|Full Name:||Dennis Holp|
|Last Logged In:||November 18, 2020|
|Registered:||May 25, 2008|
|Home Page URL:||http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000208653003|
|Birthday (Year) & Occupation:||1953, retired Mechanical Engineer/bucket list manager|
|Personal Quote:||"Stop saying it's FREE. It might be at no cost to YOU, but SOMEBODY is paying!"|
|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||1125R, V-Rod Muscle, RS1200, RS1200, RSS1200, RS1200, 1190RS, S2, 1190RS, RS1200|
|Model Year (Please enter full 4-digit year):||2008, 2009, 1992, 1990, 1992, 1992, 2012, 1995, 2012, 1991|
|Color:||Blue/Black, Black, Red, White, Gun metal, Red, Carbon Edition, Blue, Carbon Edition, white|
|V.I.N. (To aid in problem resolution. Will not be displayed or shared otherwise.) :||(Hidden)|
|Servicing Dealership:||Lucky HD/Buell and me|
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||'08 Buell 1125R:
5/19/2008 (New): Surging below 3500 rpm is annoying and has existed since day 1. Attempts to make it "learn" have helped, but certainly not healed it. 2nd flash (1st re-flash) has had no effect.
Over 1100 miles and no change from break-in. ANNOYING!!
2500 miles: Latest ECM re-flash has made the bike a WONDER to ride. Surging minimized to almost not noticeable. MPG is up at least 15%. I love my bike!
2/18/2010 Latest flash applied. What surging? Wow. Big difference, and mpg went up again by at least 10%.
4/30/2010 The dreaded rear turn signal failure occurred. Warranty. Rear tire replaced, 6000 miles on original.
5/15/2010: Dealer replaced turn signal under warranty. They replaced BOTH as a precaution while it was under warranty. Good dealer!
9/15/2010: Erik's racing ECM installed. Surging not really improved...yet. Am working with them to see if there's other issues.
'09 V-Rod: New!! No issues, but after the last factory Buell flash on my 1125R, I notice the surging on the V-Rod!
'92 RS1200: Bought "hurt" so I'll be making her better.
'90 RS/RSS1200: Currently working to get it on the street after sitting for a long time with prior owners.
'92 RSS: Originally titled as a '91, but that was an error. It's a '92. Missing the side panels, and has some signs of being dropped (bent swan-neck bar, bent brake linkages...nothing that can't be fixed/replaced. But finding parts...!
|Other Mods/Misc/Customization.:||1125R: Dropped rider pegs, Buell tank bag, comfort seat, and saddle bags, Throttlemeister, Dark Horse Moto axle sliders. Buell heated handgrips, Crampbuster. De-noided (finally) at 8650 Miles. Have side fairings to install, but lacking a bellypan, they don't work for me...yet.
Muscle: HD hard bags, windscreen, passenger backrest.
'92 RS #76: S&S carb and intake.
'90 RS #06: Buell-brand gauges (VS HD), Crane HE-1 ignition, dual coil, Mikuni HS40 carb, Hemi Design heads, Andrews V-4 cam, steering damper. An RS with RSS bodywork.
'92 RSS #25: Previous mods by PO to make it a cafe' style will be evaluated and possibly restored to stock. Edelbrock carb/intake, cafe' type bodywork.
'92 RS #89: Troy Lee Designs paint
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):||(Hidden)|
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||American made, baby!!|
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||(Hidden)|
|Life History/Philosophy:||I can't fix what I don't know is broken!|
|Top speed on 2 wheels (mph):||(Hidden)|
|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||(Hidden)|
|Why buy your 1st motorcycle at your age and why a Superbike like an 1125R?:||...Why not?|
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