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Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23,466
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Posted By rickypanecatyl
You guys are smart! :clap I made it to Moab...

You guys are smart! :clap I made it to Moab without having to rent a U haul or do too much pushing :lol3

Now just waiting to see if my pump comes int today and renting a mountain bike (no its not...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Nope - but I'm gonna try it now! :evil

Nope - but I'm gonna try it now! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
190 miles to go! KTM twins is overnighting...

190 miles to go!

KTM twins is overnighting me a fuel pump to Moab but I'm stuck in the middle of nowhere with 190 miles to go.

Up to this point, any time it has started it runs great. I just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I brought my bike into the Salt Lake City...

I brought my bike into the Salt Lake City dealership and they checked the codes out for me. I felt kind of stupid but they were pretty positive my issue was a plugged fuel cap vent line. They...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 58,117
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Any reason that one says - 2010? Curious if...

Any reason that one says - 2010? Curious if there was a pump change in 2011...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Totally magical sprouty! :lol3 I called that...

Totally magical sprouty! :lol3 I called that exact same number half dozen times but as soon as you posted it it worked!
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Does anyone have a phone number for KTM Twins? ...

Does anyone have a phone number for KTM Twins? I'm searching their website but can't find it! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Actually no. Just let it run over the fuel pump...

Actually no. Just let it run over the fuel pump area the gas tank.
I was thinking tomorrow away from running water if it happens again I'll just pee on the tank.... Try to shoot it right up there...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
So I did a crazy test on it... I was...

So I did a crazy test on it...

I was thinking it might be the fuel pump getting too hot especially when the fuel was too low to keep the pump submerged.
I should clarify that I really pushed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
They look good but wow they are small! ...

They look good but wow they are small!



I went back and heard it... but then it started!



After taking the time to post my question, went out and the bike started and ran fine.
However...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Troubleshooting thoughts for not starting

My bike had been running fine but I just pulled over and turned off the engine to check my GPS. It started fine after that but a few seconds later it coughed, got going again and 5 seconds after...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Seattle to Oroville to Boise to Denver to Tulsa/Dallas

Hey guys - I'm a US citizen that's lived in Asia for 13 years or so working for a NGO doing relief work in war zones. It's our fist time back to the US as a family in 5 years and I've got a number...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 417,904
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I like it! Who makes that? Or is it a custom...

I like it! Who makes that? Or is it a custom job?


Any ideas on the lightest, most compact rope to use for slings? I've used 550 para chord but don't really like the stretch. I've used 5mm...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 417,904
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Sorry too lazy for a picture but I just got a Eno...

Sorry too lazy for a picture but I just got a Eno "sub 7" hammock and was amazed how small and light it is.

When I know I'm camping, 9 out of 10 times I take my Warbonnet BB but I wanted to have a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 853,211
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'm considering the Magadans specifically because...

I'm considering the Magadans specifically because I want a soft pannier that offers some degree of theft protection. Both for the items in the bag, and some protection against someone stealing the...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,069
Posted By rickypanecatyl
How does Scala do in the rain? Sent from my...

How does Scala do in the rain?

Sent from my D6653 using Tapatalk
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,069
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Any experience with Sena's waterproofness? I'm...

Any experience with Sena's waterproofness? I'm looking for something and do tend to get caught in pounding rain often and like all my gear to be made for it....

Sent from my D6653 using Tapatalk
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,869
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Nice post! Though I like hammocks too [emoji1] ...

Nice post! Though I like hammocks too [emoji1]

Sent from my D6653 using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Dash and headlight

I'm curious if anyone has put the headlight from the "E" version on the "R" bike? I've got my old 08 headlight but am riding an '11 R which has the much smaller headlight. I know there are better...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks for the key help guys! As it turned out I...

Thanks for the key help guys! As it turned out I did have the key card with my bike but the downside was the dealer said it would be 2 weeks for a new key or a week for a completely new lock. Got...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Key Question

I have a 2011 I haven't touched in 2 years as I've been overseas. It's parked in my sisters barn.

I just realized I lost both keys. Any idea what the fastest way to resolve that issue is? ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 853,211
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: 1,111
Views: 169,987
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: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
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: 1,466
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: 1,466
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: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
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: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 64,661
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: 1,111
Views: 169,987
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: 1,111
Views: 169,987
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: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
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: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
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: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
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: 806
Views: 82,127
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: 1,016
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: 1,016
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: 3,655
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: 23,466
Views: 2,977,183
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: 1,016
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: 1,016
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...
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