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Forum: Road warriors Today, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
jas67 - That's just.. mean. :dog

jas67 - That's just.. mean.
:dog
Forum: Road warriors Today, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,137,053
Posted By Cortez
Yeah, I've been pointing that stuff out for years...

Yeah, I've been pointing that stuff out for years here..

I remember the day I bought my Ninja 650R (ER6F) here.
I could have had the ZX14 (Ninja 1400) in USA, and fuel is 40% less.

Not to...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
:dizave

:dizave
Forum: Road warriors Today, 02:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,274
Posted By Cortez
Just saw it yesterday, I approve! I just...

Just saw it yesterday, I approve!

I just hope they don't go overboard, we need like 15-20% more power and
20-30-40% more torque and that bike will fly.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
To be perfectly honest, I'd get the FJ-09 and...

To be perfectly honest, I'd get the FJ-09 and spend the rest of $$$ on fuel if
I had that kind of cash, but VFR and F800GT are as exotic as I can pull out of
my... right now at 5AM.

If someone...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
"Old school" sport-tourer for me: <iframe...

"Old school" sport-tourer for me:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/zpUKZlB91vU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

But then again.. the F800GT is just as...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Cortez
Still better then trying to shift gears on a...

Still better then trying to shift gears on a scooter.
Thankfully, left lever is rear brake.
:deal
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 244,233
Posted By Cortez
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rxMQl5dQvjs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 244,233
Posted By Cortez
Lesson learned from 2004. (FZ6)!

Lesson learned from 2004. (FZ6)!
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Cortez
+1 for the thread idea. NC750XA DCT would be...

+1 for the thread idea.

NC750XA DCT would be the first bike I'd buy if I could fork out the $$ now for
a new bike now and try to forget that other bikes exist for a while.

I'm still staying! ...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
Someone post a Norton 961 now so I can post the...

Someone post a Norton 961 now so I can post the Ducati Classic GT1000 and
we can reboot the thread.

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 244,233
Posted By Cortez
Don't worry about it, your BS sounds a lot more...

Don't worry about it, your BS sounds a lot more believable then most on this forum, and most
even don't bother using that disclaimer. You did well!
:deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10,604
Views: 3,526,728
Posted By Cortez
Browser plugins do wonders.. :deal ...

Browser plugins do wonders.. :deal

http://oi59.tinypic.com/15s3cbn.jpg

This one is for Chrome:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/exif-viewer/nafpfdcmppffipmhcpkbplhkoiekndck
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
Green is forbidden. :deal

Green is forbidden.
:deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 225,256
Posted By Cortez
I'd love to have the 'S' or the 'T' always with...

I'd love to have the 'S' or the 'T' always with me.
Even with my "tiny" DSLR it's sometimes hard to have it with me all the time.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,205
Posted By Cortez
Mana simulates the gears rather well, but on the...

Mana simulates the gears rather well, but on the NC it's the real thing and
works even better, but it's a much slower bike so.. make sure you try it first.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
Well that was never posted in this thread. :deal

Well that was never posted in this thread.
:deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 225,256
Posted By Cortez
That looks amazing (love the X100 Fuji too).

That looks amazing (love the X100 Fuji too).
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 244,233
Posted By Cortez
It costs almost as much as a CBR1000RR (read:...

It costs almost as much as a CBR1000RR (read: more then any of it's competition).
I'd look for the reason there, not engine configuration.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
You probably meant to say 'own', but this is more...

You probably meant to say 'own', but this is more accurate.
:lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 1,790,862
Posted By Cortez
Yeah well I shoot basically anything but sports,...

Yeah well I shoot basically anything but sports, and have been shooting for
some 15 years now so yeah, been using manual mode only for years.

Everything is great while there's sun outside. :)
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 246,792
Posted By Cortez
Buffeting fix = NO SCREEN.

Buffeting fix = NO SCREEN.
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
I went through a few bikes since I got my first...

I went through a few bikes since I got my first when I was 24, I'm 32 now,
and you're spot on with your choice. :)

Exactly what I need too.
I'm happy with my FZ6, it doesn't need more power, but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 1,790,862
Posted By Cortez
Oh damn, I never even had the chance to try the...

Oh damn, I never even had the chance to try the one with IS.. that's a nasty
beast! I'll never be able to afford that crap here. :cry

I had the first version and non-IS 2.8 borrowed for a shoot,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10,604
Views: 3,526,728
Posted By Cortez
+1 on the Strada, I would love to have that thing...

+1 on the Strada, I would love to have that thing probably more then any
other "performance" road oriented thumper (yeah, even the Duke 690, on
most days).
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By Cortez
Someone give this guy a KLR that's not over 15...

Someone give this guy a KLR that's not over 15 years old, please.
:deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 246,792
Posted By Cortez
Not sure about the fairing, but I'd love to have...

Not sure about the fairing, but I'd love to have a Breva 1100 (more then
a Griso, which I'm sure will cause a lot of WTFs here!).

I'd even rock the 850 which was available here, nuff power for me.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 1,790,862
Posted By Cortez
pappawheely, I was wondering which lens were you...

pappawheely, I was wondering which lens were you using for the first 2 shots
on the 7D, mebbe the 70-200?

And the 20D still kickin ass in the last pic, huzzah! :freaky

Nice shots.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-17-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 1,379,713
Posted By Cortez
It's just.. further away from the camera. Look!...

It's just.. further away from the camera.
Look! Even the wheels seem smaller!
:deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 244,233
Posted By Cortez
You can use soft luggage with the straps running...

You can use soft luggage with the straps running between the topcase and the
mount, just gotta figure out which set will work better.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,205
Posted By Cortez
..which is tested on the wheel, and if there's...

..which is tested on the wheel, and if there's more losses in the DCT tranny
it would reflect on the dyno results, right?

Just like chain vs belt vs shaft.
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Cortez
Maybe you should look into a different category...

Maybe you should look into a different category of bikes completely if you get
bored that easily, since they're all meant to be boring and relaxing to ride.

Sure, a 1700 will give you better...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,205
Posted By Cortez
Maybe there's more losses in the DCT itself and...

Maybe there's more losses in the DCT itself and there's added weight because
of it too. This isn't one dealership, this is a lot of them, across the country, since
I've worked with some of them.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 56,558
Posted By Cortez
True dat! I withdraw my complaint!

True dat!
I withdraw my complaint!
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Cortez
I wouldn't be surprised if you could get it up to...

I wouldn't be surprised if you could get it up to 15l/100km if you push it
hard. It's a huge engine/displacement and a heavy bike, 6-8l is what I would
expect.

My last tank on a 600cc bike was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,205
Posted By Cortez
The info that I got from some Honda dealerships...

The info that I got from some Honda dealerships is that the power is the same
everywhere, it's just "adjusted" in the paperwork because of some legal stuff.
Who knows if this is true or not, but I...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 56,558
Posted By Cortez
Who removes the AGIP sticker, dammit?! Whatta...

Who removes the AGIP sticker, dammit?!
Whatta noob!

:deal

http://www.vector-logo.net/logo_preview/eps/e/Eni_Agip_Petroli.png

Print it, spit on it, stick it on the side, re-do the image,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,205
Posted By Cortez
Not mine (stock bike) but I'm staying here! ...

Not mine (stock bike) but I'm staying here!

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8339/8175615400_5a5a142f3a.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dssaCd)
Honda NC700X @ Avenue Mall Osijek [1/2]...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 244,233
Posted By Cortez
Depends on the angle od the rear section of the...

Depends on the angle od the rear section of the bike too.
My GF has issues with both the SH48 and SH50 backrests (those are their
2 most expensive topcases) because it was angled a bit and actually...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By Cortez
I've seen KLE discussed in a few threads, people...

I've seen KLE discussed in a few threads, people who tried both KLE and KLR
usually prefer the KLE. It's a very reliable bike with a VERY soft (undersprung)
suspension and barely adequate brakes....
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