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Old 03-22-2013, 02:23 AM   #2626
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Thanks Igor!

So you don't need a 'Touring Screen' in your opinion?

I've got Jerez MotoGP coming up...
what are you riding now?
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:27 AM   #2627
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How come you removed the crash bars?
because I don't like them, they are very heavy... I'll put them back on this summer for my off road trip around Turkey
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:32 AM   #2628
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because I don't like them, they are very heavy... I'll put them back on this summer for my off road trip around Turkey
Ooo any map yet? :-)
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:56 AM   #2629
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what are you riding now?
990adv with a nice comfy renazco seat!
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Old 03-22-2013, 03:02 AM   #2630
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Ooo any map yet? :-)
I'm almost finish with the route, driving down from Itlay trought the Balkans, do the attached tour and then back passing trought Greece to take the ferry to Ancona.

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Old 03-22-2013, 03:39 AM   #2631
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Very nice, keep me informed. :-))
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:14 AM   #2632
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990adv with a nice comfy renazco seat!
I think you'll be fine with both original screen and seat...
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:20 AM   #2633
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I think you'll be fine with both original screen and seat...
Thanks!

What's the road handling of the R like vs the 950/990?
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:58 AM   #2634
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First pillion report

First independent assessment I've seen on passenger accommodation for the Standard 1190 Adventure from a reported test ride here.

Unfortunately, not good: rear footpegs poorly positioned; worse, the reported problem is just what you'd predict from how it looks.

Balancing that: Joe Pichler reported his wife as being happy on the R:

"Renate is thrilled with the seat, she’s never been riding so comfortable through Africa." Posted in ride reports here.
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:00 AM   #2635
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Just picked up my 1190 Adventure R and drove 60 km in freezing cold in Holland (fortunately with heated grips :-).
First impressions: amazing bike, very well balanced!

Extremely smooth engine, front end very good, no diving and good feeling of what the front tyre is doing. I really like the suspension, nice and stiff. Not the soft springs I 've had on my BMW 1200 Adv. or Multistrada!
Windprotection very good, even in Dutch weather conditions, seems to me a higher screen might even not be required.

This is so much more relaxed than my previous multistrada, perfect!

Me happy !!
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:46 AM   #2636
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You can read my review after a test ride here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...1#post21015165
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:56 AM   #2637
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Yep - they just wanted free bikes and KTM said no, They could of just purchased the bikes like everyone else here has to do (WestVirginia don't take the issue Charlie had with KTM in the movie at face value - Charlie was either playing it up for the camera or was just being a tool).

A rumour I heard was that KTM was damned if they agreed and damned if they didn't. Meaning that if it was successful they wouldn't be able to keep up with production numbers, and also if it failed the KTM brand would have been really affected - so went the safe bet (said no).

What Ewan McGregor said, after speaking with a KTM hot shot on the phone, is that KTM thought that they (Ewan and Charly) couldn't do de trip, and that would be bad for KTM's image and reputation. We all know how it ended: BMW gave them the bikes and they were successful.

Here's the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX5O-ZlWe9g
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Old 03-23-2013, 09:01 AM   #2638
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What Ewan McGregor said, after speaking with a KTM hot shot on the phone, is that KTM thought that they (Ewan and Charly) couldn't do de trip, and that would be bad for KTM's image and reputation. We all know how it ended: BMW gave them the bikes and they were successful.

Here's the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX5O-ZlWe9g
Oh, that's fresh news...
No este tema de nuevo, hombre.
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:37 AM   #2639
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Today almost finished the first 1000 km, at home got these details.

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Old 03-23-2013, 11:39 AM   #2640
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However, with this I believe that I will pump 18 liters; that's what happened with the previous tank.
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