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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,673
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Posted By StuartV
Where is the middle finger button...? :evil

Where is the middle finger button...? :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,673
Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
SOME (one?) of the others work until more like 5...

SOME (one?) of the others work until more like 5 or 6, normally. Today, I'm going to try and get there by 5:30, but it will probably be closer to 6.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,848
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Posted By StuartV
What is an adaptive brake light?

What is an adaptive brake light?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 58,054
Posted By StuartV
CA doesn't have emissions inspections for bikes....

CA doesn't have emissions inspections for bikes. So, you are VERY unlikely to get busted for removing it. But, I reckon you are also very unlikely to find a dealer that will remove it for you. At...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6,673
Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
@Lacedaemon: Interesting. I had no idea. Anyway:...

@Lacedaemon: Interesting. I had no idea. Anyway: Twilight == Stupid Trash. 50 Shades == Even Stupider Trash. Saved you the trouble. You're welcome. :D:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
Should be easy enough for an owner to do to their...

Should be easy enough for an owner to do to their 1st Gen.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,027,995
Posted By StuartV
Even a blind hog finds an acorn every now and...

Even a blind hog finds an acorn every now and then. :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,027,995
Posted By StuartV
That camera looks pretty cool. But I'm curious...

That camera looks pretty cool. But I'm curious how it will do with the headlight reflecting (some) off the inside of that headlight protector. Looking forward to seeing some resultant video to see...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,673
Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
What does Twilight have to do with 50 Shades of...

What does Twilight have to do with 50 Shades of Grey?!?! Teenage Girl Angst versus Soccer Mom Porn. And yes, I've read them both. :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-13-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
Nope. I sold my 525 EXC last year. Now, I'm...

Nope. I sold my 525 EXC last year. Now, I'm trying to learn everything I can about the 1190 and 1290 SA so that when I get a SA (which will be as soon as I can afford it), I will already have some...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-13-2015, 06:41 AM
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Posted By StuartV
:lol3 I didn't realize the bike has a front wheel...

:lol3 I didn't realize the bike has a front wheel sensor - and I thought you said the error seemed to get bigger at higher speeds. My bad. :eek1 :freaky :norton
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
This was from a nice little day ride on the Blue...

This was from a nice little day ride on the Blue Ridge Trail on my GS last Summer. Not particularly gnarly, but fun and I was riding alone, so I didn't want to get TOO gnarly. That was immediately...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 01:00 PM
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Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
I've ridden my GSX-R1000 down miles of gravel...

I've ridden my GSX-R1000 down miles of gravel road. I've forded streams on it. I wish I could find the picture from a few years ago of me fording a creek on it where the wake off the front tire was...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 12:52 PM
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Posted By StuartV
The inaccuracy increases at higher speeds...

The inaccuracy increases at higher speeds (assuming the speedometer is reading falsely high to start with) because of tire slip. Even though you are on asphalt and you don't feel it slipping, it is....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30,851
Views: 1,818,996
Posted By StuartV
You only need to clean the brake caliper pistons...

You only need to clean the brake caliper pistons before you push them back in the calipers. Which means only when you are changing the pads. Of course, you CAN clean them more often and that MAY make...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
Man, you are getting tiresome! I suppose you also...

Man, you are getting tiresome! I suppose you also believe that nobody with a BMW GS or a Yamaha SuperT ever goes anywhere offroad, either, right?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
Stomp a CBR1000F? sure, possibly. Stomp a...

Stomp a CBR1000F? sure, possibly. Stomp a CBR1000RR? Only if the CBR rider doesn't know what he or she is doing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30,851
Views: 1,818,996
Posted By StuartV
All good here except, the best thing to use to...

All good here except, the best thing to use to clean the pistons is actually brake fluid. Brake Cleaner will actually cause the seals to break down over time. Brake fluid is all you need (no silicon...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 07:25 AM
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Views: 724,976
Posted By StuartV
Not if you install the rear wheel crooked. Also,...

Not if you install the rear wheel crooked. Also, not if the frame, headstock, or swingarm are not perfectly all in alignment. That is, unless you do something - like the string method or laser...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-09-2015, 06:42 AM
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Posted By StuartV
Just for the record.... If you are lucky,...

Just for the record.... If you are lucky, squaring the rear wheel up to the swingarm pivot will also make it exactly in line with the front wheel. However, it is often the case that you have to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30,851
Views: 1,818,996
Posted By StuartV
I was just teasin' y'all. :-D I sold my...

I was just teasin' y'all. :-D I sold my Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4 last year...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30,851
Views: 1,818,996
Posted By StuartV
cars... *yawn*

cars... *yawn*
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
If you look at the dyno charts, they are really...

If you look at the dyno charts, they are really pretty darn close until you get up into the high RPMs. The KTM only really has a big advantage by virtue of its higher redline. For normal riding...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6,673
Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3...

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2015, 12:12 PM
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Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
Cool! One of y'all please remember me and post...

Cool! One of y'all please remember me and post back whether there is a KTM Super Adventure on display - before Sunday! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6,673
Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
If any of y'all are going to the motorcycle show...

If any of y'all are going to the motorcycle show in DC on Fri or Sat, I would REALLY like to know if they have a new KTM 1290 Super Adventure there to ogle.

If they do, I will try to go on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,673
Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
D!ck. :D :freaky

D!ck.

:D :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6,673
Views: 337,117
Posted By StuartV
It's not a Draught Flow can, so who the heck...

It's not a Draught Flow can, so who the heck would pour it into a glass, anyway?!? Did the foam rise higher than your upraised pinky while you were drinking it? :eek1 :lol3 :lol3 :wink:

Wish I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
There's already a thread in this forum with info...

There's already a thread in this forum with info on the new airbox that is on the 2015 1190....



Just because you don't ride far enough in a go to need a bigger tank doesn't mean others don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,027,995
Posted By StuartV
Does ACC set off radar detectors? I would have...

Does ACC set off radar detectors? I would have thought they worked on different frequencies. Otherwise, it seems like ACC would interfere with police radar and I don't think they'd like that.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30,851
Views: 1,818,996
Posted By StuartV
I hope someone will go on Fri or Sat and report...

I hope someone will go on Fri or Sat and report back on whether they have a KTM 1290 Super Adventure there on display. I really want to see one in person. If they don't have one, I probably won't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 64,232
Posted By StuartV
Have you spun the tires and looked for a bulge?...

Have you spun the tires and looked for a bulge? Maybe one of the tires has a spot that has delaminated.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 450,340
Posted By StuartV
When I got my Hero 3, I opted for the Black...

When I got my Hero 3, I opted for the Black because of the better low light performance, compared to the white(?) and silver(?). I figured, even if I only shoot 720p/30, better low light performance...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 64,232
Posted By StuartV
In short, because of many years of roadracing and...

In short, because of many years of roadracing and street riding experience, which includes a fair bit of suspension and chassis setup work.

And note, I didn't say head shake always comes from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 64,232
Posted By StuartV
I most respectfully disagree with this. Head...

I most respectfully disagree with this. Head shake is often directly linked to the rear tire.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-02-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 724,976
Posted By StuartV
They make a mess if they aren't adjusted right -...

They make a mess if they aren't adjusted right - or it's a crap oiler.

And they will use whatever oil you want, so if you use something that attracts anything and everything that's your own...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
I think it's just painterdude that's making a big...

I think it's just painterdude that's making a big deal out of it.




I think the point several have been trying to make is that if you take an 1190S and outfit it for off road, the same way...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
+1

+1
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-30-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 159,833
Posted By StuartV
The R can go 250 - 300 miles without stopping for...

The R can go 250 - 300 miles without stopping for gas? The R can go 250-300 miles and maintain a steady speed without touching the throttle?

:evil



I ride my R1200GS in gravel, down rocky...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30,851
Views: 1,818,996
Posted By StuartV
Bad ASSSSS!!!!!!

Bad ASSSSS!!!!!!
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