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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-19-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,790
Posted By shay
I use the touring screen with puig spoiler bolted...

I use the touring screen with puig spoiler bolted on. I find it great, very little turbulence and 200kph possible without my head being ripped off (on a closed, private road :evil )

The puig kicks...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-17-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 32,327
Posted By shay
New Starter

new starter fitted:

<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="640" height="1138"...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 32,327
Posted By shay
I'm sure you have seen this before but the new...

I'm sure you have seen this before but the new starter will fix this issue:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/c6OvYTiBF84" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 32,327
Posted By shay
I bought one from Chip Munn: ...

I bought one from Chip Munn:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26470955&postcount=493
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 32,327
Posted By shay
I spoke to kTm UK and they will cover the labour...

I spoke to kTm UK and they will cover the labour costs. They would have supplied the starter motor also but I didn't want to wait til they were in stock in June.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 32,327
Posted By shay
I had already emailed kTm UK. They would have...

I had already emailed kTm UK. They would have fitted a starter motor but wouldn't have them in stock until June at earliest. Patience isn't one of my virtures so I bought one. I'm sure kTm will cover...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-08-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 32,327
Posted By shay
starter arrived today: ...

starter arrived today:

http://www.sportspix.ie/photos/i-bLsbvfj/0/X3/i-bLsbvfj-X3.jpg

I've emailed kTm to see if they will cover the labour costs of having it fitted.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-05-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 28,701
Posted By shay
I'm fitting a pair of michelin pilot road trails...

I'm fitting a pair of michelin pilot road trails next week. They are supposed to be excellent in the wet, google the reviews.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 55,038
Posted By shay
Fitted longer head shield, as fitted to 2015...

Fitted longer head shield, as fitted to 2015 1190, to my 2013 model today:

http://www.sportspix.ie/photos/i-zksjK44/0/X3/i-zksjK44-X3.jpg

I burnt a pair of waterproof pullups last winter on the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 32,327
Posted By shay
the starter motors won't be in stock in Europe...

the starter motors won't be in stock in Europe until May so I bought one off Doug. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-02-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,970
Posted By shay
Altberg all weather microlites...

Altberg all weather microlites (http://www.altberg.co.uk/product/hogg-all-weather-microlite/)

waterproof, when you use their wax polish, and they are made to measure, if you want. They do extra...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By shay
Puig Spoiler with high screen gives me almost...

Puig Spoiler with high screen gives me almost still air and very minimal buffeting.
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,365
Posted By shay
really enjoying this :clap:clap

really enjoying this :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,365
Posted By shay
Subscribed :thumb:thumb

Subscribed :thumb:thumb
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-12-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 211,805
Posted By shay
nomada's with the short wings exhaust are...

nomada's with the short wings exhaust are balanced, equal sized, and a *Lot* cheaper than metal mules.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 392,621
Posted By shay
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=258922
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,638
Posted By shay
Nice to see you back on the road Mike.. great rr !

Nice to see you back on the road Mike.. great rr !
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,148
Posted By shay
great photos, very vivid, I did think your shot...

great photos, very vivid, I did think your shot was an HDR.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-31-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 584,626
Posted By shay
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-fHpzMbD/0/X2/i-fHp...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-fHpzMbD/0/X2/i-fHpzMbD-X2.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 211,805
Posted By shay
That's a great setup. Does the Wings short...

That's a great setup. Does the Wings short exhaust also allow 2 x 31 or 2 x 38 litre panniers to be fitted?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-05-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By shay
I updated my 350 to the latest maps and, fingers...

I updated my 350 to the latest maps and, fingers crossed, the gps is now routing correctly.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-09-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,476
Posted By shay
Go to apps - trip planner and select a previously...

Go to apps - trip planner and select a previously created route. Press the icon at top left and a screen opens with list of options, including choice of fastest, shortest or off road .

Select...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-09-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,476
Posted By shay
I updated my 350lm and the "off road" routing...

I updated my 350lm and the "off road" routing option, now shows "curvy roads" when you check the trip planner. Shortest route = off road?

weird !!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-14-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
first US review of 190r

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/09/14/2014-ktm-1190-adventure-r-first-ride-review-photos/
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-09-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
had the side stand spring replaced today, took 5...

had the side stand spring replaced today, took 5 minutes.

on a different topic, has anyone covered enough miles yet to need new tyres. I want to try pilot road 3's when the time comes... and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-06-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
yep, it's the optional touring screen listed in...

yep, it's the optional touring screen listed in powerparts.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-06-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
With the standard screen in it's highest...

With the standard screen in it's highest position, the airflow was directed just under my helmet. It was unbearably loud without earplugs. I used a Touratech screen extender to lift the airflow over...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-06-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
The high, touring, screen arrived this morning: ...

The high, touring, screen arrived this morning:

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-SBqz7hj/0/XL/i-SBqz7hj-XL.jpg

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-fcGC9KF/0/XL/i-fcGC9KF-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
Can someone please check and photograph their...

Can someone please check and photograph their brake lever area to see what's missing / fallen off my bike?

http://www.sportspix.ie/photos/i-BJFkQH3/0/XL/i-BJFkQH3-XL.jpg

I've no idea when the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-06-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
I've ridden my 1190 in 25c, 80f, and you can feel...

I've ridden my 1190 in 25c, 80f, and you can feel a little heat on the left hand side, I stick my knees out into the wind for a few seconds to cool off every now and again ( once every 15 - 20...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,872
Posted By shay
beautiful photos Mike, thank you for taking the...

beautiful photos Mike, thank you for taking the time to post another excellent ride report. I hope the blues were dissipated by the glorious weather.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
dyno results for 1190

Irish bike mag put an 1190 on a dyno, 152 bhp and faultless, glitch free, curves for hp and torque.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
I bought it second hand, it was on a 1200gs but...

I bought it second hand, it was on a 1200gs but fits the 1190 perfectly. It lifts the wind blast over my head when I'm on the motorway (freeway). I have ordered the taller touring screen for the kTm...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By shay
Electronic Preload

I had set the preload to rider & luggage when i got my 1190 and kinda forgot about it, I switched the preload to rider only. What a revelation! The suspension lowered about an inch, I can now flat...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,968
Posted By shay
I will have to import mine so :rofl

I will have to import mine so :rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By shay
I don't mind if there are bugs in a newly...

I don't mind if there are bugs in a newly released model, what infuriated me was the reception I got from the phone help desk. I was told "the gps got you to your destination, who cares what roads it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By shay
My email was finally escalated and I'm now...

My email was finally escalated and I'm now dealing with someone who will test the routes as I have described. If Garmin's findings are the same as mine, I will be changing the gps to a 660 or similar...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-14-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By shay
I think Garmin's algorithms for Irish roads are...

I think Garmin's algorithms for Irish roads are completely incorrect. They see a lane, with grass growing in the middle of it, as the same as a major national route, with this model gps.

I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-14-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By shay
it doesn't make sense? A cheap nuvi 1370 will...

it doesn't make sense? A cheap nuvi 1370 will route me down major roads on "fastest route" the (free) google maps app on my iPhone will route me correctly, but a €300+ gps will send me down tiny...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By shay
no, only avoidance is unpaved roads. I unticked...

no, only avoidance is unpaved roads. I unticked all avoidances and it doesn't make a difference. I've used a 2610 since 2005 and bought the 350 for newer maps and bluetooth connectivity.

Garmin's...
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