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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 413,363
Posted By alongat
By the way, if you're going to sip Greek coffee...

By the way, if you're going to sip Greek coffee or espresso or whatever that is you're having on your bike, at least use some manners - you forgot to stick your pinkie finger straight out while...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By alongat
It does look nice and very well designed - my...

It does look nice and very well designed - my issue is that I need to figure out how it would work with my givi crash bars which mount slightly differently than the ktm crash bars...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By alongat
While it would be highly untraditional, I...

While it would be highly untraditional, I actually wonder if you have enough clearance to mount the water onto the front of the blackdog skid plate though I'm sure most people here would advise...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By alongat
Have you considered mounting the fuel / water...

Have you considered mounting the fuel / water containers on the front of that top box or on the pillion seat area (assuming you're riding alone) to help shift some weight toward the centre of the...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By alongat
By the way, despite what I said earlier about the...

By the way, despite what I said earlier about the R being better looking (which I still say it is), my orange has grown on me (despite not being proper KTM orange):
...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 413,363
Posted By alongat
Actually, this picture is even more recent of...

Actually, this picture is even more recent of mine:

http://alongat.smugmug.com/Other/KTM-1190/i-gWT9hQ4/0/X2/image-X2.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 413,363
Posted By alongat
Nice sticker work. Repeat after me: "no more pink...

Nice sticker work. Repeat after me: "no more pink lettering" :)

http://alongat.smugmug.com/Other/KTM-1190/i-b65gVRb/0/X2/image-X2.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By alongat
lol :)

lol :)
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By alongat
Where in canada are you at the moment? There's a...

Where in canada are you at the moment? There's a horizons unlimited event a few hours north of Toronto in a few weeks - don't know if the timing works for you...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 148,182
Posted By alongat
Are you on schedule for stocking the h11 this...

Are you on schedule for stocking the h11 this coming week (for my ktm 1190)?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By alongat
And by the way, I'm shocked that anyone actually...

And by the way, I'm shocked that anyone actually got the reference from Dune :)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Yes - that GSA is rather portly, isn't it?...

Yes - that GSA is rather portly, isn't it? Despite its girth, it's still a hell of a bike and makes for a very authentic looking zombie apocalypse machine...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By alongat
I am absolutely thrilled with the suspension so...

I am absolutely thrilled with the suspension so far. I'm bigger than the average bear so I tend to set the preload setting to rider + luggage instead of just rider. I love being able to adjust the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By alongat
Haven't done it myself but I've noticed a few who...

Haven't done it myself but I've noticed a few who have gone from the standard to the R. Perhaps they decided that they are more committed to heartier off road riding. I had a 990R that I had two sets...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Yes, those stock mirrors are quite disturbing...

Yes, those stock mirrors are quite disturbing when it comes to the airflow despite being very good for doing what they're supposed to do in terms of view and location. Now that I've moved the mirrors...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Nice picture KAG. What I find interesting about...

Nice picture KAG. What I find interesting about it is the size comparison of the two bikes. Back when I had my 990R and my friend had his 2008 GS Adventure, I used to look at the two bikes together...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By alongat
Unless you're absolutely married to the concept...

Unless you're absolutely married to the concept of using natural suede, I'd suggest finding a local (or online) source for a product called Alcantara which is a synthetic ultrasuede material that is...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By alongat
I really like all the dainese pieces I've ever...

I really like all the dainese pieces I've ever owned but when I was shopping for a new adventure jacket and pants this summer, I knew what I wanted was something that has waterproofing on the outer...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Simple and cheap (works like a charm as long as...

Simple and cheap (works like a charm as long as you use the rubber ring included with it):

http://www.2wheelride.com/throttle_pro.html
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Those mirror mounts are the CPRFab Rottweiler...

Those mirror mounts are the CPRFab Rottweiler mounts designed for use with either the CRG round or arrow shaped mirrors. The mounts are designed specifically for mounting them onto the plastic...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
I just got and installed the Wings seat coolers a...

I just got and installed the Wings seat coolers a few days ago so I haven't had that much experience with them but they don't seem to get in the way. I actually didn't find my bike to be nearly as...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Love it - it is the perfect blend of distance...

Love it - it is the perfect blend of distance spot lighting and flood lighting to the sides. The standard 1190 headlight beam and output is pathetic so I had to do something to augment it. It took me...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Here are some pictures of the CPR Rottweiler...

Here are some pictures of the CPR Rottweiler mirror mounts and the CRG Arrow mirrors mounted. Sorry about the bugs, haven't had a chance to clean the bike before snapping these pictures.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Toward the rider, as in a "swept back" position -...

Toward the rider, as in a "swept back" position - what this does is bring them closer to the centreline of the bike and the disturbed air changes a bit. It may not be the ultimate solution but it has...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By alongat
Brilliant - thank you for finding and sharing...

Brilliant - thank you for finding and sharing this.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
I found it actually surprising just how much the...

I found it actually surprising just how much the mirrors (stock ones) disturbed the air around my head. If you choose not to swap them out, at least loosen their mounts and rotate them back a bit,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
I don't have any on-hand but I'll snap some...

I don't have any on-hand but I'll snap some tomorrow and post them.
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 148,182
Posted By alongat
Perfect - sign me up please

Perfect - sign me up please
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 148,182
Posted By alongat
I'm hoping someone can answer my question so I...

I'm hoping someone can answer my question so I can avoid sifting through 83 pages of this thread...

Do you offer an H11 led bulb kit as I'm pretty sure that's what my ktm 1190 adventure uses.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Rather than wasting my time with various...

Rather than wasting my time with various windscreens, I removed my mirrors and went for a ride (to test a theory) - all buffeting at my shoulders and the sides of my head disappeared. I am running...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,256
Posted By alongat
Looking to buy a couple - sending a PM now... ...

Looking to buy a couple - sending a PM now...


Thank you
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,975
Posted By alongat
Bragging rights too for the titanium. I doubt...

Bragging rights too for the titanium. I doubt highly that the titanium weighs that much less compared to the aluminum version given that it's simply a "sleeve". No Wings muffler for you then?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,957
Posted By alongat
Anyone know when these TKC70s will become...

Anyone know when these TKC70s will become available in Canada/US? Seems like a more road-worthy option for me compared to the Mitas E07 (and in the larger correct 1190 standard tire...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By alongat
Congrats on the bike! I think I saw a post or...

Congrats on the bike! I think I saw a post or part of a thread where someone drilled out the little welds that hold the Akra baffles in...do a search in orange crush and I'll look as well to see if I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 36,545
Posted By alongat
I see that extra bottom right near the hazard...

I see that extra bottom right near the hazard light switch...cruise control?
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By alongat
You can bet your ass that is precisely what...

You can bet your ass that is precisely what Garmin is doing intentionally to drive us to buy motorcycle-specific GPS units. Come on, they could easily incorporate the turn by turn via bluetooth on...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
That also depends on whether or not you want the...

That also depends on whether or not you want the Super Adventure (1290 engined version leaked out but confirmed by KTM)...Oh, decisions, decisions...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Kurt, you simply cannot tease us without at least...

Kurt, you simply cannot tease us without at least some level of details and / or spy pics of some sort...Come on, we are very eager...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,012
Posted By alongat
My understanding from speaking with my dealer on...

My understanding from speaking with my dealer on Monday is that KTM is going to announce their entry into MotoGP for 2016/17 when rules change again and for compliance, they will need to homologate...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 462,833
Posted By alongat
Sorry, I misread your post. What about moving...

Sorry, I misread your post. What about moving inward so it's protected by the frame itself? If you're talking about the rear reservoir, it's mounted on the outside of a small tab on the frame with...
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