The big ktm 950 and then the 990 were born, to ride off and on the road. This means compromizes were made. One of them was, to use more road friendly wheel/tyre combination. This means a wide rim on the wheel and pretty hefty bead on it. All is fine if You have only tarmac […]
Vugtec one – the bottom line. Vugtec One will be in commission on short rides, long rides, hard tarmac and soft muddy trails with potholes the size of a little house. So the bottom line is … my own bottom. As Jeremy Clarkson once said:”This ride may have a recaro seat, but I don´t have […]
Ahhh, the dark art of suspending us. The motorcycle has just 2 wheels with a spot the size of a tea cup, touching the ground. Suspension setup for a particular model bike, is a physical aspect of the design of the bike and something, that has been rather carefully done by engineers. And then You […]
The heart of the bike – should and must be the engine – right? Well. Then we must have had a heart attack and died from it. So we needed a new engine. The get the right one, took us months of waiting and searching. We got a donor from a 2007 990 supermoto, that […]
A little story about how we got to this spring. PART I About a year ago we found a good basis for our bike. Always been keen on the 2006 upwards KTM adventure S. Why S? Well, it has the longer suspension travel, better ergo for our liking and looks a little more special. The […]
Creme de la creme from forks that have water in them. The little bleeders on forks can cause many issues if not used the right way or just as a crappy product. Also, B smart. Change oil. Not parts.
Tech tip of yesterday: these performance cotton air filters are not for offffroad use! There is strong sand blowby in the intake and engine. Good it was an old bike but dead nonetheless. For dusty offroad always use paper oem or a good foam filter with oil