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Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
The long-term test 1290 SD that Motorcyclist...

The long-term test 1290 SD that Motorcyclist magazine has, has over 5000 miles on it. I wonder if KTM redid the rear wheel bearings on it before the magazine got it - I think it was a press bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 240,297
Posted By Florida Lime
I think that photo is several years old, but I...

I think that photo is several years old, but I suspect someone was trying to do a stoppie so that Killboy would take a picture showcasing their 'mad skills'.

Guess it didn't turn out as planned....
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
Just curious on the wording highlighted -...

Just curious on the wording highlighted - wouldn't that be a new wheel ? Or am I missing something ?
Forum: Face plant 07-16-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By Florida Lime
Where does the OP mention it was at dusk, or that...

Where does the OP mention it was at dusk, or that he was speeding ? :huh

Dusk is a common time to see deer, but they can be seen at ANY time.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
Did I miss the road rash explanation somewhere ?...

Did I miss the road rash explanation somewhere ? :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
I would expect that any bikes running the slicks...

I would expect that any bikes running the slicks would be set to run with all the electronics OFF anyways. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
Any changes that bk made to his, can be made to...

Any changes that bk made to his, can be made to the USA bikes. :deal
He painted his wheels, added the slip-on, carbon fiber, and tail tidy.
About the only thing I see different is, he didn't have...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
That really doesn't surprise me. :cry I've...

That really doesn't surprise me. :cry

I've been offered a black one 2 times, but I want the orange one ! :becca

I even inquired at the "local" (90 miles) BMW dealer to see if they had any...
Forum: Face plant 06-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,011
Posted By Florida Lime
Any follow-up information on the woman that hit...

Any follow-up information on the woman that hit you ? Was she cited, etc. ? :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30,965
Views: 7,489,034
Posted By Florida Lime
I have a pair of HID driving lights tied onto my...

I have a pair of HID driving lights tied onto my hi-beam on the GSA. All the OEM lighting is also converted to HID.

I ride home through the swamps of Florida at midnight, seeing deer, hogs,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Florida Lime
You can take the school online in Florida. You...

You can take the school online in Florida. You will soon be receiving information from several choices in the mail - as soon as the ticket info is filed, they usually flood you with flyers. :D
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 30,965
Views: 7,489,034
Posted By Florida Lime
You can't have TOO much light. Unless...

You can't have TOO much light.


Unless you work for the DOT. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
If you think THAT'S annoying, try still waiting...

If you think THAT'S annoying, try still waiting for your bike after having the 1st deposit at your dealer for the last 6 months. :baldy
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
This is true in the USA, but not for all markets....

This is true in the USA, but not for all markets. We have the Magnuson-Moss Warrantee Act that allows this. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 78,866
Posted By Florida Lime
Thanks zoldar !

Thanks zoldar !
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By Florida Lime
Yes, no. :D

Yes, no. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,682
Posted By Florida Lime
:huh 796 maybe ? Any pictures I have seen it...

:huh 796 maybe ?
Any pictures I have seen it seems to have an air-cooled motor, not the liquid-cooled 821.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By Florida Lime
When is EBR going to update their website with...

When is EBR going to update their website with the SX info ? :ear
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
It's illegal in Florida to discount an "insurance...

It's illegal in Florida to discount an "insurance policy", which is what an extended warrantee is. :huh
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 78,866
Posted By Florida Lime
For the current owners of the red version: ...

For the current owners of the red version:

Is the big white R on the gas tank clear coated over, like most gas tank graphics usually are ? :ear
I haven't seen one in person, and the nearest...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,765
Posted By Florida Lime
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=985484...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=985484 :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
My dealer does have a black one, sitting on the...

My dealer does have a black one, sitting on the floor, complete with the Akro slip-on. :thumb It is going to be delivered tomorrow.


It IS sharp, but I want ORANGE. :raabia
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
Like trapperj, I had the first deposit for a 1290...

Like trapperj, I had the first deposit for a 1290 at my local dealer. A LONG time ago. I specified that I wanted an orange one - I don't want a black one. :puke1
South Florida had to wait 2 weeks...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,015
Posted By Florida Lime
It's not the footpeg size - it's the lack of room...

It's not the footpeg size - it's the lack of room caused by the passenger pegs. It is almost impossible to ride with the ball of your foot on the peg - your heel wants to be right where the rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,053
Posted By Florida Lime
He even has a "loaner" if you want to run out for...

He even has a "loaner" if you want to run out for a bite to eat. :D
Tell Hermann Scott says "Hi, and thanks again !"
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Florida Lime
I'd take a good look at the rear shock for...

I'd take a good look at the rear shock for starters.
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
:photog

:photog
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
The 1290s finally arrived in Florida - 2 weeks...

The 1290s finally arrived in Florida - 2 weeks after everywhere else. :baldy

And just like I expected - it's a BLACK one. :baldy:baldy:baldy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30,965
Views: 7,489,034
Posted By Florida Lime
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23620170...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23620170&postcount=26603
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30,965
Views: 7,489,034
Posted By Florida Lime
He was in this thread talking about it months...

He was in this thread talking about it months ago.

Try to keep up. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,796
Posted By Florida Lime
Mark, It's an easy thing to understand - it's...

Mark,
It's an easy thing to understand - it's the same thing as "active braking" and "passive braking", or "active riding" and "passive riding". :lol3

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
I ride to Highlands via 64 from Robbinsville - it...

I ride to Highlands via 64 from Robbinsville - it would have been great to meet up.

Only problems -
I won't be in Robbinsville until tomorrow, and
I STILL DON'T HAVE MY BIKE !....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,474
Posted By Florida Lime
By adding a turbo ? :lol3

By adding a turbo ? :lol3
Forum: Racing 05-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 265,475
Posted By Florida Lime
I've seen riders hit the winner harder than that...

I've seen riders hit the winner harder than that while congratulating him. :lol3
Forum: Racing 05-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 265,475
Posted By Florida Lime
Then why did Marquez practice that line in...

Then why did Marquez practice that line in practice ? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,796
Posted By Florida Lime
+1 You countersteer without realizing what you...

+1
You countersteer without realizing what you are doing.

Understanding what you are doing helps you become a better rider. Being a better rider, gives you more tools to deal with everyday...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
When I did the KTM demos last month, we laid out...

When I did the KTM demos last month, we laid out a route that included 4 miles of interstate highway.
I knew the speedometer was off then - I was running an indicated 80-85 mph, and we were being...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,908
Posted By Florida Lime
2 words - Double bubble ! I've heard the...

2 words - Double bubble !

I've heard the same complaint about the screen, but I must be used to sport bikes - it didn't bother me.

Oh, for ergonomics, you must try the RC8R. It has so much...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
Correct. No invoice yet.

Correct.

No invoice yet.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 93,010
Posted By Florida Lime
Having ridden one (3 actually) already, I know...

Having ridden one (3 actually) already, I know the wait is worth it. :D

That's what makes the wait even more frustrating.
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