ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: rickypanecatyl
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 821,577
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I don't know where I've been but I don't think...

I don't know where I've been but I don't think I've ever seen front panniers before!
Just a generic "front pannier" question: Off road does the bike tend to ride better with the weight distributed?...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 141,899
Posted By rickypanecatyl
That sounds like great service guys! Is that...

That sounds like great service guys! Is that something that is ready to go now?
Any important differences between a '14 and '15?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Well I'm grateful for the post. Frankly I...

Well I'm grateful for the post. Frankly I haven't kept up with all the megathread post these past few years... gulp!! :eek1 and I didn't even know this wiki existed till this post!

Good job on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,296
Posted By rickypanecatyl
By the way I just saw a 20 year old Honda dual...

By the way I just saw a 20 year old Honda dual sport that absolutely blows away any modern dual sport available today.

I was in a bike shop in Thailand and they had the street legal Honda CRM 250...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,296
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'm looking at a wife for my bike. I certainly...

I'm looking at a wife for my bike. I certainly don't get the CRF250L. Don't own one but I have put about 3,000 miles on 3 as rental bikes.

Random thought I had right now... I think marketing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I practically did which is part of the reason I...

I practically did which is part of the reason I had so many miles so fast and had so many issues so fast and was as pissed off as I was with the issues.

During the first year of ownership KTM...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,357
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Jenny so are you riding what is listed as the...

Jenny so are you riding what is listed as the stage 3 kit on the RR website?

Any special customizations to it?


I'd be curious if you and Dave swapped bikes back and forth on the different...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 141,899
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'm researching the stock bike and your stage 3...

I'm researching the stock bike and your stage 3 kit now and had a few questions.

From what I can find the stock bike has 5.5" & 4.7" of suspension travel front and rear?
Your stage 3 kit adds...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 141,899
Posted By rickypanecatyl
This looks like a pretty cool kit for this bike. ...

This looks like a pretty cool kit for this bike.

I just "noticed" the Honda CB500X for the first time last week as the local price due fell from nearly $20,000 USD to $9,000. (Most bikes cost...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
3 thoughts I have on KTM's Warranty and customer...

3 thoughts I have on KTM's Warranty and customer service are:

1. It depends on how much clout you have with your dealer.
2. It depends on how much clout your dealer has with KTM.
3. KTM itself...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
And terrain... Malaysia is an interesting...

And terrain...

Malaysia is an interesting riding spot in that it has some of the slowest and fastest riding I regularly do in the same day.

The jungle is some of the hardest, slowest riding. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
That's where the Tenere is an anomaly for me. ...

That's where the Tenere is an anomaly for me. Normally I think of myself as utilitarian followed by "fun" and one who doesn't care at all about the aesthetics.

But the Tenere is my exception. ...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 70,713
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Says "Big Willy"... :fpalm

Says "Big Willy"... :fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I used that the other day and that was some ...

I used that the other day and that was some good advice! As to the last part, I didn't realize that was an issue until a friend of my daughters wanted to try as well. She gave me a scare...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By rickypanecatyl
You sir are a genius! I realized that is the...

You sir are a genius! I realized that is the difference between the skills I'm good at teaching others vs skills I'm good at but can't do!

I learned 4 languages as an adult and feel confident...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,556
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Just saw the date on the OP's first post. I was...

Just saw the date on the OP's first post. I was about to ask if the XRR was still for sale and where? :)
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
If you think it's really down on power it's...

If you think it's really down on power it's always worth it to check and see that it's not in the soft power mode...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks guys for all the ideas! These are great! ...

Thanks guys for all the ideas! These are great!



You're right - I needed that reminder! Make sure there wearing all the safety gear, in a place with no other vehicles or cliffs and realize...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I was swimming with the kids today in the condo...

I was swimming with the kids today in the condo pool and watching a professional swim coach give lessons. I know him - I'm a better/faster swimming but the same idea hit me again as I was stealing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,243
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Well I guess that beats me no matter how you...

Well I guess that beats me no matter how you slice it cuz there's no way I'd have gotten another 350KM in exchange for the 2 1/2 hours at the border! :rofl

But to be honest I'd have gladly ridden...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Ideas for mixing bikes and trucks on the TAT

Our family is coming back to America for a visit for the first time in 6 years. Last time I rode the TAT from Colorado to Nevada.

This time my wife wants to ride as well - she's pretty good, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By rickypanecatyl
How do you teach your kids to ride?

My 12 year old daughter has really been wanting me to teach her to ride so today I rode with her on my wife's KLX150 (an Asian version of the dirt only KLX140 - has lights/blinkers/passenger pegs)...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By rickypanecatyl
NOBODY does anything amazing with the V strom off...

NOBODY does anything amazing with the V strom off road!

Used bikes are so cheap... I'd seriously look more into options such as possibly storing a bike somewhere else.
For example I have 120,000...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,243
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Do I get a prize? I just did 1000KM+ in 24 hours...

Do I get a prize? I just did 1000KM+ in 24 hours on my KLX INCLUDING a nasty 2 1/2 hour border crossing! :wink:
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 73,656
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Those are good looking lights - I'd be curious if...

Those are good looking lights - I'd be curious if they fit as well. JW Speaker makes some good stuff. I'd love to see options for hanging quality legal lights.

It's an interesting comparison...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 358,398
Posted By rickypanecatyl
+ 1... I really liked the video but found myself...

+ 1... I really liked the video but found myself trying to figure out how to turn the music down and still be able to listen to the engine. [emoji1]

It almost sounded a bit like the 690 engine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,243
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Craziest KLX ever and a market for it!

Nice looking bike Coastie!

So here's my thoughts on the best KLX ever AND who would pay the $15,000 or so to buy them.

Engine:
Once you have a big bore I really prefer the gear wider gear...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,243
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I've got Bill Blue's 33mm Mikuni pumper drilled...

I've got Bill Blue's 33mm Mikuni pumper drilled out to 34mm. And I do have about 80,000 miles/130,000 KM on it so good thought on the slider. With that carb I've just got one throttle line as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,243
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'm having an issue recently when I let off the ...

I'm having an issue recently when I let off the throttle the engine continues to rev. It's really bad when I pull the clutch in to shift.
I was thinking my throttle tube was sticking by it seems...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I don't know the answer but was just thinking...

I don't know the answer but was just thinking that's pretty nice of you!
If you find out I'd be curious to know....
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,838,207
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I absolutely agree... 99% of the time. But...

I absolutely agree... 99% of the time. But yesterday I parked my bike next to a 660 Yamaha tenere all decked somewhere in Thailand. I know my bike is significantly lighter and more powerful but...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I don't Bob but have wondered about that jacket...

I don't Bob but have wondered about that jacket as well. Just noticed you're from Jakarta so we have the same hot, humid weather!

One of the (obvious) things I've realized after getting the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,243
Posted By rickypanecatyl
No problem mate... I'll go see if I can find it...

No problem mate... I'll go see if I can find it for you! :)

Anyone know off hand if our stock countershaft sprocket is a 14 or 13 tooth? I've got a 14 on now and it sometimes catches on the case...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-24-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Eek I did end up getting the Oregon 650 and wanted to...

I did end up getting the Oregon 650 and wanted to post a quick review.

Its bad enough that I thought I should give a warning.

First off my useage:

In a RAM mount on the bike.
Holding in my...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,378
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I have the Denali D2's and unfortunately had to...

I have the Denali D2's and unfortunately had to pay $500 US for them over here. I'd consider them a "mid price light" and in retrospect wouldn't buy them again.

My thoughts after seeing lots of...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I personally think the motorport airmesh kevlar...

I personally think the motorport airmesh kevlar is the worst gear for the money. It almost doesn't breathe at all in high humidity conditions but that may be different for dryer heat.
It's...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Any ideas for super high humidity areas? The...

Any ideas for super high humidity areas?

The weather is always the same around here all year long - 88-99F daytime temps with 80 - 95% humidity.

I once had this 12 volt auto cooler/heater box I...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 924,536
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Renazco seat

I think James Renazco already has a pretty good reputation here of making some of the most comfortable seats with the cons of 1. being expensive and 2. usually having to wait a while for your order...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 392,061
Posted By rickypanecatyl
For anyone curious in the lights inspiring my...

For anyone curious in the lights inspiring my idea I'm thinking of the battery carrier from this light:

http://www.eagletac.com/html/mx25l4c/index.html

And the head from this light:
...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 392,061
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I work for an NGO doing relief work in extreme...

I work for an NGO doing relief work in extreme disaster/war areas and am constantly traveling to very remote places - often on my bike (which has a winch by the way!)
I need my equipment to be as...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 08:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015