Trip master,RNS, ICO, & Roadbook tips and tricks

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Mudguts, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. syky27

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    I see I have ordered from @rides2little already, it is still on its way.

    I just really like your setup, thanks for the info.
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  3. MadM

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    In about a month time I will be buying a trip computer for my build, new or used. And I really can't decide. Can someone shed some light on ICO MAX vs RNS XL2 vs older ICO for a first timer in rally waters? There is quite a bit difference in price and features. I will also use a f2r 730RB if I can get my hands on one.

    Thanks all!
  4. mikseven

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    I have used all oh those, and I prefer ICO Max. Anyway, the older Ico is a good choice too but you must be sure to get the one with the last software

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  5. christian

    christian Long timer

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    I have a full setup I've been debating on selling...

    ICO Rally VRL
    F2R 750RB
    F2R combo switch roadbook/ICO
    Aurora bracket
    RMS handlebar mount
    spare parts (stock ICO switch, etc...)

    let me know if you are interested in a used setup.

    pics here
    http://www.fourwheeler.com/events/1704-2017-sonora-rally/

    look for the pic labeled "Road books and a digital compass are the only means of navigation for bikers and cars on the Sonora Rally." :-)
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  6. MadM

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    Thanks for your offer, unfortunately you are on the wrong side of the world...
  7. christian

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    Post office ships everywhere:-)
  8. MadM

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    True, but shipping costs from USA and import taxes are a deal killer for us in EU :baldy
  9. Tomaz

    Tomaz Been here awhile

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    Available very soon at http://www.f2r.pt/RB730 ;-)
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  10. Burgermeister

    Burgermeister Been here awhile

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    I've been running a TT Striker and recently found an ICO Checkmate for enduro. Handlebar space is limited... So I'm looking to integrate the switches somehow. I've experience wiring up my own switches for basic shit like lighting and other toggled components on the bike, but how are the computer switches different? Is there a controller inside the switch listening for a closed circuit upon button press then sending a signal to the computer? That may be out of my wheelhouse. I'm just looking for a 6-button, 3 high/2 wide, switch that I can use to control my ICO and my TT.

    Oh and ideally I'd use both for redundancy and for quality of life things like coolant temp on the TT.
  11. MadM

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    Something like this: https://lyndonposkittracing.com/product/lpr-rally-switch

    Don't know how would you wire them to TT though.
  12. Burgermeister

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    Yup, something like that. Don't need the thumb toggle though.

    Alternatively, if anyone knows a 3 vertical thumb switch for the ICO that would work as well. The stock switch is too wide for the setup I have in mind. And the wire exit from the housing is in a bad spot



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  13. tileman

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    The same manufacturer makes a button version. I've got 2 of these, one with a toggle, one with buttons to run the road book. Both work well. PM me if you want details.
  14. HogWild

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  15. Whodatschrome

    Whodatschrome Long timer

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    The TT "Remote Switch" is pretty simple.

    I copied and pasted this from a different thread. It might give you some wiring ideas for the Striker computer.

    This is all on my '06 950...

    Lastly I replaced the KTM Tripmaster switch with the Trail Tech remote switch. I never liked the huge gangly Tripmaster switch. The TT switch is fairly compact and very inexpensive.
    I think a quick wire detail might benefit someone in the future...

    KTM PIGTAIL WIRE COLORS:-------------------------------TrailTech SWITCH WIRE COLORS:
    yellow------------------------------> connects to >----------yellow (scroll down)
    red/green-------------------------->connects to >----------white (scroll up)
    yellow/brown----------------------> connects to >---------green (mode button)
    brown------------------------------->connects to > ---------red (this wire goes to each terminal)
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  16. Gany

    Gany Been here awhile

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    2x trailtech switches would do what you are after with a fairly narrow profile.
    Here is some info on the connector:
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    Each button has its own wire and a common wire. With ICO, there is only a wire for +/- and common (3 wire), using diodes for the mode button.

    You could make your own connector cables and diodes. If that sounds like too much trouble I might be able to help you out but shipping of a cable from Australia.

    Send me a PM with your email address if you want further info.
  17. Happe

    Happe Adventure Bike Spanner Man

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    Hey Matej

    check out the GZ Parts OdoCap
    Proper Aluminium Casing, good working buttons
    Large Display which does not fog up
    You can use it with a sensor and if the sensor or cable gets damaged it switches immediately over to GPS Trip, or simply without sensor.
    It comes without remote, but GZ offers two types of remote a small one with three buttons and a combo one with three buttons and roadbook switch.
    I ran the setup on my EXC and 701 and they work fantastic.
    Give me a shout for prices

    Attached Files:

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  18. nastyroxinc

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    I also have an OdoCap, as well as the above-mentioned switch. It’s been great, it worked very well as a GPS back-up tripmeter when my main ICO packed up on day two of the Serres Rally this year. The service and back-up they provide is good, too.
  19. Burgermeister

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    GREAT info. Definitely something I could take on. Thank you
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