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Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-26-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,822
Posted By brianpc
You're absolutely correct, I don't know the...

You're absolutely correct, I don't know the difference between tracks and routes - I can make a semi-educated guess, but that isn't of help here. My problem is as you describe - my route I create...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-20-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,081
Posted By brianpc
I have them and love them. I have the "low" pegs...

I have them and love them. I have the "low" pegs and they offer plenty of legroom while riding, and are fantastic while standing. They make shifting your weight around while offroad very easy,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-15-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,338
Posted By brianpc
I just read this and checked out the pictures of...

I just read this and checked out the pictures of the 1290SA, and I'm curious about this as well.. Looks like the headlight mask might offer some additional wind deflection and could help with...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By brianpc
How does it handle the wind buffeting at your...

How does it handle the wind buffeting at your helmet at highway speeds?
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 272,782
Posted By brianpc
Am I doing it wrong - I've washed my badlands...

Am I doing it wrong - I've washed my badlands jacket about 2-3x, and after each time I've put it in the dryer on med-high heat to "reactivate" the goretex waterproofing, which is I believe the Klim...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 82,398
Posted By brianpc
I thought the same about the TKCs on pavement...

I thought the same about the TKCs on pavement until after about 200mi or so.. Now they seem to grip well, and feel confident leaned over. Now, I'm looking for a 2nd set of wheels to alternate...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By brianpc
Interesting question about the TPMS sensors, I...

Interesting question about the TPMS sensors, I hadn't thought of that before.

There are other threads where some folks have run an 1190R with the standard's 19/17 wheel combo - it throws a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,822
Posted By brianpc
This is the exact issue I'm seeing, and I'm...

This is the exact issue I'm seeing, and I'm importing the Furkot .GPX into Basecamp into a "new list" and then sending it to my Zumo 590 as a track w/ waypoints, and Garmin still sees only the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-01-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,338
Posted By brianpc
Good to know about pricing, I am going to spec it...

Good to know about pricing, I am going to spec it out when I get back in town for my 1190R.

Question for those who have done it - how is the helmet buffeting at freeway speeds? I'm 5'11", my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-30-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,822
Posted By brianpc
Cool, thank you!! I did not know the difference...

Cool, thank you!! I did not know the difference between route and tracks.

Editing again, posting up what I've done in case somebody else has the same issue:

I exported my trip from Furkot as a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-30-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,822
Posted By brianpc
Hey all, Sorry to barge in with a question out...

Hey all,
Sorry to barge in with a question out of the blue - I'm currently on a road trip and have been using Furkot quite successfully for some of the legs of my trip. One question I have that I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,662
Posted By brianpc
Wayneski, I'm looking at a similar setup using...

Wayneski, I'm looking at a similar setup using the BRP bar risers & damper. Does anybody have this setup currently? If so, how much does the BRP SUB mount piece raise the bars?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,338
Posted By brianpc
Are you one of those people who tries to be...

Are you one of those people who tries to be clever/mysterious when dealing with others, and just ends up being confusing and difficult? If so, keep up the great work! :)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-15-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 82,398
Posted By brianpc
For your riding mode, are you keeping it in sport...

For your riding mode, are you keeping it in sport or street for the 150hp, or did you edit your OFFROAD mode to be 150hp (is that even possible?)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-11-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,232
Posted By brianpc
Does switching from the 18" rear to the 17" rear...

Does switching from the 18" rear to the 17" rear require a rear sprocket change, or no?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-06-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 30,254
Posted By brianpc
No, that's kind of a bit off from what you...

No, that's kind of a bit off from what you actually posted. Also, the poster you responded to is actually having heat issues (if memory serves, he's detailed it in this thread). Which kind of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-06-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 30,254
Posted By brianpc
I'd like to vote this as the most useful and...

I'd like to vote this as the most useful and helpful post in this thread! Would anyone care to second this nomination?


Great for you that a lot of you have no heat issues. How about you let...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-28-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 30,254
Posted By brianpc
Pardon my ignorance, I don't have much experience...

Pardon my ignorance, I don't have much experience with this stuff. Is "ceramic coating" the same thing as "jet hot" coating? I.e., when searching for a place to have it done locally, what do I ask...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,009
Posted By brianpc
^^^this, and can you give more details on the...

^^^this, and can you give more details on the "retrofit" circumstances? Will it be a mandatory TSB, or a warranty fix for those who complain enough about it?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,477
Posted By brianpc
Thank you. Can we put this text on the splash...

Thank you. Can we put this text on the splash page of both the 9*0 and 1*90 forums? :)


Back on topic: As somebody said, ride like you don't have the electronic aids. They will certainly help...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,697
Views: 1,392,749
Posted By brianpc
I'm hoping it'll smooth out and improve the...

I'm hoping it'll smooth out and improve the low-end power and midrange, but still keep that screaming high-rpm top end power.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,009
Posted By brianpc
I can see the beadrider addressing the seat heat...

I can see the beadrider addressing the seat heat issue, but how about the radiating heat on the backs of thighs/calves? or was that not an issue for you? For me it's the heat on my legs, not so...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,978
Posted By brianpc
I wear my daytona roadstar GTXs, and hopefully...

I wear my daytona roadstar GTXs, and hopefully they'll release an adventure touring boot sometime soon.

I use Sidi Crossfires for dirt riding, but haven't (yet) on the 1190.. They are great...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By brianpc
(threadjack) I'm sorry to hear this. I'm...

(threadjack)
I'm sorry to hear this. I'm concerned about underseat heat on my 1190 R, and I'm really concerned *because* I'm this concerned about underseat heat in the norcal (60deg days) winter....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By brianpc
I'm presuming you mean USD.. I inquired a...

I'm presuming you mean USD..

I inquired a few months ago about stock "R" wheel sets from Munn racing in texas, here's what he sent me. Not sure it's still valid:

6030900114430 FRONT WHEEL...
Forum: EMEA 02-12-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,973
Posted By brianpc
Resurrecting this thread, since I've done a bit...

Resurrecting this thread, since I've done a bit of research into shipping costs and timetables for shipping via sea to germany from west coast.. It may be cheaper to rent something for 4-5 weeks!...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 30,254
Posted By brianpc
Yes, it's the reported oil temp listed in my...

Yes, it's the reported oil temp listed in my "favorites" on the LCD dash, I have been keeping an eye on it since I took delivery of the bike to monitor it for data relating to the heat issue, and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-10-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 30,254
Posted By brianpc
I guess it varies between bikes, but at least...

I guess it varies between bikes, but at least those who are having heat issues seem consistent in the symptoms reported. Everything you guys are saying mirrors my own experience to date.

So far:...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-09-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By brianpc
Are the brake rotors / sprockets different sizes...

Are the brake rotors / sprockets different sizes between the std and R, for front and rear? I am considering a "street" set of wheels for my R and was thinking of the non-R 19/17 wheelset.

If...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-09-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By brianpc
IMHO now's not the time to get a good deal on a...

IMHO now's not the time to get a good deal on a '15, but try to scoop up a leftover / demo '14. Wait til aug-sept when dealers have leftovers to try to get a bargain.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-08-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,996
Posted By brianpc
Can you post a screenshot from your paperwork? I...

Can you post a screenshot from your paperwork? I need to re-read my stuff, but I was positive it was 1 year.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-07-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,538
Posted By brianpc
Then I am apparently an idiot, haha. I ordered...

Then I am apparently an idiot, haha. I ordered the elimination switch kit with mine, and I guess I didn't read the directions carefully enough. :) Okay, back to the garage. Thanks!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,538
Posted By brianpc
Is it dumb that I am hesitant to do a sidestand...

Is it dumb that I am hesitant to do a sidestand safety switch bypass on my brand-new 500+ lb motorcycle by installing the BDCW skid plate? I get the sidestand relocation benefits, I'm just not keen...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,567
Posted By brianpc
Buy it, ride it, enjoy it. Otherwise, a nice...

Buy it, ride it, enjoy it. Otherwise, a nice Toyota Camry is dependable and will get you from point A to point B. Live a little. No motorcycle is perfect. Even hondas leak oil.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 22,798
Posted By brianpc
Lucky! I am not 100% sure if it is applicable...

Lucky!
I am not 100% sure if it is applicable to the 1190, but I read warranty coverage terms for "R" bikes are only 1 year. The standard 1190 is 2 years, afaik.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 22,798
Posted By brianpc
What year was your Multi? Also, is the extra...

What year was your Multi? Also, is the extra year of warranty an EU/netherlands specific coverage? Here in the US, the 1190R has 1 year of coverage, and both multistradas I owned came with 2 year...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-04-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By brianpc
What's up with the "not for street use"? Is that...

What's up with the "not for street use"? Is that the generic "CYA" since it's a tube tire wheel on a 150hp motorcycle? :)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 69,432
Posted By brianpc
I don't know enough about what the old airbox...

I don't know enough about what the old airbox looks like to know what I'm looking at on the '15 airbox. And somebody has posted pics up here before, I believe?

My dealer said they still recommend...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-30-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6,697
Views: 1,392,749
Posted By brianpc
Hey mjfields, great pics! I've never been to...

Hey mjfields, great pics!

I've never been to Cape Canaveral but it's on my destination list.. Do they just let you ride up to the launchpad fire tower stuff there, or did you "creatively park it"...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,757
Posted By brianpc
I completely disagree with this logic, but hey,...

I completely disagree with this logic, but hey, that's me. I'd rather have an $18k bike than an $18k car - $18k doesn't buy you much car in the US these days.

Why stop at 2 bikes for $18k? You...
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