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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:45 PM
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Posted By ktmmitch
White is the new Orange !!!!

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We are building a special "Husky" 690 for our Swedish Dakar rider, hi-comp piston &...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
In readiness for the Open Weekend at Torque...

In readiness for the Open Weekend at Torque Racing's new premises, we are fitting the Honda CB500X Adventure with some production parts for the show.
First off is the billet top triple, which...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By ktmmitch
http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/triumph-advent...

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/triumph-adventure/triumph-800-xc-tiger-billet-rear-brake-pedal-lever

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/image/cache/data/RRP352-500x500.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
The Tractive shocks come with a muti-tipped tool...

The Tractive shocks come with a muti-tipped tool for adjusting preload and clickers
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 08:36 AM
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Posted By ktmmitch
27mm A/F

27mm A/F
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
My dealer, Edmondson Racing, called to say about...

My dealer, Edmondson Racing, called to say about the recall, and that they had a new shock from the factory for my bike
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
Recall

Had a new shock delivered and told to swap it for the one on the bike, as some shock bottoms have come undone, not prepped correctly when built.
The original sachs shock to be returned to dealer.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
The std spring cater for normal riding up to...

The std spring cater for normal riding up to 100Kgs (220lb) rider, if heavier then specify on ordering.
Fork kits still under testing to get correct shimming.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
OEM length shock upgrade

Our first delivery of suspension parts for the Honda CB500X arrived today, and it is this high-quality replacement shock from Tractive Suspension, our partner in the Nederlands.
It has the same...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 07:38 PM
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Views: 261,324
Posted By ktmmitch
No, they are another make of luggage rack

No, they are another make of luggage rack
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:08 AM
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Views: 261,324
Posted By ktmmitch
Crash Protection Bars available

Our first batch of Crash Protection Bars to suit EVO2 tanks are now available through the webshop, in silver or black.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
HD Footpegs

Our first batch of Heavy-Duty Stainless-Steel footpegs are now available through our webshop, the black coated versions will be ready next week.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 22,073
Views: 2,690,992
Posted By ktmmitch
Only OEM, complete with hose.

Only OEM, complete with hose.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 22,073
Views: 2,690,992
Posted By ktmmitch
Prising open the 4 clips with a screwdriver is an...

Prising open the 4 clips with a screwdriver is an option, but if you bend the clips too far, the connector will not seal fully shut and the bike wont run, as the fuel leaks internally, so you cant...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22,073
Views: 2,690,992
Posted By ktmmitch
when they have been in fuel a while, they can...

when they have been in fuel a while, they can seize up, you have to push back the outer, but it can be a bitch, we use these..............
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
Not sure, it came with no flashers

Not sure, it came with no flashers
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Will check that out

Will check that out
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
We are trying to sort a partnership with...

We are trying to sort a partnership with Continental in the UK so that we can offer the option of ordering the spoked wheel sets with the tyres & tubes at the point of order.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
13/51 which is their competition set up, as...

13/51 which is their competition set up, as stock.They also recommend 15/45 in the catologue for trail riding, it would definitely pull higher than what is on it, I was riding trials sections on it...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Aussie distributor

We are trying to sort something out as soon as possible , hopefully when they see my finished bike that is near Sydney, that may convince them to take it on
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Spares

As with our KTM EVO KITS, we will always supply individual spare parts, as any manufacturer would, but we are not going to start sending "part kits" out from day 1, we have spent a lot of time, and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
So far, so good

Have done about 200km off road, fuelling spot-on, doing around 14km/litre, 80km before reserve needed.
Absolute delight over rough ground, jumps ditches and drops into streams, and out, like my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
Mini Adventure

Going out for some trail riding today, then an enduro on sunday on the new X Trainer, the Giant Loop Mojavi bags fit great.
Should be good in the UK wet weather on the Golden Tyres at the enduro,...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
No, all our wheels are made in pairs

No, all our wheels are made in pairs
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 02:01 AM
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Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Therefore you do not pay VAT-simple

Therefore you do not pay VAT-simple
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 12:12 AM
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Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Prices

You have to pay VAT if parts are delivered in the EU, that's how it works
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
Short XT video

Link to video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtizC_RGK5U)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,881
Views: 1,251,539
Posted By ktmmitch
Fitting a shock from another bike is OK in...

Fitting a shock from another bike is OK in principle, but it must be done very carefuuly, as we have found out.
There is very little room under the bottom eye to the dog bone, and this HAS to be...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
We will have different graphic colours to suit...

We will have different graphic colours to suit the different Honda colours
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,774
Posted By ktmmitch
UK X Trainer

I have just taken delivery of one of the first X Trainers in the UK, and will be out riding tomorrow.
First impressions are good, nice details, decent brakes and a cooling fan.
I have had a KTM 350...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
I'm not sure, but they usually have a selection...

I'm not sure, but they usually have a selection of new bikes there for testing and flitting of their shocks as replacement to OEM.
Tractive manufacture all the range of Touratech shocks,closed...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Dutch Day Tripping

We took our Honda CB-X Adventure to the top suspension guys at Tractive in the Nederlands this week for some final tuning of the pre-production shock they built(which Jenny has been testing) and for...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Hugger

Probably going to do our own to suit the Adv kit
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2015, 10:02 AM
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Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Adventure & Overland debut

The debut of our CB-X500 Adventure kit will be at the Ace Cafe, tomorrow, 22nd March in North London.
Hopefully we can convince riders to see probably the new solution to lightweight, minimal...
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 103,226
Posted By ktmmitch
Testing,testing.....

We put our new Billet Link for the Honda CB500X Adventure kit through a tensile test, against the OEM part.
Our slimmer design came out slightly stronger than stock(3%), so all good to go into...
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 39,677
Posted By ktmmitch
Stock vs Billet Rear Brake Pedal

For anyone wondering if fitting our super-strong Billet Rear Brake Pedal would damage the OEM cast footrest hangers, in the event of a fall, here is the result.
One of our customers, Giles, had...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 22,073
Views: 2,690,992
Posted By ktmmitch
Stock vs Billet Rear Brake Pedal

For anyone wondering if fitting our super-strong Billet Rear Brake Pedal would damage the OEM cast footrest hangers, in the event of a fall, here is the result.
One of our customers, Giles, had...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22,073
Views: 2,690,992
Posted By ktmmitch
The reason the shorty clutch lever is curved is...

The reason the shorty clutch lever is curved is that when we prototyped the originals, and tried using the shorty brake lever, upside down, in the clutch perch, I found that as you pulled it right...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22,073
Views: 2,690,992
Posted By ktmmitch
3-wheel 690 !!!!

Just to show I'll try and ride anything, 2 or 3 wheels, I borrowed a VML KTM690 sidecar off one of Martin Witterings customers today at a practice event, and the unfortunate passenger was Adam's...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 788,459
Posted By ktmmitch
Hi, it's something we've been asked for a lot, an...

Hi, it's something we've been asked for a lot, an engine guard for the 800 XC that doesn't attach to the motor, so we tried the concept on our Honda CB500X adv kit using tubular steel, and it worked...
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