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Old 02-18-2014, 01:03 PM   #14011
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I'm also 2m tall. Do you guys really feel like the 690 needs to be taller? I'm looking into buying the 14 model also

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Old 02-18-2014, 02:12 PM   #14012
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I don't think the dealer will do anything for me, the bikes are already sold out before the season has even started!

Would you be so kind as to paste a link to those pegs? I've been to their website, but haven't found anything.
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:44 PM   #14013
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:05 PM   #14014
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Not sure what you mean by sag, haven't got the bike yet. But I'm 2 meters tall, weighing in at around 96kg

Last bike I had I mounted different links on the rear shock to add 4-5 cm, which helped greatly. I haven't manage to find anything similar for the 690.

So far my plan is to find the tallest bar risers I can (hopefully also some that move the bars forward), try to find lower foot pegs, and also get a taller seat. Seat is last on the list as they are ridiculously expensive.
I think there is a miss-communication in what you are asking and what we are responding with. You are not so much interested in making the bike taller but reducing the stock cramped riding position. A seat, riser/bars, and lower foot pegs will all help with the rider position.

I am 6'3" (1.905m) tall and 215 lbs (97.5kg)

I run a 65mm riser and tall bars with a Renazco seat and fastway pegs and still desire lower footpegs.
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:51 PM   #14015
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Another option for lower pegs.
https://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-sho...90-enduro.html
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Old 02-18-2014, 05:15 PM   #14016
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I was looking for function over form on a tank. Im with Hoots on the tank I would rather have a little extra gas. It aint like bikes look good with rack systems all mounted up.
Speaking of racks what are the top three systems out there now that allow easy strip down.

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I think it looks better than the RR rear tank - and infinitely better than the Safari tank ...

The additional volume (over RR rear) would also be a good thing ...

My RR rack broke (metal fatigue) - and the RR rack is integrated into the fitment for the rear tank - this Tumbleweed arrangement looks a bit stronger, and is in any case a separate item (called a Wild Burro rack) ...
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:36 PM   #14017
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I was looking for function over form on a tank. Im with Hoots on the tank I would rather have a little extra gas. It aint like bikes look good with rack systems all mounted up.
Speaking of racks what are the top three systems out there now that allow easy strip down.
The racks help with sub-frame support. Even if you don't use them for luggage its worth having them on for that reason alone.
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:16 PM   #14018
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The racks help with sub-frame support. Even if you don't use them for luggage its worth having them on for that reason alone.
I totally agree. I suggest going with the version that has 2 tubes going to the foot peg mounts. Better strength.
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:26 PM   #14019
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I was looking for function over form on a tank. Im with Hoots on the tank I would rather have a little extra gas. It aint like bikes look good with rack systems all mounted up.
Speaking of racks what are the top three systems out there now that allow easy strip down.
easy stripdown?

ive got the TT racks, and since i replaced the hardware with regular allen head cap bolts, i can easily pull the bolts and lift off the whole assembled rack, including wolfman bags, intact. ive only done so to work on the bike, i dont have any reason to ride rackless.
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:56 PM   #14020
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easy stripdown?

ive got the TT racks, and since i replaced the hardware with regular allen head cap bolts, i can easily pull the bolts and lift off the whole assembled rack, including wolfman bags, intact. ive only done so to work on the bike, i dont have any reason to ride rackless.
Back to stock / easy on work on bike.
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Old 02-18-2014, 08:03 PM   #14021
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Does anyone here have one of these installed on the bike? I have been back and forth between the EVO2 tanks and just a short term fix with a set up like picture below. I just have not come across any inmates with a write up on this system.

not ready to give up and go with the Rotopax just yet.
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I'm going to use bags on the front to carry extra fuel because I'd prefer the weight be distributed evenly. I know if you get too much weight on the back of enduros they tend to wander more on the highway... course they wheelie easier too
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Old 02-18-2014, 10:28 PM   #14022
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Seth, where did you find the 65mm riser? Also did you have to make any more modifications to the suspension with your weight other than adjusting the original setup?

Anyone using ktm adjustable footpegs and know how far they can be lowered? Only says 3 positions on the ktm site.

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Old 02-18-2014, 11:02 PM   #14023
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I think there is a miss-communication in what you are asking and what we are responding with. You are not so much interested in making the bike taller but reducing the stock cramped riding position. A seat, riser/bars, and lower foot pegs will all help with the rider position.

I am 6'3" (1.905m) tall and 215 lbs (97.5kg)

I run a 65mm riser and tall bars with a Renazco seat and fastway pegs and still desire lower footpegs.
Thanks for the input on the height thing, all!

I'm actually going for both. Less cramped riding position, and taller bike overall.

With those risers did you have to swap out any wires? And would you happen to have a link?

Edit: I'm getting '14 model
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Old 02-19-2014, 01:32 AM   #14024
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with 3" bar risers I needed to get the 3" longer throttle cable (from motion pro). I got the 4" longer throttle cable at first but that wouldn't work with these risers... sensor cable and brake line were fine as they were with the lower bars.
the '14 has ride by wire so no idea how that would work out for you. I have a '08
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Old 02-19-2014, 02:54 AM   #14025
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Found this on the KTM website which I take to mean that there is no cable for the throttle anymore

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The guarantee for smooth throttle response, not just no throttle control cable: The 690 Enduro R is equipped in 2014 with a cable-free ride-by-wire system for opening the throttle valve.
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