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Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By X1Glider
Lots of D37 racers in SoCal are using Ironman...

Lots of D37 racers in SoCal are using Ironman sprox. All desert for them and they swear they are the best lasting but they are heavier.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By X1Glider
I had good luck with the Supersprox and the stock...

I had good luck with the Supersprox and the stock Honda chain on my old CRF450X so I used the warranty on a new one when it was becoming shark toothed. They stood behind it for me as well. So I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,856
Posted By X1Glider
What you state could also apply to any group of...

What you state could also apply to any group of riders out in the country having a little fun on their sport bikes. Not timed but simply spirited.

Is my Kia Sorrento warranty void now? I step...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,856
Posted By X1Glider
I can't anymore. I used to own a couple BMWs...

I can't anymore. I used to own a couple BMWs (R1100S and R1100GS) but sold the last one a few years ago.

This has been down this road before on the forums like Pelican Parts and the now defunct...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,856
Posted By X1Glider
Perhaps BMW should save themselves the trouble...

Perhaps BMW should save themselves the trouble and speed limit the bikes to 50% of capable rpms and limit top speed to 80mph which is the maximum legal road speed in the USA. Going 81 mph will void...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,856
Posted By X1Glider
I time myself on road trips. I time myself while...

I time myself on road trips. I time myself while jogging. I time my food in the oven. The track is simply a "location." Nothing more. (It's also a safe location to learn and practice.)

...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By X1Glider
Just stating what I've read on the Bosch website...

Just stating what I've read on the Bosch website and talked with my friend who works at Kia.

I've got to say your disbelief in friction coefficients existing in the computer look up tables is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,856
Posted By X1Glider
No warranty issue for me. 2 months in, I did...

No warranty issue for me. 2 months in, I did have a front axle clamp break which sent me over the bars at 70 mph.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By X1Glider
You basically said the same thing I did with the...

You basically said the same thing I did with the exception that you believe the system doesn't know how fast the vehicle is traveling or that coefficient of friction isn't known. It knows through...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By X1Glider
True. It's one of many combinations of factors...

True. It's one of many combinations of factors used in those very complex ABS algorithms.


On ice, it cycles a lot more often because possibly at least one wheel is free to rotate compared to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,856
Posted By X1Glider
Nah. That's a big Goose.

Nah. That's a big Goose.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By X1Glider
I hate to tell you that it's true but it is. No...

I hate to tell you that it's true but it is. No motorcycle actually senses wheel slippage. If it did, then all those brake and tire upgrades would be a benefit. The most advanced cars don't even do...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By X1Glider
To put it in simple terms, ABS systems are...

To put it in simple terms, ABS systems are "programmed" to sense "rate of deceleration" based on the OEM tire/brake combination. If the computer senses a rate that is pre-programmed as too quick for...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,822
Posted By X1Glider
At 225#, I would like to have a little more...

At 225#, I would like to have a little more displacement to move me along and 120 and 160 tires. I don't feel confident there is enough rubber on the road with those skinny ones. It's a perception...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,856
Posted By X1Glider
There have been transmission problems with the...

There have been transmission problems with the S1000RR since the 1st day. Gears and shafts breaking under hard usage.

LOTS of people have been denied warranty service. BMW NA claiming all these...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By X1Glider
They're all noisy. When the Arai came out, it...

They're all noisy. When the Arai came out, it was understood the XD means Xtra Decibels.


The X-551 is not distributed in the USA. X-Lites are sold here but nobody wanted to pick up this...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,407
Posted By X1Glider
I liked the ride report. Thanks for sharing your...

I liked the ride report. Thanks for sharing your part of the world with us. It looks like a nice place to explore.:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
Yeah, I know, I'm sure it is engine dyno'd. But...

Yeah, I know, I'm sure it is engine dyno'd. But if someone were to put it on an inertia dyno, you MIGHT be able to see 1 more lb-ft. I stress MIGHT.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 42,183
Posted By X1Glider
What are the opinions on the padding? Does it...

What are the opinions on the padding? Does it make you too hot? TX is hot enough.

I don't know if I'm in the market for this anyway. My Rukka pants have a built-in air glide cushion that works...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 42,183
Posted By X1Glider
Nothing good can come from this product. ...

Nothing good can come from this product. Advrider.com will never be the same if all the butt-hurt is eliminated.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By X1Glider
This is the only pic I could find from when I had...

This is the only pic I could find from when I had the Honda. I never had an issue with the brake hose and the Vapor wire tie wrapped to it. It was in close proximity but the plastic P-clamp for the...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,455
Posted By X1Glider
Many jackets these days have a double cuff in the...

Many jackets these days have a double cuff in the sleeve. Wearing the gauntlet over the inner cuff and then the outer cuff on top of the gauntlet creates a labyrinth which keeps water out.

Even...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,455
Posted By X1Glider
One of the things I did for years, before Xtrafit...

One of the things I did for years, before Xtrafit tech was out, was use a Goretex/Windstopper climbing shell to go over my road gloves. This gave me waterproofness that I've never found in any glove...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,455
Posted By X1Glider
I bought the BMW summer gloves while on a trip...

I bought the BMW summer gloves while on a trip back in 2006. I'm still using them on my rainy commutes and carry them on trips when I don't want my A-stars GP Plus gloves to get wet. The summer...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
Less rotational mass is easier to accelerate and...

Less rotational mass is easier to accelerate and makes it quicker to spin up the dyno drum. Perceived as in increase in torque and therefore HP.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
So the squeaky wheel got the grease.:lol3

So the squeaky wheel got the grease.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
A Smuggler would be a nice feature. for...

A Smuggler would be a nice feature.

for those of us who detest top cases and have no need for a pussy pad.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
They still refuse to publish a weight for the...

They still refuse to publish a weight for the whole bike. I see 225 lbs for the engine and tranny and nothing more for the rest of the bike.

Same engine and tuning for more cost effective...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
Not sure what's wrong with you Pasta boy. I...

Not sure what's wrong with you Pasta boy. I intuitively saw everything on the website with barely a glance.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,829
Posted By X1Glider
The problem with what you do is that even though...

The problem with what you do is that even though your feet may be dry with that sock, you are having heat from your feet being sucked out because the wet is right up against your sock which is in...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,829
Posted By X1Glider
I just checked Revzilla and it indeed seems that...

I just checked Revzilla and it indeed seems that the revised models will be available in about a month. My SM-X 5 waterproofs don't seem to be discounted yet at 270 (still full price) but it does...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,829
Posted By X1Glider
Yes. I bought a pair for my dad right...

Yes.

I bought a pair for my dad right before we rode to Alaska 4 years ago. He's a cruiser rider who is used to "work style" boots. He had no idea how awesome it was to wear real riding boots....
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 84,505
Posted By X1Glider
Geez. Not having any luck selling my 450E. ...

Geez. Not having any luck selling my 450E. Never going to be able to ride off-road again. Anyone know of anyone who may be interested? I've got vacation time to use so I can probably even deliver...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
I was one of the handful that had their money...

I was one of the handful that had their money down. I could have handled another 18 month wait for DOT, EPA approvals and tooling. But it wasn't the time frame that made me ask for my money back. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 252,161
Posted By X1Glider
Rizoma. But why? The only thing these...

Rizoma.

But why? The only thing these aftermarket piss cups do is absorb heat from the sun. Big problem in Texas. Maybe not such a big deal in the rain forest where you live.
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,625
Posted By X1Glider
Got it :thumb

Got it :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,002
Posted By X1Glider
Been about 2 years since I got my deposit back...

Been about 2 years since I got my deposit back from them when they released the final price.

They should forget about CARB right away. At least a 49 state legal bike will get some money coming in.
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 41,833
Posted By X1Glider
That was fine 10 years ago. Now, as bikes...

That was fine 10 years ago.

Now, as bikes get more and more mechanically and electronically complex, you kind of need to go to the dealer. Independents won't have the money get any specialized...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,625
Posted By X1Glider
I'd love to see one with an electrical system and...

I'd love to see one with an electrical system and lights. I could own one.

They wouldn't be able to use the 750 steet for competition. They still use the XR as it is pushrod and air cooled. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,625
Posted By X1Glider
That 750 Street based flat tracker looks the...

That 750 Street based flat tracker looks the tits! I'll take one please.
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