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Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,842
Posted By Kenbike
I have a set with 6000 miles and they are ok,...

I have a set with 6000 miles and they are ok, even the front. Before these I had Conti Trail attacks and I like the round profile for turn in and they last around 8000 miles. I will go back to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,671
Posted By Kenbike
I am the proud owner of a new to me 2012 300...

I am the proud owner of a new to me 2012 300 tiatinum super. It had custom black levers, and slip on and reflectors removed .
I may install a short smoke fly screen.
I hope to have FatDuc set up ...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By Kenbike
I have a 2012 purchased with 17,000 miles in jan...

I have a 2012 purchased with 17,000 miles in jan of 2013. Put 7000 on it last year. Had a 2008 KLR 685 and love the S10. Had a KTM 990. Adv for a few years before the ya an
Yamaha. The s10 is a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-10-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,671
Posted By Kenbike
My wife rides a 2010 300 Super and has not...

My wife rides a 2010 300 Super and has not witnessed any head shake. I just committed to buying a 2011 300 super for myself.
I wonder if you guys with wobbles have cranked up the rear shock preload...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
I have them and they are great. I did cut 1/2"...

I have them and they are great. I did cut 1/2" off both ends because they felt wide. I think the transmit less vibration to your hands and the weight savings let pull wheelies in third gear and...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
These bikes are so boring we have to fill the...

These bikes are so boring we have to fill the pages with bull shit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,973
Posted By Kenbike
Almost as much fun as watching a husband yell at ...

Almost as much fun as watching a husband yell at his wife trying to back a truck and boat trailer down the ramp while he is sitting in the boat still water and then when it finally is in position he...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Kenbike
You can rent from a dealer via eagle rider. ...

You can rent from a dealer via eagle rider. Located at the corner of US-12 and 127 south of Jackson in the Irish Hills. My buddy rented a Gold Wing 2 years ago for a trip west. That is the only...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,692
Posted By Kenbike
Check the quality of the Triumphs and Yamaha's...

Check the quality of the Triumphs and Yamaha's brackets for mounting levers,horns,triple clamp,ect. They are ok but the Z1000 is just higher quality.
The forks and rear shock are not in the same...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
I sticking with stock gel batteries, the lithium...

I sticking with stock gel batteries, the lithium batteries have charging issues, and cold weather operation in ohio is such a hassle
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,692
Posted By Kenbike
Living in the USA and was down to the same two...

Living in the USA and was down to the same two bikes. Then saw the Kawasaki Z1000 and decided it was my next bike.
Bigger bike, better suspension, great motor, great seat, and much higher quality...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By Kenbike
Sold my 2006 ZX-14 and 2007 KTM 990 with both...

Sold my 2006 ZX-14 and 2007 KTM 990 with both bike having more mods than I care to mention. The ZX was a drag bike but till street leg land the KTM was my every day bike. Decide to get one bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,050
Posted By Kenbike
I grew tired of the nonmotorcycle trip ramblings...

I grew tired of the nonmotorcycle trip ramblings so just skipped those parts and finished the book.:D
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 41,545
Posted By Kenbike
Checked out the 2014 z1000 at the Novi MI bike...

Checked out the 2014 z1000 at the Novi MI bike show, very good looking in the flesh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,206
Posted By Kenbike
You do get very different opinions on the same...

You do get very different opinions on the same bike. MCM gave the Street Triple just ok marks and Bike Mag rated it five star and the most fun bike on the market.
I have found I tend to agree with...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,865
Posted By Kenbike
I am considering a BV350 and selling my Blur...

I am considering a BV350 and selling my Blur 220i. My wife rides aVespa 300 super and want a scooter that is faster than hers but still handles well. Plan on using it for riding to work 90 mile...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
That is a good suggestion and a few have tried...

That is a good suggestion and a few have tried installing two foam air filters inside the existing air box and removing the current filter.
I had a motorhooligan air box on my KTM 990 and it did...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
Was able to get a 100 miles in sat with a break...

Was able to get a 100 miles in sat with a break in the weather, man this bike is fun! Sunday changed the oil and cleaned and re oiled the air filter, checked fasteners. Just tried to think of...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
I went with a PCV and a dyno tune with the clutch...

I went with a PCV and a dyno tune with the clutch jumper. Have a full system and BMC air filter. It runs great, gets 45 mpg and have never had the start issue. I do not have the option of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,326
Posted By Kenbike
John Penton lives 10 miles from my house and just...

John Penton lives 10 miles from my house and just by luck I discovered that the Penton Owners Group (POG) meets the first Thursday of each month at KTM's Amherst Ohio office. I have talked with John...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,926
Posted By Kenbike
This bike needs a pair of Yosh carbon slip on's

This bike needs a pair of Yosh carbon slip on's
Forum: EMEA 12-01-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Kenbike
Europe trip summer 2014

My wife and I are researching a 10 day trip to Europe next summer. Trying to decide if a tour vis Edelwiess "Best of Europe" make sense or could we save a lot of money and rent a bike and plan our...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 102,028
Posted By Kenbike
It would be great to see 0 to 60 and 60 to 80...

It would be great to see 0 to 60 and 60 to 80 roll times for the two bikes.
I have a full system, air box opened up, and PCV and it runs very strong up to 90 mph. Was street racing a 2006 stock FJR...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
I dropped mine in the mountains of NC last march...

I dropped mine in the mountains of NC last march on a dirt fire road when I hit ice. Went off the road and into a ditch about 3 feet deep. I carry a rescue block and tackle and was able to pull the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 527,931
Posted By Kenbike
This is a cool bike and if the tubes are still...

This is a cool bike and if the tubes are still send the wheels to WOODy's wheels in Denver, CO for his tubeless conversion. I would guess about $300 including shipping is the total cost for the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,364
Posted By Kenbike
I have taken a test ride on the latest ZX-14 and...

I have taken a test ride on the latest ZX-14 and it was really fast as the rpm's built but just ok out of the hole. This style supercharger will make instant torque and will bring massive power to...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7,695
Views: 1,434,816
Posted By Kenbike
Jaumve great photos from the show! :evil

Jaumve great photos from the show! :evil
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By Kenbike
I have had a lot of bikes and currently own a...

I have had a lot of bikes and currently own a Yamaha Tenere. Great bike and does everything I want. Installed a PCV, header, slip on and clutch jumper. It has enough power to do anything on the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-17-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By Kenbike
Thanks for sharing! i really want to attend some...

Thanks for sharing! i really want to attend some day.
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 98,775
Posted By Kenbike
A good item to carry for a person on a trip is a...

A good item to carry for a person on a trip is a small camp hatchet. You can use to clear a small tree on the trail or road or smack a person on the head with the sharp or hammer side. My wife...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 310,843
Posted By Kenbike
Keep in mind if the bike is 8 k cheaper then in...

Keep in mind if the bike is 8 k cheaper then in my state you add 7% sales tax to the difference! Just to much money for a bike but I am a past KLR owner....
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,025
Posted By Kenbike
Love the road trip! So many young people today...

Love the road trip! So many young people today won't even get a drivers license let alone take a trip such as yours. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 98,775
Posted By Kenbike
I have really enjoyed your trip and writing. I...

I have really enjoyed your trip and writing. I hope you find the peace you are seeking in the ride and you can gain the strength to carry on your life never forgetting Mike and the time you spent...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,078
Posted By Kenbike
did you guys see the report in this months Cycle...

did you guys see the report in this months Cycle World on the S10. Pretty good review and they did mention it was reliable as one of the best features from owners. I guess the ex BMW & KTM crowd...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,078
Posted By Kenbike
When will the results of this poll appear in the...

When will the results of this poll appear in the Mag?
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22,763
Views: 4,022,152
Posted By Kenbike
How did the seat work out?

How did the seat work out?
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,884
Posted By Kenbike
Stick it in the 660 Tenere and have it pull 85 hp...

Stick it in the 660 Tenere and have it pull 85 hp and that would be a great bike. They could go up against the BMW 800 and Tiger 800.
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,301
Posted By Kenbike
These bike make a great scrambler!

These bike make a great scrambler!
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,078
Posted By Kenbike
I went from a 2007 KTM 990 and 2006 Zx-14. The...

I went from a 2007 KTM 990 and 2006 Zx-14. The S10works just as well on the dirt and gravel roads as the KTM and is much more comfortable on the street than the Zx-14.
Really like the power, riding...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,666
Posted By Kenbike
If you get a 15 over ticket in WV how large of a...

If you get a 15 over ticket in WV how large of a fine do they issue?
We are planning a 3 day trip the first week of Aug and already warned about large fines in VA so was hoping WV would be much less.
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