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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,021
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I rekon take a look at how KTM Australia run...

I rekon take a look at how KTM Australia run things. Although I've had a hell of a time with a pretty unreliable bike, KTM Oz have been pretty quick with warranty issues and got me a replacement...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,064
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Just checked my old sprocket and your's appears...

Just checked my old sprocket and your's appears to be the same way around (writing to the outside) as mine was, and it does indeed look symetrical.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,096
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I got 4.8 l / 100 once sitting in 6th lugging...

I got 4.8 l / 100 once sitting in 6th lugging down the freeway for 70 odd kms. I normally get 5.8 - 6.1 for mixed riding. Around 6.5 if Im giving it the berries.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
The latest firmware makes all model bike remember...

The latest firmware makes all model bike remember drive mode. There was a while there it would default to street. Pretty annoying.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Wow the whole thing just shattered. Nice hole...

Wow the whole thing just shattered. Nice hole further up!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,749
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I just checked my uni after a few thou kms with...

I just checked my uni after a few thou kms with some very dusty riding on a couple of days.The pre-filter was filthy, the main filter mostly clean and air box was spotless. You get a bit of oil...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Should be a warranty repair. Dont worry...

Should be a warranty repair.

Dont worry though. Apparently if you look at global statistics, your bike is still super reliable and this almost never happens :evil

Though your bike does appear...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
At a guess, the mounts for the rear mudguard near...

At a guess, the mounts for the rear mudguard near the tail light had cracked and the guard was loose and held on by the two bolts underneath, which were probably also cracked. The suspension...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,956
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
There is safety and there is compliance. The two...

There is safety and there is compliance. The two are not in synch often enough.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,323
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I figured no-one would believe me when I said the...

I figured no-one would believe me when I said the Virgin Mary appeared to me out in the boondocks...so I took a photo.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7452/9738006885_4490fbd62c_c.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
:lobby :thumb

:lobby :thumb
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Funny how I've only met 3 other 1190 owners and 2...

Funny how I've only met 3 other 1190 owners and 2 of them have had major issues. What are the chances, eh?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
At no stage did I declare the entire range...

At no stage did I declare the entire range unreliable and at no stage did I say others aren't allowed to say (type?) what they think. Quote me if I did.

I was getting pissy at those who declare...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
If you've got an unreliable bike, you've got an...

If you've got an unreliable bike, you've got an unreliable bike. Pointing out proportions doesn't change anything.

I would say a fair proportion of owners have had serious problems. Of the 4...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
It amazes me that people who have had no issues...

It amazes me that people who have had no issues with the 1190s continue to tell people who have had issues that the bike is reliable.

Tell that to a friend of mine who's 2014 S was dusted after...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-13-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4,847
Views: 724,707
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Works fine charging my Samsung S4. Suspect...

Works fine charging my Samsung S4.

Suspect cable? I've killed 2 cables with water.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,829
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
The Heidi rears square off very quickly. Mitas...

The Heidi rears square off very quickly. Mitas keep a much rounder profile and have similar mileage.

Still run a Heidi on the front. Its good but not outstanding. Thinking of going tube and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
38k kms - endless problems.

38k kms - endless problems.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I would be pushing for a new engine if the bike...

I would be pushing for a new engine if the bike is not all that old.

I had mine replaced at 4700kms and 1 month old. No way would I accept a rebuild on a new bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,470
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Don't look at the temp gauge and your oil temp...

Don't look at the temp gauge and your oil temp will be fine. :fishie
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-06-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,984
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
A : Only been back to the dealer 12 times in 14...

A : Only been back to the dealer 12 times in 14 months and 37k kms

B : Probably not
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Fender fixed under warranty. Also had the rear...

Fender fixed under warranty. Also had the rear spring replaced with the stiffer 2014 model one. KTM should give your dealer 'compassionate pricing' on the spring for 2013 bikes. $250 AUD from memory....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 216,276
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
2013? Rear spring is pretty soft. I broke the...

2013? Rear spring is pretty soft. I broke the same bit by bottoming out, but fortunately only managed to break the mounts where the tail light sits and the assembly attached to the subframe. Noticed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
You forgot that they also look like a bag of...

You forgot that they also look like a bag of arse. :puke1

Yes the stock bars work well and are more than adequate.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-29-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,672
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
:becca

:becca
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,773
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Motorcycles ARE spectacularly dangerous. ...

Motorcycles ARE spectacularly dangerous.

...and that's why I love them.

The comments section is evidence that chickens and sheep can actually read.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,672
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Come on, dude. Hurtful? Mods please unsplit...

Come on, dude. Hurtful?

Mods please unsplit the forums. I'm starting to feel like I bought a BMW.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,829
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
They have. The Mitas E07. :evil I like em...

They have. The Mitas E07. :evil

I like em for the rounder profile. They are also long wearing and hook up better on dirt. Cheaper in Oz too. Might be hard to get in 'murica.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I'm offended and under Australian law I'm pretty...

I'm offended and under Australian law I'm pretty sure it's illegal to offend someone.

The mods wil be hearing from my legal team.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 50,839
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Good luck mate. I hope you get the attention you...

Good luck mate. I hope you get the attention you deserve.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 50,839
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
What annoys me is owners who have had few or no...

What annoys me is owners who have had few or no problems suggesting that those who have had nothing but trouble don't have the right to voice their disapproval.

Believe it or not a LOT of owners...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-29-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,769
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
1. Extended warranty That is all :evil

1. Extended warranty

That is all :evil
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-29-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,595
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Clearly we need another 'General KTM Blather'...

Clearly we need another 'General KTM Blather' section.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-27-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,011
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Glad to hear it mate. Also good to hear your...

Glad to hear it mate. Also good to hear your enjoying the machine. They are an awesomely fun bike when not broken.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-27-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,011
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Outstanding. I was home only 2.5 hours after the...

Outstanding. I was home only 2.5 hours after the clutch shat itself.

Turns put the clutch retaining nut had come loose and it was an easy fix. Some cockhead in Austria didn't loctite it during...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-26-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,011
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Welcome to the 1190 club Suddzy! Sounds like you...

Welcome to the 1190 club Suddzy! Sounds like you have passed the 'first warranty issue' initiation!

Catch up soon!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-22-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,847
Views: 724,707
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Same thing happened to my '13 model. I was told...

Same thing happened to my '13 model. I was told that its because the rear was bottoming out. Had the 2014 stiffer rear spring kit installed.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 160,089
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
KTM Oz replaced my engine after 4700 kms....

KTM Oz replaced my engine after 4700 kms. Wouldn't start and was full of dust.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-20-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 160,089
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Bugger. I have had positive results from using...

Bugger. I have had positive results from using the unifilter over the last 30k kms. Never found any real dust in the box and valves perfectly in spec at the major service.

I don't run the socks...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-20-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 160,089
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Are you sure it dust in the stacks? I initially...

Are you sure it dust in the stacks? I initially thought i had some red dust there when I did the swipe test but the rest of the was box fine and looking closely it was clear it was just a bit of oil.
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