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Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,126
Posted By Aus LC8
A couple of Indian press releases came up in my...

A couple of Indian press releases came up in my Goggle Alert last week announcing production.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,126
Posted By Aus LC8
1290 Super Adventure

Well I for one am glad that KTM has taken this direction. If it comes in the original KTM 50 Orange paint work I will place an order for one tomorrow. KTM aren't holding a gun to anybodies heads...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,152
Posted By Aus LC8
2010 SDR cams in a 2005 950 Adv

Hi all,

I have just picked up a pair of Super Duke R cams out of a 2010 bike to fit into my 2005 950 carb'ed adventure, does anyone know wether they will just drop in?

Thanks for your help
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,772
Posted By Aus LC8
I did give mine up for a new GSA in 2008. Have...

I did give mine up for a new GSA in 2008. Have now just managed to find a 2005.5 which is like new to fill the hole that had been left in my garage and life since my old 950 departed. This one WILL...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 76,867
Posted By Aus LC8
When you foolishly sell your 950 and buy a BMW...

When you foolishly sell your 950 and buy a BMW 1200GSA and then a couple of years latter start frantically looking for a near new 950 to to fill that hole in your soul.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Aus LC8
I have an 08 GSA with arrows headers, Remus...

I have an 08 GSA with arrows headers, Remus muffler and a fuel computer and find that the right hand header is much darker in colour on much more of the pipe, particularly around the radius of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,313
Posted By Aus LC8
Have spent many a day on a R1200RT-P and an...

Have spent many a day on a R1200RT-P and an ST1100P before that, doing these courses. The ST was actually better in some aspects on a course similar to the first one as you can drag the bake far...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Aus LC8
Help 04-12 Service on display

Hi all,

Seeking a little help if anyone can assist.

My bike is an 08 GSA.

It has been very cold here the last couple of mornings, below 0 degrees c.

I have tried to start the bike and...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 52,026
Posted By Aus LC8
Wicked Well it looks like I am coming back home to KTM...

Well it looks like I am coming back home to KTM after changing from my much loved 950 Adventure to a BMW R1200GSA, which has been good, but it just does not provide the smile that the 950 did.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,148
Posted By Aus LC8
I have done a couple of 100 000 km's on bikes, a...

I have done a couple of 100 000 km's on bikes, a lot of km's on Honda ST1100 P's, Yamaha FJR1300 P's and BMW R1200RTP's. Have had both the KTM 950 S (2003 model and put 60 000km's on this bike) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,171
Posted By Aus LC8
I have the Conti's fitted on my 2008 GSA and love...

I have the Conti's fitted on my 2008 GSA and love them. 10000Km's and wearing really well, should be good for another 5-6000km's. Never observed any wobble, but they can be a little slippery when...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Aus LC8
Not as good as the GS but better than the new 990...

Not as good as the GS but better than the new 990 EFI. I was getting 300 - 350km's out of a 22lt tank, where as the 990's get only about 280km's. That compares to 650km's out of my GS's 33lt tank.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Aus LC8
I did love my 950, It was a phenomenal bike, and...

I did love my 950, It was a phenomenal bike, and probably the best fun I have ever had. Not that I don't like my GSA but they are very different animals as far as power delivery and character goes. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Aus LC8
2008 -v- 2009 Any differences?

Are there any differences between the 2008 and 2009 model GS Adventures. THE reason I ask is that I have an 08 GSA. I love the bike but having changed from a KTM 950 find the throttle response very...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Aus LC8
Thanks Guy's Appreciate your help

Thanks Guy's

Appreciate your help
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Aus LC8
2008 GSA and Pivot Pegs

Has anyone fitted a pair to their GSA, are they worth it?


Any comments appreciated
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Aus LC8
2008 R1200GSA and Rox risers

Hi all.

Has anyone on the board tried fitting a pair of 2 inch Rox Risers to their 2008 GSA. If so,
1) are the cables / pipes long enough to accommodate the lift in handle bar height without...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Aus LC8
I Have a Hepco Gobi top box on my 2008 GSA and it...

I Have a Hepco Gobi top box on my 2008 GSA and it fits really well
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Aus LC8
Just made the switch

I have only just made the switch about 3 months ago from a KTM 950 (S) to a new 2008 GSA. I have had 4 previous KTM's and grew up ridding in the dirt. I loved my 950 it was a superb sports bike,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
Posted By Aus LC8
Just changed from a KTM 950 (S) Adventure 2 weeks...

Just changed from a KTM 950 (S) Adventure 2 weeks ago. So I went through the same decision making process. In the end I chose a new 2008 Adventure for the following reasons.

1. I get to break it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2008, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Aus LC8
You guys are lucky in the US. This week I...

You guys are lucky in the US.

This week I have just made the big leap from my old KTM 950(now sold) to my new R1200GSA (2008) after falling in love with my RT1200 (P) work bike.

No such offer...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Aus LC8
Brake Feel

Ok Looking for a little guidance here.

Currently have a 950 KTM and am considering changing to a GS Adventure (Love the brakes)

I am looking at getting an 08 Non ABS bike

I am used to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,506
Posted By Aus LC8
Don't know about the UK but in Aus it is not a...

Don't know about the UK but in Aus it is not a problem as long as you have a leg on either side of the seat. Nothing in legislation which says you can't stand up
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2008, 02:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,506
Posted By Aus LC8
Make that 1 more, this time from the other side...

Make that 1 more, this time from the other side of the world, Queensland Australia.

AN Original 03 S Spec Adventure (waiting with baited breath for a possible 1190 Adventure)
and a BMW work bike...
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