2013 KTM Adventure 1190

Discussion in 'Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much ho' started by goodcat8, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. Ozi

    Ozi Adventurer

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  2. Tancakar

    Tancakar Been here awhile

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    Is anyone find very odd to fill the petrol tank. It is very difficult to put petrol in the tank as it has got a weird aluminium bend just inside the tank where you fill it. It takes bloody ages to fill it . The petrol pump doesn't like it keep cancelling the filling very annoying .:huh
  3. mcmann

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  4. umitc

    umitc Been here awhile

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    Yes,. :-)))) it looks like the same system as 990, but this time with only one cap. We carry the petrol on both sides as it was on the 990.
  5. mousitsas

    mousitsas Long timer

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    Progress. Also, the benefits of having a detuned engine in respect to its original application.
  6. Katoom72

    Katoom72 Been here awhile

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    ^ This

    Most modern machines have wider service intervals
  7. Lion BR

    Lion BR I'd rather be riding

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    The main reason for longer service intervals is not the detuning of machines. It is the result of better materials. They speak of "diamond-like" coating on the finger followers.

    Now, what the detuning does is better rideability and better fuel consumption.
  8. mousitsas

    mousitsas Long timer

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    I'm sure you have a point, but then again, If I ride an engine at 80% of its power wouldn't that mean that valve adjustments would be less frequent than if I ride it at 90% ?
  9. Tancakar

    Tancakar Been here awhile

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    not only the valve clearence majority of the bike needs less servicing in whole year. this is due to better engineering and parts. used to have Ducati Diavel Carbon and only service every 7500miles which is sort of once a year for me. i am sure in the future the bikes will be even go further about servicing they might even reach to 10000 miles or 12000 miles services
  10. paturoa

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    The Rizz Been here awhile

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    Why you look so sad? You're on a new KTM!!
  12. Tancakar

    Tancakar Been here awhile

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    No no I wasn't sad:) not good with photos sometimes . It's a fantastic bike so far only done 170 miles.

    :rofl
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    nikoktm Been here awhile

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    Soon another KTM rider! :D
  14. Tancakar

    Tancakar Been here awhile

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    nice photo ! :D
  15. igorpetrovich

    igorpetrovich Been here awhile

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    what are the tires you have on?
  16. Jaimoto

    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    I tested the 1190R yesterday, just a short spin in the city and being veeeery careful since it was a 11km old bike, with no insurance, and it belongs to my mechanic. You don't want to break the bike of the man who takes care of yours, right?

    BTW, I have a 07 990, I do lots of off road but usually they are easy trails and I guess you can rate me as an average pilot. I try to go fast thought...

    I agree with all that have been said about the 1190: lots of torque, a lovely and smooth gearbox which makes look mine as ... agricultural, and very smooth power delivery. To me the fueling is just perfect. Period. My 990 behaves as a 2 stroke in comparison and I can definitely say that this 1190R is easier to ride than mine.

    But it's not perfect...specially if you come from a 990 and you love the 9X0 seating position: in the 1190 you are seated back, more over the rear wheel and you don't put your weight over the front wheel as the 990 forces you to do.
    While I don't know if this is a bad thing, I felt the 990 was more confidence inspiring (but of course I'm use to its position) and I have my doubts about how they compare off road, when sometimes you want to be able of loading the front. Being able of putting my weight over the front wheel is absolutely necessary to me if I want to (or try to) ride fast off road.
    So this new bike left me with a kind of "I don't know" feeling. Sure, it's a great bike but I would need more test time to be sure it worth the money: I could sell my 990 for half the price of a new 1190, is the 1190 twice better? at this moment I'm not that sure
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    Thanks! Are they M+S (Mud & Snow) tires?
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    btw, I have a "rear light-immobilizer" blink glitch also on my bike. meaning switching the bike off the rear light blinks after 1 minute instead of the red bulb or whatever on the dash
    and in comparison with the bike I was running in for my dealer I noticed that I also have a glitch "Driving Mod" written on computer instead of "Driving Mode" - just being perfectionist not PITA :evil
    I will ask to check the SW version when I will be changing oil after 1000km
  20. bigboyxl

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    since they are produced in Czech Rep., they are pretty popular over here.
    as far as I remember they are not rated M+S
    but to be sure I can check in my garage later today if I have somewhere a tire or few left and see if it got a M+S symbol