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Forum: Beasts 06-06-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
There is a little more room for the rider on the...

There is a little more room for the rider on the 2012. The made the pillion seat a little shorter so it doesn't overlap the rider's seat by quite so much. It's not a huge difference.
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
I have the larger ones. I only use them for...

I have the larger ones. I only use them for travelling and found the small ones to be, well, too small. Super happy with them.
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
Personally, I would never attach anything to my...

Personally, I would never attach anything to my Master key. Its big enough already. And there is absolutely no way I could even imagine the bulk and awkwardness of that monstrosity attached to the...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
(Laughing) Thanks! Cheers!

(Laughing) Thanks!

Cheers!
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
Thanks. I use clear screens, so I'm trying to...

Thanks. I use clear screens, so I'm trying to get a feel for whether or not this mount, which looks great so far, would have any negative impact on the looks, when viewed from the front.

Cheers.
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
I'd love to see it from the front, through the...

I'd love to see it from the front, through the windshield. Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
Looking at that site, here seems to be two models...

Looking at that site, here seems to be two models for the MTS1200.
I can't determine what the difference is between them...
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,639
Posted By 690rider
Thank you for the update.

Thank you for the update.
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,639
Posted By 690rider
A few posts down , which was quite some time ago,...

A few posts down , which was quite some time ago, they said they would look into the black hardware, but they never reported back.
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
No you didn't. I had meant to quote the...

No you didn't. I had meant to quote the statement you quoted from Ducati where "they" stated that the rider's seat would be longer. The part where is states "an increased front AND rear length" is...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
Of course the front rear seats "can't" get any...

Of course the front rear seats "can't" get any longer, overall. They still have to fit between the tank and the rear rack mounts. So when Ducati says there is more room, I'm guessing they are...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
So maybe that's the seat that's already on the...

So maybe that's the seat that's already on the Pike's Peak?
I do know that it already came with the updated rear brake.
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
AltRider Radiator and Oil Cooler Guards

Nice ride to Seattle today. I stopped by AltRider for a visit. What a great group of people! They installed oil cooler and radiator guards on my MTS, while I waited. They look great! A couple of...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,176
Posted By 690rider
I just spent a couple of weeks riding the road in...

I just spent a couple of weeks riding the road in the pouring rain on a brand new set of 270's. I thought they were great. Surprisingly smooth too.
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
You are totally right about these seats being...

You are totally right about these seats being incredibly comfortable. I've done numerous trips featuring multiple 12+ hour days now. Not once has my seat, or my bike's seat, ever even crossed my...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
My feet don't reach the ground on the stock seat....

My feet don't reach the ground on the stock seat. They both do with the PP seat.
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
The shape of my Pike's Peak bike is definitely...

The shape of my Pike's Peak bike is definitely different than other MTS's and it is CRAZY comfortable! It also eliminates the need for a "low" seat. If that's the seat that will be coming on the...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,639
Posted By 690rider
Feedback

I have an MTS 1200 and am working my way through windscreens...

I am thinking about purchasing one of these.

My first thought, looking at these photos though, is that you really need to use...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,216,249
Posted By 690rider
1. Don't have it, don't miss it. 2. I have...

1. Don't have it, don't miss it.

2. I have 2 Givi boxes, a small one for the city and a large for touring. I use the Bang Fabrication rack with the integrated GIVI mounts. Super low profile...
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By 690rider
Thanks for your help! Frustrating when a...

Thanks for your help!
Frustrating when a manufacturer's site has incorrect info.

Last question would be about the spark arrestor...
Is it necessary?
is there one in the stock pipe?

Thanks...
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By 690rider
this Thank you to both of you. Sounds like...

this

Thank you to both of you. Sounds like this might be the way to go!
I'd likely want the spark arrestor and the switch too...
(Does the stock muffler have a spark arrestor?)

One thing...
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By 690rider
Do these run any cooler than the stock 690 Enduro...

Do these run any cooler than the stock 690 Enduro pipe, and how does the volume compare? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,951
Posted By 690rider
Those look like Twisted Throttle's Denali D1...

Those look like Twisted Throttle's Denali D1 lights?
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,951
Posted By 690rider
Please explain...

Please explain...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,951
Posted By 690rider
Totally!!! Fortunately the bags come with a...

Totally!!!
Fortunately the bags come with a heat shield now. And even that is barely helping! But, so far, no melty...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,951
Posted By 690rider
Here's mine!

Here's mine!
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By 690rider
I have the ECE version as well. I truly love...

I have the ECE version as well. I truly love this helmet and it is the one that goes with me when hitting the road. For city use, when it gets REAL hot out, I remove the outer shield and just use...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,495
Posted By 690rider
I like it!

I like it!
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,495
Posted By 690rider
It's a city bike. They're not really meant for...

It's a city bike. They're not really meant for travel.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,165
Posted By 690rider
Thanks for the info on that and the tires. I do...

Thanks for the info on that and the tires. I do love the quick release idea.

Cheers!
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,495
Posted By 690rider
Hmmm.. Ok, I get it.... I'll give it a go! ...

Hmmm.. Ok, I get it....
I'll give it a go!

Well, I really hate my Ducati!


I hate the way it makes my smile even bigger each and every time I ride it!

I hate the laugh lines I'm getting...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,165
Posted By 690rider
I've got the Safari tank on mine. In total it...

I've got the Safari tank on mine. In total it holds 26 litres of fuel now.
Forum: Canada 05-06-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,422
Posted By 690rider
If the weather turns out to be a repeat of today,...

If the weather turns out to be a repeat of today, is the BBQ portion still on, or will you postpone it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,165
Posted By 690rider
Hi. What windscreen and tires do have on it...

Hi. What windscreen and tires do have on it there?

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,495
Posted By 690rider
Must be awful for you, to be so tone deaf. ...

Must be awful for you, to be so tone deaf.

:lol3
Forum: Canada 05-05-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,422
Posted By 690rider
Park and Tillford we be a good meeting place for...

Park and Tillford we be a good meeting place for me too... Safe to assume that everyone knows its only 45 minutes from that Starbucks to Squamish?
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,495
Posted By 690rider
Mine do. :)

Mine do. :)
Forum: Canada 05-05-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,422
Posted By 690rider
Hi, I'm pretty new to this website but I'm...

Hi,

I'm pretty new to this website but I'm seeing that there is some sort of ride planned for this Saturday that leaves North Van, has lunch in Squamish, and then goes to ....? via...?

If its...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,899
Posted By 690rider
I believe they solved that with their v7.0...

I believe they solved that with their v7.0 controller.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By 690rider
I'm thinking of trying out KTM's factory "ergo...

I'm thinking of trying out KTM's factory "ergo seat", which they claim is made for "all day comfort". Its only $179.
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