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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By alongat
P.E.I. - reasonable real estate...

P.E.I.

- reasonable real estate (comparatively speaking)
- health care
- beautiful
- winter is no worse than the rest of anything else down east

Retirement? Does that mean zero work or does...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By alongat
Sorry folks, I didn't make it back yesterday -...

Sorry folks, I didn't make it back yesterday - might be able to go today. Once I do, I'll scan and upload pictures/info.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By alongat
Apart from the cost which will no doubt decrease...

Apart from the cost which will no doubt decrease over time, these things are completely blind to things like trees so big, wide spaces or very wide trails are best.

I have a friend who uses...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By alongat
Have a look here:...

Have a look here: http://www.canadadrones.com/ArduCopter-3DR-s/1819.htm

The ultimate video selfies :)

I want one for trail riding, etc.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By alongat
+1 for Kriega - I use a variety of combinations...

+1 for Kriega - I use a variety of combinations of a single US30, 2 x US 20 and 2 x US10 depending on my needs / length of trip. No rack but I do use the Kriega Loop mounts (eyelets that the bags...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
They are generally noisier than most people...

They are generally noisier than most people expect. Having said that, I have a friend with a 530 and when we went to update his oil gears, etc I noticed that his clutch basket main nut was barely...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
Yummy, functional eye candy - you guys rule ! ...

Yummy, functional eye candy - you guys rule !

Have you considered producing some pieces for the bigger KTMs (990, 1190)?
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
I've been wondering that as well. I've now sent...

I've been wondering that as well. I've now sent two inquiries to HT Racing via their website contact page and and left a message on their phone voicemail - no responses to either...can't say I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
I believe the general consensus is that by 2009,...

I believe the general consensus is that by 2009, most of the oil transfer issues were resolved. With that said, 2010 brought on further updates including an improved design for the oil pump gears...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By alongat
I was at my local Klim dealer yesterday and he...

I was at my local Klim dealer yesterday and he has a new catalog which shows new products that are not yet on their site:
1- revised Lattitude (I personally don't like the look of the new colour...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
Haha... Well, if the weather doesn't improve...

Haha...

Well, if the weather doesn't improve enough for my overdue four days of off-roading in Alabama trip then I may just tackle that challenge and drill/tap in a filler at the top of the cooler.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By alongat
In fact, here is that thread: ...

In fact, here is that thread:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1018083
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By alongat
There is a thread on that very device further...

There is a thread on that very device further down in this forum section. I too, have been pondering whether or not to get one as I've not wanted to spend the cost of the Anti-Gravity or other...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By alongat
I've been using the Forma Adventures for riding...

I've been using the Forma Adventures for riding my big bike on and off-road for a few years (I think three years now) - they're fantastic and I've had zero water enter them. They have ben totally...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
Hey Night Falcon, have you wondered why HT Racing...

Hey Night Falcon, have you wondered why HT Racing didn't simply provision a filler at the top of the oil cooler instead of the oil filling procedure that we have to go through? I wonder how hard it...
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,489
Posted By alongat
That's exactly what I got. Piece of cake to...

That's exactly what I got. Piece of cake to install just don't overstretch the material as it will harden the seat. Just pull and staple it enough to avoid wrinkling.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
You're not going to find better strong handguards...

You're not going to find better strong handguards than the HDB - the question is whether or not you want super strong handguards. I know most people do but I for one prefer to use the handguard as...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
I get what you're saying however looking at the...

I get what you're saying however looking at the failure point on your handguard, if the mirrors were in the vertically oriented position during this fall and given where and how they are mounted on...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,214
Posted By alongat
+1: The Big Agnes design with the pad sleeve is...

+1: The Big Agnes design with the pad sleeve is simply ingenious in terms of a practical solution to avoiding the bag / pad separation and the frustration of resetting as mentioned here. I also agree...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
Spend the money - You can't take it with you... :)

Spend the money - You can't take it with you... :)
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,489
Posted By alongat
You will not be disappointed with the Seat...

You will not be disappointed with the Seat Concepts, especially if you ordered it with the Gripper Top material.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
OK, so it does rest up against the cylinder then?...

OK, so it does rest up against the cylinder then? I just figured that if it does, it would create a point of vibration and noise from any engine vibrations / resonance. I've now spaced mine out a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
And this link illustrates the Rottweiler mounts...

And this link illustrates the Rottweiler mounts with more cost effective crg round bar end mirrors (though this would work with any bar end mirrors including the ones on my ebay links above):
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
This link shows a picture of the Rottweiler...

This link shows a picture of the Rottweiler mounts - that's what I mean by the "stem" - see the round, fat cylinder section? That mimics a typical bar end for mounting a bar end mirror...
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
The rottweiler mounts are really just machined...

The rottweiler mounts are really just machined blocks that have a round "stem" that replicates a handlebar end section. The CRG mirrors have the swivel mounts / arms as their own assembly so getting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
I've got a local Aprilia dealer friend who I buy...

I've got a local Aprilia dealer friend who I buy them from here in Toronto but if you're in the US, try www.af1racing.com or any other moto guzzi / aprilia dealer. Ask for 2010 - 2015 aprilia Tuono...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
Attention 530s with HT Racing Oil Coolers - help needed please

So I'm finally getting around to installing my HT Racing oil cooler on my 530. I ground down the little tab/ear on the stator side case cover and am ready to install it. I wonder if anyone who has...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By alongat
Which year 530 are you considering? It's worth...

Which year 530 are you considering? It's worth noting that some years (2008 for example) have some known "soft spots" that can be remedied but lots depends on how it was treated by its current owner...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
So now I'm confused (which happens easily). ...

So now I'm confused (which happens easily).

The Piaggio / Aprilia / Moto Guzzi mirrors do NOT stick out past the end of the bars / handguards.

The CPR Rottweiler / CRG mirrors DO stick out...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
Despite how it looks in my picture, these Piaggio...

Despite how it looks in my picture, these Piaggio mirrors don't actually stick out past the end of the handlebar. It does look that way in the picture but they don't.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By alongat
And here is the section that offers centrifugal...

And here is the section that offers centrifugal fans / blowers in case these are better for packaging / etc:
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By alongat
I'm not suggesting that a fan or two are a good /...

I'm not suggesting that a fan or two are a good / bad idea but if you do want a fan, I don't see why you would need anything more complicated (or more waterproof) than the radiator fans that bikes...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
Do you mean the Rottweiler mirrors on the 1190?...

Do you mean the Rottweiler mirrors on the 1190? Not at all, not even with my insulated cold weather gloves and I have big hands.

I will say that people who tend to adjust their clutch lever our...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By alongat
On my 1190, I got the Rottweiler CRG setup and I...

On my 1190, I got the Rottweiler CRG setup and I honestly could not be happier - they look great, swing in right out of the way and eliminate all the mirror-related wind buffeting that I had; ye, I...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By alongat
I'm 6'3" and wear them with both Forma Adventure...

I'm 6'3" and wear them with both Forma Adventure and Forma Terrain Evo Moto-x boots. No issues - amazing protection and comfort. My Klim Dakar pants fit right over them too. I do use moto-x...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
Your bike looks kick-ass! What's that interesting...

Your bike looks kick-ass! What's that interesting Orange bling on the countersprocket?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
Thank you - I'll have a look as I'm a tiny bit...

Thank you - I'll have a look as I'm a tiny bit concerned with the weight I may be strapping onto the rear of the bike for longer rides/trips - mostly afraid of the frail subframe.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
Yes, you're right about the trail tech stator...

Yes, you're right about the trail tech stator sort of though that isn't what I was looking for. The function that you're referring to provides an optional output circuit that is hot when the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,160,102
Posted By alongat
I'll double check my wiring. Yes, there is some...

I'll double check my wiring. Yes, there is some adjustability to the regulator; voltage and another adjustment for time duration of an ignition switched circuit (the amount of time that the circuit...
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