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Forum: Battle scooters 12-19-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 142,786
Posted By andoulli
Silverwing

In the flea market.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=942000
Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By andoulli
I have a Swing and love it but I'm not here to...

I have a Swing and love it but I'm not here to tell you that. A few years ago I had a rider friend with two fresh hip replacements. He too wanted to get back to riding. He was not interested in a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,382
Posted By andoulli
Actually I'm rereconsidering my position on this...

Actually I'm rereconsidering my position on this issue.:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,382
Posted By andoulli
I did the warranty research first, no need to...

I did the warranty research first, no need to call them, I was wrong, get it, I was wrong, I posted I was wrong, get it?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,382
Posted By andoulli
Well, learn something new every day, you sir are...

Well, learn something new every day, you sir are correct.

http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/equipment/motorcycle_accessories/media/WPPM_MotorradPartsStatement.pdf

Sucks though that you would...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,382
Posted By andoulli
No, oil and tires are not covered. Clearly you...

No, oil and tires are not covered. Clearly you want to argue a point. Have at it. Where is the OP here, huh? You really believe a BMW dealer is going to charge 2 to 3 hours shop time to replace...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,382
Posted By andoulli
Really, in a $12K scooter less than a year old? ...

Really, in a $12K scooter less than a year old? My 2007 Silverwing doing fine with the original factory bulb.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,382
Posted By andoulli
Tell your dealer to replace the bulb under...

Tell your dealer to replace the bulb under warranty? That's the best way to gain access. If you are still in Louisiana, come to Baton Rouge. These guys can gain access...
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Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,332
Posted By andoulli
Swings are becoming the new Helix. Just because...

Swings are becoming the new Helix. Just because they are long in the tooth, doesn't mean they no longer function well. The drop in prices for new and used will bring in a whole new fan base of...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By andoulli
The reason the Beemer 650 beat the KLR in fuel...

The reason the Beemer 650 beat the KLR in fuel mileage is it's fuel injection whereas the Kawasaki has a carb. Put a carbureted Funduro up against the KLR and you'll see about the same fuel usage.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By andoulli
And an Airhawk.:lol3

And an Airhawk.:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,045
Posted By andoulli
I'm confused, you had fun riding it but......... ...

I'm confused, you had fun riding it but.........

What else do you want from a scooter? Storage space, check. Fuel economy, check. Affordable, check. Yes there are some late model scooter like...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,885
Posted By andoulli
Look closely at the front fender and the side...

Look closely at the front fender and the side mounting supports that go down toward the axle to a point inside the 3 spokes. Visually it seems like the spoke would cut through the support as the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,728
Posted By andoulli
I paid $4K for my Swing, 2007 with 4K miles. ...

I paid $4K for my Swing, 2007 with 4K miles.

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j40/Throwmaster/e278afe4bb3f17725bcbb59c01fabf98_zps6f675a0b.jpg

It came with all you see plus throttle lock.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-25-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,636
Posted By andoulli
I am 64, love my Silverwing and FJR1300AE. Love...

I am 64, love my Silverwing and FJR1300AE. Love the shaft drive Yamaha with no clutch, and belt drive Honda with no clutch. I want to ride forever if I can. That's not going to happen and with my...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-25-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,636
Posted By andoulli
The only problem I have with the CTX and other...

The only problem I have with the CTX and other new Honda Scooter like offerings is the chain final drive. I know modern chains require a lot less attention, but they are still dirty and require...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,790
Posted By andoulli
Beautiful Burgman. My wife has not been on the...

Beautiful Burgman. My wife has not been on the back of any motorcycle I have owned for 15 years. I come home with my new to me silverwing and two weeks later she wants to go for a ride and off we go...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By andoulli
This is the answer...... ...

This is the answer......

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j40/Throwmaster/494684ebc8a07043b5619d2da4c47e29_zpscdd586ef.jpg

For this, and what you got.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By andoulli
Feel free to explore used scooters. I bought a...

Feel free to explore used scooters. I bought a 2007 Silverwing a few months ago with 4K miles for $4K. Came with a givi top box and tall Givi screen, plus throttle lock. Not that far off in...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-07-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By andoulli
Bueller, you may remember I had a roadie as well....

Bueller, you may remember I had a roadie as well. I sold it earlier this year. I have a left hand problem so clutch levers are not my friend right now. Anyway I picked up a 2007 Silverwing, but I...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,140
Posted By andoulli
Now that was funny there, I see what ya did.:D

Now that was funny there, I see what ya did.:D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,212
Posted By andoulli
I pulled onto an interstate on ramp very early...

I pulled onto an interstate on ramp very early one morning on my 2007 Honda Shadow 1100 Spirit. Just ahead of me was a Burgman 650. The road was empty and he took off. I was not able to catch up,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,212
Posted By andoulli
I see a lot of cruisers there, more like bringing...

I see a lot of cruisers there, more like bringing a gun to a knife fight. Well, at least when the roads get curvy.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,140
Posted By andoulli
I'm done.

I'm done.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,140
Posted By andoulli
No, I'm willing to try different tires made to be...

No, I'm willing to try different tires made to be mounted on my FJR or Silverwing, that kind of experimenting is fine with me. I'm not willing to experiment with dark side rubber, I'll leave that to...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,140
Posted By andoulli
You make a number of good points. I'm not a...

You make a number of good points. I'm not a member, nor will I ever be a member of the dark side. On the other hand CVT drives seem almost perfect for trailer tires in the measured way they transmit...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,140
Posted By andoulli
Back to the OP video. That car tire is on a...

Back to the OP video. That car tire is on a Softail, not exactly the best handling motorcycle ever made. Might just be the perfect bike for a car tire. Uh, or maybe not? Anyway I have been...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By andoulli
Got it, it's the two wheel trailers that have the...

Got it, it's the two wheel trailers that have the pivoting hitch. I can see that since the one wheel trailer leans with the bike, you might want a round profile tire. On the other hand we have the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By andoulli
What year were you born?

What year were you born?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By andoulli
Plus, I'm no expert on moto trailers, but it...

Plus, I'm no expert on moto trailers, but it seems like to me that bikes and scooters have a pivoting hitch connection that allows the tow vehicle to lean while the trailer remains level, so squared...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By andoulli
There are some cheap ass trailer tires out there....

There are some cheap ass trailer tires out there. Google the name of your 8 inch trailer tire and see what you get. I would be fine with a good quality trailer tire pulled by my R bike.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,372
Posted By andoulli
Today I traveled 163 miles on my Silverwing,...

Today I traveled 163 miles on my Silverwing, think the last fuel gauge bar started blinking around 155. Made it to a gas station at 163 miles. Gas tank took 3.2 gallons. A good gallon left in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By andoulli
Very creative solution.

Very creative solution.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By andoulli
Agreed, but we have bad days too, some days asses...

Agreed, but we have bad days too, some days asses are more easily tolerated. Some days not so much.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,640
Posted By andoulli
This is one of the most absurd posts I have ever...

This is one of the most absurd posts I have ever read. You clearly like living in Arizona, riding and driving on it's well maintained roads. I'm sure you appreciate the protection local police and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,372
Posted By andoulli
So you are saying you're not green when you get...

So you are saying you're not green when you get hot?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,372
Posted By andoulli
For many years Corbin made two seats for the KLR...

For many years Corbin made two seats for the KLR 650, one dished in shape and one flat. There was almost universal agreement that the flat seat was way more comfortable. I put one on my KLR and and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 142,786
Posted By andoulli
Silverwing Corbin

Want to buy a Corbin for my silverwing.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897838
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,526
Posted By andoulli
I paid $8K for a 2007 with 1700 miles in mint...

I paid $8K for a 2007 with 1700 miles in mint condition this spring. Did a fly and ride to buy it, 900 miles back home. Came with Corbin seat and factory top box. Two weeks after I get home right...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,526
Posted By andoulli
I have a FJR now and a few years back had a 1250...

I have a FJR now and a few years back had a 1250 Bandit set up with Givi bags and Corbin seat for touring. The low screen put tremendous pressure on my neck at highway speeds. After an hour of my...
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