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Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,570,416
Posted By rwcfrank
WOW!!!! That is a great indication of how that...

WOW!!!! That is a great indication of how that KTM flies. I really had my heart set on a Mutlistrada but it looks like I may be adding another KTM to the barn.......
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,484
Posted By rwcfrank
I bought my Uly new in March of 08 after a short...

I bought my Uly new in March of 08 after a short test ride. The delaership was awesome (used to be Faultline fFremont now moved to Oakland). Every time I get the urge to change bikes I think about...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By rwcfrank
Do the breather re-route and your hiccup will be...

Do the breather re-route and your hiccup will be gone.
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By rwcfrank
Your going to love your Uly once sorted. The best...

Your going to love your Uly once sorted. The best cure for the cold and sometimes off idle hiccup is the breather reroute. Badweb is the place for the Buell owner. For the answer to your second...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,360
Posted By rwcfrank
Yes, although there are faster and lighter bikes...

Yes, although there are faster and lighter bikes out there, nothing puts the grin on my face like the Uly does. Cept maybe my KTM 525, but that's in the dirt:wink:
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By rwcfrank
Do it....It stops the cold low rpm hiccup, keeps...

Do it....It stops the cold low rpm hiccup, keeps the air box clean and gives clean air to the FI sensor in the airbox. I waited 2 years to do it and sorry I didn't do it sooner.
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By rwcfrank
These are really convenient.. ...

These are really convenient..

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/4/22/259/20367/ITEM/Kolpin-Fuel-Pack-Jr.aspx
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By rwcfrank
I would try carfax or one of those sites. the PD...

I would try carfax or one of those sites. the PD wont tell you if there is a lien or insurnace claims against the bike.
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By rwcfrank
Newbie, how does it run compared to before the...

Newbie, how does it run compared to before the flash?
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,921
Posted By rwcfrank
I did my homework and was torn between the Ulu...

I did my homework and was torn between the Ulu and Tiger, what won me over was the after purchase costs as well as the the fact that the Uly needs absolutely nothing to be great. Service can be done...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,416
Posted By rwcfrank
Dont touch the throttle on start up, dont blip...

Dont touch the throttle on start up, dont blip the throttle like a squid at stop lights and do your own maintenance its very very easy...Oh yeah almost forgot. Keep the rear brake pedal covered with...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,283
Posted By rwcfrank
ALthough theres is only room for about 1 to 1.5...

ALthough theres is only room for about 1 to 1.5 gallons I would build one that fit the underseat compartment similar in shape to the under seat storage bag and add some volume by filling the free...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By rwcfrank
Plus 1 on the horn hitting the front plate...

Plus 1 on the horn hitting the front plate...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By rwcfrank
Check the SF bay area Craigslist, a dealer in San...

Check the SF bay area Craigslist, a dealer in San Jose is giving them away and advertising on Craigslist..
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,263
Posted By rwcfrank
My 2 cents...

I came off a BMW and onto a Uly. If I could ride both bikes at the same time I would kick my own ass off the BMW...The Uly is superior where it counts....Riding.....And in my opinion.......:D
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,484
Posted By rwcfrank
Dont forget...

Dont forget the weight of a second rotor, caliper, pads brake line and hardware. You have to double the unsprung weight with two calipers. I think if you look real hard at the design you may see that...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,974
Posted By rwcfrank
Uly and GS1150

I too am the proud owner of a new 08 Uly after coming off an 02 R1150GS. I wont waste time comparing becasue for me and the type of thrill I want from a bike there is no point. I read all of the...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24,935
Views: 4,605,284
Posted By rwcfrank
1200 paralel twin?

I read an article not long ago in Cycleworld identifying the reasons that No one has built a 1000cc plus side by side twin. It has to do with balancing the internals, not saying it can't be done. It...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By rwcfrank
New Uly for me!

Just pulled the trigger on a nice new 08 Uly. The test ride was unmonitored and the beast was sold after I hit second gear!
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,489
Posted By rwcfrank
Well said

I think Ft Bastard hit the nail on the head, let the builder design the bike and we will see if we like it. I know BUell is better at designing great motorcycles than I am. Its like dealing with...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By rwcfrank
Cam tensioner upgrade parts

I am selling off some BMW stuff from my crashed 02 R1150GS. It had installed the cam chain tensioner upgrade days before the wreck. I removed it before the wrecker came for the bike. Does anyone know...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By rwcfrank
Merry XMAS!

Top candidate for "If you can read this the bitch fell off" t-shirt

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/mcy/518949432.html
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By rwcfrank
They are discounting 06 models in CA by $1000 for...

They are discounting 06 models in CA by $1000 for ABS and $500 non abs..
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,914
Posted By rwcfrank
Ulysses vs 1150 GS

Ulysses vs 1150 GS
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,914
Posted By rwcfrank
Gee, let me ask the burning question:lol3 Which...

Gee, let me ask the burning question:lol3 Which one would win a drag race?
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,193
Posted By rwcfrank
The warehouse loading ramp works best:D You can...

The warehouse loading ramp works best:D You can ride up the sloped portion of the ramp and usually be around a couple inches from level to ride the bike up a little or down...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,364,568
Posted By rwcfrank
Simply stated and scarry true!!!!!!!!:lol3

Simply stated and scarry true!!!!!!!!:lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,844
Posted By rwcfrank
That good eh?

That good eh?
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
Crappy dealers (not here), BAS has been moved,...

Crappy dealers (not here), BAS has been moved, Fans are quieter and should run less due to oil cooling system efficiency, wheel bearings issue fixed, kickstand issue fixed, surgin (some do and some...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
Teeps, I thought I did my homework when I bought...

Teeps, I thought I did my homework when I bought my GS, it wasn't until I owned one that I really got into the ummm "pride" of ownership. The Uly is awesome on paper but I value the opinions of...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
WHo said anything about firing it up :D .

WHo said anything about firing it up :D .
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
I wonder if there is a reset like on the BMW's....

I wonder if there is a reset like on the BMW's. Most systems have a default reset to recalibrate. On the BMW it was key on motor off full throttle 2 times and then start. Maybe disconnecting the...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
Seems the coughing is affecting 08 also. Dunno...

Seems the coughing is affecting 08 also. Dunno why other than way too lean off idle...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
Idaho pilot, you are not the first report of...

Idaho pilot, you are not the first report of coughing/sputtering from take off. Some say it really cleans up after some mileage so PLEASE report back if it gets better or if it took the dealer to...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
I would have never noticed the surging on my GS...

I would have never noticed the surging on my GS if it werent for the wonders of the internet. 90 percent of the time I am either speeding up or slowing down, in 6th gear on the BMW there was no...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
Surging I can live with :rofl :rofl your right...

Surging I can live with :rofl :rofl your right about the GS. Pinging I cannot tolerate and thats the only thing keeping me from buying. I'm sure someone can remap after purchase to reduce surging.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
Someone must own an 08 Uly?

Someone must own an 08 Uly?
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,810
Posted By rwcfrank
2008 Uly sorted?

I was hoping to solicit some feedback from 08 Uly owners. I really want to own one of these and have read about a thousand posts on the 06-07 fan, pinging, dealer concerns. I have a good dealer near...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,387
Posted By rwcfrank
My riding will be commute, mild dual sport or...

My riding will be commute, mild dual sport or should I say occasional fire road, weekend romps and occasional "real trip".

Are all of the clutch hub issues and FI hiccups all but gone?
I have...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,387
Posted By rwcfrank
Ultimate V-Strom

I have been looking at bike after bike and they all seem to have issues. I just came off a R1150GS and although it was a nice bike it didnt hit my "happy" button as far as overall ride enjoyment. I...
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