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by steve59
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: extended warranties
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: extended warranties

thanks for the reply. I asked my dealer about the midpipe swap and they said ktm wouldn't void the warranty for doing it so long as it was done responsibly, which I took to mean if my conversion didn't cause a malfunction I would be allright, coarse factory warrantys and aftermarket are different be...
by steve59
Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: extended warranties
Replies: 2
Views: 218

extended warranties

My 2016se warranty will expire early summer and i'm wondering if getting an extended one is worth the money? I managed 10,500 on my 2015 incident free and I didn't baby that beast. I join forums of bikes i'm interested in to help me decide and the aprilia forum convinced me I won't be buying a tv4 a...
by steve59
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: ST Tires
Replies: 19
Views: 1540

Re: ST Tires

The shops here get $75 to change the tire on a bike I ride in so longer lasting tires will pay for themselves. We do have a guy locally that will change tires for $25 if I bring the wheel in, but i'm the guy that would get in a hurry and knock the bike off the stand working on it so anything more en...
by steve59
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: Celebrating the 'Beast'
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: Celebrating the 'Beast'

i went south at the hotel and had even more fun as there was no traffic,shhh
by steve59
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: To wheelie or not to wheelie
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Re: To wheelie or not to wheelie

Doesn't the mtc setting affect wheelies? street mode being pretty neutered and sport mode allowing some fun?
by steve59
Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Random chatter
Topic: gt or standard
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Re: gt or standard

that active suspension is tempting, but I read mixed reviews from owners, and if you're looking at 14-17 models the r isn't euro 4 so modding should be easier/cheaper.
by steve59
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Modding snorkels???
Replies: 28
Views: 3034

Re: Modding snorkels???

those are pretty amazing results for the investment.
by steve59
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: Celebrating the 'Beast'
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: Celebrating the 'Beast'

coming from chicago i need a couple days notice. did it last year, but took the gtl since I was going to be on the road 24 of 30 hours.
by steve59
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: My 2017 SDR Build
Replies: 52
Views: 2954

Re: My 2017 SDR Build

I'm fuckin' jealous. I bought the se and would love to paint the orange parts MV red but i'm too cheap.
by steve59
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Throttle response
Replies: 7
Views: 656

Re: Throttle response

I bought the 16t for my 2015 SDR and after the cat delete and akra map I decided the first 3 gears were touchey enough and never installed it, it's hanging on a hook in my garage.
by steve59
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: Ktm 1290 2017 graphic set No Good
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: Ktm 1290 2017 graphic set No Good

I must be missing something because that kit looks tits from here.
by steve59
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: Hard 2017 sdr test
Replies: 5
Views: 1128

Re: Hard 2017 sdr test

I bet he woke up sore. $hit happens fast on a bike but it was good to see the old fart up and joking about it. does ktm replace the broken and bent parts and keep the bike in circulation?
by steve59
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: Second motorcycle to contrast the 1290?
Replies: 19
Views: 1737

Re: Second motorcycle to contrast the 1290?

I had an 06 R3 and I was thinking that a used roadster with a carpenter kit could be done for less than the cost of a new leftover super duke. a 240hp 170 ft/lbs three cylinder cruiser would be a fun bar hopper.
by steve59
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: My 2017 SDR Build
Replies: 52
Views: 2954

Re: My 2017 SDR Build

Much as I hate to say it I think the s3 looks better although the work you're doing is closing the gap.
by steve59
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: Thinking of Selling
Replies: 23
Views: 1614

Re: Thinking of Selling

There's room for both for sure,the busa a point and shoot weapon and your sdr for all the other roads.
by steve59
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Teething problems
Topic: My super D is lying to me. :(
Replies: 11
Views: 1430

Re: My super D is lying to me. :(

It takes awhile to get used to the power but the bike is a comfortable cruiser and much better on my back.
by steve59
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: tail bag arrived
Replies: 14
Views: 1113

Re: tail bag arrived

I use mine on the passenger seat also using the underseat hooks to keep it from sliding, paid $225 from local dlr.
by steve59
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Loss of low end torque AR exhaust and removing exhaust valve.
Replies: 18
Views: 1569

Re: Loss of low end torque AR exhaust and removing exhaust valve.

Allright NJD i'm confused you now own a 2015 and a 2017 sdr?
by steve59
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 2429

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

So having read thru this thread a couple times I think OFT will have no effect on the factory warranty as long as owner reloads last dlr installed map, dies that translate?
by steve59
Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: 18,000 mile service
Replies: 9
Views: 1165

Re: 18,000 mile service

Thanks for the reply and it is a bargain compared to my s3 that was $1200 every 12K.