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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Today, 06:15 AM
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Posted By sideup
My U.S. model has a turn wheel on both sides and...

My U.S. model has a turn wheel on both sides and the lever on the right side (throttle side) Are you sure you dealer didn't put a 1190 windscreen on the SA and put the SA windscreen on his 1190?...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-24-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By sideup
No hot seat here.

I have 230 miles on mine in two days - Have not noticed a hot seat issue. Felt some heat on the left side calf area but nothing like people have mentioned on the 1190.

I have done two days...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-23-2015, 05:34 PM
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Posted By sideup
I agree the bars need to be higher and back for...

I agree the bars need to be higher and back for me at 6 foot tall.
I find in the sitting position my elbows are almost locked straight. I prefer a slight bend at the elbow for long distances. I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-23-2015, 07:53 AM
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Posted By sideup
Mine was set to US - all the words US spellings. ...

Mine was set to US - all the words US spellings. Clock set to 24 hour mode.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-23-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By sideup
Thanks for the manual down load link- not sure...

Thanks for the manual down load link- not sure why the 1290SA is missing now on the KTM web site? Oversight maybe.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2015, 05:51 PM
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Posted By sideup
paid: thanks so much, moved it up, much better. ...

paid: thanks so much, moved it up, much better.
I got the plastic envelop the manual comes in. Close.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By sideup
First ride fantastic.

http://sideup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Adventure-Riding/i-dxRqFrw/0/L/IMG_1924-L.jpg
http://sideup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Adventure-Riding/i-fbhVF37/0/L/IMG_1923-L.jpg

Well I did my first 90...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 05:11 PM
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Posted By sideup
Thanks the timely advice Crouch.

Thanks the timely advice Crouch.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By sideup
The Dalles - Fun Country Powersports

The Dalles - Fun Country Powersports
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By sideup
Central Oregon Dealer - Gorge area

My bike is being assembled right now. Might be ready at the end of the day but just going to go look at it today and pick it up and ride it home tomorrow. :clap:clap:clap
Just in time for the long...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 05:20 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
SuperAdv posted earlier his dealer was charging...

SuperAdv posted earlier his dealer was charging MSRP + a $1000 extra for set up, freight, doc. fees. That is excessive if you ask me.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 11:58 AM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
Dealer just told me he received an e-mail from...

Dealer just told me he received an e-mail from the Rep. My bike is on the truck! On it's way. :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 05:50 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
All Righty, I am calling my NW dealer...

All Righty, I am calling my NW dealer tomorrow.:freaky:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-09-2015, 09:22 PM
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Posted By sideup
My dealer told me the same thing as Paidoutcomes...

My dealer told me the same thing as Paidoutcomes dealer. Bikes shipped from Austria this week.
Dealer Quote: "I got word today that the first batch of 1290 SA have shipped from
Austria. That...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-07-2015, 07:13 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
You know what would be fun is a 390 Duke. That...

You know what would be fun is a 390 Duke. That would be a blast on Maui on the curvy road to Hana. That is if you didn't get wiped out by a rubber necking tourist.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-07-2015, 04:22 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
Can anyone see the irony here. A long distance...

Can anyone see the irony here. A long distance touring bike in Hawaii? I lived on Oahu, you can circle that island in about a day on a rental scooter. :huh

Off pavement...., everything is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-07-2015, 02:21 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
Wonder if they were extras or leftovers from the...

Wonder if they were extras or leftovers from the dealer meeting they had in Hawaii?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-06-2015, 07:59 PM
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Views: 272,688
Posted By sideup
So what was it about the 1190r that finally...

So what was it about the 1190r that finally convinced you to go with 1190r ?
Nice bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-06-2015, 04:36 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
I guess that is the...

I guess that is the Twenty-Thousand-Four-Hundred-Ninety-Nine dollar question.

I have no idea who's information is correct but I will say one thing for my dealer he has never given me a date or...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-06-2015, 12:50 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
Question Just in from my dealer today

From my dealer today: "I got word today (May 6th) that the first batch of 1290 SA have shipped from
Austria. That should put them in the country in about 10-14 days. Once
they hit the states...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-05-2015, 06:49 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
I wonder....

What do you think the chances are the 1290's have been sitting in a warehouse in NA since before mid April or March waiting on this emissions sticker. It would explain the original due dates that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 272,688
Posted By sideup
Wow ,that is funny. Doesn't reflect too well on...

Wow ,that is funny. Doesn't reflect too well on their credibility .

On the other subject, other than the demo bikes in NA, no bikes reported to be delivered to customers in NA.
Bikes In the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-02-2015, 07:07 PM
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Views: 272,688
Posted By sideup
Went to a swap meet at my KTM dealer today. I...

Went to a swap meet at my KTM dealer today. I am #1 on their list for a SA with still no certain on dock date.
The Dealer told me they have a dealer meeting next month and he personally was going...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-28-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By sideup
For what it's worth and that's not much.

My dealer talked to his KTM representative today. He still has no dates for U.S. Delivery. Quite baffling! Just tell the real story, customers are generally understanding.
Can't help thinking...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-25-2015, 01:59 PM
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Posted By sideup
It is very odd an inmate in the UK can get the...

It is very odd an inmate in the UK can get the exact production day in June for his 1290 adv. from his dealer straight from the factory production list. Where as customers and dealers in the States...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-21-2015, 12:05 PM
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Views: 272,688
Posted By sideup
SirToU : I think your dealers on that side of the...

SirToU : I think your dealers on that side of the pond are getting much more information forwarded to them than are dealers in the U.S. No way can they tell us that kind of detail about deliveries. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:31 AM
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Posted By sideup
Just a thought , did you change the filters at...

Just a thought , did you change the filters at the oil change?
Maybe a filter is not seated, or in backwards, blocked?
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 310,742
Posted By sideup
Tank Bag

Andrew , Pete,

The Tank bag is looking good. Glad it will be offered in different sizes.
I too like the CC pouch.
Tell Pat Frodel hello and let him know we are proud customers, using your...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-16-2015, 07:29 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
You are right, I am not sure if I would pay extra...

You are right, I am not sure if I would pay extra for those options, but when your dealer says it comes standard with all the features for the US market it makes it a little easier to accept and pay...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-16-2015, 04:16 PM
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Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
Yeah the luggage they pawn off on the US...

Yeah the luggage they pawn off on the US customers because they can't sell it as an accessory item. +1 I don't want it also. I have Mosko Soft bags.
All these magazine articles saying how great...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By sideup
WHAT! another week away? It is going to be a nice...

WHAT! another week away? It is going to be a nice weekend.

For what it's worth I ran the oil that came in the bike till the 1st 600 mile oil change on both 690's we own. Oil was pretty clean, no...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,421
Posted By sideup
Scribe : Mine came today. Looks like it will...

Scribe : Mine came today. Looks like it will do the job.
thanks again for putting this together.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-14-2015, 09:33 PM
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Posted By sideup
Said capacity is 4.75 gallon? That is one big...

Said capacity is 4.75 gallon? That is one big bag :evil
As big as the fuel tank.

I guess it could be 17 liters , sounds funny when measured in gallons.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-10-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,893
Posted By sideup
Love your SF plate. My son has 16 years in the...

Love your SF plate. My son has 16 years in the 1st Group and counting.
Thank you for your service.
I have a 690 set up in Rally Raid kit , sold my 990r and awaiting delivery of a 1290 mainly...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,022
Posted By sideup
I am in.

Pete,

What a great trip report. So many little challenges every day....
but traveling together makes things easier, right?


Jack
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
No supply for existing demand yet

Seems like only a handful are in customers hands. They have not kept up with there own production predictions yet.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-06-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,465
Posted By sideup
International contact page

After reading the last post I wondered if KTM International was aware of this 7 page long of customer complaints about KTM NA.
After finding the page and filling out all the required blocks and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
It may be the case, but coming from a dirt bike...

It may be the case, but coming from a dirt bike background I trust oiled filters over paper for dusty roads. Just my preference though.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 186,125
Posted By sideup
Uni Filter part number

It appears the 1290 Airbox is the close if not the exact air box as the 1190.
With the reports of the 2015 model 1190 air boxes still passing dust I am not taking any chances. I just ordered the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 272,688
Posted By sideup
Yes you are probably right I will be thanking...

Yes you are probably right I will be thanking her.
Fortunately my wife is my main riding partner, she rides a lowered 990 Adv.
She knows how fun KTM's are to ride.

She is actually in hope that...
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