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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-22-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26,503
Views: 5,124,218
Posted By GrahamD
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-22-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
Just read this forum.. I thought that...

Just read this forum..

I thought that question had already been answered here. A dual fuel, Triple sparkplug, Diesel/Petrol/Electric, Oval piston, Miller cycle Rotary with a 21Inch seat seat high,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,065
Posted By GrahamD
I don't disagree but the Interwebs seem to be...

I don't disagree but the Interwebs seem to be full of black and white stuff.

In the real world the rolling diameter of the Tiger front is about 5-6% more than the S10 Wheel. The weight (real...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 239,986
Posted By GrahamD
They say that that about the S10 as well, except...

They say that that about the S10 as well, except they mention 5Kg max in the top box...

I think they are a bit too conservative and exactly what you said..People who sue about every little thing.....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,065
Posted By GrahamD
I'll just leave this here... <iframe...

I'll just leave this here...


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26,503
Views: 5,124,218
Posted By GrahamD
The late Kevin Ash did a big deep and well...

The late Kevin Ash did a big deep and well researched piece on it. Well two actually..

http://www.ashonbikes.com/cross-plane_crank

http://www.ashonbikes.com/inertial_torque

Same applies to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26,503
Views: 5,124,218
Posted By GrahamD
That was Dallara being very nice to search noobs....

That was Dallara being very nice to search noobs. Not the slightest bit of offended in there. You should see him when he's mad :deal :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-19-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 26,503
Views: 5,124,218
Posted By GrahamD
Found this in the Crush Thread. It's sad I didn't...

Found this in the Crush Thread. It's sad I didn't find it here first really :cry

http://www.africarace.com/en/press/communications/news-letter/item/531-newsletter_aer15_10.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
Sounds like the Saleman is uneducated and or...

Sounds like the Saleman is uneducated and or ignorant.

Having said that, YAMAHA with the S10 is also a bit that way. A quick read of any Forum would have told them that it's all about HP, weight...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-08-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
Last Bike for them :deal ...

Last Bike for them :deal

http://blog.jpcycles.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/grandpa-harley.png
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
1) :lol3 :rofl 2) You have just jinxed them...

1) :lol3 :rofl

2) You have just jinxed them you mongrel

3) P.O.S. YAMAHA

4) I wonder if Honda a holding back this bike until they have some trophy's to display?

5) Fun fact. KTM are also...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 239,986
Posted By GrahamD
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc268/SHIIIIIII...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc268/SHIIIIIIIT/IMG_5190_zps2aa435bc.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26,503
Views: 5,124,218
Posted By GrahamD
That's the dealer "Secret Tenere Business" plug....

That's the dealer "Secret Tenere Business" plug. Keep it clean.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
I see BMW ads all the time.. <iframe...

I see BMW ads all the time..

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But I agree about KTM.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
It would probably make a very sensible bike for...

It would probably make a very sensible bike for that. But the reviewers will want at least 100HP and 100 modes otherwise - not good enough. You need to be able to race your mates to the B&B at at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,291
Posted By GrahamD
It's the same as an DL650 / DL1000. All are 270...

It's the same as an DL650 / DL1000. All are 270 Degree apart. It probably has more to do with the basic tune of the motor. PLUS there are two counter balancers to spin up on the S10.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,240
Posted By GrahamD
Hey, That's me in your avatar pic. :deal

Hey, That's me in your avatar pic. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,299
Posted By GrahamD
Yeah, Better tell BMW and KTM about that problem...

Yeah, Better tell BMW and KTM about that problem then. They do it all the time.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,291
Posted By GrahamD
You have gone from 2 325cc pistons to 2 600cc...

You have gone from 2 325cc pistons to 2 600cc pistons so in the gas it will feel rougher but not as bad as a DL1000. It also smooths out, along with the suspension as the miles add up.

As far as...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
Honda's second promo featured a few 90cc bikes...

Honda's second promo featured a few 90cc bikes going big distances. So winning races with 90cc :scratch.

That's it!! It's a giant TRIALS BIKE!!! :D

People are going to be pissed about the seat...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,038,718
Posted By GrahamD
Here's a song you might like to go with...

Here's a song you might like to go with that..Merry Xmas..

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26,503
Views: 5,124,218
Posted By GrahamD
And you too. Hope you are getting some time off....

And you too. Hope you are getting some time off. :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 224,227
Posted By GrahamD
Not the same specs in OZ. We get the neut...

Not the same specs in OZ. We get the neut edition.

655cc and 52.1PS@8000rpm, 57.5Nm@4000rpm.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,038,718
Posted By GrahamD
Now that's the real reason YAMAHA made such a...

Now that's the real reason YAMAHA made such a sturdy frame. It was the Friday night benders at YAMAHA Engineering HQ that it was designed for.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,260
Posted By GrahamD
Your keyboard should work great from now on I...

Your keyboard should work great from now on I reckon, especially the shift key. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,260
Posted By GrahamD
And the chassis was designed to cope with big Km...

And the chassis was designed to cope with big Km of challenging road surfaces, and the engine was tuned to cope with chugging along challenging road surfaces with load. They designed a RTW bike. Now...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,299
Posted By GrahamD
Agree, Choice is good. I like that there are...

Agree, Choice is good. I like that there are these varieties out there. Imagine if every bike sold was a cruiser or track bike and that was it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
So you are saying that Honda should sell this as...

So you are saying that Honda should sell this as the base model NC for $3500.00

http://www.ashonbikes.com/sites/default/files/ash_images/articles/111125/Honda_NC700X_16.jpg

... and make seven...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,404
Posted By GrahamD
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,304
Posted By GrahamD
Well let's hope that they learned a thing or two...

Well let's hope that they learned a thing or two about reviewers and gave it 160HP as well. It's about time the Japanese realized that the main purpose of an ADV bike is flying up freeways at 200kph...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,260
Posted By GrahamD
And pluric should know. He's crossed the line...

And pluric should know. He's crossed the line many times and ended up in solitary. I'd take the free expert advice. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
Seriously, it does rely on someone actually...

Seriously, it does rely on someone actually taking the time, and since there are a few people here, and that definitely includes Lion, that probably have a bit of sense dialed up, all it takes is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
Have you fixed it? I mean I rely on ADV rider for...

Have you fixed it? I mean I rely on ADV rider for informative information, and I can see that there is no mention on the page about oval pistons, diesel fuel and a 300lb curb weight and helium filled...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
That's the option I would like to see. It's not...

That's the option I would like to see. It's not like KTM had to engineer a whole different bike, they just had to think about it in the design stage that's all so it was POSSIBLE to add later. The...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
rational: :scratch Which is why we engineeer...

rational: :scratch

Which is why we engineeer fuel pods and swimming pool sized tanks here for extra range.. :deal

No one cares. :cry (Well excepty maybe BMW who make the GSA) but then they are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 224,227
Posted By GrahamD
For the price it's got my interest, I dont expect...

For the price it's got my interest, I dont expect titanium plated unobtainium fibre recycled space suit composite everywhere for that price. Plastic works for covers for me, even if it is plastic...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
Best bit was we didn't need to kick the British...

Best bit was we didn't need to kick the British nobles out, they either left or died. :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 224,227
Posted By GrahamD
No. ...

No.

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201403/honda-nm4-vultus-01_600x0w.jpg

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/200808/victory-vision-10th--1_800x0w.jpg
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,215
Views: 943,113
Posted By GrahamD
They don't understand. I do mostly tarmac and...

They don't understand. I do mostly tarmac and graded roads and 450km range is just enough to be safe. :deal

Same size country, 1/12th the population and mostly arid. Rotopax Pfffft!
...
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