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Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By R-dubb
:thumb Sold the 1150 and been doing 40 miles...

:thumb

Sold the 1150 and been doing 40 miles each way to work every day on mine. It is a very easy bike to get along with.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By R-dubb
In my case I would prefer to support the local...

In my case I would prefer to support the local dealer, but since they changed hands the attitude has been too cool for school. Can't handle it. So, I went shopping instead. I was a really great...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
Indeed. True dedication. Enjoy the Summer!...

Indeed. True dedication. Enjoy the Summer! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By R-dubb
Not a possibility, as I'm doing a fly and ride. ...

Not a possibility, as I'm doing a fly and ride.

For service, I'll be taking it to a more service oriented establishment 30 miles away as opposed to 3 miles. Mind you, I plan to do all of my own...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By R-dubb
I'm doing the same thing for the same reason. ...

I'm doing the same thing for the same reason.

A buddy of mine bought his 1190 in SoCal, came back to our local SF dealer (to remain nameless) for initial service. They started by putting him to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By R-dubb
Your story is more than a little scary. My...

Your story is more than a little scary.

My solution would be to replace the clutch pack and thoroughly inspect every part of that system at my own expense and move on. I realize that's not within...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,152
Posted By R-dubb
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-27-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By R-dubb
Be sure the bead is seated evenly. It sounds like...

Be sure the bead is seated evenly. It sounds like you could be a little out of round. Spin the wheel against a braced screwdriver to see if it has a bulge of some kind.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
Nice. I'm assuming you got the Size 3 top and...

Nice. I'm assuming you got the Size 3 top and bottom?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
Very helpful. Downloaded, printed and bound. I...

Very helpful. Downloaded, printed and bound. I am good to go. All I need now is the motorcycle it pertains to....:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-26-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
Congrats! Now that's what you call running into...

Congrats! Now that's what you call running into one. :freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-26-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
California, the state of purgatory, is still on...

California, the state of purgatory, is still on lock-down.

Anyone with any updates on the CARB affair and when deliveries might bust loose? I'm resisting the urge to call my sales rep yet again....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-26-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By R-dubb
I added above suggestions and a reminder to check...

I added above suggestions and a reminder to check those fuel balance petcocks, dammit. The shop guys have been known to leave them closed once in a great while...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-26-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
Adding to the Bike Prep list!

Adding to the Bike Prep list!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-26-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
At $100 less than the others, Knight looks like a...

At $100 less than the others, Knight looks like a deal.

I'm planning to do the OEM relocation mod by fabbing small offset plates at the frame mounts. Drops an inch, spreads a half inch and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-24-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
The small capped hose is a fluid drain from the...

The small capped hose is a fluid drain from the air box.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-24-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,510
Posted By R-dubb
Nice setup!!

Nice setup!!
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
The length and butt would require serious...

The length and butt would require serious alteration.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
The sales associates in the SF retail store were...

The sales associates in the SF retail store were not ADVriders. I happen to know that one of the owners/chief designer is a rider and it certainly shows in all their very well though out riding...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
:clap:clap:clap:clap Very happy to hear. ...

:clap:clap:clap:clap

Very happy to hear. I've been cooped up and still wear the Stitch for commuting. No time for a joy ride just jet.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
My waist is 36" at the waist. All of my 36 jeans...

My waist is 36" at the waist. All of my 36 jeans and pants fit well.

Belly is 42" :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
purgatory

purgatory
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
Except that the CA emissions problem is still a...

Except that the CA emissions problem is still a problem. No bikes here :cry
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
6000 rpm and 100 hp sound pretty consistent to me.

6000 rpm and 100 hp sound pretty consistent to me.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 206,224
Posted By R-dubb
Confirmed. I installed one in a 2015 air box...

Confirmed. I installed one in a 2015 air box last weekend. It is a tighter fit than the OEM, but it will go. Just make sure the sliding "wedge" clicks all the way place. There is one report of a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
Congrats! I am sooo jealous. This CA thing...

Congrats! I am sooo jealous.

This CA thing has me very bummed.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
Klim Badlands is certainly tried and true. I was...

Klim Badlands is certainly tried and true. I was on the fence with both Badlands and Motoport myself.

The risk with Aether is that they are new to this. No doubt, the owner/designer is an avid...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
The wire/cable rub issue at rear shock and fender...

The wire/cable rub issue at rear shock and fender is mentioned specifically. If you know of other topics, please speak up in that thread. I'll build the list with more detailed info as it develops.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By R-dubb
Thanks!! I really appreciate your willingness to...

Thanks!! I really appreciate your willingness to engage with the inmates :bow :bow
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By R-dubb
Do complex warranty claims often get side tracked...

Do complex warranty claims often get side tracked due to negotiation with KTM NA over coverage, component replacement, or authorization issues?
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By R-dubb
One more vote for the one-piece RC. It is...

One more vote for the one-piece RC.

It is THE commuter suit in my book. For 15 years, I've rolled it it in the parking lot, stuff in the Givi. Grab the briefcase, and walk into the office...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By R-dubb
Not 100% sure. I think if you go into the...

Not 100% sure. I think if you go into the service reset menu, you can update the rev limit lights.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24270378&postcount=10
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
Vents appear adequate. I'm not overwhelmed. ...

Vents appear adequate. I'm not overwhelmed. Time will tell. The effort to integrate the vents into the style and water protection is very clear. A WP suit will never vent as well as a liner suit....
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,688
Posted By R-dubb
Yeah.... I tried the Size 4 both in the...

Yeah....

I tried the Size 4 both in the jacket and trouser. Didn't work.

The Size 3 jacket really fits and looks great. That said, it requires me to open the side cinch tabs all the way, and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 821
Posted By R-dubb
Great way to do the job! Involves a bunch of...

Great way to do the job! Involves a bunch of dis-assembly that may be unwarranted.

The drill bit method use a 7/32" bit stem inserted into the outside face side holes on that collar nut. It can...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,569
Posted By R-dubb
Exactly. I don't mean to rag on the pros,...

Exactly. I don't mean to rag on the pros, because many are really good. The issue is knowing who it is, and what their experience with the nuances of your year and variant. There are just so many...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,569
Posted By R-dubb
The breather clamp is easy if you pull the hose...

The breather clamp is easy if you pull the hose up a bit and attach to the nipple before putting the lid into position. The one in front, going into the SAS hose is a bit tougher (unless of course...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,569
Posted By R-dubb
I've upgraded the airboxes on two 1190's...

I've upgraded the airboxes on two 1190's belonging to buddies. One, ditched the whole affair in favor of Rottweiler. I took his '15 box and put it into a '13 with Uni filter and gasket. Couple of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 187,628
Posted By R-dubb
That's what I'm told by my rep. He's always been...

That's what I'm told by my rep. He's always been straight with me.
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