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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By dbern
Ok so I have a new theory. I have not had any...

Ok so I have a new theory.
I have not had any stalling issues at all since I took of my GPS charging system. It was wired direct to the battery. It was a RAM mount with a Garmin Montana 600. It...
Forum: Europe 08-12-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By dbern
Good ADV bike shop in UK

I am in the Cambridge area looking for good shops that sell gear and bikes? Any of you guys out there have any good ideas near me??

Thanks
Forum: Europe 08-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By dbern
Ya I have been here for a few weeks... I just...

Ya I have been here for a few weeks... I just got back from the Isle of Man. We took the fairy over then rented bikes from Manx rentals on the island if you have any interest in that... No speed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By dbern
[QUOTE=LukasM;24746135]I've had to run my 690 on...

[QUOTE=LukasM;24746135]I've had to run my 690 on 80 octane fuel in parts of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and now Mongolia because that was the only thing available. The bike comes with a map for bad fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By dbern
I completely understand that we should take...

I completely understand that we should take spares of stuff that might go. I did the TAT last year on a KLR and though it is far from traveling in Butan and a KLR is far from a 690, I did bring...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,620
Views: 1,677,954
Posted By dbern
I am also wondering what he did for oil all the...

I am also wondering what he did for oil all the way around? And what about fuel in all those crazy little places thinking they did not have 93 octane or even good fuel with no water in it... Please...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By dbern
Wow so you are saying that you ran 85 with it set...

Wow so you are saying that you ran 85 with it set on 2 and it ran fine... Interesting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By dbern
A bigger problem is fuel quality in rural areas....

A bigger problem is fuel quality in rural areas. i.e. solids and water in fuel - carry lots of extra fuel filters/sparkplugs and on a serious trip - fuel pump (and know how to change it) - invest in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By dbern
Do you have the fuel injection system switch? ...

Do you have the fuel injection system switch? What number are you running it at? I have the 13 so I can run this fuel but the manual says to not run it on the #1 for more than one tank... Baja is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By dbern
KTM 690 RTW how do you find fuel??

Really this thread could be for any top end bike that needs better gas and oil.

So I have seen many threads on how the 690 can go anywhere. I have no doubt that my 690 could go anywhere and back...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
what about gas?

Hey all, may have been covered before but those of you that do long trips abroad or RTW trips on the 690. What do you do about gas? I mean the need for 93 octane or better will not work in most...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 66,203
Posted By dbern
So what is the percentage of dirt roads on this...

So what is the percentage of dirt roads on this trip? Looking at doing something like this but hate the long stretches of long flat straight
pavement.
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,910
Posted By dbern
also it might be nice to stay at the hotel but if...

also it might be nice to stay at the hotel but if you think about it the money that you spend upfront to camp for free with buying gear you always have the gear to maybe sell someday down the road. ...
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,910
Posted By dbern
+1 for the camping. I really think it makes...

+1 for the camping.

I really think it makes a difference where you are going to be.

Rural areas; camp free/city area pay camp only; hotels make sense.

My wife and I did the TAT last...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 40,162
Posted By dbern
Check out Donegol... that place is awesome Galway...

Check out Donegol... that place is awesome Galway is the best city in the country... Also, go check out the Fairhead area up in the northern part of country
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 569,574
Posted By dbern
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
Easy answer

Noob question...

When I start my bike, I turn on the key and the pump runs and the speedo turns. All the lights light up. Then the red oil pressure light stays on until I start it. Is that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
Ya tried that with the cap.. no suction and did...

Ya tried that with the cap.. no suction and did not start back up until I turned the kill switch off then on again. Heard the pump run then it starts. Then kinda good, then backfires a few times...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By dbern
[QUOTE=Ddgfarm;24416047]I had a stalling problem...

[QUOTE=Ddgfarm;24416047]I had a stalling problem on my 690 recently. I thought it was related to the fuel injection system but it turned out to be the ignition coil wire was loosening from the spark...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
Oh and it usually only happens when Im going...

Oh and it usually only happens when Im going kinda slow...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
Ya that makes sense. It is just strange though...

Ya that makes sense. It is just strange though that I rode it a couple times with no issues then just like the last time I did have an issue it did not happen until like 100mile into the ride?? ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
I was speaking with someone and they seemed to...

I was speaking with someone and they seemed to think my stalling issue was due to the fuel pump seizing from the heat then pressure in the tank from the exhaust getting so hot. Then when I turn the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By dbern
I was speaking with someone and they seemed to...

I was speaking with someone and they seemed to think it was due to the fuel pump seizing from the heat then pressure in the tank from the exhaust getting so hot. Then when I turn the bike on then...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
Ya that#2 is kinda vague... Sorry about that......

Ya that#2 is kinda vague... Sorry about that... Ill try to get some video...Think this might be normal also but none around to compare it to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18,180
Views: 1,950,951
Posted By dbern
opinions please

Hey all, I have been looking on the inter webs for a while and now think that my bike is going to blow up any minute by all the issues that sound like mine...:cry

Please give me some opinions of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By dbern
Ok well after a few flawless days of riding the...

Ok well after a few flawless days of riding the 690 it did it again. I went for a 150 mile ride yesterday. The bike ran great all day. We stopped at a eatery and got some dinner and after that,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By dbern
thanks.... I will start there....

thanks.... I will start there....
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By dbern
2013 KTM 690 enduro r new stall issue

Hey folks... I have been looking around a bunch and have seen many issues that are causing stalling issues but none that I see match mine so hoping for some help. If nothing else please send me in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 569,574
Posted By dbern
If you are coming over from Charleston do you...

If you are coming over from Charleston do you ride Cambels creek area... awesome out there...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 569,574
Posted By dbern
Hey boys... Im in for riding on just about...

Hey boys... Im in for riding on just about anytime all summer... Im on a DRZ at this point... So hit me up... Im down in Fayetteville...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,584
Posted By dbern
KLR... Did the TAT on it last year. was fine on...

KLR... Did the TAT on it last year. was fine on all the dirt I did and it is the best on the highway as the plastics are the biggest for you and your girl...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 21,168
Posted By dbern
I'm there if not working…

I'm there if not working…
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By dbern
Ya and with that little bit less in technology...

Ya and with that little bit less in technology they could drop under 10k… I would have one...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 273,691
Posted By dbern
sweet thanks d

sweet thanks

d
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 273,691
Posted By dbern
maybe Im not good at finding them but I looked...

maybe Im not good at finding them but I looked around and did not see it… maybe it sold already…
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 273,691
Posted By dbern
do you have any more pics of it??

do you have any more pics of it??
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 273,691
Posted By dbern
I know it has been a long time since you posted...

I know it has been a long time since you posted this picture but Im wondering what front fender and light this setup has???
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By dbern
Yup thats it... good to see you out running...

Yup thats it... good to see you out running around... you have some great riding around you there, though I would have been happy with just a nice easy ride to the coast when we hit that thing... ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By dbern
lol don't remember the dick...:D must be a new...

lol don't remember the dick...:D must be a new addition...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By dbern
if he did it with the side car I bet that winch...

if he did it with the side car I bet that winch got a good workout all the way up...no run ups and steep with all loose gravel yeehaw...
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