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Forum: Racing 08-25-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 22,448
Posted By aerone
I talked to several of the racers Saturday at the...

I talked to several of the racers Saturday at the Mega Mile and most said they love the mix of pea gravel and limestone. The racing was excellent, can't believe those stroked Kawis can go so fast.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By aerone
Paint

I happen to own one of those that I bought new, red though. I have a friend that will paint it for you. PM your email and I will send you some pictures of mine after repaint. BTW, even though it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Don't you just love the SS swing arm. No more...

Don't you just love the SS swing arm. No more wondering if you got the alignment just right.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I knew she was a little heavy, didn't expect 450...

I knew she was a little heavy, didn't expect 450 +.

I finally rode off all my break in miles today. I had a great ride to Highlands NC, then back down 28 across to 107 to the NC line and back...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I didn't mean to kill the thread with my previous...

I didn't mean to kill the thread with my previous post. I filled the bike and rode three miles to the local quarry that weighs dump trucks. Unfortunately, the scale rounds off to the nearest 20...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I agree that the front position is much better. ...

I agree that the front position is much better.

On another note, old topic. I just looked at a diagram of a Ducati S4RS SS swingarm to check out their bearing. I didn't see a bearing at all. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Drag racing should help to test the rear wheel...

Drag racing should help to test the rear wheel bearing. I'm continuing to ride mine even though it seems to have a little more play than the one still at the dealer. The motor seems to get even...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
(864) 888 8123 has an orange one. Nothing in it...

(864) 888 8123 has an orange one. Nothing in it for me, just saying it's there.
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,366
Posted By aerone
I moved the back main jet to the front and went...

I moved the back main jet to the front and went up one size on the back when I did the SAS on that bike. I don't remember the sizes.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I'm not strung out, just stating a fact. The...

I'm not strung out, just stating a fact. The tire pressure should be correct when a brad new 17K bike rolls out of the dealership.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Including the 1290, this is my fourth new KTM...

Including the 1290, this is my fourth new KTM twin since 04. I have never had good warranty service. Only one recall ever done by the dealers. So, I figure I bought a bike with no warranty going...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
wheels bearings axel leaking covers

Damn, I bought this thing to get rid of a clacker, a POS water pump and fuel pump and other issues on the 950. Now I have frickin Chinese wheels and probably bearings as well. This sucks...wonder...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,366
Posted By aerone
My Old Ride

PM me for any questions. The fuel pump and front rotors and pads are new.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I'm around 200 lbs in full gear. I set...

I'm around 200 lbs in full gear. I set everything a couple of clicks shy of sport and the sag seems to be about right. The only other bike I have that came with one leg doing one thing and the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Don't you simply loosen the set screw, get a...

Don't you simply loosen the set screw, get a spanner and crank down a few threads on the shock? Snug up the locking rings, tighten the set screw and ride... I'm talking about the rear shock of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
The popping you hear on deceleration is probably...

The popping you hear on deceleration is probably fresh air being injected into the exhaust tract by the SAS system. You will probably be ok just removing the canister. If you take off the entire...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Heated Grip Option

It seems more than one bike came with the heated grip option displayed when in fact it was not supplied. My sales tech and I tried to turn it on. Six miles later the general failure light came on. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
We bought a naked bike, not a tourer. That about...

We bought a naked bike, not a tourer. That about says it for the wind blast. I too have a sore neck after a spirited ride and I know my 950SM was better for some reason. I'm 6'3" tall, maybe I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
3.3 pounds is what you save with Akra slip on. I...

3.3 pounds is what you save with Akra slip on. I stuck a broom handle into the can on my 1290 and it went all the way to the cat converter. So, it's open and you get little if any performance gain...
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Dauntless, our new wheels must be very heavy or...

Dauntless, our new wheels must be very heavy or you have the the bike in rain mode. I agree that it don't wheelie much and I like that. That said, I have mine in street mode and have not passed...
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Some folks just don't have good manners. I'll...

Some folks just don't have good manners. I'll try to do better.
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I found what looks to be an SF or ZF forged into...

I found what looks to be an SF or ZF forged into the rear wheel.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Now I have to get out the magnifying glass to...

Now I have to get out the magnifying glass to look for cracks and that tiny made in china stamp.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Performance Powersports

In Seneca, SC has an orange one not spoken for. They are great to work with. (864) 888 8123 Ask for Chris. trapperj, you have pm. Sorry if I have offered up too much info. Just trying to help.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I rode to Highlands NC and back yesterday...

I rode to Highlands NC and back yesterday afternoon. I had the road to myself most of the way. Wow, what motorcycle, the engine is just great. I never messed with the suspension settings before...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
The thing definitely needs some sort of wild...

The thing definitely needs some sort of wild deflector. All that trouble to make it "fit" everyone and they forgot the wind protection. I know it's a naked bike, so is the 950SM that traded. It...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Got The Call

My black 1290 is waiting for me at the dealer 8 miles away.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
I just got word from my dealer that the SD wont...

I just got word from my dealer that the SD wont be shipped until late this month, maybe May before they arrive.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
1290 ergos

I'm happy to hear they have some leg room. I'm tall and think I want one.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,999
Posted By aerone
Does any one know the seat to foot peg distance...

Does any one know the seat to foot peg distance on the 1290? I have plenty of leg room on my 950SM. I know it can't be as good.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,263
Posted By aerone
The silver bike looks just like my 63 Monza. ...

The silver bike looks just like my 63 Monza. Except mine is crusty.
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 492,187
Posted By aerone
1988 R100GS Front End with stock bars, no wheel

I took this off when I put the WP on my GS. Only 7K miles on the piece, no leaks. Will throw in the stock rear shock same miles.


Located in upstate SC. $1000.00 firm, pick up or you pay...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,870
Posted By aerone
It's all in the right hand. Anybody win one yet ?

It's all in the right hand. Anybody win one yet ?
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,870
Posted By aerone
Look at the website. The little windscreen has...

Look at the website. The little windscreen has been removed for about a week now. I visit every day.
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,870
Posted By aerone
Too late...go to 1290superduker. You will find...

Too late...go to 1290superduker. You will find lots of great info there.
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,870
Posted By aerone
Your bike will be here in March.

Your bike will be here in March.
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,870
Posted By aerone
How many of you entered the "Win The Beast"...

How many of you entered the "Win The Beast" contest ? I'm wondering what my odds are. It has to be better than the lottery.
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By aerone
I like IBMWR

It's for sure not IBMWR faulted here. It's people like me that send a wire for a product that support the fraud.
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By aerone
I hate to admit it, got scammed on a WTB on...

I hate to admit it, got scammed on a WTB on IBMWR. The guy was out of England and even used some one else's address. I even got a phone call from the SOB. That's right, he went to the trouble to...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 26,822
Posted By aerone
It looks like my Heinrich 208. Except, the...

It looks like my Heinrich 208. Except, the petcocks go further back on your tank and the BMW type clamp.
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