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by king robb
Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Direct gear drive?
Replies: 9
Views: 4125

Newer Harleys have Twin Cams...stock with a chain drive connecting.
Replaced with a gear and different cams. I am probably terming it wrong.
by king robb
Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Direct gear drive?
Replies: 9
Views: 4125

We arent talkin gabout 30 ft of smoke....just a quick spin...but whatever.
by king robb
Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:13 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: BMW's making a bike with a straight six?
Replies: 19
Views: 4775

and strangely enough...the Honda is the better looking of the two. IMHO of course
by king robb
Mon Nov 02, 2009 12:11 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Are Side-by-Side Engines more Reliable than V-Twins?
Replies: 34
Views: 6239

NAh I was just clowning. Try not to take me too serious...well as long as money and family aren't involved.

I mean really...how seriously can you take "get the Blasphemer"?
by king robb
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Are Side-by-Side Engines more Reliable than V-Twins?
Replies: 34
Views: 6239

Gummiente wrote:
HYPERR wrote:and the V-Twin they build has lots of inherent compromises and limitations
Such as...?
Get the Blasphemer Gummi....

oh wait he's right.

Start with the cams being on the bottom and the air cooledness.
by king robb
Sun Nov 01, 2009 6:55 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Are Side-by-Side Engines more Reliable than V-Twins?
Replies: 34
Views: 6239

Reliability wise, they are equal. The big disadvantage of a vtwin is that the rear cylinder does ttend to run hotter due to a lack of airflow, but materials and designs overcome that. The new HD touring bikes have electronics that shut off the rear cylinder at a stop to keep things cooler. And hope...
by king robb
Sun Nov 01, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Shocking news - Buell ordered to shut down
Replies: 65
Views: 9969

Some of these bikes have been shown in dealers for years. Delivered years of utility to the dealer with people sitting on them and determining if they fit the bike or not. Once they pass a fiscal year the cost of assembling the bike is already expensed on their accounting. Assembling a bike and put...
by king robb
Sun Nov 01, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Shocking news - Buell ordered to shut down
Replies: 65
Views: 9969

The thing that pisses me off is that these "essential" costs should be included in the advertised price. If there is a cost to handlebars and my warranty is void without them, then they should be included in the price. If I'm not getting the bike out the door without paying for PDI and freight well...
by king robb
Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Dear That Guy
Replies: 137
Views: 39525

Dude seriously? Are you done being a kid yet? Have I done that in person? Yes. Have I asked you to stop being a juvenile? Yes. Now go away and make noise. First off to the rest of the forum...sorry that I let this go on.... ...but I can't stand self righteous hypocrites. Yes, seriously. it was less...
by king robb
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:45 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Shocking news - Buell ordered to shut down
Replies: 65
Views: 9969

And anyone ending a price in any varient of 99 should be shot on sight. Ya just wiped out my company's marketing department. Which means I have to write my project's marketing content myself, which is, y'know, like really annoying....... nah, I think we'll let them live. Marketing prices with aster...
by king robb
Sat Oct 31, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Shocking news - Buell ordered to shut down
Replies: 65
Views: 9969

The thing that pisses me off is that these "essential" costs should be included in the advertised price. If there is a cost to handlebars and my warranty is void without them, then they should be included in the price. If I'm not getting the bike out the door without paying for PDI and freight well...
by king robb
Sat Oct 31, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Dear That Guy
Replies: 137
Views: 39525

Dear That Guy, Yes I know my bike is awesome, no you can't sit on it. And in which case I am sorry for the bruises you sustained when I forcibly removed you from my motorcycle. Maybe next time I'll have the time to teach you a lesson! Sincerely, The Big Guy that embarrassed you in front of your gir...
by king robb
Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: What did you do today...
Replies: 5427
Views: 609249

That booklet came from the union or the employer??? Employer. The general consensus is that it belongs in the picket line porta potty. Our union has recommended we reject it. For some reason, I thought that communication between the employer and the employees was strictly though the union during a ...
by king robb
Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:15 am
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Educate me please
Replies: 16
Views: 3916

My current situation is such that if not for my union, I would have no benefits, reduced pay, no job security, job contracted out to the lowest denominator, no seniority, etc.... People cannot be fired for no good reason....yes, people can still get fired while in a union, but there is a process......
by king robb
Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Any suggestion for motorcycle withdrawl
Replies: 17
Views: 3165

Johnj wrote:Here in Kansas I can ride almost year round.
by king robb
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:39 am
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: What did you do today...
Replies: 5427
Views: 609249

blues good luck on your strike.... hopefully it will get resovlved before you go broke......... STRIKE STRIKE STRIKE IAM local 2198 ATU 1724 I am optimistic that it won't be a long one. We are part of the transit system that provides transportation to people with disabilities, and anyone that canno...
by king robb
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:33 am
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Dear That Guy
Replies: 137
Views: 39525

Dear Motorcyclist, Stop crying about bad cage drivers...they don't care. It is your responsibility to avoid them as if they are trying to kill you, and well some of them are. Love Me Dear Guy Not Paying Attention These motorcyclists obviously do take care to avoid them, or else they wouldn't be aro...
by king robb
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:29 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: I chickened out
Replies: 9
Views: 4382

Take a riders course and practice...you will get there.
by king robb
Sun Oct 25, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: What did you do today...
Replies: 5427
Views: 609249

blues2cruise wrote:I worked today. I also found out that we go out on strike on Monday morning.
Sigh......
If I as closer I would bring some chili and coffee to your picket line.

NPMHU Local 304, division of LIUNA
by king robb
Sun Oct 25, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Dear That Guy
Replies: 137
Views: 39525

Dear Motorcyclist,

Stop crying about bad cage drivers...they don't care. It is your responsibility to avoid them as if they are trying to kill you, and well some of them are.

Love

Me