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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6,981
Views: 2,339,063
Posted By pebble35
The wife said 'you can go to hell' - so I did -...

The wife said 'you can go to hell' - so I did - Norway a few weeks ago !

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t31.0-8/10495329_10152116321962820_8734097547568620401_o.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,385
Posted By pebble35
+1 on that - Macadom your photos are excellent...

+1 on that - Macadom your photos are excellent and your writing style is great !

keep it coming !
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 540,850
Posted By pebble35
Taken in Norway a few weeks ago ! ...

Taken in Norway a few weeks ago !

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/p417x417/10502046_10152082715702820_7516978254365485811_n.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 1,299,538
Posted By pebble35
It was 90cc and he reckoned it sat comfortably at...

It was 90cc and he reckoned it sat comfortably at about 70 kmh (about 45mph)

I run a bike shop and we sold the Madass - looks great but the quality was very sadly lacking .....................
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 1,299,538
Posted By pebble35
Does this count as a scooter - bumped into him in...

Does this count as a scooter - bumped into him in Alta, northern Norway.

He had ridden from Holland and was continuing another few hundred miles to North Cape !
...
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 761,282
Posted By pebble35
Ordered mine, got them a few days later, stuck...

Ordered mine, got them a few days later, stuck them on the bike and went for a ride .......................................
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 419,950
Posted By pebble35
Crossing over into the Arctic Circle heading...

Crossing over into the Arctic Circle heading north in Norway

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t31.0-8/1622527_10152116325632820_5666436247404113973_o.jpg

And then...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 17,609
Views: 1,851,677
Posted By pebble35
The radiator shrouds/side panels from all years...

The radiator shrouds/side panels from all years are interchangeable. If you change between the 'old' (up to 2011 I think) shape and the latest shape you need to change both upper and lower panels...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 593,524
Posted By pebble35
Just completed a 7,000 mile trip on this one -...

Just completed a 7,000 mile trip on this one - mainly tarmac but it did probably include 500 miles or so of gravel roads. KTM/Touratech racks with Zen Overland boxes.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-30-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 339,412
Posted By pebble35
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/aqa2usyd.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/aqa2usyd.jpg

Sunrise or sunset ? Midnight sun in Northern Norway a few days ago !


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Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,385
Posted By pebble35
Macadom, Don't worry - for each person who...

Macadom,

Don't worry - for each person who writes their encouragement, there are many more enjoying travelling with you quietly !

Keep it up and ride safe !

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17,609
Views: 1,851,677
Posted By pebble35
I have a Safari fitted to my 690 smc - when I...

I have a Safari fitted to my 690 smc - when I ordered I don't recall having to specify what year bike I wanted to fit it to.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By pebble35
Thanks, will have a double check on the wiring at...

Thanks, will have a double check on the wiring at the weekend and, if I cannot resolve it, will give garmin a shout Monday. Problem is that I set off on a month long road trip in 12 days time...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By pebble35
I bought it new - about a week old. Not tried it...

I bought it new - about a week old. Not tried it in the car but will give it a g over the weekend,
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-29-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By pebble35
Zumo 390 - problem

Hi all

Just got my hands on a Zumo 390 and fitted the wiring/bike mount on my KTM 690.

The problem is that the unit continually switches itself off and on - I originally thought it might be...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 761,282
Posted By pebble35
New bike means a new set of boxes...

New bike means a new set of boxes ....................so another set of stickers needed !

Ordered and they arrived in 5 days in the UK :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 593,524
Posted By pebble35
Quick question - has anyone found a tank bag that...

Quick question - has anyone found a tank bag that works well on a 690 with the Safari front tank fitted ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,858
Views: 1,216,507
Posted By pebble35
Sorry Jen but I think your bike is banned from...

Sorry Jen but I think your bike is banned from here now cos it is just too small to play with the big boys ................LOL !

Hope everything is going well - the bike certainly seems to have...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,514
Posted By pebble35
I am doing a trip report over on KTMforum.co.uk ...

I am doing a trip report over on KTMforum.co.uk

http://www.ktmforum.co.uk/adventure/541729-arctic-circle-beyond.html

Hopefully this wil be updated whilst I am away and supplemented with a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,514
Posted By pebble35
Great pictures and report - thanks for taking the...

Great pictures and report - thanks for taking the time to share - I'm off to Nordkapp in 3 weeks ......................

:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 95,832
Posted By pebble35
Pretty accurate description :evil:evil:evil:evil

Pretty accurate description :evil:evil:evil:evil
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 406,218
Posted By pebble35
:clap:clap:clap Would be great to get Bacon...

:clap:clap:clap

Would be great to get Bacon on the move again !

:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17,609
Views: 1,851,677
Posted By pebble35
Pannier rails - Touratech vs KTM options .......

lots of mention above of the Touratech pannier rails

An identical set of rails are available from KTM - still made by Touratech (for KTM) of stainless steel but painted black

KTM part number...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,855
Posted By pebble35
I think most of those are on my itinary !

I think most of those are on my itinary !
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,058
Posted By pebble35
Sadly the Dakar rules mean we will probably never...

Sadly the Dakar rules mean we will probably never see anything like the KTM 950 and big BMW's fighting in the Dakar sand again.

But that does not mean they are not racing - there were a number of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17,609
Views: 1,851,677
Posted By pebble35
Did you notice any change in fuel consumption...

Did you notice any change in fuel consumption when you went to the Akro map ? Do you run it with the baffle in place ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17,609
Views: 1,851,677
Posted By pebble35
I use this silencer on my 690 SMC ...

I use this silencer on my 690 SMC

http://i551.photobucket.com/albums/ii443/pebble35/76505099100_zps2004fb72.jpg

For me it's win win win ......

1. KTM supplied part for the bike - no impact...
Forum: Europe 05-10-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,855
Posted By pebble35
Fingers crossed for a ride report - not sure just...

Fingers crossed for a ride report - not sure just how much I will be able to so 'on the road' but I will try and post some updates and photos when I can. Not sure where yet but I will let you have a...
Forum: Europe 05-10-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,855
Posted By pebble35
Point noted - a friend said the same thing and...

Point noted - a friend said the same thing and they are now on my route !
Forum: Racing 05-08-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,629
Posted By pebble35
Another update from Pyndon a few minutes ago ...

Another update from Pyndon a few minutes ago

Thanks everyone, still smiling, this is just life and I'm living it doing what I love doing. Even spent 4 hours at Desert Rose Racing ( huge thanks to...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,855
Posted By pebble35
I'm doing a very similar trip to Nordkap about a...

I'm doing a very similar trip to Nordkap about a month ahead of you !

Is there any particular reason for the route you are looking at ? I am travelling up to the northern tip of Denmark and...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,629
Posted By pebble35
Update from Pyndon's FB page today - not great...

Update from Pyndon's FB page today - not great news

It was always going to be hard to hold back, after all I am a racer. Small off in SS1 today that damaged my shoulder. Managed to get back on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,106
Posted By pebble35
Whatever the circumstances or reasons, or the...

Whatever the circumstances or reasons, or the rights and wrongs of the accident, it's a sad loss of life,

Thoughts go out to the families and friends of those riders who are no longer with us
Forum: Racing 05-07-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,629
Posted By pebble35
Can I just say a big 'thank you' to the...

Can I just say a big 'thank you' to the photographers who are getting all these shots and sharing them with us :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 05-07-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,629
Posted By pebble35
Update from Pyndon on his FB page Alarm...

Update from Pyndon on his FB page

Alarm went off at 3:40am, gear on, breakfast, Start line for 4:30am, freeze on long liaison in dark, race SS1 at 3 degrees C and get soaked in multiple 'hard...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 90,950
Posted By pebble35
JMo and the bike in action ...

JMo and the bike in action

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t1.0-9/1511910_708579639185865_6330092636046743425_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17,609
Views: 1,851,677
Posted By pebble35
I set off on a 10,000 mile trip in mid June on my...

I set off on a 10,000 mile trip in mid June on my 690SMC.

My thoughts on 'trip maintenance' are :

Full service inc valve check about 100 miles before I set off

Carry oil/filters for oil...
Forum: Racing 05-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,629
Posted By pebble35
From Pyndon's FB page : Busy day yesterday...

From Pyndon's FB page :

Busy day yesterday getting ready for the rally, up early and got through day one without too many drama's. A couple of nav errors cost me a bit of time but other than that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 593,524
Posted By pebble35
Not my bike, but it is a 690 (690 Rally Factory...

Not my bike, but it is a 690 (690 Rally Factory Replica) and it has luggage racks fitted
...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4,533
Views: 523,836
Posted By pebble35
Thanks :1drink

Thanks :1drink
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