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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 189,725
Posted By Doug Matson
I fixed a lot of things on my KLR, Doo-Hicky,...

I fixed a lot of things on my KLR, Doo-Hicky, crappy brakes, crappy forks and rear shocks, sponge bob seat, lights, wind screen. I have never had a bike i did not have to fix something to either make...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-15-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,389
Posted By Doug Matson
Any news on this? Hope it can be made to work.

Any news on this? Hope it can be made to work.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-13-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,941
Posted By Doug Matson
As long as the frame is not damaged you could let...

As long as the frame is not damaged you could let them total it and then buy it back, but that hurts resale and sometimes effects what insurance companies will insure for.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-12-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 114,289
Posted By Doug Matson
I got the medium one. it's about 10 1/2" long. ...

I got the medium one. it's about 10 1/2" long.
http://dmat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-Adventure-1190/i-ntJj5cn/0/X2/P9300254_2-X2.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-11-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 114,289
Posted By Doug Matson
I'm 5'9" also and went through a lot of screen...

I'm 5'9" also and went through a lot of screen combo's and what finally worked for me was the 18" Madstad with a Puig spoiler. When I wear my Arai XD4 I do still get a vibration from the visor though...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,941
Posted By Doug Matson
He hits it then goes away and then comes back and...

He hits it then goes away and then comes back and rams it then hits another car! What an ass, hope you and some of your friends find him first tune him up then call the cops. A friend of mine who...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,158
Posted By Doug Matson
Looks great, thought you were going to have the...

Looks great, thought you were going to have the header coated satin black.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,945
Posted By Doug Matson
I took the bike out for a test ride and found it...

I took the bike out for a test ride and found it wallows a bit. I came back and checked and everything is like it is supposed to be. Went out again and took it up to about 70 and as you are...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By Doug Matson
My buddy owns an R and we switched for an hour of...

My buddy owns an R and we switched for an hour of roads. The S carves corners better and is smoother on the road (R had TKC 80's), 21" front wheel doesn't track as well, will follow grooves not bad...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,381
Posted By Doug Matson
It was a rear bag in the hard parts catalog from...

It was a rear bag in the hard parts catalog from my 950. The rack is the KTM hard parts rack.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,419
Posted By Doug Matson
I have one a NoMar, I just wanted to try...

I have one a NoMar, I just wanted to try something different this time. Thanks though for the thought!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,193
Posted By Doug Matson
Looks great, now you need to dump those stock...

Looks great, now you need to dump those stock mirrors, get some folding Touratech or the Rottwieler (sp) low profile ones.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,945
Posted By Doug Matson
I like what you did, may do the same.

I like what you did, may do the same.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Doug Matson
Adventure Designs is a site that has lots of good...

Adventure Designs is a site that has lots of good products and like it has been mentioned Black Dog, can't go wrong there! Important, do some research on the parts you want that way you only cry once!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,945
Posted By Doug Matson
Just mounted my rear TKC 70 today. I used a Best...

Just mounted my rear TKC 70 today. I used a Best Rest BeadBreaker to break the bead then used my Baja NoPinch tool to remount the new tire. The BeadBreaker I need to fine tune it, its the second time...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,419
Posted By Doug Matson
Just installed a TKC70 on the rear today. I used...

Just installed a TKC70 on the rear today. I used my new Best Rest Bead Breaker, it was hard with just one person but it worked good with two it would be much easier. I inspected the rim strip and it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,389
Posted By Doug Matson
Great work, can hardly wait until I can get one....

Great work, can hardly wait until I can get one. If you don't mind how about taking a few pic's of what you are doing and where the unit mounts and how it is set up on the 1190? Thanks for all your...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Doug Matson
I would do the headlight mask the top tank pannel...

I would do the headlight mask the top tank pannel and the tank side pannels and forget the rear. The rear actually goes with the R graphics.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-06-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By Doug Matson
How much better is the vibration damping after...

How much better is the vibration damping after the install?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-04-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 209,359
Posted By Doug Matson
The other thing about the racks is the way in...

The other thing about the racks is the way in connects to the rear fender. One inmate here had his rear fender come off after big hit only two bolts hold that section on. The rear lic plate bracket...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-04-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By Doug Matson
The HyperPro is a much better road damper than...

The HyperPro is a much better road damper than stock. My road bike a BMW K1200LT had a damper much like our stock 1190's, the HyperPro that replaced it was adjustable so I had a lighter steering feel...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,419
Posted By Doug Matson
Changed a couple of tires for a friend this week...

Changed a couple of tires for a friend this week using my new Beadbreaker from BestRest and then used my Baja No Pinch Tool to replace the tires and it worked like a dream so tomorrow I am going to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By Doug Matson
That looks like a HyperPro damper I have on my...

That looks like a HyperPro damper I have on my touring bike
http://dmat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-K1200LT/i-nHbnpW5/0/X2/P6130102-X2.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,381
Posted By Doug Matson
The KTM bag does have a zipper so the bag come...

The KTM bag does have a zipper so the bag come off but the under pad covers the gas filler so i did a cut out of the pad so when I unzip it I can fill easy. It unzips very easy, before you had to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,381
Posted By Doug Matson
I have the KTM bag and I like it. I installed a...

I have the KTM bag and I like it. I installed a powerlet plug on the front side and its wired into my FZ1. It has connections inside for SAE, USB, cig lighter and coax. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,737
Posted By Doug Matson
Daniel, I for one don't think any worse of you...

Daniel, I for one don't think any worse of you but I just can't imagine KTM would void your warranty for say putting a gasket around the top cover. I think that you should talk to a KTM rep and ask...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,389
Posted By Doug Matson
Any news?

Any news?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By Doug Matson
Had the same thing but found that I was...

Had the same thing but found that I was over-gripping the bars. Now I try to relax my grip and it helps, also went with grip pups but with the heated grips it made the grips a little to thick. When I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-01-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By Doug Matson
Yes! I love mine also and I have had a lot of...

Yes! I love mine also and I have had a lot of bikes in 50yrs of riding. It gives me the same feeling that I got back in 2003 when I got my 950 (sore face from smiling so much). I am even going to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-01-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,737
Posted By Doug Matson
Looks like you have made up your mind and thats...

Looks like you have made up your mind and thats the only one that counts, so what are you going to get that will take you and do what the "R" will? Not really anything in that class.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-01-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By Doug Matson
It probably was a little better but thats like...

It probably was a little better but thats like saying a prostate exam was better than a colonoscopy! Thats why I tried to see if spacing it out would work, get some air under the screen. It worked...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By Doug Matson
The standard screen with a Puig spoiler was only...

The standard screen with a Puig spoiler was only better when I spaced out the bottom of the screen an inch. I use the spacers that came with a CalSci screen that I tried.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,737
Posted By Doug Matson
In the US they can't just void the warranty for...

In the US they can't just void the warranty for changing something unless its the thing that cause the trouble. If you don't do anything and run the stock air cleaner you will get dust inside the box...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Doug Matson
I saw a left over 2014 1190S going for $14,500 at...

I saw a left over 2014 1190S going for $14,500 at a dealership here.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,406
Posted By Doug Matson
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-26-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Doug Matson
On my BMW road bike the cruise when you hit...

On my BMW road bike the cruise when you hit resume it is very smooth steady pull, I will usually use the throttle if I want it to do this faster.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,202
Posted By Doug Matson
I had one on my 950 and it was fine so when i got...

I had one on my 950 and it was fine so when i got the 1190 I got another one, doesn't hit the bars even with ROX risers tilted back.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,589
Posted By Doug Matson
I think thats why my 1190 feels lighter than my...

I think thats why my 1190 feels lighter than my 950 felt in the dirt or street the tighter turning really is nice but i'm going to look at those stops now!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 93,674
Posted By Doug Matson
My thinking is that 75% of my farkels will...

My thinking is that 75% of my farkels will transfer to the 1290! If the guy who is working on the CC for the 1190 comes through I will most likely keep it, at least I have a 1290 starter already!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,389
Posted By Doug Matson
Whats happening?? Want this bad.

Whats happening?? Want this bad.
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