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Old 05-27-2010, 07:16 PM   #25
Guy Jinbaiquerre OP
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Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Originally Posted by sbn
that SMT is one great looking bike... will testride it soon at the local KTM dealer.

Hows the windprotection?

And who makes aftermarket parts for this bike? - windshields, bags, exhausts and other great stuff.

I live in a part of the world that can get at bit cold... how is the heated grips...any good?
Wind protection: Not great, the tiny cowl doesn't really make much difference.

Heated grips: Very good. At high setting, hotter than BMW grips.

Aftermarket parts: SW Motech and KTM Powerparts have plenty of stuff. You can also get various other stuff like a Rekluse clutch, Gipro gearshift indicator, Givi racks, luggage, and windscreen, and Touratech navi mount (Touratech says it's for the BMW G650X but it fits the SM-T perfectly).

Warning: Stay away from the KTM Powerparts gel seat! It is worse than the stock seat. I ordered a Renazco for my SM-T and should have it soon. I'll post some pics and a report when I get it.
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