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Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By OlivierS
My stock cans got extremely hot, so hot they...

My stock cans got extremely hot, so hot they melted the plastic of the bike. I did about 12000 km like that befre I switched to Leovince's.
AndI did have the feeling the cat's were blocked in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,394
Posted By OlivierS
I concidered the Enduristan, but I am affraid...

I concidered the Enduristan, but I am affraid they would melt so close to the exhaust.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By OlivierS
Special thanks to

Special thanks to www.basoli.com (http://www.basoli.com) in Spain for saving my holiday.

I was offroading in the Pyrenees in Spain when I had a huge oil leak. Drove it to the nearest KTM dealer...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By OlivierS
Just pull the plug under the seat before you go...

Just pull the plug under the seat before you go offroad...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,997
Posted By OlivierS
Nice work, is that the kind off spray you can...

Nice work, is that the kind off spray you can peel off?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By OlivierS
Leave them off, I'll buy them off you, I modified...

Leave them off, I'll buy them off you, I modified my crashbars with some help from gravity last week... :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By OlivierS
I had the same problem last week in Spain... Oil...

I had the same problem last week in Spain... Oil light stayed on, engine was running ok, there was plenty of oil in the engine. Turned out to be a small leak and a faulty oil pressure sensor. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,680
Posted By OlivierS
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By OlivierS
I did try the graphite powder as well, didn't...

I did try the graphite powder as well, didn't work in my case.
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,713
Posted By OlivierS
I use a Grauphner ultramate 14 I once bought for...

I use a Grauphner ultramate 14 I once bought for charging divelights/airsoft replica's and R/C planes/Helicopters.

Turns out it works fine for my adult toys (car and bike you perverts) as well.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By OlivierS
Had the same problem, only I could not get the...

Had the same problem, only I could not get the key in, almost broke it trying...

Ktm mechanic had a hard time as well, but forced the key in and managed to open it. He took the whole locking...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By OlivierS
Don't they have a plug to put in there so you...

Don't they have a plug to put in there so you have the small socket?
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 369,562
Posted By OlivierS
breaking the bead with a tent

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Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10,463
Views: 2,167,052
Posted By OlivierS
Tck 80's

Put her holiday shoes on
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,838
Posted By OlivierS
I was riding behind a trailer loaded with logs of...

I was riding behind a trailer loaded with logs of wood. It was loaded so high that it piled above me (I am tall and riding a Ktm 990 adv), couldn't help but think what would happen if he lost a log....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By OlivierS
I have the KTM risers, this was not nearly...

I have the KTM risers, this was not nearly enough, so I put some Rox risers as well wish I would have done that months ago, it's worth the investement and you can take them to your next bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,351
Posted By OlivierS
My first bike is a 990 (well apart from a 50cc...

My first bike is a 990 (well apart from a 50cc scooter I owned when I was 16) and I have been taking it on gravel roads since the first week I got it.

I can't wee why an expierienced road driver...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By OlivierS
Wonder how that test will do with a motorcycle...

Wonder how that test will do with a motorcycle battery...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By OlivierS
Most I have had to fill up was about 18 liters.

Most I have had to fill up was about 18 liters.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,642
Posted By OlivierS
How are the heat issues of a 1190 compared to a...

How are the heat issues of a 1190 compared to a 990 with stock mufflers?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By OlivierS
Where do I get one of those mtb racks for on my...

Where do I get one of those mtb racks for on my adventure?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By OlivierS
I have terrible luck, tried fitting my rox risers...

I have terrible luck, tried fitting my rox risers yesterday as well, turns out the thread is broken so I can't fit them.

Of course I only found out after I had everything loose at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By OlivierS
I have tried the lubricant, still didn't work. ...

I have tried the lubricant, still didn't work. Bit scared to break of my key, yesterday I bent it completely, was almost in a 90 degree angle...

I think everything is stock. Will go to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By OlivierS
Lock fuel cap of 990 Adv

The lock of my right fuel cap is jammed. Can't get the key in, almost broke the key while trying. Lucky there is a second tank or I would have been stuck.

Anyway, most of the fuel cap related...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10,463
Views: 2,167,052
Posted By OlivierS
I tried to install Rox Risers, but apparently...

I tried to install Rox Risers, but apparently there is an issue with one of the risers and I can't get the screw in... Looks like its a bad thread.

I put the throttle cable under the brake, hope...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By OlivierS
I have heard that in some European countries they...

I have heard that in some European countries they have stopped importing SMT's and replaced it with 1190 Adv.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By OlivierS
airhawk on a 990

Does anybody have any expierience with the Airhawk on a stock 990 seat?

My seat is to low, and this seems, apart from the extra comfort, a cheaper way to get a higher seat than buying a custom...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,543,633
Posted By OlivierS
Speedo's are always about 10 percent off no? I...

Speedo's are always about 10 percent off no? I have tested this a thousand times driving my car past speed camera's at 10% aboven the limit.
Haven't tried it with my bike though.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,180
Posted By OlivierS
https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10,463
Views: 2,167,052
Posted By OlivierS
https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By OlivierS
I have the same problem. I think it really...

I have the same problem. I think it really becomes a problem when riding offroad and standing on the bike...
Therefor I bought some protectors that are attached to my leg instead of in the pant. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 44,640
Posted By OlivierS
My 990 had the waterpump problem at 58 000 km. ...

My 990 had the waterpump problem at 58 000 km. Unfortunaly I bought it at 55 000 km so that was a cost I never planned...

Apart from that, I share your hope of doing 200 000 km on it cause I love...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,040
Posted By OlivierS
A friend of mine asked 'Do you get free KTM gear...

A friend of mine asked 'Do you get free KTM gear when you buy a KTM? Cause everybody riding KTM seems to wear it'

And that is exactly the reasons why I didn't buy it. I have heard the rally suit...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By OlivierS
Same here in Belgium. Decided I might as well...

Same here in Belgium. Decided I might as well drive to Germany next time I need something.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By OlivierS
Texting? Who is texting these days? E-mailing...

Texting? Who is texting these days? E-mailing you mean.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By OlivierS
Got stuck between a caravan and a van yesterday...

Got stuck between a caravan and a van yesterday on a very busy motorway, my handlebars were about 5 cm from the caravan and I could not go any further to the left because of that van.... Lucky the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,543,633
Posted By OlivierS
Nope

Nope
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By OlivierS
If the BM is for normal people, what does that...

If the BM is for normal people, what does that say about us?

Been dying to get a review on the 1190 r though.
Forum: Europe 04-11-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,291
Posted By OlivierS
I probably won't even finish the 250 tour... need...

I probably won't even finish the 250 tour... need to be somewhere in afternoon.
Forum: Europe 04-11-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,291
Posted By OlivierS
I will be there on sunday, 8.30 for the 250 km...

I will be there on sunday, 8.30 for the 250 km tour.

A 2006 black KTM adventure.
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