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Forum: Road warriors Today, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
Yeh, another POS! :lol3 ...

Yeh, another POS! :lol3


PUDDLES....... congratulation on your new ride and on being the 1st in! :thumb
Ride far, have fun, be safe, ........... and report back.

Paul
Forum: Beasts Today, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 802,051
Posted By Roadscum
Ahhh, thanks for the explanation. In the video...

Ahhh, thanks for the explanation. In the video posted earlier about Honda bikes with DCT it refers to the "seemless gearbox" on the MotoGP bike. I make the leap to DCT.... wrong again.. :cry

Did...
Forum: Beasts Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,088
Posted By Roadscum
I had the Hepco-Becker headlight guard, as well...

I had the Hepco-Becker headlight guard, as well as their crash bars and skid plate. Top notch quality and excellent customer support.... what's not to like?

Take a look here:
...
Forum: Beasts Today, 07:42 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 98,869
Posted By Roadscum
Sure some would like that, but they are not the...

Sure some would like that, but they are not the target audience for this Scrambler....

I'm always amazed at the folks on the interweb who want to re-engineer every bike offered by every...
Forum: Beasts Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 98,869
Posted By Roadscum
Dah... do ya really think different fenders will...

Dah... do ya really think different fenders will make a difference? :rofl

Paul
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 802,051
Posted By Roadscum
.... aaaaaah, now a conspiracy theory seems to be...

.... aaaaaah, now a conspiracy theory seems to be developing here! :lol3


Seems Marques and Pedrosa are using a version of a DCT on their MotoGP bike. If that's the case, I suspect it'll work...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,587
Posted By Roadscum
Same here, a wonderful baritone voice it is..... ...

Same here, a wonderful baritone voice it is.....
Sorry to have to say that here on the whiners thread.... how about that JBV!!! :rofl:rofl

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 59,959
Posted By Roadscum
..... And will have extended service intervals!...

..... And will have extended service intervals! :deal

I could swing by Fresno for a beer ya know.......

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 59,959
Posted By Roadscum
Tuscon, nice, see ya in April!:thumb:thumb ...

Tuscon, nice, see ya in April!:thumb:thumb

One of us we be buying beer.....:lol3
Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
The sugar is in hooking it up to the digital...

The sugar is in hooking it up to the digital tech.
H-D no doubt, designed it with CC capability that the dealer could enable. That's beyond simply adding the switch. No?

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 59,959
Posted By Roadscum
Beer on! :lol3 What other reason would they...

Beer on! :lol3

What other reason would they have to change the valve overlap?
I'll ride anywhere for a free beer, where ya located?

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
Even if that switch cluster did fit it ain't goin...

Even if that switch cluster did fit it ain't goin to give CC.....There way more to cruise control then a switch..

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
I agree, a bigger screen does not ALWAY work...

I agree, a bigger screen does not ALWAY work better and I didn't notice any panic here..... :lol3

WTF does your location have to do with your riding habit? :huh

It's about managing...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By Roadscum
No, the price on a 2014 will NOT go up. It's a...

No, the price on a 2014 will NOT go up. It's a left over model and the longer ya wait the more likely it is the dealer will be willing to negotiate on the "left over" models.

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 98,869
Posted By Roadscum
Just like the Yamaha FZ-09, another "ENTRY LEVEL...

Just like the Yamaha FZ-09, another "ENTRY LEVEL price point" bike. Ya gets what ya pays for! :wink:

Paul

Fixed it....
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 98,869
Posted By Roadscum
Price point bikes, all of them. Remember, ya gets...

Price point bikes, all of them. Remember, ya gets what ya pays for.....

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
.... or unless your doing long distance touring...

.... or unless your doing long distance touring and wish to arrive at your destination less fatigued, or ride in inclement weather and desire better protection from the elements.

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 98,869
Posted By Roadscum
How about you answer his question rather then...

How about you answer his question rather then throw an attach his way. Come on, tell us.... :lol3

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 59,959
Posted By Roadscum
The rep didn't get the memo about the re-design ...

The rep didn't get the memo about the re-design of the valve train and the 11 degree overlap allowing for a 18k mile interval. :lol3

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 98,869
Posted By Roadscum
Luggage!! Ya gotta be joking, that's not...

Luggage!! Ya gotta be joking, that's not luggage...... it a purse, a make-up bag, and a lunch box! :lol3

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 967,901
Posted By Roadscum
I understand Pirelli updated those for the Ducati...

I understand Pirelli updated those for the Ducati Scrambler, now the M 60 RS. They say longer tread life, lees road noise, larger lugs at the edge for better off-road characteristics.

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
I don't understand why we in the US are so often...

I don't understand why we in the US are so often overlooked by the motorcycle manufactures. :cry

I'm not a sport bike guy so not following the R1. Tell me though, what "new" technology does it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By Roadscum
That's not what he's about, he's all about...

That's not what he's about, he's all about RACING.... nothing more nothing less.
He did build the Blast when under H-D, in fact some H-D dealers in the US, were offering new rider training using...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
Time will tell. It took Yamaha took 4 years...

Time will tell. It took Yamaha took 4 years before they made any significant changes to the Super Tenere. Seems they're not quick to make updates and intro more technology. I say "more" technology,...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,088
Posted By Roadscum
Get the one that puts the biggest smile on your...

Get the one that puts the biggest smile on your face, simple really.

As for a left over ST, give Barney's in St Petersburg Fl a call. They have a new '12 advertised for $9999 but are VERY VERY...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 98,869
Posted By Roadscum
Seems Ducati's taken a page from the H-D...

Seems Ducati's taken a page from the H-D accessory catalog.
Gotta luv that man bag, can a branded toilet seat be far behind!!! :rofl

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 967,901
Posted By Roadscum
To put this in perspective for me... what is red...

To put this in perspective for me... what is red line? Thx...

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Roadscum
I've owned Darla's for over a year and was...

I've owned Darla's for over a year and was thinking about moving them to my "15 GSA. I spoke with Glenn(Mr. Clearwater) and although he did sell me a CANopener only kit, he implied this was not his...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By Roadscum
"too heavy", that's in the eye of the...

"too heavy", that's in the eye of the beholder.....

I ride a GSA, R12R, and a Vespa, it take a few minutes for me to become accustom to any bike that I've not ridden for a few days.

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By Roadscum
Good advice indeed. :thumb You'll have a...

Good advice indeed. :thumb
You'll have a broader view of you surrounding then you will using a flat or convex mirror. The problem I have with convex mirrors is they introduce distortion, especially...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By Roadscum
Erik Buell's involved with Hero, they own a...

Erik Buell's involved with Hero, they own a portion of EBR and EBR does consulting for Hero. I've also heard he has a roll with the US importer. If to much of the Buell foo rubs off onto Hero they're...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 59,959
Posted By Roadscum
I to have heard 18K mile for the major service...

I to have heard 18K mile for the major service interval. Ducati changed the valve overlap on this motor to 11 degrees, or so I've read, and the other 11 degree Ducati motors have the longer...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 462,985
Posted By Roadscum
IF they come to market ya gonna buy one? ...

IF they come to market ya gonna buy one?

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
I've ridden the 2015 FZ-09 and found no fault...

I've ridden the 2015 FZ-09 and found no fault with "readability", seem the updated factory maps corrected the issue. I'm a fussy old fart when it comes to fuelling/engine management. Just ask the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 144,635
Posted By Roadscum
Sure, but it would have reduced their profit...

Sure, but it would have reduced their profit margin. Remember, they're primary purpose for being in business is to make money!! :lol3

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 802,051
Posted By Roadscum
I've met a few true RTW riders, each of the was...

I've met a few true RTW riders, each of the was on either a BMW airhead or early oilhead's chosen for their simplicity, reliability, and ease of repair.

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,765
Posted By Roadscum
I'd choose the YELLOW Icon and add the aluminum...

I'd choose the YELLOW Icon and add the aluminum rear fender from the Classic, and a high 2:1 pipe. :ricky

I'm thinking the Full Throttle may be the most popular with those placing pre-order...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By Roadscum
I want to thank all the beta tester that made...

I want to thank all the beta tester that made this possible

Sorry, the devil made me say it......
:hide




Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By Roadscum
Was it the LOW version? My '15 GSA LOW...

Was it the LOW version?

My '15 GSA LOW turn over 2K miles today, I've had it one month now. The motor is loosening up and it runs better, and better, and better.... every day. :clap

Paul
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 802,051
Posted By Roadscum
A Honda "fan boy"...... there was never any...

A Honda "fan boy"...... there was never any doubt in my mind! :freaky

Paul
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