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Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
Took the bike in and they pulled the rear wheel...

Took the bike in and they pulled the rear wheel off.

Turns out there were 3 pieces of metal flash that were floating around in the hub. The mechanic said it was probably there from when they...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
Well, put my head close to the wheel again and...

Well, put my head close to the wheel again and spun it around, and I think it is the hub. It's clearly something metallic though, not rock. Can't possibly imagine what it is. The wheel is solid...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I don't have the computerized tire pressure...

I don't have the computerized tire pressure sensor. Maybe a metal part that took the place of the sensor if you didn't purchase that option?

the pressure on the tire is fine and the ride is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
Took the bike off the center stand today, was...

Took the bike off the center stand today, was going to take it out for a ride when I noticed a metallic rattling coming from somewhere. I thought maybe something had snagged onto the bike and I was...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I can swear my mirrors don't vibrate as much...

I can swear my mirrors don't vibrate as much after 5000+ miles. Or at least I can make out a pretty clear picture at 80 mph whereas it was a blob when I first got the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
Just got back from a week long trip to the...

Just got back from a week long trip to the Smokies with the 800. Bike was amazing on the mountain roads and the panniers provided adequate storage for the trip( and fall protection doh! )

I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,970,796
Posted By Elam
Thats not gonna end well.

Thats not gonna end well.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
Can you fit a 15 inch mac book pro in the OEM...

Can you fit a 15 inch mac book pro in the OEM panniers without expanding?
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
Saw one today on my lunch hour in Ann Arbor, with...

Saw one today on my lunch hour in Ann Arbor, with pillion. I think its a good looking bike.

Saw, not heard tho.:D
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I like those panniers. What brand are they?

I like those panniers. What brand are they?
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,735
Posted By Elam
So 4 pages into this thread and the only picture...

So 4 pages into this thread and the only picture is a f*cking Indian? :huh
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I'm a little over a thousand miles today. Took...

I'm a little over a thousand miles today. Took it in for my 600 mile service check, and everything is good.

Everything that felt good about my test ride has been reinforced with more mileage. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,566
Posted By Elam
Gotta say, that 350 is bad ass.

Gotta say, that 350 is bad ass.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,566
Posted By Elam
Well, apparently they didn't do parades well...

Well, apparently they didn't do parades well either. From that Richmond report:




rofl.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
Its just url based I think. I'd offer some image...

Its just url based I think. I'd offer some image hosting suggestions but I use my own web space.:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
Yeah it feels lighter. You figure with a full...

Yeah it feels lighter. You figure with a full tank of gas, the Ninja is a lot more cumbersome with the fuel tank between your legs rather than under you. It's really easy to lean the 800 and I feel...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I feel like both bikes have peak vibration around...

I feel like both bikes have peak vibration around 4000 rpm,, but the f800 vibrations are much less pronounced.

Took it on the highway today cruising at 75 with about 4500 rpm and I didn't feel...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 493,228
Posted By Elam
What, the wheelie? I've tried. I get a quasi...

What, the wheelie? I've tried. I get a quasi wheelie. I'm a noob though. :razor
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
http://param.us/images/beemer3.jpg Picked up...

http://param.us/images/beemer3.jpg

Picked up yesterday, put about 100 miles on it. Want to wring its neck so bad. :evil

Quick impressions based on what every has been commenting on:


...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
Me either.... http://param.us/images/beemer2.jpg

Me either....
http://param.us/images/beemer2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 493,228
Posted By Elam
The CBR is a hoot to drive, but make no mistake,...

The CBR is a hoot to drive, but make no mistake, the 650 would leave it far behind in a race. The CBR certainly doesn't have the sudden rush that the Ninja has. It's pretty pedestrian. But it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 493,228
Posted By Elam
If you'd bother to read his other posts, then you...

If you'd bother to read his other posts, then you would know that, yes, he is serious.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 493,228
Posted By Elam
Eh, define 'ok'. I'm 6', 160, and it goes...

Eh, define 'ok'.

I'm 6', 160, and it goes okay, certainly acceptable for commuting. 120 pounds is a big difference.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 68,210
Posted By Elam
Sender I think you're cross posting. No...

Sender I think you're cross posting.

No shitting in the Ninja thread!
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I'll have pics on Tuesday :D Is your topbox...

I'll have pics on Tuesday :D

Is your topbox OEM? I likey.
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I sprung for one of these. Pick it up Tuesday. ...

I sprung for one of these. Pick it up Tuesday.

Is the speedo subject to the usual 8-10% offset? And are the vibes as bad as I've been reading when on the highway( coming from a Ninja 650, i...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
Yes!...

Yes! (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18585505#post18585505)
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
Dealer here said the same thing. Said they would...

Dealer here said the same thing. Said they would probably be special order.

I doubt this bike will register much with the shops that are out to sell the rr's and can-ams. They may have one to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 200,922
Posted By Elam
I'm thinking about springing for one of these. ...

I'm thinking about springing for one of these.

Test rode a 2012 today for about 45 minutes. Love the bike. Has a nice solid feel and the ergos are spot on. Love the sound, and the extras(...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 493,228
Posted By Elam
Nice pics. How'd he like the CBR?

Nice pics.

How'd he like the CBR?
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,781
Posted By Elam
I like the bike, but it's a bit heavy at 450...

I like the bike, but it's a bit heavy at 450 pounds isn't it? The current Ninja 650 only weighs 10 pounds more and gets you 20+ more horses.

I do wish there were more of these smaller...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
Decent 0-100 km/h. I know its the Integra, but...

Decent 0-100 km/h. I know its the Integra, but same engine.

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<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/qcaFhnFG3qk?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0"...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
I commute daily about 60 miles round trip on my...

I commute daily about 60 miles round trip on my 250r, average speed on the interstate is about 75. Dunno how many miles were on the bike that you demo'd, but 1 year and 8000 miles later, I can say...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
:rofl Cortez, did you get it out on the...

:rofl

Cortez, did you get it out on the highway? How was the windscreen?
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
Wikipedia's claiming 80 hp as well..:huh

Wikipedia's claiming 80 hp as well..:huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,876
Posted By Elam
@Madmax, that's pretty awesome. Got a ticket...

@Madmax, that's pretty awesome.

Got a ticket the other day on the I-94 / 275 interchange. :(

I'm in the far left lane, check my rear view, and see a Charger pulling fast with the lights on. So...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,876
Posted By Elam
You really think most cagers know what you're...

You really think most cagers know what you're doing when you do a hand signal? The YMCA? I mean, they may focus on you more, but you've also reduced your reaction time with one less arm.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,994
Posted By Elam
13 inch Macbook pro. Has an aluminum case...

13 inch Macbook pro.

Has an aluminum case and 5+ hours of battery life. I've dropped mine from a 3 foot desk and numerous smaller drops and it's still going.

IPad would be second mainly cuz...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,970,796
Posted By Elam
What's that DVD / book he's got bungied on the...

What's that DVD / book he's got bungied on the left side? Wild Hogs? Wild Dogs?
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,115,864
Posted By Elam
Well, it'll power wheelie in first(@ 2:00). ...

Well, it'll power wheelie in first(@ 2:00). Sold!

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I've been calling...
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