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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 74,446
Posted By HardCase
Some cool farkles there, Rikki. :thumb ...

Some cool farkles there, Rikki. :thumb

Probably a dumb question, I'm no expert at this stuff despite riding a 950 for over a decade, but what is the thinking/reason behind the folding levers and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By HardCase
David Hough's writing on this subject is...

David Hough's writing on this subject is excellent. I've always struggled more with left turns at speed, don't like getting over near the center line. Fortunately, if a guy does his recommended...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 74,446
Posted By HardCase
That's a good thought. In fact, it strikes me...

That's a good thought. In fact, it strikes me that the Touratech with all of its little nooks and crannies could be very difficult to clean without removing and soaking it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By HardCase
My story is a whole lot simpler. 1. Take...

My story is a whole lot simpler.

1. Take 11 year old 950 into shop to have carburators de-gunked and general servicing and valve-adjustment.

2. Notice spankin' new 1190R on showroom floor. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 74,446
Posted By HardCase
Some recent farkles, bike is just 3 weeks old...

Some recent farkles, bike is just 3 weeks old today.

KTM auxilliary lights

http://hardcase.smugmug.com/Other/shiny-things/i-VvBrv5X/0/M/IMG_0539_2-M.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 74,446
Posted By HardCase
I like that one a whole lot better than the...

I like that one a whole lot better than the Touratech mesh thing. No Touratech hate here by the way, just a matter of pure aesthetics which is entirely personal.

My question is this: I've...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
True dat, but it also had the effect of 'bonding'...

True dat, but it also had the effect of 'bonding' me to the R. I was reasonably comfortable, all things considered, and the bike handled 330 miles of wet roads just fine.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
Yeah, I don't get the Touratech hate either. ...

Yeah, I don't get the Touratech hate either. Their stuff looks pretty good to me. I'll start out small with the brake pedal extension for my big ol' clodhoppers. :D

Enjoy the ride. I just did...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
I just looked at the Touratech foot-pad and it...

I just looked at the Touratech foot-pad and it doesn't look bad at all.

Interestingly, I've never bought a single item from Touratech. Nothing against them, just hasn't happened. I'm thinking...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
Here's a pic of my BD skid-plate. ...

Here's a pic of my BD skid-plate.

http://hardcase.smugmug.com/Other/shiny-things/i-BK3k52z/0/M/IMG_0543_2-M.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
Actually, I don't hate Billings, it's a pretty...

Actually, I don't hate Billings, it's a pretty friendly town. I'm just used to a greener part of the state here in the northwestern corner.

My son went to a Poison concert in Missoula when he...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-15-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
Big Sky is nice. Problem is, it's close to...

Big Sky is nice. Problem is, it's close to Bozeman! :lol3

Billings? I dunno, kinda think of Billings as the Bakersfield of Montana. :dood
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
Yep, big GOT fan. There's a decent thread for it...

Yep, big GOT fan. There's a decent thread for it over in JoMomma.

Of course, I also live in Montana, so winter is always coming...... :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By HardCase
Congratulations on getting it installed, I think...

Congratulations on getting it installed, I think you'll really like it. I had one installed last week and, while I haven't bashed it into anything, am very pleased. Yes, the side-stand now rides a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By HardCase
The KTM bag that I had on my 950 never came off...

The KTM bag that I had on my 950 never came off unintended. Neither has the new one on the 1190R. It does have a zipper attachment to the base so you can fairly easily remove and re-attach it. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By HardCase
Why would ya want to wash it?? They look cooler...

Why would ya want to wash it?? They look cooler and less dorky the grubbier they get!

I'll never wash my Darien hi-viz. :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-11-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By HardCase
I have the KTM bag like the one on the right in...

I have the KTM bag like the one on the right in the above pic, with the orange trim. It is similar to the tank-bag I had on my 950, but a little smaller. I don't have the 1290, have a 1190R, and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-11-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,375
Posted By HardCase
It appears to me that KTM OEM luggage would not...

It appears to me that KTM OEM luggage would not fit on the left side of the bike with the Camel Tank in place.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-10-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,613
Posted By HardCase
+1. Excellent choice there Rikki. My son...

+1. Excellent choice there Rikki.

My son was a huge Poison fan when he was a kid.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-10-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By HardCase
A new side-stand is not included with the BDCW...

A new side-stand is not included with the BDCW skid-plate setup, you reinstall the OEM one. You also need a $30 sensor from KTM for the side-stand shut-off switch, BTW, but I imagine the fitment...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-10-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,613
Posted By HardCase
I'm curious about the wind-screen spoiler. ...

I'm curious about the wind-screen spoiler. Touratech? How does it work, have you compared it to running without?

What sort of top-case? Silencer?

I have an 1190R that is just two weeks...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By HardCase
Just had the BCDW skid plate and sidestand...

Just had the BCDW skid plate and sidestand installed yesterday. I really like it, feel the new location of the sidestand which sticks noticeably further out from the side of the bike (maybe 3/4")...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-09-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,545
Posted By HardCase
The fact it happened on the first ride...

The fact it happened on the first ride immediately following your first service is suspicious IMHO.....

I just had mine performed yesterday, the 620/1000 initial oil change/service. I didn't have...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,839
Posted By HardCase
Yeah, it's an oldie fersure, and what pisses me...

Yeah, it's an oldie fersure, and what pisses me off is that nobody ever answered my question about the Darien Light pants! WTF?? :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By HardCase
Thanks for the ride-report and pics. I live in...

Thanks for the ride-report and pics. I live in NW Montana and hadn't been in CA in 30+ years, but had to spend two weeks going through a work-related training in Reno and head the weekend in the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-03-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,266
Posted By HardCase
:lol3 At what point does an island become a...

:lol3

At what point does an island become a continent??
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,244
Posted By HardCase
I have a big head with a high forehead, and have...

I have a big head with a high forehead, and have found that Suomy helmets work best for me. Admittedly, I've not tried every available brand, but that one seems to work pretty well. Others would...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-01-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,069
Posted By HardCase
Mine doesn't vibrate bad at all. Our premium...

Mine doesn't vibrate bad at all. Our premium fuel here can be had with either 10% ethanol or non-ethanol (the latter costs significantly more), but both seem to work fine. I come from an '04 KTM...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-01-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By HardCase
No confusion here! Anyone who has an 1190 gets...

No confusion here! Anyone who has an 1190 gets it!

Thanks for the info, somthing to check out for sure.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,674
Posted By HardCase
Congrats on the 990, you'll love it! Re...

Congrats on the 990, you'll love it!

Re Glacier, Phil is correct. I live in Kalispell and was able to blow out of work and ride up there just this past Tuesday afternoon. Going-to-the-Sun road...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-01-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By HardCase
I rode an '04 950 for 11 years and recently sold...

I rode an '04 950 for 11 years and recently sold it and bought an 1190R. On the 950 I removed the OEM rubber inserts from the pedals after I'd had it for a couple of years. I found that the rubber...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,828
Posted By HardCase
I noticed you initiated this inquiry 4 years ago,...

I noticed you initiated this inquiry 4 years ago, so imagine that you have long ago found something that works for you. I noted that someone recommended the Aerostich Combat Touring boots. I've had...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,149
Posted By HardCase
According to the manual, the total fuel tank...

According to the manual, the total fuel tank capacity is 6.1 gallons. I believe that includes the so-called reserve. That said, my 1190R seems to get better mileage than my '04 950 Adv did. I have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By HardCase
So yours leans to the right, or is unstable in...

So yours leans to the right, or is unstable in that direction, not left? That's odd. Might be a thought to adjust the preload in accordance with the recommendations in the manual and see if that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-29-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By HardCase
+1 Just ordered one today, as a matter of fact. ...

+1 Just ordered one today, as a matter of fact. And the side-stand enlarger too, a little piece of metal that looks like a dog's paw-print that bolts to the base or 'foot' of the side-stand and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-29-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By HardCase
Absolutely true. I rode an '04 950 Adventure for...

Absolutely true. I rode an '04 950 Adventure for 11 years and liked it, but the 1190R that I just picked up 5 days ago is simply light-years ahead of the old bike, unbelievable actually. I like it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-27-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By HardCase
Exactly, I was considering BlackDog foot pegs (I...

Exactly, I was considering BlackDog foot pegs (I like the orange ones!), a TT (although I'm not a big TT fanboy) brake pedal extension, and a BD skid plate.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-27-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By HardCase
Thanks for this discussion, guys. I just bought...

Thanks for this discussion, guys. I just bought an 1190R over the weekend and was seriously considering ordering the TT extended crash bars, but you've totally talked me out of it. I will now have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-26-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By HardCase
Wow, dial up, I remember I used to like hearing...

Wow, dial up, I remember I used to like hearing that weird tone when connecting......but that's about the only thing I liked about it!!

I just took delivery of an 1190R yesterday. I did some...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-26-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,391
Posted By HardCase
I just took delivery of my 1190R yesterday. I...

I just took delivery of my 1190R yesterday. I didn't get it until late in the afternoon, so only put 60 miles on it (the odo was at 0 when I left the dealership) but plan to run that up a bit...
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