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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,244
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Posted By Black Hills
I'm sure a big bike is different, but could never...

I'm sure a big bike is different, but could never get a PDS spring to work on my 300. ended up with a straight rate and valving by endure engineering to make it oh so perfect:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,809
Posted By Black Hills
or put it in offroad mode and lug away..

or put it in offroad mode and lug away..
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,329
Posted By Black Hills
Mine has been trouble free (except for the airbox...

Mine has been trouble free (except for the airbox issue), but last night on the way home I was accelerating on the interstate ramp and "general failure" started flashing on the display. in only...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By Black Hills
I tried the touratech one and it was pretty...

I tried the touratech one and it was pretty decent but I ride in a lot of rocks so switched to the BDCW. You can have my touratech one for a reasonable offer if you are interested. I did enlarge one...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 992
Posted By Black Hills
I ride an 1190R and a good friend ride a superT....

I ride an 1190R and a good friend ride a superT. Having ridden them both I prefer the 1190. the ST is good, but the KTM does everything a little better, a lot better when you get off road (although...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By Black Hills
I can easily go over 200. 230 or so and I'm...

I can easily go over 200. 230 or so and I'm getting nervous. Best I have ever done was a little over 50mpg in rain mode from Durango to Rapid City.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By Black Hills
With the electronics I agree it is much easier to...

With the electronics I agree it is much easier to ride, specially slow, off road.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,570
Posted By Black Hills
I never had a TA2 make it a whole day off road? ...

I never had a TA2 make it a whole day off road? If there are rocks pressure won't matter as they are very thin and puncture easily..
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By Black Hills
Definitely not a dirt bike but more capable than...

Definitely not a dirt bike but more capable than you would think. I don't do anything crazy, this is about it. But it feels the same as the 990. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,534
Posted By Black Hills
I think I will try 17/44 ??

I think I will try 17/44 ??
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By Black Hills
haven't ridden a standard, but my 1190R feels...

haven't ridden a standard, but my 1190R feels very much the same as my 990R on and off road.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 721,679
Posted By Black Hills
LOL.. yea, and if you are like me what the speedo...

LOL.. yea, and if you are like me what the speedo said wouldn't have made any difference at all...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 721,679
Posted By Black Hills
jeez.. really???? just ride the damn thing and...

jeez.. really???? just ride the damn thing and enjoy. who cares if you are going 76 or 81??
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By Black Hills
6'2". 34" inseam and I think it fits great ( but...

6'2". 34" inseam and I think it fits great ( but I was happy on my CBR too so???)
I am going to put some bar risers on, not a big deal while sitting but they are a little low for standing.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-09-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,570
Posted By Black Hills
I've had good lucky with the K60's. I mount the...

I've had good lucky with the K60's. I mount the front like it is supposed to be and it seems to work fine. The only real complaint about the rear is in the wet. it is about worthless when it rains,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Black Hills
ride it for a ways and it should come back on.

ride it for a ways and it should come back on.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,998
Posted By Black Hills
the Black Dog plate is great, on/off is a breeze...

the Black Dog plate is great, on/off is a breeze and the protection is great.
Not to mention the side stand issue is resolved as well.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
the 1190 seems to run far cooler than the 990...

the 1190 seems to run far cooler than the 990 did. I have yet to overheat mine running the same trails and temps that the 990 overheated on (yes, I did everything you are supposed to on the 990). I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
I'll make you a deal on a touratech if you want...

I'll make you a deal on a touratech if you want it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-06-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,151
Posted By Black Hills
LOL... not mid life crisis at all, the 1190...

LOL... not mid life crisis at all, the 1190 actually is slower than what I had before. CBR1000rr and 300XC-w (still have the 300 though:D)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-06-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,151
Posted By Black Hills
47 and love the 1190 (and the 990 before it). my...

47 and love the 1190 (and the 990 before it). my choice in bikes has come full circle the first new bike I bought was a '84 XL600 pretty comparable to my 1190 is you consider I was 5'3" 120lbs....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-06-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By Black Hills
I always use them both, with the ABS off on the...

I always use them both, with the ABS off on the rear, I like to let it skitter about a bit.. just seems to be more fun, specially the little drift you get when accompanied by a down shift right as...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-05-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 721,679
Posted By Black Hills
so, I got home from work and the garage was 34...

so, I got home from work and the garage was 34 deg. probably the warmest it has been in a few weeks. turned on the key and the dash showed 11.8v cranked over slow as usual but fired right off?? I'm...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-05-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 721,679
Posted By Black Hills
oh, yea.. if there is any battery left at all...

oh, yea.. if there is any battery left at all they bump start easier than carbed bikes..
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-05-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 721,679
Posted By Black Hills
if I remember I will try mine tonight. it hasn't...

if I remember I will try mine tonight. it hasn't been started in 3 weeks and outside temps have been around 0, so high 20's in the garage.

is there any difference if they are the standard or R...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-05-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,932
Posted By Black Hills
A. No B. Definitely!!

A. No
B. Definitely!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By Black Hills
it's the fuel. Ethanol at 10% reduces my mileage...

it's the fuel. Ethanol at 10% reduces my mileage 10% I'm not sure how much 30% would affect it but I'm guessing that is your problem.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
they sent me a different bracket as I had the...

they sent me a different bracket as I had the same problem. I think this is the one that the send out now, but you may want to check.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
I have found ambient temp and speed to be more of...

I have found ambient temp and speed to be more of a factor than anything else.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
not that I could see? I didn't do any testing...

not that I could see? I didn't do any testing (same conditions with and without) but It seems to behave the same as before typically 175-180 at highway speeds and up to 215 or so when sitting in...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
reminds me of my old V45 magna back in the 80's,...

reminds me of my old V45 magna back in the 80's, boiling gas was the norm when it was over 95:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
you are 100% correct, I am simply saying that the...

you are 100% correct, I am simply saying that the amount of extra heat (trapped/transferred) is insignificant and the cooling system is more than capable of taking care of it. Of course opinions...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
the engine won't kill if the sidestand is down,...

the engine won't kill if the sidestand is down, but it still won't start in gear (I think that is the clutch switch?)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
I'm sure I will get informed of the error of my...

I'm sure I will get informed of the error of my thinking, but... It's a water cooled engine, the amount of surface cooling on the crankcase is insignificant IMO. It's similar to saying your car will...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
no, there is a piece you plug in when you remove...

no, there is a piece you plug in when you remove the side stand switch that takes care of it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-30-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Hills
I've had mine on for 10,000mi. with no problems. ...

I've had mine on for 10,000mi. with no problems. Haven't ridden in anything really hot, maybe 100F? oil temps run pretty close to what my CBR 1000 did.
It offers great protection and is easily...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,024
Posted By Black Hills
not sure why, but two stroke noise doesn't carry...

not sure why, but two stroke noise doesn't carry anywhere near as far as 4 stroke noise in the woods?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,024
Posted By Black Hills
KTM300 two strokes are fantastic. very tunable...

KTM300 two strokes are fantastic. very tunable with the power valve springs/adjustment and they are probably considered the best woods bike by more people than anything else. OK for short stints on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By Black Hills
Dakotadualsportriders.com is a pretty good group....

Dakotadualsportriders.com is a pretty good group. the spring and fall rally's are a good time with plenty to offer. everything from technical single track to gravel roads. Also not a bad group of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 214,939
Posted By Black Hills
mine seems to handle it OK (I'm 225 and wife is...

mine seems to handle it OK (I'm 225 and wife is 125). stock spring with preload all the way up and it rarely bottoms.
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