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Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 143,038
Posted By squid vicious
It'll say on the emissions sticker "vehicle...

It'll say on the emissions sticker "vehicle complies blah blah blah with model year 20xx"
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 92,939
Posted By squid vicious
Just to avoid any confusion, there is no F model....

Just to avoid any confusion, there is no F model. That's what they thought it was going to be called, instead it turned out to be XR.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-03-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 122,475
Posted By squid vicious
I'm having a similar reaction to it. I rented...

I'm having a similar reaction to it. I rented the 1190 for a 2 up weekend and it convinced me it would be my next bike. I saw the 1290 and it occured to me that's how the 1190 would likely end up...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 47,720
Posted By squid vicious
stop being rational, this is the internet.

stop being rational, this is the internet.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 92,939
Posted By squid vicious
That is not spyshot to actual. The S1000F (top)...

That is not spyshot to actual. The S1000F (top) will be an inline 4 chain driven multistrada competitor based off the S1000R and is still yet to be officially announced. The R1200RS (bottom) is a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 669,683
Posted By squid vicious
There's a nut under the center shiny one that...

There's a nut under the center shiny one that needs to be tightened as well if I'm seeing the diagrams correctly. I think when the dealer says "yeah we tried that, it didn't work", they didn't...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 669,683
Posted By squid vicious
exactly what I was thinking

exactly what I was thinking
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,191
Posted By squid vicious
Hoptimum?

Hoptimum?
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By squid vicious
a set of bags and racks (like hepco becker) can...

a set of bags and racks (like hepco becker) can be had for about (or less than) the price difference on those two 620s. I'd say go for the black one.

Also, belts on these are $100 in parts and a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-04-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By squid vicious
I rented a 2014 standard for the weekend, found...

I rented a 2014 standard for the weekend, found it to do the exact same thing. That motor just didn't care much for RPM under 3K. Clicked down a gear, let the RPM come up a bit, enjoyed the ride
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,110
Posted By squid vicious
Which Kriega bags are those on the side?

Which Kriega bags are those on the side?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 195,925
Posted By squid vicious
The demo I rode did this. They seemed to think...

The demo I rode did this. They seemed to think it was the steering head bearing. Im not convinced, it also felt like it was something in the fork leg to me
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 1,282,499
Posted By squid vicious
That's an air cooled motor. Final product is...

That's an air cooled motor. Final product is already confirmed to be liquid cooled.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,119
Posted By squid vicious
For a tank slapper, you're right on.....but his...

For a tank slapper, you're right on.....but his was not a "tank slapper". His was a rear blow out causing a "fish tail" action. You'd want as much weight as possible OFF the rear in this case. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 102,218
Views: 19,989,093
Posted By squid vicious
"best" is a bit subjective but with that in mind:...

"best" is a bit subjective but with that in mind: I put the Pro-taper CR High bar on and love the ergo's. Just enough sweep to be comfortable sitting down, and still in a good postion for standing....
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,960
Posted By squid vicious
Wait...are you suggesting we actually ride these...

Wait...are you suggesting we actually ride these things?
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,281,650
Posted By squid vicious
bump started more FI bikes than I care to count. ...

bump started more FI bikes than I care to count. Won't be a problem.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,960
Posted By squid vicious
Could you describe the ruckus, sir? Our 99...

Could you describe the ruckus, sir?

Our 99 had a ticking/tapping sound starting off and steady cruising, turns out it was the upper chain guide wheel thingy (technical name for it) had worn and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 102,218
Views: 19,989,093
Posted By squid vicious
Just to add a data point, I just fixed a similar...

Just to add a data point, I just fixed a similar "weeping" turns out it was the cam chain tensioner. Unbolted the tensioner, cleaned the old gasket material off, ran a fresh bead of sealant, bone...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 17,286
Posted By squid vicious
c'mon dude, be cool. He was kind enough to drive...

c'mon dude, be cool. He was kind enough to drive all the way up to recover my bike after they air lifted me out of there. That scooby went through some pretty impressive terrain for a car.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,206
Posted By squid vicious
If KTM and Kawi can do it, why not yamaha?

If KTM and Kawi can do it, why not yamaha?
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,248
Posted By squid vicious
maybe i'm missing something....aren't those pics...

maybe i'm missing something....aren't those pics just of the standard speed 3? Or was that just for illustration purposes?
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,251
Posted By squid vicious
buying a motorcycle in and of itself is not a...

buying a motorcycle in and of itself is not a practical decision. go with your heart, not your head.
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,013
Posted By squid vicious
it is possible he correctly had his body set...

it is possible he correctly had his body set prior to turn in.....

That said...I hate this bike. I hate it because it actually could replace my MTS. I loved that nothing else out there was...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,267
Posted By squid vicious
Well then, for the love of god, DON'T ride the...

Well then, for the love of god, DON'T ride the multistrada 1K.....
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,718
Posted By squid vicious
the front brake shudder on the MTS is due more to...

the front brake shudder on the MTS is due more to a bad suspension set up than the brakes themselves. I set mine up from day one low in the front, high in the rear, and of course proper...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,026
Posted By squid vicious
canonball run, san francisco to puerto penasco. ...

canonball run, san francisco to puerto penasco. 932 miles. 17hrs. 110+ degrees.

http://www.bayarearidersforum.com/forums/images/threads/000/163/876/2461681-squid_at_80a.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,577
Posted By squid vicious
That's saying alot because the showa on the non-s...

That's saying alot because the showa on the non-s MTS is very good. Maybe I should go ride the ULY, just for $h1ts and giggles
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By squid vicious
That's a good point. One of the parts of the...

That's a good point. One of the parts of the motorcycle that often gets overlooked from an asthetics stand point. I can't find it at the moment, but I remember a picture of a Multistrada with a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,155
Posted By squid vicious
That is the most rediculously ill-concieved bike...

That is the most rediculously ill-concieved bike I'v ever laid eyes on. Almost as useless as a new modern liter bike on the street.




I'll take one of each. Nice write up, thanks dude
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,331
Posted By squid vicious
*Pssst....."squids" are the ones who DON'T where...

*Pssst....."squids" are the ones who DON'T where leathers. FYI*
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,499
Posted By squid vicious
MTS has a 180 rear

MTS has a 180 rear
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2006, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,499
Posted By squid vicious
the bash plate and high mount (if it's the bike...

the bash plate and high mount (if it's the bike I'm thinking of) is one off custom. As for tires, aobut the best you'll find is SM tires, Distanzas and such. You won't fine proper knobbies.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,872
Posted By squid vicious
It makes no difference how much fuel is actually...

It makes no difference how much fuel is actually IN your tank. If you are going up a hill, you are out of gas. If you are going down a hill, you have a full tank. If you are going level, it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2006, 12:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,872
Posted By squid vicious
Hi. Sorry for the intrusion. Any thread...

Hi.

Sorry for the intrusion. Any thread about shitty gas gauges should include atleast one reply from a Multistrada owner. Carry on.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,606
Posted By squid vicious
Nothing really usefull to ad here...

Nothing really usefull to ad here except...man...call BMW, get the crash kart out there and get it towed in.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,073
Posted By squid vicious
Hahah....excellent irony. wierdest thing on...

Hahah....excellent irony.

wierdest thing on my DR...7 layer bean dip.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2006, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By squid vicious
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=76306&stc=1&d=1151081485

When they said, "..follow the river.." I think they meant follow NEXT to the river. But hey, if it works it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,589
Posted By squid vicious
+1 more for O2 sensor. Surging during constant...

+1 more for O2 sensor. Surging during constant throttle or acceleration is generally a rich condition. When the motor is cold, it runs on a preprogrammed map. Once it warms up, it then takes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,277
Posted By squid vicious
Possible, but doubtfull in this circumstance. ...

Possible, but doubtfull in this circumstance. Generally, when you have a fuel obstruction the bike runs rough, sometimes worse, sometimes better. Your situation sounds like it either runs fine, or...
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