Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Technical, Bike forums > KTM Tech

KTM Tech KTM Tech Forum - For Questions specific and of interest to KTM riders only. Questions comparing which bike is best etc go in the "Which Bike" forum.
Contact Overland Solutions for all your custom modifications and setup for overland travel.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #16  
Old 11 Oct 2002
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: bozeman montana usa
Posts: 4
Northern Greece
Shop,Racer Team
one man operation...George Dimos
address K A feburary 184
Ioannina,Greece
tel 06510 79335 note the first 0 will change to a 2 in 2003
cost...he worked on my bike a whole day and asked 77 euros
has the basic parts,can get anything else overnighted from Athens.
He really knows the Adventure well...and gets to the heart of the problem...super well organized shop..great guy.
__________________
montana traveler
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 12 Oct 2002
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Milan, Italy
Posts: 31
Whoa! At least I've foun a good authorized KTM point here in the north of Italy, so here goes the address:

COLLINA MOTORI S.n.c. di Collina Giovanni & C.
Via del Lavoro, 104
40033 Casalecchio di Reno

Emilia Romagna

Telefono 051- 6167456
Fax 051-6185175
E-mail collina.motori@libero.it

---

Mister Giovanni is an old Enduro Rider with lot of skill... not too mutch words but very effective. There is also Mr. Erri that is a little more comunicative... the whole family rides enduro Bikes and they had founded and run the local Motor Club and Racing Team...

Very good!

Bye

Pietro (aka Badwolf)

------------------
Pietro Tosetti (KTM EGS 640 Adventure R 2001 "PRIS") &
Patrizia Coari (Honda Dominator 650 "Brontolo")
Milano - GFC 23 & 24 - EChM 499 <A HREF="http://www.pitpat.it
A" TARGET=_blank>http://www.pitpat.it
A</A> volte un atteggiamento rigido e' conseguenza di una paralisi.

__________________
Pietro Tosetti (KTM EGS 640 Adventure R 2001 \"PRIS\") &
Patrizia Coari (Honda Dominator 650 \"Brontolo\")
Milano - GFC 23 & 24 - EChM 499 <A HREF=\"http://www.pitpat.it
A\" TARGET=_blank>http://www.pitpat.it
A</A> volte un atteggiamento rigido e\' conseguenza di una paralisi.

Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 22 Oct 2002
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 104
Ceuta, Spain (North Africa)

I can't say if friendly or not cause they're only speaking Spanish, but at least good to know there is one if you're in trouble in Morocco or you need a dealer on the way...

AUTOMOTO
CONCESIONARIO OFICIAL
MARINA ESPAÑOLA N 18
51001 CEUTA

Tel. 956518510
Fax 956518103
EMail automotoceuta@eresmas.com
__________________
Ride Your Dreams
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 17 Jan 2003
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 60
KTM Dealer in Togo. They are located about 3 to 4 kilometers east of the Ghana border on the coastal road. They carry a good range of spares and accessories and some tires. I dealt with Michelle - a 3 time Dakar competitor.

Contact details:
Tel: 00228 222 4316
Web: www.enduro-westafrika.at

[This message has been edited by tifua (edited 14 February 2005).]
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 23 Jan 2003
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Durban KZN, South Africa
Posts: 18
Has anyone found a good KTM dealer in the european side of Istanbull?? on a recent trip there I found a supposed KTm dealer to be in a mall with one 65cc Ktm on display and no spares!!
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 24 Jan 2003
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: London, UK
Posts: 70
Braam,

Give Demaks a call - number above - they will sort you out. About 15 mins ride into Turkish side - worth the visit - take the ferry (not the bridge) from near Sultanamet (where car ferries leave).

Say James Taylor says Hi

JT
__________________
KTM LC4 640 Adventure-R 2001

Previous bikes...
KTM Duke II 2000
Kawazaki ZX-6R 1998
BMW F650 1996
+ others...
------------------
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 18 Sep 2003
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Zambia
Posts: 51
Turns out there's a KTM dealer in Lusaka Zambia as well! At the moment, they cater mostly to the scrambler/enduro crowd and the rapidly growing MX bunch, but maybe if more RTW or trans-Africa bikes were seen in Lusaka they'd start stocking LC4 and Adventure bits as well.

As it is, they have on hand some useful basics that might work out(air filters, brake pads, cables, some apparel, levers, twist grips, tyres, spokes etc) but again the parts might not fit the larger bikes. If you're really in a fix, though, hey can order what you need from South Africa.

The owners (Julie and Ray) have been riding KTMs for over 20 years, and have trained a local mechanic to fix them. I think they're moving out of their garage soon to the MX track South of Lusaka on the road to Livingstone.

Contact them at (260)-96-757-757. Give them a ring and maybe you'll decide to explore the waterfalls and wilderness of Zambia rather than just flying through it like most riders do on their way to somewhere else. There are miles of underexplored areas of this country...come have a look.
__________________
Hunter
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 21 Sep 2003
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: La Mesa /San Diego,caUSA
Posts: 50
Another one for the list in San Diego Ca. Great people and very knowledgable

Rocket Mortorcycles, 5171 Morena Blvd. San Diego, Ca 92110 Tel (619)276-2117 Fax (619) 276-3261 Talk to Mark (owner) or Lance (Mgr).
__________________
Rocket Ron
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 20 Oct 2003
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Darwin,Australia
Posts: 56
Found a good one in northen spain-girona

Basololi s.a.
Girona,Spain
tel 0034 972221063
fax 0034 972223095
girona@basoli.com
www.basoli.com
Cost- good, i orderded a lot of spares there, got mich deserts for 117 euros, sahara 3 for 83euros,(both rears)
The blokes on the counter speak next to no english but are friendly and willing, also a very good english speaking mechanic in their workshop.
The shop is hard to miss with a big orange KTM sign on the highway (Barcelona road) about 1.5 KM from the centre heading south on the left.
__________________
Ride hard,ride safe- Ride on...with no regrets of life passed by.
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 14 Mar 2004
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: London, UK
Posts: 70
Panama City, Panama

********** From Tam

PROmotors
Calle 74, San Fransisco, local 25
tel -(507) 322 2222
fax (507) 322 2211
web www.promotorspanama.com

They speak english. The parts are limited but they can get whatever you want in a few days.
Trys

***********
__________________
KTM LC4 640 Adventure-R 2001

Previous bikes...
KTM Duke II 2000
Kawazaki ZX-6R 1998
BMW F650 1996
+ others...
------------------
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 16 Sep 2004
Jerome's Avatar
Gold Member
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: London
Posts: 181
England, Portsmouth

Swampy = Martin Marsh of Marsh Performance
01752 667201 Mobile 07855 464922

He's not a dealer but is Mr LC4 in the UK.

------------------------------------------
Mexico, Puerto Vallarta.

01 322 222 8254

Gary and Rodolpho.
Fluent English and both very helpful
-------------------------------------------

Mexico, Mexico City

MotoAltaVista
KTM Mexico
http://www.motoaltavista.com.mx
Tel: 5616 46 31

Importer for KTM and Ducati.
Big showroom & workshop.
Has several dealerships around the country
Very helpful.

------------------

Ecuador, Cuenca

KTM Ecuador
(+593) 7 2844 622
wmalo@etapaonline.net.ec

Willy Malo
Very helpful,lots of tyres!

His son, the mechanic, completely ****ed my spokes and probably overtightened my triple clamps leading to the top one cracking.

-------------------------------------------

Peru, Lima

Solo Motorcycles
KTM Peru
(+511) 242 1711
maranzanadiego@hotmail.com

Diego Maranzana
Fluent English and extremely helpful

------------------------------------------
Brazil, Sao Paulo

KTM do Brasil (Importer)
http://www.ktm.com.br
+55-11-30826577

Waldyr Ansiqueira (Owner)
Fluent English and extremely helpful.

Has the largest stock in Brasil and Argentina.
Rua Cônego Eugenio Leite, 629 Pinheiros
05414-011 Sao Paulo (South West of SP,
Near BR116)

--------------------------------------------

South Africa, Nelspruit.

Best KTM mechanic used in SA - Mark

See new bit below
--------------------------------------------
South Africa, Johannesburg

Proaction
00 27 (0)11 807 8717
Only for Parts

--------------------------------------------
Parts Worldwide

KTM Sommer, Germany
mail@ktm-sommer.de
http://www.ktm-sommer.de/Seiten_04/F_sommer_04.html

They will ship anywhere and speak English.
Amazingly efficient.
Any part not in stock comes from the factory the next day and is despatched the same or following day.

2 days to Nairobi
3 days to Lima

---------------------------------------

Jerome

http://www.fowb.co.uk



[This message has been edited by Jerome (edited 10 December 2005).]
__________________
Jerome

fowb.co.uk
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 20 Sep 2004
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Seattle, WA - USA / Oltenita, ROMANIA
Posts: 99
Osaka, Japan

KTM Impala
2-66 Higashihonmachi
Amagasaki-shi, Kyogo (right near Osaka)

phone: 06-6401-0131
email: info@ktm-impala.com

Its on route 43 next to the intersection with 13 under the bridges.

The owner, mechanic, salesman, all around good guy is Nobuya Yamashika. He really knows LC4 and LC8 engines, WP suspension, and electrics. His little shop is immaculate, his prices more than fair, and is one of the few KTM dealers in all of Japan who has any sort of stock on hand. He speaks no english, but no worries. Highly recommended.


------------------
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius - William Blake
__________________
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius - William Blake
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 7 Nov 2004
Jem Jem is offline
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Posts: 16
Blooming useful post!

Dennis Irvine Superbike Centre (Always go here now).
164/168 Hoburn Street, Aberdeen, Scotland.
www.disuperbikes.co.uk
Tel: 01224 590077, Fax: 01224 590095.
Email: DennisIrvine@fsbdial.co.uk
Dennis is helpful and his mechanic's young but knows his stuff.

Jim Aim Motorcycles
147 Swan Street, Sible Hedingham, Nr Halstead, Essex. CO9 3PT.
Tel: 01787 460671. Fax: 01787 462570.
Helpful and friendly. (Also Husaberg).

Surprised not to see-
Bracken Motorcycle Workshop.
330 St James Road, London, SE1 5JX.
www.bracken.co.uk
Tel: 02072 321814, Fax: 02072 3194438
Not so friendly, but in London to be expected. They are THE KTM place in UK. And Touratech.

Colin Collins MC (Where I bought my 950)
90-108 Pinner Rd. Harrow, London. HA1 4JD.
Tel: 02088 611666, Fax: 02088 630228
www.colincollins.co.uk
harrow@colincollins.co.uk
More friendly than Bracken, but not so good.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 11 Feb 2005
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: London
Posts: 545
I have a brief update on the KTM Lusaka dealership posted by Hunter Nielson some 18 months ago, run by Julie and Ray Wilson.

They still cater mainly for the MX crowd, but the mechanic, Charles, performed a very thorough service on my 640 Adventure. Julie threw in lots of sandwiches & drinks while we worked on the bike, and when I accidentally snapped a crucial banjo bolt for my oil filter, they were kind enough to send their daughter Abi to chauffeur me around the various auto spares stores in Lusaka for several hours trying to find a replacement.

They are moving to new premises in the next two weeks, for which the contact details are as follows:

Julie and Ray Wilson
Ph: +260 96 757 757
Mukwa Drive
Eureka, Lilayi
Lusaka, Zambia

The new address is about 10kms before you reach the city on the road from Livingstone.

cheers
Matt Roach
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 2 Mar 2005
Jerome's Avatar
Gold Member
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: London
Posts: 181
SM Motos
Rio Gallegos
Patagonia, Argentina.

Easy to find: stay on Ruta 3 through town. New shop is on the left 'Honda' and 'yamaha' are clues when heading south to Ushuaia.

Not a dealer but very good mechanics and very trustworthy in a place not exactly swimming in bike shops.

Changed my clutch plates (twice), repacked the exhaust, changed rear spring.

Highly recommnded.

------------------
Jerome

http://www.fowb.co.uk
__________________
Jerome

fowb.co.uk
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 
 
 

NEW! HU 2015 Motorcycle Adventure Travel Calendar is now available! Get your copy now for some terrific travel inspiration!

HUGE, 11.5 x 16.5 inches, beautifully printed in Germany on top quality stock! Photos are the winning images from over 600 entries in the 9th Annual HU Photo Contest!

Horizons Unlimited 2015 Motorcycle Adventure Travel Calendar.

"The calendar is magnificent!"

"I just wanted to say how much I'm loving the new, larger calendar!"

We share the profit with the winning photographers. YOU could be in the HU Calendar too - enter here!

Next HU Eventscalendar

See all events

 

HU DVD Autumn Special!

Take 40% off Road Heroes Part 1 until October 31 only!

Road Heroes features tales of adventure, joy and sheer terror by veteran travellers Peter and Kay Forwood (193 countries two-up on a Harley); Dr. Greg Frazier (5 times RTW); Tiffany Coates (RTW solo female); and Rene Cormier (University of Gravel Roads).

The first in an exciting new series, Road Heroes features tales of adventure, joy and sheer terror by veteran travellers."Inspiring and hilarious!"

"I loved watching this DVD!"

"Lots of amazing stories and even more amazing photographs, it's great fun and very inspirational."

"Wonderful entertainment!"

Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'HEROES' on your order when you checkout.



Scottoiler automatic chain oilers. The most important accessory for your next motorcycle adventure!


Renedian Adventures


Renedian Adventures

What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders

contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!


New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.


Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 17:40.