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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
This weight subject is beaten to death about...

This weight subject is beaten to death about every couple of weeks in Orange Crush.

A 950SE, which is about the leanest large displacement twin cylinder bike built in the last 50 years, is about...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 468,608
Posted By wpbarlow
Go try to get one yourself, and report back to us...

Go try to get one yourself, and report back to us then.
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,822
Posted By wpbarlow
But what about the talking/bragging rights of all...

But what about the talking/bragging rights of all that unbridled power with no nanny assists? :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By wpbarlow
For the US, should we also start a 2016 thread?...

For the US, should we also start a 2016 thread? :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 217,909
Posted By wpbarlow
Are you getting any malfunction codes or getting...

Are you getting any malfunction codes or getting a flashing red dash light (I forget which one) indicating a fault? The Aprilias are pretty good about putting out codes for electronic issues like...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 902,887
Posted By wpbarlow
With some of the gargoyles that have populated...

With some of the gargoyles that have populated these pages recently, I figure this is appropriate (it was top of the page on a "zombie motorcycle" search :lol3

...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
Not in NYC, and several reps said it (the display...

Not in NYC, and several reps said it (the display bike) would not be coming to the US shows.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,688
Posted By wpbarlow
Fwiw, when I mentioned that the XR didn't have a...

Fwiw, when I mentioned that the XR didn't have a lot of legroom (and I only have a 30" inseam) a BMW rep told me that the footpegs and positioning are probably not in final form but installed for the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 163,268
Posted By wpbarlow
So does the internet know when your dealer will...

So does the internet know when your dealer will get it? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,688
Posted By wpbarlow
BMW (and several other manufacturers) is on a...

BMW (and several other manufacturers) is on a mission about filling in niches. If you think the bikes are "close" check out their cars. Besides, as mentioned people shopping boxers are most likely...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 414,980
Posted By wpbarlow
Saw this dog wagon in Ma. and had to check it...

Saw this dog wagon in Ma. and had to check it out.

http://wpbarlow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Miscelleanous/i-NsffJSW/0/M/20141220_124429-M.jpg


Interesting menu- check it out (especially the...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
How about some pictures-- shows that I bought...

How about some pictures-- shows that I bought when Honda offered- which is probably more than most of the adventurers here can say :lol3
...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
You gotta be tough to ride either place :lol3

You gotta be tough to ride either place :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By wpbarlow
I used a little Windex window cleaner to slide...

I used a little Windex window cleaner to slide them around when I put them on my 990, worked fine.
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
You're correct about the central & northeast...

You're correct about the central & northeast corridor of the state and most of the shore being very much paved and as boring to ride as you might imagine. So we don't.

West and north NJ has as...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
ftfy :lol3

ftfy :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
How's this for an analogy-- ever try a Recluse?...

How's this for an analogy-- ever try a Recluse? People who use them say they are superb the rougher it gets and can't see going back to a clutch.

So maybe the clutch crowd are the folks who...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
From all reports, it works pretty well. This is...

From all reports, it works pretty well. This is from a 2012 Sport Rider review of the VFR http://www.sportrider.com/bikes/mr-clutch-not-quite-2013-honda-vfr1200f-dct-review

They had some issues...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-18-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By wpbarlow
In.

In.
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 468,608
Posted By wpbarlow
I for one would be glad to see you practice on...

I for one would be glad to see you practice on some the the people who posted in this thread :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
In my not so limited experience no big bike...

In my not so limited experience no big bike crashes as well as a KTM :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
Know what would float my boat just fine? A...

Know what would float my boat just fine?

A bike that's as fun/capable to ride as a 950SE or even a 9x0; but with all the Honda goodness.
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
Know what would float my boat just fine? A...

Know what would float my boat just fine?

A bike that's as fun/capable to ride as a 950SE or even a 9x0/1190; but with all the Honda goodness.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By wpbarlow
Good point. The Rt22 crowd rides at a much better...

Good point. The Rt22 crowd rides at a much better new rider pace.


When when they ride, of course.:lol3



Re a bike. It's tough to beat a used Japanese 650 dual sport. Lots of choices, many...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
This thread should be renamed "Seinfeld" because...

This thread should be renamed "Seinfeld" because it has become mildly entertaining even though it's mostly about nothing :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 115,032
Posted By wpbarlow
Everything you need to know about the Scrambler ...

Everything you need to know about the Scrambler

http://i2.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Ducati-Scrambler-Press-Launch-Mega-Gallery-33.jpg?resize=635%2C846

Mega...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27,955
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By wpbarlow
OK, that's the way it should work.

OK, that's the way it should work.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27,955
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By wpbarlow
I don't know what to say: the "shorter" one is...

I don't know what to say: the "shorter" one is the same, just concatenated by Advrider. It works fine for me. Let's see how others fare.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27,955
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By wpbarlow
What do you mean by the original link? I've...

What do you mean by the original link?

I've never worked with Google My Maps, so I can't say right now.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27,955
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By wpbarlow
Test Map

350 down, couple more to go :lol3

Figured I'd post this now to make sure the same link updates as I make them. I'll stick ones I can't find off-shore- there's one there now.

In some cases I put...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 468,608
Posted By wpbarlow
For all you whining bar fixators-- they're...

For all you whining bar fixators-- they're adjustable, and were left in that position from the Motorcyclist tester who last had the bike.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 126,615
Posted By wpbarlow
It's as much an off-pavement bike as its rider. ...

It's as much an off-pavement bike as its rider.

After seeing it at the NYC IMS show, it sure is big though :D


BTW, the data placard said the MSRP was $20,499.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,393
Posted By wpbarlow
Just for grins, put a stock slave back on and see...

Just for grins, put a stock slave back on and see how it works.

I had a 2004S and could not get an Evoluzion to work with it (tried 2 different ones with original and updated shafts). At the time...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27,955
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By wpbarlow
How'd you get them to install a motorcycle under...

How'd you get them to install a motorcycle under a Barcalounger?
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 468,608
Posted By wpbarlow
I think I saw 4 bikes, including the LSR bike....

I think I saw 4 bikes, including the LSR bike. They also had a car with the motor in it. No other pics.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 831,022
Posted By wpbarlow
Yes- no release anywhere for year at best, and...

Yes- no release anywhere for year at best, and very much in doubt for US anyway. At least according to the owner of a pretty large area dealership.

I'm not presenting this as fact, just his...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 468,608
Posted By wpbarlow
Although I'm not in the market for one, I was...

Although I'm not in the market for one, I was impressed with the bikes I saw at the NY IMS show. For scale, my friend's about 6'2". Seemed pretty comfortable with a nice rider triangle.

I spoke...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 414,980
Posted By wpbarlow
They're only over-priced if you can't afford them...

They're only over-priced if you can't afford them :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27,955
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By wpbarlow
That's true, so it's a good alternative for folks...

That's true, so it's a good alternative for folks who don't know where they are :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27,955
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By wpbarlow
I don't need an app to open the HV or NY maps,...

I don't need an app to open the HV or NY maps, just a browser.


And fwiw, google maps accepted the ~3700 rows of the spreadsheet. We'll see as location info is added.
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