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Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,426
Posted By julesmt
Nice write up. Eversince I saw the Moto journal...

Nice write up. Eversince I saw the Moto journal clips I was intrigued by the ddmt (like you). Would it be possible to compete without speaking French? I speak german dutch and english, just no French.
Forum: New Zealand 10-16-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By julesmt
Hey clintnz, thanks for youre reply! I...

Hey clintnz, thanks for youre reply!

I checked out the Burt Munro challenge, seems like my kind of party. Big fan of worlds fastest Indian. I`d love to do the beachrace or hillclimb on a sumo...
Forum: New Zealand 10-15-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By julesmt
Bike(back)packing NZ for 1-2 months?

Hi all,

I`m considering a NZ bike trip. The sticky threads on this forum have been very usefull, still have some questions.

First let me give you some background info about me: 30 yrs old, no...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 248,928
Posted By julesmt
I`ve owned my SMT since `09 (new). Done about...

I`ve owned my SMT since `09 (new). Done about 20.000 miles, no big problems. Just make sure you have a good dealer you trust or do youre own wrenching.

Riding with 2up is fine for both, its no...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By julesmt
Allready sorted

Allready sorted
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By julesmt
Yeah I know. This bike is only used on the...

Yeah I know. This bike is only used on the tarmac, so i dont think it will be a problem.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By julesmt
Jetting carbed 990

I`m transplanting a 990 superduke engine into a 950 adv. Bike is stock except remus cans, needles are lifted one notch. Bike ran fine with the 950 motor, should I change anything for the 990 motor or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By julesmt
Thats good news, I really like the motard bit!...

Thats good news, I really like the motard bit! Too bad there`s nothing on their site about renting. I`ll send them a mail or give `m a call.

Thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By julesmt
Customer must be at least 21 years of age (25...

Customer must be at least 21 years of age (25 years to rent the Tuono 1000 or Brutale 990R) and have a valid motorcycle license (full endorsement, not a learners permit). International licenses and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By julesmt
Thanks for the reply, the one in Townsend only...

Thanks for the reply, the one in Townsend only rents small ds bikes. I`d like to rent a naked street bike like a triumph bonneville or something like that. My brother in law wants to rent a Harley,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By julesmt
Where to rent motorcycle Atlanta region

Hi, anyone here know a decent place to rent a bike in the Atlanta region? The second week of july I`ll be having a few days (3-4) to do some riding in the Chattahoochee national forest / smokey...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By julesmt
Throttle cables seem fine, if they were sticking...

Throttle cables seem fine, if they were sticking the throttle should have a lott of free play.

Also the tps value in Tuneecu wouldnt show 0%
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By julesmt
Suddenly 3000 rpm idle

I took my SMT out of hybernation today, took it for a good 350 km spin, ran fine all day. A few miles from home it started idling at 2500 - 3000 rpm.

Battery has been on a tender the last 5...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,084
Posted By julesmt
There`s no advantage in dirt riding a big...

There`s no advantage in dirt riding a big displacement bike. A smaller / lighter bike wil always be easier to ride / faster / more fun in the dirt. The only advantage of the big bikes is that you can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By julesmt
Few days of riding in the south east?

Hi, early july 2012 I`ll be having a few (3/4) days to do some riding in the south east.

My starting point will be Jacksonville. I think the best riding will be up towards south Carolina, but...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,929
Posted By julesmt
A sepperate dry sump oil tank can be positioned...

A sepperate dry sump oil tank can be positioned everywhere on the bike, giving more packaging / weight distribution options. Also the engine can be mounted lower in the frame because there`s no oil...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,929
Posted By julesmt
http://www.mijnalbum.nl/Foto-8Y8XOUX6-D.jpg ...

http://www.mijnalbum.nl/Foto-8Y8XOUX6-D.jpg

Like this. Bleu is the Honda VTR 1000 engine, green is Suzuki TL 1000 / Vstrom 1000
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,929
Posted By julesmt
The biggest advantage of a LC8 compared to the...

The biggest advantage of a LC8 compared to the jap twins or a ducati L twin is its size. It`s tiny and very light, thats the reason KTM is able to make such a good handling package.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,077
Posted By julesmt
1 - Used not to expensive allroad like a caponord...

1 - Used not to expensive allroad like a caponord or an older 950 adventure for trips.

2 - KMT 525 EXC, nice ofroad bike with a set of sm wheels for street hooliganism.

3 - KTM 560 SMR...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 50,259
Posted By julesmt
I`m not saying those bikes are typical sport /...

I`m not saying those bikes are typical sport / tourers. But they are very capable at sporty street riding over longer distance. Before these bikes if you wanted a sporty yet comfortable bike you had...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 50,259
Posted By julesmt
Small tank, poor mpg, very lazy under 5000 rpm...

Small tank, poor mpg, very lazy under 5000 rpm for a 1200, expensive.

Another reason you dont see many is because the sport / touring market is dead, Nowadays if you want a bike that is comfy and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,812
Posted By julesmt
Not sure about the US, but in europe supermotos...

Not sure about the US, but in europe supermotos are very populair. KTM sells a lot of 690 sm or dukes aswel as the big 990 smr/smt over here. lotts of superbikes get traded in for hypermotards,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By julesmt
I`ve converted a friends 950 to a vacuum pump....

I`ve converted a friends 950 to a vacuum pump. Lots of problems with it, hard to start when hot, running out of fuel at high rpms. But the worst, his bike hydro locked and blew a head gasket, ruining...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By julesmt
No problems with my SMT, now 30.000 km on the...

No problems with my SMT, now 30.000 km on the clock. I`ve never heard of any problems with 990 (avd, sm, superduke) fuel pumps in europe. I`ve heard of clogging fuel filters, but only in countries...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,349
Posted By julesmt
A 2009 bike with carbs:huh??? Recommended oil is...

A 2009 bike with carbs:huh??? Recommended oil is 10-50 not 5-40.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 41,227
Posted By julesmt
Very good write up. I`ve had some issues with a...

Very good write up. I`ve had some issues with a KTM, but I still wouldnt trade it for a boring jap or german bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,867
Posted By julesmt
About the GS; When i saw this I knew...

About the GS;



When i saw this I knew enough, they dont have a clue what there talking about.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,628
Posted By julesmt
How to read engine number

Is there explanation somewhere on what the numbers mean? Like what year / model the engine came out of?
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,095
Posted By julesmt
I`ve owned 2 tuono`s R and Factory, ridden a few...

I`ve owned 2 tuono`s R and Factory, ridden a few friends superdukes. The tuono is more fun for higher speeds, faster sweeping corners and straights were you can really let the engine rev. The SD is...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,906
Posted By julesmt
Cool bike powercell, is there a thread with more...

Cool bike powercell, is there a thread with more info on that bike?
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 248,928
Posted By julesmt
Sensible riding on a KTM????? Your a better man...

Sensible riding on a KTM????? Your a better man than I....:D[/QUOTE]


You cant ride everywhere like a loony, specially if speeding tickets cost 700 euro for 20 km to fast :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By julesmt
What about a KTM 690 SMC. If he`s used to riding...

What about a KTM 690 SMC. If he`s used to riding enduro bikes he`ll love the seating position, handling, overal feel of a smc.
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 248,928
Posted By julesmt
If you would have read my previous post you would...

If you would have read my previous post you would have seen I normally get 5 - 6000 km out of a pilot road 2. I dont slide it into every turn. Just some playing around every now and then.

I once...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 248,928
Posted By julesmt
The feulling on my `09 isnt really great. I`ve...

The feulling on my `09 isnt really great. I`ve got leovince pipes + mapping and a progressive throttle tube. The mods make it better, but not 100%.

I`ve heard the `11 bikes are better, I should...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 248,928
Posted By julesmt
I like to slide the bike into corners (and...

I like to slide the bike into corners (and sometimes out of corners), that really eats the tires. The road surface also has a big impact on tirewear, I often ride in france and the black forrest in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 248,928
Posted By julesmt
I run it on everything thats needs wearing down /...

I run it on everything thats needs wearing down / I can get cheap. From pirelli scorpion syncs, to used track supercorsas. The firts set of conti sport attacks were completly gone after 3500 km. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 48,681
Posted By julesmt
Great report, really like youre writing and sense...

Great report, really like youre writing and sense of humor!
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 332,104
Posted By julesmt
Wow, ik wist niet dat we in NL vrouwen hebben die...

Wow, ik wist niet dat we in NL vrouwen hebben die houden van offroad rijden, unimogs, vodka, rokende diesels, avontuurlijke motorreizen, circuitrijden enz. Kan je ff zsm terugkomen en nog wat meer...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 248,928
Posted By julesmt
Checkin in

Thought I`d check in with my SMT. Bought the bike new in `09. Now has 30.000 km`s on it. I use it for everything from commuting to racing the nordschleife (nurburgring) trips to the alps, norway,...
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