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Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,849
Posted By dduelin
Where's the Like button?

Where's the Like button?
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,849
Posted By dduelin
I don't think anyone has paid MSRP for a ST1300...

I don't think anyone has paid MSRP for a ST1300 for the last 10 years. Asking and getting is two different things.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By dduelin
Bring More Wallet for the fines and insurance...

Bring More Wallet for the fines and insurance surcharges wrought by scrubbing off tire edges at triple digits and riding an hour at 100 on the interstate. That's about a $1000+ fine plus a trip to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By dduelin
Come on. He rides a credit card tourer 6000 miles...

Come on. He rides a credit card tourer 6000 miles a year. He should get dispensation.
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By dduelin
I can't speak for any bike other than my ST1300...

I can't speak for any bike other than my ST1300 but I've never wished for better wind management at any speed than it provides me. I'm 5'6" with the stock windshield and Honda accessory wind...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5,498
Views: 1,014,985
Posted By dduelin
Take chill pill. No one called you a liar. ...

Take chill pill.

No one called you a liar.

The bigger question revolves around whether or not first, second, and third hand information reported in this thread support a contention that a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5,498
Views: 1,014,985
Posted By dduelin
As reported by a guy he knew who knows the techs....

As reported by a guy he knew who knows the techs. What's that, third hand sketchy information?

The Wikipedia generation........if someone posted it then it must be true.

Bon Jour!
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,498
Views: 1,014,985
Posted By dduelin
Yes, but not knowing the specifics it would be...

Yes, but not knowing the specifics it would be reported second or third hand on the internet as "DCT problem, bike stuck in gear". That was the point raised by Showkey - operators can do things an...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,498
Views: 1,014,985
Posted By dduelin
Still, I've been active on 700 forums for a...

Still, I've been active on 700 forums for a couple years now and it's the first account I've read of this. I'm not discounting you but I think if it's happening a lot it would be more wide spread.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,498
Views: 1,014,985
Posted By dduelin
This is true about locking up the rear wheel. The...

This is true about locking up the rear wheel. The brake pedal does take a lot of pressure though compared to some bikes
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,551
Posted By dduelin
I think the GT weight break is 550 lbs riding...

I think the GT weight break is 550 lbs riding weight.
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
If you rode the Dragon every day for months on...

If you rode the Dragon every day for months on end including a Saddlesore 1000 attempt you would know that piece of road well enough to ride a Cub 50 across it pretty quick. Not taking anything away...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
I rode 270 miles today for fun. It would have...

I rode 270 miles today for fun. It would have been fun for you to ride with me on the ride, if riding "over 100 miles" is still fun for you. I think we would get along fine together. When I could do...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
Yes, there is no way a stock NC700 does anywhere...

Yes, there is no way a stock NC700 does anywhere near 120.

No clue what you are talking about on another forum...touchy subject? The thing does a little over the ton depending on rider weight and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
That speedo is way off.

That speedo is way off.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
Time to sell it and move on. Life is too short to...

Time to sell it and move on. Life is too short to ride the wrong motorcycle. Counting time in another forum you have expressed remorse for 3 months now. Isn't that long enough?
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
The Yamaha is going to spank the Honda in every...

The Yamaha is going to spank the Honda in every time to speed and top speed comparison you can come up with. This is old news....hopefully no one buys an NCX thinking it's mission brief is high...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 227,981
Posted By dduelin
Two years ago ...

Two years ago
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n291/dduelin/NC700X/NC700XDealsGap.jpg (http://s115.photobucket.com/user/dduelin/media/NC700X/NC700XDealsGap.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
The sample is small but of reporting owners the...

The sample is small but of reporting owners the FZ-09 is returning about 40-43 mpg. Not especially good for a commuter but it's not designed for that role anyway. Horses for courses.
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,311
Posted By dduelin
It is better than Yamaha's auto clutch. Sales...

It is better than Yamaha's auto clutch. Sales figures alone bear that out. IIRC 7 out of 10 buyers in the UK now are on DCT 700Xs and in the US it is 3 out of 10, both of which are higher % of total...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
There are definite features that separate...

There are definite features that separate scooters from motorcycles. Look them up and edit your post or leave it alone with it saying "I'm just new at motorcycling and don't know what I'm talking...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
There aren't too many tank bags over 18 liters...

There aren't too many tank bags over 18 liters unless you need a place to rest your chin on. Which ones do you have?
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
Well at the least you can go back upthread and...

Well at the least you can go back upthread and edit #43. The biggest Cortech 2.0 bag is only 18 liters and has less volume than the frunk's 21 liters. And you have to move it to gas up.
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
Too easy. Which one? Super 2.0? The 18 liter one...

Too easy. Which one? Super 2.0? The 18 liter one or the 12 liter?

Have you ever ridden in the rain with it? With no wind protection I can only imagine how hard it is to keep the rain cover on it....
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
What tank bag is on your bike?

What tank bag is on your bike?
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
I've said the same thing. I had good R100 for a...

I've said the same thing. I had good R100 for a long time and it was a great second/third bike. I toured on it some, weekend 250-400 mile day rides, sundown rides after work, hard dirt roads, etc. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,297
Posted By dduelin
Two years on and the same old thread except it is...

Two years on and the same old thread except it is a new middleweight beating the NC700X at everything the NC700X was not designed to do..... some get it and some don't. Some things will never change.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By dduelin
Oh the joys of the Wonder Wheel.

Oh the joys of the Wonder Wheel.
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,026
Posted By dduelin
http://www.st-owners.com

http://www.st-owners.com
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,498
Views: 1,014,985
Posted By dduelin
It has the torque of a conventional engined 80 hp...

It has the torque of a conventional engined 80 hp bike but when you go looking for the 80 hp you hit the reality of a 50 hp bike at 6500 rpm. Literally, because it pulls so strong right to the 6500...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 275,317
Posted By dduelin
Yes I understand that situation but practically...

Yes I understand that situation but practically everything else may be NLA. I don't mean they empty the warehouses and get rid of parts in the 10th year after model production just when the stock of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 68,504
Posted By dduelin
As long as the thread is hijacked......Croatia...

As long as the thread is hijacked......Croatia has beautiful roads and good universal healthcare. I like it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 68,504
Posted By dduelin
I asked for data because in the developed world...

I asked for data because in the developed world we have a wealth of it. In the USA the vast majority of MC accidents are from a second vehicle blocking the path of a right of way MC and single MC...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 68,504
Posted By dduelin
No one bothered to answer because it's Saturday...

No one bothered to answer because it's Saturday and we are out riding. Hop on your brother's bike and get a smile on your face.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 68,504
Posted By dduelin
Talking Oh, and :)

Oh, and :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 68,504
Posted By dduelin
Go back and read what you posted. You imply; no,...

Go back and read what you posted. You imply; no, you state, that adding horsepower to the NC700 and V7 has made those bikes safer and more comfortable and those are the reasons behind the changes....
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 68,504
Posted By dduelin
Wink I haven't been chasing the top power RR bikes and...

I haven't been chasing the top power RR bikes and I haven't a clue where you got this line of BS from. By your logic 250 and 500 class riders would by dying in droves in head on collisions and only...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 68,504
Posted By dduelin
The 750 isn't available in the USA, only the 700....

The 750 isn't available in the USA, only the 700. There is speculation the 750 is coming in a year or top but no one knows that is telling.

The US spec 700 has 51 hp and the 750 has 54. There's...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,149
Posted By dduelin
That's total BS. FL is a big place with a variety...

That's total BS. FL is a big place with a variety of topography & landscape in the 740 miles from one end to the other. There are plenty of good motorcycle roads in central and north FL but you have...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,041
Posted By dduelin
Depending what you call entry level... A married...

Depending what you call entry level... A married couple I know the wife rides a lowered CBR600 of mid 2000s vintage. She is about 5' tall and can almost flat foot it.
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