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Forum: Americas 07-15-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,241
Posted By ChrisK7
Hello Max, I'll be in and around CO at the end of...

Hello Max, I'll be in and around CO at the end of the month. Maybe we'll see each other again. I am the one with the KTM 1190R Adv. that was at the rally in Enterprise with Lee (Maverick)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 55,547
Posted By ChrisK7
I never did both times I've been on the route....

I never did both times I've been on the route. Never really thought about it and never was questioned by anyone either.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
Pretty much how I feel about my R model. I have...

Pretty much how I feel about my R model. I have ridden both models and actually preferred the R for the street as well.
I just like the standard taller seat so I put a Touratech tall seat on my R...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,514,990
Posted By ChrisK7
Sounds like you may have a pin hole in the rubber...

Sounds like you may have a pin hole in the rubber strip over the spokes. This happened to someone else I know.
I personally like the tubeless setup. I've already plugged the rear tire on my bike 3...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
I see my TC light every time I ride it. :D

I see my TC light every time I ride it. :D
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 131,442
Posted By ChrisK7
Wow, that was quick. Got my new wide angle lens...

Wow, that was quick. Got my new wide angle lens covers and replacement light bracket in a couple days from Cyclops.

These covers aren't just some cheap piece of plastic with reflectors in them....
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 131,442
Posted By ChrisK7
I bought a set of the Long Range Optimus LED...

I bought a set of the Long Range Optimus LED Auxiliary light Round Part Number CIL-OPR110 and the mounting bracket broke on one of them from vibration. I was wondering if I can get another set of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
Yes the Touratech seat (high version) is higher...

Yes the Touratech seat (high version) is higher than the R seat. About 2 cm ( .8 inches)
http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3536/PN-371-591X/Single-Piece-Comfort-Sport-Seat-KTM-1190-Adventure-R
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
It is the Touratech single piece high/breathable...

It is the Touratech single piece high/breathable version. I love it other than the price.
No issues at all with it. Very comfortable. I averaged 481 miles a day for 8 days with some 600+ mile days...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
On a 3800 mile trip around the block all loaded...

On a 3800 mile trip around the block all loaded up. https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/q79/s720x720/10313805_10204122736807516_8652152628058155489_n.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 74,561
Posted By ChrisK7
count me in

count me in
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
One other thing, with the TKC front and K-60 rear...

One other thing, with the TKC front and K-60 rear on it now it sure turns in quick. Feels like a totally different bike. Much more nimble and lighter feeling.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
It measures right at 22 3/4 inches from the top...

It measures right at 22 3/4 inches from the top of the pegs to the top of the lowest part of the seat. They advertise it as being 2 cm ( .8 inches) higher than standard....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
I'm really hoping to get this Thurs, and Fri, off...

I'm really hoping to get this Thurs, and Fri, off work or I'll likely miss most of the Expo. I have to travel from N.E. Oregon to get there.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
No, I'm afraid I sponsor them. :lol3

No, I'm afraid I sponsor them. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/t...

https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/t1.0-9/72154_10204088013859464_6283361649898830718_n.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
Got the new tires mounted up ready for the first...

Got the new tires mounted up ready for the first vacation next week. Heading toward AZ. to the Overland Expo. :clap
After installing the Touratech high seat I find that the touring windscreen works...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 118,659
Posted By ChrisK7
Mine did that the other day after I washed it. I...

Mine did that the other day after I washed it. I thought I just got some water in something.
I usually blow dry it off with the shop vac in the blower mode to get as much water blown out of all the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
I just bought the 2cm higher version with the...

I just bought the 2cm higher version with the breathable cover for my 1190R model. Build, quality, looks, and initial feel is outstanding. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 118,659
Posted By ChrisK7
I had the same similar problems with my new 2012...

I had the same similar problems with my new 2012 SMT after only 4K miles.
It turned out to be the fuel filters.
I just removed them from the bottom of the tank, cleaned them out in a can of...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
That is what I have been lead to believe also.

That is what I have been lead to believe also.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
The 21" TKC front tires have a smaller tread...

The 21" TKC front tires have a smaller tread block design than the other smaller diameter tires TKC tires. They work very well, I've been running them for years on my Adventure bikes.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 118,659
Posted By ChrisK7
Agreed, check out the fuel filter. On my 2012 SMT...

Agreed, check out the fuel filter. On my 2012 SMT I had the same symptoms an it ended up being a clogged fuel filter with only 5K on the clock. I took it out, pulled the filter assembly apart and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 85,845
Posted By ChrisK7
Very well said, I agree. Very much enjoyed this...

Very well said, I agree. Very much enjoyed this topic.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
Nice bike. I myself have the R model and think I...

Nice bike. I myself have the R model and think I like the standard seat better as far as feel. I like sitting a little higher on the bike than the stock R seat does.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,414
Posted By ChrisK7
My bike stays in the mode that I set it too when...

My bike stays in the mode that I set it too when powering off the ign. Just the ABS/TC reverts back to "make sure I don't hurt myself mode"
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By ChrisK7
So why run a tube at all in the tube type tires?...

So why run a tube at all in the tube type tires? Maybe to air them down lower I guess?
I've heard of some running tube type tires on the tubeless rims with no issues at all in on and off road...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 131,442
Posted By ChrisK7
Just to be clear guy's, the mounts I have are NOT...

Just to be clear guy's, the mounts I have are NOT the ones from Cyclops, mine are a cheap copy and probably not the same alloy.
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 131,442
Posted By ChrisK7
Mounting brackets

Has anyone come up with or found a robust mount for these lights off the crash bars or upper fairing?
The typical ones I've got have the single little 6 or 8mm bolt holding the mounting tab to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 378,278
Posted By ChrisK7
I have the R model and I'm hoping Seat Concepts...

I have the R model and I'm hoping Seat Concepts will come up with an R version that has about a half to one inch higher seating position. I know that will make touching the ground a bit more of a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 54,104
Posted By ChrisK7
Thank you so much for taking the time to post and...

Thank you so much for taking the time to post and tell us about this ride.
Your pictures are some of the best I've ever seen.
I REALLY need to do a trip like that soon.
:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 47,142
Posted By ChrisK7
I personally didn't do it for the performance. I...

I personally didn't do it for the performance. I did it to get rid of 10 lbs of big ugly stainless steel hanging off the side of the bike and to eliminate some of the heat from the stock can.
Oh...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 47,142
Posted By ChrisK7
On my 12 SMT 990 as well as the older 990 Adv....

On my 12 SMT 990 as well as the older 990 Adv. you can make or buy a simple cable that plugs into the bike that allows you to tune the bike with free software program called TuneECU. You can change...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 47,142
Posted By ChrisK7
My experience and thoughts as well. :clap

My experience and thoughts as well. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 85,845
Posted By ChrisK7
Excellent :clap Thanks Dan. Really enjoying your...

Excellent :clap Thanks Dan. Really enjoying your posts. Keep safe and have fun.
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 131,442
Posted By ChrisK7
I can't remember if you mentioned it or not, are...

I can't remember if you mentioned it or not, are you going to be at the Seattle int. m/c show this weekend?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,514,990
Posted By ChrisK7
I know it can be done. Talk to Kurt over at...

I know it can be done. Talk to Kurt over at Blackdog cycle. I know his wife has a lowered Adventure 990 that just about anyone could ride.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
Thanks, I just used a single bolt RAM mount and...

Thanks, I just used a single bolt RAM mount and drilled a hole in the dash. I put a larger washer behind the plastic. It works great. No movement at all with the GPS mounted and riding off road.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,252
Posted By ChrisK7
Got mine pretty much set up the way I want it...

Got mine pretty much set up the way I want it minus knobby tires and the Zega Pro in Black panniers.
Figured I'd wear out the Trail Attack tires first. Shouldn't take long.:lol3

Added Touratech...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 47,142
Posted By ChrisK7
Looks great other than the exhaust looks like it...

Looks great other than the exhaust looks like it will be melting your turn signal. Maybe a slight bend in the pipe near the joint and a longer canister hanger to get the rear outlet down a couple...
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