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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Before you leave, get an OEM filter and oil...

Before you leave, get an OEM filter and oil filter socket from your dealer.
At or about your 600 mile mark, stop at a local Walmart.
Get appropriate oil, spend 10 bucks on a cheapy oil drain pan....
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,452
Posted By Toto
Just got back from a week of riding in the...

Just got back from a week of riding in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
Bike is a 2009 CBF1000 ABS.
Just before I left, I put PR4's on. Had PR3's.
Tried some hard breaking in rain and the ABS seemed to...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
I had a chance to ride one the other day. My...

I had a chance to ride one the other day.
My impressions are the same as Desert Dave's.
Also, I was concerned about the cam drive noise.
It turned out to be a non issue as I could not hear it with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,263
Posted By Toto
Both my buds have pre VTECH VFR's. Almost...

Both my buds have pre VTECH VFR's.
Almost bullet proof except for the rectum-fryers.
A known issue. Keeping the stator/rectifier and ground connections clean of corrosion helps with current flow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 739,027
Posted By Toto
At least there wasn't enough power to get into...

At least there wasn't enough power to get into trouble.....:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,393
Posted By Toto
"Stickers!?" "We don't need no stinking...

"Stickers!?" "We don't need no stinking stickers!"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 372,233
Posted By Toto
Yes! So simple and so true...maybe some of the...

Yes! So simple and so true...maybe some of the best advice here, :clapfor you John!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,483
Posted By Toto
Funny thing is, you may have been stung many...

Funny thing is, you may have been stung many times over your life and never have had a bad reaction.
The next sting may cause a life threatening anaphylactic reaction.
If you are out in the sticks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,416
Posted By Toto
Know a high mileage Harley guy who got a puncture...

Know a high mileage Harley guy who got a puncture and plugged it with a screw...got him home to fix it properly.
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Toto
Ya may want to look at a Wee. I had an 08 KLR...

Ya may want to look at a Wee.
I had an 08 KLR and got an 08 Wee.
Night and day difference.
And yes, you can do two up on the Wee.
It is a great bike.
The torque of a litre bike is nice, but...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Ya, the bike ran really well and it did not seem...

Ya, the bike ran really well and it did not seem to have a fueling issue at all.
The T and S modes were a new experience for me, but I can see the logic in their application and had no real issue...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Believe me mcmann, I wish I could afford to take...

Believe me mcmann, I wish I could afford to take the chance that the ST would smooth out considerably.
As I said, other then the engine vibration, I would have made an offer on the spot.
I liked...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Had a chance to test ride a 2013 Super Tenere...

Had a chance to test ride a 2013 Super Tenere yesterday.
Bike had about 1700 klm on it.
Ran good. T mode and S mode are what I expected having visited the ST forum and seeing what the lads there...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
That would be true...damn prep and...

That would be true...damn prep and taxes...shouldn't be allowed:lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Back in the day I had a 2 stroke PE 250..a...

Back in the day I had a 2 stroke PE 250..a perfect trail bike for the day.
I also had a Honda SL500S and much later a 2008 KLR.
Both were pigs on anything but light trail.
I know that lots of...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
I don't know, mcmann...I have a CBF1000 that sort...

I don't know, mcmann...I have a CBF1000 that sort of cuts out at 6500 rpm. Ya just short shift and go like a scalded cat.
Obviously the answer is in a test ride.
I had a chance to drive a Honda...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Probably not worth the extra bucks, unless you...

Probably not worth the extra bucks, unless you want the torque of a litre.
I do...but having said that, I believe that for most riders, me included, the Wee will do everything asked of it, easily....
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
Check Honda Canada site again...$14,499...I think...

Check Honda Canada site again...$14,499...I think you might have been looking at VFR1200.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
Yep, pretty damn nice Y...if the insurance up...

Yep, pretty damn nice Y...if the insurance up here wasn't in the 2K range, I would have one.
I like the E21's on it.
Had em on my Wee and CBF1000.
Compact, top loading and very handy.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
I actually question if Honda will even be in the...

I actually question if Honda will even be in the business of selling bikes in North America in five years.
IMHO they have completely lost their way over the last several years.
This is sad as...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
I agree...when I first got my 2008 Wee the...

I agree...when I first got my 2008 Wee the throttle play was too much.
I adjusted the cables to take out most of the play and all the snatchyness was gone.

Also, most engine will lug a bit at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,244
Posted By Toto
Ya...saw this video some time ago...and saved it...

Ya...saw this video some time ago...and saved it to favourites.
These guys are absolutely insane!
Fun to watch, but they truly must have a death wish.
People killed every year and I am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 85,137
Posted By Toto
Had a heck of a time starting my 09 CBF a week...

Had a heck of a time starting my 09 CBF a week ago.
Changed the oil and filter early Jan and started right up.
Have been noticing for the last month that my battery tender showed red all the time....
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By Toto
That'sa really nice looking bike for sure!

That'sa really nice looking bike for sure!
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 538,384
Posted By Toto
Man, if Sena could do the "airplane, headphone...

Man, if Sena could do the "airplane, headphone noise cancellation" they would have a real coup and definately own the market.:wink:
Still, an excellent product at a very reasonable price.
What...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 538,384
Posted By Toto
Ok..sorry for my last post... I missed your...

Ok..sorry for my last post... I missed your answer...and yes I was referring to the function of noise canceling headphones.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 538,384
Posted By Toto
I guess what I was asking is if the mic pics up...

I guess what I was asking is if the mic pics up wind noise and cancels some of it out...sort of an adjunct to earplugs?
BTW, we have 4.3.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 538,384
Posted By Toto
Two Questions 1) Does the noise...

Two Questions

1) Does the noise cancelation work to reduce wind noise if I am not trans mitting or receiving, but the unit is on?

2) If my buddies decide not to upgrade can I still...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 26,061
Posted By Toto
Does anybody know if the 2014 can be switched...

Does anybody know if the 2014 can be switched from "T" to "S" mode on the fly?
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
I don't think it boils down to no love for the...

I don't think it boils down to no love for the VFR.
I just think that if , for the MRSP they want it doesn't compute value wise.
I am presently considering a FJR.
But I think there are a lot...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
Ok, now that I have taken my meds...:evil I...

Ok, now that I have taken my meds...:evil
I think Awolf hit the nail on the head...
Both my buds ride 1999 pre VTEC VFR's.
I have ridden them and they are real nice bikes.
They are maybe a little...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
I was looking at similarly displaced bikes, with...

I was looking at similarly displaced bikes, with similar weights and prices.
Had Honda brought this thing in at $12.5 Canuck, instead of $14.5, I believe it would have been a very much more...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,413
Posted By Toto
Yep and the Ninja will maul the VFR. 14.5K...

Yep and the Ninja will maul the VFR.
14.5K here in Canada for 106 hp and only 55 lb/ft of torque.
Honda lost it's way at least a decade ago...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By Toto
This is what I do....have a bit(lot) of wine and...

This is what I do....have a bit(lot) of wine and go sit on it and go VROOM...VROOM and not start it.
It really bugs my wife...:D
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Yep!:clap

Yep!:clap
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
Tall Seat? Has anybody sat on one with the...

Tall Seat?
Has anybody sat on one with the tall seat?
I am 6'2" and really like leg room as I am getting a little long in the tooth.
I had a 2008 Wee with the 1000 seat and it was quite comfy....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 283,837
Posted By Toto
Nah! Your kidding, right? :cry...although this...

Nah! Your kidding, right?
:cry...although this winter will make you think spring will never come....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 283,837
Posted By Toto
Sounds like the BMW's of late should come with a...

Sounds like the BMW's of late should come with a VStrom included in the tool kit....:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,690
Posted By Toto
Me too. Works pretty good with regular foam...

Me too.
Works pretty good with regular foam plugs also.
Rarely listen to music on the bike...but the SMH10 works pretty good using my Galaxy Note as the source.
I find that music relaxes me too...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,330
Posted By Toto
I have a cbf1000 with almost the same hp, 69 ft...

I have a cbf1000 with almost the same hp, 69 ft lbs torque and roughly the same weight. The bike is a 4 cylinder and makes it's peak torque at 6500 and the show is over at 8000 rpm and reds at 10000....
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