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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 04:51 PM
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Posted By painkilla
230kg's is a lot for anyone to lift and lets face...

230kg's is a lot for anyone to lift and lets face it , most adventure riders would rather be out riding in their free time than training at the gym, lifting iron in a room full of meat heads ,yes...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2015, 11:37 PM
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Posted By painkilla
agreed. i guess it depends on the individual , a...

agreed. i guess it depends on the individual , a 50/50 bike may just be Asphalt road/gravel road in their minds.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2015, 05:18 PM
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Posted By painkilla
looks FUGLY ! my interest level has just...

looks FUGLY ! my interest level has just plummeted severely ! F U Honda !

looks nothing like the prototype !

hope this is the soft road model and not the hard offroad model !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2015, 12:06 AM
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Posted By painkilla
its a custom tailored model for John Ashman only

its a custom tailored model for John Ashman only
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 11:48 PM
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Posted By painkilla
the hp2 makes no sense as a bike , but i do lust...

the hp2 makes no sense as a bike , but i do lust for her !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2015, 10:45 PM
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Posted By painkilla
its got the GS1200 powerplant, a proven and often...

its got the GS1200 powerplant, a proven and often chosen rtw engine bundled in a light frame with serious "3rd world" offroad potential , not saying i would take one around the world , but the hp2...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-17-2015, 09:30 PM
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Posted By painkilla
why cant it be both ? alu main frame to keep...

why cant it be both ?

alu main frame to keep overall weight down , and a steel subframe for the loading
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 12:44 AM
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Posted By painkilla
not complaining , but i still prefer the more...

not complaining , but i still prefer the more aggressive looking prototype version ,hell i even grew to love that camo & mud scheme (can we order that ?).. no doubt the bike has got cosmetically...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By painkilla
reality check : if we all tried to ride like that...

reality check : if we all tried to ride like that , we'd all be spending our time in a hospital bed instead of riding lol
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 04:41 AM
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Posted By painkilla
Lets get those guys to do that again in real...

Lets get those guys to do that again in real world conditions - you know , when you've been riding all day on gnarly track in the baking sun, you've hardly eaten ,tired ,headache and this is 10th...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 09:54 PM
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Posted By painkilla
good stuff not doubt, i do a lot of solo riding...

good stuff not doubt, i do a lot of solo riding and i would imagine so do many other riders on here ..having a heavy bike limits me mentally before i even start the ride because i Know if i get stuck...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 06:05 PM
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Posted By painkilla
Ok, sounds promising if it mimics a V twin.. so...

Ok, sounds promising if it mimics a V twin.. so what degree is the f800gs engine ? i don't like the f800 engine, sounds lame and is a bit buzzy.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 03:50 PM
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Posted By painkilla
what does the 270 degrees mean in terms of...

what does the 270 degrees mean in terms of performance as opposed to the Bmw800gs parallel twin ?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 11:11 PM
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Posted By painkilla
lol, the man has a good point , lets hope Honda...

lol, the man has a good point , lets hope Honda adds passenger pegs for 2 pillions ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 09:12 PM
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Posted By painkilla
agreed. the TA does not look like a 2up bike and...

agreed. the TA does not look like a 2up bike and I'm glad it doesn't.
Prototype didn't even have pillion pegs . AWESOME !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By painkilla
Something like that , but better than putting a...

Something like that , but better than putting a PIG on an expensive weight loss transformation program.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 03:56 PM
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Posted By painkilla
dementia before adventure :D

dementia before adventure :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 10:14 PM
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Posted By painkilla
i guess so, i tend to forget that we're a...

i guess so, i tend to forget that we're a insignificant minority of nutcases.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 04:14 PM
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Posted By painkilla
I wanna know how Honda are hiding this bike, they...

I wanna know how Honda are hiding this bike, they must be up there with the curiosity rover testing.

Surly this bike is in or past the real world conditions testing phase, but no spy pics have...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 11:47 PM
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Views: 790
Posted By painkilla
would not use Phil Marshal found my rear...

would not use Phil Marshal

found my rear brake reservoir rubbing against my rear spokes resulting in brake fluid all over rear tire after riding 20km along eastern freeway at night in the rain ....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By painkilla
I think people should question their own ability...

I think people should question their own ability to ride offroad before they question the bikes ability.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 01:29 AM
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Posted By painkilla
hp2/ktm SE , great bikes ..but their timing into...

hp2/ktm SE , great bikes ..but their timing into the market was wrong, the masses were still fixated on large luxurious adv bikes (cough Charlie/ewan)... that generation has grown older but wiser and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By painkilla
Agreed 100 % , cant understand why people fail to...

Agreed 100 % , cant understand why people fail to understand this , i think its because a lot of so called adv riders don't leave the asphalt.

The market is saturated with bloated adventure...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 03:33 PM
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Posted By painkilla
AHA .. someone else noticed this , that was my...

AHA .. someone else noticed this , that was my initial thought too.

by making a provision for a rear snap on auxiliary tank , they nail the Adventure aspect by allowing a 250-300mile range without...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 08:21 PM
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Posted By painkilla
lol, all right guys onward to Honda's...

lol, all right guys onward to Honda's headquarters we march !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 05:50 PM
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Posted By painkilla
440 lbs wet is not heavy for a 1000cc RTW...

440 lbs wet is not heavy for a 1000cc RTW adventure bike

If you think honda are going to produce a 110hp adventure bike with the weight of 450 single ,then you are trapped in realms of fantasy.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By painkilla
well i aint no boy larry , 440 pounds for a man...

well i aint no boy larry , 440 pounds for a man like me is an acceptable weight for a RTW adventure bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By painkilla
All fun until someone gets hurt !

All fun until someone gets hurt !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By painkilla
Thankfully a few you guys stepped up and agreed a...

Thankfully a few you guys stepped up and agreed a lighter bike is the way to go ! For awhile I thought i was in the adv hog section.

For you guys who want a heavy Africa twin get the F*&K out of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 12:20 AM
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Posted By painkilla
I am fortunate to have traveled much of the world...

I am fortunate to have traveled much of the world on motorbike ..talk to any genuine other world traveler most will wish for a lighter bike.

You give me call when you need a hand picking up your...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 11:43 PM
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Posted By painkilla
Id rather be a troll on my 200kg Africa Twin than...

Id rather be a troll on my 200kg Africa Twin than an idiot on a 250kg Africa twin.
:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 11:09 PM
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Posted By painkilla
luckily we have Team idiots like you :D

luckily we have Team idiots like you :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 08:16 PM
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Posted By painkilla
As an offroad rider i am aware of all this , iv...

As an offroad rider i am aware of all this , iv owned 250's up to 1200's.

At the end of day when you're riding through monsoons in the Congo or heading up the Tanami track to WA ,everyone would be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 07:03 PM
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Posted By painkilla
There's always someone who takes things out of...

There's always someone who takes things out of context

I was comparing the bike only to itself !

A 250kg Honda True adventure is not the bike i want to take on a "true adventure" period.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By painkilla
yes, bike will debut in Nov 2015 in full form ,...

yes, bike will debut in Nov 2015 in full form , then be ready for sale in a couple of months into 2016.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By painkilla
I think we all kinda figured that out by now. ...

I think we all kinda figured that out by now.

All i want to know is the bikes weight , knowing that single factor tells us realistically what this bike is/isn't capable of doing.

Off topic -...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By painkilla
would a 1000cc 50/50 bike be tubeless or tubes ?...

would a 1000cc 50/50 bike be tubeless or tubes ? , tubes offer better offroad riding ...but I think i would rather have tubeless
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 10:17 PM
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Posted By painkilla
I just sold my 2010 r1200gs ... waiting patiently...

I just sold my 2010 r1200gs ... waiting patiently for Hondas offering , no other bike interests me !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 08:49 PM
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Posted By painkilla
vast majority of people don't like things the are...

vast majority of people don't like things the are too out there...
a 1000cc dirt bike is a taboo subject
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 06:54 PM
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Posted By painkilla
and when you're bike is laying upside down -...

and when you're bike is laying upside down - fittingly its the number of the beast :)
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