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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By RockyBill
Here is procedure for checking fuel pump system...

Here is procedure for checking fuel pump system pressure.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-29-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By RockyBill
Purchased the filters from Gefr and installed...

Purchased the filters from Gefr and installed them about 3000 mi ago (before I went to Mexico). Took my bike to the dealer for 18,600 mile service and part of that service is a fuel pump flow test....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,438
Posted By RockyBill
Turning 69 next month and I love this bike...Went...

Turning 69 next month and I love this bike...Went out last Sunday for a hill county ride with a friend who is thinking about buying a 1190 and I let him ride my bike and I rode his "Speed Triple "...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By RockyBill
Best Idea of the year..... Done...Owners Manual...

Best Idea of the year..... Done...Owners Manual and service Manual saved on my Phone.:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By RockyBill
18,704 miles (30,101 km) on my 2014 standard. 13...

18,704 miles (30,101 km) on my 2014 standard. 13 months and it is going stronger and I am enjoying it more every day. 7 series BMW try to play with me on MOPAC last night and when we were stopped at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
My understanding is that the dealers have to...

My understanding is that the dealers have to lease the hardware and software from KTM to be able to access these bikes at about $1000.00 per month. To help them offset some of these costs they are...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By RockyBill
I was told that the original problem was that the...

I was told that the original problem was that the races for the steering bearings were installed by the frame manufacture and they were not pressed in correctly allowing them to continue to “seat”...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-17-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
Laugh Actual yes...rode it home from my son's house and...

Actual yes...rode it home from my son's house and it felt quicker. Clean filter? The tech said my filter was very dirty. Going to go on a longer ride tomorrow. Gathering more info on what looks like...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-17-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,768
Posted By RockyBill
Published an update on 2014 Adventure thread....

Published an update on 2014 Adventure thread. Interesting you mention the WINGS needing repacking....it has is getting louder (have the standard insert in) so repacking will be something to look at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-17-2015, 03:23 PM
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Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
Had my 18,600 mi service (30000 Km) service today...

Had my 18,600 mi service (30000 Km) service today this is what my plugs looked like only the intake on the front cylinder was out of tolerance not much. Leak down was done before and after and was 5%...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-17-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,768
Posted By RockyBill
The shock issue was not really a big one and...

The shock issue was not really a big one and handled well by the dealer and KTM.
About 500 mi in I began to notice the bike would "hobby horse" through some low water crossings that I would take...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,768
Posted By RockyBill
Outstanding did some very difficult dirt and it...

Outstanding did some very difficult dirt and it is almost as good as my 990 R...I have 18,640 mi on this bike and I have enjoyed it more than I can say. Yes I had to put the UNI in and my steering...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,768
Posted By RockyBill
They were terrible...locked me out in the Yukon...

They were terrible...locked me out in the Yukon and we had to spend a couple of hours trying to pry them open. Had to pound on them to get them closed (there is now a dent from the heal of my hand on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,768
Posted By RockyBill
Alaska ...

Alaska
https://www.flickr.com/photos/rocky_bill/14649988733/in/set-72157649813825000
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-14-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By RockyBill
18,640 Miles ....Love the bike am going to keep...

18,640 Miles ....Love the bike am going to keep it for a long time.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,553
Posted By RockyBill
Mexico Over New Years!

Went down to Mexico (http://www.motodiscovery.com/New-Years-in-San-Miguel-de-Allende-Motorcycle-Tour) for 1700 Mi of great back roads. Have 18,000 trouble free miles on this bike and am having so...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-11-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 130,923
Posted By RockyBill
Using a SD card on the 590

Help me out here…going riding in Brazil next week and have purchased the Garmin maps for South America.
They came on a SD card (TKS GPS City good service) and I wanted to see if I have to take my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-19-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
Put the K60 on because I had good prior...

Put the K60 on because I had good prior experience with them from a longevity prospective. I do not throw them into a corner like the Conti T/A which I am very impressed with. Just put the Shinko on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
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Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
Thanks ....I did try some teflon chain lube and...

Thanks ....I did try some teflon chain lube and they got better. Will do the door alignment when the bike gets back.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
Yes they are the Heidenau K60 scout 110/80B19 and...

Yes they are the Heidenau K60 scout 110/80B19 and 150/70B17 scouts. These are slightly smaller than stock but I had absolutely no problems with them. I changed the rear out in Anchorage after 12031...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-18-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
2014 1190 Alaska ride

Austin to Alaska on a 2014 1190 KTM
Friend from work and I had planned to do an Alaska trip for over a year now, we had done the CDT two years ago.
My brother came down from Denver and rode the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 160,174
Posted By RockyBill
So I have been bugging my son to come over and...

So I have been bugging my son to come over and install the UNI and wire up my 590lm prior to heading out to Alaska. My son works in the power sports industry and the last thing he wants to do is work...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 23,118
Posted By RockyBill
Thanks Cole ...

Thanks Cole
http://vimeo.com/95026086?utm_content=buffer63361&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-03-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 725,324
Posted By RockyBill
OK I need you help with lost instructions (KTM...

OK I need you help with lost instructions (KTM web site is no help).Picked my Touring Cases up at TJ's today and lost the instructions for them and the keys....cant find them any where on line.Thanks
Forum: Racing 03-02-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 248,256
Posted By RockyBill
I Want the knee braces Tedesco has. No body in...

I Want the knee braces Tedesco has. No body in our pool last night piked RD but everybody was glad to see him win.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,553
Posted By RockyBill
https://www.flickr.com/photos/20104148@N07/sets/72...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/20104148@N07/sets/72157641064702263/Hill country ride west of Llano TX. Thanks to Richard www,
.texasadventure.net for the route and pictures.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By RockyBill
Exactly …I was concerned more about width than...

Exactly …I was concerned more about width than the height (but they do sit up high) . Would love to see a picture of what the set up looks like from the back. Understand the cost aspect because I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By RockyBill
Did you get any feed back on this question...I...

Did you get any feed back on this question...I want to take my 2011 990 H&B Gobi and put them on my 1190? Somebody must have done this...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-01-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 28,575
Posted By RockyBill
Thanks guys ...great ride!

Thanks guys ...great ride!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-31-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 28,575
Posted By RockyBill
Will be there....

Will be there....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By RockyBill
Carrying a Bicycle on your 990 Adventure

Does anybody out there have a way to carry your bicycle on your 990 Adventure? A mounting or rack?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-04-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By RockyBill
GPS for Europe ride

GPS in Europe
Have a couple of items I need input and opinion on. I am going to riding in Europe (flying in and out of Frankfurt) in June and I am responsible for GPS and directions.
I am wondering...
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