Season Cut Short

If you follow me on Facebook you already know that I had my riding season cut short after a high speed crash with a moose:


Have wanted to do a post about it but not gotten around to doing it.

Still recovering from my injuries the left shoulder is still not 100% but . . . → Read More: Season Cut Short

Moto-master Caliper on KTM 990R Adventure

Choose to go for a single caliper since I have the 990R set up for mainly gravel but was not really satisfied with the front brake.

Went for master cylinder from a superenduro that is more suited for the single caliper better but could still improve so had bought a relocation bracket to be able . . . → Read More: Moto-master Caliper on KTM 990R Adventure

Swedens Northern most Guestbook

Have read about this guest book on a Swedish Off-road forum.

It was placed out by an enthusiast that wanted to find the northern most point you can access with motorcycle in Sweden without going through another country.

Would like to start with introducing the group, picture taken before heading for the guest book:

Me, . . . → Read More: Swedens Northern most Guestbook

Roadbook education in Boden.


Have been convinced to try riding with a road book as guide rather then a GPS and since my GPS have died on me I thought this would be interesting to try.

So last winter a RNS Tripmaster was . . . → Read More: Roadbook education in Boden.

Rear Shock Vacuum Bleeder

So after learning how to go over the forks I plan on doing my own shock maintenance in the future also.

And to do it right a vacuum bleeder is the way to go.

Decided to build my own, had I found this solution before ordering parts I would probably gone that route.

Had already . . . → Read More: Rear Shock Vacuum Bleeder

KTM 990R Adventure Rekluse Left Hand Rear Brake

There is no bolt on kit that will fit the bigger adventure bikes but could borrow a master cylinder off a friends smaller 350 EXC and it bolts right up, push rod from brake lever is different:

So a smaller master was purchased with part number 77013060044 along with a rekluse left hand rear . . . → Read More: KTM 990R Adventure Rekluse Left Hand Rear Brake

WP fork leg tips and trix

Have done some work on forks previously including a seal change and breaking apart inner leg to access rebound valve.

But this winter we had 3 sets of forks to change oil and look over, and have 3 KTM Adventure in the garage now and a friend also bought one so getting more invested in . . . → Read More: WP fork leg tips and trix

Rear Shock Spring Compressor

Had some help from my dad to make a spring compressor, cause of the hydraulic preload the only way to remove spring is to compress it enough to remove lock ring.

Have some thick plastic around not entirely sure exactly what kind but would guess delrin.

Did 2 squares 100x100mm and hole saw was used . . . → Read More: Rear Shock Spring Compressor

Rade Under Seat Fuel Tank

Had for several years an aluminum tank I build myself on the 950 and really like the extra range.

Since I prefer the dual muffler sound I choose to go with an under seat tank from Rade Garage for the 990R.

It requires cutting the plastic under the seat so choose to save the 230 . . . → Read More: Rade Under Seat Fuel Tank

Breaking in the 990R

Only had around 80 km on the new bike that was purchased last autumn when heading south on a street oriented trip so took the old 950.

Going to some gravel meeting in Boden, Sweden this weekend so needed to get the 990R ready for a service so did two rides to get some mileage . . . → Read More: Breaking in the 990R