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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
It sounds like like bleeding screw you were...

It sounds like like bleeding screw you were trying to push through was not lose enough.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
Come to think of it, I'm not sure I have any...

Come to think of it, I'm not sure I have any pictures of myself on my bike. Maybe it is because every time you see me, you jump on my bike, hand me your phone and ask me to take your picture. Then...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,080
Posted By Todd-Squad
I saw a weep hole in the bottom of each of the...

I saw a weep hole in the bottom of each of the ram air intakes. However, these seem too small to be able to be of much use. I did not remove the air filter, but I did inspect the inside of the air...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,080
Posted By Todd-Squad
2014 Air box report

So I currently have my 2014 1190 R torn down to do some electrical mods. New driving lights, GPS, radar detector, etc. I got the gas tank off tonight and decided to open up the air box to check and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
Wink Yes, Pluric does call it ours. He has always...

Yes, Pluric does call it ours. He has always been very generous in letting me ride/barrow any of his bikes. I consider him to be my motorcycle Sensei. So I don't get to worked up when he calls it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
I've done several comparisons, could you be more...

I've done several comparisons, could you be more specific what you wondering about? I would be happy to elaborate.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
Note to Mods: Please do not move this post to the...

Note to Mods: Please do not move this post to the Flea Market. It is not intended as an offer to sell, but rather information for local Utards.

I purchased a new KTM 1190 Adventure R in January. ...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,896
Posted By Todd-Squad
Hey, Please let me know when your Scott's...

Hey,
Please let me know when your Scott's steering Damper mount is complete. I need one of those.

Todd-Squad
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Todd-Squad
That doesn't explain a similar speedometer error...

That doesn't explain a similar speedometer error on my R. Go figure.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 66,545
Posted By Todd-Squad
I had a similar broken center stand on my Suzuki...

I had a similar broken center stand on my Suzuki DL1000. I just cut a small piece of angle iron and welded it as a splint over the break. I also welded the break. It is better than new.

I have...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,456
Posted By Todd-Squad
Here are a couple of ideas that might work. Both...

Here are a couple of ideas that might work. Both are windshield extensions. You would have to order both and figure out where to have them shipped.

Touratech - Windscreen Spoiler...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,080
Posted By Todd-Squad
1190R at the Bank

Last week the weather was quite nice, so I decided to take my 1190R to run a few errands. I stopped at the Bank to get some cash at the at the ATM in the drive thru on the back of the bank. Threre...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,080
Posted By Todd-Squad
BajaDesigns.com sells an adventure bike harness...

BajaDesigns.com sells an adventure bike harness to do what your looking for.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By Todd-Squad
Sorry, nothing is showing up.

Sorry, nothing is showing up.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By Todd-Squad
Given all the screws involved with removing the...

Given all the screws involved with removing the KTM skid plate. I'm planning on ordering one of these remote oil lines, so that I don't have to take off the skid plate to change my oil.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Todd-Squad
I thought the pegs were a bit high, and too small...

I thought the pegs were a bit high, and too small to support any type of extended ridding while standing up. I changed my pegs out with a set of Adventure Pegs from ProMoto Billet. These pegs give...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,080
Posted By Todd-Squad
I picked up my 1190R on Saturday after its...

I picked up my 1190R on Saturday after its initial service. I paid $350 USD, that included oil change and removal of the charcol filter under the seat.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By Todd-Squad
I went with the KTM Powerparts skid plate. I...

I went with the KTM Powerparts skid plate. I want something that will offer protection. Most of the options out there seemed a bit flimsy to me. I like that the KTM skid plate is 6 mm. It is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
Funny stuff.

Funny stuff.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,080
Posted By Todd-Squad
The pressures don't immediately show up. You...

The pressures don't immediately show up. You have to ride it for a couple of blocks and then the pressures show up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
Congratulations.

Congratulations.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
You could try the Pony Express Trail. Go to 5...

You could try the Pony Express Trail. Go to 5 Mile Pass, head West. I runs out South of Wendover. Not exactly trail riding, but technically it is dirt.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,416,710
Posted By Todd-Squad
If your not comfortable wiring it up yourself,...

If your not comfortable wiring it up yourself, why don't you ask your dealer to wire it for you. My dealer would do it in a heart beat. Of course they would charge me shop rates, but it may be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
I would love one of these. Sadly, my wife made...

I would love one of these. Sadly, my wife made it pretty clear after the 1190 came to live in my garage, she has some remodeling/redecorating that is going to be done before any more bikes are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
Sorry, I should have prefaced my question with...

Sorry, I should have prefaced my question with "what sized bikes will mere mortals be riding?"
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,323
Posted By Todd-Squad
How Ironic

I just posted a couple of days ago in the Australia thread looking for help locating a rental bike and some route suggestions for a day ride out of Brisbane. The day ride took place yesterday and I...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Todd-Squad
Thank you Goosefeather! He did an impeccable job...

Thank you Goosefeather! He did an impeccable job as representative host for the Australian advriders. He showed me many amazing roads, both asphalt and dirt. I'm already looking forward to my next...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-14-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,080
Posted By Todd-Squad
Before you replace the battery, try this trick. ...

Before you replace the battery, try this trick. Put a standard Battery charger on your KLR batter for 15 min. Then put the trickle charge on it and see if it doesn't recover. A couple of years ago...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
Where are you planning on going? Is this a big...

Where are you planning on going? Is this a big bike ride, off-road bike ride, or something in between?
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Todd-Squad
Tomorrow is my last full day in Brisbane, and...

Tomorrow is my last full day in Brisbane, and tomorrow is when I will have wheels. I pick the bike up at 8am, return by 5pm.
The 450km route sounds like an awesome ride, however, since I have...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Todd-Squad
So I found a bike rental. Now just looking for...

So I found a bike rental. Now just looking for day ride route suggestions. A mix of on/off road would be fun. I don't think anything too rough since the bike isn't a proper dirt bike. DL650,...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Todd-Squad
Yank in Brisbane - Any Adv Rental Companies?

I'm in Brisbane on business, leaving for Perth Sunday morning. I'm wondering if there are any Adventure motorcycle rental companies in the area or companies that offer day tours? I'd love to go for...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,416,710
Posted By Todd-Squad
You might try adjusting the triple tree by...

You might try adjusting the triple tree by sliding the forks up by a 1/2" and getting the lower seat. These are not major adjustments, but might be enough to justify you buying what you previously...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
If that were the case it would have a KTM logo....

If that were the case it would have a KTM logo. I'm starting to think the whole rear cylinder heat thing was a design feature intended to increase the average ridding speed of 1190 owners worldwide....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,584
Posted By Todd-Squad
It is a heck of a lot easier to add a throttle...

It is a heck of a lot easier to add a throttle lock to a KTM than it is to shed weight or add horsepower to the competition.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-08-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 1,851,587
Posted By Todd-Squad
I had no idea you needed a fire extinguisher when...

I had no idea you needed a fire extinguisher when ridding a Kawi. Who knew?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,087
Posted By Todd-Squad
I have no official training on tires, but I do...

I have no official training on tires, but I do change my own tires both tubeless and tube type. Personally some of the toughest tires to change are dirt bike tires. I have a few different head...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 265,580
Posted By Todd-Squad
My last bike was a Suzuki DL1000. It had 19/17...

My last bike was a Suzuki DL1000. It had 19/17 wheels. My favorite tire was the Avon Distanza. Great on the street, quite good on gravel roads and ok in an inch or so of mud. Deep mud was a bit of a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-06-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,895
Posted By Todd-Squad
These are all great rides, but let not get anyone...

These are all great rides, but let not get anyone in over their head. There are several rocky sections along the Top of the World Trail, and taking a KLR down Rose Garden Hill is not something the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,895
Posted By Todd-Squad
As Wentjo said, Momentum is your friend. If you...

As Wentjo said, Momentum is your friend. If you go too slow, small bumps or steps can hang you up. It may seem a bit scary, but you have to commit and take it with a bit more speed. Generally I...
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