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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,303
Posted By playinatwork
Can't wait!

I'm coming up to the event from FL and I am riding up. So what's these things called rocks?:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 93,582
Posted By playinatwork
Contact info

Can someone PM me how to get hold of Wolfgang. I want to talk to him about his sidecar construction.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 1,242,566
Posted By playinatwork
That's not spam, that's porn! Bootiful!

That's not spam, that's porn! Bootiful!
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 1,242,566
Posted By playinatwork
Is that the only bolt?

Any other bolts on this case need sealed like this? I have a leak there and just assumed it was the window leaking. I will pull the bolt and seal it. Thanks.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-14-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 93,582
Posted By playinatwork
Anyone interested?

I am going up to ride the Shenandoah 500 on 10/4-10/5. Anyone else interested?
http://www.usdualsports.com/2012/07/2012-shenandoah-500-dual-sport.html
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 1,242,566
Posted By playinatwork
True dat

^That's why I'm going to spend all my money on the suspension. I fgure I can gear it a bit higher since I have the rekluse and don't plan on much single track for this bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 1,242,566
Posted By playinatwork
Which gearing?

I can't decide whether to buy 15/51 or 14/48 sprockets for the bike. The gearing difference is minimal and I wonder if the larger countershaft sprocket will help the chain last a bit longer. Given...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-21-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 93,582
Posted By playinatwork
KTM RFS expert

Is there a resident expert on the RFS motors here in Jax? My new to me bike seems down on power from what I think it should be. Before I tear into the thing I'd like someone who knows these things...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-25-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 19,077
Posted By playinatwork
Woot Woot !

Got a tag for my Katoom!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-25-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,745
Posted By playinatwork
Cobblestone area

I live by Mill Cove golf course in Arlington and enjoy the conveniences of living between the beach and downtown. Get my Publix back open!
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 1,242,566
Posted By playinatwork
New to me EXC

Hey guys, I just wanted to chime in here and say Hi.
I just bought an 07 525 EXC with a DJH 540 top end. The bike has 400 hours on it and needs some work but I bet you folks can steer me in the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-17-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 93,582
Posted By playinatwork
Can I play in the sandbox

Hey guys, I just picked up an 07 ktm 525exc and would like to do some dual sporting. What's the tech day and can anyone show up? I will likely need some electrical help with this bike.
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,075
Posted By playinatwork
Awesome

Wow!!
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 168,440
Posted By playinatwork
Great customer service

As you can tell from my message above that I had a problem with a light that I got from Toad. Well you only truly find out how good a vendor is when things go sideways. I now have 2 working lights...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 168,440
Posted By playinatwork
Brian, One of my lights is on the fritz...

Brian,
One of my lights is on the fritz already. It will come on for a few minutes them flicker and eventually quit working completely. I removed it from the bike and tried it on my inverter with...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 168,440
Posted By playinatwork
Never mind. I am a dumb a$$. Fixed.

Never mind. I am a dumb a$$. Fixed.
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 168,440
Posted By playinatwork
Brian, I can't get my lights to fire coming out...

Brian, I can't get my lights to fire coming out of a 8a pwm. When I use a test light on the exit side of the pwm it lightens and darkens like I expected but with the m10's wired in I got nuttin. What...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,286
Posted By playinatwork
Frogg Toggs new stuff

I've gone thru several sets of frogg toggs over the years and was about to give up on them because of leaks and zipper problems. I called their home office and talked to them about my displeasure. ...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-11-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,645
Posted By playinatwork
Thank you

A big thanks to everyone involved in putting this on. We only rode the first day and cut out some of that but it was a good time with good folks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By playinatwork
Don't forget the bolts

Pacman,
It's my bike that John is referring to and don't forget the m7x1x30mm bolts. I searched the world for socket heads with no luck and bought some hex heads from river city industrial supply....
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,336
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 289,803
Posted By playinatwork
sidestand vs foot

When the bike is up on the centerstand with the sidestand down also, don't be wearing sandals when you roll the bike off the centerstand. My foot was positoned perfectly under where the sidestand...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-26-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By playinatwork
Several choices

Beach Blvd Motorsports is the local KTM dealer and they might be receptive to it. You can always pick up the oil and change it at my house if you like.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-12-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,645
Posted By playinatwork
In

In
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-08-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 28,379
Posted By playinatwork
Powerline rideable?

Hey guys, I am coming down that way Sunday collecting some bonii for the BMR rally and I was wondering if I can ride the powerline from Starkey Blvd and 54 north till 52 or further. Google makes it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By playinatwork
New if you ask me

I received one of the Beemer boneyard ones that was listed as having paint issues. I had to look long and hard at it to tell it wasn't perfect. It works like a new one should.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By playinatwork
Dont know what you want

My bike is sittin right outside my office and I have a tape measure but I don't know what you want.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-26-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 545,031
Posted By playinatwork
Jacksonville FL

I have garage space with most tools and space in the backyard for a tent or a foldout couch in the A/C. Pool in the backyard too for after those nasty tire changes. Just off the 295 East beltway....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 129,986
Posted By playinatwork
Looking to trade

I hope I am not out of line here with this post because I want to trade and not sell my bike.
I have a 2001 Triumph Sprint ST with 33,000 on the clock. She is British Racing Green with hard bags...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-14-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By playinatwork
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,391
Posted By playinatwork
Dirt bike to sportbike

I went from a KTM 450 EXC with a tag to a Sprint ST 955 for my daily driver to work. I still miss the Katoom but I can still wheelie out of lights and have fun on my way to work. I've installed...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,594
Posted By playinatwork
Sweet

Congrats.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
That's it!

I got an 01 Sprint St 955I in British racing green cause it's fastest. She came with the hard bags and a top rack and 9k miles. Dang thing looks almost new. There's something to these triples I'm...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-16-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By playinatwork
Not much help

Highway 98 can be intersting if you've never traveled it, yet crowded. Great little restaurant in Panacea on the north side of 98. I can't remember the name of it though. Steinhatchee has some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
Thanks for all the help guys

Well the trip is not going to happen. I went to Charlotte NC and traded the KTM for a Triumph Sprint ST. Looks like I'll just have to ride out to CO. to thank you guys in person this summer. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
Still sitting in frigid FL

I have not left for the trip yet. This was conditional on a fellow picking up my KTM on Thanksgiving weekend and he didn't show. I don't know now if he will. I am afraid it's getting too late in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
Hoity Toity ain't me

I pride myself on the fact that I give often to the Salvation Army and shop there regularly. I like the idea of shopping there upon arrival in Denver. The commandant of the SA makes 32K a year while...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
It's a crapshoot for sure

All I've seen are pics of the bike and the current owner says the bike is ready for a long haul. If there's an inmate who is willing to take a look at the bike I'll buy you a beer or 12. An inmate...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
Thanks Brian-M and Tramontana

I appreciate the input, and the common sense. I plan to leave Denver about mid morning and get some latitude between me and the cold before dark. If percipitaion is forecast, I will wait. I expect...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
I have welding & snow skiing gloves

I have spent a little time in the cold. I made snow at the ski slopes in western MD while in college. I don't understand the pear reference?? I think I will be ok above 30 degrees droning along. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,865
Posted By playinatwork
Wow, what a great response

Thanks for all the advise guys, I never expected such a huge response.
A little added info:
Yes there is a bike similar for sale closer to home, actually less than 5 miles from home, but what fun...
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