So winter is nearly here.......

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by bambam » Oct 4th, '18, 07:54

Wash the bike stick it in the garage and open it once in a while to look at it.
Drink lots of tea.

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by MikeZ » Oct 4th, '18, 11:44

Valve clearances x3
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Get ccm winter wheels down from garage roof space
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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by adeblade » Oct 6th, '18, 16:36

Jug_Inspector wrote:
Oct 3rd, '18, 07:04
Have you considered a different style of bike?
Always had sports bikes, not sure what else would float my boat to be honest. :-??

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by adeblade » Oct 6th, '18, 17:15

Superduke 1290 might be an option, bit pricey for me though!

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by ptolemyx » Oct 7th, '18, 08:25

So this is becoming the KTM owners club........you're all mad :ymdaydream:

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by Jug_Inspector » Oct 7th, '18, 09:27

adeblade wrote:
Oct 6th, '18, 17:15
Superduke 1290 might be an option, bit pricey for me though!
It was just a thought when you said the sportbikes are no longer doing it for you. I did read a comment from a sportbike owner who had switched to a Superduke and found it far more suited to UK roads and much more fun.
It doesn't necessarily need to be a Superduke (but they are the best :mrgreen: ), I was thinking about any naked/streetfighter type, or an Adventure, a large capacity Sumo (or hypermoto I guess they are) or even (god forbid) a cruiser.
Just try something different and see if that reinvigorates motorcycling for you.

ptolemyx wrote:
Oct 7th, '18, 08:25
So this is becoming the KTM owners club........you're all mad :ymdaydream:
It's just the natural order of the universe playing out. Eventually all bikers tend towards a KTM.

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by adeblade » Oct 7th, '18, 10:47

Cruiser not for me, fz1 or similar perhaps? Have a ktm Rc8 already so the 1290 Super Duke seems a natural choice, but not looking at spending 12k on a bike to be honest.

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by ptolemyx » Oct 8th, '18, 06:36

I have a very nice FZS1000 Fazer, tricked out with all the usual bits sorted and USD front end. And there's no orange in sight on it. That could suit you sir??????

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Post by chr1s » Oct 8th, '18, 07:06

adeblade wrote:
Oct 6th, '18, 16:36
Jug_Inspector wrote:
Oct 3rd, '18, 07:04
Have you considered a different style of bike?
Always had sports bikes, not sure what else would float my boat to be honest. :-??
Tuono V4?

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by Robbo87 » Oct 8th, '18, 10:02

chr1s wrote:
Oct 8th, '18, 07:06
adeblade wrote:
Oct 6th, '18, 16:36
Jug_Inspector wrote:
Oct 3rd, '18, 07:04
Have you considered a different style of bike?
Always had sports bikes, not sure what else would float my boat to be honest. :-??
Tuono V4?
The earlier Gen' 1 and Gen' 2 Tuono's with the V twin Rotax engines are v' good hooligan tackle too, and now very affordable.

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by Robbo87 » Oct 8th, '18, 10:04

ptolemyx wrote:
Oct 8th, '18, 06:36
I have a very nice FZS1000 Fazer, tricked out with all the usual bits sorted and USD front end. And there's no orange in sight on it. That could suit you sir??????
Chuck a V twin engine in it and sell it to me cheap - please!

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by billinom8s » Oct 8th, '18, 20:27

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Re: So winter is nearly here.......

Post by julesh » Oct 9th, '18, 09:47

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It's just the natural order of the universe playing out. Eventually all bikers tend towards a KTM.
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Until it starts spending all its time in bits and a constant drain on the bank balance KTM = keep taking money

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