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Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
I thought the review was pretty good. Their...

I thought the review was pretty good. Their comments on suspension are spot on: the fork is nice and tight, but the rear is a little soft. To me.

I somewhat disagreed with their wind blast...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 110,950
Posted By Lobby
Damn. I shoulda gone to BYOB. :cry

Damn. I shoulda gone to BYOB. :cry
Forum: Road Warriors 06-19-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 06-19-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road Warriors 06-19-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:eek2

:eek2
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Thanks. I've called Max several times recently,...

Thanks. I've called Max several times recently, but have gotten no response. I even sent them an email, but got no response. :scratch

I have no relationship with my local dealer. They tend...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Are these for mail order? Since I'm back on a...

Are these for mail order? Since I'm back on a BMW, I need to reestablish some BMW parts supplier contacts.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Did you need to reposition the gear shift and...

Did you need to reposition the gear shift and brake levers? Was this possible with just adjustment of the bmw levers, or did Suburban Machinery have to supply new levers?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:D RTFM, they always tell me. :wave

:D

RTFM, they always tell me.

:wave
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
I disagree. The purpose of the test ride is...

I disagree.

The purpose of the test ride is to determine whether you like how the bike feels to you, whether you like it or not.

The dash options are minor things.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,794
Posted By Lobby
Now that I have a fancy dancy GPS, the thought of...

Now that I have a fancy dancy GPS, the thought of getting a Sena of sorts is creeping into my head (helmet). :D

How well do these work with flip up helmets? Like the various Shoei and HJC...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-06-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 116,089
Posted By Lobby
Mine doesn't have this yet. I suppose I...

Mine doesn't have this yet. I suppose I shouldn't plug it in to the Express, or Updater, or whatever the heck that thing is called.

:D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
I'm on a cross country trip on my 12 R and the...

I'm on a cross country trip on my 12 R and the lack of wind protection isn't bothering me.

I was apprehensive about this trip. But I shouldn't have worried. This bike is great
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
The knee angle difference between the 15 R and RS...

The knee angle difference between the 15 R and RS is due to the higher seat on the RS?
Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,261
Posted By Lobby
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road Warriors 05-17-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
The Trophy fairing doesn't fit the new LC bikes. ...

The Trophy fairing doesn't fit the new LC bikes.

Not to be argumentative, but in case others don't check and order one without doing their homework...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 94,139
Posted By Lobby
Something like this...

Something like this (http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Lot-2-x-4-Port-High-Speed-USB-2-0-1-1-Splitter-Hub-Adapter-for-PC-Mac-White-/351258612984?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item51c8a514f8) ought to work

...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
I'm liking my R just fine, thank you very much. ...

I'm liking my R just fine, thank you very much. The windblast that I worried about so much has turned out to not be a big deal. The handlebar is fine; sure it could be a little closer to me,...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-14-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
What would be cool is that fairing on the R-NineT...

What would be cool is that fairing on the R-NineT being available for the R. :tb
Forum: Road Warriors 05-14-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:lurk I'm taking mine to the dealer next...

:lurk

I'm taking mine to the dealer next week.

If I can get to 600 miles with all this rain. :cry
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Here are the labels on my forks. Note Dynamic...

Here are the labels on my forks. Note Dynamic ESA forks (the gold ones).

http://leo.smugmug.com/photos/i-JzzN6R6/0/L/i-JzzN6R6-L.jpg

http://leo.smugmug.com/photos/i-27k7BtJ/1/L/i-27k7BtJ-L.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
After all, your needs and interests are all that...

After all, your needs and interests are all that matters
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Kinda weird that they'd sell the GPS Prep, and...

Kinda weird that they'd sell the GPS Prep, and then not have the GPS talk to the motorcycle.

I can see why you'd be upset.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Well, this is what I see when I use the...

Well, this is what I see when I use the thumbwheel to scroll through pages.

http://leo.smugmug.com/photos/i-dwWHKkZ/0/L/i-dwWHKkZ-L.jpg
...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Yep. It's mine. In the garage. Right now. ...

Yep. It's mine. In the garage. Right now.

In fact, I was just in the garage installing the wiring for the heated clothing.

:whew

The older I get, the less I want to work on a...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
So does the Nav V on my 2015 R. I get all that...

So does the Nav V on my 2015 R. I get all that stuff.

Of course you've got to buy the "GPS prep" option...



Coming up in Layin' Down Track, an exposé on the Nav V, comparing it to the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-07-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,547
Posted By Lobby
Whew! :lol3

Whew!

:lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
I don't think so. My trip east was last year to...

I don't think so. My trip east was last year to Rick's shindig. I"m gonna try and make it to a BYOB next year. Or Daytona.

:wave
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:lol3 You've ridden, I'm sure, an...

:lol3


You've ridden, I'm sure, an airhead? My experience is with an R80, similar to the one AnnieGS had. So light, so flickable, so intuitive.

This new R1200R is eerily similar, although...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Test rides are dangerous things. :deal ...

Test rides are dangerous things. :deal

http://leo.smugmug.com/photos/i-fNpXFXv/0/L/i-fNpXFXv-L.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-06-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,547
Posted By Lobby
Uh oh. The pressure is on! :eek1 :D

Uh oh. The pressure is on!

:eek1

:D
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-05-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By Lobby
Thank you. Those dats sets are large!

Thank you. Those dats sets are large!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
Sssshhhhh! There's spies watching this thread...

Sssshhhhh! There's spies watching this thread to see what I post.

I think someone's started a betting pool.

:cry

:rofl
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-03-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By Lobby
Anyone have an idea of how large the dataset is...

Anyone have an idea of how large the dataset is for, say, the western USA? This would affect, of course, the memory requirement of any phone I buy

I'm quite curious about an OSM solution...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,732
Posted By Lobby
What a great report! Made me wanna go visit that...

What a great report! Made me wanna go visit that area again.

Thank you for taking the time...

:thumb
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Lobby
There's a video on the new 2015's where the...

There's a video on the new 2015's where the narrator mentions that the new bikes have secondary air injection (for emissions reasons). This results in a cooler running bike. And presumably less...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-01-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
:lol3 I'll tell ya what. I'm gonna take a...

:lol3

I'll tell ya what. I'm gonna take a test ride on the R in the next week or so. I'll post pics. Or something.


I gotta say something polite, else the Mods gonna tear me a new one. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-30-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 171,364
Posted By Lobby
I just can't take the Harley, man. Can't do it. ...

I just can't take the Harley, man. Can't do it.

If I get the R, the least I could do to maintain my sanity would be to not buy valve cover protectors.

:D

:hide
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