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
OEM clutch and brake levers on KTM 690 Enduro are high quality Brembo and Magura levers. But both too long for my liking. Luckily, there are few aftermarket solutions out there. Read More
I think KTM 690 Enduro seat is not so bad. But it is far from comfortable seat. Airhawk seat cushion pad looks like an easy way to improve seating comfort on KTM 690 Enduro. Read More
Coming from BMW X-challenge, I found headlight on 690 relatively OK. But since I never rode a bike (nor a car) with LED headlights, I wanted to try it out. I went for Cyclops 3600 Lumen LED Headlight module. This is how I mount it on the bike. Read More