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Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 227,518
Posted By Bikeaddict
http://cyclingtom.smugmug.com/photos/i-fQm6rR2/0/L...

http://cyclingtom.smugmug.com/photos/i-fQm6rR2/0/L/i-fQm6rR2-L.jpg[/QUOTE]

Hey T, what kind of windscreen is this? Is it any good? I am 6 ft. and looking for something to eliminate most of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,714
Posted By Bikeaddict
My next bike! Definitely!

My next bike! Definitely!
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,648
Posted By Bikeaddict
tiger 800 XR, a modern roadster w/ a touch of...

tiger 800 XR, a modern roadster w/ a touch of trailie pedigree
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,714
Posted By Bikeaddict
Its coming ......

Its coming ... http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/ktm-1290-super-duke-tourer-spied/25938.html :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6,902
Views: 1,584,405
Posted By Bikeaddict
When I had the bike I changed the rear sprocket...

When I had the bike I changed the rear sprocket with one that had a tooth less. It was perfect.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-11-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 75,868
Posted By Bikeaddict
Pegs

Now, only if they addressed the problem with the pegs on the Roadie ... that´ll be interesting to see caus´the bike sure can turn quite nicely but touch down very early
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,386
Posted By Bikeaddict
I owned both the VStrom and Versys previous...

I owned both the VStrom and Versys previous generations. To me it's a simple as that: go with the Strom if you want a traveling companion (comfier, relaxed engine feel) and with the Versys if you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-05-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 109,455
Posted By Bikeaddict
Colours...

I for one, dig the 1050 Adv colours. Its at last KTM's orange nicely paired with black. Would like to see the 1190 with that scheme as well. Oh, and I like them cast wheels.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-24-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6,394
Views: 1,319,304
Posted By Bikeaddict
Well, disguised as it is, it looks worse than the...

Well, disguised as it is, it looks worse than the current gen model which to my opinion is very original and pretty
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 61,615
Posted By Bikeaddict
Another interesting spec is suspension travel:...

Another interesting spec is suspension travel: back and front 140 mm. This is rather generous for a street bike and I feel it can prove comfortable but also handy on bad surfaced roads. I really dig...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-01-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Bikeaddict
1190 Adventure 2015, the colours

No change for the R model, new stickers for the rest ...
http://www.ktm.com/gb/travel/1190-adventure-eu/highlights.html#prettyPhoto[mixed]/0/...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-29-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 160,198
Posted By Bikeaddict
And its going to be prettier .... :evil

And its going to be prettier .... :evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-10-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 160,198
Posted By Bikeaddict
KTM 1290 Super Adventure owners photo thread

This will be filled by the lucky people who will buy it and us mere mortals who will drool over it :clap

http://blog.ktm.com/new-super-ktm/
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-07-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Ktm take note! This is how the 1190 standard...

Ktm take note! This is how the 1190 standard should look! Its awesome in black and of course w/ air vents. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,714
Posted By Bikeaddict
Ktm 1290 smt

Just a thought poorly executed:
http://s1309.photobucket.com/user/Spiros_Glykas/media/1290smt_zps3e038fc8.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,149
Posted By Bikeaddict
In Greece costs the same. No difference but then...

In Greece costs the same. No difference but then again almost nobody buys it because of the crisis :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 54,924
Posted By Bikeaddict
With screen, bags and comfort seat it makes a new...

With screen, bags and comfort seat it makes a new 1290 SMT obsolete! I am totally sold! Really want one! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 54,924
Posted By Bikeaddict
:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-30-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,667,088
Posted By Bikeaddict
Davy F I absolutely love your bike´s looks. Only...

Davy F I absolutely love your bike´s looks. Only change I would like to add/make is paint the upper side panels form silver to black as well the side protectors again from silver to black. Happy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 197,229
Posted By Bikeaddict
To me it looks pointless. More weight distributed...

To me it looks pointless. More weight distributed at the rear. Why?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Clearly the 1190 R aims at those that have/had...

Clearly the 1190 R aims at those that have/had the 990/950. It's the evolution of the beast. And the 1190 aims at those who wanted a 'spirited' GS or those from the BMW crowd that got fed up of the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,667,088
Posted By Bikeaddict
Oops! Tell us about that mate! Conditions, engine...

Oops! Tell us about that mate! Conditions, engine temp, where is the heat directed. We didnt get any feedback on this yet since we are entering Spring and temps are mostly lowish at the moment ....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-29-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,667,088
Posted By Bikeaddict
[QUOTE=GVWR;21062875]Here's a picture of my bike...

[QUOTE=GVWR;21062875]Here's a picture of my bike with the Touratech topcase

:clap:clap:clap:clap:freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,667,088
Posted By Bikeaddict
Yep, its the recording! The exhaust sound is that...

Yep, its the recording! The exhaust sound is that of an angry V twin. A bit muted but veeeryyy nice! For me no need for an aftermarket except for the weight saving
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-26-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Yeah, 150hp is a hyperbole BUT its a KTM ! It...

Yeah, 150hp is a hyperbole BUT its a KTM ! It really puzzles me the fact that the Multi's front dive is more than the R as you pointed out above. The R has way more travel and when braking from high...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
... but then again the R is so focused that it...

... but then again the R is so focused that it would be difficult to be on it and not pinning the throttle! That´s not a touring or a trailie behaviour. It could be difficult for a previous GS owner...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
The one you should expect from different wheel...

The one you should expect from different wheel sizes. The R needs more determination to lean, more countersteering, but once its leaning it feels very stable. The standard 1190 steers quicker....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Playing with the 1190's This one is the R...

Playing with the 1190's
This one is the R version with 19 inch wheel
http://s1309.photobucket.com/user/Spiros_Glykas/media/1190R19_zpsc43d7911.jpg.html?sort=3&o=1
And this a modified standard,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Tell us more about it when you have the time. Its...

Tell us more about it when you have the time. Its interesting to hear from someone who made that change. Pros and Cons of each. Your comments on handling, brakes, seat position, whatever ... :norton
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
:clap:freaky:freaky

:clap:freaky:freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
[QUOTE=LocuL;21015446] Thanx LocuL!!! Don't...

[QUOTE=LocuL;21015446]
Thanx LocuL!!! Don't know why the pics didn't come through with the original post
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,667,088
Posted By Bikeaddict
You can read my review after a test ride here: ...

You can read my review after a test ride here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21015165&posted=1#post21015165 :deal
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
1190 and 1190 R ridden

Today it was Orange Days special here in Athens and I got to ride both the new 1190’s. Standard and R. On a sunny day the ride consisted of 30 minutes with each, 5% city and 95% open roads (mainly...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
[QUOTE=Terence FFM;21002369]I just read the...

[QUOTE=Terence FFM;21002369]I just read the review in Motorrad (the comparison test of the 19/17 wheeled travel enduros) and they complained that the steering damper was set too high (too much...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-16-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,667,088
Posted By Bikeaddict
[QUOTE=igorpetrovich;20959429]A cold morning! I...

[QUOTE=igorpetrovich;20959429]A cold morning!
I can tell you that Enduro Mode and Enduro ABS work very well.
A pair of knoby tires and I could go anywhere!

Like it veryyyyy much without the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11,435
Views: 2,195,363
Posted By Bikeaddict
Sorry Max, and everybody else here but the best...

Sorry Max, and everybody else here but the best allround enduro bike available is the new KTM 1190 R. And its simple as that. Tyre size. A 21 inch and 18 inch front/rear setup is always superior for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-08-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Well, I think the R looks an far better the...

Well, I think the R looks an far better the standard one. Congrats Igor! Tons of healthy envy! Enjoy it to the full and please more pix!!!! :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-06-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Hey, no one took delivery yet? C´mon guys we are...

Hey, no one took delivery yet? C´mon guys we are waiting for your pix. Especially us that won´t get it... :cry
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-09-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
Appetizer!

Here´s some http://blog.derestricted.com/photography/2013-ktm-1190-adventure-photoshoot/
:norton
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-03-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 520,536
Posted By Bikeaddict
KTM 1190 and 1190R owners show us your bikes

Just opened the thread that will put a smile on everyone´s face here. No pixies yet. But, hey. let´s see who´s goona be the first one :clap :clap :clap
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