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Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
Looks awesome, costs a reasonable amount and way...

Looks awesome, costs a reasonable amount and way less than a Multistrada, it is going to be one of the best all-around street bikes on the planet, it could not be more different than a GS. :freaky
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Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,183
Posted By apessino
You are right - it's not negative. It is just...

You are right - it's not negative. It is just bullshit. The C650 scooters are engineered and built by BMW in Berlin - the engine is built by Kymco on BMW spec. Kymco also makes engines and parts for...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,183
Posted By apessino
I took a demo Sport out for fun once - fantastic...

I took a demo Sport out for fun once - fantastic bike! For urban transportation nothing makes as much sense or is as convenient as a scooter. The Europeans got that right... :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By apessino
The greatest sportbike in the history of humanity...

The greatest sportbike in the history of humanity - not even arguable... :D

Here's my latest; picked her up last May:

http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz63/apessino/IMG_2517.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,602
Posted By apessino
Yup - I have always been happy buying online from...

Yup - I have always been happy buying online from KTM Twins: http://www.ktmtwins.com/
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
The following clip from EICMA was posted by Paul...

The following clip from EICMA was posted by Paul a few pages back - the bike shown is clearly marked as "versione ribassata" (lowered version). It might not be on the site yet, but most likely the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
Here is a quick overview, including the two...

Here is a quick overview, including the two settings for the windscreen - seems to me like in the "up" position it would make a BIG difference, especially since you have a 29" inseam.

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Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
You know the screen is adjustable, right? ...

You know the screen is adjustable, right?

Also, did you try the low seat option bike or just the regular one?

Finally, what's wrong with a cable clutch? :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
What I heard from a dealer is that there is a new...

What I heard from a dealer is that there is a new K in the works, but it is a 1500. He didn't say if a 4 or 6, but I would suspect the latter (since the K16 engine is barely a little bigger than the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
You are in luck... from the BMW Motorrad USA FB...

You are in luck... from the BMW Motorrad USA FB page:
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
Taking a break from the shitfest seat and chin...

Taking a break from the shitfest seat and chin "discussion," the bike looks absolutely fantastic in red! Lots of clever, quality touches like that rubber protection around the bottom of the tank.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 145,605
Posted By apessino
Well, the model year is part of the legal...

Well, the model year is part of the legal documentation of the bike, unless you buy yours form a guy in a trench coat in front of a liquor store, that is. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
Just in case you were wondering "versione...

Just in case you were wondering "versione ribassata" means "low seat version." :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,995
Posted By apessino
What an AWESOME bike... it is going to be hard to...

What an AWESOME bike... it is going to be hard to beat as an all-arounder.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
You are joking, right? :lol3

You are joking, right? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
Group buy? :rofl

Group buy? :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
The stupid... it HURTS! :cry

The stupid... it HURTS! :cry
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
I predict that if you want an H2R it won't be an...

I predict that if you want an H2R it won't be an issue to get one... :lol3 I guess the target for the bike is... collectors? Even the biggest out-of-your-mind bikes have to be street legal to be...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,332
Posted By apessino
Yes it is, but it has not been updated since its...

Yes it is, but it has not been updated since its launch in 09. It is still one of the best all-around bikes money can buy, and mine is still going strong and healthy, but it has >40K miles and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,332
Posted By apessino
Yeah - my K13S is still the bike I ride the most...

Yeah - my K13S is still the bike I ride the most (3 days a week at least) but it is getting old... it'll be 6 next April! :eek1 Never had a bike for so long...

BMW is not making a replacement for...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,332
Posted By apessino
Yeah, range is still going to suck - oh well.. ;)...

Yeah, range is still going to suck - oh well.. ;)

Make it a Factory for me!

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/2015-aprilia-tuono-v4-1100-factory/
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,332
Posted By apessino
I agree - awesome looking and it is going to go...

I agree - awesome looking and it is going to go like stink. :D

I might have to get me one...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 469,075
Posted By apessino
Wow.. Some really amazing engineering and...

Wow.. Some really amazing engineering and craftsmanship there. Awesome looking bit of craziness. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,428
Posted By apessino
Spring 2015 it is, then... ...

Spring 2015 it is, then...

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/mv-agusta-turismo-veloce-coming-spring-2015/25790.html
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,428,565
Posted By apessino
Agreed! That is a great car... :evil

Agreed! That is a great car... :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,415
Posted By apessino
Not white... but DAMN SEXY!!! :D ...

Not white... but DAMN SEXY!!! :D

http://i0.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/MV-Agusta-Dragster-RR-leak-Asphalt-and-Rubber-20.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,415
Posted By apessino
And here it is in (relative) motion... super cool...

And here it is in (relative) motion... super cool bike. I like how they are "subtly" going after the US market... :lol3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb0YZKXKvOI

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Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,722
Posted By apessino
At 70 you can be in 4th gear and still be down...

At 70 you can be in 4th gear and still be down low in the revs :D In 6th you are going to cruise at under 5K.

You rarely push up in the band since the engine is so torquey and there is so much...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,415
Posted By apessino
Soooo damn cool... :eek1 love it!

Soooo damn cool... :eek1 love it!
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,829
Posted By apessino
Good call! :D

Good call! :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By apessino
Those are the current ones - you don't want to...

Those are the current ones - you don't want to see the "past" list. :lol3

Unfortunately I got the bikes but not the time (or the skills :D) to have all the fun I would want to.

Still, not going...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
That image is just the invoice, what the DEALER...

That image is just the invoice, what the DEALER pays for it. Expect to pay at least 15% on top of that.

Anyhow... I think the bike looks awesome, but come on... so many things about it don't make...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By apessino
Thumb 2015 bmw s1000rr

Love the revisions to the bike!

The new exhaust is not the prettiest, but the sound is fantastic... it sounds just like my HP4 even without the full Ti Akra.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,534
Posted By apessino
FANTASTIC looking bikes, the both of them... Of...

FANTASTIC looking bikes, the both of them... Of the two I would have the RS, but only just.

All of the newly introduced BMWs look brilliant, in fact, including the revised S1000RR. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
Whoa! :eek1 Totally fucking AWESOME! :D

Whoa! :eek1

Totally fucking AWESOME! :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 469,075
Posted By apessino
Not at all - apparently as of now only those that...

Not at all - apparently as of now only those that have run a motorcycle company are allowed to post in this thread. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
Good enough for me... :D

Good enough for me... :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
Seems a given at this point that this is going to...

Seems a given at this point that this is going to be a proper sportbike - and not a cheap one. :D

Probably going after the HP4/Panigale R, even if doing it by giving up the possibility of racing...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
Oh my... all carbon fiber bodywork? Looks...

Oh my... all carbon fiber bodywork? Looks amazing... :raabia
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,664
Posted By apessino
Cool - then he can tell us all about the H2!...

Cool - then he can tell us all about the H2! :evil

A friend of a friend of my second cousin's milkman knows the mother of the woman who once gave a Brazilian wax to the wife of a guy that used to...
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