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Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,536
Posted By Mowster
I've done all right with the MT 90's :1drink

I've done all right with the MT 90's :1drink
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-13-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,241
Posted By Mowster
TKC 70's ??

anyone tried them yet??

big wait for them here...

just ordered more MT 90's - they don't last so long, but do pretty much anything :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 39,483
Posted By Mowster
agreed my old desmo is surprisingly quiet at...

agreed

my old desmo is surprisingly quiet at lower power - and with fresh oil in it, warmed-up, it's no noisier than any modern bike :dunno
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,241
Posted By Mowster
I've run as low as 12-14 psi on pirelli MT/90's...

I've run as low as 12-14 psi on pirelli MT/90's to help get out of trouble :eek1

The back held on going up a VERY steep section :clap

when will i ever learn?? :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-10-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,697
Posted By Mowster
40k km's on my 2014 R model flawless.....and...

40k km's on my 2014 R model

flawless.....and superb
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,536
Posted By Mowster
38k kms on my R model; its been flawless, but saw...

38k kms on my R model; its been flawless, but saw 'general failure' message coupla times recently :eek1

might have been due to being just about out of fuel?? :scratch
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By Mowster
+1 36k kms' here - no probs at all! ...

+1

36k kms' here - no probs at all!

:1drink
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,293
Posted By Mowster
Normally going too fast, so both brakes are...

Normally going too fast, so both brakes are REALLY needed!

:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,263
Posted By Mowster
+1 :nod

+1



:nod
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,584
Posted By Mowster
104 Celsius or 219 Fahrenheit ...

104 Celsius

or

219 Fahrenheit

using the 10w-60 oil helps keep it lower....

If you stop with oil temps in this region; you might not be able to restart until it's cooled a...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,865
Posted By Mowster
my dad told me..... he told me...

my dad told me.....


he told me NUTHIN!

:slurp
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Mowster
[QUOTE=Muddler;25824671] I've been...

[QUOTE=Muddler;25824671] I've been procrastinating for months and reading endless tyre threads. QUOTE]


Glad to hear it's not just me......


:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-29-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 534,332
Posted By Mowster
EXCELLENT! :clap :slurp

EXCELLENT! :clap


:slurp
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,326
Posted By Mowster
agree It took an all-day wet day for my...

agree

It took an all-day wet day for my forma adventure boots to finally leak..

YMMV

:slurp
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-29-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 230,004
Posted By Mowster
:nod Found this to be more true than for...

:nod

Found this to be more true than for any other bike I've ridden :lol3


By the way

35k km's on my 1190R ......no problems yet!

:slurp
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,127
Posted By Mowster
Both!!!!

The R is better...

just too big

:muutt
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,856
Posted By Mowster
yeah, give it the berries; I've never seen the...

yeah, give it the berries; I've never seen the cops out here.....
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,856
Posted By Mowster
Nah, I won't fill the tank here; should have...

Nah, I won't fill the tank here; should have enough to the next gas station

:cry
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,856
Posted By Mowster
Keep tightening it until it goes loose, and then...

Keep tightening it until it goes loose, and then back off half a turn

:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 25,056
Posted By Mowster
Rode it (1190r), loved it, got cooked by it! ...

Rode it (1190r), loved it, got cooked by it!

34k km's by now - still no problems! :freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-28-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 230,004
Posted By Mowster
Try reseating the tyre bead? I've had to...

Try reseating the tyre bead?

I've had to try soapy water and big overinflation (60 psi) to get them to seat properly

:ear
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-28-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By Mowster
[QUOTE=nakedgun;25587237] right fork leg...

[QUOTE=nakedgun;25587237]

right fork leg was about 1 cm higher than the left in the top triple. Don't know who was asleep when they assembled it, but wow!

Then the rear brake reservoir (not...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,827
Posted By Mowster
:clap great run through there :D

:clap

great run through there :D
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Mowster
+1......been a coupla times.. If you can...

+1......been a coupla times..

If you can arrive there in good time, look at the grassed area above turn 2 - there's a chance you might get SOME sleep there!

brilliant race, in a lovely...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,241
Posted By Mowster
[QUOTE=wilmar13;25398496]I'm far from the right...

[QUOTE=wilmar13;25398496]I'm far from the right guy to ask about that... but I really like the MT90A/T for the stock wheels. Aired down to 27psi they are amazing offroad (relative to what you would...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,044
Posted By Mowster
Gotta have thin arms, or get a headache after a bit....

+1 for cheap UV safety glasses..

I've got them as cheap as $3 from blackwoods...

When running tinted visor, and running out of daylight, you can even use clear safety glasses to whack on...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,900
Posted By Mowster
Top spot! should be a posse of 4 of us this...

Top spot!

should be a posse of 4 of us this year!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-29-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,241
Posted By Mowster
"does anyone have an idea on the mileage the...

"does anyone have an idea on the mileage the scorpion AT's get on the 1190?"

7k kms from a rear....

8 - 9k kms from a front
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 762,267
Posted By Mowster
Odd - I find the opposite for short...

Odd - I find the opposite

for short stops, i'll use the kill switch, and leave the key on, so that settings are kept (the headlight goes off, so no real battery drain)......
:dunno
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-02-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,241
Posted By Mowster
+2 the trail-attacks are a pretty awesome...

+2

the trail-attacks are a pretty awesome tyre - you could try the new Michelin PR4's ...and report back to us?? :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-02-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,241
Posted By Mowster
I've found (with the Pirelli M/T 90's, at least),...

I've found (with the Pirelli M/T 90's, at least), they like to be at recommended pressures ( ~36 - 40 ) to feel good on the road; lower pressures feel like it wants to 'stand-up' a little in fast...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-02-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,148
Posted By Mowster
The STD was superb on the road, but... I...

The STD was superb on the road, but...

I find I'm not missing anything with the R model - you can still hustle like crazy in the twisties.....and I've got thru some hairy terrain also....

...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-02-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,452
Posted By Mowster
Yep - i've posted about this

:D

I did 15k km's on the Std model - very nice bike, and the lower seat is Very Much missed...but....

The R model is the one; I'm up to 25k km's on it.

(no real problems with either...
Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 447,343
Posted By Mowster
+1 When he's riding hard, he's very...

+1

When he's riding hard, he's very entertaining :clap
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By Mowster
I've run 16 - 18 on the tubeless......probably...

I've run 16 - 18 on the tubeless......probably low enuff, for the bigger heavier bikes...


:dunno
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Mowster
I had the same feeling on a 1190 EDS.....

Trade it for an R model !!! :clap

I did, after 15k km's - no regrets :norton

The damping presets on the EDS need more refinement; it might be a software mod....someday...

The WP...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-24-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 762,267
Posted By Mowster
Update

1. Up to a total of 40k km's on 1190's now - no breakdowns, no unscheduled trips the workshop. :1drink

2. Unifilter in at new - no dust in airbox at all. Might try the K+N filter.

3....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-16-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,148
Posted By Mowster
The R is the one to get. :norton I did 15k...

The R is the one to get. :norton

I did 15k kms on the STD model, and it was lovely, but the big wheels on the R model eat up all the crappy roads so much better than what a 17" rear wheel...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-11-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 762,267
Posted By Mowster
Yeah, maybe a bit - there is a comprehensive dyno...

Yeah, maybe a bit - there is a comprehensive dyno test around this thread somewhere....the Unifilter sure saps a fair bit.......I don't mind - full power isn't used all that much... :dunno

...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 762,267
Posted By Mowster
Just replaced a Unifilter at 22k kms. ...

Just replaced a Unifilter at 22k kms.

Installed the kit when bike was new.

Done some dusty riding in that time, but with care; shutting down, or clutch in/idleing when passing thru dusty...
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