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Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 71,470
Posted By OhBoy
Just showed my pics to the service manager. ...

Just showed my pics to the service manager.

"No grit, no problem... Try some air box grease... The color is from the breather"

My opinions...
1. If you desmog your air box you may not see any...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 71,470
Posted By OhBoy
1190 airbox

Saw the John Penton movie last night. It must have motivated me.

Dove into the air filter today. The low fuel warning had come on so It didn't have much gas in the tank.

Have read many posts...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 35,064
Posted By OhBoy
Free Tires

Dumped
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 84,635
Posted By OhBoy
Not bad, but I'd like mine narrower and not so...

Not bad, but I'd like mine narrower and not so high. Only around 10-20L per side. Something built in to the cavity around rear tire, attach directly to mounting points-no rack, above the pipe and no...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 84,635
Posted By OhBoy
Some people laugh at top cases others laugh at...

Some people laugh at top cases others laugh at panniers. Some laugh for no reason cuze they are nutz. Others laugh at life...thats me.

Pillion needed back support, storage and something to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 211,652
Posted By OhBoy
Took the plunge. No half way measures here. It...

Took the plunge. No half way measures here. It always seems that you get just a bit more for a few more bucks. So get it all. :eek1
Mrs Ohboy has something to lean against, stow her accoutrements, a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By OhBoy
You are a lucky man. :D

You are a lucky man.
:D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By OhBoy
Welcome :D A few thoughts... Have fun,...

Welcome :D

A few thoughts...

Have fun, remember the 1190 is a beast that demands respect.

Those rats they call deer are f'ed up man. Appearing out of nowhere.

You got the crash out of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By OhBoy
My wife.. thoughts on the 1190 standard seat. ...

My wife.. thoughts on the 1190 standard seat.
1. likes the seat
2. feels a bit high
3. has enough cushion
4. has a box to lean against, therefor feels safer than without a box...tried both
5. no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,275
Posted By OhBoy
Small World Was Playing Follow The Leader with...

Small World
Was Playing Follow The Leader with FTB till lunch that day.
Went out a couple of days later to scout around.

Does this look familiar?...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By OhBoy
Please send unwanted OEM handguards to me. ...

Please send unwanted OEM handguards to me.
Stockers got scratched :muutt
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By OhBoy
Not sure where you are from, "up here" and don't...

Not sure where you are from, "up here" and don't know what your "farm roads" look like.

My standard handles dirt roads with stock tires very well, solo or two up.
Riding dirt roads, fire roads,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 84,635
Posted By OhBoy
I didn't invent the milk crate. I made it butter!...

I didn't invent the milk crate. I made it butter!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_m4Iw1nizK_4/TJr_Wqc6DnI/AAAAAAAAA6s/ghw7f4IZvac/s1600/AlfredENewman.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 84,635
Posted By OhBoy
Not getting Panniers but my top case is on...

Not getting Panniers but my top case is on backorder, so they sent me this.
Very easy install.
1. Bolts from OEM pannier mount fit the rear rack holes
2. cut up an old inner to to isolate crate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 211,652
Posted By OhBoy
My case is backordered. They sent me this when...

My case is backordered.
They sent me this when I explained it was needed for tomorrows ride.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2552.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,275
Posted By OhBoy
Tired of rain. Bringing a passenger. ...

Tired of rain.

Bringing a passenger.

Will do the Hampster up to and including lunch :dg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,168
Posted By OhBoy
Lived in Fresno for a while. Experienced the...

Lived in Fresno for a while. Experienced the heat. When above 98.6 the breeze is not cooling you, much if at all. Humidity might make a difference.

Drove across Utah and Nevada one summer in an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,168
Posted By OhBoy
It was 92 in New England today. So, found...

It was 92 in New England today.

So, found an old thread to wake up.
Rode a couple hundred in the heat.

Saw kids under bridges, families in gorges and kayaks in the river, so I joined in....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 211,652
Posted By OhBoy
I took the plunge, pics to follow. KTM Twins got...

I took the plunge, pics to follow. KTM Twins got the order, milk crates were on backorder. ;-)
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By OhBoy
$800 installed ...

$800 installed

http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/eURblu/01-050-0683-0_I_01.JPG?size=prodfull

Priceless

http://milkcratedigest.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/black_milkcrate.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,507
Posted By OhBoy
Hell Yes!!!!!!!!!! Sport bike/dirt...

Hell Yes!!!!!!!!!!

Sport bike/dirt bike/cruiser, however you want to ride it. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 211,652
Posted By OhBoy
I love the top case on Chopper look. Anyone...

I love the top case on Chopper look.
Anyone put a sissy bar on an Adventure Bike?

Seriously
Just want something for the passenger to lean against.
Almost ready to Plasti Dip a milk crate and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,361
Posted By OhBoy
If you are young, your odds of walking away...

If you are young, your odds of walking away increase.
I've been over the bars, low sides and various other unintended dismounts. Worst injury was a sore knee cap. Other than that just scratches. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,510
Posted By OhBoy
Out on Winni and Paugus yesterday. Went past...

Out on Winni and Paugus yesterday.
Went past NASWA around 3:30 and heard the roar of the crowd.
Knew something was up but, Mrs Ohboy nixed the idea of investigation. :ddog
Had to settle for a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 384,086
Posted By OhBoy
KTM-Parts.com responded to my inquiry. My...

KTM-Parts.com responded to my inquiry.
My Touring Windscreen will not ship before 9/1. No promises.
Ordered back in April.
Why does it take so long?
KTM should have these in stock.
Is KTM...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,177
Posted By OhBoy
Had a ham and cheese sammich at Starbucks today. ...

Had a ham and cheese sammich at Starbucks today.

Will the new touring model come with a gift certificate to Starbucks?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,510
Posted By OhBoy
Somehow I always miss this part of Bikeweek. ...

Somehow I always miss this part of Bikeweek.
http://www.7hawksmedia.com/onpoint/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/100missrathole.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,831
Posted By OhBoy
At the top left of the tach there is a silver...

At the top left of the tach there is a silver ring around a screw head (holds the whole assbly in place)

Used a "U" handlebar RAM mount with a long arm.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By OhBoy
These 9X0 people are getting testy Probably...

These 9X0 people are getting testy

Probably a good idea too. ;)
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,043
Posted By OhBoy
Limit threads per bike 1. Modifications ...

Limit threads per bike

1. Modifications

2. Problems

3. Pics

4. General BS about the bike
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,012
Posted By OhBoy
Crash Bars

Mounted Black KTM Crash Bars on the "Grey" 1190.

The left side plastic original didn't hold up thru a nap.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,660
Posted By OhBoy
Someone posted somewhere....do not remember if it...

Someone posted somewhere....do not remember if it was a std or r.

They have a 2013 and updated the software to get the 2014 package.

Before update, the speedo was fine.

After update, speedo...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 384,086
Posted By OhBoy
First Drop

The 1190 took a nap yesterday. GPS said it was a road but, it wasn't. A wet log at a 45 degree angle took me out. Couldn't get stopped going down hill on wet loose mucky rock.

Thinking about...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,505
Posted By OhBoy
Thanks Wade :clap

Thanks Wade :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,275
Posted By OhBoy
:clap

:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,505
Posted By OhBoy
Prior to that ride you advised, "leave the...

Prior to that ride you advised, "leave the panniers at home".
It was later revealed that was code for, "bring the 690".

I recall picking the "Fat Pig" up out some snot covered water holes that...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By OhBoy
Another possibility. That is a good looking...

Another possibility.

That is a good looking jacket.

I sometimes wear a perf Vansen, it is best when 70 F and up.

Gerbings heated gear can be worn under it when cooler.

A Gortex Patagonia...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,506
Posted By OhBoy
Loud Pipes

More ammo for the Loud Pipes Lovers Linky (http://www.ianslive.in/index.php?param=news/Know_how_you_identify_motorbike_from_its_sound-424973/SCI-TECH%20and%20HEALTH/36)

“Sounds create visual...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 384,086
Posted By OhBoy
Very jealous. :bow Really miss living out west....

Very jealous. :bow Really miss living out west. :cry

Today I'll be stuck on a lake in a boat with the wife, dogs, food and beer. :clap
A time and place for everything. :wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,505
Posted By OhBoy
In for legs 2 and 3. See you at the start and...

In for legs 2 and 3.
See you at the start and hook up later for lunch.
That will give you guys a chance to talk me into single tracking my City Slippered Beast.
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