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Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,524
Posted By Dauntless
I had a 2011 in Motorsports livery. Awesome bike!...

I had a 2011 in Motorsports livery. Awesome bike! I have a 1290 Superduke now and am thinking of picking up another S1000RR. It is best suited for the track but is fun on the street. When you hit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,989
Posted By Dauntless
Remember to kill the ignition before you pick the...

Remember to kill the ignition before you pick the bike up. In all of the excitement after I fell over in first gear, I picked the bike up without killing the ignition and it took off and crashed...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,499
Posted By Dauntless
My S1000RR and Superduke 1290 R are smooth. My...

My S1000RR and Superduke 1290 R are smooth. My R1200R wasn't quite as smooth but it was still good.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,139
Posted By Dauntless
I had a death wobble on my 1997 Dodge Ram 2500. I...

I had a death wobble on my 1997 Dodge Ram 2500. I was on the highway going about 65 mph when I hit a bump which activated the wobble. I seriously thought I was going to die. The shake was very...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I'm selling mine too. What's a reasonable price...

I'm selling mine too. What's a reasonable price for one with 1400 miles?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,349
Posted By Dauntless
I rarely park at the mall but when I am meeting...

I rarely park at the mall but when I am meeting the family there for dinner, I park in the underground lot at Nordstrom and pull the main fuse (on my S1000RR) or pull a harness wire connector (on my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Don't wash your bike or ride in the rain. Over...

Don't wash your bike or ride in the rain. Over on the superduke forum, someone reported that the swingarm fills with water and leaks into the hub assembly area.:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Maybe I just dreamt about it.

Maybe I just dreamt about it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Your not missing much by staying below 7k. The...

Your not missing much by staying below 7k. The bike gets too many vibes past 7500.
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Does anybody else have a problem with this bike...

Does anybody else have a problem with this bike making your right hand go numb more than with their other bikes? I came from an S1000RR and before that an R1200R and I didn't have a problem with...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 97,507
Posted By Dauntless
Falls Church, VA. Coleman Powersports

Falls Church, VA. Coleman Powersports
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 97,507
Posted By Dauntless
What happened to all the interest in the...

What happened to all the interest in the Panigale? There is a dealer nearby that still has new 2012 models available. I was thinking of replacing my Superduke R with one. :dunno
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Dauntless
Cleaning bugs out of helmet vents?

I have a Shoei X-twelve helmet. Can I take the vents apart without destroying them. I tried pulling on them but they seem like they are glued in place. The bug guts in the vents are disgusting.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,197
Posted By Dauntless
The wheels were rumored to be made in China and...

The wheels were rumored to be made in China and that's what they look like. Rough castings with a lot of powder coat to try and hide the imperfections.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 135,067
Posted By Dauntless
I live about 1/2 mile from I97 and can hear sport...

I live about 1/2 mile from I97 and can hear sport bikes at night screaming down the highway that must be going 150+. When I had my S1000RR, I hit 90 just merging onto I97 without a second thought. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 135,067
Posted By Dauntless
How bad is the wind blast over 90 mph?

How bad is the wind blast over 90 mph?
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,197
Posted By Dauntless
This and the speedometer reads way too high. I...

This and the speedometer reads way too high. I was riding along in traffic and it said I was going 95 mph. Also, the wheels are cheaply made and the forks don't have a pre-load adjustment. They...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,197
Posted By Dauntless
I was excited about this bike until I bought my...

I was excited about this bike until I bought my Superduke 1290R. If the quality control is similar to the Superduke then I want no part of the RC390.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
After a ride today, I grabbed the top of the...

After a ride today, I grabbed the top of the wheel from the side with both hands and shook it back and forth. With this method, the slack was very evident.
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I am going to jack the bike up and try it with...

I am going to jack the bike up and try it with the rear wheel in the air. Gotta go on a bicycle ride with my little girl first. Priorities!
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I tried this on my bike and felt a slight...

I tried this on my bike and felt a slight movement. How much play is acceptable?
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Which Mobil 1 oil do you use? The only...

Which Mobil 1 oil do you use? The only motorcycle oil that meets the JASO MA spec is 10W-40.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I ordered 6 quarts of Castrol RS Racing 4T Fully...

I ordered 6 quarts of Castrol RS Racing 4T Fully Synthetic 10W-50 from Amazon for $42.37 with free 2 day shipping if you have Amazon Prime.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I thought this thing had a slipper clutch. I was...

I thought this thing had a slipper clutch. I was doing some aggressive downshifting today and the wheel easily locked up and got squirmy. Has anyone here had the slipper mechanism activate?
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
My dealer must have ordered it a while ago...

My dealer must have ordered it a while ago because he offered it to me in a package deal right after I bought the bike. I'm still waiting on my frame sliders.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Added the seat cowl, tank protection stickers,...

Added the seat cowl, tank protection stickers, slip-on, and rear stand. I didn't notice any difference in sound with the slip-on. There is not much difference in weight, maybe 1.5-2 pounds. ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
$400.00 for prep!:huh

$400.00 for prep!:huh
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
And it didn't cost $136.00.:eek1

And it didn't cost $136.00.:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I used a screwdriver bit that came with a ratchet...

I used a screwdriver bit that came with a ratchet style combination screwdriver from Home Depot. It is about 2.5 inches long and has a phillips on one end and a flat driver on the other. I turned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Dauntless
I saw a cop run a red light last week. He was...

I saw a cop run a red light last week. He was heading to the police station located a quarter mile away.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
Mine doesn't do that. When in neutral, it is as...

Mine doesn't do that. When in neutral, it is as easy as any other similarly sized bike to push around.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I edited my charcoal canister removal post. ...

I edited my charcoal canister removal post. After investigating further, I discovered that one of the tubes leads back to the fuel intake and the other tube leads to a drain. The tubes should not...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I wanted an orange one as well but ended up with...

I wanted an orange one as well but ended up with a black. Now, I am glad I got the black because it looks so badass. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I was accelerating on some gravel and the...

I was accelerating on some gravel and the traction control did not engage while my rear wheel spun out. Does it only activate after a certain distance or speed? I noticed that it is really easy to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,118
Posted By Dauntless
I just sold my 2011 BMW S1000RR with 7000 miles...

I just sold my 2011 BMW S1000RR with 7000 miles for $10,000 so don't count out the best. :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dauntless
I clocked over 620 miles today and the service...

I clocked over 620 miles today and the service light came on but the rev light stopped flashing at 6500 rpm. I revved it up to ~9500 rpm and the engine vibrations became annoying. I never experienced...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,437
Posted By Dauntless
Indirectly, I made thousands of dollars by...

Indirectly, I made thousands of dollars by getting leads for my business from the motorcycle group that I meet with on Sunday mornings. I didn't even try to bring it up in conversations. People...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 374,124
Posted By Dauntless
He could have been referring to a recall to...

He could have been referring to a recall to replace some of the steel brake lines under the tank. I think there was a problem with some of them leaking.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,543
Posted By Dauntless
I live in Anne Arundel County.

I live in Anne Arundel County.
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