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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Englishmatt
I hear ya...it may be voodoo to some, and I've...

I hear ya...it may be voodoo to some, and I've been in my fair share of those silly arguments, but it works for me and has done for years.

That said, no looking to turn this into a tire balancing...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Englishmatt
Chris, Stick 3oz of Airsoft Beads in there...

Chris,

Stick 3oz of Airsoft Beads in there (get them from Walmart). They will spin and dynamically balance the tire. This will tell you for sure if the tyre is bad.

I used beads in my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-02-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By Englishmatt
Cheers mate...sorry for apparent illiteracy...

Cheers mate...sorry for apparent illiteracy issues.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,048
Posted By Englishmatt
Hi there - Any ideas when the "under the chin"...

Hi there - Any ideas when the "under the chin" mount will be available? Your LED lights almost negate the need aux lighting, but I'd certainly purchase the light bar mount and bar to finish it off....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 181,726
Posted By Englishmatt
New ZEGA MUNDO Panniers Just Released.

Touratech just announced the ZEGA MUNDO cases. About $250 cheaper overall for the racks and cases. Boxes appear to be the same except that they are NOT anodized (so Raw AL on the inside) and do not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Englishmatt
Touratech just announced the ZEGA MUNDO cases. ...

Touratech just announced the ZEGA MUNDO cases. About $250 cheaper overall for the racks and cases. Boxes appear to be the same except that they are NOT anodized (so Raw AL on the inside) and do not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By Englishmatt
Black Tank Cover

Looks great!!! It appears as though you found the black tank cover (from the pics). Do you have a part number for that?

Thanks,

Matt.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 181,726
Posted By Englishmatt
As above. Has been my experience too. That...

As above. Has been my experience too. That said, not sure if that's a statement of Touratech or aluminum boxes in general.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 17,562
Posted By Englishmatt
Yea, I've been thinking about that. I'm going to...

Yea, I've been thinking about that. I'm going to head to the local MX shop and get some of those heavy duty metal ring thingies to attach to the brake calipers and hold the lines out of the wheels.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,878
Posted By Englishmatt
Yeah...sorry mate. Had a caffeine rush...

Yeah...sorry mate. Had a caffeine rush...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 17,562
Posted By Englishmatt
Been great Chris!!! Hope you are well. You...

Been great Chris!!! Hope you are well. You headed to CO in September? If so, let's hook up and ride some of the COBDR.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,878
Posted By Englishmatt
I don't have either the PC of ROTT, but will end...

I don't have either the PC of ROTT, but will end up with something. I do have the UNI.

I've riden my bike though a lot of sh&*, plan to continue to ride through more sh&* and routinely "tinker"...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 17,562
Posted By Englishmatt
Nope...nothing. To be fair, folks used to...

Nope...nothing. To be fair, folks used to complain about that on the 990 too...but I didn't feel that either.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 17,562
Posted By Englishmatt
I've read your posts....yes you are.....LOL :-)

I've read your posts....yes you are.....LOL :-)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 17,562
Posted By Englishmatt
Hey there. I used the same fender as the OP. I...

Hey there. I used the same fender as the OP. I really like it. I did the high fender mod on my 990 too, I just like the way the bike looks.

To be clear, it's all about the looks for me in this...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 109,668
Posted By Englishmatt
Yup, I just don't get that folks think they will...

Yup, I just don't get that folks think they will achieve HP gains from a slip on. It's a slip on and without additional work it's a placebo.

I just want a nicer look and better sound. Mission...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 109,668
Posted By Englishmatt
I love the sound and I like the look too! Been...

I love the sound and I like the look too! Been shitty weather here so not been able to get out much, but there is certainly konloss of power. Like I said before, it's a slip on...so to me it's not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 109,668
Posted By Englishmatt
Fuel....

Can't remember which thread but someone asked my to post a pic of the BSA mark on the Fuel exhaust.

Here's a few pictures.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 17,562
Posted By Englishmatt
Just figured I'd drop a pic of my finished...

Just figured I'd drop a pic of my finished product. Knobbies on order...

http://matthalls.smugmug.com/Other/Various-Bike-Related-Pictures/i-B62bmdQ/0/X3/KTM%201190%20feb%202015%206-X3.jpg
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,169
Posted By Englishmatt
Yes sir, I have the SIDI Adventure Rain. Got...

Yes sir, I have the SIDI Adventure Rain. Got them the first year they came out.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,068
Posted By Englishmatt
Ok...so after looking through a couple of fiches,...

Ok...so after looking through a couple of fiches, it appears there are several different types. Some require small adapters, some do not.

Example: CM179908 and CM179907 $22.68 each (but need...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,068
Posted By Englishmatt
Just as an FYI - I found the Part Numbers below: ...

Just as an FYI - I found the Part Numbers below:

CM175014 - RH Mirror - $30.50
CM175013 - LH Mirror - $30.50
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 181,726
Posted By Englishmatt
Finally a set of soft bags that look balanced and...

Finally a set of soft bags that look balanced and some what structured. Thanks for sharing. This could be an alternative to the hard bags for me.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,169
Posted By Englishmatt
+11 for SIDI Adventure Boots. Walked through...

+11 for SIDI Adventure Boots. Walked through rivers in mine and never got wet. Good thing is my feet never get HOT or COLD in these boots.

Only downside is they are a little less flexible, but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,068
Posted By Englishmatt
Have you looked at Double take. You could make...

Have you looked at Double take. You could make the profile what ever you wanted really simply by adjusting the arm angle.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,974
Posted By Englishmatt
errrr......post #13 Or keep your eyes open...

errrr......post #13

Or keep your eyes open for the 690 Adventure that was spy photo'd in ADVPULSE this week.

Now, if a 690 Adventure gets added, the 1050 is a waste of $$$ for my money.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Englishmatt
Yeah, there's a pretty extensive thread on this...

Yeah, there's a pretty extensive thread on this topic. Talks about all the gear ratios and how each ratio is effected with different CS and Rear Sprocket options.

I chose to go the 45T option...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 171,218
Posted By Englishmatt
Thanks for your answer. I can appreciate your...

Thanks for your answer. I can appreciate your approach. Cheers. Matt.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 171,218
Posted By Englishmatt
Although it's my seat of the pants dyno...I have...

Although it's my seat of the pants dyno...I have the UNI installed and I certainly have NOT experienced any lack of/reduced power from my bike. If there is some, it's not noticable to me.

I DO...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 171,218
Posted By Englishmatt
Another question I'd have too (I've read a bit...

Another question I'd have too (I've read a bit too) is; is the Rott or PC system better suited for the offroad environment where you are typically very inconsistent on the throttle (eg: very open or...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,974
Posted By Englishmatt
Or keep your eyes open for the 690 Adventure that...

Or keep your eyes open for the 690 Adventure that was spy photo'd in ADVPULSE this week.

Now, if a 690 Adventure gets added, the 1050 is a waste of $$$ for my money.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 171,218
Posted By Englishmatt
Hey CB - FIRST OFF, I am not chellenging your...

Hey CB - FIRST OFF, I am not chellenging your thought, I'm just curious.

You were using the UNI and you had ZERO dirt in your airbox (which is the goal), then you switched to the Powercell...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By Englishmatt
This is great news! Ordering the set, them...

This is great news! Ordering the set, them sending off to the paint shop to get the old Black and Orange 950 paint scheme!

Wooo hooo.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Englishmatt
So not to be one of those guys ....but....There...

So not to be one of those guys ....but....There is a very good (and very long) thread for 1190 pannier options. They mention just about every make and brand known to man.

Go check it out, I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Englishmatt
May be the dreaded/annoying fuel filter issue. I...

May be the dreaded/annoying fuel filter issue. I experienced it from new on my 990, a few folks have experienced it from new on their 1190.

Good news if it's the filter....cheap and easy fix.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Englishmatt
Thanks Gugle! I just sent you an email for...

Thanks Gugle! I just sent you an email for clarification.

Matt.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Englishmatt
Having personally experienced the blocked Fuel...

Having personally experienced the blocked Fuel Filter rest period on my 990 seveal times, I am eager to take a proactive approach to resolving this issue on the 1190.

That said, can you guys...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By Englishmatt
FOREMOST Insurance

FOREMOST Insurance.

I'm 42, live in GA and I have 1 ticket

2014 1190R $477 per yr ($40 per month)

Note: The only thing I have with FOREMOST is the KTM. Allstate was way high.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Englishmatt
Hey Chris, I'm in Woodstock, GA. What...

Hey Chris,

I'm in Woodstock, GA. What dealer are you using?

Great post too, I'm curious if some of the updates are worth the cost/effort...

Matt.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-10-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,022
Posted By Englishmatt
Beck of a view for a first ride. Awesome!

Beck of a view for a first ride. Awesome!
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