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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31,854
Views: 7,792,814
Posted By Toto
Took me a couple of seconds...but ...yep....that...

Took me a couple of seconds...but ...yep....that is brilliant!:lol3


Kinda mean though...THAT is gonna hurt!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,714
Posted By Toto
There's a thought Tokyo...you might be on to...

There's a thought Tokyo...you might be on to something there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,714
Posted By Toto
I don't think that anyone was suggesting do not...

I don't think that anyone was suggesting do not make mistakes.
We all make 'em and the scary part is some of them we don't even realise.
I think that some of the strategies mentioned may help...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,714
Posted By Toto
Good points Frank! When I was a paramedic we...

Good points Frank!
When I was a paramedic we had some very valuable advanced training that saved my bacon on a number of times.
One of the biggies, like you said was looking WAY down the road.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,714
Posted By Toto
I have gone into corners too hot a few times. ...

I have gone into corners too hot a few times.
I was fully committed to the turn and had to make it.
On coming traffic was a great motivator too.:eek1:lol3
As others have said, most of us will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,774
Posted By Toto
Yes there are some "true" 0% loans out there but...

Yes there are some "true" 0% loans out there but very few.
Most times it's zero % or a cash back offer if paying cash.
So the real cost of the 0% loan is the cost of the cash back.
Very few...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Watch the one he does on the S10...pretty funny...

Watch the one he does on the S10...pretty funny and some neat vintage cars on the way...this guy is pretty entertaining.:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,037
Posted By Toto
Bought a new 1983 CX650E in 84. Really nice...

Bought a new 1983 CX650E in 84.
Really nice little bike.
And it went pretty good!
Had many bikes but that was one of my favourites.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,153
Posted By Toto
Gotta agree! I really like the MG Griso, but...

Gotta agree!
I really like the MG Griso, but no ABS so no buy.
BTW, I am not a cruiser type guy, don't like the low seat or foot forward...but this new Scout is a really nice looking bike at a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,359
Posted By Toto
Piss Head?:eek1

Piss Head?:eek1
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 96,847
Posted By Toto
670ccc...a Board Certified anus!:eek1:lol3 ...

670ccc...a Board Certified anus!:eek1:lol3

BTW Jake I am very close to trading my CBF1000 for the V2.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,281
Posted By Toto
Yep, completely agree. I picked up a 2009...

Yep, completely agree.
I picked up a 2009 CBF1000 new, old stock in 2011 for 8700 plus the usual pdi BS.
A very nice bike, especially for the price.
Was at a local Honda dealer the other day and...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Thanx Toad...

Thanx Toad...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
How much was the Yosh, Toad, if ya don't mind me...

How much was the Yosh, Toad, if ya don't mind me asking?
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
That's the "problem" with really torquey bikes. ...

That's the "problem" with really torquey bikes.
You don't think you are going that fast until you look down at the speedo and say, " how did I get here?"
I once had a turbo diesel Dodge Cummins...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,575
Posted By Toto
I had an incident last year when I went into a...

I had an incident last year when I went into a corner a little too fast, with on coming traffic. I really had to beat down the impending panic and look where I wanted to go. It was give up and crash...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
That aluminum turkey roasting pan is a really...

That aluminum turkey roasting pan is a really good idea, much cheaper and yes, I did own a KLR....I know cheap!:eek1:lol3

P.S. I even had a Tupperwear top box!
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Before you leave, get an OEM filter and oil...

Before you leave, get an OEM filter and oil filter socket from your dealer.
At or about your 600 mile mark, stop at a local Walmart.
Get appropriate oil, spend 10 bucks on a cheapy oil drain pan....
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,140
Posted By Toto
Just got back from a week of riding in the...

Just got back from a week of riding in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
Bike is a 2009 CBF1000 ABS.
Just before I left, I put PR4's on. Had PR3's.
Tried some hard breaking in rain and the ABS seemed to...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
I had a chance to ride one the other day. My...

I had a chance to ride one the other day.
My impressions are the same as Desert Dave's.
Also, I was concerned about the cam drive noise.
It turned out to be a non issue as I could not hear it with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,441
Posted By Toto
Both my buds have pre VTECH VFR's. Almost...

Both my buds have pre VTECH VFR's.
Almost bullet proof except for the rectum-fryers.
A known issue. Keeping the stator/rectifier and ground connections clean of corrosion helps with current flow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,823
Views: 767,346
Posted By Toto
At least there wasn't enough power to get into...

At least there wasn't enough power to get into trouble.....:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,808
Posted By Toto
"Stickers!?" "We don't need no stinking...

"Stickers!?" "We don't need no stinking stickers!"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 388,745
Posted By Toto
Yes! So simple and so true...maybe some of the...

Yes! So simple and so true...maybe some of the best advice here, :clapfor you John!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,691
Posted By Toto
Funny thing is, you may have been stung many...

Funny thing is, you may have been stung many times over your life and never have had a bad reaction.
The next sting may cause a life threatening anaphylactic reaction.
If you are out in the sticks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,660
Posted By Toto
Know a high mileage Harley guy who got a puncture...

Know a high mileage Harley guy who got a puncture and plugged it with a screw...got him home to fix it properly.
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By Toto
Ya may want to look at a Wee. I had an 08 KLR...

Ya may want to look at a Wee.
I had an 08 KLR and got an 08 Wee.
Night and day difference.
And yes, you can do two up on the Wee.
It is a great bike.
The torque of a litre bike is nice, but...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Ya, the bike ran really well and it did not seem...

Ya, the bike ran really well and it did not seem to have a fueling issue at all.
The T and S modes were a new experience for me, but I can see the logic in their application and had no real issue...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Believe me mcmann, I wish I could afford to take...

Believe me mcmann, I wish I could afford to take the chance that the ST would smooth out considerably.
As I said, other then the engine vibration, I would have made an offer on the spot.
I liked...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Had a chance to test ride a 2013 Super Tenere...

Had a chance to test ride a 2013 Super Tenere yesterday.
Bike had about 1700 klm on it.
Ran good. T mode and S mode are what I expected having visited the ST forum and seeing what the lads there...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,440
Posted By Toto
That would be true...damn prep and...

That would be true...damn prep and taxes...shouldn't be allowed:lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Back in the day I had a 2 stroke PE 250..a...

Back in the day I had a 2 stroke PE 250..a perfect trail bike for the day.
I also had a Honda SL500S and much later a 2008 KLR.
Both were pigs on anything but light trail.
I know that lots of...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
I don't know, mcmann...I have a CBF1000 that sort...

I don't know, mcmann...I have a CBF1000 that sort of cuts out at 6500 rpm. Ya just short shift and go like a scalded cat.
Obviously the answer is in a test ride.
I had a chance to drive a Honda...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
Probably not worth the extra bucks, unless you...

Probably not worth the extra bucks, unless you want the torque of a litre.
I do...but having said that, I believe that for most riders, me included, the Wee will do everything asked of it, easily....
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,440
Posted By Toto
Check Honda Canada site again...$14,499...I think...

Check Honda Canada site again...$14,499...I think you might have been looking at VFR1200.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,440
Posted By Toto
Yep, pretty damn nice Y...if the insurance up...

Yep, pretty damn nice Y...if the insurance up here wasn't in the 2K range, I would have one.
I like the E21's on it.
Had em on my Wee and CBF1000.
Compact, top loading and very handy.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,440
Posted By Toto
I actually question if Honda will even be in the...

I actually question if Honda will even be in the business of selling bikes in North America in five years.
IMHO they have completely lost their way over the last several years.
This is sad as...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 489,619
Posted By Toto
I agree...when I first got my 2008 Wee the...

I agree...when I first got my 2008 Wee the throttle play was too much.
I adjusted the cables to take out most of the play and all the snatchyness was gone.

Also, most engine will lug a bit at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,424
Posted By Toto
Ya...saw this video some time ago...and saved it...

Ya...saw this video some time ago...and saved it to favourites.
These guys are absolutely insane!
Fun to watch, but they truly must have a death wish.
People killed every year and I am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 87,884
Posted By Toto
Had a heck of a time starting my 09 CBF a week...

Had a heck of a time starting my 09 CBF a week ago.
Changed the oil and filter early Jan and started right up.
Have been noticing for the last month that my battery tender showed red all the time....
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