, so I can only speak about the Concours 14.

I got one, like it alot. Mainly use it as a commuter. Fast, ok...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,137
Posted By NuckaMan
I have a 29" inseam, also a little short on the...

I have a 29" inseam, also a little short on the quad so wide seats and bikes makes it harder for me.

I sat on a kitted-up Tenere, which had the factory low seat, at the past Long Beach Motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,797
Posted By NuckaMan
Thanks for the response. What alignment...

Thanks for the response.

What alignment should I check for? Wheel/swing arm or frame/swing arm?

Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,797
Posted By NuckaMan
Progressive Touring Link

I see that someone has the Progressive Touring Link.

I recently installed my first modification on my Road Glide, which was the customary "Stage 1" upgrade. It will be my only 'go-fast' upgrade...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,460
Posted By NuckaMan
Kawi Concours 14 is my daily driver. Mainly do it...

Kawi Concours 14 is my daily driver. Mainly do it to save time more than money.

Down side is, there are times when you are simply beat after work and still have to ride home....and I have to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 175,040
Posted By NuckaMan
I BMW is currently sold out of the Nine T's. What...

I BMW is currently sold out of the Nine T's. What have the dealers been telling you about getting more in?

I've been told that Motorad is currently at or near production capacity pumping out the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,505
Posted By NuckaMan
^^^I agree. It's kinda nice piling on mileage and...

^^^I agree. It's kinda nice piling on mileage and not ever having to start to wonder what the valves specs are.

Yup, my Road Glide is without a doubt is the slowest performing and laziest handling...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By NuckaMan
I have a C14, spent considerable amount of time...

I have a C14, spent considerable amount of time in the latest gen Goldwing.

While the Goldwing is pretty much the gold-standard when it comes to long-range comfort for 2-up/solo riding with a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,505
Posted By NuckaMan
After many years of renting/test riding HD's,...

After many years of renting/test riding HD's, just for kicks, I finally bought one of my own a couple days before last Christmas. I got a screaming deal on a leftover 2013 HD Road Glide Ultra.

I...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By NuckaMan
Good tip about the electronics device limit. Good...

Good tip about the electronics device limit. Good thing we are not technophiles.
Forum: Americas 04-01-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,599
Posted By NuckaMan
Yes sir... thanks for posting the link. I will...

Yes sir... thanks for posting the link. I will have to revisit that. It was like a good book that I could not put down.

I will look forward in following your adventures as well.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,763
Posted By NuckaMan
Oh wow.... SE Asia, New Zealand,...

Oh wow....

SE Asia, New Zealand, Australia....they would be on my hit list before any part of Europe. Especially before European and American corporations really start to f**k up SE Asia with...
Forum: Americas 04-01-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By NuckaMan
Thanks for the tip. We will be flying from...

Thanks for the tip.

We will be flying from Lima to Cusco.

Man I wish we had more time....but 8 consecutive days is all we could get.
Forum: Americas 04-01-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,599
Posted By NuckaMan
This is awesome. I read about a South Korean...

This is awesome.

I read about a South Korean tourist who did the same thing a few years ago. Not a ADV member, on a another forum. Following his story was inspiring. Also renewed my faith in just...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By NuckaMan
Peru- Looking for a little advice

There will be 4 of us. Time frame will be late-April/early May. All of us avid experienced riders but there will be many firsts for us. The main ones are:

-First time in Peru

-First time we...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By NuckaMan
Sounds like you are set in Euro made vehicles. ...

Sounds like you are set in Euro made vehicles.

My vote will be the GSA. Truly a do-it-all motorcycle. I know Thailand very well, been there many many times for work purposes, in fact, was just...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,572
Posted By NuckaMan
In southern California, just about all...

In southern California, just about all Ducati/Triumph/BMW/Harley dealers offer test rides for just about anything in the line-up. Some escorted, some not.

My experience with Japanese bike dealers,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,084
Posted By NuckaMan
Like others have said, all manufacturers takes...

Like others have said, all manufacturers takes their turn with recalls. Don't forget, not too long ago, Suzuki announced a MASSIVE recall that goes back more than a several years and generations of...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 44,422
Posted By NuckaMan
I can't believe what I did this past weekend. I...

I can't believe what I did this past weekend. I bought a Harley before I hit my 40th birthday....a Ultra model at that. I some how managed to purchase a '13 Road Glide Ultra for a great price. Drove...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,924
Posted By NuckaMan
Once you study and understand carbon fiber...

Once you study and understand carbon fiber technology, you will not want to use it on as a rim.

Body panels, fairings, support structures...sure, but not as a wheel, especially for street use. If...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,328
Posted By NuckaMan
I agree, suspension and brakes are pretty bad...

I agree, suspension and brakes are pretty bad straight out of the box.

I will say, I did spend a few buxs getting to the point where it's more enjoyable. Most notably, rear shocks, BC Predator...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,101
Posted By NuckaMan
I went the IMS on Friday. I'm not a cruiser...

I went the IMS on Friday.

I'm not a cruiser guy but spent quite a bit of time at the Indian/Victory area. I thought extremely highly of the Indians....especially the one with the fairing attached....
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 299,482
Posted By NuckaMan
Aftermarket Seats.... Which one are you guys...

Aftermarket Seats....

Which one are you guys using?

I've got a Sargent Modular-Low Cut version. Single day trips, I like it up to about 200 miles before my ass needs a break. Multiple days...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 175,040
Posted By NuckaMan
I will certainly need to sit, feel and test ride...

I will certainly need to sit, feel and test ride before committing but it's certainly speaks to me through the pictures.

Count me in as a fan.
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 623,377
Posted By NuckaMan
Man- I really wanted the CB1100. My wife...

Man- I really wanted the CB1100.

My wife was simply too against the extra $3.3K over the Bonneville, for a third bike. I have no regrets with the Bonneville, and enjoy the crap out of it, but I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,325
Posted By NuckaMan
My Concours 14 would also make this list if I...

My Concours 14 would also make this list if I could never take the stock Bridge-crappers off. After tire swap to Mich Power Road (take your pick on version), it transforms the bike for the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 52,920
Posted By NuckaMan
If your in the LA basin like me, I think I know...

If your in the LA basin like me, I think I know which dealer you are talking about.

I bought my little Tri Bonneville from a multi-line dealer, saw a row of Goldwings along the back wall. Some...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 518,168
Posted By NuckaMan
Oh wow....me likely!!!! On paper, Suzuki has hit...

Oh wow....me likely!!!! On paper, Suzuki has hit almost all the bases!!!! Bravo.

Can't wait to hear the performance numbers and of course the MSRP.

Wire wheel option would be nice.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 27,794
Posted By NuckaMan
He has owned and experienced everything, but only...

He has owned and experienced everything, but only on the internet.
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