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Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,529
Posted By Grizzlybear
I had a slow leak on the rear recently right...

I had a slow leak on the rear recently right after I fitted a new Conti Trail Attack. Took the wheel off and shot around to the local car tyre place knowing they had a large tank that I could...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Don't be a nerb Nerb, you are both right! You...

Don't be a nerb Nerb, you are both right! You shoulda told old mate to go buy one of each!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Thanks Dale. Was wondering, have you posted a...

Thanks Dale. Was wondering, have you posted a link to Woody's Wheels? I would be interested to purchase a set for my std 1190 for those occasions when a bit of dirt road exploring and beach riding...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
What MTC setting are you using and what type of...

What MTC setting are you using and what type of surfaces are you riding on???
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
What's your reason for doing this?

What's your reason for doing this?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Yes, perfectly but you will need to reverse the...

Yes, perfectly but you will need to reverse the axle blocks then adjust the chain slightly.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
The SW-Motech mount I used bolted to the four...

The SW-Motech mount I used bolted to the four handlebar clamp bolts
and made the reach down to the key awkward. I should have checked, it sounds like there is a new part now.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Hey Dale, please provide some wheel detail eg ...

Hey Dale, please provide some wheel detail eg
Size price and where did you get it? Also is it a straight bolt on job guessing that it is not a genuine KTM part, or is it? Dave
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Your comments remind me of my mate who traded his...

Your comments remind me of my mate who traded his K1300S on a 1290 SuperDuke and he says the same as you!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Although I sell SW-Motech gear in the Aussie...

Although I sell SW-Motech gear in the Aussie Biker shop I have found that the positioning of the SW-M GPS bracket makes access to the ignition awkward and ultimately annoying so I would factor this...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
pizzaboy, I fitted the 45 tooth rear stealth...

pizzaboy, I fitted the 45 tooth rear stealth sprocket as I did to my 950 10 years ago. I has made the KTM a better bike in every situation. Far better around town and at lower speeds, much better on...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
OrangeV, if you refer back to some images I...

OrangeV, if you refer back to some images I posted recently on Page 174 you will see that I have fitted the shorter Adventure R screen to my std Adventure. The mounting is identical so it's just a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Hi Bluesilver, it's good to get your analysis...

Hi Bluesilver, it's good to get your analysis (although your opening assertion is somewhat interesting) but basically I can read what you wrote out of the KTM brochure.

If you read back through...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Correct, they are designed this way! There is no...

Correct, they are designed this way! There is no fault per se.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Save yourself the trouble. These are 'floating...

Save yourself the trouble. These are 'floating discs' and are designed with this free play to help them self center and resist warpage under heavy breaking.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Yes, the Touratech fender risers are fitted. It's...

Yes, the Touratech fender risers are fitted. It's hard to tell because they only create another 20mm of clearance but that's probably enough anyway.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
The backrest is something that we mftr and sell...

The backrest is something that we mftr and sell at Aussie Biker (http://www.aussiebiker.com.au) and you can find it at...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Hi Red Here are some images so you will be able...

Hi Red
Here are some images so you will be able to see what I did/how I did it. (The Remus muffler was originally off a GTR1400 but the carbon fibre can blew out at the join on the wheel side and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,653
Posted By Grizzlybear
Its probably about time I posted a few pics. My...

Its probably about time I posted a few pics. My 1190 Adventure has been used as a normal Sunday ride bike with the girlfriend on the back out to the usual biker cafes in the local hinterland, to a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,750
Views: 1,516,105
Posted By Grizzlybear
Hi guys, I was wondering the same thing but with...

Hi guys, I was wondering the same thing but with a 17 incher from an RC8 on the front. As an old BEARS racer I am thinking of doing a couple of track days on the 1190 Adventure as a shake down to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,126
Posted By Grizzlybear
Please count me in, I'll buy three sets if you'll...

Please count me in, I'll buy three sets if you'll ship to Australia. Dave
dave@aussiebiker.com.au
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,668
Posted By Grizzlybear
Thanks for the responses. The fuel filter issue...

Thanks for the responses. The fuel filter issue makes most sense so the question must be asked of you who had this issue, did the fitting of a fuel filter put an end to the problem?

I am taking...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,668
Posted By Grizzlybear
Correct, there are no check lights coming on. ...

Correct, there are no check lights coming on.

The problem is the bike works in the normal awesome way for the first half hour or so of riding, then goes into what is best described as a limp...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,668
Posted By Grizzlybear
KTM 1190 Adventure fuelling problems

I am wondering if others are experiencing what is happening with my 1190 Adventure. Once the bike is ridden for an hour (or not even that) it seems to revert to a "limp mode" where it will not rev...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 239,845
Posted By Grizzlybear
I wouldn't be too quick to knock a man's muddy...

I wouldn't be too quick to knock a man's muddy bike unless you were out riding with him on the day! They've obviously found a deep bog hole or two!
Re the adjustments, I read somewhere that KTM list...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6,750
Views: 1,516,105
Posted By Grizzlybear
So to continue... and yes, the bike does get...

So to continue... and yes, the bike does get dirty. It just happened to be clean when I took the pics!!!

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm297/Aussiebikerdave/KTM1190Adventure3001.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6,750
Views: 1,516,105
Posted By Grizzlybear
I have been busy adding my signature to a...

I have been busy adding my signature to a fantastic bike to make it even more fantastic!

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm297/Aussiebikerdave/KTM1190Adventurepics2007.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By Grizzlybear
I'm using my old KTM tank bag from the days of my...

I'm using my old KTM tank bag from the days of my old 2003 950 Adventure... except I had to cut a 100mm hole in the base pad so I could refuel. I have an upholsterer sewing an edging around the fuel...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By Grizzlybear
To dongle or not to dongle?

I've just fitted the 1190 Bad fuel dongle. The main reason?

With the "Bad fuel dongle" fitted the electronics will remember when you switch to "off-road ABS" or "ABS off" rather than have the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 239,845
Posted By Grizzlybear
I've just received my B&B bash plate. Very...

I've just received my B&B bash plate. Very sturdy, nice looking and 5.2mm thick. The first thing I did after unwrapping said bash plate was to weight the bugger. 4.3kg to be exact and the OEM plastic...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 47,232
Posted By Grizzlybear
Rechecked it at 60mm OD.

Rechecked it at 60mm OD.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,914
Posted By Grizzlybear
I was interested in your Honda comment, y'see, I...

I was interested in your Honda comment, y'see, I currently own a CrossTourer but have both the Adventure 1190 (and R1200GS wasser) coming soon into our rental fleet. www.aussiebiker.com.au...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,970,106
Posted By Grizzlybear
Hey Max, I ordered up one of those Speed Mechant...

Hey Max, I ordered up one of those Speed Mechant front sproket covers for my Scram because I liked the looks in the side-on pics. Alas, when it arrived I discovered it was disgustingly heavy so I...
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,973
Posted By Grizzlybear
That's weird, I am also one that hates engine...

That's weird, I am also one that hates engine vibes fine course or otherwise. For me, to describe such as "character" (like a recent Guzzi Stelvio tester did) is an insult to ones intelligence and is...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,515
Posted By Grizzlybear
On that basis there's not much you can say about...

On that basis there's not much you can say about all the guys that went out and purchased BMW's after watching Charlie and Ewan!

That said, it's hard not to be impressed by the Tiger XC.
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,973
Posted By Grizzlybear
Not true TP, check out the Akropovic link in...

Not true TP, check out the Akropovic link in Droids post at top of page.
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,973
Posted By Grizzlybear
Same experience with the Daytona 675R. Bike had...

Same experience with the Daytona 675R. Bike had 112 up stock, now it's just over 120 with LeoVince slip-on, Pipercross air filter, PCV and copious dyno time. Also a corresponding jump in torque. The...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,973
Posted By Grizzlybear
Yep, saw that one months ago and dismissed the...

Yep, saw that one months ago and dismissed the review as garbage and that was before I began forming my own opinion on either the CT or Explorer. It wasn't hard to conclude that this slow speaking...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,973
Posted By Grizzlybear
Came across this excellent comparison between the...

Came across this excellent comparison between the CT and Exporer. It does not offer a definitive "winner" except to say that they are both winners but it highlights the off-road capabilities of the...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,973
Posted By Grizzlybear
Wicked Why all this crap about what the CT is......

Why all this crap about what the CT is... sportsbike, trailbike, touring bike etc. It is what it is and does what it does probably very well. Does it really need to be compared with anything... no!...
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