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Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,817
Posted By mantan
This is not true any more. Take a look at...

This is not true any more.

Take a look at Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina series.

I am very happy with mine. Same size/weight but none of the disadvantages of down.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By mantan
It really is quite annoying. Seems like a display...

It really is quite annoying. Seems like a display from the 90's
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 146,267
Posted By mantan
No problem with my symmetric Holan panniers and...

No problem with my symmetric Holan panniers and they look a lot better than Jessies, esp. the rack.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-30-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 125,621
Posted By mantan
I have had many BMWs, still have one. I have used...

I have had many BMWs, still have one. I have used various Bay Area BMW dealers for purchase and service. San Jose used to be a decent shop. So earlier this yr, after selling my 1200GSAdventure, I...
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,945
Posted By mantan
I installed the H11 in my low beam about a week...

I installed the H11 in my low beam about a week back. It was a bit loose, so I have put some electrical tape on the washer, with that it seemed to be alright. I don't like resistors and rarely use...
Forum: Vendors 10-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,313
Posted By mantan
What is the expected or required cleaning...

What is the expected or required cleaning interval with this? Is it same as the factory air filter, i.e. 15000km for street/light off roading?

It looks better than the Uni and I don't need more...
Forum: Racing 10-18-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,513
Posted By mantan
WOW :clap

WOW :clap
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,513
Posted By mantan
Troy Bayliss had a not so glorious career in...

Troy Bayliss had a not so glorious career in MotoGP. That one wildcard win not withstanding.

But 06 Ducati was a pretty good bike, for that look at the results of Loris. Something that the Troy...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,043
Posted By mantan
RXV is fine

there is a lot of BS about the RXV above. I wonder how many of these geniuses actually had a 2008 or 2009 model.

My 09 550 s fine with 1500+ mile oil changes. I don't race, use it as a DS. No...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,878
Posted By mantan
This was a good race, fortunately no one got...

This was a good race, fortunately no one got hurt.

I think it is now safe to say that MM is only an alien who happens to be riding a very well sorted bike, not a super-alien he was called earlier...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,945
Posted By mantan
Thanks, so low beam is definitely worth it. I...

Thanks, so low beam is definitely worth it. I rarely use the high beam so I
will leave that one alone.
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,945
Posted By mantan
Thanks for the pics. I don't see a big...

Thanks for the pics. I don't see a big improvement between the original bulbs
and the new LEDs. But my guess is that it could be the camera setting.

You did a good job holding the camera in the...
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,368
Posted By mantan
Good to see the Dr. take the first proper win...

Good to see the Dr. take the first proper win after 4 years!

The next couple of races offer the best chance for the other 3 to take
some wins while WonderKid is forced to focus on the...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,094
Posted By mantan
free world wide local maps with Nokia phones

and my 1520 can run for almost 2 hours without a power cord as a GPS. Touch screen is the main problem with gloves. Haven't tried thumbdogs or similar products.
One thing I did not like on both...
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 17,580
Posted By mantan
Finally a stop for the Marquez train! Hopefully...

Finally a stop for the Marquez train! Hopefully there will be a few more along the way.
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,945
Posted By mantan
H11

any update on the H11 for the 1190?
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,945
Posted By mantan
that's great. Please post some pics of the...

that's great. Please post some pics of the install. I will order 2 after I come back from vacation.
Is there any cutting / drilling required? How big
is your Canbus adapter?
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,945
Posted By mantan
I have tried several different "canbus" aware...

I have tried several different "canbus" aware ballasts, "error cancellers", and in-line resistors of 10/15/25 watts for both high and low beam HIDs on my 1190 and nothing worked.

so I am very...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-11-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,147
Posted By mantan
GoCruise is nice but the KTM heated grips are too...

GoCruise is nice but the KTM heated grips are too short and curved on the inside making it very difficult to use the GoCruise. Might have to go with Kaoko.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 146,267
Posted By mantan
Holan panniers

Here is my bike with the Holan Nomada panniers. 38 lt symmetric set with
Wings shorty. Shad topcase. I need to move to top case a bit to improve the
clearance for the pannier lids. I did not bother...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,067
Posted By mantan
yes. 2600 miles so far. The problems are easy to...

yes. 2600 miles so far. The problems are easy to address unless there is lack of good dealer nearby
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,269
Posted By mantan
it's a shame that so many people give up on the...

it's a shame that so many people give up on the Aprilia RXV without even trying it.

I asked people here before buying mine and the geniuses here said stuff like, it will blow up within 200 miles...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,292
Posted By mantan
I am not buying it either. He said there were too...

I am not buying it either. He said there were too many on his helmet. I am suspicious. The roar at the starting grid would drive the mosquitoes away, I think.
Forum: Racing 04-16-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,292
Posted By mantan
mosquitoes got Lorenzo

saw it on autosport but no mention here. Reminded me of Biaggi's mosquito bite response after the fight with the Dr.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-14-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 146,267
Posted By mantan
The only thing uglier than the Jesse bags is the...

The only thing uglier than the Jesse bags is the Jessy rack. That is probably the main reason why one hardly sees a bike with Jesse system sans the bags. I would not have them on my bike even if they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,675
Posted By mantan
Excellent, thank you! How did you plug the line,...

Excellent, thank you! How did you plug the line, any special part needed for that or just put some glue/filler? I know, a rather stupid question...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,827
Posted By mantan
just get a multistrada

just get a multistrada
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,968
Posted By mantan
you are correct about the duck tape. But there...

you are correct about the duck tape. But there are other tapes and rim strips available, all of which should help protect the tubeless setup.

I will certainly do it at the first tire change.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,968
Posted By mantan
I think it will be wise to put a layer or two of...

I think it will be wise to put a layer or two of duck tape or something over the rim strip to prevent accidental damage during tire changes and also some extra protection from nails etc going through...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-07-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,977
Posted By mantan
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,899
Posted By mantan
No luck with the CANbus ballast and capacitor...

No luck with the CANbus ballast and capacitor either. This is the setup that works on the new Ducatis and also latest euro cars.

I don't know how KTM engineers have set the parameters for allowed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,899
Posted By mantan
I bought the CANbus specific ballast from a local...

I bought the CANbus specific ballast from a local store and they also gave the capacitor things, AKA error eliminators.

I will report back tonight. Hopefully it will all work.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,899
Posted By mantan
I am not putting 55W HID. Only 35W ones. Too many...

I am not putting 55W HID. Only 35W ones. Too many horror stories about 55W HIDs damaging the headlight housings and also a problem for the oncoming traffic.

Anyways, the problem is the CANbus...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,899
Posted By mantan
I followed the service manual, which says: ...

I followed the service manual, which says:

Preparatory work
- Remove the front side cover (x2)
- Remove the tank cover
- Remove the mask spoiler (x2)
- Remove the wind shield
Main work
-...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,899
Posted By mantan
HID a no go for the 1190

Not working in Low or High beam. Errors galore.

Low beam failure. High beam failure. General failure, etc.

This is a huge problem given how much work is involved in taking the headlight out....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,977
Posted By mantan
repacking

does the Wings or Remus requires repacking down the road? I know Staintune did not, so was like the sock pipe in a way. They are all way overpriced and it will be a bummer if repacking is needed.
...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 23,098
Posted By mantan
What size are those? I would think 35 and 45 lt....

What size are those? I would think 35 and 45 lt. Is that correct?
Also, how wide is the bike with them? Thanks
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,913
Posted By mantan
Thanks for the response. Do you have any estimate...

Thanks for the response. Do you have any estimate of how long it will take to get a kit if someone orders now?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-20-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 146,267
Posted By mantan
Holan Nomada panniers

Has anyone bought these yet? So far, these look the best to me among the Aluminum bags. Looked at Touratech, Globescout, Trax and the Holan. To me the Jesse's look ugly, kind of like the Pontiac...
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,913
Posted By mantan
Holan Nomada panniers for KTM 1190 Adv

Hello,

I am thinking of ordering the Holan nomada panniers for my 1190 Adv and have a couple of questions.

Do you have inner bags for these? The description says there are options butI don't...
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