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Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,385
Posted By Tifighter
Looks like Zero has made some updates for 15- ...

Looks like Zero has made some updates for 15-

http://insideevs.com/zero-2015-models-unveiled-new-features/
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,739
Posted By Tifighter
Reading this article, I'm not seeing how one can...

Reading this article, I'm not seeing how one can say electric car sales are flat-


"Caldwell’s research showed substantial gains in the pure EV and plug-in hybrid segments -- 35% and 44%,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,037
Posted By Tifighter
I've ridden all of these but the Connie and owned...

I've ridden all of these but the Connie and owned a ST13 and the Sprint. All I can tell you is to test ride them; there's not a stinker in the group so it will come down to what you actually connect...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,140
Posted By Tifighter
Ergos compared to your ST? I had a 06 ST that I...

Ergos compared to your ST? I had a 06 ST that I liked, but found the seating position too aggressive for longer all day rides. Any better?
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 111,221
Posted By Tifighter
You can actually lift both; the vestibule end can...

You can actually lift both; the vestibule end can be rolled up, which in combination with the open side door, creates a nice draft. The other side, as you mention, can also be rolled up as well,...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 26,829
Posted By Tifighter
pricing

local dealer here is guessing that they will start at $11k.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,372
Posted By Tifighter
At $9k, it would be less than a NT700, but it...

At $9k, it would be less than a NT700, but it includes DCT? Maybe if they make it somewhere with really low labor costs...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,372
Posted By Tifighter
The bigger wheels alone should make that thing...

The bigger wheels alone should make that thing better than the current Silverwing. But it looks painfully expensive.
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 315,773
Posted By Tifighter
That's..... ....a lot of stuff....

That's.....





....a lot of stuff. Maybe, um, a little too much?
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,239
Posted By Tifighter
I had Corbins on my previous two bikes, a V-strom...

I had Corbins on my previous two bikes, a V-strom and a Sprint ST. The V was okay, the Sprint I wasn't too fond of...it was shaped all wrong for me and weighed 800 lbs or so.

On the current...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 212,201
Posted By Tifighter
I just mean to say you've put 25K miles on your...

I just mean to say you've put 25K miles on your NT in a year, so it must be doing something right. Makes the 35k on my 06 ST13 seem shameful.

Waiting to see if someone will use the NT someday for...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,396
Posted By Tifighter
Rider wrote up a pretty detailed review awhile...

Rider wrote up a pretty detailed review awhile back on his ST13-

Clicky (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137879)

I've had mine for a few years now, and think its the balls for...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,396
Posted By Tifighter
Damn, I must have missed that story. Is there a...

Damn, I must have missed that story. Is there a thread somewhere about what happened? Hope you are fine.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 212,201
Posted By Tifighter
I like the sounds of this bike. If its good...

I like the sounds of this bike. If its good enough for Phil, its definitely good enough for me. Good stuff.
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By Tifighter
At the under-$6k range, you may also find the...

At the under-$6k range, you may also find the occasional 02-04 VFR with ABS. I've seen a few pop up over the past few months that were pretty strong deals; some with the factory luggage in this...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 315,773
Posted By Tifighter
If nothing else, it sounds like a reasonable...

If nothing else, it sounds like a reasonable summer set-up. Throw up some pics when you get it...:freaky
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By Tifighter
Suspension shop - Bay Area

You guys have a suspension shop that you like? Looking to upgrade a Honda ST. The closer to the Eastbay, the better, but I'm open if everyone likes the same places.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 48,822
Posted By Tifighter
Best of luck on the IBR. It will be one hell of...

Best of luck on the IBR. It will be one hell of an adventure. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 20,401
Posted By Tifighter
There are now many different versions of...

There are now many different versions of Gore-Tex. GTX Performance Shell would lag eVent in lab tests on vapor perm, no doubt. The more recent GTX Pro-Shell is pretty high-performance as it uses less...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Tifighter
Thumb Nice. HP2 pr0n...

Nice. HP2 pr0n...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By Tifighter
I recall that you've mentioned wanting one for...

I recall that you've mentioned wanting one for awhile. Congrats...:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,348
Posted By Tifighter
ST1300 here, so I'd have the same mirror issue. I...

ST1300 here, so I'd have the same mirror issue. I like the bag width; gives you flexibility for odd cargo shapes while still giving the ability for a passenger. Hmmm.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By Tifighter
Pics

Where were those photos taken? Couldn't be more opposite of Seattle...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,348
Posted By Tifighter
KB- This Ubag is interesting. What size is...

KB-

This Ubag is interesting. What size is that you have on the RT?
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,133
Posted By Tifighter
St

Like my ST1300, but note that the stock seat, like most bikes, no es bueno. Around the 300 mile point, I'd get pretty squirmy. Upgraded to a Russell and it made a HUGE difference. Worth every penny. ...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,099
Posted By Tifighter
One other note about the Downmat (or Synmat). All...

One other note about the Downmat (or Synmat). All these mats over the past years have two valves, the latest having separate one-way inflate and deflate valves. Anyhow, if the down were to get wet...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 492,134
Posted By Tifighter
Major snaps to Honda for pricing this one right....

Major snaps to Honda for pricing this one right. If it turns out to be fun, I practically can't afford not to buy it...:1drink
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,002
Posted By Tifighter
They had 3 in the demo fleet...:evil

They had 3 in the demo fleet...:evil
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,694
Posted By Tifighter
Pretty impressive. Sounds like a good bike...I...

Pretty impressive. Sounds like a good bike...I like the idea of a ST1300-lite.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,226
Posted By Tifighter
I'm interested. If the weight is more RT and less...

I'm interested. If the weight is more RT and less ST1300.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,557
Posted By Tifighter
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,934
Posted By Tifighter
I've been saying that the only thing keeping me...

I've been saying that the only thing keeping me from buying this bike is the lack of ABS. Let's see if it makes it to the US, while my wallet trembles...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 29,714
Posted By Tifighter
Great story and photo; sounds like that would...

Great story and photo; sounds like that would have been a fun ride report to read.
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,720
Posted By Tifighter
I had a 06; the headlights do suck as much as...

I had a 06; the headlights do suck as much as everyone says. Cheap to buy used in the US but I'd guess they hold their value better in the UK. I didn't find it to be that good of a 2-up bike. Its...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Tifighter
Bay Area - the hangouts

As some of you may recall, I moved here about a year ago from Seattle. I was a young pup in the big city, amazed by the ball of fire in the sky that I could see everyday, with a distinct...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 315,773
Posted By Tifighter
I think we are saying the same thing. The FJR is...

I think we are saying the same thing. The FJR is more of a big-engined sedan that's kinda sporty whereas the Sprint is more of a sports car. The ST11/13 aren't as sporty as either, but I knew on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,289
Posted By Tifighter
I have a top case and use it with my wife on...

I have a top case and use it with my wife on board, but sometimes wonder if it encourages bad habits. It does give a passenger somewhere to rest, but it also encourages them to lean back and put most...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 315,773
Posted By Tifighter
They are different things. The 1050 Sprint is...

They are different things. The 1050 Sprint is sportier for sure. The Honda is a lot more comfortable. My Sprint had the TOR exhaust, which helped the heated seat issue that a lot of people have. The...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 315,773
Posted By Tifighter
Case

That's the factory case that's for the Euro market; not sold in the US. Most people, like myself, ordered it from the UK...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 315,773
Posted By Tifighter
Thumb Small world. I traded a 06 Sprint ST for a 06...

Small world. I traded a 06 Sprint ST for a 06 ST1300 ABS. Aren't toys fun?
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