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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 08:49 AM
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Posted By reenmachine
I just wasn't riding it much anymore since I...

I just wasn't riding it much anymore since I bought my KTM. I loved it and had many great adventures on it, but it was time to pass it along to someone who would pay it the attention it deserves. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 629,930
Posted By reenmachine
Congratulations, you're the only person in the...

Congratulations, you're the only person in the world to ever say that you like the stock seat and would like to retain its feel! :rofl

One option is to pick up a stock seat from someone selling...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 629,930
Posted By reenmachine
Well, I sold my dear G650GS last night. It's...

Well, I sold my dear G650GS last night. It's been a great nearly 4 years and many adventures. I miss it already. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 131,133
Posted By reenmachine
That's a hard one to answer -- it all depends on...

That's a hard one to answer -- it all depends on you, your comfort level, and how you ride. You're going to be adding about 100hp to the equation!

I got my FZ1 after a couple years and 20k miles...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 579,925
Posted By reenmachine
Is the 1290 screen available for purchase...

Is the 1290 screen available for purchase anywhere yet?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 579,925
Posted By reenmachine
...and I have his stock ones and he can't have...

...and I have his stock ones and he can't have them back! :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-05-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,885
Posted By reenmachine
Yep, universal. It worked on my G650GS and it...

Yep, universal. It worked on my G650GS and it works on my 1190. It's very clean -- I run it down under the saddle.

http://i.imgur.com/hpMifLAl.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 802,711
Posted By reenmachine
Today I learned that I'm the most rudimentary of...

Today I learned that I'm the most rudimentary of riders. :cry
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 209,912
Posted By reenmachine
Here's a new soft option from Caribou. I...

Here's a new soft option from Caribou. I currently have Hepco-Becker racks with Caribou 36L Pelican Storm cases mounted so this would be an easy option for me.

I can say from years of abuse on my...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 802,711
Posted By reenmachine
Very interesting! I purchased the H-B racks...

Very interesting!

I purchased the H-B racks from you for my '14 KTM 1190 Adventure and use the 36L Storm setup on there that I originally purchased for my G650GS and they work great. Could you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-28-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
Interesting. They seemed plenty bright in the...

Interesting. They seemed plenty bright in the garage :huh

I'm going riding tomorrow with a few friends and I'll have them scope them out and let me know what they can see.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-28-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
LED Turn Signals

I just replaced my broken front turn signals with these universal-fit ones I bought from revzilla:

Oxford OF356, $30 for the pair.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 160,887
Posted By reenmachine
No, there's an actual developed campground there.

No, there's an actual developed campground there.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
+1 do it ASAP -- among the best upgrades I've...

+1 do it ASAP -- among the best upgrades I've done.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-15-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
Since there was some chatter about skid plates a...

Since there was some chatter about skid plates a few pages back and I've had the Altrider version on for a while now here's an update.

I've got a couple thousand miles on it now, including several...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-15-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 579,925
Posted By reenmachine
After spending all afternoon in the garage...

After spending all afternoon in the garage yesterday cleaning and detailing, I somehow just couldn't resist the call of the dirt this morning.

http://i.imgur.com/gqQi6VTh.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 160,887
Posted By reenmachine
Yeah, Hunter Mountain to Saline Valley Road and...

Yeah, Hunter Mountain to Saline Valley Road and out to 190 that way. It's a really nice ride once you start climbing up.

What exactly do you mean by street bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 629,930
Posted By reenmachine
The dirty ones are better.

The dirty ones are better.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
I have no interest in getting drawn into an...

I have no interest in getting drawn into an internet argument about insulation. I will offer a couple simple facts instead of argumentative scare-mongering:

Aerogel is (in almost all cases) silica...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-26-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
I'm a mechanical engineer at JPL, where a lot of...

I'm a mechanical engineer at JPL, where a lot of the modern development of aerogel happened, and we use it all the time for spacecraft insulation. I have a chunk of it sitting on my desk. Do you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 160,887
Posted By reenmachine
Thanks! Makes me look forward to going back this...

Thanks! Makes me look forward to going back this spring.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
Be careful with it. Aerogel, at least in all the...

Be careful with it. Aerogel, at least in all the forms I've used it in, is extremely fragile, messy, and tough to work with. Unless they've solved that somehow with that particular blanket-like...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 160,887
Posted By reenmachine
Here's my Lippincott footage from last...

Here's my Lippincott footage from last Thanksgiving (going down) if anyone's still on that discussion. The last 10 minutes or so are a straight cruise but I included it all just to be thorough.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
I'll just throw this out there in case anyone...

I'll just throw this out there in case anyone hasn't tried it -- with the Std. screen I get much better results with it in the high/forward position than the high/rearward position. I say this...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-09-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
I'd have to look it up, but like I said it's in a...

I'd have to look it up, but like I said it's in a different bike. When I get the time I'm going to swap it into the KTM and see how it cranks.

http://i.imgur.com/jM8KWl.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-07-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
Everyone seems to have their minds made up...

Everyone seems to have their minds made up regarding lithium batteries and cold temperatures, but I've used the Ballistic in my G650GS down to 15F (and in the 30s lots of times) and it always cranks...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 629,930
Posted By reenmachine
Yoda, is that you?

Yoda, is that you?
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 629,930
Posted By reenmachine
I've been running a K&N filter in my '11 for...

I've been running a K&N filter in my '11 for years with no issues. I did use the foam restrictor per the instructions. I didn't see the need for the extra expense of a custom tune to leave the foam...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 629,930
Posted By reenmachine
I'm that reviewer! Glad to see the system works....

I'm that reviewer! Glad to see the system works.

The shifter does indeed fit and work perfectly and I've been very happy with it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 78,437
Posted By reenmachine
Looks like there are factory shields on the way,...

Looks like there are factory shields on the way, assuming 1290 SA parts will fit the 1190.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 209,912
Posted By reenmachine
I run a Givi V47 Tech and lane split just fine. ...

I run a Givi V47 Tech and lane split just fine. It's not as wide as you'd think, and certainly not wider than the bars.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
If your dealers refuse to fix it you need to...

If your dealers refuse to fix it you need to complain to KTM directly. It's a known issue regarding the seating depth of the bearing races in the triple clamp assembly. Sometimes it takes a few...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,289
Posted By reenmachine
I'm late chiming in, but +1 for the cyclops. I...

I'm late chiming in, but +1 for the cyclops. I ride in some very dark rural places and the difference is amazing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 48,094
Posted By reenmachine
It is, and it came with a thicker rubber grommet...

It is, and it came with a thicker rubber grommet for the thinner bar, but I never ended up using it. I liked how my helmet mount was working out too much on that trip.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 48,094
Posted By reenmachine
I run 2x 2gal (one water, one gasoline): ...

I run 2x 2gal (one water, one gasoline):

https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/1780797_10205475118504472_8051869491205368659_n.jpg?oh=8d5c7b9a4e6d706a72d16a44bbab5c73&oe=552F5F4F
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 579,925
Posted By reenmachine
+1 for Altrider. I've had their black skid plate...

+1 for Altrider. I've had their black skid plate on for a few months now and I'm very happy with it. It looks like it belongs on the bike and the coverage is generous. I ride a lot of rocky CA desert...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 131,133
Posted By reenmachine
The R has longer suspension travel and a 21"...

The R has longer suspension travel and a 21" front wheel. The suspension is manually adjustable and quite good both on and off road from what I hear. However, the suspension on the Std is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 131,133
Posted By reenmachine
Sounds familiar...I came from an '02 FZ1 to a KTM...

Sounds familiar...I came from an '02 FZ1 to a KTM 1190 Adventure, which has been everything I hoped it would be and more. However, I'd recommend against the R unless you're going to be on the dirt...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,104
Posted By reenmachine
I thought they were TA1s, not TA2s, hence the...

I thought they were TA1s, not TA2s, hence the cheap closeout price.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,104
Posted By reenmachine
Overwhelming odds are that he disturbed the...

Overwhelming odds are that he disturbed the grommet system inside that seals the spoke fittings. Fill it up and then put soapy water on the front rim and watch it bubble.
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