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Old 11-21-2012, 12:13 PM   #14416
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Hola Jaumev ... I have done the upgrade to 21" on the front modifying the front fender and making the suspension more stiff on the last inches before bottoming with the Wilbers progressive springs.
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Hola Roberto!

I know! You and Wasp where my inspiration to the conversion! Many thanks to be the first to show us the way.
My BM springs are harder than the OEM so I hope they help to no to arrive to the end of the fork travel.

I remember all your innovations.... also the ones I never must do (the trailer)

Cheers!
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:31 PM   #14417
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No problem, Jaumev.

Happy to be of any assitance... Especially to someone like you who has contributed so many fine ride videos and pictures of the Super Ténére´out there off-road.
That was my contribution to keep pete quiet

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One note... I just went out and checked my fork travel indicators (small cable tie around each fork tube) on my own Super Ténéré, and my forks hit full travel with an indicated 25mm from axle carrier casting to the dust cap slider limit at the upper edge of the cable tie. That's in actual riding. Though I haven't ridden in any off-road sections as technical and extrem as you have, I do ride fairly hard and have bottomed my forks regularly (as should be the case).

Note this is traveling more than the 34mm you seem to be getting in your pics.

Just for the record, my bike has the full Stoltec mods (stiffer, custom-wound, heavy spring wire front springs, Penske valving, etc.) to the forks, and as such might actually have slightly more usable travel than stock since Nick at Stoltec says the springs he uses have a much more *open* wind to avoid coil-bind so early. With his mods the forks are much smoother in operation as well as more compliant than stock, yet with much more control and precision... None of the indistinct "hobby-horsing" (excessive fore-and-aft pitching) that the stock set-up exhibited. They also smoothly bottom out, with none of the harsh "slamming into a hydraulic-lock stop" feeling of the stocker.

That said, again my fork travel is nearly a half-inch more than your "test bench" travel so you might want to go take another look.

Just FYI...

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Probably I can go a little further than the 34mm but I was afraid the straps broke, I did lot of power…. I don’t know if my springs can be the reason to that difference.
Anyway, the bike is finished and Saturday is going to be the great day… I’m really anxious to try it, it looks sooooo god!

Many thanks again!

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Old 11-21-2012, 01:05 PM   #14418
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I though I've sent to you a PM days ago.
It is in the flea market forum:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=834493
PM sent. Sold.
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:45 PM   #14419
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PM sent. Sold.
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:56 PM   #14420
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That was my contribution to keep pete quiet



Probably I can go a little further than the 34mm but I was afraid the straps broke, I did lot of power…. I don’t know if my springs can be the reason to that difference.
Anyway, the bike is finished and Saturday is going to be the great day… I’m really anxious to try it, it looks sooooo god!

Many thanks again!

Lookin good, your going to love the 21"er!!!
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:22 PM   #14421
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That was my contribution to keep pete quiet

Hola Javier ... Protect your forks ... for the lower use those sponge type covers (Acerbis) and for the upper, italian manufacturer Pro Grip makes a slip on carbon protection.
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:48 PM   #14422
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"can I put more than 5Kg on the back of the Tenere? Will it break? Can it take it?"



From Barrel over at YST.
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:47 AM   #14423
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"can I put more than 5Kg on the back of the Tenere? Will it break? Can it take it?"
Of course it can. As I understand it you can also do motocross with it on too. Gonna be messy when you fall off though.
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Old 11-22-2012, 03:27 AM   #14424
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I’m still messing about the 21” front wheel.
Next week I’m going to be with ACD to see if they could modify the skid plate, I’m worried it could be difficult… Everything is so tucked in!!
I fixed the Touratech skid plate and if I compressed the fork using all but the last 34mm the tire touch the plate. Less than 34 It could hit the front pipes but I don't know if its possible to use all the fork travel.











Looks like you're almost there dude, just one thing left to get....it even has twin pipes ;)







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Old 11-22-2012, 04:06 AM   #14425
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Lessons

Pluric, you need some lessons from this guy...

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Old 11-22-2012, 04:08 AM   #14426
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Bad idea.

Those things are always loosing front wheels.
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:16 AM   #14427
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Pluric, you need some lessons from this guy...


I'd rather..........

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Old 11-22-2012, 07:31 AM   #14428
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Looks like you're almost there dude, just one thing left to get....it even has twin pipes ;)







Dallara, we need to hear from you on this
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Old 11-22-2012, 07:34 AM   #14429
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Dallara, we need to hear from you on this


Looks like your bike, out by the mailbox, Rick... In pieces again!

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Old 11-22-2012, 11:30 AM   #14430
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Looks like your bike, out by the mailbox, Rick... In pieces again!

Dallara

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It's back, yes it looks good, it's going, going..... IT'S OVER THE FENCE!!!
Knocked that one out of the park.
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