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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
Some pictures of what I'm doing will help. I will...

Some pictures of what I'm doing will help. I will say though that if you want to use an led light bar of some sort and you want to keep it tucked in and up, you're somewhat limited to 6"-8" in width....
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By alongat
OK, so if anyone is interested - I headed to my...

OK, so if anyone is interested - I headed to my local dealer yesterday and took the KTM bash plate front bar (that curved one that the plate attaches to in the front) to gauge whether or not I would...
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By alongat
Tires for 1190 Standard - Mitas or other???

So despite Mitas not making the E07 in the new 1190 standard sizing (which calls for a 120 front and 170 rear), Mitas has advised me that their sizes are actually large for their rating - in other...
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 07:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,514
Posted By alongat
See my responses in the other thread you've got...

See my responses in the other thread you've got this posted in...
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
Oh, and you mentioned not being sure about...

Oh, and you mentioned not being sure about harness routing...I utilized the acc1 wire in the headlight area to trigger my switch and the lights themselves are run by a relay that I wired in near the...
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
I am currently in the process of mounting a rigid...

I am currently in the process of mounting a rigid industries combo 6" light under the snout. For me, I'm utilizing the Givi crash bars that come up and under the headlight area, using Piaa crash bar...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By alongat
Are you looking for something cool looking or...

Are you looking for something cool looking or would you consider function over fashion? When I was considering a Superduke 1290, I investigated a few options given that it would have been my touring...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By alongat
111 views and nothing? I'm guessing no one is...

111 views and nothing? I'm guessing no one is running the Givi bars yet...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 35,383
Posted By alongat
What's the deal with the signature: America's...

What's the deal with the signature: America's number one non-revit dealer?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,514
Posted By alongat
Post some pictures of you thrashing that...

Post some pictures of you thrashing that beautiful bike around in the wet coast :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By alongat
1190 standard - givi crash bars and ktm bash plate compatibility

Does anyone here have the combination of the OEM KTM bash plate plus Givi crash bars on their 1190? I'm curious about the compatibility given the location of the front bolts for the bash plate...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,693
Posted By alongat
My Enduristan Monsoon 3s arrived today - higher...

My Enduristan Monsoon 3s arrived today - higher quality finish than I expected.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,514
Posted By alongat
My bling and farkles so far: 1- carbon fiber...

My bling and farkles so far:

1- carbon fiber vinyl overlay on the headlight surround and two trim pieces that flank it (the ones the front turn indicators bolt onto) plus carbon finer vinyl...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,693
Posted By alongat
Depending on your personal preference, I found a...

Depending on your personal preference, I found a tank bag that swallows a full face helmet and is lockable - Bags Connection (and its slope matches the 1190 perfectly):
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By alongat
There's an 1190 luggage thread going already -...

There's an 1190 luggage thread going already - tons of great information and pictures. I ended up choosing large, soft luggage with no frames instead of hard cases on my 1190 and I always ran hard...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,118,643
Posted By alongat
Great looking bike! I am interested in that...

Great looking bike! I am interested in that mirror solution as well but I was not planning to run HDB hand guards - I wonder how these mirror mounts will do on either the stock hand guards or perhaps...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By alongat
Thank you everyone - received my rigid industries...

Thank you everyone - received my rigid industries LED light yesterday and it came with a harness and switch. The switch itself is a 3/4" round switch that has a rubber bootie built it - looks good...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By alongat
Thanks guys - if they do not get switched by the...

Thanks guys - if they do not get switched by the main menu then I know how I will wire them and I will get creative with a switch type / location. It would have been nice to have switching from the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By alongat
1190 auxiliary lighting - what switches are you using?

I'm aware that KTM offers an auxiliary lighting kit but can someone tell me how it is switched - meaning does the system have its own switch or is it switched somehow through the can-bus system with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,693
Posted By alongat
By the way, speaking of tank bags, I know the...

By the way, speaking of tank bags, I know the "die-hards" here love their wolfman, enduristan, etc, etc but I found a bag that is absolutely stellar:
1- massive capacity and expansion capability
2-...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,693
Posted By alongat
Perfect, thank you. In terms of luggage, I think...

Perfect, thank you. In terms of luggage, I think I'll be set for anything I need...between these monsoon bags at 30 liters each, I have a Kriega us30, two us20s to strap up against the 30 (or stack...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,693
Posted By alongat
Thank you both guys - I've now ordered mine and...

Thank you both guys - I've now ordered mine and they're on their way. As for shielding the right bag from the exhaust, what are your thoughts on gluing some plastic or hrs rubber onto the bottom of...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 341,414
Posted By alongat
For sale in the flea market - Arai Corsair V helmet in large, Toronto

Here's a link to the flea market ad...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994179
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,484
Posted By alongat
Hahahahah - lol

Hahahahah - lol
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
Hmm, I just figured that when my bike told me...

Hmm, I just figured that when my bike told me "general failure" it was the bike commenting on my lack of riding skills...:)

In all seriousness, sorry to hear about your experience this far - I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
all in good fun - no offence intended :)

all in good fun - no offence intended :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
I don't actually know if the air boxes have...

I don't actually know if the air boxes have different part numbers between 2013/2014 models however I'm not sure that it really matters given that many people on this forum are finding their 2014 air...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
I went from my 2012 990R to my current 1190...

I went from my 2012 990R to my current 1190 standard. There are enormous differences on many fronts. Is there something specific that you are looking to assess? They really are very different bikes...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
Sorry, MSC and yes, the dealer who I purchased it...

Sorry, MSC and yes, the dealer who I purchased it from is very aware of the software update required to earlier bikes and yes, he did show me on the diag tool that my bike in fact does have the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
Check the build date of the one you're looking...

Check the build date of the one you're looking at. I just bought a "2013" for a great deal but the build date is November 2013 so it has everything the "2014" model does with the exception of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,891
Posted By alongat
Haha, thanks - my wife is in China on business...

Haha, thanks - my wife is in China on business since Friday morning and so I'm a single father until next weekend. This is what I ended up doing Saturday and Sunday nights after the kids went to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,693
Posted By alongat
Maybe I look at this topic slightly differently...

Maybe I look at this topic slightly differently but in my mind, I have always thought of crash bars as sacrificial devices to keep the "expensive" stuff from breaking / etc. I never actually thought...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By alongat
www.alternatecycle.com ...

www.alternatecycle.com

alternatecycle@hotmail.com

Phone: 1-250-434-6479
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
There's a similar thing on one of the Ducati...

There's a similar thing on one of the Ducati forums years ago relating to the Ducati Desmosedici and Admiral Ackbar from Star Wars:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
LMAO - too funny

LMAO - too funny
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
I'm sure it works really well and honestly,...

I'm sure it works really well and honestly, there's nothing wrong with having a plexiglass surfboard strapped onto the front of your bike :)

Reminds me of these (you know I'm just messing with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,891
Posted By alongat
Did it myself. I bought a few square feet of the...

Did it myself. I bought a few square feet of the 3M carbon fibre vinyl that they use to wrap cars, etc and ended up wrapping the headlight / snout piece (the one that is painted white on the R...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By alongat
Awesome idea - looks like it should be installed...

Awesome idea - looks like it should be installed on the back end of my shovel for zombie-slashing :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By alongat
First of all, I assume you are referring to a...

First of all, I assume you are referring to a 950/990 adventure and if yes, then yes - this has been done and documented on here many times over. I ran 19/17 wheels on my 990R and it was incredible -...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 380,186
Posted By alongat
Galvanic corrosion - steel up against aluminum...

Galvanic corrosion - steel up against aluminum (and/or contact between two different metals of certain properties and environmental elements such as water, sun, salt, etc...)...not easy to deal with....
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