Rally Raid Products BMW G310R / G310GS

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by ktmmitch, May 25, 2017.

  1. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 300 Ft.

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    This is looking sooo good!

    What result for standard seat height?
    - OEM forks and shock
    - Level 1 forks and shock
    - Level 2 forks and shock (minimum)​
    This is important when combining my 29-inch/74cm inseam with the desire for lots of fun. It's not that I need to flat-foot,
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  2. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Unicorn breeder

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    Hi Fred - as 'Mitch says above, the LEVEL 1 shock and fork kit will retain the OEM seat height (835mm according to BMW - although according to their website, they apparently plan to offer a low seat option at 820mm too).

    The LEVEL 2 longer-travel kit will be 25mm taller than the stock bike.

    There will also be an adjustable LEVEL 1 shock that will allow you to reduce the OEM seat/ride hight from standard to -25mm too.

    Hope that clarifies things...

    Jenny
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  3. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Long timer

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    When Tractive checked the seat height (unladen) with the OEM shock they found it to be lower than the stated 835mm in the BMW spec, mainly due to the excessive static sag on the OEM caused by the very soft spring rate.
    Once Tractive built the OEM length shock with the correct 120Nm spring for the bike then the seat height was 830mm plus/minus 5mm.
    I just measured our bike with the Level 2 Extreme shock and the seat height (unladen) is 855mm, which corresponds to the extra 25mm height.
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  4. Traumat1x

    Traumat1x Been here awhile

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    Need mooaaar :)
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  5. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Long timer

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    We are going as quickly as time allows, bike off to get the final pre production taller screens fitted, then next week off to Scorpion Exhaust for new header and slip on silencer, then back to factory to finish engine guard, soft luggage racks, fast bar risers and top clamp, shorty levers etc..........we got it going on here !!
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  6. BordenBmw

    BordenBmw TheFrenchRider

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    Are you expecting any power increase with the new header/slip on? Any mode to the air box?
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  7. Traumat1x

    Traumat1x Been here awhile

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    If it's anything like my 690 enduro a new pipe and more air will make noticeable seat of your pants difference. Let's hope so :yum
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  8. harry

    harry serendipity

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    Is the plan to keep standard BMW fuel/air control or will header tailpipe require power commander or similar? Would hope to keep standard settings,at least during first year of warranty
    H
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  9. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Long timer

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    The new header & slip on should not require any re mapping, same as our CB500X bikes, they can cope with it fine
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  10. Howlinsage

    Howlinsage Been here awhile

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    The level 2 suspension looks great, improved function, adjustability and the extra 25mm travel is a nice surprise. One spec on this bike that I can't seem to find anywhere is the ground clearance. One report stated 180mm which I suspect is an error since that is the stock wheel travel. One inmate measured 215mm at a motorcycle show, but there is no official spec anywhere that I can find. Also ,some photo's seem to show the kick stand hanging low and possibly the first point of contact. Is that to be addressed with your bash plate and what is the final ground clearance with your full kit.
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  11. cronedo

    cronedo Gelände-Dreamin' Supporter

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    The salesperson at my dealer (USA) said these bikes are coming with a 3-yr warranty.
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  12. harry

    harry serendipity

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    More questions!

    What minimum tyre pressures do you usually recommend going down to on Bart tubeless conversions...15PSI OK?
    Is there a right angle valve option to avoid forecourt pump issues?
    Have you ridden the 310 with the tractive suspension...what are your thoughts...generally more or less capable than Honda 500? Appreciate the differing vendor fork designs may hinder outcome.

    Cheers
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  13. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Long timer

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    Usually you can safely run the Bartubeless tyre option down to 16 psi, but be aware that in muddy conditions you may get a bit of tyre slip.
    We cannot offer a 90 degree valve option, but there are plenty of aftermarket options that screw onto the normal valve.
    We have'nt had time to ride the bike yet with the Tractive suspension, but will let you know when we do.
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  14. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Long timer

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    Some more CNC machined parts for the BMW G310GS are finished today, namely a one-piece Top Clamp to suit the OEM 7/8" steel bars.
    These have the 4 off M4 threaded holes to suit Garmin GPS mounts, as all our billet top clamps have this universal feature.
    We also have 10mm Bar Packers & longer M10 screws for those that wish to raise the OEM bars.
    Next on the CNC mill is a one-piece Top Clamp & Risers to suit 1-1/8" Fat Bars, so that owners can fit lighter, stronger twinwall bars with varying bends and lifts.
    Both types of Top Clamps will have the option of a twin socket Auxillary Plate to be fitted, for 12V & USB sockets, as per our CB500X kits.

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  15. trc.rhubarb

    trc.rhubarb ZoomSplat!

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    Now you need a new triple top because your top clamp makes it look like crap :lol3

    I can't wait to see the final product but either way I see the 310 or the 500x in my future.
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  16. stevetheb

    stevetheb mashed potatoes

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    How's the rollout going to go in the States? Is it primarily going to be order and self install, or are you going to work with installers and sell kits through them?
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  17. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Long timer

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    We envisage production parts for February, available to order through our webshop, for UPS shipping worldwide.
    All the kits are made to be installed as easy as possible by home mechanics with normal tools, the hardest part is usually the fork changes, but we are designing the BMW G310 fork upgrade kit as an install that will not need the legs splitting.
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  18. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Long timer

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    BMW G310GS parts are starting to filter through just before our Xmas break, here are the Billet Fat Bar Risers & Top Clamp being test fitted in the workshop.
    We have designed them primarily to work with the popular Renthal RC High bend Fat Bars, which we have found offer a comfortable position, whether stood up or sitting, and are available worldwide.
    We already have Bar Packers available in 10mm increments, for those that would prefer a raised bar position.
    Next up today is test fitting the new, extended adventure screen...............

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  19. harry

    harry serendipity

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    Looking good.:-) Do these photos mean that the new silencer is done too, or just measured for?
    Cheers and Happy Christmas guys
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  20. ktmmitch

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    The bike will be off to Scorpion Exhausts after New Year for the full system, then it's just finish off the Engine Guard,
    Soft Luggge Racks, Shorty Folding Levers, Fork internals and Preload Caps, HD Footrests, Folding Tip Shifter, etc........better get a move on !!
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