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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By reenmachine
Mine came set up from the dealer with a simple...

Mine came set up from the dealer with a simple plastic adapter.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
The rope guy is full of it or is trying to keep...

The rope guy is full of it or is trying to keep people away. When I was up there a couple weeks ago Jeep guys and guys on smaller bikes were going through, saying it was challenging but rideable.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 484,604
Posted By reenmachine
My experience exactly. I added the R crash bars...

My experience exactly. I added the R crash bars to my Std and they do the job beautifully. I've dropped it several times on the trail and they've done their job. I wouldn't add anything more. I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By reenmachine
It would be nice to know the specs for the OEM...

It would be nice to know the specs for the OEM bars for comparison. Anyone have this?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By reenmachine
Would like to know if anyone has this info now...

Would like to know if anyone has this info now...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
Geez it's all or nothing with you guys! It's...

Geez it's all or nothing with you guys! It's just my ignition key, topcase key, cable lock key, and a fob. I don't think that's too outrageous.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,466
Posted By reenmachine
Just got the email from Revzilla that the TKC70...

Just got the email from Revzilla that the TKC70 is available.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
Mine's fine, but I hate where it's located.

Mine's fine, but I hate where it's located.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,027
Posted By reenmachine
Yeah, the Wolfman takes two seconds to unclip the...

Yeah, the Wolfman takes two seconds to unclip the front and flop the bag back onto the saddle to tank up.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
I had two 1.75s stacked on my stock rack for a...

I had two 1.75s stacked on my stock rack for a long time and it worked just fine. I later got the AltRider rear rack so I could mount a Givi topcase (which it does perfectly) and now carry the stack...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
Well, the whole friggin' thing on the springs...

Well, the whole friggin' thing on the springs side is a washout.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,027
Posted By reenmachine
+1 on Wolfman Explorer Lite. Perfect fit and...

+1 on Wolfman Explorer Lite. Perfect fit and expandable if you really need to stuff a lot in there.

http://i.imgur.com/xV8Q9K3l.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
I have the Barkbusters on my little BMW and have...

I have the Barkbusters on my little BMW and have taken out much foliage to small tree size with them with no adverse effects :rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 64,640
Posted By reenmachine
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
I do like the HDB units and they definitely look...

I do like the HDB units and they definitely look the strongest, but I like the weather protection of the Barkbusters, which are no slouches on strength as well. The HDB fairing looks like an almost...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
The center ones (bolt & nut): 12 Nm The one big...

The center ones (bolt & nut): 12 Nm
The one big M10 on either side: 45 Nm
The eight clamp bolts: 12 Nm

http://i.imgur.com/8x386H0.png
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
That could be just the thing for me. I broke the...

That could be just the thing for me. I broke the lens and reflector on one side last week but the rest of the housing seems ok and the light still works. I figure it's a good time to upgrade to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
And here's what Warm Springs Road was like,...

And here's what Warm Springs Road was like, although if it's raining there anything like it's raining here in L.A. this week it could change significantly.

It's hard to get a sense of the whoops...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
Here's my Lippincott footage from last week...

Here's my Lippincott footage from last week (going down). The last 10 minutes or so are a straight cruise but I included it all just to be thorough.

Dropped it at a walking pace on the steepish...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
Since I just broke both of my OEM handguards I'm...

Since I just broke both of my OEM handguards I'm in the market for an upgrade. I've loved the Barkbusters Storms on my G650GS and was going to go that way for the 1190. I like the beefy aluminum...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
What heat shield? The only ones I'm aware of are...

What heat shield? The only ones I'm aware of are Wings and BDCW:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=973000
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 144,183
Posted By reenmachine
These are the H-B racks. They fit well and leave...

These are the H-B racks. They fit well and leave a clean appearance when removed. I've dropped the bike on them several times as well and they've held their shape. The little rectangular piece at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
Maybe -- I don't really have a need for it right...

Maybe -- I don't really have a need for it right now and I like the feeling of the raised edge of the pillion seat behind me. But it would have been useful on this last trip so I'll probably end up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
None taken! I'm usually too dumb to turn around...

None taken! I'm usually too dumb to turn around when I'm a bit over my head so this was the exception. Had I been part of a group instead of solo I probably would have had a go.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
I also thought I'd give props to AltRider for...

I also thought I'd give props to AltRider for their skid plate. Something like 450 miles of off-road riding in Death Valley and I'm convinced it saved me, both when bottoming out on big rocks a few...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
I didn't get there but I talked to several people...

I didn't get there but I talked to several people who did and lived to tell the tale. :rofl

Jeeps went up & down it as well as light dirt bikes. I gather it's a short steep chute that you have to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
AltRider rear rack mod for large Rotopax

The AltRider rear rack has been working out great for me both with my Givi topcase and random cargo strapped on (the super-smooth edges are a nice feature).

However, the Rotopax mounting holes are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
Just got back yesterday from 450 miles of Death...

Just got back yesterday from 450 miles of Death Valley dirt. Here's the quick & dirty:

KTM 1190 Adventure, TKC-80s, solo


Saline South Pass: Excellent condition. Graded and washboarded, but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,466
Posted By reenmachine
I don't think that would be a bad idea if you...

I don't think that would be a bad idea if you want just a touch more off-road confidence. From everything I read it's the same carcass as the OEM TA2, which in my opinion is a plus.

Not available...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
Yes, from everything I've gathered, riding down...

Yes, from everything I've gathered, riding down is the way to go for the first time. I'll also have been to the springs first and will make the loop over Hunter to the racetrack and down Lippincott...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
You really can't miss it these days. The springs...

You really can't miss it these days. The springs is even in google maps. You only come to one fork in the road on north pass and it doesn't matter which way you go as they merge back together...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,685
Posted By reenmachine
What about the Altrider one? $190. I don't have...

What about the Altrider one? $190. I don't have it but I have their rear rack and it's great. I've been really impressed with their stuff for this bike and for my little GS.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
From everything I've heard, Saline Valley Road...

From everything I've heard, Saline Valley Road from end to end is nicely graded and totally cruiser. My 4x4 friends went in via South Pass last weekend and said it was street car passable. The road...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,466
Posted By reenmachine
I thought there was a post in this thread where...

I thought there was a post in this thread where someone quoted a Conti engineer regarding off-road pressure recommendations for TKC80s...25psi front & rear? I just scanned the whole thread and can't...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,466
Posted By reenmachine
Got the TKC80s (170 rear) and love them. I've...

Got the TKC80s (170 rear) and love them. I've had them on dry & wet tarmac and maybe 30 miles of loose, rocky dirt road and they've been great -- very confidence inspiring. Next week I'm off for a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
Sweet. I want to ride Hunter Mountain as well,...

Sweet. I want to ride Hunter Mountain as well, so I'll probably go straight to the springs, have a soak and a good night's sleep, leave most of my stuff there, and go over Hunter to the racetrack,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
"Down" on Lippincott is from the racetrack toward...

"Down" on Lippincott is from the racetrack toward Saline Valley?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
Sometime next week.

Sometime next week.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 128,942
Posted By reenmachine
I know this is a totally subjective and...

I know this is a totally subjective and highly-variable thing, but feel free to throw opinions out:

Any real concerns about a solo run both ways over Lippincott on a big bike? 1190 Adventure. I...
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