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Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Ok, here are my un-converted numbers in...

Ok, here are my un-converted numbers in kilometers. :D

Low fuel light on at 635km
Guesstimated out of fuel at approx at 700km.



The Quest Kit adds approximately 20 pounds to the total...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Interesting! I have AMa EVO maps so I run a...

Interesting!

I have AMa EVO maps so I run a bit richer than the stock maps.

"Reserve Light ON at 375 miles" Mine comes on approx 395 miles

"Engine quit after Reserve Light: 50 miles" Never...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19,882
Views: 2,308,860
Posted By sidewayz_control
I remapped to the EVO map to disable the SAS and...

I remapped to the EVO map to disable the SAS and charcoal canister we have on the NA bikes so I didn't have to the resistor mod. Just "cap & stow" the wires.

I find that the Evo map is a bit...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 177,612
Posted By sidewayz_control
You have to start mounting your bike like you...

You have to start mounting your bike like you would mount a horse or a KTM 690E or 990 or any bike with tall suspension (unless you are 6'+).

Get up on one peg and then swing over the bike.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19,882
Views: 2,308,860
Posted By sidewayz_control
What would be the point of doing that? But...

What would be the point of doing that?

But in short yes but it won't be good for the cat unless you reactivate the SAI (it's disabled by default in the EVO and Akra maps). And I don't think the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,490
Posted By sidewayz_control
The paper filters flow and filter just as good or...

The paper filters flow and filter just as good or better than any foam filter. :deal

The real issue is when they get wet and yeah... you always have to buy new ones. :norton

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4,369
Views: 1,466,703
Posted By sidewayz_control
Achtung Gefahr! I wouldn't really...

Achtung Gefahr!



I wouldn't really worry about it unless you drive like an ass and your bike is obnoxiously noisy. Switzerland, Germany and a few other are very strict but also (in general)...
Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,358
Posted By sidewayz_control
To Sandblast or not to Sandblast...:D Been...

To Sandblast or not to Sandblast...:D

Been talking with my good friend the "T" at looking to have some northern representation at the event. Or more an excuse to get the riding season into an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
The easiest and closest is probably the RallyRaid...

The easiest and closest is probably the RallyRaid filter kit you mentionned. But it depends what you want, for me it's overkill (I don't need more horsepower) and I don't like those open type filters...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,490
Posted By sidewayz_control
Here is my pre and post Basel upgrade. ...

Here is my pre and post Basel upgrade.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24829299&postcount=279

The kit added 20 pounds.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,490
Posted By sidewayz_control
It looks not easy in terms of shipping and it...

It looks not easy in terms of shipping and it looks overwhelming but it's not.

I did my own research and found a shipping company and did all the import and customs stuff myself. An evening on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19,882
Views: 2,308,860
Posted By sidewayz_control
No it's a KTM Actually 2 KTMs, him and his...

No it's a KTM

Actually 2 KTMs, him and his son are doing the Dakar together.

Ivan
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 177,612
Posted By sidewayz_control
I certainly wouldn't argue with opinions, but you...

I certainly wouldn't argue with opinions, but you may wish to revisit your facts on these couple of points . . . . . . . .

Buy what you wish, of course, but I'd suggest a close look at costs and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19,882
Views: 2,308,860
Posted By sidewayz_control
Check for pinched fuel line. The Quest is a...

Check for pinched fuel line. The Quest is a recirculating system, the forward tanks will always keep the rear tank full and will fill the rear tank faster than you can burn the fuel. So there is the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Same here, I tried everything not to cut and ...

Same here, I tried everything not to cut and splice the harness. But in the end it was actually pretty painless. Got a few tricks from guys at work, pre-tinned all my splices, set-up a clean...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
YUP! From a 3 day (4 day but one was a fishing...

YUP! From a 3 day (4 day but one was a fishing day) 1250km trip in Québec connecting hydro dams and Cold War relics...

My blog http://sidewayz-control.blogspot.ca/ it's new and in french
...
Forum: Canada 10-27-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By sidewayz_control
I would ask for the serial number of the bike and...

I would ask for the serial number of the bike and then check the RDPRM. There is a fee but it's only 3$. This will tell you if there is any debt or guarantee (Not sure if that would be the proper...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4,369
Views: 1,466,703
Posted By sidewayz_control
Pics from 3 day 1250km solo trip in Québec. ...

Pics from 3 day 1250km solo trip in Québec.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-GgTnXnFxQ1I/VC3zJE8BlbI/AAAAAAAAAqE/caPUFsxEV_A/s800/IMG_2059.JPG
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
I'm not very worried about spare parts since I'm...

I'm not very worried about spare parts since I'm not racing my bike like others on this thread, mine is a travel bike also. Of course over time there will be wear and tear on some of the parts I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Pictures from a ride I did a few weeks back in...

Pictures from a ride I did a few weeks back in the lower Laurentians and Outaouais region north west of Montreal. Since I have the bike and the fuel range, I am discovering all kinds of stuff and new...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,369
Views: 1,466,703
Posted By sidewayz_control
From a ride a few weeks back in the lower...

From a ride a few weeks back in the lower Laurentians and Outaouais region north west of Montreal.

I found Monks...:nod amazing place and huge! sorry couldn't get a picture of the monastery, maybe...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 177,612
Posted By sidewayz_control
That's why I got the Backcountry 35L. I know I...

That's why I got the Backcountry 35L. I know I most often won't need that much volume but it would be there if ever I did.

And the Mosko boys put a lot of effort into their design to do just that....
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Wow! And being able to burn through 32...

Wow!

And being able to burn through 32 liters of fuel before having to stop and refuel probably helped.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Pre and post Quest

Put the bike on the scales last night, I wanted to see the weight difference after adding the Quest kit.

1st picture is the stock bike with approx 2 liters of fuel. 332 pounds total weight.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By sidewayz_control
It's spelled "Poutine" just like the Russian dude...

It's spelled "Poutine" just like the Russian dude :D.

You either love it or hate it. But now there are a lot of restaurants that make really fancy variations of the traditional Poutine (fries,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
No it's actually not all that bad and in my...

No it's actually not all that bad and in my opinion, no matter what seat no matter what bike, there is always some getting used to. Same thing for a car, shoes or even a pair of glasses they never...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Looks nice, I'll look into that this winter, lots...

Looks nice, I'll look into that this winter, lots of time to adjust things on the bike when there's 4 feet of snow on the ground.

In the mean time... first battle scar. Sorry newbie misake, I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,844
Posted By sidewayz_control
:lurk Allez! La suite! :D Ivan

:lurk

Allez! La suite! :D

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Finally got some time to take a few more...

Finally got some time to take a few more pictures.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7IWI7d3x7CU/U9WVJDNr4EI/AAAAAAAAAY4/3uuPguYFX8s/s640/IMG_1844.JPG
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
In orange Ivan

In orange



Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,369
Views: 1,466,703
Posted By sidewayz_control
My 690 Quest, KTM Basel in it's element:D ...

My 690 Quest, KTM Basel in it's element:D

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7IWI7d3x7CU/U9WVJDNr4EI/AAAAAAAAAY4/3uuPguYFX8s/s640/IMG_1844.JPG
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,369
Views: 1,466,703
Posted By sidewayz_control
Salut Sapitch, bienvenue au Forum! :thumb ...

Salut Sapitch, bienvenue au Forum! :thumb

Nice video, it's always fun to spend a day goofing around

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19,882
Views: 2,308,860
Posted By sidewayz_control
There is actually a lot of slack in the stock...

There is actually a lot of slack in the stock harness towards the back of the bike. All bunched up between the stock airbox and battery. If you cut all the zip-ties and release the harness from the...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 177,612
Posted By sidewayz_control
+1 :rofl Looks like me when my wife says I...

+1 :rofl

Looks like me when my wife says I can't go to the in-laws with my T-shirt and jeans and makes me go shopping with her and try out some new cloths...

what's wrong with t-shirts and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Anyone take a look at their header? In general we...

Anyone take a look at their header? In general we never look at it because it ain't sexy and it's hidden behind all the plastic. I had the bike running and was looking for leaks in general and it was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Mine looks pretty much like that. I did grind the...

Mine looks pretty much like that. I did grind the thickness of the 2 bosses under the seat and gave them a coat of epoxy to reseal them. The seat pan is composite and looks like there is a mix of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19,882
Views: 2,308,860
Posted By sidewayz_control
How hot is hot?

Anyone ever looked at their header in the dark? This is a new exhaust, meaning it has not been "ceramic coated" with the mud that gets baked on from normal riding... yet. So I don't know if you can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Oh yeah, They are closed on Mondays but...

Oh yeah,

They are closed on Mondays but open on Saturday until noon.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,070
Posted By sidewayz_control
Voilà info(at)ktmbasel.ch But...

Voilà

info(at)ktmbasel.ch

But calling is often easier, they are a very small team and when you are fixing and building selling bikes it's hard to answer a gazillion emails. I can relate...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4,369
Views: 1,466,703
Posted By sidewayz_control
Where is this? C'est où ça? Ivan

Where is this? C'est où ça?

Ivan
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