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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,029
Posted By dustin2
I wonder if those nice guys who unloaded the bike...

I wonder if those nice guys who unloaded the bike for you know you're talking shit about them behind their backs. Poor guys
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 48,155
Posted By dustin2
The problem is, our insurance is provided by a...

The problem is, our insurance is provided by a Crown corporation and is really, really expensive. No competitors...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 48,155
Posted By dustin2
They're in the same rate class here in BC so it...

They're in the same rate class here in BC so it should be identical
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,890
Posted By dustin2
http://www.era.la/honda-cx-01-price-in-india-and-s...

http://www.era.la/honda-cx-01-price-in-india-and-specifications.html
Forum: New Zealand 07-18-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By dustin2
Ah, the old 'if my trans wasn't playing up....' ...

Ah, the old 'if my trans wasn't playing up....'

That thing can go from zero to 200 kph in something like 8 seconds and keep going past 330

:)
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,890
Posted By dustin2
A very good point

A very good point
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,890
Posted By dustin2
My 540 lb VFR (more like 560 with the Givi rack,...

My 540 lb VFR (more like 560 with the Givi rack, case and every day items) is an absolute piece of cake in town, tight twisties and at high speeds. It's an enormous tank on paper and one would think...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,901
Posted By dustin2
I think there's something to be said for the...

I think there's something to be said for the liquid smoothness of a Honda inline 4, especially if it's not some peaky RR motor. I like smooth I4s with good low and mid range. My 919 had a wonderful...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,890
Posted By dustin2
Isn't the Ninja 300 375 lbs wet? A modern 600 is...

Isn't the Ninja 300 375 lbs wet? A modern 600 is maybe 415-425? I don't think weight is a huge factor here.

I can see the differences in handling coming from factors like steering geometry,...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 268,171
Posted By dustin2
I bet even the gloves, boots and undergarments...

I bet even the gloves, boots and undergarments are tailor made, too. $$
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,890
Posted By dustin2
They're back in F1 next year A...

They're back in F1 next year




A World Superbike contract is sure to appear in the mail soon. They might insist you ride that amazing 300
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By dustin2
Here's hoping there's one in Vancouver, BC soon....

Here's hoping there's one in Vancouver, BC soon. I've been using a Roadcrafter for a few years now and would love to try the new version on and get fitted properly. I've only purchased second hand...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,890
Posted By dustin2
You absolutely will and especially on a 300cc...

You absolutely will and especially on a 300cc motorcycle. Don't kid yourself
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,288
Posted By dustin2
I love Oregon and especially the coast!...

I love Oregon and especially the coast! Subscribed for future reference :) going to take my girlfriend here some time soon and this will be extremely useful for planning :)
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,551
Posted By dustin2
Personally, I don't see any reason to get an FZ8....

Personally, I don't see any reason to get an FZ8. Ignoring the fact there are a ton of gen 2 FZ1s on the used market, you can always find a NOS one somewhere and make a deal. It's a better spec'd...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 75,282
Posted By dustin2
The helmet spent half its life on a naked bike...

The helmet spent half its life on a naked bike with no screen and the other half behind the OEM short screen on a 2002 VFR. FWIW
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 75,282
Posted By dustin2
I'm just wondering what kind of mileage. / time...

I'm just wondering what kind of mileage. / time you're getting out of your c3 visors. I'm about twenty months into my C3 ownership and maybe 40,000 km of riding in mixed conditions. I've replaced the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,890
Posted By dustin2
FWIW, I owned a 2007 CBR125 which was one of the...

FWIW, I owned a 2007 CBR125 which was one of the first 'made in Thailand' Honda street bikes to sell in Canada (I think. Correct me if I'm wrong).

The quality and fit & finish was as good as I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,901
Posted By dustin2
slender, thanks for the review of the 650! Sounds...

slender, thanks for the review of the 650! Sounds like an excellent bike indeed. Regarding the VFR; I think the benefits of a V4 can't make themselves obvious on a short demo ride as the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,418
Posted By dustin2
S2000 http://i.imgur.com/sXHP5pw.jpg...

S2000

http://i.imgur.com/sXHP5pw.jpg (http://imgur.com/sXHP5pw)

VFR

http://i.imgur.com/J0eWwbI.jpg (http://imgur.com/J0eWwbI)

Both Hondas, both with brilliant engines, excellent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31,018
Views: 7,503,607
Posted By dustin2
Not as low as the spineless, two faced douchebag

Not as low as the spineless, two faced douchebag
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 210,808
Posted By dustin2
My 2002 (first year of that generation) was $3600...

My 2002 (first year of that generation) was $3600 CAD with 29,000 miles on the clock. Bone stock and absolutely mint condition. I think $3000-$4000 is a fair price for that age of VFR but adjust...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 210,808
Posted By dustin2
Mine: http://i.imgur.com/2qL87Nql.jpg ...

Mine:

http://i.imgur.com/2qL87Nql.jpg

My first sport tourer for all the sport touring I do. Sure is nice
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,901
Posted By dustin2
I like everything about this bike. A full fairing...

I like everything about this bike. A full fairing and a bespoke 650 inline 4 not designed for peak power would make it a wicked do-it-all. I wonder how it compares to my 12 year old VFR?
...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,792
Posted By dustin2
Sadly, I picked up a huge nail in my rear tire...

Sadly, I picked up a huge nail in my rear tire and have ditched the set for some Avons that were sitting in my garage.

http://i.imgur.com/kIJEKzNl.jpg

It's a shame I didn't get to run the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 48,155
Posted By dustin2
You'd choose the VFR if you wanted a well made,...

You'd choose the VFR if you wanted a well made, reliable, easy to live with bike that can cover thousands of km with ease while still retaining good city manners and great, neutral handling. A true...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,782
Posted By dustin2
I received a pair of NoNoise Motorsports as a...

I received a pair of NoNoise Motorsports as a surprise gift from my girlfriend after I showed her the thread on ADV. I was on the fence at the time and didn't intend on purchasing them but she did...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,847
Posted By dustin2
I'm perfectly happy with my C3. 24,000 km on it...

I'm perfectly happy with my C3. 24,000 km on it now and it would appear no worse for wear. With a the washer removed, a different variator, slider weights and an OEM belt, I max out at around 77 kph...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,619
Posted By dustin2
First two digits are week, last two are year....

First two digits are week, last two are year. March 2014
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,792
Posted By dustin2
Currently running Bridgestone BT-023 on a 2002...

Currently running Bridgestone BT-023 on a 2002 VFR. The front likely has over 20,000 km on it (was on the bike when I bought it) and the rear has around 15,000. This includes a slab - heavy trip from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31,018
Views: 7,503,607
Posted By dustin2
Is that the amount of horsepower?

Is that the amount of horsepower?
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,012
Posted By dustin2
Thanks for all the info!

Thanks for all the info!
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,012
Posted By dustin2
Makes sense and definitely clarifies my question,...

Makes sense and definitely clarifies my question, thank you.

Am I right in thinking that the waterproof liner that you zip into the Motoport would fit and feel similar to the nylon interior liner...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,012
Posted By dustin2
Thanks for the replies. Two conflicting answers,...

Thanks for the replies. Two conflicting answers, though. It seems there's a degree of confusion all around. :D
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,012
Posted By dustin2
I have a friend who wears Motoport kevlar jacket...

I have a friend who wears Motoport kevlar jacket & pants and I witnessed him strike a deer and go down. The gear worked very, very well and I have had Motoport on my mind ever since.

I wear a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,751
Posted By dustin2
Now I miss my 919. :(

Now I miss my 919. :(
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,751
Posted By dustin2
Agreed! Perfect fuel injection, runs cool as ice,...

Agreed! Perfect fuel injection, runs cool as ice, massive tank, great fuel economy, a piece of cake to maneuver. Great commuter

I had a 919 and replaced it with a VFR. The VFR is absolutely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31,018
Views: 7,503,607
Posted By dustin2
The red car in photos is the Scorpion P6...

The red car in photos is the Scorpion P6 (http://www.scorpionmotorsports.com/scorpionp6-2)
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 19,552
Posted By dustin2
Acceleration

Acceleration
Forum: Americas 06-04-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By dustin2
There are some Canadian retailers who can be...

There are some Canadian retailers who can be somewhat competitive in price. The brokerage and shipping fees from the US are extremely painful and if you don't live near a border crossing, sometimes...
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