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Forum: Face Plant Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,695
Posted By sproot
Also interesting that it happened on the side...

Also interesting that it happened on the side with the brake, the one that has to resist the brake torque as well as support the bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-04-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5,178
Views: 900,540
Posted By sproot
I found the first one too hard to watch, this is...

I found the first one too hard to watch, this is no better even skipping over most of the crap.

One question though; he says dust gets in to the airbox even with the Uni kit fitted. I've never...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By sproot
It works fine, I did the same on my 950 with the...

It works fine, I did the same on my 950 with the same results, it's vastly more confidence inspiring on the road and frees up the OE 21/18 wheels for nobbies :freakyI bought the wheels new from a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By sproot
I generally use either bikersjersey or...

I generally use either bikersjersey or trevorpope, although this (http://sparepartsfinder.ktm.com/?lang=en) might be it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By sproot
Bar End Mirrors with the stock handguards

I've seen some great looking bar end mirror solutions but it's not always clear whether they work with the stock handguards. I've seen the HDB and Fastway options which look great but they only seem...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By sproot
I run a 19/17 setup ...

I run a 19/17 setup (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26075174&postcount=203)on my R, it works fine. The speedo is even more inaccurate, but your dealer can change the wheel size in the...
Forum: Europe 06-11-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By sproot
Weird, all my Halvarrsons stuff is fantastic,...

Weird, all my Halvarrsons stuff is fantastic, what suit do you have and what's wrong with it?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,896
Posted By sproot
It's disappointing to me that there isn't a...

It's disappointing to me that there isn't a permanent solution for this yet. I thought the pump was the same as in the 990 and that's been around a while yet there doesn't seem to be a 'facet' style...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-08-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By sproot
Low beam is green, the brown between them is...

Low beam is green, the brown between them is ground.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-08-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By sproot
I'm pretty certain that Powercell went 5cm (2")...

I'm pretty certain that Powercell went 5cm (2") with a Scotts steering damper, but I think he had to get creative with the brake hoses! I know I couldn't get 5cm with my Rox risers, I could install...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By sproot
Jofama...

Jofama (http://www.jofama.se/mcsm/products.php?lang=2) make really nice gear, good choice!
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 116,055
Posted By sproot
It's the first 4 that are important, year and...

It's the first 4 that are important, year and month of manufacture (eg 1406 = June 2014).
The 1406 and 1407 are admitted by Sena to be faulty, and will just be replaced. The rest are just shit...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 106,502
Posted By sproot
Not quoting pic, it's huge :eek1 Long time...

Not quoting pic, it's huge :eek1

Long time since I've seen a stock one; no bash plate, no exhaust, is it new?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-24-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By sproot
You're right enough, there's only one rubber seal...

You're right enough, there's only one rubber seal and a rim tape to protect it from the spoke heads, but the spoke tension has nothing to do with it how well it works!
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 116,055
Posted By sproot
Has anyone had issues flashing them? My third...

Has anyone had issues flashing them? My third pair arrived recently and the first thing I did was flash 1.4 and factory reset them. Immediately afterwards I couldn't even pair them together, let...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,796
Posted By sproot
Kind of, and it's only recently been introduced...

Kind of, and it's only recently been introduced (http://www.interregs.com/articles/spotlight/new-eu-regulation-on-noise-emissions-published-000147). I wonder if the 1190 was designed for the new test...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,796
Posted By sproot
Pretty sure it does ...

Pretty sure it does ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By sproot
Has it had its first service yet? No difference...

Has it had its first service yet? No difference after?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,387
Posted By sproot
Probably, but you can just stick a screwdriver in...

Probably, but you can just stick a screwdriver in the collar and use that. It's pulling a taper roller bearing up, you should tighten it til there's no play but not so far there's any restriction to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,796
Posted By sproot
Exactly, if you look at the torque curve there's...

Exactly, if you look at the torque curve there's also a flat spot around 4k for the same reason. In Europe, at least, the noise test are a drive by at a specific speed, the 17t sprocket + torque flat...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,049
Posted By sproot
I have 19/17 wheels on my R with an S sidestand,...

I have 19/17 wheels on my R with an S sidestand, it's way too short. It will fall over with the stock wheels.



I saw that on another thread, but couldn't find anywhere to buy it, thanks!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,707
Posted By sproot
I don't know what the law is in Europe, I know...

I don't know what the law is in Europe, I know that you can have your vehicle serviced anywhere as long as it's to the manufacturers spec, but I'm not certain about aftermarket parts. I have less...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By sproot
When I got mine Alpina didn't do a 5" rear, I...

When I got mine Alpina didn't do a 5" rear, I heard a rumour they were going to introduce one but I don't know if that's happened. If they'd had a 5" one I would have probably gone Alpina over OE....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,707
Posted By sproot
Mine is a year into its four year warranty, I can...

Mine is a year into its four year warranty, I can swap the Uni out and back in either side of a service in about an hour, and my service record will show a new air filter each time, as it should....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By sproot
I have a 19/17 set of OE wheels on my R, there...

I have a 19/17 set of OE wheels on my R, there are pics somewhere on the 'what did you do to yours' thread somewhere. I bought them with brake rotors but without a sprocket carrier, although I might...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By sproot
The stock seat is only about an inch thick, I'm...

The stock seat is only about an inch thick, I'm not seeing where you're going to save the height. The Hardparts seats are taller than stock, you'd probably be better off looking into lowering the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By sproot
I bought my 1190R from a guy who had previously...

I bought my 1190R from a guy who had previously owned a GS and was going back to a GSA, I've never owned a GS but a couple of my buddies have them, so these comments are either second hand or my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,796
Posted By sproot
They went 17 to get it through the noise regs,...

They went 17 to get it through the noise regs, same as the 950, which was also designed for 16.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By sproot
I have the same kit, the switch is a push-on,...

I have the same kit, the switch is a push-on, push-off type right? So I assume you have to push it twice to get them to switch back on?

It's not a complicated circuit, there's a relay which is fed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,796
Posted By sproot
It's about 5%, depending on tyres. Enough on it's...

It's about 5%, depending on tyres. Enough on it's own, maybe not, but combined with the other factors mentioned, it's possible. Having said that, I have 19/17 on my R and the only difference I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 106,502
Posted By sproot
I'm pretty certain I just put a jack under the...

I'm pretty certain I just put a jack under the bashplate and lift til the front is off the deck (on the mainstand). This definitely worked on the 950, pretty sure it worked on the 1190 too.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By sproot
If you make friends with your dealer you might...

If you make friends with your dealer you might persuade him to sell you one of the recalled 1190s ones. Not much wrong with them imo, but they're being replaced with a beefier one.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-11-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,833
Posted By sproot
The big problem is that Guglemonster's tank...

The big problem is that Guglemonster's tank strainer won't protect from crap *already in the tank*. I had high hopes for his replacement pump filter but he couldn't get it to fit, a real shame. The...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-09-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By sproot
Fuel range blank after software update?

I figure everyone else knows this but wth:

Reset *both* trips, should be fixt a few miles later.

As you were :freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-08-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,833
Posted By sproot
This scares me....

This scares me....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-08-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By sproot
Just get an 1190R already, sheesh....:lol3 ...

Just get an 1190R already, sheesh....:lol3

Seriously, 1190R with a second set of wheels, one bike to rule them all :deal

(I might be showing my prejudices here :freakyapologies if you're...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-06-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,623
Posted By sproot
And you can get them from CJ Designs. I was...

And you can get them from CJ Designs.

I was going to mention the Evoluzione, which should fit in the same way the Oberon does, but they seem to have gone away...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-05-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By sproot
Ah, OK, so I need the key card to get another...

Ah, OK, so I need the key card to get another master key, but not the black keys? Good to know, thanks!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,247
Posted By sproot
Finally

So I think I've finally figured it out, now that I've worked out how to control the headlights! I also cheated and asked a friend of a friend, who's an auto electrical engineer for a big car...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,623
Posted By sproot
No, on the 950, after about 30k. Sorry that...

No, on the 950, after about 30k. Sorry that wasn't clear, I'll edit my post.
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