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Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2005, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By bedaniel
Nice!!! Pity I didn't ask about this earlier:-( ...

Nice!!! Pity I didn't ask about this earlier:-( Still she is still working like a charm with a few small exceptions considering the punishing she gets every weekend in the desert.


B.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By bedaniel
Believe it or not, bent the tripple clamps and...

Believe it or not, bent the tripple clamps and suffered a bit of a compression fracture of the spine. Still after I regained my breath, the bike started perfectly, the handlebars were a bit of an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2005, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By bedaniel
Thanks guys. I'll give that a shot, although I...

Thanks guys. I'll give that a shot, although I think you may be right perhaps something is out of wack. I did cartwheel the bike over a dune at 70kph a while ago. Will try and then if there is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2005, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By bedaniel
Any tips for reassembling 640 ADV Front Faring/Headlight Mask

Ok, I would consider myself reasonable when it comes to working my way around a bike, rebuilding an engine etc... But I'm buggered if I have yet found an easy way to put back on my faring without...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2005, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,986
Posted By bedaniel
Well that trip didn't happen. Pakistanis started...

Well that trip didn't happen. Pakistanis started kidnapping/killing tourists again and Nepal declared martial law. Just my luck.


Agreed on all the comments pretty much, however some clarity...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,986
Posted By bedaniel
Question KTM 640 Adventure Seat

Can anyone recommend a decent comfortable replacement seat for my 640. The stock one is great off road, however I'm looking to do a 4 week trip from Dubai, across Iran, Pakistan, India to Nepal and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By bedaniel
I think it really depends on where you are based....

I think it really depends on where you are based. My local dealer never has anything here in the UAE, but I have no problem ordering stuff from http://www.ktm-sommer.de/

The parts guys there...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,676
Posted By bedaniel
Similar problem here. This guy has a monopoly on...

Similar problem here. This guy has a monopoly on KTM and Ducati. So the only solution is to order your stuff in from abroad and find a good mechanic that actually knows what he's doing. This I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By bedaniel
Thumb Thanks Mack. Perfect!!! Cheers, Ben.

Thanks Mack. Perfect!!!

Cheers,

Ben.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By bedaniel
Sorry, can't seem to work out this picture...

Sorry, can't seem to work out this picture inserting business. Anyone tell me how to do it?

B.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By bedaniel
Wiring under the dash.

Anyone out there that can assist. Last year I had my bike preped for the UAE Desert Challenge. http://www.uaedesertchallenge.com/uaedesertchallenge/

The guy who preped it Gilles Chauve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,676
Posted By bedaniel
Thumb Good advice and I'll be taking it as my personal...

Good advice and I'll be taking it as my personal mission to do exactly that.

Cheers mate.

Ben.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,676
Posted By bedaniel
JoeKher. I agree with everything that you have...

JoeKher. I agree with everything that you have said with the exception of KTM Dealers being customers. I'm not really 100% sure of the business model of KTM, however I believe that it doesn't vary...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2005, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By bedaniel
640 Adventure Full Mechanical Service Manual

Anyone know where I can get a copy of the above in soft copy/ pdf (electronic). I have the user manual but that's to basic. A search on the web showed up a few good sites such as:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,676
Posted By bedaniel
INTE. Well if that ain't a testomonial...

INTE.


Well if that ain't a testomonial for KTM getting their shit together with quality control over their dealerships. Having to resort to the courts is a joke. What did KTM have to say?
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,676
Posted By bedaniel
Hey rightsideup. thanks for the feedback, but...

Hey rightsideup. thanks for the feedback, but I'm still not convinced that there is a bright side to Floyd.....perhaps a lucky customer. I guess it is nice for the guy that there is one good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,193
Posted By bedaniel
Hey BB. Thanks for the point re letting her...

Hey BB. Thanks for the point re letting her choose the bike. One I hadn't thought of and I guess as a typical male, would try to push her to my ideals. I'll let her go with it even if it "looks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,676
Posted By bedaniel
Shit KTM Dealers that should be REMOVED.....KTM why don't you care?

OK, I know this is a rather imflammatory thread, however I've lost my patience. It's about time that KTM actively solicited feedback from riders and had some quality control.

My experience here...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2005, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,193
Posted By bedaniel
Hey, 4Rider and FT, thanks for the helpful...

Hey, 4Rider and FT, thanks for the helpful advice. I'll have a gander around here for a TTR-125 and if one can be found here, and if so, take here for a test ride.

I agree totally with spending...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,193
Posted By bedaniel
Dirt Bike for the Missus to learn on.....Suggestions

My Girlfriend wants to learn to ride so she can come on tours with me.... Now asside from the flames I get for that.....

Strategy. Teach her to ride out in the desert here in Dubai and then...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2005, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By bedaniel
Question Any suggestions for KTM 640 Wind Screen Mod?

Hi there.

Bike 2004 640 Adventure.

I've searched the site for the above and generally on the web, but there seem to be no common screen mods for the 640. Now for my current general riding in...
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