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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-28-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By sideup
So how many total miles did you get on that tank?

So how many total miles did you get on that tank?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 09:59 PM
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Posted By sideup
Glad to hear everything went as planned on your...

Glad to hear everything went as planned on your trip. Except the lock of course.
I just shelved my hard cases and installed the SW Motech evo quick release racks so I could use my Mosko Moto soft...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,533
Views: 356,696
Posted By sideup
decals

RR18
Yes they are the RR Graphics. I am not impressed for the price.

I followed the directions exactly and installed them on brand new fenders and fairing . The tank decals stuck fine but the...
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2015, 09:47 PM
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Views: 356,696
Posted By sideup
Yes three or four fender washers for each bolt...

Yes three or four fender washers for each bolt between the plate and the plastic mounting plates. I had a bunch of aluminum fender washers from the Boeing Surplus store.
The bag shown has the front...
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,533
Views: 356,696
Posted By sideup
Kevin, Here is where mine has evolved to. ...

Kevin,
Here is where mine has evolved to. Also note the large head bolt substituted for the stock one to spread the load on the bottom mounting point.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2015, 09:08 AM
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Views: 356,696
Posted By sideup
Those wells are not on the first generation...

Those wells are not on the first generation plates. I saw them on my new plates I ordered for my 1290. I figured they did some extra milling to lighten the plate. Don't see why they couldn't be used...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-25-2015, 09:49 PM
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Views: 280,427
Posted By sideup
Mosko Moto Bags on the 1290

Put the stock 1290 panniers on the shelf , just not for me, and I don't like packing and unpacking panniers when switching bikes.
I have many off pavement miles on the Mosko Bags and really like...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,533
Views: 356,696
Posted By sideup
Ktm 1290

I ordered the SW Motech Evo quick release racks and some extra Mosko mounting plates to mount my BC35's on.
The 1290 came with some plastic panniers that will set on the shelf. Just not for me as I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 283,734
Posted By sideup
Exact same problem. Tank decals stick but the...

Exact same problem. Tank decals stick but the edges lift on all other surfaces. Fiberglass and plastic fenders. Contacted RR , of course they wanted me to send photos. I did.
I fixed it for the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-07-2015, 10:41 PM
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Views: 280,427
Posted By sideup
MSO's

Same , I had been calling the same dealer all week to see if they got the MSO. I got tired of waiting and got a Temp license on Thursday. Temporary license does not cost extra. ON Friday they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-05-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By sideup
You are not worried about the Aluminum plate...

You are not worried about the Aluminum plate bending when landing from five foot high jumps :wink:
I would probably bend them brushing up against un moveable rock.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-05-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By sideup
Just got to do your yoga stretches, I find the...

Just got to do your yoga stretches, I find the Downward Dog / Warrior pose the best. :evil Actually my wife tried to get me into yoga, I can see the benefit but I lasted a week , too boring and way...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By sideup
High kick

Yes with bags on the back it is a little tricky.
I stand on the kick side side, put my hand on the grip or hand guard and do a high kick at the same time pulling your body over the bike with your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 05:14 AM
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Views: 283,734
Posted By sideup
Biped : understood Bill the Bong: yes...

Biped : understood
Bill the Bong: yes fiberglass and resin , polyester or epoxy can be very strong and have decent abrasive resistant as long as enough layers are used. If you place two to three...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-03-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By sideup
Same as you would do on snow or ice. Gradually...

Same as you would do on snow or ice. Gradually back off the throttle, no brakes or very light brake on the rear, get the bike straight again then maintain your course.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 283,734
Posted By sideup
Ok......no matter what your chemistry book says,...

Ok......no matter what your chemistry book says, the material ABS works fine for this particular application. I know because of slamming against rocks on my trials bike fork legs, no cracks, no...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 283,734
Posted By sideup
Tapp Plastics -PDX

Scott,
Try TaPP plastics in Portland. I purchased my material from them. They will cut any size you want. It is ABS sheet plastic. It is not the Kydex brand but the same material. I have made...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 283,734
Posted By sideup
Funny, I posted this: ...

Funny, I posted this: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24183870&postcount=678
just over a year ago on the same thread.

Some more detail in the instructions for the do it your...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By sideup
Your first statement is correct,on the the...

Your first statement is correct,on the the trial, I was not level with the tank ring. The tail would be higher, it was a quick picture holding the bag and trying to take a photo on my I phone with...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By sideup
Super easy they provide a plastic template, the...

Super easy they provide a plastic template, the drill and the allen wrench. I mounted mine as far back as possible.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By sideup
If you go to the SW motech website and...

If you go to the SW motech website and application chart you will see the Trial is recommended for flatter tanks where as the GS and City are recommended for the slanted drop tanks. 1190, 1290...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By sideup
Mosko

If your just looking for a top bag: My recommendation would be a Mosko Moto backcountry duffle large or the scout 30L duffle. They are a good price and have many features not offered by others. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-01-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,782
Views: 280,427
Posted By sideup
Wow my impressions also. I really like the...

Wow my impressions also.

I really like the 1290, and agree have your fun now don't wait till you get too old to enjoy the best things in life. What else you going to do leave the money for the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-31-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By sideup
The dealer had one of the new KTM tank bags in...

The dealer had one of the new KTM tank bags in stock when I bought my bike.
It is quite a bit bigger than the City bag , in looks anyway. It is taller and a weird shape. The map pocket on top is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-31-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By sideup
Probably never use it.

I thought about the pretty orange ktm PP but then I realized I never use a disk brake lock I have. I think the biggest draw is the Orange bling color. It looks trick.
Just more "unsprung" weight...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-31-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By sideup
City bag on SA

Here is a photo of the city bag on a SA. Bag is at the max aft mounting allowed.
The bag is narrow in the front the clears (barely) at full lock. I am going to mount some Rox risers next week but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-29-2015, 06:15 AM
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Views: 280,427
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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Views: 280,427
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
Replies: 3,782
Views: 280,427
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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Views: 280,427
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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Views: 280,427
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
Replies: 3,782
Views: 280,427
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: 280,427
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
Replies: 3,782
Views: 280,427
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
Replies: 3,782
Views: 280,427
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...
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