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Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,404
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Not that it really matters but you might want to...

Not that it really matters but you might want to check the fully fueled weight you're quoting for the 1290 Super Duke. Most reviews I've seen put the bike close to 20lbs heavier than what you've...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,551
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
:d

:d
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Lovin' the ride report big sur. The track, the...

Lovin' the ride report big sur. The track, the drag strip, a thousand miles of touring. You're really using your bike to the fullest. Looks like a great time!
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,310
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
It will be interesting to see what he can do with...

It will be interesting to see what he can do with Ducati as their MotoGP team has been in a bit of a tailspin for the last few years. They're crediting him with designing the new GP15 so we'll have...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Haha. It does encourage naughty behavior doesn't...

Haha. It does encourage naughty behavior doesn't it! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,310
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Yes, you're right. I misread that part of the...

Yes, you're right. I misread that part of the article, there is no increase in fuel capacity for the 2015 over the 2014, just an increase in horsepower......you know because it was so lacking...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I occasionally consider selling mine too and...

I occasionally consider selling mine too and replacing it with something new like a BMW S1000R but lately I've been thinking I'll probably just hang onto it even if I get something new in the future....
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,310
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
[QUOTE=olie;25006864]I see no Gigi on this Cycle...

[QUOTE=olie;25006864]I see no Gigi on this Cycle World writings:/QUOTE]

That's interesting reading thanks for posting the article. My comment regarding Gigi and the Aprilia V4 was based on an...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
That looks like a nice light touring setup. What...

That looks like a nice light touring setup. What are you replacing it with?
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,464
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
It amazes me that in a mid-western state like...

It amazes me that in a mid-western state like Idaho you can get ethanol free gas but on the coasts it's hard to get anything but ethanol tainted fuel. It seems the further you get from the corn...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,310
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I was thinking the same thing. The V4 was...

I was thinking the same thing. The V4 was designed by Gigi and crew to be the ultimate racing engine and in many ways they achieved that. Making it fuel efficient was an afterthought I'm sure....
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,310
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
motorcycle-usa.com is reporting an updated Tuono...

motorcycle-usa.com is reporting an updated Tuono V4R for 2015. Larger gas tank and a few more horsepower.

...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 145,346
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
This is the feature I've been waiting for. Now...

This is the feature I've been waiting for. Now I'm in! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 145,346
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Great looking bike, congrats! I noticed your...

Great looking bike, congrats! I noticed your bike list says 2015 S1000R. Does that mean the UK is already taking delivery of the 2015 model?
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I hear you, the stock light output is pretty low....

I hear you, the stock light output is pretty low. I don't ride much at night but if I did I'm sure I'd be looking for an alternative head light.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Congrats! Nice looking SD. It seems a lot of...

Congrats! Nice looking SD. It seems a lot of guys are updating the headlight/mask on the old 990's these days.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
New street bikes? No. There can be only one. ...

New street bikes? No. There can be only one.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-R5rClfCGaw4/Ttk8iVOUU7I/AAAAAAAAGQA/PPYL5BTEmJs/s1600/purplerain_cycle_3_550x362.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,055
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
My first street bike was a hand me down 1980...

My first street bike was a hand me down 1980 Suzuki GS850L that my grandfather gave me when he stopped riding. It hadn't been maintained in years at that point and it broke down and left me stranded...
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,464
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I have a somewhat modern 2008 bike with a...

I have a somewhat modern 2008 bike with a polyamide gas tank that was turned into a pretzel by ethanol. I'm on the second tank now and despite having it epoxy coated before ever putting a drop of gas...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,726
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I like it. However, if you added dreadlocks to...

I like it. However, if you added dreadlocks to the headlight mask in that bottom photo it would look like the alien from the old Predator movies. "Get to the choppa!!" :D In all seriousness...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Counted the teeth on the front sprocket and...

Counted the teeth on the front sprocket and confirmed the 2008 Super Dukes did come with a 16T in spite of the manual saying it's a 17T. I also counted the chain links and there are 110 which...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I was just reading the forums and apparently the...

I was just reading the forums and apparently the 07+ SD's came with the 16T front sprocket even though the manual says 17T. I'll have to take off the cover and see what it really is.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
What I'd like to know is if the new SD uses a PA6...

What I'd like to know is if the new SD uses a PA6 polyamide gas tank?

When I saw the first pictures of the new 1290 tank I thought maybe they had gone to polyethylene with painted panels but on...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I thought about gearing lower but I really don't...

I thought about gearing lower but I really don't want first gear to be any shorter than it already is. I also don't want my gas mileage to go down so I think I'll just stick with stock. Since my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Chain and Sprokets

So my bike is coming up on 16,000 miles and I'm still on the original chain and sprockets and it's about time I change them. sprocketcenter.com has the following combo for sale:

525 Steel...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Awesome scenery and bikes!

Awesome scenery and bikes!
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,645
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
You did a nice job but highway pegs don't...

You did a nice job but highway pegs don't naturally come to mind as something I'd want on a bike like the SMT. Have you owned Harley's in the past or something?
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 145,346
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Thanks for your brilliantly insightful comment...

Thanks for your brilliantly insightful comment there tough guy. I'm not patronizing the guy who was asking I just wanted to know more about the context of the question. There's simply not a lot of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 145,346
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Yeah, but the guy who asked the question is from...

Yeah, but the guy who asked the question is from MD. I'm from that part of the country and there's not many places you can do what you described without getting arrested.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 145,346
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Just curious, is this question related to track...

Just curious, is this question related to track days? Where I ride if you spend extended periods of time above 90MPH you won't have your license for very long.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
81forest, Thanks so much and congratulations...

81forest,
Thanks so much and congratulations to you as well on your little one. Regarding the giving up riding thing, needless to say that topic came up with my family too. The funny thing is I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 58,430
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Glad to hear you were able to keep the SD...

Glad to hear you were able to keep the SD upright. I agree, the old 990 thread has gone pretty quiet now that the new Super Beast has been introduced. I love the new bike but it doesn't make me...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
It's a joke isn't it. It disgusts me when dealers...

It's a joke isn't it. It disgusts me when dealers tack on BS charges like this as an excuse for charging more than MSRP on a bike. I'd love to see what that $400 is supposed to represent. Probably...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I'm still not sure what KTM was thinking when...

I'm still not sure what KTM was thinking when they omitted the fork preload adjustment on this bike? My 2008 allows you to adjust the fork preload so I have no idea why the 2014 model wouldn't?
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Good point! :nod

Good point! :nod
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Yes but herein lies the problem. All my riding...

Yes but herein lies the problem. All my riding gear is red and black......does that work with orange/black/white? :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
Not sure if you saw the motorcycle.com shootout...

Not sure if you saw the motorcycle.com shootout but they touch on the two-up capability of the bikes in the shootout a little. There's even a picture with Kevin Duke on the passenger seat of the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
"Pork Butt"............freakin' awesome name! ...

"Pork Butt"............freakin' awesome name! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,052
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I haven't ridden the 1290 yet but it looks a lot...

I haven't ridden the 1290 yet but it looks a lot better for two-up than the 990 which I own. My wife and I have done 200 mile days on the 990 which isn't great but it's much more "humane" for a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 145,346
Posted By Pork-Chop Express
I completely understand. I personally think the...

I completely understand. I personally think the S1000R is by far the best value in the super-naked class but I'm really drawn to the the Super Duke formula of lots of power, great handling, and...
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