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Offline jj le roux

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Handlebar Vibration
« on: February 06, 2015, 11:41:06 am »
What have you guys done to help with the vibration coming through the handlebars on the 690r/Enduro?
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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2015, 11:49:34 am »
I've got the KTM PHDS Handlebar System. I've had it fitted since new so I can't say whether they actually make a real difference but I don't have issues with vibrations and I run a full offroad front tyre
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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2015, 12:02:08 pm »
Did you fit barkbusters or similar?

If so fit the standard ones back and see the difference.

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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2015, 05:50:02 pm »
Did you fit barkbusters or similar?

If so fit the standard ones back and see the difference.

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I have the Circa ones on my bike
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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2015, 06:23:07 pm »
My 640 had a serious vibe, after I had my steering bearings changed by Raceworx ktm, I had crappy knoblies on so I replaced it with E07 it was better but not much so I sent it to WAC enduro in fourways and they checked it out and found that the steering bolts were loose. Prior to this fix the vibe was so bad I feared for my life from 110kmh
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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2015, 08:49:48 pm »
I balanced my wheels
 

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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2015, 10:34:37 am »
I fitted a pair of these from vibratenator.com . They cured the buzzing and tingling in my paws.  :laughing4:
 

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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2015, 04:51:19 am »
When I installed a Scott's Steering Damper with their "sub-mount" rubber mounted fitting - I thought the vibration was reduced significantly - but the best part was the added stability riding in sand and roots in the woods.
 

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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2015, 09:58:59 am »
It should have a sweet spot in the rev range where the vibs are better. Try a different sprocket so that you are at those revs when you're at cruising speed.

Ride every day so that you get used to the vibs. I often use my 625sxc (lc4 engine) to commute. Initially I wanted to cry 'cause I thought I bought a lemon. Now the vibs don't bother me anymore.
 

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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2015, 11:05:30 am »
I spend a lot of time on my 690.  I fitted a pair of foam cufs, they slide over your stock grips.  Works like a charm.  9 ours on the bike and my hands are fine.
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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2015, 07:25:11 pm »
I just got a new KTM 690 enduro and took it for a tarded 220km trip but the vibrations are killing me, any suggestions please.

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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2015, 07:04:39 am »
I just got a new KTM 690 enduro and took it for a tarded 220km trip but the vibrations are killing me, any suggestions please.

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Stay off the tar  :peepwall:

You can fit the PDS system and foam grips which will help but at the end of the day you are still riding a big CC single, not a comfy road tourer
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Re: Handlebar Vibration
« Reply #12 on: September 28, 2015, 01:31:30 pm »
Thanks my order is in for the vibs canceling mountings and got the foams today. I will install over the weekend and give a it try...I do not mind the vibs but pins and needles are no fun when you get of your scooter...