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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:35 PM
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Posted By cyborg
Haven't done any modding on it for awhile, have a...

Haven't done any modding on it for awhile, have a list of things to do including the bushes fix but very busy elsewhere and too much fun riding it as it is. When the weather gets bad again I'll have...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:32 PM
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Posted By cyborg
Thanks landwide. Nice looking nav setup and nice...

Thanks landwide. Nice looking nav setup and nice big screen for my aging eyes. Hmm, options, options.


I have a new roadbook tower and the awesome work of engineering art roadbook from Aurora...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:26 PM
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Posted By cyborg
Landwide, Congrats on getting 'er done! Looking...

Landwide, Congrats on getting 'er done! Looking good. :beer

What is the panel above the bike display?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 199,476
Posted By cyborg
Collective or CB's this week? I'm in.

Collective or CB's this week? I'm in.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18,423
Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
I have a brand new one and top plate (CJ ) for a...

I have a brand new one and top plate (CJ ) for a good price. PM me if anyone is interested.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 199,476
Posted By cyborg
I'm in. CB's it is. :beer

I'm in. CB's it is. :beer
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18,423
Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
BTW, the Quest 690's a few of us have use the 950...

BTW, the Quest 690's a few of us have use the 950 SE front fender and they work great at highways speeds up to the ton (tested). Perhaps the 950SE works because we no longer have to match the OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
Thanks for the data sidewayz :thumb That's about...

Thanks for the data sidewayz :thumb That's about what I weighed with my 600lb hanging scale ~355lb. Not too bad for what you get and a better balanced bike too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By cyborg
Yikes! I think I will upgrade my RR bolts too....

Yikes! I think I will upgrade my RR bolts too. Glad you got it fixed quick so you could keep going on your big ride!
Be a good idea to carry spares of those on longer trips.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
Nice pics Riddler! Ride Em!

Nice pics Riddler! Ride Em!
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:22 PM
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Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
We are if we expect them to be full on Adventure...

We are if we expect them to be full on Adventure bikes. They are very nimble for their size.

Serious single trailing in WA state with Scotty Breauxman (https://www.facebook.com/BreauxmanLIVE) and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
Hi Max, Yes the Quest kit will fit your '08 just...

Hi Max, Yes the Quest kit will fit your '08 just fine. What it didn't fit as well when I got mine was '12-'13 frames which ARE different up by the steering head. Tubes are a little longer about 10mm...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 175,896
Posted By cyborg
Thanks Christian, yes that was very helpful. ...

Thanks Christian, yes that was very helpful. It's still my quest to find LED lights that will fit a 3.25" round hole, which a 3 x 3 square won't, at least not easily.

Former Dakar finisher Lyndon...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18,423
Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
There hasn't been any rear link failure talk in...

There hasn't been any rear link failure talk in awhile, or a fuel pump/fuel filter session lately, what's up? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18,423
Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
Ask Depres on his FB. He does respond. Now that...

Ask Depres on his FB. He does respond. Now that he's driving cars he might even be honest. :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,069
Views: 561,222
Posted By cyborg
In WA somewhere... ...

In WA somewhere...
http://cyb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Touratech-Rally-2014/i-rVTMsZr/0/XL/20140629_120956-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18,423
Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
Those were amazing bikes ...

Those were amazing bikes

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=466656

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery/KTM%20950%20Adventure%20s%20Gauloises%20Replica.jpg

but when the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18,423
Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
I've been following Pyndon's (and LukasM's)...

I've been following Pyndon's (and LukasM's) builds and RTW/Race ride from the beginning. Great stuff! Noah's ride is awesome too.
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,747
Views: 564,854
Posted By cyborg
70hp out of a 450? These seem more like sprint...

70hp out of a 450? These seem more like sprint bike specs than endurance, but I guess KTM designs them to just barely last for 2 weeks. How many privateers are at that level of engine tune? Funny how...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By cyborg
Like you said, the 450 RR shown here was...

Like you said, the 450 RR shown here was basically a 450 in a 690 frame setup, with a sleeker fairing and slimmer rear tank. The Quest kit is a 450RR setup in a 690 frame with a 690 engine, a nice...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
Erm, well, the SDV is not as bad as the OEM seat,...

Erm, well, the SDV is not as bad as the OEM seat, but it's narrow and certainly no long distance sit-down seat either, for me. It's a stand-up racing seat, and may work well for you as it is. Ride...
Forum: Racing 08-05-2014, 08:59 PM
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Views: 564,854
Posted By cyborg
Amazing how quiet the diesels are, compared to...

Amazing how quiet the diesels are, compared to Robby's raging petrol machine.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By cyborg
Digging through my TOD pix, found a couple of...

Digging through my TOD pix, found a couple of nice examples of the Rally Raid bikes

http://cyb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tasteof-Dakar-2014/i-kwBhM4L/0/XL/20140301_103106-XL.jpg


...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18,423
Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
Aha. The Craigslist post was gone before I had a...

Aha. The Craigslist post was gone before I had a chance to look, makes sense. The real RFR's are rare beasts and awesome riding machines.

One interesting factoid: The older style 2009 690 RFR...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:44 PM
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Views: 2,001,951
Posted By cyborg
Attempting to catch up in this thread, moves fast...

Attempting to catch up in this thread, moves fast sometimes.

Seth, not sure how many "real" 690RFR's there are in the USA, but two of them are owned by friends I ride with, and the "Jonah" bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
Hey Ivan, the fix for the rather austere Selle...

Hey Ivan, the fix for the rather austere Selle Dalla Valle (SDV) rally seat is a rework by Renazco Racing. He has reworked lots of the SDV seats on the KTM (and other brands) rally bikes for many...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,076
Views: 1,302,693
Posted By cyborg
Which Michelin Enduro Competition tire? There are...

Which Michelin Enduro Competition tire? There are several types:

http://moto.michelin.com/tyres/michelin-enduro-competition-vi
Forum: Racing 07-22-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,747
Views: 564,854
Posted By cyborg
Thanks Jenny! :beer

Thanks Jenny! :beer
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 10:19 PM
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Views: 112,383
Posted By cyborg
Thanks for a great update on the Reckless! My...

Thanks for a great update on the Reckless! My Quest 690 is awaiting a set for sure.
Fun meeting you guys and seeing your great looking gear at the TT Rally! :thumb
...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4,747
Views: 564,854
Posted By cyborg
Yep, good lights. I have a Squadron on my...

Yep, good lights. I have a Squadron on my dirtbike and it rocks, but it's 3" square and doesn't fit the 3" round holes of the 450RFR mask. Anyway, don't mean to distract this thread too much. If...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,076
Views: 1,302,693
Posted By cyborg
Congrats on the new bike TerraRyder! Coming off a...

Congrats on the new bike TerraRyder! Coming off a much smoother multi the 690 is definitely lumpier. It's swinging a big 'ol can in there. Knobby tires make it even more lumpy. I have vibrinators in...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 34,463
Posted By cyborg
Not many dudes like Radek and Big Wan who can...

Not many dudes like Radek and Big Wan who can push around a 990 like a 450 on single trail, I suppose. Still there are damn good Heavyweights riders out there, got to get them interested in roadbook...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4,747
Views: 564,854
Posted By cyborg
I had a question about lights. Noticed that all...

I had a question about lights. Noticed that all the elites racebikes seem to have very minimalist headlights these days. Is it because they are so fast in the daily Dakar sprint they never expect to...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 175,896
Posted By cyborg
Hi BD, what is the difference in the Sqaudron LED...

Hi BD, what is the difference in the Sqaudron LED lights I see on your website.

Namely:

Squadron XL
Squadron XL-R
Squadron Pro
Squadron V2

The descriptions on each don't help that much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 30,260
Posted By cyborg
Now that's having serious fun! :clap

Now that's having serious fun! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
No button to order that I know of. Mine and the...

No button to order that I know of. Mine and the few others here who have built them did it mostly by email, including the initial contact, mine back in July of 2013. They used Google docs for the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
Good to know you live so close. They can be very...

Good to know you live so close. They can be very hard to contact. Not sure if they are swamped in too many emails, or just don't check it often enough. Some say easier to call them, but for overseas...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
My Quest 690 got some attention at the Touratech...

My Quest 690 got some attention at the Touratech Rally Jun 26-29 in Plain, WA.
Very well attended event and the Quest got a lot of people asking questions and lots of great compliments.
Even won...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 34,463
Posted By cyborg
Scotty at the Touratech Rally 2014 in Plain, WA ...

Scotty at the Touratech Rally 2014 in Plain, WA the last 3 days.
My Quest 690 is the booth bike.

http://cyb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Touratech-Rally-2014/i-bQ4Qtc3/0/XL/20140627_094124-XL.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 44,749
Posted By cyborg
Mine came unpainted too. I primered and painted...

Mine came unpainted too. I primered and painted them orange too, but didn't mod them. Not enough time for that when I was building. I don't have a big gap in the seat anyway.
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