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Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 57,750
Posted By mrjemm
Miaow.

Oh gawd, I forgot how any mention of this topic descends rapidly into such a ridiculous bitchfest. How petty folk can be (on here). Sorry guys, but it's crap being so anti the show. It's TV. Yes,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 57,750
Posted By mrjemm
Woulda been daft. I get jarred with the same...

Woulda been daft.

I get jarred with the same question every time I tell anyone I ride KTM, about the same as when they find out I don't eat meat... (Sorry Zolo, it comes up in conversation all the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-27-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 2,218,137
Posted By mrjemm
Hmmm, mirrors. Maybe a good plan; I've got some...

Hmmm, mirrors. Maybe a good plan; I've got some from the SM- didn't like them on that, but maybe on this...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 40,821
Posted By mrjemm
Occasional loud pop on decel, kind of like a...

Occasional loud pop on decel, kind of like a backfire, but not quite as harsh, but then exhaust is so loud it's hard to tell.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 40,821
Posted By mrjemm
Thanks Mousitas, but probably pricy and not as...

Thanks Mousitas, but probably pricy and not as easy to find as a KTM dealer who can just plug in and switch over if that's the issue...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 40,821
Posted By mrjemm
So noone could tell me if a 2-1 bike may be over...

So noone could tell me if a 2-1 bike may be over fuelling if popping/guzzling? And perhaps if it's on the Akra map, and if a switch to standard would help?

Pleeease.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 2,218,137
Posted By mrjemm
No idea what the last means, but strange isn't...

No idea what the last means, but strange isn't it, that same height, same helmet, different results.

On my previous 950As in the past, I made a bodge that helped-
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 2,218,137
Posted By mrjemm
Took off the screen that I assume is a rally raid...

Took off the screen that I assume is a rally raid that came with the bike, and went back to stock. RR was making me see double and doing my ears in, even with hefty plugs in my lugs. Tried both Shoei...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 40,821
Posted By mrjemm
Hola folk, I got myself a 990 with a 2-1 and...

Hola folk,

I got myself a 990 with a 2-1 and SS pipe that I cannot identify- looks unlike any I've seen about here yet.

The pipe's got a hefty bore and no baffle came with it, and it's...
Forum: Europe 10-24-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,250
Posted By mrjemm
And a hack...

My ever faithful 05 640E ought to go also...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/mrjemm/ingrargsm.jpg

Rather tatty beast with about 15K miles on it. Tax is due, but will sort that later......
Forum: Europe 10-24-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,250
Posted By mrjemm
Lil Orange Thingy in Lancyshyre

2004 Suzuki Van Van in the proper colour...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/mrjemm/VVfwdsm.jpg

Looks good next to my rather bigger oranges, but just not getting ridden.

5200 miles....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By mrjemm
I don't know your set up, but saw something...

I don't know your set up, but saw something somewhere about iphones being more happy to charge on different set-ups when in flight mode. No idea why. If you're happy to go without signal for a while...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 172,515
Posted By mrjemm
Hi Mike, From KTM Parts Finder...

Hi Mike,
From KTM Parts Finder http://www.ktmpartfinder.com/
Black- 6260805100030
Orange- 626080510000
Only aware of back and orange. They're plain plastic without paint. I know cos I dropped her...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 172,515
Posted By mrjemm
:huh You been talking to my lady?

:huh

You been talking to my lady?
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 172,515
Posted By mrjemm
Please excuse my lack of "R"ness. I suspect non...

Please excuse my lack of "R"ness. I suspect non "R"s weren't exported to the US, as I only see mention of these and "T"s...

Anyway, mine's alot closer to your lot than one of those ugly barges,...
Forum: Europe 06-19-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By mrjemm
Numerous ones down there, but can't remember...

Numerous ones down there, but can't remember numbers. Generally the area is great- very green, mountains, hills and cliffs over the sea. Nice towns, people and food too of course. I never stopped in...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,326
Posted By mrjemm
Angles

Does the larger front make it feel less twitchy?

I am not sure I'm getting on with my 990SM, so this (with more DS/roady tyres) looks the perfect answer.

Love it.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By mrjemm
Similar to WIsixfitty I went down, but then I've...

Similar to WIsixfitty I went down, but then I've gone up and down like a yoyo.

Early adopter in 03, and despite their teething troubles, the 950A was great, and felt so powerful. Still my best...
Forum: Europe 06-18-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By mrjemm
Pssst, you wanna new compass? (Not being cheeky...

Pssst, you wanna new compass? (Not being cheeky really).

Suggest you ask about North West Spain (Yeah, I know technically it's further E than W, but N Coast usually referred to as NW)... And SW to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,363
Posted By mrjemm
Similar and scary for me was discovering my rear...

Similar and scary for me was discovering my rear light on my 640E'd died just after getting on a motorway, early morning with lots of artics. Rode on with left indicator (in UK) on and lightly...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,070
Posted By mrjemm
I heard the SMR uses the same subframe, tank and...

I heard the SMR uses the same subframe, tank and seat as the SER, so anything working on the SMR (or at a push SM), should work for the SER, albeit at slightly different angle to the ground (and of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,411
Posted By mrjemm
Great one Steve. Hoping to be a GSer...

Great one Steve.

Hoping to be a GSer myself in time to come. Maybe do the Stella myself eventually. Looks a good'un.

Cheers, Jem.
Forum: Asia 07-20-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By mrjemm
Don't know if you've already been and done it,...

Don't know if you've already been and done it, but if not...

Rented trailie style bikes at numerous times in Phuket, Samui and Pattaya. Almost without fail they are dodgy, usually the brakes...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,940
Posted By mrjemm
Replied in Fleamarket... am in love. Time...

Replied in Fleamarket... am in love.

Time scales and beurocracy though... Hmmm.

Jem.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,940
Posted By mrjemm
Knock, knock.

Let me in!

I love it.

Been planning a while now to spend more time in Thailand, if not move down there in the next couple of years. Was thinking it is a nightmare to get the papers to buy a...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2005, 08:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,365
Posted By mrjemm
I have the Ortlieb panniers and am veryy happy...

I have the Ortlieb panniers and am veryy happy with them.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/mrjemm/RideSouth/FrSpBordersm.jpg

Have to be a bit careful of the exhaust(s) though, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2005, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,614,090
Posted By mrjemm
Where to go...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/mrjemm/RideSouth/softclimbsm.jpg

This is really the right place for my bike; up in the Pyrenees. I love it.

...
Forum: Europe 07-04-2005, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By mrjemm
Or changing £400 worth of the bloody stuff in...

Or changing £400 worth of the bloody stuff in the Philippines! (10% commission... painful).
Forum: Europe 07-01-2005, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By mrjemm
Won't get a chance to sample these slips soon,...

Won't get a chance to sample these slips soon, but just had the same thing down here in France- a painfully slow and frustrating end to a fantastic few days inthe Pyrenees was a very long stretch of...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By mrjemm
Yes, it is purely a temp switch. Iwas tempted to...

Yes, it is purely a temp switch. Iwas tempted to put in a manual overide.

Hi Rightside, I'll have toget some more pics coming soon. Came through Aberdeen this week and shall be coming through...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2005, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By mrjemm
I haven't been by the bike yet, saving that till...

I haven't been by the bike yet, saving that till manana, but I recall my coolant was clean, and I removed the rad guard totally, but it still vomited around town. Surely the rad cap would only make...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2005, 03:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By mrjemm
Hi again all, long time no see, been at sea......

Hi again all, long time no see, been at sea... Now back in Spain to collect my beastie and ride on out... Heheheh.

Anyway... I had no end of grief from carb-icing, even after getting the heating...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2005, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By mrjemm
My gosh, a long time since I've been in here......

My gosh, a long time since I've been in here... anyway...

Looking at this has got me thinking if mine may be a strange'un again- I've not had a problem with stalling in the heat so much, as...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2005, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By mrjemm
Damn fine looking roads KTIm, where are those?...

Damn fine looking roads KTIm, where are those? (So I can narrow down my searching across a map).

I just went down this way and enjoyed going through from Bagneres de Bigorre (Hotel Anglaterre is...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2005, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By mrjemm
Howdy guys... And I'll probably be back...

Howdy guys...

And I'll probably be back offshore or at least moving home.

Am going off on my 1st trip next week, which'll probably take me into June, after which I should be going back...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2005, 10:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,578
Posted By mrjemm
Sorry folks, never did my accurate speed watching...

Sorry folks, never did my accurate speed watching with the GPS, been having way too much fun, riding in the lanes, motorways and mountains. Have been monitoring my fuel use and mileage though, and...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2005, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By mrjemm
Already made my way down here. Now in Bilbao and...

Already made my way down here. Now in Bilbao and flying out on Saturday, leaving my beastie in this fine city for my hopefully soon return.

Will probably do a ride report v soon.

Great KTM...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By mrjemm
:D And so they should!!! :evil

:D And so they should!!! :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2005, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By mrjemm
I´m bummed out right now with a warped rear...

I´m bummed out right now with a warped rear disc- got it a few days before my trip down to Spain and couldn´t get hold of a frsh one before leaving, just pads- that had worn badly. Now riding with...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2005, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By mrjemm
Thanks Giorgio, Am in Valencia now, and...

Thanks Giorgio,

Am in Valencia now, and will have a look in there if I get a chance now.

Jem.

... Aaagh, it´s all in Spanish. Uh-oh. I´ll have to get a friend to translate.
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