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Riding the devils sister
« on: March 25, 2019, 10:49:16 am »
So last week I had a lapse in judgement and bought a new 1290 SAR. F*ck me that thing is mental!  >:D Why did I wait so long? My old 2006 1200GS was a donkey compared to this.

Even the girlfriend was giggling while holding on for dear life.  :ricky:

An so my new farkling adventure begins..
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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2019, 10:52:00 am »
Here's a quick Pic




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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2019, 10:59:12 am »
Congrats and wish you many happy miles :)
 

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2019, 11:00:01 am »
enjoy!  :thumleft:

I've had mine for nearly 4 years now and it still puts a smile on my face every time I ride it  :deal:
 

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2019, 11:02:04 am »
My old 2006 1200GS was a donkey compared to this.


So you saying I am riding a donkey?!! ;)

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2019, 11:06:26 am »
Grats man! It certainly is the boss!!!

I put a bunch of mods on mine, and now I'm kinda feeling less is more haha It's so good stock or close to stock anyway!  More noise from the pipe, A UNIflter to sort the breathing out and maybe shorter gear setup if you feel like it and you're good.


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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2019, 11:13:12 am »
Nothing wrong with your judgment - enjoy 😉
 

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2019, 11:20:08 am »
The seat is the first thing to go, I have very little padding on my ass and it went numb after an hour in the saddle.

What are my options? KTM Ergo seat?
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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2019, 11:24:18 am »
My old 2006 1200GS was a donkey compared to this.

One man's donkey is another man's superbike... >:D :biggrin:

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2019, 11:37:23 am »
The seat is the first thing to go, I have very little padding on my ass and it went numb after an hour in the saddle.

What are my options? KTM Ergo seat?

Buy a DONKEY  :laughing4:

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2019, 11:40:56 am »
The seat is the first thing to go, I have very little padding on my ass and it went numb after an hour in the saddle.

What are my options? KTM Ergo seat?

Buy a DONKEY  :laughing4:

Jirre, who let the clowns out?  :laughing4:  :imaposer:

But I have to agree, the GS had a lekker seat. Maybe the new one on the 1290 will break in after a while?
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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2019, 11:46:15 am »

What are my options?

Stand up and throttle up! :biggrin:
 

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2019, 12:05:30 pm »
KTM Ergo seat :)

I have one... it's much better!

The seat is the first thing to go, I have very little padding on my ass and it went numb after an hour in the saddle.

What are my options? KTM Ergo seat?
 

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2019, 04:05:42 pm »
So last week I had a lapse in judgement and bought a new 1290 SAR. F*ck me that thing is mental!  >:D Why did I wait so long? My old 2006 1200GS was a donkey compared to this.

Even the girlfriend was giggling while holding on for dear life.  :ricky:

An so my new farkling adventure begins..

Congratulations with the new wheels! First mods you can do is definitely a proper bashplate if you are planning on going off road.  Enjoy the beast and have may safe kilometers. :thumleft:
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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #14 on: March 26, 2019, 11:26:44 am »
So last week I had a lapse in judgement and bought a new 1290 SAR. F*ck me that thing is mental!  >:D Why did I wait so long? My old 2006 1200GS was a donkey compared to this.

Even the girlfriend was giggling while holding on for dear life.  :ricky:

An so my new farkling adventure begins..

Congratulations with the new wheels! First mods you can do is definitely a proper bashplate if you are planning on going off road.  Enjoy the beast and have may safe kilometers. :thumleft:

Thanks! Did that last night.
I also ordered the ergo seat for me and the wife.
Going to replace the pipe as well.



Fitted pannier brackets and topbox.





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« Last Edit: March 26, 2019, 11:27:59 am by spyker »
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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2019, 02:46:42 pm »
Congratulations ,you will enjoy the ride. The seat is no problem. :ricky:
 

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2019, 08:15:01 am »
I need to find a solution to attach some padding to Touaretech Zega Pro top box. The wife likes to sit upright against the topbox but complains that it becomes uncomfortable after a while.

I'm certainly not paying R1400 for a piece of foam from Touratech.. https://shop.touratech.co.za/backrest-cushion-for-zega-pro-topcase.html

Any ideas out there?


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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2019, 08:25:53 am »

Even the girlfriend was giggling while holding on for dear life.  :ricky:


The wife likes to sit upright against the topbox but complains that it becomes uncomfortable after a while.


So, do I dare ask.......?

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #18 on: April 01, 2019, 08:27:29 am »

Even the girlfriend was giggling while holding on for dear life.  :ricky:




The wife likes to sit upright against the topbox but complains that it becomes uncomfortable after a while.


So, do I dare ask.......?

 :biggrin:

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Re: Riding the devils sister
« Reply #19 on: April 01, 2019, 10:34:49 am »
I need to find a solution to attach some padding to Touaretech Zega Pro top box. The wife likes to sit upright against the topbox but complains that it becomes uncomfortable after a while.

I'm certainly not paying R1400 for a piece of foam from Touratech.. https://shop.touratech.co.za/backrest-cushion-for-zega-pro-topcase.html

Any ideas out there?

Try Sondor they have branches all over, http://www.sondor.co.za/
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