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Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 40,002
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
American designs rock

Personalized tank
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22,391
Views: 2,752,327
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
[QUOTE=Lortdadu;26218550] And I already checked...

[QUOTE=Lortdadu;26218550] And I already checked out Tumbleweed's seat lock, I'm a little tempted by the seat lock, but there's no info on how it's installed or how it works. I suppose I should email...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,099
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Www.tumbleweedadv.com KTM 690 Enduro...

Www.tumbleweedadv.com

KTM 690 Enduro specific add-ons
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 47,884
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
2014 Spring Laurel Fork "Back To Its Roots" or "Rampfestapalooza"

Http://youtu.be/IFUkH5ZrleM


Day one ride begins...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 47,884
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
'Wilbur's been with us 237,000 miles. He is a...

'Wilbur's been with us 237,000 miles. He is a good workhorse.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/28/syjumuse.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/28/yqe3y5ag.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 47,884
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/28/y8ujehyg.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/28/y8ujehyg.jpg

Thanks for putting on a great meet! We enjoyed getting to know y'all. Way to welcome the westerners....
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Tumbleweed ADV offers fresh solutions for KTM 690 R riders

The Gila...the Wild Burro...the Meerkat...
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Were you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 797,595
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
More updated fab pix of...

More updated fab pix of Gila...http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/17/u8e2yhaz.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/17/4a9abugy.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 797,595
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Update on fabrication. All tubing terminations...

Update on fabrication. All tubing terminations are now butt welded using stainless steel brackets. Width if rack designed for ease of use with soft luggage.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 1,690,998
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
An alternative choice

Check out this solution for tank/rack system for 690 Enduro . Carries fuel, rotopak, soft luggage, etc. System includes rack and tank. Adds 5.7 liters range. Can carry the KTM tail bag...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
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http://imageshack.com/a/img69/103/0zb3.jpg
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
http://advrider.com/forums/<a...

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Forum: Vendors 12-12-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
http://advrider.com/forums/<a...

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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-07-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 64,210
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Yikes 75 degree difference today! Should be...

Yikes 75 degree difference today! Should be nice::D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-06-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 64,210
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Laugh Sounds like fun

Visiting folks in Florida for Christmas and plan to stick around for rally!
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22,391
Views: 2,752,327
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
I've had this happen at least 6 times don't know...

I've had this happen at least 6 times don't know why? But always when low on fuel! (seems like sucking air) usually just turn key off coast for a while then start and it's just fine. Took it to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 797,595
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Thanks for the vote of confidence

So what you saw was our first prototype, and many issues are being addressed
The tube ends will be terminated in solid 1/8" 304 stainless rather than pinched
The top rack although narrow is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Increase your range

If you want to actually go somewhere like adventure travel look into this
www.tumbleweedadv.com
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 78,172
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Tumbleweed ADV appreciates the warm reception given by the KTM community!

Tumbleweed ADV thanks vendors and riders for their support of our new Gila tank prototype designed for the 690 Enduro. The introduction of our first product which is innovative, unique, functional,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 78,172
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Tumbleweed ADV introduces new products this weekend for 690 Enduro!

Add Venture with Tumbleweed ADV
* apologies if pix are rotated wrong. 'Postimage' is playing games tonight
http://postimg.org/gallery/9uimt5ok/

Rain won't dampen spirits in Steamboat this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Time changes everything

How come when I was 16 my Vespa 125 was my adventure bike driving all the cutest girls home from high school. Then in my 20's the Honda 350 scrambler became my adventure bike to and fro my job. Then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
What most people need

Throw a set of Michelin Anakee 3 tires on that mid weight bike along with a skidplate and you have a bike that is more capable than most people use their dirt bikes for.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
I don't hear anybody saying on this thread that...

I don't hear anybody saying on this thread that they want a 1400 bigger bike. They want a smaller, smoother bike.

Here is a quote I read today from Noah RTW thread in Ride Reports....

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
I find that FI is not much of a failure item, but...

I find that FI is not much of a failure item, but seems to allow consistent running conditions in all environments. The two 640's shook themselves apart
On the Alcan 5000 " the engines blue up" but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
@ADV Grifter: for the most part I agree with...

@ADV Grifter: for the most part I agree with what you say about larger adv bikes. I just recently completed the Great Divide ride (2200 miles in 6 days) with 2 friends on 990s---with me on my GSA...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
comfort is easier than loosing weighthttp://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/icon10.gif

My goal is to get that 690 of mine as comfortable as possible to get down the
slab, so when I get to the real part of the ride "the trails" I'm not exhausted
and still have a 300 pound bike with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
The 'ADVENTURE' bike marketing trend is saving...

The 'ADVENTURE' bike marketing trend is saving the motorcycle and the hard parts manufacturers.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Looked em up! Just what I need, took a ride over...

Looked em up! Just what I need, took a ride over the cascades to the BMW rally last week averaging 70+ mph and would like more wind protection at speed. Plus they offer some lighting upgrades. Next...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
I like the look of TrailGoat's fairing. Do you...

I like the look of TrailGoat's fairing. Do you know what kind it is?



Regarding the 500 series, the 690 has a counter balancer that makes it incredibly smooth for a thumper. This is a major...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Great feedback!

All great comments above! :clap

There is no doubt that nothing can beat the 1200cc on super slab. So how do we get that 690 to feel MORE like that 1200cc on the road? We already know it's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,752
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Are Adventure Bikes Heading in 2 different directions?

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Large adventure bikes....small adventure bikes...all share theme: adventure.

Are adventure bikes 1000+...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 1,690,998
Posted By Tumbleweed ADV
Transforming my 690 Enduro into a comfortable back country touring bike

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