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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,368
Posted By Bugz
Road stability has a lot more to do with...

Road stability has a lot more to do with wheelbase, steering dimensions and wind profile. Also how tense the rider is holding on the handlebar is important. (wind protection does come into play...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,208,097
Posted By Bugz
Honda released the NC700 initially for the A2...

Honda released the NC700 initially for the A2 licence. Also the plan was to upgrade the motor to the 750 from the beginning (once the CB500 serie was out). I can't remember where I read this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,686
Posted By Bugz
Nou. The start button of the beemer...

Nou. The start button of the beemer Mallfunctioned. De Which in BMW language means you have to replace the whole Handlebar unit.

Also the left side btw. Warranty case though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,686
Posted By Bugz
Where do you base your statement on that jap...

Where do you base your statement on that jap bikes have lower service lives than euro bikes? Obviously every brand has it's bikes with flaws but I really do not see most euro bikes outperforming jap...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,208,097
Posted By Bugz
Because of piston size:rofl? Honda added the...

Because of piston size:rofl? Honda added the extra balance shaft because NC700 owners wanted an as smooth as possibile engine, and not the 'character like' vibes Honda had in mind. Perhaps you want...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 366,123
Posted By Bugz
Well. I have a 750x. and the rev limiter is...

Well. I have a 750x. and the rev limiter is pretty harsh on mine :roflHit it twice in 11 000 km I think. But I've alwaysbeen a natural short shifter.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
8000 miles. What the dealer price is IDK. ...

8000 miles. What the dealer price is IDK.

Ask on www.cb1100forum.com
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,319
Posted By Bugz
They still require less horsepower to go the same...

They still require less horsepower to go the same speed as most cars. Cd coeficient is worse but they aren't as big as 4 wheelers.

I imagine there is a crossover point when going very, very, fast.
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 366,123
Posted By Bugz
Thanks for the vid! Enjoyed the mighty BMW being...

Thanks for the vid! Enjoyed the mighty BMW being stuck :rofl

Quick question; what windshield are you using? And how is that Garmin Montana mounted to your bike? Can't figure it out from the vid.
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,971
Posted By Bugz
I'd say you can go with either. 50k miles is...

I'd say you can go with either.

50k miles is nothing for these kind of bikes. I'd be more worried about the wheelie habbit of the 1050 :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,208,097
Posted By Bugz
With the OEM luggage there isn't really a luggage...

With the OEM luggage there isn't really a luggage rack. Kind of hard to explain but wait for your delivery so you can see for yourself.

You'll hardly notice the 'luggage system' when the sidecases...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 200,498
Posted By Bugz
Congrats! Sound machine. Pictures! :D

Congrats! Sound machine.

Pictures! :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 95,684
Posted By Bugz
I don't know if Honda took the sprocket...

I don't know if Honda took the sprocket differences (I didn't knew that) also into account in their press releases about the gearing differences between auto and manual NC bikes. I would think they...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 95,684
Posted By Bugz
The gearing on the 700 / 750 on the DCT is...

The gearing on the 700 / 750 on the DCT is actually different.

Gears 1 to 5 is the same on the 700 manual, the 6th is around 3% shorter on the DCT

On the 750 all the gears for the manual are 6%...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 200,498
Posted By Bugz
You also might want to check out the new Honda...

You also might want to check out the new Honda 700/750 DCT (auto clutch) bikes if clutching is an issue for you.

I testdrove both the 700X/S and 750X/S with DCT. The auto transmission works...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 80,077
Posted By Bugz
There's a dutch guy who has put 300 000 miles +...

There's a dutch guy who has put 300 000 miles + on a vincen. Appearently they were already building pretty good bikes back then.

It needed an engine overhaul +/- every 100 000 miles.Not bad for...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,868
Posted By Bugz
Fair enough about a lean mixture running at a...

Fair enough about a lean mixture running at a higher temperature.

Same can be said about an engine with a higher efficiency in general anyway. Or about a lot of parameters. I didn't mean to imply...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,868
Posted By Bugz
Even a motorcycle with a high specific power...

Even a motorcycle with a high specific power output doesn't really burn that much fuel when idling. Probably in the range of 0.5 to 1.0L / hour? It actually doesn't use that much fuel anyway Fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,430
Posted By Bugz
The new Honda 700 is the biggest selling...

The new Honda 700 is the biggest selling motorbike in Holland (1st is 1200GS) as far as I know. The new 500 are doing pretty reasonable as well according to my local bike shop.

Only the CBR250R is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
Thanks! Awesome garage.

Thanks! Awesome garage.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
That kind of clutch cover just looks soooo wrong...

That kind of clutch cover just looks soooo wrong on this bike :rofl and I'm not even talking about the seat!

Cover is kind of cool though.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
Interesting set of bikes. How did you like the st...

Interesting set of bikes. How did you like the st 1300?

Nowadays it's considered a bit old tech compared to all the new bmw gizmo shizzle (though they break down :deal :hide) but everytime I hear...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
I Actually want to put on touratech panniers....

I Actually want to put on touratech panniers. They are just so handy :rofl

I try to reason myself. Literally every dual sport on the market would have better fuel consumption, wind protection,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,640
Posted By Bugz
That sounds better than ducati's. That's a thread...

That sounds better than ducati's. That's a thread on adv?

Love to read it. Beer & chips ready. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
Does anybody know if Honda is offering OEM...

Does anybody know if Honda is offering OEM sidecases + top boxes?
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 366,123
Posted By Bugz
I don't ride a nc 700 myself. Out of...

I don't ride a nc 700 myself.

Out of curiousity; I get that you've added fuel in the lower revs to gain more power there, but apparently the stock map has 'too much' fuel in the upper revs for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By Bugz
The CBF1000 when released was tested very...

The CBF1000 when released was tested very positive by all the mags.

no. It's not the new panigale. But if you ever come across one just swing your leg over and everything just 'feels' right. The...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 200,498
Posted By Bugz
I got my driver license on a BMW F650GS (the...

I got my driver license on a BMW F650GS (the 800cc parallel twin 650, not the thumper).

Obviously it was the only bike I had ever ridden, though I found it very fun to ride and vibrations were...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
Any idea what the fuel economy is those germans...

Any idea what the fuel economy is those germans are getting? My german is very limited. Bradwurst :rofl Ich spreche kein gut Deutsch.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
Well I'm 21 and I really don't consider my old...

Well I'm 21 and I really don't consider my old :rofl Though the 1100 really, really apeals to me :deal

I have to say that I don't know many guys / girls of my age who are as much as me into bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 200,498
Posted By Bugz
My marks on harmonic vibrations wern't that high,...

My marks on harmonic vibrations wern't that high, though I can't see how a 180 crank should have different harmonic distortins compared to a 270 crank. They should have equal free forces and free...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 200,498
Posted By Bugz
Absolutely sure. For every new 'class' of license...

Absolutely sure. For every new 'class' of license you have to take a new exam.
If you get a A1 license (under age of 24) it will never become a 'full' license. The only way to obtain a full license...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 200,498
Posted By Bugz
I havn't read the new legislation regarding the...

I havn't read the new legislation regarding the technical aspects of the A1 and A2 categories but to me it's quite obvious you arn't going to be allowed to get more power out of them if that's the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
Because stock always sucks :evil:rofl:deal ...

Because stock always sucks :evil:rofl:deal

People change 'em for the sake of changing.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
Keep it all nice and shiny guys. No cat fights...

Keep it all nice and shiny guys. No cat fights :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,664
Views: 527,322
Posted By Bugz
You probably won't go wrong with either. ...

You probably won't go wrong with either.

Really hoping to get a testride on the 500 / 700 next summer O_O Should be a blast.
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,664
Views: 527,322
Posted By Bugz
Out of curiousity; why would you prefer the 500's...

Out of curiousity; why would you prefer the 500's over the NC 700?

I wouldn't be suprised if you'd get better milage with the 700 compared to your current 250. That bike should be more in it's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 792,990
Posted By Bugz
I sat on one a week ago and it was very comfy to...

I sat on one a week ago and it was very comfy to me (I'm around 6 feet tall). For what it's worth, my father who also sat on it for a while instantly yelled; just like my 750 back in the day!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,753
Posted By Bugz
Like...Really? So that's why every...

Like...Really?

So that's why every manufacture in pretty much every race class is using EFI :earMotoGP, F1, SBK...Granted, KTM uses a carb in their current rallye race bikes.

It does make sense...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 115,228
Posted By Bugz
Just out of curiousity, since I really cannot...

Just out of curiousity, since I really cannot figure it out.

What does valve checks of the PCX and yamaha Zuma have to do with this thread :huh?

Anyway: Buy what floats your boat. Everyone has...
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