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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-21-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 60,167
Posted By TDsurf
Hope I'm not too late

Hi joel,
I sent money, I hope I'm not too late.
Cheers,
I am so looking forward to another shot at DV.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By TDsurf
Dropped my pegs 2 inches

I took my stock pegs and cut them up, dropped them 2 inches and welded them up. I had to off-set the pegs about 1.5 inches to accommodate the kick stand.
It is such a relief to have a little leg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-16-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By TDsurf
on my trip in Canada

I've been riding in the rain for the last 5 days. sometimes hard other times light but have not had any problems. I'm doing 400 to 500 mile days.
The bike handles flawlessly in the rain. To tell...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,786
Posted By TDsurf
Blocks

I got about 2500 on the rear, 70% slab, 30% dirt.
They do handle great in dirt and sand.
Just be aware that they are way squarely on twisties and slab for the first 100 miles. Once broken in they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
Extra fast

Wow! Kag you might be on to somthing.
Got to give you at least 2 extra horses.
:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,354
Posted By TDsurf
Rump roast

I'm leaving next week on a 3 week ride up to and through Canada. My seat gets hot but not intolerable. My cooked legs were the issue for me. So I used an old plastic Victorian dog caller that I had...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
what's the point

What's the point of a speedo if it's not giving you the correct speed?
:huh
Like so many things, I believe it's a no brainer to have a speedo that actually give you the speed your going, and have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-30-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
How fast are you gong?

I went to my dealer today and had them switch the speedo from the R setting to the standard and the speedo is now only out by 2 to 3%. My 2014 Adv. R was out by solid 10% and making me crazy...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,394
Posted By TDsurf
Small issue

HokyLuk, you didn't run into a problem with the side stand being able to fully retract?
I did a similar process on my 2014 ADV. R, droped mine 1.75". I cut the pegs like rattis, but to get the side...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-28-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,354
Posted By TDsurf
heat

I have 4000 mi on my bike now and yes the heat has been an issue, but not in the saddle only on my thigh's. Like being slow cooked.
I put some plastic shields over the rear cylinder area attached to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 32,053
Views: 3,054,145
Posted By TDsurf
Bbq

Just saw your invite to the BBQ.
I would love to drop by and say HI.
TD just me.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-25-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
Kickstand

Does anyone have information on a relocation kit for the kick stand, so it's not mounted to the motor?
I kind of remember it being talked about.
Any information would be appreciated.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-19-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
Great news. Mine came back at 2 on the front and...

Great news. Mine came back at 2 on the front and 3 on the back cylinder.
Now, what was causing all your symptoms?
Have you found anything to account for blowing smoke and trouble starting?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-18-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
Is that what the dealer told you or is that what...

Is that what the dealer told you or is that what you saw with your own eyes?
Also did you ride much dirt?
I'm stoked for you. I think most of us are dealing with the issue.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
KTM's wall of stone

If you have a 2013 or 2014, and you ride in dirt or dusty conditions you have a problem. The first thing I asked my dealer about was the airbox, and weather it was fixed on the 2014's. Yes it's a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-16-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
And I thought I was the only one..

The bright side is that you can now do the air box service better than the dealer. Love your post.
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-01-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
Hi fellow inmates, My 1190 R is the first KTM I...

Hi fellow inmates, My 1190 R is the first KTM I have owned and Adventure Rider has been a great source of information for me, being that the dealers and the head office in the US appear to have no...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
Well the mystery is solved. After doing 2 days...

Well the mystery is solved.
After doing 2 days in the dirt I pulled my air box to find dirt and dust coating the airbox and stacks, like so many others with the new 2014 Adv. R and the S.
After...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,035
Posted By TDsurf
booked

I'm signed up and getting ready. Anyone else going from the Southern Cal area?
Waiting on some new rubber for the 1190 R.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
In for the leak down test

Just took my 2014 R in for the leak down test. I should get the results back today.
I will post when I get them. Pictures of my air box were posted back at the beginning of April, when I got back...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
How long did the test take and what was the...

How long did the test take and what was the outcome? What was your score?
Photo's would be appreciated.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
UniFilter

The first UniFilter I received was a AU 1429 Kit. It did not fit right.
One of our inmates, Filterman, works for UniFilter in Australia, saw my post and helped me out, sent me a AU 1436. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
AU 1436 is the correct number for the 2014's

AU 1436 is the correct number for the 2014's
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
unifilter

Check the number on your filter.
If it's for the 2013 it will not fit correctly and be very stiff trying to secure the clamp.
I bought a Uni form Touratech which stated it was for 2013 and 2014 on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
Rambux Crash bar Testamonial

I have the Rambux system on my 1190 R. I cant say enough about the system.
It totally saved my bike from big damage. Well worth the price. Gives you extremely good protection.
Had I not had...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-07-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 198,609
Posted By TDsurf
KTM customer Service?

I've been trying to contact KTM USA. I've called for the last 4 days, no one ever answers the phone. There is a message saying leave a message and they will get back to you. I have called 10 times...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
dammaged

Laugh all you want but once you have dust/dirt in the motor it's a big problem.
If this is not addressed by KTM, your bike will be worth dirt. When you go to sell your bike It could be a big...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 489,976
Posted By TDsurf
Class

WoW! you guys are really classing up this thread.
Love your photos. Just isn't the same bike when parked in front of a Starbucks.
I kind of get the hebegeebees just driving by. :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-10-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,742
Posted By TDsurf
Complaint

I'm thinking Class action. KTM is well aware of this issue. They fixed the problem and didn't check to make sure it was fixed. They need to address this problem now before they f up any more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 22,927
Posted By TDsurf
coming out from Southern Cal.

If anyone is trailering out from Southern Cal. and would like some company and gas money please PM me.
Cheers
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,129
Posted By TDsurf
bars

Is your bike a standard or R? I think this may be the difference.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-28-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
Puig screen

Hi ShawnS,
I just put on the Puig screen and could not be happier. NO buffiting, good coverage, and less than $100 at Revzella. They are cut perfect, no interference with turning the bars to max. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-28-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 489,976
Posted By TDsurf
Rumbux crash bars

Well I have had a occasion to put the bars to the test. They saved my bike from big damage. :D They did exactly what they were supposed to do. Great product. The upper portion of the bars took a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-28-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By TDsurf
same issue

Yes, they changed the air box, no it did not solve the problem.
The UniFilter is the answer. Too bad KTM can't get this worked out and we have to buy an after market fix for their engineering...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,057
Posted By TDsurf
Dv

Great report J. You guys covered some ground.
Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,946
Posted By TDsurf
Big thank you

Thank you Dogsslobber.
Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,946
Posted By TDsurf
wings

Hi all, I have a favor to ask of a wings owner.
I can't find dimensions for the Wings. Could some one measure the width, length and height. Sorry to ask but I could not get anyone form Wings to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-25-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By TDsurf
Rumbux

If you have a chance take a look at the Rumbux crash bars and skid plate combo. Great product and co.
I did research for a month and fount them. They are the best I could find IMO.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-22-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,566
Posted By TDsurf
uni fit

I have a AU 1429 kit that says 1190 adventure/r 2013/14.
The fitment of the oiled filter is a problem. Any info on this part number?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-20-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,456
Posted By TDsurf
Kaoka

I have had mine on for 2 months and I like it. Not love but like, I'm used to BMW cruse control and would much prefer electric cruse control. I would bet that by next year it will be available, but...
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