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Old 02-05-2013, 06:49 PM   #7891
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Maybe Kriega's?
I love Kreiga stuff, I just don't like their soft panier options.

The 60's are just massive and might as well be hard cases with their solid mounting plates. The 30 is too small (I think). I'm leaning toward a Giant Loop at this point combined with the Pelican tail case I already have mounted. We'll see....
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:27 PM   #7892
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Thanks everyone for your replies. I've checked out Kriega, but don't really care for the 4 bag design, although they do make awesome bags. I do have an aftermarket exhaust, so there is that funky space, but it doesn't bug me. I'm leaning toward the Wolfman Expedition Dry bags with possibly the RotoPax fuel system if it will fit the stock rack. Thanks for the help!

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Old 02-05-2013, 07:44 PM   #7893
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Are there any options for crash bars these days? I can't seem to find anyone selling them.
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:50 PM   #7894
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I love Kreiga stuff, I just don't like their soft panier options.

The 60's are just massive and might as well be hard cases with their solid mounting plates. The 30 is too small (I think). I'm leaning toward a Giant Loop at this point combined with the Pelican tail case I already have mounted. We'll see....
I'm selling this rack works great with soft bags. it gives you somewhere to tie down soft luggage so there is no piant damage or worry of shifting or damage



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Old 02-05-2013, 08:36 PM   #7895
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The KTM 640a is the Superbowl of dualsports.

Not everyone gets a ring.
It's a detuned and reconstituted PD racer clone.

There will be blood.
Go for it if you dare.
45 mpg.
7.5 gallons.

Nothing else quite like it.
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:38 AM   #7896
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:42 AM   #7897
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My ProMoto Billet rack works great, you can check the evolution of my farkling here: farkling
Fixed link for you.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:58 AM   #7898
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Fixed link for you.
Why thank you sir-you find any 640's to buy yet?
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:03 AM   #7899
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Why thank you sir-you find any 640's to buy yet?
There aren't many around here. Not looking very hard though. My DR is keeping me happy for now.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:47 AM   #7900
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There aren't many around here. Not looking very hard though. My DR is keeping me happy for now.
it's a great machine for the $$ for sure
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:56 AM   #7901
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it's a great machine for the $$ for sure
The enduro that bobber was looking at might still be available since he went with a fly-n-ride beemer instead. Only problems sounds like getting a hold of the guy. Gave bobber a bit of a run-around.
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:21 AM   #7902
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I've got the opportunity to purchase an 07 640 ADV that seems to be in great shape, but I havent seen it in person yet. Mileage unknown at this point but seems to be low. I have scoured this forum for all the info I can get but was wondering what kind of riding experience it will be. I have had a few dual sports over the years and one was a KLR. I found it to be a very crude and cobbled together imitation of a bike with an engine better suited for tilling the garden. The DT 200 I had before that was a cracker of a bike though. How is the 640 for vibes, basic maintanence and overall reliability? Almost all of my many bikes have spoiled me with turn-key japanese reliability. What about touring range and fuel consumption while we're at it? Thanks guys.
I always find it funny that KLRs are being constantly bashed. I have an 08 that I bought new for $5k. Ive done 15k miles on her, about 10k of that off road; OBDR, Idaho and multiple dual sport weekends. The KLR is an unpretentious, cheap and reliable mule. I have abused the crap out of mine, fully loaded down without any issues. Its a keeper.
I do however own an 06 KTM 640 Adv. This is no mule, this is the racehorse/mountain goat combo. Powerful, well balanced, well made, but vibey as all hell. So if its 75% offroad you are doing, with basically stretches on the slab that connect the trails, then go for it. But anything like some of my trips that are 2000 miles and maybe 500 of them on the trails, I would have to think twice about what bike to take.
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:37 AM   #7903
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:00 PM   #7904
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The enduro that bobber was looking at might still be available since he went with a fly-n-ride beemer instead. Only problems sounds like getting a hold of the guy. Gave bobber a bit of a run-around.
I had replied to that same ad/guy but never heard back so I'm not holding my breath on it.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:38 PM   #7905
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Hi,
A few days ago I was asking about my front axle not going back in. Today I need to ask about the front right disc (sitting on bike), rubbing the caliper mount. All spacers are in, brake pads are fine, not sure what else to do.

Anyone had a similar issue?

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