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Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 52,964
Posted By gbx2001
Hi Ian Your new 690R Lynx fairing looks great....

Hi Ian
Your new 690R Lynx fairing looks great. A couple of questions:
- will this new setup allow both high beam and low beam on simultaneously?
- what is the total power draw with this setup?
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,560
Posted By gbx2001
Windshield - tinted or clear?

I am very interested in buying a Voodoo for my 990 Adventure and would appreciate feedback from inmates on their windshield choices.

Are you happy with the clear screens? Would you buy the clear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,690
Posted By gbx2001
Catfish or not, the replies in this post show me...

Catfish or not, the replies in this post show me that there are a lot of good people on here, that are willing to help others they have never met. I thank all of you for your kind and thoughtful...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,669
Posted By gbx2001
I am also considering removing the ABS on my 2010...

I am also considering removing the ABS on my 2010 Adventure, so please keep us updated. I am tired of the vague brakes, and would appreciate the added room and simplicity.

My first thought was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,488
Posted By gbx2001
I love the idea of a wider ratio transmission,...

I love the idea of a wider ratio transmission, the 690R would certainly benefit from one. I am hopeful to hear feedback from those who install these WR transmissions. I don't have the time or skills...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By gbx2001
I'm travelling, so just have my phone and...

I'm travelling, so just have my phone and mini-iPad for viewing right now, and having trouble getting a good look at your quick-release. Who supplied the QR? I plan to order some and know there are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2,123
Views: 289,187
Posted By gbx2001
Thanks for the feedback. I understand your...

Thanks for the feedback.

I understand your feedback to mean the throttle response is better. How does engine vibration compare after your bikes have been broken in and ridden a few thousand miles...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,123
Views: 289,187
Posted By gbx2001
2009 vs 2014 690R

I would be interested in general feedback from anyone who previously owned a 2009 690R and has updated to the 2014 690R. I owned an '09 690R for 2 years, and tried (generally without success) to fix...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By gbx2001
Thanks for the feedback to date. I have taps for...

Thanks for the feedback to date. I have taps for installation, and am looking for suggestions to replace the top plugs to fill the Gobi panniers with liquid. There has to be a better way ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By gbx2001
Questions regarding filling Gobi Panniers?

When I bought my 2010 990 Adventure (used) it came with a pannier frame (quick detach) and a new set of black Gobi panniers, still in their shipping boxes. The previous owner had even purchased some...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,915
Posted By gbx2001
Since 200C = 392F, your oven might have been "a...

Since 200C = 392F, your oven might have been "a tad" hotter than oven temps mentioned in most other posts in this thread. Hope you find a spare headlight assembly cheap!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By gbx2001
My understanding from reading previous posts on...

My understanding from reading previous posts on this topic was that the ECU also needed the VIN from a 2006-08 990 EFI model to ignore the immobilizer.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,920
Posted By gbx2001
Nice looking seat. Did you select black leather /...

Nice looking seat. Did you select black leather / black leather for the top and seat? I plan to order a new seat from James for my 990.

[QUOTE=Off Road Ryder;23768009]Ill have to finish the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,663
Posted By gbx2001
Nice job!

Hi Ian

The fairing / light assembly looks great.

After I have more feedback to a couple of questions I plan to order this for my 990:
- does the dual USB socket offered have a separate wire...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,058
Posted By gbx2001
Great writeup

I just read through this thread and was very impressed with both the quality of the replacement tank bolts background and replacement write up, and the machined parts look great too. Excellent work!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,623
Posted By gbx2001
Hell yes!

Hell yes!
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18,450
Views: 2,006,477
Posted By gbx2001
2014 690R Suspension

I sold my 2009 690R in late 2011 after owning it for three trouble free years and am interested in buying another 690R, possibly a 2014. The 690R has had a number of revisions since I owned mine,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,573
Posted By gbx2001
Since the motor in the 2014 KTM 690 R has been...

Since the motor in the 2014 KTM 690 R has been used in the 690 Duke for the last year (2013) or two, it might be worth checking out a few 690 Duke threads for feedback on what they have done for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,591
Posted By gbx2001
Error Encountered when submitting

Error Encountered when submitting the online survey - despite completing all parts of the survey, I receive an error for
question 1 - What model and year is your bike?

The error message I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,663
Posted By gbx2001
Great project refreshing your old bike - thanks...

Great project refreshing your old bike - thanks for creating the thread - you have many good ideas.


A couple of quick questions:

who manufactures the sprocket cover in the first image...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By gbx2001
I vaguely remember one of Flanny's threads where...

I vaguely remember one of Flanny's threads where he installed straps to the inside of the 950 fairings to hold first aid kits and other goodies. I think he used post screws through the fairing to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,123
Views: 289,187
Posted By gbx2001
I went the opposite route 2 years ago, selling my...

I went the opposite route 2 years ago, selling my 2009 690R for a 2010 990 Adventure. I miss the light weight of my 690, but otherwise think I made the right choice for me and the riding I do. I hope...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,267
Posted By gbx2001
This list sounds comprehensive! The only items I...

This list sounds comprehensive! The only items I would add would be:
- plug for exhaust (another inmate mentioned this)
- decent bike cover (they work to keep dirt, grime, condensation and other...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 25,135
Posted By gbx2001
Any updates?

Hi BMac

Do you have any updates to share. I (like many others) am very interested in your Hella system.

Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,852
Posted By gbx2001
Quotes from other KTM dealers??

Lycan - I am not suggesting you go the dealer route for repairing your bike, but have you received repair quotes from other nearby LC8 qualified dealers (i.e. 2 in Calgary and 1 in Brooks). The...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By gbx2001
690 or 990?

When I google KTM part number 76512920000 , the link shows the suitcase carrier system (side luggage racks) for the 690E / R. Were you looking to post this question in the KTM 690 or 990 thread?...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,614
Posted By gbx2001
Joe Pichler

Joe Pichler, a photographer who has travelled the world on many different KTM models (640 Adventure, 950 Adventure and 990 Adventure), received one of the first 2013 1190R models from the KTM...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 25,135
Posted By gbx2001
Count me in also - I am very impressed with your...

Count me in also - I am very impressed with your work to date.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,976
Posted By gbx2001
AME Grips

I have not personally tried them but AME heated grips have garnered good ratings in a few magazine reviews. AME grips are clamp on - no glue required.

Take a look on their website www.amegrips.com
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By gbx2001
Thanks for the link ...

Thanks for the link vwboomer - those cables are exactly what I was looking for a few years ago, and could never find. I will order some tonight!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,233
Posted By gbx2001
This will not help your immediate problem but...

This will not help your immediate problem but just thought I would mention a previous thread in Orange Crush where an inmate described "fooling" the immobilizer by picking up a 2nd CPU and inputting...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By gbx2001
Question regarding CJ Designs Liquid Storage Tank

When I bought my 2010 990 Adventure last year it included a set of Gobi panniers and KTM (made by SW Motech) quick release pannier frames.
KTM Part No. 60112020000

For future travels CJ's liquid...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By gbx2001
Adventure Spec Bashplate

If you don't yet have a bashplate, Adventure-Spec makes one with room for a Kriega tool roll.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,776
Posted By gbx2001
LED headlight?

When I zoom into the image showing the front view of the #5 bike, it looks like a pair of LED headlights. Of course it could be my old eyes playing tricks on me too, but can anyone confirm these...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By gbx2001
Just curious - is the plastic seat base identical...

Just curious - is the plastic seat base identical for both the standard 990 and "R" 990?

I realize the seat cushion is shaped differently, but am uncertain if the plastic seat base is also...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-15-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,790
Posted By gbx2001
Congratulations - sharp looking bike! Geek...

Congratulations - sharp looking bike!

Geek started a very useful thread "Welcome new 9x0 owners!) which you may find very beneficial.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=769525
...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-15-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,538
Posted By gbx2001
If you have not already looked, you can check out...

If you have not already looked, you can check out many pics of Metal Mule luggage on (gasp) BMWs in the following link from BestRest:...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,984
Posted By gbx2001
CJ's Tank with Gobi Rack??

When I bought my 990 Adv (used) last year, a set of new Gobis and a rack came along with it, but I have only used the top box for my trips.

I have not yet read of anyone installing CJ's new...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18,450
Views: 2,006,477
Posted By gbx2001
Rubber boot popping off

You are not alone with this issue - Rally-Raid found this issue on a couple of 690Rs they were preparing for RTW travel and said they reported it to KTM. It sounded like some of the boots were...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18,450
Views: 2,006,477
Posted By gbx2001
Gorgeous bike - this is the 690 Adventure that...

Gorgeous bike - this is the 690 Adventure that KTM should have built.
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