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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 30,380
Posted By zxrider11
Atlanta & Lewiston

Atlanta & Lewiston
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 1,310,005
Posted By zxrider11
Michigan Cross Country Cycle Trail - near Baldwin...

Michigan Cross Country Cycle Trail - near Baldwin

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/KTM%20690%20Enduro%20R/10695431_10203032288908506_1235655770_n_zps620ff4f8.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 30,380
Posted By zxrider11
I have went through the process of plating (2)...

I have went through the process of plating (2) Yamaha WR450's and a Sheriff inspection was required for both.

If your motorcycle is listed as "NOT FOR STREET USE" on the title, then you have to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,858
Posted By zxrider11
Re-torque your rear brake foot lever before that...

Re-torque your rear brake foot lever before that falls off too - common issue.

All your rants are common KTM annoyances that you have to work through.

Get a Wings exhaust slip-on and remove...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,557
Posted By zxrider11
I have seen 70 mpg average after a few tanks of...

I have seen 70 mpg average after a few tanks of gas at a steady throttle of 60mph on my KTM 690. Pushed my range to 180 miles before the fuel light came on.

And I apply a healthy bead of rim...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,557
Posted By zxrider11
Yes, I have one installed on my 2012 KTM 690...

Yes, I have one installed on my 2012 KTM 690 Enduro. Works great - fit is perfect. Good investment!
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By zxrider11
I have a 2012 KTM 690 Enduro and frequently do...

I have a 2012 KTM 690 Enduro and frequently do 200-300 mile day rides.

A typical day ride includes combination of paved roads, gravel, two-tracks and single track riding.

We did a 1,400 mile...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,718,218
Posted By zxrider11
Hey fellow ADV S10 riders - anybody on here live...

Hey fellow ADV S10 riders - anybody on here live near Grand Rapids, Michigan?

I am looking to possibly purchase a Super Tenere, but the local dealers - Fox Motorsports on 29th Street and Fox...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8,716
Views: 385,428
Posted By zxrider11
KawasakiRob - nice looking bikes, I really like...

KawasakiRob - nice looking bikes, I really like those silver big-bore Kawasaki's!

It was a great weekend for motorcycle camping, we enjoyed Cycle-Moore campground in Interlochen and Leelanau...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8,716
Views: 385,428
Posted By zxrider11
That black IMS tank looks good on the WRR! ...

That black IMS tank looks good on the WRR!

Easy cruising at 55mph should increase your fuel range to almost 200 miles!

Steve & I are heading up to Cycle-Moore campground in Interlochen, MI...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8,716
Views: 385,428
Posted By zxrider11
Arctic954 - thank you for letting me ride your...

Arctic954 - thank you for letting me ride your WRR for a few miles, it handled the MCCCT really well.

I ended up with 120 miles for the day.

Here are a few pictures from the ride:
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 27,494
Posted By zxrider11
My 2012 weighed in at 330 pounds full of fuel,...

My 2012 weighed in at 330 pounds full of fuel, KTM tank bag (empty), Wolfman Peak tail bag (empty) & rack, Wings exhaust, KTM touring windshield, Scotts Submount steering stabilzer, Cycra CRM hand...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 1,310,005
Posted By zxrider11
Set your suspension settings for your weight,...

Set your suspension settings for your weight, check the static sag with a full tank of gas, try some different compression & rebound clicks, and that will help.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By zxrider11
Yamaha WRR250 would be a good bike for what you...

Yamaha WRR250 would be a good bike for what you want to do, or a DRZ400.

For what it is worth, you can also street-legal MX bikes like WR450, CRF450 and KTM's in Michigan real easy.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18,473
Views: 2,014,264
Posted By zxrider11
1. Replace your stock exhaust with a Wings...

1. Replace your stock exhaust with a Wings silencer, and your engine temps will decrease.

2. My 2012 uses very little oil. I change my oil every 1,500 miles and there is no noticeable oil...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,557
Posted By zxrider11
Yes, stock chain length with the swing arm...

Yes, stock chain length with the swing arm adjusters flipped 180 degrees. Stock map, stock air filter, Wings slip on exhaust, quiet insert.

I have seen 65+ mpg a few times with steady 60 mph...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,557
Posted By zxrider11
At 60mph, I am at 4,000rpms with stock front...

At 60mph, I am at 4,000rpms with stock front sprocket and -2 rear sprocket. This is a great cruising speed, with no need to down-shift to pass. And I typically get 55+ miles per gallon when riding...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By zxrider11
This is normal, mine does the same thing. ...

This is normal, mine does the same thing.

I belive this is the oil pressure sensor warning light, and only the 2012 and newer bikes have this.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,656
Posted By zxrider11
I have read that the 2014 only gained a couple of...

I have read that the 2014 only gained a couple of pounds with the added ABS system, but lost some weight because of the removed SAS emissions.

You can lose about 5 pounds of bike weight by...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 1,310,005
Posted By zxrider11
Yes, Seat Concepts

Yes, Seat Concepts
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 1,310,005
Posted By zxrider11
Southern Indiana, early March: ...

Southern Indiana, early March:

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/KTM%20690%20Enduro%20R/JugRock_zps2bff09ca.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,279
Posted By zxrider11
Northern Georgia

Northern Georgia
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,937
Posted By zxrider11
The WR450 makes a great supermoto. I added a set...

The WR450 makes a great supermoto. I added a set of Warp9 wheels, tires, and spare brake rotors for about $1,200.

I dropped down to a 45t rear sprocket, and a +1 front sprocket. Cruising speeds...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,557
Posted By zxrider11
Remind the dealer to give you the rear passenger...

Remind the dealer to give you the rear passenger grab bars. They do not come installed, and are separately packaged.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 1,310,005
Posted By zxrider11
Before you spend big money on a Renazco, Corbin...

Before you spend big money on a Renazco, Corbin or Touratech seat - try a sheepskin cover on the stock seat. I did five 300+ miles days with no problem, taking frequent breaks and fuel stops about...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,411
Posted By zxrider11
I got to ride the 2013 Husky Terra650 for a few...

I got to ride the 2013 Husky Terra650 for a few street miles, and here are my observations:

+great seating position
+cruises nicely at 70mph

-5th gear seemed really tall and had no roll on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,596
Posted By zxrider11
A group of five of us did a 5 day 1,400 mile...

A group of five of us did a 5 day 1,400 mile dualsport trip in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We had 3 KTM 690's, a DRZ400 and a brand new Terra650. The Terra lost the electric starter motor on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18,473
Views: 2,014,264
Posted By zxrider11
15/45 for Enduro model 15/42 for SMC model

15/45 for Enduro model
15/42 for SMC model
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,557
Posted By zxrider11
No problem with hills: ...

No problem with hills:

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/UP%20Adventure%20Ride%202013/UPtrip332_zps10b08786.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,557
Posted By zxrider11
I run 15/42 sprockets and cruising @ 60mph is...

I run 15/42 sprockets and cruising @ 60mph is only 4,000 rpms. Top speed is over 105mph and I have been averaging 65mpg on road trips.

I don't see a need to change the gear ratios.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-09-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 41,245
Posted By zxrider11
Rode 450 miles of dualsport last weekend in the...

Rode 450 miles of dualsport last weekend in the HNF, here are a few pictures of the scenery:

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/all063_zps58b2170a.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By zxrider11
Have you looked into the Husqvarna models? ...

Have you looked into the Husqvarna models?

TE610
TE630
TR650
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By zxrider11
http://california.findanycycle.com/motorcycles/ktm...

http://california.findanycycle.com/motorcycles/ktm-690r.html
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18,473
Views: 2,014,264
Posted By zxrider11
Scotts steering stabilizer with rubber Sub-Mount:...

Scotts steering stabilizer with rubber Sub-Mount:

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/KTM%20690%20Enduro%20R/ktm001_zps62258cfe.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By zxrider11
If you find a new '13 for less than $10k - that...

If you find a new '13 for less than $10k - that is a deal.

Then budget another $2-3k for mods that you will want to add right away:

Cycra CRM handguards
Custom seat by Renazco or Seat Concepts...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By zxrider11
$6,500 to $7,500

$6,500 to $7,500
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By zxrider11
I would check for bent rims & brake rotors and...

I would check for bent rims & brake rotors and the transmission jumping out of gear under WOT in 2nd & 5th gear.

Listen for clutch chatter and coolant seeping from the water pump shaft seals.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By zxrider11
Hey neighbor- The WR450f will do what you...

Hey neighbor-

The WR450f will do what you need.

To make it street legal in Michigan only requires a few mods and an officer to sign off.

I had over 10,000 miles of street, dualsport,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 85,814
Posted By zxrider11
Near Wilderness State Park - Cross Village,...

Near Wilderness State Park - Cross Village, Michigan
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/UP%20Adventure%20Ride%202013/xx_zps4f031484.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,122
Posted By zxrider11
With the stock 15/45 gearing, 60mph = 4,500rpms. ...

With the stock 15/45 gearing, 60mph = 4,500rpms.

Going to 15/42 gearing, 60mph = 4,000rpms.

The bike cruises 75mph no problem, with plenty of passing power left. Top speed is around 110mph.
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