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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By milzispete
Have you had a look at the datatool ST61

Have you had a look at the datatool ST61
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,639
Views: 1,013,549
Posted By milzispete
The quality of the kit is pretty good. I use mine...

The quality of the kit is pretty good. I use mine all the time and it still looks like new
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 253,642
Posted By milzispete
I wish I could find the face palm emojicon. ...

I wish I could find the face palm emojicon. Really folks, when was the last time you heard of a break down because of broken con rods, dropped valves or cracked piston rings? It's always...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,096
Posted By milzispete
Getting back to the origional question I would...

Getting back to the origional question I would have to say the 690 sucks as a road bike when compared to a 800gs.

I have one that is fully kitted out. The pic below is my actual bike and it is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By milzispete
Digging it. Put me down for 2

Digging it. Put me down for 2
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By milzispete
Ktm have probably just swapped the 690 to a husky...

Ktm have probably just swapped the 690 to a husky so will all stop whining for an adventure version ☺
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By milzispete
Cool. Looks like my rally raid EVO 2 kit should...

Cool. Looks like my rally raid EVO 2 kit should bolt straight on
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,866
Views: 854,374
Posted By milzispete
I had the same issue but found them good to deal...

I had the same issue but found them good to deal with. For some reason they were convinced the husky hub would fit the 570. I sent them the dimensions and part numbers for the OEM hubs and they sent...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 253,642
Posted By milzispete
+1 There are also many other down sides to...

+1
There are also many other down sides to building something out a 500
You have to build it from various parts, from different sources.
Home made bikes usually look pretty home made.
The...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 153,393
Posted By milzispete
Busy Busy Busy. Sounds like you are victims of...

Busy Busy Busy. Sounds like you are victims of your own success.
Gongrats.
You guys deserve it. Thanks for including us in the journey :1drink
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 231,794
Posted By milzispete
+1. I keep trying to convince myself I can live...

+1. I keep trying to convince myself I can live with it, but to be honest I hate this jacket.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By milzispete
Thanks catweasel. That's made it much clearer....

Thanks catweasel. That's made it much clearer. Has anyone compared the sock to the forcefield zeus?
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,554
Posted By milzispete
You're right. The 690 rally thread looks...

You're right. The 690 rally thread looks exactly the same except they all paid 40k + for their's. I guess that makes them almost 3 times the assholes we are [emoji3]
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,874
Posted By milzispete
+ 1 Brazilion (lots of zero's) on the 390. ...

+ 1 Brazilion (lots of zero's) on the 390. Arguably the finest Enduro bike ever built
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By milzispete
I wear the in the boot pants. I like the d3o hip...

I wear the in the boot pants. I like the d3o hip pads but I never noticed a pocket for knee pads. To be honest I think I would prefer the tube type as they stay in place better when you fall off...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By milzispete
Best small knee pads

Does anyone know of a good set of small knee pads. All the ones I've seen are really bulky. I want to wear a set underneath a set of klim mojave pants an mx boots
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By milzispete
I have the same problem. I've put a little...

I have the same problem. I've put a little impact adhesive on the back of the hose clamp, which has stopped the hose clamp falling off the back of the boot. It doesn't stop the intake coming away...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 253,642
Posted By milzispete
Absolutely nothing prevents it being a fantastic...

Absolutely nothing prevents it being a fantastic cross country or RTW bike. In lots of ways it's perfect
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 661,703
Posted By milzispete
I think you are spot on. It's going to be yet...

I think you are spot on. It's going to be yet another urban turd. A 250kg dollop of shite.
The touratech crowd are going to love it
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 231,794
Posted By milzispete
Or are you better off buying the last of the...

Or are you better off buying the last of the origional Klim designs? Polaris bought them out last year remember. Not sure if the newer stuff is any better or worse. Just thought I would add to the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By milzispete
I have just had the same issue. I couldn't get...

I have just had the same issue. I couldn't get the bike to run after an injector replacement. I buggered about checking everything else but couldn't find anything wrong. I then reloaded the maps...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 35,147
Posted By milzispete
Correction on my last note: You can also send...

Correction on my last note:
You can also send text messages using cell phone numbers without having to add them to your contacts
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 35,147
Posted By milzispete
Once you have set up your contacts list you can...

Once you have set up your contacts list you can send them a text. If they want to get in touch with you all they have to do is reply
Forum: Racing 08-12-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 22,120
Posted By milzispete
Love you too honey...

Love you too honey :raabia:raabia:raabia:raabia:raabia
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By milzispete
awesome

Awesome,
Thanks for the link Rev.
So by the look of it, this bike is more or less the Yamaha WR 450 Adventure that so many people have been waiting for.

It might not be as pretty as a KTM 450...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By milzispete
Gas Gas Rally Raid

Haven't seen this bike mentioned so far on here. Anyone have any details on the Gas Gas EC 450. Looks like a full blow Dakar bike available for 16,000 Euro's.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19,399
Views: 2,192,786
Posted By milzispete
A 2013 fits fine. Have one on my 2009

A 2013 fits fine. Have one on my 2009
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 253,642
Posted By milzispete
It would appear that someone is going straight to...

It would appear that someone is going straight to hell. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,929
Posted By milzispete
I'm lucky enough to have a 690, a Husaberg FE 570...

I'm lucky enough to have a 690, a Husaberg FE 570 and a KTM Freeride 350.

The 570 can do everything.
The 690 mostly gathers dust
The freeride I could not live without.

If I was you I would go...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-04-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 28,165
Posted By milzispete
Are you sure you want soft terrain tires? There...

Are you sure you want soft terrain tires? There isn't a lot of mud around this part of the world. If you are going dune riding you might find an IT tire better
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,669
Posted By milzispete
The alternative

For those who do find Rally Raid products way too complicated there are of course many alternatives.

Many a masterpiece has been created using a GS 1200 and a Touratech catalogue. :freaky
...
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,669
Posted By milzispete
I'm afraid I'm in the camp that feels that rally...

I'm afraid I'm in the camp that feels that rally raid provide an excellent product. Sure I had to tweak and adjust the fit a little but I feel that if you are taking the time to fit a kit that's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,853
Posted By milzispete
Don't be ridiculous. That's clearly a 450

Don't be ridiculous. That's clearly a 450
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 221,877
Posted By milzispete
You should go with the 2200W resistors anyway. ...

You should go with the 2200W resistors anyway. The wire wound ones look like machine gun barrels. One either side of the headlight up front is gonna look awesome :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 221,877
Posted By milzispete
I think you might mean 2200 ohm and 0.25 W. A...

I think you might mean 2200 ohm and 0.25 W. A 2200W resistor is about 400 mm long and weighs a couple of Kg :D
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 153,393
Posted By milzispete
Several +1's

Several +1's
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,669
Posted By milzispete
Mr Whizzkid. The fit can be adjusted by shimming...

Mr Whizzkid. The fit can be adjusted by shimming the bracket at the headstock. I had the same gap and now it fits lovely
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4,273
Views: 1,406,592
Posted By milzispete
KTM 690 Enduro owners show off your bike !

BRP make mounts for the flex bars which add an additional pivot point. I'm pretty sure you could get it to work with HDB guards
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,364
Posted By milzispete
2014 Ktm Freeride 250R

After buying my freeride (350) my 690 just became a pain in the arse. I would be out on the 690 trying to tackle difficult terrain, wishing I was on the freeride and hating life. I've since turned...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,958
Posted By milzispete
ktm 690 gearbox cr and wr

I normally only end up with a couple of extra bolts or a gasket or two after an engine rebuild. Your box had loads of stuff left in it. You sir are a terrible mechanic [emoji1]
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