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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,933
Posted By Lion BR
I'm sorry if you've gotten this upset. I can...

I'm sorry if you've gotten this upset. I can assure you that if you had used facts to base your points, not baseless assumptions, I know I would have taken your points more seriously.

The reality...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5,947
Views: 1,180,493
Posted By Lion BR
Or maybe they don't weight 240lbs... :lol3

Or maybe they don't weight 240lbs... :lol3
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,933
Posted By Lion BR
Then I'm sorry to say this... but your argument...

Then I'm sorry to say this... but your argument against ABS and TC is just rhetorical BS since you didn't experience a situation where the ABS and TC made you crash because it prevented you from...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,933
Posted By Lion BR
It is the obvious thing to ask when you argue of...

It is the obvious thing to ask when you argue of skills/maneuvers against technology aids.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,933
Posted By Lion BR
Freud was right. :D

Freud was right. :D
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,933
Posted By Lion BR
Did you crash, then?

Did you crash, then?
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,933
Posted By Lion BR
the "lay 'er down" maneuver? :lol3 Please...

the "lay 'er down" maneuver? :lol3

Please explain your maneuvers, so we can all benefit from them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By Lion BR
spotted F800GS Trophy in Guam

I did not photograph it because I was driving. But it was there, last Wednesday in the tiny island of Guam, a decked out for adventure F800GS with side cases and all. Navy or Air Force dude? I saw it...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,198
Posted By Lion BR
the reason this bike doesn't sell in the US

From Precious Juice text:

"The NC700X was launched in 2012 as a brand new model, part of a three-bike platform that became one of the best-selling commute motorcycles in South Africa. Its...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,281
Posted By Lion BR
One bike that does it all does not exist without...

One bike that does it all does not exist without compromises. But I was surprised by how much the Tiger 800xc (and I would assume the F800GS would do the same if not better) can accomplish on the...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,281
Posted By Lion BR
Good point. But there are no "leaked specs"...

Good point. But there are no "leaked specs" about the mid-size tenere (http://idratherberiding.com/2014/07/05/xtz-700-yamahas-new-mid-size-tenere/) circulating in the internet yet, like there is for...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,869
Posted By Lion BR
You both listen, now! Honestly, though, a...

You both listen, now!
Honestly, though, a starting date or number of posts at ADVRider does not an expert make.
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,310
Posted By Lion BR
It is not BMW/KTM politics. It is business. It...

It is not BMW/KTM politics. It is business. It is clear that BMW sold to KTM only the old Husqvarna. Not their own developments on it (the Terra and its sister, and the Nuda with the BMW-modified...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By Lion BR
It's good to see a new angle to the story,...

It's good to see a new angle to the story, though. Yeah, eventually it will water down to weight, power, torque and tank size. A bit of escalation to ABS and traction control debates. Eventually we...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 119,283
Posted By Lion BR
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By Lion BR
old rumor about the new XTZ 700 Tenere ...

old rumor about the new XTZ 700 Tenere
(http://idratherberiding.com/2014/07/05/xtz-700-yamahas-new-mid-size-tenere/)
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
Cheap you said? Cheap to satisfy the "You done...

Cheap you said? Cheap to satisfy the "You done well my friend" test.

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Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 711,833
Posted By Lion BR
I agree. My 800XC has these tires and they...

I agree.

My 800XC has these tires and they do very well on compacted dirt roads, with some sand and some gravel. Don't need more than these tires to have plenty of fun and keep the bike well...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 711,833
Posted By Lion BR
Therefore, you could keep the pirellis on the...

Therefore, you could keep the pirellis on the bike. Or 705s front and back.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 711,833
Posted By Lion BR
Assuming this is a set up for dirt riding: I've...

Assuming this is a set up for dirt riding: I've seen people with similar front/rear tire combos as the one described above. I understand the rational for an aggressive tire on the front. Why not do...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,374
Posted By Lion BR
+1

+1
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,422
Posted By Lion BR
But tell me, what tire really works well in mud?...

But tell me, what tire really works well in mud? :D
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,374
Posted By Lion BR
I'm using my brain. The proof is in your choice...

I'm using my brain. The proof is in your choice of words. :rofl
Nice cartoon, by the way.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,374
Posted By Lion BR
Great points.

Great points.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,374
Posted By Lion BR
I was not talking about cruisers. I was...

I was not talking about cruisers.

I was simply looking at your two examples, the S10 and the WR250R (with the 50kg rock on the back).

ST = 556 lbs (on a good day:D)
WR250R = 295 lbs wet.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,374
Posted By Lion BR
This is the BS thread. The center of gravity...

This is the BS thread.

The center of gravity of the ST10 compared to that of the WR250R with a 50kg rock on the back. That has to be the funniest thing ever. And the ST10 will still be the heavier...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,374
Posted By Lion BR
High center of gravity (and mass) is only an...

High center of gravity (and mass) is only an issue when you go slow... :D

Oh, and at 556 lbs, 100lbs more than the 660, does it matter whether the Super Tenere has a "lower center of gravity"? No...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 87,247
Posted By Lion BR
hey guys, have some faith. KTM already tried to...

hey guys, have some faith. KTM already tried to solve it once, they are on the case. A solution will be made available sooner or later. And hey this is not rocket science.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
I bet you are wrong on your assessment. :D An...

I bet you are wrong on your assessment. :D
An all new motor can not be an evolutionary change, to begin with.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,212
Posted By Lion BR
I guess this situation here could not be...

I guess this situation here could not be construed as a head shake. Just a weave or wobble. Rear preload set according to manual for bike loaded with gear. Road has deep gravel. Wobble only happens...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 711,833
Posted By Lion BR
It does look purple. :D

It does look purple. :D
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
That's three words. :D But yeah, it's a nice...

That's three words. :D

But yeah, it's a nice setup. Before the rumors of the New AT and the new mid-size Tenere started I was thinking about modifying a CB500X as a possible rally bike. Now,...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
Your photo shop skills suck. :D Oh, right, you...

Your photo shop skills suck. :D
Oh, right, you used Paint, that will never get you there.
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
If that were true, they made it public...

If that were true, they made it public information, they would not have grounds to threaten you.
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
Nor twins.

Nor twins.
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
Is it better than the one shown above? :rofl

Is it better than the one shown above? :rofl
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,535
Posted By Lion BR
I will try first keeping that area as dry as...

I will try first keeping that area as dry as possible, and see if a jet of air blown in the right direction will clear the problem area next time. It might just be enough.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,535
Posted By Lion BR
Makes sense to me. Mine was caked with dirt. I...

Makes sense to me. Mine was caked with dirt. I cleaned that area on mine, very well. And it solved the problem. No grease added, and I don't think grease really will solve it, if that is the source...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 87,247
Posted By Lion BR
I don't know aluminum tape. Is it flexible? Or...

I don't know aluminum tape. Is it flexible? Or would it crack under stress? If so, I would favor using something like gorilla tape or duct tape, just because they flex but stay in place. Because I...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 318,879
Posted By Lion BR
I agree. Actually, I have a feeling this bike is...

I agree. Actually, I have a feeling this bike is going to be the best enduro bike of all bikes being offered these days. At least it will be good for the people who are serious about taking these...
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