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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 1,461,150
Posted By zxrider11
Looks good. Now prepare your wallet for all the...

Looks good. Now prepare your wallet for all the mods you will want to do.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
Looks good, any weight savings?

Looks good, any weight savings?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
Looks like nice quality. Please post pictures...

Looks like nice quality. Please post pictures and sound clips when installed.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 59,471
Posted By zxrider11
Here are a few details on the "Dualsport" ride...

Here are a few details on the "Dualsport" ride planned for Saturday:

-8:30am meet and great by the campfire
-9:00am kickstands up
-Be fully fueled, dress for rain & cold weather
-Buddy up with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By zxrider11
10,000 trouble free miles so far on my 2012 KTM...

10,000 trouble free miles so far on my 2012 KTM 690.

Regular maintenance includes 3,000 mile oil changes, fuel filter changes every 5,000 miles, flush gas tank, and valve inspections every...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By zxrider11
300 mile day rides on a 690 are no problem. ...

300 mile day rides on a 690 are no problem. Plenty of options for carrying luggage too.

Swap to a 42 tooth rear sprocket, and you can cruise 65 miles per hour at 4,000 rpm and get 60+ mpg all day...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 23,875
Posted By zxrider11
We picked up the route headed NW out of French...

We picked up the route headed NW out of French Lick, then detoured over to Shoals & Hindostan and back to Hardin Ridge.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 23,875
Posted By zxrider11
Hindostan Falls - very interesting historical area

Hindostan Falls - very interesting historical area
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 23,875
Posted By zxrider11
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/Southern%20Indiana%20102414/SouthernIndiana102414024_zps8fdb7740.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 1,461,150
Posted By zxrider11
Southern Indiana fall color tour ride ...

Southern Indiana fall color tour ride
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/Southern%20Indiana%20102414/SouthernIndiana102414017_zpse7f17d13.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-18-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 23,875
Posted By zxrider11
Us riders from Michigan are base camping near...

Us riders from Michigan are base camping near Hardin Ridge Thursday night to Monday.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
Fall colors in West Michigan are fading fast,...

Fall colors in West Michigan are fading fast, here are a few from the Allegan State Game area. Thank you 1TRAK for sharing some of your private routes!
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 39,704
Posted By zxrider11
From South Haven, If you head EastNorthEast about...

From South Haven, If you head EastNorthEast about 50 miles to the Gun Lake/Yankee Springs area, you will find lots of curvy paved roads and plenty of gravel & two-tracks with some elevation changes....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 39,704
Posted By zxrider11
Any preference - curvy paved, gravel or forestry...

Any preference - curvy paved, gravel or forestry roads?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
Did some Allegan County dualsport exploring on...

Did some Allegan County dualsport exploring on Saturday - Ely Lake and New Richmond area:
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
Nice day of dualsport riding Gun Lake & Yankee...

Nice day of dualsport riding Gun Lake & Yankee Springs with 1TRAK, Arctic954 & KDK800:

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/GunLake100514022_zpsb8730f6c.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
Here are a few pictures of the Fall colors...

Here are a few pictures of the Fall colors yesterday at Sunrise Lake. We rode single track & some dualsport route in the Cadillac State Forest just north of Evart. ...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 59,471
Posted By zxrider11
Atlanta & Lewiston

Atlanta & Lewiston
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 1,461,150
Posted By zxrider11
Michigan Cross Country Cycle Trail - near Baldwin...

Michigan Cross Country Cycle Trail - near Baldwin

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/KTM%20690%20Enduro%20R/10695431_10203032288908506_1235655770_n_zps620ff4f8.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 59,471
Posted By zxrider11
I have went through the process of plating (2)...

I have went through the process of plating (2) Yamaha WR450's and a Sheriff inspection was required for both.

If your motorcycle is listed as "NOT FOR STREET USE" on the title, then you have to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,000
Posted By zxrider11
Re-torque your rear brake foot lever before that...

Re-torque your rear brake foot lever before that falls off too - common issue.

All your rants are common KTM annoyances that you have to work through.

Get a Wings exhaust slip-on and remove...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 359,556
Posted By zxrider11
I have seen 70 mpg average after a few tanks of...

I have seen 70 mpg average after a few tanks of gas at a steady throttle of 60mph on my KTM 690. Pushed my range to 180 miles before the fuel light came on.

And I apply a healthy bead of rim...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 359,556
Posted By zxrider11
Yes, I have one installed on my 2012 KTM 690...

Yes, I have one installed on my 2012 KTM 690 Enduro. Works great - fit is perfect. Good investment!
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By zxrider11
I have a 2012 KTM 690 Enduro and frequently do...

I have a 2012 KTM 690 Enduro and frequently do 200-300 mile day rides.

A typical day ride includes combination of paved roads, gravel, two-tracks and single track riding.

We did a 1,400 mile...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9,034
Views: 1,887,028
Posted By zxrider11
Hey fellow ADV S10 riders - anybody on here live...

Hey fellow ADV S10 riders - anybody on here live near Grand Rapids, Michigan?

I am looking to possibly purchase a Super Tenere, but the local dealers - Fox Motorsports on 29th Street and Fox...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
KawasakiRob - nice looking bikes, I really like...

KawasakiRob - nice looking bikes, I really like those silver big-bore Kawasaki's!

It was a great weekend for motorcycle camping, we enjoyed Cycle-Moore campground in Interlochen and Leelanau...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
That black IMS tank looks good on the WRR! ...

That black IMS tank looks good on the WRR!

Easy cruising at 55mph should increase your fuel range to almost 200 miles!

Steve & I are heading up to Cycle-Moore campground in Interlochen, MI...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,752
Posted By zxrider11
Arctic954 - thank you for letting me ride your...

Arctic954 - thank you for letting me ride your WRR for a few miles, it handled the MCCCT really well.

I ended up with 120 miles for the day.

Here are a few pictures from the ride:
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 29,420
Posted By zxrider11
My 2012 weighed in at 330 pounds full of fuel,...

My 2012 weighed in at 330 pounds full of fuel, KTM tank bag (empty), Wolfman Peak tail bag (empty) & rack, Wings exhaust, KTM touring windshield, Scotts Submount steering stabilzer, Cycra CRM hand...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 1,461,150
Posted By zxrider11
Set your suspension settings for your weight,...

Set your suspension settings for your weight, check the static sag with a full tank of gas, try some different compression & rebound clicks, and that will help.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By zxrider11
Yamaha WRR250 would be a good bike for what you...

Yamaha WRR250 would be a good bike for what you want to do, or a DRZ400.

For what it is worth, you can also street-legal MX bikes like WR450, CRF450 and KTM's in Michigan real easy.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,165
Posted By zxrider11
1. Replace your stock exhaust with a Wings...

1. Replace your stock exhaust with a Wings silencer, and your engine temps will decrease.

2. My 2012 uses very little oil. I change my oil every 1,500 miles and there is no noticeable oil...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 359,556
Posted By zxrider11
Yes, stock chain length with the swing arm...

Yes, stock chain length with the swing arm adjusters flipped 180 degrees. Stock map, stock air filter, Wings slip on exhaust, quiet insert.

I have seen 65+ mpg a few times with steady 60 mph...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 359,556
Posted By zxrider11
At 60mph, I am at 4,000rpms with stock front...

At 60mph, I am at 4,000rpms with stock front sprocket and -2 rear sprocket. This is a great cruising speed, with no need to down-shift to pass. And I typically get 55+ miles per gallon when riding...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By zxrider11
This is normal, mine does the same thing. ...

This is normal, mine does the same thing.

I belive this is the oil pressure sensor warning light, and only the 2012 and newer bikes have this.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,451
Posted By zxrider11
I have read that the 2014 only gained a couple of...

I have read that the 2014 only gained a couple of pounds with the added ABS system, but lost some weight because of the removed SAS emissions.

You can lose about 5 pounds of bike weight by...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 1,461,150
Posted By zxrider11
Yes, Seat Concepts

Yes, Seat Concepts
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 1,461,150
Posted By zxrider11
Southern Indiana, early March: ...

Southern Indiana, early March:

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/KTM%20690%20Enduro%20R/JugRock_zps2bff09ca.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,910
Posted By zxrider11
Northern Georgia

Northern Georgia
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,625
Posted By zxrider11
The WR450 makes a great supermoto. I added a set...

The WR450 makes a great supermoto. I added a set of Warp9 wheels, tires, and spare brake rotors for about $1,200.

I dropped down to a 45t rear sprocket, and a +1 front sprocket. Cruising speeds...
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