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Forum: Vendors Today, 01:07 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 195,000
Posted By twinrider
Check your PM inbox.

Check your PM inbox.
Forum: Road warriors Today, 01:01 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,046
Posted By twinrider
Damn, glad you are on the road to recovery...

Damn, glad you are on the road to recovery...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
Good question, I checked his last post and didn't...

Good question, I checked his last post and didn't see any nipples...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 455,280
Posted By twinrider
What's the point of adding the TT fan kit? The...

What's the point of adding the TT fan kit? The stock fan seems to work fine and I like the idea of less stuff hanging off that can get damaged....
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 03:10 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
Yep, last thing I want to worry about is that.......

Yep, last thing I want to worry about is that.... :eek1
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:08 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 93,697
Posted By twinrider
No, but you know how it is. The vast majority of...

No, but you know how it is. The vast majority of BMW owners would never buying consider a Japanese bike even if it is more reliable and better bang for the buck. They will stick with BMW even if it...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:52 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
Yeah, I found the info. ...

Yeah, I found the info.

http://www.mikef5000.com/2013-ride-and-crash.html
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:42 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
I can't remember if it was the Rumbux bars or...

I can't remember if it was the Rumbux bars or skidplate that ended up levering one aggressive rider's wheel off the ground in a corner causing him to crash. The lesson seemed to be that if you go for...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
It's a 1.2 liter bike. Get the ECU flashed, swap...

It's a 1.2 liter bike. Get the ECU flashed, swap out the exhaust for Arrow headers and an end can of your choice, and enjoy surfing the massive torque... :wink:
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
Considering the history, I'd give them a pass....

Considering the history, I'd give them a pass. :1drink

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_Wars
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
The OEM skidplate works fine as a rock deflector,...

The OEM skidplate works fine as a rock deflector, 50,000 km on my bike, including some gravel and dirt roads, zero issues. Oil changes can be done with it on the bike but it comes off easily.

If I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 360,015
Posted By twinrider
Looks fun! :thumb

Looks fun! :thumb
Forum: Face plant 12-17-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,029
Posted By twinrider
Black ice sucks, glad it wasn't any worse for you.

Black ice sucks, glad it wasn't any worse for you.
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
Just overstay your visa and contact the local DNC...

Just overstay your visa and contact the local DNC chapter. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 455,280
Posted By twinrider
Looks great, maybe encourage him to pay a...

Looks great, maybe encourage him to pay a personal visit to our great thread? :wink:
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
Don't let the TC put you off. I wish it could be...

Don't let the TC put you off. I wish it could be turned off on the fly, but the truth is, it's not overly intrusive even on its highest nanny setting and can be useful in slippery conditions as the...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
Go for the ES unless you are really going to miss...

Go for the ES unless you are really going to miss that initial savings later, if you're like me it will save a lot of second guessing... The ES will have a better resale value as well if that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 455,280
Posted By twinrider
^ Nice shot....

^ Nice shot....
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
They look like the OEM accessory bars with the...

They look like the OEM accessory bars with the headlight surround removed.
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 160,887
Posted By twinrider
I think you're doing yourself a disfavor by not...

I think you're doing yourself a disfavor by not trying them. I have them on my Super Tenere aimed low so I can run them all the time and they are bright enough to drown out the S10's HID-converted...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
Those should be on your bike as they are stock...

Those should be on your bike as they are stock parts, not accessories. But most swap them out for metal guards.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
You can quote this one.... :augie ...

You can quote this one.... :augie

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5538/12450437133_36862487e0_c.jpg
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 195,000
Posted By twinrider
How about offering a DOT model for the 90% of...

How about offering a DOT model for the 90% of advriders who spend 99% of their time on road? Good growth strategy... :wink:
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
Early December was a great time to see changing...

Early December was a great time to see changing leaves near Tokyo....

http://twinrider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Chiba-113014-ride/i-5Kd6RVt/0/XL/IMG_0656-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
I was just pointing out that if it's pure ice --...

I was just pointing out that if it's pure ice -- which is a challenge to walk on, much less ride -- you will be on your butt in a second. If it's frost/snow then you have a good chance to keep the...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
Looks like a dusting of snow to me. When you hit...

Looks like a dusting of snow to me. When you hit ice you know it because you're on your ass in a flash.

Done the snow ride thing. Felt pretty lucky to make it home without binning it....
...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
I also ride a 255lb 350 EXC-F.... I take it the...

I also ride a 255lb 350 EXC-F.... I take it the phrase "horses for courses" means nothing to you? :norton
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 455,280
Posted By twinrider
Congrats on the new bike, set up very similarly...

Congrats on the new bike, set up very similarly to yours including the lowering kit with the exception of the Rekluse, which the bike absolutely doesn't need imo. Sweetest shifting bike I've ever...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
To each his own but I don't understand why people...

To each his own but I don't understand why people want their heavy GPS hanging way up high and at least partially limiting their field of vision. A simple ram ball mount on the handlebar is rock...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
He simply got lucky that he didn't hit ice......

He simply got lucky that he didn't hit ice... Traction control and ABS wouldn't have helped if he did.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 388,309
Posted By twinrider
Love conquers all :thumb

Love conquers all :thumb
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
With the same panhead quote no less.... :freaky

With the same panhead quote no less.... :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 360,015
Posted By twinrider
I have the bash plate, it is pretty much...

I have the bash plate, it is pretty much bulletproof. I would expect that the rack would be of similar quality.

I went with a rack from MMoto so I could run soft or hard side bags.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 455,280
Posted By twinrider
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,298
Posted By twinrider
If I'm two up touring I take the Road King every...

If I'm two up touring I take the Road King every time. Much more comfortable for a rider and passenger over long distances.

Plus I love the looks I get from everyone! :clap
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 615,809
Posted By twinrider
I like to turn off the traction control when it's...

I like to turn off the traction control when it's dry so I can have a bit of fun lifting up the front on occasion. It was just disappointing that Triumph of all makers would go the nanny route by...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 615,809
Posted By twinrider
Yes, I felt the same way about those stupid...

Yes, I felt the same way about those stupid menus, and it was especially annoying because Triumph decided to make traction control reset itself to nanny mode each time the engine was switched off/on....
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,879,020
Posted By twinrider
Amazing how that '60 panhead looks just like a...

Amazing how that '60 panhead looks just like a Tenere. Harley was way ahead of its time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 455,280
Posted By twinrider
If you finally got a good one, wouldn't it be...

If you finally got a good one, wouldn't it be better to keep it than risk buying another Monday or Friday bike? :wink:

Hope your leg heals fast, at least it's winter....
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