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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dearnla
Are we starting an oil thread? Oh, goody...:lurk ...

Are we starting an oil thread? Oh, goody...:lurk

I know you guys in foreign climates have to take care of your own maintenance and err on the side of caution, but I feel that the factory would...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,528
Posted By Dearnla
I'm in! I use my 1190 std for a lot of distance...

I'm in! I use my 1190 std for a lot of distance riding, wouldn't dream of taking it off road (I WOULD drop it and scratch it...).

Now, if the price was similar to the MSC upgrade for my '13 MY I'd...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 21,136
Posted By Dearnla
I think KTM NA are acting dumb. Tell 'em to ring...

I think KTM NA are acting dumb. Tell 'em to ring their colleagues in the UK.

I just had a 1290 starter fitted under warranty here in England along with a software update that boosts cold start...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-08-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 760,439
Posted By Dearnla
The cure for this is a 1290 starter motor and an...

The cure for this is a 1290 starter motor and an ECU refresh - richens the mixture when it first starts. Just had this done on Friday :D
The dealer should check his technical bulletins as it's a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 24,416
Posted By Dearnla
Took it in for some warranty work and a set of...

Took it in for some warranty work and a set of orange crash bars.
The warranty work was to sort out the poor cold starting. Starter motor gets upgraded to a 1290 version, but they also load a new...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Dearnla
It'll cost hundreds if not thousands. You can buy...

It'll cost hundreds if not thousands. You can buy a lot of Rotopaks for that sort of cash.

I would have thought a 200-mile fuel range wasn't the problem, it's backside comfort that limits my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,389
Posted By Dearnla
And not forgetting that most bikes wobble on...

And not forgetting that most bikes wobble on slow-down around 40 mph - 70 kph....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-22-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 532,007
Posted By Dearnla
I'm loving that Icon 1000 Big Game Zebra helmet....

I'm loving that Icon 1000 Big Game Zebra helmet. I'm after getting the Battlescar in brown - I mean "Dark Earth"....

How do you find it with the 1190?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,509,708
Posted By Dearnla
Is that all part of the standard procedure?:rofl

Is that all part of the standard procedure?:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 63,393
Posted By Dearnla
Yeah but Wollaston have a nice coffee shop..... ...

Yeah but Wollaston have a nice coffee shop.....

I didn't even consider a BMW GS as every bugger's got one. If you think they sell well in the UK, 50% of the bikes I saw in Germany this summer were...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 196,007
Posted By Dearnla
You'll notice the big breakthrough here over the...

You'll notice the big breakthrough here over the 2013/2014 1190 is the heat shields that fill in the gaps in the frame. There's also a metal shield on the rear down pipe. Apparently they're going to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Dearnla
Yes there would be....

Yes there would be....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 113,284
Posted By Dearnla
That'll be me, then! Now, where's the nearest...

That'll be me, then! Now, where's the nearest Starbucks .......:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 113,284
Posted By Dearnla
Begging your pardon (oh we English are so...

Begging your pardon (oh we English are so polite...) but the last thing KTM needs is a V-Strom alike. It doesn't sell in Europe and they're already discounted/come with all the luggage FOC, mainly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,509,708
Posted By Dearnla
Be careful to drill the hole exactly as per the...

Be careful to drill the hole exactly as per the instructions, if you do decide to mount next to the power socket, as the cubbyhole slopes in! I took advantage of the dismantling to add hard-wired...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,509,708
Posted By Dearnla
Gotta start somehow.....:eek1

Gotta start somehow.....:eek1
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 196,007
Posted By Dearnla
What, the 1290 is finally getting a cup holder? ...

What, the 1290 is finally getting a cup holder? Never mind big tanks and cruise control, that's the one thing that'll convince me to upgrade.....:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-20-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 760,439
Posted By Dearnla
I can confirm these are for the heated seats.

I can confirm these are for the heated seats.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,509,708
Posted By Dearnla
WSBK at Magny Cours

<a href="http://s1277.photobucket.com/user/dearnla1/media/IMG_1022_zps3664a567.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y481/dearnla1/IMG_1022_zps3664a567.jpg"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,509,708
Posted By Dearnla
Installed the heated seat on my 1190 ADV

Had to pull apart the plastics to thread the wires to the front of the bike:-
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-05-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,985
Posted By Dearnla
I love Donington park for track days. Haven't...

I love Donington park for track days. Haven't done one for a while since getting rid of my RSVR but starting to get the itch again....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Dearnla
"They all do that, Sir."

"They all do that, Sir."
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-21-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Dearnla
Why? Rad fan works just fine. My temperature...

Why? Rad fan works just fine. My temperature readout never changes.....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-16-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By Dearnla
I've never touched the chain on mine. I'm running...

I've never touched the chain on mine. I'm running an oiler so I let the dealer check it at 9k miles.
Yes there is an mpg in trip one and two. First go into settings - switch on but don't start...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,848
Posted By Dearnla
It's a 20 problem....

<a href="http://s1277.photobucket.com/user/dearnla1/media/IMG_0457_zpsc2c73454.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y481/dearnla1/IMG_0457_zpsc2c73454.jpg"...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 228,274
Posted By Dearnla
Took mine in for its 9300 mile service on Friday...

Took mine in for its 9300 mile service on Friday with a long list of things to be done. A few recalls to be done, such as the fuel tank overflow - check - side stand mount & spring - check - ecu...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-26-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 62,990
Posted By Dearnla
+ cruise control.

+ cruise control.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-21-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 532,007
Posted By Dearnla
In which case, the answer is no. The...

In which case, the answer is no.

The hardware is there ready, but you need to get to your dealer to download the software from KTM Austria. I's not a simple eeprom flash.....:D

Got mine booked...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-13-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By Dearnla
What, like this? <a...

What, like this?
<a href="http://s1277.photobucket.com/user/dearnla1/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps5809ab86.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-13-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 760,439
Posted By Dearnla
Don't think you'll find anyone else that's got it...

Don't think you'll find anyone else that's got it for free. KTM even put up the price of the 2014 model over the 2013 to cover the cost.
Forum: Europe 07-08-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dearnla
Zelig, both bikes would be fine over here -...

Zelig, both bikes would be fine over here - they're both popular and you're never far from a dealer.
I think your biggest question is whether it's worth the expense and hassle to import them. You...
Forum: EMEA 07-08-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Dearnla
Reminds me of the time my son and I were weaving...

Reminds me of the time my son and I were weaving through the heavy traffic heading up to Assen. Then we came across a scruffy old purple ST1100 and thought nothing of going past until he appeared on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,402
Posted By Dearnla
That's because most of their relatives emigrated...

That's because most of their relatives emigrated to America! Don't forget there's 5 million Irish in Ireland and 15 million in the USA!:rofl
Forum: EMEA 07-08-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Dearnla
Try downloading the app (or website) Best Biking...

Try downloading the app (or website) Best Biking Roads Europe. Then pick a route that strings together a load of them....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-07-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,364
Posted By Dearnla
Heat deflection

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,509,708
Posted By Dearnla
Parked it somewhere in D4:- <a...

Parked it somewhere in D4:-
<a href="http://s1277.photobucket.com/user/dearnla1/media/imagejpg1_zps657d0cb1.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-24-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,947
Posted By Dearnla
Tyre speed ratings explained

Fellas, calm down will ya?
Righto, a bit of research has given me the definitive answer. Nearly.

The Michelin PR4 Trail has a "V" speed rating of 149mph. Load rating is 72....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,509,708
Posted By Dearnla
Bigfoot fitted.

Fitted a Bigfoot to my '13 MY 1190.
<a href="http://s1277.photobucket.com/user/dearnla1/media/imagejpg1_zpsbbccad1a.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Dearnla
There's about 30 miles left when it starts...

There's about 30 miles left when it starts flashing.

I was in France last year and had just departed a big town when mine started to flash. Thought I'd make it to the next fuel stop no problem as...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,517
Posted By Dearnla
Don't try this with the panniers on!!:rofl

Don't try this with the panniers on!!:rofl
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