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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-02-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By IBJim
Post up your experience with the mv mottorad...

Post up your experience with the mv mottorad pegs. The tech edge brackets certainly do the job but are pricey for what they are and do have some drawbacks. Much more comfortable for my pillion tho
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-01-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By IBJim
OH HAPPY DAY!! I just got my new 1190 Std...

OH HAPPY DAY!! I just got my new 1190 Std (Orange, of course) and the first thing I did was mount the Tech Edge relocation brackets that have been sitting in my garage for weeks. A few...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-29-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By IBJim
Roughly 70% of the braking power of any mc is in...

Roughly 70% of the braking power of any mc is in the front due to weight transfer during braking. This doesn't mean you squeeze st 70 percent full strength and press at 30. You should practice...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-22-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,012
Posted By IBJim
Priceless[emoji12]

Priceless[emoji12]
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-22-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By IBJim
Well here they are. I think they would look...

Well here they are. I think they would look great with an 1190 adventure bolted on to them don't you. Approx. $190 usd...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-16-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By IBJim
Thanks for input guys! I ordered a set of the...

Thanks for input guys! I ordered a set of the TechEdge/Axxis brackets. Now all I need to do is farkle them with the actual bike :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 136,727
Posted By IBJim
Thumb Wow!

Wow!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By IBJim
Hey Luke those things look awesome-thank you! ...

Hey Luke those things look awesome-thank you! Did you try the Tech Edge brackets yourself? How does the pillion comfort compare with the MFW peg kit?...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By IBJim
Hey Korndog. I guess having a tall beautiful...

Hey Korndog. I guess having a tall beautiful woman on the back of your bike is a pretty good problem to have, huh? :wink:
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By IBJim
1190 passenger peg relocation?

I took my lovely 5'9" long-legged lady to try on an 1190 Adventure for size and she found the pillion position to be very cramped (much more than the 1200GS we're coming off of). Does anyone have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,306
Posted By IBJim
Perfect. Thanks for feedback. Powercell...

Perfect. Thanks for feedback. Powercell Performance has these and tell me they fit the 15 model. Done deal.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,306
Posted By IBJim
Thanks!

Thanks for posting this up AntiRich. I'm just about to pull a trigger on a '15 but 200+ pages of Dusty the Airbox does make one think. Interesting that the most vocal minority are actually people...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 206,979
Posted By IBJim
I understand ur question and had the same idea. ...

I understand ur question and had the same idea. If the inside issue is now fixed on the 15, then why not use tape to seal the lid gap issue? Anyone?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By IBJim
+1. Same experience here

+1. Same experience here
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,135
Posted By IBJim
Need a pump!

I need a fuel pump for my 07 990. Please PM me about this as soon as possible.

Thanks!

Jim
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By IBJim
Red hot header, surging idle- plz help!!

Brothers, I need your help!! Overnight my 07 990 seems to have contracted the flu or something! I just started the bike to try to diagnose this racing idle problem and after maybe 2 minutes noticed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,064
Posted By IBJim
Cool. Does the clutch bypass harm rideability or...

Cool. Does the clutch bypass harm rideability or economy in any way?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,064
Posted By IBJim
I wondered about that. I know that there's a...

I wondered about that. I know that there's a post about, and that I should just search for hours..but can you send a brotha the link??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,064
Posted By IBJim
Pissed Max- my 07 is now doing the exact same thing....

Max- my 07 is now doing the exact same thing. Please post up if you find a solution (and what have you already ruled out?). I'm gonna check the clutch switch, see if that does it. I dropped some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,629
Posted By IBJim
Same symptoms, need help!!

Dan- my bike is just started acting exactly as you describe. I have the stock silencers and apparently an updated map.

Did your bike stay fixed?? Is this dangerous surging/high idle shit the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,622
Posted By IBJim
It's DEFINITELY the side stand. You can adjust...

It's DEFINITELY the side stand. You can adjust the little gray triangle sensor thing. Now I'm off to see if I accidentally dislodged that little neg. wire during my filter repalcement...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,864
Posted By IBJim
Nice Job!

I actually like the "swept back" look of the windscreen better than the stock position. Keep us posted on how you like it over time.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By IBJim
Cycle World finally gets one right!

2010 KTM 990 Adventure R. Cycle World best dual sport 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErwTHOZOUgY
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,494
Posted By IBJim
I've been following this thread and have learned...

I've been following this thread and have learned a lot. I'm 200 lbs. and just ordered .56 SP springs for my 07 990 Adventure (which the local KTM shop tells me are WAY too stiff). Since getting my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By IBJim
Thanks for the ideas guys. FYI- I LOVE the ABS. ...

Thanks for the ideas guys. FYI- I LOVE the ABS. It's this bleeding issue (which was also a problem on the non-ABS 950s) that I could do without!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By IBJim
Unbleedable rear brake on 990 (ABS)??

My rear brake on my 07 990 Adventure w/ ABS is driving me (more) crazy and I could use some help! Had next to no rear brake so I tried to bleed--no luck. Rebuilt the rear master cylinder and bled...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,513
Posted By IBJim
Great reason to use all 4 fingers on the lever,...

Great reason to use all 4 fingers on the lever, at least on road! Even if your brakes are working properly (and it sounds like they aren't) you could squeeze the lever to the grip during an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,086
Posted By IBJim
There's the issue. Will this thing be imported...

There's the issue. Will this thing be imported to the US, or will it be yet another cool Adventure bike that's only offered in Europe??

Great title to this thread--certainly piqued the interest...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,561
Posted By IBJim
Just a thought, but were the valves adjusted as...

Just a thought, but were the valves adjusted as part of the rebuild? I had tight valves that caused some hesitation like you describe. I was looking a at fueling issues, but it was those naughty...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By IBJim
+1 on this. Not worth messing around if this is...

+1 on this. Not worth messing around if this is plugged up. My dealer loaned me the "tool" (just a metal Q-tip looking thing) and I check it myself--very easy to do.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,491
Posted By IBJim
All this has happened before, and all this will...

All this has happened before, and all this will happen again...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,110
Posted By IBJim
Been enjoying this thread, but no frikin way. ...

Been enjoying this thread, but no frikin way. Either you haven't ridden a 990, a Sportster, or either!! If you ever want to improve the performance or comfort of your 990, just ride a Sporty first!...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,601
Views: 3,867,127
Posted By IBJim
At least one of you Wee Strom guys is...

At least one of you Wee Strom guys is tough...rode 1.5 hours today in 30F, snow and ice covered back roads to look at a bike I have for sale! :eek1
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8,500
Views: 1,321,383
Posted By IBJim
Wow, that's way more than I would have guessed. ...

Wow, that's way more than I would have guessed. Don't know that spring is an option, sadly.

Thanks for the advice guys.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8,500
Views: 1,321,383
Posted By IBJim
Good point...not thinking real clearly. New...

Good point...not thinking real clearly. New clutch, wheel bearings, painted plastics, bars, pipe, cleaned carb, reupholstered seat, new blinkers, etc., etc. No serious motor work (and none needed)....
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8,500
Views: 1,321,383
Posted By IBJim
88 NX250 fair asking price??

Hey guys- long time no post. Hope this isn't in bad form, but I was wondering what a fair asking price might be for my 88 NX250 w/ @ 20k miles. It is essentially rebuilt and in great shape. Bought it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8,500
Views: 1,321,383
Posted By IBJim
Armor all does wonders for those faded plastics!

Armor all does wonders for those faded plastics!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By IBJim
How bout this performance issue... Carb...

How bout this performance issue...

Carb 28-30 mpg
EFI 40+ mpg

:amazon
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By IBJim
I'm sure that you already checked this, but... ...

I'm sure that you already checked this, but...

Could you have pinched a vent hose (especially that one between the left fairing and tank)? Sometimes it the simple thing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By IBJim
+1. The ABS is fantastic! But tell me more about...

+1. The ABS is fantastic! But tell me more about that offroad toggle switch...

BTW- did your front rotors start to warp? I have 15k miles on my 07 and think I'm beginning to feel a little...
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