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Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 203,687
Posted By blackSP
Beautiful scenery man, I truly envy you!

Beautiful scenery man, I truly envy you!
Forum: Europe 05-18-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
I'm all sorted! All I changed this evening was...

I'm all sorted!
All I changed this evening was moving the GL a bit to the back as I was a bit tight on seat space.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,126
Posted By blackSP
Talking like a true data scientist. Use adaboost...

Talking like a true data scientist. Use adaboost to beef up your samplesets.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By blackSP
Getting to know my 450 exc

As Wipe Your Own Arse (Greece) is getting closer I'm getting more used to the 450. In many respects it is really much like the 690 but than way lighter and with much more maneuverability. I'm now at...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6,869
Views: 1,104,427
Posted By blackSP
Super cool and clear write-ups, thanks a bunch!

Super cool and clear write-ups, thanks a bunch!
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,815
Views: 1,629,878
Posted By blackSP
I moved my horn behind the engine, nice and dry!

I moved my horn behind the engine, nice and dry!
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6,869
Views: 1,104,427
Posted By blackSP
Why don't you try the good old TKC? Sort of in...

Why don't you try the good old TKC?
Sort of in between, fun on both.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6,869
Views: 1,104,427
Posted By blackSP
These tires on an EXC? For road use than perhaps?

These tires on an EXC? For road use than perhaps?
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,126
Posted By blackSP
Although I have a 450 EXC I share your opinions....

Although I have a 450 EXC I share your opinions. Mostly because i want the 450 to run 500(+) hours without taking the engine apart and changing oil every 30 or 40 hours instead of every 15. But after...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,965
Posted By blackSP
I agree with the 690 being to heavy and big. It's...

I agree with the 690 being to heavy and big. It's a great compromise bike but no good for single tracks, mountainous terrain or deep sand. That's why I moved over to a 450 exc. Man, what a difference...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Interesting. My greencard has Albania on it. All...

Interesting. My greencard has Albania on it. All east european countries fully covered!
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By blackSP
Well, the seat I got is softer and same height...

Well, the seat I got is softer and same height but other than the cool Powerparts logo on the seat I hardly notice a difference.

To be honest, I had two seats for my 690 as well, a stock and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By blackSP
We have both the 450 sx-f which used for pure mx...

We have both the 450 sx-f which used for pure mx racing and the exc wich is the enduro counterpart.

Diff is mainly that the exc is plated, is 111kg, the sx-f not and is 106kg. Some minor geometry...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By blackSP
It's the soft seat. it's softer but having it now...

It's the soft seat. it's softer but having it now makes me wonder f it was worth the money...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By blackSP
I know but there are many many non US members on...

I know but there are many many non US members on this great forum.
BTW, it's a shame the 450 is not imported but you already know that i guess.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By blackSP
The original KTM 450 EXC owners thread

For some reason almost every bike has it's own thread here. Except for the 450 EXC. Well, thats easy to remediate, we just start the 'original ktm 450 exc thread'!

Let me start, with my 2014 450...
Forum: Europe 04-04-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Luggage issue sorted out, the loop fits...

Luggage issue sorted out, the loop fits perfectly!

http://www.thumpertalk.com/uploads/monthly_04_2014/post-391810-0-31748100-1396628108.jpg
...
Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Rose, wonderful. Is that a nice little trail I...

Rose, wonderful. Is that a nice little trail I see there, going up the mountain?
Forum: Europe 03-30-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
I'm proably gonna throw some michelin deserts on...

I'm proably gonna throw some michelin deserts on those rims before we leave, that sorts that problem. And I'll bring oil for 2 changes. Should be enough, I'm not gonna race. FIlters and stuff, yep...
Forum: Europe 03-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Got it, feels great!

Very powerful, stable, light, feels good!


http://www.thumpertalk.com/uploads/monthly_03_2014/post-391810-0-80992900-1396049060.jpg
...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Checked out my bike at the dealer today. Looks...

Checked out my bike at the dealer today. Looks like it may be ready a week sooner, half the stuff is already installed!
here's a preview ;)
...
Forum: Europe 03-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Not needed anymore, I ordered the just release...

Not needed anymore, I ordered the just release 2014 loop which is 100% waterproof plus it comes with extra waterproof inner bags plus a heat shield.
Forum: Europe 03-18-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Lugage challenges, no more, just ordered the...

Lugage challenges, no more, just ordered the giant loop coyote 2...

http://www.adventure-spec.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/400x400/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/g/l/gl_csb2-o_1.jpg
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Who knows, thought crossed my mind... But...

Who knows, thought crossed my mind...
But there's tons of guys riding long trips on their exc's and for sure I'll enjoy riding my new bike!
Forum: Europe 03-16-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Toine, a wice man once said 'There are many...

Toine, a wice man once said

'There are many colors, but only the color of the sunset is the true color. As when the sun doesn't set anymore everything is lost'

I made that quote up myself but...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Got me a new toy

Traded in the 690 and got me a brand new 2014 KTM 450 EXC fully farkled plus 13l tank plus small luggage rack plus all the rest of it. Ready to ride in 3 weeks!
...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By blackSP
What you can do with just a Samsung Galaxy S4 camera!

Today I went for a ride on the Sporty and took a few of the mandatory pics along the way. At home I touched them up a bit just using the Samsung 'photo editing' software. Pretty good I would say!
...
Forum: Europe 02-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Hi WYGA friends. As my facked up hybrid car...

Hi WYGA friends.

As my facked up hybrid car cannot even tow a bike trailer I'm looking for a trailer or van ride to Greece with one of you. I checked for a van rental but that's super expensive...
Forum: Europe 02-03-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Hey, I thought you wanted a cabin?

Hey, I thought you wanted a cabin?
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 938,948
Posted By blackSP
Hi guys. I also did some upgrades, the latest...

Hi guys. I also did some upgrades, the latest being a extended HD leather solo seat, a luggage rack and a daymaker. Other mods include most of the bike blacked out, Cobra's, K&N, super tuner,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-21-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10,482
Views: 3,440,869
Posted By blackSP
Lets not show my 690 today!

Cause I also have a sportster. This one!


https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1/1511592_600559036666618_1951955729_n.jpg
Forum: Europe 01-15-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,105
Posted By blackSP
Very eager to watch this video. Anybody knows of...

Very eager to watch this video. Anybody knows of a copy we can watch in the Netherlands?
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,565
Posted By blackSP
Uhhm what's the story? You have to tell a bit...

Uhhm what's the story? You have to tell a bit about what you post! (other than the sticker ;)
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 640,503
Posted By blackSP
Doesn't seem like a leftover to me ;) Congrats...

Doesn't seem like a leftover to me ;)
Congrats on the really nice bike!
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 938,948
Posted By blackSP
Been doing some work om my Custom. Sort of...

Been doing some work om my Custom. Sort of finished for now with the forwards. Great improvement, much more comfy!
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16,094
Views: 9,619,784
Posted By blackSP
My eyes, my eyes. Aaaaarghhhhh!!!!!! eek

My eyes, my eyes. Aaaaarghhhhh!!!!!!

eek
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16,094
Views: 9,619,784
Posted By blackSP
OK, I'll make it up to you than, hope this is...

OK, I'll make it up to you than, hope this is ok...

Image removed by blackSP as it may violate the rules of no clothes.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16,094
Views: 9,619,784
Posted By blackSP
For those that want a different flavor... ...

For those that want a different flavor...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/14982578/36568_367558636652359_878084902_n.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 938,948
Posted By blackSP
I can't really compare since all my 3 spring jobs...

I can't really compare since all my 3 spring jobs over the years where done by Hyperpro.

What I can say is that they, if you ask, always custom build the rear shocks to your specs, weight, height,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 938,948
Posted By blackSP
Today I finally had my suspension work done on my...

Today I finally had my suspension work done on my '13 1200 custom. Finally because I was really in shock about the crap stock suspension. Bottoming out, full dives until a solid 'clunk' indicated...
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