RTW with Noah on a KTM 690

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by RoninMoto, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. MeinMotorrad

    MeinMotorrad Long timer

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    Those Tucano Urbano muffs (similar to mine) are made of neoprene, so they don't let the water in. One thing I've found good to keep your core warm is a Knox met-sysback protector - really keeps the heat trapped - not so great in the summer. I
  2. Durden

    Durden Freak!

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    Nice Kit, always amazes me how sh1tty the factory tool bags are now a days.

    As for gloves, the best solution I found was crab fishing neoprene gloves in Oregon, they are like a wetsuit and designed to keep your hands warm (not dry). They soak through, but keep insulated when wet.

    A cheaper alternative is two plastic bread bags, they seriously work.

    So where to next?
  3. BELSTAFF

    BELSTAFF ADV NOMAD

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    Nitrle surgical gloves under some gortex keep you toasty :clap
  4. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    Tucano Urbano makes Neoprene and Nylon muffs, while both are supposed
    to be waterproof, I'm betting the Nylon ones are more expensive for a good
    reason.

    :deal
  5. LethPhaos

    LethPhaos brb

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    can't see it in the pic, how the hell is your bike staying upright?

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  6. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    http://www.endurostar.com/

    The $32 reason no bike needs a center-stand.
  7. Low594

    Low594 Adventuring Creep

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    Being a fellow Electrician, here's a tool you will love! I never leave home without mine and fits comfortably in my pants coin pocket!
    Leatherman Squirt ES4
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    Yes, wire strippers 12ga down to 20ga! Also, the file isn't your standard nail file, its thick and course! Those are more of snips than they are scissors! Also has a straight blade tweeker!
  8. dirty_sanchez

    dirty_sanchez Dirty_Sanchez

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    Yep, 10lbs for a center stand or 10 oz's for one of these things.

    A no brainer in my book.

    Dirty
  9. SplitRock

    SplitRock Been here awhile

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    Greetings, Noah !! Finally had to chime in here. As a Duluthian, it's a riot to see that MN plate all over the globe. This continues to be one impressive RR. I hope the boarding in Georgia is excellent. Our (non)-winter continues to disappoint. Keep on doing what you're doing !! Peace Out

    :beer Brent
  10. GuiltyParty

    GuiltyParty drifter

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    resemblance?

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  11. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    :rofl:lol3
  12. Leminkainen

    Leminkainen Adventurer

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    Just saying.... I have never seen them both in the same room together..... :rofl
  13. Fishfund

    Fishfund Been here awhile

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    ...or nothing but free road side rocks...? That's how I roll, or used to roll.
  14. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    I hate you all. :rofl

    I'm joking. Who is this guy anyway?

    I was wondering when you would chime in Luke. :D
    I got a flat in Monaco. there were no rocks on the side of the road to be found. I thought I would get arrested for changing my tire on the side of the road like a "commoner"
  15. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Hope you get some snow soon! Thanks for following along. It looked like spirit had plenty of snow made for the Snowcross. so its been cold but no snow?
  16. dirty_sanchez

    dirty_sanchez Dirty_Sanchez

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    Rocks would be nice....but way down here in south Louisiana we don't have rocks to stack, and the rocks we do have is gravel trucked in from a place that does have rocks.

    We do eat pretty well though:freaky

    Dirty
  17. SplitRock

    SplitRock Been here awhile

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    Yeah, the Snowcross always seems to go on with made snow. It's raining now, rained last night. Can't quite remember last snowfall. Grim, indeed !! A cool-off is coming, but it's ugly out there right now. Winter used to mean something !

    :beer Brent
  18. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    You aren't joking! I can remember when I was a youngin when my dad had to get a frontend-loader to move the snowbanks so he could continue to plow the driveway. Mid winter the snowbanks were 15-20 feet high and there would be 4 feet of snow in the yard. I am not sure the last time MN has had a good winter like that.

    On a side note, I made it to Rustavi Georgia. Just south of Tbilisi. The road to Gudauri is snowed in so tomorrow I will put the KTM in the back of a pickup and make it to Gudauri. I met up with the guys from Team KTM Georgia and they are helping me out lots. Apparently we are going snow-biking on KTMs with tracks/skis tomorrow. I think this is going to be a very good winter here.
  19. GuiltyParty

    GuiltyParty drifter

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    No idea. You sit him in the back of your car and his head bounces and wobbles about as you drive

    You're livin' the dream rock star
  20. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Kinda like me when I ride.. my huge heed bounces and wabbles about as I ride. I used to tip over a lot when I was a kid. I'll be cryin myself to sleep tonight on my huuuugge pilla!

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