Sounds like fast car envy. Yes, the fast lane IS for overtaking. You must drive a Prius. What a duchbag.Reminds me when I drive at the speed limit on the outside lane, often its a self entitled car driver that flashes lights and beeps horn. Well too bad, its not an overtaking lane, you're just reinforcing the stereotype and are welcome to rear end my car with your more expensive ostentatious car. TBH I do sometimes actively target these cars and box them in the lane for fun.
I think this is exactly the point, for some reason when some people get behind the wheel it seems to change them. Not pointing any fingers here because I'm not totally faultless when I drive a car, I don't think anyone can claim to be.Humans need to become nicer.
No, fast lane is for overtaking upto the speed limit as you are not allowed to drive faster then the speed limit, which a prius certainly can do. So If I had a prius in the fast lane and drive at the speed limit no driver should ever catch up. Its actual "self entitlement" envy, I'm envious FRCs drive at what ever speed they like cause they think they are entitled to it. What a duchbag.Sounds like fast car envy. Yes, the fast lane IS for overtaking. You must drive a Prius. What a duchbag.
Have no experience with them other than test riding a S1000XR. Most seat and handlebar vibration I've ever felt. Hands and ass were numb and tingly after an 8 mile test ride. The RnineT looks good. And the performance specs are impressive on some BMW bikes. Just not sure why they couldn't get more of that vibration out of that IL4 engine in the S1000XR.
You should try the S1000RR. No vibration in the grips or the seat. It is the only BMW model I would own.Have no experience with them other than test riding a S1000XR. Most seat and handlebar vibration I've ever felt. Hands and ass were numb and tingly after an 8 mile test ride. The RnineT looks good. And the performance specs are impressive on some BMW bikes. Just not sure why they couldn't get more of that vibration out of that IL4 engine in the S1000XR.
Yeah the ST3 has some overly complex steps for routine maintenance too. Sucks to pull the tank just to get to the ECU.I have a 2009 R1200RT. Great bike for distance travelling,especially as i live in a cold southern state of australia(tasmania) where the fairing and heated grips are needed.
I only bought the RT as with the Trophy the whole fairing and fuel tank needed to come off every 16000km just to change the air filter and check valves - seemed a bit too much for me. On the BMW it takes me 20min for both.
Lets hope Triumph re make a Trophy in the future
What's his name - I might know him Actually, last time I did that I was 21 and working in a pub down in Kingston. Barmaid I'd been working with for 18 months said she was going up to Spondon to see family. I asked what the name was, as a joke - turned out she was my cousin. True storyMy brother works and lives in GERMANY
Coincidentally - I too have BMWs, one of which is a 1978 R100RS that I bought in 1984. Yes, heavy; yes, underpowered (compared to a Jap) but their aim was reliability; yes, boring; do you know, it never let me down!? 85000 miles and I always got where I wanted to go (mainly daily commuting 160 miles, solo trips around France and for 24h races, etc). I let IT down a couple of times by throwing it down the road but that was by my error. Ironically the main reason I bought one was that I was soooo fed up with chains; cleaning in petrol then putting the can of solid grease on my mum's stove to melt and finally picking up the hot can plus chain to take out and hang up in the garage, and so on. What a palava.I was seriously thinking of buying and R Nine T until recently, but the complexity and the inability to service it myself turned me off somewhat.
for me, would now consider getting an older style 1970's R90 or the like if a low mileage one can be found. and they are out there, having seen two ads of older gentlemen selling theirs after owning for 40 years or so.
but since my T100 has clocked up over 100k miles, it now feels like a comfortable pair of well worn boots that I dont want to get rid of so will probably keep riding it for the foreseeable future. besides I'm now curious to see how far it can go before finally crapping out.
Beemers of 1970's era were extremely well made. a former work colleague, bought one way back in 1973, still has it and now has almost 400k miles logged on it. he's one of those types whose primary means of transportation is a motorcycle regardless of the weather. besides criss crossing Australia many times it's been to New Zealand, and the last I heard he shipped it to Europe and rode it all over the continent