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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 07:56 PM
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Views: 229,061
Posted By Lion BR
If they want to talk about what is a real Ducati,...

If they want to talk about what is a real Ducati, they should figure out this bike from 2015 on will be the only one carrying the air-cooled tradition of the L-twin motor of the 1970's Ducati. That...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 229,061
Posted By Lion BR
Is that the bike's box behind? If so, they...

Is that the bike's box behind? If so, they conveniently covered the made in Thailand sign. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
It would be a tie. The R1200GS beats the...

It would be a tie. The R1200GS beats the VFR1200X. The AT/TA will likely beat the F800GS. :lol3
Forum: Vendors Today, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 270,952
Posted By Lion BR
The wear and tear makes your motorcycle more...

The wear and tear makes your motorcycle more valuable and you an adventure rider. It shows you've taken it on an adventure. It gets lots of credit points when parked at Starbucks... :roflOr bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
First row seats for me... :lurk

First row seats for me... :lurk
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 05:28 AM
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Posted By Lion BR
I had a same failure (cut, tear what you may call...

I had a same failure (cut, tear what you may call it) on this same Pirelli tire but on another bike (Multistrada). I could not explain how it happened, what I possibly ran over... I was on I-5 going...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
I agree with all comments about larger bikes not...

I agree with all comments about larger bikes not being for technical terrain, and I agree that Chris Birch and others on those levels of riding will be the exceptions that make the rule, in that they...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
I would be surprised if we CAN'T buy it in the...

I would be surprised if we CAN'T buy it in the US...:D
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 270,952
Posted By Lion BR
If you build it, they will come... :D

If you build it, they will come... :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,391
Posted By Lion BR
For a city and short trips motorcycle, between...

For a city and short trips motorcycle, between the RnineT (that I like a lot) and a rumored scrambler version of it, I would likely pick the scrambler version.
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 270,952
Posted By Lion BR
I'm with Larryboy on this one. I like black bags...

I'm with Larryboy on this one. I like black bags and they only look real good after they get a few layers of dirt. That is, I don't like clean looking bags on my dirt and adventure bikes. The gray...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-22-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 196,141
Posted By Lion BR
Early 2013 cases mentioned the sealing failure...

Early 2013 cases mentioned the sealing failure affected by warping of the lid from heat.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-21-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 196,141
Posted By Lion BR
Really? That's the point of this entire thread...

Really? That's the point of this entire thread if you haven't paid attention. :rofl

My point is that, in agreeing with him, I emphasize the airbox problem extends to the people who never ride on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-20-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 196,141
Posted By Lion BR
That's why all vehicles have air filters, no...

That's why all vehicles have air filters, no matter if they will be ridden/driven exclusively in urban settings and only on paved roads.
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 270,952
Posted By Lion BR
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 109,508
Posted By Lion BR
Don't advertise too much or I will go to Bend and...

Don't advertise too much or I will go to Bend and beg for a borrowed ride on the RR'ed CB500X.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,277
Posted By Lion BR
He forgot to mention other triples... he only...

He forgot to mention other triples... he only mentions the Fj-09 and MT-09. :D He forgot to mention some nice, albeit non-pragmatic, Italian triples.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
I don't hate anything. But there are a few...

I don't hate anything. But there are a few things out there that people do that I find disconcerting, if not idiotic. :lol3 Very loud pipes are one of them.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-17-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 196,141
Posted By Lion BR
If your bike is running, you mean. :D

If your bike is running, you mean. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
Yep, hooligan mode... :evil

Yep, hooligan mode... :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,184
Posted By Lion BR
You are too unstable for the CB500X... :D

You are too unstable for the CB500X... :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
I was half serious... :D But yes, one of the...

I was half serious... :D But yes, one of the strategically spread information leaks from Honda officials indicated it would have riding modes (implying throttle by wire - which is the norm today...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
One of the reasons why I bought the 800 XC.

One of the reasons why I bought the 800 XC.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
It will have a "supermoto" riding mode. Will fit...

It will have a "supermoto" riding mode. Will fit the 17 x 19 wheels. :D
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-13-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 229,061
Posted By Lion BR
No singles.

No singles.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
The F800GS has very good torque down low (better...

The F800GS has very good torque down low (better than the triple on 800XC - I own an 800XC), the F800GS is very smooth on "partial" throttle. Only issue is that you run out of torque soon... or it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
360 degrees. It works like thumper... with the...

360 degrees. It works like thumper... with the two cylinders moving at the same time, but only one on combustion at a time. I actually find the opposite: I like its sound, and don't find it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
I agree it is not one or the other... Having said...

I agree it is not one or the other... Having said all of that... the handle bars, especially on adventure and dirt bikes (because they are wide) gives you the highest leverage, where the smaller...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
PRESS INTRO DELAYED TO NOVEMBER 2015? It...

PRESS INTRO DELAYED TO NOVEMBER 2015?

It means EICMA 2015... :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
I was just being facetious... :rofl Thank...

I was just being facetious... :rofl

Thank you for the offer anyway, but I'm not too keen on riding a quad. They seem to be a lot of fun, though!

But come over to Oregon with a motorcycle and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
Done that. :lol3 Ape hangers pulled back would...

Done that. :lol3 Ape hangers pulled back would have helped.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
Great explanations. And I agree with both of...

Great explanations. And I agree with both of your explanations. And I too have one degree on an engineering field, if that counts for anything, since we are talking about curricula here. :rofl Oh,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
No sh!t. That's why the rider in question likes...

No sh!t. That's why the rider in question likes to ride on open roads where he can see stuff at a distance. Forest roads are specially dangerous. Besides logging trucks, there is deer, quads, other...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,277
Posted By Lion BR
Good points about the suggested price and why not...

Good points about the suggested price and why not a set price. Having said that, I like the negotiation part on any transaction. I expect the price to be set so that haggling and dealing can take...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
And likewise, never tell a Brazilian that...

And likewise, never tell a Brazilian that Brazil's capital is Buenos Aires. Or say Argentina and Brazil? same sh!t. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
You should not drive a car either... You can't...

You should not drive a car either... You can't stand while in a car. :lol3 Ok, now seriously, sorry to know about your back problem. That can really change things. I wish to be riding at the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,624
Posted By Lion BR
Same thing... :pot :hide

Same thing... :pot
:hide
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,277
Posted By Lion BR
If they don't mind, and give deals to everyone,...

If they don't mind, and give deals to everyone, that's okay.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-11-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 229,061
Posted By Lion BR
More like end of April for the west coast, I hear.

More like end of April for the west coast, I hear.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6,962
Views: 1,272,408
Posted By Lion BR
I agree. I ride fast on dirt and desert roads...

I agree. I ride fast on dirt and desert roads and very very rarely I stand up. What a waste of energy. And counter steering does not stop working on dirt. So you don't need to weigh pegs to steer......
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