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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,250
Posted By mesopotamia
Yes I agree. But let me ask this, just for the...

Yes I agree. But let me ask this, just for the sake of this discussion: Would you do the same if it was your car? Would we accept our car dealer to scratch the paint during a repair and just say "ok...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,250
Posted By mesopotamia
Chain is lubed... but not well ajusted

Chain is lubed... but not well ajusted
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,250
Posted By mesopotamia
Dealer scratched my frame: Am I too picky?

My dealer had to change my chain (factory default). Picked-up my bike today and noticed when i got back home that the black frame was scratched, probably while removing the chain. Is that an...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-02-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,562
Views: 678,738
Posted By mesopotamia
Not a surprise... You're the guy who painted his...

Not a surprise... You're the guy who painted his brand new orange upper crash bar black as soon as you received them :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-02-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,562
Views: 678,738
Posted By mesopotamia
Decided to add a little bit of orange today and...

Decided to add a little bit of orange today and installed new handguards.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-29-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By mesopotamia
1190 adv heated seat questions

I just bought a ktm heated seat (60307940000). Is it suppose to come with a heat shield underneath? Mine doesn't have one.

Also, I was under the impression that you couldn't ajust the height on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By mesopotamia
If anyone wants to get rid of their 990 oem...

If anyone wants to get rid of their 990 oem orange handguard, please pm me. Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By mesopotamia
Got my answer : yes it would fit

Got my answer : yes it would fit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By mesopotamia
Noboby tried the the Givi ES7703? They say it...

Noboby tried the the Givi ES7703?
They say it fits on the 2014 sidestand.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By mesopotamia
Anyone tried the anti-vib rox risers on a 1190 adv?

I'm getting some vibs at highway speed on my 1190 adv std handlebar. I tried the ktm PHDS but it's not making much of a difference, so I was tempted to try the anti-vib rox risers.

Anyone tried it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By mesopotamia
Urgent: 1050 Tiger jerky throttle + loud knock

My wife wants to buy a used 1050 Tiger 2010 with only 3000 miles. We have to move quicky so that why it's "urgent".

I went with her and we tried the bike. Seems to run good, but I noticed there...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By mesopotamia
I had no idea ktm was selling carbon heat...

I had no idea ktm was selling carbon heat shields?! Can't find them in the Powerparts. Where can we find them?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By mesopotamia
1190 adv R or std: which bike makes you feel more heat?

I'm trying to get this info for a friend who lives in Colombia: is more engine heat felt by the rider on the R or the std (or is it the same on both)?

My impression was that more heat was felt on...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,032
Posted By mesopotamia
No, 129hp is right. It's rear wheel hp. I think I...

No, 129hp is right. It's rear wheel hp. I think I read somewhere that the rear wheel hp of the new Vee is 91.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By mesopotamia
Is it just available in Italy?! Where can we...

Is it just available in Italy?!
Where can we buy? Any link?
Thanks
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 182,125
Posted By mesopotamia
Yeah, I guess the fact thatbthe bike has 4500km...

Yeah, I guess the fact thatbthe bike has 4500km doesn't make a big difference.

Ok thanks, I'll tell him for the tire. But I bet it would be difficult for them to add anything else for that...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 182,125
Posted By mesopotamia
The dealer is also offering him a 2012 demo with...

The dealer is also offering him a 2012 demo with 4500km + bigger windscreen + full one year warranty + 6000km service included for 8000$ + tx

I think he wants to go for the 2012 demo because he...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 182,125
Posted By mesopotamia
9200$ + tx for a new 2013 leftover

9200$ + tx for a new 2013 leftover
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,032
Posted By mesopotamia
Yeah, the price is so low that they don't want ro...

Yeah, the price is so low that they don't want ro sell them. That's why they don't pick up the phone...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 182,125
Posted By mesopotamia
He will, as soon as the fuk...n snow is gone!

He will, as soon as the fuk...n snow is gone!
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 182,125
Posted By mesopotamia
My brother is seriously considering buying a...

My brother is seriously considering buying a Versys 1000. He has a smoking deal in one, but he is pukled back by reviews and comments from owners on very annonying vibrations at crusing speed. What...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,032
Posted By mesopotamia
Thanks for the feedback. I can understand your...

Thanks for the feedback.
I can understand your concerns about everything linked to an off-road use, but as the bike is market as a pure road bike, I'm not surprised.

I'm not that surprised also...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,032
Posted By mesopotamia
Can you give more details on what specifically...

Can you give more details on what specifically disappointed you?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-08-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,191
Posted By mesopotamia
What in this thread makes you think that were are...

What in this thread makes you think that were are refering specifically and exclusively to the R version? I'm sure you know there is a non-R/standard version, and this standard version is market by...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,026
Posted By mesopotamia
Hahahahahahahahahaha ...

Hahahahahahahahahaha
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
That's very funny, love it!

Love those stereotypes! Great fun! I'm sure all those french soldiers bastards who died...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 199,372
Posted By mesopotamia
Yes there is the Unifilter solution, but it's...

Yes there is the Unifilter solution, but it's still very disappointing from KTM. Difficult to understand that a $17000+ bike developped by 250 engineers to be the off-road king of it's class still...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,026
Posted By mesopotamia
Wow, I this one is really something... But be...

Wow, I this one is really something...
But be careful not to post jokes about Irak weapons of the mass destruction because, this time, it will be the French who will laught at you.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,026
Posted By mesopotamia
That's an interesting hypothesis, but it would be...

That's an interesting hypothesis, but it would be even more interesting to get the explanation from the guy who made the joke (Nowwhat) and all the ones who were laughing to it like crazy.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,026
Posted By mesopotamia
Well, everybody seems to find that joke crazy...

Well, everybody seems to find that joke crazy funny, but, really, I don't understand why. Maybe I'm slow or just stupid, but can someone explain it to me?!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,026
Posted By mesopotamia
A petition to ktm from french 1190 adv owners

http://www.petitionpublique.fr/PeticaoVer.aspx?pi=1190Adv

1190 adv owners form France just put on the Web a petition to ktm. Owners are complaining mainly about the cold start problem that is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 492,461
Posted By mesopotamia
This set up looks great, without the need to...

This set up looks great, without the need to change the oem exhaust or being non symetrical.

I wonder if the use of the quick-lock evo side rack from SW motech to fit the side cases would put them...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,972
Posted By mesopotamia
The 2 major concerns I have with the 1190 ADV...

The 2 major concerns I have with the 1190 ADV are:

1- the heat management (less now under the seat but still much on the legs, especially at low speed).
2- the oil consumption of the engine for...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 627,032
Posted By mesopotamia
The Caponord is a nice bike, but with very low...

The Caponord is a nice bike, but with very low mpg (around 24mpg according to europeen testers).
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,933
Posted By mesopotamia
2 years warranty for the std but one 1 year fir...

2 years warranty for the std but one 1 year fir the R.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-29-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By mesopotamia
1190 ADV R seat on the std: will it fit?

I personally prefer the comfort the single-piece seat of the R, but I will buy the T.

I know the std touring seat fits on the R, but anybody tried to fit the R seat on the std 1190 adv?

If yes,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-17-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4,562
Views: 678,738
Posted By mesopotamia
Go for it! I'm sure you'll get a pretty good...

Go for it! I'm sure you'll get a pretty good discount if you take the 3! :rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,398
Posted By mesopotamia
That's something I dont get. Plenty of people...

That's something I dont get. Plenty of people already ride 2014's because the production started in September (or October, not sure) 2013. Does that mean that people who bought 2014 bikes that were...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,641,786
Posted By mesopotamia
Life can be so unfair... I'm 5'9", desperatly...

Life can be so unfair... I'm 5'9", desperatly wanting an R but struggling with the height of the beast. 6'8", you dont need all that (except if you are a professional basketball player)! And your...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,191
Posted By mesopotamia
My previous bike was a 990, that's why I'm...

My previous bike was a 990, that's why I'm asking.





That's obvious. But the whole point of a forum like this is people exchanging on their experience. I will not base my choice only on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,191
Posted By mesopotamia
Are you serious? Wow, I'm impressed! That...

Are you serious? Wow, I'm impressed!

That said, I'm always surprised by answers like that. Don't know if people think they are funny, or maybe they think we are stupid to ask questions like that...
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