Real Photos of a KTM 640 Adventure

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Jolly705, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Pretty in black, you just need a new seat. Are you friends with Gunnerbuck?
  2. krmtclml

    krmtclml Adventurer

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    There’s nothing wrong with the seat, I actually love it. I just spent 1500km riding with a couple buddies one on a 690 and I can say for sure the seat is better on the 640 lol
    Yes I know Gunnerbuck, he’s helped me out a few times with some questions.
  3. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    You want one of these.:D
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  4. krmtclml

    krmtclml Adventurer

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    That is a nice seat for sure!!!
  5. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    They are very good, I have one on the 640 and two for the 525, one suede and one vinyl.
  6. enduro0125

    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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  7. Droptarotter

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    3500km tour of southern B.C.!

    And no rain!!

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    That's the good one right there.
    I had it in suede, which is not good if you are taking the bike on trips or ever riding in the rain for whatever reason.
  9. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    No rain Bryan? You're not trying hard enough!:lol3

    Yup that saddle has been excellent, I have the same pattern vinyl and suede for the 525.
  10. Droptarotter

    Droptarotter Long timer

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    It only rained at night so it kept the dust down.
    Too bad our visibility disappeared because of all the fires in the western USA!!
    Cheers
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  11. endurists

    endurists Been here awhile

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    No fuel tank, no seat, no helmet, no problem!
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  13. Droptarotter

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    CE8EA5ED-EF41-451B-906A-6B1D2A0D31C9.jpeg How come wash outs, steep hills or jumps look so much smaller in photos than when you had to deal with them?!

    cheers
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    endurists Been here awhile

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  15. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    One of my incinerated 2003 Adventures ran a KTM 21 litre enduro tank, along with a motard subframe and body work. I also ended up putting 17" motard wheels on it too, I really liked the setup.

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    17" wheels
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    Rear view, motard subframe and bodywork, homemade racks, a Staintune muffler off something else entirely, a 2012 Kawasaki ZX10 LED taillight.

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    I'm not in the habit of giving bikes a name, but I called this one Ratty (for obvious reasons). It was a damn fine bike actually.
  16. Droptarotter

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    Love the zip ties on Ratty's turn signals!

    Classy!!
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  18. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    That bike was an anti-bling statement to give the finger to the affluent crowd eh. The zipties kept the (broken) lenses from going bush. The LED tailight from a ZX10 at the wreckers was really bright too, it was held in with a whole tube of dark grey silicone (shock isolation and fixing, 2 birds with one stone), and finished in "finger". The rattier the better.:D

    The colour on the fairing is from a rubber-coat paint that rubs off like sunburned skin when you want it to, but I used it so when it got all bugs and stuff on it I would remove the fairing and simply add more paint - yeah, I'm lazy too and don't like to wash things.:shog

    Damn, I miss that bike.
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    05 LC4 in my 03 bike. Got it running! Need to do a valve lash adjustment and dump the cheap oil (for flushing the frame reservoir) before riding.

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    I think I've seen that before somewhere. Bugger it disappeared.
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