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Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,211
Posted By rc51owner
The solution that works for me (and I have a...

The solution that works for me (and I have a couple of pins in my big toe on my left foot) is to use the welt of the sole to shift up rather than trying to get my toe box under the lever. It helps...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 301,371
Posted By rc51owner
Huh? Every used vehicle that I have bought and...

Huh? Every used vehicle that I have bought and sold during the warranty period was still covered by the manufacturer's warranty regardless of whether I was the buyer or seller.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,945
Posted By rc51owner
Help needed with pannier rack for MG Griso 1200

Hello,

I am hoping that you might be able to help me with my issue mounting the Hepco Becker pannier rack on my 2013 Moto Guzzi Griso. Everything went together well except for the mystical...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 267,932
Posted By rc51owner
Thanks for the information, I am already a member...

Thanks for the information, I am already a member of the Ghetto and have the appropriate cables and software to use Beetle's maps. I just need to wait for it to be warm enough here to start futzing...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 267,932
Posted By rc51owner
Since it is the dead of winter here and I won't...

Since it is the dead of winter here and I won't be able to enjoy it on the road, here is a picture of my new-to-me 2013 Griso.

Cheers,

M
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Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,360
Posted By rc51owner
So did you make it across? Cheers, M

So did you make it across?

Cheers,

M
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,360
Posted By rc51owner
This would be a good choice if that bastard from...

This would be a good choice if that bastard from KTM hadn't killed the brand to make it a 'me-three' KTM (Husaberg is the 'me-too' KTM). Why have three brands all have the same models? Who do you...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,360
Posted By rc51owner
Bingo! For me this has been the best bike I have...

Bingo! For me this has been the best bike I have ridden and owned. I regret selling mine nearly everyday.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By rc51owner
The old LC4 engine as in the 640 Adventure was a...

The old LC4 engine as in the 640 Adventure was a paint shaker. The new version as in the 690s are quite refined. I have ridden both. Some might find a single's vibration intrusive others not.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22,958
Views: 7,012,469
Posted By rc51owner
Doh! I guess my reading comprehension needs some...

Doh! I guess my reading comprehension needs some work :-)

Cheers,

M
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22,958
Views: 7,012,469
Posted By rc51owner
Would it help to take the caliper off, thread the...

Would it help to take the caliper off, thread the banjo bolt, the re-attach the caliper. Tighten the caliper bolt, then the banjo and bleed the system? I haven't installed the up-and-over so take...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,028
Posted By rc51owner
For a number of reasons: insurance, price and you...

For a number of reasons: insurance, price and you can't use the performance of the 821 let alone the performance of the 1200 legally anywhere except a boring Autobahn.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 430,499
Posted By rc51owner
No idea what the picture is about. On the bike...

No idea what the picture is about. On the bike in question that this topic is about, the ABS can be turned off...

Cheers,

M
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 430,499
Posted By rc51owner
I know it is your bike and everything, but it...

I know it is your bike and everything, but it begs the question, "Why?"

Cheers,

M
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,838
Posted By rc51owner
Hey Weld86, got the package today. It looks...

Hey Weld86,

got the package today. It looks great. Thanks for making the extra effort to ship to a non-US address. It is appreciated.

Cheers,

M
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-08-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22,958
Views: 7,012,469
Posted By rc51owner
Hey Mastodon, that is awesome thanks! Would...

Hey Mastodon,

that is awesome thanks! Would you recommend the Metal Mule/Overlander 60 set? Any issues in travel use? The ability to mix and match packs vs fuel is nice.

Cheers,

M
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22,958
Views: 7,012,469
Posted By rc51owner
Hey Mastodon, you wouldn't happen to have...

Hey Mastodon,

you wouldn't happen to have any pictures of the Metal Mule racks with the Kreigas on would you? I am wondering if you just strapped the bags to the rack or used the ADV platform to...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 813,530
Posted By rc51owner
Thanks for the picture, but I was inquiring about...

Thanks for the picture, but I was inquiring about the top loaders.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 813,530
Posted By rc51owner
Hey Roger, appreciate the response. The...

Hey Roger,

appreciate the response. The racks you recommend for the top loading pelican cases are the Hepco Becker ones. Which on the 1190 are symmetrical as they place the cases above the...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 813,530
Posted By rc51owner
Thanks for the info... Cheers, M

Thanks for the info...

Cheers,

M
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,838
Posted By rc51owner
Your product looks well made. Now that I have...

Your product looks well made. Now that I have flattered you; any chance you would be willing to ship the delrin spacer internationally? I can easily source the powered socket locally, but have...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 813,530
Posted By rc51owner
Nearly two months since my original question and...

Nearly two months since my original question and nearly a month since your response and still no pictures of any caribou system on an 1190 KTM.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 254,722
Posted By rc51owner
Security?

Hey Kriega,

has any thought been given to how to secure an overlander to the rack? I am thinking of using this system on a KTM 1190 Adventure R. However I want to make sure that my stuff is...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 346,435
Posted By rc51owner
Did you have the water proof liner in? The...

Did you have the water proof liner in? The jacket by itself isn't water proof.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,278
Posted By rc51owner
But it *only* makes 4bhp at 5300rpm? Something...

But it *only* makes 4bhp at 5300rpm? Something isn't right with the graph.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 813,530
Posted By rc51owner
Any 1190/1190R owners out there sporting on of these?

Has any one mounted a caribou system on a KTM 1190 or 1190R yet? If so, which system did you chose and could you share some pictures especially from the back. I have yet to see any rear shots of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,926
Posted By rc51owner
Price is not the only criteria people use to buy...

Price is not the only criteria people use to buy a frivolous thing like a bike.

M
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 252,927
Posted By rc51owner
I take it your UK prices include VAT? The...

I take it your UK prices include VAT? The Canadian price won't include any taxes (federal GST and for those provinces that have it, sales tax). So I live in Alberta which has no provincial sales...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 252,927
Posted By rc51owner
Boy your guys in the states are getting ripped...

Boy your guys in the states are getting ripped off (for a change). Here in Canada it is listed as being $CAN16200.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 58,704
Posted By rc51owner
Not too surprising that the top two places in a...

Not too surprising that the top two places in a beauty contest at an Italian event were from Italian manufactures. I wonder which bike would win the Cologne show contest if they bothered with such a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 257,836
Posted By rc51owner
I see that KTM haven't gotten better in this...

I see that KTM haven't gotten better in this regard. My 2004 950S also had a tank that delaminated.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,740,228
Posted By rc51owner
Thanks for doing this... It is nice to have...

Thanks for doing this... It is nice to have someone on the forum that has access to this information and is willing to share it.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 257,836
Posted By rc51owner
Sounds like KTM UK is as ostrich like as KTM...

Sounds like KTM UK is as ostrich like as KTM North America. It seems to be endemic throughout the company. Not good for customers trying to resolve frustrating issues...

Cheers,

M
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,740,228
Posted By rc51owner
You as a KTM dealer have a vested interest in...

You as a KTM dealer have a vested interest in there not being a problem so it doesn't impact potential sales. People who have experienced and are experiencing the issue are customers without ties to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-26-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 257,836
Posted By rc51owner
Are you sure that it is oil? That looks like...

Are you sure that it is oil? That looks like coolant to me. The hose it is coming from could be the overflow hose from the coolant system.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-22-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,208
Posted By rc51owner
On my hp2 I ran TKCs at 2.0 bars front and 2.2...

On my hp2 I ran TKCs at 2.0 bars front and 2.2 bars for the rear. I was getting 12000 kilometers tyre life and they worked well for me.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-06-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,740,228
Posted By rc51owner
There is always the heated ergo seat which will...

There is always the heated ergo seat which will fit either. It is a two parter -separate pillion and rider. Whether it is height adjustable, I don't know.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,303
Posted By rc51owner
Urm the 690 is alive and well (and some might say...

Urm the 690 is alive and well (and some might say improved) for 2014.

Cheers,

M
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-26-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By rc51owner
Took me a while to figure out which section they...

Took me a while to figure out which section they are under:

1) Select 2014 as the Model Year
2) Select Endure/Supermoto as the Segment
3) Select either Adventure or Adventure R - there are...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-20-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,740,228
Posted By rc51owner
Or as I have found - no screen is better than a...

Or as I have found - no screen is better than a crap screen...

Cheers,

M
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