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Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,744,265
Posted By gen
Wow. It looks like a meeting of the FJ-40 owners...

Wow. It looks like a meeting of the FJ-40 owners club. Are all of those vehicles tour vehicles?
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By gen
Sorry- 150 is OEM for the Enduro. You may be...

Sorry- 150 is OEM for the Enduro. You may be right that the SMC is 160.
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,744,265
Posted By gen
I absolutely agree with Noah and yet I fear that...

I absolutely agree with Noah and yet I fear that the market will continue as-is. The problem is that the profit margins on the liter+ "Adventure" bikes is much higher than for a 400-600cc bike. This...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,261
Posted By gen
Very cool! That will be key differentiation for...

Very cool! That will be key differentiation for your fairing, imo.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By gen
You can get a Kouba lowering link and get a lower...

You can get a Kouba lowering link and get a lower seat to lower the 690 but you lose some suspension travel.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By gen
This is discussed in detail on the 690 TuneECU...

This is discussed in detail on the 690 TuneECU thread.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685657
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By gen
Those are too small for the 690. All of the major...

Those are too small for the 690. All of the major tire companies sell larger tubes in 3 weights. Standard, HD and UHD. Go for the larger tubes. for example: ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,236,019
Posted By gen
This?...

This? http://www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/worlds-most-extreme/episodes/roads
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,261
Posted By gen
creedy- very sexy! Best looking aftermarket front...

creedy- very sexy! Best looking aftermarket front fairing I've seen yet.

Will you consider making a clear or see-through front piece? Being able to see the front of the bike is one of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,284
Posted By gen
You can take the dealer to small claims court...

You can take the dealer to small claims court unless they're the only local dealer to you.
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,838
Posted By gen
Cool.The transmoto piece says that he used a...

Cool.The transmoto piece says that he used a Trelleborg for the Simpson.



http://transmoto.com.au/scott-britnell-breaks-transcontinental-record/
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,744,265
Posted By gen
I spent 2 weeks on a rented 12GS over 6000 kms in...

I spent 2 weeks on a rented 12GS over 6000 kms in NZ. LOVE that country! It's like heaven for motorcyclists afaiac.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,091
Views: 1,310,633
Posted By gen
LouisPoland: Looks good! Which skid plate do you...

LouisPoland: Looks good! Which skid plate do you have? I have not seen that one before.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 86,061
Posted By gen
Oof. Can you share a photo of that? I know we...

Oof. Can you share a photo of that? I know we ride dirt bikes but if a bit of protective tape can help with the resale value, then I'm interested in that.
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 962,757
Posted By gen
Yeah, this is a problem when you have a heavy...

Yeah, this is a problem when you have a heavy mass on a dirt bike. One idea is to move it closer to the bike's center of gravity as opposed to out on the back of the tail, where the g-forces are...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,838
Posted By gen
Amazing effort. I saw Mitas sponsored the...

Amazing effort.

I saw Mitas sponsored the ride. Did he use the E-07 for the whole trip or a combination of E-07 and E-09?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18,475
Views: 2,015,636
Posted By gen
Bartron did the SAS removal post that's up on the...

Bartron did the SAS removal post that's up on the 690 wiki right now.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=666269

http://ktm690.info/index.php/SAS_Removal_-_Bartron

If that's not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,942
Posted By gen
KTM focuses on their dirt bikes and their newer...

KTM focuses on their dirt bikes and their newer 1190-based machines. That's clearly where they make their profit. They keep the 690 in the lineup because they can get 2 bikes out of 1 chassis: the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By gen
http://ktm690.info/index.php/Enduro-to-SMC-Convers...

http://ktm690.info/index.php/Enduro-to-SMC-Conversion
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 627,392
Posted By gen
I looked closely at the Giant Loop stuff and it...

I looked closely at the Giant Loop stuff and it is quality, but I decided to go with the Hemispheres because they're basically a next-generation design. I haven't used them on any long ride yet but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18,475
Views: 2,015,636
Posted By gen
Morgan's Tool?

I ran across this bearing extractor/installer that looks interesting.

http://www.morgans-tool.co.uk

The 690 swingarm bearing is the Hk2212v, which is one of the ones that this tool works with....
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 627,392
Posted By gen
Thank you very much for the photos of Perun's...

Thank you very much for the photos of Perun's rack with the Altrider Hemisphere. I was on the fence wrt that rack (the PO of my bike bought the TT rack, but it's crap) and now that I have the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10,614
Views: 2,218,900
Posted By gen
Fwiw, KTM Power Parts has a similar item if...

Fwiw, KTM Power Parts has a similar item if you're not in the US: KTM Wide Brake Lever Step Plate (Black): 54813951100
...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 25,314
Posted By gen
I have the XL and it fits me (40) perfectly.

I have the XL and it fits me (40) perfectly.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18,475
Views: 2,015,636
Posted By gen
:cry Damn. So... if this one is not good,...

:cry

Damn. So... if this one is not good, and the RRUK is not much better... back to OEM? The OEM bends when you look at it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,714
Posted By gen
Clean it. Why not bring it to a KTM dealer in...

Clean it. Why not bring it to a KTM dealer in Seattle?
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18,475
Views: 2,015,636
Posted By gen
Cleanspeed Engineering 690 rear pedal...

Cleanspeed Engineering 690 rear pedal (http://www.cleanspeedeng.com/?page_id=31).

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd223/gkanai/KTM%20690%20Enduro/2FD7478E-E221-4F32-8107-4654CEB3263C.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10,614
Views: 2,218,900
Posted By gen
You might want to look into the Kaurit tool or...

You might want to look into the Kaurit tool or the Baja No-Pinch tool for tire installation. The Kaurit is the original. Baja No-Pinch is the American copy. Both do the same thing.
Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,349
Posted By gen
Paul- which app is that? And how are you...

Paul- which app is that? And how are you powering/waterproofing the two iphones?
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18,475
Views: 2,015,636
Posted By gen
Curious myself. I got their inner filter but was...

Curious myself. I got their inner filter but was told that their neck filter didn't fit the 690. But I have gone to the CJ Designs neck so... I think it depends on how similar the CJD neck is to the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,714
Posted By gen
The OEM fuel filter is not that great. I'd go...

The OEM fuel filter is not that great. I'd go ahead and replace that too. Especially on a bike that old. Go with the Golan which you can clean.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,265
Posted By gen
Duke 125 Duke 200

Duke 125
Duke 200
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,091
Views: 1,310,633
Posted By gen
Definitely one of the best looking 14's out...

Definitely one of the best looking 14's out there. I also prefer without the rally fairing.

I see you have the axle puller in the rear. Do you leave that in there all the time?
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 32,704
Posted By gen
You're the first I have heard who has done this,...

You're the first I have heard who has done this, so yes- providing guidance and pics would be helpful. Especially if you do end up doing a proper high flow replacement.
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 217,410
Posted By gen
The other nice thing with the SMC front end is...

The other nice thing with the SMC front end is the 320mm front disc and radial brake. Makes for less brake fade on a racetrack, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 217,410
Posted By gen
Have you thought about an SMC front fork? The...

Have you thought about an SMC front fork? The axle is right below the fork, not in front like on the dirt bikes. KTM makes an adjustable triple clamp KTM Part Number: 7650119903504. With both you'd...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By gen
150 is OEM for the SMC, so that is the right...

150 is OEM for the SMC, so that is the right size. You might be able to fit some of the 160 tires in there but they're too big, basically.
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 25,314
Posted By gen
Dubinky. Enduro and Adventure Riding Apparel

The business is closed by the owner.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 32,704
Posted By gen
SuperPlush Suspension has worked with many 690...

SuperPlush Suspension has worked with many 690 owner inmates including me. I just got new springs from them and had them installed locally but if you can send your stuff into them for an overhaul,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By gen
This is being discussed in detail in the 2014...

This is being discussed in detail in the 2014 thread. Please use that one.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=900813
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