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Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,201
Posted By Siper2
My father's been riding since 1963, on Triumph in...

My father's been riding since 1963, on Triumph in his 20s and then took a hiatus for many years. In the mid '90s he picked up an '85 Low Rider FXEF, then a few years ago upgraded to an '04 Fat Boy. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 377,108
Posted By Siper2
Yes, several of them! Good info to have. I did...

Yes, several of them! Good info to have. I did alright in BRC, with left-hand turns anyway. Terrible with right-handers; it's the whole deal with trying to not throttle, just use the friction zone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 377,108
Posted By Siper2
- Don't drop your bike on your first day of...

- Don't drop your bike on your first day of riding, right in front of your house. Y'know, hypothetically. I wouldn't know anything about that. :muutt

- Turn... your... head.

- Try not to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,194
Posted By Siper2
Being a BMW, I doubt they'd cut corners. :) ...

Being a BMW, I doubt they'd cut corners. :)

Perhaps something like an R800R? I'm game.
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,064
Posted By Siper2
Thumb That is one hell of a bike, my friend. ...

That is one hell of a bike, my friend. Congratulations!
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
So you like the FZ6 I assume?

So you like the FZ6 I assume?
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
Can't bring myself to love that one. Looks like...

Can't bring myself to love that one. Looks like an '80s concept bike! Not that such a thing, in and of itself is reason not to love it, but.... yeah, not for me.
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
Actually the first bike I was considering buying...

Actually the first bike I was considering buying was a nice, used blue FZ6R last year. Then the Seca II came up online at a dealership for 1/3 the price and I couldn't really resist! Very well...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
My wife bought a used 2013 PCX-150 last year,...

My wife bought a used 2013 PCX-150 last year, great scoot. I've only been on it a couple times, definitely a whooooole different experience!

Yes the more bikes the better. For now I'm liking the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
I suspect that the lower suspension alone would...

I suspect that the lower suspension alone would make it feel better for normal street riding. I'm not sure about the actual spring rates, though.

I've never been a fan of packaged options, it's...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
Be nice if we could get ABS without DCT, that's...

Be nice if we could get ABS without DCT, that's for sure.

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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
Interesting. Stateside you have to get DCT to...

Interesting. Stateside you have to get DCT to get ABS, at least for now.



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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
Which makes it quite appealing to me! Obviously...

Which makes it quite appealing to me! Obviously not for a long-distance tourer though. This is what the NC750X is for!

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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
I just discovered that the European market has...

I just discovered that the European market has had a non-adventure version of the NC700, which is now bored out to an NC750 for 2014. Available as an "X" adventure model and an "S" naked bike.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,608
Views: 903,413
Posted By Siper2
Agreed. :D If I could find a four-to-one...

Agreed. :D

If I could find a four-to-one exhaust for my bike (Yamaha Seca II) then that tube would be something I'd buy for sure.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 472,295
Posted By Siper2
Great review! Sent from my HTCONE using...

Great review!

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Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
Awesome. My horn isn't working though, so I need...

Awesome. My horn isn't working though, so I need to figure that out! Wire connections are good and I don't see any chewed or broken wires. Guess I can try to clean out the switch, was planning on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,608
Views: 903,413
Posted By Siper2
That's clever! Sent from my HTCONE using...

That's clever!

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Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
First ride of the season this afternoon, w00t! ...

First ride of the season this afternoon, w00t! About 35-40 miles on the back roads in my town. A little windy but nice. :)

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Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4,608
Views: 903,413
Posted By Siper2
Saw a great one locally two years ago, but I...

Saw a great one locally two years ago, but I wasn't licensed yet and it was also priced pretty high, as memory serves.

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Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,608
Views: 903,413
Posted By Siper2
Awesome stuff, these last few posts! Thanks to...

Awesome stuff, these last few posts! Thanks to all, for sharing. Always did love the later Nighthawks. :)

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Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,516
Posted By Siper2
Impatiently awaiting more videos for this...

Impatiently awaiting more videos for this bike.....


I suck at waiting. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,259
Posted By Siper2
RnineT is more expensive by $800 MSRP.

RnineT is more expensive by $800 MSRP.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
Well, best of luck getting it sorted out! I'm...

Well, best of luck getting it sorted out! I'm hoping to finally get it out of the garage this afternoon. Hasn't worked out on the past few days I was going to ride.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,259
Posted By Siper2
Good observation. The RnineT definitely wouldn't...

Good observation. The RnineT definitely wouldn't be a good long-distance bike, but I did wonder if people would consider it over the R1200R, as the 1200 isn't a GS/full touring setup. But you're...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,641
Posted By Siper2
Well, this isn't the year for it unfortunately. ...

Well, this isn't the year for it unfortunately. :) But best of luck with the sale.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
No ridicule from me, the CTX1300 looks pretty...

No ridicule from me, the CTX1300 looks pretty sweet.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
Thanks, Tony! How long have you had yours? Gone...

Thanks, Tony! How long have you had yours? Gone touring with it, or another bike?

Got bar buzz at all? Seems like some do and some don't; got some good suggestions here to check for on mine.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,641
Posted By Siper2
Oh that figures, you're right near me. That...

Oh that figures, you're right near me. That doesn't help! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Siper2
Oh, whoops.

Oh, whoops.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Siper2
Nifty. :) Found this, as well: ...

Nifty. :)

Found this, as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xImrxp5hb8w
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,259
Posted By Siper2
R1200R is easily one of my favorites! :clap ...

R1200R is easily one of my favorites! :clap

Does anyone here, just out of curiosity, think that the RnineT may "steal" some customers away from it, however? I know it's an anniversary bike, but...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
Today is my wife's birthday, and she sat on and...

Today is my wife's birthday, and she sat on and liked the Honda CTX-700N. So today I want one of those! :-)

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Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,641
Posted By Siper2
Thanks. :) I agree on the 919, its...

Thanks. :)

I agree on the 919, its positioning looks great (even more upright than my Seca). This Brit review of the Hornet version says so as well:

http://youtu.be/ZW0mH48cT1k

I'm sure...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
Sounds enticing! I'm contemplating a naked...

Sounds enticing! I'm contemplating a naked conversion on mine, there's a lot of info over there about that....almost too much. My electrical skills suck though, dunno if it would be overwhelming. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 1,122,067
Posted By Siper2
Honda Grom. Because why not? Sent from my...

Honda Grom. Because why not?

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Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,641
Posted By Siper2
I've not heard of Renthal bars, thanks I will...

I've not heard of Renthal bars, thanks I will look that up. The chain is good but I do need to clean and lube it anyway. Sprockets seem okay to me. I think the slack is normal.

Sent from my...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
Piedmontqc, You''re in Middletown then? My...

Piedmontqc,
You''re in Middletown then? My best friend and also my boss live there, I work in Hbg.

Robert OK,
Glad you liked yours! I will look up the fuel lock matter, thank you.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
Thanks much. :) The scooter is fabulous, I'm...

Thanks much. :) The scooter is fabulous, I'm hoping we can keep it even when my wife gets a bike.

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Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Siper2
Piedmontqc, Oh cool! That's pretty funny. ...

Piedmontqc,

Oh cool! That's pretty funny. :) I got it for a little bit less but not much. It seems to run very well, yeah good fun for a first ride. :) So you're local still?

zap2504,

I...
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