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Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Englishmatt
1190?

I assume I'd order a set for the 990, if I want them to fit the 1190? Website doesn't show 1190 option, but with just about all the other pegs the ones for the 990 will fit...

Let me know.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By Englishmatt
Nice list. Can you tell me which pegs you...

Nice list.

Can you tell me which pegs you purchased?

Can you tell me a bit about your experience with the seat? Your weight etc?

I had a Russell on my GS and plan to get another one for...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 99,623
Posted By Englishmatt
Just another data point... Got my UNI KIT...

Just another data point...

Got my UNI KIT from Powercell today (thank you). Cracked the airbox on my '14 1190R ~ 1,500 miles. 100% dust free. That said, I would expect that to be the case with...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
Gotcha...not sure of the S-TEN issues. I...

Gotcha...not sure of the S-TEN issues.

I don't own a S-TEN, no one I know has one either, so I don't really have any input. I've owned several KTMs and a GS that was good/great.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
You're talking out of your ass mate. The KTMs...

You're talking out of your ass mate. The KTMs and BMWs (and URALs for that matter) have been doing the RTW stuff long before it became "cool".

Unless a bike can ride itself, it needs a rider. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
Correct....BUT.....even in the magazine article I...

Correct....BUT.....even in the magazine article I attached they say KTM is tight lipped and haven't released any specs. It's all speculation and to discredit the bike or make grandioso statements...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
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Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
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Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
ok, so here's something out there...180BHP is a...

ok, so here's something out there...180BHP is a ton or power.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/mcn/news/newsresults/general-news/2014/august/new-mcn-august-27/

But other than that, what have the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
Not to mention, that no-one really know anything...

Not to mention, that no-one really know anything about the 1290 SA except for what they have seen in a few photos and are clearly BS'ing the rest. Sure the 1290 SD is out, and sure you can make a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
Well the fact that EVERYONE changes something...

Well the fact that EVERYONE changes something about their bike, even to simply commute on it...

Windshield, Pegs, Bar Risers, Seat, Air Temp Sensor (booster plug), add a bash plate, add crash...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
c'mon now...be a little realistic... No way...

c'mon now...be a little realistic...

No way ANY bike could RTW out of the box. And surely not the Tenere. Just like any bike, the BMW/KTM/YAMI, eyc...are built for a use case (albeit an extreme...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
Yup...had it replaced at BMW of Vancouver. Then...

Yup...had it replaced at BMW of Vancouver. Then it blew again in Memphis on the final day of the ride. BMW roadside assistance wouldn't tow me back to Atlanta and there's no way in hell i'm sitting...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
My FIRST FD failure was at about 12K miles. My...

My FIRST FD failure was at about 12K miles. My brothers almost identical.

My buddies 2008 GSA FD failed three (3) times, from 2,000 miles, mid 30K then 50K when he sold it. He had the 7yr...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 99,623
Posted By Englishmatt
SWEET, ordered. Hopefully is will arrive in...

SWEET, ordered. Hopefully is will arrive in Georgia before I head out this weekend!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 157,194
Posted By Englishmatt
Oil Leak???

Fellas,

So I noticed the dreaded Oil weep after about 300 miles. Then I thought "I wonder if the front oil drain plug is tight"....so I wiped off the oil, tweaked the front oil drain plug a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 505,089
Posted By Englishmatt
I actually have a Wunderlich handlebar bag from...

I actually have a Wunderlich handlebar bag from my BMW 1200GSA. Fits like a glove. Nicely made bag. Holds my Kenwood radio for my autocom as well as other things.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
My 1190R gets 45MPG cruising at 80mph. I've hit...

My 1190R gets 45MPG cruising at 80mph. I've hit 250 miles more than once, and I wasn't really thinking about it.

That said, a couple more gallons would be nice, but certainly shouldn't bea...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
So I sold my 2010 GSA after two (2) serious...

So I sold my 2010 GSA after two (2) serious failures left me stranded on long trips. First time the FINAL DRIVE totally blew out in British Columbia. I had to limp to Vancouver more, more than 2,000...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,538
Posted By Englishmatt
Err.....just about every touring bike produced...

Err.....just about every touring bike produced now has CC.

That said, judging someone's ability to ride, or their desire to ride all adventury, or where they have ridden all based upon a desire...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,286
Posted By Englishmatt
So I may have missed it, but, has anyone...

So I may have missed it, but, has anyone confirmed if this works with the 2014 1190? I've seen the question asked a few times, but not sure if it's been answered?

Also, can you use this tool to...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,633
Posted By Englishmatt
Hi Gefr - sent you a PM asking for your PayPal...

Hi Gefr - sent you a PM asking for your PayPal details. Let me know please...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By Englishmatt
I have the KTM mount for my 665. Looks great,...

I have the KTM mount for my 665. Looks great, fits great, I can adjust the angle on the fly. Not worried about someone stealing the GPS so I don't need a locking mount like the touratech mount.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Englishmatt
Tires is like an oil thread, very personal...

Tires is like an oil thread, very personal choice.

I would advocate the K60's simply off my experience. I've riden from Atlanta to AK twice, both times with K60s and both times done over 10K...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Englishmatt
Mine too.

Dealer called me today and is sending me the new cables. I will install them since the dealer is 4 hrs away.

My bike is manufac 11/2013. Picked it up on 7/5/14
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 438,530
Posted By Englishmatt
Picked her up 7/5/2014.

A few nice pics before she gets covered in mud...

http://matthalls.smugmug.com/Other/Various-Bike-Related-Pictures/i-ZqS7N48/0/X3/DSC01053-1-X3.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 99,623
Posted By Englishmatt
Errr...If thge "Simpletons" are under...

Errr...If thge "Simpletons" are under qualified...then why wouldn't you do your own work? And if you do indeed perform your own work, then why even bother with the simpletons?

I'm not sure...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By Englishmatt
Sounds like the perfect excuse for a fly'n'ride. ...

Sounds like the perfect excuse for a fly'n'ride. [emoji3]
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 49,050
Posted By Englishmatt
Why do I prefer my 1190 R over a new GS?

Having been stranded by a late model GS twice (with failed final drives in very remote places), I'll say the CHAIN DRIVE.

After a couple of years of NO MORE FINAL DRIVE failures, perhaps I'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,029
Posted By Englishmatt
Lol...I think that speaks volumes mate. Shit...

Lol...I think that speaks volumes mate. Shit happens, plain and simple and it doesn't care how much $$$ we spend or the name on the badge. I loved my GS(s) but I finally had enough. You clearly...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,029
Posted By Englishmatt
Having owned two late model GSs, 2010 and 2012,...

Having owned two late model GSs, 2010 and 2012, and had both fail final drives and rear main seals (behind the clutch plate seal) that left me stranded on the side of the road....I say good luck sir!...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,320
Posted By Englishmatt
I just purchased and installed the KTM Heated...

I just purchased and installed the KTM Heated Ergo seats too. Agree 100%, heat is almost no problem at all.

Just did a 10hr 400 mile day in GA and I didn't notice the heat at all.

It could be...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By Englishmatt
Purchased my 2014 1190 R yesterday for $15,600...

Purchased my 2014 1190 R yesterday for $15,600 OTD (not taxes) in Alabama.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,056
Posted By Englishmatt
Wow....I just picked up this thread. Glad I did....

Wow....I just picked up this thread. Glad I did.

My 990 had this exact issue and I "chugged" all the way home from Colorado to Atlanta in 2010. Having riden to Prudhoe Bay (on a R1200GSA that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,356
Posted By Englishmatt
Not me, I've been looking too. Due to the high...

Not me, I've been looking too. Due to the high demand and low availability, most all dealers are charging retail ($22,045 I think).

I'll wait until later in 2014, then hope to get one with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By Englishmatt
I agree 100%. They are so easy to adjust both...

I agree 100%. They are so easy to adjust both valves and TBs....why not.

If you DO adjust the valves, then 100% you need to at least check the TB sync.

sent from my roaming gnome device
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By Englishmatt
Really? You think the designers of the boxer...

Really? You think the designers of the boxer motor decided to have "No" tolerance because the adjustment was cheap and easy? Interesting thought I suppose...

The 2009 and earlier bikes had NO...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Englishmatt
Just order the slim ballast 35w H7 kit. I've...

Just order the slim ballast 35w H7 kit. I've used them on several R1200GSs, F800s, Tenere's, KYM 990's....etc...

It's just a generic kit.

sent from my roaming gnome device
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By Englishmatt
Additionally, I ran the BOOSTER PLUG as soon as...

Additionally, I ran the BOOSTER PLUG as soon as the bike had 1,000 miles on it. My numbers included the richer mixture (to help with the lean surge on the hwy).
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,277
Posted By Englishmatt
I hope you're right because I love my Zumo...

I hope you're right because I love my Zumo 665/Autocom setup and would stay away from the Nav 5 with various other Bluetooth techs stuck on my helmet if this option doesn't work. I have the Schuberth...
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