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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 120,146
Posted By Doug Matson
I ride with several friends that have GS and GSA...

I ride with several friends that have GS and GSA water cooled and air. I think a bit different on these M/C tests where they always compare the GS to the 1190S and the GSA to the 1190R. Always the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,524
Posted By Doug Matson
Installed my upper crash bars ...

Installed my upper crash bars
http://dmat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-Adventure-1190/i-nmpsGBW/0/X2/IMG_4347-X2.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 484,205
Posted By Doug Matson
I still have the stockers on it with 3K they are...

I still have the stockers on it with 3K they are hardly worn.
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 237,687
Posted By Doug Matson
I just installed the KTM 1190 kit and am very...

I just installed the KTM 1190 kit and am very pleased! Easy install and the light is so much better, this is one of the best things I have done to the 1190 so far....
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By Doug Matson
Will these work on the KTM 1190 Adventure also....

Will these work on the KTM 1190 Adventure also. The blinkers seem to be the same, I just installed the GS lenses on my 1190. The Weiser LED kit is the same for the GS and the KTM. I will have to tell...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,387
Posted By Doug Matson
The rear part of the racks (Jesse) I just put on...

The rear part of the racks (Jesse) I just put on have a heavy steel plate that the lic bolts to. When I just stick the gas nozzel straight into the tank it spits gas all over, when you put the nozzel...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 484,205
Posted By Doug Matson
Just got what your going to need then, the new...

Just got what your going to need then, the new TKC 70's they just got dropped off by UPS a few mins ago. These look to be the perfect combo tire.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,456
Posted By Doug Matson
Just got the TKC 70's today, nice tire, treads...

Just got the TKC 70's today, nice tire, treads are alot deeper than the TA2's probably won't mount them for a while. They are made in Germany. The TKC 80 is made in Korea...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,830
Posted By Doug Matson
The good thing is the LiFePO4 type batteries are...

The good thing is the LiFePO4 type batteries are very light, my Shorai weighs about 2 pounds.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-15-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Doug Matson
KTM Hard parts bag, its the one I had on my 950.

KTM Hard parts bag, its the one I had on my 950.
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 171,033
Posted By Doug Matson
neerajsainie, just take a nice ride down Hwy 1 to...

neerajsainie, just take a nice ride down Hwy 1 to the L.A. area and you can see mine on an 1190. I have lots of pics in my Smugmug account if you want to see more pics of them.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Doug Matson
I have two friends that did that, one on a GSW...

I have two friends that did that, one on a GSW and the other on a GSAW. Makes a big difference in looks to.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By Doug Matson
Thats funny but just like a rep to say something...

Thats funny but just like a rep to say something like that. My friend already bought a used GSAW a couple of months ago.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,156
Posted By Doug Matson
The lights are weak, fixed with Cyclops LED kit ...

The lights are weak, fixed with Cyclops LED kit
The heat on my legs, fixed with Wings coolers
The bars to low, fixed with ROX risers
No skid pate, fixed with Black Dog skid plate and kick stand...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-13-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,011
Posted By Doug Matson
That makes sense, thanks

That makes sense, thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-13-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,011
Posted By Doug Matson
I thought that the SAS valve also opens and lets...

I thought that the SAS valve also opens and lets fresh air in when you roll off the throttle which causes the popping especially with a after market muffler. I know that when I did away with the SAS...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 41,879
Posted By Doug Matson
No change, they will fit.

No change, they will fit.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,578
Posted By Doug Matson
If you are going to do any off-road make sure you...

If you are going to do any off-road make sure you get a skid plate and re-locate you side stand.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,387
Posted By Doug Matson
I have found that it works much better if I stand...

I have found that it works much better if I stand on the outside of the bike (bike between me and the pump) I take the nozzle and put it in the opening with the top of the nozzle pointing towards the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,524
Posted By Doug Matson
I don't like the cheep 12v cig lighter type...

I don't like the cheep 12v cig lighter type outlet on the dash of the 1190. I always use Powerlet type of plugs or adapters. I bought a Powerlet 12v plug to replace the 1190's and found that it is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Doug Matson
Agree with the bumper remark. I screwed the...

Agree with the bumper remark. I screwed the bumper in almost all the way so the stand is almost touching the pipe this moved the stand up quite a bit and looks much better also.
Here is a pic of how...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Doug Matson
The MRA spoiler and the Puig do the same thing...

The MRA spoiler and the Puig do the same thing but the Puig comes in three sizes mine is the middle size. The lower engine guard is the skid plate. This just protects the bottom of the engine and the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Doug Matson
I have a Puig spoiler that works great. It come...

I have a Puig spoiler that works great. It come with the clip on brackets or you can get the parts to bolt it on to the screen, thats what I did....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,407
Posted By Doug Matson
The S is fine for exploring dirt roads or two...

The S is fine for exploring dirt roads or two tracks it really is more of how good of a rider are you, just look at some of the You Tube vids. The important thing is spend the bucks to protect it and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 144,134
Posted By Doug Matson
The shorty is not that loud and it comes with 2...

The shorty is not that loud and it comes with 2 db killers. Its loud if open though.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 144,134
Posted By Doug Matson
It looks like the rear bar nut would get in the...

It looks like the rear bar nut would get in the way, I just looked at my racks with a shorty and the back of the muffler is pretty close.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 59,395
Posted By Doug Matson
The screen is a Madstad with a Puig spoiler on...

The screen is a Madstad with a Puig spoiler on top. The 950 was a great bike except on the freeway for an extended time then the motor had more vibration than I wanted. The 1190 is much smoother....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 59,395
Posted By Doug Matson
I was down to buying either the BMW or the KTM...

I was down to buying either the BMW or the KTM when I replaced my 04' 950. I bought the 1190 and my friend bought the GS. We test rode both on the same day and on same roads. He stores the GS at my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By Doug Matson
I would love to get a starter that works good. I...

I would love to get a starter that works good. I have had the cables upgraded and I have replace the battery (warranty) and then went to a Shorai and the motor still cranks slow and if i let it sit...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,456
Posted By Doug Matson
Here in SoCal we can ride all year around so when...

Here in SoCal we can ride all year around so when it rains we usually wait until it stops. That being said we are in the worst drought in out history so the chance of riding in the mud probably won't...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,524
Posted By Doug Matson
I finnaly got around to ordering the upper crash...

I finnaly got around to ordering the upper crash bars from Touratech.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,456
Posted By Doug Matson
I was thinking of just doing what you did but...

I was thinking of just doing what you did but will hold off until I see how these do and how long they last. Just hope I don't end up with a leaking tire when I change them!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,750
Posted By Doug Matson
Suspension; PowerCell, SuperPlush, ect Wheels;...

Suspension; PowerCell, SuperPlush, ect
Wheels; Woodys
Motor; Rottweiler stage 4
Fuel tank; ????
Budget; $$$$$
Results......Priceless
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,456
Posted By Doug Matson
Just ordered mine from Revzilla, $382 to my door.

Just ordered mine from Revzilla, $382 to my door.
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 171,033
Posted By Doug Matson
That would be a fun job! Maybe when they...

That would be a fun job! Maybe when they establish a satellite office in SoCal I'll come out of retirement. Great company, products!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,387
Posted By Doug Matson
Mine also

Mine also
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 81,829
Posted By Doug Matson
I think the Wings is the best looking also. The...

I think the Wings is the best looking also. The quality can't be beat and yes I had Akras on my 950.
http://dmat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-Adventure-1190/i-Nfh7q53/0/X2/P9030261-X2.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,524
Posted By Doug Matson
Did you also go with the wide ban o2 sensors from...

Did you also go with the wide ban o2 sensors from Rotti for the Auto Tune?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,451
Posted By Doug Matson
That would be great, so is he saying the 15' 1190...

That would be great, so is he saying the 15' 1190 is going to have a CC or the one on the 1290SA? I don't trust anything the salesmen say. We can hope!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Doug Matson
It would be nice not to worry about fuses. I have...

It would be nice not to worry about fuses. I have the FZ1 velcrowed to the battery and have enough loose wire to rotate it to get to the fuses easily. The PDM unit looks like a nice piece of work....
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