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Forum: Racing 10-15-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 452,743
Posted By rdtele
Aspar Decides: Nicky Hayden to Ride a Honda in 2014

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/motogp/nicky-hayden-aspar-honda-motogp-2014/#more-48425
Forum: Racing 01-28-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By rdtele
That Gencon was a huge hassle last year. We...

That Gencon was a huge hassle last year. We stayed downtown 2 previous years, but I couldn't find a room last year and I started calling a month earlier than other years. Talked to some folks...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By rdtele
If it's a vibration issue, these knocked down bar...

If it's a vibration issue, these knocked down bar vibrations in my VFR to zero.

http://www.vibranator.com
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,248
Posted By rdtele
It's the same price as an 848 EVO Dark, but short...

It's the same price as an 848 EVO Dark, but short 8 hp (plus lower spec suspension/brakes). It's 23 hp down but the same wet weight as the 1098 SF.

Not sure I get it anymore.

Wait, what???...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 490,555
Posted By rdtele
Picked up this '07 this month. Low miles, good...

Picked up this '07 this month. Low miles, good price. My first VFR.

http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/vfrsm.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,737
Posted By rdtele
Cool Ducati ST1200 concept...

http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/Ducati-ST1200-concept.jpg

"Ducati ST owners were less than thrilled to learn that their sport-tourer would not return for the 2008 model year, after Ducati...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,379
Posted By rdtele
This is very cool. Would like to second some 600...

This is very cool. Would like to second some 600 and liter sports bikes as well.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,641,021
Posted By rdtele
Looks like 19 to me.

Looks like 19 to me.
Forum: Racing 08-30-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,673
Posted By rdtele
My crew and I just got back this afternoon. We...

My crew and I just got back this afternoon. We went for all 3 days and this was our second year. It was nice to get another shot at the event. You learn when the best times are to do stuff when the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 176,528
Posted By rdtele
Here's the MIVV Suono...

Here's the MIVV Suono (http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/mivv.MOV)

Pretty much the same as this...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By rdtele
2010s running out. 2011?

Had my 800GS in for yearly service and noticed a nice 1200GS in black that was the dealers demo so it was marked down quite a bit.

I got curious about a trade and checked back a few days later to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By rdtele
Don't know what part of the world you're in, but...

Don't know what part of the world you're in, but Performance BMW in Memphis TN has a 30th GS Adventure and a 30th GS. Saw them on the floor on Saturday.
Forum: Racing 06-30-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,242
Posted By rdtele
Commentators at Assen were saying the buzz was 3...

Commentators at Assen were saying the buzz was 3 factory Hondas. And the third might have a Red Bull sponsorship.
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,779
Posted By rdtele
I got to spend about 90 minutes on a black S...

I got to spend about 90 minutes on a black S Sport in and around Nashville on Saturday. I really liked it, but it wasn't what I expected from the experience.

I've studied it a great deal from...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,779
Posted By rdtele
Press bikes?...

Press bikes? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PxQJ5AFUzw)
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,642
Posted By rdtele
I got the Small Cruiser for the low seat. I just...

I got the Small Cruiser for the low seat. I just lashed it to the tail bag and it stays put. Pretty comfy.

http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/bike_pic3.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,779
Posted By rdtele
It's on now! Ducati has announced that the...

It's on now!

Ducati has announced that the first 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 has rolled off the assembly line in Bologna, Italy. The white MTS 1200S with Öhlins suspension got the usual Ducati...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,378,584
Posted By rdtele
From MCN

http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/st.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,779
Posted By rdtele
http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/display.jpg

http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/display.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,779
Posted By rdtele
I was curious about relative size and position of...

I was curious about relative size and position of parts. This is assuming that the rear wheel size is the same on all.

vs. 800GS and vs. 1200GS

http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/v800gs.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,779
Posted By rdtele
I tried a real stare-down with the clock, but it...

I tried a real stare-down with the clock, but it doesn't seem to make it go any faster.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,779
Posted By rdtele
Looks like maybe still doing some design...

Looks like maybe still doing some design exploration with the tank and seat. Or maybe this is two stages of the evolution of it.

The bagless one looks like pieces lifted from the Streetfighter,...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By rdtele
I used one with the stock low seat. I was...

I used one with the stock low seat.

I was really uncomfortable on the stock seat from the get-go, but wanted to wait until the Sargent seat came out before making a replacement choice.

I liked...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,270
Posted By rdtele
I went with the Wunderlich adventure-sized bars.

I went with the Wunderlich adventure-sized bars.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,270
Posted By rdtele
I spent a couple hours sampling a tamer portion...

I spent a couple hours sampling a tamer portion of the TAT yesterday. My vote is for crash bars.

Had a stupid 'wrong foot, wrong place, wrong time' zero mph topple over at the top of a steep...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,356
Posted By rdtele
I spent 3 long days on one a couple years ago for...

I spent 3 long days on one a couple years ago for the local rider's training course.

Fantastic program and instructors. Hateful machine. And I would not try to find a deal on one coming out of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 176,528
Posted By rdtele
I got it from the good folks at PJ's Parts...

I got it from the good folks at PJ's Parts (pjsparts.com). You'll have to call them or email to sales@pjsparts.com. Their site isn't updated yet with all the mivv pipes they can get.

I tracked...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 176,528
Posted By rdtele
I picked up a mivv about 3 weeks ago. They do...

I picked up a mivv about 3 weeks ago. They do them in stainless and titanium too, but I couldn't resist the look. This is the suono version. It's narrower and so much lighter than the stock can. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 176,528
Posted By rdtele
This one from MIVV sounds good: ...

This one from MIVV sounds good:

http://www.mivv.it/en/prodotti_apri.asp?cl=1&cs=796

There's a video link at the bottom of the page.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 537,865
Posted By rdtele
I'll share my experience with my 800. Used...

I'll share my experience with my 800.

Used the stock screen for a couple hundred miles, then used a Metal Mule screen I got from BestRest for about 1000 miles.

I live in the city, so I'll...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7,608
Views: 2,484,344
Posted By rdtele
Back home after an afternoon ride in TN. I'm a...

Back home after an afternoon ride in TN. I'm a transplanted northern-er, so it's nice to have the 'cooler' part of the riding season start now. It was about 82 and mostly sunny today.

Had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,703
Posted By rdtele
In the back of the book is a pretty comprehensive...

In the back of the book is a pretty comprehensive list of gear taken on the trip (tools, clothing, camping equip., video equip., spares, vehicles) and a detailed milage log.

Also a footnote at the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,357,224
Posted By rdtele
BIKE review...

Bit of a surprise from BIKE (July) review.

800GS dyno-ed at 91.9 hp at 8500rpm and 61.5 lb ft at 7000rpm

The rest of the field:

1200GS - 102 hp at 7500rpm, 79.8 lb ft at 5750rpm
Stelvio -...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,357,224
Posted By rdtele
Great concept...

Nice shooting, nice editing, nice bikes:

800 spot 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFjX3iwlFKg)

800 spot 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlZ6T5HoKq4&feature=related)

650 spot...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 97,826
Posted By rdtele
MCN Test

Anyone happen to have the May 7 road test of the 1200GS, 800GS and Transalp from MCN?

Copy from the article/scan/pdf?

Curious to read their impressions moving from one bike to the next. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,357,224
Posted By rdtele
I think they all must be like that now. It looks...

I think they all must be like that now. It looks a lot like the one on the '08 1200GS I saw at the dealers.

The point of the design is that you don't need to lift or pull the bike with your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,357,224
Posted By rdtele
Here's the next prize...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8mf8gWNy9c

Clip from Touratech's DVD of the 800GS in Africa. Title is 'The End of the Rains'.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By rdtele
amazon.com still lists a Dec 4 release for the...

amazon.com still lists a Dec 4 release for the NTSC version. No mention of run time.

Episode 4 was as good as any part of LWD. Pretty much every aspect you could hope to see in an adventure like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,357,224
Posted By rdtele
From what I understand, first allotment of bikes...

From what I understand, first allotment of bikes are being delivered late Feb. for a huge coordinated national open house for the 'Unstoppable' program at all dealers March 8.

My guess; if your...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,214
Posted By rdtele
I think none for now. I think Fox Reality did...

I think none for now. I think Fox Reality did air LWR, though.

Amazon has the DVD available 12/4.
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