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Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,880
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: 51,797
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: 8,709
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: 547
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: 289
Views: 30,455
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: 420
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: 3,456
Views: 440,167
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: 3,456
Views: 440,167
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: 2,763
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: 3,456
Views: 440,167
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...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,456
Views: 440,167
Posted By alongat
Touratech and SW Motech to name a few...maybe...

Touratech and SW Motech to name a few...maybe altrider too..
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By alongat
So....I recently bought myself an 1190 Adventure...

So....I recently bought myself an 1190 Adventure to replace my beloved 990 Adventure R and the 1190 is an incredible machine in every way but...I still want a 640 Adventure so there's one local to me...
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 331,455
Posted By alongat
For anyone on the fence with respect to buying a...

For anyone on the fence with respect to buying a Poseidon jacket / pants combo, I recently bought the jacket and pants from my local Rev'it dealer (I really wanted to have a physically local place to...
Forum: Canada 08-04-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By alongat
Did you have any luck locating a replacement...

Did you have any luck locating a replacement front sprocket? Could you not use a Honda Transalp front sprocket as the two bike share so many components and the Transalp was available through regular...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3,456
Views: 440,167
Posted By alongat
I am struggling to try to understand why a fork...

I am struggling to try to understand why a fork seal would NOT be covered under warranty at that point in ownership (time, mileage, etc.) - not saying it would just be automatically covered but...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,866
Posted By alongat
You would probably like them more if you...

You would probably like them more if you positioned the mirrors in a horizontal position with the narrower ends out past the hand guards rather than vertically oriented as you have them in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 95,878
Posted By alongat
I considered this Bags Connection solution for my...

I considered this Bags Connection solution for my 1190 as well when I was researching soft bag options and I chose the Enduristan Monsoon 3 over them because I liked that I can mount them with no...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By alongat
I absolutely agree however this problem has not...

I absolutely agree however this problem has not returned on my bike since the dealer addressed it.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By alongat
I'm using my willing and able ktm dealer - that's...

I'm using my willing and able ktm dealer - that's what my warranty is for :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,540,981
Posted By alongat
Good point - I've always believed that ktm...

Good point - I've always believed that ktm handguards are aerodynamically flawed. Personally, I don't like handguards with metal reinforcement on a bike this heavy so if I did change mine out, I'd...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By alongat
In the case of my bike, it was A and B whereby...

In the case of my bike, it was A and B whereby the bearing race which is pressed into the steering head (the frame) was not adequately installed all the way in so simply tightening either the large...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,540,981
Posted By alongat
For all you KTM windscreen haters (just kidding:...

For all you KTM windscreen haters (just kidding: for those of you, like me who could never find the right position for the windscreen and have tried other screens and tried to convince yourself that...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By alongat
There is some space below the headlight in the...

There is some space below the headlight in the snout where the original horn is though I am sure I would have to split the horn unit into its two components and believe it or not, there is quite a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 402,710
Posted By alongat
Which windscreen is that on your bike? Looks like...

Which windscreen is that on your bike? Looks like the ktm touring but tinted...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By alongat
Thanks - I was hoping you discovered some unknown...

Thanks - I was hoping you discovered some unknown pocket of nothingness behind the fairing or something as I want to install mine hidden.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,521
Posted By alongat
I camped a fee times with a riding buddy. He has...

I camped a fee times with a riding buddy. He has a limelight 2 and I used a Sierra designs zeta 2 - both are highly comparable in terms of pack size, ease of pitching and size though at 6'3", I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By alongat
Glad you got it sorted out. Would you mind...

Glad you got it sorted out. Would you mind sharing pictures or description of the mounting location and whether or not you resorted to "splitting" the unit and separating pump from the horn itself?
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By alongat
Also, where did you ground, where do you get the...

Also, where did you ground, where do you get the power supply for the relay, etc...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By alongat
Can you describe how you wired the relay itself...

Can you describe how you wired the relay itself (which relay terminals to where, etc)? The relay (depending on brand) should have some markings on the bottom that label each post that you used.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By alongat
[Don't see myself making edits on the road; i...

[Don't see myself making edits on the road; i have set destinations on this trip. So the glove function isn't that critical.

Also, with having the iPad mini on board, i don't have to bring an...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By alongat
[Also thinking about an iPad mini & Lifecase for...

[Also thinking about an iPad mini & Lifecase for the Nav. Just need a good quick release mount for the KTM or Tourtech nav holder.[/QUOTE]

I use a Lifeproof case for my iPhone and they also make...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By alongat
The truth is that despite also having a sport...

The truth is that despite also having a sport bike in the garage, I love blasting around curves on pavement on my 1190; not sure I want to compromise that too much but I get that I can't have my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,540,981
Posted By alongat
Same experience here - took the bike in for its...

Same experience here - took the bike in for its first service, they re-torqued the head bearing (and told me that the bearing race was actually not completely in all the way ever so slightly), a tiny...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By alongat
I suppose when I think about it, I don't need to...

I suppose when I think about it, I don't need to lock my GPS in place as I would never leave it on the bike so the Touratech or KTM mounts seem to be the way to go as I am definitely favouring...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By alongat
Are the actual stands different between model...

Are the actual stands different between model years? My bike is a November 2013 build so I wonder which I have. I suppose I can try to compare to a few other bikes to determine if I can see a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By alongat
1190 gps mount - show me yours

I've seen the touratech gps bracket for the 1190 and above the gauge cluster seems logical but before I default to that location, how has everyone else mounted theirs? Also, are there better mount...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 402,710
Posted By alongat
Beautiful! Surely you've seen this horrible...

Beautiful!

Surely you've seen this horrible piece of home made cheesiness:

http://youtu.be/G3CwQiLtj2M
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,456
Views: 440,167
Posted By alongat
If anything hits at all, it won't be the light....

If anything hits at all, it won't be the light. It will be the givi bar that the fender hits but before I got the givi bars, I spoke with them and they (givi) assured me that they had performed...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,456
Views: 440,167
Posted By alongat
If thats the measurement you're looking for, mine...

If thats the measurement you're looking for, mine is at exactly 7" top of fender to bottom of the givi crash bar - no conflicts yet...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,456
Views: 440,167
Posted By alongat
The 1190 standard with the givi bar is mine but...

The 1190 standard with the givi bar is mine but I'm confused about which measurement you need - top of fender to bottom of the light or the bar itself? The bar is technically lower (or closer to the...
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