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Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,120
Posted By waldecker
Re weight: just to give an idea- this very...

Re weight: just to give an idea- this very bashplate, but with water tank and tool compartment fitted weights in at 2.45kg...
I would guess that the bare weight would be less than 1.5kg
Thickness...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
Michelin 02 and Pirelli Scorpion Rallye in...

Michelin 02 and Pirelli Scorpion Rallye in 120/80-18
Used several times before without issues
The second wheel was the same (with new mousse..) and lasted the other 850k...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
Nope, my F2R is doing just fine. Plus, I...

Nope, my F2R is doing just fine.

Plus, I would not be able to afford one at the moment- have to invest in mousses first:
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s379/mthumm/DSC_0019_zpsednvrmqk.jpg...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
Or start wearing those G-force sensors in the...

Or start wearing those G-force sensors in the earplugs so he can compare his crashes with Fernando A....
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
Hi Neil. Guess it's time to buy an Aurora...

Hi Neil.

Guess it's time to buy an Aurora RB...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,434
Posted By waldecker
Bashplates

Inmate michael1968 of RallyeRaid Engineering fame would be able to whip you up an exact copy of the RFR Carbon/Kevlar bashplate, with or without toolbox-
once he is healed up that is!...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
okedoke pics

:clap
Thanks for those amazing shots- keep them coming!
Dylan De Szabo (52) - [ Waldeckers mate I think ] on SS1 Sunday morning ...

Dylan aka South Africa is well known to a few inmates here...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 76,725
Posted By waldecker
For example, when's the last time a team...

For example, when's the last time a team principal stopped to have a cup of coffee with fans in the stands?

Fair enough, but that particular viewing platform was part of the so called Melbourne...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,648
Posted By waldecker
Finke Entries

Had a look at the entry list today and found one unexpected name:
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Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,382
Posted By waldecker
Uswe?

Might be worth a look, but probably not fully waterproof:
http://www.uswe-sports.com/prod/A4-Challenger-30L-BGR_151652/MOTO_11236/ENG/USD

I recently bought the USWE A2 backpack, and I am...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
Thanks for your encouragement Ben but you might...

Thanks for your encouragement Ben
but you might agree (now that you own one yourself :clap) that for Condo the RFR seems to be a bit of an overkill....
If there is ever another Safari Adventure...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
Same Berg as last year- at my pace riding the...

Same Berg as last year- at my pace riding the Kato would look a bit stupid I'm afraid.....
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,493
Posted By waldecker
Entries

So is mine

#45 (I hope..)
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,648
Posted By waldecker
NSW Finke competitors- bike transport?

Reading about people getting organised for Finke- anyone from Sydney or Central West NSW going to compete in Finke having a spare space to transport a bike (reasonable budget contribution...
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 33,663
Posted By waldecker
Well, if they fitted the Auroras to their...

Well, if they fitted the Auroras to their customer RFR they would need 50+/year don't you think?
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 33,663
Posted By waldecker
Looking at that roadbook - KTM better buy a...

Looking at that roadbook - KTM better buy a pallet of Auroras:norton
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6,226
Views: 787,394
Posted By waldecker
KTM bailing out GasGas is probably just a rumour...

KTM bailing out GasGas is probably just a rumour - or wishful thinking.
It has been written about for a while in German/Austrian media, but with GasGas reportedly owing the banks 24 Million Euros it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,026,509
Posted By waldecker
I think one was used in dakar That's...

I think one was used in dakar

That's correct, the original Dakarberg had that very modification. I bought that bike a few years later and, probably due to material fatigue, 3 or so years after it...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6,226
Views: 787,394
Posted By waldecker
Re Kinigadner interview in Austrian (which is not quite German)

Well, there is quite a bit more news in that interview that I did not read elsewhere:
- He rates Coma as the outstanding Dakar rider, claims that this year MC opened the track for more than 50% of...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By waldecker
Brembo Drilling

Hi Matt,

That's a very common modification on rallye conversions done all over the world- I had it done on my Berg and no concerns whatsoever. I guess Brembo have placed their logo in that exact...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,382
Posted By waldecker
I'm really interested to know how the only carb...

I'm really interested to know how the only carb bike is fairing out there. :D

That's not quite correct, the "old" KTM RFR (with the exhaust on the left hand side) that a lot of the privateers...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,382
Posted By waldecker
Hi vs Low front fenders?

Has anyone insight into the front fender choice with the bikes?
I know that the low item supposedly improves airflow to the radiators,and the KTMs come with both options ,whereas Honda seems to...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,382
Posted By waldecker
Don't know if it's 205, but no flat 4- they are...

Don't know if it's 205, but no flat 4- they are using a (stock) 3l V6 Diesel straight out of the VW Touareg
Apparently they are planning to offer customer cars for 2016, considerably cheaper package...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,382
Posted By waldecker
Even more remarkable seeing them so relaxed...

Even more remarkable seeing them so relaxed considering it looks very much like a stage finish...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 68,558
Posted By waldecker
Just wondering if they are all like this or mine...

Just wondering if they are all like this or mine has been painted over. both front tanks have them

Hi Boyter,
I am by no means an expert on RFRs, but my 2013 model in original condition is the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,026,509
Posted By waldecker
@ pinevalley

Thanks for sharing!
That's about the most elaborate fuel plumbing I have ever seen on a multi-tank Berg and probably the way to go if one needs to connect 6 different fuel outlets....:norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,026,509
Posted By waldecker
Sorry, no pics for a nomad on a Berg- but...

Sorry, no pics for a nomad on a Berg- but considering the setup is not so much different from a KTM EXC I would think it should not be a problem- all it needs is a reasonably flat surface just behind...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,026,509
Posted By waldecker
Hi Zimi, Did you try and install the Safari...

Hi Zimi,

Did you try and install the Safari rear tank already? There are subtle differences between the OEM subframe and the 70 degree Tank, and I am not sure the mounting hardware from Safari...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,026,509
Posted By waldecker
I don't think there is a "best" solution- I had...

I don't think there is a "best" solution- I had both front and rear Safari tanks and front Safari plus 70 Degree rear connected, but never the 2 rears only...
Issue is the confined space between...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By waldecker
Hi, I ride the Pinnacle FT/Dark Corner Mt TR...

Hi,
I ride the Pinnacle FT/Dark Corner Mt TR loop quite frequently, coming in via the Blackbutt Mountain FT- although I never took anything heavier than a 570 Berg I guess a competent rider would...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,434
Posted By waldecker
Hi Orangecicle, I am with you having a thing...

Hi Orangecicle,

I am with you having a thing for the 450RFR- that's why I now own the very bike from Grabbo:
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s379/mthumm/DSC_0087a_zps45d1acdb.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By waldecker
Unless you need it in a hurry I'd personally...

Unless you need it in a hurry I'd personally just order 2-3 of the genuine KTM ones and then change them every 20.000 kms or so, cheap enough and perfect fitment without having to tinker.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By waldecker
KTM 690/450 RFR technical question

Question regarding the fuel filter on the carburetted Rallye Replicas:
Does anyone here know whether the original part (#762 07 099 050) is interchangeable with the filter used in most of the...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 140,702
Posted By waldecker
Anybody tried the new Mapping KM720EU12D0732 ...

Anybody tried the new Mapping KM720EU12D0732

Well, I had it installed last week; together with opening up the mufflers it made the bike rev much more freely and it feels quite a bit snappier-...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 140,702
Posted By waldecker
Thanks, will have to get the mufflers out and...

Thanks,
will have to get the mufflers out and have a look....
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 140,702
Posted By waldecker
Catalytic Converter question

Sorry if this has been discussed before, but does anybody here know for certain whether the Freeride 350 we get here in OZ comes without the dreaded catalytic converter insert some european markets...
Forum: Racing 10-12-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 27,292
Posted By waldecker
You can't buy experience either- Roland goes back...

You can't buy experience either- Roland goes back to HPN and later the BMW Factory Dakar team- when I chatted to him a couple of years ago he mentioned that he had been working on something like 25...
Forum: Racing 09-08-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6,226
Views: 787,394
Posted By waldecker
is Grabbo riding too I wonder... or putting the...

is Grabbo riding too I wonder... or putting the Mgr cap on full time, and giving the star pupil a chance at the big prize. I would'a thought that ben still had unfinished business there after last...
Forum: Racing 08-21-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 261,438
Posted By waldecker
Guess it's about connections,PR and money: -...

Guess it's about connections,PR and money:
- Lotterer grew up ,and his family lives, in Belgium, so some local hero PR..
- Colin Kolles, new boss at Caterham actually helped start Lotterers WEC...
Forum: Racing 08-05-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 71,827
Posted By waldecker
Fuel lines

Hi Neil,

Looking at your pics reminds me of the fuel lines I inherited on the Dakarberg- the Husaberg having a similar exhaust route in that area.The Husaberg guys used the space between shock and...
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