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Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,655
Posted By Velvet
It looks to be two years with one year of...

It looks to be two years with one year of roadside assistance. Thats not too bad actually.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,118
Posted By Velvet
I have a Kaoko on my 990 ADV and it works quite...

I have a Kaoko on my 990 ADV and it works quite well. I've used that system on several other bikes. If I can't have electronic CC, Kaoko is the next best thing in my book.
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,655
Posted By Velvet
Colorado Bryee....thank you for your input and...

Colorado Bryee....thank you for your input and endorsement. Can you post or PM the tweeks and software upgrades that you would perform?

ARiderX.....thank you for your input and other info. It...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,655
Posted By Velvet
I bought the Multi as a "do all" bike back in...

I bought the Multi as a "do all" bike back in early 2011, and initially, I was quite happy with it. I did some traveling with it but as the mileage started increasing the problems started. I'll...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,655
Posted By Velvet
I know exactly how you feel! :thumb There...

I know exactly how you feel! :thumb

There is a Capornord at my not so local dealer and I really liked it. I just sold my '10 Multi so maybe there is one in my future. I'm also giving a hard...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
I would absolutely LOVE to see something like...

I would absolutely LOVE to see something like that.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 44,386
Views: 8,519,405
Posted By Velvet
Whenever you work on just about anything that is...

Whenever you work on just about anything that is made in Japan that has Phillip-type screws you need special JIS (Japanese Industry Standard) screw drivers. A regular Phillips screw driver will...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Point definitely taken, however, why spend...

Point definitely taken, however, why spend $16,000.00 + on a new motorcycle and then have to spend probably quite a bit north of $500.00 to paint it another color when it could have easily been done...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Whew....I'm glad that you brought this up because...

Whew....I'm glad that you brought this up because I was considering doing the same thing and I though that I was just being unreasonable. I really had my heart set on a blue ES, especially after...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Yep, IMHO, I think that Yamaha really screwed the...

Yep, IMHO, I think that Yamaha really screwed the pooch on that one. :doh
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
I was wondering the same thing. If they were...

I was wondering the same thing. If they were added, are they integrated into the ECU like the ES model, or are they like the previous model S10 with the separate external control?
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 169,229
Posted By Velvet
Very nice indeed! I couldn't quite tell what it...

Very nice indeed! I couldn't quite tell what it was underneath the plastic and it put me in mind of my '08 SDR.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 169,229
Posted By Velvet
Ooooh, is that a 2008 Superduke R?

Ooooh, is that a 2008 Superduke R?
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Thats exactly what I'm looking and hoping for. ...

Thats exactly what I'm looking and hoping for. After reading countless articles and posts, I get the impression that the S10 exceeds that description.
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Thanks for the info. I have been working with...

Thanks for the info. I have been working with the one dealer on the list and the salesman indicated that they did not do demo rides. I guess I'll have a talk with the sales manager or general...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Nice write-up, Andylaser! Like you, I have...

Nice write-up, Andylaser!

Like you, I have never ridden a ST before and I'm really looking forward to the day it finally happens. Unfortunately, here in the U.S., most dealers of Japanese...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 169,229
Posted By Velvet
I'm definitely with you on that and I just can't...

I'm definitely with you on that and I just can't believe that they weren't more popular here in the USA. To me, they are just so much fun to ride with just the right amount of power coupled with...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
This is precisely why I'm going with the Yamaha. ...

This is precisely why I'm going with the Yamaha. I've been around the high HP/torque block a few times and it's getting old. I just want a stone reliable and comfortable bike with decent on and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 44,386
Views: 8,519,405
Posted By Velvet
[QUOTE=Bkblitzed;23750752]picked up my new 2014...

[QUOTE=Bkblitzed;23750752]picked up my new 2014 wr250r a couple of weeks ago. Only chance i can ride it is on the weekends or after 5pm when i get home from work. This thing really is top heavy...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By Velvet
Hopefully, for your sake, the service department...

Hopefully, for your sake, the service department knows what the hell is going on. :huh
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By Velvet
Congrats! I'm glad to see that '14's are finally...

Congrats! I'm glad to see that '14's are finally starting to flow here in the U.S. That news is kind of taking me by surprise as well because I was going to sell a couple of my bikes to raise cash...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By Velvet
It's definitely awesome and hope it works out for...

It's definitely awesome and hope it works out for you!

I'm heading in the same direction but I just can't make up my mind whether to go ES or non ES, but the cruise control is a must for me either...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 169,229
Posted By Velvet
My 990 SMR is probably 75 lbs or so lighter than...

My 990 SMR is probably 75 lbs or so lighter than my fully equipped 990 ADV. That might be enough of a weight savings for you. It doesn't really matter a whole lot....unless you drop it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 169,229
Posted By Velvet
Welcome to the thread! If you ride one you'll...

Welcome to the thread! If you ride one you'll definitely want one. :evil
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Does anyone want to buy two really nice KTM big...

Does anyone want to buy two really nice KTM big twins???? I need to make room in my garage for the impending S10. :D
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Well, at least we know it's going to be available...

Well, at least we know it's going to be available and it's nice no having to see all of the speculation on the net.
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
It's about damn time!!!! Now I can sleep much...

It's about damn time!!!! Now I can sleep much better. I do wish that they would have made blue or white available in both models. I'll just do the blue non ES.
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,886
Posted By Velvet
Though my KTM 990 S has been 100% reliable so...

Though my KTM 990 S has been 100% reliable so far, I'm still making the switch, and the 990 will be sold. With all of the positive feedback from Super Ten owners as well as the tales of Nick...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 169,229
Posted By Velvet
Hang in there, Mike, spring is right around the...

Hang in there, Mike, spring is right around the corner! I'm going to take the R out on Tuesday and Thursday. Its been warm but a bit windy. We haven't received that much snow this winter so the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By Velvet
Congrats! You so need to move somewhere warmer....

Congrats! You so need to move somewhere warmer. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By Velvet
I'm definitely with you on this. I love my 950...

I'm definitely with you on this. I love my 950 SE but I have run into the same problem as syclone01 at least twice. In fact, I have to pull the carbs next week for the same problem. Never any...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 110,082
Posted By Velvet
Though my experience with the Tenere is very...

Though my experience with the Tenere is very limited at this point, I would say, if you didn't really need cruise control or electronic suspension, you could pull the trigger now and probably save...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 110,082
Posted By Velvet
That blue definitely has me mesmerized. As far...

That blue definitely has me mesmerized. As far as the music, I like it, and I turn up the volume as far as I can. It has a sense of urgency to it that gives me a message that I urgently need one...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 110,082
Posted By Velvet
Dammit.......I can't stop watching this video. ...

Dammit.......I can't stop watching this video.

Dear Yamaha, please hurry..... :cry
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 110,082
Posted By Velvet
Thats absolutely wonderful.....it's great that...

Thats absolutely wonderful.....it's great that BMW mechanics will have job security in these lean times.

I feel sorry for the Yamaha mechanics though.....I think a lot of them may lose their...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 110,082
Posted By Velvet
Thats quite a long teaser video., very nice,...

Thats quite a long teaser video., very nice, however. Thank you for the link!

I am soooooooo looking forward to having a '14. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,118
Posted By Velvet
This does look like a viable option. They...

This does look like a viable option. They indicate on the website that the device cannot be used with heated grips. Hopefully, they will develop the 7CP02 for use with heat.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,118
Posted By Velvet
Thats certainly good news. With the three large...

Thats certainly good news. With the three large competitors now having it, I can't see why KTM wouldn't intro for the 2015 model year. It should be a no-brainer on their part.
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 497,947
Posted By Velvet
Thanks for the tip. The last two bikes that I...

Thanks for the tip. The last two bikes that I bought in AZ was in the winter and I didn't really get good deals on them. :(:
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 110,082
Posted By Velvet
Amen, brother!!! I never turned wrenches for...

Amen, brother!!!

I never turned wrenches for a living but the arthritis is setting in. Maybe It was all of the riding and too much handgun shooting for me.
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