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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,376,644
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: 185
Views: 59,413
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: 904
Views: 120,610
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: 582
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: 99,805
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: 99,805
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: 11,152
Views: 2,376,644
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: 11,152
Views: 2,376,644
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: 904
Views: 120,610
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: 4,536
Views: 667,081
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: 11,152
Views: 2,376,644
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: 11,152
Views: 2,376,644
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: 1,838
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: 642
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: 641
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: 856
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: 7,294
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: 1,091
Views: 194,804
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: 355
Views: 41,923
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: 1,638
Views: 484,803
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: 660
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: 4,536
Views: 667,081
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: 1,006
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: 542
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: 12,670
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: 873
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: 2,911
Posted By Dearnla
Heat deflection

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,376,644
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: 1,654
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: 11,152
Views: 2,376,644
Posted By Dearnla
Bigfoot fitted.

Fitted a Bigfoot to my '13 MY 1190.
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
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: 2,367
Posted By Dearnla
Don't try this with the panniers on!!:rofl

Don't try this with the panniers on!!:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By Dearnla
Sports bike refugee on an adventure bike -...

Sports bike refugee on an adventure bike - sparkly knee sliders and all!!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-07-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 484,803
Posted By Dearnla
You've cut some neat vents in the side panels...

You've cut some neat vents in the side panels there.

What tyres are they?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-05-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Dearnla
The Starbucks App does that without opening the...

The Starbucks App does that without opening the sat nav app......:rofl

I use my iPhone in a waterproof mount mounted on the KTM mount but I HAVE to use an approved Apple cig lighter USB adapter...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-29-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 144,260
Posted By Dearnla
Yes they do. I can get my Shoei Synchrotec into...

Yes they do. I can get my Shoei Synchrotec into the top box and LH side case - they're the same.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-29-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,103
Posted By Dearnla
Err, by off-road do you mean the gravel at the...

Err, by off-road do you mean the gravel at the back of the Starbucks car park? :rofl:rofl:rofl

Sorry, I'll leave now.....:huh

I am totally jealous of you guys over the water, having all those...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-27-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,317
Posted By Dearnla
I replaced the standard screen on my 1190 ADV...

I replaced the standard screen on my 1190 ADV with the KTM tall version originally. The buffeting on the std. was just too much. I'm 6' or 1.82m in new money.
The option tall screen is also wider,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 194,804
Posted By Dearnla
That's good to know.:D

That's good to know.:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-08-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 194,804
Posted By Dearnla
You have to be stationary to access the settings...

You have to be stationary to access the settings menu. Scroll down past time etc and it's there. I had to set my DRL to off for a trip to Europe, as headlights are mandatory and didn't want to get...
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