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Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 67,770
Posted By gen
Pyndon, are you in touch with inmate team ftb?...

Pyndon, are you in touch with inmate team ftb? He's in Thailand and does a bunch of enduro riding.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 713,576
Posted By gen
How about one of the nylon straps? ...

How about one of the nylon straps?

http://shop.ktm.com/us_en/rear-strap-5.html
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,508
Posted By gen
I have not the latest version with the rib...

I have not the latest version with the rib protection but the one model before.

It doesn't breathe that well unless you're moving fairly quickly. I think it's great but much better in...
Forum: Vendors 01-19-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 102,961
Posted By gen
Badass trip team ftb! You should throw those into...

Badass trip team ftb! You should throw those into a trip report thread, no?

MT-21 on the rear there? Is that the best compromise tire for the conditions?
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20,669
Views: 2,431,356
Posted By gen
Have you considered the Kaurit Moto Tool? or Baja...

Have you considered the Kaurit Moto Tool? or Baja No Pinch tool?

http://tiremountingtool.com/tmt/

http://www.bajanopinch.com/

The Kaurit is the original. The Baja is the US copy.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,531,942
Posted By gen
Agreed. I have one too.

Agreed. I have one too.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20,669
Views: 2,431,356
Posted By gen
I think you have a bad dealer. It should idle...

I think you have a bad dealer. It should idle normally and crawl at 1200 RPM.

I think Power Commanders are a waste of money but I don't have a 14/15 and those can't use TuneECU...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 786,911
Posted By gen
Talk about a deadly place to film that corner...

Talk about a deadly place to film that corner from...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 180,702
Posted By gen
JSports preview of the Toyota Auto Body Team Land...

JSports preview of the Toyota Auto Body Team Land Cruiser team (in Japanese).
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By gen
Pyndon has a video review of the GT 723 up: ...

Pyndon has a video review of the GT 723 up:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUJZM7BH9xA&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Racing 01-01-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 180,702
Posted By gen
Please add me to F5 as well.

Please add me to F5 as well.
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 141,296
Posted By gen
Dirty- sent you my LinkedIn via PM. Please do let...

Dirty- sent you my LinkedIn via PM. Please do let me know if I can help with any introductions to anyone in my network. You are a key pillar of ADV and I know you would be a asset to any future...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,774
Views: 1,078,293
Posted By gen
I think if these are cheap knockoffs of the...

I think if these are cheap knockoffs of the KTM/MotionPro, the aluminum used may be less quality and therefore easier to bend/break.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,712
Posted By gen
Would the high temp silicone method allow for...

Would the high temp silicone method allow for spoke adjustment and still hold air? That's one benefit of the Outex tape method- it allows for spoke adjustment.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,322
Posted By gen
Gotcha- thanks for the information. The Dunlop...

Gotcha- thanks for the information. The Dunlop site is not quite that clear.
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,508
Posted By gen
I have the previous edition in XXL and I am...

I have the previous edition in XXL and I am 6'2"/186cm and it fits me well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,451,291
Posted By gen
That is normal for a floating rotor. KTM sells a...

That is normal for a floating rotor. KTM sells a non-floating rotor for the 690 that would fit on the 990 if you want to get rid of that.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 373,887
Posted By gen
Has definitely been mentioned before. Note that...

Has definitely been mentioned before. Note that there are slight differences in seats from the earlier models to the later ones, so if you have mismatched saddle vs. frame, that can also exacerbate...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 373,887
Posted By gen
Nicely done! My only suggestion would be the...

Nicely done! My only suggestion would be the Doubletake mirrors as they're great and can be taken off easily for offroad.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By gen
You get ABS on the 14/15 models, if that's...

You get ABS on the 14/15 models, if that's relevant to you. Also the ride-by-wire throttle.

Some people ride the bikes as is and that's great. There are a ton of aftermarket options for just about...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 180,702
Posted By gen
Ah, ok. Makes sense. I guess they will go with...

Ah, ok. Makes sense. I guess they will go with the low for the higher speed segments and the high for the segments where mud may be a greater concern.
Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 180,702
Posted By gen
KTM went with the low front fender when Honda and...

KTM went with the low front fender when Honda and Yamaha went with the high fender. I wonder which will be the right choice (or will it not matter?)
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,937
Posted By gen
Are you replacing with new OEM bolts or...?

Are you replacing with new OEM bolts or...?
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20,669
Views: 2,431,356
Posted By gen
New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

KTM ergo seat does not have a good reputation. You should look into a Renazco saddle.

HDB > Barkbusters, imo.

RR bash plate is not that great. Lots of other better options imo. I went with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20,669
Views: 2,431,356
Posted By gen
There are 3 grounds to the frame on the 690....

There are 3 grounds to the frame on the 690. Please be sure to check them.



http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21337016&postcount=8553

The other thing is maybe your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20,669
Views: 2,431,356
Posted By gen
question on Galfer brake rotos

I bought a set of Galfer rotors for my Enduro. I may use them on my SMC wheels or I may use them as replacements for the OEM rotors. I wanted to double check that I bought the right ones.

Front:...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,531,942
Posted By gen
Amazing!

Amazing!
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 141,296
Posted By gen
dirty, can you share your thoughts on Loctite...

dirty, can you share your thoughts on Loctite Moly Paste? I am reading that high molybdenum disulfide content is important for countershaft sprockets or drive splines. Is the Loctite Moly equivalent...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 17,803
Posted By gen
There are a few Basel kit owners in the 690...

There are a few Basel kit owners in the 690 WUNDERFEST thread also the Basel thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=891170).

You might also look into finding an inmate based in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,734
Posted By gen
How about the new 2015 WR450F? or the CCM adv...

How about the new 2015 WR450F? or the CCM adv bike?

I think the Japanese are not interested because the market is not big enough and KTM basically owns it. Look at all of the mfgrs rushing into...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,257
Posted By gen
Yes, same pegs.

Yes, same pegs.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,257
Posted By gen
Not my photo: ...

Not my photo:

http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad80/KC-10ENG/IMG_0489.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20,669
Views: 2,431,356
Posted By gen
Saw a 690 on FB being prepped for Dakar 2015 with...

Saw a 690 on FB being prepped for Dakar 2015 with fairings from this company:

http://www.perfect-fairings.com/en/products/show/ktm-690-battle-rally-fairing_111
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,322
Posted By gen
Does Dunlop sell the Geomax 909 in the US? These...

Does Dunlop sell the Geomax 909 in the US? These photos are not mine- they're from a Hungarian site. I don't understand why Dunlop makes both the 606 and the 909 and they don't sell them in the same...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,410
Posted By gen
Lyndon Poskitt has had at least two of the newest...

Lyndon Poskitt has had at least two of the newest versions also wear abnormally quickly while on his RTW trip. He has caught the wear before anything catastrophic happened.

I think you'd hear some...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,644
Posted By gen
New Leatt 5.5 HD Pro has rib/lateral protection. ...

New Leatt 5.5 HD Pro has rib/lateral protection.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-wItJvXRys

http://powerreviews.s3.amazonaws.com/images_customers/02/65/46041943_390709_raw.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,410
Posted By gen
The key thing to watch/listen for is the rocker...

The key thing to watch/listen for is the rocker arm bearing, which is designed poorly and wears quickly. KTM has redesigned this part at least once but the new part is failing as well. As long as you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,925
Posted By gen
That sounds like what many others who have...

That sounds like what many others who have purchased those tanks have experienced. Those tanks, like Acerbis and others, are made by pouring plastic into a mold. You do get some variation in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20,669
Views: 2,431,356
Posted By gen
New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

The 690 wiki has info on adjusting the wheel size when going to or from SMC wheels. You can just change the wheel size to correct that difference. 2250 for the 21" wheel (you would adjust from this...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,531,942
Posted By gen
You are describing the 950 Super Enduro, no?

You are describing the 950 Super Enduro, no?
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