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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By NickW1
Honda's GL1800 (80's era) Kawasaki's KZ1000...

Honda's GL1800 (80's era)
Kawasaki's KZ1000 (late 70 era)
BMW 1200 Hex Head Boxer (sans tranny and final drive of course)
BMW K75
Aprilia's V4 longitudinal 65, 1000
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By NickW1
Brilliant, absolutely the best post of the year,...

Brilliant, absolutely the best post of the year, fucking Brilliant! :poser
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,169
Posted By NickW1
Finally a decent thread with quality posts! Great...

Finally a decent thread with quality posts! Great advice from all. Any sailor worth their salt always, always checks the weather before putting to sea, motorcyclist should do the same for their...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By NickW1
The roads in Virginia and West Virginia are crap,...

The roads in Virginia and West Virginia are crap, nothing to see head straight for the Dragon and get that Tee, brother.:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21,896
Views: 1,190,820
Posted By NickW1
Looks like there's plenty of room in that shed...

Looks like there's plenty of room in that shed judging by the outside. :D

All joking aside that's a screaming deal, one could turn her into a fantastic Sport Touring bike. Hope she gets a good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21,896
Views: 1,190,820
Posted By NickW1
She's calling for ya Weldman! She's a beauty to...

She's calling for ya Weldman! She's a beauty to be sure and it's always better to ask for forgiveness than permission! :freaky
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By NickW1
According to the requirements you listed above...

According to the requirements you listed above the bike your looking for has not been made. Of the bikes you listed the Strom 1000 and the BMW are the closest to but not matching your requirements...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 47,136
Posted By NickW1
Tag: Fried oysters, pulled pork and Starr Hill...

Tag: Fried oysters, pulled pork and Starr Hill IPA on draft from not one percussionist but....
http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad249/NickW3/image.jpg1_zpsia2e4plj.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By NickW1
Eek And the definition of insanity is.....:eek1

And the definition of insanity is.....:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 47,136
Posted By NickW1
Sorry Todd, had honey do's, will post new tag...

Sorry Todd, had honey do's, will post new tag before the 36hr window is up.

Cheers,
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 47,136
Posted By NickW1
Bush neck farm. Grab! ...

Bush neck farm. Grab!

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,980
Posted By NickW1
+2 it's a new bike take it in and have them fix...

+2 it's a new bike take it in and have them fix it! For fuck sake people it's 2015 saying they "all do it" is bullshit. :ddog
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-31-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
Welcome Rixter, I personally prefer a separate...

Welcome Rixter, I personally prefer a separate fuzed switch so that subject lights can operated independently of the other lights, but that's just opinion. Very nice Glam White Capo.

BTW you may...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,747
Posted By NickW1
Thanks mattoid. My Son in law and I ride...

Thanks mattoid.

My Son in law and I ride together, he's a great guy and very responsible. The only time I get nervous is when my daughter rides pillion, but I grit my teeth and don't say anything....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,183
Posted By NickW1
Thank you for posting this info. I like wearing...

Thank you for posting this info. I like wearing modular helmets they're just so damn convenient but I know they don't provide the same level of protection at the jaw as a solid full face, they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,747
Posted By NickW1
Amen brother! BTW I'm an old fart so WTF is...

Amen brother!

BTW I'm an old fart so WTF is a "FIL"?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
Yes the cruise could have been better engineered....

Yes the cruise could have been better engineered. They should have place it on the clutch side like the new BMW's; however, now that I'm use to it its a non issue for me. Its a great bike so much...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
No, both issues above are not "know problems." ...

No, both issues above are not "know problems."

Note the key word below is briefly.

CONTROL BUTTONS ON INSTRUMENT PANEL
The instrument panel has two control buttons "A" and "B" to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
Here you go Britt. Looks very nice by the way. ...

Here you go Britt. Looks very nice by the way.

AP8127489 Lamp RY10W 12V
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,290
Posted By NickW1
+1 again def rides to the rescue. FWIW I've owned...

+1 again def rides to the rescue. FWIW I've owned three BMW's and they never burned a drop of oil between oil changes. Follow def's instructions to check your oil.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-07-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,097
Posted By NickW1
+2 get the bike now and ride the piss out of it,...

+2 get the bike now and ride the piss out of it, you will know after a few weeks of hard riding if this is the bike to RTW on. Also, fuck carburetors, electronic fuel injection will keep you in good...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
Thanks Boogaloo, the day I picked mine up last...

Thanks Boogaloo, the day I picked mine up last November the dealer told me they installed a new MAP from the factory. Had to do with a fueling fix so said the dealer. I have not experienced any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,690
Posted By NickW1
Yes, very interesting. Thanks for posting the...

Yes, very interesting. Thanks for posting the link, always good to have data.

Cheers.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
Boogaloo, when did they update your MAP and do...

Boogaloo, when did they update your MAP and do you know the code they used? Thanks.

Nick
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By NickW1
+1 :clap enough said!

+1 :clap enough said!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,608
Posted By NickW1
The weep hole is there to give you a visual...

The weep hole is there to give you a visual indication that your water pump is failing.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,073
Posted By NickW1
I don't know if this is still the way BMW...

I don't know if this is still the way BMW allocates bikes to dealers; however, a while back a dealer informed me that the Father Land allowed only so many bikes per year per dealer base on a complex...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-20-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
Thumb I have grown to really like the start/kill...

I have grown to really like the start/kill switch; subject switch also has a third function, you choose your engine MAP via the start/kill/MAP switch, rain, touring or sport. The heated grips work...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,784
Posted By NickW1
Damn Jim but if that isn't the coolest of...

Damn Jim but if that isn't the coolest of Airheads! Don't change the tank it's perfect as is. Perhaps I missed it but how much do you expect your Frankenbeamer to weigh once it's finished?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,326
Posted By NickW1
Cat, I get my eye's checked every year and get...

Cat, I get my eye's checked every year and get new spectacles every year because my insurance pays for it, hell, I'm just getting older. Seriously, the transition face shields are the way to go, they...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-06-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,628
Posted By NickW1
Thanks Mia, enjoyed the RR. The Salton Sea has...

Thanks Mia, enjoyed the RR. The Salton Sea has always interested me very unique body of water. Cheers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,326
Posted By NickW1
They are suppose to work like transition...

They are suppose to work like transition prescription glasses of which I wear. I have zero problems with my eye glasses at night so I assUme the face shield would be the same because I do not ride at...
Forum: Face plant 02-02-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,517
Posted By NickW1
Two places I would never ride: Naples Italy and...

Two places I would never ride: Naples Italy and South Florida.

Take care Matt. I will pray for the deceased and his family.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,326
Posted By NickW1
Bingo! I've been using one now for a few months...

Bingo! I've been using one now for a few months and for me its the only way to go. The helmet is the Lazer Monaco with the photochromic face shield. When the sun strikes the face shield it darkens...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-31-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By NickW1
Eek Seriously

Seriously
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-30-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By NickW1
Damn good point. I just put on a ram mount for my...

Damn good point. I just put on a ram mount for my iPhone 6+ and will try it out tomorrow weather and honey do list not with standing.:baldy
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-30-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,176
Posted By NickW1
Gentlemen's speed machine indeed. Amazingly quick...

Gentlemen's speed machine indeed. Amazingly quick for 125 hp it's all that torque available low down that grabs you by the minerals! The things I like best are:

1. Comfort; I'm getting long in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 47,136
Posted By NickW1
Pissed Yes BadgerDog it was a beautiful day for a ride...

Yes BadgerDog it was a beautiful day for a ride but I had to take care of family business. Duty called...:baldy
Forum: Face plant 01-24-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,766
Posted By NickW1
+2 yes, no way a few lbs of air low sided the...

+2 yes, no way a few lbs of air low sided the bike. It simply was shit on the road and complacency. I have been guilty of this too. Glad your o.k..
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,442
Posted By NickW1
:lurk:lurk :lurk

:lurk:lurk

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