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Forum: Vendors 10-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,630
Posted By brianpc
I'm trying to fit my Sena 20S speakers and...

I'm trying to fit my Sena 20S speakers and mic/cradle assembly to my FX-41. There are no holes for speakers, so I'm not sure what the best method is for this - I don't want to cut the foam but i...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
I haven't seen anything about leftover 2014 adv...

I haven't seen anything about leftover 2014 adv R's from the 2 dealers I frequent near me, but admittedly I haven't been looking too hard. And with 2015 being released soon, maybe I'd do it if I...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
I really don't want to be a hater, but it doesn't...

I really don't want to be a hater, but it doesn't look like it'll be any of those things.. and what it is, is a bike that I don't want at all. I'll be very very happy to be wrong (and I'll put my...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By brianpc
Moore & Sons, Santa Cruz CA

Moore & Sons, Santa Cruz CA
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By brianpc
It's YOUR FAULT I'm getting one! :D :D :D

It's YOUR FAULT I'm getting one!


:D :D :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By brianpc
oh kewl. :D when I hear back (hopefully today...

oh kewl. :D when I hear back (hopefully today or tomorrow) I'll post up.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By brianpc
What specifically is popcorn-worthy? Been...

What specifically is popcorn-worthy? Been following every 2015 thread - super adventure, the new 1000, the "what do you know about the 2015 adventure", and haven't seen anything about when they're...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By brianpc
2015 1190 adventure - dealer / availability info

I have a call into my KTM dealer about when the 2015 1190 adv / adv Rs will be available. He is checking, but said his 2015 orders are due at the end of this month, and said last year they shipped...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
This is a good point, except that engine...

This is a good point, except that engine displacement size can be a factor in motorcycle choice, and not necessarily because of weight or power output: License restrictions in certain countries, for...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
I don't have concrete #s, I was going by the...

I don't have concrete #s, I was going by the amount of bikes I see every weekend in my area, combined with the popularity of both the Tiger and the F800 in AdvRider's "beasts" section and the GS...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By brianpc
Good to hear, I love my Multi and was worried...

Good to hear, I love my Multi and was worried about some overlap between bikes when I purchase an 1190 R later this year, but I plan on doing the same thing with it - my Multi is way too pretty to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
Compared to what? The 1200 "large" segment? In...

Compared to what? The 1200 "large" segment? In general?

Both the F800GS and Tiger 800XC are selling in large numbers, and if Yamaha is making a dirtworthy Tenere out of the FZ07 or 09 motors,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
I dunno what happened, either. I think everybody...

I dunno what happened, either. I think everybody here would agree that the 1190 is not a direct competitor to the F800GS / Tiger 800XC, so where's the mid-level bike to compete there? Sounds like...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
+1000000.

+1000000.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
Sorry, but $20k for a kitted up 690 enduro R is...

Sorry, but $20k for a kitted up 690 enduro R is just not my thing - absolutely not worth the money, to me. So yeah, I would.
I have a '12 350 EXC-F that is awesome for almost all the dirt riding I...
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By brianpc
I don't own one but I want one. There's a guy on...

I don't own one but I want one. There's a guy on a local forum (and I think on here) named Z3n, and he wrote up a great story about how he got a SD1290, and his writeup should be KTM marketing...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,092
Posted By brianpc
Another vote for this comment.. Very well...

Another vote for this comment.. Very well written. I love my '14 multistrada PP, it's the perfect sport tourer for me, but I'm looking to augment my garage with a 2015 1190 adv R when the time...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
You nailed it - for $20k I'll just pick up a an...

You nailed it - for $20k I'll just pick up a an 1190 Adv R. (11k new 690, 7k rally raid kit, misc stuff $2k?)
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
Saying it again since I agree so much with your...

Saying it again since I agree so much with your post. :) I have no idea why KTM didn't make a 690 adventure.. The 640 adventure was a beast. a 690-based adventure would be awesome. even at...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
I feel your pain. I bought a 2013 690 enduro R...

I feel your pain. I bought a 2013 690 enduro R to help vote with my dollars, and wish they made a 690 adventure from that motor/frame - that bike, even with 100 more lbs to give it a decent seat /...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,036
Posted By brianpc
Some people just like to get angry and fired up...

Some people just like to get angry and fired up about things. :)

"Adventure" is a descriptive term of the motorcycle configuration, not any reflection on the rider or how big his or her balls are...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
+10000!!!!!!! Financing a $20k motorcycle...

+10000!!!!!!!

Financing a $20k motorcycle doesn't make you affluent, it makes perfect sense if you can get a sensible loan with a good low APR - why lay out $20k cash that you could be investing? ...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 38,200
Posted By brianpc
Got my 3XL suit, looks and feels very nice. ...

Got my 3XL suit, looks and feels very nice. Thanks!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 223,790
Posted By brianpc
I just used my badlands pants and jacket for an...

I just used my badlands pants and jacket for an edelweiss ultimate alps tour, and it worked fine for sunny / warm weather, freezing temps on mountaintops, and as rain gear. Wore only my base layer...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
Yeah, can't wait to hear what they announce. ...

Yeah, can't wait to hear what they announce. IMHO I don't see why they'd do such a short production run of the 1190 (2 years total, only 1 year in the US), but who knows. If I had to guess, I'd say...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
Really? First I've heard of this - I've been...

Really? First I've heard of this - I've been watching the "2015 1190" thread pretty closely here in OC, and I've seen the reports of the rumored 1000/1050. If that's what's coming for 2015 I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
Waiting for a 2015. Not sure how hard the 2014...

Waiting for a 2015. Not sure how hard the 2014 1190 Rs are to come by, but the 2 KTM dealers near me don't have any in stock. From what I've read here people are saying no changes for the 2015...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,205
Posted By brianpc
Thanks very much for this review, great to hear. ...

Thanks very much for this review, great to hear. Curious how well the ceramic coated headers + wings shields would work to reduce all overall heat.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
Since 800-990s became "midsize" compared to...

Since 800-990s became "midsize" compared to 1190s, 1200s, 1290s, hehe. IMHO it sounds like ktm may be trying to do a straight replacement for the beloved 990 by building a ~1000cc DS bike to compete...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,971
Posted By brianpc
How are there doubters in this thread about a...

How are there doubters in this thread about a market for a 700-900-1000cc "middleweight" dual sport bike from KTM? A USDM Tiger 800 XC is about $13k well optioned, if KTM can match or improve on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 385,296
Posted By brianpc
This^^^^ Keep the GS and pick up the 350 as a...

This^^^^ Keep the GS and pick up the 350 as a dirt bike.

The 690s are fantastic, if you want something a little more "street"able, with street-bike service intervals, maybe that's the way to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,772
Posted By brianpc
This is the internet, so I think I missed...

This is the internet, so I think I missed something or you've been drinking, but I think you're essentially in agreement with me? I don't know.

But as I said in the previous post, CA emissions...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,772
Posted By brianpc
California is one of the largest motorcycle...

California is one of the largest motorcycle markets - for street and offroad - in the country. And it's a "hassle" because we've got one of the most restrictive for motor vehicles in the country. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,179
Posted By brianpc
I have a dumb question, and apologies if this...

I have a dumb question, and apologies if this isn't the right thread or place, but:

Does the 1290 Super Duke have the same airbox / air filter as the 1190, and is it susceptible to these issues? ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,772
Posted By brianpc
Oh wow, I just found this thread - this is...

Oh wow, I just found this thread - this is amazing.

Regarding KTM and "cheap" offerings - KTM isn't a value brand. Their bikes are very well built and have very high-end components. Argue that...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,253
Posted By brianpc
I'm also in the "Why didn't they make a larger...

I'm also in the "Why didn't they make a larger 690 enduro R as a 690 adventure R" camp. I owned a 690 enduro and it is frigging fantastic, it's just a tad too slab-unfriendly for me, but it rocks as...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 56,004
Posted By brianpc
I'm researching this as a potential owner,...

I'm researching this as a potential owner, looking to buy an 1190 R for 2015. Apologies if this has been covered somewhere, but is anybody solving this with a ECU map change, cat removal, and...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,439
Posted By brianpc
Got you where it hurt, did I? Sorry ma'am. ...

Got you where it hurt, did I? Sorry ma'am. :lol3

There's a world of difference between standing up and voicing a real complaint about a vendor with shady business practices and customer service,...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,439
Posted By brianpc
He's probably concerned because there's a metric...

He's probably concerned because there's a metric shit-ton of a-hole vendors out there, and TT is usually one of the better and more reputable ones, and everything else in this thread is pissing. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,253
Posted By brianpc
I think a daytona 675R and a ktm 1190 adventure...

I think a daytona 675R and a ktm 1190 adventure would be a sick garage setup. I do not subscribe to the "one bike fits all rides" mentality, and I think if you're going to be doing some sporty...
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