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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,777
Posted By dragos
More, actually: ...

More, actually:
https://www.e-dnafilters.com/Product.asp?ID=1514
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,777
Posted By dragos
That performance filter costs 600USD :)

That performance filter costs 600USD :)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,777
Posted By dragos
Today on their Facebook page DNA wrote to me: ...

Today on their Facebook page DNA wrote to me:

(I have no idea what that would be, however).
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=911487868871801&set=vb.166092063411389&type=2&theater

(read the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 848
Posted By dragos
CycleWorld just posted an article. ...

CycleWorld just posted an article.
http://www.cycleworld.com/2015/02/26/bosch-motorcycle-stability-control-all-in-one-motorcycle-safety-system-explained/?src=SOC&dom=fb

Not something new, but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,059
Posted By dragos
I find it hard to believe this part.

I find it hard to believe this part.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,059
Posted By dragos
It's absolutely viable. My point was that an...

It's absolutely viable. My point was that an exposed foam filter will not get destroyed by a water crossing and the idea that the Rottweiler solution is not good for offroad because of possible water...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,059
Posted By dragos
That's not true. At all. BTW, here's how the...

That's not true. At all.

BTW, here's how the air filter of a rally bike looks like (more here (http://derestricted.com/racing/ktm-rally-team-shooting-2014)):...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By dragos
Well, I went offroad, but the offroad one can do...

Well, I went offroad, but the offroad one can do with the 1200cmc bikes.
Had 0 problems.
There are handlebar mounts on that site that can resist for sure.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 954
Posted By dragos
"Like that" meaning how? :) I don't plan to...

"Like that" meaning how? :)
I don't plan to fall, it just happens to me out of the blue when I climb on slippery soil.
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,392
Posted By dragos
I don't know when the idea appeared that the PC...

I don't know when the idea appeared that the PC solution is "more" adventure ready than the Rott solution.

I don't think they market it that way. I see it marketed as a solid solution without any...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 954
Posted By dragos
Well, there's already a thread about handguards...

Well, there's already a thread about handguards :)
But you can get threaded inserts for Cycra as well.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 954
Posted By dragos
True, but they would be unusable. I spent a...

True, but they would be unusable.
I spent a week afterwards with that broken handguard.
And indeed, I'm looking for sturdier replacements right now, have to decide between Barkbusters, HDB, Cycra.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 954
Posted By dragos
I really like the Rottweiler mounts. Trouble is,...

I really like the Rottweiler mounts. Trouble is, the very first time I dropped the bike offroad I got this:
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,523
Posted By dragos
Aerodynamics are one reason I prefer no-rack soft...

Aerodynamics are one reason I prefer no-rack soft bags like Enduristans or Ortlieb, as they are even closer to the bike than yours. They can also be moved forward quite a bit, making a continuous...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By dragos
I had the Note 2 and just recently switched to...

I had the Note 2 and just recently switched to the Note 4.
You don't specify the bike, I keep mine in a SW-Motech mount (available for multiple bikes, mine is a KTM1190 Adv R).
Looks like this:...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,392
Posted By dragos
I'm pretty much in the same situation. You...

I'm pretty much in the same situation.

You can get the KTM snorkel filters, but I do think the dust/sand filling the airbox (and requiring cleaning) is a concern regarding the PC.

What I would...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 179,517
Posted By dragos
It's a bit relative. They are smaller overall (so...

It's a bit relative. They are smaller overall (so you don't carry so much load anyway). Their top doesn't sit higher than the top of a set of boxes (but those do place some of their weight lower).
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 930
Posted By dragos
They did. What is this thread doing in this...

They did.

What is this thread doing in this ridiculous place?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 179,517
Posted By dragos
That's true for the Enduristans as well (I have...

That's true for the Enduristans as well (I have them and they are excellent).
No idea about the material involved (Enduristans are made from a very tough one).
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 179,517
Posted By dragos
In the catalogue I linked above there are more...

In the catalogue I linked above there are more pictures with the bags on 1190s.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 179,517
Posted By dragos
There are some interesting pictures in the...

There are some interesting pictures in the Ortlieb catalogue (http://www.ortlieb.com/kat_en/ORTLIEB_2015_ENGLISH.zip), showing their SpeedBag on the 1190, not disturbed by the exhaust. Capacity of a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,659
Posted By dragos
Even better then. I got myself lost between...

Even better then. I got myself lost between various vendor claims :)
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By dragos
I also have the older FF model and the Knox vents...

I also have the older FF model and the Knox vents much better.
To be honest, I don't think it's hard because the FF one always felt like a rubber blanket. I never found it to vent very well.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,659
Posted By dragos
I got Rade's footpegs in the end, as the price...

I got Rade's footpegs in the end, as the price was very reasonable and they arrived in a short time.
The BDCW seem a bit too expensive, when you include shipping to Europe.

Happy with the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 954
Posted By dragos
KTM folding mirrors or Touratech folding mirrors.

KTM folding mirrors or Touratech folding mirrors.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By dragos
I plan to order this one from Knox: ...

I plan to order this one from Knox:
http://www.planet-knox.com/en/product/chest-upgrade/
http://www.planet-knox.com/en/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/ChestUpgrade-1024x1024.png
and sew some velcro on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By dragos
SW Motech have a lot of very nice versions: ...

SW Motech have a lot of very nice versions:
http://shop.sw-motech.com/en/by+motorbike+or+scooter/KTM/1190+Adventure+R/index.htm
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 169,771
Posted By dragos
I haven't seen any PC dyno chart. Ken is saying...

I haven't seen any PC dyno chart.
Ken is saying (somewhere in this thread or in the PC vendor thread I think) that his kit never goes below OEM and actually has some nice gains in the low-mid....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 169,771
Posted By dragos
It's actually right in this thread. ...

It's actually right in this thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24313950#post24313950
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 169,771
Posted By dragos
If it does the job, IMO it is. Uni decreases...

If it does the job, IMO it is.
Uni decreases power, even without the snorkel filters.
PC optimizes it.

In my opinion, it's the Uni that it's not worth it.
You can get to good results (if you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 169,771
Posted By dragos
I read quite a bit of posts from people who...

I read quite a bit of posts from people who installed the PowerCell Pod Intake system (in which I'm quite interested). So it looks like there's already quite a user base.

Did any of you who have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,136
Posted By dragos
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By dragos
You really don't seem to understand. Go re read...

You really don't seem to understand. Go re read my post.
The twins were banned BEFORE Sainct and Meoni and Caldecott died.
All three died on singles, when the twins were already not allowed.
The...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By dragos
Yeah, and KTM lost a lot of time in the second or...

Yeah, and KTM lost a lot of time in the second or third stage because of a faulty mousse.
There's a lot of demonstrations to be made afterwards. Point is, Honda didn't win.
But they are a strong...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By dragos
Honda and Yamaha on the podium in more recent...

Honda and Yamaha on the podium in more recent years, with Honda being a real threat and quite likely a winner in a year or two.
The Top 10 is more interesting from this point if view.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By dragos
This is surely the most disconnected from reality...

This is surely the most disconnected from reality thread on advrider. It seems almost mandatory to post completely bogus stuff.

Meoni died on a 660 thumper, and the twins were already banned one...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-13-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 17,546
Posted By dragos
Not sure I'm correct but I think the bought maps...

Not sure I'm correct but I think the bought maps are available for a year.
http://docs.locusmap.eu/doku.php?id=manual:maps:get_vector_maps
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By dragos
Doesn't seem to be much change. You can open 2...

Doesn't seem to be much change. You can open 2 spare parts finder browser windows with the 2 years, there's a section called Monoshock dissasesembled.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,594
Posted By dragos
I plan to add a hole there myself. I like...

I plan to add a hole there myself.

I like both (KTM and the ones I got), but there were 2 main criteria for me:
1. To have flex levers (both do it);
2. To have them black (I find the KTM ones to...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 178,387
Posted By dragos
Well, few months ago you would candidate me in a...

Well, few months ago you would candidate me in a design position :)
I'm sure I'd fail miserably in any of those positions.
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