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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
The bike gets astronomical gas mileage in gentle...

The bike gets astronomical gas mileage in gentle 45-60 mph cruising. Stop-and-go traffic or faster freeway use dramatically reduce efficiency.

On slow, winding, steady throttle rural roads I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,633
Posted By reenmachine
Hilarious -- that's kag's bike from this very...

Hilarious -- that's kag's bike from this very forum, and now a pic of his has made the full-circle internet tour and picked up a watermark as well so nobody copies it! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
Actually, the purpose of the foam is to restrict...

Actually, the purpose of the foam is to restrict the airflow to closer to factory levels. Yes, that sounds counter to one of the purposes of getting a K&N in the first place, but you still get...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 48,737
Posted By reenmachine
...at the small expense of making the bike look...

...at the small expense of making the bike look absolutely awful. :puke1
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
This is all it is, and it was a pretty common...

This is all it is, and it was a pretty common topic way earlier in this thread. I had the same issue, and a thorough chain cleaning and lube completely fixed it. I give it a "quick clean" and lube...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,633
Posted By reenmachine
Funny you should mention that. Are those pegs...

Funny you should mention that. Are those pegs lower and/or wider than stock? My regular riding buddy rides a '13 R1200GS and is constantly dragging toe and I never do. We ride the same pace or...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
That's been the case with everything I've ever...

That's been the case with everything I've ever gotten from them. I also met them in person at a show and they're great people. Highly recommended!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,633
Posted By reenmachine
Wasn't me but I wish it were! I love love love...

Wasn't me but I wish it were! I love love love that area but haven't been in years.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
What did you pay OTD if you don't mind?

What did you pay OTD if you don't mind?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
Thanks for the detailed reply. Sounds like you...

Thanks for the detailed reply. Sounds like you got a good deal. MSRP for the bike is $7,850 but mine came with whatever package added heated grips, the power outlet, etc., which I think was an...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
Yeah, this info has been flying around for a...

Yeah, this info has been flying around for a while now.

The only thing it looks like it'll have that I'll envy is cruise control. Hopefully there'll be an upgrade available for the 1190.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
Guys, drop it. Your posts are just going to end...

Guys, drop it. Your posts are just going to end up getting deleted by the mods anyway.

Dave, how did you come by the bike? Some sort of special sale or a dealer that just couldn't move the bike?...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 106,864
Posted By reenmachine
Those are the biggest prairie dogs I've ever seen.

Those are the biggest prairie dogs I've ever seen.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,633
Posted By reenmachine
There was a one-man show playing guitar on the...

There was a one-man show playing guitar on the patio and he was actually really good!

We came up from LA -- Angeles Crest > Angeles Forest > Elizabeth Lake > Tehachapi-Willow Springs >...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 106,864
Posted By reenmachine
I have the same racks with the stock exhaust and...

I have the same racks with the stock exhaust and they fit great. I actually have the 36L Pelican Storm cases as well but with the Caribou fitment. They clear the exhaust by ~1".

Here are the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,633
Posted By reenmachine
Three friends and I logged 455 miles in the...

Three friends and I logged 455 miles in the saddle today on an impromptu lunch run to the Ponderosa Lodge in Sequoia. Two Multis, an R1200GS and me. Only ~50mi of freeway and hundreds of 2nd gear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
The only possibility I can see in the rules is...

The only possibility I can see in the rules is that there is to be no mention of craigslist. Therefore, I blame you! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
I guess I broke a rule :cry and my original...

I guess I broke a rule :cry and my original listing got nuked. The link works now.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 79,484
Posted By reenmachine
So it's an 80-year subscription? :huh

So it's an 80-year subscription? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
Already did -- '14 KTM 1190 Adventure. Got it...

Already did -- '14 KTM 1190 Adventure. Got it last March and have 6,000 glorious miles on it now. I love the G but I'm just not riding it much anymore, so it's time to pass it along to someone who...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
Selling!

I just listed my G650GS in the flea market with tons of pics:

2011 G650GS in SoCal (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24906908#post24906908)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
Yep, it'll be a new offering alongside the 1190...

Yep, it'll be a new offering alongside the 1190 and 1190R we know and love.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
Here's my summary of what to do based on previous...

Here's my summary of what to do based on previous posts in this thread. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23870420&postcount=1557)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
For sure! No squared-off tires out here... ...

For sure! No squared-off tires out here...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-um54RPQQtJ4/U-fxvVrgFGI/AAAAAAAAJIs/LmHDmldgAE0/w441-h779-no/IMAG0325.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
The stock battery is subpar as well.

The stock battery is subpar as well.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
Aha, that may explain it. I'm 165 and quite...

Aha, that may explain it. I'm 165 and quite happy with my Seat Concepts seat. I still got ass-weary on a few 450+ mile days, but I think that would be the case with anything. On my regular 100-200...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
This. It's a problem that comes up often as...

This. It's a problem that comes up often as well. Don't touch the throttle while the bike is booting up and resist the urge to twist it while starting. Doing either can confuse the throttle...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
We don't even know that it's going to be...

We don't even know that it's going to be different than the 2014 model yet. Once they publish details then we'll know what to look for.

For all we know, all of the spy shots that have been around...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,633
Posted By reenmachine
There's a whole 1190 pannier thread with all the...

There's a whole 1190 pannier thread with all the pics you could ever want. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=933311)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 48,737
Posted By reenmachine
...and I'd gladly pay the extra $100 for the...

...and I'd gladly pay the extra $100 for the Wings version. :puke1
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,519
Posted By reenmachine
Yeah, I think I found my next tire. ...

Yeah, I think I found my next tire.

http://www.conti-bike.co.uk/userfiles/TKC70.png
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 48,737
Posted By reenmachine
Is there a thread about this?

Is there a thread about this?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 106,864
Posted By reenmachine
For reference, I detailed my installation of my...

For reference, I detailed my installation of my 36L Pelican Storm cases (from my 2011 G650GS) onto these same H&B racks (stock exhaust and rear rack) with results I'm happy with here:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 106,864
Posted By reenmachine
So that's what that's for! :clap

So that's what that's for! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
Unless you're going reeeeeaaaaalllly slow the...

Unless you're going reeeeeaaaaalllly slow the lighting turns opposite the direction of travel!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 497,330
Posted By reenmachine
Man, I'd be real careful with the RTV in there --...

Man, I'd be real careful with the RTV in there -- you're just asking for FOD.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 461,078
Posted By reenmachine
Oh no...:eek1

Oh no...:eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 106,864
Posted By reenmachine
What's the problem now?

What's the problem now?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 79,484
Posted By reenmachine
It's a simple 1-button removal. As far as...

It's a simple 1-button removal.

As far as the power goes, that depends on how you wire it up! Wire it right to the battery and it'll stay on. Wire it to a keyed hot and it'll turn off. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 106,864
Posted By reenmachine
I also beg to differ with my Pelicans from...

I also beg to differ with my Pelicans from Caribou. Yes, they ride high, but they handle great regardless, and you're less likely to trap a leg under one.

36L each and narrower than the bars.
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