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Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Farmerboy
Ktm 690 supermoto

Thanks jalal for the imput.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Farmerboy
2007 ktm 690 supermoto

How many miles do you have on it now, what tire do you like?
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Farmerboy
2007 690 supermoto

What do i need to know before putting one in my garage and are they comfortable on the road, more then a 690 enduro?
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Farmerboy
Well its broke in at least four places and I get...

Well its broke in at least four places and I get surgerey on Tues at 11:30.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Farmerboy
I go to the doc thurs to see but i think a plate...

I go to the doc thurs to see but i think a plate is best because it broke at an angle and i dont want it to slip back off!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Farmerboy
Oops, Ouch!!!

well, after miles of ugly, rocky, steep terrain, the combo of a heavy bike and dual sport tires bit me on a slippery muddy spot a half mile from camp! a three piece collar bone is the result! bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,903
Posted By Farmerboy
I have a 08 990S and love it. The suspension is...

I have a 08 990S and love it. The suspension is awesome and every time I ride it I smile ear to ear. I rode the standard first and didnt care for it but love the S.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By Farmerboy
The Adventure S is the right bike, comfortable on...

The Adventure S is the right bike, comfortable on the street but handles the dirt awesome! I am sure you would love it in dirt the suspension is great the harder you ride it the better it does!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,307
Posted By Farmerboy
My 08 990 sump holds 2.5L so I have to start the...

My 08 990 sump holds 2.5L so I have to start the bike then add the last.5L. The bike should be warmed up completly then let sit for a couple minutes before you will get a acurate reading. I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By Farmerboy
Personally I would love to see what Wolverine...

Personally I would love to see what Wolverine could do on a Adventure considering the way he rode that old bike through the woods in X-Men!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Farmerboy
You can just buy the plug from ktmtwins and cut...

You can just buy the plug from ktmtwins and cut the end of yours and wire the new plug to it. Thats what I did for my maintainer.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Farmerboy
I cant explain more or less volume from one side...

I cant explain more or less volume from one side but I know you get more black on one side because the rear cylinder gets more fuel to help keep it cool since it sits behind the front cylinder.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Farmerboy
Just remeber if you want to put alot of street...

Just remeber if you want to put alot of street miles on your bike the LC4 in the 690 is designed specifically for that with heavier internals, the dirt bike engines are made for dirt riding not hours...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,477
Posted By Farmerboy
The SE guys will tell you they rule! The ADV guys...

The SE guys will tell you they rule! The ADV guys will say they rule! I say it depends on what you want, a streebike that does dirt incredibly well, or a dirtbike that does street well. I have a 08...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Farmerboy
They run warm! If I get stopped at a light its...

They run warm! If I get stopped at a light its not unusual to her the fan come on, even in december. I have heard it compared to riding a nuclear reactor!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 76,334
Posted By Farmerboy
when the guys on dirt bikes shake thier head as...

when the guys on dirt bikes shake thier head as you go up the ugly section of trail they just bypassed on your "street bike"!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Farmerboy
I was running the stock scorp, the nut was tight...

I was running the stock scorp, the nut was tight but my tire pressure is questionable because there was a nail in my tire although I didnt notice until the valve stem broke. I can usually feel a low...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Farmerboy
Broken Valvestem?

I shered my valve stem off on my rear wheel. Looks like the wheel span and hit it breaking it off. Has anyone else experienced this? I am wondering if my tire pressure was low and that contributed...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By Farmerboy
I agree! The 990 is in a different class as far...

I agree! The 990 is in a different class as far as im concerned with power and suspension, but the other two are lighter and assume more manuverable which would make the 990 better on the road I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By Farmerboy
private seller in New Jersey, 03 for 5,900,...

private seller in New Jersey, 03 for 5,900, 609-698-1641, cell 609-384-4105. All others at dealers were gone.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,129
Posted By Farmerboy
DTSB, I have a 08 with FMFs and the stock map,...

DTSB, I have a 08 with FMFs and the stock map, what do you get for mpg with the akro map?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By Farmerboy
I also ride a 08 S with a 32 inch inseem, not a...

I also ride a 08 S with a 32 inch inseem, not a big deal and once you ride one you wont care about both feet flat on the ground!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By Farmerboy
Not to brag but I paid 12K out the door for my...

Not to brag but I paid 12K out the door for my new 08 S with crash bars, all three bags and racks, touring windscreen,and the gel seat. The dealer was losing thier bikes and my friend was thier...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,734
Posted By Farmerboy
Is the 05 a S model? If you like to blaze the...

Is the 05 a S model? If you like to blaze the dirt roads and are 6'3 I would strongly recomend a S or the new R. I rode a 990 adventure 2 years before I bought my S and was not impressed. I then...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Farmerboy
God Bless Tony and Family!

God Bless Tony and Family!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,599
Posted By Farmerboy
+1 for the FMFs, cheaper, american made, and just...

+1 for the FMFs, cheaper, american made, and just a nice deep rumble!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,313
Posted By Farmerboy
I am not here to say the KTM isn't awesome but I...

I am not here to say the KTM isn't awesome but I had a V-Strom before the KTM and if you don't plan on doing serious off road much I would strongly recomend the Strom. It is cheaper, more comfortable...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Farmerboy
990 plastic top case durability?

I have the KTM plastic cases and I know they are tough from the pictures I have seen! My question is my top case has loosened up and rattles aroud. I plan to remedy this with some weather stripping...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,495
Posted By Farmerboy
I completly agree! Definately dont be shy with...

I completly agree! Definately dont be shy with your speed in hairy terrain, it will help you flow through the rough stuff. Also you think you will only ride off road 15% of the time untill you do it...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-14-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,259
Posted By Farmerboy
I havent had the privledge of riding a SE but my...

I havent had the privledge of riding a SE but my buddy is a KTM mechanic and he says they run very strong and feel faster then the ADV. I just dont see the 950 ADV being faster then the 990! If...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-14-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,214
Posted By Farmerboy
KTM Twins has them!

KTM Twins has them!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,259
Posted By Farmerboy
I would love to see a 950 ADV "EAT" a 990 ADV, it...

I would love to see a 950 ADV "EAT" a 990 ADV, it might be a little faster but it wont eat nothing!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,308
Posted By Farmerboy
I got pulled over by a deputy Sheriff on my way...

I got pulled over by a deputy Sheriff on my way home with my bike from the dealer for no license plate! But my favorite momoents on the 990 was once when three GS boys went by as I was sideways in a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,369
Posted By Farmerboy
I would also probably just come by then catch the...

I would also probably just come by then catch the Supercross like Paul!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,369
Posted By Farmerboy
I would be interested in a tech day! I would just...

I would be interested in a tech day! I would just like to gain more knowledge of my bike and meet other adv riders. The only thing on my to do list is a canisterectamy.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,826
Posted By Farmerboy
I would be all in on a ADV day at Hollister. I...

I would be all in on a ADV day at Hollister. I went to dogtown and rode around my ADV and the dirtbikers looked at me like I was MENTAL, it was great! I get asked about the Dakar Rally all the time...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Farmerboy
I have a 08 adv S and the throttle is twitchy but...

I have a 08 adv S and the throttle is twitchy but you get used to it. The worst is trying to maintain low speed on rough roads but who wants to go slow! I have heard the throttle meiser fixes it.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,380
Posted By Farmerboy
I have owned A Honda, two Beemers, and a V-Strom....

I have owned A Honda, two Beemers, and a V-Strom. The KTM is just fun.
I would say that there are enough aftermarket seats out there easy for you to find one. I think the Beemer is probly a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,995
Posted By Farmerboy
Yeah, I pulled my inserts before I installed them...

Yeah, I pulled my inserts before I installed them and I like the sound. Good deep sound but not too loud when on the street. My buddy has ridden a ADV with Leo Vince cans and he liked the sound of...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,995
Posted By Farmerboy
I can tell you that when I had the stock pipes I...

I can tell you that when I had the stock pipes I would run up to 6 or 7 thousand then stab it and yank and not lift the front tire. Of course a little clutch would get me better results.
With...
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