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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-02-2015, 06:59 PM
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Posted By SnakeBreak
You passenger must have been :eek1

You passenger must have been :eek1
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-02-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,289
Posted By SnakeBreak
So that was very not KTM-like in that is was easy...

So that was very not KTM-like in that is was easy and they have enough wire to actually work with. I am putting on the Rigid Dually lights and it looks to be an easy job.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-02-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,289
Posted By SnakeBreak
Thanks Edge, I will try that out. I will be...

Thanks Edge, I will try that out. I will be driving by your place on the 14th.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-02-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,289
Posted By SnakeBreak
I am sure it is in here someplace, but how do you...

I am sure it is in here someplace, but how do you get to the headlight housing to get ACC1 & 2?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-30-2015, 10:33 PM
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Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
I agree, but do not forget the suspension. Also,...

I agree, but do not forget the suspension. Also, my 990 ADV did not have good throttle control, and you just turned the ABS off when off-road. I have only ridden a 880 GS for a couple days and it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By SnakeBreak
You need to look at it. If the stand is dragging...

You need to look at it. If the stand is dragging your swingarm and center stand are dragging and you are very close to having your foot pegs dragging. Not something I do on the big bike and I have a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,222
Posted By SnakeBreak
This is an outstanding write-up but on mine you...

This is an outstanding write-up but on mine you can just reach back below the tank and unclip it.

http://i696.photobucket.com/albums/vv329/joswigjones/89A1E6C7-D307-43D6-B536-D42172729269.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By SnakeBreak
I don't think so. You would have to whack your...

I don't think so. You would have to whack your foot pretty good on something to have it hit anything. Side cases will stick out way past the stand.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By SnakeBreak
Great pictures! Looks like a lot of fun to me.

Great pictures! Looks like a lot of fun to me.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By SnakeBreak
To be clear about the BDCW protection package.

So the bottom line for me is that I am very happy with the skid plate and kickstand relocation. :clap Covering the header seems pretty important to me, and the plate itself is beautiful. My earlier...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
I am still waiting to see the fix. I apparently...

I am still waiting to see the fix. I apparently need two controllers replaced and they are on order. The good thing is that when I took it in last it got stuck in 1-up instead of 2-up even though...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By SnakeBreak
It is harder to put up because it swings in front...

It is harder to put up because it swings in front of the peg. You start your sweep in front and end in the back hitting the peg on the way. Perhaps I will figure this out.

I might try...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-28-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By SnakeBreak
Here is the stand. It does stick out but is in...

Here is the stand. It does stick out but is in line with the passenger pegs, and my BDCW pegs.

http://i696.photobucket.com/albums/vv329/joswigjones/A9A68B21-B3CB-4255-B0FE-08DB4D338F89.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-28-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By SnakeBreak
New BDCW bash plate and stand

I am loving my new protection.

http://i696.photobucket.com/albums/vv329/joswigjones/90C01EF3-B187-4424-9295-A9792A13F253.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-28-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By SnakeBreak
Last tank 43 MPG US, mixed highway and city. ...

Last tank 43 MPG US, mixed highway and city. That is a 340 mile range. Time to go ride. :clap Be back early since it is supposed to be 110 here today.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
I agree. A great bike. I will be on Vancouver...

I agree. A great bike. I will be on Vancouver Island in a couple of weeks. Good to know they have a dealer. Did you ride to Tofino? Did you find camping there that was not reserved?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
I just wipe it off when I clean my helmet. I...

I just wipe it off when I clean my helmet. I have never had luck with laser detection, but it is not so common here in the inland areas. If you want instant-on detection is easy to deal with in...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 103,609
Posted By SnakeBreak
I put the BDCW skid plate kickstand relocation...

I put the BDCW skid plate kickstand relocation kit on my 1290SA. Its like wearing two condoms. I feel so safe.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By SnakeBreak
Just strap a magnet to the sensor and tie it off....

Just strap a magnet to the sensor and tie it off. You could probably just take the magnet off the side stand and use that.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-26-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
My most important farkle is the radar detector...

My most important farkle is the radar detector with a sender (the little black box on the side). Just today it saved me twice. It has a heads-up flashing light that mounts in your helmet. The newer...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-26-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
Sounds great R-dubb! They sure are fun.

Sounds great R-dubb! They sure are fun.
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2015, 11:13 AM
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Views: 265,730
Posted By SnakeBreak
Outstanding. :clap

Outstanding. :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-25-2015, 10:02 PM
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Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
Looks great! I went Kreiga but the same result.

Looks great! I went Kreiga but the same result.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-25-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
No I ride it up again tomorrow, drop off the...

No I ride it up again tomorrow, drop off the 1290, and pick up my 990 again. I had to take the 990 back because when they did the 25K service they introduced a problem with the throttle. They say...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-25-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
My mechanic said Ktm does not know why this is...

My mechanic said Ktm does not know why this is happening. It will be looked at remotely by Ktm tomorrow. Could be mine is a different problem but I am stuck in two up.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-23-2015, 05:11 PM
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Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
So is anyone else still having problems getting...

So is anyone else still having problems getting an MSO from KTM? I would love to get real plate on my bike before I ride into Canada this July. Starting on my second 30 day temp.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 19,184
Posted By SnakeBreak
Avery to pierce is good.

Avery to pierce is good.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 125,881
Posted By SnakeBreak
That is an adventure ride. Like they say if...

That is an adventure ride. Like they say if nothing goes wrong it is not an adventure to remember. I hope her ankle is OK soon and thanks for the trip reports. Oh, and happy birthday :rayof:wings
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,482
Posted By SnakeBreak
:asshat

:asshat
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,669
Posted By SnakeBreak
Interesting, just when I was thinking it was a...

Interesting, just when I was thinking it was a harmonic associated with the ESA. I can never reproduce the wobble, so I would have loved to see you put the screen back on and repeat the experiment...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
Kurt, This is exactly what I am looking for (well...

Kurt, This is exactly what I am looking for (well it could be orange) and you already have my order. :freaky The big bangs on my 990 BDCW skid plate tell me I need this type of protection and I am...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By SnakeBreak
So I guess I have to give the dealer some slack....

So I guess I have to give the dealer some slack. I actually just got an explanation and it looks like it may be a instrument cluster problem from the diagnostics they are getting. They are waiting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
So having given my SA back to the dealer for...

So having given my SA back to the dealer for preload repair, I road my 990 yesterday. Makes for a good comparison now that I know both bikes really well. As expected the 990 felt like it lacked...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,482
Posted By SnakeBreak
I also have a rare problem shared with others...

I also have a rare problem shared with others with a 1190 or 1290. My preload adjust is stuck in two-up. From Kag and Two Tigers this is most likely a faulty control unit that is easy to replace,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,482
Posted By SnakeBreak
My speedo is off about 1 MPH at 60. Best I have...

My speedo is off about 1 MPH at 60. Best I have ever seen, but it will change when I put on TKC's
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By SnakeBreak
Bluhduh So I took it in to the dealer today (my...

So I took it in to the dealer today (my appointment finally came up) thinking they could use the computer to figure out what is going on. The service rep said 20 minutes, but I left thinking to come...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-15-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
I appreciate the comments about the rear shock...

I appreciate the comments about the rear shock since it makes sense to me. I am stuck in two-up mode and i can imagine that if my dealer can fix this problem with preload I may be able to go faster...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 19,184
Posted By SnakeBreak
I tried two weekends ago. I was stopped by snow...

I tried two weekends ago. I was stopped by snow and at the time I thought it should be open this past weekend. However, the snow depth increased as I went past the top of the mountain into the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-13-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
+1 on the wobble. Top case 180 lbs.

+1 on the wobble. Top case 180 lbs.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-12-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 285,332
Posted By SnakeBreak
That would be it. A cammary. I was directly...

That would be it. A cammary. I was directly behind admiring your bike.
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