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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-26-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By lotus7
In the UK

In the UK
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-26-2015, 08:11 AM
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Views: 33,069
Posted By lotus7
The new starter was fitted to my 2013 1190...

The new starter was fitted to my 2013 1190 today:clap
The difference is amazing, hope it's cold tomorrow!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 07:55 AM
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Posted By lotus7
1190 Gearing

I have been running 17/45 for a few months too. I find that it improves driveability. She purrs very nicely in 3rd gear around toown:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 10:17 PM
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Posted By lotus7
I am located in the UK

I am located in the UK
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 33,069
Posted By lotus7
Thinking a little deeper into that it does make...

Thinking a little deeper into that it does make sense to inhibit the spark at low cranking revs on a bit twin as they tend to spit back and destroy the sprag clutch as the engine rotates backwards....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 516
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Posted By lotus7
1190 Slow Cranking Issue

Like many others I have been living with this since I purchased the 1190 in March 2013:huh
In October last year the starter was replaced with another 1190 unit which was only marginally better and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 29,630
Posted By lotus7
Slightly different topic but still tyre related: ...

Slightly different topic but still tyre related:

I had a worn rear Conti Trail Attack replaced on my 1190 recently by a tyre fitter I know well and we had a conversation about potential sealing...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-12-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 65,633
Posted By lotus7
KTM Ergo Seat

Have just bought the Ergo seat. The reason for buying was not the heat but the fact that the original 1190 Adventure seat was so uncomfortable for long trips.
I have only done 200 miles with the new...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2013, 12:49 PM
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Posted By lotus7
Interested to see that you have done some...

Interested to see that you have done some measurements. I have now put around 1400 miles on my 1190 and absolutely love the bike but I am also considering changing the spring. I ride almost entirely...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-24-2013, 07:45 PM
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Posted By lotus7
The easy GPS power is from the cable to the...

The easy GPS power is from the cable to the accessory socket. Their are 2 spare female spade connectors and access simple from under the headlight.
This is fused at 10A and permanently on. As I use...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-24-2013, 02:06 AM
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Posted By lotus7
The KTM mount is plastic and dairly light but if...

The KTM mount is plastic and dairly light but if their is weak pount I would say it is not the mount itselfbut the way the Garmin clips into the holder. There is also no security, you have to unclip...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-24-2013, 01:28 AM
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Posted By lotus7
Have the gps holder and tank bag but not seen the...

Have the gps holder and tank bag but not seen the KTM top box yet and am being told of a problem with the side boxes relating the locking keys.
Right now I am at the dealer while my Adventure is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-11-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6,785
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Posted By lotus7
Got it at last!

Picked up my new Adventure yesterday and managed 200 miles of mixed road riding getting to know her. I am seriously impressed! As it is a brand new engine I set myself a rev limit of 5K for the first...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2013, 01:57 PM
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Posted By lotus7
:clapI will be picking up my 1190 Adventure...

:clapI will be picking up my 1190 Adventure tomorrow, can't wait!
Ill take some pics and try to post them up here:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2013, 03:08 PM
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Posted By lotus7
I had a test ride on the Adventure today, tarmac...

I had a test ride on the Adventure today, tarmac only but encountered rain, snow, sunshine and traffic! In other words a typical English spring day. The bike is a joy to ride, the fuelling compared...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-05-2013, 11:48 AM
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Posted By lotus7
Way to go!:clap Great pics. Spoke with my...

Way to go!:clap Great pics.

Spoke with my dealer today. Demo bike test ride next week and probably early April before I get mine.:cry
Seems that there are a few more orange bikes around than...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,724,011
Posted By lotus7
I've gone for the 1190 Adv not the R. This will...

I've gone for the 1190 Adv not the R. This will be my first toe in the orange side and although I have tried it I am not a confident off-roader and most of my riding is tarmac. I am looking for a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,724,011
Posted By lotus7
I can confirm that. I fired up the KTM UK 1190...

I can confirm that. I fired up the KTM UK 1190 Adv yesterday and it is loud for a stock exhaust. Sadly I didn't get to ride it as it's the bike imported for dealer tech training but I have placed an...
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