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Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,886
Posted By RoteEddie
I also need to mention the ABS. It is not very...

I also need to mention the ABS. It is not very good when compared to KTM 1190. In the dry it cuts in way too early and regulates too slowly. I pull the fuse on dry days and enjoy the sublime power...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,886
Posted By RoteEddie
It's a great bike! My only complaint is that the...

It's a great bike! My only complaint is that the off/on throttle transition should be smoother. I've covered almost 6000 km since I picked up mine in August. It was delivered with the Arrow slip-on,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 259,682
Posted By RoteEddie
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5594/15073898575_5a...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5594/15073898575_5a0ef58d3f_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/15073898575/)
DSC_0398 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/15073898575/) by...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 259,682
Posted By RoteEddie
It's the comfort seat. No complaints after 550 km...

It's the comfort seat. No complaints after 550 km riding home on saturday!
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 259,682
Posted By RoteEddie
Picked up a matt black 15' on friday. She was...

Picked up a matt black 15' on friday. She was given a hard run in and had the oil changed on saturday :D

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/14950419636_4db00b1b4d_b.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10,809
Views: 2,277,774
Posted By RoteEddie
Today I replaced my front tire. The Trail Attack...

Today I replaced my front tire. The Trail Attack 2 is a phenomenal road tire. Front lasted 7000 km of twisty roads. Rear still has another 1000 km to go :-)

<iframe...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,594,865
Posted By RoteEddie
What a moron :rofl

What a moron :rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 29,795
Posted By RoteEddie
Sold off my GoPro gear today and will pick up a...

Sold off my GoPro gear today and will pick up a new Ghost-S tomorrow. I got tired of all the quirks like mic adapter and the awful menu system. My Gopro 3 also had a soft lense :D

Edit: A small...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,729
Posted By RoteEddie
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/119...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/1190_black.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/toreide/media/1190_black.jpg.html)

Black PlastiDip on the silvery panels. Looks much better now :D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By RoteEddie
The TrailAttack 2 on the 1190 Adv are awesome...

The TrailAttack 2 on the 1190 Adv are awesome tires on tarmac. Steers beautifully, grips outstanding even in cold temps and wears well. The oem tires are marked TrailAttack 2K.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,150
Views: 571,306
Posted By RoteEddie
Yes, I believeit's 39 cm. They have an even...

Yes, I believeit's 39 cm. They have an even taller one at 44 cm. I am 175 cm and would not want any taller than 39 cm.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4,150
Views: 571,306
Posted By RoteEddie
http://www.powerbronze.co.uk/16377424/16377418/831...

http://www.powerbronze.co.uk/16377424/16377418/831889/BEAK---KTM-1190-ADVENTURE-13-14---BLACK.item

120! A bit overprized if you ask me :D Not that such trrivial things has stopped me from...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,729
Posted By RoteEddie
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/DSC...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/toreide/DSC01173.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/toreide/media/DSC01173.jpg.html)

Added a Powerbronze screen. Works much better than the original for my...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,478
Posted By RoteEddie
Snake oil.....:D I don't see the need. Mine...

Snake oil.....:D

I don't see the need. Mine have perfect throttle response from 2500 rpms.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 121,725
Posted By RoteEddie
Got my Holan top box and mount. Very nice kit! ...

Got my Holan top box and mount. Very nice kit! It is the size L 38 litres. Quality seems at least on par with the Touratech cases I have owned in the past.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 65,898
Posted By RoteEddie
AS far as I know TuneEcu wont work.

AS far as I know TuneEcu wont work.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 65,898
Posted By RoteEddie
How can he adjust anything without adding a pc or...

How can he adjust anything without adding a pc or similar?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,276
Posted By RoteEddie
I removed my tank today as I need to run a few...

I removed my tank today as I need to run a few wires to the front. When inspecting the airbox I can see the dealer have sealed the airbox with some kind of black sealant that basically makes the 2...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,613
Posted By RoteEddie
Why not consider the "vanilla" 1190? Outhandles...

Why not consider the "vanilla" 1190? Outhandles the R on pavement and seem plenty capable even offroad :D

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/MGuNvDdi0MU?rel=0"...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 173,187
Posted By RoteEddie
Mine has no alarm. And when stranded on the...

Mine has no alarm. And when stranded on the mountain I did try to start it downhill on a gravel road.....


Yesterday charging with my Ctek...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 32,643
Posted By RoteEddie
Ordered an XP-3 as a safety device for winter...

Ordered an XP-3 as a safety device for winter riding on my 500. As my 1190's battery seems incapable of starting once temps drop below 5C it was a no-brainer.

Forgot to take advantage of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 173,187
Posted By RoteEddie
I am tempted to simply buy an Anti Gravity Micro...

I am tempted to simply buy an Anti Gravity Micro Start XP-3. Small enough to carry even on my 500.

Sent from my LG-V500 using Tapatalk
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 173,187
Posted By RoteEddie
Mine has failed to start on 2 occasions. Both...

Mine has failed to start on 2 occasions. Both times temps below 5 degrees C. Battery was simply not strong enough. First time I needed help as I was stranded on my weekend home in the mountains :D ...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By RoteEddie
Brilliant tire in the dry! Take care in the wet....

Brilliant tire in the dry! Take care in the wet. On my T a rear lasted about 2000 km.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,137
Posted By RoteEddie
My average is 38,63 mpg. Best was 47.6 mpg over...

My average is 38,63 mpg. Best was 47.6 mpg over 323 km and worst 35.7mpg over 306 km. I use the Road Trip app to log my riding. The onboard computer is always reporting mpg a little optimistic, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By RoteEddie
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/75344542"...

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/75344542" width="500" height="375" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>

I made a new mic from an old Grado SR60...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By RoteEddie
A tour of Spain! I could easily do 3500 km of...

A tour of Spain! I could easily do 3500 km of twisties in a week :D
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 251,311
Posted By RoteEddie
Ordered a tall seat for my 500 EXC. I hope I can...

Ordered a tall seat for my 500 EXC. I hope I can still get my feet down :D
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,225
Posted By RoteEddie
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/8407747609/" title="Airoh_1 by toreide, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8331/8407747609_71378cfc02_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 65,898
Posted By RoteEddie
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/34415462@N07/9737218396/" title="1190_wings by toreide, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7290/9737218396_ed66b8150f_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By RoteEddie
Sorry about the bad sound. I had actually...

Sorry about the bad sound. I had actually brought my Contour+ and a separate mic to give you a taste of my Wings shod 1190. Unfortunately I couldn't get it to record due to a faulty card.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By RoteEddie
Video: 1190 eating up some twisties

Had some fun on my 1190 today :D Great piece of road in Hardanger.

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/74222516" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By RoteEddie
The R model can be great fun on the track...

The R model can be great fun on the track according to this gentleman :D He is a very experienced rider and racer. He found it very enjoyable.

I would think the tires of the normal 1190 would...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,217
Posted By RoteEddie
Jeez, Tan, any chance you are related to this...

Jeez, Tan, any chance you are related to this guy?

http://kazakhstana.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/borat-swimsuit.jpg?w=251&h=300
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,901
Posted By RoteEddie
Tan, you are the man! Lol

Tan, you are the man! Lol
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,901
Posted By RoteEddie
Tan, you just made my day. Sounds like you live...

Tan, you just made my day. Sounds like you live in a fish bowl! Enjoy your adventure down to Starbucks in your goretex outfit.

PS! Don't forget the makeup :-)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,901
Posted By RoteEddie
Another one of your hilarious posts, Tan:wink: To...

Another one of your hilarious posts, Tan:wink: To summarize your statements:

1. You are a true adventure rider
2. True adv riders wear goretex
3. True adventure riders don't ride fast in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,901
Posted By RoteEddie
Seriously? <iframe width="560" height="315"...

Seriously?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4-73oSfZZcA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7,493
Views: 1,522,200
Posted By RoteEddie
Just thought I'd share my excitement today as I...

Just thought I'd share my excitement today as I did a deal on a new 14' 500 Six Days edition. My beloved 690 will be part of the deal.

The reasoning for the change is that my new 1190 Adv will...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,026
Posted By RoteEddie
Why don't you do a little research. If you still...

Why don't you do a little research. If you still believe Edog200 is a noob like yourself after watching his videos.............:huh

http://www.youtube.com/user/edog200/videos
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