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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Today, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Weekend Warrior
KTM Worldwide sales vs BMW

With the introduction of the 1290 , Super Dukes and the new 390's KTM sales have been expanding at a 26.9% increase year over year. I took a look at some numbers from last year for BMW and KTM and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,336
Posted By Weekend Warrior
So I have used the PP gps mount on my trip last...

So I have used the PP gps mount on my trip last weekend and I like the position and look of it. The issue I am having is that my 590 garmin is heavy and when riding it is vibrating quite a bit.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I had Heidenaus on my Tiger 800XC and I really...

I had Heidenaus on my Tiger 800XC and I really liked them. What size are you getting as I was not aware they made a rear bigger than a 150?

With the power this bike makes, grip will be critical...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,561
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Took off to Northern California last weekend for...

Took off to Northern California last weekend for a 3 day camping trip. Bike is the best I have ever ridden. Here are some pics:

Along Hightway 36 - 140 miles of twisties.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-26-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Congrats R-Dubb. Great feeling to get the bike...

Congrats R-Dubb. Great feeling to get the bike and have a nice long ride home. :clap

Enjoyed the write up.

Im heading out to No California Coast via Hwy 36 along the Mendocino coast for 3...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,743
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Hoping to get my order for the Holans soon. Is...

Hoping to get my order for the Holans soon. Is there any update on delivery?
Holan appear to have a great product but their wait times on delivery are painfully slow.

Really looking forward to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,613
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Well, this sure is an informative thread:lol3

Well, this sure is an informative thread:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-20-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
oo

My dealer ordered it and I picked it up yesterday. As long as trhey get the right part number it should be no problem.

Part # KT60412992044 on my invoice.

It looks good and the GPS seems to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,383
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Well lucky for you there are now a bunch or newer...

Well lucky for you there are now a bunch or newer model Beemers for sale. :clap. There are probably some descent deals out there.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Absolutely, it's been a rush riding this new...

Absolutely, it's been a rush riding this new bike. No problems to date except I keep twisting the throttle and am bound to get a speeding ticket very soon.

Instant power, and a great sound and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,613
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I was curious about what the talk would be in the...

I was curious about what the talk would be in the GS forum with the introduction of the KTM 1290SA. I test rode my friends 2015 GS a few months ago and its a great bike. I ride with him on the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I really like the Wolfman Blackhawk. Its smaller...

I really like the Wolfman Blackhawk. Its smaller than many but adequate for the basics. It fits well and is easy to unclip when filling. It does not interfere with steering or riding. I think...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-15-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,336
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Has anyone in the US received the PP GPS bracket...

Has anyone in the US received the PP GPS bracket yet or been given an arrival date??

Since a few Brits have theirs, how hard can it be to ship us a few so we can try them out:eek1
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-14-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,336
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I have the KTM PP bracket on order but they have...

I have the KTM PP bracket on order but they have no delivery time??

In the meantime I am using the RAM mount to the windshield column but the angle does not work well with glare etc.

Anyone...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-14-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
+1 Dinx, Had a great ride today with a lot of...

+1 Dinx,
Had a great ride today with a lot of twisties and a few really rough backroads with bad pavement and it is very stable and confidence inspiring. With the Wings Shortie pipe on the sound is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-13-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
+1, I am finding the exact same thing. Pretty...

+1, I am finding the exact same thing. Pretty much useless. I ran the bike to 310 miles and had 0.5 gal left in the tank. I asked the dealer to check with KTM and they had no software...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-11-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I paid $ 245. They charged 1.5 hrs and the...

I paid $ 245. They charged 1.5 hrs and the filter set was 78.00 They used Motorex sportmax oil saying that the engine breakin and seating the rings they prefer dino oil for the first 5000 miles or...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-11-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Just get it. You will not regret it. :freaky

Just get it. You will not regret it. :freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-10-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,711
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I have gotten right at 42.5 MPG on my first 2...

I have gotten right at 42.5 MPG on my first 2 full tanks. I have about 800 Miles on the bike. I expect it will go down for a bit when I try out the higher revs and sport modes but we will see.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
e-mail did not work. Can you check it and...

e-mail did not work. Can you check it and re-list it?

Thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-08-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Congrats Kurt, Now hopefully there will...

Congrats Kurt,

Now hopefully there will actually be some aftermarket parts since KTM seems not to have any available. Tried to get a bash plate, GPS mount and a couple other things and nothing...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-08-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By Weekend Warrior
After about 800 miles I find the gearing to be...

After about 800 miles I find the gearing to be just fine. The 6th gear is taller than previous rides and not needed around town. Get in the 75MPH range for cruising and in comfort mode it is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,123
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Great pictures, looks like a great ride. ...

Great pictures, looks like a great ride.

Added to my bucket list.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-06-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Couple of pictures testing out the new Wings...

Couple of pictures testing out the new Wings shorty pipe. really like the deeper sound a lot more, looks way better and really barks when you get on it. Great upgrade. I have a sound video but will...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-06-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Mine is 2/3 up the reader and is pink. When I...

Mine is 2/3 up the reader and is pink. When I picked up the bike mine overflowed for the first 2 rides every time I stopped at a light in warm temps. I freaked out 5 minutes in but the dealer...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-06-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Nice setup RW. When one is just not enough.:rofl...

Nice setup RW. When one is just not enough.:rofl

Your Beemer car is probably lonely without a GS parked next to it. Don't worry, Austrians speak German too.:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-05-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I did a lot of research on this and am waiting on...

I did a lot of research on this and am waiting on my Holan 38L symmetrical panniers for use with the Remus pipe. This sucks in the pipe side one nicely and makes it a bit narrower. They also offer...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,331
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I generally stand on the peg with left foor and...

I generally stand on the peg with left foor and climb over with the sidesatand on. Never had a problem. Some of the other methods could end up in an embarrasing fall or fail.

The 1290...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Nice report guys, looks like some typical english...

Nice report guys, looks like some typical english weather and lovely scenery. :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g239/Sprintrider...

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g239/Sprintrider/DSC_7699_zpszeumfphx.jpg

Fixed that issue. New Wings Shorty installed this evening. Helmet on ready to test ride and it starts pouring. I guess...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I did buy the updated Cyclops kit but the way I...

I did buy the updated Cyclops kit but the way I packed in thewires something must be touching the heat sinks directly.

Once I open it back up this weekend I may have more info. It's probably...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
The tank isa painted plastic, looks pretty stout....

The tank isa painted plastic, looks pretty stout.

The manual says to remove the crqash bars to remove the side panel with the lean anglelights. I tried leaving it on but it did not work. Takes...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-03-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Wiring up new Garmin 590, Cyclops and Radar Detector

Decided to wire up the new farkles and after spending quite a while unbolting all kinds of plastic parts etc I finally had the headlight off. What a PITA for a simple task.

First I installed the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-03-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,977
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I picked up the bike last thursday and went on a...

I picked up the bike last thursday and went on a great 420 Mile ride Sunday with my riding buddies on their 1200 GS and 1290 Superduke.

What a great ride and am really lovimg the power and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,430
Posted By Weekend Warrior
I am using my Wolfman Adventure bag which looks...

I am using my Wolfman Adventure bag which looks good and is smaller than the others. I like a smaller bag to hold some basics and phone etc and keep the rest in the panniers. Wolfman makes really...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,326
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Rode 400 miles on Sunday and have no complaints...

Rode 400 miles on Sunday and have no complaints about the heat. Temps varied from 50 Deg to 90 Deg. I did notice a little left side leg heat at one point while there was a crosswind but certainly...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-31-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,925
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Thanks for the pictures of your install. I put...

Thanks for the pictures of your install. I put the spare roll of cords behind the light and then also had all the extra connectors from installing the Cyclops LED's. That is a tight squeeeze and it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-29-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Picked her up last night. Very happy with the...

Picked her up last night. Very happy with the bike. I will hold off until after a full ride this weekend before making too many comments. I can see what the guys have been talking about on the Torque...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Not True, My dealer told me he installed them on...

Not True, My dealer told me he installed them on the first bike he sold yesterday and offered them to me. I will wait till 1st service and make a decision.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 285,996
Posted By Weekend Warrior
Has anyone got the Hill Hold Control or the MSC...

Has anyone got the Hill Hold Control or the MSC options added and if so, can you provide any reviews of these added features.

Im thinking the HHC may not be necessary as this has never been an...
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