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Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 576,399
Posted By sleepyOwl
Triumph Thruxton Ace Special Edition

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/2.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/2.jpg.html)
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Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8,121
Views: 1,233,309
Posted By sleepyOwl
Triumph Thruxton Ace Special Edition

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/2.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/2.jpg.html)

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Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 176,270
Posted By sleepyOwl
That is the only colour of RT that I like and...

That is the only colour of RT that I like and they have stopped doing it for 2015. The do not ride directive means that there are no bikes available.

Whatever happened to white?
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,121
Views: 1,233,309
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/102913top-i.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/102913top-i.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
[QUOTE=Magile;24902240]from...

[QUOTE=Magile;24902240]from http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/2015-bmw-s1000xr-spy-photos/ Sorry for the huge size...

cheers, M.

Thanks M.
I have seen those shots. What I was trying to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
It will be interesting to see what the finished...

It will be interesting to see what the finished bike actually looks like. They would not be riding the finished bike for all to see.

Also, from memory the Tiger explorer "leaked" pictures took...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,859
Posted By sleepyOwl
Its a great looking bike but then again so is the...

Its a great looking bike but then again so is the 1190 so no difference there.

I havent heard of any changes to the 1190 Std or R for 2015. Does this mean that the heat issue and shitty heated...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,859
Posted By sleepyOwl
not enough orange......

not enough orange......
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,064
Posted By sleepyOwl
Bennelli Tre-k? ...

Bennelli Tre-k?

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/trek.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/trek.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
It's as ugly as the rest of the range but I'm...

It's as ugly as the rest of the range but I'm hoping that's not the finished product.

the Wunderlich picture was better and quite close to this new one. Hopefully it will be somewhere between the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
Here's the pic from the link

It does look a bit tight and not much room for a pillion.

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/MRD_18_2014_Titel.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,735
Posted By sleepyOwl
There was a marginal difference but that could...

There was a marginal difference but that could just be the weather. Seems to me there are a few bikes where the heat is far more excessive than some other 1190's.

Mine started out ok with a bit of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
BMW dealer today says it is being shown at...

BMW dealer today says it is being shown at European shows this year and available to buy from1st March 2015.
According to him it will be a S1000XF
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,735
Posted By sleepyOwl
After reading this I am going to remove the KTM...

After reading this I am going to remove the KTM bashplate. It could be the reason why I am noticing much more heat than I was before fitted or it could be just a coincidence.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By sleepyOwl
Its definately subjective. My other half hates...

Its definately subjective. My other half hates it.

Pillion seat is roasting (I have the R) and she says the grab bars are uncomfortable.

I love it but she says its the worst bike I've had.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,859
Posted By sleepyOwl
As long as its not an ass burner and all my...

As long as its not an ass burner and all my farkles will fit I will be up for one of these. hopefully its not going to be Multistrada money. It seems to be the way its going.

Just to clarify. When...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 176,270
Posted By sleepyOwl
It seems according to the BMW USA forums, emails...

It seems according to the BMW USA forums, emails have just been received explaining that parts arrive around 11th August and arriving in dealerships by 18th. Cheques have also started arriving.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By sleepyOwl
Crud catcher

Most likely trading my 1190R for an LC.

Does anyone ride with the rear crud catcher removed? Does it get dirty for the pillion without it?

I had it on my Multi 1200 and took it off. When i...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By sleepyOwl
Does anyone have a picture of the heated seats...

Does anyone have a picture of the heated seats when connected?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By sleepyOwl
It isnt adjustable. The road standard seat has...

It isnt adjustable. The road standard seat has two positions I believe where you can lower the seat. The heated one rests on the frame at the back and cant be adjusted.

The heated seat switches...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,735
Posted By sleepyOwl
Mine is far too hot for comfort. Pillion is the...

Mine is far too hot for comfort. Pillion is the same. I have the ergo seats but have never had to switch the heater on.
I'm afraid it's a deal breaker for me and the bike is going to be traded.
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Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By sleepyOwl
Heated seat connections help please

I am trying to reconnect the heated seats but they seem to be permanently on

Most of the wires match up ok but which colour from the seat connects to the green wire?

Many thanks in advance
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By sleepyOwl
KTM mount for me

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/DSC01352.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/DSC01352.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 276,761
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/hdrbridge.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/hdrbridge.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 182,511
Posted By sleepyOwl
I would like to see a rear view of this setup. I...

I would like to see a rear view of this setup. I have the black xplorers on my 1190R and thinking of changing to a GS.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By sleepyOwl
Strangely, since I had the update to correct the...

Strangely, since I had the update to correct the speedo after the MSC upgrade, my trip to empty just shows dotted lines. No info at all.

Since it displays in km I dont miss it anyway.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
Well documented over in the Orange Crush section...

Well documented over in the Orange Crush section and elsewhere on forums. Heat comes from the side and under the seat. Seats get exceptionally hot and KTM had a recall to retro fit "foil" under the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
I have the 1190R and came from a Multi. Power is...

I have the 1190R and came from a Multi. Power is just as good but the heat issue I think will be a deal breaker in the end and this will certainly be on the list as a replacement. Never had a BM so I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2847138250...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=284713825024071&set=pb.124921791003276.-2207520000.1406038154.&type=1&theater
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
Just type S1000F into google images and you will...

Just type S1000F into google images and you will find it. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
Can't wait. More "maybe" mock ups ...

Can't wait.

More "maybe" mock ups

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/RED.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/RED.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,386
Posted By sleepyOwl
The 1050 engine doesn't meet the new eu emissions...

The 1050 engine doesn't meet the new eu emissions laws I believe and it appears the 1050 Sport will be upgraded to the 1200 engine from 2015.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8,121
Views: 1,233,309
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/ld201404150073.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/ld201404150073.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,693
Posted By sleepyOwl
Had that keyless shit on my Multi 1200. One of...

Had that keyless shit on my Multi 1200. One of the reasons I got rid of it. I was checking my pocket more times for that key than checking for my passport before flying.

If its so good, why do I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By sleepyOwl
I am 5'10 and have the R model. If you put the...

I am 5'10 and have the R model. If you put the road seat on the R model you can get plenty of your foot on the ground.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8,121
Views: 1,233,309
Posted By sleepyOwl
http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburb...

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/ktm-e-speed-electric-scooter-concept-08.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,889
Posted By sleepyOwl
I've had an software update done on my 2013 this...

I've had an software update done on my 2013 this week while in for a sidestand recall and the mechanic road tested it and said it was fine. (I'm away until later this week so havent seen the bike or...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,215
Posted By sleepyOwl
I think this was the rumoured beast back in the...

I think this was the rumoured beast back in the day when the VFR1200 was released.

"On hold ready for release" was the MCN quote of the day in 2009!
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8,121
Views: 1,233,309
Posted By sleepyOwl
Today I'm strangely drawn to this

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/media.jpg (http://s723.photobucket.com/user/blackburbstayup/media/media.jpg.html)
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By sleepyOwl
Here in European Union, there are legal acts that...

Here in European Union, there are legal acts that force car and motorcycle manufacturers to calibrate speedometers to show up to 10% higher speed.

Yes "Big Brother" thinks they need to nanny us...
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