After extensive off road riding last season, I had mixed feelings about mount I used for my Garmin Montana. So I started thinking how to make my own GPS mount for 1090 Adventure R. This is what I came up with, so far. Read More
My second favorite luggage system for KTM 1090 Adventure R - Giant Loop Siskiyou soft panniers. Although rack-less as Mosko Moto Reckless 80, these systems don't have much in common. Mounting is completely different, as well as luggage organization. Read More
I am fan of Wings exhausts for some time. I had them on all my KTM's and I decided to get one for my 1090. Read More
I took some time to check how throttle bodies look after 1400 km's, including 500 km off road. So far, so good, everything inside the air box is spotless. I took some precaution measures, just for peace of mind. Read More
My 1090 Adventure R will be used off road a lot, so I was searching for decent skid plate. Lot of aftermarket stuff for this bike is on the market, so there are several very good options. Mounting system is main difference between competitors. Read More
I often ride in Enduro style boots, like TCX Pro 2.1. This gives me much needed protection, but it leaves scars on bikes. Since my 1090 is brand new, protecting nice orange trellis frame seemed like a good idea. Read More
SW-Motech GPS holder with Garmin Montana cradle is first add-on to my new KTM 1090 Adventure R. Read More
KTM 690 Enduro R is fantastic bike, no doubt about it. It is very good bike out of the box, but there is a lot to be improved or just adapted to specific needs of every rider. Here is what I did. Read More
I installed steering stabilizer on my 2016. KTM 690 Enduro for two reasons. First, I liked an idea of stabilizer support during fast rides over rocky terrain. Next, I always felt front of 690 is 'too light' on pavement, with off-road tires on. higher bars were added benefit. Read More
As soon as I began my work on Husqvarna 701 Luggage rack, Andrew from DSR/Shift Manufacturing began his work on pannier racks. We established nice cooperation so our racks integrate flawlessly.
Andrew sent me few work-in-progress pictures of his pannier racks with my rack.
OEM brake pedal is made of relatively soft aluminum. In case of direct impact, pedal bends easily. So, I decided to replace the OEM brake pedal with much stronger aftermarket pedal. Read More