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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 03:35 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 107,555
Posted By dragos
And here's the teaser (featuring the 1190 Adv): ...

And here's the teaser (featuring the 1190 Adv):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abqOuu3Rm5s

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/abqOuu3Rm5s?rel=0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
Also: the 1190 is a better seller than the 990...

Also: the 1190 is a better seller than the 990 and that reviews of 1190 are more favorable than those of the 990 were.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,784
Views: 1,735,213
Posted By dragos
It wasn't addressed at you, actually.

It wasn't addressed at you, actually.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,784
Views: 1,735,213
Posted By dragos
What it's funny about all those requests for a...

What it's funny about all those requests for a small adv bike is that it's mostly talk.
When a manufacturer like CCM actually makes (and bet their business on it) the bike everyone seems to wish ,...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By dragos
I use Enduristan Monsoon 3 sidebags and some...

I use Enduristan Monsoon 3 sidebags and some Enduristan Tornado bags.
The Monsoons are very nice but with the original exhaust you need either racks or a heat shield. Wings exhaust or Remus would...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,784
Views: 1,735,213
Posted By dragos
The current model is the best selling bike in the...

The current model is the best selling bike in the (Western) world. How are you going to prove to BMW that they should have made a different bike?

Point is, everybody is blaming the manufacturers...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,596
Posted By dragos
What you forget is that despite you being lazy...

What you forget is that despite you being lazy and just posting your offtopic question in the first thread that came under your eyes, I actually answered your question and then politely asked you to...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By dragos
I guess this one will be updated very, very soon:...

I guess this one will be updated very, very soon:

<div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js =...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 379,545
Posted By dragos
Now you've done it! Some other 100 pages of...

Now you've done it! Some other 100 pages of fantasy coming to this thread.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
What I find interesting is that there's a lot of...

What I find interesting is that there's a lot of people on this forum (including me, occasionally) that praise the idea of a simpler, cheaper, smaller capacity bike vs the current 1200cc bikes.
But,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
An interesting article (sounds like an...

An interesting article (sounds like an advertorial) on MCN, from a Suzuki dealer:

The motorcycle market at the moment is not really price led. When the V-Strom 1000 was released we thought it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,596
Posted By dragos
It has been tested on a dyno (there is a thread...

It has been tested on a dyno (there is a thread around). The main loss comes from the snorkels (and there's a post from PowerCell in which he explains why they're not selling those anymore), with...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,596
Posted By dragos
Were those the KTM snorkel socks or Unifilter?

Were those the KTM snorkel socks or Unifilter?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,253
Posted By dragos
I know that, but as far as I know, KTM never...

I know that, but as far as I know, KTM never sells those bikes as European made. Their communication states openly that those are made in India.

I never studied my 1190 in depth to check the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,253
Posted By dragos
What important part of the 1190 is made in China?

What important part of the 1190 is made in China?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 107,555
Posted By dragos
SW_Motech are teasing a new series: <blockquote...

SW_Motech are teasing a new series:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>„The ADVENTURE is coming.“
<a href="http://t.co/4u8bpR3nDV">http://t.co/4u8bpR3nDV</a>
<a...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,387
Posted By dragos
I'm not going to argue just because some want do...

I'm not going to argue just because some want do it for the sake of it.

This bike is a pure street bike, it's plain to see and Honda says it as well. For that reason, discussions about it should...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,387
Posted By dragos
No it doesn't. All those have a 19" front...

No it doesn't.
All those have a 19" front wheel, high exhaust and their design shows at least a minimum intent of having them going on unpaved roads (to different degrees, but it's there).
This one...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By dragos
Was this with the PP seat(s)? I did quite a lot...

Was this with the PP seat(s)?
I did quite a lot of 500+km days in the Romanian summer (35-40C) without any problems (I have no Wings or any other heat shields). Except for some unpleasant (but...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By dragos
Bump

Bump
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By dragos
Care to mention your bike model in the thread...

Care to mention your bike model in the thread name?
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,387
Posted By dragos
From the Honda press-release linked in the OP: ...

From the Honda press-release linked in the OP:

Honda Motor Europe today announces the new 2015 VFR800X, which boasts a host of changes and new features to confirm its position as a premium Sports...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,387
Posted By dragos
No. Nor does the Multistrada or Caponord 1200.

No.
Nor does the Multistrada or Caponord 1200.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,387
Posted By dragos
This thread should be in Road Warriors.

This thread should be in Road Warriors.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,206
Posted By dragos
I use my Galaxy Note 2 as a GPS on my bike, with...

I use my Galaxy Note 2 as a GPS on my bike, with a SW-Motech mount.

The Note 2 has a Wacom pen, which I can use with gloves. I use Sygic, Locus, Google Maps and testing few others (Orux, OsmAnd)....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,596
Posted By dragos
I installed it on my 1190R but only went out for...

I installed it on my 1190R but only went out for a short 400km trip since then. The trip involved a bit of dusty sections but I haven't opened my airbox yet to check.
Hope to do that soon.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3,764
Views: 499,689
Posted By dragos
:devildog

:devildog
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,764
Views: 499,689
Posted By dragos
Yes, topics that deal with the KTM 1190 Adventure...

Yes, topics that deal with the KTM 1190 Adventure MY2014.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 379,545
Posted By dragos
It has a beak. Well, if they do launch an...

It has a beak.

Well, if they do launch an AT, it will be either Intermot or EICMA.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3,764
Views: 499,689
Posted By dragos
Thanks for the tip. It has nothing to do with...

Thanks for the tip.
It has nothing to do with calming and relaxation, but this thread has enough chaos in it. A bit of respect from anyone and not throwing absolutely anything in it will make it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,764
Views: 499,689
Posted By dragos
Is this thread of everything now dealing with...

Is this thread of everything now dealing with ride reports and video editing tips as well?
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 379,545
Posted By dragos
They changed the page that was announcing...

They changed the page that was announcing something for 10 September, and now it's only about their Intermot stuff and something special happening there:...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By dragos
It happened to me once, if I remember correctly I...

It happened to me once, if I remember correctly I pushed the seat firmly and tried again, it worked.
I don't think anything snapped, most likely the stuff you put there is blocking the lock. In my...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 379,545
Posted By dragos
Yamaha SuperTenere is 1200cc. And Triumph...

Yamaha SuperTenere is 1200cc.

And Triumph Thunderbird is 1700 cc but it's not an adventure bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,764
Views: 499,689
Posted By dragos
There's already a thread that deals with pannier...

There's already a thread that deals with pannier options for the 1190 Adv.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=933311
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
Well, we'll see in less than 1 month, so maybe...

Well, we'll see in less than 1 month, so maybe there's no need for so much speculation.

Still, some of those reply seem to suggest that people think it's not possible (or profitable) to have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
True that. Make it a 12K then :) I have no...

True that. Make it a 12K then :)

I have no idea about the prices in US. In EU a 1190 Adv is 15K, a 690 Enduro is almost 9K EUR. I can see something like a 990 Adv (1000 cmc and no electronics...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
Because it might cost 10K instead of 15K.

Because it might cost 10K instead of 15K.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
Agree completely. I enjoy immensely my 1190R,...

Agree completely.
I enjoy immensely my 1190R, which is an amazing execution of a quite common design, but I'm dissapointed they didn't carry some layout ideas from the 990.
While the 1190 is not...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,245
Posted By dragos
Reading the 1000ps article, it seems it's more...

Reading the 1000ps article, it seems it's more about a simpler & cheaper bike.
Lot less powerful, no traction control, no MSC, no electronic suspension I would say. Probably a bit lighter, but not...
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