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Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 112,661
Posted By abrasive
Consolation prize??? :lol3

Consolation prize??? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 112,661
Posted By abrasive
Not on my 14GSA.

Not on my 14GSA.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By abrasive
Yeah the small screens on the BMW's are crap -...

Yeah the small screens on the BMW's are crap - the 650's, the 800's. There is more air on the KTM but it is all smooth. It really struck me from the moment I started riding it home how smooth it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By abrasive
I went from a Sertao to a GSA, then picked up a...

I went from a Sertao to a GSA, then picked up a '14 690. The 690 blows the Sertao away. It's lighter, there's more power, it handles better, there's less buffeting at speed, the hydraulic clutch is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 112,661
Posted By abrasive
BMW don't do the plastic keys anymore AFAIK.

BMW don't do the plastic keys anymore AFAIK.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,204
Posted By abrasive
What??? What makes the 500exc sweet at $10K...

What???

What makes the 500exc sweet at $10K but the 690 an unfair comparison at $10,299 with a cush hub and "Real Dual Sport (TM)" service intervals thrown in?

Edit: Orange, yellow, blue - buy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,204
Posted By abrasive
I know your post is tongue in cheek but yes she...

I know your post is tongue in cheek but yes she does. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,204
Posted By abrasive
That's what I was thinking when I saw this...

That's what I was thinking when I saw this thread. :lol3

I just picked one up in April and I love the shit out of it. Seriously a blast to ride both off pavement and on.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,371
Posted By abrasive
I definitely feel more heat on the right side of...

I definitely feel more heat on the right side of my '14 GSA.

However...

It's really only noticeable (I am NOT saying "issue" - I am saying noticeable) when I am riding in jeans. If I wear...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,367
Posted By abrasive
At the time I bought my bike, (April) there were...

At the time I bought my bike, (April) there were two identical GSA's at my dealer. One had shipped with Conti Attack 2's and one with TKC80's. I had my choice.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,830
Posted By abrasive
Thank you! I was thinking the same thing. ??? ...

Thank you! I was thinking the same thing. ??? :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,134
Views: 291,229
Posted By abrasive
3206193 ...

3206193

http://www.ktmtwins.com/ktm-690-2008-2013-enduro-smc-service-manual-dvd
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,134
Views: 291,229
Posted By abrasive
Just picked up the DVD for the 690's thru '14...

Just picked up the DVD for the 690's thru '14 from KTMTwins.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,600
Posted By abrasive
"Too much of a good thing" jumping gaps is only...

"Too much of a good thing" jumping gaps is only applicable to voltage.

More amperage available only means the supply voltage will be stiffer, i.e. not sag under load. This is not a bad thing. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18,459
Views: 2,011,081
Posted By abrasive
This is great info, thank you! :clap

This is great info, thank you!

:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,922
Posted By abrasive
I've worn out two pairs of Etymotics. The...

I've worn out two pairs of Etymotics. The cabling just isn't that robust and they get pulled and rubbed every time the helmet goes on and off.

I am now using a pair of s-plugs from www.plugup.com...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,083
Views: 1,307,672
Posted By abrasive
Not even remotely an action shot, and bone stock,...

Not even remotely an action shot, and bone stock, but MINEMINEMINEMINEMINE!!!!! :clap

http://i.imgur.com/ZnSWoHh.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,060
Posted By abrasive
I definitely know the feeling. I really felt it...

I definitely know the feeling. I really felt it when engine braking down a bumpy road - the slightest twitch of the wrist from the bumps made it super surge-y.

I don't know if the bike has...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,213
Posted By abrasive
Yep, I was going to post up a correction. That...

Yep, I was going to post up a correction. That is exactly what the parts guy at the dealer just told me.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,213
Posted By abrasive
Locks showed up today! :clap

Locks showed up today! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,139
Posted By abrasive
Looks good. :clap. About to install a set of...

Looks good. :clap. About to install a set of those myself, on a GSAW.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,104
Posted By abrasive
Whoa, did not know that! Thanks! :thumb

Whoa, did not know that! Thanks! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By abrasive
Beautiful bike! Congratulations! :clap Ride...

Beautiful bike! Congratulations! :clap

Ride the hell out of it and enjoy!

PS - Pretty sure you have until the warranty expires to decide on the extended, but you will want to verify that.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,104
Posted By abrasive
Yeah, I hear you. Hoping Sargent will do...

Yeah, I hear you. Hoping Sargent will do something for us soon. Put a lot of miles on their seat on my '09 and was really happy with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,104
Posted By abrasive
Try the seat high front / low rear?

Try the seat high front / low rear?
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18,459
Views: 2,011,081
Posted By abrasive
Thanks for that!

Thanks for that!
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18,459
Views: 2,011,081
Posted By abrasive
That is what I want to know if the '14's still...

That is what I want to know if the '14's still have! :deal
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18,459
Views: 2,011,081
Posted By abrasive
Well yeah i know he said rev limiter but why...

Well yeah i know he said rev limiter but why would it only work in 2 gears?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18,459
Views: 2,011,081
Posted By abrasive
Do you mean the power limiter? I am curious if...

Do you mean the power limiter? I am curious if it's on the '14 USA 690e's... :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By abrasive
To the right of the LCD. ...

To the right of the LCD.


http://www.motorcycle.com/gallery/gallery.php/d/377465-1/2013-BMW-R1200GS-Gauges.jpg?g2_GALLERYSID=TMP_SESSION_ID_DI_NOISSES_PMT
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 181,450
Posted By abrasive
Yeah, how is that working for you?? :ear

Yeah, how is that working for you?? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By abrasive
Sweetness! :clap

Sweetness! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10,301
Views: 476,050
Posted By abrasive
Thanks, I am sure looking forward to it! ...

Thanks, I am sure looking forward to it!

Couple of things on the vibes. Yeah, it's a big bore thumper but at least there's a cush hub and a bit more weight to the bike. I am not expecting K13GT...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10,301
Views: 476,050
Posted By abrasive
I will drink to that any day of the week! :freaky

I will drink to that any day of the week! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,301
Views: 476,050
Posted By abrasive
OK, I have read the whole thread. Spewed some...

OK, I have read the whole thread. Spewed some coffee onto the keyboard a few times, thanks fkrz.

My boat: I have owned a WRR. It was fun. Light on power, heavy on, well, everything. Ricochet...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,176
Posted By abrasive
This. Always.

This. Always.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By abrasive
:rofl The discount would be nice. That'd be a...

:rofl The discount would be nice. That'd be a lot of beer money saved.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,613
Posted By abrasive
I caught a bit of boot in a left-hander the other...

I caught a bit of boot in a left-hander the other day on my 14GSA. Just a bzzzt feeling in my boot. Glad it didn't catch hard. :eek1

I do have big feet and have been watching the foot position,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10,301
Views: 476,050
Posted By abrasive
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,213
Posted By abrasive
Yeah, I am missing the days when the dealers...

Yeah, I am missing the days when the dealers could key the locks themselves. The idiot at BMW that thought this shit up needs to be sacked. :deal
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