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Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Motus City Bike Night 12 October

It's the Saturday of the Barber Vintage Festival. Everyone is invited but I think you have to let them know you're coming for a head count. You can find them on Facebook as Motus Motorcycles. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Me three! They look like whale dicks....

Me three! They look like whale dicks....
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By Gadget Girl
When I was looking at getting a new bike once I...

When I was looking at getting a new bike once I asked my Physical Therapist what I should get as I have a bad back. (sorry not familiar with all the L and C and such type jargon)

She explained...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,818
Posted By Gadget Girl
My physical therapist! When I was getting...

My physical therapist!

When I was getting back into riding years ago, I asked my physical therapist what would be better for my back.

She replied that the recumbent position of a cruiser bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,751
Posted By Gadget Girl
I'm very surprised that no one has- A) asked...

I'm very surprised that no one has-

A) asked if there are any height challenges as this is often a concern for many women.
B) suggested the Ninja 250

As mentioned before, DO NOT attempt to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,830
Posted By Gadget Girl
Adding another woman's view- When I was single...

Adding another woman's view-
When I was single I wouldn't consider dating a guy who didn't ride. When dating I liked the guy to lead so I could assess his riding skills. I also didn't feel...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,701
Posted By Gadget Girl
The '06 that our oldest bought when he got home...

The '06 that our oldest bought when he got home from Army Basic as his primary transportation worked great for him! He rode it everywhere and even from ATL to Orlando to visit a buddy.

It got...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 26,869
Posted By Gadget Girl
I bought my 2006 VFR in 2008 with 1,700 miles on...

I bought my 2006 VFR in 2008 with 1,700 miles on him.
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k166/PnkCrusader/DSCN2038_zps6aa00649.jpg

I missed almost a year of riding due to carpal tunnel surgery and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Thanks! We found it too. But, it was only the...

Thanks! We found it too. But, it was only the pricey 396 of which only just over 200 were made in the Z16 Chevelle and the 427 which is the same basic block. The bubble hood 'Vettes also had the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
I wasn't referring to just the valve setup. I...

I wasn't referring to just the valve setup. I was referring to the whole list.

BTW my husband, STRAP, is asking me where y'all got the idea that the 396 had splayed valves? If any did it was the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
No, I was explaining that it was not necessary if...

No, I was explaining that it was not necessary if you read the description and looked at the valve covers (which are shaped to indicate what is written about them being offset) with a clear enough...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Change your screen resolution or, if using your...

Change your screen resolution or, if using your phone, go to a computer to view.....
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
:hmmmmm Really? Umm, for starters I see the...

:hmmmmm Really? Umm, for starters I see the offset valves.... Did you read the list to the right of the pic? Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe that the other pushrod engines...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By Gadget Girl
Have you looked at the Tenere? A buddy at work...

Have you looked at the Tenere? A buddy at work just got one. It sounds like the kind of thing you're describing.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Gee, looks like I missed a lot by checking out...

Gee, looks like I missed a lot by checking out when I did last night. Though I think I made out better by taking 10/10ths suggestion. :evil :rofl




Ok, back on task: The guys were getting...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 76,535
Posted By Gadget Girl
Wow. Just happened across this thread. Not many...

Wow. Just happened across this thread. Not many first gens. I love my naked '00! He's my spare/track bike most of the time now. He served several years as my main ride though. We rode all over...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
This is a hand built bike. No robots. This is...

This is a hand built bike. No robots. This is intended to be a finely crafted machine, not a mass produced functional tool.

I'm sure the guys would be more than happy to give you a tour of the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
You're starting with an assumption that Motus...

You're starting with an assumption that Motus wants to sell a lot of bikes. Or become a big player in the mass market.

You've missed the mark by a mile!

It has never been the intention of...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Hmmm, Looks like Sierra Thumper doesn't know to...

Hmmm, Looks like Sierra Thumper doesn't know to look at a Join Date.

Thank you, sweetie, but apparently you can't be rational with someone who doesn't have the documentation to back up his claims....
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
The pic on the home page of the site looks to be...

The pic on the home page of the site looks to be parts for the new bikes! Looks like we should be seeing something in the next few months.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,938
Posted By Gadget Girl
My sons have enjoyed the heck out of the Ninja...

My sons have enjoyed the heck out of the Ninja 250 the oldest bought when he got back from Army basic. He rode it everywhere and even down from Atlanta to Orlando to visit a buddy.

It was then...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Ok, you wanna get technical- 1) Where'd you...

Ok, you wanna get technical-

1) Where'd you get the turbo kit?
2) How much was the dyno to remap? My understanding is that to get full function from a turbo upgrade it is required to remap.
3)...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
BINGO! Thank you chadhargis.

BINGO! Thank you chadhargis.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
The configuration I'm talking about is the top...

The configuration I'm talking about is the top bag mount. The top bag covers the rear seat. When we go on a trip we use ALL of our luggage!

I've ridden the ZX10, not the 14. They are very...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Sierra Thumper said, "and have less than 11 grand...

Sierra Thumper said, "and have less than 11 grand total in it. "

I'm questioning getting that kind of HP out of that bike for that little $$. Mind you he said he's got that little TOTAL IN IT. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Oh, and for comparison I did a bit of research on...

Oh, and for comparison I did a bit of research on what it costs to get 270 hp out of a ZX14.

http://www.carpenterracing.com/sbp_zx14.htm

They top out BELOW 270 for just under $11,000!!!

Um,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
:eek1:eek1 270rwhp?!?!?! Dyno of that one...

:eek1:eek1 270rwhp?!?!?! Dyno of that one please! I mean SERIOUSLY?!?!?!?
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Riding a motorcycle, or for that matter owning...

Riding a motorcycle, or for that matter owning one, is not an emotional experience?!?!

Four wheels move the body.
Two wheels move the soul!

Read any thread about why we ride and it's full of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
:thumb BINGO!

:thumb BINGO!
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
As with other details on that photo, that may not...

As with other details on that photo, that may not be the final version.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Found it!

Here's the video I mentioned-

Lee Conn Interview (http://youtu.be/Cbn_uZ2Z3EY)
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Akropovic himself designed the new exhaust. ...

Akropovic himself designed the new exhaust. :clap

How can Motus get Sargent, Ohlins, Brembo, etc to even give them the time of day, much less work with them to develop things for the bikes? The...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Ok, here goes.... It's been a few days so I've...

Ok, here goes.... It's been a few days so I've got some catching up to do.

MPG on the prototypes was in the mid 40s.

Yes, they have deposits for many bikes already with buyers waiting for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Had you spoken with the folks there they would...

Had you spoken with the folks there they would have told you that they do not have the parts to assemble the production product yet. What you saw were the two, and only, Motus's in existence to date.
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Whisperquiet- The "awful wires" you speak of are...

Whisperquiet- The "awful wires" you speak of are the connections for the testing equipment. What you saw were the mockups using the prototypes.

Yes, they are working for "perfect". That is why...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
Apparently they're alive and well and proceeding...

Apparently they're alive and well and proceeding with production.


Motus City Bike Night (https://www.facebook.com/events/394843533917181/)


EDIT- 8 October

I just got the latest update...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 462,678
Posted By Gadget Girl
I have really long legs ( flatfoot almost any...

I have really long legs ( flatfoot almost any bike) and the headers are way forward of them.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 277,703
Posted By Gadget Girl
I'll try to drag Strap out for some nosh. We'd...

I'll try to drag Strap out for some nosh. We'd be on VFRs: one red, one white.
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,303
Posted By Gadget Girl
Ok, with price range and weight information...

Ok, with price range and weight information added, I'd suggest the VFR 6th GEN. There are still some new ones out there to be had and many low mileage ones. With the top case it's very passenger...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 539,674
Posted By Gadget Girl
I beg to differ on the 2-up riding suitability of...

I beg to differ on the 2-up riding suitability of the VFR.
I have an '06 and my husband has an '02. We take the kids out frequently. The '02 has a top case which is a major upgrade for passenger...
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