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Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20,644
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Posted By Mk5mike
New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

Define better? Some people think there perfect as is. And some think it need to look like a Dakar bike to be perfect. What I am saying is if there isn't something you don't like about it there will...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
Exactly how the back of my 2014 looks. Except I...

Exactly how the back of my 2014 looks. Except I have over 8,200 miles on the mitas and I really like that tire. And yes rode on it for a few miles with my tube had some pin holes in it. But...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
Same here would like to see opinions on this. ...

Same here would like to see opinions on this. Something like 90-92NM? Also to make the front less harsh


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Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Yeah deleted the box. Leaving valve until more...

Yeah deleted the box. Leaving valve until more 2014 get some kind of tuning or post which resisters need to be put in place


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Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
My charcoal canister is having little parts come...

My charcoal canister is having little parts come out of it


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Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,475
Posted By Mk5mike
Buell 1190AX... Just saying Sent from my...

Buell 1190AX... Just saying


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Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mk5mike
It's bad when a ktm 690 owner complains the seat...

It's bad when a ktm 690 owner complains the seat sucks on other bikes. And glad to hear that they got some mods for the exhaust


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Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mk5mike
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/18/466732b...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/18/466732b63e0b888623fa19c695b84878.jpg
I test rode this beauty the other day. Only gripes I have is the slick and huge seat and wish exhaust had more time...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 62,900
Posted By Mk5mike
I have been jaded and a lot of bike shops here...

I have been jaded and a lot of bike shops here expect you to pay MSRP and to see a new model so far discounted was great to see. If I didn't have my ktm I really would like to own a new super t bc I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 62,900
Posted By Mk5mike
Why is no one buying these?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/11/3005dbe4c6b9a531d78ec7c7af5059c3.jpg
I want to buy this but can't right now but want to post up that South Bay dealer in San Diego area for a great deal on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Two links longer than stock. I couldn't get my 48...

Two links longer than stock. I couldn't get my 48 to fit with bike with any front sprocket. But can run the 14-15-16 on stock chain and the stock 45 rear. I need a longer chain for the 48


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,536
Posted By Mk5mike
Beer and popcorn Sent from my iPhone...

Beer and popcorn


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Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Over 5,600miles on my 2014 shifts are awesome...

Over 5,600miles on my 2014 shifts are awesome now. Only get the false neutral if I am lazy or wear my soft toe boots.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 47,471
Posted By Mk5mike
I hate how harsh the front is. Please put up...

I hate how harsh the front is. Please put up some details and pics please
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,965
Posted By Mk5mike
Over 5,000 miles on my 2014 690. If I didn't put...

Over 5,000 miles on my 2014 690. If I didn't put so many miles on bikes so fast I would be rocking a 501 husky. Once this 690 is paid off a little more I want to sell and get a 501 and a good...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
A lot have noticed exactly what you are saying. ...

A lot have noticed exactly what you are saying. And have just come to the conclusion that it's all the normal operation of the bike. The gauge is calibrated differently than the older model. 12...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
I wish I was getting near 60mpg but my data over...

I wish I was getting near 60mpg but my data over the last 4000 miles has been 48-49mpg. The last fee weeks I been able to get 50-52 which is bringing my average up. I fill up every other day. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,036
Posted By Mk5mike
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/22/hedyqajy.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/22/hedyqajy.jpg
3600 miles later. Couple trips off road. Rode on it also when my rear tube leaked out on the freeway.


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Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Details on 2014 690 enduro r?

Hey just wanted to say I am over 4500 miles and about to do my next oil change. But really wanted to say I am so glad the transmission has smoothed up so much. When I rode it home the first day...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,745
Posted By Mk5mike
I want to build one for pine valley Sent...

I want to build one for pine valley


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Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
A few of us in the 2014 690 thread have reported...

A few of us in the 2014 690 thread have reported this. Mine did the same. Went to hardware store got a new one and now has broke in over 4,000 miles and the factory one snapped at like 600 miles
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,036
Posted By Mk5mike
Yeah I would rock a tire that could do that ...

Yeah I would rock a tire that could do that


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Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
I would like to hear other 690 owners with flexx...

I would like to hear other 690 owners with flexx bars also
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9,074
Views: 1,484,798
Posted By Mk5mike
Saw this on the freeway the other day. Just an...

Saw this on the freeway the other day. Just an awesome visual and visceral bike to look at and hear.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9,074
Views: 1,484,798
Posted By Mk5mike
Think it's just a photoshop picture but the...

Think it's just a photoshop picture but the cb1100 can be made to look like a great fun cafe/standard bike. Now the deluxe model has a bigger tank and a 6th gear can't wait to get one used haha.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
So do I I commute 44miles everyday. But my...

So do I I commute 44miles everyday. But my question was one a day I want to head to my ohv and ride some trails it's about 40miles of pavement until we hit some dirt and the trails I like are all...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
Thought people said the 14/48 was short geared...

Thought people said the 14/48 was short geared but how do you like that 14/50? Stock 114link chain? If not I still want to know can it do 65-70mph for a highway section about 45miles?
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Yes I understand have had read the manual. I was...

Yes I understand have had read the manual. I was at the limit of the specs according to the manual. But I feel like the bike rides like shit in the roads and trails we have here. So before...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
So looks like I am going to buy a 14 and 16 and...

So looks like I am going to buy a 14 and 16 and maybe the 48 to play with later. Does the 48 have any issues fitting on the rear with the chain guide?


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Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Over 4,000miles on mine. I weight 230lbs and the...

Over 4,000miles on mine. I weight 230lbs and the wife has ridden on the back with me combined we are over 400lbs. She's only on there for fun short trips and i take it easy. But it does it and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
on the gear commander webiste. which is the...

on the gear commander webiste. which is the first time i have used it and what a great help but i can run a 14-48 and 15-45 and 16-45 on stock chain length and have a .58inch adjustment. i guess i...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9,074
Views: 1,484,798
Posted By Mk5mike
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/uhe3yme5.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/uhe3yme5.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/e8y3aha3.jpg
Have the itch to tinker


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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20,644
Views: 2,421,479
Posted By Mk5mike
I was hoping to run a 16front for work and when...

I was hoping to run a 16front for work and when it's time to go out for some dirt trips going to use a 48 and the 15 or a 14? What's a good combo using stock chain length for something like that?

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Yeah front lever takes some effort to the light...

Yeah front lever takes some effort to the light to come on. But rear brake comes on with just a slight touch. And way to adjust the front lever for when it engages the brake light?


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Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9,074
Views: 1,484,798
Posted By Mk5mike
Yes please ^^^

Yes please ^^^
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/behe8e7y.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/behe8e7y.jpg
My sprocket looks fine. This is coming from the shifter. I cleaned this area before I left Sunday night and did a dusty trail on Tuesday night and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/2uny5u7e.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/2uny5u7e.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/4ymy7une.jpg
Think I should have this gear selector seal looked at? Or is this normal? Notice I did a dusty ride...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9,074
Views: 1,484,798
Posted By Mk5mike
Moto guzzi lately. Only bc wife is planning on...

Moto guzzi lately. Only bc wife is planning on getting a ctx700n with DCT and need something cruise slow with her. Hahaa
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Details on 2014 690 enduro r?

No idea why it broke but my break pedal was fine.

And I know it's a small issue and it didn't effect anything. It's one a dollar to fix and haven't had the issue again.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,868
Posted By Mk5mike
Details on 2014 690 enduro r?

Over 3500 miles on mine so far. I had the rear brake return spring snap like the first week but I just went to lows and made a spring work and so far so good. That's my only issue with the bike. ...
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