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Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 903,935
Posted By Gypped
There's a bookstore down the street from me that...

There's a bookstore down the street from me that used to have a signed poster of the bike, which was my total knowledge until I saw the pic again here and googled it. I may have to see if they still...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,217
Posted By Gypped
Nope. There are a few people on the RSW forums...

Nope. There are a few people on the RSW forums that made themselves a set of mid-mount 'highway pegs', but I can only remember one that actually relocated the controls and he never shared the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,335
Posted By Gypped
I'm trying to remember what I got them to agree...

I'm trying to remember what I got them to agree to OTD, but unfortunately none of the dealers would email me the OTD price - they'd only give it to me over the phone.

The one in Lakeland, I want...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 694,910
Posted By Gypped
The Honda site is right, and they are radials. ...

The Honda site is right, and they are radials. There are 2 options in the stock sizes, and they're made exclusively because of the CB1100 and both come OEM.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 166,171
Posted By Gypped
I couldn't find any reviews where they *actually*...

I couldn't find any reviews where they *actually* weighed the thing, but the metric reviews listed it as something like 197 kilos (claimed).

For 2012, it only came in the SE version, which had the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 166,171
Posted By Gypped
http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/08/27/triumph-tiger...

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/08/27/triumph-tiger-1050-best-used-bikes/

The 2007-2012 Tiger 1050. I can go find the metric reviews with it in kgs instead of lbs if preferred. It's not the Tiger...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 166,171
Posted By Gypped
The FJ-09 doesn't way THAT much more... just...

The FJ-09 doesn't way THAT much more... just around 25ish pounds more than the Tiger 1050. :deal Claimed wet weight of the 1050 was 436 lbs, vs the claimed 462 lbs for the FJ.

The Tiger Sport...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,335
Posted By Gypped
I can't give feedback about the Sprint, but I can...

I can't give feedback about the Sprint, but I can talk about the experience of trying to buy one in Florida, if you want. I ended up buying a 14 Ninja 1000 instead. What dealer are you looking at the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 469,618
Posted By Gypped
I had assumed they stole his dog and kicked his...

I had assumed they stole his dog and kicked his significant other while cackling about all the money they've swindled people out of so far.
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,471
Posted By Gypped
Unless it's changed in the last year or so, you...

Unless it's changed in the last year or so, you can get non-ethanol almost everywhere in Iowa - at least, in the rural parts, I've not spent much time in the cities there. It's normally 87 octane as...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By Gypped
It depends entirely on the area/dealers. I...

It depends entirely on the area/dealers. I couldn't get a test ride on any Hondas locally, but the local Kawi dealer literally down the same street uncrated and put together a '14 N1k just so I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 277,150
Posted By Gypped
According to the Ventura US site, there are...

According to the Ventura US site, there are brackets to fit their system on the 14 N1k with factory luggage. There's even pics of it mounted on a European N1k (I assume, since it's silver/gray) with...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,222
Posted By Gypped
I suppose it depends on how important the updates...

I suppose it depends on how important the updates are for you, and how much better the price on the 11 is over the 14. I know when I bought my 14, they *really* wanted to get rid of their 13s. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Gypped
There's not a lot of options for extra wide feet....

There's not a lot of options for extra wide feet. I wear 9.5 EEEE, and haven't found anything off the shelf that fits properly as far as moto boots go. What size are your Tech 3's? I only did a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,338
Posted By Gypped
I just picked one up last weekend, and I had to...

I just picked one up last weekend, and I had to do a lot of insurance shopping. I was with Progressive through USAA, and they wanted, no exaggeration, almost $5k a year, with the majority of that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,217
Posted By Gypped
There were a lot of leftover Warriors after the...

There were a lot of leftover Warriors after the economy nose-dived, and it was never the most popular model to begin with. I picked up my '09 at the beginning of '12 and really regret trading it in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,217
Posted By Gypped
http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2008-Yamaha-Roa...

http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2008-Yamaha-Road-Star-Warrior-WARRIOR-110500367

There you go, a new one in NJ. There's more around, but that seemed like it's probably closest.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,119
Posted By Gypped
Well, if you're talking about the half helmets,...

Well, if you're talking about the half helmets, they're going for the Sons of Anarchy look. DOT rated beanies are too large - they end up with "mushroom head". The ones worn on tv and in movies are...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,937
Posted By Gypped
You get the derogatory comments because of the...

You get the derogatory comments because of the way you respond to suggestions that you don't care for. And I'm all for your "I'm a man" speech, I'm sure your mother finds it absolutely precious.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,980
Posted By Gypped
That's really odd. I'm 5'9, but with a 28"/29"...

That's really odd. I'm 5'9, but with a 28"/29" inseam and the stretch panel is above my knee on the bike. The lower seam is right at the top of my knee while standing though. Also, it's good that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 694,910
Posted By Gypped
Well, everyone's in luck, it's possible to order...

Well, everyone's in luck, it's possible to order from Japan - at least for the CB1100 anyway. Of course, the luggage rack is actually available here in the states and there are a few aftermarket...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,451
Posted By Gypped
I'm planning on going to the local dealer either...

I'm planning on going to the local dealer either Friday or Saturday and taking the demo for a spin. I stopped in this past Sat to look at it, and didn't realize they had a demo until I'd talked to...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,980
Posted By Gypped
I have a pair of the black compounds, and really...

I have a pair of the black compounds, and really dig them. I had to chop off everything up to the bottom of the zipper cuz I've got short legs, used shears and a ruler to keep it straight and now...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 269,198
Posted By Gypped
You're friends with mid-20's hipsters? Because I...

You're friends with mid-20's hipsters? Because I worked in a bar for the better part of the last decade, and can tell you the hipsters drank it because it was cheap to start... and now it's part of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 269,198
Posted By Gypped
They don't drink PBR because of unions, etc......

They don't drink PBR because of unions, etc... they drink PBR because it's CHEAP. Well, at least it was.

As far as the bikes go, if they had been out a year earlier, it's likely SWMBO would be...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Gypped
Just make sure you take some test rides on it,...

Just make sure you take some test rides on it, it's going to take a bit of fine-tuning. Everyone says to not add much air to it - everyone is right, in this case. Even knowing that, I overfilled...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,883
Posted By Gypped
You're completely correct, earplugs don't do...

You're completely correct, earplugs don't do anything for turbulence... Why are you trying to use earplugs to change the way air flows around your helmet? They reduce noise, not make your bike...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,979
Posted By Gypped
You've just been lucky with not having things...

You've just been lucky with not having things stolen. I was riding with my girlfriend to visit her son when he was going to college in another part of the state, and we took a break at a rest stop. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,129
Posted By Gypped
If you're using Google Maps and the google music...

If you're using Google Maps and the google music app (I'm pretty sure it works with other apps as well, but I haven't used anything else), it will mute the music while giving voice directions. If...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,929
Posted By Gypped
Have you never checked the prices of goods in the...

Have you never checked the prices of goods in the US against anywhere else in the world? Consumer goods are almost always cheaper in the States. That includes cars, computers/laptops, motorcycles,...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,462
Posted By Gypped
I actually pass Sargent on my way to and from...

I actually pass Sargent on my way to and from work every day although they aren't open at the times I commute. I'm just sad they don't do ride-ins like several other seat companies do, or I'd have...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,462
Posted By Gypped
I had a Corbin dual-tour on my Warrior, and I...

I had a Corbin dual-tour on my Warrior, and I loved it. :rofl SWMBO on the other hand, did not care for it one tiny bit; so off it went (she found it entirely too firm). I had a Danny Gray...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 694,910
Posted By Gypped
You may want to take a closer look at the seat.

You may want to take a closer look at the seat.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 694,910
Posted By Gypped
Plus the bike will let you go up a bit higher...

Plus the bike will let you go up a bit higher than that as well. I've bounced the rev limiter a few times, although I will be honest, I can't remember if it was at 9k or 9.5k. I usually do it in my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 44,083
Posted By Gypped
Something tells me that people like you wouldn't...

Something tells me that people like you wouldn't be happy with anything. Personally, I've gotten 3 surveys this year in the mail from Honda, Yamaha and the Motorcycle Foundation so far, but I'm sure...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,802
Posted By Gypped
A large part of it is the local dealer, but I...

A large part of it is the local dealer, but I know one of the HD dealers nearish me won't even try to resell any bike they get if it has over 20k miles and consequently offer much lower than BB or...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 39,779
Posted By Gypped
tl;dr :puke1

tl;dr :puke1
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 45,953
Posted By Gypped
No joke. We've been bike shopping for my g/f's...

No joke. We've been bike shopping for my g/f's first bike, and she's really partial to the "old school" look... but also wants mid-mount controls, which really limits potential choices. She...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Gypped
I can't guarantee that your experience will match...

I can't guarantee that your experience will match mine obviously, in my case I wear a large in the Bilt and Shoei full-face helmets but for the Multi-Tec, I only wear a medium. When I was trying...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 694,910
Posted By Gypped
In 5th gear, 80 mph is what, 4500 or thereabouts?...

In 5th gear, 80 mph is what, 4500 or thereabouts? Considering redline is 8500, I don't think that's particularly crazy. Now, I feel 1st gear is awfully short since it's almost redlined at 50 but...
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