GPS (Montana) bracket for KTM 1090 Adventure R - in development

GPS (Montana) bracket for KTM 1090 Adventure R - in development

by Nikola Maletić January 14, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

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. 
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Fitting Giant Loop Siskiyou soft panniers on KTM 1090 Adventure R

Fitting Giant Loop Siskiyou soft panniers on KTM 1090 Adventure R

by Nikola Maletić January 13, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

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. 
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Fitting Mosko Moto Reckless 80 on KTM 1090 Adventure R

Fitting Mosko Moto Reckless 80 on KTM 1090 Adventure R

by Nikola Maletić January 01, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

Mosko Moto Reckless 80 are my favorite large soft panniers. I have been using them for a while, first on KTM 690 Enduro and now on KTM 1090 Adventure R. While I was very happy with them on 690 (check blog post here), I am absolutely impressed with how they fit on 1090. 
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Wings exhaust for KTM 1090 Adventure R

Wings exhaust for KTM 1090 Adventure R

by Nikola Maletić May 16, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

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.
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KTM 1090 Adventure R intake system - minor safety mods

KTM 1090 Adventure R intake system - minor safety mods

by Nikola Maletić May 12, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

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. 
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Power parts Skid plate for KTM 1090 Advenutre R

Power parts Skid plate for KTM 1090 Advenutre R

by Nikola Maletić May 09, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

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.
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Touratech frame guards for KTM 1090 Adventure R

Touratech frame guards for KTM 1090 Adventure R

by Nikola Maletić April 25, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

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. 
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SW-Motech GPS holder for KTM 1090 Adventure R

SW-Motech GPS holder for KTM 1090 Adventure R

by Nikola Maletić April 11, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

SW-Motech GPS holder with Garmin Montana cradle is first add-on to my new KTM 1090 Adventure R.
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How I set my 2016 KTM Enduro R - very light adventure bike route

How I set my 2016 KTM Enduro R - very light adventure bike route

by Nikola Maletić January 02, 2018 9 min read 0 Comments

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.
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Scotts steering stabilizer and BRP rubber mounted sub mount for KTM 690 Enduro

Scotts steering stabilizer and BRP rubber mounted sub mount for KTM 690 Enduro

by Nikola Maletić February 06, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

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.
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Perun moto Husqvarna 701 Luggage rack and DSR/Shift Manufacturing pannier rack

Perun moto Husqvarna 701 Luggage rack and DSR/Shift Manufacturing pannier rack

by Nikola Maletić June 09, 2016 1 min read 0 Comments

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. 

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Aftermarket brake pedal for KTM 690 Enduro R

Aftermarket brake pedal for KTM 690 Enduro R

by Nikola Maletić March 12, 2016 2 min read 0 Comments

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.
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