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Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:06 AM
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Posted By deersSlayer
Nice seat. Renazco?

Nice seat. Renazco?
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 271,734
Posted By deersSlayer
For any soft bags before a trip: - put on a...

For any soft bags before a trip:
- put on a layer of blue painters tape where bag touches bodywork. Layer it right and it later pulls off in one sheet.
- put a layer of duct tape over the painters....
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Who has the other one? Mine gets its first...

Who has the other one?

Mine gets its first service (1K km) on Tuesday. Already had the shift shaft recall done.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
Bought it all from KTMtwins, except the Perun...

Bought it all from KTMtwins, except the Perun tank bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22,261
Views: 2,724,439
Posted By deersSlayer
Safari gas tank: How is the riding position...

Safari gas tank:

How is the riding position with the tank? Does it make the bike feel much wider?

Do you still have to fill the stock KTM tank separately? Does the Safari tank have a fuel...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 271,734
Posted By deersSlayer
KTM 690 Enduro owners: Which Reckless system?

<edit> ** edit ** I ordered the Reckless 80.

I will order *very soon* a Reckless System for my 2015 KTM 690 Enduro R.

Will the Reckless 80 fit comfortably? I won't be doing any serious...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Yamaha integrated (access by existing menu...

Yamaha integrated (access by existing menu buttons) heated grips are available as an accessory.

You're SoL on factory cruise. It's a light sport-sport-tourer, not a sport-tourer-tourer. Stay on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
Does installing the Wings slip-on require cutting...

Does installing the Wings slip-on require cutting the stock exhaust?
Anyone have a link for online instructions for installing a Wings slip-on?

I'll do it eventually. But I've only had my 2015 6...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Lots of discussion on the FJ-09 forum about Givi...

Lots of discussion on the FJ-09 forum about Givi and other hard luggage.
Forum has search functionality, and nearly 950 members.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
Three words: in my garage.

Finally picked up my 2015 690. The 2 new bikes:

http://i.imgur.com/osGpxCP.jpg

The red one is a 2015 FJ-09, with the hand guards, pillion grab bars, and luggage side bars all removed....
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,561,283
Posted By deersSlayer
Did you read that yesterday? :evil

Did you read that yesterday? :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
For 2015 FJ-09, FZ6R, Super Tenere, and R6.

For 2015 FJ-09, FZ6R, Super Tenere, and R6.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
Our winter has been a little colder than usual....

Our winter has been a little colder than usual. Our outdoor 5 mile long skating rink (Rideau Canal Skateway) set a record of 59 consecutive days open.

I usually don't start riding until April...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
I plan to get a wings pipe, but not for sound....

I plan to get a wings pipe, but not for sound. I'd like to avoid the SUPER HOT stock muffler, and less weight is always good.

I already bought a few farkles: windscreen, little rack, sprocket...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Not quite a real dirt bike, but close: I pick up...

Not quite a real dirt bike, but close: I pick up my KTM 690 Enduro R in a week.
Probably won't do any serious offroad, but lots of real gravel roads. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
BWAhahahahaha! There is nothing dual sport about...

BWAhahahahaha! There is nothing dual sport about the FJ-09. It does have silly hand guards, but that's it. If anything it is the standard UJM with upright riding position, but with some wind...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
I put my deposit down in October, when my dealer...

I put my deposit down in October, when my dealer was told December delivery.
In December KTM told my dealer January. In January KTM told my dealer March.

Dealer got my bike 2 days ago, 1 day...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,561,283
Posted By deersSlayer
Groan! Great follow-up....

Groan! Great follow-up....
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,572
Views: 417,513
Posted By deersSlayer
Don't go by height, go by inseam. I'm 5' 7", with...

Don't go by height, go by inseam. I'm 5' 7", with 30" inseam (170 cm, 76 cm inseam.) I can get both toes down, but my ankles are less bent than webbiker's. I'll need to be careful where I stop, keep...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,572
Views: 417,513
Posted By deersSlayer
35.8 unladen. I've not measured one, but if is...

35.8 unladen. I've not measured one, but if is was 38 I couldn't sit on it!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 791,101
Posted By deersSlayer
Mid October, but I'm in Canada. Today we have...

Mid October, but I'm in Canada. Today we have freezing rain, tonight/tomorrow we get more snow. :(:
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
I'm an hour East of the Calabogie track. Maybe I...

I'm an hour East of the Calabogie track. Maybe I should keep my Street Triple R ('09, 50K km) as a track bike, it still has cosmetic scars from my 2nd deer attack...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 791,101
Posted By deersSlayer
Perun wins, 7 days to ship to Canada. And...

Perun wins, 7 days to ship to Canada. And inexpensive enough that Canada Post didn't bother to charge duty or HST (combined provincial & federal sales tax.)

Now where's my 2015 KTM 690? :ddog
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
How far upstate NY? Bring it up to the Calabogie...

How far upstate NY? Bring it up to the Calabogie track in Ontario.

Bike 'clicking': That makes more sense than just saying you're used to 170+ HP. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
'Could' be the issue?? If you want a 170+ HP...

'Could' be the issue?? If you want a 170+ HP bike, why are you testing a 115 HP bike? :huh That's like testing a KLR650 on a motocross track and complaining that it can't do double jumps...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
A respected ECU tuner in the Seattle area is...

A respected ECU tuner in the Seattle area is working on it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
There's a video on their website showing tire...

There's a video on their website showing tire spray with and without that hugger. Much, much less spray with it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Is sales tax the same rate throughout Australia? ...

Is sales tax the same rate throughout Australia?

In the United States/Canada it varies by state/province.
In Canada it varies from 5% up to 15%. A difference of +10% is pretty big to hide in OTD...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Do all Americans know the sales tax rate for all...

Do all Americans know the sales tax rate for all of the other states? :huh
(OK maybe not all Americans, Chris618 got it right! :thumb)

If you want to compare, just list the bike price (including...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
I would like to see another review once you've...

I would like to see another review once you've added more mileage.

In North America they come with more aggressive knobbies. I'll be riding about: 80% paved, 19% gravel road, less than 1% 'off...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,985
Posted By deersSlayer
What tires are on it?

What tires are on it?
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 791,101
Posted By deersSlayer
I just ordered the Perun subframe (tank)...

I just ordered the Perun subframe (tank) reinforcement kit. Not sure which will arrive (Ottawa, Canada) first, that kit or my 2015 690. :hmmmmm
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Puddles?

Puddles?
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 1,678,359
Posted By deersSlayer
Nice! Which skid plate is that? When did the...

Nice! Which skid plate is that?
When did the bike arrive?

Here in Ottawa I was originally told Dec delivery, then Jan, now March.
Cold winter here this year, so likely no riding until April....
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
I plan to use mine for a two week 6,300 km ride...

I plan to use mine for a two week 6,300 km ride this May. I did many such trips on my Street Triple R. Also 30" inseam (+1" in riding boots.)

Back Roads. Period.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
No. In this thread you see the bike with the...

No. In this thread you see the bike with the guards off and guard-bar still on, then with the guard-bars off too, and finally with inexpensive aluminum bar-end weights added. I may get heavier black...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
No hand guards? That's the only part of the FJ-09...

No hand guards? That's the only part of the FJ-09 that says adventure bike.

I haven't yet ridden my FJ-09 (COLD winter in Ottawa, Canada!), but I've already removed the hand guards. Reports are...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
KTM 690 Enduro has 11" ground clearance unladen,...

KTM 690 Enduro has 11" ground clearance unladen, figure about 7.5" laden.
FJ-09 has 5.5" unladen, so only about 4" laden.

I'll take my FJ-09 on well groomed gravel roads (washboard OK, but not...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Just speed.

Just speed.
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 437,530
Posted By deersSlayer
Decent explanation and how-to here: ...

Decent explanation and how-to here:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Adventure/Blog/cAwZHo/How-To-Setting-Suspension-Sag

The Yamaha Owner's Guide shows how to adjust the preload front and back. I...
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