KTM 790 Adventure

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by 2whlin, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. windblown101

    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    Yeah, it took a little while to get mine as well. It seems like those little buggers get scooped up as fast as they hit the states.

    If the dealer would send you a photo of the old part or perhaps give you the old part it would be interesting to see whether your bike had the new or older design in it from the factory.
  2. outdoorsman

    outdoorsman Lets Ride! Supporter

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    That is a good idea. I'll try to remember to ask them for it.
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  3. ERU

    ERU Been here awhile

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    I manage to mount the BRP submount and Scotts stabiliser to my brothers bike. But he had the handlebars mounted in the closest position to the rider, but in order to fit the stabiliser the BRP mount must be mounted in the middle position so the bars are now a little bit further form the rider. After testing the bike my brother need some risers [the kind that pivot rox krisers come into mind] mainly to get the bars closer but a little bit higher will be nice too.
    So did anyone fit pivoting risers with the BRP/Scotts ? I am interested to know if the cables/tubes are long enough to acomodate them or not.
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  4. David_Moen

    David_Moen Long timer Supporter

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    Here's an entertaining video of ADV bikes going where they shouldn't. It's from a "gathering" that a few fellows in a nearby town put on in the summer, they use some of the trails that I have been riding on dirt bikes for decades. There is a fellow riding a 790 at a ridiculous pace through the trees in the video because it's on local trails that I have ridden it gives me a whole new respect for what these big leggy beasts will do!

  5. flamingm0e

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    I usually enjoy the Dirt Chimps videos
  6. Dan D.

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  7. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    alonad Been here awhile

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  9. Migolito

    Migolito Prognosticator and MotoYogi

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    I rode an E7 rear from SCal to Dawson Citu and back and the thing looked barely used when i got back
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  10. asphaltsurfer1

    asphaltsurfer1 CatManDew

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    I love the E07s on my 08 1200GS and will probably use these on my 890 when it’s time to change out the OEM tires. Funny thing. I tried the E07 max on my 14 GSA and hated them. They’re nothing like the standard 07s. The bigger blocks looks more like other popular 80-20 tires but I could absolutely not trun them in the dirt.
  11. kubcat

    kubcat Riding is Eudaemonic Supporter

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    Only talking rear tire. My E07 (NOT the E07+ ; very diff rear tread) worked pretty well in thick mud and loose dirt on my heavy wee strom, but once worn down so there was a continuous center tread they really aren't well suited for anything but gravel. Even though they are manageable offroad when new, they are nothing like the Rallz
  12. ERU

    ERU Been here awhile

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    When they have a continuous center thread , it is exactly the time when you get a cutter and make it discontinuous again.
  13. kubcat

    kubcat Riding is Eudaemonic Supporter

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    FIFY
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  14. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    My understanding is that all the others were gray imports (happy to be wrong) and this vendor is the only authorized distributer to other dealers, while also selling direct on the west coast.

    What I know for sure is that all the Mitas US business is managed out of Canada, hopefully they will keep investing

    PS, thanks for the tire thread - was not aware
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  15. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    I did a few mods to my bike and wanted to take it for a spin.

    I did need to go to the Convenience Center to get rid of some
    garbage and recyclables. So I started loading up. I was a little
    hurt when my wife said I was crazy to take the bike. I explained
    if you have enough bungee cords you can haul almost anything.
    And it is an ADVENTURE bike.

    Not to worry, there are some saddle bag brackets under that mess.
    And the place is only a few miles from the house.

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    Soft luggage is getting out of control
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  17. Migolito

    Migolito Prognosticator and MotoYogi

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    Its the new Mosko Moto 'recycled' brand.
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    I suspect a lot of 390's will look similar...fret not.
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    kirill_k Adventurer

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    That's a beautiful Seat Concepts bench somewhere there)
  20. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    Thank you sir.
    While I found it more comfortable because of my long legs and that I could move around since I'm not stuck on a pocket. My wife gave it a thumbs down due to the stylish tapering off of the padding at the rear. I kept the stock plush rear set up in case she ever wants to go for a ride.