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Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
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: Beasts 07-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
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: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 85,471
Posted By Jake Mountain
38L is not big enough for a helmet

38L is not big enough for a helmet
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 94,456
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, 06:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 44,450
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: Beasts 07-09-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
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: Beasts 07-06-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 409,621
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: Beasts 07-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,706
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: Beasts 07-06-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
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: Beasts 07-06-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,561
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 33,894
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: Beasts 06-28-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
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: Beasts 06-28-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,993
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, 05:21 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 44,718
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, 02:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,242
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, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By Jake Mountain
Good video and nice stretch of road.

Good video and nice stretch of road.
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 44,718
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: Beasts 06-14-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
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: Beasts 06-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
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: Beasts 06-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,035
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: Beasts 06-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
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: Beasts 06-13-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
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: Beasts 06-12-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
Posted By Jake Mountain
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/13/unyny9a8.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/13/unyny9a8.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/13/pygedupy.jpg
My new Yoshimura fresh off the big brown truck.
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,498,676
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, 02:33 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 44,718
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.
Forum: Face plant 06-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 44,718
Posted By Jake Mountain
Now that shit is funny 😄 The sound app should...

Now that shit is funny 😄
The sound app should help, I use one in the truck on my iPhone and with the app I have you can run multiple sounds at once 👍
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 44,718
Posted By Jake Mountain
Man im so sorry to hear that, I just met you for...

Man im so sorry to hear that, I just met you for the first time at Ricks. Im the BIG guy on the tan 14 Vstrom 1000. I don't even know what to say other than I'm glad you are OK, sorry your bike is...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
Posted By Jake Mountain
I weigh 300 and I do NOT find I need to shift the...

I weigh 300 and I do NOT find I need to shift the V2 a lot to stay in a sweet spot of any certain rpm to stay in the power band the motor likes. It pulls from idle to redline. But I find that even...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
Posted By Jake Mountain
I put Barkbusters on mine to have some real...

I put Barkbusters on mine to have some real protection. And in summer I can remove the plastic and still have protection for the levers and my hands.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
Posted By Jake Mountain
I was totally against the beak when pics first...

I was totally against the beak when pics first hit the web, but I'm now a happy owner. It is a fantastic all around motorcycle.
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By Jake Mountain
The new Bridgestone battle wing 152 is a good...

The new Bridgestone battle wing 152 is a good choice IMHO for price and performance
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,067
Posted By Jake Mountain
the skid plate itself will work just fine but the...

the skid plate itself will work just fine but the rear bracket needs to be modified as the holes are not spaced the same on the new bike as they were the old bike. the new 1000 has about an inch...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
Posted By Jake Mountain
I'm not sure what u mean by "twitchie" in the...

I'm not sure what u mean by "twitchie" in the dirt? I have not felt that at all, frankly with my 300 pound butt in the seat my V2 couldn't feel more anted in the dirt. Whether I have the TC set on...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 286,870
Posted By Jake Mountain
I would have to say if anyone would build a bike...

I would have to say if anyone would build a bike in the 100hp range that weighs 400 pounds it would be KTM. but no matter who builds one it will sell
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 286,870
Posted By Jake Mountain
I'd love to see if they could or would build a...

I'd love to see if they could or would build a 1000cc twin that only weighs 400 lbs.Honda has not been keeping up with its competitors in my opinion for a very long time so I would love to see this...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By Jake Mountain
How about the new 2014 Vstrom 1000?

How about the new 2014 Vstrom 1000?
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By Jake Mountain
There's a good trick on you tube using a simple...

There's a good trick on you tube using a simple piece of 2X4 and home made short angled piece of wood.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Jake Mountain
To me those bikes aren't in the same ballpark,...

To me those bikes aren't in the same ballpark, the KTM is way more capable off road. And if you search like I did you can find an LC4 Enduro for far less money than an Adventure. It's the same bike...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,485
Posted By Jake Mountain
Michelin Pilot Road 4's are also really good

Michelin Pilot Road 4's are also really good
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 445,041
Posted By Jake Mountain
well you are now talking to one disgruntled...

well you are now talking to one disgruntled customer, his business practices are severely lacking. The man is a total dirtbag And ripped me off. I still have yet to get the Rain cover..and he will...
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