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Forum: Face plant 07-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By seh750
You may want to consider trying a Shoei Qwest. I...

You may want to consider trying a Shoei Qwest. I too have been a perfect Shoei fit (XL for my big noggin) since I started riding. Went through RF700, 800, 1000, X2, 1100. Currently have a Qwest...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24,136
Views: 4,390,332
Posted By seh750
It does. But I found it varies quite a bit,...

It does. But I found it varies quite a bit, seems more of a range based on what you're doing right now rather than any kind of averaging. Although if you're running at a pretty steady speed it...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24,136
Views: 4,390,332
Posted By seh750
I got a similar deal from Power Yamaha in...

I got a similar deal from Power Yamaha in Sublimity, OR (near Salem). Did the whole deal via email until I came and picked it up. They quoted me a price + DMV fees as I'm an Oregon resident. No...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24,136
Views: 4,390,332
Posted By seh750
Yes, I just got my 2014 ST official Yamaha...

Yes, I just got my 2014 ST official Yamaha service manual from BikeBandit.

Part number is LIT-11616-27-59.

You can order them directly from YamahaMotors.com as well.

Note that it's a printed...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,171
Posted By seh750
My 2014 came with passenger grab rails. I...

My 2014 came with passenger grab rails. I noticed on Givi's website that the PL367 sidebag mounts that fit the 11-13 are not listed for the 2014. There's a new model PL2119 for the 2014 that's not...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8,477
Views: 1,631,914
Posted By seh750
I'm Stephen and that's really close to my house. ...

I'm Stephen and that's really close to my house. Thought it looked familiar. Such a pretty area we live in!

Picking up my Super Tenere tomorrow. :clap
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 10:14 PM
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Posted By seh750
Is that off Scholls Ferry near Groner school?

Is that off Scholls Ferry near Groner school?
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,778
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Posted By seh750
You can hook up you battery tender to the cigar...

You can hook up you battery tender to the cigar lighter instead if you have one handy.



Sorry don't have it in front of me, but I'm pretty sure there's a setting to apply trim-table changes to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Is that maybe the airbox drain? If you removed...

Is that maybe the airbox drain? If you removed the airbox it may have just pulled off without you noticing.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Mostly it frees up a lot of room under the seat. ...

Mostly it frees up a lot of room under the seat. It also cleans up the bike's plumbing and removes a potential point of failure. If gas gets into the canister it can plug up the charcoal filter and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
http://home.comcast.net/~garrysimmons/ktm/SAS-Cani...

http://home.comcast.net/~garrysimmons/ktm/SAS-Canister-Removal.htm
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
You were on map 14 previously, right? I'll have...

You were on map 14 previously, right? I'll have to give 15 a shot then.
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I haven't yet, but probably worth a shot. If you...

I haven't yet, but probably worth a shot. If you get to it first let us know how it goes.
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
The map I started with from kevxtx is for a stock...

The map I started with from kevxtx is for a stock bike and his info says we need to add fuel for US gasoline. I did run the bike with the stock map and the Wings for awhile and it isn't any worse...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
It's been a little hard to tell, since I started...

It's been a little hard to tell, since I started messing with the fuel settings late in the season last year. I haven't done many long days yet this year. Commuting mileage has been about the same,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I have Wings exhaust with the quietest baffle,...

I have Wings exhaust with the quietest baffle, EPC turned off, and SAS removed. No mods to the airbox, stacks, or secondaries flies.

I did +4 from 2k-6k 2%-100% and +2 6500-10k 2%-100%.
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Yes, still running that setup. I tried +3/+1,...

Yes, still running that setup. I tried +3/+1, +4/+2, went back to +3/+1, +5/+3 (could smell gas on that one), and settled back on +4/+2. There's a bit of a rough spot right around 4k, particularly...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I got one from dirtskins but it seems awfully...

I got one from dirtskins but it seems awfully close to the exhaust crossover, so didn't end up mounting it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I got around 46-47 mpg while riding in the...

I got around 46-47 mpg while riding in the mountains in BC and AB last summer, so that's not too surprising. Much better than the 28 I get in stop-and-go traffic at sea level!

You were probably...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Better your memory than a problem with your bike!...

Better your memory than a problem with your bike! :D I ain't 22 anymore neither.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Ah ha! That makes sense you ran out of fuel...

Ah ha! That makes sense you ran out of fuel then. The two taps are for a cross-over tube that levels the fuel between the two lobes. If I recall correctly, the fuel lines to the pump are on the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
There's most definitely a reserve light - bright...

There's most definitely a reserve light - bright orange - in addition to the fuel counting to zero. I've heard about a bike or two arriving without the fuel level sensor. It's certainly possible...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Map 14 or 15 if you have the stock airbox. ...

Map 14 or 15 if you have the stock airbox.

And good point above about the US fuel. I run +4% 2k-6k and +2% > 6500. Did a little experimentation with that based on feel. Not as good as a dyno...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I don't doubt the air filter helps more, but the...

I don't doubt the air filter helps more, but the pipes and remap alone are a significant improvement. I still have the stock airbox.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
RKA Pine Flag tankbag

I have this one and like it a lot: http://rka-luggage.com/A02%20Tankbags/11PF4%20Build%20sheet/11PF4%20Build%20Sheet.html

It has four attachment points. When I get gas I just undo two on one...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I have the same one in the picture, it's the OEM...

I have the same one in the picture, it's the OEM KTM plate.

No, it's not heavy. It's certainly not a bash plate...you wouldn't go scraping it over logs. But it will protect the sump and oil...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Your picture didn't come through. I got the...

Your picture didn't come through. I got the guard because I think the bottom of the bike looks unfinished without it and it would help protect the oil lines if you ran over a bush or something. But...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
The SMT has this low-grade switch as well,...

The SMT has this low-grade switch as well, although the manual cautions not to use low-grade fuel for more than 1 tank.

I've been half considering pulling the switch to see what it feels like to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
It takes a small leap of faith to get Wings. ...

It takes a small leap of faith to get Wings. Part of the reason they're priced so well is you order them directly from the manufacturer in Slovenia. There's a bunch of options to make them look the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Wings pipes come with two different size db...

Wings pipes come with two different size db reducers. I have them with the quietest insert and although they're still pretty throaty, they don't seem to attract a lot of attention.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I wasn't sure if it was kosher to link to other...

I wasn't sure if it was kosher to link to other forums. I used map #14 from the same place and after some experimentation +4% 2k-6k, +2% > 6k. Probably some room for more improvement but I'm happy...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I don't get that either. Tinkering is a big part...

I don't get that either. Tinkering is a big part of the fun of motorcycling for me. But to each their own.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
It's super smooth (for a v-twin) down to about...

It's super smooth (for a v-twin) down to about 2800 and closer to 2500 if you're easy on the throttle. Now fuel economy still stinks, the KTM LC8 engine is a thirsty bugger. Before the fueling...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Fuelling can be improved dramatically from stock....

Fuelling can be improved dramatically from stock. There's an extensive thread on a SMT-specific forum with a bunch of different maps available for download. Best part is the TuneECU software is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I had a Superhawk but way back in 98-99, so it's...

I had a Superhawk but way back in 98-99, so it's been awhile since I've ridden one. The Superhawk, from what I recall, was much twitchier and liked to wheelie out of corners. The SMT is more stable...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Your best bet for both rider and passenger is a...

Your best bet for both rider and passenger is a custom seat shop. With most if you make an appointment, you can ride in and have them modify the seat that day, try it out before they put the cover...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I think the spring rates were a little stiffer...

I think the spring rates were a little stiffer starting with 2011 as well. And ABS started in 2011 for US models.
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Now I absolutely love my SMT, but the fuel...

Now I absolutely love my SMT, but the fuel economy is an issue. Actually, the bigger issue is range. A 200+ mile range would be awesome. There are places I ride where I have to fill up early at...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
I did a ride-in and had it fitted in person. His...

I did a ride-in and had it fitted in person. His first guess was really good but a little refinement made it nearly perfect. Regardless of who you use, a custom fit to your own body is the best bet.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 300,318
Posted By seh750
Those are the Trekker 33s. I like the bags a...

Those are the Trekker 33s. I like the bags a lot. I've only taken a passenger for a very short ride on the SMT, and without luggage, so I honestly don't know how well the bags will work with...
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