ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 34 of 34
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: GVWR
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 28,464
Posted By GVWR
For off-road riding I have Alpinestars tech-10...

For off-road riding I have Alpinestars tech-10 boots and for regular commuting and touring I'm using Daytona Trans Open GTX boots (over 150K km now and still perfect) very comfortable and very good...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,195
Posted By GVWR
I also have a HID headlight (Pilot Xenon HID)...

I also have a HID headlight (Pilot Xenon HID) with special resistor since the standard can-bus resistor caused an error message.
The resistor get's very hot so it's mounted with a little distance...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,221,546
Posted By GVWR
Today I replaced my tomtom rider with my iphone 5...

Today I replaced my tomtom rider with my iphone 5 on my Adventure 1190 R.
The phone has a lifeproof nuud case. That case is waterproof without screenprotector which gives a great picture. And I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,241
Posted By GVWR
Unfortunately that's a "known error" at low...

Unfortunately that's a "known error" at low temparatures.
You could try to switch all powered electr. accessories off before start (incl. heated grips) and try again. Battery doesn't provide enough...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,911
Posted By GVWR
I have owned a Multi 1200 for 2 years, wouldn't...

I have owned a Multi 1200 for 2 years, wouldn't call it a smooth bike compared to my current 1190R :-)
It's however a lot of fun and an exciting sportsbike.

However for commuting and relaxed...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,850
Posted By GVWR
I'm a fan of Daytona boots, I have some custom...

I'm a fan of Daytona boots, I have some custom made Evo sport GTX boots for the summer and Trans Open GTX for off road and winter (pretty indestructible and still water proof after 100K km)...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By GVWR
I would also suggest to replace the standard...

I would also suggest to replace the standard exhaust, remove the center stand and replace the battery with a li-on battery. Lighter is normally not cheaper :-)
Good luck!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,707
Posted By GVWR
You might try to put the paralever suspension on...

You might try to put the paralever suspension on the KTM.
Seriously, I had the BMW 1200 adventure and now have a KTM1190R and in my opinion the KTM brakes are superiour and even the suspension is...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
Hi Igor, These new Karoo's look great! ...

Hi Igor,

These new Karoo's look great!

I'm very curious to know howe Karoo 3 is performing on tarmac in the rain. Please share your experience with the tyre.
I'm considering either the Karoo...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,067
Posted By GVWR
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ECbCdzSxeLI/UhpPGfKxOqI/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ECbCdzSxeLI/UhpPGfKxOqI/AAAAAAAAByw/xPZ1BrCqFoI/s640/Presentation+JP+RedBull.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
Laugh @ Davy: make sure the peak of your helmet is in...

@ Davy: make sure the peak of your helmet is in the highest position and the screws are turned firmly.

I have no issues using the Arai Tour X or RX7 helmets on my 1190R with the small screen in...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
They need a cable to connect their computer to...

They need a cable to connect their computer to your bike. Think that should be standard equipment for the dealer.

Had some issues by the way with the PP alarm, apparantly the unit is using too...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
Just added some orange to the bike Looks as...

Just added some orange to the bike

Looks as if everything is turning orange here in Holland for our new king :queenie

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8265/8679081358_508a1cd543.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
I would think als wheel base plus rider weight/...

I would think als wheel base plus rider weight/ load + suspension (setting) are relevant for making a real comparison.
However I would definitly add a bashplate to protect the exhaust pipe when...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
MCN have performed an off-road test with the...

MCN have performed an off-road test with the Yamaha Super Tenere, BMW GS LC and KTM 1190 Adventure that gives an brief impression of the off-road performance of the T model.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
I've had the akra mounted 2 weeks and 1000 km...

I've had the akra mounted 2 weeks and 1000 km ago. Sounds better every day!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
You're right, a dent in the exhaust will not stop...

You're right, a dent in the exhaust will not stop us :-)

We would be glad to have some of your higher temperatures over here, it's been freezing cold for ages here. The nature is 3 weeks behind...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
The Motociclismo team dented the exhaust pipe in...

The Motociclismo team dented the exhaust pipe in Greece last week and I think one of the Adventure bikes also took a hit there during the Adventure campaign photoshoot. But that was not in Marocco...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
Nice skidplate! I'm thinking about one too, the...

Nice skidplate! I'm thinking about one too, the exhaust pipe on the right side looks vulnerable without it.

Tomorrow my bike will have it's first service (1000km) I'm looking forward to try the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
Hi KMC1, No problem with the hinges of the...

Hi KMC1, No problem with the hinges of the topcase for the passenger, they're relatively flat and don't feel sharp when leaning against them.
Didn't notice any cushion for the Touratech case in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
Here's a picture of my bike with the Touratech...

Here's a picture of my bike with the Touratech topcase

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qd2QL23_oTs/UVXVvunAVSI/AAAAAAAAZlk/ri9NjacP25I/s833/ktm1.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
It's too dark here for pictures :-) I'll try to...

It's too dark here for pictures :-) I'll try to post pictures of my new 25L touratech topcase tomorrow.

Here's a link to an austrian site that are preparing a test between the new GS and the R....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
I think it might be an idea for all the unhappy...

I think it might be an idea for all the unhappy faces to make a test ride on the 1190 (R) for your own judgement and than I'm sure we'll be hearing more happy stories here about the bike.

Bike is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
Yep, just a small fire-road with pilion :-))) fun...

Yep, just a small fire-road with pilion :-))) fun for 2

Long enough however to make me consider to quit my job and make a tour around the globe :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
That 's why I bought the R, less electronics you...

That 's why I bought the R, less electronics you don't use :-)

I wouldn't recommend this bike for non-experienced riders, first time you try to go above 5000 rpm you might hit something in front...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
Just took the R for a little 2hour tour together...

Just took the R for a little 2hour tour together with my wife on some twisty back roads.

Didn't feel the need to adjust the suspension (my wife is 58kg).
The footrests are perfect, I didn't...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
Coming from the Multi the Adventure R is a much...

Coming from the Multi the Adventure R is a much relaxter and smoother ride. I was very curious about the front wheel but I am (very!) positively surprised. It's very easy to corner, and it's very...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
The R is a machine on which I think a lot of...

The R is a machine on which I think a lot of previous GS owners would feel comfortable and will be surprised in a pleasant way (if they're tall enough :-).

It's a very civilized and well balanced...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
I've got the carrier plate for the top case...

I've got the carrier plate for the top case mounted, looks very nice in black with orange KTM logo. And I'm waiting for the small Touratech top case (25L) in blank Aluminium.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
Good question, the Multi indeed doesn't have an...

Good question, the Multi indeed doesn't have an effective back brake. I got used to it and saw it as part of the bikes character :d Just drive it fast and full brake at the last possible moment with...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
For my personal opinion the front springs on the...

For my personal opinion the front springs on the multi were too soft. Seems to me the front springs of the KTM are firmer, together with the damping I like it better.

Since I'm still in brake-in...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,214
Posted By GVWR
They do :-) Changed my 1200 Multistrada for...

They do :-)

Changed my 1200 Multistrada for the Aventure R, I'm riding mine since yesterday in Holland and I'm very happy with the change!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,817
Posted By GVWR
Just picked up my 1190 Adventure R and drove 60...

Just picked up my 1190 Adventure R and drove 60 km in freezing cold in Holland (fortunately with heated grips :-).
First impressions: amazing bike, very well balanced!

Extremely smooth engine,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,000
Posted By GVWR
Just traded my Ducati Multistrada 1200 T (after...

Just traded my Ducati Multistrada 1200 T (after 24.000 km) for the new Adventure 1190 R :-)
I've had no bad experiences with build quality of the Duc or any OEM parts.
The Multi is a great bike,...
Showing results 1 to 34 of 34

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014