we better have a 790 thread, i 'spose

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by wairau, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. MrKiwi

    MrKiwi backwards & upsidedown Super Supporter

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    inquiring minds need to be satisfied
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  2. Oscar

    Oscar Master of the Universe! Supporter

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  3. wairau

    wairau get in behind!

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    if you ever get sick of that red one sing out
  4. Oscar

    Oscar Master of the Universe! Supporter

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    That CL450 arrived a few weeks ago, and I have to say it's nearly as much fun as the RD.
    I had no idea they went like that...
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  5. dazzadm

    dazzadm Long timer

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    Oooohhh, it does exist. No ride photos? Or is it too shiny:-)
  6. Ohuraboy

    Ohuraboy Adventurer

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    Hey guys, lve not had tubeless rubber before so how low can the rear tyre pressure go before it slips on the rim?
  7. Oscar

    Oscar Master of the Universe! Supporter

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    We were up the 42nd last month and I had to ask myself the same question.
    I had Bridgestone AX41's on, and I wouldn't go lower than 25psi....
  8. wairau

    wairau get in behind!

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    i’ve not had to reseat a bead with the little pump i carry, so i cant say whether it could or not. might try that next tyre change.
  9. Oscar

    Oscar Master of the Universe! Supporter

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    Spray deodorant and a match....
  10. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    Did a dustybutt on my r100gs at 15psi front and rear . Tyre may have slipped on the rim, dunno. Was fine, in fact a revelation.
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  11. MrKiwi

    MrKiwi backwards & upsidedown Super Supporter

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    I normally don't go under 22 psi
  12. Ohuraboy

    Ohuraboy Adventurer

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    Excuse the newbie, probably the wrong forum but a couple of Jaffas on very shinney new bike are looking to head out of Auckland tomorrow (Sunday 20th) for a ride to maybe Raglan or that way in general if there is anyone heading that way it might be good to tag along.
  13. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Broke Engine Supporter

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    Look what's being officially released by team orange at Eicma this year :raabia

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    KTM 390 Adventure
    Cost estimated to be arround $8K USD

    KTM 390 Adventure Specifications
    ENGINE

    Type Single cylinder, four-stroke
    capacity 373.2 cc
    Bore x stroke 89mm x 60mm
    power 44 hp at 9,000 rpm
    torque 37 Nm at 7,000 rpm
    compression 12.6: 1
    Fuel system Bosch EFI (throttle 38 mm)
    transmission 6-speed

    CHASSIS AND BRAKES
    frame Steel grid pipe, powder coated
    rear frame Steel grid pipe, powder coated
    Chassis Front WP APEX Ø 43 mm, adjustable in tension and compression
    Spring travel front 170 mm
    Rear suspension WP APEX shock absorber, adjustable in rebound and preload
    Rear travel 177 mm
    Rake 63.5 °
    trailing 98 mm
    Brake front Single piston, radially mounted
    Brake disc front Ø 320 mm
    Rear brake Double piston, floating
    Rear brakedisc Ø 230 mm
    SECTION Bosch 9.1 MP two-channel, curve ABS
    Tire dimensions front 100 / 90-19
    Tire dimensions rear 130 / 80-17


    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
    wheelbase 1,430 mm
    seat height 855 mm
    ground clearance 200 mm
    tank capacity 14.5 liters (3.5 liters reserve)
    dry weight 158 kilograms


    Wonder if we'll see an R version :scratch
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  14. MrKiwi

    MrKiwi backwards & upsidedown Super Supporter

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  15. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Broke Engine Supporter

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    The global ADVbike market must be substantial I reckon, I can't think of any other bike segment (or cars for that matter) with so many new models currently available and in the pipeline. There's supposed to be an 800 KTM, a new 1200 DRBig coming out in the next year or two, not to mention the T7 which should be hitting the shops latter this month or next year.

    In a couple of years there will be lots of 2nd handers for us tightwads to chose from....the tiger will probably need replacing by then :D
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  17. braaap!

    braaap! Long timer Supporter

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    Yeah... Sorta looks like a sheep in wolves clothing....


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