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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 22,205
Posted By ktmmitch
2015 KTM 690 Enduro

We, here at Rally-Raid Products, in the UK have a 2015 KTM 690 Enduro that we will be using at the weekend to check for any changes that might affect our aftermarket parts fitting.
Will post...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 59,930
Posted By ktmmitch
We'll check Carl's GPS at the end of Dakar to see...

We'll check Carl's GPS at the end of Dakar to see what sort of speeds the lightweight Swede gets our LC4-50 up to, but until then here is the bike full-chat on the dyno as part of our Dakar build-up,...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 59,930
Posted By ktmmitch
Troy Safari Carpenter's Xmas Swag

So Troy can F5ollow Team LC4-50, and his Swedish rider Carl Hagenblad, we thought it only correct that he is fully kitted out whilst sitting in F5ront of his computer during Dakar 2015.

It will be...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 59,930
Posted By ktmmitch
I discussed power with Stefan, from KTM Rally, at...

I discussed power with Stefan, from KTM Rally, at Le Havre when we were going through scrutineering with our LC4-50(the complete polar opposite to a 450RFR), and he confirmed they were getting 70hp...
Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 59,930
Posted By ktmmitch
Darts

Here is the original from the TV programme:

LINK...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 59,930
Posted By ktmmitch
Old Africa Dakar

Could'nt help when seeing the videos of the young hot shots on the latest Dakar bikes "whipping" it wondering what they would do on the old tanks with all the fuel that was needed............
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Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
Rear Racks

As Jenny says, we will probably go for a "standard" rear rack, similar to what we make for the KTM 690 Enduro, to carry light parts, like a Kriega 5 or similar.
Then we would make another larger...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 59,930
Posted By ktmmitch
Coma on the slide

One of our Rally-Raid Products guys is at a flat track meeting outside Barcelona, and guess who turned up for a spin around the track.
Good last-minute practice for Dakar, he should be really quick...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,277
Posted By ktmmitch
Scotts Damper Mount

Details here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25680881&postcount=29
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,897
Posted By ktmmitch
Scotts Damper Mount

We have our own design of under-bar mount to suit the Tiger 800 and 800Xc models, to work with Scotts/Ohlins Damper.

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/image/cache/data/RRP385-500x500.jpg

Link...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
2013 on have different clutch lever to earlier...

2013 on have different clutch lever to earlier models
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,277
Posted By ktmmitch
Used a Scotts/Ohlin Damper on my 800XC this year...

Used a Scotts/Ohlin Damper on my 800XC this year in Sardinia and Tunisia for the off-road sections.It just keeps things less "nervous" when on the rocky trails, I tend to back it off in sand an mud..
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 227,844
Posted By ktmmitch
We have checked this with all the Kuoba Links, ad...

We have checked this with all the Kuoba Links, ad there is no mechanical collision between the swing arm and the fuel adaptor
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
Spoked Wheel update

The first 2 production rear billet hubs to be laced to a 17" and 18" rear rim for our Honda CB500X Dual-Sport project.
These will be evaluated over the New Year along with the 19" front spoked...
Forum: Racing 11-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 59,930
Posted By ktmmitch
Safari Troy in ParisGate ???

It has come to my attention that the sage of ADV Racing thread, and commentator of all things Dakar, Troy Safari Carpenter, has been in Paris recently......

Is he looking for an inside track with...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 661,388
Posted By ktmmitch
Spoke to Nasser at the UK WRC round at the...

Spoke to Nasser at the UK WRC round at the weekend and he will be running in a Mini at Dakar under his own signage,
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
5/16" or 8mm

5/16" or 8mm
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
It is possible with the older 690's to profile...

It is possible with the older 690's to profile the throttle grip vs throttle body ratio within the ECU, we use a soft delivery for rocky trails and a quick one for fast tracks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
Dakar-bound on an LC4

Quick video of our LC4-50 bike with new short-stroke crank to comply with 450cc limit getting ready for Dakar 2015.
The ADV Inmates Team will be there to show that the LC4 is not dead!!!!
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
Looks like I'll be redesigning the EVO2 kit to...

Looks like I'll be redesigning the EVO2 kit to fit, hope its not too different
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 34,414
Posted By ktmmitch
LC450 in Swedish Mag

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/IMG_2372.jpg



Swedish Dirt Bike Magazine of our rider, Carl Hagenblad, testing the LC450 in Sweden recently. We need Troy...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 34,414
Posted By ktmmitch
Full Steam Ahead !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here is the definitive reply from ASO Technical re our LC4-50 Dakar bike:


<tt>I would like to confirm that the documents you sent us follow our recommendations. Our technical delegates would...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
2016 changes

I have heard that 2015 will be the last production year for the KTM 690 Enduro before it goes over to Husqvarna range.
Better get some white and yellow riding gear ordered!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 22,205
Posted By ktmmitch
2015 update

I have heard that 2015 will be the last year for the KTM 690 Enduro, as it will be going over to Husqvarna colours.
Lets hope they use the opportunity to enhance it more
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
A couple have fractured, but those are the only...

A couple have fractured, but those are the only ones I have heard of, and there have been several thousand 690's made, so it's no big deal.
But as we have invested a lot of cash developing our LC450...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
headstock mod

Due to our forthcoming Dakar entry on the LC4-50 bike, I thought that while the motor was out being prepped, it would be a good time to fit a laser-cut plate to strengthen the underside of the...
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
There is no bushing to limit the stroke,it is...

There is no bushing to limit the stroke,it is done by the damper rod, which we have had made longer, to increase the stroke.This does reduce the overlap, by the same amount, but we are happy that the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
Might be, but we are working on the idea that...

Might be, but we are working on the idea that cooler(and more) oil has to be better on Dakar, the cooler will increase capacity, and if we have leaks on either of the lines, we can double the good...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
Oil Cooler

As part of our prep for Dakar, we are also fitting an oil cooler to the LC4-50

LINK (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25380037&postcount=132)
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
Not yet, we will weigh them when finished.

Not yet, we will weigh them when finished.
Forum: Racing 10-28-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 34,414
Posted By ktmmitch
LC450 Dakar Prep Update

To help maintenance on our LC450 Dakar bike, and any KTM 690 Enduro or SMC, we have designed a lightweight stand that uses pegs which screw into the frame, so the engine or swinging arm can be...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
Spoked Wheel update

The 2 first pre-production billet rear hubs to suit our Motoden Honda CB500X are just being finished on the CNC mill, and will then be black anodised before being laced to a 17" and 18" rear rim...
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
Yes, it will work well with Giant Loop or...

Yes, it will work well with Giant Loop or Wolfman, they seem the most popular.
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
Hub Update

Work started today on machining the first 2 production rear billet hubs for our CB500X in order to offer a spoked wheel conversion for this popular bike.
One hub will be laced to an 18" rim, the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
When you added the pipes for the oil cooler onto...

When you added the pipes for the oil cooler onto the 690 Enduro motor, did you remove the large threaded aluminium plug behind the oil pipe on the right crankcase and fit the parts from the 690 RR...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
There will be Billet Levers available for 13...

There will be Billet Levers available for 13 clutch and 14 brake in either std length or shorty from end of next week on our webshop, just finishing them off on the CNC now
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,038
Posted By ktmmitch
Yes, it is not possible to keep the cast grab...

Yes, it is not possible to keep the cast grab rails and have a decent thickness of steel plate to mount the racks, and still clear the underside of the seat.
However, we may be able to add some...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
Noah works on a "need to know" basis, and he...

Noah works on a "need to know" basis, and he needed to know whats in there !!

:rofl
Forum: Racing 10-01-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 661,388
Posted By ktmmitch
dont touch the salad !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

dont touch the salad !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By ktmmitch
690 Enduro & 690 SMC have same levers

690 Enduro & 690 SMC have same levers
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