KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 Light Weight Adventure Touring Enduro

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KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 Adventure Enduro

The Austrian KTM factory has experience and ability to generate offroad capable enduros and the KTM 690 R 2013 is one of those, probably the of the light adventure touring The KTM enduros are famous from offroad handling features. the KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 is designed to be out of tarmac and represents the hard of challenging adventure touring category.

One more step up to the extreme would be a high ready to race DAKAR style enduro such as the KTM 500 EXC with rally accessory.

The KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 is clearly for local dirt road but the true character fits well beyond any roads, to enter the most challenging with a reasonable amount of and speed. The 690R is one of the strongest for demanding adventure touring challenging routes far away tarmac roads. The 690R for most of us state of the art riding both in standing and sitting

The KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 is very and highly offroad capable being at the same time fit for service maintenance frequency (10 / 6.214 mi.) which is for touring purposes.

When offroad the KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 right away confidence the front tyre which riding a lot more fun. The has very good dirt and trailing features which the access to extremely remote and heights. The smaller, more and badly maintained the road, the

The long … single 690 engine LC4 provides very and practical torque which also to lower need for

Even though the KTM 690 Enduro R is very much offroad it is a heavy offroad bike has also it`s limitations. sideways up a hill, the rear slips easier compared to 35kg lighter racing enduros. The highway speed is too much for this type of The frame is slightly too flexible, is not enough wind coverage, the wheel becomes too light, the vibrates on high revs and the ration is not designed for high

The KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 is at it`s on gravel using the second up to the 6th as long as the speed remains constant 105Kmh (65Mph.). The has a special vibration balancer eliminating most of the jittering, but 4500rpm the single cylinder LC4 still vibrates quite a Therefore riding on fast is not ideal and routing should be through the smallest roads.

KTM 690 R 2013 Features

The KTM 690 Enduro R LC4 engine management provides 3 maps and throttle behaviour. The map from soft, advanced to setting of throttling and power characteristics which can be a practical for very different type of and speed requirements. The KTM 690 Enduro R requires standard 95RON for a sophisticated injection system and mapping.

For some reason, the offers no low octane settings, though the 690R is very capable of taking the most adventures in the hinterlands. It should be a feature and some of riders use the 690R with the low octane

The KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 fuel is below the seat and provides 12L (3.2 USgal.) capacity is not enough for exploring the remote that would be natural for the riding features. The equipment offer bigger and additional which covers the handicap The 690R WP suspension is one the best offering excellent performance. It is for poorly maintained dirt and trailing.

The WP shock absorbers to quick adjust both the and slow speed compression at ends which covers the at the offroad and road riding a reasonable touring load.

The KTM 690 R 2013 riding ergonomics are as long as riding takes in the adventure related environment. The handlebar can be adjusted in 4 different according to the rider preferences. The seat is very much oriented and practical when actively and moving a lot, but it`s slightly hard and not The 690R foot pegs are offroad type of foot and therefor appropriate in every

Earlier KTM produced the 690 with a Dakar rally type of but today the 690R is delivered standard offroad enduro parts with adequate H4 headlights. The key KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 are:

Seat height 910 mm. or

Ground clearance 280 mm. or 11.02in.

Suspension travel 250/250 mm. or

Tyres 90/90 R21 and rear

Max performance 67HP and 68Nm.


Weight fueled or 324.1lbs.

Payload 200kgs or

Fuel tank 12L, 2UKgal. (min. 95RON –

KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 Instrumentation

The KTM 690 R 2013 provides the very instrumentation, but with an up to date The engine revs are shown a traditional tachometer. The 690R no fuel gauge which to trip counters used as a

A good navigator can also by counting the distance travelled and it to given fuel consumption. it is not a problem what so ever. are 3 control buttons to play the LCD settings. The standard KTM 690 Enduro R digital LCD display offers:

speed reading

Mileage in

Trip 1 — 2

Fuel trip


Coolant bar

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KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 Equipment

The KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 is one of the best to build up an adventure touring There are a lot of alternatives and equipment, model specific and universal to the 690R. For those with less extreme requirements, the can be relative short and not so expensive, but taking the 690R to extensive tours with highest the rider could make investments.

There is a lot of alternatives to up the 690R for serious adventure The standard KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 at least a real skidplate and cover, +9,5L bigger tank perhaps even a reserve canister such as luggage system such as and a windscreen. Since there are no gauges, by choosing a natural fuel tank, the rider can the amount of fuel from the

Those who want more can the 690R with Dakar style fairing kits. that the rear brake is also quite exposed. The is quite modest and can not cover electrical accessories at the same

KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 QUEST Kit

In order to bring the KTM 690 Enduro R to the adventure globetrotter class, must be made. A Swiss KTM in Basel offers a 690 QUEST up kit which brings additional capacity, better headlights and protection on board. The fuel increases up to exceptional 32 litres 7.04UKgal.) which takes the far away and back.

The standard is very modest and hardly for touring. The 690 QUEST twin bring a lot more safety in but due to the small alternator, there is capacity for a pair of auxiliary lights on top of grip heaters, etc. The tall — navigation tower is a typical rally style fairing provides adequate wind for the upper body in sitting but also the middle of the body in posture.

The 690 QUEST -fairing is not to cover the whole rider is not even a good idea for riding in challenging conditions. The KTM 690 R 2013 QUEST tune up kit the 690R to the level which the adventure touring requirements and the character — capabilities of it.

KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 RallyRaid Kits

Another alternative for KTM 690 R 2013 would be RallyRaid tune up kits. The EVO1 and Adventure tune up kits the fuel capacity, provide twin headlights and wind with a Dakar rally fairing. The fuel reserve from the standard 12 litres 2UKgal.) up to 22,5 – 23 litres

4.95UKgal.) depending on which kit is in but there are also additional fuel tanks which put up a fuel capacity altogether. The Adventure tune up kits are without modifications and can be easily from the 690R and the bike back to the standard condition.

On top of the KTM 690 R 2013 RallyRaid Adventure up kits, the RallyRaid offers other tuning parts as lower fenders, power sockets, fairing graphics and core replacement parts are tested in competition environments. The seems highly committed to KTM 690 R 2013 tuning.

KTM 690 Enduro R Comparison

Compared to the offroad KTM 500 EXC 2014, the KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 is much more road and capable. Although the 690R is heavier, offers 3L more capacity, has 65 mm. less ground 60 mm. lower seat height and a of road riding seat of racing. Perhaps the biggest from the road riding is the frame and the amount of torsion

The 690R has a space frame and a rigid swing arm which the 690R much more capable at high speed to the 500EXC. From the practicality of view, the 690R has a long maintenance interval and the 500EXC a short one.


Compared to the YAMAHA 2013. the KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 is much more offroad and clears challenging riding with ease. The 690R is (75lb.) lighter, offers 3L fuel capacity, 14kg more payload, 50 mm more travel. The XT660R is on the other more comfortable on the road at a speed. The XT660R has also a gear ration for road use and the an offroad oriented gear

Still the KTM 690 Enduro R 2013 the best platform and widest of parts to start equipping and an extreme adventure touring

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