X-Challenge - Accessories/Farkles

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Redbull Addict, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. PacWestGS

    PacWestGS Life Is The Adventure!

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    Yep, thanks Steve, I thought about that and then said, hey even if they improve on this one, I'll have tested and used it against the Air-shock. These guys (Kyle Racing) are very open about developing technology and tuning things like the XCH. If over the process of testing the bike and pre-running things the new shock becomes available, maybe before the race I'll have a chance to upgrade. I'm sure the one I'm getting can find a new home here. Someone would by a used Ohlins if it came available. :wink:

    That's the beauty in a good (rebuildable) product. :D

    It was you that made me ask the question, I was happy to see they weren't just changing the spring or running a different remote reservior on a shock built for a street bike. My understanding is they tweaked this unit for XCH, now lets see how it works... :wings
  2. K2ride

    K2ride Single track mind!

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  3. SteveRed

    SteveRed Adventure Mojo

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    I am thinking of adding a Tool Tube or two (One on the sub-frame behind the fuel tank and possibly one in front of the sump-guard/bash plate) for carrying all my tools, inner tubes etc on long enduro rides. Has anyone had one of these on their bike? http://gtmoto.com/products.htm

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  4. Matttys

    Matttys Matt the Balloon Guy

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    Please go make your own! For that price I had a buddy make me one out of aluminum. I've seen lots of people that are using PVC and hose clamps with success. Here's mine, but I would strongly suggest that you create something yourself.

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  5. GB

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    Steve,

    The tool tube looks good, but it's going to take a beating if you install it in front of the bash plate. A lot of KLR riders have installed a similar tube for around $5 worth of black ABS drain pipe with screw on caps, does exactly the same thing, is very sturdy and doesn't look quite as nice, but costs next to nothing, and it's held in place by 2 stainless steel worm gear straps.
  6. Metteke

    Metteke Beemer beat in me

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    Fits onto the fatbars (28mm)... Looks a good alternative to the setup Max_Kool did (with the touratech bar onto the bar clamps). One bad thing: the bloody company is in Brazil. And I didn't know when I was there this summer... Maybe I'll ask a contact over there to get some info and send one... Crucial is the distance between the two clamps. Has to be different than the distance between the XC clamps of course.:wink:
  7. gaspipe

    gaspipe Wandering Soul Super Moderator

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    If I can't make the Shivers work cost effectively, I am going to just do a complete WP4860 conversion on the front end. I have plenty of KTM forks, trick superlaced wheels, 26mm axles, brakes, etc. around the shop. The cool thing is we could run anything from 260mm dirt bike brakes to full blown 320mm motard brakes. Whatever fit a late model KTM would work.

    I spoke to gary Emig tonight about building a triple/damper to make it happen. The cool thing is we'd have access to a wide variety of offsets for various uses. That is of interest for me.

    He's also interested in making a bolt on damper kit. I'm going to work on bringing my bike up there to measure out the parts and get the CNC programs done.
  8. VDG

    VDG Long timer

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    I'm a friend of Corona Racing Company. May I help you?

  9. Metteke

    Metteke Beemer beat in me

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    Well, that's nice!! I would like to know about the price and the distance between the clamps... BTW I like Corona Racing, for me it's just a pity that Brasil is that far away... And I don't speak Portuguese. Eu entendeo, mas nao falo. Do you think I can pay with Visa/Paypall and than have it shipped to Belgium?

    Really should do something with our plans to move to Brasil... Starting with learning Portuguese!:rofl
  10. SteveRed

    SteveRed Adventure Mojo

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    I just love the way this site works!! Brilliant :freaky
  11. Venture

    Venture Been here awhile

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    Has anyone tried this?

    I am thinking about getting the lower saddle and it occurred to me, maybe the black saddle from the Xmoto would work on the Xch.... I like the black saddle look better than the blue...

    Thanks
  12. toofast4uu

    toofast4uu adventurer

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    The X-Moto seat will pop right onto the X-Challenge. I tried it at my dealer...It's exactly the same heights though...

    Yeah, I wish I had a choice with seat colors..I prefer the black seat too...but not enough to buy another one yet...
  13. Venture

    Venture Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the input.... I'd only do this if I choose to buy the short seat - if I do, I'd buy the Xmoto seat then.
  14. Max Kool

    Max Kool Xtankteam™

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    You mean like this?

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  15. VDG

    VDG Long timer

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    Metteke,
    Is this dimension you need?

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  16. Matttys

    Matttys Matt the Balloon Guy

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    Well shoot, that thing looks hand made so I would just assume go measure the spread on the G's bars and use that to get an piece that fits exactly to the G.
  17. GB

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    Is there a LOW Xmoto seat? :ear

    If so, it would be great to have it in black.. That's what I'll do if it comes in low.
  18. Max Kool

    Max Kool Xtankteam™

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    Low Xmoto seat is part no. 71607710845 and the listed price is $239.- according to Max BMW Motorcycles.
  19. Metteke

    Metteke Beemer beat in me

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    that's it!! If you can get all the dimensions, the more the better :evil
  20. Venture

    Venture Been here awhile

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    Max - that looks like a Renazco seat.... that is sweet!

    That is exactly the look I am going for....

    Is the Renazco seat taller or shorter then stock? Wider or narrower than stock (looks the same from the photos)? I am guessing it is more comfortable...

    What's the deal with the suede seat? How does it deal with getting wet and muddy? Does it ruin the leather? How does the suede hold up to touring - day after day of possible nasty conditions (mud, water, etc)?

    Thanks