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Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 32,071
Posted By PastRedline
FWIW, I had the same leak and it absolutely is...

FWIW, I had the same leak and it absolutely is coming from where the wires come out of the stator cover. I complained at the service department when I brought it in for 600 mile service. Fixed...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,722
Posted By PastRedline
Got a new bike. Qualified for the thread before...

Got a new bike. Qualified for the thread before I even got to the break-in service.

I might as well just buy them without kickstands. Might be cheaper?
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 32,071
Posted By PastRedline
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 32,071
Posted By PastRedline
Just out of curiosity, what is the "simple little...

Just out of curiosity, what is the "simple little fix"? I have the same issue, it appears.

I also seem to have another nagging issue - I can't seem to get this silly grin off my face. That issue...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By PastRedline
Great to hear! Thank you. I'll proceed down...

Great to hear! Thank you. I'll proceed down that path. Got a few more miles until I need to do break-in service, but since I can't seem to wipe that grin off my face, I'm sure I'll rack up the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By PastRedline
KTM - Self Maintenance?

Hi-

Recently picked up a 690 Enduro R, which will be used as an adv touring bike. Coming off an F800GS.

I was reading over the service schedule for the new bike and it seems like, especially...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-21-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 185,482
Posted By PastRedline
Hi Guys- I'm blown away by the offers of...

Hi Guys-

I'm blown away by the offers of support here. I don't really know anyone here, and I've already had several offers of wheels, etc.

Truly a dirtbike community!

It proved to be...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-20-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 185,482
Posted By PastRedline
Thank you for the advice. I will investigate. ...

Thank you for the advice. I will investigate. For now, though please consider my slot "open for the taking".

-Kyle
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-20-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 185,482
Posted By PastRedline
I'm out :( I understand there won't be a refund...

I'm out :( I understand there won't be a refund at this point.

Got new tires from the trip and when having them mounted, the shop pointed out that there are cracks in the rim from about half of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-10-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,246
Posted By PastRedline
It really does. I had one of the old "red frame,...

It really does. I had one of the old "red frame, black plastics" ninja 650, and I always loved the look of it. It just stood out. This one has a similar level of "hey that's cool"
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-30-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 185,482
Posted By PastRedline
Same for me. Pahrump Nugget. But I'd be in for...

Same for me. Pahrump Nugget. But I'd be in for this dinner and beers thing.

-Kyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By PastRedline
I wanted to get the Woody's wheel for the rear (I...

I wanted to get the Woody's wheel for the rear (I had previously replaced the front rim when it bent and really liked what they built). Given the choice between 17" or 18", I chose the 18 primarily...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By PastRedline
Totally agree - I would just abandon it and enjoy...

Totally agree - I would just abandon it and enjoy the simpler braking system at that point.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By PastRedline
Ok, then maybe that explains it. It happened...

Ok, then maybe that explains it. It happened after a long day off-road. Although I've had much longer stints where I consistently turn off ABS (days at a time) without this behavior. Strange, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By PastRedline
Yes, the speedometer, odometer, and trip are all...

Yes, the speedometer, odometer, and trip are all about 6-8% slower now. (about 5mph difference @ 70mph)

The speedometer is actually very accurate, since it always read a little fast - now, when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By PastRedline
ABS Defaulting Off?

Yes, I know - that's what everyone wants.

But mine is actually doing it and I don't understand why, which is weird.

Bike fully switched off, turn it on, ABS light is on solid. If I go at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 52,331
Posted By PastRedline
I'm no expert, but I think it might be a...

I'm no expert, but I think it might be a combination of factors:
1) Variable build quality
2) Lack of singular purpose (meaning they advertise it for hardcore offroad, but they spring it more like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,658
Posted By PastRedline
I don't have any suggestions on taming the...

I don't have any suggestions on taming the height, but for the kickstand problem, if you don't want to spend a ton of money, I just drilled a couple holes in the kickstand foot and mounted a hockey...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-09-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 185,482
Posted By PastRedline
I would like to do the Jimmy Lewis class. I'm...

I would like to do the Jimmy Lewis class. I'm paid up for the rally. It looks like there are 2 spots open?

If so, I'll send money immediately...

*EDIT* - Ah, more reading helped clarify...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-26-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 185,482
Posted By PastRedline
In. Kyle - PastRedline - MC3 - D3 (F800GS) ...

In.

Kyle - PastRedline - MC3 - D3 (F800GS)

Request to share a tent site with tonyj (Who will be changing to MC3)

-Kyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By PastRedline
Ah. Fair enough. Yeah, my wheels were built by...

Ah. Fair enough. Yeah, my wheels were built by Woody's. The wheels overall have taken some decent abuse in rock gardens with no ill effects. I like them and would recommend. My front is with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By PastRedline
I have a RAD hub on my rear wheel. I only have a...

I have a RAD hub on my rear wheel. I only have a few thousand miles on it, but my stock hub was eating rear wheel bearings and this one doesn't. Other than that, I don't know how to "evaluate" a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,951
Posted By PastRedline
ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,845
Posted By PastRedline
Hi F800GS Owners- I just wanted to post in...

Hi F800GS Owners-

I just wanted to post in this thread thanking everyone for the information, and confirming again that if you match the symptoms in the first post, you likely have a fuel pump...
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 111,911
Posted By PastRedline
Hi All- I'm not much of a forum poster, but...

Hi All-

I'm not much of a forum poster, but having just completed Tony's great tracks (I was in the group with klinquist), I wanted to share my "ride report". This link is the blog entry where I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-18-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,722
Posted By PastRedline
Derp. Qualified for this thread again, goofing...

Derp. Qualified for this thread again, goofing around down by the river...

http://photos.linquist.net/2014/2014-05-18-Run-to-36-Ride/i-hZmPH2n/0/M/IMG_1105-M.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 225,266
Posted By PastRedline
Adding the requested information. I'm mc3 d3 on...

Adding the requested information. I'm mc3 d3 on an f800gs. I would like a bike in tent site and Tonyj and I can share a site. Thanks, -Kyle

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 225,266
Posted By PastRedline
I'm IN. -Kyle

I'm IN.

-Kyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,012
Posted By PastRedline
Indeed. Suspension feels like such a "black art"...

Indeed. Suspension feels like such a "black art" to me, that I could see getting really rolled. I went with recommendations from my riding buddies, who have been very successful with this guy. At...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,012
Posted By PastRedline
I actually have the Scotts Damper. Have had it...

I actually have the Scotts Damper. Have had it since very early on because once I put TKC's on, the bike was a little scary at 80+ in wind, with the handlebars shaking back and forth. I had a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,012
Posted By PastRedline
New Suspension - Very Worth It

I posted previously about buying some new suspension for an F8GS and wondering whether it would be worth the (considerable) cost. My decision was accelerated by forks that kinda stopped working -...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By PastRedline
Harry- Thanks for the advice. I actually...

Harry-

Thanks for the advice. I actually ordered the shock through Ted and was impressed with his encyclopedic knowledge. Once the shock comes in, I will probably go have him take a look at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By PastRedline
So, the AK-20's have been installed. No obvious...

So, the AK-20's have been installed. No obvious breakage in the parts in the old forks, so it may be something internal to the cartridge itself. The suspension guy also said they weren't working...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By PastRedline
Will do. I'm pretty curious myself...

Will do. I'm pretty curious myself...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By PastRedline
Ouch. I feel for you. Some douchebag put a...

Ouch. I feel for you. Some douchebag put a knife through the convertible top on a Z4 I bought, years ago right after I bought it. Insurance had to be called, since it was an expensive replacement....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By PastRedline
Of course. That was the hope of this post. So...

Of course. That was the hope of this post. So many options, so many comparisons, etc. Hopefully, the time I've poured into research will make this thread the easy version of "I want to redo my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By PastRedline
New Suspenders (and broken old ones)

So, I managed to break something in my front forks - They don't really compress right anymore, and they don't come back up. Over the course of a day at clear creek, they went from "oh that's weird"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,722
Posted By PastRedline
Hey, wait, that's me :-) Another one from...

Hey, wait, that's me :-)

Another one from earlier in that trip. I hate sand soooooo much.

http://photos.breton.com/Other/MiscVehi/i-w6fcmKw/0/XL/IMG_0263-XL.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,372
Posted By PastRedline
In. First time! Looking forward to...

In.

First time!

Looking forward to it.

-Kyle
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,351
Posted By PastRedline
I dunno, I sort of enjoyed the novelty of...

I dunno, I sort of enjoyed the novelty of learning how to use a rollchart - given the option, I would have just grabbed GPS tracks and missed out on trying the roll chart. I do wish we could have...
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