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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By milzispete
From what I have read, the rally max runs pretty...

From what I have read, the rally max runs pretty warm. Would not recommend for hot climates. You would be far better off with either the Offroad Max, Back country or Crossover. All of these options...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By milzispete
Good to know. Didn't see the crossover on their...

Good to know. Didn't see the crossover on their website but found them for sale on Amazon. Do you know anyone who has used the outback with the back pack?
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By milzispete
wear em loose

Ive used a Offroad max in the deserts of Oman for a few years and find it much cooler than compression vests.

You can run them a little loose to provide top class ventilation. As the vest has...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 817,780
Posted By milzispete
I have to confess to being a little confused. I...

I have to confess to being a little confused. I checked out their website and I can't figure out why the dual sport racks are any more likely to trap a leg or break it. The supports look very...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,596
Posted By milzispete
Since you mention you won't be doing any black...

Since you mention you won't be doing any black top to speak of, go with the 500. It's a much better bike off road. I went through almost the same choice as yourself last year. I ended up with a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,133
Posted By milzispete
Sorry chaps. Did it from a phone and didn't...

Sorry chaps. Did it from a phone and didn't realise. Noted and corrected. Bugger me did that take some deleting
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,133
Posted By milzispete
Doing the same with a husaberg 570. Got the...

Doing the same with a husaberg 570. Got the tanks to fit already. Waiting on the nav tower lights, screen and I will have to make fairing sides to fit the tanks . Race ya [emoji6] [emoji3] [emoji3]
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 105,864
Posted By milzispete
Nice bash plate. Just as a little tip; I ended...

Nice bash plate. Just as a little tip; I ended lining the inside of mine with sound matting to cut down on the reflected engine noise. Full cover carbon bash plates are much louder than you would...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 305,071
Posted By milzispete
If the 35l bags are 8" wide, then a 25l bag...

If the 35l bags are 8" wide, then a 25l bag should come in around 5.75" I recon
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 280,028
Posted By milzispete
Klim size pants on actual waist size and not what...

Klim size pants on actual waist size and not what you would normally buy for jeans. Measure your waist before ordering
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 305,071
Posted By milzispete
Cool idea. Me likey.

Cool idea. Me likey.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 87,786
Posted By milzispete
Mecasystems also sell a guard made for 690's with...

Mecasystems also sell a guard made for 690's with low pipes

http://www.mecasystem.fr/eng/pr/348/ktm-690-skid-plate-with-water-toolbox.html
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 87,786
Posted By milzispete
The Dattori carbon bash plate looks good and...

The Dattori carbon bash plate looks good and would probably fit. It's pretty tough as a stone guard but wouldn't stand up to much for rock hoping
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 214,926
Posted By milzispete
Kits are available from Husaberg rally ...

Kits are available from Husaberg rally

http://www.husabergrally.com/

http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag127/milzispete/11573230_zps7q6xqqgd.jpg

They and Thomas have been really flexible. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 1,723,622
Posted By milzispete
Ya, She'll go. I have to say; I'm...

Ya, She'll go.

I have to say; I'm impressed. Did you manage to get up there?
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 214,926
Posted By milzispete
Adventure bike build

Great to see everyone getting back out there after a long winter. The season is just coming to a close for me and as luck would have it, I just received a rally kit form Thomas Berglund and the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 87,786
Posted By milzispete
I'm going to guess it never worked that well for...

I'm going to guess it never worked that well for Thomas either. The Husaberg Rally kits (beglund racing) now have the fuel pump mounted in the front tanks. Fuel from the rear is just a gravity drain...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,028,518
Posted By milzispete
I installed a key switch from Sicass, which you...

I installed a key switch from Sicass, which you could use, or, they have a range of start/stop switches too

Key
http://sicassracing.com/store/switches/kill_switches/2009-11_husaberg_key_switch
...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By milzispete
I always carry the following and have used all...

I always carry the following and have used all except the quick clot. My last ride out, I cut an eyelid open and another guy broke both his wrists.

A few band aids
36" SAM splint
2" elastic...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,028,518
Posted By milzispete
Just curious, but why would a tube have avoided...

Just curious, but why would a tube have avoided the same?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 87,786
Posted By milzispete
With a scotts rubber sub mount and vibrinator bar...

With a scotts rubber sub mount and vibrinator bar end inserts, the Vibs a barely noticeable. For me a seat concepts seat and a sheepskin make it 4 HR comfortable. Easily as good as a standard 990. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 1,723,622
Posted By milzispete
I was thinking the same thing. Rally raid ENG...

I was thinking the same thing. Rally raid ENG make carbon covers that protect most of the EVO 2 tanks. Shouldn't be too hard to make a set that cover all of it
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,596
Posted By milzispete
+1. What he said. even with one wheel set, you...

+1. What he said. even with one wheel set, you can't find tires that are good at both.
Buy the enduro and a set of SMC wheels. It's much easier to convert the enduro for supermoto, than the other...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,186
Posted By milzispete
A well know tube company called Easton make some...

A well know tube company called Easton make some extremely rigid aluminum poles. I bought mine here

[/URL]http://www.bearpawwd.com/poles_stakes/poles_stakes.html[/URL]

They supply them in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,405
Posted By milzispete
Rally raid EVO 2 stickers, black, mounted on...

Rally raid

EVO 2 stickers, black, mounted on black tanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 355,382
Posted By milzispete
+1. Bingo. Tommyturtle wins the prize. You are...

+1. Bingo. Tommyturtle wins the prize. You are spot on.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 355,382
Posted By milzispete
As a guy who has a fully kitted out 690, I would...

As a guy who has a fully kitted out 690, I would also like to add; the 690 weighs in a full 25kg heavier. Combined with the seat hight, it makes a huge difference off road
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,405
Posted By milzispete
couple with full adventure kit. The rear sticker...

couple with full adventure kit. The rear sticker peeled of after a month or two. Tanks stickers seem to be fine tho which is a little strange

...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 305,071
Posted By milzispete
Hope Mosko pick it up. You just need to agree on...

Hope Mosko pick it up. You just need to agree on royalties [emoji3]
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 87,786
Posted By milzispete
That'll be the most light it ever gave off

That'll be the most light it ever gave off
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 355,382
Posted By milzispete
Anybody tried the bike 2-up yet?

Anybody tried the bike 2-up yet?
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By milzispete
Myself and the wife have been out a couple of...

Myself and the wife have been out a couple of times on a KTM 690 Enduro and it is way too cramped. She also complained that the Vibs made her feet numb after an hour
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,662
Posted By milzispete
I went the rally raid route to make it a better...

I went the rally raid route to make it a better road bike and love it. It's already too heavy as standard, to be a great enduro bike. For knarly single track, it was too much of a compromise for...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-31-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,644
Posted By milzispete
Yip. Count me in. I'm in Muscat already. What...

Yip. Count me in. I'm in Muscat already. What route you taking?
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,596
Posted By milzispete
Open air filter and god awful noise

I had the rally raid air filter fitted with modified EVO 1 mapping and the bike ran fantastic. The only problem for me, was the god awful induction noise. I genuinely found it physically draining and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 87,786
Posted By milzispete
I wouldn't think there is much of a volume...

I wouldn't think there is much of a volume difference between your modified box with an external rally raid filter, and a standard box with internally mounted aus spec unifilter. The uni filters...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,596
Posted By milzispete
Yip, and I'm one of them. In fairness I never go...

Yip, and I'm one of them. In fairness I never go above 90mph. If I did I would probably worry about the tubliss growing due to centrifugal force and letting go of the tire bead
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,596
Posted By milzispete
Get away from tubes altogether. I went to...

Get away from tubes altogether. I went to TUbliss inserts a couple of years ago and can't see me ever going back
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 33,716
Posted By milzispete
Any news on Anders Berglund yet. It looks like...

Any news on Anders Berglund yet. It looks like stage 8 has been another tough one
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,028,518
Posted By milzispete
The FE's are enduro bikes my friend. They have...

The FE's are enduro bikes my friend. They have the wrong geometry for 80mph+ on the loose stuff. You can try fitting triple clamps with less offset to help with stability. The 2009 models for...
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