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Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,113
Posted By RoteEddie
09 and onwards R1 are pretty good. Comfy...

09 and onwards R1 are pretty good. Comfy suspension and relaxed ergos 😄
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 25,074
Posted By RoteEddie
I was told no remap as long as std airbox/filter...

I was told no remap as long as std airbox/filter is used along with any of the 2 db killers.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By RoteEddie
I had a ktm 500 and found the engine less than...

I had a ktm 500 and found the engine less than ideal for road use. Massive difference from your 636! A 690 is a lot better on the road. It can do trackdays, offroad, long distance touring etc....
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,316
Posted By RoteEddie
Dealers are often full of bullshit. The various...

Dealers are often full of bullshit. The various 690 models combined sell very well in Europe. The most popular is the Duke.

And as for a 800 v-twin to take over at similar weight and cost? That...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By RoteEddie
I would think 1 rotor on a 800 easily...

I would think 1 rotor on a 800 easily overwhelmed. A 690 is about 80 kgs lighter?
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 415,999
Posted By RoteEddie
I just bought myself a brand new left over 14'...

I just bought myself a brand new left over 14' SMCR:D

I have previously owned a 10' SMC and a 12' ER. Sold the Enduro R when I got my 1190 Adv. The 1190 made me swear I would never own a KTM...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,274
Posted By RoteEddie
I also need to mention the ABS. It is not very...

I also need to mention the ABS. It is not very good when compared to KTM 1190. In the dry it cuts in way too early and regulates too slowly. I pull the fuse on dry days and enjoy the sublime power...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,274
Posted By RoteEddie
It's a great bike! My only complaint is that the...

It's a great bike! My only complaint is that the off/on throttle transition should be smoother. I've covered almost 6000 km since I picked up mine in August. It was delivered with the Arrow slip-on,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 304,613
Posted By RoteEddie
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5594/15073898575_5a...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5594/15073898575_5a0ef58d3f_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/15073898575/)
DSC_0398 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/15073898575/) by...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 304,613
Posted By RoteEddie
It's the comfort seat. No complaints after 550 km...

It's the comfort seat. No complaints after 550 km riding home on saturday!
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 304,613
Posted By RoteEddie
Picked up a matt black 15' on friday. She was...

Picked up a matt black 15' on friday. She was given a hard run in and had the oil changed on saturday :D

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/14950419636_4db00b1b4d_b.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11,958
Views: 2,615,621
Posted By RoteEddie
Today I replaced my front tire. The Trail Attack...

Today I replaced my front tire. The Trail Attack 2 is a phenomenal road tire. Front lasted 7000 km of twisty roads. Rear still has another 1000 km to go :-)

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-18-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,717,646
Posted By RoteEddie
What a moron :rofl

What a moron :rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 39,013
Posted By RoteEddie
Sold off my GoPro gear today and will pick up a...

Sold off my GoPro gear today and will pick up a new Ghost-S tomorrow. I got tired of all the quirks like mic adapter and the awful menu system. My Gopro 3 also had a soft lense :D

Edit: A small...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-10-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 583,396
Posted By RoteEddie
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/119...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/1190_black.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/toreide/media/1190_black.jpg.html)

Black PlastiDip on the silvery panels. Looks much better now :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By RoteEddie
The TrailAttack 2 on the 1190 Adv are awesome...

The TrailAttack 2 on the 1190 Adv are awesome tires on tarmac. Steers beautifully, grips outstanding even in cold temps and wears well. The oem tires are marked TrailAttack 2K.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-05-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,656
Posted By RoteEddie
Yes, I believeit's 39 cm. They have an even...

Yes, I believeit's 39 cm. They have an even taller one at 44 cm. I am 175 cm and would not want any taller than 39 cm.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-05-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,656
Posted By RoteEddie
http://www.powerbronze.co.uk/16377424/16377418/831...

http://www.powerbronze.co.uk/16377424/16377418/831889/BEAK---KTM-1190-ADVENTURE-13-14---BLACK.item

120! A bit overprized if you ask me :D Not that such trrivial things has stopped me from...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 583,396
Posted By RoteEddie
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/DSC...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/DSC01173.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/toreide/media/DSC01173.jpg.html)

Added a Powerbronze screen. Works much better than the original for my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,848
Posted By RoteEddie
Snake oil.....:D I don't see the need. Mine...

Snake oil.....:D

I don't see the need. Mine have perfect throttle response from 2500 rpms.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 211,349
Posted By RoteEddie
Got my Holan top box and mount. Very nice kit! ...

Got my Holan top box and mount. Very nice kit! It is the size L 38 litres. Quality seems at least on par with the Touratech cases I have owned in the past.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 127,736
Posted By RoteEddie
AS far as I know TuneEcu wont work.

AS far as I know TuneEcu wont work.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 127,736
Posted By RoteEddie
How can he adjust anything without adding a pc or...

How can he adjust anything without adding a pc or similar?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-12-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,453
Posted By RoteEddie
I removed my tank today as I need to run a few...

I removed my tank today as I need to run a few wires to the front. When inspecting the airbox I can see the dealer have sealed the airbox with some kind of black sealant that basically makes the 2...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,101
Posted By RoteEddie
Why not consider the "vanilla" 1190? Outhandles...

Why not consider the "vanilla" 1190? Outhandles the R on pavement and seem plenty capable even offroad :D

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 248,265
Posted By RoteEddie
Mine has no alarm. And when stranded on the...

Mine has no alarm. And when stranded on the mountain I did try to start it downhill on a gravel road.....


Yesterday charging with my Ctek...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 46,914
Posted By RoteEddie
Ordered an XP-3 as a safety device for winter...

Ordered an XP-3 as a safety device for winter riding on my 500. As my 1190's battery seems incapable of starting once temps drop below 5C it was a no-brainer.

Forgot to take advantage of the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 248,265
Posted By RoteEddie
I am tempted to simply buy an Anti Gravity Micro...

I am tempted to simply buy an Anti Gravity Micro Start XP-3. Small enough to carry even on my 500.

Sent from my LG-V500 using Tapatalk
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 248,265
Posted By RoteEddie
Mine has failed to start on 2 occasions. Both...

Mine has failed to start on 2 occasions. Both times temps below 5 degrees C. Battery was simply not strong enough. First time I needed help as I was stranded on my weekend home in the mountains :D ...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,505
Posted By RoteEddie
Brilliant tire in the dry! Take care in the wet....

Brilliant tire in the dry! Take care in the wet. On my T a rear lasted about 2000 km.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,301
Posted By RoteEddie
My average is 38,63 mpg. Best was 47.6 mpg over...

My average is 38,63 mpg. Best was 47.6 mpg over 323 km and worst 35.7mpg over 306 km. I use the Road Trip app to log my riding. The onboard computer is always reporting mpg a little optimistic, and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-25-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By RoteEddie
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/75344542"...

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/75344542" width="500" height="375" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>

I made a new mic from an old Grado SR60...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-18-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,643
Posted By RoteEddie
A tour of Spain! I could easily do 3500 km of...

A tour of Spain! I could easily do 3500 km of twisties in a week :D
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 286,246
Posted By RoteEddie
Ordered a tall seat for my 500 EXC. I hope I can...

Ordered a tall seat for my 500 EXC. I hope I can still get my feet down :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,840
Posted By RoteEddie
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/8407747609/" title="Airoh_1 by toreide, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8331/8407747609_71378cfc02_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-13-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 127,736
Posted By RoteEddie
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/9737218396/" title="1190_wings by toreide, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7290/9737218396_ed66b8150f_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-10-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By RoteEddie
Sorry about the bad sound. I had actually...

Sorry about the bad sound. I had actually brought my Contour+ and a separate mic to give you a taste of my Wings shod 1190. Unfortunately I couldn't get it to record due to a faulty card.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-10-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By RoteEddie
Video: 1190 eating up some twisties

Had some fun on my 1190 today :D Great piece of road in Hardanger.

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/74222516" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-09-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,023
Posted By RoteEddie
The R model can be great fun on the track...

The R model can be great fun on the track according to this gentleman :D He is a very experienced rider and racer. He found it very enjoyable.

I would think the tires of the normal 1190 would...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-01-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,278
Posted By RoteEddie
Jeez, Tan, any chance you are related to this...

Jeez, Tan, any chance you are related to this guy?

http://kazakhstana.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/borat-swimsuit.jpg?w=251&h=300
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