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Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,494
Posted By bobw
Some serious "haters gonna hate" issues with some...

Some serious "haters gonna hate" issues with some folks, is it Winter?

A friend of mine get's upset in the same way when he sees a Porsche, et al, sedan or "SUV" as a personal attack diminishing...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-27-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,731
Posted By bobw
Good point and it would be interesting to see how...

Good point and it would be interesting to see how Triumph calculates their numbers as well as looking at a longer time line. Hopefully it's a sign that folks really do have some better financial...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,993
Posted By bobw
If you plan on a long term and high mile...

If you plan on a long term and high mile relationship like your current bike you need to consider the actual costs of known service requirements and the possibility of "other" repairs and their...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,731
Posted By bobw
Just checking the Triumph threads as the big...

Just checking the Triumph threads as the big Tiger has been on my radar again. I've been a Triumph fan for 40 years and wish they would "Go their own way" and not be trying to emulate another Brand...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,886
Posted By bobw
Nice score on the new bike, but BMW has got to...

Nice score on the new bike, but BMW has got to get their shit together on these bikes, "Good News!, You no longer worry about final drive or clutch contamination, You just buy new transmissions near...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,878
Posted By bobw
Glad there is more story. I just bought a jug of...

Glad there is more story. I just bought a jug of T6 myself and without making this an oil thread, your summary is right on tangent ( I used to work for an oil company and it is amazing the Kool Aid...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-17-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By bobw
:d

:d
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-17-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,901
Posted By bobw
Maybe it's a nostalgia thing, but many of the...

Maybe it's a nostalgia thing, but many of the bikes in these photos appeal to me more than their much "better" modern replacements. Of course being the bike whore I am I want all the new ones too...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,878
Posted By bobw
Great trip, enjoyed your report and thanks for...

Great trip, enjoyed your report and thanks for taking us along!
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,886
Posted By bobw
Hope you guys are enjoying the New Year and...

Hope you guys are enjoying the New Year and thanks for the photos.

Love the 32 and what your Mom warned you about for very different reasons...:evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,274
Posted By bobw
Great read and excellent photography, you have a...

Great read and excellent photography, you have a gift for story telling!

Cheers
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,792
Posted By bobw
Ouch! I hate insurance companies, Legal Organized...

Ouch! I hate insurance companies, Legal Organized Crime right behind Credit Card Companies. There are similar discussions on the ducati boards as it seems like discounts are being erased and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,398
Posted By bobw
I think the bottom line is the competition has...

I think the bottom line is the competition has made HD get their shit together and it has had very good results for buyers regardless the brand that pushes individual happy buttons.

They each have...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,398
Posted By bobw
Just got the ad in an e mail today so I think you...

Just got the ad in an e mail today so I think you got it as soon as anyone else.

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 54,821
Posted By bobw
http://www.alpinestars.com/luggage The one...

http://www.alpinestars.com/luggage

The one on the Griso has been around awhile and may be an older model. Give them a call.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,523
Posted By bobw
No listing on MaxBMW parts look up for the new...

No listing on MaxBMW parts look up for the new bikes yet.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,457
Posted By bobw
Looks great! Def do or have a proper brake...

Looks great! Def do or have a proper brake bleed/service done before any other "guessing on brake performance. I had a set of these on my rt, worked better than I thought they would,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,523
Posted By bobw
I didn't either, but in checking the motorrad...

I didn't either, but in checking the motorrad site;

R1200R
Wheelbase 59.7 in (1,515 mm)
Castor 4.9 in (125.6 mm)
Steering head angle 62.3

R1200RS
Wheelbase 60.2 in (1,527 mm)
Castor 4.5...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,523
Posted By bobw
c topher Pretty ballsy writing opinion based...

c topher

Pretty ballsy writing opinion based on actual experience :rofl

Thanks for the review, be interested in how the next test ride compares.

If the pegs and bars are that different, but...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By bobw
:rofl you guys pick your women the same way? He...

:rofl you guys pick your women the same way? He described his long and enjoyable ownership and seems more than familiar with her, warts and all, so why not ponder another? I think about my old BSA in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By bobw
If you find a nice fxr, go for it. I agree with...

If you find a nice fxr, go for it. I agree with shupe and regardless collect ability there def will be fewer and fewer available as time goes on and if you find it doesn't work as well as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,901
Posted By bobw
Great thread!

Great thread!
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,323
Posted By bobw
Beemer isn't bad around town and if you don't...

Beemer isn't bad around town and if you don't like it it wouldn't be good anywhere and if you did like it it would be good anywhere. What's your point?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-05-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By bobw
Fun read, cool that both the big and little kids...

Fun read, cool that both the big and little kids were able to enjoy!

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,462
Posted By bobw
Lookin' Good! While checking bushings and...

Lookin' Good!

While checking bushings and bearings for the "loose feeling" give the new shocks an inspection too, not likely with being new, but leaks can happen, etc., and make sure spring sag is...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,320
Posted By bobw
Great photographs! More please :beer

Great photographs! More please :beer
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,834
Posted By bobw
Great vid and nothing against the Riii, but I...

Great vid and nothing against the Riii, but I think you just offered a great example of "it's the rider more than the machine".

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,100
Views: 1,013,771
Posted By bobw
Congrats, I like that red color. A friend of mind...

Congrats, I like that red color. A friend of mind just bought a new Dyna with V+H exhaust and they were too loud for him, he put in some quiet baffles and it really has a beautiful sound without...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By bobw
^ ^^ With rare exceptions and mostly because...

^ ^^

With rare exceptions and mostly because I really appreciate the performance of the 4s, in the real world I am a die hard fan of the lovely twins I've had from Italy, Germany, England and yes,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 320,721
Posted By bobw
g***151, Like that color and she looks sweet,...

g***151, Like that color and she looks sweet, just nice clean lines!

Safe travels on her!
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 320,721
Posted By bobw
Just had mine changed on my 2014 XR. Give a...

Just had mine changed on my 2014 XR.

Give a big Thumbs Up for Cherokee Indian-Victory in Greer, SC.

I was not happy to see my dealer, Charlotte Indian, had dropped Victory for January 1, and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,344
Posted By bobw
Don't be posting this!! I have so little self...

Don't be posting this!! I have so little self control as it is and waiting to see the new SMT is bad enough without watching this porn!:D

Congrats, sexy, sexy beast!
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,462
Posted By bobw
Couple of my dirt bikes ...

Couple of my dirt bikes

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo254/ps3592/0815091207.jpg (http://s381.photobucket.com/user/ps3592/media/0815091207.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By bobw
Looking good! KOAs are the McDonalds of the...

Looking good! KOAs are the McDonalds of the camping world. Nothing wrong with that and you know you will be able to do laundry, have wifi, etc., at the cost of often being nearer to traffic noises or...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,462
Posted By bobw
Couple of good sources here on ADVrider, here's a...

Couple of good sources here on ADVrider, here's a fun link if you haven't seen it and RTWDoug has done some serious trips on old HDs, Indian, etc. and may have some good thoughts too. It's always...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,427
Posted By bobw
I feel your pain :cry The need and How to work...

I feel your pain :cry The need and How to work around stuff is hard to convey to folks that don't have the same issue. The Good thing, as has been said, is there are so many great bikes nowadays that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,907
Posted By bobw
Mark Twain is a great area to explore, met some...

Mark Twain is a great area to explore, met some good ol boys most places I ride, but never had a theft problem. Glad you didn't wake up to banjo music.....:eek1:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 57,600
Posted By bobw
I will forward this info to him. Cheers

I will forward this info to him.

Cheers
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-04-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 202,287
Posted By bobw
Not sure of exactly what you used in the HD, but...

Not sure of exactly what you used in the HD, but these are waterproof and will fit in the most cases.

http://www.aerostich.com/bags/shoulder-bags-backpacks-and-hip-packs/messenger-bags
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 57,600
Posted By bobw
Big +1

Big +1
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