KTM 690 Adventure EVO2 Kit

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  1. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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    One of the last,and important,parts of our new EVO2 Adventure/Rally Kits has been succesfully installed today.
    The new re-styled screen fits perfectly with our 450RR style headlight,complete with "halo effect" running light,and all that remains is to complete the fairing sides and then we will in a position to commence sales before christmas.
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    The "Ring of Confidence"!!!!!!

    http://s656.photobucket.com/albums/uu281/ktmmitch111/690 Accessories/KTM 690 Adventure EVO2/
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  2. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    Very nice! Can't wait.

    How's the light output of that headlight?

    When will they be available in the USA?
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  3. ramjet

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    Enjoying the production process. Keep it coming. :thumb
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  4. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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    Today was a landmark in the development of the new EVO2 Adventure kit,as we now have the final production part fitted to complete the kit.
    The new fairing design looks very sharp,and compliments the slim look of the new kit.
    New graphics are being designed to go with the EVO2 tanks & fairings,and we will have kits available from Christmas on our webshop,for delivery worldwide.

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  5. Biped

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    Nice work John,
    Is there a trim option to run the EVO2 tanks without the fairing.
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  6. mtbdemon

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    Biped, YOU NEED one of these!!! :D
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  7. The Letter J

    The Letter J lost in the 690 mega

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    exactly what I was wondering!
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  8. Biped

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    I know, tell my boss to give me a decent bonus...then I will need to get a smaller bike for the woods also. The amount of times I go over the bars every year I am sure the fairing will not survive long in the woods.
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  9. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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    Yes,we will have a pair of trim panel to cover the gap in the tank that is the rad cut-out.
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  10. christian

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    Bike porn right here....
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  11. ktmmitch

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    We finally finished today the new EVO2 Adventure Kit,we had some last little tweaks to the fits between fairing/screen/tanks,and all is now done.
    We will be officially launching the kit this weekend and they will be available to order through our webshop for delivery 2nd week January.

    Go on Loz-you know you want it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I will be converting my own Rally bike to EVO2 spec over the Christmas holidays in preparation for Tuareg Rally in Tunisia in March,[​IMG]
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  12. ramjet

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    How would you describe the light output on the Evo compared to the stock 2012 headlight?
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  13. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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    Much better,similar to the LC8 headlight we used on previous kit,much safer at night than OEM unit
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  14. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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    We hope to have production of our new Billet Gas Cap by end of January,these will be fitted as standard on our Tank kits,and with our Billet Filler Adaptor for the OEM rear tank.
    They are a great improvement looks-wise,and for thread fitment,over the previous plastic Acerbis caps we have been using over the last 3 years.
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    We will be producing these in Black,as shown,and will also be selling them seperately for those that wish to upgrade their existing kits for £25,incl VAT,or about $30 per cap.
    We can also offer a personalised engraving option for an extra £6 per cap,or $10,for those that would like their name/team/sponsor on them.
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  15. BillyD

    BillyD Been here awhile

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    Now we're talking!

    The Evo 2 kit is darn near exactly what I was hoping someone would come out with for the 690 Enduro.

    In particular, I like how the Evo 2 carries the fuel lower than the first generation and, compared to the the Dottori set-up, doesn't use fiberglass, but rather is a proper rotomolded plastic tank. And, it looks like the appropriate level of attention has been applied to fit and finish in that most recent photo.

    I still prefer the overall tank shape and down pipe exhaust layout of the KTM Rally Replica, but I also fully appreciate that not requiring a down exhaust will help sell many more Evo 2 kits.

    For me, the only question is whether to go with the over-and-under headlight set-up shown in the above pictures or the KTM 990 European headlight hardware upgraded to HID.

    I'm so glad the world didn't end on 21-Dec-2012 after all. The Mayans just didn't know RallyRaid UK was going to pull a rabbit out of their hat.

    Three cheers for the boys (and gals?) at Rally Raid!!!

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  16. Yellow Pig

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    Can't wait to see it w/ some nice graphics!
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  17. Inniswhe

    Inniswhe Been here awhile

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    just wondering how these awesome looking fairing kits are with regard to buffeting. do tall guys get clean air or turbulence?
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  18. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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    Thanks for your comments,we always appreciate customer feedback,and with the EVO2 kit have tried to design & develop a kit that 690 riders were looking for,based on our 3 years experience with our original kit.
    We wanted a 450RR style kit,but there was no point in adding extra fuel lower down,like the 450RR,because we only use gravity to feed the rear tank,and any extra capacity lower down would be "dead fuel" as it would never be used,unless we added a fuel pump,which we did not want to do.
    Also,an underslung exhaust,whilst very rallye stylie is costly and very exposed to damage,so that was left out.
    We also hoped the world did'nt end yesterday,as it would have been a right shit not to have ridden the bike that has took us all year to complete!!!!
    And yes,we do have boys & gals at Rally-Raid,just wait for our post-Dakar announcement regarding a 2014 Rally-Raid Team going to South America with 2 EVO2 bikes....................
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  19. ktmmitch

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    We have finished the tank shrouds to work with our new EVO2 tank kit,when the Adventure Fairing Kit is not required.
    These look very good when mixed in different colours to the tanks,available in Orange,Black & White[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
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  20. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Looks great, you guys have really done it!
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