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Forum: Racing Today, 02:56 AM
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Posted By ktmmitch
dont touch the salad !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

dont touch the salad !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
690 Enduro & 690 SMC have same levers

690 Enduro & 690 SMC have same levers
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18,670
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Posted By ktmmitch
None

None
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,537
Posted By ktmmitch
yes

yes
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,537
Posted By ktmmitch
spoked wheels

i would expect finished billet wheel sets to be ready by end of the year, along with a range of other adventure parts, aluminium bash plate, front fender adaptor to raise it up, improved rear shock...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,537
Posted By ktmmitch
Rally-Raid Products Honda CB500X

The prototype wheels for our Motoden Honda CB500X arrived today from Talon Engineering, and it took just a couple of hours to fit them in, using new machined spacers to suit the billet hubs.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
They are the front brake hoses on the 14 bike...

They are the front brake hoses on the 14 bike with ABS
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18,670
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Posted By ktmmitch
2008 models hve a 56mm thread, all others are 54mm

2008 models hve a 56mm thread, all others are 54mm
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
Spoked Wheel update

Just got a laser-cut adaptor made so that the OEM front disc & ABS ring can fit to a Talon KTM front hub, which will be laced to a 19" rim.
This keeps the diameter of the front hub down, and also...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 208,530
Posted By ktmmitch
We just pit Duct Tape on the frame, never had a...

We just pit Duct Tape on the frame, never had a tank wear through yet
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
Sounds like air in the system Nick, can you bleed...

Sounds like air in the system Nick, can you bleed it through?
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
The reason we are building the prototype rear hub...

The reason we are building the prototype rear hub with an 18" rim is that gives us the "worst case scenario" as far as the included angle of the spokes, which will be the main stumbling block of the...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
Spoked Wheel update

Been busy spending Sunday finishing the prototype fabricated billet rear hub for our CB500X test bike.
We will lace this hub to an 18" 36 hole rim and then try it in the bike to check the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
Never get used again on our bikes, so we cut the...

Never get used again on our bikes, so we cut the wire back to the side stand, one less thing to worry about
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
you dont even need to take the side stand or the...

you dont even need to take the side stand or the switch off.Just follow the wiring up from the switch to the left side of the bike, near the throttle body, then unplug the connector, connect in the...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
CB500X Rally-Raid Project

We have taken on a Honda CB500X as long-term test bike, from Motoden Honda in London, with a view to producing some parts to turn this affordable all-rounder into a Dual Sport bike, capable of...
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 580,966
Posted By ktmmitch
Thats correct Ned, but only for new tanks that...

Thats correct Ned, but only for new tanks that have never had fuel in them.It's called Flourination treatment, we have it done to our tanks after moulding.
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
The cush drive gives a much nicer feel on the...

The cush drive gives a much nicer feel on the road and saves wear on transmission and tyres, we would only use a non-cush drive wheel for racing probably
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
Rally Raid Products CB500X

We have started taking measurements today so that CAD drawings can be made in order to try and find a standard billet front hub that would fit the CB500X, not too much of a problem, apart from the...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 618,657
Posted By ktmmitch
ICON Motorsports

One of the Triumph 800XC filming for ICON on the Alcan 5000

https://scontent-b-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/10458963_929734280377047_3559904257561173307_o.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
We wont, and cant, take any pre-orders until the...

We wont, and cant, take any pre-orders until the wheels are finalised, as the rear wheel is not straight forward to convert to spoked, if we want to retain the Honda cush-drive(which we do).
Once we...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
Not yet, more difficult with 2014 forks

Not yet, more difficult with 2014 forks
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
Replace with Oberon Slave Cylinder, better seals...

Replace with Oberon Slave Cylinder, better seals and stands the heat more

LINK (http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/oberon-ktm-690-clutch-slave-cylinder-grey?filter_name=oberon)
...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 538,269
Posted By ktmmitch
This one covers the oil filter, side stand switch...

This one covers the oil filter, side stand switch and rear linkage, we've tested them off-road severly and thats what it's designed to do.

LINK...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,801,020
Posted By ktmmitch
Extra Fuel

We have sold these extra rear fuel tanks, 7,5 litres, to riders that are doing long trips.
It is quick to remove, and is connected to the main tank via gravity feed....
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
If they're anything like the KTM focus group on...

If they're anything like the KTM focus group on the 690 Adventure model everyone's crying out for, I would'nt hold your breath.
And even if they do come out with an Adv model, i think it will be...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 618,657
Posted By ktmmitch
Alcan 5000

One of the ICON Triumph 800XC bikes that will be competing in the Alcan 5000 Rally, complete with some of our products such as Rear Auxillary Fuel Tank, Billet Rear Brake and Gear Lever, Rally...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 812,238
Posted By ktmmitch
CB500X Rally-Raid Project

We here at Rally-Raid Products in the UK will be taking delivery of a new Honda CB500X with a view to developing some add-on Adventure/DS parts that would suit this popular new model.
After working...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
No, the pics just show two different ways of...

No, the pics just show two different ways of using the filter
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
Fuel pipe damage

Whilst fitting the Golan Super Mini Fuel Filter to our test mule KTM 690 Enduro, we found that the section of pipe between the dry-break connector and the injector had nearly worn through.This is a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
Must be stuck in position, you are lucky, they...

Must be stuck in position, you are lucky, they usually stick in the tipped over off position.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
We have found sometimes the Tilt Sensor behind...

We have found sometimes the Tilt Sensor behind the motor gets dirt in it & sticks the plastic pendulum, try tapping it with something, or try one off a bike that works.

We always carry some in our...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
We've had 2 of our 2014 bikes with that problem,...

We've had 2 of our 2014 bikes with that problem, seems to be a recurring one, never heard of it on previous years.........
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,260
Posted By ktmmitch
You have a 19 year old US rider, Tony Gera, who...

You have a 19 year old US rider, Tony Gera, who won an entry for Dakar 2015 this year as first prize in his US desert racing programme.

Tony has just won Ironman Expert, and finished 7th overall...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
You can fit the later wrap-round guards, just cut...

You can fit the later wrap-round guards, just cut through the back with a hacksaw then you can spring them off without removing fork legs......
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,801,020
Posted By ktmmitch
Best to hammer the raised heads down flat, then...

Best to hammer the raised heads down flat, then centre punch before drilling the csk head off, remove barrel, then undo threaded part left.
We have just done this when designing our own mount for...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,801,020
Posted By ktmmitch
It hooks over the front of the barrel, and there...

It hooks over the front of the barrel, and there is a wiring connector for the12V socket underneath that needs disconnecting.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18,670
Views: 2,042,468
Posted By ktmmitch
Depending how they come out the factory, the...

Depending how they come out the factory, the rebound adjuster can be on the left or the right, but we always turn the lower shock body so that the adjuster is on the left.This makes it easier to get...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 208,530
Posted By ktmmitch
Thanks a lot for the positive feedback, I always...

Thanks a lot for the positive feedback, I always set out to make a kit that I would want to buy, that is why we try and use as many OEM fastners as possible, and now even plastic injection mould a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 208,530
Posted By ktmmitch
I understand your concerns re the round section...

I understand your concerns re the round section gasket we supply, but we have had no problems with that type since we started using them on our original EVO1 tanks.
We would like to use the OEM...
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