Please help contribute to the Reddit categorization project here

    Hates_

    + friends - friends
    9,938 link karma
    2,896 comment karma
    send message redditor for

    [–] Super Duke GT as city bike for tall-ish dude? Hates_ 1 points ago in KTM

    I’m 6’1” and think my frame suits the SDR well. The look of the GT swallows the rider a bit. The SDR is super comfy as too, and that’s after trading in an R1200gS LC for it.

    [–] Supermoto Security? Hates_ 1 points ago in KTM

    Perhaps an anti pinch pin would work. One thing to keep in mind is the seat doesn’t lock on the 690. Not a huge problem as most people wouldn’t know how to get the seat off anyways.

    [–] How to switch to normal edit mode in IDE? Hates_ 3 points ago in IntelliJIDEA

    You could disable/uninstall the IdeaVim plugin.

    [–] My commute this morning... Hates_ 8 points ago in MotoUK

    Surprised by some of the comments saying this is too fast for filtering. To me it seems rare to find someone not going those speeds while filtering on any of the dual carriage ways going in or out of London.

    [–] Keeping it in the family Hates_ 2 points ago in KTM

    Haha it’s a joke subreddit about a project everyone at work hates.

    [–] Can't remove catalytic converter from Akrapoviç slip on... Hates_ 0 points ago in supermoto

    The full Akro exhaust is probably what you need to achieve that mental bark.

    [–] Questions about KTM 690 Hates_ 1 points ago in supermoto

    Loved my ‘14 690 SMCR. Rekindled my love for riding.

    [–] SMC 690 - Night Time in Tokyo (pic) Hates_ 1 points ago in KTM

    Yes definitely. In hindsight I should have got the 690 Enduro and an extra set of SM wheels. I was going to switch to the 701 Enduro but family life put adventure rising on hold so I got the 1290 SDR instead.

    [–] SMC 690 - Night Time in Tokyo (pic) Hates_ 1 points ago in KTM

    I loved my 690 SMCR. Always a thrill to ride and just egged you on to wring it’s neck.

    [–] Z1000 VS CB1000R? Hates_ 1 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago) in MotoUK

    I'd definitely consider alternative super nakeds like the 1290 SDR, S1000R, MT10 and Speed Triple.

    [–] Differences between bike types? Hates_ 4 points ago in MotoUK

    The difference between the types is they’re all geared towards different types of riding and will be compromised in some way when not in their natural habitat or ridden differently to what their geared towards.

    There’s no best at everything. My BMW GS handled great, was planted and great in bad conditions but was a pain getting round London traffic. My KTM 690 was brilliant for city ridding but was horrible on the motorways. Most bikes will be a compromise in some respect. You just have to decide what aspects are most important them go from there.

    [–] Screw-type ground anchors Hates_ 8 points ago in MotoUK

    Another option I’ve heard is to fill a bucket with concrete and put your ground anchor in that.

    [–] Discount at ghostbikes ebay Hates_ 2 points ago in MotoUK

    Think I'll have to wait until I get home so I can get the tape measure out 👍

    [–] Discount at ghostbikes ebay Hates_ 3 points ago in MotoUK

    CARPREP

    Ah, seems the code is PREPCAR not CARPREP :P

    [–] Discount at ghostbikes ebay Hates_ 1 points ago in MotoUK

    Seems the code doesn't work anymore :( Thought I could nab a good discount on an Alpinestars Jacket.

    [–] Waterproof overpants not so waterproof after 6 months Hates_ 1 points ago in MotoUK

    Same here. Had my Rukka jacket two years, ridden all year round in it commuting to and from work and am still as dry as the day I bought it.

    Washing and treating it every so often with Storm protection also seems to make a difference.

    [–] KTM Duke 390. So happy to finally see the first service light come on. Can’t wait to see what it really rides like. Hates_ 2 points ago in KTM

    Got my KTM back from its first service today. Trust it to be pouring with rain so couldn’t give it full beans to see what it now had to offer.

    [–] Insurance Policy, MVE vs Others Hates_ 1 points ago in MotoUK

    MCE is cheap but the excess is massive. Adding crash bungs made my quote go up by £700 too.

    [–] Anyone here commute from Essex to London? Hates_ 1 points ago in MotoUK

    I commute in from Ebbsfleet to Regents Park. What route do you find quickest getting in? So far I'm doing A2 -> Shooters Hill Road -> Westminster Bridge -> Along the river to Embankment -> Up to Trafalgar Square -> Round and up Tottenham Court Road. Some occassions going over the crossing and just straight down the A13 and along the river then turning up at Embankment pretty quick too.

    [–] Anyone here commute from Essex to London? Hates_ 1 points ago in MotoUK

    I tend to chop and change between the A13 all the way in and along the river and taking the A2 all the way up to Westminster Bridge. They both end up being roughly the same time. Coming back out to Kent, the A2 is frequently is jammed up all the whole way back if the M25 is moving slow, and even with filtering it can be a bit of a slog.

    [–] Anyone here commute from Essex to London? Hates_ 2 points ago in MotoUK

    I commute in from Ebbsfleet in Kent, cross over at Dartford and take the A13 all the way into Regent’s Park. 27 miles and takes me exactly and hour. Do it all year round. Lovely in the summer and a bit miserable in winter. The dark hours make filtering more sketchy. But I still prefer it to the train. Heated grips and gloves really help. And Goretex Pro clothing mean you stay really dry the whole way. A 125 will be a struggle on the national speed limit section but I see people do it. For me riding in saves a hell of a lot of money as my monthly ticket is over £500. If the cost was the same I would probably take the train more.