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Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 186,111
Posted By k1973
I wish they made a 990 version of the 950SE.

I wish they made a 990 version of the 950SE.
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
True. But on my way there and back, I'll be...

True.

But on my way there and back, I'll be riding right through your area. or rather, just south of you.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
This should be interesting indeed as I'm going to...

This should be interesting indeed as I'm going to in the area in a couple of weeks.

I'm leaving out of Austin on 8/10, for a 2 week ride. I'll be visiting a friend outside of Charlotte. Then...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
And I thought I was overweight..... ...

And I thought I was overweight..... http://www.thespeedtriple.com/forum/images/smilies/fatlady.gif






:ken
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
This is great info. :clap I just picked up...

This is great info. :clap

I just picked up a used SMR seat from another inmate. I like the seating position much better, but needs some help in the overall comfort area.
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
I hate to link to another forum... but this...

I hate to link to another forum... but this answers your question directly.

One of the guys over on KTMSMT has run dirt tires for some time with good results. Most of his early pics are gone, but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 186,111
Posted By k1973
PM Sent. I'm interested....

PM Sent.

I'm interested....
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,686,635
Posted By k1973
^ A Triumph at Crater Lake..... What a...

^ A Triumph at Crater Lake..... What a beautiful sight...

Here's a few more from 2yrs ago.
http://i458.photobucket.com/albums/qq301/k1973_forumpics/2011%20RMR/P8250388.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,928
Posted By k1973
At first I'm all..... :clap And then I get...

At first I'm all..... :clap

And then I get all jealous and .... :boid




In all truth Dave... Another awesome report with even better pictures.
:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 1,461,222
Posted By k1973
That's brilliant :clap So simple, even a...

That's brilliant :clap

So simple, even a caveman can do it. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,686,635
Posted By k1973
:clap:clap:clap:clap This right here is the...

:clap:clap:clap:clap

This right here is the TRUTH

We've all been noobs. We've all learned from our mistakes and from others. What matters is getting out there and riding with what we have.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 49,125
Posted By k1973
I call BS. Those that know you... know its you...

I call BS. Those that know you... know its you that keeps getting that bike in trouble. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 186,111
Posted By k1973
^ regarding ignition lock... Rotate the bars back...

^ regarding ignition lock... Rotate the bars back towards straight just a bit while trying to lock ignition. The steering stops are adjustable, so they may have set them a bit tighter than needed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,292
Posted By k1973
Not sure how much research you've done, but these...

Not sure how much research you've done, but these are the cheapest I've come across so far.

http://www.fasterusa.com/ecommerce/supe ... ets/ktm950...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,686,635
Posted By k1973
:stupid Well done sir.

:stupid

Well done sir.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,292
Posted By k1973
I've thought about getting a second set of wheels...

I've thought about getting a second set of wheels for my SMT to do just this. I still want my street tires for most things, but a second set to swap out would be nice to have.
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 56,782
Posted By k1973
:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap ...

:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

Awesome Ride Report. And being able to do such a trip with your dad makes it even better.

I guess I need to get to planning that Prudhoe Bay...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
Ha. Mike I just answered over in the SMR...

Ha.

Mike I just answered over in the SMR thread and it looks like Jako confirmed. The ERGO is an SMT seat with gel pad.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 186,111
Posted By k1973
I believe the ERGO seat may have a gel pad in it,...

I believe the ERGO seat may have a gel pad in it, but don't quote me on that.

I have an SMT that I have had the stock seat reworked by Sargent. It does well enough, but I'm thinking of buying...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
I've heard from several 2012 owners on another...

I've heard from several 2012 owners on another forum that the factory panniers are on backorder in the US. There is supposedly a shipment on the way to the US and will be distributed to those that...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,666
Posted By k1973
Here was my solution. (Sorry, don't have a...

Here was my solution. (Sorry, don't have a picture of it loaded up)

http://i458.photobucket.com/albums/qq301/k1973_forumpics/Mobile%20Uploads/20120608_091310.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By k1973
:wave Hey Bob. Still mad I missed you last...

:wave Hey Bob.

Still mad I missed you last summer at the RMR. Apparently I left the day before you showed up.

One day we'll have :freaky together.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By k1973
Nice one. Big Bend is a good starter trip from...

Nice one. Big Bend is a good starter trip from Austin. I used to go for 3-4 days every year. Haven't been in about 5 or 6 now. I need to start that trip up again.
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,666
Posted By k1973
I have Pelican 1550's and used small bungee nets...

I have Pelican 1550's and used small bungee nets to hold stuff in similar to the pic below. Picked up the nets from Cycle Gear and some small clips from Home Depot used for routing TV cable. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,292
Posted By k1973
Left it in the garage.... :hmmmmm And rode...

Left it in the garage.... :hmmmmm

And rode my other toy to work :super
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
I had a couple of Pelican 1550s from another...

I had a couple of Pelican 1550s from another bike. I bought the SW Motech racks for the SMT, then fabbed up my own brackets.

For my needs the Pelicans work great. They each hold 32L are are...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-28-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 114,675
Posted By k1973
It appears that sheep gets a lot of action. ...

It appears that sheep gets a lot of action. :lol3

http://i458.photobucket.com/albums/qq301/k1973_forumpics/2011%20RMR/P9030825.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,686,635
Posted By k1973
Awesome way to spend some quality time with your...

Awesome way to spend some quality time with your kids.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,535
Posted By k1973
My guess would be you are running too lean. If...

My guess would be you are running too lean. If you think how the system is actually working with the 2nd butterflies open you are allowing more air into the mix, which means you are running leaner. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 899,160
Posted By k1973
Glad your ride is going well. I'm from the...

Glad your ride is going well.

I'm from the San Antonio Area, but now live in Austin. I wish I had had the time to come down and meet up with your. Or better yet, had the time to ride out to Big...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 186,111
Posted By k1973
KTM's customer support has been nothing but...

KTM's customer support has been nothing but spectacular for me. Which is the complete opposite of what I've experienced with other manufacturers.

Glad to hear they set you up.
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,686,635
Posted By k1973
:clap :clap :clap Well said.

:clap :clap :clap

Well said.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 186,111
Posted By k1973
I can say from personal experience that it truly...

I can say from personal experience that it truly does suck. I had a similar issue with my SMT, but not because of the Pre-Load Adjuster. I was adjusting the pre-load on the bike to account for the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46,420
Views: 9,319,669
Posted By k1973
Krabill - you got anymore pics of that beauty in...

Krabill - you got anymore pics of that beauty in white? Have not seen many in all white.
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 49,125
Posted By k1973
:hmmmmm :boid The whole place is going...

:hmmmmm :boid

The whole place is going to hell if they've let you in.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 46,420
Views: 9,319,669
Posted By k1973
So where did you pick that up at? I ask because...

So where did you pick that up at? I ask because that picture looks an aweful lot like TJ's Cycle here in Austin.

Anyway, nice ride. I've been debating between the WR250, FE390, or another KTM.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
^ If I had to make a guess I'd say they are late...

^ If I had to make a guess I'd say they are late just like the 2011's were. Dealers in my area did not start getting the 2011's in until late May thru July. And with many Dealers still having...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-08-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 114,675
Posted By k1973
Zan, Jayna, & my Speedy ...

Zan, Jayna, & my Speedy

http://i458.photobucket.com/albums/qq301/k1973_forumpics/My%20Speedy/2009-02-21/IMG_2755.jpg


2 pics from Yellowstone National Park
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,250
Posted By k1973
A cool mod might be to convert to single side...

A cool mod might be to convert to single side exhaust, then using the other exhaust can and convert it to an aux fuel tank. That way it still "looks" like dual exhaust, but really you have a gallon...
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