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Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21,699
Views: 2,612,470
Posted By milzispete
+1. What he said. even with one wheel set, you...

+1. What he said. even with one wheel set, you can't find tires that are good at both.
Buy the enduro and a set of SMC wheels. It's much easier to convert the enduro for supermoto, than the other...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,369
Posted By milzispete
A well know tube company called Easton make some...

A well know tube company called Easton make some extremely rigid aluminum poles. I bought mine here

[/URL]http://www.bearpawwd.com/poles_stakes/poles_stakes.html[/URL]

They supply them in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,178
Posted By milzispete
Rally raid EVO 2 stickers, black, mounted on...

Rally raid

EVO 2 stickers, black, mounted on black tanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 328,778
Posted By milzispete
+1. Bingo. Tommyturtle wins the prize. You are...

+1. Bingo. Tommyturtle wins the prize. You are spot on.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 328,778
Posted By milzispete
As a guy who has a fully kitted out 690, I would...

As a guy who has a fully kitted out 690, I would also like to add; the 690 weighs in a full 25kg heavier. Combined with the seat hight, it makes a huge difference off road
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,178
Posted By milzispete
couple with full adventure kit. The rear sticker...

couple with full adventure kit. The rear sticker peeled of after a month or two. Tanks stickers seem to be fine tho which is a little strange

...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 244,925
Posted By milzispete
Hope Mosko pick it up. You just need to agree on...

Hope Mosko pick it up. You just need to agree on royalties [emoji3]
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 38,675
Posted By milzispete
That'll be the most light it ever gave off

That'll be the most light it ever gave off
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 328,778
Posted By milzispete
Anybody tried the bike 2-up yet?

Anybody tried the bike 2-up yet?
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By milzispete
Myself and the wife have been out a couple of...

Myself and the wife have been out a couple of times on a KTM 690 Enduro and it is way too cramped. She also complained that the Vibs made her feet numb after an hour
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,456
Posted By milzispete
I went the rally raid route to make it a better...

I went the rally raid route to make it a better road bike and love it. It's already too heavy as standard, to be a great enduro bike. For knarly single track, it was too much of a compromise for...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-31-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 31,943
Posted By milzispete
Yip. Count me in. I'm in Muscat already. What...

Yip. Count me in. I'm in Muscat already. What route you taking?
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21,699
Views: 2,612,470
Posted By milzispete
Open air filter and god awful noise

I had the rally raid air filter fitted with modified EVO 1 mapping and the bike ran fantastic. The only problem for me, was the god awful induction noise. I genuinely found it physically draining and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 38,675
Posted By milzispete
I wouldn't think there is much of a volume...

I wouldn't think there is much of a volume difference between your modified box with an external rally raid filter, and a standard box with internally mounted aus spec unifilter. The uni filters...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21,699
Views: 2,612,470
Posted By milzispete
Yip, and I'm one of them. In fairness I never go...

Yip, and I'm one of them. In fairness I never go above 90mph. If I did I would probably worry about the tubliss growing due to centrifugal force and letting go of the tire bead
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 21,699
Views: 2,612,470
Posted By milzispete
Get away from tubes altogether. I went to...

Get away from tubes altogether. I went to TUbliss inserts a couple of years ago and can't see me ever going back
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 30,893
Posted By milzispete
Any news on Anders Berglund yet. It looks like...

Any news on Anders Berglund yet. It looks like stage 8 has been another tough one
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 972,448
Posted By milzispete
The FE's are enduro bikes my friend. They have...

The FE's are enduro bikes my friend. They have the wrong geometry for 80mph+ on the loose stuff. You can try fitting triple clamps with less offset to help with stability. The 2009 models for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 972,448
Posted By milzispete
Wouldn't a KTM supermoto kit work?

Wouldn't a KTM supermoto kit work?
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 30,893
Posted By milzispete
That'll polish out

That'll polish out
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 38,675
Posted By milzispete
[QUOTE=Orangecicle;25887636]Ok, ok, ok. Back to...

[QUOTE=Orangecicle;25887636]Ok, ok, ok. Back to the pegs.

I finally just ordered the KTM Rally pegs from my local KTM dealer. He was so amused by my "going postal" story that he matched my eBay...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21,699
Views: 2,612,470
Posted By milzispete
Haven't tried it but this software looks...

Haven't tried it but this software looks fantastic for making road books.
http://www.rallynavigator.com
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By milzispete
stop surfing the net

You have two real choices if your heart is set on a 690

1. Buy 690, read many threads, spend another 10K making it everything you could ever wish for

2. Buy 690. DO NOT read any threads....
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21,699
Views: 2,612,470
Posted By milzispete
Ah I think you are right. Same problem with...

Ah I think you are right. Same problem with mine. Every time I stop, and wonder where the ground went, I think to myself, if only 690's were a little taller [emoji3] [emoji3] [emoji3]
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 38,675
Posted By milzispete
Luckily for you, it's a quiet time of year for...

Luckily for you, it's a quiet time of year for the post office so they can devote all of their efforts into finding them for you. [emoji3]
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21,699
Views: 2,612,470
Posted By milzispete
I've only ever run mine with the blue bushings. ...

I've only ever run mine with the blue bushings. Vibs are good and no mushy feel at all
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 38,675
Posted By milzispete
The Pegs. The Pegs. Damn it man, tell us about...

The Pegs. The Pegs. Damn it man, tell us about the pegs. Did they fit?
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,625,225
Posted By milzispete
Isn't the top mount just a 0.625" plate? Why...

Isn't the top mount just a 0.625" plate? Why wouldn't the BP mount just bolt on top of it? You would need a longer damper pin of course.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,603
Posted By milzispete
Seems obvious to me. The guy in charge of...

Seems obvious to me. The guy in charge of marketing must still be the same f*ckwit that told Charlie and Ewan to go f*ck themselves when they were making the long way round
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,603
Posted By milzispete
If only they would make a lower spec 690 version...

If only they would make a lower spec 690 version for the masses. The 500exc is there in the KTM range for those who really need a big enduro bike. The current 690 would be way better set up like this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,996
Views: 1,159,706
Posted By milzispete
Wasn't the NR 750 about 40kg heavier than a...

Wasn't the NR 750 about 40kg heavier than a fireblade?
Obviously a sign of things to come [emoji6]

EDIT: make that 60kg. At 223 Dry it weighs more than a BMW GS 1200. ......go Honda...lol
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 972,448
Posted By milzispete
Apples to apples works out as 7,100 AUD for...

Apples to apples works out as

7,100 AUD for KTM Basel (skid plate needed)
8,700 AUD for Husaberg stage 2 rally (lights needed)

I own a 690 with the full Rally Raid Evo 2 kit which must be a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 972,448
Posted By milzispete
Go balls out and get the full kit [emoji3] ...

Go balls out and get the full kit [emoji3]
Plenty of people with 690 ' dropping big coin on KTM Basel and Rally Raid EVO ii kits. The Husaberg kit is about the same price and you end up with a...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,173
Posted By milzispete
Have you had a look at the datatool ST61

Have you had a look at the datatool ST61
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,134,984
Posted By milzispete
The quality of the kit is pretty good. I use mine...

The quality of the kit is pretty good. I use mine all the time and it still looks like new
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 328,778
Posted By milzispete
I wish I could find the face palm emojicon. ...

I wish I could find the face palm emojicon. Really folks, when was the last time you heard of a break down because of broken con rods, dropped valves or cracked piston rings? It's always...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,641
Posted By milzispete
Getting back to the origional question I would...

Getting back to the origional question I would have to say the 690 sucks as a road bike when compared to a 800gs.

I have one that is fully kitted out. The pic below is my actual bike and it is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,715
Posted By milzispete
Digging it. Put me down for 2

Digging it. Put me down for 2
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,851
Posted By milzispete
Ktm have probably just swapped the 690 to a husky...

Ktm have probably just swapped the 690 to a husky so will all stop whining for an adventure version ☺
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,851
Posted By milzispete
Cool. Looks like my rally raid EVO 2 kit should...

Cool. Looks like my rally raid EVO 2 kit should bolt straight on
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