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Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20,648
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Posted By ktmmitch
Are you sure youve taken both the front M6 screws...

Are you sure youve taken both the front M6 screws out so it can go forward and up, we've done loads of these with no problems when fitting our Evo2 Tank Kits
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 239,116
Posted By ktmmitch
Crash bars

We will have some specially designed crash bars to suit our Evo2 tank kits available next month, they will also work with our Enduro and rally engine guards and adv fairing kits
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11,244
Views: 782,229
Posted By ktmmitch
Cordoba bivouac

Good morning avids, it's 3-30 am here in the bivvy on Dakar and have been working on our LC450 for inmate Carl Hagenblad until 2am trying to cure a slight misfire, which we did.
I then decided that...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 22,353
Posted By ktmmitch
Day/Night 1

Just a quick note from my I phone on 3G as I can't send jenny any of today's pics until we get on the road today to Day 2 bivvy
It's 3am in the night/morning and I'm in the dining hall at the bivvy...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11,244
Views: 782,229
Posted By ktmmitch
Tyregate

HRC service truck on side of road at km480 with rear wheels out, ready for Helder?????

Very hot 36c and dead flat 500km blacktop to finish

47km to bivvy, in garage filling up truck with motos
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11,244
Views: 782,229
Posted By ktmmitch
Tyres

Helders Metzeler was fooked in fuel stop, Gonks Michelin Desert looked like new, we awe driving to Cordoba bivouac now and expect to see Helder having a roadside wheelchange, no way can they risk...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 22,353
Posted By ktmmitch
Carl

Carl is probably wondering if he will get an oil change before rest day!!
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Dakar day

Yesterday was fairly quiet inside the bivvy, only Mikael Berglund and the 4 Turkish guys to get scrutineered, we had a tidy up and packed the Memo Tours pick up ready for Day 1, had the Assistance...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Spares in the paddock

The fault on anders bike was the o ring that seals in the body, which had a nick in it, don't know what caused it but we had a spare injector and o rings on the LC450, along with spare fuel pump,...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Definitely switched traction control, from the...

Definitely switched traction control, from the bars, I spoke to the technician from HRC in the paddock working on the bike, there is a pick up on the front wheel also.
Happy new year from the team...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20,648
Views: 2,423,675
Posted By ktmmitch
Only the 08 Enduro had a 56mm thread on the shock...

Only the 08 Enduro had a 56mm thread on the shock body, all other years are 54mm thread.
We decided against the Hard Parts Manual Adjuster for 2 reasons, the first was you would have to hacksaw down...
Forum: Racing 12-28-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Where's the LC4-50 Team Shirts, dont tell me the...

Where's the LC4-50 Team Shirts, dont tell me the Medium was a bit tight..
We need you fully kitted as our Swede/Aussie controller in the webosphere
Forum: Racing 12-28-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Also, very undecided on which snyltkasa(swedish...

Also, very undecided on which snyltkasa(swedish collapsible drinking mug) to take, KTM orange or Swedish Yellow...........decisions, decisions..
...
Forum: Racing 12-28-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Dakar Packing??

I'm packing today for the long trip to BA for Dakar with Swedish rider Carl on our LC4-50,aka Hagenblad on ADV, and wondering what he'll need in the bumbag for the Marathon stages......................
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20,648
Views: 2,423,675
Posted By ktmmitch
2008 has a 2mm larger diameter thread on the...

2008 has a 2mm larger diameter thread on the shock body
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20,648
Views: 2,423,675
Posted By ktmmitch
As you say, if it did fit the 690 it would be in...

As you say, if it did fit the 690 it would be in the hard parts catalogue, bit it does not, so it is'nt.
I doubt KTM would make one specific for the 690 because of the limited customers,compared to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20,648
Views: 2,423,675
Posted By ktmmitch
Does not fit 690

Does not fit 690
Forum: Racing 12-23-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By ktmmitch
Dakar 2015

I will be flying out on the 30th from Madrid with all the Torque Racing riders and will be wrenching for our LC4-50 with Carl Hagenblad on board.
I will be sending daily updates to Jenny (aka J-Mo)...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 20,648
Views: 2,423,675
Posted By ktmmitch
Our piston will work with 98 Ron unleaded fuel

Our piston will work with 98 Ron unleaded fuel
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 45,857
Posted By ktmmitch
Honda CB500X EVO

http://http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/uu281/ktmmitch111/Honda%20CB500X/imagejpg8_zps1b6f2e71.jpg
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 40,625
Posted By ktmmitch
We haven't tried them yet, but will do ASAP

We haven't tried them yet, but will do ASAP
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 40,625
Posted By ktmmitch
Handover of test mule

The finished project Honda CB500X is now ready for testing while we're away in South America on Dakar, so it will be interesting to see how it performs on the new 17" & 19" spoked wheels, along...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 40,625
Posted By ktmmitch
Going as quick as I can, after Xmas day I have 3...

Going as quick as I can, after Xmas day I have 3 days before flying to Buenos Aries for Dakar 2015 with the LC4-50, so Jenny will be taking charge of this project until I return 20th Jan.
It will be...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 40,625
Posted By ktmmitch
Sunday morning fork session

Before Jenny collects the CB500X, farkled-up for Xmas with the Talon spoked wheels, DEP silencer, alloy engine guard and soft luggage rack, the final job was to fit our extended damper rods and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 42,059
Posted By ktmmitch
No, it just has a protective plastic cover on...

No, it just has a protective plastic cover on from the factory for shipping
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,549
Views: 1,053,650
Posted By ktmmitch
This one????????????? ...

This one?????????????

http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/uu281/ktmmitch111/Honda%20CB500X/Misc%20Accessories/P1020451_zps9c9c6a33.jpg


Would like to post full picture, but complete bike will...
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 40,625
Posted By ktmmitch
Saturday in the Fab Shop

After Jenny's visit yesterday to check on the general progress and view the bike with most of the production parts fitted, apart from the fork extension kit(which is Sunday's job), we decided on a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 42,059
Posted By ktmmitch
2015 pictures

Checked out the new 2015 KTM 690 Enduro at the KTM Centre in Hemel Hempstead today, everything looks the same as the previous 2014 model.
We hope to get a new bike in when we return from Dakar to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 42,059
Posted By ktmmitch
2015 KTM 690 Enduro

We, here at Rally-Raid Products, in the UK have a 2015 KTM 690 Enduro that we will be using at the weekend to check for any changes that might affect our aftermarket parts fitting.
Will post...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
We'll check Carl's GPS at the end of Dakar to see...

We'll check Carl's GPS at the end of Dakar to see what sort of speeds the lightweight Swede gets our LC4-50 up to, but until then here is the bike full-chat on the dyno as part of our Dakar build-up,...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Troy Safari Carpenter's Xmas Swag

So Troy can F5ollow Team LC4-50, and his Swedish rider Carl Hagenblad, we thought it only correct that he is fully kitted out whilst sitting in F5ront of his computer during Dakar 2015.

It will be...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
I discussed power with Stefan, from KTM Rally, at...

I discussed power with Stefan, from KTM Rally, at Le Havre when we were going through scrutineering with our LC4-50(the complete polar opposite to a 450RFR), and he confirmed they were getting 70hp...
Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Darts

Here is the original from the TV programme:

LINK...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Old Africa Dakar

Could'nt help when seeing the videos of the young hot shots on the latest Dakar bikes "whipping" it wondering what they would do on the old tanks with all the fuel that was needed............
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Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 40,625
Posted By ktmmitch
Rear Racks

As Jenny says, we will probably go for a "standard" rear rack, similar to what we make for the KTM 690 Enduro, to carry light parts, like a Kriega 5 or similar.
Then we would make another larger...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 179,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Coma on the slide

One of our Rally-Raid Products guys is at a flat track meeting outside Barcelona, and guess who turned up for a spin around the track.
Good last-minute practice for Dakar, he should be really quick...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-10-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,085,920
Posted By ktmmitch
Scotts Damper Mount

Details here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25680881&postcount=29
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,116
Posted By ktmmitch
Scotts Damper Mount

We have our own design of under-bar mount to suit the Tiger 800 and 800Xc models, to work with Scotts/Ohlins Damper.

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/image/cache/data/RRP385-500x500.jpg

Link...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20,648
Views: 2,423,675
Posted By ktmmitch
2013 on have different clutch lever to earlier...

2013 on have different clutch lever to earlier models
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-10-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,085,920
Posted By ktmmitch
Used a Scotts/Ohlin Damper on my 800XC this year...

Used a Scotts/Ohlin Damper on my 800XC this year in Sardinia and Tunisia for the off-road sections.It just keeps things less "nervous" when on the rocky trails, I tend to back it off in sand an mud..
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