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Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By Babatad
Screaming Banshee on Adv 1190

Loosened the screw on horn it improved but just not loud enough. Ordered a screaming Banshee horn as recommended from one of the members - once installed I'll share what it's like.

You'd think...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By Babatad
Camel Toe

The one that makes the kickstand better and more dependable is amazing. Look up camel toe for ktm on eBay if interested....now at least I know my bike will be standing when I come back.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Babatad
Stebel or screaming banshee

Which is better?

I read the screaming banshee info and noticed a new split type horn. Anyone have this and can comment on what you think is most suited to the ktm adv 1190 please?

I wrote to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Babatad
Adventure 1190 horn is rubbish!!! Can anyone recommend a good loud replacement?

The thing just sounds like an ill duck. Can't they put a decent horn on.

I'm looking for a replacement and something much louder. Was pointed to try a banshee screamer or screaming banshee...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,858
Posted By Babatad
Now that's a gorgeous bike!!!

Now that's a gorgeous bike!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By Babatad
KTM 1290 Superduke price

Anyone have the inside info on what the KTM 1290 Superduke will be priced at?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 60,479
Posted By Babatad
Sounds awesome.

Sounds awesome.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By Babatad
Hot Ass - and I don't mean a hot chick

2 hours on the saddle and the heat from engine came through the seat and my riding pants.

My dealer hasn't got the heat shield yet so it's ass burning till it arrives!!!

I still love my...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By Babatad
Doesn't matter much. As fast as the KTM 1190 is...

Doesn't matter much. As fast as the KTM 1190 is that's not why I bought one. The pleasure isn't from speed if it were there are many choices out there.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,113
Posted By Babatad
No pic but I use a Shoei Neotech white colour...

No pic but I use a Shoei Neotech white colour modular. Gets warm so nice to have an option.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,714
Posted By Babatad
Chose the KTM tank bag made for the 1190. Fits...

Chose the KTM tank bag made for the 1190. Fits perfectly. Only two comments:

A) when you go to refuel you have to unclip it which is a pain - if there was a cut away for the fuel port all you'd...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By Babatad
Finally the dealer got them in and installed. ...

Finally the dealer got them in and installed. Hope I won't need them.

Orange bars on the orange beast - it just got more eye catching.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 255,117
Posted By Babatad
NC700X Manual (black)

This is one of two bikes in my garage, I live it, fantastic commuter that is light and surprisingly gutsy.

Changed exhaust to the Ixil twin and sounds amazing especially with the silencers out. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,818
Posted By Babatad
Wow the side case must have been a cm or two from...

Wow the side case must have been a cm or two from the ground.

This bike is really awesome. Unfortunately not much off road opportunities for me but on the rare chance it's been fun.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,575,917
Posted By Babatad
Best upgrades I've seen Grizzly bear!!! ...

Best upgrades I've seen Grizzly bear!!!

Awesome job. Love the crash plates, side stand mod and the ceramic coating - need to find out who can do this for my beast!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,761
Posted By Babatad
GS office a bit quiet maybe?

GS office a bit quiet maybe?
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By Babatad
KTM 390 duke

Anyone try one of the 2013 KTM 390 duke model?

A friend is interested asked me but I have not tried it. Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 43,372
Posted By Babatad
Thanks I'll give that a try

Thanks I'll give that a try
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,575,917
Posted By Babatad
Congrats if true but I doubt it is so. Are...

Congrats if true but I doubt it is so.

Are you confusing this with the super duke 1290?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 43,372
Posted By Babatad
I guess the horn is an easy fix. My friend...

I guess the horn is an easy fix. My friend commented it sounded like a duck call.

As for the stand I use the center stand as much as possible unless I'm having a short break near the bike. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,575,917
Posted By Babatad
Happy you got your bike. They should string...

Happy you got your bike. They should string these bike thieves up by the balls !!!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By Babatad
Is this something that we owners need to pay for...

Is this something that we owners need to pay for or can we expect a free fix?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,810
Posted By Babatad
Hope they can fix your bike mate!!! Less of...

Hope they can fix your bike mate!!!

Less of a problem compared to yours but after I start the engine and give it a rev it normally conks out. If I let it run for 10 seconds before revving then...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,228
Posted By Babatad
Tancakar - sorry. That should say Ducati Diavel. ...

Tancakar - sorry. That should say Ducati Diavel. Omg.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By Babatad
Yesterday Hit temp of 33c and it got really warm...

Yesterday Hit temp of 33c and it got really warm on the adv 1190 especially when stuck in traffic and not filtering due to the large panniers. By the time I got done with my 40 min ride to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,228
Posted By Babatad
Tancakar -how does your (correction - Diavel)...

Tancakar -how does your (correction - Diavel) compare with the 1190 adv?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By Babatad
16km/litre - KTM Adventure 1190 (For first 1,000km's)

Just sharing:

First 1,000 kilometres

Average 16kilometres per litre

All road riding mainly twisties, hills, 25% city traffic riding and about 20% motorway

Moderate riding - enjoy a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 43,372
Posted By Babatad
Agree. I reverted to filling while bike is on...

Agree. I reverted to filling while bike is on centre stand, a bit better than side stand. Have some water close by every time in case some gets on tha paint. :(
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,887
Posted By Babatad
Yeah I'm in

Yeah I'm in
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By Babatad
Congrats!!! If you have some spare material and...

Congrats!!! If you have some spare material and some instructions I'd buy it from you :) seriously because there is nothing I've seen for sale on the market to address this. Yet.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,761
Posted By Babatad
Icekube, how is the weather for riding in...

Icekube, how is the weather for riding in Canberra, must be freezing. I use to live in belconnen area and have memories of the Canberra winters. Freezing.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,575,917
Posted By Babatad
Definitely the Adventure for that much Tarmac...

Definitely the Adventure for that much Tarmac usage.

Like the orange crash bars. Going to install these on my orange bike. :)

Go loud or go home :) or so was suggested :)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,575,917
Posted By Babatad
Adventure.

Adventure.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By Babatad
A few rashes of bacon while you're at it please...

A few rashes of bacon while you're at it please Dearnla. Lol.

As I said I ride in really warm weather and its bearable even if I'd prefer not having the heat. If you are in cold weather I dare...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By Babatad
Wow that's pretty resourceful and creative. ...

Wow that's pretty resourceful and creative. Unfortunately even this kind of DIY is beyond my skill set. Would need a lesson on how to do this - I hope it works - do let us know if this reduces the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 43,372
Posted By Babatad
The heat is fine. I'm annoyed the expensive...

The heat is fine. I'm annoyed the expensive panniers are not waterproof. The dealer confirmed this. Just gotta keep it protected in heavy rain I guess.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 45,373
Posted By Babatad
Exciting!!! Go easy, the bike wants to go so...

Exciting!!!

Go easy, the bike wants to go so enjoy carefully. :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,714
Posted By Babatad
Thanks for the recommendations. I'll check all...

Thanks for the recommendations. I'll check all of them out.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,714
Posted By Babatad
Thanks. I tend to trust the opinions of those...

Thanks. I tend to trust the opinions of those who have used them rather than what is advertised. Had a look on google and various sites, wasn't conclusive for me.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,714
Posted By Babatad
Thanks. I saw the KTM bag, very pricey and...

Thanks. I saw the KTM bag, very pricey and wanted to make sure this is the best choice before forking out for it.
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