RideAbout65.4 – Bike and Gear

Bike for 65.4

2013 KTM 990 SuperMoto Touring (SMT)

2013 KTM 990 SuperMoto Touring (SMT)



Crashpad Set Front & Rear Axles.

Crashpad Set – Front Lower Protector.

Crashpad Set – Front Top Protector.

Crashpad Set Passenger Footpegs.

Crashpad Set – Bar End Protectors.

Touring Windshield.

Trax Luggage – Right & Left with quick-disconnect mounts, liners, handles, and locks and keys.

Tankbag – KTM.

Swingarm Axle Covers.

PIAA Slimline Sports Horn.

Front and rear Powerlet receptacles.


Corbin Custom Seat.

Heated Grips.

Kaoko Cruise Control Kit (throttle lock).


Helmet:  Shoei Neotec.

Jacket: Tourmaster Flex 3.

Pants: Aerostitch Darien (purchased in Jan 1995 – almost starting to get broken in).

Boots: Garne – G. King Aquatech Boots – waterproof.

Gloves:  Fox, Klim, and Moose Off-Road.

Heated liner & gloves: Warm & Safe/Firstgear

Raingear: Firstgear jacket & Frog Toggs pants.

Raingloves: Alpinestar Drystar ST-1.

ELECTRONIC and SOFTWARE (GPS, Phone, etc):  

Personal Locator: Delorme InReach.

GPS 1: Garmin Zumo 660 powered mount and weather cap.

GPS 2: iPhone and iPad Mini.

Laptop Computer: Asus UX301L.

On-Board Video Camera: Contour +2

Mobile Phone: iPhone.

Helmet speakers/communicator: Sena SMH10

iPhone Apps: Trip Journal, Hotel and Restaurants, Yelp and Urban Spoon, Earthmate, and Contour.


Tom Carter
Franklin, Tennessee

Mechanical Engineering Consultant

Motorcycle Rider/ Racer/ Tester

Husband/ Dad/ Grandfather/ Great-Grandfather

Planet Earth Arrival 1947

First rode a motorcycle around 1958

Still riding today…