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Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,906
Posted By alongat
So has anyone successfully installed an HID kit...

So has anyone successfully installed an HID kit onto their 1190 adventure with no canbus / warning issues?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,667
Posted By alongat
I assume you haven't updated your website as all...

I assume you haven't updated your website as all I see are the original all-aluminum ones. Can you please PM me a link or pricing and shipping information to Toronto, Canada? Need ASAP please - lower...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By alongat
I hope they do make one...

I hope they do make one...
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 41,679
Posted By alongat
My understanding is that the ecu cannot be...

My understanding is that the ecu cannot be adjusted. I don't mind having to deal with resistors (especially if I can source them from you) but do you know the exact required values? Just got back...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By alongat
Cardo systems scala rider g9 update - just do it, so e great features

Sorry if this is covered elsewhere but...I've been using Cardo Scala Rider units for years and admittedly always keeping an eye on development of other brands (was somewhat hesitant to change given...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 41,679
Posted By alongat
But is this CANBUS compatible for the KTM 1190...

But is this CANBUS compatible for the KTM 1190 Adventure?
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By alongat
I wear XL in my Airwave jacket and XL Long in my...

I wear XL in my Airwave jacket and XL Long in my Airwave pants and I'm 6'3" and 216 pounds (and long legged and long armed). For my Poseidon, I went with a XXL in the jacket and XXL Long in the...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By alongat
The big problem for you is going to be finding a...

The big problem for you is going to be finding a solution in the correct size. Unless I'm wrong, your bike is going to have a 5" or even (and likely) 5.5" rear rim so undersizing the tire is going to...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By alongat
Welcome and congrats on your 990R purchase....

Welcome and congrats on your 990R purchase. Having had one (after a 950ADV, 690 Enduro, 640ADV, etc), I can suggest a few things that will help you with the 990R (though you should spend time on the...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By alongat
Never heard of that - I've had no problems...

Never heard of that - I've had no problems insuring any of my KTMs. Try Primmum / TD Insurance (I use them for all the bikes and cars - they were not as competitive for my house which is covered by...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,104
Posted By alongat
At the risk of upsetting some people, my thoughts...

At the risk of upsetting some people, my thoughts on Rukka ae that when I looked at Rukka, I had only considered the Armas and I found it to be very expensive in today's market - yes, others have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,174
Posted By alongat
Or my Ducati 999R aka: the guaranteed solution if...

Or my Ducati 999R aka: the guaranteed solution if you WANT to suffer from a raging case of haemorrhoids.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,174
Posted By alongat
I can't tell if you're joking or if you are...

I can't tell if you're joking or if you are actually looking for help in finding a more comfortable solution. As for why the seat felt great one day and not the next, I can't really comment but what...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By alongat
I am not convinced that the right guards would...

I am not convinced that the right guards would actually dig in though anything can happen in a case of a fall/drop/etc. My Givi guards do a great job (in my mind) of keeping ample distance away from...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By alongat
Indeed...it was very easy to access

Indeed...it was very easy to access
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,186
Posted By alongat
Fantastic looking solution - I love it. A Wings...

Fantastic looking solution - I love it. A Wings exhaust carbon guard may actually be able to be fitted on if you can source it separately.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By alongat
I went from a 2012 990R (with many mods including...

I went from a 2012 990R (with many mods including Alpina 19/17 wheels and Conti Trail Attack II tires on it for amazing road carving) to an 1190 Standard. For me, the decision to go with the 1190...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By alongat
Because then this 1190 community would also bitch...

Because then this 1190 community would also bitch and moan about the heat issue with their passenger / pillion :)

Seriously though, I just don't get the move to the lower side for the exhaust...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,174
Posted By alongat
It aint the seat - it's your sore ass from...

It aint the seat - it's your sore ass from yesterday's super-long ride. Call KTM and demand a full refund plus compensation for the massage required to get you back into good health (note: KTM will...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By alongat
OK, I got it. As I suspected when I heard and...

OK, I got it. As I suspected when I heard and felt something "snap", the cable was the culprit. For anyone else who may experience this, first of all:
1- don't panic - if it's the same problem, it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By alongat
I will try but I can turn the key in its tumbler...

I will try but I can turn the key in its tumbler and it turns very freely, no tension at all which suggests to me that it has become totally free of any of the mechanism / cable / etc.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By alongat
1190 - seat lock key not working - fixed with pictures for any other victims

Argh ! ! ! ! !

Went out last night and stowed some stuff under the seat in the storage area for safe-keeping. Came back to the bike, turned the key to unlock the seat and heard/felt a sharp snap...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,811
Views: 506,158
Posted By alongat
Why not consider the enduristan monsoon 3 from...

Why not consider the enduristan monsoon 3 from bdcw?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3,811
Views: 506,158
Posted By alongat
I found on two occasions that after either riding...

I found on two occasions that after either riding for a few hours and / or riding aggressively (aka: pretending I'm a hooligan on a sport bike) that my chain made a squeaky sound when leaving from a...
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,547
Posted By alongat
So, when?

So, when?
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By alongat
I actually like this one too for its form factor...

I actually like this one too for its form factor and the fact that it uses multiple led modules rather than a single one (if the single one fails, your out of luck on the lights I got). At $5 each,...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By alongat
Bingo. I grabbed two in case I didn't want them...

Bingo. I grabbed two in case I didn't want them (so I can give one to each son). It's got a built in loop to thread through any of your straps, hooks, etc. I left one running all night in its...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,547
Posted By alongat
I've been watching this thread and checking their...

I've been watching this thread and checking their site often too - I would prefer an LED based solution over an HID kit if they release it soon.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By alongat
Not too shabby little camping lights

I just picked up a pair of these to take to camping, give to my boys for overnight camp, emergency lighting, etc. they are very light and work very well as advertised - seem to be very effective for...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By alongat
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By alongat
But...alas - no Karoo 3 to be found within 500km...

But...alas - no Karoo 3 to be found within 500km of me. Suppliers are both on back order for front and rear sizes...argh - back to the TKC80 :)
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By alongat
Ad states: "does not ship to Canada" - bloody...

Ad states: "does not ship to Canada" - bloody hell, I would have happily tried it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By alongat
Yes, I'll do matching front and rear tkc80s or...

Yes, I'll do matching front and rear tkc80s or Karoo 3 - no idea when that tkc70 will become available here in canada and I've got some offroad riding planned for the next three weekends in a row.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By alongat
The Karoo 3 or TKC80; I'll end up with whichever...

The Karoo 3 or TKC80; I'll end up with whichever I can source sooner - I think they're fairly compatible on most fronts.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By alongat
Looks like I'll probably go with the tkc80s and...

Looks like I'll probably go with the tkc80s and see how the bike feels and how long they last. The Mitas 09/10 aren't real options either as the distributor also commented that the cynically, they...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By alongat
Glad to hear you're ok Rod, now I understand your...

Glad to hear you're ok Rod, now I understand your crash bar inquiry via PM...hope you're ok and get the bike sorted out in time to enjoy the rest of this season.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By alongat
Wow, I stand corrected. Thanks

Wow, I stand corrected. Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By alongat
Thanks but I don't see that tire providing any...

Thanks but I don't see that tire providing any advantage offroad compared to my current Contis. I may have no choice but to give the TKC80s a shot, just wondering what Tarmac cornering and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By alongat
1190 standard tires - Mitas E07 not the right choice? Help please...

Spoke with the Mitas distributor after deciding that the E07 was the best choice tire for my 1190 standard (based on my riding style, etc.) and was told that the E07 is NOT recommended for the rear...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By alongat
I don't think the ktm 15 minute reset applies to...

I don't think the ktm 15 minute reset applies to the 1190 series...
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