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Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
May have missed one on the market, but wanted to...

May have missed one on the market, but wanted to know if anyone had one of those Tourtech radiator gaurds that are no longer made. I dig the look of the aluminum and my plastic one is just looking a...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,236,533
Posted By maltese
Has anyone heard if Heiniedau or Mefo or anyone...

Has anyone heard if Heiniedau or Mefo or anyone else making a good 60/40 tire for this bike. I've been blown away with how well both of those have gripped on my bikes and I don't think I'm gnarlly...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Would highly agree with this. Once I got my...

Would highly agree with this. Once I got my suspension dialed in and tire choice right, the bike is solid. I have found that for some reason with my set up, ktm wp 48mm forks and ohlins rear, I have...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Thumb If you both were to buy it as a whole then divi...

If you both were to buy it as a whole then divi it up, you are welcome to. I'm going to set up a post for sale when i have time :freaky

I don't have the space to have multiple bikes these days and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Not 100% sure if I can ask this here, but I am...

Not 100% sure if I can ask this here, but I am thinking about leaving the x challenge club. I am the third owner on this guy and the plastics are far from perfect, but the frame and everything else...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
What wheels did you pick/rear hub. I see they...

What wheels did you pick/rear hub. I see they have something for the g450 but not the 650.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Thanks and I'll look into that. I was hoping to...

Thanks and I'll look into that. I was hoping to set these up the bright mode of these up on the horn, so that when i'm running them at 50% power, and i need to let someone know i'm there the horn...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
I know this is a bit of a late reply, but I've...

I know this is a bit of a late reply, but I've found with my tkc 80's ever 2k miles the front tire needs to be rebalanced for road riding. I usually stay at about 24lbs so I can just do ok on and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
I've got some farkels that normally go on the...

I've got some farkels that normally go on the bigger bmw's, but I am tired of the stock light output and undecided on which fairing to get, so here come some clearwater lights! I got the darla's so...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 665,902
Posted By maltese
if I missed this with my poor searching skills,...

if I missed this with my poor searching skills, I'm sorry, but if you have the xtank installed and you ride until both tanks are nearly empty, do you have to fill up both tanks individually or will...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,037
Posted By maltese
I am looking at this kit and wondering how hard...

I am looking at this kit and wondering how hard it would be to mount this on my g650x challenge, I have a custom lower clamp that allowed me to hook up a set of ktm wp 48mm forks, so I have the same...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
stupid question, but after searching, I couldn't...

stupid question, but after searching, I couldn't find much on this and sorry if I failed.... Does the valve cover use a gasket on this bike?
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Just wanted to give you guys I will be putting up...

Just wanted to give you guys I will be putting up some g650x parts for sale soon. I'm out in the Sf bay area and will have a set of g650x challenge fork, front wheel + disk brake, lower triple and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Sounds rough and glad to hear you are ok!

Sounds rough and glad to hear you are ok!
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 104,223
Posted By maltese
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 104,223
Posted By maltese
I posted this in the main g650x ch thread and...

I posted this in the main g650x ch thread and maybe that was the wrong area. I am throwing on a set of WP 48mm on my bike and was curios what springs would be a good starting point on the bike. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Any idea on the stock spring rate on the forks......

Any idea on the stock spring rate on the forks... Trying to figure out what springs to throw in the Ktm forks... I weigh 185lbs before gear so any help would be great. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
crazy frakelization is going on right now. ...

crazy frakelization is going on right now. Ohlins (i know not as awesome as the hyperpro) just got installed, lowered 20mm to flatten the bike out., and I am looking forward to how this rides. And...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Thanks for the heads up, and my vendor is willing...

Thanks for the heads up, and my vendor is willing to work with me. They said Ohlins had one pre built, but when it got in, they would open it up and change out what needs to be changed to make it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Ohlin's questions

Just ordered an ohlins for my g650x challenge because of excessive wear on the rear shock. As I am the third owner and the bike is way out of warranty I decided to go this way and wanted to add some...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Looking at securing my roto pax and top case

Thanks for the replies on my hack job of mounting the rotopax to the sub frame and I am looking into building some bracing or.... What if I bolted a pelican case to the top rack and then mounted the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,063
Views: 1,097,328
Posted By maltese
Talking Will it hold?

I have been looking at ways to attach my 1.75 gal rotopax and I wanted to get the weight lower and further forward. I used so scrap aluminum my friend had. It is an L bracket that I want say is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,046,159
Posted By maltese
This weekend was filled with some great...

This weekend was filled with some great stupidity. Out by a buddy's house of mine there is a lot of random ass land that is just open. Most of the dirt is actually clay, so winter will suck there,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,046,159
Posted By maltese
I'm glad to have put new shoes on my g650x....

I'm glad to have put new shoes on my g650x. challenge The pair of sahara's on there were getting close to toast and just didn't work so well for me. I'm new to the DS area and wasn't sure where to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 136,039
Posted By maltese
Wanted to check in about the Full Spectrum Power...

Wanted to check in about the Full Spectrum Power Pulse 2 battery (A123 type) I am running. The thing has been working without a hitch, except one funny thing... i guess the connections were old on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By maltese
Looking for Dirt near Oakland

Hi all, still new to the DS/Adv riding and I'm looking for anything I can get to in short order near Oakland. I know about Buzzards lagoon and such in the Los Gatos/. Santa Cruz area, but am hoping...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 136,039
Posted By maltese
Model: xChallenge Year 2007 ABS: no ...

Model: xChallenge
Year 2007
ABS: no
Mileage at time of issue: 14000
Date of occurrence: 9/13/2012
Modifications (if any): Remus Exhaust, uniflow filiter, rg tail tidy
Description of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By maltese
Thanks for the heads up, I'm going to talk to...

Thanks for the heads up, I'm going to talk to these guys today!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By maltese
Ti Welder's near Oakland CA?

I have a full Ti Remus exhaust that took a bit of a beating and the damage is on the exhaust can. There is a crack that is expanding and I was hoping tight header wrap would be enough to keep it...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,424
Posted By maltese
Awesome, Check back here or will PM's go out. ...

Awesome, Check back here or will PM's go out. Also will this come with hardware or will we need to supply our own. Looking forward to the parts!
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,424
Posted By maltese
If you are still thinking of making a few, I'd be...

If you are still thinking of making a few, I'd be interested as well!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By maltese
New poster here, and I might be picking up a 990...

New poster here, and I might be picking up a 990 here shortly. I'm a young guy, but also only 5'6" with a 29 inch inseam. I can ride the standard 990/950 with no problem at all and it is easy to...
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