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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-01-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By RobZorba
Tip for GPS wiring

The permanent (10A fused) live feed goes direct to the 12v outlet socket. Easiest place to tap for a permanent live for your GPS, wire routing is very simple after removing the left hand plastic...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-01-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
About the weave / wobble. My SA is fine at...

About the weave / wobble. My SA is fine at speeds up to 185 kph. Haven't gone any faster yet, waiting for a track day.

However my 1190R has the same head stock design. After riding the first...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-01-2015, 12:33 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
On my 1190R I rode several mud tracks in the...

On my 1190R I rode several mud tracks in the hills of Greece, but I'm not a good rider in the wet and slippy muck, and I tend to stick to pavement and gravel roads. The 1290 SA is very good on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 11:07 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
The mountains in the Xamil area of Albania, 1290...

The mountains in the Xamil area of Albania, 1290 SA in foreground. Picture taken at the top of the hill where the 4C monastery of Agii Sarande (40 saints) was located.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Luggage options: KTM Powerparts molded cases with...

Luggage options: KTM Powerparts molded cases with ali panels

These cases look nice on the 1290 SA if you spray the ali panels in matching pearl white. Mine are being done now. I'll post pics in a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 10:03 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Works fine with Google Chrome, there is a problem...

Works fine with Google Chrome, there is a problem with some browsers. It may be an issue with the forum software, but I can't fix that.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:58 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Back in Sarande

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
I had 2 tip-overs with my 1190R and the luggage...

I had 2 tip-overs with my 1190R and the luggage did not break at all. However the tip overs were stationary, and were due to crappy side stand on the 1190R. I can fully believe that a tip-over at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:38 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
There are mixed opinions. I'm happy with mine...

There are mixed opinions. I'm happy with mine for what I do, they are quite compact for the capacity and I like the symmetric look of the 'bike from the rear. I think the quality is good. The...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
That's the Captain ... making sure my 1290SA is tucked in

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
The storm hits ... the route to Sarande in Albania

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:23 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Storm brewing over Corfu as we set off

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Another from Palaeokastritsa, Corfu

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Smurf's Grill at Palaeokastritsa, Corfu

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:12 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Arriving at Corfu, the Old Venetian Fortress

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
On the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Corfu

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
View of Lefkada from Hotel Lefkas

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
The 1290SA parked at Lafkada - view from balcony

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:06 AM
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Sunset on the Gulf of Corinth, near Patras

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:05 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Stopped for a cuppa near Patras on the Corinth Gulf

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:02 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Just about to leave Athens

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 09:00 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Cockpit close-up

KTM Mirror extender pieces fitted, The GPS mount is the standard one that comes with Garmin Zumo.
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 08:58 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Another shot at KTM Athens

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 08:56 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Leaving from KTM Athens

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2015, 02:23 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
I noticed that. My guess is that the adaptive...

I noticed that. My guess is that the adaptive suspension sets damping at the highest rate under these conditions, probably to prevent front end dive when braking at low speed. I don't think it's...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2015, 02:11 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Yesterday evening (Monday 6th April) at...

Yesterday evening (Monday 6th April) at Palaeokastritsa beach in Corfu.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Mechanico and Mister B, Good to know you...

Mechanico and Mister B,

Good to know you both have the 1290 SA and are enjoying it. I'm British, from Gloucester originally. Like Arnie, "I'll be back", but it may take a couple of years for me...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
I do not think the problems I encountered are...

I do not think the problems I encountered are shared by any other 1190R owners, and I accept that a one-off fault was present.

I rode the 1190R from Greece to the UK last August with a 2-day...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 05:52 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
My other 'bikes all had a purpose at the time I...

My other 'bikes all had a purpose at the time I bought them, the RD250 being the one I learned on and crashed the most. The nicest bike for touring prior to the 1290 SA was the Pan European ST1300...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 05:00 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
1290SA vs my 1190R

It's not just good ... it's absolutely amazing and I've had the best ride of my life between Athens and Corfu (650 km) at average speed of 105 kph, returning 42.4 mpg. It's like another class...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 04:48 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
En route Athens to Corfu

Overnight Stop at the Lefkas Hotel

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 04:39 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Setting off from Athens

Setting off from Athens

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By RobZorba
Seems like the heat issues on the 1190 are...

Seems like the heat issues on the 1190 are endemic despite my distributor's assurance that mine was an "isolated example". Anyway here is what happened to my 1190 R eventually ...

My 1190R was...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 03:33 PM
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Posted By RobZorba
Riding 1290 SA from Athens to Sarande in Albania...

Riding 1290 SA from Athens to Sarande in Albania end of next week.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By RobZorba
My 1190R was stock, no mods to the engine or ECU...

My 1190R was stock, no mods to the engine or ECU at all. It ran fine until I spent several days last August on my 1190R enjoying riding the Stelvio Pass and other mountain routes through the Alps at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-01-2015, 08:58 PM
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Views: 30,663
Posted By RobZorba
No I did not use the Wings glass mat, but I will...

No I did not use the Wings glass mat, but I will remove the Wings deflectors following your suggestion. However that then involves me stopping every hour to cool my nuts and thighs. Not one of my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-01-2015, 08:50 PM
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Posted By RobZorba
I should add that I use the rally seat currently...

I should add that I use the rally seat currently although I bought the PP ergo seat and was using that until Nov last year. The heating elements in the PP ergo seat failed, and the seat is still...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-01-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By RobZorba
Thanks for your replies. To answer specific...

Thanks for your replies. To answer specific questions:

Wings heat deflectors are fitted.
2014 version, KTM 1190R with unifilter fitted by dealer, rally seat.
KTM spotlights, KTM alarm.
Rider...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-01-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
Question

The ECU on my 2014 1190R "crashes" during and after a long ride. Four times now. Complete lock up and unable to display anything on the main instrument console. Could there be a correlation...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 12:52 AM
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Posted By RobZorba
The ECU on my 1190 R is toast as well. Several...

The ECU on my 1190 R is toast as well. Several intermittent "breakdowns" had occurred previously, ...

a) The horn and hazard indicators came permanently on while on a motorway journey, and would...
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