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Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,363
Posted By Roadie
I am planning on doing some touring on my SDR...

I am planning on doing some touring on my SDR too, so I am following your thread with great interest. What are you doing for a tent?
All the best on your trip!
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
I agree wholeheartedly! With 1800 miles on...

I agree wholeheartedly!
With 1800 miles on mine the engine has smoothed out more and there is no hand numbness. Holding on with my legs, bars forward, and (most of the time) shifting before 7,500...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
My local dealer's service manager said "KTM...

My local dealer's service manager said "KTM stands behind their bikes like no other company!"

That was music to my ears. My SDR is heading in for the Wheel Hub Assembly Diagnosis tomorrow. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
I am glad for you! I have an appointment on...

I am glad for you! I have an appointment on Monday to get mine looked at. It seems like KTM is now responding to this important situation. I'm glad because I love the Bike!
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 135,067
Posted By Roadie
White or Blue - not sure yet, but my money is...

White or Blue - not sure yet, but my money is down on a loaded S1000R.

For Sale sign on the 1290 Super Duke R while it waits for the rear wheel bearing repair. :cry

Not for sale now...I have to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
You are one of the lucky ones. Sweet. Have a...

You are one of the lucky ones. Sweet.
Have a great trip! New rear tire before you go?
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
I hadn't been on my GS for the month I've had the...

I hadn't been on my GS for the month I've had the SDR. The brakes ar so powerful on it that it was a one finger affair. Two is better on the GS.

Try to move the wheel side to side, any looseness...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
The source of the issue is still a mystery...

The source of the issue is still a mystery apparently. KTM either hasn't figured it out or they aren't telling the dealers yet. No recall on it.
Most likely it isn't the bearings, but could be any...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
Oh Yes, the dreaded rear wheel bearing issue has...

Oh Yes, the dreaded rear wheel bearing issue has surfaced for me. I road my SDR down to my local shop and left it there. They took one look at the rear wheel and said "don't ride it any more!" "But,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
Ouch!

Are gonna fix some frame sliders to your Beast? I see the front splindle slider helped.
Sorry about your get-off.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
Redtale2000: Yes. Those numbers are from full...

Redtale2000:
Yes. Those numbers are from full IN! Crazy, I know, but they are working for me too, on the track and on the road.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
I can confirm that this set up worked well on the...

I can confirm that this set up worked well on the track and my confidence on the street is way better with it. It's not harsh, just planted.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
Suspension Settings

I had a chance to determine the suspension settings that were put in while I was at the track on Saturday. I ran 32/32 psi and it ran great. Good wear both sides of tires, front and rear.
The...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
one more annoyance...

The crazy optimistic speedometer! It reads so high. Somebody told me at the track that there might be an aftermarket plug-in module available to correct it. I hope so. I's rather not have to make a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
my 1290 Super Duke review

I’ve had my Super Duke for a while now and feel qualified to give a review of my time with it. I’m going to cover all of the points I can think of.

Engine: The power is Intoxicating, but so...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
"wtf did he think it was going to be like?? Its a...

"wtf did he think it was going to be like?? Its a bloody 1300cc KTM streetfighter!!!"

1301 !!! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
Thanks Z3n. I am 125lbs. & I have set my...

Thanks Z3n.

I am 125lbs. & I have set my suspension settings just off of Sport.

How does that sound to you guys?
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
Did my own first service. Track day tomorrow. ...

Did my own first service. Track day tomorrow.
Anyone know how to reset the service light?
Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
The dealer had two other demos for sale, both...

The dealer had two other demos for sale, both orange/black. PM me if you want to know more...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
After a little ride around the neighborhood and a...

After a little ride around the neighborhood and a warm up, it rolls around fine. What a fun bike! Even not going over 30 I can tell I'm going to love it!
Saweet!
Thanks for the tip on the download.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 173,639
Posted By Roadie
Woo Hoo! I just got me one! I called around local...

Woo Hoo! I just got me one! I called around local dealers and found a demo. Only 374 miles on it.
http://roadie.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorbikes/i-V3tbwqL/0/M/IMG_0745-M.jpg
I have a couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 64,879
Posted By Roadie
Just freaking bloody awesome! I want one! I need...

Just freaking bloody awesome! I want one! I need a new motorcycle first though...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Roadie
I have the Machine Art covers. But now I have...

I have the Machine Art covers. But now I have Hepco Becker bars too. On a simple drop (thought I had the side stand down!) one of the bolts of the MA protective cover snapped off inside the valve...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By Roadie
When this becomes available it will be the...

When this becomes available it will be the Tipping Point for a new GS for me.

Hell, it has me thinking about the 1190's! All of that technology and 150hp!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By Roadie
If they do that will get me to make the leap to...

If they do that will get me to make the leap to buy one.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By Roadie
I am keenly interested too. Does anyone...

I am keenly interested too.

Does anyone know if this KTM stator kit will work on the 690's?
http://shop.ktm.com/us_en/stator-kit-1.html
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,694
Posted By Roadie
Waiting for my new bike. Then I will be ready for...

Waiting for my new bike. Then I will be ready for a 2014 kit.
Nice work!
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
I just heard that mine will be at the dealer by...

I just heard that mine will be at the dealer by the end of the week!
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
It's nice to be getting some info here. I hope to...

It's nice to be getting some info here. I hope to have mine in a couple of weeks. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,866
Posted By Roadie
We need pics!

We need pics!
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
Ouch!

Ouch!
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
It looks like the Dongle will include a few more...

It looks like the Dongle will include a few more instructions...

I'm getting excited!
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
I just found it on Visor Down: "KTM'S 690...

I just found it on Visor Down:
"KTM'S 690 Enduro R gets upgrades including ABS for 2014.

The biggest model in KTM's enduro range gets a Bosch ABS unit which can be switched off for off-road use....
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
Does anyone know if the new ABS system will have...

Does anyone know if the new ABS system will have this function that is on the 1190's?

From the KTM 1190 description:
Offroad mode:
Offroad mode allows the rider to block the rear wheel as and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
They will be making their way west now...Saweeet!...

They will be making their way west now...Saweeet! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
Woo Hoo! :clap I'll post as soon as I hear...

Woo Hoo! :clap

I'll post as soon as I hear anything here. :happay
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
Bummer!

Bummer!
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
Laugh #2 on the list at my dealer. They say before the...

#2 on the list at my dealer. They say before the end of Feb.
I'm getting excited.
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 94,667
Posted By Roadie
Very interested. It looks like just the stuff for...

Very interested. It looks like just the stuff for my 690R that is on it's way.
I want a totally waterproof bag. Yeah!
Looking forward to more pics.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 340,657
Posted By Roadie
800 miles per tire? WOW.

800 miles per tire? WOW.
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