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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17,343
Views: 1,816,660
Posted By webbiker
Anyone else have used oil that looks like this...

Anyone else have used oil that looks like this (light brown stripes)? If so did you do something about it and what?
In other words did you find the cause, did something about it, or left it alone?
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Recently finished a +2000 km 3 day ride with the...

Recently finished a +2000 km 3 day ride with the 2014. Mostly asphalt, but the bike performed perfectly fine as a tourer too.

Some pics of the trip ->...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By webbiker
The 4 seas ride

The problem
There was a desperate need for a proper longer ride that would take me and my friends far away from the familiar roads. The problem was that due to my line of work I'm not able to have a...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 90,649
Posted By webbiker
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fed7sGRjD80/U6u-XkfsCaI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fed7sGRjD80/U6u-XkfsCaI/AAAAAAAACh8/56nB-ZPAyks/s1600/blog_photo_ff2.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 1,197,389
Posted By webbiker
Tried white upper plastics using vinyl wrap. I...

Tried white upper plastics using vinyl wrap. I like the look from a distance but my workmanship doesn't really hold up under closer inspection.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
My personal record is 223 km (or 138 miles)...

My personal record is 223 km (or 138 miles) before the reserve light comes on.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Me too. I was starting to think it's me or my...

Me too. I was starting to think it's me or my boots or something, but it seems it really is the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 1,197,389
Posted By webbiker
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-zWTJxC0E8mw/U32-XXm8JaI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-zWTJxC0E8mw/U32-XXm8JaI/AAAAAAAACXA/8dl4HcXuJiE/s1600/blog_photo_1000.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By webbiker
Look here ...

Look here

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=951460

Results
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/22421767/690_survey.pdf
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 586,976
Posted By webbiker
KTM 690 luggage & rack thread

I like it. Looks like my Nomadic rack, but with better & more strapping options.

No that you have that done, how about some Wolfman style ( the ones that you can't buy anymore) compact side racks?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 1,197,389
Posted By webbiker
What I wouldn't give to have scenery like that to...

What I wouldn't give to have scenery like that to ride in!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 3,068,094
Posted By webbiker
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-LNw6wIY4zK0/U1Ollm9bSZI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-LNw6wIY4zK0/U1Ollm9bSZI/AAAAAAAACSE/AJSpaefiNCg/s1600/forest_2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 1,197,389
Posted By webbiker
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lnb-Y4kbX-8/U1OlllrCZXI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lnb-Y4kbX-8/U1OlllrCZXI/AAAAAAAACSI/1bk-IS_LErk/s1600/blog_photo_mist2.jpg

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-YHfou-6se_Q/U1OllogM0UI/AAAAAAAACSA/umMpBRKmdOE/s1600/forest_1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 1,197,389
Posted By webbiker
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/28/8u3u9ame.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/28/8u3u9ame.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
Updated again. Very few new entries. Link in...

Updated again. Very few new entries. Link in first post.

No issues on my 2014 so far. 7 miles on the clock. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Metzeler Saharas Sent from my iPhone...

Metzeler Saharas


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Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Details on 2014 690 enduro r?

I haven't touched the suspension and I haven't measured the sag. I'm certainly tiptoeing at stops, but I can do it. I wonder where the difference comes from? Our inseams cant be that different.
I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Fine. Theres a slight incline before the...

Fine.

Theres a slight incline before the garage door. As I was a bit excited I just did not notice I had the side stand down when I started to push the bike to the garage. The side stand then...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Picked mine up yesterday. Weather was +2 C or 36...

Picked mine up yesterday. Weather was +2 C or 36 F so I only took the 20 minute ride home.
One big fear was that I would have to lower it to make it manageable for my 173 cm (5' 8") pygmy stature...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
Updated. Made a PDF due to the large amount of...

Updated. Made a PDF due to the large amount of data. Link in first post.


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Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
No, I posted only here. I haven't posted on...

No, I posted only here. I haven't posted on either of them before so making a first post and asking people to fill a a form...


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Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
Anna mennä, muakin kiinnostaa

Anna mennä, muakin kiinnostaa
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
The entries have settled down, but I think the...

The entries have settled down, but I think the result is pretty awesome. Little under a hundred entries in just a few days.
I will keep the form open, so it is available for people stumbling on this...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Put money down on 2014 today. It's already on the...

Put money down on 2014 today. It's already on the showroom floor. Riding season is months away. Agony.


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Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
I'll try to get the issues categorized too at a...

I'll try to get the issues categorized too at a later date. It could get a bit challenging though. A certain problem can sometimes be categorized as many different things depending on how you make...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
Terve No I haven't. I tried Google but got...

Terve

No I haven't. I tried Google but got next to nothing. I did find a forum message from him dated Apri 29thl 2013, but the discussion didn't seem to go anywhere. Apparently he did a 40 000 km...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
Updated page 1. * I will keep & update the...

Updated page 1.

* I will keep & update the results on post # 15 instead of adding new pics at the end of the thread each time.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
I was unable to reproduce the error. Make sure...

I was unable to reproduce the error. Make sure the tab really gets selected. Ipad seems to need a few clicks before the selection gers marked selected.

If the problem persists, I will remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
I will check it out asap

I will check it out asap
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
Some fun facts while I get the useful stuff...

Some fun facts while I get the useful stuff compiled. It's pretty much a manual labor thing to compile the issues list, so it will take me a while. I will of course update all data if entries keep on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
I'll post Some results tomorrow. Sent...

I'll post Some results tomorrow.


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Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
Thanks to those who already responded. I've got 7...

Thanks to those who already responded. I've got 7 replies already. Not enough for a summary yet, but I'll try to keep this thread alive so more people can pick up on it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By webbiker
KTM 690 Enduro SURVEY

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/22421767/IMG_0151.JPG

]The goal is to end up with a fact/user based graph & data how the 690 holds up in real life short & long term, what problems occur in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17,343
Views: 1,816,660
Posted By webbiker
KTK 690 Enduro R Pics from the Helsinki...

KTK 690 Enduro R Pics from the Helsinki Motorcycle show from today.

The folder contains Some RC 390 pics too.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1ewehegcmesgp5e/uBXv3R-GkM




Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
690 Pics from the Helsinki Motorcycle show from...

690 Pics from the Helsinki Motorcycle show from today. Some RC 390 pics in the mix.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1ewehegcmesgp5e/uBXv3R-GkM
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 223,283
Posted By webbiker
Details on 2014 690 enduro r?

I've "decided" on getting the 690 eventhough my riding is largely on asphalt and I do commute daily 7 months a year. The 690 is too much (if there is such a thing) bike for commuting, going for...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,712
Views: 642,252
Posted By webbiker
The internets had me believing the 700 should...

The internets had me believing the 700 should FEEL very light due to the low COG. Some reviews even compared the feel to 250. You are not feeling it?
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5,480
Views: 1,007,863
Posted By webbiker
New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

Most engines by nature use richer air fuel mixture on cold weather compared to warm weather. The size of the difference depends on the engine and ECU. There are other factors too that increase fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5,480
Views: 1,007,863
Posted By webbiker
New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

Is there a way to find ride reports featuring the NC? I found a couple by chance, but the search is giving me a lot of results that end up having nothing to do with the NC.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,709
Posted By webbiker
That contraption is far from ADV in my opinion....

That contraption is far from ADV in my opinion. It's just a high streetbike with questionable fairings. The biggest gripe is the tire size.
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