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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,421
Posted By sleepyOwl
I would recommend not putting a skid plate on,...

I would recommend not putting a skid plate on, especially the KTM part. Once I put that on the heat was truly unbearable.

I tried to get it back off but the heat was so bad it had sealed the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By sleepyOwl
If I could justify another bike it would be the...

If I could justify another bike it would be the Dark Edition

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/dsc_0120_0.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 738,418
Posted By sleepyOwl
Thanks. They look great.

Thanks. They look great.
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 738,418
Posted By sleepyOwl
Nice! Do you have any pics of those fitted? ...

Nice! Do you have any pics of those fitted?
Cheers
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10,762
Views: 3,608,359
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/06d27a3f-de85-46d0-b183-f8d32886daeb.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/06d27a3f-de85-46d0-b183-f8d32886daeb.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 111,018
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/DSC00177.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/DSC00177.jpg.html)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-13-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,155
Posted By sleepyOwl
It really does sound like some bikes are worse...

It really does sound like some bikes are worse than others. I have now sold mine with 2000 miles on the clock due to the extreme heat issue. The pillion seat was too hot to sit on for my other half...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,173
Posted By sleepyOwl
a)Yes b)No I had one of the bikes with...

a)Yes
b)No

I had one of the bikes with extreme heat issues. Pretty much unridable for my pillion.
Got rid of it at within 9 months. Wanted to love it but just had a bad one I suppose. Resale...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 111,018
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/mmountcloseup.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/mmountcloseup.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 626,795
Posted By sleepyOwl
Gissa clue then! Drift Lane just off the A38...

Gissa clue then!

Drift Lane just off the A38

50.455337, -4.627531
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 131,586
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/mmount.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/mmount.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 738,418
Posted By sleepyOwl
Finally got out

Picked up my ex demo 14 two days before Christmas. Fantastic bike, couldn't be happier. Got out yesterday for a good ride.

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/LANE.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4,172
Views: 1,031,925
Posted By sleepyOwl
Old tin mine, South West Cornwall, UK

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/tinmine.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/tinmine.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 626,795
Posted By sleepyOwl
Cornwall UK

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/bridge.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/bridge.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 738,418
Posted By sleepyOwl
Man, that is a great pic. :thumb Hope you don't...

Man, that is a great pic. :thumb Hope you don't mind my amateur go at it.

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/red.jpg...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,341,743
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://www.ducati.com/bikes/multistrada/technical_...

http://www.ducati.com/bikes/multistrada/technical_features/index.do
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,551,148
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/Yamaha_FJR_1300_Herstelerjpg2006517.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/Yamaha_FJR_1300_Herstelerjpg2006517.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,551,148
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/DSC00401.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/DSC00401.jpg.html)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 64,845
Posted By sleepyOwl
With the MT-09 on the way I believe you are...

With the MT-09 on the way I believe you are correct. It's all very well getting a great purchase price out the door as long as you intend to keep the bike for a good few years otherwise the saving is...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-03-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,341,743
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/2015-Ducati-Multistrada-1200-02.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/2015-Ducati-Multistrada-1200-02.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,341,743
Posted By sleepyOwl
pictures here (evil looking bstard)

http://www.ducati.com/bikes/multistrada/index.do


Bike comparison (base has no colour screen,skyhook or led headlights). Looks like all manufacturers now going down the BMW route of selling...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By sleepyOwl
I agree. Total crap presentation

I agree. Total crap presentation
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By sleepyOwl
Live stream of 2015 Ducati range

http://youtu.be/OYtQwA5q5Bo
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,895
Posted By sleepyOwl
I have been walking round my local BMW showroom 3...

I have been walking round my local BMW showroom 3 times and no one has approached me.
I asked if the GSA out the front was a demo or a customers bike so that I could sit on it to check for size. It...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-24-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,341,743
Posted By sleepyOwl
My experience was exactly this Paul. Dealership...

My experience was exactly this Paul. Dealership (two different ones) was appalling and dealing with Ducati itself is just frustrating in the UK.
I kept mine for 12 months and took a huge hit on the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,341,743
Posted By sleepyOwl
Thanks. I would never have worked that out.

Thanks. I would never have worked that out.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-23-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By sleepyOwl
Great bike. I love it but my SO hates it with a...

Great bike. I love it but my SO hates it with a passion. I couldn't get a test at the time either but went ahead and bought one. She is 5' and petite. She says its the worst most uncomfortable riding...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,341,743
Posted By sleepyOwl
You have to love all the secrecy they go to in...

You have to love all the secrecy they go to in disguising the bike and then the test rider turns up with his Ducati helmet :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,551,148
Posted By sleepyOwl
They may have been thinking along the same...

They may have been thinking along the same lines.....

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/six-triumph-tiger-800-variants-for-2015/25701.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-14-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,394
Posted By sleepyOwl
Watch that they dont try and add costs onto any...

Watch that they dont try and add costs onto any servicing work they may do in the future to compensate!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-13-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,341,743
Posted By sleepyOwl
Not much to go on but spotted outside the factory apparently

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/dvt.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/dvt.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 314,699
Posted By sleepyOwl
Looks like the balance weight...

Looks like the balance weight...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 123,857
Posted By sleepyOwl
BUT I WANT ONE NOW!! :ddog:ddog:ddog :D

BUT I WANT ONE NOW!! :ddog:ddog:ddog :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,123
Posted By sleepyOwl
I think the pillion package will be the most...

I think the pillion package will be the most expensive part
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,123
Posted By sleepyOwl
Purely down to KTM discounting, adding freebies...

Purely down to KTM discounting, adding freebies (luggage etc) and interest free credit.

I was trying to play two dealers off against each other against a GS (which I didn't like in the end). It...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 31,378
Posted By sleepyOwl
because she looks exactly like the front of the...

because she looks exactly like the front of the bike...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-03-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,123
Posted By sleepyOwl
That's my concern too. I wont be pre ordering one...

That's my concern too. I wont be pre ordering one until I know that is fixed. My bike is almost unrideable and my pillion just cannot sit on the bike. Had it checked over many a time with no joy.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,842
Posted By sleepyOwl
Looks like it could be next summer before USA...

Looks like it could be next summer before USA gets this one...

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/suzuki-gsx-s1000-gsx-s1000f-abs-not-usa-2016/#more-73358
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-03-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,123
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/KTM-1290-Super-Adventure-front-three-quarters-at-INTERMOT-2014-1024x680.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 123,857
Posted By sleepyOwl
In that case I am waiting for the S1000F!!

In that case I am waiting for the S1000F!!
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