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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,957
Posted By OhBoy
What Annoys you about your Adventure 1190? ...

What Annoys you about your Adventure 1190?

1. It blurs my vision of the world under hard acceleration.
2. I have to pay for winter storage.
3. My wife keeps reminding me it cost more than all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 279,861
Posted By OhBoy
Speaking of weather

Damn.
Rented winter storage for the bike today.
Have access for nice days.

Ohio State just fumbled away a punt, touch down Minnesota. Argh.

Do bad things happen in threes?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,341
Posted By OhBoy
Varies. Far enough but, feels comfortable. ...

Varies.

Far enough but, feels comfortable.

When getting into a turn a bit hot, I experience the bikes ability to carve with grace. As opposed to having a bike which would flounder in a similar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,944
Posted By OhBoy
Hooked. A blending of "Road Trip" and "Why...

Hooked.

A blending of "Road Trip" and "Why I am an Anglophile"

edit.
A good read. Followed his progress on a map. Been thru lots of those places...brought back some great memories.
Haven't...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-05-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,142
Posted By OhBoy
Guilty of a ham handed tire change. Put a...

Guilty of a ham handed tire change.
Put a glueless bicycle patch on the puncture, in the band, made with the irons.
It held for a month. Starting to leak again.
Will use something heavy duty next...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,142
Posted By OhBoy
Mounted new TA2s and had a leak on the rear. One...

Mounted new TA2s and had a leak on the rear. One spoke was leaking. So, I deflated tire, put a dab of epoxy on the leak, wait, add air. Everything is good...go riding.

Couple days later rear is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-29-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 672,750
Posted By OhBoy
I leave the Traction Control on 99% of the time,...

I leave the Traction Control on 99% of the time, try to stay off freeways and spend lots of time erasing Chicken Strips. That helps too. :wink:

Rear
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-29-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 672,750
Posted By OhBoy
Been adding air to rear tire for months. Blaming...

Been adding air to rear tire for months. Blaming KTM. Got off my lazy ass, armed with a spray bottle and bike on center stand.

Checked all the spokes again and again. Checked the bead, twice.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,307
Posted By OhBoy
I've been looking on the internet for this...

I've been looking on the internet for this building.

I'm stuck. Got as far as this picture and stopped looking any further.

We may need a clue.

The end of the internet...
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,307
Posted By OhBoy
New Tag along the shooting theme, Archery Pond. ...

New Tag along the shooting theme, Archery Pond.
About two miles from a road appropriately named, Mt Delight.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2723.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,307
Posted By OhBoy
Old Tag 233 Exeter Rd, Epping, NH 03042 Sig...

Old Tag 233 Exeter Rd, Epping, NH 03042 Sig Sauer Academy


http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2717.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,307
Posted By OhBoy
Anyone riding anymore? Have the winter blues...

Anyone riding anymore?
Have the winter blues already set in?
Bikes in storage?
Bad weather got everyone sitting in front of the TV drinking?
Watching too much football?
I know the tag isn't very...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,307
Posted By OhBoy
New Tag You may want to pass on this tag if you...

New Tag
You may want to pass on this tag if you have any outstanding warrants. Hooksett Court House is near....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,307
Posted By OhBoy
old tag ...

old tag

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2709.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,038
Posted By OhBoy
My bike has ABS. Rather have a "Lay Her...

My bike has ABS.

Rather have a "Lay Her Down" button.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,561
Posted By OhBoy
Would like to have ridden along. Instead took the...

Would like to have ridden along. Instead took the Mrs Ohboy to Sugarbush Farm in VT for some cheese. Thanks for the tracks, will be checking them out some day soon.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,830
Posted By OhBoy
Very timely thread. Are we overthinking, no....

Very timely thread.

Are we overthinking, no.
Are we trolling, mostly no.

Are we getting our post counts up, yes.

Ding Ding Ding 1000 :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,561
Posted By OhBoy
Could be fun if I'm not hungover. :freaky

Could be fun if I'm not hungover. :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 113,278
Posted By OhBoy
+1

+1
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By OhBoy
Congratulations on the bike! Welcome to the...

Congratulations on the bike!
Welcome to the insanity.
Couldn't sleep last night?
Thinking about riding?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,855
Posted By OhBoy
I added a Touratech top case for the extra...

I added a Touratech top case for the extra luggage space required when the pillion is along. Also doubles nicely as a sissy bar, which is greatly appreciated.

Stock seat comfort is adequate. She...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,624
Posted By OhBoy
I use a measuring tool provided by KTM in our...

I use a measuring tool provided by KTM in our tool kit, the beer opener.
It is about 1 1/2" wide. Specs call for 1 1/2 - 1 3/4" (+ or -)

Been leaving mine dangling an additional 1/2 at least...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-14-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,624
Posted By OhBoy
Hard to fathom... ...

Hard to fathom...
http://rlv.zcache.com/missouri_souvenir_show_me_mug_with_flag-rdb79cd1b55474c08beabd23f2df364e6_x7jgr_8byvr_324.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,778
Posted By OhBoy
Think of it as oversteer and understeer. On...

Think of it as oversteer and understeer.

On pavement...
When you chop the throttle the front forks compress the bike wants to turn in, oversteer.

When you roll on the throttle the forks extend...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-13-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,624
Posted By OhBoy
Just ordered KTM# 60304066000. Chain Sliding...

Just ordered KTM# 60304066000. Chain Sliding Guard.

Mine looks like the one pictured above.
About 8k miles the rivets have disappeared.
Chain kept clean, lubed and adjusted.
KTM says not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,870
Posted By OhBoy
Have always paid cash for motorcycles. House is...

Have always paid cash for motorcycles.
House is paid off, no car payment, and pay off everything...every month....except the boat. :eek1:lol3:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,709
Posted By OhBoy
Started on a Vespa at 12, now retired riding a...

Started on a Vespa at 12, now retired riding a KTM at 62.
Looking forward to many more days with the knees in the breeze.
May have slowed down a bit. Haven't received a Driving Award for many...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By OhBoy
Magalloway Road

Just crossed it. Put up a couple pictures in 'Day Trippin'
link (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1001124)
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By OhBoy
Northern New Hampshire

Could be called the Mother in Law Ride. Wife was going to the airport so three generations of wimens could confab for the day. I went riding.

Heard about the Magalloway Hwy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 113,278
Posted By OhBoy
Saw your post Read the rules Learn something...

Saw your post
Read the rules
Learn something every day
Next time the rules will be followed!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-09-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 113,278
Posted By OhBoy
I forgot to mention that, yes. Crotched...

I forgot to mention that, yes.

Crotched Mountain it is!:1drink
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 113,278
Posted By OhBoy
New Tag Along the ski lift theme. Feeling...

New Tag
Along the ski lift theme.
Feeling Piqued? That is a clue.
Here is another. Give yourself a Pat on the back if you figure it out....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 113,278
Posted By OhBoy
Old Tag ...

Old Tag
http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2644.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 288,684
Posted By OhBoy
Hasn't anyone yet noticed that there is a bike...

Hasn't anyone yet noticed that there is a bike down in the next turn. Also, something that appears to be debris flying thru the air.

Coming upon that I'd straighten up and hit the brakes too. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 279,861
Posted By OhBoy
Anyone looking for a Barbour ISDT jacket. Got...

Anyone looking for a Barbour ISDT jacket. Got mine in Kittery today for $80. It is a $500 jacket.
The Jacket (http://www.endclothing.com/barbour-steve-mcqueen-crown-jacket.html)
Barbour Steve...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-29-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 488,540
Posted By OhBoy
Lots of dirt roads between Newfound Lake and...

Lots of dirt roads between Newfound Lake and Canaan.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2617.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,216
Posted By OhBoy
When in 2nd or 3rd grade we had to pass a test to...

When in 2nd or 3rd grade we had to pass a test to get a decal which authorized us as skillful enough to ride to school.

The test required an older 4th grader to administer.

Test 1. Ride out...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-26-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By OhBoy
No problems here!

No problems here!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-24-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 142,040
Posted By OhBoy
Just showed my pics to the service manager. ...

Just showed my pics to the service manager.

"No grit, no problem... Try some air box grease... The color is from the breather"

My opinions...
1. If you desmog your air box you may not see any...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 142,040
Posted By OhBoy
1190 airbox

Saw the John Penton movie last night. It must have motivated me.

Dove into the air filter today. The low fuel warning had come on so It didn't have much gas in the tank.

Have read many posts...
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