Supermoto Touring

My current objective; to get my 2001 KTM 520 EXC (supermoto setup) overhauled, and ready for a tour out to Broken Hill, NSW.

On 19th February 2017, I’ll be heading out on a 7-day tour to the far west limits of NSW, Australia. Exciting huh? Well yes, but the issue is… At this point in time, I only have my 2016 Yamaha R1 registered and ride-able.

I decided that I needed something that’d handle the dirt better than my beloved superbike… I cast my gaze around the garage, and my gaze settled on my estranged KTM 520 EXC… It was time I repaired our relationship, and gave this girl the love she so desperately needed.

… And so begins a five week project, to get her ready for an approximate 2500km, round trip.

For this project, I am beginning with the tasks that need urgent attention… Starting with the spark plug!

KTM 520 EXC Spark Plug [New / Old]

KTM 520 EXC Spark Plug [New / Old]

KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster [Cracked]

KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster [Cracked]

Broken KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster

Broken KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster

KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster [New]

KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster [New]

Worn KTM 520 EXC Sprocket

Worn KTM 520 EXC Sprocket

New KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster and Sprocket

New KTM 520 EXC Chain Adjuster and Sprocket

KTM 520 EXC Service Parts

KTM 520 EXC Service Parts

Cleaning KTM 520 EXC Carburetor

Cleaning KTM 520 EXC Carburetor

KTM 520 EXC Coronaretor

KTM 520 EXC Coronaretor

Geinhart Supermoto Wheels

Geinhart Supermoto Wheels

KTM 520 EXC [Made In Austria]

KTM 520 EXC [Made In Austria]

2001 KTM 520 EXC Supermotard

2001 KTM 520 EXC Supermotard

A lot more to come on this particular project, very soon. It’s a race against the clock!

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