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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By bikefreak47
Superduke. net- Gone???

I wonder if anybody else noticed that Superduke. net disappeared over the weekend?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By bikefreak47
The Seafoam Safety Data Sheet mentions that...

The Seafoam Safety Data Sheet mentions that Isopropanol is 25% by content. I've never understood how adding more alcohol to ethanol fuel can increase shelf life. Seafoam may work as a cleaner but I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,498
Posted By bikefreak47
I've owned mine since late summer 1997. Over...

I've owned mine since late summer 1997. Over 40,000 trouble free miles. Suspension should be upgraded due to typical US rider weight. CCT's can be problematic if bike has been started and left idling...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,752
Posted By bikefreak47
LaZer Kestrel Carbon on sale at RevZilla for...

LaZer Kestrel Carbon on sale at RevZilla for $209.00 also.
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,752
Posted By bikefreak47
Vemar Carbon helmets in XL and XXL are on sale at...

Vemar Carbon helmets in XL and XXL are on sale at MotorcycleGear.com for $209.00.
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,752
Posted By bikefreak47
I've owned a HJC AC-10 Carbon, an Akuma Phantom...

I've owned a HJC AC-10 Carbon, an Akuma Phantom Carbon, and now a Shark RSR-2 Carbon, and a NEXX XR1R Carbon. The Akuma and the NEXX were the lightest. NEXX and Shark both have excellent build...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By bikefreak47
I purchase K-1 at my local regional airport for a...

I purchase K-1 at my local regional airport for a price about equal to premium gas. I refill a 5 gallon pail each year for chain cleaning on my 14 chain driven bikes. Readily available and relatively...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,534
Posted By bikefreak47
I agree about the "concept" being a bit nicer...

I agree about the "concept" being a bit nicer looking. But I like the production version better than the KTM 1290, BMW S1000R, Aprilia Tuono, and especially the Kawasaki Z1000. If only Suzuki has...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,885
Posted By bikefreak47
That's the exact paint scheme on my NEXX Carbon....

That's the exact paint scheme on my NEXX Carbon. Beautiful pearl white and carbon with red pinstriping.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,885
Posted By bikefreak47
I can't answer the question about 'large' and...

I can't answer the question about 'large' and 'x-large' shells being the same. But I can say that the 'large' in the NEXX fits comparably to my Shoei RF1100 and Shoei X-11 in 'large' sizing.
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,885
Posted By bikefreak47
I just came back from an early morning spin on my...

I just came back from an early morning spin on my DB-6 Delirio DS1000. Wore my NEXX XR1-R Carbon. It's about the lightest carbon helmet I've owned including an Akuma Phantom, HJC-AC12 Carbon, and my...
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,376
Posted By bikefreak47
If I ever stumbled across tires from any...

If I ever stumbled across tires from any manufacturer that lasted 17,000 miles I'd buy up all the new old stock I could find. I've never found one of those new fangled 'Ray-dials' to go 8,000 miles-...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,210
Posted By bikefreak47
Ethanol was touted as a way to reduce our...

Ethanol was touted as a way to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. As of last week US refiners were EXPORTING 3.6 million barrels of diesel and gasoline per DAY due to lack of US demand. It's time...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By bikefreak47
I called KTM last year to ask about a replacement...

I called KTM last year to ask about a replacement gauge cluster like the ones shown in the photos here. My problem wasn't moisture but erratic readings on the speedometer, water temperature, idiot...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By bikefreak47
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,911
Posted By bikefreak47
I've had my No-Mar pro for 5 or 6 years now. Well...

I've had my No-Mar pro for 5 or 6 years now. Well designed and executed. Couple of tips for you. Get the tires as warm as possible- leave 'em on a blacktop driveway in direct sunlight for a couple of...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,128
Posted By bikefreak47
Mitchell Classics had this bike for sale at...

Mitchell Classics had this bike for sale at Barber a couple of years ago. Apparently they're still trying to find a buyer....
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 57,228
Posted By bikefreak47
I've got a HJC RPHA-10 in gloss metallic grey....

I've got a HJC RPHA-10 in gloss metallic grey. More of a long oval fit than previous HJC's I've used (AC-12 Carbon). Quiet for a sport bike type helmet. Nicely put together. Aggressive styling. Good...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,377
Views: 779,494
Posted By bikefreak47
I'm really surprised that Honda would release a...

I'm really surprised that Honda would release a second spin-off version of a naked bike in the US. Their past history of sales always seemed dismal. The '94- '95 CB1000f, the 919, and the current...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By bikefreak47
I installed one in my '08 SuperDuke along with a...

I installed one in my '08 SuperDuke along with a new mosfet r/r. Fit perfectly and worked well. Can't comment on long term use yet though.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4,377
Views: 779,494
Posted By bikefreak47
Thanks Eddy. To my eyes the '83 CB 1100f was the...

Thanks Eddy. To my eyes the '83 CB 1100f was the best looking of all the early 80's big bore bikes. I owned a new '82 Kan-atuna GS1000SZ and an '83 GS 1100E back in the day. This updated '83 CB...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4,377
Views: 779,494
Posted By bikefreak47
The comment about an updated '83 CB1100f...

The comment about an updated '83 CB1100f describes my '83 CB. USD ZX-9 forks, CNC triples, CBR 600 front wheel, GSX-R calipers, CBR 900 rear wheel and swingarm, and Ohlins shocks.
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,813
Posted By bikefreak47
14 bikes here. '83 CB1100f, '94 CB1000f, '97...

14 bikes here. '83 CB1100f, '94 CB1000f, '97 Bandit 1200S, '98 SuperHawk, '99 ZRX 1100, '02 FZ-1, '02 Foggy Monster S4 916, '02 998 Mono, '06 SpeedTriple, '06 MV Agusta Brutale 910R Gladio, '07...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,209
Posted By bikefreak47
The '02 Ducati 998 Mono, '02 Ducati S4 Foggy...

The '02 Ducati 998 Mono, '02 Ducati S4 Foggy Monster, '06 MV Agusta 910R Gladio, '07 Bimota DB6 Delirio DS1000, and '08 KTM SuperDuke have the batteries still installed because they're parked in a...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,209
Posted By bikefreak47
I received my two new Optimate 6's about a week...

I received my two new Optimate 6's about a week ago. It's taken a full week of around the clock charging for all 14 of my wet cell, MF, and AGM batteries to indicate a full charge while hooked up to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By bikefreak47
Thanks for all the feedback guys. I was concerned...

Thanks for all the feedback guys. I was concerned that there could be some negatives, like swollen seals, or seals turning to mush if I strayed from the rare as hens teeth, Magura Blood. It'll get...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,602
Posted By bikefreak47
There's a long thread over at the ZRXOA about a...

There's a long thread over at the ZRXOA about a product called "The Works Toilet Bowl Cleaner." Fella used it in a very rusty Triumph 955 (?) tank and the results were excellent. He bought 3 bottles...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By bikefreak47
Mobil 1 ATF Synthetic for clutch???

I stumbled across a post on another KTM (SuperDuke) site stating Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF is what the poster used as his 2008 SD clutch fluid. He stated that he's put 25,000 trouble free miles in heavy...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,209
Posted By bikefreak47
I was starting to get suspicious of two of my...

I was starting to get suspicious of two of my Battery Tender +'s. Today I started looking around for two new alternatives. The Battery Minders at Northern Freight were the 1500 model and were not on...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 57,228
Posted By bikefreak47
It seems that neither BIKE or Performance Bike is...

It seems that neither BIKE or Performance Bike is totally in love with the new 1290. "It simply doesn't have the same sense of invincibility and feel that made the previous Super Duke 990 so...
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By bikefreak47
My two Jrs. and two +'s do the same thing on a...

My two Jrs. and two +'s do the same thing on a bunch of different bikes. The Jrs. will be solid green within 30 to 60 minutes. +'s may take 4 to 12 hours. The +'s also show a considerably higher...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 57,228
Posted By bikefreak47
I notice that "motorcycle.com" has changed the...

I notice that "motorcycle.com" has changed the MSRP from $11,999.00 to "To Be Announced". I was hoping their Indian connection might drive the price down a bit...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 57,228
Posted By bikefreak47
I read that KTM had stated that people would be...

I read that KTM had stated that people would be very pleasantly surprised by the aggressive pricing on the new big SuperDuke. IF $11,999.00 is correct they better plan on cranking the assembly line...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 369,642
Posted By bikefreak47
I watched the price fluctuate up and down over a...

I watched the price fluctuate up and down over a two week period on the MotoBatt for my application. One morning it had dropped to $60.00 delivered so I pulled the trigger. The vendor was located in...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 369,642
Posted By bikefreak47
I was well satisfied with my OE GS battery in my...

I was well satisfied with my OE GS battery in my '02 FZ-1 but figured 12 years was pretty good service. Picked up a bright yellow MotoBatt on Amazon for $60.00 delivered. Fit perfectly like OE and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,966
Posted By bikefreak47
I'm 66 and the body is wearing out. That said I...

I'm 66 and the body is wearing out. That said I bought a new '08 ZX-10 knowing full well that it was going to be an ergonomic challenge. Moved the OE clip-ons left to right and flipped 'em over. Big...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By bikefreak47
I've run two pair of 009's on my '97 Bandit...

I've run two pair of 009's on my '97 Bandit 1200S, a set on my '98 SuperHawk, a set on my '99 ZRX 1100, and a set on my '02 FZ-1. They mount easily, take minimal weight to balance, and last about...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By bikefreak47
Coleman Camp Fuel...

Came across a gallon of Coleman Camp Fuel. Wondering if this stuff would be too toxic on me or on drivechains on my chain driven bikes. Would it possibly destroy O-rings or scar lungs when brushed on...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 369,642
Posted By bikefreak47
Thanks "Antigravity" and "Cy". I always ass-umed...

Thanks "Antigravity" and "Cy". I always ass-umed that the BT Jr was a cheaper, less refined smart charger, like it's more expensive big brother, the BT +. I never realized that it was just a dumb...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 369,642
Posted By bikefreak47
Antigravity's comment was, "Last for any of you...

Antigravity's comment was, "Last for any of you using the BT Jr's just toss that thing. They are horrible for everything they touch." I'd assume from that comment that the BT Jr. negatively impacted...
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