KTM 790 Adv tire and wheel thread.

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by Migolito, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. Brilloman

    Brilloman Been here awhile

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    Those Haan hubs are sexy! I just got a set of Dubya wheels with Haan hubs and A60 rims for my 500 EXC.

    There is a difference in the diameter of the sprocket bolts between the wheels on the 790 and the big adventures so you would have to either change out the sprocket carrier or get some shims from Rottweiler depending if you are swapping wheels from your big adventure to the 790 or vice versa. I don’t see how anyone who rides aggressively off-road won’t bend a front wheel at some point on the 790. The good thing is you don’t have to buy a complete wheel set but it is a nice luxury to have 2 different sets of tires mounted up on two different sets of wheels. One with aggressive off-road tires and the other with some more street oriented tires.
  2. Brilloman

    Brilloman Been here awhile

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    Who are you calling a snowflake buttercup?:imaposer
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  3. ramirin

    ramirin Ready to push

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    Ah ok, I don't have any bigger than 790 - was only referring to easy resell possibilities as many models have these wheels.

    I only took full set on rear wheel (abs, brake rotor etc) and ripped the front disc from original. But now that I have single disc front brakes I could prepare original set for quick mount too :hmmmmmonly need the abs disc..
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    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    I'm not quite to that point yet. Takes me a while to figure out what bugs me enough to change. ;)
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  5. Apo

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    I did bent my front rim on 2 spots and hammered it back (it was leaking a lot), but I am planning on changing my rims to Haan/Excels like you, at least the front.
    How much did you pay for the rear, how much for the front?
    I would like to keep the discs, abs and so on so it doesn't cost too much…

    Do you think it will feel weird if I just replace my front rim with a 21X1.85 and keep the oem rear? Or it will be really better to change both?
  6. JohnStrom

    JohnStrom Johnnytenere

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    Has anyone tried the Tubliss system with 1.60 x 21 front rim?
  7. ramirin

    ramirin Ready to push

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    I would get complete set as that 2.5" rear rim gives you a whole new catalog to choose knobbies. I don't remember separate prices but the complete set without rotors etc was around 1750€.
  8. CaseyB

    CaseyB Adventually

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    I think 26psi is too low *for me. There was two instances where I felt the rim. A better rider may have not have had that problem by lofting the front over the nasty rocks.

    I think I’ll start going w 30psi


    I’m a bit bummed but still had a fantastic time
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  9. BruceWayne

    BruceWayne Been here awhile

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    Not good that you dinged your rim but those are some awesome views CaseyB!
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  10. CaseyB

    CaseyB Adventually

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    I felt it once and didn’t stop to air up, so it’s on me.

    They certainly are. Being out west is such a different animal. Everything seems bigger.

    so back to the rim. Tire is holding air. Is it as simple as a block of wood, a hammer and a beer? I still have some trip left.

    *I have my vehicle and little bike as well but irony has it, I would like to ditch both and load up the 790 for a day or two

    **realized that I bent my rim on the white rim :lol3
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  11. Brilloman

    Brilloman Been here awhile

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    I went with the 3.5” rear
  12. Venturer

    Venturer AKA klakeman Supporter

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    A big hammer and a block of wood will work. But a large crescent wrench with padded jaws will also work really well and may be more precise. Take your time.

    I have a ton of experience with dirt bikes and adventure bikes. You will ding your rim if you regularly run less than 30 PSI on a 400-500 pound bike. (Regardless of tire.) I dented/flatted my front rim on my 1190R north of the Arctic Circle last year at 29 PSI using Motoz tires. Therefore, I tend to run 35 PSI at all times.
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  13. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    which hoop? I don’t seem to see a Takasago in that width.
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    TrailTrauma Nemophilist

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    Sorry man, can you remind me which Mosko that is .. R10, R40? Looks great on the 790! And you have some of their molle bags as well?
  15. CaseyB

    CaseyB Adventually

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    I switch between a stinger 8 and 22l for the top rear area.

    Day trips would just be a Stinger 8 strapped to the Perun rack for tools and air compressor

    R-40 and Stinger 22 for full on camping.

    in the pic I was a pack mule for the smaller bikes for our white rim day. Was holding extra fuel and water.
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  16. CaseyB

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    got it a bit better w mallet and block of wood.
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    Will try again but it doesn’t seem to want to ‘flatten’ out any more.

    I think I need a heavier Mallet :D

    where it lips over is warped so it’s fighting me making the outside flush
  17. Brilloman

    Brilloman Been here awhile

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    It is a Takasago Excel I got them from Dubya Wheels.
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  18. Sidehil

    Sidehil On any Sunday

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    Wonder what that bike will do with a sand tire on it for the dunes:)))) I am now wanting one to replace my totaled FJR, not exactly the same swap but dirt is way more important that pavement.....
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  19. turbofan790

    turbofan790 Been here awhile

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    Have had a couple rides on the AX41. Really really happy with them so far, though like others have said I don't think i'll get a ton of life out of the rear. Perfect description a few pages back of their on-road handling though: lots of grip and communication, front is super stable. Rear can step out a bit with lots of throttle while leaned over, but very predictable and easy to catch. Very very happy.

    I am thinking to try a Motoz Rallz on the rear with the AX41 front. Hopefully that'll give me the mileage I want, but keep the great handling I get out of that AX41 front. What a great tire.
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  20. turbofan790

    turbofan790 Been here awhile

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    ... I apologize for how shaky this is, and that it's filmed vertically. I found this incredible road and didn't bring my GoPro with me on this ride. I just swiveled my ram mount and did the best I could with the video... but you get the idea. This is on the AX41. Sharon exhaust :)