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Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By Adam990
Reprogramming keys for '09 990 Adventure

I've managed to lose both of the original keys over the last year for my Adventure, so I went and ordered a key blank from my dealership KTM #40011166100
I got it cut and went home to try to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 1,631,430
Posted By Adam990
A quick trip through the Parks in Alberta through BC and back!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5292/5511379556_cb72e023d8_b.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5223/5614919171_b7d227796e_b.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5308/5614919021_ed14b4efdb_b.jpg
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Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
so I should bring some finality to this dead...

so I should bring some finality to this dead thread that I forgot about! oops!
I eneded up getting the bike back 12 weeks to the day from when I originally took it in for the issue of the faulty...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
Thanks for all of the kinda words guys Its...

Thanks for all of the kinda words guys

Its now been 12 weeks as of today, and they phoned earlier in the week and they were supposed to have fixed the blinking snowflake icon by replacing the the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
I phoned the finance company today, GE Money and...

I phoned the finance company today, GE Money and the guy I got was really sympathetic to my cause as he was a fellow rider, but unfortunately GE has already paid out the stealership and basically the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
I'll look for the petition! Its a completely...

I'll look for the petition!

Its a completely stock bike, no pipes, no canisterectomy (was going to do it if it started acting up, but it just started not running at all) and on the '09's the valve...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
Thanks for the link, I had looked at this a while...

Thanks for the link, I had looked at this a while back and then forgot about it again
I think I'm going to open up a case with them, if they do motorcycles, I seem to remember looking a while ago...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
I think its gone on for long enough that I'm just...

I think its gone on for long enough that I'm just going to call a lawyer and get the financing transfered to a new 2010 Adventure and just call this one a piece of shit and be done with it, I really...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
Thanks, sad part was that I loved that bike more...

Thanks, sad part was that I loved that bike more than anything, now I don't want it anymore after dealing with all this shit :(

I was actually planning on taking it to jasper/banff in september,...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
Got a link to the petition? apparently they...

Got a link to the petition?
apparently they haven't fixed the fuel pumps at all, 8300km on mine before it started to die, or at least thats what they told me they replaced .....
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,557
Posted By Adam990
Terrible experience with Cycleworks Edmonton and KTM Canada

A little background to this story, in April, I bought a 2009 KTM Adventure 990 from Cycleworks on the south side of Edmonton, about 2 weeks later the snowflake icon on the dash starts to blink that...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Adam990
My 09 is doing the exact same thing right now,...

My 09 is doing the exact same thing right now, leaking from the petcock or the fuel pump
I didn't take a good look at it as it was on the way to the shop because it wont run properly, but it was...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By Adam990
I just checked out the air filter on my 09 990...

I just checked out the air filter on my 09 990 Adventure and the butterfly's were clean as an operating room, no black stuff, no nothing and thats with 6100 km on it, and I haven't had any stalling...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By Adam990
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3654/3448969764_0a3...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3654/3448969764_0a39469062_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chromecrayon/3448969764/)
Here are my Gobi's mounted on my 09' 990 Adventure, I love em and everyone...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By Adam990
I had this happen when I got my 09 990 one of...

I had this happen when I got my 09 990
one of the keys was bad and it couldn't be reprogrammed so they had to order me up a new one, so I just had to run around with a single key for a while until...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,272
Posted By Adam990
You know I started reading this thread and...

You know I started reading this thread and thinking "don't do it dude, its just to much a month"
but then I'm a few years older than you and just picked up an 09 990 Adventure, and I financed it,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By Adam990
yea the stockers with the cats in them are scary...

yea the stockers with the cats in them are scary hot, I always warn people to stay away from them for a while until they are cooled down, I would really like to get rid of them just for that reason!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By Adam990
oh no, its my greatest fear realised, they sound...

oh no, its my greatest fear realised, they sound so nice :( Now I want some even more!

Thanks a ton for posting those clips!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Adam990
Mine does this too, generally it goes off for a...

Mine does this too, generally it goes off for a while after taking a corner and leaning the bike over pretty good
Then it comes back on a few km down the road
I figure its just the gas sloshing...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By Adam990
Thanks a ton for posting this, I've been on the...

Thanks a ton for posting this, I've been on the fence about getting some Akra's or Wings, or something else for my 990 Adventure, but after hearing that the Wings were made for the stock mapping,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Adam990
I put 3 1/4 liters in my '09 to get it up to the...

I put 3 1/4 liters in my '09 to get it up to the max mark, seems it takes a bit more than the manual indicates!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,899
Posted By Adam990
I got my 09 990 as my first road bike and I have...

I got my 09 990 as my first road bike and I have to admit, I love it, I don't have much to compare it to, as its my first, but I can't imagine going to anything else for what I want to do with the...
Forum: Face plant 06-13-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,261
Posted By Adam990
What a lucky guy that you were right behind him !...

What a lucky guy that you were right behind him !
Glad everything turned out ok, we lost way to many bikers last summer here in Edmonton, and I've already seen enough bike accidents on Whyte Ave...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,411
Posted By Adam990
Great ride report! Love all of the great pics!

Great ride report!
Love all of the great pics!
Forum: Racing 06-05-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 86,383
Posted By Adam990
I work as an engineer in manufacturing plant, not...

I work as an engineer in manufacturing plant, not anything quite as illustrious as like making some sweet KTM motorbikes, but like KTM stated in the press release, "We have the entire material for...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,965
Posted By Adam990
:( thats sad! hopefully it just damaged the...

:( thats sad! hopefully it just damaged the swingarm and nothing else major!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,765
Posted By Adam990
I've got almost 2000 km on my 09 990 Adventure...

I've got almost 2000 km on my 09 990 Adventure and no problems yet, runs like a dream !
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By Adam990
congrats on the new bike, i picked mine up in...

congrats on the new bike, i picked mine up in April and I absolutely love it!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,596
Posted By Adam990
see the shop where I took my bike into tried to...

see the shop where I took my bike into tried to talk me into the first service which included valve adjustment and all the yadda yadda, but if you look in the 09 owners manual, the valve adjustment...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By Adam990
While I was doing up the paperwork for my 09...

While I was doing up the paperwork for my 09 Adventure 990 in orange, I was tooling around the showroom and found an 09 Adventure 990 in white, and I was impressed, it was a good looking bike and if...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Adam990
Nice bike! What size pelican case is that on...

Nice bike!
What size pelican case is that on the back?
I've been wanting to get one for the back of my bike for some photography gear, and was looking at the 1560 pelican case, but in doing some...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18,797
Views: 7,549,836
Posted By Adam990
damn I love the blue & orange adventures, I wish...

damn I love the blue & orange adventures, I wish they had made a version of that this year
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18,797
Views: 7,549,836
Posted By Adam990
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3654/3448969764_0a3...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3654/3448969764_0a39469062_b.jpg

I just picked up my baby on thursday :evil I love her so much, its my first street (non offroad bike) and I'm having such a blast on...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Adam990
When I was at the bike show here in Edmonton, I...

When I was at the bike show here in Edmonton, I talked to one of the KTM Reps and the KTM Display and she said there were only going to be a few (3-4) coming into Canada this year and she said the...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By Adam990
Canon makes an 18-200mm F3.5-5.6 lens thats...

Canon makes an 18-200mm F3.5-5.6 lens thats pretty much the only lens you would need if your going to just take one lens!
http://www.dpreview.com/lensreviews/canon_18-200_3p5-5p6_is_c16/

Tamron,...
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