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Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By zeropoint
I've been using hard ally panniers for my trips...

I've been using hard ally panniers for my trips to date - long road tours with dirt trail exploration along the way. They worked well as we dropped them at camp and headed off for the day with ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By zeropoint
Yup I have this set up. KTM 37 litre black ally...

Yup I have this set up. KTM 37 litre black ally boxes (rebranded SW Motech) on Evo quick release rack system with the BDCW extra large rear rack. Works great.......
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By zeropoint
Is that a reference to the Scorpion wobble ?...

Is that a reference to the Scorpion wobble ? Never had it on my last set to be honest. Haven't run this one loaded yet though

Anyway, thanks guys.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By zeropoint
Pirelli Scorpion Speed rating

I've just noticed that the garage have installed an S rated front rather than the V rated that is recommended. Apart from the obvious speed limit difference, is there any cause for concern ? They...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By zeropoint
I had an MWME on for my last trip. I really like...

I had an MWME on for my last trip. I really like the feel of it but I too sprung a leak on my master cylinder after a few thousand miles....coincidence ?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By zeropoint
I've been very slowly losing coolant ever since I...

I've been very slowly losing coolant ever since I got the bike. No sign of any leaks. Filter looks fine. Swapped out the rad cap recently and got the shop to check my pump and replace the seal at...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,550
Posted By zeropoint
only if it's the 800.....1200 is around 50kg more.

only if it's the 800.....1200 is around 50kg more.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 44,868
Posted By zeropoint
Here..... ...

Here.....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=818101

Tim
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10,659
Views: 2,233,895
Posted By zeropoint
front sprocket feed ? interesting. looks like you...

front sprocket feed ? interesting. looks like you 're not feeding the sprocket face though....or are you ? or not concerned about it ?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,249
Posted By zeropoint
yeah, difficult to be sure from the youtube clip...

yeah, difficult to be sure from the youtube clip but that sound is very similar to the sound mine started to make when one of the graphite exhaust rings started to go....it got progressively worse...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,639
Posted By zeropoint
^^http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/pro...

^^http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/productmenu/voodoomenu
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,639
Posted By zeropoint
.....or if it is easily adjustable for those of...

.....or if it is easily adjustable for those of us that change sides on our travels ?

also is that gps mount part of the structural integrity of the fairing ? Or can it be removed if you wish to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,654
Posted By zeropoint
i use my 990 as my wing when I go kite surfing....

i use my 990 as my wing when I go kite surfing. In a good blow I'm seriously fast on the water with it as well.......:clap.....

Seriously though, strong gusting side winds on a loaded adventure...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,205
Posted By zeropoint
http://www.carbon-performance.com/index_eng.php?ka...

http://www.carbon-performance.com/index_eng.php?kat_id=57

if you can't find them states side....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,134
Posted By zeropoint
Yes. I love them. Totally transformed my comfort...

Yes. I love them. Totally transformed my comfort and confidence when up on the pegs. Mounted them low boy. 3/4"down and 3/4" back = more room for my long legs when seated. Expensive but for me worth...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,080
Posted By zeropoint
thanks for that. great writing man. triumphant...

thanks for that. great writing man. triumphant yet somehow elegiac at the same time. the climb ever upward and forward, the reflection inward and backward, the clock and odometer...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,080
Posted By zeropoint
COngratulations ! You remind me of myself exactly...

COngratulations ! You remind me of myself exactly 2 years ago when I got my left- over 2011 for 8795. As soon as I had that first service under my built I didn't wait for the sun to come looking for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By zeropoint
Agreed. As far as I can tell from the audio this...

Agreed. As far as I can tell from the audio this sound reminds me of a time last year whilst travelling when I started to hear strange sounds that got progressively worse. Somewhere in the middle of...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,867
Posted By zeropoint
Did you open the sheath up to check the wires...

Did you open the sheath up to check the wires inside ? It seems that at least one person in this thread found no damage to the sheath but the wires inside had failed due to kinking.

Quote:...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,636
Posted By zeropoint
I checked the price of a new 1190 in the...

I checked the price of a new 1190 in the Netherlands and it works out at about 350 more than over here. No reason to assume the price difference would be proportionally any different for a 990 when...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By zeropoint
Mine is a 2011 first registered 2012. Sitting at...

Mine is a 2011 first registered 2012. Sitting at 28000 km, all of them touring miles put on by me with maybe 10 % off road .but not ridden hard because I'm a relative noob at trails. Even with my...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,636
Posted By zeropoint
Well I guess they must be more expensive there...

Well I guess they must be more expensive there than here in the UK. I didn't even spend 11k euros for mine brand spanking new. (not including the 5k of upgrades and farkles of course:D)

If you are...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 158,932
Posted By zeropoint
Upside of riding in a group of seven - There are...

Upside of riding in a group of seven - There are seven of you to lift the bikes.

Downside of riding in a group of seven - There are seven bikes to lift.
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 113,789
Posted By zeropoint
I'm two years into ownership and my off road...

I'm two years into ownership and my off road adventures started with this bike. Some light trailing in Italy in 2012 and then last year grew some slightly weightier cojones for the mountains in...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,867
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks man.....

Thanks man.....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,867
Posted By zeropoint
my 2011 is in storage at the moment and I am away...

my 2011 is in storage at the moment and I am away from home, could anyone with a 2011 tell me whether that year has the suspect black plastic cover ? if it does i want to get back and check it before...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,172
Posted By zeropoint
I have had similar problems with my 2011 since...

I have had similar problems with my 2011 since new. I fitted the 2nd fan and lower temp thermostatic fan switch in preparation for a hot trip to southern europe. My bike would only run at 6 bars at...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 113,789
Posted By zeropoint
....so very in. :lurk

....so very in. :lurk
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,779
Posted By zeropoint
Jealousy was an emotion I was not familiar with...

Jealousy was an emotion I was not familiar with until NOW ! Beautiful stuff. K & D and the Stones do very nicely for me thanks.......
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By zeropoint
I have been using the Premium Medium Cruiser for...

I have been using the Premium Medium Cruiser for 2 years now and wouldn't head off on a long trip without it. I noticed the slightly strange disconnected feeling when I first used it but once I got...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 430,689
Posted By zeropoint
I think this project is looking very interesting....

I think this project is looking very interesting. This Oso bunch know what the machine is capable of on road and off. If anyone can come up with a solution- Lica is 6' 4" - that works in both modes,...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 430,689
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks Tim. I'm 1.94m. I have the spoiler on top...

Thanks Tim. I'm 1.94m. I have the spoiler on top of the touring screen and KTM folding mirrors which I drop down as far as possible. I still get the buffets at speed . Glad you've sorted it for...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 430,689
Posted By zeropoint
Hey Tim, what's your height and inside leg...

Hey Tim, what's your height and inside leg measurement ? It helps others to understand where your helmet is sitting and if the same fix might work for them.......
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,889
Posted By zeropoint
Wow. Great job ! Have enjoyed following the...

Wow. Great job ! Have enjoyed following the masterclass rebuild.

I'm the same height as you and this adjustable screen setup looks the bomb. So much sleeker than that Madstad / Aeroscreen horror....
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By zeropoint
I only got round to adjusting mine when I started...

I only got round to adjusting mine when I started to not be able to engage the steering lock. The left hand stop was loose and nearly all the way out. :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,887
Posted By zeropoint
I have Sidi Adventure Goretex which are fantastic...

I have Sidi Adventure Goretex which are fantastic as already mentioned. But for my last trip in the heat, biking and hiking in the mountains of Southern Europe I took these:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By zeropoint
hey 5speed how long are you going for ? this site...

hey 5speed how long are you going for ? this site has stacks of information.

The best mountain range close to Madrid is the Sierra de Gredos:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By zeropoint
Hey man, I'm just back from 4 1/2 months in Spain...

Hey man, I'm just back from 4 1/2 months in Spain on the 990. I can tell you with your two machines you are going to be in absolute heaven. I'm convinced the engineers that built Spain's roads are...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 45,508
Posted By zeropoint
hey donnie, reading through your list thought i'd...

hey donnie, reading through your list thought i'd mention a couple of things. i'm 17000 miles in on my 2011 990 and the following are the only items that have failed for me.....so you might want to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,592
Posted By zeropoint
@ leodis41....thanks for the explanation. so they...

@ leodis41....thanks for the explanation. so they won't help with fork dive on braking I guess.
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