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Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By DRTII
This is a very common complaint and an obvious...

This is a very common complaint and an obvious design flaw. Expect this to be fixed in the next iteration (2015), if not 2014.5. From the complaints I've read, the heat the engine throws out on your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,559
Posted By DRTII
From any RR I've seen on the Eastern part, if you...

From any RR I've seen on the Eastern part, if you can avoid the sloppy mud you'll be alright. Was it AR that had the muddiest sections? I can't remember. All I know is from the countless videos I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By DRTII
Nice heads up! Sorry, I kind of quoted you on...

Nice heads up! Sorry, I kind of quoted you on this thread - but I won't hold you to it! hahaha

Your logic makes sense on the "backend". A dealer would be smart to unload a $20k+ bike with...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By DRTII
1.) I don't think it's fair to compare the 1190...

1.) I don't think it's fair to compare the 1190 (standard) with the GSA.

2.) If you look at the Beemer's demographic, it's not the same as KTM's, so you're not going to get the same market, on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By DRTII
HA! good point. Okay, they're not exactly easy to...

HA! good point. Okay, they're not exactly easy to find. So my guess is, they don't discount? Damn.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By DRTII
Leftover R GS's - Pricing

These threads are a dime a dozen, but unfortunately, only current market pricing really helps, so I'll try to keep this short and sweet.

If anyone has picked up a leftover R GS (new, not demo,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-20-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By DRTII
I've been searching all over the country for the...

I've been searching all over the country for the last month.

The el paso $10,500 you're talking about is the lowest advertised price I found, but the dealer gets some bad reviews - and you can...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,186
Posted By DRTII
Another sweet GSA in WA. Can you give an update...

Another sweet GSA in WA. Can you give an update on how the rest of the year went with this bike? I'm tempted to check one out.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18,210
Views: 7,178,094
Posted By DRTII
You know when a dude from Oakland says this it's...

You know when a dude from Oakland says this it's legit. That being said, you should know better than to plan ADV'S in Richmond! hahaha
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By DRTII
For twisty street riding: Head out to Half Moon...

For twisty street riding: Head out to Half Moon Bay (HMB) and ride the PCH down to the Monterey area. If you like twisty and have never ridden Carmel Valley Road...do it, it's a lot of 10mph/15mph...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By DRTII
Watch out for the meth heads in the Eureka area.

Watch out for the meth heads in the Eureka area.
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,531
Posted By DRTII
I grew up in Juneau and spent my first 23 years...

I grew up in Juneau and spent my first 23 years there. Avoid it. Actually, avoid the entire Southeast. When you have no roads and small populations the only thing you get are bored people doing dumb...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,961
Posted By DRTII
Gang town is right. When I go down to SB via the...

Gang town is right. When I go down to SB via the 101 I dread stopping in SM. It's like "Dude, it's an AMPM, do you have to tag everything AND hang out in the parking lot?". Outside of maybe Benicia,...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-13-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,823
Posted By DRTII
Great review. It's weird. I haven't heard a lot...

Great review. It's weird. I haven't heard a lot of hype-filled glowing reviews on the 1190. Just a lot of "It's got a ton of horsepower" - nothing that really says "this is far better than the 990...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
Interesting, I wouldn't have thought about the...

Interesting, I wouldn't have thought about the black bags getting hot. Not really a welcome surprise either. I like those crash bar bags, I'm assuming you keep tubes in there?

I've heard a lot of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
I really like that setup Taco, it's exactly how I...

I really like that setup Taco, it's exactly how I envision setting one up, Wolfman/Rotopax, though I think I'd stop short of that huge yellow drysack on the top. It would just be an excuse for me to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,305
Posted By DRTII
Sorry, guys. This isn't a dirt bike (give me...

Sorry, guys. This isn't a dirt bike (give me time) but this asking price is nearly LOL inducing. Sublimity has this version listed for $8,999 (http://goo.gl/iKvg6h) with an exhaust upgrade!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
Thanks for all of the support, definitely a good...

Thanks for all of the support, definitely a good group of guys here.

4corners - I'm flattered hahaha. No, but I get it. I keep dreaming about that 34" inseam that magically appears. Hasn't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
wow...thanks for all of the responses! ...

wow...thanks for all of the responses!

Alien, that was a finely crafted marketing message right there haha. Let me say this, I don't think I need anyone to sell me on it, I've been in love with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
Moto, b18, thanks for the comments guys. ...

Moto, b18, thanks for the comments guys.

Good to hear about the inseam. Let me say that it's more "weight" not a height concern, as I have ridden 35"+ bikes, but it helps knowing that others can...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,305
Posted By DRTII
I've seen those for sale over the last month or...

I've seen those for sale over the last month or so. What's the back story?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
I know it's a small shop, I bought from them...

I know it's a small shop, I bought from them before. Will do, thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
No on both! Inventory isn't showing anything, and...

No on both! Inventory isn't showing anything, and cycletrader doesn't have anything within 500 miles. A few in LA, SD, and the Southwest, but most are on the East coast.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DRTII
KTM 990 Question

There isn't a KTM 990 at any dealer within 100 miles from me (Van, WA) and I'd love to actually sit on one and take a look at it. I don't need a test ride or anything like that, but to see one in...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,058
Posted By DRTII
alright...you have my attention

alright...you have my attention
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 16,519
Posted By DRTII
Wow, I was JUST thinking this because I'm tired...

Wow, I was JUST thinking this because I'm tired of looking for 990 ADV info and wading through a bunch of other stuff.

My other request would be to copy photos out of the mile long 950/990 thread...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By DRTII
Yes, as it should be. They seem to have some...

Yes, as it should be. They seem to have some pretty low prices on their other brands (of course, OTD might be a different story).
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18,210
Views: 7,178,094
Posted By DRTII
hell...yeah

hell...yeah
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,417,387
Posted By DRTII
Ha! Easier said than done. I know writing a $16k+...

Ha! Easier said than done. I know writing a $16k+ check makes it a little easier to have second thoughts, and knowing it's a first year model can help rationalize it...but I bet you left that...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,509
Posted By DRTII
I've read a lot of 990 threads and this stands...

I've read a lot of 990 threads and this stands out as one of the better "what you really need" posts. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By DRTII
I would love more information on this. I don't...

I would love more information on this. I don't have a 990 to sit on in the area, but I'm going to buy one anyway. My inseam is 31.5" and I don't think it's going to be crazy tall in ADV form (Not R),...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,121
Posted By DRTII
That is so awesome, and I'm jealous. The exact...

That is so awesome, and I'm jealous. The exact bike I plan to get. I miss AZ, too, so you've got an even better place to ride it. Keep us posted on the Tucson to PHX all dirt ride because I'd love to...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-30-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 152,427
Posted By DRTII
Can I get in on this? I was just searching for...

Can I get in on this? I was just searching for the 2014 Rally and came across this and it looks like it got full fast! Please let me know. It would be just me.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,759
Posted By DRTII
That is the most depressing oil change process...

That is the most depressing oil change process I've ever seen. It's not going to sway me from getting the 990, but...wow. I had gotten to the point on my CBR that I could actually change the oil and...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 36,434
Posted By DRTII
...god that's hot.

...god that's hot.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 36,434
Posted By DRTII
Which model? I was unaware the R came in white if...

Which model? I was unaware the R came in white if you meant that, would be great if it did.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 26,184
Posted By DRTII
I don't see KTM having any interest in that...

I don't see KTM having any interest in that segment with the current push towards 90/10 street use. I WISH, but that wish would likely just be that. Think about the demographics of all of these...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By DRTII
Just road use? The SM could have done that...

Just road use? The SM could have done that better. I hope you meant fire road use, at least. No one will debate that your Husaberg is a better offroad application, but it's hard to believe you...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,629
Posted By DRTII
Um...yeah. That's a really good deal. From the...

Um...yeah. That's a really good deal. From the way it sounds dealers are willing to deal (slightly, depending on year) but listed price sticks to MSRP in the hopes they can sell it on the floor to...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,629
Posted By DRTII
That is VERY interesting, and something I didn't...

That is VERY interesting, and something I didn't know. I thought sales tax was charged at the time of purchase, that really opens up options if it's like you say. However, since there is no sales tax...
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