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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By AJAdvRider
Harold I sent you a private message... ...

Harold

I sent you a private message...

AJ
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-28-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By AJAdvRider
i am riding a burnt orange 1190 with an...

i am riding a burnt orange 1190 with an orange/black/white Arai helmet and same color(s) KTM Rally jacket...sounds like I have earned the right to run a modulator!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-28-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By AJAdvRider
It simply plugs in between the high and low beam...

It simply plugs in between the high and low beam bulbs and the connectors with a module that flashes or pulses the light form 80% on to 100% on about 2 times every second. The effect is that at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By AJAdvRider
Interesting Mr. Metal. I have to admit that even...

Interesting Mr. Metal. I have to admit that even though I am one of the first to critize inattentive drivers, I have done it myself. Once when pulling out of the entrance to my workplace, I checked...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By AJAdvRider
Wanted to add, I think part of the problem today...

Wanted to add, I think part of the problem today is that almost all new vehicles come standard with daytime running lights. Motorcycles just don't standout with daytime lights on anymore. Years...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By AJAdvRider
Unfortunately it is the most costly one that...

Unfortunately it is the most costly one that Kisan sells due to the configuration of the 1190 with low beam staying on with high beam light...

Order P115W-DHL and choose HB9/HB11 adapters. You...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By AJAdvRider
Headlight Modulator

I know that this is akin to discussing politics, religion, etc. and best to avoid. However, I just feel so strongly about this topic and a need to share but willingly open myself to all opinions. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-06-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,943
Posted By AJAdvRider
Just turned 54 and went the adventure bike road...

Just turned 54 and went the adventure bike road for the first time after years of street bikes. Wanted more utility to reach my favorite back trail fishing holes in retirement.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,774
Posted By AJAdvRider
Just received my TouraTech 2 piece seats. I am...

Just received my TouraTech 2 piece seats. I am 5' 9-1/2" with 32" inseam and purchased the low version. It is pretty chilly in Idaho so I haven't pulled off a potentially butt numbing long ride but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-19-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,774
Posted By AJAdvRider
Thanks Tom, you just cost me a grand:D....

Thanks Tom, you just cost me a grand:D. Appreciate the review as it sounds like the TT 2 piece is what I am looking for.

Regards
AJ
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-01-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,774
Posted By AJAdvRider
1190 TouraTech 2 Piece Comfort Seat

Anyone tried the TouraTech 2 piece comfort seats? Just saw these on their site recently...original version was a one piece sport seat.

Thanks
AJ
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By AJAdvRider
Hello My first post marriage and children in...

Hello

My first post marriage and children in college bike was a FJR1300 which I loved as well...a great sport touring machine. The only thing that it really lacked was the ability to split off of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 73,633
Posted By AJAdvRider
My 1190 is in Idaho but my wife and I currently...

My 1190 is in Idaho but my wife and I currently are working in Pekanbaru Sumatra. You have my overwhelming respect riding a bike in Jakarta. No one else would understand unless you've been...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-15-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By AJAdvRider
Hello Patrick I can't help with your...

Hello Patrick

I can't help with your question but just couldn't help but complement you on wanting heated seats. It is refreshing as seems half of the discussion on this forum regarding the 1190...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-01-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By AJAdvRider
The biggest single comfort improvement for me has...

The biggest single comfort improvement for me has been the TouraTech 25 mm handlebar risers. Prior to rising the bars, my wrists were in pain after 30 minutes. Also enjoy the slightly more upright...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-17-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 107,350
Posted By AJAdvRider
Wings Damping wool

I am fairly new to after market exhausts but had to jettison the 1190 can for a Wings shortie after seeing the first pics and hearing the sound bytes. One thing that has concerned me is the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 73,633
Posted By AJAdvRider
Glossy or Matt

Looking at the grey paint scheme, I agree that the glossy shield would be the best choice due to the glossy black paint on the tail under the rear seat. I have the orange paint and decided on the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 73,633
Posted By AJAdvRider
Matt or Gloss?

Just about to send my payment for a Wings short can and a seat cooler heat shield. It appears that the exhaust carbon fiber is gloss finish and the heat shield in gloss would match it. However, on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-21-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By AJAdvRider
Thanks much Gozer for the review...you helped me...

Thanks much Gozer for the review...you helped me as I was primarily interested in the TouraTech seat for reduced seat height. Comfort is pretty subjective and I have been blessed with somewhat of an...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By AJAdvRider
What is the evap canister and what does it do? ...

What is the evap canister and what does it do? Is it like an appendix or gall bladder? I too would prefer the tool kit under the seat.

Thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By AJAdvRider
I confirmed that the seat is in the low position...

I confirmed that the seat is in the low position but thanks for pointing out the adjustment. I did find that one of the front side plastic cams was broken so the seat would not lock tightly against...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 107,350
Posted By AJAdvRider
Are you all in the US ordering the Wings exhaust...

Are you all in the US ordering the Wings exhaust from the Aussie dealer (www.wingsexhaust.com.au ) or from Solvenia (www.wings.si )?

Thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By AJAdvRider
We are pretty close in altitude and age :wink: I...

We are pretty close in altitude and age :wink: I actually never tried leaning a bit to one side and flat footing with that leg instead of on my toes with both. I'll give it a go...

Thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By AJAdvRider
I had a Yamaha FJR1300 sport touring and a Harley...

I had a Yamaha FJR1300 sport touring and a Harley prior to that. Both had about a 30" or less seat height. I really wanted an Adventure bike with the flexibility to get to my favorite off road...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By AJAdvRider
Reply

I would greatly appreciate hearing your opinion on the TouraTech if you get a chance...

Thanks
AJ
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By AJAdvRider
Vertically Challenged on 1190 Adv

Just received delivery of my 1190 standard Adventure and while so far I generally think it's the best bike I have owned, there is one huge negative for me. I am a bit vertically challenged with a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,927
Posted By AJAdvRider
I have to admit being a wuss in the winter...

I have to admit being a wuss in the winter weather here...the dealership delivered the bike to my driveway. I rode to the end of the street and directly back to the garage...less than a mile. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,927
Posted By AJAdvRider
2014 1190 adv tpms

Just received my 2014 1190 Adventure. Took a short ride in Idaho winter weather and noticed no readout from the TPMS. The owners manual says it is optional and the dealership is unsure if it is an...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-19-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,516
Posted By AJAdvRider
Standard Adventure...primarily road use with the...

Standard Adventure...primarily road use with the option to peel off the highway and onto a dirt trail to my favorite fishing hole. Also prefer the lower seat height of the standard as it offers me...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By AJAdvRider
Hello All I am new to the forum and bikes...

Hello All

I am new to the forum and bikes with chains...belts and shafts yes but only a Schwinn with a chain. Waiting on my 1190 (latest is 2nd week of January). My apologies if this should be...
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