Modification Build a Dream of Supermoto from KLX Used

Trend of motorcycles with supermoto model currently has a place in its own for some circles. The model is gahar for use in urban areas with a high sitting position makes it still comfortable to wear daily.

This is also what is in Raymond's mind, workers in Jakarta who want to have a supermoto. But from the beginning he did not want to buy direct model so and prefer to hunt for used bike he modified.

Then meet with KLX motorcycle 2013 which is used daily for the operation of a factory. The motorcycle was redeemed and brought home for later restoration.

"The first thing to do here is that the shape is not the same, the engine is not alive, the rust is everywhere, the shockbreaker leaked, like an old motorcycle, the owner wants to restore and upgrade in such a way as to be nice to be invited," said Bobby Susanto, owner of Arena Motor Ciledug some time ago.

Replacement of some parts of this motor is not half-half. Front tomorrow for example using upside down Yamaha YZ125, and handlebar ProTaper. The swing arm belongs to Yamaha YZ250 which is paired with a 300/17 Kindergarten rear in front and 435/17 in the rear. Tires are entrusted to the Corsa R 93 120/60 in front and 150/60 rear already tubeless for comfort.

This motor is also paired exhaust Prospeed TX Carbon to get aura supermoto. On the machine, Keihin PWL 26 carburetor, Kawahara noken, Kawasaki KX85 clutch set is worn with the last touch of polish porting treatment to get a more powerful engine performance.

"The work of this bike takes more than one month.The cost is spent around Rp 17 million," said Bobby.

In order to look more perfect, Raymond also take care of sticker design entrusted to Onefive Decal Work. Another addition is the front fender using KTM Supermoto model and Hel brake hoses for more qualified braking performance.

2013 for daily KLX modification

new Make Supermoto Not Too Tall

Information Almost all dirt bikes have a higher dimension than other types of two-wheeled vehicles. This condition is of course quite difficult for some people who are not familiar with high motors.

That's what experienced a motor owner Yamaha WR250R origin Tangerang. This one trail motor is known to have a dimension of length of 2.180mm x width 810mm x height 1.230mm.

Compared to other trail bikes that exist in its class, WR250R does have a higher size. Understand it, this one motor is indeed a Completely Build Up (CBU) product imported from abroad.

This condition also causes the owner often difficult to ride and control the bike it. Once on a he even fell off the motor to cause damage in some parts. Conditions that make it decided to bring a motorcycle purchased in 2017 is to the workshop Arena Motor in Tangerang.

"The owner of the distress because of the original height and motor spec is for the average high Amrika," said the owner of the workshop, Bobby Susanto told KompasOtomotif on Wednesday (15/11/2017).

To get around the motorcycle owner's desire, Bobby uses the concept of supermoto. The first turn is done on the rim, which is by replacing the rim size 21 and rear 18 to 17 rings size for the front and rear. The selected model is Marchesini's rim belonging to Aprilia RS125.

Bobby said Marchesini's rim of Aprilia RS125 actually can not be directly installed in WR250R. So there must be some parts changed.

Adjustable sections ranging from axles, bearing, boshing, brake brackets, same platters let fit fit, "said Bobby.

Once fitted, the rim can be installed. For this WR250R motor, the selected tire is Pirelli Scorpion Trail with size 120/70 on the front and 150/70 at the rear.

Complete Modification Data:

Rims Marchesini R17
Pirelli Scorpion Trail Tires 120/70 and 150/70
Hel brake hoses
Setang Renthal Twin Wall
Samco radiator hose
Monoshock Spring by BBR
Spion Zefal
Decal Oracal by One Five Decalworks