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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,741
Posted By sideup
It may be the case, but coming from a dirt bike...

It may be the case, but coming from a dirt bike background I trust oiled filters over paper for dusty roads. Just my preference though.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,741
Posted By sideup
Uni Filter part number

It appears the 1290 Airbox is the close if not the exact air box as the 1190.
With the reports of the 2015 model 1190 air boxes still passing dust I am not taking any chances. I just ordered the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 202,041
Posted By sideup
Yes you are probably right I will be thanking...

Yes you are probably right I will be thanking her.
Fortunately my wife is my main riding partner, she rides a lowered 990 Adv.
She knows how fun KTM's are to ride.

She is actually in hope that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 202,041
Posted By sideup
Another One

Ok, after selling my 990R due to I have a nice set up 690 for off road duties I still want that comfortable long distance touring bike. After reading all the issues with the 1190's I was skeptical...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 367,281
Posted By sideup
John, Nice.. What old railroad grade are you...

John,
Nice.. What old railroad grade are you guys on ?
Jack
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-28-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,741
Posted By sideup
Dealer report after Maui ride test

Just talked to my local dealer who rode both the 1190 and the 1290 at the dealer meeting two up with his wife. He said wearing just Levi's at 85F ambient the heat from the 1190 was still very...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 226,280
Posted By sideup
I use the 30 duffle also. Perfect for a day...

I use the 30 duffle also. Perfect for a day trip.
Careful with that spot attached to the back. I swore that webbing could never unhook itself from the clip on the spot. I lost my Spot Connect on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21,335
Views: 2,549,322
Posted By sideup
White decal are fine.

Well now you know some that haven't bubbled. It is hard to see but these white decals that came with the RRP tanks were applied in April 2014. They have about 3500 miles on them absolutely no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-03-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 295,408
Posted By sideup
KTM 990 Aventure R for sale

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26079868&postcount=1
Forum: Trials 02-02-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By sideup
Bent Lever in Vancouver. They ride trials bikes...

Bent Lever in Vancouver. They ride trials bikes and are familiar with GG bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 250,291
Posted By sideup
Make sure the connector is plugged all the way in...

Make sure the connector is plugged all the way in and plastic clips are mated. The light ring and the bottom light come on ,on low beam. On high beam the bottom light goes out and the top high beam...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-01-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,206
Posted By sideup
So sorry for your loss, our pets our part of our...

So sorry for your loss, our pets our part of our family also. It is so hard to lose them especially unexpected. Time will heal, and you will always have the memories of the joy they brought to your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,325
Posted By sideup
Thank you so much

This is heartbreaking to see . Let us hope the sub humans that did this will get a visit from Karma.
I have a little stray dog sitting by side right now that I found after someone set him out on a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,206
Posted By sideup
You are right no bike is perfect, it is the lack...

You are right no bike is perfect, it is the lack of customer support that this thread is addressing. Your location says it best: the Mattighofen waiting room.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 63,389
Posted By sideup
No problem, thanks. The 990 and 1190 are the...

No problem, thanks. The 990 and 1190 are the best dirt worthy twins out there. That's why we ride them. BTW the air filter issue is not limited to the 1190. The 690 leaked fine dust through the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 63,389
Posted By sideup
Don't be so defensive , I love the look of the...

Don't be so defensive , I love the look of the 1190 and updated improvement over the 990.
I wasn't trying to start the 990 vs 1190 debate, I have beem looking at selling my 990 and moving up to the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 63,389
Posted By sideup
They put knobbies on this year..... The real...

They put knobbies on this year.....
The real joke is the above post: "My dealer said they still recommend you stay out of heavy dust, and they'll fit a DNA filter for it if you choose."
This is an...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,206
Posted By sideup
I applaud Mike at KTM for his desire to improve...

I applaud Mike at KTM for his desire to improve customer service.
However when trying to make your company have world class service it seems the best way to start out is to "benchmark" your...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,206
Posted By sideup
I see you have a 2015. This is disappointing ,...

I see you have a 2015. This is disappointing , thinking of selling my 2011 990R, talking to two different dealers. I asked them both if the 2015 models had fixed the problem of dust getting past...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By sideup
Well said Dan (Ladukebob) this forum is...

Well said Dan (Ladukebob) this forum is invaluable.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 1,594,241
Posted By sideup
you could make your own for $10

I have worked a lot with Carbon Fiber, but it i so easy to make your own corner protectors out of Kydex .

It is very easy and they have been tested, knock on wood.....so far so good.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21,335
Views: 2,549,322
Posted By sideup
Slavens 9.6

I also went with a Slavens 9.6Kg./mm. Rider weight 225lb. plus pannier weight 50-60lbs. works great. I was able to set the correct sag with panniers. Not possible with stock spring. Make sure...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,106
Posted By sideup
Add 2 more.

I am in for two if you can get up to 30.
I will tell a couple friends right now.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 743,449
Posted By sideup
Thanks , great advice, thanks for the offer.

Thanks , great advice, thanks for the offer.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 743,449
Posted By sideup
Not sure if you have the Magadans yet, but if you...

Not sure if you have the Magadans yet, but if you thought the backcountry 35 are big the Mags are at least 5 liters bigger per side. Andrew bought my Mags and his goal was too not have to carry a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 743,449
Posted By sideup
Thanks a matching pair of 690s . Awesome bikes. ...

Thanks a matching pair of 690s . Awesome bikes. Yes I noted hobos issue with his cracked mounting plate and he was using the Magadans. I am washering those mounting points. Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 743,449
Posted By sideup
You guys got me thinking about placement of the...

You guys got me thinking about placement of the Mosko bag on my rally raid racks. Started looking at moving them forward. Ahh yes the quarter turn latch at the top, the bug a boo doesn't allow to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 743,449
Posted By sideup
http://sideup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WABDR/i-jNLF...

http://sideup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WABDR/i-jNLF3JH/0/M/IMG_0092-M.jpg

http://sideup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WABDR/i-Xcb5QwN/0/M/IMG_0088-M.jpg

Here is a picture of what we used on the WABDR....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-18-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,304
Posted By sideup
Flir

Yeah drones with thermal imaging , our m/c will be a very easy find and target. They will follow you right to your door step and you will never see them.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21,335
Views: 2,549,322
Posted By sideup
Heat demons

I run these under a normal grip. http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/symtec-heat-demon-heated-grips

I didn't like the stock grips with the ribs on the front. I like the smaller diameter new KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 743,449
Posted By sideup
Hobo , thanks for the heads up, how many miles...

Hobo , thanks for the heads up, how many miles /km until you saw the first failure? Here is a photo of our RR / MosKo Moto rack set up. They worked great on or back country trip. Will add the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21,335
Views: 2,549,322
Posted By sideup
Yes use the other clamp it makes getting the box...

Yes use the other clamp it makes getting the box in and out very easy.
I had the same problem with dust also. The uni filter with trimming the box fixed the problem.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,740
Posted By sideup
That is very clean, looks to be stock or some one...

That is very clean, looks to be stock or some one did a nice restore. Just missing the skid plate, very important for a trials bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21,335
Views: 2,549,322
Posted By sideup
Thanks, I have the Flatlands skid plate also. ...

Thanks, I have the Flatlands skid plate also. Good product and value. Like the idea of the separate guard.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21,335
Views: 2,549,322
Posted By sideup
Master cylinder guard

Did the master cylinder guard come from Flatland also. How much? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 52,299
Posted By sideup
Well trailtech switch not Sicass. Here is...

Well trailtech switch not Sicass.

Here is his post.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25887070&postcount=20137
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 52,299
Posted By sideup
Forum member ttime4four (John) put the Sicass...

Forum member ttime4four (John) put the Sicass switch on his bike.

There are actually four settings on the 690. Stock, Sport (quick), Wet, Bad fuel.

Like I said you can still access all four...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 52,299
Posted By sideup
Sprouty, that KTM switch was available in 2013...

Sprouty, that KTM switch was available in 2013 or before that I think. The direction sheet did specify any differences between model years.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 52,299
Posted By sideup
No I went with the KTM hardpart switch...

No I went with the KTM hardpart switch specifically for the 690, it is a simple plug and play.. One of the forum members I met did use the Sicass unit. I am not sure but I think he might have had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 52,299
Posted By sideup
The direction sheet states you can change the...

The direction sheet states you can change the switch on the fly but the change to the new map happens when the throttle is at the closed position. I just flip the switch and coast for a few seconds...
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