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Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
Interesting info up at AIMExpo's site; they're...

Interesting info up at AIMExpo's site; they're saying EBR will debut the all-new EBR 1190AX in Orlando next month:

http://www.aimexpousa.com/motorcycle-manufacturers/

We know the AX is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,796
Posted By Hughlysses
If this Hero advertising poster is accurate,...

If this Hero advertising poster is accurate, apparently EBR considerably exceeded their customer's goal of "competing on price alone" :D
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,457
Posted By Hughlysses
I installed a new rotor with the EBR mounting...

I installed a new rotor with the EBR mounting hardware kit and EBC pads on my Uly ~4 years ago and have had no pulsing since. The improved hardware seems to be the key; lots of other Buell riders...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
You'd have to buy her a piece of jewelry...

You'd have to buy her a piece of jewelry comparable in cost to the Scout. If your budget will support it, go for it. :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Hughlysses
I don't see parts being a problem any time soon. ...

I don't see parts being a problem any time soon. American Sport Bike sells both OEM and aftermarket replacement parts and I imagine they'll support the bikes long after HD has quit. Twin Cycles...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,457
Posted By Hughlysses
Hey Gemini, glad you made it over to ADVrider. I...

Hey Gemini, glad you made it over to ADVrider. I see you're getting a typical ADVrider welcome. Hey, wait a minute- this isn't Jomama. Y'all lighten up on the new guy!

Speaking of the AX, there...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
Interesting- the interview at Cycle World I...

Interesting- the interview at Cycle World I linked above has been removed. :confused
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
Pumps here in SC say "contains up to 10%...

Pumps here in SC say "contains up to 10% ethanol". There are few stations that sell non-ethanol premium and some that sell non-ethanol regular. I noticed a strange phenomena last week. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
My 2007 got 48-50 MPG for the first 30k miles,...

My 2007 got 48-50 MPG for the first 30k miles, until the crank failed. I installed a 2009 engine and wiring harness and now I routinely get 40-45 MPG. This seems to be typical for most 2008-up Uly...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
The current EBR RX and SX have traction control...

The current EBR RX and SX have traction control (with 20 level settings plus OFF) but no ABS, yet.
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
Just found this article on Cycle World's website...

Just found this article on Cycle World's website which has a little info on EBR's planned adventure bike, the AX:
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
And.... here's Cycle World's first ride report: ...

And.... here's Cycle World's first ride report:

http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/08/29/2015-ebr-1190sx-first-ride-naked-sportbike-motorcycle-review-photos-specifications/?src=SOC&dom=fb
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
Compare it with an early model V-Rod. Compared...

Compare it with an early model V-Rod. Compared to that the peg placement practically makes it a sport bike. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,664
Posted By Hughlysses
...and modified Buells.

...and modified Buells.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,664
Posted By Hughlysses
^ Very cool accomplishment by Motus (except for...

^ Very cool accomplishment by Motus (except for the heat shields :D).

I'm surprised the salt dried out that fast. A month ago, it was under a foot of water and Speedweek had to be cancelled.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,664
Posted By Hughlysses
Yea, I'd definitely like to upgrade at some...

Yea, I'd definitely like to upgrade at some point.

I actually got to demo an 1190SX last month courtesy of SC EBR dealer RPM out of Greenville. They attended our Buell meet in Little...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,664
Posted By Hughlysses
EBR has announced they are planning an 1190AX...

EBR has announced they are planning an 1190AX model, which is supposed to be an adventure tourer. No idea when it'll be released; SC EBR dealer says probably late this year or early next. I imagine...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
I see you ride an XT. Why not just buy X forks...

I see you ride an XT. Why not just buy X forks and shock, or find someone to swap with (like me...)?
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
Continuing the EBR/Hero discussion, here's an...

Continuing the EBR/Hero discussion, here's an article of interest from last week. An EBR "insider" at Badweb says there are some significant errors in the article, but it's interesting nevertheless:...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,439
Posted By Hughlysses
I heard basically the same thing as StarWolve...

I heard basically the same thing as StarWolve said from the SC dealer last month (who attended our Buell meet with both an 1190RX AND an 1190SX demo bike!).

I figure there likely three factors...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
From the Motorcycle.com article: :deal

From the Motorcycle.com article:



:deal
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,997
Posted By Hughlysses
American Sport Bike in California is probably...

American Sport Bike in California is probably your best one-stop-shop for Buell Support. They currently sell a lot of OEM as well as aftermarket parts. ASB is also the US distributor for Twin...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
$2k discount on the 1190RX and cheap financing,...

$2k discount on the 1190RX and cheap financing, posted to EBR's FB page tonight:

http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/713493/746879.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
There are 3 or 4 owners who regularly post on...

There are 3 or 4 owners who regularly post on Badweb (www.badweatherbikers.com), and there's an 1190RX owner's group on Facebook. You could probably find out from some of them. I do remember...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 54,046
Posted By Hughlysses
Nice- looks like the worst part is done. Glad to...

Nice- looks like the worst part is done. Glad to help.

On a related topic- I actually missed the opportunity to buy a new old stock replacement Ascot engine on ebay a few years ago. I didn't...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
I believe the current issue of Cycle World...

I believe the current issue of Cycle World mentions an upcoming 1190SX test. The KTM was included in a naked comparison a couple of issues back. I made up this table based on data from that test...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
No dealers in WV, but there are 2 in OH, 5 in PA,...

No dealers in WV, but there are 2 in OH, 5 in PA, and 2 in VA. One of them's bound to be close to you with a demo 1190SX waiting to be ridden. :evil
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,842
Posted By Hughlysses
Believe us, it had primary/transmission oil, you...

Believe us, it had primary/transmission oil, you just never changed it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,933
Posted By Hughlysses
Built-in safety feature: can't be ridden without...

Built-in safety feature: can't be ridden without ATGATT! :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
Glennengineer = Howard Wolowitz? :D I just...

Glennengineer = Howard Wolowitz? :D

I just found this alternative view of the frame at Motorcycledaily.com; it shows several details not visible in the side views:
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
No, my KTM knowledge is pretty dated. I rode a...

No, my KTM knowledge is pretty dated. I rode a Superduke 990 (?) at a demo weekend at Suches, GA a few years ago. I liked that bike a lot.

I definitely would like to see a comparison test...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,842
Posted By Hughlysses
Sportster- hydraulic lifters (no valves to...

Sportster- hydraulic lifters (no valves to adjust), single throttle body (no sync required), belt drive (no lube required), parts are generally cheap and available locally.
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
I haven't seen this picture anywhere else;...

I haven't seen this picture anywhere else; cutaway of the engine:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-F0Pvmgl8jGs/U-GsHlIL8UI/AAAAAAAApqE/6j01jxuRIKk/s1600/indian-scout-engine.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
Interesting article: ...

Interesting article: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/08/08/can-the-new-polaris-indian-scout-take-down-harley.aspx

Comparison chart from article:...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
Note the tag under the Road & Track article...

Note the tag under the Road & Track article headline: "This is the cruiser you want if you don't want a cruiser at all."

You have to figure Indian introduced this bike in what they figured would...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,370
Posted By Hughlysses
I had the chance to test-ride an SX (on a section...

I had the chance to test-ride an SX (on a section of twisty road in the NC mountains no less) a couple of weeks ago (see earlier post). I was amazed at how much better all-around it was than the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
While the bolted in sections may appear to do a...

While the bolted in sections may appear to do a poor job, Cycle World's comments about the bike's handing would seem to indicate they're more than adequate.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,506
Posted By Hughlysses
Consider a Buell S3T? Preferably a 2001-2002...

Consider a Buell S3T? Preferably a 2001-2002 model, which were the best of the tube-framed Buells. Cheap to purchase and cheap parts, many of which common to Sportsters and therefore in-stock at HD...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,446
Posted By Hughlysses
I mentioned this a couple of pages back- HD is...

I mentioned this a couple of pages back- HD is apparently selling the new Street 750 engines to be used in custom flat tracker frames for dirt racing, and at least a couple of demo bikes have been...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 54,046
Posted By Hughlysses
^ I think the Clymers book covers both the Shadow...

^ I think the Clymers book covers both the Shadow and Ascot, so the manual you found is probably all you need. The only significant difference as far as wrenching on the two bikes is the Shadow's...
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