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Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,057
Posted By Paulvt1
That's odd. I had a Multi 1200 and it never...

That's odd. I had a Multi 1200 and it never really did anything for me. It was fast - but that just didn't do it all.
I've ridden the Capo 12 and it's a real lush bike. Bags of low end stomp....
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 437,605
Posted By Paulvt1
I've got a VFR12 right now. I fancy moving back...

I've got a VFR12 right now. I fancy moving back to a trailie type machine.

The Vstrom is on the shortlist, as is the new AT (if it happens).

Any feedback you have will be appreciated...:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,057
Posted By Paulvt1
I can see a fair few Multi owners bailing and a...

I can see a fair few Multi owners bailing and a lot of guys with old school sports tourers trading up.

I reckon it'll be quite popular..
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,057
Posted By Paulvt1
That was from MCN yonks back. Nothing major. Lots...

That was from MCN yonks back. Nothing major. Lots of "insider" blurb (via google translate from the original Motorrad online article)...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,378
Posted By Paulvt1
Bump. Last i heard - it'll be spring 2015...

Bump.

Last i heard - it'll be spring 2015 before it's launch.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,733
Posted By Paulvt1
I was having a look at some of the photos on the...

I was having a look at some of the photos on the XTZ750 thread. Some handsome looking bikes there for sure.

I wonder if Yamaha will keep the twin headlights of the older machine?
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 276,138
Posted By Paulvt1
Dobles. Guy i spoke to seemed quite confident...

Dobles. Guy i spoke to seemed quite confident that the info was accurate.
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 276,138
Posted By Paulvt1
Just got off the phone with a sales rep at one of...

Just got off the phone with a sales rep at one of the biggest dealers here in the UK.

He says all the nitty gritty details are under embargo - but the bike will be at Intermot on October the 1st...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 552,028
Posted By Paulvt1
I'm still on the lookout for one. DCT's are rare...

I'm still on the lookout for one. DCT's are rare here..
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,057
Posted By Paulvt1
Intermot is October the 1st. Not long now..

Intermot is October the 1st. Not long now..
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
Surprised you can get one so quick..

Surprised you can get one so quick..
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,057
Posted By Paulvt1
I wonder if they'll ditch the shaft?

I wonder if they'll ditch the shaft?
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,057
Posted By Paulvt1
Nah. 19 inch front would be too close to the GS....

Nah. 19 inch front would be too close to the GS. This will be a road ripper - pure and simple.
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,733
Posted By Paulvt1
Yup. I'm guessing that Yamaha will milk the...

Yup.

I'm guessing that Yamaha will milk the PD thing big time when this hits - and proudly so.
Given that the MT07 is priced right - and bloody good quality at that, then the hope is that the...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,733
Posted By Paulvt1
I wonder if the 700 motor will get a capacity...

I wonder if the 700 motor will get a capacity bump just to put it in the same class as the F800 and the Tiger 800?
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 437,605
Posted By Paulvt1
http://www.v-strom.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=10...

http://www.v-strom.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=108&t=22841&start=90

The guy who had the work done was having some running issues with the bike stalling..
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 437,605
Posted By Paulvt1
Some guy on the UK forum has had his veek...

Some guy on the UK forum has had his veek remapped. Reckons it gives much more mojo right where you need it. Stock bike runs way lean at the bottom.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,765
Posted By Paulvt1
Neevsey seems to like it. ...

Neevsey seems to like it.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/First-rides-tests/2014/July/We-ride-the-Ariel-Ace-at-Goodwood/

I love the V4 in the VFR12. Would like to know what...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 453,536
Posted By Paulvt1
I have to say - that is the coolest, most fun...

I have to say - that is the coolest, most fun looking bike i've seen in ages.

Regards! :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,107
Posted By Paulvt1
By all accounts - the Bandit 1250 will be coming...

By all accounts - the Bandit 1250 will be coming back in a refreshed package.

I sold mine after 6 months. Never did anything for me.

I did, however, want that 6 cylinder Stratosphere to make...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,733
Posted By Paulvt1
Yamaha UK is having a big push with the MT...

Yamaha UK is having a big push with the MT models. Touring various cities and putting on stunt shows etc. When they visit my locale in August i'm on bloody night shift - otherwise i'd be down there...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,318
Posted By Paulvt1
I notice that the GS is getting the GSA heavier...

I notice that the GS is getting the GSA heavier flywheel.

Shame - i thought the 13 GS had a great motor. Much more fun than the new GSA.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,057
Posted By Paulvt1
I think next year could be a good year for the...

I think next year could be a good year for the tall rounder class.

The BM, a possible Triumph Tiger 1200 sport and new Versys 1000 and possibly a replacement for the TDM 900 from Yamaha.

Good...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 453,536
Posted By Paulvt1
HA! That looks ace! Like a Grom's big brother..:D

HA! That looks ace! Like a Grom's big brother..:D
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,733
Posted By Paulvt1
This place will melt down when that bike does pop...

This place will melt down when that bike does pop up. The MT07 is one of the best bikes i've ever ridden for sheer fun and unbeatable for bang for buck for a new ride.
Hope the new XTZ will be much...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,764
Posted By Paulvt1
That'll be sweet..

That'll be sweet..
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
Thanks for that. How is the leg room now?

Thanks for that. How is the leg room now?
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
Yup. I'm guessing they are using the demand for...

Yup. I'm guessing they are using the demand for the bike as a bargaining chip.

I reckon i'll hold out for the tall rounder version.
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
A red one. Very nice it is too..

A red one. Very nice it is too..
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
10,800. Sport model with CC + heated grips. 2500...

10,800. Sport model with CC + heated grips. 2500 miles.

Not too concerned about the ex-demo status. More concerned about leg room.

I'm guessing you can get some form of rear sets for the bike?
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
Not sure at the moment - i made a vague inquiry...

Not sure at the moment - i made a vague inquiry and they don't open until tomorrow.
It'll be interesting to see how much they want for it (full monty version).
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
Local dealer has their ex demo up for sale... ...

Local dealer has their ex demo up for sale...

..hmmm....:evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 53,049
Posted By Paulvt1
Indeed. Bloody good bike used now.

Indeed. Bloody good bike used now.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
Truly wonderful stuff. That's another 2...

Truly wonderful stuff.

That's another 2 months on the waiting time..:D
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 81,102
Posted By Paulvt1
The switchgear issue has been ongoing since they...

The switchgear issue has been ongoing since they went over to the PCB type switches. God knows who supplies BMW with this crap.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 468,353
Posted By Paulvt1
1'st mag test of the street rally version. I...

1'st mag test of the street rally version. I thought it was just a standard bike with plastic thrown in it's general direction - but it appears the ergo's have been changed.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 139,737
Posted By Paulvt1
Some of these comments are shocking.. .. ...

Some of these comments are shocking..


..


Thank you - i'm here all week...

:D
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 437,605
Posted By Paulvt1
One of the thoughts that rattled around the empty...

One of the thoughts that rattled around the empty space between my ears as i test rode the new GSA LC was "No way is this 8 grand better than the Veek".
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 48,241
Posted By Paulvt1
Saw a white one the other day with the optional...

Saw a white one the other day with the optional hard bags. Nice.
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Paulvt1
How's the big Aprilia holding up?

How's the big Aprilia holding up?
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