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Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 810
Views: 113,817
Posted By Mr.Goose
+1 here. It's not more dirt. Just a bigger...

+1 here.

It's not more dirt. Just a bigger shovel. The delivery is more generous and simple. You only need so much top end anyway if it's gonna be a street bike.
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 50,697
Posted By Mr.Goose
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/26/aha5y6as.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/26/aha5y6as.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 50,697
Posted By Mr.Goose
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/26/yqe7y7eh.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/26/yqe7y7eh.jpg

This thread needs more pics. Here's my 2013 got her back in May first day she hit the dealer. Same story with my 2007 690SM. Snagged up on day one....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,117
Posted By Mr.Goose
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/23/na3yzery.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/23/na3yzery.jpg

Here's a pic I pulled from the inter webs. The plate/disc that came with mine looks just like this but without the tabs.

I put it between the...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Mr.Goose
Also if its track days and not racing it still is...

Also if its track days and not racing it still is really all about the rider. You're ging to have a very broad range of ability attending. I've seen fast dudes on large dual sports passing sport...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Mr.Goose
I've tracked both a 690sm and a 690 duke. ...

I've tracked both a 690sm and a 690 duke.

Depending on the track I never miss all those extra cylinders. If its a technical track the street sm bikes are a real blast and I don't get as worn out...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,117
Posted By Mr.Goose
Okay - follow up

Dealer #2 flashed the akro map on the bike with little issue.

The bike did stall a little more at first but this new leo exhaust has a mid plate that you can put in front of the muffler between it...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,117
Posted By Mr.Goose
I just took the bike out for an hour of spirited...

I just took the bike out for an hour of spirited back roads riding...runs great with the stock map and full system Leo as of right now.

Did the 15 minute idle vertical on the paddock stand...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,117
Posted By Mr.Goose
tune ecu website says no support for 2013 duke...

tune ecu website says no support for 2013 duke yet. the new bike has fly by wire so I'm sure the ecu is completely changed.

sounds like the 2nd try at another shop is well worth the effort, will...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,117
Posted By Mr.Goose
yep, I'm familiar with those file names, they...

yep, I'm familiar with those file names, they make the dealer buy into an expensive system that still requires a real person to call another real person to determine which is the right file.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,117
Posted By Mr.Goose
KTM dealer tech question - flashing 2013 streetbikes?

I just bought my 3rd KTM street bike, a 2013 690 Duke. (Formally an '07 690SM and an '07 Superduke BOTH of which I had programmed for full system exhausts which I put over 40K mileage between the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,134
Posted By Mr.Goose
I plunked my money down - my 2013 Duke is coming...

I plunked my money down - my 2013 Duke is coming sometime mid-May.

I put 38,000 on my '07 690SM so I'm hoping to use this one for everything.

Anyone have an idea on handguards? I don't want...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 465,797
Posted By Mr.Goose
2 of the guys on the podium last week didn't get...

2 of the guys on the podium last week didn't get a very good start either :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
Okay, the coding plug opens up PRO mode (yes,...

Okay, the coding plug opens up PRO mode (yes, like the S1000RR) is only meant for when the bike is equipped with knobbies and being used off road. (the S1000RR's SLICK mode is meant only for track...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
after a quick 10 minute ride

Okay, the motor's bottom end power delivery is much more impressive on this edition. Feels almost like the powerband of the Multistrada but without all the noise or throbbiness of a V-twin. I found...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
we are prepping our demo today, will get a quick...

we are prepping our demo today, will get a quick spin in hopefully before the rain ruins the weekend :cry

my first impressions
-boy, that new battery location looks nice and low
-under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
we have 3 of them here at Bob's BMW - I'll...

we have 3 of them here at Bob's BMW - I'll talk...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
The controls feel very light. Clutch lever pull...

The controls feel very light. Clutch lever pull is super light like the ktm. Throttle spring also feels very light. Can't wait to break it in.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/03/15/ehuvymaq.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/03/15/ehuvymaq.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/03/15/ty7aje6u.jpgfap...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/03/15/ty7aje6u.jpgfapfap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
This thread needs more pics!!!

This thread needs more pics!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,320
Posted By Mr.Goose
no official source or proof but that's why this...

no official source or proof but that's why this will stay a rumor...

US bikes are about 2 weeks out from the showroom....the bikes are likely in the warehouse and stockpiling so they can all get...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 41,495
Posted By Mr.Goose
Sure does, I'm also keeping an eye on that carbon...

Sure does, I'm also keeping an eye on that carbon heat shield back by the rear exhaust header noodle.
Forum: Racing 02-01-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 465,797
Posted By Mr.Goose
been watching the 2012 season of Moto2 and 3 on...

been watching the 2012 season of Moto2 and 3 on the DVR to pass the time - starting making plans for Austin tickets and realized that race only going to have the GP class :cry

can't bring myself...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 21,239
Posted By Mr.Goose
AND for what it's worth, BMW does offer chrome...

AND for what it's worth, BMW does offer chrome valve covers for this cam head motor....:evil Haven't seen a set on a newer bike yet but curious to see it.

You know it's the middle of winter when...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,767
Posted By Mr.Goose
Love mine, done a bunch of trackdays on it, great...

Love mine, done a bunch of trackdays on it, great for commuting too it'll squeak out 50mpg pretty easy and even higher on the highway.

I ride nearly all backroads on my blue '88 and very little...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,496
Posted By Mr.Goose
I think there's a forum "chromeheads.org?" if you...

I think there's a forum "chromeheads.org?" if you ever want to dig for more info.

Limited quantities of these with only a 5 to 6 year production run but they're becoming scarce already and invoke...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,540
Posted By Mr.Goose
My inner redneck would love to JB Weld along the...

My inner redneck would love to JB Weld along the inside of the hole to patch it up. Then get it all back together and keep running with a shit eating grin.

I bet it would keep together for...
Forum: Racing 12-20-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 465,797
Posted By Mr.Goose
I respect and like them all as a fan, Rossi isn't...

I respect and like them all as a fan, Rossi isn't my favorite but I always respected his talent and enjoyed his celebrations. Very fun to watch him win. His interviews normally positive and...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,865
Posted By Mr.Goose
86 decibels is the German sound limit i'm told. ...

86 decibels is the German sound limit i'm told. There's an iPhone app decibel meter pro - walking around holding it up to the RT, GTL, the C650 is reads 86 decibels about 1 foot behind each exhaust...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-11-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,865
Posted By Mr.Goose
Also keep in mind the 270 degree firing order of...

Also keep in mind the 270 degree firing order of this motor - does the Burgman have a firing character like this? What else in the scooter realm does?

I have a feeling the V-twin throb of firing...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,865
Posted By Mr.Goose
If I may vouch for Mr. Mihalka, he's one of the...

If I may vouch for Mr. Mihalka, he's one of the smoothest I've seen which probably explains his championships as well. The man can drive whatever he wants at 90mph as far as I'm concerned.
Forum: Racing 10-15-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,303
Posted By Mr.Goose
LOVED the video coverage of the glowing hot rotor...

LOVED the video coverage of the glowing hot rotor that they freeze framed and enlarged - so cool to see that.:clap
Forum: Racing 08-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,454
Posted By Mr.Goose
this track sucked last year too - I remember...

this track sucked last year too - I remember seeing all the marbles on the infield turns.

they may as well just put quicksand in the gravel traps just to fuck the racers over the rest of the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 32,589
Posted By Mr.Goose
considering either setting this up again for...

considering either setting this up again for riding on the street again - or just selling to fund a new I-4 track bike....it's too nice for track days and I'm never gonna be fast enough to want to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 32,589
Posted By Mr.Goose
It's loud of course, sounds angry but it's just...

It's loud of course, sounds angry but it's just for trackdays really. No issue with fueling at all...I left the Cat in tact so there's still plenty of back pressure. If anything it pulls a little...
Forum: Racing 05-28-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,834
Posted By Mr.Goose
What about Austin 2013??? It's on my radar, Indy...

What about Austin 2013??? It's on my radar, Indy never seems to work out with my schedule.
Forum: Racing 05-17-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 538,692
Posted By Mr.Goose
As a Stoner fan, I ask myself "Who the HELL...

As a Stoner fan, I ask myself "Who the HELL retires at the age of 26?" (Let alone a type-A personality, racer mentality athlete which is pretty much a description of all the guys at this level). ...
Forum: Racing 05-03-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,358
Posted By Mr.Goose
Yeah, I thought it was old news too....but...

Yeah, I thought it was old news too....but apparently not. Shame on them for carrying the problem for two full races, meanwhile the other Yamahas do not chatter....apparently.

Watching the rerun...
Forum: Racing 04-22-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,911
Posted By Mr.Goose
So many questions. But did one of the riders...

So many questions. But did one of the riders actually crash another on purpose by pulling his brake lever? The replay looked crazy then they just redflagged race1.
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