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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Espada
Thanks, everyone. Ultimately my insurance is...

Thanks, everyone. Ultimately my insurance is going to take the brunt of the bill (it's what I pay'em for, after all), yet I was still astounded by how freaking expensive this rim is.

The reason I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Espada
Does anybody know the cost of a new front rim for an R?

I need a new front rim for my 1190 ADV R (MY2014), and the dealership is quoting me $1,400 for the rim. WTF!? How is this price possible? Do any of you all know what this rim costs? I am having a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-15-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,853
Posted By Espada
I think your statement in parentheses hit the...

I think your statement in parentheses hit the nail in the head :D

Some of us (the 1190 crowd) realize that a motorcycle can be tough, and still have modicum of creature comforts and convienenc kit.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,853
Posted By Espada
For real cruise control, I'll put my money where...

For real cruise control, I'll put my money where my mouth is.:D:deal
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-06-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,278
Posted By Espada
I'm 34, and have an MY14 1190 ADVR My brother...

I'm 34, and have an MY14 1190 ADVR
My brother is 32, has an MY14 1190 ADV

We are the odd ones out'
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,939
Posted By Espada
Thank you for answering my question So if...

Thank you for answering my question

So if the side stand switch is removed, then I assume the engine won't kill if the side stand is deployed while the bike is in gear? Also, does that mean the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,939
Posted By Espada
Does the BDCW throw a code due to the side stnd...

Does the BDCW throw a code due to the side stnd relocation, or is there some other form of altered functionality?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-29-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,499
Posted By Espada
Holy friggin' shit, I am so glad that I waited to...

Holy friggin' shit, I am so glad that I waited to see what was brewing with Wings' new 1190 ADV exhaust. I absolutely love the new pipe, and will likely be putting one on order. Thank you so much...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-22-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 590,053
Posted By Espada
GEEZE, THANKS KILLBOY, YOU FREAKING JERK! Now...

GEEZE, THANKS KILLBOY, YOU FREAKING JERK! Now everybody is going to think we have ridiculous street bikes with 6 ECUs and too much horsepower.

:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-19-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,384
Posted By Espada
Yup, yup. :norton

Yup, yup. :norton
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,520
Posted By Espada
I am 5'7" and have a 30 inch inseam (just...

I am 5'7" and have a 30 inch inseam (just barely). I think I qualify as a shorter guy especially for my bike, an 1190 ADV R. How do I get on? Just like another motorcycle... honestly, I am having...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,030
Posted By Espada
I love the sub forum titles, and I own one of...

I love the sub forum titles, and I own one of those ridiculous street bikes with too much power.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By Espada
Is cruise control really that important, or are...

Is cruise control really that important, or are you just making it that important? If CC is worth it to you, then just wait for a MY15 Standard. If you are going to have two bikes, and one is a Zook...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 590,053
Posted By Espada
Revzilla's got Puig Sport Screens listed for $90,...

Revzilla's got Puig Sport Screens listed for $90, but they are back-ordered as well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,202
Posted By Espada
The bike needs fuel, so does the rider. Can't...

The bike needs fuel, so does the rider. Can't fault ya :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,202
Posted By Espada
What can I say, it beats pictures in front of...

What can I say, it beats pictures in front of Starbucks, brother. :freaky

Pssst... Nice rigs, btw!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,202
Posted By Espada
Nothing says, "Adventure(!)," like $1,200 of gear...

Nothing says, "Adventure(!)," like $1,200 of gear to ride home in. Hahaha!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,202
Posted By Espada
Lol!

Lol!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,202
Posted By Espada
Laugh The Ducati is sold, and I'm...

... Back in the game, suckas! :evil

Holy crap, this bike is AWESOME!!! More to come later.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,508
Posted By Espada
Almost bought a 1290 SDR, but the insurance costs...

Almost bought a 1290 SDR, but the insurance costs were insane!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,528
Posted By Espada
Yeesh!

Yeesh!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Espada
That's why I absolutely am getting an extended...

That's why I absolutely am getting an extended warranty for the ADVR. The Europeans may build excited motorcycles that are loaded with useful, and ride enchanting features, but they can't screw them...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Espada
I do full coverage. In fact, I go a little...

I do full coverage. In fact, I go a little beyond state minimums. I would never do liability insurance on a bike, which a) costs as much as the SDR or ADVR does, and b) I know I'll ride everyday.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-15-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,409
Posted By Espada
This article should fall under humor rather than...

This article should fall under humor rather than a vehicle comparison. It's hilarious reading Jimmy Lewis' attempt to seem impartial to the results of the ride test. He knows the KTM ate the BMW's...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Espada
Eek So I am definitely NOT getting a 1290 Super Duke R!

Recently I had been hemming and hawing between the 1190 ADVR (first choice), and the 1290 Super Duke R (backup). Basically I really want the 1190 ADVR, but if I cannot get my mits on one, then I'd...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-15-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Espada
I love how that bike lift is called a,...

I love how that bike lift is called a, "Cruiserlift." Lol!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 590,053
Posted By Espada
So, I assume you are going to fit it with a Wings...

So, I assume you are going to fit it with a Wings exhaust?




Don't forget to tip your waiter...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,133
Views: 833,618
Posted By Espada
When I finally get my bike, I will have a...

When I finally get my bike, I will have a UniFilter and Wings shorty waiting for it from the word go.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-03-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,357
Posted By Espada
All the 'R' models are soaked up at my dealership...

All the 'R' models are soaked up at my dealership in Woodbridge, VA. They only have a Standard model left.

That said, the biggest reason doesn't have to do with infrastructure, support network,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,923
Posted By Espada
Damn fine bit of motorcycling right there!

Damn fine bit of motorcycling right there!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-16-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By Espada
My wife has family in south Florida, and I told...

My wife has family in south Florida, and I told her that I would never want to live there for exactly the reasons you described above. To the folks that have motorcycles in FL, why?

Rob, I'm glad...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,743
Posted By Espada
Black Dog's skid plate looks quite robust, and...

Black Dog's skid plate looks quite robust, and features a side stand relocation feature, which takes it off the engine mount.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Espada
I bet you are a better rider for taking the...

I bet you are a better rider for taking the course though :deal
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Espada
I will say this, I have never seen a bike that...

I will say this, I have never seen a bike that big, look so flick-able and small as the 1190 R did in that video. That thing ran like a scalded Puma!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Espada
Sick 1190 R Riding Video

I don't know if this has been posted yet, but good-goddamn(!), that is some fantastic riding! Cheers. :norton

http://youtu.be/JWIZfYQhgMc
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-11-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 214,249
Posted By Espada
Whoops! Didn't see that, thanks for the course...

Whoops! Didn't see that, thanks for the course correction :-)

And if you think 60 L is sufficient space for beer, and high quality condoms, you, sir, are mistaken! :rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 214,249
Posted By Espada
Damn, those are nice bags! I really like the...

Damn, those are nice bags! I really like the semi-hard design. I guess what you are really paying for with the GiantLoop counterpart is a little over double the carrying capacity. That is a major...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 214,249
Posted By Espada
Question Soft luggage

While waiting on my bike to sell, I have been thinking about various modifications to get when I eventually pick up my ADV R. Luggage, naturally is one of the considerations. It seems that the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 214,249
Posted By Espada
Are there any interference issues with her legs? ...

Are there any interference issues with her legs? It looks like there would be, but I don't have first hand experience. Overall, I really like the set-up :)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-20-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5,133
Views: 833,618
Posted By Espada
I think that is a great set-up! I will...

I think that is a great set-up! I will definitely order one when I finally get my 1190 R
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