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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 199,272
Posted By Jake Mountain
I think that's why they are making the 1190,...

I think that's why they are making the 1190, 1190R and the 1290 SA, they all serve a unique purpose with the 1190 R being the most dirt worthy as far as 500 pound bikes go..I think the 1290 is a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,258
Posted By Jake Mountain
I have a friend who has close to 100,000 on his,...

I have a friend who has close to 100,000 on his, still running strong.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 199,272
Posted By Jake Mountain
I think this is going to be a great addition the...

I think this is going to be a great addition the already fantastic lineup.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,769
Posted By Jake Mountain
74 mph is too fast? Huh, glad we have "experts"...

74 mph is too fast? Huh, glad we have "experts" to tell us this shit.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
A bud of mine has an Arrow can on his Triumph...

A bud of mine has an Arrow can on his Triumph XC800 and it sounds totally stock. That triple should have a nice growl and it doesnt at all. I know they make god stuff but his leaves me pretty...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,320
Posted By Jake Mountain
If you can afford the extra $ you should consider...

If you can afford the extra $ you should consider the 1000, much better suspension and brakes plus traction control and more power. But if ultra fuel efficiency is your deal the 650 is tough to beat....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,567
Posted By Jake Mountain
Which is part of what makes the 2014 Vstrom 1000...

Which is part of what makes the 2014 Vstrom 1000 such a great bike. Its got better suspension, better brakes, a way better engine than ever and a great chassis. Replace then overly firm stock seat...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,567
Posted By Jake Mountain
A common misconception about a Harley is the...

A common misconception about a Harley is the engine size as opposed to horsepower, your average stock Harley other then the new 103" and 110" engines only make 65-70 horsepower. Add to that 7-800...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
I got a Yosh exhaust for mine, once the quiet...

I got a Yosh exhaust for mine, once the quiet insert is removed it sounds good and looks better than the extremely large stock can. I have posted pics on the Vstrom pic thread.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Jake Mountain
+2 on Moto Vicious

+2 on Moto Vicious
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By Jake Mountain
77 from the top of Fancy Gap to the 77-81 split...

77 from the top of Fancy Gap to the 77-81 split is always patrolled heavily as is 81 toward Bristol from the 77 north split. And as stated on 77 north toward the tunnels going north to WV has speed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,446
Posted By Jake Mountain
For most people it will, for me no. I only get...

For most people it will, for me no. I only get about 3500 out of any rear I've ever run
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
Yes it is, he did design them that way just for...

Yes it is, he did design them that way just for that reason.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
Just got my Mule Pack luggage installed on the...

Just got my Mule Pack luggage installed on the V2...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9,445
Views: 3,762,193
Posted By Jake Mountain
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Just got my Mule Pack luggage installed on my V2. These...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jake Mountain
I chose to have mine tuned on the Dino that way I...

I chose to have mine tuned on the Dino that way I knew it was right for my bike. I just don't trust someone else's map as that what was what was in it when I bought it and it was way off. It is the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
I went thru the same decision, I rode an 1190 for...

I went thru the same decision, I rode an 1190 for about an hour and really got to flog it pretty good. I really loved the bike and lusted over it endlessly, but my practical side won out and I bought...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 180,922
Posted By Jake Mountain
38L is not big enough for a helmet

38L is not big enough for a helmet
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 103,837
Posted By Jake Mountain
Which must be why they have such a cult...

Which must be why they have such a cult following, especially in Germany..I had one and it was a great bike. Yes I say I HAD one, because now I have a 14 V2.
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 76,554
Posted By Jake Mountain
I still never got a rain cover I ordered for my...

I still never got a rain cover I ordered for my seat I bought almost a year ago. And he does not answer his phone..plus the fact that even after 2 adjustments the seat he made for my 2011 Kawasaki...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
I think instead of both is have an R1150RT for...

I think instead of both is have an R1150RT for another comfy road bike. I bought the new strom over the super T just because I knew it would be a way better bike for an extremely brisk pace on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,256
Views: 443,837
Posted By Jake Mountain
I ran a 705 rear and 244 front on an 01 KLR and...

I ran a 705 rear and 244 front on an 01 KLR and they were a great combo for the riding I was doing. Sand and mud? NO!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,050
Posted By Jake Mountain
I'm 6'6" and have ridden both and I get no...

I'm 6'6" and have ridden both and I get no buffeting on either bike, I rode the 1190 for about an hour and did not notice any vibrations that were a problem. I bought the V2 because of the price...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
I have a Wolfman Ranier and love it. It straps on...

I have a Wolfman Ranier and love it. It straps on easily to any bike with a sloped tank. Also Givi has everything available now as does Caribou and Jesse Luggage.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,375
Posted By Jake Mountain
Most of this depends on the rider and the roads...

Most of this depends on the rider and the roads they will ride the most. I owned an 11 Kawasaki Concours 14 for a short time, I traded it in on a 14 vstrom 1000 because for the roads I ride.the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 43,603
Posted By Jake Mountain
I just moved to Gastonia and will soon be having...

I just moved to Gastonia and will soon be having a couple days off during the week to ride. Gotta work weekends from now till?
I have 2 bikes, both in sig line. I lived in North Iredell for 7 years...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,682
Posted By Jake Mountain
Going by Suzuki's prior history I would say the...

Going by Suzuki's prior history I would say the 650 gets updated about 2022. The 1000 remained unchanged other than a slight EFI update and change to the way the windshield mounts for more than a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 60,008
Posted By Jake Mountain
The bottom line is that we can beat this dead...

The bottom line is that we can beat this dead horse some more, or a person can buy an older bike if you want carbs and no "nannies". Or you can choose the new bike you like best and learn to love it,...
Forum: Face plant 06-23-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 73,067
Posted By Jake Mountain
Which is what makes it such a bargain for the $...

Which is what makes it such a bargain for the $ :evil
Forum: Face plant 06-17-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,087
Posted By Jake Mountain
I can't answer your question as I have never had...

I can't answer your question as I have never had that happen to me. But knowing myself as I do I'm fairly certain I would be back riding. I'm happy for you that your better 1/2 is taking the stance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By Jake Mountain
Good video and nice stretch of road.

Good video and nice stretch of road.
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 73,067
Posted By Jake Mountain
I am so sorry for the loss of your 4 legged child...

I am so sorry for the loss of your 4 legged child and friend
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
Its suppose to gain 2hp and shave a few pounds,...

Its suppose to gain 2hp and shave a few pounds, as well as look better than the foolish looking tool box that was on there.
I did no weigh the two so not sure of the difference.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
IMHO the adventure model is the worst bang for...

IMHO the adventure model is the worst bang for the buck, the bags are tiny and the skid plate is useless. I bought the OEM crash bars and center stand and an enduro guardian skid plate. I'm going to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,177
Posted By Jake Mountain
I've had both Vstroms and have never even heard...

I've had both Vstroms and have never even heard the term "idle hammer" and the clutch chudder on my 03 was not noticeable. I've had my 14 Vstrom long enough to put 2200 miles on it and the is no...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
[QUOTE=Desert Dave;24384756]More important, how...

[QUOTE=Desert Dave;24384756]More important, how does it feel?

Any noticeable gains or shift in the powerband?[/QUO

Its hard to tell thru the butt dyno but it does seem to rev quicker in the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
It sounds great, not quite as load as my 03 with...

It sounds great, not quite as load as my 03 with the Leo Vince duals but im very happy with it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 686,265
Posted By Jake Mountain
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/13/unyny9a8.jpghtt...

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My new Yoshimura fresh off the big brown truck.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,445
Views: 3,762,193
Posted By Jake Mountain
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/13/hamuzyju.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/13/hamuzyju.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/13/ybareda6.jpg
My 14 V2 with the new Yosh stainless exhaust fresh off the UPS truck [emoji106][emoji1]
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 73,067
Posted By Jake Mountain
If he's the guy I'm thinking, I rode with him on...

If he's the guy I'm thinking, I rode with him on Banjo's ride both Fri and sat..heck of a nice guy and great rider. But I'm terrible with names.
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