It's a quirky but fun bike. Definitely a rider's machine that needs active supervision to be best employed. On the 3rd windscreen and 2nd seat. Sound familiar?
The next-gen 1290's get a frame similar to the RC8R, so they're moving away from their dirtbike roots and into transportation. Mine's definitely a big dirtbike, but the future models look to be sportier. Can't wait to get my shaky old shithooks on the new 890 R. Hoping to catch a demo some time this summer, but who knows?
On another note, the governor requested our state (Pennsylvania) to be declared a major disaster area, and it has nothing to do with the daily shootings, murders and violent crime. We are bracing for a surge in Coronavirus cases as the pandemic intensifies. Be safe out there!
One more year before retirement ..... I gotta get out of here pronto.
I recently started having issues when the throttle is barely cracked as well as a flutter between 4500rpm and 5000 rpms.
What’s baffling me now is that it seems to run great for the first few miles and progressively gets worse. It idles flawlessly and never dies or stalls out. The range of 4500...
I took on the hobby about a year ago and I'm totally loving the hobby. I'd read and seen videos of the hobby and although I bought a DJI Phantom a few months ago but actually returned it. Yep shipped it back. I didn't want to crash the damn thing especially not knowing how the heck to fly. I...