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Frontwheel21 10-07-2012 10:52 AM

KTM 690 Adventure EVO2 Kit
 
Hi Guys,
I am looking forward to the new Rally Raid KTM 690 Adventure EVO2 Kit. It looks sooooooooo stylish! :super

But it is expensive and actually I don’t really need it for rallye racing or round the world trips. However, I think I want to have it. Can you guys please help me with the decision. What main advantages can I expect from this kit?

- twin headlight -> better than standard?
- additional fuel tanks -> put weight on front wheel and reduce headshake at high speeds?
- much better wind protection -> less turbulence, reduced headshake?
- kilometer range of 500 +?

Thanks in advance!



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SigPig 10-07-2012 02:53 PM

That's pretty sick. I wonder if it works on SMC as well.

ktmmitch 10-09-2012 12:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SigPig (Post 19768250)
That's pretty sick. I wonder if it works on SMC as well.

Yes,it will

www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk

WillDieSoon 10-09-2012 02:21 PM

Any word on when they are going to be available as I am seriously considering?

SigPig 10-09-2012 05:47 PM

ballpark
 
What's the price range on this going to be?

ramjet 10-26-2012 08:14 PM

How's them tanks coming along? Got a birthday comin' up. :D

modeselector 10-26-2012 10:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ramjet (Post 19909333)
How's them tanks coming along? Got a birthday comin' up. :D

And Christmas...:ear

Question - any issue using the KTM radiator guards with the EVO2 kit?

ktmmitch 10-27-2012 12:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by modeselector (Post 19909870)
And Christmas...:ear

Question - any issue using the KTM radiator guards with the EVO2 kit?

The EVO2 Tank & Fairing Kits are designed to work with our RR Rad Guards,not sure about KTM ones.
We are doing final sampling of the tanks this week,hopefully.It has taken somewhat longer than originally anticipated,mainly due to the fact we wanted one design of tank to fit the 2012 bike,and the earlier models(the frames were found to be slightly different when we laser-scanned them)and also to be able to retro-fit the new tanks,fairings sides and twin headlight onto existing older kits,so that all our customers with the previous kits have the chance to upgrade to the new style kit without having to buy the whole kits again.
The EVO2 tank kit will be the same as our older style 2012 kit at 630 plus VAT(if in EU)
EVO2 Adventure Fairing Kit with new twin headlight will be 876 plus VAT(if in EU)
We expect the upgade kits for the tanks to be about 300,Fairing panels with twin headlight 340 approx

ramjet 10-28-2012 07:27 AM

It seems like you're taking the time to work it out and get it right. That's great. Looking forward to the launch date. When it comes to upgrades for this bike-pipes, wheels, now this, it only seems to know two words: "Fifteen hundred". ($US). :lol3

modeselector 10-28-2012 11:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ramjet (Post 19916725)
It seems like you're taking the time to work it out and get it right. That's great. Looking forward to the launch date. When it comes to upgrades for this bike-pipes, wheels, now this, it only seems to know two words: "Fifteen hundred". ($US). :lol3

May we all hope for a weaker Pound in the coming months :getiton

LukasM 10-28-2012 05:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by modeselector (Post 19918150)
May we all hope for a weaker Euro in the coming months :getiton

I guess not everybody knows that the UK uses pounds / / GBP and not Euros, and that the 2 are not closely linked either.... :deal

modeselector 10-28-2012 06:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LukasM (Post 19920183)
I guess not everybody knows that the UK uses pounds / / GBP and not Euros, and that the 2 are not closely linked either.... :deal

Thanks for the correction smart ass!

LukasM 10-28-2012 06:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by modeselector (Post 19920569)
Thanks for the correction smart ass!

:rofl

Unfortunately the pound has been getting stronger actuallly...

But the tanks are really not that expensive if you get them from RRP Uk direct, in fact you will pay less than customers from the UK or Europe because you don't have to pay VAT, we do.

So it's not all bad. :D

ktmmitch 10-30-2012 12:24 PM

Tooling complete
 
Today,we finished CNC machining the last half of the rotational mould for the right-hand EVO 2 tank
http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/u...2/IMG_0244.jpghttp://i656.photobucket.com/albums/u...2/IMG_0246.jpg

ktmmitch 10-30-2012 12:31 PM

Plastic parts complete
 
http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/u...2/IMG_0249.jpgThis is a first for us for the new EVO 2 Adventure Kit.We have designed and manufactured,in house,a plastic injection moulded fairing clip.
The idea behind this is that in the event of a fall,instead of the previous design of stainless-steel bracket not breaking,and then possibly pulling out the moulded-in brass threaded inserts from the fuel tank,this plastic bracket should fracture and can be replaced easily without any further damage to the tanks.
Our second generation Adventure kit will have many improvements,based on feedback we receive from our race testing,and also from our customers,on their extensive trips.


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