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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By mac62
Wouldn't have any pictures of your mounts by any...

Wouldn't have any pictures of your mounts by any chance?
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,367
Posted By mac62
NineT is a really nice bike. It needs more...

NineT is a really nice bike. It needs more luggage options in my opinion, but it's just a really good, naked bike. It only comes up short if your metric is 'but it doesn't have cruise/wind...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,367
Posted By mac62
That's one reason I chose the NineT over the R...

That's one reason I chose the NineT over the R actually.
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,367
Posted By mac62
I just can't get past the new headlight.

I just can't get past the new headlight.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,670
Posted By mac62
R Nine T

R Nine T
Forum: Hacks 12-16-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,883
Posted By mac62
I would think that as the value of the Ural...

I would think that as the value of the Ural employee salaries drops by 40% or more, the effect on their motivation to make a decent product would be catastrophic.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,367
Posted By mac62
Lovely bike. Worst looking luggage and windscreen...

Lovely bike. Worst looking luggage and windscreen combination I've ever seen.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,759
Posted By mac62
I guess my point was that it isn't really touring...

I guess my point was that it isn't really touring at those speeds, it's just going like hell to get somewhere.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,759
Posted By mac62
Who the hell tours at 100+ mph?

Who the hell tours at 100+ mph?
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 34,022
Posted By mac62
Good onya, RE:...

Good onya, RE: http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/05/royal-enfield-recreates-history-and-completes-top-to-tip-ride-in-record-time/
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 199,464
Posted By mac62
I don't buy the argument that 'I can stop better...

I don't buy the argument that 'I can stop better than ABS can'.

Competitive riders, on tracks, practicing for hours daily, 20 yrs old with cat-like reflexes...maybe. Those of us that ride as much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,240
Posted By mac62
I predict JerryH will buy this bike if it's...

I predict JerryH will buy this bike if it's priced at $4999 and dealer prep is waived
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 199,464
Posted By mac62
Tubeless tires represent about 10% of the history...

Tubeless tires represent about 10% of the history of of motorcycling. Somehow, people have managed to enjoy riding and occasionally fixing inner tubes for the other 90+ years. Figure it out.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 199,464
Posted By mac62
Tube v. tubeless: stupidest fucking debate I ever...

Tube v. tubeless: stupidest fucking debate I ever heard.

So you really wouldn't buy a great bike because it has inner tubes? That's the deal breaker for you?

Talk about First World problems.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,705
Posted By mac62
Stylistically not my cup of tea, but it looks...

Stylistically not my cup of tea, but it looks like a very comfy place to spend a few hours. Bet they have the aerodynamics down pretty well.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,761
Posted By mac62
Do yourself a favor, turn off the computer and...

Do yourself a favor, turn off the computer and stop listening to these neck beards. Go shop the two bikes and buy the one that feels right. If it all turns to shit in 18 months, sell it and move on....
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,055
Posted By mac62
You'll shoot your eye out!

You'll shoot your eye out!
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 743,668
Posted By mac62
DM, what seat is that?

DM, what seat is that?
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 73,673
Posted By mac62
My favorite kind of touring. I've spent thousands...

My favorite kind of touring. I've spent thousands on side cases over the years and almost always end up living out of the tank bag :loll

Lovely bike, post your RR from this weekend. Thruxton is on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,684
Posted By mac62
http://i.stack.imgur.com/jiFfM.jpg

http://i.stack.imgur.com/jiFfM.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 190,199
Posted By mac62
Sure, thought of it constantly. Just never got...

Sure, thought of it constantly. Just never got around to it.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 190,199
Posted By mac62
VStrom 1000: great motor, functionally a great...

VStrom 1000: great motor, functionally a great bike. I just never bonded with it.

R1200RT: I had yearned for one for years, so on a business trip to Phoenix, I rented one. Uncomfortable, the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 190,199
Posted By mac62
You know, I never did. Lots of people turn RS and...

You know, I never did. Lots of people turn RS and RTs into naked bikes, but I never really considered it. The RS fairing is one of the great aerodymic achievements of the 20th century, and I really...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 190,199
Posted By mac62
I wouldn't argue about being overpriced, but I...

I wouldn't argue about being overpriced, but I think the CB1100 is a brilliant naked bike, retro chic or not. Those of us that rode the original 550/750 fours and remember praying to St. Christopher...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 562,416
Posted By mac62
Hate to buck the trend, but I kind of liked the...

Hate to buck the trend, but I kind of liked the VTEC bikes. Especially the red, white and blue livery.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 190,199
Posted By mac62
I had a 92 R100RS. Did a complete resto. It was a...

I had a 92 R100RS. Did a complete resto. It was a nice bike, but not a great bike. As exciting as a dirt sandwich. I say that as a multiple BMW owner, and I realize it probably sounds heretical to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,787
Posted By mac62
Would it be endowed with mechanical infallibility?

Would it be endowed with mechanical infallibility?
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,658
Posted By mac62
I rode an Enfield around Scotland a few years...

I rode an Enfield around Scotland a few years back. Awesome bike for everything but going 100mph, and I couldn't give a fuck about going that fast. For twisty roads and seeing the scenery, it's the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 354,156
Posted By mac62
Yeah, but somebody somewhere is sick of her shit.

Yeah, but somebody somewhere is sick of her shit.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 52,698
Posted By mac62
A fry-up and an old Ambo; you're living my dream....

A fry-up and an old Ambo; you're living my dream. Except, in my dream, Kristin Scott Thomas is having brekkie with me :viking
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,196
Posted By mac62
RIP Kevin, you will be greatly missed.

RIP Kevin, you will be greatly missed.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 97,808
Posted By mac62
Epic want.

Epic want.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,180
Posted By mac62
I've always found the wave annoying. The ground...

I've always found the wave annoying. The ground pointing even more so. I always thought it would be fun to wave like a four year old girl seeing her grandmother at the airport. Maybe I'll try that...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By mac62
Falstaff Pants

They're finally available! I love my Falstaff jacket and swore I'd buy the pants if they ever made such a thing. In the finest Aerostich tradition, they are wallet-smashingly expensive. Anyone got...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,364
Posted By mac62
Third BMW, not one single failure of anything.

Third BMW, not one single failure of anything.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 633,162
Posted By mac62
The SAENG edging is a triumph of theoretical flow...

The SAENG edging is a triumph of theoretical flow dynamics and marketing over actual engineering. At the speeds motorcycles travel, and under the varying wind conditions (direction, wind speed, etc),...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By mac62
Yep, agreed, and it may be a conversion I would...

Yep, agreed, and it may be a conversion I would do just for conspicuity.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By mac62
So, are these HID conversions really worth it? In...

So, are these HID conversions really worth it? In performance I mean? I only ask because lights that are designed from scratch to be HID use special reflectors. With the conversions, the incandescent...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By mac62
Anyone tried the Wunderlich seat?

Anyone tried the Wunderlich seat?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By mac62
It's pretty damned good. It came with the...

It's pretty damned good. It came with the 'premium pkg' on my bike and don't think I felt strongly enough in advance to have ordered it, but now that I have it, I really like it.

But then, I'm a...
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