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Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,567
Posted By leesbian
I just spent over an hour trying to fit crash...

I just spent over an hour trying to fit crash bars onto my bike :huh

The problem appears to be the 2 part clamp that contains the plastic bit that's meant to be glued on. The two pieces won't mate...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,228
Posted By leesbian
That seems WAY over priced to me I just...

That seems WAY over priced to me

I just bought my 2012 Adventure (5000 miles) from a dealer for 7350, which I think is just under €9000

That's a typical price in UK at the moment. I've seen...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,273
Posted By leesbian
nothing other than riding smoothly... bike is in...

nothing other than riding smoothly... bike is in standard trim (other than having the large touring screen fitted)
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By leesbian
Thanks guys, looks like silicone it is :D

Thanks guys, looks like silicone it is :D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,536
Posted By leesbian
Indeed they do, and even the moulds from which...

Indeed they do, and even the moulds from which parts are made are themselves made from prepreg carbon fibre - the point being that F1 components are made to precise specification, and those producing...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By leesbian
Appropriate adhesive for carbon fibre clutch cover?

I've acquired a used carbon fibre clutch and ignition cover for my 990A

The adhesive backing on both of them is shot though - does anybody know an appropriate adhesive to use to attach these to my...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,536
Posted By leesbian
These sounds like an interesting test -...

These sounds like an interesting test - unfortunately, I don't have any of that equipment to hand :-/

CF ofcourse, isn't aramid (whereas Kevlar is) - so it matters not the CF is electrically...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,273
Posted By leesbian
Again, apologies for bumping an old thread... ...

Again, apologies for bumping an old thread...

I've just filled my (2012) 990A for the 2nd time since getting it. It took 15.8 litres, with 177 miles from last fill up (fuel indicator came on at...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,536
Posted By leesbian
I think that's a historical thing. I was recently...

I think that's a historical thing. I was recently on a composites training course with one of the larger composites companies here in UK, I remember our trainer telling us that these days most resins...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,146
Posted By leesbian
That would seem to be the most pragmatic "fix"...

That would seem to be the most pragmatic "fix" for this problem. I bought the rubber loop thing for 2.50, (less than $4). I just can't figure out how/where to attach it to the bike

Do you have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,273
Posted By leesbian
Sorry for bumping the old thread... Do the...

Sorry for bumping the old thread...

Do the Bosch O2 sensors actually make a difference? is it worthwhile to replace the OEM ones?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By leesbian
Thanks guys... A few people have mentioned...

Thanks guys...

A few people have mentioned search not working recently http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23405310
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By leesbian
I did, it's broken I just get a white screen...

I did, it's broken

I just get a white screen instead of lots of lovely results :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By leesbian
High Fender for 990 ADV?

Hi All,

Can somebody tell me what is required for fitting a high fender to a 990 ADV?

I believe the 690R/950SE fender is the part to use, right? I already have a spare one of those... just...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By leesbian
Thanks - yep, I believe they are, but haven't...

Thanks - yep, I believe they are, but haven't taken them off yet to check

I've already got the 2-into-1 adaptor for the SE, so I'll taken them off next weekend and see what the deal is :wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By leesbian
Just to throw this out there... I have twin...

Just to throw this out there...

I have twin Akra's on my SE. If I get a 2-into-1 adaptor for the SE, can I use the spare muffler with another 2-into-1 adaptor on the ADV (which currently has...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By leesbian
Glad I asked - didn't know the ADV had the same...

Glad I asked - didn't know the ADV had the same side stand design flaw as the SE :-/

What is the reason for needing the side stand disable switch?

I'm guessing an Oberon slave cylinder is also...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By leesbian
Question 990 ADV must-have farkles?

I've just put a deposit down on a 2012 990 ADV, that will become my "go-to bike". I hope to collect it in the next week or so.

So, whilst I'm waiting, what are the must have farkles for a...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
Sorry it's not an action shot, but here's mine......

Sorry it's not an action shot, but here's mine...

http://leesbian.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-8BfkJ2J/0/M/DSC_0034-M.jpg (http://leesbian.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-8BfkJ2J/A)

shown here...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
FWIW, I think what was actually delivered to the...

FWIW, I think what was actually delivered to the customer seems to differ quite substantially from the spec in the press releases. I don't have the anodised clutch reservoir cover, or the billet...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
I don't expect DVLA stats to be correct for...

I don't expect DVLA stats to be correct for Erzberg editions - mine doesn't say Erzberg on the V5, but is identified as an Erzberg in the warranty card/service record
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
Interesting. Well, I can tell you that it's now...

Interesting. Well, I can tell you that it's now 71 or less licensed, after somebody tealeafed my last one in France

Surely there's more than one of these in the country? :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
There's a sticker on the triple clamp. Will take...

There's a sticker on the triple clamp. Will take a photo tomorrow and try to work out how to attach
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
For the standard SE? I'd think it's somewhat...

For the standard SE?

I'd think it's somewhat below 3000 - recent thread here http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=915760 indicates only 56 (standard SE's) were imported into UK

I've...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
There are a few more bits than just decals. ...

There are a few more bits than just decals.

Outside of the US, we got a set of Akras (aswell as the standard exhausts being included)

Everywhere got a carbon engine cover, billet clutch cover,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,195
Posted By leesbian
It looks like it, yes. But, there's an easier way...

It looks like it, yes. But, there's an easier way to check - there should be a sticker with the serial number on the top triple clamp. Mine is 41 (of 100).
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By leesbian
THANKS! I'll take a butchers

THANKS! I'll take a butchers
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By leesbian
well, I just tried putting the 2 together... it...

well, I just tried putting the 2 together... it doesn't work

The PHDS has a different offset for the bolts to the BRP clamps, so the top bar clamp won't go onto the BRP mount. You can't put the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By leesbian
Question BRP triple clamps AND PHDS?

I bought a set of BRP triple clamps with Scotts damper from the same guy I bought my new SE from

I also have a set of PHDS in my garage

Previously, I've tried to install the PHDS onto an SE,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By leesbian
Talking I'm back in the game

So, I had my beloved 950SE stolen whilst on holiday in France last month. Since then, I've been desperately find a replacement of similar condition - which aint easy. Mine had only 3000 miles on it,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By leesbian
I'll be interested to hear how the adjuster...

I'll be interested to hear how the adjuster values your bike - mine was stolen last week, so I'm about to go through all that with the insurance company

Having been into my local dealer, they tell...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By leesbian
Oh yeh? PM me with details - looking for a decent...

Oh yeh? PM me with details - looking for a decent example to replace my one that got pinched last week :cry
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By leesbian
Thanks all so far... Today, I was wondering...

Thanks all so far...

Today, I was wondering about some form of discrete hidden GPS tracking - so if the bike was stolen again, I may have a chance of locating it

Has anybody thought of hiding a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,760
Posted By leesbian
IMHO... The SE is fine comfortwise - if you...

IMHO...

The SE is fine comfortwise - if you replace the stock seat. I had a Renazco seat on mine, and frequently spent whole days on it comfortably.

You can also fit the 690 touring screen to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By leesbian
interesting - not seen that before. Will...

interesting - not seen that before. Will investigate - thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By leesbian
950 SE - alarm/immobiliser/security?

So, I've now had 2 KTMs stolen in 2 years (a 690E last year, and my 950 SE last week). I'm now trying to replace the SE with another, but have realised that steering lock alone isn't good enough...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By leesbian
Cry 950 SE stolen - Paris/France

Hey all,

If you happen to be or live in France, please keep an eye it for my SE which was stolen on Friday night

The registration is BX07 SVW (yes, it's been owned by a few UK ADV members!),...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By leesbian
Thanks! that looks like an awesome idea! I...

Thanks! that looks like an awesome idea!

I have a pair of Garmin Rino units with GMRS, I think that for now I'll get a cheap PTT setup, but if this trip works well, in future will look to hardwire...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By leesbian
Question Decent non-Bluetooth bike-bike comms?

Hi all,

I'm looking for a non-Bluetooth bike to bike radio for a trip in August

Reason I want non-Bluetooth is the limited range. I think that a limitation of a few hundred meters will be an...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 258,396
Posted By leesbian
Question replace exc style switchgear?

Quick one...

Can I easily (like, plug-n-play easy) replace the EXC style switchgear on my SE with those from a 950 ADV? I hear the newer SE's already have the ADV style switch gear

Otherwise,...
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