Will you buy the new 1190?

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by sakurama, Oct 4, 2012.

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Will you buy the new KTM 1190?

  1. 1190R - Hell yeah, and I'm going to make it bigger, better and badder!

  2. 1190 - Yup, been waiting for this one. 150hp and 17/19s will KILL!

  3. Multistrada - I've gone/going for better street performance/electronics

  4. BMW GS - I like big heavy bikes - Go Charlie! Go Ewan!

  5. NO! I'm keeping my 950/990 forever (along with my typewriter, corded phone, film camera...)

  6. Really? We need a poll about this?

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  1. sakurama

    sakurama on an endless build

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    There's a lot of discussion pro and con about the new bike so I thought a poll would be an interesting way to see who's on board and which way they lean. Obviously it might (will) be skewed being here in OC but it might be interesting. Oh, votes will be private to protect your image.

    Feel free to keep the discussion in the big 1190 thread.

    Gregor
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  2. Deviant666

    Deviant666 Present

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    If they made one with 990r ground clearance I'd buy a 21/18 version tomorrow....
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  3. mousitsas

    mousitsas Long timer

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    You buy it tomorrow and I will erect it for you :D


    Have you considered the possibility you maybe able to swap to the R suspension?
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  4. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    If I can hold out,..........probably.
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  5. SigPig

    SigPig Been here awhile

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    Waiting for a KTM 790 Adventure R styled after the 950/990's
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  6. ShadySmurf

    ShadySmurf Does Own Stunts

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    I like how you didn't make the poll bias at all. You would be really good working for a big media company.

    Cool bike, good to see forward movement. Personally, I am more interested to see the rumored 800ish new bike.
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  7. sakurama

    sakurama on an endless build

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    Actually I do work for big media companies (including BMW and Ducati) but the poll is mostly tongue in cheek since it's in Orange Crush. I also felt the need to keep the sarcastic aspect of ADV. I don't pick sides, I make fun of everyone.

    You're right though, I should have added an option for the rumored (or rather wished for and not rumored) 800 v-twin.

    Gregor
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  8. orange spy

    orange spy diddly squat

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    One answer is missing. A lot of 990/950 riders out there including me are waiting for a +- 800cc twin Adv :evil <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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  9. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    Gregor,

    How about adding an option à la:

    "Not buying the 1190 but hoping for a more off road capable 800-ish sized twin now!"

    I think there will be lots a few people that have been on the verge with the big singles being too small/vibey but a 950/990 being too heavy/complex/thirsty that will jump on this. Interesting alternative for those that don't like the 1190 for various reasons.

    Edit: Just like both posters before me replied while I was writing... :)
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  10. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Waiting for the SXS 1400ccm upgrade kit.

    :evil
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  11. 4corners14

    4corners14 Been here awhile

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    Finances not withstanding......I'd love to have the 1190R to be able to use the power on the street and have a second gravel road capable bike so my son can ride to and explore Alaska with me. I'm keeping the 990 for the foreseeable future (because I love it), and yes, I would also like to have the mythical 790R for those hilly trails and Jeep roads that I always have to wait for a riding partner to come back and help me pick up the 990 on. Baby head hills and heavily loaded ADV bikes don't always play well together. If they come up with the 790R....I might even sell the 650 Husaberg to get it.......Seems like an awful lot of day dreaming doesn't it? :lol3
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  12. SS in Vzla.

    SS in Vzla. Totally Normal? I'm not!

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    +1
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  13. EdGear

    EdGear Edventurer

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    +1 on the smaller Adventure, 690 single, 790 twin
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  14. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    This bike should appeal to the folks who spend so much effort trying to make their 950/990 more resemble a BMW. :dunno
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  15. Lobster

    Lobster Been here awhile

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    I could not have said it better. :clap

    Let's take a bike that has attitude and character that has been fighting the blah out of Germany and make it look more blah...

    Pass..
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  16. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    1190 ? when I first read that I thought it was going to be about a new Buell........darn it's not.
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  17. sakurama

    sakurama on an endless build

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    You can't edit the poll - or rather I can't edit a poll, so I've emailed admin to add the option of the mythical 800/700 v-twin to the poll. Not sure how long that would take but if it happens soon the numbers will even out.

    Gregor
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  18. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    It might as well be about a new Uly. :lol3
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  19. petesonhisway

    petesonhisway Been here awhile

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    What he said.
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  20. sakurama

    sakurama on an endless build

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    Gotta say, I expected the votes for the "Really? We need a poll about this" which is why I added it but I honestly underestimated the number of guys that are disappointed and would rather keep their 990's Really, truly didn't expect that.

    G
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