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Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 40,957
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: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,976
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: Orange Crush 03-01-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,978
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, 03:08 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 50,554
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, 03:06 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 50,554
Posted By Bikeaddict
:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
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, 02:54 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 161,692
Posted By Bikeaddict
To me it looks pointless. More weight distributed...

To me it looks pointless. More weight distributed at the rear. Why?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-31-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
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: Orange Crush 03-29-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
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: Orange Crush 03-27-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
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: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-25-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-25-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-24-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-24-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-24-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
Posted By Bikeaddict
:clap:freaky:freaky

:clap:freaky:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-23-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
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: Orange Crush 03-23-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-22-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-16-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
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, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
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: Orange Crush 03-08-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 03-06-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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: Orange Crush 02-09-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
Posted By Bikeaddict
Appetizer!

Here´s some http://blog.derestricted.com/photography/2013-ktm-1190-adventure-photoshoot/
:norton
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 433,811
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
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
Posted By Bikeaddict
You know, one can always buy a Multistrada or a...

You know, one can always buy a Multistrada or a KTM or a Triumph Explorer. It doesnt have to be the GS monicker (GS = Great Shakes :D )
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
Posted By Bikeaddict
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
Posted By Bikeaddict
I am impartial mate, rest assured!

I am impartial mate, rest assured!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
Posted By Bikeaddict
I would do the same thing if I was to purchase...

I would do the same thing if I was to purchase one now. Its a wise decision oalvarez
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
Posted By Bikeaddict
This is the previous gen GS. So, if this a...

This is the previous gen GS. So, if this a problem that has been reported repeatedly about the previous 1200gs it would have been reported here. In any case, we are talking about the new one, so...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
Posted By Bikeaddict
The way I see it is that where there's a smoke...

The way I see it is that where there's a smoke there's a fire. This minor fork issue is definetely an issue since the bike is marketed as an offroad worthy one. And I am no longer convinced that...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 67,672
Posted By Bikeaddict
Triumph Tiger Sport 1050

How about that? (http://www.ashonbikes.com/content/triumph-tiger-sport) Xcellent evolution of the Triumph Tiger 1050 :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
Posted By Bikeaddict
I LOVE IT !!!! ...

I LOVE IT !!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ee-SJMCBVU&feature=player_embedded#!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,516
Posted By Bikeaddict
go here now!...

go here now! http://hellforleathermagazine.com/2012/10/2013-bmw-r1200gs-leaks-from-intermot-show-floor/#more-25547

The 1,170cc 2013 BMW R1200GS will weigh 20lbs more than the outgoing model, while...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,064
Posted By Bikeaddict
TDM 900 or Versys 650?

I am torn! Lets hear it! What I am after: commute and occasional ride, sporty attitude
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 98,480
Views: 18,764,297
Posted By Bikeaddict
Hi everyone, Since this forum is quite lengthy...

Hi everyone,
Since this forum is quite lengthy I wonder if anyone could be kind enough and enlighten me on a couple of things.First, aftermarket seat experience and second windscreen...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,564,999
Posted By Bikeaddict
I am with you, dont care about the sizes. I think...

I am with you, dont care about the sizes. I think the bike's a killer! I'd love to test ride both. I am slightly biased looks-wise to the 1190 R. It looks more 'athletic' to my eyes ...
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