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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,391
Posted By Englishmatt
Great work, silcence the crying from the "true...

Great work, silcence the crying from the "true KTM riders".

I'm just happy I don't have to read all the crap from the 950 riders anymore about how the 1190 riders aren't true off-roaders....blah...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,804
Posted By Englishmatt
Honestly I can't. It was a 10 min thing where I...

Honestly I can't. It was a 10 min thing where I asked "if I buy today, how much" and the answer was "15,400 OTD". I do know there was no Dealer Fee.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,804
Posted By Englishmatt
It was Midway Cycle. My buddy called there a...

It was Midway Cycle. My buddy called there a month ago and they aren't getting anymore 1190r's until the 15's come out. That said, pretty sure they'll cut you a heckler of a deal on the 1190 Std...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,804
Posted By Englishmatt
Yes. I paid $15,400. Taxes, etc...all in.

Yes. I paid $15,400. Taxes, etc...all in.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-11-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,804
Posted By Englishmatt
I paid $15,400 NEW OTD in Huntsville AL. July...

I paid $15,400 NEW OTD in Huntsville AL. July this year.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-29-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By Englishmatt
Yup...had I been smarter, I wouldn't have sold by...

Yup...had I been smarter, I wouldn't have sold by cases with my GSA last fall.

But clearly I'm not smarter so the build out starts all over again. Having a hard time finding anywhere in the US...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By Englishmatt
Thanks for sharing that site. No doubt they have...

Thanks for sharing that site. No doubt they have great prices.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By Englishmatt
What's the Difference in KTM Branded Touratech Cases

When I'm considering panniers for the 1190R, I'm pretty much sold on the Touratech system. I've used them on previous bikes and they've been excellent in all weather, terrain, a few tip overs, etc......
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,701
Posted By Englishmatt
Autocomm all the way. Works flawlessly. Nothing...

Autocomm all the way. Works flawlessly. Nothing to charge, great distance with a decent Kenwood radio, perfect integration with zumo 665....

Big thumbs up.
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,298
Posted By Englishmatt
1190?

I assume I'd order a set for the 990, if I want them to fit the 1190? Website doesn't show 1190 option, but with just about all the other pegs the ones for the 990 will fit...

Let me know.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-03-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By Englishmatt
Nice list. Can you tell me which pegs you...

Nice list.

Can you tell me which pegs you purchased?

Can you tell me a bit about your experience with the seat? Your weight etc?

I had a Russell on my GS and plan to get another one for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-28-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,731
Posted By Englishmatt
Just another data point... Got my UNI KIT...

Just another data point...

Got my UNI KIT from Powercell today (thank you). Cracked the airbox on my '14 1190R ~ 1,500 miles. 100% dust free. That said, I would expect that to be the case with...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
Gotcha...not sure of the S-TEN issues. I...

Gotcha...not sure of the S-TEN issues.

I don't own a S-TEN, no one I know has one either, so I don't really have any input. I've owned several KTMs and a GS that was good/great.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
You're talking out of your ass mate. The KTMs...

You're talking out of your ass mate. The KTMs and BMWs (and URALs for that matter) have been doing the RTW stuff long before it became "cool".

Unless a bike can ride itself, it needs a rider. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
Correct....BUT.....even in the magazine article I...

Correct....BUT.....even in the magazine article I attached they say KTM is tight lipped and haven't released any specs. It's all speculation and to discredit the bike or make grandioso statements...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
ok, so here's something out there...180BHP is a...

ok, so here's something out there...180BHP is a ton or power.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/mcn/news/newsresults/general-news/2014/august/new-mcn-august-27/

But other than that, what have the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
Not to mention, that no-one really know anything...

Not to mention, that no-one really know anything about the 1290 SA except for what they have seen in a few photos and are clearly BS'ing the rest. Sure the 1290 SD is out, and sure you can make a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
Well the fact that EVERYONE changes something...

Well the fact that EVERYONE changes something about their bike, even to simply commute on it...

Windshield, Pegs, Bar Risers, Seat, Air Temp Sensor (booster plug), add a bash plate, add crash...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
c'mon now...be a little realistic... No way...

c'mon now...be a little realistic...

No way ANY bike could RTW out of the box. And surely not the Tenere. Just like any bike, the BMW/KTM/YAMI, eyc...are built for a use case (albeit an extreme...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
Yup...had it replaced at BMW of Vancouver. Then...

Yup...had it replaced at BMW of Vancouver. Then it blew again in Memphis on the final day of the ride. BMW roadside assistance wouldn't tow me back to Atlanta and there's no way in hell i'm sitting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
My FIRST FD failure was at about 12K miles. My...

My FIRST FD failure was at about 12K miles. My brothers almost identical.

My buddies 2008 GSA FD failed three (3) times, from 2,000 miles, mid 30K then 50K when he sold it. He had the 7yr...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,731
Posted By Englishmatt
SWEET, ordered. Hopefully is will arrive in...

SWEET, ordered. Hopefully is will arrive in Georgia before I head out this weekend!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 198,594
Posted By Englishmatt
Oil Leak???

Fellas,

So I noticed the dreaded Oil weep after about 300 miles. Then I thought "I wonder if the front oil drain plug is tight"....so I wiped off the oil, tweaked the front oil drain plug a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,428
Posted By Englishmatt
I actually have a Wunderlich handlebar bag from...

I actually have a Wunderlich handlebar bag from my BMW 1200GSA. Fits like a glove. Nicely made bag. Holds my Kenwood radio for my autocom as well as other things.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
My 1190R gets 45MPG cruising at 80mph. I've hit...

My 1190R gets 45MPG cruising at 80mph. I've hit 250 miles more than once, and I wasn't really thinking about it.

That said, a couple more gallons would be nice, but certainly shouldn't bea...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
So I sold my 2010 GSA after two (2) serious...

So I sold my 2010 GSA after two (2) serious failures left me stranded on long trips. First time the FINAL DRIVE totally blew out in British Columbia. I had to limp to Vancouver more, more than 2,000...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-19-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 44,045
Posted By Englishmatt
Err.....just about every touring bike produced...

Err.....just about every touring bike produced now has CC.

That said, judging someone's ability to ride, or their desire to ride all adventury, or where they have ridden all based upon a desire...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,902
Posted By Englishmatt
So I may have missed it, but, has anyone...

So I may have missed it, but, has anyone confirmed if this works with the 2014 1190? I've seen the question asked a few times, but not sure if it's been answered?

Also, can you use this tool to...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,384
Posted By Englishmatt
Hi Gefr - sent you a PM asking for your PayPal...

Hi Gefr - sent you a PM asking for your PayPal details. Let me know please...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,657
Posted By Englishmatt
I have the KTM mount for my 665. Looks great,...

I have the KTM mount for my 665. Looks great, fits great, I can adjust the angle on the fly. Not worried about someone stealing the GPS so I don't need a locking mount like the touratech mount.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By Englishmatt
Tires is like an oil thread, very personal...

Tires is like an oil thread, very personal choice.

I would advocate the K60's simply off my experience. I've riden from Atlanta to AK twice, both times with K60s and both times done over 10K...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-10-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By Englishmatt
Mine too.

Dealer called me today and is sending me the new cables. I will install them since the dealer is 4 hrs away.

My bike is manufac 11/2013. Picked it up on 7/5/14
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-09-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 489,963
Posted By Englishmatt
Picked her up 7/5/2014.

A few nice pics before she gets covered in mud...

http://matthalls.smugmug.com/Other/Various-Bike-Related-Pictures/i-ZqS7N48/0/X3/DSC01053-1-X3.jpg
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-09-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,731
Posted By Englishmatt
Errr...If thge "Simpletons" are under...

Errr...If thge "Simpletons" are under qualified...then why wouldn't you do your own work? And if you do indeed perform your own work, then why even bother with the simpletons?

I'm not sure...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-09-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Englishmatt
Sounds like the perfect excuse for a fly'n'ride. ...

Sounds like the perfect excuse for a fly'n'ride. [emoji3]
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-08-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 60,393
Posted By Englishmatt
Why do I prefer my 1190 R over a new GS?

Having been stranded by a late model GS twice (with failed final drives in very remote places), I'll say the CHAIN DRIVE.

After a couple of years of NO MORE FINAL DRIVE failures, perhaps I'll...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,669
Posted By Englishmatt
Lol...I think that speaks volumes mate. Shit...

Lol...I think that speaks volumes mate. Shit happens, plain and simple and it doesn't care how much $$$ we spend or the name on the badge. I loved my GS(s) but I finally had enough. You clearly...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-06-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,669
Posted By Englishmatt
Having owned two late model GSs, 2010 and 2012,...

Having owned two late model GSs, 2010 and 2012, and had both fail final drives and rear main seals (behind the clutch plate seal) that left me stranded on the side of the road....I say good luck sir!...
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