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Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 1,371,036
Posted By crotchrocket3000
'Touring Edition' basically the fully spec'd...

'Touring Edition' basically the fully spec'd version in the UK which Apparantly makes up the baulk of the sales
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 1,371,036
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Oh, and fitted some Mivv headers. Coupled with...

Oh, and fitted some Mivv headers. Coupled with the Leo Vince silencer, its feckin loud !!!

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/crotchrocket3000/CISltiOWgAADB-V_zpslyqupo2z.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 1,371,036
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Put some GS ADV pegs on my GS TE. Much better ! ...

Put some GS ADV pegs on my GS TE. Much better !

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/crotchrocket3000/CIhqsNxWEAEODSy_zps7zqcrbgk.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 692,700
Posted By crotchrocket3000
cheers for the comments chaps. Im not 100% on...

cheers for the comments chaps. Im not 100% on the rallye graphics either actually. Its a work in progress i guess, and yes i really wish they had black wheels available for this bike!! far to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 692,700
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Have been mucking about with mine a bit. Got a...

Have been mucking about with mine a bit. Got a rally seat, tinted screen, leo vince can and wrapped the grey tank panels. Trouble was, i got the wrong white, so i had to do the middle bit of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By crotchrocket3000
FWIW my '15 GS pulls clean from lower than 2kRPM...

FWIW my '15 GS pulls clean from lower than 2kRPM with no knocks and an open throttle.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 692,700
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Picked this up last weekend. Went for cross...

Picked this up last weekend. Went for cross spoke wheels, gear shift assist pro, keyless ride and some fog lights. Loving it so far!!

...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Thanks mate!! I'll give it a try. If it doesn't...

Thanks mate!! I'll give it a try. If it doesn't work i'll swap it for a beemer one!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Hey dude, thanks for the reply. As I...

Hey dude, thanks for the reply.

As I use the panniers about twice a year, I'm selling the rear racks and boxes off the KTM as a package and have purchased the Vario ones from BMW. That way...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By crotchrocket3000
New GS Owner - Luggage Transfer Questions (from KTM)

HI All,

I just put a deposit down on a new R1200GS TE in Alpine White (black frame, swing arm and engine) and added the spoke wheels, keyless ignition, shift assist pro and some LED fogs. Picking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
WALES ...

WALES

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By crotchrocket3000
I use Oxford ones, they have plenty of heat...

I use Oxford ones, they have plenty of heat adjustment. Wired to the fused accessory behind the headlight.


http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/crotchrocket3000/IMG_9205_zpsf7selcw2.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-02-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,138
Posted By crotchrocket3000
ive ridden the current tiger and the FZ-09. The...

ive ridden the current tiger and the FZ-09. The FZ beats the tiger hands down for performance and fun factor. Plus the FJ will be much cheaper than the new tiger. The hyperstrada is something...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 146,748
Posted By crotchrocket3000
I test rode the 2014 800XC and the Explorer XC...

I test rode the 2014 800XC and the Explorer XC last week. I was really interested in the 2015 XCX to replace my current ktm 990 adv. I also owned a yamaha MT-09 last year and really enjoyed the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
. Certainly was!! Not quiet as interesting as the...

. Certainly was!! Not quiet as interesting as the field I entered then wished I hadn't lol.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
and a random track... ...

and a random track...


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
South Coast Of England ...

South Coast Of England

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Forum: Road Warriors 12-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 558,454
Posted By crotchrocket3000
I'm amazed to see you lot already riding around...

I'm amazed to see you lot already riding around on this bike!! I'm eagerly awaiting a test ride here in the UK. I had an MT-09 for most of this year but swapped it for a 990 Adventure because if...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,989
Views: 646,071
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Looks great with the orange engine bars! !

Looks great with the orange engine bars! !
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,861
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Thanks for the reply I don't use panniers...

Thanks for the reply

I don't use panniers through town, just the bike with a top box. I tend to squeeze through parked cars, where spaces are pretty tight (as do the other bikers) The GSA8 just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,861
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Hi All, I currently have a 990 Adventure....

Hi All,

I currently have a 990 Adventure. I'm test riding an F800GS A this weekend. I love the look of the bike, especially over the standard GS model. I'm worried its going to feel well...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
It's a Vango Ark 200. Brilliant tent, packs...

It's a Vango Ark 200. Brilliant tent, packs small, light enough for me and has a high door / roof because of the arc shape
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
I did !! :D ...

I did !! :D

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/crotchrocket3000/KTM_zps6f318abb.png
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,943
Posted By crotchrocket3000
I used to feel the same but after years of year...

I used to feel the same but after years of year round riding and getting wet.......I'm finally dry, although my wallet is empty

IXS Tristan gloves (actually quit cheap)
Forma adventure boots...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,257
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Had my '08 990 ADV in the KTM garage over the...

Had my '08 990 ADV in the KTM garage over the weekend. I told them the revs were slightly pulsing at speed and holding a constant throttle, it surged every now and then.

They plugged it in, wiped...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By crotchrocket3000
AGV AX8 Duel - Fog Prevention?

Anyone tried making a pin lock type insert fit the AGV AX8 helmet? I'm not too impressed with the speed at which it mists up! and now its colder and wetter, its a real PITA. Anyone tried to make a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-02-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 129,228
Posted By crotchrocket3000
So the new 1050 Adventure had been confirmed! ...

So the new 1050 Adventure had been confirmed! Can't wait to see what it looks like!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Hello mate. I got it off ebay actually. Its...

Hello mate. I got it off ebay actually. Its made of fibre glass. The back is a bit rough but the front is smooth. Works well for me with wind etc. Here is a link!
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Had my 990 for 3 weeks now and I definitely love...

Had my 990 for 3 weeks now and I definitely love it. Managed to get a rally screen, top box and tank bag fitted. I also have a set of spot lights ready to fit. Got out camping with the wife...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 46,480
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Guys, Does this look the same screen to you?? ...

Guys, Does this look the same screen to you?? I get a terrible buffeting with the KTM Touring Screen I got with my bike.

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By crotchrocket3000
I have indeed but the honda doesn't have the LC8...

I have indeed but the honda doesn't have the LC8 engine ;)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Haha, thanks dude, much appreciated :)

Haha, thanks dude, much appreciated :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By crotchrocket3000
You can get a device to do just that! It's an add...

You can get a device to do just that! It's an add on. But I haven't got one I use the clutch as normal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,940
Posted By crotchrocket3000
My front discs are also loose, but the bike feels...

My front discs are also loose, but the bike feels like the head stock bearings are knocking under braking. Could this be the loose discs feeling like loose head bearings?? Or do the two not feel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19,783
Views: 8,388,587
Posted By crotchrocket3000
here's mine. Had it a week !! ...

here's mine. Had it a week !!


http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/crotchrocket3000/10533374_889749181054913_2057004447824119611_n_zpsb9ec7827.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Oh yeah... that would help! My left leg is...

Oh yeah... that would help!

My left leg is half paralysed (quads, adductors hip flexion) because i broke my lower back a motorcycle accident in 2003. The other leg (and the dangly bits :D) are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Fitted A Kliktronic Shifter To My 990 ADV

My initial thoughts when i test rode the bike were that i could use the crash bars to mount the shifter. Once i bought the bike and got it in the workshop i could see that just couldn't happen. Ive...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-11-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,656
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Had a 400 Bandit VVT back in 2001-2003. LOVED...

Had a 400 Bandit VVT back in 2001-2003. LOVED IT!!!



http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/crotchrocket3000/DSC01180-1-1.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By crotchrocket3000
Thanks everyone!! Bike is fantastic!! really...

Thanks everyone!! Bike is fantastic!! really enjoying it :)

COXR650L thanks i'll look up some posts !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By crotchrocket3000
New 990 Adventure Owner

I joined this forum 4 years ago under the Hacks section (due to a left leg disability). The hack came off about a year later so i've been riding the Kawasaki Drifter solo since....... I then used...
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