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Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Motrix
I have the same exact bike with 31,000 km. Mine...

I have the same exact bike with 31,000 km. Mine also tends to burn oil, and it seems its just the way its DNA is. I usually top it off before I know I will do lots of kilometers. Up until now I've...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 62,054
Posted By Motrix
Ohh my bad I got overly :wings excited as soon as...

Ohh my bad I got overly :wings excited as soon as I saw it and didn't bother to look through the previous pages! Soooorry guys!!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 62,054
Posted By Motrix
Here is a preview of the bike, looks to be based...

Here is a preview of the bike, looks to be based on the new 1290 body style...

http://www.gpone.com/2014101715147/KTM-1050-Adventure-arriva-la-piccola-di-famiglia.html
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,093
Posted By Motrix
Sorry guys I missed the other thread :eek1 my bad!

Sorry guys I missed the other thread :eek1 my bad!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,093
Posted By Motrix
Ktm 1050 adventure

Found this on Italian site Moto.it on the new 1050 Adventure.

http://www.moto.it/news/ktm-1050-adventure-2015-come-sara.html

Basically a more simple version of the current 1190's. It will have...
Forum: Europe 06-30-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By Motrix
Awesome, I will do. Thanks and see you all...

Awesome, I will do.

Thanks and see you all very soon!

Matteo
Forum: Europe 04-28-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By Motrix
i am there!

I went to Sommelier 2 years ago by chance and wow its awesome!

A the top it was me, few 4X4's and two fellow 990's from Austria.

I am planning to be there in July with my GF...totally stoked...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Motrix
My 990 on start up sometimes bogs out and dies!

It now has happened a second time and I am not so sure what it could be.

My '11 990R when it sits for too long (2 weeks - yes I know its probably mad at me :D), when I go to start it, fires right...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,062,704
Posted By Motrix
Hey Neduro thank you very much for your help! It...

Hey Neduro thank you very much for your help! It must be my washer has gone flat! I will check this weekend once I am back in the garage!

Changing subject I saw your doubletake...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,062,704
Posted By Motrix
countershaft sprocket

hey guys sorry in advance for the stupid question...

i'm in the process of changing the chain and sprockets on my 2010 530 EXC, maintaining the stock gearing.

When I went to tighten the counter...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,285
Posted By Motrix
Done

Just got the bike back from its 3rd tuneup and the speedo cable was bad.

How many times have I heard that the cables go bad...sheesh!

I guess better that goes than anything else in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,285
Posted By Motrix
I've checked the connectors before, I'll check...

I've checked the connectors before, I'll check again though a second time...

Mine is the R so without abs and the speedo magnet is screwed at the bottom of the fork. From here I assume it picks...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,285
Posted By Motrix
Question strange things happening

So i rode the entire summer without a speedo. I have a gps so i know the km i've done in that respect.

Recently the speedo started working again, but on and off. From time to time when showing...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,598,378
Posted By Motrix
Wink low rider!

This says it all for all of us offroaders!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,598,378
Posted By Motrix
FUGLY! Its a mix bag of BIG bikes tossed...

FUGLY! Its a mix bag of BIG bikes tossed together...sure its good for KTM to grab more market share, but they could have stuck with the Adventures DNA. I am sure the bike will be awesome, however...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By Motrix
So I think I have figured out what that second...

So I think I have figured out what that second wire was for, the one also zip tied to the front left brake line could be the temperature sensor. Anyone can confirm this? It seems the tip was broken...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,285
Posted By Motrix
no speedometer...

hey all, while out riding the other day on my '11 Adv R, all street in pretty hot conditions, my speedo suddenly stopped working. I've never taken the wheel off, until today. I am getting ready for...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 57,015
Posted By Motrix
+1 I also took some slack out of mine...

+1

I also took some slack out of mine throttle cables. There was way too much slack in those cables. She runs awesome, have had no issues.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,367
Posted By Motrix
Congrats on the bike, I have the '11 and just...

Congrats on the bike, I have the '11 and just keep :D every time I ride her :evil

I notice your tail light is all red. Mine here in Italy is a smoked greyish color. Anyone know why the...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,712
Posted By Motrix
Awesome thanks for the good news, now feel a...

Awesome thanks for the good news, now feel a better not so worried about the deal!!

Once I get them and install i'll put up some pics and my review :evil
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,712
Posted By Motrix
is mounting them difficult?

Hey guys,

I just ordered the Rigid Industries D2 LED Aux LIghts - White Pair - Driving lights for my 990R. I am beyond pumped to get them and even more to try them out. I am less excited about...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,106
Posted By Motrix
best of both

I have a '10 530exc for the rough stuff and a '11 Adv 990R for everything else.

With the 530 i also signed up for the KTM Enduro Trophy Cup here in Italy and its awesome fun, very well organized...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,511
Posted By Motrix
Scotts

I have the scotts top triple clamp and the stabilizer and can tell you it makes a BIG difference, whether its the street or off road. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,695
Posted By Motrix
Spidi h2out ergo 365

I got the new Spidi H2OUT ERGO 365 and it is amazing. More attention to detail than Alpinestars or Dainese IMO. Its a smaller company, more hard core and their products are excellent. I've always...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By Motrix
you could move the lever but then it messes it up...

you could move the lever but then it messes it up for when you wear your other boots...

i would break in the Gaernes a bit. i have Alpinestars and only have that issue only when the boots brand...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,391
Posted By Motrix
I have the '11 R and the Scotts damper /triple...

I have the '11 R and the Scotts damper /triple clamp is among the best mods i've ever done to any of my bikes. :wink: On the road it helps a lot with no headshake or anything like that while offroad...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By Motrix
I don't know what to say...I have the Adv R and...

I don't know what to say...I have the Adv R and would not trade it for any other bike, its simply an awesome machine that takes you anywhere :clap

It all depends on what you want out of a bike...:D
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 7,715,624
Posted By Motrix
Just Ride....

Don't really care where. I simply love it.:rofl This was taken between Bologna and Florence.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10,855
Views: 2,287,285
Posted By Motrix
i placed a ram air deflector and allso the camel...

i placed a ram air deflector and allso the camel toe. also did the relocator side stand by bdcw.

i also finally finished installing scotts damper and triple clamp and man what a change. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,801
Posted By Motrix
i just purchased my 2011 adv r in april and had...

i just purchased my 2011 adv r in april and had the same issue happen to me.
i installed the scotts damper and triple clamp, and wow the bike is amazing. completely different feel and as stable...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By Motrix
I apologize for my english not being very...

I apologize for my english not being very clear...

But yes by skipping i mean bouncing! So mine has a scorpion up front, and now that I think of it the tire does look a bit chewed as opposed to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By Motrix
Forks on Adventure R

So I've only ridden about 1000km on my '11 adventure r i picked up about a month ago. so far its only been street, at least until i plan my summer trip! :clap

Anyways, while riding, and in...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,624,495
Posted By Motrix
Yes I believe I ran a part of the mille miglia...

Yes I believe I ran a part of the mille miglia route, although they change up the mille miglia route a bit each year. I am in bologna at the moment, and this year its due to pass here in the center....
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,624,495
Posted By Motrix
This was on my way through the Alps from Italy on...

This was on my way through the Alps from Italy on my way to Spain...awesome awesome roads!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,110
Posted By Motrix
yes i picked up my 2011 adventure r about 3 weeks...

yes i picked up my 2011 adventure r about 3 weeks ago. its sick!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Motrix
Hey there definitely let me know when you plan to...

Hey there definitely let me know when you plan to come down so we can go for a nice ride. And yes there are tons of nice roads around here :clap

I'm ordering the radiator guard from rugged...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Motrix
Hey Wildehond thank you for the much appreciated...

Hey Wildehond thank you for the much appreciated advice. I will certainly look at the radiator protector! And yea the cats need to go too...

I am still getting used to it and have not played...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Motrix
Another new Adventure rider to the orange crush

Hey guys I'm totally new here, but have been lurking for some time. I'm Matteo from Bologna, Italy.

Just last week I picked up my new '11 Adventure R. Awesome. Its like being on an ultra...
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