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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-21-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,240
Posted By JBird
[QUOTE=SirToU;26626367]Firstly - was the bike...

[QUOTE=SirToU;26626367]Firstly - was the bike idling in third gear on the centre stand? if so, was it chain lash?, is the chain suitably tensioned? and even if it is - there will be play in the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-19-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 194,961
Posted By JBird
Free to good home - a Unifilter kit with about...

Free to good home - a Unifilter kit with about 1000 street miles on it. I installed this on my 2014 when the bike was new and then took it out to put in a Rottweiler setup 1000 miles...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,755
Posted By JBird
I like my B&B but this new rear mounting point...

I like my B&B but this new rear mounting point would be a big improvement. I'm going to contact them to see if I can get the new rear mounts and if they work with the older plates.

Thanks for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-18-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By JBird
Since you are from Australia, B&B skid plate...

Since you are from Australia,

B&B skid plate
Rad design radiator guard
Your bike comes with the Unifilter kit
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,227
Posted By JBird
+1 and +1 for the brake light

+1 and +1 for the brake light
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,357
Posted By JBird
Isn't the point to be out of fuel at the end? I...

Isn't the point to be out of fuel at the end? I could care less about the cool down lap if I was top step on the podium!! Not like they would make me walk back after a win.:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 11,991
Posted By JBird
Had it on my 950 for years, and dirt bikes for...

Had it on my 950 for years, and dirt bikes for decades - and it has been on my "roasting hot 1190" for a year

http://www.amazon.com/No-Toil-Rim-Grease-16oz/dp/B000N5YEM2

It seems to bother you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 11,991
Posted By JBird
That ITG filter design has been around forever -...

That ITG filter design has been around forever - and used on thousands of off road race vehicles. Yes it needs to be oiled and yes you need to use filter grease at the baseplate contact.

...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,115
Posted By JBird
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22,221
Views: 2,714,487
Posted By JBird
I would look at the side stand switch. The...

I would look at the side stand switch. The computer thinks your side stand is down.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 156,397
Posted By JBird
I think you would be well past $11. I had an...

I think you would be well past $11. I had an '06 TE610 and just got a '14 690. At this point I really don't feel the 690 is any better than the 610 was. My 610 was rejetted and had the pumper...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,426,367
Posted By JBird
Nice find! Take that down to Mac's Speed Shop

Nice find! Take that down to Mac's Speed Shop
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-05-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 54,470
Posted By JBird
Where do the long screws go? I guessed on this a...

Where do the long screws go? I guessed on this a long time ago
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-02-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 11,991
Posted By JBird
When cruising and wearing ear plugs I don't...

When cruising and wearing ear plugs I don't notice the intake noise at all. Now when I go to WFO with the throttle the roar comes on and sounds great.

I really don't see what the big deal is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-21-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,534
Posted By JBird
+1 Had one for a year - perfect!

+1 Had one for a year - perfect!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-09-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,525
Posted By JBird
Does the Black Dog work with a Remus header? I...

Does the Black Dog work with a Remus header? I believe on the Black Dog site it says it does not but I think someone here on the board said it would.

Thanks!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-08-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,687
Posted By JBird
That was 24 minutes well spent!!! I will now...

That was 24 minutes well spent!!! I will now cross Engineer Pass off of any future plans!!!

Thanks for sharing
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-29-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,903
Posted By JBird
The oil is $70 and the filter is $15 here in the...

The oil is $70 and the filter is $15 here in the US!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-28-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By JBird
The dongles work great - but as I understand it...

The dongles work great - but as I understand it only work at the lower RPM and throttle ranges - where a PC can tune the bike through the whole RPM range.

I would think the PC is a more...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,339
Posted By JBird
My heated seats don't seem to be working after...

My heated seats don't seem to be working after reinstall. Does it matter which small plugs to which on the front seat? They all have the same 4 wire colors.

Does the bike have to be running...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 242,606
Posted By JBird
Which one gets the orange frame? That is all I...

Which one gets the orange frame? That is all I care about!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,832
Posted By JBird
Why even risk it? You have 2 great options...

Why even risk it? You have 2 great options neither of which are expensive. Make the dealer install it as part of your purchase.

There is no way I would risk it. Why trust them if they don't...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 1,269,128
Posted By JBird
I don't own either of these - but after putting a...

I don't own either of these - but after putting a lot of miles on both I would have to say the Super Tenere is not even close to the GS.

The Super Tenere is way heavier and not even close on power...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-06-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,917
Posted By JBird
Don't wait - get rid of the stock air non-cleaner...

Don't wait - get rid of the stock air non-cleaner asap. The key to break in is to stay below the 6500 RPM for 600 or 700 miles while varying the load and RPM.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,917
Posted By JBird
They do specify No Toil.

They do specify No Toil.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By JBird
Cyclops has a discount code for Adv members. Make...

Cyclops has a discount code for Adv members. Make sure to use it.

Really nice looking Golden!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,917
Posted By JBird
Rottweiler Plate in Place

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t55/tbird42/KTM%201190%20Adventure%20R/20141006_222252.jpg (http://s157.photobucket.com/user/tbird42/media/KTM%201190%20Adventure%20R/20141006_222252.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 211,160
Posted By JBird
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t55/tbird42/KTM...

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t55/tbird42/KTM%201190%20Adventure%20R/file-11.jpg (http://s157.photobucket.com/user/tbird42/media/KTM%201190%20Adventure%20R/file-11.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 242,606
Posted By JBird
Heat Shields

They look like they are in the wrong place - too far aft and too far down. Wings design look much better and is in a better place.

I may try these if they are $45 or under!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,917
Posted By JBird
This plate is really tight! I think next time I...

This plate is really tight! I think next time I have it out I might trim it a little and then use some foam pipe insulation or something around the frame to fill gaps.


Good thing the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 1,269,128
Posted By JBird
Maybe they name it "South American Single" or...

Maybe they name it "South American Single" or Shakira - I'd be all in on that!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By JBird
Isn't the Orange key a big no no?? Seems like it...

Isn't the Orange key a big no no?? Seems like it is used to clear out your other keys or something useless and dangerous like that????
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 211,160
Posted By JBird
Can you not just get the Hepco Becker removable...

Can you not just get the Hepco Becker removable racks and the Gobis will go right on??

SW Motech removable racks with the Hepco Becker adaptors should work too?

I think the Hepco Becker...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-26-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,258
Posted By JBird
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jxkrrvur9a0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

This is how I imagine Painterdude talking to KTM - especially from the 4:13...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,495
Posted By JBird
Last March at Bike Week in Daytona we talked with...

Last March at Bike Week in Daytona we talked with the EBR marketing rep - he thought it would be released as early as this fall - obviously that did not happen. He also indicated the engine would...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 194,961
Posted By JBird
If you are reading this thread, riding in any...

If you are reading this thread, riding in any type of dust, and don't change to a Powercell or Rottweiler system - you should be banned from ADVRIDER!!!

Even if you try to use the argument that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,258
Posted By JBird
+10 There is a cordura sewing vendor on here...

+10

There is a cordura sewing vendor on here that will make you a set. Lets you ride with thinner gloves and keeps the wind off your jacket cuffs.

Once I went this way I never go without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By JBird
At full throttle the needle is all the way up. ...

At full throttle the needle is all the way up. Maybe too large mains? Too high float?

It is definitely throttle related and not speed related? If the carb vent tubes are hanging down too far...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 242,606
Posted By JBird
I hope no one on this forum is actually dumb...

I hope no one on this forum is actually dumb enough to believe this. While this is true on a 2 stroke race bike it is absolutely not true on their street bikes - period.

Please take this down...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-29-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 65,244
Posted By JBird
You ought to try a Goldwing. If it were not for...

You ought to try a Goldwing. If it were not for the headsets you wouldn't even know she was back there.
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