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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,726
Posted By Jim Colombotos
is this tire setup on your 1190 or 990

is this tire setup on your 1190 or 990
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-24-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Is there an 1190 high front fender kit out there.

Learned from the recent rally that I really need a front high fender kit for my 1190 R.
Anyone know a vendor offering up such a product ?
Thx
Jim
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,916
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Leaving San Francisco Bay Area Sunday Sept 14 you are invited.

Anyone heading to the rally from the bay area?
Want to ride with 5 or 6 like minded knuckle heads?
Here is the plan in a nut shell

sunday AM Leave oakland
sunday pm ice cream

monday AM...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-08-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Jim Colombotos
990 standard to 1190?

I like my 2009 990 standard.....
I love my 1190 R.
Spooky fast, great brakes, great handling, windscreen, slipper clutch? , excellent fuel management and electronic aids.
Yes the 1190 is wider on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,410
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Site mgr said no . Concerned owners feeling the...

Site mgr said no .
Concerned owners feeling the 1190 are pushing them out can always start their own threads with either a 950 or 990 in the title.

or even easier how about starting a catch all...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,267
Posted By Jim Colombotos
1190r 37 mpg my 990 r mapped 24 mpg

1190r 37 mpg
my 990 r mapped 24 mpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,204
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Awe crap lol Guess I better order some spare...

Awe crap lol
Guess I better order some spare filters up
Thx Much
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 670,349
Posted By Jim Colombotos
1190 R tire info requested

Since I seem to be typing away here ....I would like to throw some dirt tires on , trail attacks are fine btw for fire roads. are you guys just going with tubes and installing tubed tkc's . or...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 196,319
Posted By Jim Colombotos
plugged fuel filter

plugged fuel filter
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 670,349
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Thanks! Oh yeah I see it now.... on your setup...

Thanks!
Oh yeah I see it now.... on your setup the mount is lower that the light. 7" of clearance.
On your standard I think travel is 7.48" no issues of light hitting top of fender?

I have the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,204
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Consider it a maint item. Not cheap but better...

Consider it a maint item. Not cheap but better than sitting on the side of the road . I change mine yearly , peace of mind I guess.
If I was doing a round the world trip (yeah no prob getting time...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 670,349
Posted By Jim Colombotos
1190R BDCW light bar measurement request

Anyone install light bar kit (Picture of a install on page 206 ) on their 1190R . Can one of you take a measurement...bottom of light bar top of fender. Im having some clearance issues, possibly due...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jim Colombotos
different improved ecu on 2009 from what I...

different improved ecu on 2009 from what I remember reading.
might recommend researching differences . newer edu offered improved drivability not only thru software but edu hardware.
I maybe way...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-10-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,157
Posted By Jim Colombotos
highway dirt bike the bomb!! consider top...

highway dirt bike the bomb!!
consider top clamp with 4 holes for push buttons and two holes for electrical connection such as heated gear.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jim Colombotos
You have the orange card, yes? Great! My...

You have the orange card, yes?
Great!
My recommendation :
submit paperwork, give dealer coin, ride and enjoy.
Yes a pain, yes expensive but worth it .
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-08-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Jim Colombotos
ask dealer to throw on the touring seat and see...

ask dealer to throw on the touring seat and see if thats enough for ya?
I say R, not better maybe more ride options.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,921
Posted By Jim Colombotos
don't think the touring seat has it.

don't think the touring seat has it.
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 23,730
Posted By Jim Colombotos
smh10 to 20

will the 20 fit on the smh10 base?
I ask as I use custom ear molds plugged into your alternative base Part # SMH-A0303
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 23,730
Posted By Jim Colombotos
love your products...have 4 myself ...looking...

love your products...have 4 myself ...looking forward to purchasing your new system
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-23-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,009
Posted By Jim Colombotos
lol haven't had my morning coffee yet ...300? ...

lol haven't had my morning coffee yet ...300?
or
maybe a 350 is floating in my subconscious.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-23-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,009
Posted By Jim Colombotos
If you ride 99% hardcore single track get a 990 ....

If you ride 99% hardcore single track get a 990 .
If not.... the 1190 will be the best bike you will ever own.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,532
Posted By Jim Colombotos
5'-10" 29" inseam 1190 R switched to the...

5'-10"
29" inseam
1190 R
switched to the touring seat ...as it seems lower.

I wish my boots had thicker soles lol Overall

see ya soon J
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Jim Colombotos
I have a note 3 with an otter box cover , so...

I have a note 3 with an otter box cover , so slightly bigger.
only thing Ive found so far is the x grip by ram mount ...... holds well but I still have a rubber band over phone just to be sure .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Rox risers with HDB top clamp?

Just wondering if top bolt pattern will line up.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Jim Colombotos
I have double take also but several friends have...

I have double take also but several friends have these, not exactly what you requested but take a look ......As far as bash guards HDB are bombproof

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Thanks Black Dog!

Thanks for the quick ship on my last minute order....light bar saved me from many night time obstructions !
Love those new foot pegs too!
Cant wait for your skid plate!!!

Jim
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Just saying Hi and Thanks to my new Baja friends.

Took a quick trip into Baja two weekends back. Met up with three riders on KLRs heading to Nicaragua , Thanks and safe ride boys!
Made it to Mike Sky Ranch....(even with a faulty air temp sensor...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-14-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,750
Posted By Jim Colombotos
just came back from an 1800 mile ride .... ...

just came back from an 1800 mile ride ....

air temp sensor went out.

Stock lighting sub par , i did install a BD light bar , much better. Actually looking into installing a brighter low beam...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-12-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Jim Colombotos
2014 may have improved air box from what Ive been...

2014 may have improved air box from what Ive been told.... also agree its a used bike.
Forum: Latin America 03-31-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,574
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Im heading to Ensenada, San Felepe next friday...

Im heading to Ensenada, San Felepe next friday ....first time on a bike .....yeah prob will hate it. :1drink
Not sure what route(s) I will take....suggestions . Want to end up in phoenix .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,916
Posted By Jim Colombotos
In. Riding out from the SF Bay Area ......need...

In.
Riding out from the SF Bay Area ......need to find less highway patrolled roads this time. Lol
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Ktm factory personal recommendation to...

Ktm factory personal recommendation to dealerships.......keep using break in oil till 1000 miles .
Originally Was 600 I believe ......
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-03-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,550
Posted By Jim Colombotos
So you're thinking you will be bottoming out the...

So you're thinking you will be bottoming out the touring suspension aggravating your back injury?

I would tend to think the R s stiffer suspension would aggravate your back more.

On the other...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,550
Posted By Jim Colombotos
You def sound like you are using your engineering...

You def sound like you are using your engineering part of the brain vs emotional side hence why I think the boys are just giving you a little ribbing :)

Gosh from reading your first post I was...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,737
Posted By Jim Colombotos
hard throttle , never over 6500 rpm till 650...

hard throttle , never over 6500 rpm till 650 miles, lots of shifting, lots of engine braking .

not sure if this is right or wrong but you asked lol
enjoy!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,168
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Is her sister single

Is her sister single
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,891
Posted By Jim Colombotos
East bay!..... Oakland is jumping! Oakland...

East bay!.....
Oakland is jumping!
Oakland hills montclair.....close to mountain bike trails.
Berkeley
Emeryville
Alameda
all mild tempertures but you will have have to drive over bridge.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,459
Posted By Jim Colombotos
bummer to hear anything bad about BD CW ..........

bummer to hear anything bad about BD CW ....... they been great for most of the the OC can't wait to see to see what products they come up with for the 1190
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jim Colombotos
Lower the triple clamps on your forks about a...

Lower the triple clamps on your forks about a quarter inch and reset your sag settings

second option cut down your seat

third option take suspension off and have a suspension shop like super...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,195
Posted By Jim Colombotos
last night I was what is looking at your gas cap...

last night I was what is looking at your gas cap photo..l wondering why replace that great looking flush cap......
picked up by bike today went to the gas station for the first time..... fought with...
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