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Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Dallara
Pissed As a friend of mine said, "What's the point?"

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Now here's something really *STUPID*!!! :puke2


http://www.autoblog.com/2014/08/13/google-testing-autonomous-motorcycle-california/
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Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8,598
Views: 1,685,448
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Nope... 2014.

Then it must be a 2013 with a 2014 windscreen, 2014 upper triple clamp and bar risers, 2014 header pipes, 2014 sidestand, 2014 mirrors, 2014 decals, etc.... :rofl

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh More like G-Spot than you may realize...

Yep. It's the massive influx of BMW lovers and owners that have started hanging out here.

Of course, the BMW owners have to do something with their time while they wait for their bikes to be...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh His grammar and spelling are atrocious, too...

Yep, he does it all the time. It's his style. In fact, it's the only thing he knows how to do... :rofl

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Ain't it the truth...

Amen, Bruddah! Amen! :beer

Dallara



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Forum: Vendors 07-26-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 231,490
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Gone, gone, gone!!!

Sold that puppy to a guy who couldn't get a Harmonizer!!! :deal

Dallara



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Forum: Vendors 07-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 231,490
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Sometimes you're lucky... Glad I was!

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Glad I bought two of 'em... One new from Grok, and another used after his production went dark. One of the very best tools I have ever used.

And nobody will be getting mine until "they pry...
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 147,538
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Hubrus or Hubris???

Look at his user name... :rofl

https://www.google.com/#q=hubris

Kind'a fits, don'cha' think? :deal

Dallara
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Thumb The Real Deal...

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I've traded some PM's with Bluesman, and I believe he is exactly what he says he is, and with exactly the background and education he claims. I have no doubt in his academic achievements.
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Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Gee-Gaws...

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Oh, and let's not forget...

There are some here who will insist it has a friggin' gear indicator, and that gear indicator will have to show the gear position even with the clutch in or they...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 06:49 AM
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Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Top Secret...

And here all this time I thought you were doing clandestine soil sampling for the British to use against the French... :rofl

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24,527
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Posted By Dallara
Laugh More nastiness...

First slags against Poles, the French, and BMW's...

Now somebody's taking "cheap shots" at the Super Tenere's weight and that poor, wimpy concrete...

What's next? Slagging Heidenau K60 tires?...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24,527
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Posted By Dallara
Laugh Physician, heal thyself...

So, kind of like just what you are doing right now, eh? :rofl

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24,527
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Posted By Dallara
Laugh Those French...

OK, I get it... French BMW mating ritual. :lol3

Dallara


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Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 But then again, Honda doesn't seem to be what they once were...

But therein lies the rub...

Nobody wants Honda to make a true world-class, revolutionary, market-redefining, mind-boggling, too-good-to-be-true, ultra-trick mega-hit "Africa Twin" more than I...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Chain drive probably killed it...

Probably would have been a mega-enormous-giant worldwide super-success if it had only had shaft drive... :rofl

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Otoh...

But then again, no matter what Honda decides to make there will plenty of people complaining... :rofl

If it's chain-drive, some will be saying it should have a shaft...

If it's shaft, some will...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Mobil 1 = Easy to Find Anywhere

And unlike Amsoil you can pretty much find Mobil 1 anywhere in the world.

I've been using it for decades, and it's all engine suppliers like Ilmor, Cosworth, Nissan/Infiniti, and TWR/Olds/Chevy...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Still no proof... Just more puffery...

Believe me, you don't want to start comparing resumes/CV's... From your own description you're severely lacking in that regard, and not just in education. By all your other stated measures, too, not...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Laugh What's your source? Magazines?

You're kidding, right? :lol3

Manufacturer's representatives have been lying to the press, public, etc. ever since Romans made chariots... And some of them have been doing it for *DECADES* working...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 09:16 AM
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Views: 330,050
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Most wipe with them...

And how, exactly, do you personally know what Honda in Japan's expectations were, may I ask? :dunno







Wow! Subscriptions to MAGAZINES! Well, everybody knows that every word in those is...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh True, but...

It does... But usually the consequences are more... shall we say... *intense*. :lol3

Sometimes they can be a lot more expensive, too! :deal

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Then what the hell!!!

If it really *speaks* to you then I say "Go for it!" Maybe you'll have problems, maybe you won't... But if it triggers something you're looking for right now then how can you go wrong? After all,...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Wink Do you wanna' ride always wondering???

Therein lies the rub...

Do you want to always be wondering, with that nagging question of "Is something going to break?", every single mile you're out riding? That's what finally got me off a...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8,598
Views: 1,685,448
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Ancient inventory...

Not to mention all they have are old stock... :wink:

Dallara






p.s. - I wonder what kind of "C" thingie he took that picture with...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Wicked What about at the beginning?

That'll do... :freaky

But then again, that's nearly half way through your USA travels, and IIRC you guys weren't carrying as much there as you were when you hit New York! :rofl

Needless to say,...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Dallara
Laugh Old Git Ray = Yamaha Durability Tester

Go ahead, Ray... Post up one of those pics again where you and Karen are loaded down when you first got to the USA... Then he'll get the idea! :deal

:lol3 :rofl :lol3 :rofl :lol3

Dallara


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Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Just for the record...

First off, the Super Tenere's rear sub-frame is aluminum, not steel. Just don't want any confusion.

As for broken sub-frames... I am only aware of one person having even a cracked sub-frame, and...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 55,485
Posted By Dallara
Not trying to *educate*...

Our previous two posts crossed in transit. Didn't mean to hit the point so hard... :shog

And I wasn't trying to educate so much as emphasize. Seems all too often in these discussions some folks...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 55,485
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Trials... Trials... Trials...

Well, except that it's designed and marketed as a *TRIALS* boot, and literally *NO* other trials boots offered out there in the world have shift pads on them, either... :rofl

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Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 55,485
Posted By Dallara
Mink Oil, Ankle Protection, & Shifter Pads...

I use mink oil on mine on a fairly regularly basis, which helps with the weatherproofing (water rolls off) as well as making the leather almost self-healing to scuffs and scrapes. I've had mine for...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh On Film...

And here she talks about it on film... :rofl


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avsd0eemmr4

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/avsd0eemmr4" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Heat treated spokes...

I don't like those "torch" wrenches, either... Too damn hot to work with. :rofl

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Sort of...

Yes and no...

Needless to say, the Yamabond 14's instructions say that if you remove or loosen a fastener that the thread locker should be reapplied, but when you do remove a fastener using it...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Don't Worry! Be Happy!

I'm only 5' 8" with a 29" inseam, not to mention two very bad, bone-on-bone knees and two artificial hip joints, and I don't have any problem with my Super Tenere. Had it nearly 3 years and over...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Maybe, but...

I understand your logic, which is why I suggested the Yamabond 14.

But I still wonder about thread lock on spoke nipples. Maybe it's just that in over four decades of messing with laced wheels,...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Yamabond 14

Well, there is always this...

http://www.powerpartsplus.com/pages/PublicMedia/CatalogImage/173040?width=500

Sometimes seen in this container, too...
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Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Blue is Best!

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And of course it's in the fastest of all colors - Blue! :rofl

Dallara



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Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24,527
Views: 4,503,120
Posted By Dallara
It's up to you...

There are reams of data clearly showing that nothing filters as well as the paper filters like the OEM in your bike, and certainly if some other filter media worked as well for the bike's design...
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 147,538
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Completely different...

Not even remotely close...

The FJR uses H4 hi/lo beam dual element bulbs in a rather traditional and conventional reflector housing.

The Super Tenere uses H7 single element bulbs in a...
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