Originally Posted by Corsica101
Never rode a 990 but it get's hot...really hot!! Mostly when the fan(s) are blowing. Definitely needs some custom heat shields.
1190 gets very hot in traffic! 2 days ago after riding 1 hour in traffic i had a heat rush developed inbetween my legs. i didnt have any leathers i only got jeans.its so much heat that when you waiting 20 sec on lights even your pillions says the bike is hot :( not very happy about this but i am sure in winter it will be fantastic.
the bike needs heat shelds definetly, no brainer.