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  1. ThatGuyDuncan
    05-09-2013 11:00 PM - permalink
    ThatGuyDuncan
    Hey Kevin, why tired of 990? I thought those bikes were the pinnacle of long-distance ADV bikes, so confused how one could get bored of one. Pray expound!
  2. Storyteller
    04-01-2012 10:42 PM - permalink
    Storyteller
    Ok...if I may take a bit of your time. Am trying to build/cut/weld something to mount a "beak", and I also like the way you trimmed the belly pan on your bike. What did you use to trim the belly pan? Do you have any pics of the beak mount? Thanks...Chuck
  3. BigMan73
    09-23-2011 05:44 PM - permalink
    BigMan73
    Hey Kevin,
    Great to hear from you again.
    I too can't join for similar reasons

    BTW: I wrote an article for an Israeli motorcycle site about my adventures in Vermont..
    The original Hebrew version:
    http://doogri.co.il/MainSite/Content...?ContentID=479

    Not sure you can read Hebrew, here is the automatically Google translated version:
    Google Translate

    Would surely like to meet and ride again with you. We had heck of a good time in VT.

    Shana Tova! Happy new year.
    Yuval
  4. KevinP
    05-15-2011 11:24 AM - permalink
    KevinP
    Danner21,

    I boiught my bike used and it already had a full Leo Vince header and exhaust. But I do love the deep sound that is never too loud (no highway drone) even with baffle out. So mine is not an M4. But once you change the header, most skidplates will no no longer fit unless heavily modified (at least with Leo Vince). The hp gain is probably insignificant without mapping and K&N air filter and only minor with those mods, so if it were my money I'd get just an exhaust and not the full system. I believe the Scorpion probably among the best value in a slip on. A full header becomes more of an asset when internal engine mods are done (cam, hi compression piston). I had Remus carbon fiber on my 2004 VFR and it was high quality and nice sound. But a piped twin sounds more bad ass regardless of brand.
  5. danner21
    05-13-2011 01:17 PM - permalink
    danner21
    Hey, I am contmeplating the M4 system full header/carbon can. Do you regret the pipe/tuner upgrade or do you feel it was worth the money?
    Thanks- Its about a 1000.00 upgrade so all the info is helpful

  About Me

  • About KevinP
    Biography
    Riding since 1982, owned 17 bikes about half off road.
    Location
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    Interests
    Family, kids, skiing, jogging, bicycling
    Occupation
    Clinical Psychologist
    Model V-Strom Owned
    '12 DL650 Adventure black; '07 DL650 gray, Ohlins, full Leo Vince
  • Signature
    current: '12 DL650 Russell seat & Akra CF; '16 FZ-09 blue w/Ohlins; '13 WR250R; '05 TTR 250 Sold: KTM 990A, KLX400, '07 Wee, '09 Sherco 2.9 trials and well over a dozen others

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06-28-2017
06:07 PM - wrider quoted KevinP in post 2018 VStrom 1000 or Honda Africa Twin?
Did you opt for the standar...
11:06 AM - KevinP quoted njbill in post NEVA 2017 - Poconos adventure - Official thread
Glad you can make it. You'r...
10:17 AM - njbill quoted KevinP in post NEVA 2017 - Poconos adventure - Official thread
I will ride on new Shinko 8...
08:51 AM - KevinP quoted D.T. in post What are the proposed differences between 2018 Vee and 2016 Vee?
I'd like to see if the ne...
08:41 AM - KevinP quoted wrider in post 2018 VStrom 1000 or Honda Africa Twin?
Just finished trading in my...
08:30 AM - KevinP quoted bosnjo in post Crashbars with crossbar below the beak
Yes, that's what I want but...
08:08 AM - KevinP quoted chirosyd in post NEVA 2017 - Poconos adventure - Official thread
Kevin, Glad to hear that ano...
12:18 AM - chirosyd quoted KevinP in post NEVA 2017 - Poconos adventure - Official thread
I am coming to NEVA 2017. ...
06-19-2017
02:12 PM - KevinP quoted wingstrom in post Exhaust
Speed is relative. I got stuck...
06-17-2017
08:59 PM - Rick123 quoted KevinP in post Why does everyone disparage the 650 for power?
I had a brand new VFR800 ye...
08:02 AM - KevinP quoted broc11 in post Why does everyone disparage the 650 for power?
Just because I'm lazy:wink2...
08:00 AM - KevinP quoted pcabn in post Why does everyone disparage the 650 for power?
Easy to maneuver easy main...
06-16-2017
10:35 PM - KevinP quoted basshead in post Test drive and now the dilemma
Speed limit, but keep the bik...
10:20 PM - KevinP quoted Brendon Forrestal in post Why does everyone disparage the 650 for power?
Does anybody know anyone who has gone ...
06-15-2017
11:13 AM - KevinP quoted swingset in post Rode an AT Today
For entertainment value, it's...
08:57 AM - KevinP quoted Big B in post Which 250 Dual Purpose?
Why not put a new rider on...
05-30-2017
03:36 PM - KevinP quoted chirosyd in post NEVA 2017 - Poconos adventure - Official thread
Kevin, The Roaming Rally loo...
04-30-2017
12:37 PM - chirosyd quoted KevinP in post NEVA 2017 - Poconos adventure - Official thread
I am still working on getti...
04-29-2017
09:01 PM - KevinP quoted Downeyman in post 650 xt wire spoke wheels fit vee2?
As much as I like the looks of...
04-11-2017
02:55 PM - bhavinjo quoted KevinP in post Moving up to a 2015 FJ-09 from 2012 Glee
Nice FJ. I kept me 2012 ...
 
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