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Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By mountain36
After riding both, I would say it's like...

After riding both, I would say it's like comparing a work horse to a race horse.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By mountain36
1190 adv: Which one did you buy, std or R?

Simple poll just to see how many 1190 adv std vs R amongst the advrider community.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 443,810
Posted By mountain36
Looking for an R oem one piece seat

Hey Guys
Just want to let you know that I'm looking to buy an R oem one piece seat. If your an R owner (from the US or Canada) and you're not using your oem seat, just pm me. Cheers
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 482,267
Posted By mountain36
...and 20 to 50 more hp + more off-road...

...and 20 to 50 more hp + more off-road capabilities.

In summary, they were disappointed that it was not a 1200GS at half the price with japanese reliability... :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By mountain36
Ergo seat is taller, but I think I heard that,...

Ergo seat is taller, but I think I heard that, because of the way it is shaped, it doesn't really affect the rider's capacity to touch the ground compared to the oem seat. Did you guys notice that?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By mountain36
Agree, but on vibey bikes, vibrations can also be...

Agree, but on vibey bikes, vibrations can also be felt through the seat and the footpegs.

That said, I'm also curious to know how the 1190 compares to the 990 adv in terms of vibrations felt...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,311
Posted By mountain36
Absolutely. The level of satisfaction is 100%...

Absolutely. The level of satisfaction is 100% subjective.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,979
Posted By mountain36
On a scale of 1 to 10, how satisfied are you of your ADV 1190\R?

Please tell us why, and specify if you have the std or the R.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,311
Posted By mountain36
People asked for a poll. Can't find how to edit...

People asked for a poll. Can't find how to edit this thread to create a poll so I started a new threat. Mod please merge if possible. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,311
Posted By mountain36
On a scale from 1 to 10, how satisfied of your GSW are you?

People asked for a pool: here it is. Can it be merge with the other thread on the same subject?

By the way, please tell us why you give your number.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 133,777
Posted By mountain36
Yeah, yeah, we all know that line which is use...

Yeah, yeah, we all know that line which is use all the time went someone is out of argument. "BMW is worst in terms of reliability so we should be happy with our ktm stuff". Who is talking about BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,311
Posted By mountain36
On a scale of 1 to 10, how satisfied of your GSW are you?

On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being "I'm 100% satisfied"), how satisfied of your 2013 or 2014 GSW are you? Thanks to add a few words to justify your number.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 133,777
Posted By mountain36
There was suppose to be 251 engineers working on...

There was suppose to be 251 engineers working on the development of the 1190 adv, but one was laid off because of budget shortage. That guy was responsible for the air filter, the heat management and...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By mountain36
I only sat on them. I would think the R...

I only sat on them. I would think the R suspension is more supple, but I guess you would need more imput front guys who rode both...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,493
Posted By mountain36
Congratulations! I'm 1,75 and I'm complaining...

Congratulations!
I'm 1,75 and I'm complaining that the bike is too tall! I feel ashamed (but maybe you have a 34 inseam!... or your just have more riding skills than me) :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By mountain36
Any picture of the std with an R seat?

Any picture of the std with an R seat?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,493
Posted By mountain36
Yes I know, but my problem with a lower seat is...

Yes I know, but my problem with a lower seat is that you are closer to the heat, and that's something you dont want to do on a 1190 adv. + the TT seat desn't have any heart shield (I checked with...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,493
Posted By mountain36
My main concerns R (are): 1- I can manage it...

My main concerns R (are):

1- I can manage it on "flat" tarmak, but I can picture myself in trouble when it's time to put my feet on the ground on uneven terrain.

2- let's say that after a while...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,493
Posted By mountain36
That's what it looks like. ...

That's what it looks like.

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p194/Mountain366/d829f5559da83252c406689b990fcdd7_zpsba140c59.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,493
Posted By mountain36
Can only tiptoe on the 1190 R. Is it enough?

First time I'm considering buying a bike that I can only touch the ground on my toes when sitting on it.

Really love the R, but should I go with the std instead?

Tiptoers on their R, thanks for...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 482,267
Posted By mountain36
I've just checked with my dealer and the...

I've just checked with my dealer and the maintenance schedule is basically the same as the old Vee and/or the Wee (every 6000km/4000 miles and valve clearance at every 24000km/14500miles).

I find...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 482,267
Posted By mountain36
I read somewhere in a review that it was doubled:...

I read somewhere in a review that it was doubled: every 12 000 km.
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 482,267
Posted By mountain36
I have to agree with you. A 2014 with more...

I have to agree with you. A 2014 with more torque, more power, less weight, better fuel economy, ABS, traction control, better ergonomics, easy ajustable windshield, more info on the dash board and...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,571
Posted By mountain36
Touring package includes all that for $1600??!!!!...

Touring package includes all that for $1600??!!!!

Man, that's incredible... Are you the owner of the shop?!:rofl

Congratulations! Have fun with your bike!
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 482,267
Posted By mountain36
I too was a bit disappointed buy the total hp and...

I too was a bit disappointed buy the total hp and what seems to be the lack of high rev power of the new vee, but I think the low torque numbers are great. To be able to have both Suzuki would have...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By mountain36
The "Beasts" as described by this forum :...

The "Beasts" as described by this forum : "polycylindered dualsports" (other then bmw's and ktm's)
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By mountain36
What is your beast?!

Sorry, the poll is limited to 10 options
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,679
Posted By mountain36
I was quote $11,250 for the basic model and $...

I was quote $11,250 for the basic model and $ 12,500 for the adv version. Not bad if a deal.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,751
Posted By mountain36
I usually like white bikes, but there is...

I usually like white bikes, but there is something about that white that I don't like. Too matt maybe, don't know...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,751
Posted By mountain36
You guys are right. I've changed the picture to...

You guys are right. I've changed the picture to show the real red one.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,751
Posted By mountain36
V-strom 1000 2014: which color would you choose?

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/DL1000L4_YYG_Left.jpg

http://autobikegallery.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/2014-Suzuki-V-Strom-1000-ABS-Black-600x375.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,679
Posted By mountain36
Would you feel confident to buy a 2014 vstrom 1000 (first year of prod)?

Looking to change my bike and seriously considering the new 2014 vstrom 1000. Would you feel confident to buy a first year production of the new Vee?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,893
Posted By mountain36
Please be aware that, by law, the bikes are...

Please be aware that, by law, the bikes are limited to 100hp in France!:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,542,769
Posted By mountain36
Are the grey piece of metal on each siden of the...

Are the grey piece of metal on each siden of the std 1190 or some kind of crash protectors? The R version doesn't have them but have the crach bars instead. And it seems that you need to remove the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By mountain36
2004 950 Adventure with 30 000 miles?

Fully enjoying my 2012 990 Adventure.

One of my riding buddy is thinking of buying an Adventure for riding with us. Has low budget and he is considering a 2005 950 (the weird blue-grey color!)...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By mountain36
Very interesting, thanks for sharing. My triumph...

Very interesting, thanks for sharing. My triumph dealer doesn't seem to have the same level of noledge as yours. The only thing he tried was retorquing the engine bolts. Can you and someone else...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By mountain36
Tiger 800xc: vibes at 4000 rpm anyone?

Liking my 800xc.. The most impressive caracteristic for me is the way it stiks to the road at high speed. And quite good off road too.Nice adventure bike in the end.

When I read reviews of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,319
Posted By mountain36
Thanks for your input guys. Decision made: I'm...

Thanks for your input guys.
Decision made: I'm going white!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,319
Posted By mountain36
Adv 2012: white or blue? Can't make up my mind...

I'm puling the trigger on a new adventure 2012. Can't make up my mind: white or blue?!
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,186
Posted By mountain36
Sorry, don't know that Hardley brand.:evil ...

Sorry, don't know that Hardley brand.:evil

Of course I'll end up buying what ever I like. The problem is that I can't test ride the Roadie.
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