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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 81,917
Posted By Bowline
I saw you guys on Taylorsville road....you looked...

I saw you guys on Taylorsville road....you looked like you were having fun.

Cheers,

Ollie
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,924
Posted By Bowline
My new 2010 990 (under warranty) overheated on me...

My new 2010 990 (under warranty) overheated on me at least twice in 80F temps and many times came close to overheating. Dealer and mechanic couldn't find anything and told me not to worry and just...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Bowline
Whoa, this post is from quite a while ago! I...

Whoa, this post is from quite a while ago! I finally took the bike in last week and the mech synced the CO sensors and loaded a more up to date map to the ECU. I also mentioned that I overheated on...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Bowline
No blinking on the FI or error codes. The FI...

No blinking on the FI or error codes. The FI comes on briefly after many attempts to start and goes off once the bike finally starts running. Once we go through this ritual, all is well for the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Bowline
Yes, but for different reasons. Didn't make a...

Yes, but for different reasons. Didn't make a difference for the issue I'm having.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Bowline
Cold start stalling.

Sorry if this has been addressed already. I've done my homework. IE....I've read through HOW and haven't found anything pertinent to my bike.

Anyway, my new 2010 990adv (2000mi) has been doing...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
Nice. Hey, whatever works right? With that new...

Nice. Hey, whatever works right? With that new tarp maybe the land owners will think you're some kinda ex elite commando, who's "gone off the reservation" and they'll steer clear of you. Or...... ...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
That would be a nice welcome to the heat down...

That would be a nice welcome to the heat down here. 90 plus and rising. It will be mid July before I'm in that far north. Though, I do remember tele skiing on "corn" snow on the pass between...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
Definitely, keep in touch. I'm planning to blast...

Definitely, keep in touch. I'm planning to blast through IN, MO, NE and slow down in SD. If you hold up in Louisville until the 3rd let me know. If not, I'll be right behind you. I'll be in...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
Thanks for the offer! Hoping to meet lots of...

Thanks for the offer! Hoping to meet lots of riders along the way. By the time I get to your neck of the woods the trip will almost be over and home (job) will be right around the corner. I'll...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
I'm leaving July 4th. My wife and I will be in...

I'm leaving July 4th. My wife and I will be in NYC for 8 days (june 24-july 2), then I have one day to finalize everything before I hit the road the next day. What a crazy summer this one is...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Bowline
Thanks for the reply. I did the oil change at...

Thanks for the reply. I did the oil change at the first interval, but I might want to leave that mess to whatever service/dealer is in the area when I reach 4600mi. I like the idea of foot pegs on...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Bowline
could be true.

I've had pretty good luck with the stock seat so far, though I did buy a pair of padded bike shorts just in case.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Bowline
990 adv 4600 mile service while on a road trip.....

Hey all,

I'm planning a 30 day road trip (all tarmac) from Louisville, Ky to the Oregon coast and back. It looks like I'm gonna need to get the 4600 mi service done somewhere around Glacier Park,...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
route is planned......

Here's my route via .gpx file. I'd be interested in any feedback anyone cares to offer. I have 30 days to complete the route. Does that seem reasonable, without it turing into an Iron Butt...
Forum: Americas 05-25-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
Lost and found....

Lost this post after it got moved.



Cool. If it was a white KTM adv then it was probably me. Was I riding like a newb, or leaving my blinkers on for countless miles? :D I'm still getting...
Forum: Americas 05-25-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Bowline
Long underwear....

Thanks for the replies. Looks like I'll be fine with the fleece liner and thermal underpants if I get chilly.
Forum: Americas 05-24-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Bowline
Night time july temps in ME, VT, NY and PA...

Hey all,

Planning a trip up through much of the northeast in July and was wondering what to expect in terms of night time temps for camping. I'd really like to avoid taking my overly large...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bowline
Louisville to Portland.......

I've got 1000mi on the KTM 900 Adv and ready to hit the road. Looking for someone or a group who might be heading in the same direction. I'd like to take the small roads across the country, looking...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,954
Posted By Bowline
noob musings.....

Having just done my first oil change I can relate to your post. By the way, if you just follow the manual under "changing the oil" it will give you an orderly way of getting all the plastic off. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bowline
You don't even want to know how much I've spent...

You don't even want to know how much I've spent on tools lately. :huh Ahhh...the travails of a reborn rider. Now......how quickly can I sell the boat? Boat anyone???
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Bowline
Congrats! Just got mine too. Went through a can...

Congrats! Just got mine too. Went through a can of Bike Spirits in one week. :D Oh man, I've got to stop babying it at some point! Hope you enjoy yours as much as I have mine so far.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bowline
KTM diagnostic tool on 990ADV....

Did first service recently and was wondering what exactly the diagnostic tool does and where the input for the tool is? Should I care that the bike wasn't diagnosed with said tool?

Also,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Bowline
Now you have me kinda worried. Here's what I did...

Now you have me kinda worried. Here's what I did and what the manual lays out.

1. After replacing filter and cleaning screens, reassemble fuel cell, fairing, etc...

2. Place bike on center...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Bowline
Little red flecks in oil screens....

I did my first oil change Saturday evening, at 528mi on the odo. I did it by the book, with no shortcuts. Took quite a while but I really enjoyed the process. Anyway, the reason I'm posting is...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Bowline
990 Adv fairing alignment....

I'm trying to get the spacing to match, where the two fairings border the top (fuel cell), next to the glove box. The left side has a bigger gap than the right and it's bugging the hell out of me. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By Bowline
You can find the promo here.... ...

You can find the promo here....


http://www.ktmusa.com/Detail.223.20.html?&nodeID=112647&cHash=fd14360377
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Bowline
Ok...I'll rev her up a bit more between shifts. ...

Ok...I'll rev her up a bit more between shifts. Did my first overtake yesterday, in 6th gear, at 50mph and was up to 80mph almost instantly. Every gear seems to have some extra power waiting on...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Bowline
Character of motor after break in?

Got a new 2010 990 ADV about a week ago and I'm about ready for first service. It took a few days to get used to the instant throttle on this bike, but now I hardly notice it, as I've had to become...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By Bowline
Thanks for the replies. I'm not getting any...

Thanks for the replies. I'm not getting any flashing lights or warning lights. It just concerned me because there are only two bars left before max temp, where the oem says the bike should be...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By Bowline
How hot should my 990 adv run?

Finally posting after several months of lurking and a 12 year hiatus from riding. I've been in search of a bike since last September and finally arrived at the KTM. My first bike was a Honda Ascot...
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