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Forum: Orange Crush 11-10-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By 1Buffalo
Nice, thanks for the hit. Anyone know if...

Nice, thanks for the hit.

Anyone know if they're any good with mileage or handling? Web site says they're about $159 for the 150/70/17, rated at 130mph but, they're also apparently made in China?...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-10-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By 1Buffalo
KTM 1190 Adventure, Tire Research

Anyone know what kind of tires these are? Found this 1190 ad among the hundreds out there but digging this tire setup. Feedback, thoughts?
Cheers, Steve
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Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 36,371
Posted By 1Buffalo
I've been fortunate enough to ride two of them in...

I've been fortunate enough to ride two of them in San Diego. One last weekend and one today. Both were grey and an absolutely amazing bike. Today I put about 50 miles on the bike, came back to my...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 219,451
Posted By 1Buffalo
In San Diego, California and loving the pics! ...

In San Diego, California and loving the pics!

I am 52 years old, 6'4, 265lbs and ride a 2010 990 Adventure because frankly my days of riding a 450 on the single track are well behind me. That...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 51,767
Posted By 1Buffalo
I have this same mount with an iPhone 4 and it...

I have this same mount with an iPhone 4 and it works great. I ground off the top left corner though so I could still have the camera function. I just wiped out this last weekend (me versus the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,613
Posted By 1Buffalo
The guys at Scott's know Paul from HDB pretty...

The guys at Scott's know Paul from HDB pretty well and know of his equipment. You'll need a 100x40 as mentioned. Here are a few pics. Also, be careful with the Damper on the 990 unless you've alredy...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 1,949,717
Posted By 1Buffalo
I went with the Mefo SE on the rear and a...

I went with the Mefo SE on the rear and a Continental TK for the front. Seems to be working great so far!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,095
Posted By 1Buffalo
I just bought one last week from Cycle Gear. It's...

I just bought one last week from Cycle Gear. It's completely waterprrof, has vents and grommets for securing it if needed. Cost about $80 but very sturdy. I bought (for the same price) the KTM cover...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 7,170,363
Posted By 1Buffalo
Thanks guys. Yes, it's a Shoei Hornet - DS. Not...

Thanks guys. Yes, it's a Shoei Hornet - DS. Not hard to take great shots with a backdrop like Torrey Pines State Beach. BTW, love the helmet for all functions both on and off road.

Cheers
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 7,170,363
Posted By 1Buffalo
Over the past few weeks or so Ive finally gotten...

Over the past few weeks or so Ive finally gotten the bike the way I want it! Also finally figured out the whole SmugMug deal to post multiple pics - Thanks Ian.
Tires changed to rear MEFO...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 7,170,363
Posted By 1Buffalo
Cool! Adding an Aux tank in its place?

Cool! Adding an Aux tank in its place?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 7,170,363
Posted By 1Buffalo
I absolutely love the Leo's!!! They're a combined...

I absolutely love the Leo's!!! They're a combined 20+lbs lighter than stock, help the bike run cooler, are cooler to the touch, sooner and sound bitchen! Screw the CHP or anyone else complaining...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 7,170,363
Posted By 1Buffalo
After a busy day at the office it's great to take...

After a busy day at the office it's great to take the coast route home. 45 Years and still not tired of Encinitas/Carlsbad!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,334
Posted By 1Buffalo
Just switched from stock Scorpions on my 990 to...

Just switched from stock Scorpions on my 990 to Continental TKC80 in front and MEFO Super Explorer in the rear. Did 100 miles of 50/50 this weekend plus mountain roads. Worked awesome!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 1,949,717
Posted By 1Buffalo
Could not agree more. Mine should be on my...

Could not agree more. Mine should be on my doorstep tonight or tomorrow and I can't wait to install them. Paul's great to deal with, very accomodating and patient.

BTW, I think Paul also sells a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 1,949,717
Posted By 1Buffalo
Very helpful info and makes sense, Thank You!

Very helpful info and makes sense, Thank You!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 1,949,717
Posted By 1Buffalo
You mentioned you swapped over to a 45t rear...

You mentioned you swapped over to a 45t rear sprocket. If you, or anyone could share with a somewhat noobie, what did that get you and what comes stock? Performance or mileage changes?
Thanks!
Steve
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 1,949,717
Posted By 1Buffalo
I was going to do the same or like Ed (Geek) did....

I was going to do the same or like Ed (Geek) did. I took a different approach though and ground off the bottom of the ball that's on back of the GPS Mount to make a flat spot. I cored through the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 1,949,717
Posted By 1Buffalo
Relocating Zumo GPS to dash mount today. trying...

Relocating Zumo GPS to dash mount today. trying to fabricate something low profile but sturdy. Using RAM mount from the handle bar, placing it up on the dash. Temporarily taped on to see how it...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 7,170,363
Posted By 1Buffalo
Ya gotta admit though, he's got a great backdrop...

Ya gotta admit though, he's got a great backdrop and a killer bike! Jealous every time I see his posts but gives me something to strive for.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-18-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1Buffalo
I have the Zumo 665 on my 2010 990. I link it to...

I have the Zumo 665 on my 2010 990. I link it to a Scala G4 which links to my Blackberry. I put a sim card in the Zumo and downloaded all my music.

When riding I have the Scala on, Zumo on and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-18-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,280
Posted By 1Buffalo
Appreciate the links but if one did not want the...

Appreciate the links but if one did not want the Touratech system but rather a simple, low profile mount for the winshield area (see below) are there any issues anyone knows of with mounting the RAM...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,455
Posted By 1Buffalo
Maybe. For 50/50 riding what do you all suggest,...

Maybe. For 50/50 riding what do you all suggest, other than the TKC-80 which only seems to last 3000 miles at best?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,455
Posted By 1Buffalo
Guys, can I run the Metzler Sarah on my 990? Any...

Guys, can I run the Metzler Sarah on my 990? Any feedback? Will continue searching threads but thought I'd ask here as well. Doesn't seem to come in 150/70-18 though???

Many thanks!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-02-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,280
Posted By 1Buffalo
Zumo 665 Mount for 990 Windshield Area

So my new 990 came with the Zumo 665 and a RAM mount for the handlebars which works pretty good but I'm doing some other things in that area and would like a mount to place just above the guages, on...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 58,847
Posted By 1Buffalo
Scala G4, Zumo 665 w/ music loaded, Blackberry

Could really use some help guys and my advanced apologies if this has already been addressed.

I have the G4. On my 2010 990 ADV I have the Zumo 665 that I loaded all my music on to and finally a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,165
Posted By 1Buffalo
Gupster, great idea with the turnbuckles....

Gupster, great idea with the turnbuckles. :clapTying down the frame versus fighting the suspension makes a lot of sense. Could you be talked into snapping a few closer shops of that there hardware?
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,165
Posted By 1Buffalo
Yo Coolio - Good intel as always. Too late on the...

Yo Coolio - Good intel as always. Too late on the custom rack, already bought and too delivery of the Versahaul. I'm not lucky enough to have the knowhow or supplies, welding, etc of people like you...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 88,709
Posted By 1Buffalo
I'm sure you mention it someone in one of your...

I'm sure you mention it someone in one of your post but is that the Black Dog plate?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,165
Posted By 1Buffalo
Did he give you the name of the company making...

Did he give you the name of the company making it? As far as a custom, I had a couple of shops spec it out and as mentioned earlier, it came in around $1000. Kinda pricey.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,944
Posted By 1Buffalo
You mean others come with Crash Bars? Sure....

You mean others come with Crash Bars? Sure. Throttle Cam? Maybe but surely not the Leo's. Please tell me it isn't so.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,909
Posted By 1Buffalo
Here's a thought. Find another dealer! If you're...

Here's a thought. Find another dealer! If you're about to drop $17k which is a ton of ducketts for that bike (we have the same here in San Diego for $15,500) and the dealer won't let you ride it?...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,944
Posted By 1Buffalo
Welcome to the madness, you chose an awesome...

Welcome to the madness, you chose an awesome machine! My wife was also really supportive and I promised her I'd leave the 990 stock. That was 2 months ago. Now after 1000 miles, a throttle cam,...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,165
Posted By 1Buffalo
So, when I'm tightening the tie-downs, compress...

So, when I'm tightening the tie-downs, compress all the way or just until really snug?

Also it was suggested I take a couple black rubber bungee cords and loop through the rims to help avoid any...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 1,949,717
Posted By 1Buffalo
Geek, you're killing me with the scenery! Would...

Geek, you're killing me with the scenery! Would love to ride CO someday. Looks like Grand Junction area?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,165
Posted By 1Buffalo
Really great info from everyone, thank you! ...

Really great info from everyone, thank you!

I will occasionally haul the bike on my truck (Chevy 3/4 ton diesel with air bags) but mainly it will be towed on my coach, an American Eagle 40ft...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,165
Posted By 1Buffalo
Anyone Use The Versahaul for Hauling Bigger Bikes?

I just bought the Versahaul Sport (600lb capacity) and was wondering if anyone has used this for carrying larger bikes?

It arrived today and after I assembled it I loaded it on my truck, put the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,456
Posted By 1Buffalo
I just got the 2010 990. I'm, 6'4, 265 and the...

I just got the 2010 990. I'm, 6'4, 265 and the bike fits perfect with plenty of dirt capability and very functional on the street. I noticed the midrange surge around 50mph when at 4k rpm or so. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By 1Buffalo
I feel for you guys in Colorado to Canada...

I feel for you guys in Colorado to Canada freezing your tails off! We're 75 and sunny here in San Diego today but I'd almost trade some of that sun and warmth for the amazing trails you guys have.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,835
Posted By 1Buffalo
Considering putting Leo's on my new 990...

Considering putting Leo's on my new 990 Adventure. It's in the shop now for it's first 600 mile service. Shop owner (All American in Ramona, CA) suggest Leo's, throttle cam to help smooth out the...
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