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Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 06:12 AM
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Posted By hobbes67
Aux light BD

Following the advice of Yellow Pig I too installed a small BD SII LED light cutting the grill under the main headlights.
Here a couple of pics (not very good ones I am afraid)...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 80,609
Posted By hobbes67
[QUOTE=young1;24571008]We had a couple of drinks...

[QUOTE=young1;24571008]We had a couple of drinks tonight with hobbes67. Thank you Gianluca, we both enjoyed meeting you. Hope to see you in New Zealand sometime :-)

Mike,
my pleasure meeting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 07:52 AM
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Views: 1,727,633
Posted By hobbes67
Thanks!! I really like the barkbusters! I...

Thanks!!
I really like the barkbusters! I actually have another set mounted on my freeride! ;)
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 07:34 AM
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Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
I thought to post this one here too, not only in...

I thought to post this one here too, not only in the pics thread! :)

Just back from more than 600km off road across central italy, from one side of the peninsula to the other, 3 days across the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 07:31 AM
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Views: 1,727,633
Posted By hobbes67
My RR EVO2 690

Just back from more than 600km off road across central italy, from one side of the peninsula to the other, 3 days across the mountains from coast to coast.

I love this bike!
Gianluca...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22,810
Views: 2,832,368
Posted By hobbes67
Another option are the lowered footpegs from...

Another option are the lowered footpegs from BDCW, they are 1/2-inch lower than stock and really large!
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Hi John, I also routed the fuel line through the...

Hi John, I also routed the fuel line through the cylinder hole. would be an issue in your view?

thanks!
Gianluca
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 620,904
Posted By hobbes67
this might be what you are looking for: ...

this might be what you are looking for:
http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/bike/ktm-690-enduro/bdcw-platform-low-footpegs-for-ktm-v2-machine-finish-detail.html

I have got them and they are...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,915
Posted By hobbes67
done

done
Forum: Australia 01-21-2014, 01:12 AM
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Views: 141,283
Posted By hobbes67
I guess this one? I just installed it together...

I guess this one? I just installed it together with the clutch cover
https://scontent-a-mxp.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/1535754_10151809173990952_1428251632_n.jpg

cheers

gianluca
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 07:23 AM
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Views: 820,565
Posted By hobbes67
Yes, very easy to access the ignition key. I had...

Yes, very easy to access the ignition key. I had the ktm tank bag before and one of the reasons I didn't like it was that it was really difficult to access the key (and also it was too big and bulky,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 820,565
Posted By hobbes67
I am using the enduristan sandstorm 2 sport on my...

I am using the enduristan sandstorm 2 sport on my evo 2 690 and it sites perfectly on the front part of the seat and leaves the filler caps on the sides free.
Very happy with the bag, it is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 03:17 AM
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Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
A few from past weekend

Few more pictures of the bike, I have been riding across Italy from the Adriatic sea into Tuscany the past weekend, mostly off road, nothing too technical, but the landscapes were beautiful, and the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Hi, I will, as soon as i have a chance to take...

Hi, I will, as soon as i have a chance to take the bike out of the garage and make some more photos.

cheers
Gianluca
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
2012. Per cui uguali, stesse sospensioni. Tieni...

2012. Per cui uguali, stesse sospensioni. Tieni conto che il mio parafango anteriore quello del 990, adattato. diverso da quello del 950 che non c' bianco. Il mio non tocca.

La borsa...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
thank you Yellow Pig! I like yours in orange...

thank you Yellow Pig!
I like yours in orange too. What is the rear rack and tail bag you have on your bike? are they both from Wolfman? happy with them?
cheers
Gianluca
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
thank you! let me take some more and I will...

thank you!
let me take some more and I will post. just installed the graphics
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Mine finally completed!

bold new graphics added and fully serviced bike, after 7000 kms across turkey.
many thanks to John for a fantastic customer service!
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 08:37 AM
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Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
thank you! :)

thank you! :)
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 06:29 AM
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Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
KTM 690 EVO2 - Turkey 2013

Just back from a 3 weeks trip through Turkey with few friends. Fantastic country and amazing people! and the bike with the EVO2 kit did extremely well! I had a friend on a stock 690 and he really...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,857
Posted By hobbes67
You are probably right. Main use of my 690 will...

You are probably right. Main use of my 690 will be long travels on and off road. For single track and serious offload I have a Suzuki 400 that is perfect for me. Thinking to replace it with a beta...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,857
Posted By hobbes67
[QUOTE= First 1st fairing or 2nd fairing? ...

[QUOTE=
First 1st fairing or 2nd fairing?
QUOTE]

RR fairing looks much better, and yes it is expensive!
Just installed the low front fender, it looks great!...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
EVO2 headlight bulbs

I am about to leave for a 3 weeks trip and I would like to carry some spare bulbs, just in case.
Has anyone already checked what type of bulbs are in it?
that would be very helpful, instead of...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 620,904
Posted By hobbes67
http://hooty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bike-Pics/i-4...

http://hooty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bike-Pics/i-4wMtkpk/0/M/IMG_1102-M.jpg[/QUOTE]

Very nice bike! that was the setup I had in mind if I were not installing the front fairing!

Just out of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Hoots, I have no other pics at the moment, but...

Hoots,
I have no other pics at the moment, but if you look at the one below you can see the fuel line: it goes from the main fuel tank, then outside the frame (inside is too close to the rear shock...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
yes, you can swap them if you want G

yes, you can swap them if you want
G
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Guido, the case in the picture is the 31 lt...

Guido,
the case in the picture is the 31 lt one, it usually goes on the opposite side (where the exhaust is), and the 38 lt goes on the side that now holds the 31 lt.
But when using the bike in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
ahahahah! e io che pensavo fossi americano!!! :)

ahahahah! e io che pensavo fossi americano!!! :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Grazie! The white low fender is coming, I have...

Grazie!
The white low fender is coming, I have ordered it!

Il tuo italiano e' perfetto! Bravo! :)

Ciao
Gianluca
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
First ride this morning, to check if everything...

First ride this morning, to check if everything is ok.
A little bit of rattle from the black plate under the dashboard. Problem solved with some foam, no rattle anymore!
It's impressive the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
here is my bike with the EVO2 kit installed. KTM...

here is my bike with the EVO2 kit installed. KTM radiator guards had to go, radiator screen slightly trimmed, and also the black plate below the dashboard had to be trimmed at the edges a little bit....
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22,810
Views: 2,832,368
Posted By hobbes67
no problem, I thought you might refer to the...

no problem, I thought you might refer to the plastic guard, i cut it too!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 22,810
Views: 2,832,368
Posted By hobbes67
We tried to trim them, and it worked until we...

We tried to trim them, and it worked until we installed the fairing frame on the upper radiator bolt, but then, when installing the tanks we had to remove them (the OEM metal radiator guards, that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22,810
Views: 2,832,368
Posted By hobbes67
agree. I just installed EVO 2 kit tanks and...

agree. I just installed EVO 2 kit tanks and fairing and I had to take the KTM radiator guard off, as it doesn't fit. The problem is the tank rather than the fairing, though...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
I suspect they are out of stock, and John is in...

I suspect they are out of stock, and John is in Tunisia for the Tuareg Rallye, iI think you need to wait until he is back.

Gianluca
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
I just had a call from my mechanic who just...

I just had a call from my mechanic who just finished installing the EVO2 Kit, and he had the same problem, and he had to cut the edges. Will try it and remove if it rattles too much!

Gianluca
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Thank you! Gianluca

Thank you!
Gianluca
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 271,303
Posted By hobbes67
Hello Everyone! my first post on ADVrider,...

Hello Everyone!
my first post on ADVrider, although I have been following closely anything related to the 690 for the past 6 months, since I bought mine!

Hi Hotspunk,
do you mind posting some...
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