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Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 200,123
Posted By burgerking
For now that's Alex Hoffman, who used to be...

For now that's Alex Hoffman, who used to be Aprilia's test rider but didn't like the idea of working together with Biaggi.

Hayden, if he's fit, is better of in WSBK. Although not many former...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 200,123
Posted By burgerking
Looks like Michael van der Mark will take Karl...

Looks like Michael van der Mark will take Karl Abrahams place at the Dutch TT :clap
Hope he does well :evil
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,174
Posted By burgerking
+1 I hope he wins the championship, especially...

+1 I hope he wins the championship, especially considering the shit he is going through.

As much as I like to see MV winning, Cluzel comes across as a bit of an arsehole.
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,174
Posted By burgerking
nope it's his nephew

nope it's his nephew
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 325,151
Posted By burgerking
MT-07 Tracer/FJ-07? ...

MT-07 Tracer/FJ-07?

http://images.moto.it/images/602433/x574/yamaha-nuova-mt-07-2016-3.jpg

here
http://www.moto.it/news/yamaha-mt-07-crossover-2016-spy-photo.html
Forum: Road Warriors 04-26-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3,210
Views: 697,961
Posted By burgerking
The MT-09 is a fantastic bike it just needs...

The MT-09 is a fantastic bike it just needs better suspension.
Had mine in for its 1000km service recently and also have a Hyperpro Streetbox (rear shock+forks springs) fitted

Spring has finally...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,266
Posted By burgerking
Great races :clap pity van der Mark crashed out...

Great races :clap pity van der Mark crashed out in race 2.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-07-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10,612
Views: 1,827,403
Posted By burgerking
This one ...

This one

http://www.motorradonline.de/sixcms/media.php/11/thumbnails/020_Vergleich_Tuning-Yamaha_MT-09_Klein-Yamaha_MT-09.jpg.3483966.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 12-25-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,062,622
Posted By burgerking
oh sorry I thought this was "Best looking road...

oh sorry I thought this was "Best looking road bike of all time thread"...not the "I am going to make some negative smart arse remark on other peoples choices thread".....:puke2
Forum: Europe 12-25-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By burgerking
Riding: the B500 Schwarzwald Hochstrasse is an...

Riding: the B500 Schwarzwald Hochstrasse is an epic road especially the part between Titisee and Baden Baden and not much Polizei :wink:
Schauinsland is also good, but not open for motorcycles...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-22-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 325,151
Posted By burgerking
current triples yes, the old Laverda 1000cc...

current triples yes, the old Laverda 1000cc triples had 180 degree cranks, the later version had a 120 degree crank.

As for the MT-07 I wish they had 'beginner' bikes like it when I started...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-21-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
that is like saying they did not solve the fuel...

that is like saying they did not solve the fuel range issue right out of the crate since the FZ has a 14 Liter tank and the FJ 18 Liter :dunno

The FJ as tested is how it is supplied, nothing more...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-19-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 82,423
Posted By burgerking
cool :clap, good thing it's limited to 200 bhp...

cool :clap, good thing it's limited to 200 bhp since you're living on an Island :wink:

next week my dealer has one in going to take a look.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-19-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
I don't care how he looks I want his e-mail...

I don't care how he looks I want his e-mail address so I can whine and bitch about the bike he developed....it's too expensive, the suspension is crap, fuel tank too small, it has no cruise control,...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-18-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
I was hoping for more negative report:evil ...

I was hoping for more negative report:evil

This thing is getting so much attention I am afraid dealers cannot keep em on the floor, similar to last years situation with the normal MT-09 which was...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-15-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,473
Posted By burgerking
Respect for finishing this event :clap and...

Respect for finishing this event :clap

and thanks for this report and the vids :freaky Some real exotic machinery there, MV's , 1290 SDR, TuonoV4 even a Voxan. And looking at lolo's vids I cannot...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-15-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
ehhh that has nothing to do with Yamaha's...

ehhh that has nothing to do with Yamaha's technology, the MT-07 and MT-09 both have ABS, has more to do with you folks in the US.
As for Yamaha not being about new technology, reading the spec sheet...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-14-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 145,770
Posted By burgerking
Just read a short intro test in German mag PS...

Just read a short intro test in German mag PS (Motorrads sporty sister).
Their conclusion: even on road the XC is now the better option due to its much improved suspension and better ground...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-12-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,585
Posted By burgerking
Why wait? you can get good deals on the current...

Why wait? you can get good deals on the current 800 Roadie with loads of extra's FOC.
The old/current Roadie is just as good as the new XRx.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-11-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
ehhh.......no :D Standard MT-09/S10/XTZ660...

ehhh.......no :D

Standard MT-09/S10/XTZ660 etc all have the racing blue option
Forum: Road Warriors 12-10-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 326,179
Posted By burgerking
Owned a Street Triple R and (still) own a Tiger...

Owned a Street Triple R and (still) own a Tiger 800 Roadie. In my case the Street was about 10% less fuel efficient.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
good luck...the Versys 1000 is 40 kg heavier:deal...

good luck...the Versys 1000 is 40 kg heavier:deal and for 560 Euro one can have a Hyperpro Streetbox which will sort the suspension on the Tracer. Just wondering what a 40 kg weight reduction will...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-10-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 326,179
Posted By burgerking
Nice discussion. But how many people are going...

Nice discussion.
But how many people are going (or have gone) this route 2 may be 3?:ear.
I don't think there are a lot of 800 owners complaining about the lack of power. And as far as I know the...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,225
Posted By burgerking
Word is that Triumph is selling bikes with these...

Word is that Triumph is selling bikes with these specs in the US and EU also, but sofar no one noticed :D
Forum: Road Warriors 12-06-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 326,179
Posted By burgerking
yep but the 800 engine has completely different...

yep but the 800 engine has completely different characteristics compared to the Street engine. Yamaha has left the MT-09 engine virtually unchanged for the MT-09 Tracer. That Yam triple is a lovely...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-04-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
I own a Tiger 800 Roadie which I will trade for a...

I own a Tiger 800 Roadie which I will trade for a Tracer. If you think the Tiger's suspension is better, you might be disappointed.:wink:
Triumph is making a lot of noise about the suspension...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-03-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
Yamaha US wants people to think it is some boring...

Yamaha US wants people to think it is some boring old tourer obviously :wink:
not that they will sell many in the US...thing does not have cruise control which seems to be all the rage now :D
Forum: Road Warriors 12-02-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 41,544
Posted By burgerking
well it is coming :deal ...

well it is coming :deal

http://i0.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/KTM-1290-SMT-Supermoto-T-BMH-Images-02.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 11-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
Usually these thing are bolted to the footrests...

Usually these thing are bolted to the footrests so can be removed easily.
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,368
Posted By burgerking
Fastest lap times of the Jerez test: Alex...

Fastest lap times of the Jerez test:

Alex Lowes (GB), Suzuki, 1:40.730
Tom Sykes (GB), Kawasaki, 1:40.853
Leon Haslam (GB), Aprilia, 1:40.865
Alvaro Bautista (E) Aprilia, 1’41.100 (MotoGP)...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-25-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
Looking at the price of the Tracer I expect the...

Looking at the price of the Tracer I expect the suspension will be of the same quality of the standard MT-09, so an upgrade will be the 1st thing on the wish list.

I might go for this...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-24-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10,612
Views: 1,827,403
Posted By burgerking
fully charged the 'range' on this thing is around...

fully charged the 'range' on this thing is around 1 hr, that's about the time I need to get to and from some nice playgrounds.....
Forum: Road Warriors 11-24-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
I would expect Yamaha uses the same calculator to...

I would expect Yamaha uses the same calculator to up the spring rates on the Tracer/FJ-09 :D

If it is really the same as the standard MT-09 a visit to Hyperpro is in the cards.:deal
Forum: Road Warriors 11-24-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
There is no such thing as a European price, there...

There is no such thing as a European price, there are so many differences, mainly due to tax reasons.

In the UK the price is 8150
In Italy 9600 Euro.
In Holland the price will be announced next...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-23-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
Don't know about the US, but in Europe they will...

Don't know about the US, but in Europe they will be available from February 2015.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 202,485
Posted By burgerking
Compared to the naked MT-09 the Tracer has a...

Compared to the naked MT-09 the Tracer has a higher seat height (by 30mm in the lowest setting), so more leg room. I can assure you that has a big impact, with my Tiger 800 the difference between the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 202,485
Posted By burgerking
:dunno tons of money.....the MT-09 Tracer will...

:dunno
tons of money.....the MT-09 Tracer will be around 2000 Euro less in Holland compared to the Versys 1000.

I am looking at a replacement for my Tiger 800 Roadie on the shortlist I have:...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-21-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By burgerking
I love these spec sheet roadtests...I wish I...

I love these spec sheet roadtests...I wish I could that, ride a motorbike without ever having to leave the comfort of my house :D

No it will not be as flickable as the standard MT-09, what a...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,368
Posted By burgerking
One nice thing for the Ten Kate boys in WSBK,...

One nice thing for the Ten Kate boys in WSBK, they have 2 world champs in 2015.:D
Forum: Racing 11-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,368
Posted By burgerking
wot no TC in WSBK allowed anymore...that will...

wot no TC in WSBK allowed anymore...that will spice things up:evil
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