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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-13-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,390
Posted By GT-STMC
Want to wish all my deep south Texas riding...

Want to wish all my deep south Texas riding friends a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday season if different. Hope to see you at the shop soon, looks like in February we'll be doubling in size again...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,013
Posted By GT-STMC
Make sure the valve is in the last area your...

Make sure the valve is in the last area your trying to slide the tire over the rim. Otherwise it itself hinders the tire from dropping into the drop-center channel.
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By GT-STMC
Static balance, then Ride-On. Been doing 8 to 12...

Static balance, then Ride-On. Been doing 8 to 12 tires a day, 6 days a week for years. Using/Selling Ride-On for about a year, great stuff.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,157
Posted By GT-STMC
I get my stick-on weights at O'Reillys, their...

I get my stick-on weights at O'Reillys, their part number 100360.
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By GT-STMC
I'd suggest the Michelin Commander II...

I'd suggest the Michelin Commander II (130/90-16R), might be a little hard to get right now, but should be a great tire. Should run around $145. US$.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-23-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,390
Posted By GT-STMC
Sorry it took so long for me to see this thread....

Sorry it took so long for me to see this thread. I can't get on-line as much as I'd like too.

My KTM is down at the moment, but hope to have it going, and be riding with and meeting some of you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,024,455
Posted By GT-STMC
Which Leo Vince can did you get ?

Which Leo Vince can did you get ?
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By GT-STMC
For anyone that may be interested. One year has...

For anyone that may be interested. One year has gone by and 130/90-16's accounted for 18% of my tire sales. That's the single most common size. After that the two most common sizes were...
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By GT-STMC
What size tires .... ?

I am in the process of opening a MC tire and accessory outlet in McAllen, Texas (Rio Grande Valley on the border with Mexico). What sizes of tires would you suggest for my initial buy? I know later...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 260,578
Posted By GT-STMC
Mine just wanted to stay home and get naked.... ...

Mine just wanted to stay home and get naked....

http://img410.imageshack.us/img410/3977/ktm080413ps3.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By GT-STMC
So, when someone like me doesn't have more disks,...

So, when someone like me doesn't have more disks, adding washers will have a similar, but not adverse effect ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By GT-STMC
640 Adventure stock muffler

On a stock can is there any reason why putting washers in between a couple of the 8 plates of the Super trap wont result in the same as drilling holes in it as I've read somewhere in here ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By GT-STMC
No harder off road riding than for example the...

No harder off road riding than for example the Ozarks Fall Colors Tour.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By GT-STMC
990 Adventure or Buell Ulysses XB12X

Maybe not the best forum to post this....., but which is "better" and why? I'm leaning towards the KTM, but is it loyalty or what ??
Any ideas or comments?
I'm thinking of buying one or the other...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By GT-STMC
Hmmmm, + freight ?

Hmmmm, + freight ?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By GT-STMC
A week and a half ago I was riding to work,...

A week and a half ago I was riding to work, looked down and saw I was going 232 MPH. Didn't seem like I was going that fast.
But I've been having speedo problems now for about 4 months. Sometimes...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By GT-STMC
What's the difference ??

What's the difference between the chains available on-line, and the 10 ft sections of chain sold at the local implement store for $1.00 US a foot ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By GT-STMC
I get more or less 42 MPG (on 89 oct). 21K on...

I get more or less 42 MPG (on 89 oct).
21K on the bike right now. Oil changes really aren't a problem.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,735
Posted By GT-STMC
Great idea, thanks. I've had mine break twice...

Great idea, thanks.
I've had mine break twice 30+ miles from home and just rode back trying to never stop....., a real pain going through tolls and international customs. I'll start carrying...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By GT-STMC
I thought I'd update you all. Thanks for the...

I thought I'd update you all. Thanks for the input. I had tools with me today so when checking the 20 amp fuse under the seat, I noticed the positive battery terminal had worked itself loose. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By GT-STMC
No electrics 640 Adv

Turned the key on my '01 Adv and after a few seconds of power, everything went completely dead. Like a fuse, but I checked the 3 hanging by the front forks right side, and they appear good. Of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,290
Posted By GT-STMC
OK...., so I haven't hurt my '01 Adventure by...

OK...., so I haven't hurt my '01 Adventure by running 89 octane for the last 20,000 miles ?
I haven't felt the bike argue.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,528
Posted By GT-STMC
The Dakar of course. It's irrelevant to...

The Dakar of course.
It's irrelevant to discusss....., no comparison.
I do almost exactly that with my 640 Adventure, but the commute takes me into Mexico where sometimes "the slab" is more like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 24,380
Posted By GT-STMC
I put a 1000 miles a month on my 640 Adv. The...

I put a 1000 miles a month on my 640 Adv.
The replys above are right. I have an '03 seat on mine, I don't know what the '06 seats are like, but I can easily do 600 mile days.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,425
Posted By GT-STMC
I also have both, like a lot of the guys above...

I also have both, like a lot of the guys above posted. But find myself using the center stand 90% of the time.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,556
Posted By GT-STMC
UPSam, where in South Texas are you ?

UPSam, where in South Texas are you ?
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,171
Posted By GT-STMC
19,000 miles on my '01 Adventure. All done by me...

19,000 miles on my '01 Adventure. All done by me since I bought it new 19 months ago. No repairs, other than normal maintenance and clutch cables.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By GT-STMC
I guess I could have got a few thousand more out...

I guess I could have got a few thousand more out of mine.
Right now I've got a JT steel one on with 3,000 miles, I'll see how it holds up.
(if I also was worried about the weight, first thing I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By GT-STMC
How much is too worn ?? This is 16,000 miles. ...

How much is too worn ??
This is 16,000 miles.

http://img350.imageshack.us/img350/7554/pa2300050pu.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2005, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By GT-STMC
'01 Adv Odometer

The odometer jumped exactly 40,000 miles when I started my bike a few days ago. Does anyone know if it's a known problem and maybe covered by KTM ?
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2005, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,004
Posted By GT-STMC
I'm a little slow in posting, but here are a few...

I'm a little slow in posting, but here are a few more pics. It was a great ride.

http://img271.imageshack.us/img271/4013/2005dsi4tf.jpg
http://img78.imageshack.us/img78/696/pa290004ii2pv.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By GT-STMC
I'll be the 3rd to confirm this. I've got the...

I'll be the 3rd to confirm this.
I've got the '03 seat on my '01 and I've had no problem with a 600 mile day.
After market I'm sure is better, but for me you can't beat the less than $100. price of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By GT-STMC
Congrats, and looks like your having fun. I...

Congrats, and looks like your having fun.

I bought my '01 new 16 months ago, and have 16,000 miles on it. To commute and to play, I use it everyday.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,342
Posted By GT-STMC
I commute 65 miles each day on my 2001 Adventure....

I commute 65 miles each day on my 2001 Adventure. For my commute it's the perfect bike, but there isn't any Freeway driving. It's 4 miles residential, 53 miles 2 lane highway, and 8 miles in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2005, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By GT-STMC
Are TKC 80s "squirrelly" ?

Are TKC 80s "squirrelly" ? Or is it that I only have around 200 miles on it, or can it be because of the new TKC 80 on the rear, and a Karoo with 7,000 miles on the front, or is it just me ? When...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2005, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By GT-STMC
Rear tube on my 640.

Why should I, or should I, replace the tube when replacing a tire?
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By GT-STMC
That was also the only related thread that I...

That was also the only related thread that I could find. My problems were that I didn't know what to do with the 1-1/2" Hole Saw, and if that with opening the Air intake flow would hurt, help, or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By GT-STMC
Is there a "how (or why) to" muffler mod thread

I've looked, searched, checked the index...., and can't find a how to or if it should be done on stck muffler mod's. Is there a bennifit for just breathing easier by opening the air box on the side...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2005, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,738
Posted By GT-STMC
I thought the same. I only got 3,500 out of my...

I thought the same. I only got 3,500 out of my first cable. Changed the second at 6,500 because I was going on a trip. Now have 12K and am waiting anyday for the cable to break.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,751
Posted By GT-STMC
I have to go with the paint it yourself option...

I have to go with the paint it yourself option too.

The "new" spray paints for plastics are terrific.
http://www.mustangmods.com/data/1008/mcnewcolors.jpg
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