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Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,417
Posted By jcsh
Who really cares in the BMW corporation if the...

Who really cares in the BMW corporation if the small number of folks who ride Husky dirt race bikes think there is DNA or no DNA in this (potential) model range. Life today is about milking brands....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-29-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 52,703
Posted By jcsh
new 800cc and 1200cc adventure

I was in the KTM shop just now here in Auckland and the sales manager told me that an 800cc and 1200cc Adventure would be in NZ this year.
The 1200 will replace the 990 and the 800cc will replace...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,279
Posted By jcsh
Thanks Chris, that is very helpful! I wonder if...

Thanks Chris, that is very helpful!
I wonder if you could please put a set of calipers on the rack tube to let me know the Outside Diameter of the tube and also the flat part - I wonder why its flat...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,279
Posted By jcsh
Question GOBI Mounting bracket - right one or wrong??

Hi guys,
Ive just bought one of the GOBI top boxes to replace my weakening GIVI on my 990 Adv. I didnt buy the bracket as a) it seemed not to be required, I read somewhere (but now cant find it :))...
Forum: New Zealand 02-12-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,728
Posted By jcsh
I had Xnet's fusion offering when I lived in...

I had Xnet's fusion offering when I lived in Nelson town, it saved a bit of money as I didnt have to pay Telescam line rental. Then I moved to the sticks and guess what - no kit in teh local cabinet...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,622
Posted By jcsh
Ok, Thanks mate, guess it'll have to be the...

Ok, Thanks mate, guess it'll have to be the Rainbow then want to show my mate some gravel but not too hard! The Rainbow is open isnt it?
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,622
Posted By jcsh
Molesworth / Hamner times?

I'm planning on taking an overseas mate for a 48hr ride from chch back to chch, next week and wondered if we could manage chch thru hamner and molesworth in one day? Are the tracks even open?

What...
Forum: New Zealand 11-02-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,567
Posted By jcsh
Question Titirangi Bay ..?

Hi guys,
Was thinking of a 'mini-adventure' this coming w/e and thought I might take the squeeze up to somewhere like Titirangi Bay as I've heard its nice.

Anybody been there? I'm assuming its...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By jcsh
Thanks Lukas! Its good to know it can be done !

Thanks Lukas! Its good to know it can be done !
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By jcsh
Thanks for this, the 640 donor is an '02 and has...

Thanks for this, the 640 donor is an '02 and has the detachable speedo drive. that probably means that it will have a 20mm axle? and my berg has a 26mm one - maybe I can get a set of the later...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By jcsh
KTM 640 wheels on a 525 etc..

I wonder if the 640 wheels fit onto the dirtbike range 525 450 etc ??
Has anyone tried it? Im looking for some SM wheels for my 'berg and some of these are for sale.

Thanks in anticipation
James
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,993
Posted By jcsh
as a matter of interest, did you lay it down to...

as a matter of interest, did you lay it down to get the last dregs of fuel?
how did you get it to the gas station?
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By jcsh
I was thinking of making a trip down there...

I was thinking of making a trip down there sometime soon, do you think the rivers are impassable on my 990 Adv? (my name in not Heinz Kinigadner by the way!!!)

I'll come thru wanaka probably and...
Forum: New Zealand 09-14-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By jcsh
How was it? I was in Golden Bay so missed it -...

How was it? I was in Golden Bay so missed it - good run to Pararau though! Also East Takaka road was interesting as it had about 3 inches of fresh gravel topping! Like riding on a beach!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By jcsh
soft bags on 990 Adv

I was wondering how to fit my soft Gear Bags on the 990 without burning them on the exhausts, and without buying expensive pannier racks - anybody managed to shield the heat away from them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,993
Posted By jcsh
Ive just checked my 08 manual and it says the...

Ive just checked my 08 manual and it says the same 19.5 lt. I just did 200km to the light, then 60km to the petrol station and put in... wait for it... 19.45 lt !!!! aaargh close or what - I then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,576
Posted By jcsh
IMO you are selling the 990 short, if the tarmac...

IMO you are selling the 990 short, if the tarmac is twisty it is definitely a sports/tourer I did 300km today 2 up and I might have a (TMI Alert!: ) slightly numb bum typing this but it did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,576
Posted By jcsh
My 1100GS channelled the cold air straight onto...

My 1100GS channelled the cold air straight onto my knees which ended up causing all sorts of leg stiffness and general discomfort. It was also (too) wiiiide for traffic filtering. Nice comy bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,235
Posted By jcsh
TBH I haven't noticed the loss of horses. There...

TBH I haven't noticed the loss of horses. There must be some, and I was expecting for it to be noticeably slower afterwards, but its not! Some folks are obsessed with power, and with some vehicles I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,973
Posted By jcsh
The S12 is a fantastic mud tyre but I wouldnt...

The S12 is a fantastic mud tyre but I wouldnt want to be anywhere near tarmac on it!!

I had M21's on my 501 Berg in the mud and it was unrideable for me, teh blocks just got mudded up and it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,235
Posted By jcsh
Wel its not a 100% cure but it is at least an 80%...

Wel its not a 100% cure but it is at least an 80% one..
Remove the seat and separate the brown wire - this puts the mapping into 'low quality fuel mode' and I find it to be a superb mod. I found the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By jcsh
Update to this: Went out to Bulwer at the w/e,...

Update to this:
Went out to Bulwer at the w/e, 2 up this time - still on the 91 octane map.
I never missed the power that the 95 'may' give. but I sure as heck did enjoy the lack of abrupt throttle...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By jcsh
Hedpco and becker or Sw Motec crash bars?

Hi Guys, the SW Motec are cheaper out here in NZ but are they as good?
Anybody had first hand experience of fitting both?
Also any experiences of crashing, or seeing the results of, both?
Which...
Forum: New Zealand 08-10-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By jcsh
I'd love to borrow it! If its really good I'll...

I'd love to borrow it! If its really good I'll buy a copy - is that fair?
Whereabouts are you for grabbing it mate?:clap
Forum: New Zealand 08-07-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By jcsh
ive got a tom tom rider and am thinking of buying...

ive got a tom tom rider and am thinking of buying NZ map - any help?
Forum: New Zealand 08-07-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By jcsh
+1 on that idea! I'd love to do that geography on...

+1 on that idea! I'd love to do that geography on a bike
Forum: New Zealand 08-07-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By jcsh
Popped over to the west coast for a 'mini...

Popped over to the west coast for a 'mini adventure' on Tuesday, came back via the Braeburn track - see photo. Pleased to be able to report KTM very good on wet tarmac and fine over braeburn. Is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By jcsh
mappings / suspension etc

Hi guys, Ive been upset with just a couple of things which mar an otherwise pretty fantastic bike for me. The too responsive throttle, especially on the dirt or slow corners is one and the buffeting...
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By jcsh
Just seen this- nice filming! Looks like you had...

Just seen this- nice filming! Looks like you had a great time. What tyres are you using? Was wondering how my new KTM beastie with its standard scorp tyres would have handled it - esp the snow!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By jcsh
Good luck with EBC's I've tried them several...

Good luck with EBC's I've tried them several times over the years and never found them to be worth the saving, shall we say, over the OEMs. Bendix on the other hand have never failed to disappoint on...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 149,562
Posted By jcsh
Thumb Yey good stuff mate! Let me know more details as...

Yey good stuff mate! Let me know more details as they come - I plan to do some NZ south island rides and some of them are 200km plus off road - I dont want to strap on extra tanks - so am very keen!...
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