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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #40 on: November 06, 2012, 10:50:04 am »
I was secretly hoping the test reports for the 1190R would say it is a piece of shite ;D
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #41 on: November 06, 2012, 11:18:31 am »
Tell you what, 150HP is going to surprise a few superbikes  :mwink:
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #42 on: November 06, 2012, 11:56:42 am »
Agreed!
95hp and TKC80's suprise a couple of superbikes quite frequently.
Oh yeah, and no windscreen  :ricky:
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #43 on: November 07, 2012, 02:07:20 pm »
Tell you what, 150HP is going to surprise a few superbikes  :mwink:

Problem is the gearing, unless the new KTM is totally geared for on-road use, the close ratio box need too many shifts, and thus time lost. It also has to be able to rev as high as the superbikes to make power where it matters on the street.
Beware of starting to sound like GS1200 riders. :pot:
Of course, in certain situations of revs and roll-ons, a superbike will be surprised by this 150bhp monster. It still is a lot of power.
 

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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #44 on: November 07, 2012, 02:16:08 pm »
Problem is the gearing, unless the new KTM is totally geared for on-road use, the close ratio box need too many shifts, and thus time lost. It also has to be able to rev as high as the superbikes to make power where it matters on the street.
Beware of starting to sound like GS1200 riders. :pot:
Of course, in certain situations of revs and roll-ons, a superbike will be surprised by this 150bhp monster. It still is a lot of power.

So KTM1190 gets compared compared with superbikes ....not other D/S bikes.    :pot:
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #45 on: November 07, 2012, 02:20:37 pm »
Problem is the gearing, unless the new KTM is totally geared for on-road use, the close ratio box need too many shifts, and thus time lost. It also has to be able to rev as high as the superbikes to make power where it matters on the street.
Beware of starting to sound like GS1200 riders. :pot:
Of course, in certain situations of revs and roll-ons, a superbike will be surprised by this 150bhp monster. It still is a lot of power.

So KTM1190 gets compared compared with superbikes ....not other D/S bikes.    :pot:

They are already trying to compare with a superbike :imaposer:, the 1190 will possibly still only just do over 200KMPH. Then the superbike only comes alive.
 

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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #46 on: November 07, 2012, 06:17:38 pm »
We talking 0 - 100km/h........jy sal kak pappie...... >:D
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #47 on: November 07, 2012, 07:05:13 pm »
I don't have money ... but can I have ride ... pretty please

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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #48 on: November 07, 2012, 07:30:23 pm »
We me wants a 'R' with TKC's on - but I guess it'll rip em knobby's right off on the first slide eeek - considering ordering but man how does one use 148HP on the dirt anyway? I rarely use my existing ±110HP on the 990 Adv....except for this ride....

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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #49 on: November 07, 2012, 08:52:45 pm »
No question 150hp is excessive, and certainly smacks of the Hyabusa selling point; but that's merely a max power output, which means little to f-all for off-roading.

What it means to me is the same power & torque as the less powerful bikes, just at lower revs  :ricky:

What you actually feel is low down revs torque. If you want to do 200km per hour, get a road superbike.
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #50 on: November 07, 2012, 08:58:09 pm »
We me wants a 'R' with TKC's on - but I guess it'll rip em knobby's right off on the first slide eeek - considering ordering but man how does one use 148HP on the dirt anyway? I rarely use my existing 110HP on the 990 Adv....except for this ride...



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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #51 on: November 07, 2012, 09:04:14 pm »
200KMPH/125MPH.
 

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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #52 on: November 08, 2012, 10:21:18 am »
What bothers me, if you look at the development team.

They are all:

Herr Blah Blah, R&D blah blah, street

Keep in mind at KTM, Street means roadworthy as opposed to Enduro or Motocross...
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #53 on: November 08, 2012, 10:24:43 am »

Ok eerstens ek het lank hier oor gedink voor ek iets gepost het. Ek het al 2SD se posts gelees en besluit ek is maar versigtig om hom te quote. Gaan check maar op, het nog noit nie :deal:

Maar die keer moes ek


200KMPH/125MPH.



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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #54 on: November 08, 2012, 10:39:43 am »
What bothers me, if you look at the development team.

They are all:

Herr Blah Blah, R&D blah blah, street

Keep in mind at KTM, Street means roadworthy as opposed to Enduro or Motocross...

My bad...I thought street meant:

1190 RC8 R Track



and the SuperDuke



Compare the SuperDuke frame to the new Adventure  :mwink:
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #55 on: November 08, 2012, 02:02:00 pm »
200KMPH/125MPH.

ooops ja sooooory - tx for pointing that out lol, have changed it...
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #56 on: November 08, 2012, 03:42:33 pm »
200KMPH/125MPH.

ooops ja sooooory - tx for pointing that out lol, have changed it...

Still frighteningly fast on tar, let alone gravel.
 

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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #57 on: November 08, 2012, 03:53:27 pm »
I stand under corection but i hear the R's suspension the same as the present Adventure?
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #58 on: November 08, 2012, 03:59:43 pm »
I stand under corection but i hear the R's suspension the same as the present Adventure?
The current R? I believe the 2009 R is much higher. I believe you mean the new 1190 R. I think the are the same ....
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Re: KTM 1190 Magazine write up's
« Reply #59 on: November 08, 2012, 04:50:15 pm »
What bothers me, if you look at the development team.

They are all:

Herr Blah Blah, R&D blah blah, street

Keep in mind at KTM, Street means roadworthy as opposed to Enduro or Motocross...

+1
That's exactly what KTM means by 'Street'.  So Street also = 990 Adventure R