2013 KTM Adventure 1190

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

  1. Xtremjeepn

    Xtremjeepn Motorhead!

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    Not really hard to make a comparison at all. The lowest R to the highest is only about 1.4" of difference. :lol3
  2. The Griz

    The Griz North Forest Rider

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    Good comparison. Another reason I'm glad I have a '12 990 Adv R and not a 1190.

    All in all, the 1190 is going down the R1200GS road a bit too far for me.
  3. TIGERRIDER007

    TIGERRIDER007 Long timer

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    Seriously, what happened to KTM usa and the 1190? Anybody know? :huh
  4. Xtremjeepn

    Xtremjeepn Motorhead!

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    Things I like about the 1190......:freaky

    -The styling is a combination of Adventure and Super Enduro. I like that the tank is high from a "styling" stand point that shows off a bit more frame, suspension and V twin:freaky. Should be pretty easy to take the windscreen off for a SE feel.

    -They left it a single exhaust like may owners like, but its hanging out a bit too much and would get dinged up quick.

    -150HP rush for on ramps. (although the way I load up my bike this is just going to be one long wheelie....um....or a really short one:lol3)

    and.......crap......that was a short list:lol3
  5. crofrog

    crofrog Long timer

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    *Sigh* Yes I own 3 ktm's. A 950adv, a 200exc and a 450smr. Get EXC forks, remove inner from outer tubes, unscrew damper for from base valve , get special tool to hold inner tube remove bottom of fork (where the axle goes). Pull 950 forks, remove inner tubes from outer tubes, remove damper rod, remove bottom of fork (where the axle goes). Reassemble 950 fork bottom onto exc legs. *Magic* you've got 300mm forks that use the 950 axle, wheels, spacers and brakes.

    You're welcome.

    As for the PDS sock I'm a little less sure about, you'd need to change the bottom shock mount for sure and the shock shaft. It looks like you'd need to reuse your upper shock body because of the res location... Or call ohlins and get one of their PDS shocks...
  6. rockycraig

    rockycraig Been here awhile

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    1. 21 inch front wheel
    2. tubeless
    3. better suspension than my 1200gs
    4. steering damper standard on r
    5. ability to lower first gear
    6. 518 lbs with a big tank of gas not too bad
    7. I like the looks
    I just can't wait to ride one. hopefully it will be for sale in Europe for a year than come to the us. spec wise this is pretty close to what I'm looking for maybe 50 to 75 lbs less weight and I like a shaft drive but it would have to be geared the way I want and I think that will never happen. love all these new bikes coming out!
  7. mrwolfer1

    mrwolfer1 mrwolfer1

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    okay, here is the opinion of mine :)
    I am EXTREMELY disappointment by the 2013 ADV design - the bike looks like Ducati multistrada.. well the lovely Dakar design is gone :(((((((((( I do not know whether is the 1190 is replacement for the 990 or whether the 990 will be produced too.
    The 2013 ADV ugly... I am soo disappointed.. :boid
  8. mrwolfer1

    mrwolfer1 mrwolfer1

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    okay, here is the opinion of mine :)
    I am EXTREMELY disappointment by the 2013 ADV design - the bike looks like Ducati multistrada.. well the lovely Dakar design is gone :(((((((((( I do not know whether is the 1190 is replacement for the 990 or whether the 990 will be produced too.
    The 2013 ADV ugly... I am soo disappointed..
  9. DavidD

    DavidD Been here awhile

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    Hopefully you will get used to the new one and grow to like it cos the 990 will be no more :cry they have stopped making it and will sell what stock they have left. They are just making the new 1190's from now on...........................................until they bring out the 200 HP 1400 :rofl
  10. bigborefan

    bigborefan Making new friends

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    It's looks like they are going after the GS12 and Tenere to me. Does it have all those fancy electronics like the competition?

    Oh well, I got my 950SE to keep me happy.
  11. NKL

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    Its not going to compete with the GS because it's not shaft drive, I love my 990 because no other bike looks like it, this new crap looks like all the others.
  12. The Griz

    The Griz North Forest Rider

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  13. rockycraig

    rockycraig Been here awhile

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    combo of 990, and tenere and maybe a little multistrada takes the. best of all of them
  14. Katoom72

    Katoom72 Been here awhile

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    :rofl
  15. YOGOI

    YOGOI Prick

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    They looked at this site and saw how many Americans were complain'n.
    So they said screw ya, you dont get one.
    Now how do ya feel about it.
  16. M.Mars

    M.Mars híppos leukós

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    Considering the height I think the problem is the integrated oil tank. It looks like it is hanging off the front/bottom of the engine. So taking that into consideration I think they might have just hung the exhaust to fill in the bottom and make it flat, which would be ecstatically pleasing, as oppose to having just a bump in the front. Otherwise I don't see a reason why they couldn't have routed the exhaust like on the 950/990 .... but then again what do I know :norton
  17. KASUYAHO

    KASUYAHO Road Hog

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    I think it looks alright side on.

    Any pics of it front on ? I hope it not a fatty
  18. Jaimoto

    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    Not fat at all

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  19. RiotPat

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    And the crash guards are designed better. Nice

  20. sakurama

    sakurama on an endless build

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    I thought it was sharp when someone spotted that damage but it's amusing that KTM has now retouched the images. I feel bad for the photographer who would make such a rookie mistake but many people saw and signed off on those photos before they were released.

    What's this tells you? You can be quite confident that KTM is reading his thread very carefully. :deal

    Gregor

    PS Hey, Kiska. I'm free for the next shoot! :evil