Lightweight 790 Pic & Build Thread

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by MaineDrummer, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. kzeb

    kzeb Been here quite some time

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    Really like the way you approach things and NOT overthinking it :thumb things don't need to be that hard or complicated it's just a bike...
    Keep up the good work :beer
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  2. chrisssInStockholm

    chrisssInStockholm Adventurer

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    The weight saving for the R/G tower is unfortunately not 1 kg.

    Posted part weights in the thread:
    New Rade Garage Fairing Kit for the 790 Adventure R

    https://advrider.com/f/threads/new-rade-garage-fairing-kit-for-the-790-adventure-r.1452036/page-5


    I will also post my total weight loss/add data later.
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  3. chrisssInStockholm

    chrisssInStockholm Adventurer

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    Here is my table of changes.

    All added parts are added for a reason and purpose.

    I could have saved more if I had chosen to keep the Karoos.
    I think the Karoos possibly are the lightest tires available.
    Maybe that is why they are fitted as standard?

    The single disc conversion has not been done yet.
    Weight loss is Rottweilers numbers.

    The weight of the Heated grips is only estimated.

    I bought an extra set of rims in case I want to put studs in the Karoos next winter.
    I chose 3"x17" rear. Perfect size for both 150x70x17" & 140x80x17".
    With 150x70x17" the bike is lowered 1/2".
    Now I can flat foot.


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  4. kzeb

    kzeb Been here quite some time

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    So what is the wheight of your bike when you put it on a scale ?
    I belive that is the real question here so please put it on a scale.
    Not trying to bash you but the only number that matters is real numbers and not from other sources even if it's from KTM or Rotty..
  5. chrisssInStockholm

    chrisssInStockholm Adventurer

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    Hi Kzeb,

    I don´t have access to a precision scale. Sorry.

    Using a bathroom scale is kind of useless.
    Not precise.
    Level is important.
    Any side ways support mess with the readings

    All numbers in my tables are measured by me except the 3,18 kg for the Single Disc Conversion Kit.
    That number will be checked when I do the conversion.

    All the other numbers are pretty accurate.
    Should be within a few grams.

    Kzeb, use any number for full wet weight you trust and deduct the weight savings.
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  6. kzeb

    kzeb Been here quite some time

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    No worries I just mean that the origin wheight numbers from KTM might be wrong..
    :beer
  7. chrisssInStockholm

    chrisssInStockholm Adventurer

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    Yes,

    that is why I only published actual, measured
    weight loss and no claim for final weight.

    I wish I could check the weight on a precision scale.
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  8. ramirin

    ramirin Ready to push

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    Wow, you guys are serious about those grams.. Only weight I'm worried about is 790 ecu software .. I would like some light version without all the crap.

    At the moment I'm carrying abs unit just to keep ecu happy and letting me use my rally mode.. tft is like xmas tree with O2 and rear abs sensors disabled.
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  9. Subaruvich

    Subaruvich Been here awhile

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    I like your commitment! But I’m about to give up. Some upgrades will reduce weight, some will add weight. 10-15kg dropped is great, but not a game changer. If someone finds the way to drop 30kg, then I’m in
  10. Norduro

    Norduro Thumping

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    Looking at those spreadsheets, for a quick moment I thought I was in the bike-packing-forum. :D
  11. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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    Look at @Nowwhat's bike
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  12. Subaruvich

    Subaruvich Been here awhile

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    It’s not done yet
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  13. WB11

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    Thanks chrisssInStockholm for all the detailed work and information!
  14. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    Ti headers and billet triples in the next month...subframe to follow

    24kg off will probably be my finish line
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  15. blackberg

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  16. Subaruvich

    Subaruvich Been here awhile

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    Have you considered the aluminum steering stem from 890?
  17. Subaruvich

    Subaruvich Been here awhile

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    I’m afraid my gorgeous Haan Excel wheels are heavier than stock wheels. Yes, the rims are narrower and lighter, but those heavy duty hubs, bearings and spokes add significant weight... If I was in the market for a new set of wheels now, I would just lace the stock hubs and spokes to narrower rims.

    By the way, is anyone offering/building titanium wheels?
  18. chrisssInStockholm

    chrisssInStockholm Adventurer

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    No need to be afraid. Look at rim weights in the table I posted.

    Front rim 2,15"x21" is 774 g lighter than the stock 2,5"x21"

    I choose 3"x17" for the rear and saved 1241 g.

    I dont know the weight for a Wx18" but probably lighter than stock.



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  19. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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  20. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    The Rottweiler billet triples have the aluminum stem and better bearings..
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