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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By OhBoy
No need to change settings for, "simple dirt road...

No need to change settings for, "simple dirt road travel."
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,661
Posted By OhBoy
I did PDR from Greenfield, MA to Woodstock a...

I did PDR from Greenfield, MA to Woodstock a couple weeks ago. Got off route in the middle section. I did cross a nice Covered Bridge in Guilford, VT....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-06-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 74,860
Posted By OhBoy
Installed heated grips, Sweet...:D

Installed heated grips, Sweet...:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-05-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,521
Posted By OhBoy
timing belt adjuster leaking

Cleaned off the winter grime from the front of the engine, before installing a skid plate.
Said grime had an oily feel. Once clean there was oil coming from somewhere. When parked over night a drip...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-03-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By OhBoy
On my Mac, just tap and an option screen offers...

On my Mac, just tap and an option screen offers to translate, makes things easy!...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 74,860
Posted By OhBoy
Installed the AltRider skip plate on the 1190S. ...

Installed the AltRider skip plate on the 1190S.
Took 1 1/2 hours of spinning bolts.

Pro...From now on I will not be afraid of blasting down rocky roads and denting my headers.

Con...Oil...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-25-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,392
Posted By OhBoy
They let me look at an orange standard with a...

They let me look at an orange standard with a sold sticker on it.

That was it, had to have one.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-24-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,961
Posted By OhBoy
Looking good in the air. Bet that landing...

Looking good in the air.

Bet that landing looked more like Evil Knievel at Caesar's Palace.

:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-23-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By OhBoy
Another awesome 1190 video!!! :clap

Another awesome 1190 video!!! :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By OhBoy
Did that with a water ski while living in Fresno.

Did that with a water ski while living in Fresno.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8,109
Views: 529,713
Posted By OhBoy
I thought the pic would be the inside of your...

I thought the pic would be the inside of your garage displaying a covered MC behind a well used snow blower. :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By OhBoy
Tightened the triple tree which eliminated the...

Tightened the triple tree which eliminated the clicking at stops.

Loosened the crimp bolts.

The head nut is a middle size. KTM gives us the axle wrench, which is too big and that other wrench...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,724
Posted By OhBoy
I use it because it has been on my last three...

I use it because it has been on my last three bikes.
http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2952.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 74,860
Posted By OhBoy
Tightened the triple tree which eliminated the...

Tightened the triple tree which eliminated the clicking at stops.

Loosened the crimp bolts.

The head nut is a middle size. KTM gives us the axle wrench, which is too big and that other wrench...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,131,462
Posted By OhBoy
Improving sight lines...

Improving sight lines...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,819
Posted By OhBoy
Lady in an SUV with a Pug (paying more attention)...

Lady in an SUV with a Pug (paying more attention) on her left thigh, almost drove into me the other day. At an intersection. I have a red light, waiting in a left turn lane. She, making a left coming...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-17-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By OhBoy
I forgot to mention. Don't lug the engine,...

I forgot to mention.

Don't lug the engine, she likes to upshift when the revs are up.

You may burn a bit more gas but, your tranny will love you for it!
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,850
Posted By OhBoy
Bought a nice and warm insulated Klim Beanie in...

Bought a nice and warm insulated Klim Beanie in November.
Stitching pulled out around the edge in December, returned to HK Powersports.
HK is still waiting for an answer from Klim.

Not an...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By OhBoy
Just spit balling here. Sorry ahead of time if...

Just spit balling here. Sorry ahead of time if this response seems sophomoric, I have been accused of being a moran.

Make sure you are not pre-loading the shift lever when not intending to shift,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-12-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By OhBoy
When was the last time you changed your oil? ...

When was the last time you changed your oil?

Fresh oil = better shifting
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8,109
Views: 529,713
Posted By OhBoy
Old Tag My first ride of 2015. What a winter....

Old Tag
My first ride of 2015. What a winter. In the 50s mostly, low 40s on the coast. Didn't see any other MCs. There were some bicycles out and about....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,105
Posted By OhBoy
Going on group rides with others who are ATGATT...

Going on group rides with others who are ATGATT types gave my wife the bug to go shopping and fit in. Before introducing her to the Group she didn't like wearing a properly fitted helmet, wanted to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8,109
Views: 529,713
Posted By OhBoy
Who gets the first tag of 2015?

Who gets the first tag of 2015?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,828
Posted By OhBoy
I wear earbuds when listing to music in public. ...

I wear earbuds when listing to music in public.

Yeah, I crank it up! :clap

Maybe MCs should use the Ford solution. The new EcoBoost engines pump artificial engine noise thru the stereo.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,444
Posted By OhBoy
Here is another example of the KTM 1190 Adv ...

Here is another example of the KTM 1190 Adv
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/d53UvD-ZMRs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,880
Posted By OhBoy
Situational awareness!!! Phone vs passenger...

Situational awareness!!!
Phone vs passenger conversation...
A person riding with you in the car is a second pair of eyes. They have a vested interest in the driver not crashing. They can see a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,880
Posted By OhBoy
3328 distracted...

3328 distracted (http://www.distraction.gov/get-the-facts/facts-and-statistics.html) vs 10300 dui (http://responsibility.org/drunk-driving/drunk-driving-fatalities-national-statistics)

Can't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,880
Posted By OhBoy
In New Hampshire, a state recognized as having...

In New Hampshire, a state recognized as having good drivers (http://kmle1079.cbslocal.com/2011/11/09/here-are-all-50-states-ranked-from-best-drivers-to-worst-drivers/), the multitasking pretenders...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,880
Posted By OhBoy
Doors Roadhouse Blues Lyrics Ah keep your...

Doors Roadhouse Blues Lyrics

Ah keep your eyes on the road,
Your hands upon the wheel.
Keep your eyes on the road
Your hands upon the wheel.
Yeah, we're going to the roadhouse,
Gonna have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,880
Posted By OhBoy
My attention is focused on watching out for...

My attention is focused on watching out for distracted drivers and road conditions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,193
Posted By OhBoy
I stopped by HK Powersports to see if the Klim...

I stopped by HK Powersports to see if the Klim warrantee covered stitches pulling out of a Thinsulate ski hat purchased a month earlier. They verified the purchase and advised they will need to sent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,794
Posted By OhBoy
I remember when the only built-in distraction was...

I remember when the only built-in distraction was the heater. The am radio was an option.
Woot!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-05-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,389
Posted By OhBoy
1. no 2. yes

1. no
2. yes
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 57,870
Posted By OhBoy
What Annoys you about your Adventure 1190? ...

What Annoys you about your Adventure 1190?

1. It blurs my vision of the world under hard acceleration.
2. I have to pay for winter storage.
3. My wife keeps reminding me it cost more than all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,792
Views: 302,265
Posted By OhBoy
Speaking of weather

Damn.
Rented winter storage for the bike today.
Have access for nice days.

Ohio State just fumbled away a punt, touch down Minnesota. Argh.

Do bad things happen in threes?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,023
Posted By OhBoy
Varies. Far enough but, feels comfortable. ...

Varies.

Far enough but, feels comfortable.

When getting into a turn a bit hot, I experience the bikes ability to carve with grace. As opposed to having a bike which would flounder in a similar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,788
Posted By OhBoy
Hooked. A blending of "Road Trip" and "Why...

Hooked.

A blending of "Road Trip" and "Why I am an Anglophile"

edit.
A good read. Followed his progress on a map. Been thru lots of those places...brought back some great memories.
Haven't...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,864
Posted By OhBoy
Guilty of a ham handed tire change. Put a...

Guilty of a ham handed tire change.
Put a glueless bicycle patch on the puncture, in the band, made with the irons.
It held for a month. Starting to leak again.
Will use something heavy duty next...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-11-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,864
Posted By OhBoy
Mounted new TA2s and had a leak on the rear. One...

Mounted new TA2s and had a leak on the rear. One spoke was leaking. So, I deflated tire, put a dab of epoxy on the leak, wait, add air. Everything is good...go riding.

Couple days later rear is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,467
Posted By OhBoy
I leave the Traction Control on 99% of the time,...

I leave the Traction Control on 99% of the time, try to stay off freeways and spend lots of time erasing Chicken Strips. That helps too. :wink:

Rear
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