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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 73,849
Views: 7,661,283
Posted By Marotte
Yes, painted with Krylon Fusion, which is crap...

Yes, painted with Krylon Fusion, which is crap honestly.
The windshield is a CE Baileys sport. With the stock hardware there's still some buffering, but it's easy to use custom spacers to adjust.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 73,849
Views: 7,661,283
Posted By Marotte
Modified XR650L

Since the thread's title is 'Sign in', here's mine:
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Marotte
Brilliant. Thanks for the photos: I just copied...

Brilliant. Thanks for the photos: I just copied you and it words great...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Marotte
My understanding is that the empty slot is always...

My understanding is that the empty slot is always on, not ignition-aware.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Marotte
Brilliantly simple, love it! Thanks.

Brilliantly simple, love it! Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Marotte
I have the port already, and I do NOT want to...

I have the port already, and I do NOT want to wire directly to the battery, because the port doesn't have any switch.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Marotte
XR650L Power outlet wiring

Title says all :D

I want to put a 12v / USB outlet on my Honda XR650L. I want it to work with the ignition (no need to power up all the times) and would rather avoid to wire it to the head or tail...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 73,849
Views: 7,661,283
Posted By Marotte
Spacers

I think they go on the bolt that screws on the frame, under the seat.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By Marotte
2014 KTM 450 Replica

Drooling...

http://rideapart.com/2014/02/2014-ktm-450-rally-replica/

http://cdn.rideapart.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/6807e58a49.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By Marotte
Motocross rental for Kids

We're looking for an initiation to Motocross for our soon-to-be 11 years old son.

Does anybody know a track where we could rent a bike, in the Seattle area or at a reasonable distance?

Thanks a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,846
Posted By Marotte
Not too sure about reliability

It's been ages since they build the Super Tenere 750, but I still remember the many times I had to push the $%$%## bike because of mechanical problems.

No way I'd go far from town with a Yamaha....
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2005, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Marotte
950 vs. 640

Had the 640 Adv. for 1 year and half, have the 950 since.

For street, road, highway, the 950 is way over the 640.
In 'easy' off-road, the 640 is better, but the 950 is pretty good.
In 'hard'...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2004, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By Marotte
They run cooler than the stock pipe Don't have...

They run cooler than the stock pipe
Don't have a spark arestor
They're a bit louder than the stock pipe. Sound is not has good than the Akras without end mufler, but it sound better than the stocks...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2004, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Marotte
Thanks, so I think I'll go for it ! Cheers, ...

Thanks, so I think I'll go for it !

Cheers,
M.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2004, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Marotte
High fender advise

Hi there. I'm thinking about changing the front fender of my KTM950, to a high, 'Flanny-like' version.

But I'm curious about the negative effects... How is it on the highway, in the rain ? In...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2004, 12:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,043
Posted By Marotte
Front fender ?

Cool, VERY cool bike, indeed...

Please, where did you get the front fender ?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2004, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,439
Posted By Marotte
The 950 is too good

Why not something even cheaper and simpler than the Africa Twin, such a a Japanese mono: you will go only marginally slower if the road is interesting (you won't travel on highway, will you ?)

I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2004, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Marotte
The ignition may be a good guess: indeed, as the...

The ignition may be a good guess: indeed, as the dashboard was rumbled, it pushed the ignition so much the ignition key was bent 90°!

Thanks for your help, I'll try to chase the disruption...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2004, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Marotte
Question No more light... Help !

I've crashed my 950Adv recently (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47179)

In the coming weeks, whether I'm out or my dealer is closed or it's open but there's no mecanics (This is...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2004, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Marotte
On the road again... without light

Well, I guess it IS a problem of performance... KTM950+16tooth sprocket+Sommer airbox, how can you pass a crossroad at less than 100 kph ??? :D

Eventually, my dealer was able to un-twist some...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2004, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Marotte
Crash Test: disappointing

2 years ago, I purchased a KTM 640 Adventure. I had just reached 1000 km when I crashed it against a car (the driver went through a red light). The bike was almost intact, but the car was really...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2004, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By Marotte
Are you sure ?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought liquid does NOT expand when hot, unlike gas or solid matter...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2004, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Marotte
Thanks for your patience in talking about that...

Thanks for your patience in talking about that subject again.

I'll ask my dealer to do the EPC-sectomy, by leave the SAS

By the way, the 950 is becoming surprisingly popular here. I've only...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,012
Posted By Marotte
Whatever... is fine.

I've tried many bikes before making my purchase decision (GS, MultiStrada, VStrom,...).

I wanted ABS (I know how to brake, thanks, but it can still save your ass), I'm not doing any offroad, I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Marotte
Except going from really really good to amazingly...

Except going from really really good to amazingly astounding ? :wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2004, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Marotte
EPC and other niceties on Euro bikes

First, let me apologize for pushing back this subject.
I know it has been beaten to death, so much indeed I've been quite confused by the 345 posts about what's where and the 173 ways of getting rid...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2004, 03:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By Marotte
K1200S spotted in Budapest

Guys were doing some photo shooting near the famous Chain Bridge in Buda.

It was blue, long and very nice. Looks better than in the picture, IMHO...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,497
Posted By Marotte
Could I suggest making a poll on this one ? ...

Could I suggest making a poll on this one ?

So far the names which have been proposed are (alphabetical order):

(The) 950 adventure
Big, Mean, Nasty
(The) Big 'O'
(The) Evil (Austrian) Twin...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2004, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,497
Posted By Marotte
HD dedicated forum would be "Orange...

HD dedicated forum would be "Orange Crash"
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2004, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,160
Posted By Marotte
Breaking-in the 950...

As I'm supposed to get my Black KTM950 in a few days, I was wondering which break-in method I should use:

a) warm it up, then keep it at low rpm for the whole break-in period, ride gently

b)...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2004, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By Marotte
Good idea... ...

Good idea...

http://www.marotte.net/ktm_4Q.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By Marotte
SXC Miror ?

Barbasma,

how good are these SXC mirors for street compared to the stock ones ?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2004, 01:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,337
Posted By Marotte
A few month ago, I was disapointed by how many...

A few month ago, I was disapointed by how many 950-related posts were occupying the 'Big, Mean, Nasty' forum (I wasn't interested by the 950)

Now, I feel sorry to see there's still posts about...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2004, 05:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,880
Posted By Marotte
Well, OK, it will see a LITTLE dirt...

Well, OK, it will see a LITTLE dirt...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2004, 02:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,880
Posted By Marotte
Adventure bikes were built 15 years ago...

Being attracted by the 1150Gs, I've read many, many things on it (as most of you have done also, I guess).

It seems BMW's target customers 'dream' the 1150GS as an Adventure bike, but when users...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2004, 02:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,073
Posted By Marotte
Question How serious is the Clucth problem ?

Aaaargh... I'm really close to buying the 950. Indeed, my motorcycle shop is closed today, so I was planning to buy it tomorrow :wink: ...

Still, this clucth problem really worries me. I make 90%...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2004, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,650
Posted By Marotte
Aluminul vs. Akrapovic silencers ?

Does the bike also cools down with the aluminium silencers ?

Compared with the stock and Akra, how is the:

temperature ?
sound ?
performance ?
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2004, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,650
Posted By Marotte
How hot is it on the KTM 950 ?

I'm "almost" ready to buy a KTM950, and thinking about luggage options.

I want to carry some stuff on the side (gasoline, paraglider, harness) that may not stand excessive heat :fall .

Do you...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2004, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,098
Posted By Marotte
Center stand(ard)

Do the '04 950s in Europe also feature the center stand as standard ???
Forum: Regional forums 04-09-2004, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By Marotte
South of France, Italy, Switzerland,...

I would stick to the southern/central part of Europe.

UK may be too rainy and to far away given your timeframe

West of France is a bit far, and it's flat (besides, landscapes seen on motorcycle...
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