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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 995
Views: 114,644
Posted By Davy F
Well I like what we've been teased with by Honda...

Well I like what we've been teased with by Honda and have one now on order. The 1190 is going in in part x now, so I just have to wait for release. The dealers or head bods here are heading to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
What did I do to my bike today ? Done a...

What did I do to my bike today ?

Done a deal on the new Africa Twin....:evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
Nope, little old Northern Ireland. :evil ...

Nope, little old Northern Ireland. :evil

Riding impressions......better than the standard height screen. With a normal full face lid, very happy. With my new Hornet Adv, the usual slight vibration...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
Sold the MRA, bought the 1290SA screen. ...

Sold the MRA, bought the 1290SA screen.

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg6_zpsglnkaype.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
Fitted the 1290SA screen. :D ...

Fitted the 1290SA screen. :D

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg4_zpsw5wxhmoe.jpg

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg5_zpsicnn1hob.jpg
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By Davy F
Here's my effort. I wasn't too worried about...

Here's my effort. I wasn't too worried about going the whole hog with the light surround but I did want a choice in height adjustment. So I bought four new button head stainless bolts, well nuts and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-10-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
Call me fussy......:norton I just haven't warmed...

Call me fussy......:norton I just haven't warmed to its looks.
I'll just sell it on, nothing ventured, nothing gained
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-09-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
I've taken mine off and gone back to the R...

I've taken mine off and gone back to the R screen. It's not that it isn't better than the standard screen, it is, it's just I don't like its looks. I have a 1290 SA screen on order now, so I'll see...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-14-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
Ok, a few miles under the belt and..................

Ok, a few miles under the belt and...............

It's an improvement over the standard screen. Less turbulence/buffeting and easily adjusted depending on what you want. For me (5'11"), sitting at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-13-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
That tyre is scrap. :cry

That tyre is scrap. :cry
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-13-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
I'm 5'11", so by your experiance it might be even...

I'm 5'11", so by your experiance it might be even less effective on me. Tomorrow will hopefully tell all and if it doesn't work out well, I'll look seriously at buying the 1290SA screen.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-13-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
Arrived today and hopefully will have it tested...

Arrived today and hopefully will have it tested in the next couple of days.


http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg5_zpsmz2rbpn7.jpg
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,292
Posted By Davy F
I can't have one, my inner wife tells me !!!!:lol3

I can't have one, my inner wife tells me !!!!:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,292
Posted By Davy F
I rode the SA first for about four hours. It's...

I rode the SA first for about four hours. It's amazing how different it is from the 1190. The screen and bigger frontal area makes it way more comfortable for (fast) cruising/touring. The screen is a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,292
Posted By Davy F
Not one, but two 1290's demo rides today

A nice sunny spring day doesn't get much better than this......:D


http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg2_zpsijgalhl6.jpg

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-04-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
Now have one coming (from Germany, with a 10%...

Now have one coming (from Germany, with a 10% discount), so it'll be interesting to see what difference it makes. I normally use the R small screen and revert to the standard one for touring duties,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By Davy F
Tempted to buy this rather than going all out and...

Tempted to buy this rather than going all out and getting everything needed for the 1290 screen mod.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-28-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 270,169
Posted By Davy F
My dealer told me that they always get a demo...

My dealer told me that they always get a demo bike before any customer order bikes are delivered.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 270,169
Posted By Davy F
My dealers has now got his demo SA in. A test...

My dealers has now got his demo SA in. A test ride beckons next week....:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,911
Views: 604,131
Posted By Davy F
A few from my trip round some of Europe last...

A few from my trip round some of Europe last year.

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg3_zpsdc3iand2.jpg
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Davy F
It seems quite a few folk think that everything...

It seems quite a few folk think that everything that is available on the 1290 SA can be retro-fitted to an 1190. It's not always the case.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,512
Posted By Davy F
So it's a secret ? :huh

So it's a secret ? :huh
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,512
Posted By Davy F
Price for parts and how effective do you think it...

Price for parts and how effective do you think it is ?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-21-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
Thank you, Sir. :freaky

Thank you, Sir. :freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-21-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
Polished the fek out of them over the boring...

Polished the fek out of them over the boring winter months.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-21-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
Powder coated the bash plate. ...

Powder coated the bash plate.

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg1_zps322wlimb.jpg


http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu93/Davy_F/image.jpg2_zpsaskgzn5h.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-16-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,789
Posted By Davy F
Last years trip carried me 4k miles in 17 days....

Last years trip carried me 4k miles in 17 days. Mostly good weather bar four nasty ones including one horrendous day where I covered 300 miles and 290 of those was through torrential rain/fog/forked...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By Davy F
No.

No.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-20-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By Davy F
No, not without buying many more bits.

No, not without buying many more bits.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,062
Posted By Davy F
Ride in the wet ? Oh yes !!! I did 350 miles on...

Ride in the wet ? Oh yes !!! I did 350 miles on one particular day riding down over the Millau Bridge to Nimes and rode through the heaviest rain I've ever had too. Rain, lightning, fog, flash...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,062
Posted By Davy F
I have finally delved into the air box of my 2013...

I have finally delved into the air box of my 2013 1190. The actual 'box itself was completely dust free having done over 8000 miles now. The filter was not too bad, several dead bugs, but pretty...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-02-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
You NEED to send me that route for my GPS so I...

You NEED to send me that route for my GPS so I can do that run this summer. :evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,112
Posted By Davy F
2014 bikes are soooo last year. :D

2014 bikes are soooo last year. :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Davy F
I think it's time to reject the bike if you can.

I think it's time to reject the bike if you can.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,062
Posted By Davy F
Is the Powercell available to the UK direct or...

Is the Powercell available to the UK direct or are there any UK stockists ?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,495
Posted By Davy F
I just unplug the gps if I need to charge another...

I just unplug the gps if I need to charge another item as the battery in my 660 is good for a few hours before it needs plugging back in.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
Looks wrong. I'd just swop the long leg onto the...

Looks wrong. I'd just swop the long leg onto the new mount with the new spring.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,112
Posted By Davy F
I never have anything other than a fob on any of...

I never have anything other than a fob on any of my vehicle keys. I can't understand why people need to have every key they own in the world all in one stupid big bunch.....:huh
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 134,359
Posted By Davy F
The more pictures I see of the many pipes now...

The more pictures I see of the many pipes now available for the 1190, the more I believe Wings got the looks right from the start. :norton
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,111
Posted By Davy F
It should be a new mount for the side stand leg...

It should be a new mount for the side stand leg plus a shorter spring.
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