prefer the 790, you can use all of the power at hand, the 1290's electronics are always having to cut in due to it having so much power and torque. its amazing what you can do on the little bike and how many bigger boys you can upset !!!
So true. I was reading reviews and watching videos before I made the purchase and one dude put it like this: Riding the R1 through the town is like using a 5 pound sledge hammer to drive in a thumb tac. That line right there sold me! He literally hit it on the head!
I had a 1290R with a full Acra system and mapping, it was brutal with the electronics turned off, wheelie at will, but with the TC and wheelie control on the bike is a breeze to ride, i did around 15 track days on it, then traded it for the 1290GT, the 1290R is faster with its brutal power delivery, i traded because i wanted the panniers and the electronic suspension. Was a great fun bike tho. But i prefer the 790 on the track, no fear of breaking loose.
Who has removed theor o2 sensors??
did you have to remove anything else. i cant seem to find a position for the spanner to loosen them for the life of me??
what is that black cube thing near them. can i take that off first. is it full of oil?
Thank in Advance
Just joined , I'm an ex-390 rider and now have my eyes set on a 790 . Yesterday , I was offered a brand-new old stock 2018 model with 0km on the clock at a very attractive price . I understand that mainly the engine is different compared to the 2020 model . To put is simple : Is there a...
So, the title says is all!
Me and the blue Duke will be staying for a grand total of 16 nights with only a Kriega US20 for luggage, a tent and a sleeping bag being posted to the campsite in advance
Who else is booked?
Will you be riding the Duke?
Where will you be staying?
I went last...