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Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
On the rear wheel of the 1190R they are is using...

On the rear wheel of the 1190R they are is using a different way of lacing the wheel.
So you canít mount an offroad rim on the original hub.
The original 990 hub fits without...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Surviving the traffic jam of Antananarivio we are...

Surviving the traffic jam of Antananarivio we are on a good tarmac road now, and the only problem is to pronounce the names of the local villages.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
On the road again in Antananarivio! Paolo...

On the road again in Antananarivio!

Paolo from the motorstore in Tana helped me with the paperwork to get the insurance.
And Francois, he is an expert in off road riding on Madagascar, gave me a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-03-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By Joe Pichler
I couldnít repair the rim. So I had to ride 1500...

I couldnít repair the rim. So I had to ride 1500 km back to Addis with the bended and broken rim.
And not only tarmac. 500 km have been sand and gravel.
But the rim didnít change until Addis, good...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-03-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By Joe Pichler
Your rim is not too bad, I would do nothing. I...

Your rim is not too bad, I would do nothing.
I bended the front rims a couple of times.
But it was really bad in the Danakil Dessert in Ethiopia....
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
The adventure continues!

In Nairobi Kenya, the 1190 KTM Adventure R gets packed, and is now on the way to Madagascar.

http://www7.pic-upload.de/26.04.13/8qslc1fuh4xe.jpg

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 04-23-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 471,791
Posted By Joe Pichler
Yes, the luggage frame is bend, but itís a...

Yes, the luggage frame is bend, but itís a prototype.
The original will have a connection between the right and the left box.

Joe
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 04-23-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 471,791
Posted By Joe Pichler
Hi Tom! Until yet Iíve been riding a lot of...

Hi Tom!
Until yet Iíve been riding a lot of miles on muddy tracks, but never had a problem with the front fender. For me there is no reason to change.
On the 1190R the fender is higher than on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 04-22-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 471,791
Posted By Joe Pichler
Until yet Iíve been riding 12.500 km in Africa...

Until yet Iíve been riding 12.500 km in Africa with problems, the bike is running very well.
At the moment the bike is on the way to Antananarivio and on the 4th of Mai the trip is going on in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 04-22-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 471,791
Posted By Joe Pichler
Until yet I have been riding 12.500 km in Africa,...

Until yet I have been riding 12.500 km in Africa, and a lot on sand and gravel.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWGIDmBtZ84
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=841341&highlight=Pichler
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 04-18-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 471,791
Posted By Joe Pichler
The Pirelli Scorpion Rally.

The Pirelli Scorpion Rally.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 04-18-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 471,791
Posted By Joe Pichler
pics from Africa

These are pictures from Mozambique. The bike is now on the way to Antananariavio and on the 5<SUP>th</SUP> of May the adventure is going on in Madagascar.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 03-13-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,621,461
Posted By Joe Pichler
At the moment I'm back in Austria. But on the 5th...

At the moment I'm back in Austria. But on the 5th of May I'm flying to Madagaskar and then the story is going on again.

Joe
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 03-12-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,621,461
Posted By Joe Pichler
With the KTM rack you should use 45 l on the left...

With the KTM rack you should use 45 l on the left and 31 l on the right side.
Then you'll have the same distance from the middle of the bike to the outside of the box.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
After more than 12,000 Kilometers through...

After more than 12,000 Kilometers through Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique, the 1190 KTM Adventure R is now parked in Nairobi for the next 8 weeks, before heading to Madagascar.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
After a few days on Sanzibar ...

After a few days on Sanzibar


http://www10.pic-upload.de/15.02.13/929ijvs7bfod.jpg

http://www7.pic-upload.de/15.02.13/v7lio4yf2qn.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
http://www10.pic-upload.de/28.01.13/uz9fo97rxz28.j...

http://www10.pic-upload.de/28.01.13/uz9fo97rxz28.jpg

In Mozambique the rainy season is starting now.
The road from Mueda to the Unity 1 bridge was a real challenge.
But that for Iím using...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
You get perfect maps for your Garmin GPS from...

You get perfect maps for your Garmin GPS from tracks4africa

http://tracks4africa.co.za/

They are the best for any trip to africa, amazing how good they are.
You'll find even small offroad...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
http://www10.pic-upload.de/18.01.13/8h64y77mgfvb.j...

http://www10.pic-upload.de/18.01.13/8h64y77mgfvb.jpg

The way from Liching to Marrupa is tarmac, but the weather isnít that nice. We have to go fast to reach the town without going wet.
In Marrupa...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Sorry, this time Mosambique will be the most...

Sorry, this time Mosambique will be the most southern point of the trip.

Joe
Marrupa Mosambique
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
http://www10.pic-upload.de/15.01.13/7lgzbgca9tug.j...

http://www10.pic-upload.de/15.01.13/7lgzbgca9tug.jpg

After 2 days on the ship, we are now in Mosambique.
The People of Mosambique call the province Niassa, the end of the world.
And it really...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Hi Walter!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Hi Walter!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Here in Africa I use the 80 Oktan mode, because the fuel is not the best.<o:p></o:p>
I didnít have...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
1. No, 2. What do you mean? 3. I don't use...

1. No,
2. What do you mean?
3. I don't use the traction control and the offroad ABS is working perfekt.

Ciao Joe
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
7230 Kilometers

http://www10.pic-upload.de/07.01.13/9qtqzl6wfx29.jpg

Having now been a few miles done in Africa, I can give you a first report.
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Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
In Kenia Internet conections are good. You get...

In Kenia Internet conections are good.
You get free WIFI at many hotels and restaurants.

We didn't camp often, because you find cheap hotels in every town.
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
After a couple of days on the beach, Iím on the...

After a couple of days on the beach, Iím on the road again.
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Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
With the first picture of an KTM 1190 Adventure...

With the first picture of an KTM 1190 Adventure R, south of the equator I wish you merry Christmas.
Iím now at Chris Jungle Junction in Nairobi and today it will be the famous Chris Christmas...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
The most of the checkpoints in Southsudan I can...

The most of the checkpoints in Southsudan I can pass without problems.
Just the traffic police stop me often. But not to controll anything, only to seat on the new KTM.


...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Kapoeda South Sudan Donít go off the main...

Kapoeda South Sudan
Donít go off the main track!!
Are the words by Alan from Wales and he must know it. Heís the chief of an international Landmines clearing operation. It will take some more years...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Just pack both boxes with a similar weight. ...

Just pack both boxes with a similar weight.
Until yet I didn't use the crash bars, but I think they'll work good.
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Itís much better. The engine of the 1190 is not...

Itís much better. The engine of the 1190 is not covert complete by the tank, as it was by the 990, and the 1190 has 2 fans.
Even in the slow, deep sandy part along the Lake Turkana, where it was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Turmi South Ethiopia If a Hamer guy is leaving...

Turmi South Ethiopia
If a Hamer guy is leaving his home village as an.
He has to carry two things, his seat and a Kalashnikov.
http://www7.pic-upload.de/12.12.12/vm24l34uhls2.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
The route is different in many parts. Like...

The route is different in many parts.
Like South Sudan, east coast of lake turkana, Mosambique and of course Madagascar.

You can ask me when I'm back in Salzburg, no problem.
Joe
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
On the road again, and of course as often as...

On the road again, and of course as often as possible on that tracks, where there arenít many cars around.

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Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Itís time to say Ciao, to Flavio.<?xml:namespace...

Itís time to say Ciao, to Flavio.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Who wants to see how this guy is riding, should visit his homepage....
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
First the good news from Addis. Thanks to the...

First the good news from Addis. Thanks to the girls from MACCFA it only takes 3 hours to bring the KTM through customs.

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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
I used the front hub of the 1190 and changed the...

I used the front hub of the 1190 and changed the rim to a smaller.
On the rear wheel I use the 990 hub but also a smaller rim.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
For the long distance trips Iím always using...

For the long distance trips Iím always using panniers.
The luggage is more protected then in soft bags.
You can lock them on the bike and also in your room.
If you are camping, you can use them as...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
Yes that's the Garmin Montana. For mounting I...

Yes that's the Garmin Montana.
For mounting I used the KTM GPS Holder for the 950/990.

The pictures have been done with Nikon D300/300S

regards
Joe
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 94,609
Posted By Joe Pichler
As you see on the pictures, I'm allways traveling...

As you see on the pictures, I'm allways traveling with paniers.
And I never use a support team.
It would take to long to write up all the things I'm taking with me.
There is nothing special, but a...
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