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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 21,766
Posted By Tails_KTM
Wife's Babygale

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Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
On a short tour in Germany

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Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Sorry to respond a little late. I am running the...

Sorry to respond a little late. I am running the stock 2013 airbox/filter. Don't think there are recalls on that. And I have no issues, the KTM is running great.
Then again this is Holland and we...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 109,190
Posted By Tails_KTM
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2920/13999920468_c0...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2920/13999920468_c08a1ec8cf_o.jpg

Greetings from Holland
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Warranty issues

So I had the MCS stability control system update done (paid) and at the same time a host of warranty issues. These were:


Heat protection to the underside of the seat
Steering damper 'repair...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
I had one of the first 1190s in The Netherlands...

I had one of the first 1190s in The Netherlands and I just received the letter today. My warranty is now until 9 March 2017 and that's great!
The letter also urges owners to do the recent...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Sorry if this is subject has been covered,...

Sorry if this is subject has been covered, there's a lot of posts...
I just went to my dealer to have the Bosch MSC installed. They say it has been pulled off KTM's servers because the software...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,625
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5323/10042510336_ac0...

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Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3748/10042681234_4c3...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3748/10042681234_4c3d5606e3_b.jpg

Just a nice pic of today's ride. Taking advantage of the last of the good weather here...
Yes that Wings exhaust looks like a good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-01-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 109,250
Posted By Tails_KTM
<img...

<img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5323/10042510336_7f3f801174_b.jpg" width="600" height="800">

Just a pic of one of the many old church towers in this area of The Netherlands.
Had a nice...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,982
Posted By Tails_KTM
Yep, I took out these points from the post above...

Yep, I took out these points from the post above because I had them too. The dealer replaced the coolant hose and there is no more leaking.

They also replaced the sidestand spring under warranty....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Tails_KTM
Street mode for me. It feels the most natural and...

Street mode for me. It feels the most natural and I've tried them all.

The other modes work fine though. Not like my wife's previous bike, an Aprilia Dorsoduro, where the rain mode was too slow,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 53,696
Posted By Tails_KTM
Sorry to bend the rules a bit. The guy on the...

Sorry to bend the rules a bit. The guy on the back is my long deceased grandfather. He had lots of bikes, my father also. And myself, obviously.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Yes UMITC, we don't get so much summer heat in...

Yes UMITC, we don't get so much summer heat in Holland. But now the weather is really nice and I have been riding in the city and with normal pants on ... the left side of the bike is really getting...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-06-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,726
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3830/8968078091_b5d0...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3830/8968078091_b5d0c738d9_b.jpg

Seriously though, if you live in Belgium or Holland, this photo subject is just too easy!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-06-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,726
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3683/8969267802_7518...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3683/8969267802_7518bd37ed_b.jpg

I see the Vstrom rider had the same idea as me: mount a windmill to your tank (that was quite hard), hook up an electric motor...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-01-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,056
Posted By Tails_KTM
Another dirt road photo, this is my girlfriend on...

Another dirt road photo, this is my girlfriend on a Harley Road King.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8488/8190839883_5ea0d93591_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-01-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 275,030
Posted By Tails_KTM
None of these are mine. I especially love Harleys...

None of these are mine. I especially love Harleys and Indians as photography subjects.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3743/8912449738_c469bab72b_b.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Tails_KTM
I don't think there will be any major differences...

I don't think there will be any major differences between markets. KTM is making a big thing out of performance, so they will probably not reduce it even if it makes insurance cheaper.

Countries...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 138,654
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7407/8903833663_c492...

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Tombstone, AZ

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Girlfriend in Tombstone, AZ (scanned from a slide,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 135,538
Posted By Tails_KTM
KTM 1190 Adventure

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Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8258/8706717945_705d...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8258/8706717945_705dcf1f8c_b.jpg

Dented? What are you talking about, it was never dented!


That's what you do ... you just Photoshop the evidence :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
Nice off road action and nice tires for sure, but...

Nice off road action and nice tires for sure, but I'm sticking to the road.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8552/8704196727_2d93812e34_b.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Yes, the Garmin mount should bolt straight on...

Yes, the Garmin mount should bolt straight on with the parts that are in the Garmin box. The dealer did this for me though. I figure since I bought everything new, when there is a failure it will be...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Yep, as you can see on the forum several people...

Yep, as you can see on the forum several people already have Akra's, bash plates, luggage racks and bags (although I have only seen Touratechs and no original KTM luggage yet).
I've had the GPS...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 275,030
Posted By Tails_KTM
Nice stuff here. My attempts: ...

Nice stuff here. My attempts:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8261/8655274226_027dd14392_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8265/8654170995_74cdd36f99_b.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
Yes umitc, that's it. I just read a long term...

Yes umitc, that's it. I just read a long term test of the Ducati Multistrada and they had to replace the whole swingarm twice because the chain ate into it (the journalists apparently don't tension...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
Good to see more owner's pics appear! ...

Good to see more owner's pics appear!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8126/8653727709_81ec33aca5_b.jpg

Went to England by ferry over the weekend. My wife was on her GSX-R 750 (which has the same...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8401/8640102033_c599...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8401/8640102033_c5994fe765_b.jpg

Picked up a Zega Pro topcase from Touratech. They have matching lock sets for the Rapid Trap locking system and the lid, which is...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
GPS mounting

Hi all

Just got my KTM GPS mount in (part no. 60312992044) and got it mounted this morning. I got a Garmin Zumo 350 to go along with it. It's my first motorcycle navigation system but I know...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Not sure what you mean. The stock rack on the...

Not sure what you mean. The stock rack on the bike can be seen in various KTM pictures (here with the optional KTM bags mounted, which are a little too large for my taste):
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
I my post at page 171, I described that there is...

I my post at page 171, I described that there is a shift light just like on sports bikes. In the settings, you can set the rpm at which it will blink and at which it will burn constantly. The manual...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
Thanks guys. Since this is supposed to be a photo...

Thanks guys. Since this is supposed to be a photo thread I'll keep it short. The stiff steering damper sounds likely. Possibly in combination with the steering geometry, because the bike is very...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 437,169
Posted By Tails_KTM
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8526/8577350143_7f7e...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8526/8577350143_7f7e220ed3_b.jpg

Yes it's in Holland.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Another ride for me today. Temperature was...

Another ride for me today. Temperature was finally well above freezing and I even saw the sun, wow. On the highway, fuel consumption was below 6 liter/100 kilometers. (is that about 40 mpg?) Not bad...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,940
Posted By Tails_KTM
GVWR, good luck with your 1190. I hope mine will...

GVWR, good luck with your 1190. I hope mine will be reliable as well.
Running cost was not an issue for me, but I certainly hope I don't have to go back to the KTM shop a lot to iron out bugs etc....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Wink KTM 1190 Adventure Easter Eggs

Since the weather here is terrible and my 1190 is sitting in the garage, I got bored. Easter is coming up and Easter eggs are known in the software industry as hidden messages or features. I tried to...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Expensive shiny bits!

I have just found information about the Touratech accessories for the new Adventure. Thought you might like to see it and start dreaming.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 553,852
Posted By Tails_KTM
A very unglamorous picture, but in Holland we...

A very unglamorous picture, but in Holland we have few streams, forests, dirt roads or mountains... we do have rain. And I have a new KTM 1190 Adventure.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,567,460
Posted By Tails_KTM
Yep, both the Adventure and R models have a...

Yep, both the Adventure and R models have a steering damper from WP. It's non-adjustable.
What I mean is, when I try to ride over a painted line, I inadvertedly weave a bit rather than stay on the...
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