The KTM300 Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by GasGas300, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. kjclark7

    kjclark7 Long timer

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    I contacted STR and spoke with the owner about his products and he gave me 10% off. I should have the link guard, speed bleeders and high speed compression adjuster this week.
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  2. Nowwhat

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    Testing the tubliss strength 20191013_125506_031-01.jpeg
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  3. kjclark7

    kjclark7 Long timer

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    And testing your rear rim strength!
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  4. Gordy

    Gordy SUPPORTER

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    That’s a cool pic! :thumb
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  5. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    Great desert weekend

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    Depending on your perspective. You can see my 300 at the top 20191012_142627.jpg

    Meanwhile at the bottom...a 4 stroke doing 2 stroke stuff 20191012_141038.jpg

    My 17 300 felt like it had more punch too. It's a smoothness thing I think as the 2020 climbed everything easier than the 17. Pulls all the way up 20191012_124255_079-01.jpeg
  6. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    Are you still running the red spring? Any plans to run a GET ecu or somesuch? Or is your bike already dialed-in to perfection.

    Another query: When/why did you stop using SM Pro wheels? I thought you were pleased with their durability?

    Great pics by the way. I envy your endless summer
  7. Pundy

    Pundy Been here awhile

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    Nowwhat, what real world miles per gallon are you seeing from the new TPI 300?
  8. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    Hey bud...

    Yup.. red spring and a dolly screw adjustment. Rk tek head...no computer or map....I am very curious about the GET mostly to see what is left on the plate.

    The bike pulls hard with no hesitation and the fan doesnt come kn very much..

    I have still been filling up out of a fuel jug so my estimate of mpgs is probably off but I think inam only getting 30mpg

    As to the rims... I found the DID Stx wheels hold up to rocks better
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  9. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    Haan hubs are sexy too:-)
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  10. alvincullumyork

    alvincullumyork Ol Two Flags Supporter

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    Got a couple of race photos from a few weekends ago. Led the whole race, came into the last checkpoint with a minute on the clock and 2nd place right behind me. I knew I couldn't hold him off so I stayed and waited for the clock and let him have the win and an extra lap. I'm pretty happy considering I haven't been training at all and I really haven't been riding that much.

    The 300 ran like a raped ape and I was able to reel in more than a couple of 450s in the long straights thanks to the 6th gear.

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    Average heart rate 149 and 1,837 calories burned. Not bad for being a couch potato turd for the last 9 months or so.

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    Come race off road they said... it's easy they said... it's fun they said...



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  11. alvincullumyork

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    Pre race hydration and mental preparation.

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  13. alvincullumyork

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    At the ski shop... Duh!

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    Yup we need to get you on some Meds.....
  15. LostZackk

    LostZackk ADV Rider in Progress

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    Hey guys, just wanted to introduce myself. Just picked up an '06 KTM 300 XC-W. Haven't had much of a chance to ride it yet but it's sick!

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  16. kjclark7

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    Good luck. Welcome to the asylum!
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  17. satchmo3

    satchmo3 Been here awhile

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    Question.. I’ve been riding 4 Strokes all my moto life ( currently on a 17’ 450 exc six days ), my buddy has a 300 and loves it. 90% of my riding is PNW trail riding ( Tillamook forest, China Hat, Gifford Pinchot ). Seems like the bike of choice is a 300. I’m 53 yr old solid B rider. Only able to have one bike right now. Don’t really need a plated bike.
    Should I sell the 450 and get a 300?
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  18. alvincullumyork

    alvincullumyork Ol Two Flags Supporter

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    If you're happy with your six days, I would probably stick with it. Ask to ride your buddies 300. I for gnarly stuff and even just single track the 300 can't be beat. At China Hat a 450 isn't a bad thing.
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    I've never even ridden PNW but I agree.
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  20. alvincullumyork

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