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Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,031
Posted By Toors
very nice - how much packing space below that?

very nice - how much packing space below that?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,031
Posted By Toors
I get around 37mpg (us) 45mpg(UK) - I don't think...

I get around 37mpg (us) 45mpg(UK) - I don't think you are going to get much more than this for normal type riding. 30 does seem pretty high...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,031
Posted By Toors
240 on an 1190 on the Dirt

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dRAfWML9-o
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,031
Posted By Toors
I have Rumbux fitted - I have never had this - it...

I have Rumbux fitted - I have never had this - it is actually a very close and neat fit... just can't see how you are going to do this
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 225,705
Posted By Toors
two ways to mount Pivot pegs one high or low -...

two ways to mount Pivot pegs one high or low - your choice just depend on which way you insert the metal sleeve.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15,498
Views: 1,577,706
Posted By Toors
Please let us know what the handling is like - I...

Please let us know what the handling is like - I had a chat to one of the guys that helped develop the original 690 and he said the choice was made to go 250 because at 300 there was some instability...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,709
Posted By Toors
probably the best solution I have seen yet ...

probably the best solution I have seen yet

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23511587&postcount=15
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
Major stuff up this - no air bleeder screws - ...

Major stuff up this - no air bleeder screws - wtf??:huh:cry
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,031
Posted By Toors
what you couldn't get to 300... what a...

what you couldn't get to 300... what a shame...:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,029
Posted By Toors
Totally modified pipe - Cat removed and ZX10/14...

Totally modified pipe - Cat removed and ZX10/14 slip on...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By Toors
Yea, other than getting to that bloody air...

Yea, other than getting to that bloody air filter?
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,029
Posted By Toors
My local dealer has already started playing...

My local dealer has already started playing around with the pipe: it sounds insane and apparently up on power in the dyno:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By Toors
Ditto: Did an oil change at 7500km -10W60 (for...

Ditto: Did an oil change at 7500km -10W60 (for Africa Heat) but I am from an endure/racing background so like changing oil often:wink: it can not do any harm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
In US yes - Europe/ Aus and SA are getting...

In US yes - Europe/ Aus and SA are getting Michelin = (I think) Saharas
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15,498
Views: 1,577,706
Posted By Toors
Swan Dry or Redback imho

Swan Dry or Redback imho
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
Can get it through KTM - it is exactly the same...

Can get it through KTM - it is exactly the same part as is fitted in the 1190
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
Anybody figure out, with the ABS/Off-road dongle...

Anybody figure out, with the ABS/Off-road dongle fitted, how to switch between ABS on, ABS off and Off-road ABS yet?
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
182cm and 124kg - OK so big and fat :shog

182cm and 124kg - OK so big and fat :shog
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
I am a big guy so temper this post with that...

I am a big guy so temper this post with that fact.... Lets just call it speculation for now - got the bike on Friday - rode it lightly (off-road) over the weekend - It was back to back with my 350...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
shoddy suspension

loving the bike - the 2014's characteristics are very different than the previous versions a lot smoother but still plenty fast - remember to stick it on the aggressive mapping.:rofl

but.... a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By Toors
1290 Super Duke - It was only a matter of time....

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a597/Toors1/1290duke_zps1b08fd8e.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
2013 akro. The 2013 akro pipe has 2 mounting...

2013 akro. The 2013 akro pipe has 2 mounting holes and the 2014 bike only has one. You have to take the tailpiece of to get the pipe in - the one hole on the akro lines up well with the bike. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
Here she is with Akro :wink: ...

Here she is with Akro :wink:




http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a597/Toors1/20140228_080736_zps3e23b0b1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
The dealer just confirmed that the 2013 pipe fits...

The dealer just confirmed that the 2013 pipe fits "like a glove", but I'll swing by tomorrow to go and check for myself ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
a slight diversion - what tyres do you think for...

a slight diversion - what tyres do you think for the 690 for mostly aggressive off-road use, currently think Mitas C-23 front and Michelin Desert Race Rear?
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
I sure hope so - told the dealer that the 2013...

I sure hope so - told the dealer that the 2013 pipe do not fit - they said they'll check and let me know
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 129,576
Posted By Toors
Getting mine next week - just waiting for the...

Getting mine next week - just waiting for the farkles to arrive: Akro, Scots (Rubber Mounted) steering Damper, Rally footpegs, Skidplate, radiator braces, and some bling - no news yet on the ABS...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Toors
KTM 690 - Tyre choice for the rough stuff???

Hi

What tyres would you recommend for a 690 for aggressive off-road riding /rally raid type events??? - currently looking at the Mitas C23 in front and the Michelin Desert race in the rear
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Toors
Have spot welds everywhere in the world a number...

Have spot welds everywhere in the world a number of guys in South Africa just cut them out (carefully)
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,029
Posted By Toors
If the 1190 is anything to go by - I seriously...

If the 1190 is anything to go by - I seriously doubt that... and you can still switch it all off :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,060
Posted By Toors
Mitas E-10 in the front and E-09 in the rear ...

Mitas E-10 in the front and E-09 in the rear

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a597/Toors1/20130721_135203_zps601b384e.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By Toors
I am on my second 350 XCF-W and I believe it to...

I am on my second 350 XCF-W and I believe it to be a phenomenal bike... but offroad bikes it all depends on the application if you are going to ride firebreaks/sand and more open stuff then the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By Toors
I do not know my dealer did it but I most...

I do not know my dealer did it but I most definitely have HID (only on the bright though) on my 1190
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,571
Posted By Toors
Have a look at this tread - some really good...

Have a look at this tread - some really good ideas by a very experienced biker:
http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=131440.0
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,571
Posted By Toors
What I did to my 1190: For...

What I did to my 1190:




For handling/Riding/performance:

Major suspension upgrade (by local suspension guru) front and rear progressive springs with re-valve
Akro pipe
Wider...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By Toors
with a lot of effort you can: the 990 rear wheel...

with a lot of effort you can: the 990 rear wheel fits into the 1190 - obviously you have to change - break discs, mountings etc, the front has different hubs so you have to fit the hub with new...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 265,546
Posted By Toors
over here: ...

over here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=915754
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 59,098
Posted By Toors
I was a little confused, I got the black one, the...

I was a little confused, I got the black one, the orange one and the red one - the other two just made no sence. The I saw mine, mine wife's .....:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,511
Posted By Toors
just get the Unifilter - cheap and easy fix -...

just get the Unifilter - cheap and easy fix - really not good enough reason not to get the bike:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,466
Posted By Toors
This is in the Kwazulu-Natal Midlands in...

This is in the Kwazulu-Natal Midlands in September - our Spring (we have summer rainfall hence it being all dull and grey) - temps went up to about 30C/86F in the summer could easily exceed 35C/95F....
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