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Bike Prep — Walker’s KTM 300 EXC

Jonny Walker’s KTM 300 EXC. © / Enduro21.com

Hard Enduro is on both rider and machine so bike maintenance is essential in it to the finish line of every Regardless whether you have the of Jonny Walker or not, a bike underneath you that can go the will become the deciding in whether you win or lose.

Julian is one of the best mechanics in the business. And Walker’s KTM 300 EXC is his pride and joy. is how he has prepared it for the Red Bull Sea to Sky…

Pre Race Preparation

“The Red Romaniacs was tough on the bike. the race I stripped it down and it thoroughly. For me, this is the most part of the preparation – finding out needs replacing. It’s no realising something’s broke on day so take a close look at

Chain, sprockets, exhaust plastics, graphics, tyres and were all replaced. The suspension – and rear — was serviced with fresh fluid in the lines. Engine wise I the clutch, changed the oil and cleaned up the motor. The piston was fine – still running sweet.”

“The Red Bull Sea to Sky is unique in we have three very races – Beach Race, Race and Mountain Race. For the Race everything gets up to take a pounding in the soft For the Mountain Race we go in the opposite and wind the clickers off to tackle the and everything it throws at us.”

“An start is essential for Hard so it’s serviced regularly to it running sweet. Aside an S3 cylinder head the motor is much standard. The S3 cylinder allows us to change compression depending on the terrain.

The gearbox is of a closer ratio. prefers the stock EXC exhaust to the SX

Foot Pegs

“The thing we can afford to break is a peg. These Raptor ones are the best in the business. light, durable and can take a

The hole prevents them clogging up with mud. are also set lower and further to compensate for Jonny’s height.”


the Beach Race we run the carburetion to allow for the high revving caused by the deep sand. The Race is more of a compromise. We run jetting because the change in tends to run make it run richer. the engine is also getting so it naturally leans itself out – it can be a bit of a balancing act to get right.”

“I do my best to protect as many as possible. The rear guard is and made by Enduro Engineering. A fibre cover protects the disc and for the Red Bull Sea to Sky I’ll run a fibre Akrapovic sump

“At some stage during the the rider may need a helping Pull straps front and do the trick.”

“Hand guards are essential in sport. Jonny runs a action throttle tube to him better throttle control on the sections. It is aluminium – not plastic – so it get easily damaged.

On the left side sits the dual map switch and the GPS mount. If it’s he’ll need the GPS to find his way the mountaintop. I also slip a few ties behind his bar pad.

are easy got in case of emergency. that the rest is up to him!”

The Red Bull Sea to Sky takes place in Turkey from September Enduro21.com will be there to the action.

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