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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Possible, but the broken bearing was on the...

Possible, but the broken bearing was on the exhaust side, so not on the side where the retainer finally broke... Makes sense though what Meinmotorrad says, I guess the whole system is not balanced...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 06:02 PM
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Views: 1,198,701
Posted By Knoen
690 Video

If any of you guys have 5.14min to spare and are keen on watching me and my mate messing about on two 690's in South America:

http://vimeo.com/87328477
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Knoen
Thumbs down Broken valve spring retainer

Hey, just had my adv trip in South America ended a little bit prematurely by a broken valve spring retainer and holder, see pic. Of course quite far away from the closest town and with no real chance...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Thanks, the vids are pain in the ass to do, but...

Thanks, the vids are pain in the ass to do, but it's nice memories.
We have had no problems with fuel, but we have a range of around 500km. There's a stunning place called Piedra Pomex up at...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 05:22 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Ha ha, yes we did! We're in Cusco now, small...

Ha ha, yes we did! We're in Cusco now, small world... :norton
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Knoen
And a few vids from the last months. Can't embed...

And a few vids from the last months. Can't embed via my pad for some reason, so here are some links instead.

http://vimeo.com/80668020

http://vimeo.com/82853538

http://vimeo.com/85434900
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 1,198,701
Posted By Knoen
Talking 690 R in South America

Here's a few pics from an ongoing ride in South America. I'm riding a 690 R with the Dottori kit, my friend a 690 Factory Rally. We're having a seriously awesome time!

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Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Thanks! Before gfx but with luggage: <a...

Thanks!

Before gfx but with luggage:
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/100766359@N05/10439663873/" title="image by m.petersson, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Yup. I got it as a present from some friends,...

Yup. I got it as a present from some friends, would not pay 200$ for it myself.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 03:01 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Ha ha, easy now Katoom72... :evil

Ha ha, easy now Katoom72... :evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Gel pad:...

Gel pad: http://japanese-online-store.com/products/detail.php?product_id=40

Works ok, but it's not very grippy...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Thanks :) it's Dunlop 908RR, I've just put them...

Thanks :)
it's Dunlop 908RR, I've just put them on a few days ago so I can't give any comment on wether they are good or not yet.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Knoen
No extra fuel pump, I've never ridden until...

No extra fuel pump, I've never ridden until completely empty, but 550km seems to be no problem (mixed off road/gravel/onroad).
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Cheers! Yeah the rear tank was pretty worn on...

Cheers!
Yeah the rear tank was pretty worn on mine too, I have StompGrip pads on it now, you can't buy them specifically for the 690enduro, but I cut a set to fit, they help a bit while standing....
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Knoen
It's pricy... 3600$ Available here:...

It's pricy... 3600$
Available here: rallymanagementsevices.com

What they don't care to tell you is that you have to drill two 8mm holes in the steering head of the frame to fix the front carrier....
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 1,198,701
Posted By Knoen
[QUOTE=RoninMoto;22617640]Fun stuff awaits you on...

[QUOTE=RoninMoto;22617640]Fun stuff awaits you on your trip :D

Ha ha, yup, better throw myself in between the bike and the ground to save those tanks in case I go down...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Knoen
That makes two of us...

That makes two of us...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 07:47 AM
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Views: 1,198,701
Posted By Knoen
Talking Thanks! It's the Dottori kit...

Thanks!
It's the Dottori kit (http://www.albertodottori.net/ktm%20690%20nuovo%20kit%20africa%20race.htm)
The gfx are based on a SX powerpart design, but modified and printed only for my bike and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Getting ready for a trip to South America

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/100766359@N05/10439466744/" title="image by m.petersson, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5471/10439466744_0e9b19e740_c.jpg" width="800"...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 12:39 AM
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Views: 1,198,701
Posted By Knoen
Fixed it. I think.

Fixed it. I think.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 03:00 PM
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Views: 1,198,701
Posted By Knoen
Hello hello

Recently bought a 690 R and right now I'm building up the Dottori rally kit, great fun! :evil Did my first test ride with the kit on the bike yesterday, nothing 'plugged in' yet and without fuel in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,799
Posted By Knoen
Great stuff! You've been missed mr Explorador!

Great stuff! You've been missed mr Explorador!
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,526
Views: 1,580,763
Posted By Knoen
Jpn

Hey Noah, fantastic RR, been following you since the start! Would be great to buy you a few beers once you get to Tokyo (if that's on the itinerary?), can offer a place to stay and safe parking too...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,799
Posted By Knoen
Fantastic mate! :norton

Fantastic mate! :norton
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2013, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Knoen
Back in december you asked...

You probably figured which song it is by now, but if you didn't -it's 'Lady' by Chromatics. Hope it brings back some memories in that case.

Really enjoyed your RR Antihero. BTW, wouldn't you say...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 69,002
Posted By Knoen
:lurk Really enjoying your RR!

:lurk Really enjoying your RR!
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By Knoen
:jump Nice!! Great pictures

:jump Nice!! Great pictures
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