RPM and fuel
An alternate map will provide more fuel at a given throttle position. The map doesn't know whether the exhaust gasses are running through an Akro pipe or a homemade job. It only provides more or less fuel. A simple EGA will tell you if the mixture is close. If it's way off, modify the pipe to fine tune, (longer, shorter, bigger diameter, smaller diameter), however, in most cases, the "race" tune is going to be close enough for the street when the exhaust design isn't completely radical. I have had alot of dyno time and have built many exhaust systems, and can assure you that alternate maps are not brand loyal.
As for going to a tuner, accessing the CPU on this motorcycle is not an option. The tune must go through KTM's system to be granted access, it's password protected. I have already spoken with Dynojet and they have no plans to produce a bypass system (Power Commander) for this motorcycle.
As for "maps for what?" How about maps for racing. Maps for performance. Hell , how about maps just for fun.
Go to your local Triumph dealer, ask them about available maps for their motorcycles. They got a whole bunch of 'em! There are usually a couple of different ones available for each model (high pipe, low pipe, etc.). Do they want you to buy the Triumph branded pipe? Well sure, but they aren't going to hold their customers hostage.
How did I make my pipe, you ask? I retained the stock mounting flange, and used 308 stainless tubing as follows: 1.78" od for 25", 2.0" od for 6" 2.25" od for 3" then back down to 1.5"od perforated tube with stainless steel wool muffler packing for 14". Total exhaust length is 48" which I feel is a bit short, but the step up to the larger diameter, and subsequent reduction, may well "trick" the gasses into thinking that it is longer. I also used header wrap. I have found through past experiences that it does actually work.
One thing is for sure, even running lean, my bike will romp on a stocker! A new map will smooth out the power delivery, but probably wont reduce power for any given rpm. As soon as I can get a new freaki'n map, I'm putting this one on the dyno to test the air fuel ratio and will let you know how she does. ---JT