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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 196,845
Posted By brianpc
Regarding the rear shock bolt issues: Is a...

Regarding the rear shock bolt issues:

Is a replacement bolt known to be stronger/less "bendy" than the OEM one? I'd hate to replace OEM and have something just as bad / worse.. What makes a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-19-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 42,630
Posted By brianpc
Not sure, but please post up if you hear...

Not sure, but please post up if you hear anything. I'm patiently waiting for my '15 to be on the truck so i can start talking to my dealer about options, etc. Have any US 2015 bikes been...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-18-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 58,332
Posted By brianpc
Sorry, just saw this today.. Brian - brianpc...

Sorry, just saw this today..

Brian - brianpc - MC3 - D3 - #22

Please add me to the waitlist for the Jimmy Lewis class. Not bringing a big truck or trailer.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 58,332
Posted By brianpc
Can I take someone's spot, or be waitlisted, for...

Can I take someone's spot, or be waitlisted, for the Jimmy Lewis class please?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 122,940
Posted By brianpc
No they're not, you said it yourself: The 1190...

No they're not, you said it yourself: The 1190 std is not sporty and road enough like the multistrada. The 1290 SM-T will compete against the multi, and the 1190 std will continue to be the 1200GS...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 184,687
Posted By brianpc
Nice looking. What brand/model is that? Do...

Nice looking. What brand/model is that?

Do you happen to know / did you research if KTM or anyone has a topcase mount for the SD1290?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 42,630
Posted By brianpc
I have a 2015 R on order, and I'm considering...

I have a 2015 R on order, and I'm considering purchasing some parts for it to capitalize on some Christmas deals, but I'm not sure if there's been any changes to the 2015 that would affect fitment. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,169
Posted By brianpc
Currently waiting for a '15 R to arrive in a few...

Currently waiting for a '15 R to arrive in a few weeks. I already have a sport tourer bike that I enjoy, so this complements it as a dedicated dual sport / offroad / tourer bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,355
Posted By brianpc
Here's a very large US online retailer: ...

Here's a very large US online retailer:

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1037/24033/Polisport-Lower-Fork-Protectors

I apologize, I do not know if they're available anywhere in EU. :(
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,355
Posted By brianpc
Not sure, don't have a bike to test fit them yet....

Not sure, don't have a bike to test fit them yet. :) I'd guess they might, based on hdog's pics of his fabricated brackets and where the bolt holes are for his.. but I won't be able to test until...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,355
Posted By brianpc
Also check out "Polisport KTM fork guards", they...

Also check out "Polisport KTM fork guards", they have snap latches on the backs so you don't need to cut / dremel them to get them on. They come in black and white. I have some for my 350 EXC for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,355
Posted By brianpc
I know someone here did a ziptie of the fork...

I know someone here did a ziptie of the fork guards to the forks w/ the high fender, but somebody really needs to make a bolt-on fork guard for these bikes, along with a dedicated white/orange/black...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By brianpc
My badlands pants are 42.. Did not specify short...

My badlands pants are 42.. Did not specify short when I ordered. The shop I ordered from (Adventure Designs) said they'd refund if they didn't fit as I liked, but thankfully didn't have to :) I...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By brianpc
I have both Klim Mojave pants (for dirt riding)...

I have both Klim Mojave pants (for dirt riding) and Klim Badlands Pro pants (for street / adv riding), I'm 42"x30" size, and both fit me wonderfully.

The Badlands pro are not overpants, so be...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By brianpc
Ahh, thanks for the link, my bad. I didn't look...

Ahh, thanks for the link, my bad. I didn't look in that forum I figured it would be in here with the Multistrada threads.. :)
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By brianpc
BMW S1000XR thread?

Haven't seen a thread for these yet.. When are they due at dealerships? I want to test ride one and see if it's going to be a Multistrada replacement for me.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 455,840
Posted By brianpc
My 2012 black wheels still look great, but you're...

My 2012 black wheels still look great, but you're entitled to your opinion. :)


Weird, the XCF-Ws have black wheels but the EXC's don't.. and from KTM USA's website for the 2015 350 / 500 EXC:...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 184,687
Posted By brianpc
Question: Are the bikes you guys own the 2014...

Question: Are the bikes you guys own the 2014 model year bikes, or early 2015 bikes? I'm considering a SD at some point, but I'm not sure where they fall currently in model years - I'm guessing...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,075
Posted By brianpc
Thanks for the giant loop feedback. I also was...

Thanks for the giant loop feedback. I also was considering the Diablo, but might go for the 8L instead.. Thanks!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,075
Posted By brianpc
Anyone using the Giant Loop tankbags? (Diablo...

Anyone using the Giant Loop tankbags? (Diablo 4L?) I've heard good things about them from some F800 riders..
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 145,367
Posted By brianpc
Thanks for this feedback. I'm likely purchasing...

Thanks for this feedback. I'm likely purchasing Jesse racks for Mosko luggage, and may do the hard cases down the road.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 455,840
Posted By brianpc
I thought the 2015 EXCs had black Giant rims on...

I thought the 2015 EXCs had black Giant rims on the wheels, not the silver Excels again? Boo.. the black wheels on my '12 look bad ass.
:)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By brianpc
Thanks for the info. I may keep my OEM set as...

Thanks for the info. I may keep my OEM set as the "street" and build a dirt set like you did.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By brianpc
Yeah, what he said ^^^^^ How much are people...

Yeah, what he said ^^^^^

How much are people paying for stock wheels, for either 19" front and/or 21" front?

Woodys looks like $1800 at least for a decent set.. OEM usually is a bit cheaper?...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By brianpc
Did you use a bay area shop? What were the...

Did you use a bay area shop? What were the issues? (apologies if it's covered elsewhere)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By brianpc
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By brianpc
Apologies for the noob question, I haven't done...

Apologies for the noob question, I haven't done much research (yet) as I'm still waiting for the 2015s to show up before I buy my 1190.. but will the 19" adventure std front wheel work on the 1190 R...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,078
Posted By brianpc
I like it, and I'm no suspension expert but I've...

I like it, and I'm no suspension expert but I've felt it "adjust" on the fly to differing road surfaces. I've also felt it "tighten up" in a corner to keep the corner exit under throttle smooth and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By brianpc
Yeah, have you bought one from them? Considering...

Yeah, have you bought one from them? Considering a 2nd set of OEMs, for dirt/destruction if they're cheaper than aftermarket, so i can have a set for both knobbies and road tires.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By brianpc
The R has a 1 year warranty from KTM. I'm...

The R has a 1 year warranty from KTM. I'm presuming their R model is a '14 which has elapsed the warranty period. I'd walk away from it at that price, or ask that they throw in a 2 or 3 year...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 23,503
Posted By brianpc
Sorry for the noob question, but I'm looking to...

Sorry for the noob question, but I'm looking to do something similar when I get my 1190 R.. Are you using a 2nd set of OEM wheels, or aftermarket, woodys/etc? How much did you pay?

Thanks!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,740
Posted By brianpc
So wait, was it operator error, or the 1190 is a...

So wait, was it operator error, or the 1190 is a huge pile of shit?

Which technical explanation works best to show that the 9X0 KTMs are the best and everything else they've ever made is a pile of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,760
Posted By brianpc
Some free advice, if you're buying a new '15? Go...

Some free advice, if you're buying a new '15? Go talk to Scuderia West, they're friendly and are one of the better KTM shops. And you'll have an existing relationship with them if you have any...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,218
Posted By brianpc
^^^^^^^^^^ /thread *notices most...

^^^^^^^^^^

/thread



*notices most of the guys complaining in here are from US/NA market?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,218
Posted By brianpc
+1, these guys are all idiots. Both...

+1, these guys are all idiots.


Both motorcycles in each picture have 2 wheels, tires, an engine, handlebars, and an exhaust - that exits on the RIGHT SIDE of the motorcycle! Oh, and they both...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By brianpc
be careful, the joke may be on you - word is the...

be careful, the joke may be on you - word is the updated air filter will be a TSB retrofit to the previous years. We shall see! :)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-09-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By brianpc
Sorry, don't mean to be dense - is this to add...

Sorry, don't mean to be dense - is this to add clearance for mud, debris, etc, for the 21" wheel with knobbies?

e.g., did they add this, basically?
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,218
Posted By brianpc
What?

What?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-08-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By brianpc
What is the news about the front fender change? ...

What is the news about the front fender change? And will the R have new graphics for 2015? The pic on KTM USA's site looks identical to the 2014..


Stuff I've heard updated for 2015 (also from...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-07-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,218
Posted By brianpc
Best common sense response in this thread yet. ...

Best common sense response in this thread yet. Thank you for posting.

For anybody else naysaying this bike and KTM, good luck with your F800/R1200 and enjoy G-Spot. Or go buy a used 990 and...
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