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Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,273
Posted By zeropoint
i use my 990 as my wing when I go kite surfing....

i use my 990 as my wing when I go kite surfing. In a good blow I'm seriously fast on the water with it as well.......:clap.....

Seriously though, strong gusting side winds on a loaded adventure...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,168
Posted By zeropoint
http://www.carbon-performance.com/index_eng.php?ka...

http://www.carbon-performance.com/index_eng.php?kat_id=57

if you can't find them states side....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,474
Posted By zeropoint
Yes. I love them. Totally transformed my comfort...

Yes. I love them. Totally transformed my comfort and confidence when up on the pegs. Mounted them low boy. 3/4"down and 3/4" back = more room for my long legs when seated. Expensive but for me worth...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,650
Posted By zeropoint
thanks for that. great writing man. triumphant...

thanks for that. great writing man. triumphant yet somehow elegiac at the same time. the climb ever upward and forward, the reflection inward and backward, the clock and odometer...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,847
Posted By zeropoint
COngratulations ! You remind me of myself exactly...

COngratulations ! You remind me of myself exactly 2 years ago when I got my left- over 2011 for 8795. As soon as I had that first service under my built I didn't wait for the sun to come looking for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,003
Posted By zeropoint
Agreed. As far as I can tell from the audio this...

Agreed. As far as I can tell from the audio this sound reminds me of a time last year whilst travelling when I started to hear strange sounds that got progressively worse. Somewhere in the middle of...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,334
Posted By zeropoint
Did you open the sheath up to check the wires...

Did you open the sheath up to check the wires inside ? It seems that at least one person in this thread found no damage to the sheath but the wires inside had failed due to kinking.

Quote:...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,234
Posted By zeropoint
I checked the price of a new 1190 in the...

I checked the price of a new 1190 in the Netherlands and it works out at about 350 more than over here. No reason to assume the price difference would be proportionally any different for a 990 when...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By zeropoint
Mine is a 2011 first registered 2012. Sitting at...

Mine is a 2011 first registered 2012. Sitting at 28000 km, all of them touring miles put on by me with maybe 10 % off road .but not ridden hard because I'm a relative noob at trails. Even with my...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,234
Posted By zeropoint
Well I guess they must be more expensive there...

Well I guess they must be more expensive there than here in the UK. I didn't even spend 11k euros for mine brand spanking new. (not including the 5k of upgrades and farkles of course:D)

If you are...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 140,421
Posted By zeropoint
Upside of riding in a group of seven - There are...

Upside of riding in a group of seven - There are seven of you to lift the bikes.

Downside of riding in a group of seven - There are seven bikes to lift.
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 94,747
Posted By zeropoint
I'm two years into ownership and my off road...

I'm two years into ownership and my off road adventures started with this bike. Some light trailing in Italy in 2012 and then last year grew some slightly weightier cojones for the mountains in...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,334
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks man.....

Thanks man.....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,334
Posted By zeropoint
my 2011 is in storage at the moment and I am away...

my 2011 is in storage at the moment and I am away from home, could anyone with a 2011 tell me whether that year has the suspect black plastic cover ? if it does i want to get back and check it before...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,647
Posted By zeropoint
I have had similar problems with my 2011 since...

I have had similar problems with my 2011 since new. I fitted the 2nd fan and lower temp thermostatic fan switch in preparation for a hot trip to southern europe. My bike would only run at 6 bars at...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 94,747
Posted By zeropoint
....so very in. :lurk

....so very in. :lurk
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,475
Posted By zeropoint
Jealousy was an emotion I was not familiar with...

Jealousy was an emotion I was not familiar with until NOW ! Beautiful stuff. K & D and the Stones do very nicely for me thanks.......
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By zeropoint
I have been using the Premium Medium Cruiser for...

I have been using the Premium Medium Cruiser for 2 years now and wouldn't head off on a long trip without it. I noticed the slightly strange disconnected feeling when I first used it but once I got...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 413,117
Posted By zeropoint
I think this project is looking very interesting....

I think this project is looking very interesting. This Oso bunch know what the machine is capable of on road and off. If anyone can come up with a solution- Lica is 6' 4" - that works in both modes,...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 413,117
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks Tim. I'm 1.94m. I have the spoiler on top...

Thanks Tim. I'm 1.94m. I have the spoiler on top of the touring screen and KTM folding mirrors which I drop down as far as possible. I still get the buffets at speed . Glad you've sorted it for...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 413,117
Posted By zeropoint
Hey Tim, what's your height and inside leg...

Hey Tim, what's your height and inside leg measurement ? It helps others to understand where your helmet is sitting and if the same fix might work for them.......
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 30,665
Posted By zeropoint
Wow. Great job ! Have enjoyed following the...

Wow. Great job ! Have enjoyed following the masterclass rebuild.

I'm the same height as you and this adjustable screen setup looks the bomb. So much sleeker than that Madstad / Aeroscreen horror....
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By zeropoint
I only got round to adjusting mine when I started...

I only got round to adjusting mine when I started to not be able to engage the steering lock. The left hand stop was loose and nearly all the way out. :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,168
Posted By zeropoint
I have Sidi Adventure Goretex which are fantastic...

I have Sidi Adventure Goretex which are fantastic as already mentioned. But for my last trip in the heat, biking and hiking in the mountains of Southern Europe I took these:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By zeropoint
hey 5speed how long are you going for ? this site...

hey 5speed how long are you going for ? this site has stacks of information.

The best mountain range close to Madrid is the Sierra de Gredos:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By zeropoint
Hey man, I'm just back from 4 1/2 months in Spain...

Hey man, I'm just back from 4 1/2 months in Spain on the 990. I can tell you with your two machines you are going to be in absolute heaven. I'm convinced the engineers that built Spain's roads are...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 41,280
Posted By zeropoint
hey donnie, reading through your list thought i'd...

hey donnie, reading through your list thought i'd mention a couple of things. i'm 17000 miles in on my 2011 990 and the following are the only items that have failed for me.....so you might want to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By zeropoint
@ leodis41....thanks for the explanation. so they...

@ leodis41....thanks for the explanation. so they won't help with fork dive on braking I guess.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By zeropoint
Total suspension noob here as I'm sure will be...

Total suspension noob here as I'm sure will be revealed by the following question. Why do these Hyperpro progressive springs not have kg/mm rates marked on them ? Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By zeropoint
I don't have these but do have the Fastway...

I don't have these but do have the Fastway Adventure pegs which are similar and have a lo-boy mounting option which drops them 1/2inch from stock.

The choice of standard or lo-boy will just come...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By zeropoint
7k ? Wow..... I'll consider myself lucky then !

7k ? Wow..... I'll consider myself lucky then !
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks. One of mine just blew at the end of a...

Thanks. One of mine just blew at the end of a trip to Spain at 16000 miles The KTM mechanic only had one in stock and says the other one is on the way out too......
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By zeropoint
Graphite exhaust rings

Is it normal for these to disintegrate within the warranty period on a 990 ? Are they considered wear and tear items ?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks Peanuts.....I'll see what happens tomorrow...

Thanks Peanuts.....I'll see what happens tomorrow .
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By zeropoint
Actually reflecting back I'm not sure whether the...

Actually reflecting back I'm not sure whether the revs went up or down when it happened. I just remember losing power momentarily. Could my filters be clogging ?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By zeropoint
2011 990 Adventure slipping out of gear

Hey All

In the middle of a trip in Spain and on a ride today my bike appeared to slip out of gear (or the clutch slipped). Fully loaded, in 5th gear overtaking uphill at around 82 mph. Ambient...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By zeropoint
I have a premium airhawk and it has served me...

I have a premium airhawk and it has served me well on up to 500 mile days with 14000 miles logged on it to date. The low gel seat I have is unbearable for me for more than about 100 miles without...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By zeropoint
Didn't know about Palmers so thanks for that. I...

Didn't know about Palmers so thanks for that. I was interested in the aeroflow but guess the UK shipping and import duty would be expensive. Plus the Palmers doesn't look as fugly as the madstad /...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By zeropoint
Is that with the tall version or did you go...

Is that with the tall version or did you go custom ? Interested as I'm 6' 4". Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By zeropoint
Interesting you mention that. I noticed the same....

Interesting you mention that. I noticed the same. The lip of the metal on one side of the bolt hole is rolled over slightly. I must have done it when the lock stop bolt backed out last time and I was...
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