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Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By X-COM
Did you check them yourself or had the dealer do...

Did you check them yourself or had the dealer do it? This sounds alarming, as there is no service to be done at 1800 miles.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By X-COM
I've heard, been through and read the same, that...

I've heard, been through and read the same, that the valve clearance check need not be performed at the first service. Was told the same by dealer also, even though the manual states otherwise.

I...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By X-COM
Well, better decide what you want before asking...

Well, better decide what you want before asking for it.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By X-COM
You asked for opinions and get all sentimental...

You asked for opinions and get all sentimental when you get them?

What other reason is there to use clip links than cost? Well maybe the so acclaimed ease of use for which you can have a thousand...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,038
Posted By X-COM
I would recommend Kriega. All of their backpacks...

I would recommend Kriega. All of their backpacks have embedded reflective material, and are specially designed for motorcycling.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By X-COM
Everyone, including the service and owners...

Everyone, including the service and owners manuals, tells to use a clip type link only as a temporary solution(or not at all) and still there are heroes using them solely.

Riveting and chain...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 166,793
Posted By X-COM
I'm planning to use studded tires on my 990 R '10...

I'm planning to use studded tires on my 990 R '10 with the standard rim setup for winter riding. Will be riding on pavement and little sand&rubble roads come snow, when the sea and the lakes freeze a...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,009
Posted By X-COM
I started out with a old jap litre street...

I started out with a old jap litre street machine, heavy as they come, which had shit for tires, very angry exhaust and only god knows what other tweaks. It had been crashed before and on the first...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,170
Posted By X-COM
To the original matter of getting wind noise; at...

To the original matter of getting wind noise; at highway speeds more depending on the bike. With naked bikes more wind noise but less wind blast and buffeting, with screened or faired ones less noise...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,170
Posted By X-COM
In my opinion you should not save on a helmet....

In my opinion you should not save on a helmet. What point is there to own a expensive motorcycle and then go off and buy a ill-fitting, cheap helmet which makes riding misery?

Of course the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,024
Posted By X-COM
13,900 for a new bike. Around here a new 990...

13,900 for a new bike. Around here a new 990 Adventure goes for about 17-19 grand, and that's in euro. I think the Super Tenere is well above 20k.

13,900 is about ten grand in euros, you guys have...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By X-COM
Bigger bikes use bigger chains and put more...

Bigger bikes use bigger chains and put more strain to them. Enclosing the chain in plastic makes it harder to maintain the chain and I doubt you would get much greater mileage for the chain of a big...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,386
Posted By X-COM
I believe that correct chain tension has more to...

I believe that correct chain tension has more to do with how many miles you get out of one than which lube you use. Automatic transmission fluid, used engine oil, chainsaw oil.. everything seems to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,383
Posted By X-COM
What kind of setup are you running, I never got...

What kind of setup are you running, I never got 300 and I had all stock machine, -08 model, so it had the bigger capacity tank. Used 95 octane with 5% max ethanol content. In my opinion the LC8 seems...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 33,474
Posted By X-COM
Pulling that thing, aiming and incapacitating it...

Pulling that thing, aiming and incapacitating it before it has it's teeth around your skull, good luck with that. This the problem of course if it has sneaked up on you(or you at it). Bears scare off...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By X-COM
Every leather jacket that fits will do the trick....

Every leather jacket that fits will do the trick. If the protectors won't stay in place you have bought a too large jacket or the jacket is a "biking jacket" which is really more about fashion than...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 33,474
Posted By X-COM
Can you really stop a bear with a hand gun before...

Can you really stop a bear with a hand gun before it makes chow out of you? I bet that the thing will just be pissed. We have bears around here and it is very hard to get a permit for a hand gun and...
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,239
Posted By X-COM
I've also used 15W-50(Mobil 1 Racing) on a jap...

I've also used 15W-50(Mobil 1 Racing) on a jap sport bike and started to have problems with the gearbox in near zero temps. Now the temp is hitting zero and similar problems with the KTM running the...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By X-COM
The thing about waterproof garments which base on...

The thing about waterproof garments which base on a membrane, like Gore-Tex, is that they will eventually freeze when used in cold climates. Ride a motorcycle in the cold and the breeze will freeze...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,536
Posted By X-COM
I've just used Nivea Creme or Hand Cream.. you...

I've just used Nivea Creme or Hand Cream.. you find it everywhere and it's cheap, so if you misplace it, no worries. For longer exposure, like riding days in near zero temps you should get something...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,024
Posted By X-COM
What's there to compare? Ugly, shaft driven,...

What's there to compare? Ugly, shaft driven, heavy japanese parallel twin compared to beautiful, chain driven, austrian boom-ah v-twin love machine?

Oh, and it's also expensive. Will the angle...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By X-COM
Now lessee the doll hitting something going 120...

Now lessee the doll hitting something going 120 km/h wearing that diaper.
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,539
Posted By X-COM
When they released Armas I saw it in a mag for...

When they released Armas I saw it in a mag for the first time and hmphd to myself - Armas is a finnish man's name and means something in the lines of adored, beloved, cherished or darling.

Armax...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,383
Posted By X-COM
Super Duke is a very involving machine, and it...

Super Duke is a very involving machine, and it has been built for fun. Using it for anything else is gonna be a problem. Zero wind protection, minimal range, basically no on board storage space,...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By X-COM
I have to concur with these. I have used chain...

I have to concur with these. I have used chain lubes with strong adhesives and teflon in them and they seem to have a habit of collecting around the front sprocket to the extent that the gum will...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,536
Posted By X-COM
Wind deflectors coupled with waterproof gloves is...

Wind deflectors coupled with waterproof gloves is the best solution, if you don't want to install grip heaters. Grip heaters can also be dangerous if your gloves become wet. Ever had a really bad...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,539
Posted By X-COM
The Rukka warranty is legendary. Not watertight?...

The Rukka warranty is legendary. Not watertight? No problem, they'll replace it. Seams ripped? No problem, they'll fix/replace. I know a guy who went to a dealers and the girl behind the counter...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,239
Posted By X-COM
How about 25 to 30 degrees below? It's still the...

How about 25 to 30 degrees below? It's still the end of October. I'm aware that many oils will be up to spec but I was merely wondering if someone knows a specific brand which would fulfill the same...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,239
Posted By X-COM
Sorry, as I said earlier, made a mistake at the...

Sorry, as I said earlier, made a mistake at the title. Spec I'm looking for is 5W/40.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By X-COM
There is a lot of controversy among helmet test...

There is a lot of controversy among helmet test standards, professionals argue constantly how the impact tests should be carried out and what matters and what doesn't. If you are referring to the...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,239
Posted By X-COM
I made a mistake in the title, the spec wanted is...

I made a mistake in the title, the spec wanted is 5W/40 JASO T903 MA.
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,239
Posted By X-COM
Bluhduh A full synth SAE 5W/40 engine oil

Hello,

I'm having a hard time finding a 5W/40 JASO T903 MA spec oil which the manual suggests for use in temperatures below zero degrees celsius. Manual recommends Motorex, they have Power Synt 4T...
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