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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By McBoab
Just checked on Garmin for compatible topo maps...

Just checked on Garmin for compatible topo maps and whilst the Nuvi 550 is listed as ok the Zumo660LM isn't nor are any other Zumos though the Montanas are.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By McBoab
Had my Zumo 660 for many years now and I've never...

Had my Zumo 660 for many years now and I've never noticed the features your after. it may change the map display mode from 2d to "3d" when swapping from bike to car or viceversa depending on how you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Decided to try out my openface lid with the SA...

Decided to try out my openface lid with the SA screen in high and low positions to see if I could notice a difference.
With the screen in low I was getting a definite airflow layer on my 'tache and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-11-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,255
Posted By McBoab
KTMs Racks are different to the Touratech ones,...

KTMs Racks are different to the Touratech ones, only the boxes (bar decals) are the same.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-10-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,255
Posted By McBoab
Does it fit under the KTM steel or touratech...

Does it fit under the KTM steel or touratech racks? Looks good by the way.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-08-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,561
Posted By McBoab
The self cancelling indicators are a powerparts...

The self cancelling indicators are a powerparts optional update so you have you have to ask and pay for it .
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-06-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,561
Posted By McBoab
I recently enquired about having the auto...

I recently enquired about having the auto indicator reflash on my 1190R with the local dealer. The service manager put me in touch with the tech who recently returned from a KTM event and he reported...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-17-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Re SA mask : someone needs to T1FTT , re...

Re SA mask : someone needs to T1FTT , re adjustment same as 1190R except if you want to try highest ( or lowest) setting , dependant on how you fit the SA screen brackets
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,007
Posted By McBoab
Tried heated gloves and got sick of the wiring...

Tried heated gloves and got sick of the wiring and having to plug in /out every time I got on off bike plus controller was fiddly awkward to use on move. Grips every time for me
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-11-2015, 04:21 AM
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Views: 603,743
Posted By McBoab
Mine came in within a week from ordering and I...

Mine came in within a week from ordering and I think I prefer running it in the lowest position at the moment, though not a lot of straight roads round here.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-11-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By McBoab
If the 12v socket is live with the ignition is...

If the 12v socket is live with the ignition is off then the charger could work (dependant on if the socket is plumbed into canbus trickery). If its only live when ignition is on then it wont work...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Did some further miles with screen in low and...

Did some further miles with screen in low and wearing my Shoei Hornet. Roads were twisty moorland roads and conditions were blustery winds. I didn't get helmet bob or pull from the screen airflow...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,062
Posted By McBoab
Back to op my new 1190r doesn't vibe imo and...

Back to op my new 1190r doesn't vibe imo and feels smooth compared to my previous xt1200
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 851,950
Posted By McBoab
I recently had to make that decision and chose R ...

I recently had to make that decision and chose R
Worries I had were would the R be too tall and how would the 21" front handle on tarmac.
My last KTM was a 1st year 950 adv (back in 2003) so...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-29-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Quick update: has a short test at dusk and the...

Quick update: has a short test at dusk and the headlamp does light up the edges of the screen around the sides , it wasn't pitch dark so couldn't say if this would be a distraction at night but it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
The SA I measured up before purchasing the screen...

The SA I measured up before purchasing the screen had the brackets fitted. A note re my pics :- the last one in the 1st post shows the brackets fitted incorrectly I had to rotate them 180 and swap...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
I used bits in pink 😊 . If you want to fit the...

I used bits in pink 😊 . If you want to fit the 1290sa headlamp mask as well then the other bits maybe needed
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Don't think it would work without the brackets as...

Don't think it would work without the brackets as
1 hole spacing side to side is different and
2 bottom of screen would fowl headlamp mask
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Lol no it just prices vary by region / discounts...

Lol no it just prices vary by region / discounts vary via dealer look em up where u are or on Internet for online sales. It's not hard to do. uk prices available here
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Lol not since last post on it

Lol not since last post on it
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
No I just cant be arsed to get list...

No I just cant be arsed to get list prices/discounts for peops from their chosen parts suppliers... :cob
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Bike as a princely sum of 120miles on it, 80 with...

Bike as a princely sum of 120miles on it, 80 with short screen and rest with the SA screen (as low as it will go) . It seems to work fine though I didn't think the shorty was too bad if set in low...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Not ridden in the dark as yet.

Not ridden in the dark as yet.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
No I didn't but I think you may need to swap the...

No I didn't but I think you may need to swap the screen adjuster brackets as well to allow the SA mask to fit. I might get a plain 1190 black mask and mod the slots to allow for full drop as they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
I figured I'd rather have something that looks...

I figured I'd rather have something that looks good and works than a fugly screen so price wasn't a major consideration . That said I got a canny discount of list as I'd spanked a load of cash their...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
Don't think so as the screen holes don't match up...

Don't think so as the screen holes don't match up with the SA mounts but it's only 4 more bolts to undo if swapping
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-22-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,460
Posted By McBoab
1290 SA screen on 1190R

I've just received my 2015 1190R and thought I'd have a go at fitting the 1290SA screen as it was the best looking of all the larger screens I've seen (most of which were downright fugly)
Parts...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-21-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 73,556
Posted By McBoab
Had my 1190R adventure delivered Thursday 😄 can't...

Had my 1190R adventure delivered Thursday 😄 can't ride tho as i''ve fekked a lumbar ligament 😁 . In there interim I fitted KTM heated grips (what a PIT@) AND a 1290SA screen 😝 . Pics later as I'm 2...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9,489
Views: 2,245,497
Posted By McBoab
I've ran a Remus tit exhaust can on my s10 for...

I've ran a Remus tit exhaust can on my s10 for quite a while and my butt dyno found the following :-
With out baffle it was loutish and changed the feel of the top end Rev range to the point I found...
Forum: Europe 03-14-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By McBoab
You forgot to look at the Yamaha XT1200ES ...

You forgot to look at the Yamaha XT1200ES
Seriously capable long haul bike just misunderstood by the uk bike press.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By McBoab
If the bike has the Dellorto carb read on, if its...

If the bike has the Dellorto carb read on, if its the Mikuni CV carb then its probably of no use.
My old '98 LC4 Duke was a right royal pain in the harris to start when temps dropped below 10degC...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By McBoab
I think you need a ditch avoidance indicator :lol3

I think you need a ditch avoidance indicator :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28,070
Views: 5,616,376
Posted By McBoab
Cant say what the ES sussie farkles are like but...

Cant say what the ES sussie farkles are like but apart from a very limited fiddle when new, mainly to check what it was set to and check the user manual destructions, I've rarely felt a need to...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,983
Posted By McBoab
Actually real leather from Cow hides (or other...

Actually real leather from Cow hides (or other skinned mammals) the States got the cheap plastic shiete
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,983
Posted By McBoab
Euro spec has real leather 😛

Euro spec has real leather 😛
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,983
Posted By McBoab
Nice review , when my 5 year old sidi adventure...

Nice review , when my 5 year old sidi adventure soles wore out I was nearly tempted to try toucans as their replacement. In the end I couldn't locate any local to try and I didn't fancy an Internet...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-07-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,780
Posted By McBoab
And I'm hoping its a chain drive :) as it will...

And I'm hoping its a chain drive :) as it will allow for easier gearing changes if desired. My guess is it wont be shaft driven as the MT-07 engine isn't currently so would add to cost and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 28,070
Views: 5,616,376
Posted By McBoab
I often wonder if peops really buy a Adventure...

I often wonder if peops really buy a Adventure bike on its ability to be the fastest (adv) bike from a traffic light or on the highway dragstrip. It seems to be missing the other 98% of what these...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,780
Posted By McBoab
FZ /MT07 engines would imo make a nice Tenere as...

FZ /MT07 engines would imo make a nice Tenere as a replacement/update to the XT660Z which isn't particularly light and engine is a bit old in the tooth and underpowered whereas the Fz/MT07 is both...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-07-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 256,189
Posted By McBoab
You should try out the full floating brembos...

You should try out the full floating brembos fitted to the odd Ducati over the years, they rattle like tambourines.
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