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Old 08-28-2014, 07:46 PM   #10456
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I installed a Remus Roxx 2-1 and Adventure tool box from CJ Designs. Took it for a test ride and it seemed pretty good. The idle hunted a bit so I will do a 15 min reset. I also have a SAS block off kit to install too, but in wanted to take things in stages.
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Old 08-28-2014, 10:25 PM   #10457
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What Did You Do To Your KTM Today?

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Old 08-28-2014, 11:25 PM   #10458
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Installed a new final drive.


New 17 tooth front sprocket and 47 tooth IronMan rear sprocket with DID XVMXMMXB2VM-XMV2 chain. No chain cutting needed with this combo as it takes the full 120 links. Also replaced the front sprocket cover as sucked up rocks and crap and had some abuse.

I took the old girl out for some fun in the dirt, but I discovered that a half warn front K60 has no side bite at all. At about 35MPH on a off camber section of dirt road, the front end went out with no warning, slamming my shoulder hard into the ground as we skidded along on our side about 10 feet. My shoulder was messed up, but I managed to get the bike upright before the real pain set in. Not that it did a lot of good as not thinking clearly and having no place to put the kickstand, over she went on the other side.




The 95 degree heat, pushing myself too hard, and the stress from the impact pushed my temp gauge far into the red. I had zero energy and could barely walk. I camped under a bush and dumped my water supply on my head to cool down. 15 minutes past and I do a bone check, nothing broken. All the gear did it's job. Just very sore and painful shoulder. I get the bike upright again, but slip and fall into the ditch next to the bike and over it goes again. 15 more minutes of cooling down and gathering the strength for another try, I drag the back to a more stable location, get it back rubber side down, and ride the 5 miles out. Only dumping it 2 more times.
After a cold shower and some rest, I order a TKC80 front.
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:58 AM   #10459
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Installed a new final drive.


New 17 tooth front sprocket and 47 tooth IronMan rear sprocket with DID XVMXMMXB2VM-XMV2 chain. No chain cutting needed with this combo as it takes the full 120 links. Also replaced the front sprocket cover as sucked up rocks and crap and had some abuse.

I took the old girl out for some fun in the dirt, but I discovered that a half warn front K60 has no side bite at all. At about 35MPH on a off camber section of dirt road, the front end went out with no warning, slamming my shoulder hard into the ground as we skidded along on our side about 10 feet. My shoulder was messed up, but I managed to get the bike upright before the real pain set in. Not that it did a lot of good as not thinking clearly and having no place to put the kickstand, over she went on the other side.




The 95 degree heat, pushing myself too hard, and the stress from the impact pushed my temp gauge far into the red. I had zero energy and could barely walk. I camped under a bush and dumped my water supply on my head to cool down. 15 minutes past and I do a bone check, nothing broken. All the gear did it's job. Just very sore and painful shoulder. I get the bike upright again, but slip and fall into the ditch next to the bike and over it goes again. 15 more minutes of cooling down and gathering the strength for another try, I drag the back to a more stable location, get it back rubber side down, and ride the 5 miles out. Only dumping it 2 more times.
After a cold shower and some rest, I order a TKC80 front.
Why were you riding alone? I don't even ride my 450 alone in the desert.

Glad you are OK.

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Old 08-29-2014, 08:06 AM   #10460
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Parts are on order. Touratech stuff?
We'll wait and see how that goes.
New bling, time will tell.

Meantime I keeping hitting F5 on the tracking pages.
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:32 AM   #10461
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Realised that only four months remain until the final leg down to Ushuaia from Montevideo.
Mis the beast enough that I'm contemplating buying another one, too many KTM is not enough
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:38 AM   #10462
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Installed a new final drive.


New 17 tooth front sprocket and 47 tooth IronMan rear sprocket with DID XVMXMMXB2VM-XMV2 chain. No chain cutting needed with this combo as it takes the full 120 links. Also replaced the front sprocket cover as sucked up rocks and crap and had some abuse.

I took the old girl out for some fun in the dirt, but I discovered that a half warn front K60 has no side bite at all. At about 35MPH on a off camber section of dirt road, the front end went out with no warning, slamming my shoulder hard into the ground as we skidded along on our side about 10 feet. My shoulder was messed up, but I managed to get the bike upright before the real pain set in. Not that it did a lot of good as not thinking clearly and having no place to put the kickstand, over she went on the other side.




The 95 degree heat, pushing myself too hard, and the stress from the impact pushed my temp gauge far into the red. I had zero energy and could barely walk. I camped under a bush and dumped my water supply on my head to cool down. 15 minutes past and I do a bone check, nothing broken. All the gear did it's job. Just very sore and painful shoulder. I get the bike upright again, but slip and fall into the ditch next to the bike and over it goes again. 15 more minutes of cooling down and gathering the strength for another try, I drag the back to a more stable location, get it back rubber side down, and ride the 5 miles out. Only dumping it 2 more times.
After a cold shower and some rest, I order a TKC80 front.
Yikes you were very lucky to get out of there alone!

Big bikes are a challenge for sure.
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Old 08-29-2014, 02:05 PM   #10463
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25,000 mile Tune-Up

Major service including valve clearances adjusted, steering head lubed, front forks and rear suspension serviced. New chain, sprockets, TKC-80s, air filter, plugs, fork seals, etc. installed. OMG - Two days of labor and $1200 in parts... Wifey displeased, but the 990 sure rides sweet! Previous owner averaged 2k miles per year, whereas I've only had it since March and have already put 7k miles on it already :-) All that's left is to install my new BDCW sidestand relocator, button her back up and load her up for this weekend in the Cascades!
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Old 08-29-2014, 04:05 PM   #10464
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Worth a look at the oz forum thread [coast to coast record attempt] close to 11000kms in 7 days. What a incredible effort/ride!!!
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Old 08-30-2014, 11:47 AM   #10465
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Holy shit man!

You need a riding buddy in the worst way!


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Installed a new final drive.


New 17 tooth front sprocket and 47 tooth IronMan rear sprocket with DID XVMXMMXB2VM-XMV2 chain. No chain cutting needed with this combo as it takes the full 120 links. Also replaced the front sprocket cover as sucked up rocks and crap and had some abuse.

I took the old girl out for some fun in the dirt, but I discovered that a half warn front K60 has no side bite at all. At about 35MPH on a off camber section of dirt road, the front end went out with no warning, slamming my shoulder hard into the ground as we skidded along on our side about 10 feet. My shoulder was messed up, but I managed to get the bike upright before the real pain set in. Not that it did a lot of good as not thinking clearly and having no place to put the kickstand, over she went on the other side.




The 95 degree heat, pushing myself too hard, and the stress from the impact pushed my temp gauge far into the red. I had zero energy and could barely walk. I camped under a bush and dumped my water supply on my head to cool down. 15 minutes past and I do a bone check, nothing broken. All the gear did it's job. Just very sore and painful shoulder. I get the bike upright again, but slip and fall into the ditch next to the bike and over it goes again. 15 more minutes of cooling down and gathering the strength for another try, I drag the back to a more stable location, get it back rubber side down, and ride the 5 miles out. Only dumping it 2 more times.
After a cold shower and some rest, I order a TKC80 front.
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Old 08-30-2014, 07:17 PM   #10466
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Homemade GPS Mount

Installed my new to me GPS on the handle bar clamp. Cheap and easy to make from 3/4" aluminum, and a hockey puck!

Holds securely, easy to take off GPS unit, and the price was right.

Hockey puck to aluminum strip surface was milled at 10 degrees angle to get a good viewing angle.







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Old 08-30-2014, 08:43 PM   #10467
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Old 08-30-2014, 09:21 PM   #10468
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Installed crispy decals and went romping
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Old 08-31-2014, 12:22 AM   #10469
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Packed giant loop, put fuel in it, rode it

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Old 08-31-2014, 07:34 AM   #10470
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Are those stock windshields you guys are running?
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