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Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 871
Posted By kyns
The WRR is dual sport, they started making it...

The WRR is dual sport, they started making it 2008.

The WR 250/450F are enduro race bikes.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
I love changing oil. Did it often for the WRR...

I love changing oil. Did it often for the WRR too, every 800 km. Just can't justify 10 hour valve checks and 100 hour pistons for DS bikes.

You seem to be waiting for the 390 ADV from KTM,...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
You ride a DR 650. And you like the DR? You must...

You ride a DR 650. And you like the DR? You must like, cos you have one.

You do realize, the WRR is a better MODERN version of your DR???

-WRR and DR have same power to weight ratio.
-WRR is...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Instead of going full retard, ( unlike some here...

Instead of going full retard, ( unlike some here ) i'm gonna keep it scientific still and say that; i would rather take a KTM EXC four stroke RTW, than a cement mixer.


The KTM however would...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,269
Posted By kyns
Full Erzberg rodeo race, onboard video; Graham...

Full Erzberg rodeo race, onboard video; Graham Jarvis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk7dh01K4dQ
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 871
Posted By kyns
They are not that different really. Pretty...

They are not that different really.

Pretty much the only capable modern dual sports made at the moment.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 871
Posted By kyns
Yamaha WR250R or KTM 690 ER.

Yamaha WR250R or KTM 690 ER.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Hey thanks.:thumb The rules at Erzberg are very...

Hey thanks.:thumb The rules at Erzberg are very open, you can ride what ever you want. Many other great riders have competed there and were not forced to ride a lesser bike. Time will tell. But yeah...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Have not been at Erzberg, YET.

Have not been at Erzberg, YET.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Practise, practise, practise.

Practise, practise, practise.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
You don't need a trailer mate!

You don't need a trailer mate!
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
The shock is fine. The one's complaining, ain't...

The shock is fine. The one's complaining, ain't going fast enough. Period.

The way i rode around the rebound issue; i gave it some more gas. By the time the rebound was about to hit a bit, i had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By kyns
Nice. Thanks for sharing. Norway sure makes...

Nice. Thanks for sharing.

Norway sure makes rest of the scandinavia look bad.:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
The fire breathing 125 that i tested was stock....

The fire breathing 125 that i tested was stock. Sisters son had one few years ago, i let him take my 250 for a spin too.

I had a plated 125 KDX back in the day, the KDX is a cool bike but for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
I do not kid my love for the WR250R. The...

I do not kid my love for the WR250R.

The 125 is made in Europe, i think Spain or France, Minarelli engine if i remember correctly. It is a bit budget, but it's made for the EU 125 licence rules....
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Not an assumption.

Not an assumption.
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:32 AM
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Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
No, haven't had the pleasure yet to do the...

No, haven't had the pleasure yet to do the Erzberg. And my weapon of choice will be the WR250R for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
No, sorry but i'm gonna have to dissapoint you...

No, sorry but i'm gonna have to dissapoint you here now, the 3'rd gear wheelies are a 250 exclusive. Yeah.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Yeah, steel rims. Weighs about same as a WR250R. ...

Yeah, steel rims. Weighs about same as a WR250R.

15hp.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
May i suggest the mighty Yamaha WR125R? ...

May i suggest the mighty Yamaha WR125R?

http://cdn.yamaha-motor.eu/product_assets/2014/WR125R/950-75/2014-Yamaha-WR125R-EU-Sports-White-Studio-007.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
:jack Please stop! My belly... auch.:lol3 ...

:jack

Please stop! My belly... auch.:lol3


You hardcore bro. You being able to ride a WRR in to pieces... Aand there's a picture in the same post of a DR 650 without any damage. A DR!!:lol3...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
The 350 and 500 EXC advertised as DS in the US,...

The 350 and 500 EXC advertised as DS in the US, is sold as Enduro race bikes everywhere else.

You can plate any 250/350/450/500 EXC here, but they are race bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
The only DS bike KTM makes at the time is the 690...

The only DS bike KTM makes at the time is the 690 R.

If someone comes to this forum looking for a DS bike. Then the EXC line up is not the right choice.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Yeah. Just for the record, were the KTM...

Yeah.

Just for the record, were the KTM guys finishing behind you, callin your bike a grosery getter or sheep herding bike after the race?

:)
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
The biggest difference between the WRR and EXC...

The biggest difference between the WRR and EXC line up in the dirt is weight. And modified WRR is not far off. The power difference don't really matter in the dirt. All of them have enough power for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Sorry bro, but i think you are confusing me with...

Sorry bro, but i think you are confusing me with someone else here. Im one of the few here who; oozes pure factual itnes.

The thing is, there's really not much difference between a KTM 350/450...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 208,150
Posted By kyns
KTM is supposedly going to make DS/Enduro or ADV...

KTM is supposedly going to make DS/Enduro or ADV version of the 390 Duke.

Why they never made the 690 ADV, BEATS me.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Dunno. Like i said, no switches on the WRRs. Do...

Dunno. Like i said, no switches on the WRRs. Do try to keep up.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Describing your worn out, in need of another...

Describing your worn out, in need of another rebuild 530+ ?? :ear

Oh well after some 3000 bucks youll be pulling lids off again. Hang in there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
No noob switches on WRRs. Only full power...

No noob switches on WRRs. Only full power mode.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Nothing wrong with it. Just the way it is....

Nothing wrong with it. Just the way it is. Battery is good and the stator charges. Not whining or complaining. KTM design. I don't mind kicking it, starts on first kick.

Really doesn't take much...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Mine is 2 stroke, the little stator can't keep...

Mine is 2 stroke, the little stator can't keep the battery loaded. I need to charge it between rides and even then i usually get about 3 e starts per ride and then it's kicker only.

I am...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Mine did 150 kph gps, on gravel. That's about 93...

Mine did 150 kph gps, on gravel. That's about 93 mph.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Yeah the new KTM's, including my 2011 has the "e"...

Yeah the new KTM's, including my 2011 has the "e" start. But compared to WRR's e start, the one on my KTM barely ever has enough juice to actually start the bike. Another thing where the WRR shines.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Firstly: If you remove the kicker of a KTM... How...

Firstly: If you remove the kicker of a KTM... How you planning on starting it? Push start every time?

Secondly: Where do you get this 26hp from? My WRR dynoed 31 hp. When the dyno guy went for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
..."and weighs a lot more"... Come oon. ...

..."and weighs a lot more"...

Come oon.

WRR is NOT 300 pound bike!! WRR is 128 kg dry, an EXC 500 is 114 kg dry. And it is very easy to remove lot of crap off of a WRR.
A well prepped WRR...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Have you still been able to find some courage to...

Have you still been able to find some courage to actually test one of these fire breathing 3'd gear power wheeling widow makers that is a WRR??

Or you still talking BS?

Never mind. You...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 286,692
Posted By kyns
1,6 million car, world wide recall enough for...

1,6 million car, world wide recall enough for ya?:lol3

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct-shift_gearbox#World_wide_recall
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8,426
Views: 357,508
Posted By kyns
Niceeeeeeee!!! Droooooool. ...

Niceeeeeeee!!!


Droooooool.

:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb



Why no WRR conversion... Would simply be too bad ass.
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